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 29 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Tester
Rank 76 95 79
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -16
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 25 12 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 2.32% 1.11% 1.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.39% 1.15% 1.72%
Number of salaries quoted 25 11 16
Median salary £38,500 £45,000 £45,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-14.44% -1.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,600 £28,500 £31,250
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
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
1047 1044 930
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 97.12% 96.40% 95.88%
Number of salaries quoted 742 856 763
Median salary £42,500 £38,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.38% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £24,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 29 May 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 29 May 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 +9 8 £35,250 -21.66% 4
Cheltenham -11 5 £30,000 -32.20% 3
Stroud - 2 £36,250 -
Tester
South West

Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 16 (41.03%) ISEB
2 15 (38.46%) ISTQB
3 14 (35.90%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (30.77%) Selenium
4 12 (30.77%) Test Scripting
5 11 (28.21%) Linux
5 11 (28.21%) SQL
6 10 (25.64%) Penetration Testing
6 10 (25.64%) Mentoring
7 9 (23.08%) Non-Functional Testing
7 9 (23.08%) JIRA
7 9 (23.08%) Team Foundation Server
7 9 (23.08%) C++
8 8 (20.51%) SC Cleared
8 8 (20.51%) Security Cleared
9 7 (17.95%) QA
9 7 (17.95%) User Acceptance Testing
9 7 (17.95%) DV Cleared
9 7 (17.95%) Amazon AWS
9 7 (17.95%) ITIL V3
9 7 (17.95%) Electronics
9 7 (17.95%) Marketing
9 7 (17.95%) C#
9 7 (17.95%) Java
9 7 (17.95%) ITIL
9 7 (17.95%) LoadRunner
9 7 (17.95%) LAN
9 7 (17.95%) WAN
10 6 (15.38%) Web Services
10 6 (15.38%) SQL Server

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 4 (10.26%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (5.13%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (12.82%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (17.95%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (17.95%) LAN
1 7 (17.95%) WAN
2 3 (7.69%) SSH
3 2 (5.13%) Wireless
4 1 (2.56%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (15.38%) SQL Server
2 4 (10.26%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 12 (30.77%) Selenium
2 9 (23.08%) JIRA
2 9 (23.08%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (17.95%) LoadRunner
4 6 (15.38%) Cucumber
4 6 (15.38%) JUnit
4 6 (15.38%) Selenium IDE
4 6 (15.38%) SoapUI
4 6 (15.38%) SpecFlow
5 4 (10.26%) TestNG
6 3 (7.69%) Git (software)
6 3 (7.69%) Zephyr
General
1 7 (17.95%) Electronics
1 7 (17.95%) Marketing
2 6 (15.38%) Finance
3 5 (12.82%) Manufacturing
3 5 (12.82%) Telecoms
4 2 (5.13%) Banking
4 2 (5.13%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (15.38%) JDBC
1 6 (15.38%) Web Services
2 4 (10.26%) Classic ASP
2 4 (10.26%) CSS
2 4 (10.26%) CSS3
2 4 (10.26%) HTML
2 4 (10.26%) HTML5
2 4 (10.26%) jQuery
2 4 (10.26%) JSON
2 4 (10.26%) OAuth
3 3 (7.69%) Gherkin
3 3 (7.69%) REST
3 3 (7.69%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.26%) User Experience
2 2 (5.13%) iPad
3 1 (2.56%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 11 (28.21%) Linux
2 4 (10.26%) Windows
3 3 (7.69%) CentOS
3 3 (7.69%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (35.90%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (30.77%) Test Scripting
3 10 (25.64%) Mentoring
3 10 (25.64%) Penetration Testing
4 9 (23.08%) Non-Functional Testing
5 7 (17.95%) ITIL
5 7 (17.95%) ITIL V3
5 7 (17.95%) User Acceptance Testing
6 6 (15.38%) Automated Testing
6 6 (15.38%) BDD
6 6 (15.38%) Functional Testing
6 6 (15.38%) User Stories
6 6 (15.38%) Waterfall
7 5 (12.82%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (12.82%) Digital Marketing
7 5 (12.82%) Information Security
7 5 (12.82%) Performance Testing
7 5 (12.82%) Programme Management
8 4 (10.26%) Cybersecurity
8 4 (10.26%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (28.21%) SQL
2 9 (23.08%) C++
3 7 (17.95%) C#
3 7 (17.95%) Java
4 6 (15.38%) Ruby
5 5 (12.82%) C
6 4 (10.26%) PHP
7 2 (5.13%) Embedded C++
7 2 (5.13%) PL/SQL
7 2 (5.13%) T-SQL
8 1 (2.56%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 16 (41.03%) ISEB
2 15 (38.46%) ISTQB
3 8 (20.51%) SC Cleared
3 8 (20.51%) Security Cleared
4 7 (17.95%) DV Cleared
5 5 (12.82%) CREST Certified
6 1 (2.56%) CHECK Team Leader
6 1 (2.56%) CHECK Team Member
6 1 (2.56%) GIAC
6 1 (2.56%) GPEN
6 1 (2.56%) OSCP
6 1 (2.56%) SANS
6 1 (2.56%) Tigerscheme
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (17.95%) QA
System Software
1 2 (5.13%) Firmware
Vendors
1 5 (12.82%) Microsoft
1 5 (12.82%) SAP
2 3 (7.69%) HP
2 3 (7.69%) Red Hat
3 2 (5.13%) Oracle
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 50,000 plus excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 50,000 plus excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Gloucestershire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £60,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £60,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
CGI
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Gloucestershire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
Cheltenham
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits and Bonuses
Posted: 16 days ago
Cheltenham
Computer Futures
Salary: Varied Depending on Experience
Posted: 24 days ago