The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Gloucestershire region that had Tester featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 25 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Tester
Rank 80 70 81
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +11
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 33 33 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 2.90% 3.16% 0.97%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.01% 3.26% 1.00%
Number of salaries quoted 27 33 7
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,400 £35,000 £34,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £60,000 £43,800
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
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
1095 1011 803
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 96.39% 96.75% 97.33%
Number of salaries quoted 884 826 688
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £47,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

Tester
Salary Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Tester Salary Trend in Gloucestershire

Tester
Salary Histogram in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Tester across the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 25 September 2016.

Tester Salary Histogram in Gloucestershire

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 Tester within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 25 September 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 +5 14 £42,500 +9.67% 2
Stroud - 5 £38,500 - 1
Cirencester +12 2 - - 1
Cheltenham -35 2 £50,000 +33.33% 5
Tester
South West

Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 Gloucestershire region featuring Tester in the job title.

1 31 (54.39%) ISEB
2 28 (49.12%) Security Cleared
3 26 (45.61%) SC Cleared
4 24 (42.11%) Linux
5 22 (38.60%) Microsoft
5 22 (38.60%) SQL
6 21 (36.84%) DV Cleared
6 21 (36.84%) ISTQB
7 20 (35.09%) Test Scripting
7 20 (35.09%) Agile Software Development
8 19 (33.33%) ITIL
9 18 (31.58%) Team Foundation Server
10 17 (29.82%) Finance
11 16 (28.07%) Java
12 13 (22.81%) C++
12 13 (22.81%) LoadRunner
13 12 (21.05%) HP
13 12 (21.05%) Performance Testing
13 12 (21.05%) Mentoring
14 11 (19.30%) User Acceptance Testing
14 11 (19.30%) Marketing
14 11 (19.30%) C#
14 11 (19.30%) Unix
15 10 (17.54%) LAN
15 10 (17.54%) WAN
15 10 (17.54%) Electronics
15 10 (17.54%) Shell Script
15 10 (17.54%) JIRA
15 10 (17.54%) ITIL V3
16 9 (15.79%) Kanban

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 9 (15.79%) MS Exchange
1 9 (15.79%) SharePoint
1 9 (15.79%) Skype for Business
2 4 (7.02%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (7.02%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.75%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 9 (15.79%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.02%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (17.54%) LAN
1 10 (17.54%) WAN
2 9 (15.79%) SSH
3 1 (1.75%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.53%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.02%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 18 (31.58%) Team Foundation Server
2 13 (22.81%) LoadRunner
3 10 (17.54%) JIRA
4 9 (15.79%) Selenium
4 9 (15.79%) Zephyr
5 8 (14.04%) SoapUI
6 6 (10.53%) Git (software)
6 6 (10.53%) Selenium IDE
7 3 (5.26%) SpecFlow
8 2 (3.51%) NeoLoad
9 1 (1.75%) Cucumber
9 1 (1.75%) JUnit
9 1 (1.75%) Visual Studio
General
1 17 (29.82%) Finance
2 11 (19.30%) Marketing
3 10 (17.54%) Electronics
4 9 (15.79%) Manufacturing
4 9 (15.79%) Telecoms
5 2 (3.51%) Banking
6 1 (1.75%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (15.79%) Gherkin
1 9 (15.79%) REST
1 9 (15.79%) SOAP
1 9 (15.79%) Web Services
2 4 (7.02%) Classic ASP
2 4 (7.02%) CSS
2 4 (7.02%) CSS3
2 4 (7.02%) HTML
2 4 (7.02%) HTML5
2 4 (7.02%) jQuery
2 4 (7.02%) JSON
2 4 (7.02%) OAuth
3 1 (1.75%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.02%) User Experience
2 2 (3.51%) Performance Metrics
3 1 (1.75%) Cyberthreat
3 1 (1.75%) iPad
3 1 (1.75%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 24 (42.11%) Linux
2 11 (19.30%) Unix
3 5 (8.77%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (35.09%) Agile Software Development
1 20 (35.09%) Test Scripting
2 19 (33.33%) ITIL
3 12 (21.05%) Mentoring
3 12 (21.05%) Performance Testing
4 11 (19.30%) User Acceptance Testing
5 10 (17.54%) ITIL V3
6 9 (15.79%) Automated Testing
6 9 (15.79%) BDD
6 9 (15.79%) Business Intelligence
6 9 (15.79%) Data Transformation
6 9 (15.79%) Defect Management
6 9 (15.79%) Digital Marketing
6 9 (15.79%) Kanban
6 9 (15.79%) Programme Management
6 9 (15.79%) Scrum
6 9 (15.79%) Test Management
7 8 (14.04%) Penetration Testing
7 8 (14.04%) Regression Testing
7 8 (14.04%) Smoke Testing
Programming Languages
1 22 (38.60%) SQL
2 16 (28.07%) Java
3 13 (22.81%) C++
4 11 (19.30%) C#
5 10 (17.54%) Shell Script
6 4 (7.02%) PHP
7 2 (3.51%) C
7 2 (3.51%) PL/SQL
7 2 (3.51%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.75%) Embedded C++
8 1 (1.75%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 31 (54.39%) ISEB
2 28 (49.12%) Security Cleared
3 26 (45.61%) SC Cleared
4 21 (36.84%) DV Cleared
4 21 (36.84%) ISTQB
5 6 (10.53%) CHECK Team Leader
5 6 (10.53%) CHECK Team Member
6 5 (8.77%) CREST Certified
6 5 (8.77%) GIAC
6 5 (8.77%) GPEN
6 5 (8.77%) OSCP
6 5 (8.77%) SANS
6 5 (8.77%) Tigerscheme
7 2 (3.51%) Degree
8 1 (1.75%) CEH
8 1 (1.75%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.26%) QA
System Software
1 9 (15.79%) Hyper-V
1 9 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.75%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 9 (15.79%) SCCM
1 9 (15.79%) SCOM
2 1 (1.75%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 22 (38.60%) Microsoft
2 12 (21.05%) HP
3 9 (15.79%) SAP
3 9 (15.79%) VMware
4 2 (3.51%) Oracle
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Computer Futures
Salary: bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheltenham
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Cheltenham
Computer Futures
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000 - £75,000 + package
Posted: 5 days ago
Gloucestershire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago
Cheltenham
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Salary: competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
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Posted: Yesterday
Cirencester, Gloucestershire
UK Consumer Panels
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Stroud, Gloucestershire
UK Consumer Panels
Posted: 3 days ago
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UK Consumer Panels
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Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
UK Consumer Panels
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