The table below looks at the statistics for the Tester role in IT jobs advertised for the Gloucester 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 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Tester
Rank 40 34 36
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 6 4 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucester 2.27% 2.14% 1.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.37% 2.21% 1.79%
Number of salaries quoted 6 4 3
Average salary £39,000 £38,000 £27,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.63% +40.74%
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 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
253 181 168
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucester 95.83% 96.79% 94.38%
Number of salaries quoted 232 146 152
Average salary £40,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucester

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

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 29 July 2015.

Tester Salary Histogram in Gloucester

Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucester

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT jobs across the Gloucester 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 8 (57.14%) Java
1 8 (57.14%) Linux
2 7 (50.00%) SQL
2 7 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (42.86%) DV Cleared
3 6 (42.86%) Security Cleared
3 6 (42.86%) C#
4 5 (35.71%) Visual Studio
4 5 (35.71%) Oracle
4 5 (35.71%) WebLogic
4 5 (35.71%) Windows
4 5 (35.71%) JMeter
4 5 (35.71%) Degree
4 5 (35.71%) QA
4 5 (35.71%) Oracle Database 11g
4 5 (35.71%) Bash Shell
4 5 (35.71%) SC Cleared
4 5 (35.71%) Oracle Database
4 5 (35.71%) NeoLoad
5 4 (28.57%) Performance Testing
5 4 (28.57%) Web Services
6 3 (21.43%) Data Modelling
6 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
6 3 (21.43%) .NET
6 3 (21.43%) ASP.NET
6 3 (21.43%) Telecoms
6 3 (21.43%) Finance
6 3 (21.43%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (21.43%) Automation Testing
7 2 (14.29%) BDD

Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucester by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT jobs across the Gloucester 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.

Application Platforms
1 5 (35.71%) WebLogic
2 2 (14.29%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (14.29%) MS Office
2 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (14.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (35.71%) Oracle Database 11g
1 5 (35.71%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (35.71%) Visual Studio
1 5 (35.71%) JMeter
1 5 (35.71%) NeoLoad
2 1 (7.14%) Selenium
2 1 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (21.43%) Telecoms
1 3 (21.43%) Finance
2 2 (14.29%) Manufacturing
2 2 (14.29%) Electronics
2 2 (14.29%) Marketing
3 1 (7.14%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (28.57%) Web Services
2 3 (21.43%) .NET
2 3 (21.43%) ASP.NET
3 2 (14.29%) WinForms
3 2 (14.29%) WCF
3 2 (14.29%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) DTV
1 2 (14.29%) Management Information System
1 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (57.14%) Linux
2 5 (35.71%) Windows
3 2 (14.29%) CentOS
4 1 (7.14%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (28.57%) Performance Testing
3 3 (21.43%) Data Modelling
3 3 (21.43%) Automation Testing
3 3 (21.43%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (14.29%) SDLC
4 2 (14.29%) Digital Marketing
4 2 (14.29%) BDD
4 2 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (14.29%) Programme Management
4 2 (14.29%) Compatibility Testing
4 2 (14.29%) System Testing
5 1 (7.14%) Test Automation
5 1 (7.14%) Open Source
5 1 (7.14%) CRM
5 1 (7.14%) Project Management
5 1 (7.14%) Test Strategy
5 1 (7.14%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (57.14%) Java
2 7 (50.00%) SQL
3 6 (42.86%) C#
4 5 (35.71%) Bash Shell
5 2 (14.29%) Python
5 2 (14.29%) JavaScript
5 2 (14.29%) Perl
6 1 (7.14%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 6 (42.86%) DV Cleared
1 6 (42.86%) Security Cleared
2 5 (35.71%) Degree
2 5 (35.71%) SC Cleared
3 1 (7.14%) ISEB
3 1 (7.14%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (35.71%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) Oracle
2 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
3 2 (14.29%) Red Hat
3 2 (14.29%) SAP
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Posted: 15 hours ago
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