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 23 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Tester
South West / Gloucestershire
Rank 85 71 97
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +26
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 23 21 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 2.24% 2.36% 0.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.30% 2.49% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 18 18 4
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £56,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,750 £35,000 £45,050
10% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £40,000 £75,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -

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
1000 844 1050
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 97.18% 95.05% 97.40%
Number of salaries quoted 853 602 891
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 23 January 2017.

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 23 January 2017. 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 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 -1 9 £40,000 - 3
Gloucester -14 7 £37,500 - 1
Stroud - 4 £40,000 - 1
Tester
South West

Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, 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 (50.88%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (42.11%) Team Foundation Server
3 23 (40.35%) ISEB
4 21 (36.84%) Microsoft
5 20 (35.09%) Linux
5 20 (35.09%) SC Cleared
5 20 (35.09%) Security Cleared
6 19 (33.33%) HP
7 17 (29.82%) SQL
7 17 (29.82%) Selenium
8 16 (28.07%) Java
8 16 (28.07%) Finance
9 15 (26.32%) Automated Testing
9 15 (26.32%) ISTQB
9 15 (26.32%) Test Scripting
10 14 (24.56%) SoapUI
10 14 (24.56%) C#
11 13 (22.81%) Web Services
11 13 (22.81%) Degree
11 13 (22.81%) REST
11 13 (22.81%) BDD
12 12 (21.05%) Gherkin
12 12 (21.05%) Non-Functional Testing
12 12 (21.05%) Data Transformation
12 12 (21.05%) Zephyr
12 12 (21.05%) Defect Management
12 12 (21.05%) Test Management
12 12 (21.05%) Kanban
12 12 (21.05%) JIRA
12 12 (21.05%) DV Cleared

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 3 (5.26%) MS Exchange
1 3 (5.26%) SharePoint
1 3 (5.26%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (3.51%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (14.04%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.51%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (21.05%) SSH
2 3 (5.26%) LAN
2 3 (5.26%) WAN
3 2 (3.51%) Wireless
4 1 (1.75%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.51%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 24 (42.11%) Team Foundation Server
2 17 (29.82%) Selenium
3 14 (24.56%) SoapUI
4 12 (21.05%) JIRA
4 12 (21.05%) Zephyr
5 10 (17.54%) LoadRunner
6 9 (15.79%) Git (software)
6 9 (15.79%) Selenium IDE
7 7 (12.28%) SpecFlow
8 6 (10.53%) WebDriver
9 2 (3.51%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 2 (3.51%) Bitbucket
9 2 (3.51%) Cucumber
9 2 (3.51%) Jenkins
9 2 (3.51%) Maven
9 2 (3.51%) NeoLoad
9 2 (3.51%) Vagrant
General
1 16 (28.07%) Finance
2 8 (14.04%) Electronics
2 8 (14.04%) Manufacturing
2 8 (14.04%) Marketing
2 8 (14.04%) Telecoms
3 5 (8.77%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (22.81%) REST
1 13 (22.81%) Web Services
2 12 (21.05%) Gherkin
2 12 (21.05%) SOAP
3 3 (5.26%) JSON
4 2 (3.51%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.51%) Performance Metrics
2 1 (1.75%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 20 (35.09%) Linux
2 8 (14.04%) Unix
3 2 (3.51%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (50.88%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (26.32%) Automated Testing
2 15 (26.32%) Test Scripting
3 13 (22.81%) BDD
4 12 (21.05%) Data Transformation
4 12 (21.05%) Defect Management
4 12 (21.05%) Kanban
4 12 (21.05%) Non-Functional Testing
4 12 (21.05%) Scrum
4 12 (21.05%) Test Management
5 11 (19.30%) Mentoring
5 11 (19.30%) Regression Testing
5 11 (19.30%) Smoke Testing
5 11 (19.30%) Waterfall
6 10 (17.54%) Performance Testing
7 9 (15.79%) Manual Testing
8 8 (14.04%) Business Intelligence
8 8 (14.04%) Digital Marketing
8 8 (14.04%) Integration Testing
8 8 (14.04%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (29.82%) SQL
2 16 (28.07%) Java
3 14 (24.56%) C#
4 8 (14.04%) C++
4 8 (14.04%) Shell Script
5 4 (7.02%) JavaScript
6 2 (3.51%) Ruby
6 2 (3.51%) XPath
Qualifications
1 23 (40.35%) ISEB
2 20 (35.09%) SC Cleared
2 20 (35.09%) Security Cleared
3 15 (26.32%) ISTQB
4 13 (22.81%) Degree
5 12 (21.05%) DV Cleared
6 8 (14.04%) CHECK Team Leader
6 8 (14.04%) CHECK Team Member
7 3 (5.26%) CREST Certified
7 3 (5.26%) OSCP
8 2 (3.51%) GIAC
8 2 (3.51%) GPEN
8 2 (3.51%) SANS
8 2 (3.51%) Tigerscheme
System Software
1 3 (5.26%) Hyper-V
1 3 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (3.51%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (8.77%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (5.26%) SCCM
2 3 (5.26%) SCOM
3 2 (3.51%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 21 (36.84%) Microsoft
2 19 (33.33%) HP
3 8 (14.04%) SAP
4 3 (5.26%) VMware
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