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 28 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Tester
Rank 72 77 75
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 27 19 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 2.73% 2.02% 1.66%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.80% 2.10% 1.70%
Number of salaries quoted 25 19 15
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,400 £28,100 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,500 £47,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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
966 904 882
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 97.58% 95.97% 97.78%
Number of salaries quoted 775 761 712
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £55,000
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 28 July 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 28 July 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 +10 15 £42,500 +8.97% 3
Cheltenham -11 3 £29,500 -26.25% 7
Tester
South West

Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 27 (52.94%) ISEB
2 24 (47.06%) Security Cleared
3 22 (43.14%) SC Cleared
4 20 (39.22%) ISTQB
4 20 (39.22%) SQL
5 19 (37.25%) ITIL
5 19 (37.25%) Linux
5 19 (37.25%) DV Cleared
6 16 (31.37%) Test Scripting
7 15 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
7 15 (29.41%) Microsoft
7 15 (29.41%) C++
8 14 (27.45%) Penetration Testing
9 13 (25.49%) Java
10 12 (23.53%) C#
10 12 (23.53%) LAN
10 12 (23.53%) WAN
10 12 (23.53%) LoadRunner
10 12 (23.53%) User Acceptance Testing
10 12 (23.53%) Team Foundation Server
10 12 (23.53%) ITIL V3
11 11 (21.57%) Non-Functional Testing
11 11 (21.57%) Selenium
11 11 (21.57%) JIRA
11 11 (21.57%) Finance
12 10 (19.61%) Performance Testing
12 10 (19.61%) Mentoring
13 9 (17.65%) Marketing
13 9 (17.65%) Electronics
14 8 (15.69%) Unix

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 7 (13.73%) MS Exchange
1 7 (13.73%) SharePoint
1 7 (13.73%) Skype for Business
2 4 (7.84%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (3.92%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.96%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (13.73%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (9.80%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (23.53%) LAN
1 12 (23.53%) WAN
2 6 (11.76%) SSH
3 2 (3.92%) Wireless
4 1 (1.96%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (11.76%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.84%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 12 (23.53%) LoadRunner
1 12 (23.53%) Team Foundation Server
2 11 (21.57%) JIRA
2 11 (21.57%) Selenium
3 6 (11.76%) Git (software)
3 6 (11.76%) Selenium IDE
3 6 (11.76%) SoapUI
3 6 (11.76%) Zephyr
4 5 (9.80%) Cucumber
4 5 (9.80%) JUnit
4 5 (9.80%) SpecFlow
5 3 (5.88%) TestNG
6 1 (1.96%) Visual Studio
General
1 11 (21.57%) Finance
2 9 (17.65%) Electronics
2 9 (17.65%) Marketing
3 7 (13.73%) Manufacturing
3 7 (13.73%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.92%) Banking
4 2 (3.92%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (13.73%) Web Services
2 6 (11.76%) Gherkin
2 6 (11.76%) REST
2 6 (11.76%) SOAP
3 5 (9.80%) JDBC
4 4 (7.84%) Classic ASP
4 4 (7.84%) CSS
4 4 (7.84%) CSS3
4 4 (7.84%) HTML
4 4 (7.84%) HTML5
4 4 (7.84%) jQuery
4 4 (7.84%) JSON
4 4 (7.84%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.84%) User Experience
2 2 (3.92%) iPad
3 1 (1.96%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 19 (37.25%) Linux
2 8 (15.69%) Unix
3 4 (7.84%) Windows
4 1 (1.96%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (37.25%) ITIL
2 16 (31.37%) Test Scripting
3 15 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (27.45%) Penetration Testing
5 12 (23.53%) ITIL V3
5 12 (23.53%) User Acceptance Testing
6 11 (21.57%) Non-Functional Testing
7 10 (19.61%) Mentoring
7 10 (19.61%) Performance Testing
8 7 (13.73%) BDD
8 7 (13.73%) Business Intelligence
8 7 (13.73%) Digital Marketing
8 7 (13.73%) Programme Management
9 6 (11.76%) Data Transformation
9 6 (11.76%) Defect Management
9 6 (11.76%) Regression Testing
9 6 (11.76%) Scrum
9 6 (11.76%) Smoke Testing
9 6 (11.76%) Test Management
9 6 (11.76%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 20 (39.22%) SQL
2 15 (29.41%) C++
3 13 (25.49%) Java
4 12 (23.53%) C#
5 7 (13.73%) Shell Script
6 5 (9.80%) Ruby
7 4 (7.84%) PHP
8 3 (5.88%) C
9 2 (3.92%) Embedded C++
9 2 (3.92%) PL/SQL
9 2 (3.92%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 27 (52.94%) ISEB
2 24 (47.06%) Security Cleared
3 22 (43.14%) SC Cleared
4 20 (39.22%) ISTQB
5 19 (37.25%) DV Cleared
6 8 (15.69%) CREST Certified
7 4 (7.84%) CHECK Team Leader
7 4 (7.84%) CHECK Team Member
7 4 (7.84%) GIAC
7 4 (7.84%) GPEN
7 4 (7.84%) OSCP
7 4 (7.84%) SANS
7 4 (7.84%) Tigerscheme
8 1 (1.96%) CEH
8 1 (1.96%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.80%) QA
System Software
1 7 (13.73%) Hyper-V
1 7 (13.73%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (3.92%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 7 (13.73%) SCCM
1 7 (13.73%) SCOM
Vendors
1 15 (29.41%) Microsoft
2 7 (13.73%) SAP
2 7 (13.73%) VMware
3 6 (11.76%) HP
4 2 (3.92%) Oracle
5 1 (1.96%) Red Hat
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Salary: £30000 - £65000 per annum
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