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 25 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Tester
Rank 26 41 38
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 18 5 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucester 7.06% 1.82% 1.82%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.23% 1.88% 1.85%
Number of salaries quoted 16 5 3
Median salary £42,500 £37,500 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -1.31%
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
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
249 266 162
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucester 97.65% 96.73% 98.18%
Number of salaries quoted 237 240 136
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £24,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,200 £50,000
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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucester

For the 6 months to 25 August 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 22 (84.62%) Security Cleared
2 21 (80.77%) SC Cleared
2 21 (80.77%) DV Cleared
2 21 (80.77%) ITIL
3 20 (76.92%) ISEB
4 13 (50.00%) Linux
5 12 (46.15%) C#
5 12 (46.15%) C++
5 12 (46.15%) Java
5 12 (46.15%) SQL
5 12 (46.15%) LoadRunner
5 12 (46.15%) LAN
5 12 (46.15%) WAN
5 12 (46.15%) User Acceptance Testing
5 12 (46.15%) ITIL V3
6 11 (42.31%) ISTQB
7 10 (38.46%) Microsoft
7 10 (38.46%) Performance Testing
8 9 (34.62%) Test Scripting
8 9 (34.62%) SCCM
8 9 (34.62%) SCOM
8 9 (34.62%) VMware Infrastructure
8 9 (34.62%) Hyper-V
8 9 (34.62%) Skype for Business
8 9 (34.62%) SharePoint
8 9 (34.62%) MS Exchange
8 9 (34.62%) Shell Script
8 9 (34.62%) VMware
8 9 (34.62%) Unix
9 7 (26.92%) Penetration Testing

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 9 (34.62%) MS Exchange
1 9 (34.62%) SharePoint
1 9 (34.62%) Skype for Business
2 4 (15.38%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.85%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (46.15%) LAN
1 12 (46.15%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (15.38%) MySQL
1 4 (15.38%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 12 (46.15%) LoadRunner
2 3 (11.54%) Cucumber
2 3 (11.54%) JIRA
2 3 (11.54%) JUnit
2 3 (11.54%) Selenium
2 3 (11.54%) SpecFlow
3 1 (3.85%) TestNG
3 1 (3.85%) Visual Studio
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (15.38%) Classic ASP
1 4 (15.38%) CSS
1 4 (15.38%) CSS3
1 4 (15.38%) HTML
1 4 (15.38%) HTML5
1 4 (15.38%) jQuery
1 4 (15.38%) JSON
1 4 (15.38%) OAuth
2 3 (11.54%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 4 (15.38%) User Experience
2 1 (3.85%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 13 (50.00%) Linux
2 9 (34.62%) Unix
3 4 (15.38%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (80.77%) ITIL
2 12 (46.15%) ITIL V3
2 12 (46.15%) User Acceptance Testing
3 10 (38.46%) Performance Testing
4 9 (34.62%) Test Scripting
5 7 (26.92%) Penetration Testing
6 4 (15.38%) Mentoring
7 3 (11.54%) Functional Testing
7 3 (11.54%) Integration Testing
7 3 (11.54%) Non-Functional Testing
7 3 (11.54%) User Stories
8 2 (7.69%) V-Model
9 1 (3.85%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 12 (46.15%) C#
1 12 (46.15%) C++
1 12 (46.15%) Java
1 12 (46.15%) SQL
2 9 (34.62%) Shell Script
3 4 (15.38%) PHP
4 3 (11.54%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 22 (84.62%) Security Cleared
2 21 (80.77%) DV Cleared
2 21 (80.77%) SC Cleared
3 20 (76.92%) ISEB
4 11 (42.31%) ISTQB
System Software
1 9 (34.62%) Hyper-V
1 9 (34.62%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (34.62%) SCCM
1 9 (34.62%) SCOM
Vendors
1 10 (38.46%) Microsoft
2 9 (34.62%) VMware
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