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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Tester
Rank 101 81 74
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 2 8 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 0.17% 0.86% 1.87%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.91% 1.91%
Number of salaries quoted 2 5 16
Average salary £65,000 £36,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+80.55% +1.40%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £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
1149 882 888
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 97.04% 95.04% 97.80%
Number of salaries quoted 971 761 766
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £47,500
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
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 24 December 2014. 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 £65,000 - 2
Tester
South West

Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 5 (55.56%) Penetration Testing
2 4 (44.44%) Java
2 4 (44.44%) UNIX
2 4 (44.44%) Linux
2 4 (44.44%) Performance Testing
3 3 (33.33%) C#
3 3 (33.33%) ITIL
3 3 (33.33%) LAN
3 3 (33.33%) WAN
3 3 (33.33%) ISEB
3 3 (33.33%) LoadRunner
3 3 (33.33%) Shell Script
3 3 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (33.33%) DV Cleared
3 3 (33.33%) Security Cleared
4 2 (22.22%) C++
4 2 (22.22%) SQL
4 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (22.22%) Load Testing
4 2 (22.22%) Security Testing
4 2 (22.22%) Test Scripting
4 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
4 2 (22.22%) Cyber Security
5 1 (11.11%) C
5 1 (11.11%) .NET
5 1 (11.11%) MS Project
5 1 (11.11%) Visual Studio
5 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET
5 1 (11.11%) CRM
5 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence

Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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.

Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) LAN
1 3 (33.33%) WAN
2 1 (11.11%) Wireless
2 1 (11.11%) Network Security
Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) LoadRunner
2 1 (11.11%) JIRA
2 1 (11.11%) Selenium
2 1 (11.11%) Visual Studio
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) .NET
1 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) UNIX
1 4 (44.44%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Penetration Testing
2 4 (44.44%) Performance Testing
3 3 (33.33%) ITIL
3 3 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (22.22%) Cyber Security
4 2 (22.22%) Load Testing
4 2 (22.22%) Security Testing
4 2 (22.22%) Test Scripting
5 1 (11.11%) Test Automation
5 1 (11.11%) CRM
5 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (11.11%) Regression Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Information Security
5 1 (11.11%) Automation Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Resilience Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
5 1 (11.11%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) Java
2 3 (33.33%) C#
2 3 (33.33%) Shell Script
3 2 (22.22%) C++
3 2 (22.22%) SQL
4 1 (11.11%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) ISEB
1 3 (33.33%) DV Cleared
1 3 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
3 1 (11.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) QA
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