The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Gloucester region that had Tester featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 27 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Tester
Rank 30 40 38
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 15 6 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucester 6.15% 2.23% 2.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.28% 2.34% 2.19%
Number of salaries quoted 14 6 4
Median salary £42,500 £39,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.97% +2.63%
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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 Gloucester 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
Gloucester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
239 256 183
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucester 97.95% 95.17% 96.83%
Number of salaries quoted 202 236 146
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucester

The demand trend of job ads across the Gloucester region that featured Tester in the job title.

Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucester

Tester
Salary Trend in Gloucester

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

Tester Salary Trend in Gloucester

Tester
Salary Histogram in Gloucester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Tester across the Gloucester region over the 3 months to 27 July 2016.

Tester Salary Histogram in Gloucester

Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucester

For the 6 months to 27 July 2016, Tester job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Gloucester region featuring Tester in the job title.

1 19 (79.17%) ITIL
1 19 (79.17%) Security Cleared
2 18 (75.00%) SC Cleared
2 18 (75.00%) DV Cleared
2 18 (75.00%) ISEB
3 12 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 12 (50.00%) ITIL V3
3 12 (50.00%) LoadRunner
3 12 (50.00%) Linux
3 12 (50.00%) LAN
3 12 (50.00%) WAN
3 12 (50.00%) SQL
3 12 (50.00%) C#
3 12 (50.00%) C++
3 12 (50.00%) Java
4 11 (45.83%) ISTQB
5 10 (41.67%) Performance Testing
6 9 (37.50%) Penetration Testing
7 7 (29.17%) Microsoft
7 7 (29.17%) Skype for Business
7 7 (29.17%) Hyper-V
7 7 (29.17%) Test Scripting
7 7 (29.17%) SCCM
7 7 (29.17%) SCOM
7 7 (29.17%) VMware Infrastructure
7 7 (29.17%) Unix
7 7 (29.17%) SharePoint
7 7 (29.17%) MS Exchange
7 7 (29.17%) Shell Script
7 7 (29.17%) VMware

Tester Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (29.17%) MS Exchange
1 7 (29.17%) SharePoint
1 7 (29.17%) Skype for Business
2 4 (16.67%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (20.83%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (50.00%) LAN
1 12 (50.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.67%) MySQL
1 4 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 12 (50.00%) LoadRunner
2 5 (20.83%) Cucumber
2 5 (20.83%) JIRA
2 5 (20.83%) JUnit
2 5 (20.83%) Selenium
2 5 (20.83%) SpecFlow
3 3 (12.50%) TestNG
4 1 (4.17%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (4.17%) Electronics
1 1 (4.17%) Finance
1 1 (4.17%) Manufacturing
1 1 (4.17%) Marketing
1 1 (4.17%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (20.83%) JDBC
2 4 (16.67%) Classic ASP
2 4 (16.67%) CSS
2 4 (16.67%) CSS3
2 4 (16.67%) HTML
2 4 (16.67%) HTML5
2 4 (16.67%) jQuery
2 4 (16.67%) JSON
2 4 (16.67%) OAuth
3 1 (4.17%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 12 (50.00%) Linux
2 7 (29.17%) Unix
3 4 (16.67%) Windows
4 1 (4.17%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (79.17%) ITIL
2 12 (50.00%) ITIL V3
2 12 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 10 (41.67%) Performance Testing
4 9 (37.50%) Penetration Testing
5 7 (29.17%) Test Scripting
6 5 (20.83%) Functional Testing
6 5 (20.83%) Non-Functional Testing
6 5 (20.83%) User Stories
7 4 (16.67%) Mentoring
8 1 (4.17%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (4.17%) BDD
8 1 (4.17%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (4.17%) Compatibility Testing
8 1 (4.17%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
8 1 (4.17%) Digital Marketing
8 1 (4.17%) Integration Testing
8 1 (4.17%) Programme Management
8 1 (4.17%) SDLC
8 1 (4.17%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 12 (50.00%) C#
1 12 (50.00%) C++
1 12 (50.00%) Java
1 12 (50.00%) SQL
2 7 (29.17%) Shell Script
3 5 (20.83%) Ruby
4 4 (16.67%) PHP
Qualifications
1 19 (79.17%) Security Cleared
2 18 (75.00%) DV Cleared
2 18 (75.00%) ISEB
2 18 (75.00%) SC Cleared
3 11 (45.83%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) QA
System Software
1 7 (29.17%) Hyper-V
1 7 (29.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (29.17%) SCCM
1 7 (29.17%) SCOM
Vendors
1 7 (29.17%) Microsoft
1 7 (29.17%) VMware
2 1 (4.17%) Red Hat
2 1 (4.17%) SAP