The table below looks at the statistics for the Tester role in IT jobs advertised for the Cheltenham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Tester in their job title over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Tester
Rank 57 54 52
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 3 6 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 0.61% 1.47% 2.03%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.63% 1.51% 2.12%
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 7
Average salary £40,000 £45,500 £53,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.08% -14.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,200 £39,900 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £51,100 £59,600
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Tester
Gloucestershire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cheltenham region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Cheltenham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
473 398 330
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 95.75% 97.31% 95.65%
Number of salaries quoted 328 324 287
Average salary £42,500 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.38% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £22,950 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £51,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Tester in the job title across the Cheltenham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

Tester
Salary Trend in Cheltenham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Tester across the Cheltenham region.

Tester Salary Trend in Cheltenham

Tester
Salary Histogram in Cheltenham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Tester across the Cheltenham region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016.

Tester Salary Histogram in Cheltenham

Tester
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT jobs across the Cheltenham region that cited Tester in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Tester in their job title.

1 11 (84.62%) C
2 10 (76.92%) ISEB
2 10 (76.92%) ISTQB
2 10 (76.92%) Test Scripting
3 9 (69.23%) Requirements Analysis
3 9 (69.23%) Software Testing
4 3 (23.08%) QA
5 2 (15.38%) Embedded C++
5 2 (15.38%) iPad
5 2 (15.38%) Firmware
5 2 (15.38%) Wireless
5 2 (15.38%) Electronics
5 2 (15.38%) Military
5 2 (15.38%) C++
6 1 (7.69%) PL/SQL
6 1 (7.69%) SQL
6 1 (7.69%) T-SQL
6 1 (7.69%) Oracle
6 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
6 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
6 1 (7.69%) Bluetooth
6 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
6 1 (7.69%) Information Security
6 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (7.69%) Banking
6 1 (7.69%) Penetration Testing
6 1 (7.69%) Test Strategy
6 1 (7.69%) Marketing
6 1 (7.69%) Product Marketing

Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT jobs across the Cheltenham region that cited Tester in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Tester in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) Wireless
2 1 (7.69%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (15.38%) Electronics
1 2 (15.38%) Military
2 1 (7.69%) Banking
2 1 (7.69%) Marketing
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) iPad
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (76.92%) Test Scripting
2 9 (69.23%) Requirements Analysis
2 9 (69.23%) Software Testing
3 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (7.69%) Information Security
3 1 (7.69%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (7.69%) Product Marketing
3 1 (7.69%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 11 (84.62%) C
2 2 (15.38%) C++
2 2 (15.38%) Embedded C++
3 1 (7.69%) PL/SQL
3 1 (7.69%) SQL
3 1 (7.69%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (76.92%) ISEB
1 10 (76.92%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (23.08%) QA
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle
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Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £85000 per annum + Bonus AND Benefits
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Salary: £60000 - £85000 per annum + Bonus AND Benefits
Posted: 17 days ago