The table below looks at the statistics for the 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 Tester in their job title over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Tester
Rank 82 72 68
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 18 15 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 1.90% 1.64% 1.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.00% 1.70% 1.65%
Number of salaries quoted 18 15 13
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,900 £33,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £65,000 £33,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
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
900 884 790
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 95.14% 96.51% 95.99%
Number of salaries quoted 755 725 729
Average salary £41,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.33% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

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

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 31 July 2015.

Tester Salary Histogram in Gloucestershire

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 Tester within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 31 July 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
Cheltenham -2 8 £40,000 -18.98% 3
Gloucester -5 5 £37,500 -1.31% 2
Tester
South West

Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Gloucestershire region that cited 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 Tester in their job title.

1 16 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (46.88%) Java
3 14 (43.75%) Linux
3 14 (43.75%) QA
4 13 (40.63%) C#
5 9 (28.13%) SQL
5 9 (28.13%) .NET
5 9 (28.13%) Security Cleared
6 8 (25.00%) SC Cleared
6 8 (25.00%) Windows
6 8 (25.00%) Finance
7 7 (21.88%) BDD
7 7 (21.88%) Degree
8 6 (18.75%) Penetration Testing
8 6 (18.75%) DV Cleared
8 6 (18.75%) Automation Testing
8 6 (18.75%) Microsoft
9 5 (15.63%) Oracle
9 5 (15.63%) WebLogic
9 5 (15.63%) Visual Studio
9 5 (15.63%) JMeter
9 5 (15.63%) Information Security
9 5 (15.63%) Oracle Database
9 5 (15.63%) NeoLoad
9 5 (15.63%) Bash Shell
9 5 (15.63%) Oracle Database 11g
9 5 (15.63%) User Acceptance Testing
10 4 (12.50%) Selenium
10 4 (12.50%) TDD
10 4 (12.50%) Telecoms

Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Gloucestershire region that cited 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 Tester in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (15.63%) WebLogic
2 1 (3.13%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (6.25%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.13%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (9.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.38%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.38%) Firewall
1 3 (9.38%) Network Security
2 2 (6.25%) Wireless
2 2 (6.25%) TCP/IP
3 1 (3.13%) DNS
3 1 (3.13%) Internet
3 1 (3.13%) SMTP
3 1 (3.13%) HTTP
3 1 (3.13%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (15.63%) Oracle Database 11g
1 5 (15.63%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (15.63%) Visual Studio
1 5 (15.63%) JMeter
1 5 (15.63%) NeoLoad
2 4 (12.50%) Selenium
3 3 (9.38%) WebDriver
4 2 (6.25%) Cucumber
5 1 (3.13%) SpecFlow
5 1 (3.13%) TestNG
5 1 (3.13%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (3.13%) NUnit
5 1 (3.13%) Eclipse
5 1 (3.13%) JUnit
General
1 8 (25.00%) Finance
2 4 (12.50%) Manufacturing
2 4 (12.50%) Telecoms
3 3 (9.38%) Electronics
3 3 (9.38%) Marketing
4 2 (6.25%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (28.13%) .NET
2 4 (12.50%) Web Services
3 2 (6.25%) ASP.NET
4 1 (3.13%) WinForms
4 1 (3.13%) WCF
4 1 (3.13%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.38%) DTV
2 1 (3.13%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.13%) Mathematics
2 1 (3.13%) Physics
2 1 (3.13%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 14 (43.75%) Linux
2 8 (25.00%) Windows
3 3 (9.38%) CentOS
4 2 (6.25%) UNIX
5 1 (3.13%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (21.88%) BDD
3 6 (18.75%) Automation Testing
3 6 (18.75%) Penetration Testing
4 5 (15.63%) User Acceptance Testing
4 5 (15.63%) Information Security
5 4 (12.50%) TDD
5 4 (12.50%) Data Modelling
6 3 (9.38%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (9.38%) Programme Management
6 3 (9.38%) Performance Testing
6 3 (9.38%) Compatibility Testing
6 3 (9.38%) Security Testing
6 3 (9.38%) Digital Marketing
6 3 (9.38%) SDLC
7 2 (6.25%) Scrum
7 2 (6.25%) Cyber Security
7 2 (6.25%) Test Automation
7 2 (6.25%) Open Source
7 2 (6.25%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 15 (46.88%) Java
2 13 (40.63%) C#
3 9 (28.13%) SQL
4 5 (15.63%) Bash Shell
5 4 (12.50%) Python
6 3 (9.38%) Ruby
6 3 (9.38%) Perl
7 1 (3.13%) PHP
7 1 (3.13%) JavaScript
7 1 (3.13%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 9 (28.13%) Security Cleared
2 8 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 7 (21.88%) Degree
4 6 (18.75%) DV Cleared
5 3 (9.38%) ISEB
5 3 (9.38%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (43.75%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (6.25%) Nmap
Vendors
1 6 (18.75%) Microsoft
2 5 (15.63%) Oracle
3 3 (9.38%) SAP
3 3 (9.38%) Red Hat
4 2 (6.25%) McAfee
4 2 (6.25%) Qualys
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