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 9 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Tester
Rank 87 64 102
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +38
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 26 31 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 2.22% 3.18% 0.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.29% 3.34% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 24 27 3
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £31,500 £34,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £40,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
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%

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 9 December 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 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 -10 14 £40,000 +14.28% 2
Gloucester -11 6 £37,500 - 4
Stroud - 3 £40,000 - 1
Tester
South West

Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 29 (50.00%) ISEB
1 29 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 27 (46.55%) SC Cleared
3 25 (43.10%) Microsoft
3 25 (43.10%) Agile Software Development
4 24 (41.38%) Linux
5 21 (36.21%) Team Foundation Server
6 20 (34.48%) SQL
7 19 (32.76%) HP
7 19 (32.76%) DV Cleared
8 18 (31.03%) ISTQB
9 17 (29.31%) Java
10 15 (25.86%) C#
10 15 (25.86%) Finance
10 15 (25.86%) Test Scripting
11 13 (22.41%) Performance Testing
11 13 (22.41%) ITIL
11 13 (22.41%) LoadRunner
12 12 (20.69%) Unix
12 12 (20.69%) SOAP
12 12 (20.69%) Web Services
12 12 (20.69%) C++
12 12 (20.69%) Scrum
12 12 (20.69%) Degree
12 12 (20.69%) JIRA
12 12 (20.69%) SSH
12 12 (20.69%) Selenium
12 12 (20.69%) Test Management
12 12 (20.69%) Kanban
12 12 (20.69%) BDD

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 7 (12.07%) MS Exchange
1 7 (12.07%) SharePoint
1 7 (12.07%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (3.45%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.72%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (13.79%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.72%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (20.69%) SSH
2 6 (10.34%) LAN
2 6 (10.34%) WAN
3 1 (1.72%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.72%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 21 (36.21%) Team Foundation Server
2 13 (22.41%) LoadRunner
3 12 (20.69%) JIRA
3 12 (20.69%) Selenium
3 12 (20.69%) Zephyr
4 9 (15.52%) Git (software)
5 8 (13.79%) SoapUI
6 6 (10.34%) Selenium IDE
6 6 (10.34%) SpecFlow
7 4 (6.90%) WebDriver
8 2 (3.45%) NeoLoad
9 1 (1.72%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (1.72%) Bitbucket
9 1 (1.72%) Cucumber
9 1 (1.72%) Jenkins
9 1 (1.72%) Maven
9 1 (1.72%) Vagrant
9 1 (1.72%) Visual Studio
General
1 15 (25.86%) Finance
2 8 (13.79%) Electronics
2 8 (13.79%) Manufacturing
2 8 (13.79%) Marketing
2 8 (13.79%) Telecoms
3 5 (8.62%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (20.69%) Gherkin
1 12 (20.69%) REST
1 12 (20.69%) SOAP
1 12 (20.69%) Web Services
2 1 (1.72%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.45%) Performance Metrics
2 1 (1.72%) Cyberthreat
2 1 (1.72%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 24 (41.38%) Linux
2 12 (20.69%) Unix
3 1 (1.72%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (43.10%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (25.86%) Test Scripting
3 13 (22.41%) ITIL
3 13 (22.41%) Performance Testing
4 12 (20.69%) BDD
4 12 (20.69%) Data Transformation
4 12 (20.69%) Defect Management
4 12 (20.69%) Kanban
4 12 (20.69%) Scrum
4 12 (20.69%) Test Management
5 11 (18.97%) User Acceptance Testing
6 10 (17.24%) Penetration Testing
7 9 (15.52%) Automated Testing
7 9 (15.52%) Manual Testing
7 9 (15.52%) Non-Functional Testing
8 8 (13.79%) Digital Marketing
8 8 (13.79%) Integration Testing
8 8 (13.79%) Mentoring
8 8 (13.79%) Programme Management
8 8 (13.79%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 20 (34.48%) SQL
2 17 (29.31%) Java
3 15 (25.86%) C#
4 12 (20.69%) C++
5 11 (18.97%) Shell Script
6 4 (6.90%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.72%) C
7 1 (1.72%) Ruby
7 1 (1.72%) XPath
Qualifications
1 29 (50.00%) ISEB
1 29 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 27 (46.55%) SC Cleared
3 19 (32.76%) DV Cleared
4 18 (31.03%) ISTQB
5 12 (20.69%) Degree
6 9 (15.52%) CHECK Team Leader
6 9 (15.52%) CHECK Team Member
7 5 (8.62%) CREST Certified
7 5 (8.62%) OSCP
8 4 (6.90%) GIAC
8 4 (6.90%) GPEN
8 4 (6.90%) SANS
8 4 (6.90%) Tigerscheme
9 1 (1.72%) CEH
9 1 (1.72%) Sun Certification
System Software
1 7 (12.07%) Hyper-V
1 7 (12.07%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.72%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (12.07%) SCCM
1 7 (12.07%) SCOM
2 5 (8.62%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (1.72%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 25 (43.10%) Microsoft
2 19 (32.76%) HP
3 8 (13.79%) SAP
4 7 (12.07%) VMware
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Salary: £45,000 - £90,000 + excellent package
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