The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Somerset 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 / Somerset
Rank 60 63 61
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 13 11 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 2.10% 1.80% 1.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.15% 1.82% 1.24%
Number of salaries quoted 12 3 5
Median salary £34,500 £27,500 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+25.45% +10.00%
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 Somerset 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
Somerset
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
604 603 484
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 97.73% 98.53% 98.78%
Number of salaries quoted 512 511 428
Median salary £40,000 £36,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,225 £23,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.19% +5.00%

Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

The demand trend of job ads across the Somerset region that featured Tester in the job title.

Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

Tester
Salary Trend in Somerset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Tester across the Somerset region.

Tester Salary Trend in Somerset

Tester
Salary Histogram in Somerset

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Tester across the Somerset region over the 3 months to 23 February 2017.

Tester Salary Histogram in Somerset

Tester
Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Tester within the Somerset 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
Bath +8 9 £35,000 +27.27% 4
Taunton - 3 £35,000 - 2
Yeovil - 1 £26,500 - 1
Tester
South West

Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

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 Somerset region featuring Tester in the job title.

1 9 (47.37%) Software Testing
1 9 (47.37%) Selenium
2 7 (36.84%) Test Automation
3 6 (31.58%) Automated Testing
3 6 (31.58%) Cucumber
4 5 (26.32%) Unit Testing
4 5 (26.32%) Regression Testing
4 5 (26.32%) C#
4 5 (26.32%) Java
4 5 (26.32%) JavaScript
4 5 (26.32%) Python
4 5 (26.32%) Microsoft
5 4 (21.05%) Web Services
5 4 (21.05%) HTTP
5 4 (21.05%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (21.05%) SpecFlow
5 4 (21.05%) Automation Testing
6 3 (15.79%) Big Data
6 3 (15.79%) BDD
6 3 (15.79%) WebDriver
6 3 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (15.79%) Manual Testing
6 3 (15.79%) ISTQB
6 3 (15.79%) .NET
6 3 (15.79%) SQL Server
6 3 (15.79%) Visual Studio
6 3 (15.79%) ISEB
7 2 (10.53%) Case Management
7 2 (10.53%) Defect Tracking
7 2 (10.53%) Project Management

Tester Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset 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 (5.26%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (21.05%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.79%) Big Data
1 3 (15.79%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (47.37%) Selenium
2 6 (31.58%) Cucumber
3 4 (21.05%) SpecFlow
3 4 (21.05%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (15.79%) Visual Studio
4 3 (15.79%) WebDriver
5 2 (10.53%) JIRA
6 1 (5.26%) Eclipse
6 1 (5.26%) IntelliJ
6 1 (5.26%) MSTest
General
1 1 (5.26%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (21.05%) Web Services
2 3 (15.79%) .NET
3 1 (5.26%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.26%) Client/Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (47.37%) Software Testing
2 7 (36.84%) Test Automation
3 6 (31.58%) Automated Testing
4 5 (26.32%) Regression Testing
4 5 (26.32%) Unit Testing
5 4 (21.05%) Automation Testing
6 3 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (15.79%) BDD
6 3 (15.79%) Manual Testing
7 2 (10.53%) Case Management
7 2 (10.53%) Defect Tracking
7 2 (10.53%) Functional Testing
7 2 (10.53%) Project Management
7 2 (10.53%) Scrum
7 2 (10.53%) System Testing
7 2 (10.53%) Test Planning
7 2 (10.53%) Test Scripting
8 1 (5.26%) Exploratory Testing
8 1 (5.26%) Mentoring
8 1 (5.26%) QA Automation
Programming Languages
1 5 (26.32%) C#
1 5 (26.32%) Java
1 5 (26.32%) JavaScript
1 5 (26.32%) Python
2 2 (10.53%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (15.79%) ISEB
1 3 (15.79%) ISTQB
2 2 (10.53%) Degree
2 2 (10.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (10.53%) Security Cleared
3 1 (5.26%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (26.32%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.53%) Xamarin
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Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Bath, Avon
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Posted: 7 days ago
Bath, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Somerset
Talent International
Salary: £32000 - £40000 per annum + generous benefits
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Taunton
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Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Exceptional Benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
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Yeovil, Somerset
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Street, Somerset
UK Consumer Panels
Posted: 7 days ago
Taunton, Somerset
UK Consumer Panels
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