The table below looks at the statistics for the Software Tester role in IT jobs advertised for the Gloucestershire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Tester in their job title over the 3 months to 27 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Tester
Rank 105 88 -
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Tester 2 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 0.17% 0.33% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.36% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 0
Average salary £41,500 £30,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+38.33% -
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £31,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
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
1101 835 920
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 96.07% 92.88% 95.73%
Number of salaries quoted 868 734 809
Average salary £39,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.33% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,500 £46,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Software Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Tester in the job title across the Gloucestershire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Tester within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 27 April 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Gloucester - 2 £41,500 -
Software Tester
South West

Software Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT jobs across the Gloucestershire region that cited Software 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 Software Tester in their job title.

1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) DV Cleared
1 3 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (66.67%) NeoLoad
2 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Bash Shell
2 2 (66.67%) WCF
2 2 (66.67%) WPF
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (66.67%) Performance Testing
2 2 (66.67%) SC Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 2 (66.67%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) JMeter
2 2 (66.67%) WinForms
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) WebLogic
2 2 (66.67%) IIS
2 2 (66.67%) Visual Studio
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET
2 2 (66.67%) Web Services
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) .NET
3 1 (33.33%) UNIX
3 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering

Software Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT jobs across the Gloucestershire region that cited Software 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 Software Tester in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (66.67%) WebLogic
1 2 (66.67%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Visual Studio
1 2 (66.67%) JMeter
1 2 (66.67%) NeoLoad
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
1 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET
1 2 (66.67%) Web Services
1 2 (66.67%) WinForms
1 2 (66.67%) WCF
1 2 (66.67%) WPF
2 1 (33.33%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) Performance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) Bash Shell
2 2 (66.67%) C#
3 1 (33.33%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) DV Cleared
1 3 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £34000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 5 days ago