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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Tester
Rank 30 - 35
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 3 0 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucester 2.16% - 4.70%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.17% - 4.76%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 15
Average salary £38,000 - £35,500
UK excluding London average salary £34,308 £34,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+0.90% +4.61%
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
138 175 315
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucester 99.28% 96.69% 98.75%
Number of salaries quoted 124 139 299
Average salary £40,000 £33,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.40% -16.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Gloucester

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 5 (83.33%) Java
1 5 (83.33%) ISEB
1 5 (83.33%) Penetration Testing
2 4 (66.67%) C#
2 4 (66.67%) C++
2 4 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (66.67%) Performance Testing
2 4 (66.67%) SC Cleared
2 4 (66.67%) DV Cleared
2 4 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 4 (66.67%) LoadRunner
2 4 (66.67%) Shell Script
2 4 (66.67%) ITIL
2 4 (66.67%) UNIX
2 4 (66.67%) Linux
2 4 (66.67%) LAN
2 4 (66.67%) WAN
3 1 (16.67%) PHP
3 1 (16.67%) .NET
3 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
3 1 (16.67%) Finance
3 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (16.67%) Banking
3 1 (16.67%) Retail
3 1 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (16.67%) Software Testing

Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucester by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) LAN
1 4 (66.67%) WAN
Development Applications
1 4 (66.67%) LoadRunner
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
1 1 (16.67%) Banking
1 1 (16.67%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) .NET
1 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) UNIX
1 4 (66.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Penetration Testing
2 4 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (66.67%) Performance Testing
2 4 (66.67%) ITIL
3 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (16.67%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) Java
2 4 (66.67%) C#
2 4 (66.67%) C++
2 4 (66.67%) Shell Script
3 1 (16.67%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (83.33%) ISEB
2 4 (66.67%) SC Cleared
2 4 (66.67%) DV Cleared
2 4 (66.67%) Security Cleared
3 1 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £40,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Gloucester
People Source
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago