The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Gloucestershire region that had Software Tester featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 9 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Tester
Rank 103 88 105
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +17
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Tester 10 7 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 0.86% 0.72% 0.087%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.88% 0.75% 0.089%
Number of salaries quoted 9 3 0
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
Software Tester
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Gloucestershire 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
Gloucestershire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1137 929 1127
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 97.26% 95.28% 98.00%
Number of salaries quoted 972 733 949
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £61,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +2.50%

Software Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

The demand trend of job ads across the Gloucestershire region that featured Software Tester in the job title.

Software Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

Software Tester
Salary Trend in Gloucestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Tester across the Gloucestershire region.

Software Tester Salary Trend in Gloucestershire

Software Tester
Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Tester within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 9 December 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheltenham -6 3 £40,000 +6.66%
Stroud - 3 £40,000 -
Gloucester -8 2 £40,000 +33.33% 1
Software Tester
South West

Software Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 9 December 2016, Software 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 Gloucestershire region featuring Software Tester in the job title.

1 17 (68.00%) ISEB
1 17 (68.00%) Linux
2 15 (60.00%) Java
3 14 (56.00%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (56.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 11 (44.00%) LoadRunner
4 11 (44.00%) Shell Script
4 11 (44.00%) C#
4 11 (44.00%) C++
4 11 (44.00%) Unix
4 11 (44.00%) HP
4 11 (44.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 11 (44.00%) Performance Testing
4 11 (44.00%) SC Cleared
4 11 (44.00%) DV Cleared
4 11 (44.00%) Security Cleared
5 8 (32.00%) Integration Testing
5 8 (32.00%) Automated Testing
6 7 (28.00%) Finance
6 7 (28.00%) Regression Testing
6 7 (28.00%) Microsoft
6 7 (28.00%) SQL
6 7 (28.00%) Test Scripting
6 7 (28.00%) Selenium
6 7 (28.00%) Waterfall
6 7 (28.00%) SoapUI
6 7 (28.00%) Mentoring
6 7 (28.00%) Smoke Testing
7 6 (24.00%) Defect Management
7 6 (24.00%) Selenium IDE

Software Tester Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire 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:

Applications
1 1 (4.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (24.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 6 (24.00%) LAN
1 6 (24.00%) SSH
1 6 (24.00%) WAN
Development Applications
1 14 (56.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 11 (44.00%) LoadRunner
3 7 (28.00%) Selenium
3 7 (28.00%) SoapUI
4 6 (24.00%) JIRA
4 6 (24.00%) Selenium IDE
4 6 (24.00%) Zephyr
5 3 (12.00%) Git (software)
6 1 (4.00%) SpecFlow
General
1 7 (28.00%) Finance
2 6 (24.00%) Electronics
2 6 (24.00%) Manufacturing
2 6 (24.00%) Marketing
2 6 (24.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (24.00%) Gherkin
1 6 (24.00%) REST
1 6 (24.00%) SOAP
1 6 (24.00%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 17 (68.00%) Linux
2 11 (44.00%) Unix
3 1 (4.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (56.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (44.00%) Performance Testing
2 11 (44.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 8 (32.00%) Automated Testing
3 8 (32.00%) Integration Testing
4 7 (28.00%) Mentoring
4 7 (28.00%) Regression Testing
4 7 (28.00%) Smoke Testing
4 7 (28.00%) Test Scripting
4 7 (28.00%) Waterfall
5 6 (24.00%) BDD
5 6 (24.00%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (24.00%) Data Transformation
5 6 (24.00%) Defect Management
5 6 (24.00%) ITIL
5 6 (24.00%) ITIL V3
5 6 (24.00%) Kanban
5 6 (24.00%) Programme Management
5 6 (24.00%) Scrum
5 6 (24.00%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (60.00%) Java
2 11 (44.00%) C#
2 11 (44.00%) C++
2 11 (44.00%) Shell Script
3 7 (28.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (68.00%) ISEB
2 11 (44.00%) DV Cleared
2 11 (44.00%) SC Cleared
2 11 (44.00%) Security Cleared
3 6 (24.00%) ISTQB
4 1 (4.00%) Degree
Systems Management
1 5 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (44.00%) HP
2 7 (28.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (24.00%) SAP
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000-£60,000
Posted: 2 days ago