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 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Tester
Rank 34 41 36
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 2 6 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucester 1.17% 2.44% 5.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.22% 2.48% 5.33%
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 9
Average salary £41,375 £36,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.93% +1.40%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £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
164 242 244
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucester 95.91% 98.37% 96.83%
Number of salaries quoted 140 204 210
Average salary £42,500 £35,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £25,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £47,050 £46,000
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucester

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 3 (75.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Performance Testing
2 2 (50.00%) DV Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) C++
2 2 (50.00%) UNIX
2 2 (50.00%) Linux
3 1 (25.00%) LAN
3 1 (25.00%) WAN
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) ISEB
3 1 (25.00%) LoadRunner
3 1 (25.00%) Shell Script
3 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (25.00%) JIRA
3 1 (25.00%) QA
3 1 (25.00%) HTML
3 1 (25.00%) C#
3 1 (25.00%) Cyber Security
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (25.00%) Load Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (25.00%) System Testing
3 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) JavaScript

Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucester by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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.

Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) LAN
1 1 (25.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) LoadRunner
1 1 (25.00%) JIRA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) UNIX
1 2 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Load Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (25.00%) System Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Cyber Security
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) C++
3 1 (25.00%) C#
3 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) DV Cleared
1 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) ISEB
2 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
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