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 23 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Tester
Rank 77 92 85
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Tester 14 3 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 1.42% 0.31% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.45% 0.33% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 14 3 2
Median salary £41,250 £26,500 £33,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+55.66% -21.48%
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £30,000 £32,000
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -6.25%
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
964 921 857
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 97.57% 95.54% 97.61%
Number of salaries quoted 773 775 690
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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
Salary Histogram in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Tester across the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 23 July 2016.

Software Tester Salary Histogram 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 23 July 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
Gloucester +7 7 £42,500 +41.66% 1
Cheltenham -7 3 £29,000 +28.88% 1
Software Tester
South West

Software Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 20 (74.07%) ISEB
2 14 (51.85%) ISTQB
3 13 (48.15%) SC Cleared
3 13 (48.15%) DV Cleared
3 13 (48.15%) Security Cleared
3 13 (48.15%) ITIL
3 13 (48.15%) SQL
4 12 (44.44%) ITIL V3
4 12 (44.44%) C#
4 12 (44.44%) C++
4 12 (44.44%) Java
4 12 (44.44%) LAN
4 12 (44.44%) WAN
4 12 (44.44%) LoadRunner
4 12 (44.44%) Selenium
4 12 (44.44%) User Acceptance Testing
4 12 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (37.04%) Penetration Testing
5 10 (37.04%) JIRA
5 10 (37.04%) Performance Testing
5 10 (37.04%) Test Scripting
5 10 (37.04%) Linux
5 10 (37.04%) Team Foundation Server
5 10 (37.04%) Non-Functional Testing
6 7 (25.93%) Microsoft
7 6 (22.22%) Shell Script
7 6 (22.22%) Unix
7 6 (22.22%) Regression Testing
7 6 (22.22%) JUnit
7 6 (22.22%) JDBC

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.70%) MS Exchange
1 1 (3.70%) SharePoint
1 1 (3.70%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (7.41%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (14.81%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 12 (44.44%) LAN
1 12 (44.44%) WAN
2 4 (14.81%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.41%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 12 (44.44%) LoadRunner
1 12 (44.44%) Selenium
2 10 (37.04%) JIRA
2 10 (37.04%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (22.22%) Cucumber
3 6 (22.22%) JUnit
3 6 (22.22%) Selenium IDE
3 6 (22.22%) SoapUI
3 6 (22.22%) SpecFlow
4 4 (14.81%) Git (software)
4 4 (14.81%) TestNG
4 4 (14.81%) Zephyr
General
1 6 (22.22%) Marketing
2 4 (14.81%) Electronics
2 4 (14.81%) Finance
2 4 (14.81%) Manufacturing
2 4 (14.81%) Telecoms
3 2 (7.41%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (22.22%) JDBC
2 4 (14.81%) Gherkin
2 4 (14.81%) REST
2 4 (14.81%) SOAP
2 4 (14.81%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 10 (37.04%) Linux
2 6 (22.22%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (48.15%) ITIL
2 12 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (44.44%) ITIL V3
2 12 (44.44%) User Acceptance Testing
3 10 (37.04%) Non-Functional Testing
3 10 (37.04%) Penetration Testing
3 10 (37.04%) Performance Testing
3 10 (37.04%) Test Scripting
4 6 (22.22%) Automated Testing
4 6 (22.22%) Functional Testing
4 6 (22.22%) Mentoring
4 6 (22.22%) Regression Testing
4 6 (22.22%) Smoke Testing
4 6 (22.22%) User Stories
4 6 (22.22%) Waterfall
5 4 (14.81%) BDD
5 4 (14.81%) Data Transformation
5 4 (14.81%) Defect Management
5 4 (14.81%) Manual Testing
5 4 (14.81%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 13 (48.15%) SQL
2 12 (44.44%) C#
2 12 (44.44%) C++
2 12 (44.44%) Java
3 6 (22.22%) Ruby
3 6 (22.22%) Shell Script
4 2 (7.41%) PL/SQL
4 2 (7.41%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (74.07%) ISEB
2 14 (51.85%) ISTQB
3 13 (48.15%) DV Cleared
3 13 (48.15%) SC Cleared
3 13 (48.15%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.70%) Hyper-V
1 1 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) SCCM
1 1 (3.70%) SCOM
Vendors
1 7 (25.93%) Microsoft
2 4 (14.81%) HP
2 4 (14.81%) SAP
3 2 (7.41%) Oracle
4 1 (3.70%) VMware
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