The first table below looks at the demand 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 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Gloucester region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Tester
Rank 31 48 30
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -18
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 4 9 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucester 2.29% 3.30% 7.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.35% 3.60% 7.95%
Number of salaries quoted 4 6 17
Average salary £34,500 £35,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.81% +18.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,900 £35,500 £28,400
10% offered a salary of more than £49,300 £35,500 £42,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
Job Titles Category
Gloucester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
170 250 365
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucester 97.14% 91.58% 93.35%
Number of salaries quoted 161 203 276
Average salary £35,500 £40,000 £39,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.25% +0.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,325 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +0.85%
Tester
Gloucestershire

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 18 April 2014.

Tester Salary Histogram in Gloucester

Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucester

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 7 (77.78%) Java
1 7 (77.78%) UNIX
1 7 (77.78%) Linux
2 6 (66.67%) Cognos
2 6 (66.67%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (66.67%) Client/Server
2 6 (66.67%) Windows
2 6 (66.67%) Oracle
2 6 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 6 (66.67%) Sybase
2 6 (66.67%) DB2
2 6 (66.67%) Business Objects
2 6 (66.67%) Data Analysis
2 6 (66.67%) Sybase ASE
2 6 (66.67%) Software Testing
2 6 (66.67%) Korn
2 6 (66.67%) Hyperion
2 6 (66.67%) MicroStrategy
2 6 (66.67%) Bash Shell
3 2 (22.22%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Shell Script
4 1 (11.11%) Validation
4 1 (11.11%) LoadRunner
4 1 (11.11%) Degree
4 1 (11.11%) Mathematics
4 1 (11.11%) QA
4 1 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Performance Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Test Scripting
4 1 (11.11%) Manual Testing

Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucester by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) LAN
1 1 (11.11%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (66.67%) Data Warehouse
1 6 (66.67%) SQL Server
1 6 (66.67%) DB2
1 6 (66.67%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) LoadRunner
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET
1 1 (11.11%) XML
1 1 (11.11%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (66.67%) Client/Server
2 1 (11.11%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 7 (77.78%) UNIX
1 7 (77.78%) Linux
2 6 (66.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Data Analysis
1 6 (66.67%) Software Testing
2 2 (22.22%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Validation
3 1 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Performance Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Test Scripting
3 1 (11.11%) Manual Testing
3 1 (11.11%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 7 (77.78%) Java
2 6 (66.67%) Korn
2 6 (66.67%) Bash Shell
3 1 (11.11%) Shell Script
3 1 (11.11%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
1 1 (11.11%) DV Cleared
1 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
1 1 (11.11%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) Cognos
1 6 (66.67%) Oracle
1 6 (66.67%) Sybase
1 6 (66.67%) Business Objects
1 6 (66.67%) Hyperion
1 6 (66.67%) MicroStrategy
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