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 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Tester
South West / Gloucestershire
Rank 78 84 83
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 23 15 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 2.56% 1.61% 1.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.64% 1.67% 1.46%
Number of salaries quoted 13 13 12
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -3.61%
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

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
872 899 961
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 96.89% 96.36% 97.46%
Number of salaries quoted 720 613 794
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £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 February 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 February 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 +11 9 £40,000 - 1
Gloucester -9 7 £30,000 -33.33% 1
Stroud +1 5 £40,000 +6.66% 1
Tester
South West

Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 23 February 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 26 (49.06%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (39.62%) Team Foundation Server
3 19 (35.85%) SoapUI
3 19 (35.85%) Automated Testing
4 17 (32.08%) Selenium
5 16 (30.19%) HP
5 16 (30.19%) Finance
5 16 (30.19%) Non-Functional Testing
6 14 (26.42%) Microsoft
6 14 (26.42%) ISEB
6 14 (26.42%) Linux
6 14 (26.42%) SC Cleared
6 14 (26.42%) Security Cleared
7 13 (24.53%) Degree
8 12 (22.64%) Test Scripting
9 11 (20.75%) Waterfall
9 11 (20.75%) Mentoring
9 11 (20.75%) Smoke Testing
9 11 (20.75%) C#
9 11 (20.75%) Java
9 11 (20.75%) SQL
9 11 (20.75%) Regression Testing
10 10 (18.87%) Web Services
10 10 (18.87%) BDD
10 10 (18.87%) REST
11 9 (16.98%) Gherkin
11 9 (16.98%) Kanban
11 9 (16.98%) Zephyr
11 9 (16.98%) Data Transformation
11 9 (16.98%) Selenium IDE

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:

Applications
1 1 (1.89%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (9.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.66%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (16.98%) SSH
2 5 (9.43%) Wireless
3 4 (7.55%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.66%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 21 (39.62%) Team Foundation Server
2 19 (35.85%) SoapUI
3 17 (32.08%) Selenium
4 9 (16.98%) JIRA
4 9 (16.98%) Selenium IDE
4 9 (16.98%) Zephyr
5 8 (15.09%) Git (software)
6 7 (13.21%) LoadRunner
6 7 (13.21%) SpecFlow
7 6 (11.32%) WebDriver
8 3 (5.66%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 3 (5.66%) Bitbucket
8 3 (5.66%) Cucumber
8 3 (5.66%) Jenkins
8 3 (5.66%) Maven
8 3 (5.66%) Vagrant
9 2 (3.77%) NeoLoad
General
1 16 (30.19%) Finance
2 5 (9.43%) Electronics
2 5 (9.43%) Manufacturing
2 5 (9.43%) Marketing
2 5 (9.43%) Retail
2 5 (9.43%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (18.87%) REST
1 10 (18.87%) Web Services
2 9 (16.98%) Gherkin
2 9 (16.98%) SOAP
3 8 (15.09%) JSON
4 3 (5.66%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.32%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 14 (26.42%) Linux
2 5 (9.43%) Unix
2 5 (9.43%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (49.06%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (35.85%) Automated Testing
3 16 (30.19%) Non-Functional Testing
4 12 (22.64%) Test Scripting
5 11 (20.75%) Mentoring
5 11 (20.75%) Regression Testing
5 11 (20.75%) Smoke Testing
5 11 (20.75%) Waterfall
6 10 (18.87%) BDD
7 9 (16.98%) Data Transformation
7 9 (16.98%) Defect Management
7 9 (16.98%) Kanban
7 9 (16.98%) Scrum
7 9 (16.98%) Test Management
7 9 (16.98%) Wealth Management
8 8 (15.09%) Functional Testing
8 8 (15.09%) Manual Testing
9 7 (13.21%) Performance Testing
10 6 (11.32%) Cybersecurity
10 6 (11.32%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (20.75%) C#
1 11 (20.75%) Java
1 11 (20.75%) SQL
2 5 (9.43%) C++
2 5 (9.43%) Shell Script
3 4 (7.55%) JavaScript
4 3 (5.66%) XPath
5 2 (3.77%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 14 (26.42%) ISEB
1 14 (26.42%) SC Cleared
1 14 (26.42%) Security Cleared
2 13 (24.53%) Degree
3 9 (16.98%) CHECK Team Leader
3 9 (16.98%) CHECK Team Member
3 9 (16.98%) ISTQB
4 5 (9.43%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.89%) CREST Certified
5 1 (1.89%) OSCP
System Software
1 3 (5.66%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (9.43%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (5.66%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 16 (30.19%) HP
2 14 (26.42%) Microsoft
3 5 (9.43%) SAP
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