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 27 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Tester
Rank 64 58 65
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 13 12 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 1.90% 1.96% 1.71%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.97% 1.99% 1.76%
Number of salaries quoted 13 12 12
Median salary £40,000 £26,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+50.94% -11.66%
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
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 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
661 602 737
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 96.64% 98.37% 96.72%
Number of salaries quoted 579 506 643
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £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 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
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 27 August 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
Bath -7 9 £40,000 +6.66% 2
Street - 4 £32,500 -
Tester
South West

Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 Somerset region featuring Tester in the job title.

1 20 (68.97%) Cucumber
2 19 (65.52%) Selenium
2 19 (65.52%) JavaScript
3 18 (62.07%) Python
4 14 (48.28%) QA
5 13 (44.83%) Automated Testing
5 13 (44.83%) Telecoms
6 12 (41.38%) Unit Testing
6 12 (41.38%) Digital Media
7 7 (24.14%) Linux
8 6 (20.69%) Windows
8 6 (20.69%) Software Testing
8 6 (20.69%) Raspberry Pi
9 5 (17.24%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (13.79%) Project Management
10 4 (13.79%) Case Management
10 4 (13.79%) System Testing
10 4 (13.79%) Computer Science
10 4 (13.79%) Degree
11 3 (10.34%) Test Scripting
11 3 (10.34%) SQL
12 2 (6.90%) .NET
12 2 (6.90%) Java
12 2 (6.90%) Finance
12 2 (6.90%) BDD
12 2 (6.90%) User Stories
13 1 (3.45%) Technical Analysis
13 1 (3.45%) Selenium IDE
13 1 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
13 1 (3.45%) SpecFlow

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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.45%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 20 (68.97%) Cucumber
2 19 (65.52%) Selenium
3 1 (3.45%) JIRA
3 1 (3.45%) Selenium IDE
3 1 (3.45%) SpecFlow
3 1 (3.45%) WebDriver
General
1 13 (44.83%) Telecoms
2 2 (6.90%) Finance
3 1 (3.45%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.90%) .NET
2 1 (3.45%) HTML
2 1 (3.45%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (41.38%) Digital Media
2 6 (20.69%) Raspberry Pi
3 4 (13.79%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.45%) Client/Server
4 1 (3.45%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 7 (24.14%) Linux
2 6 (20.69%) Windows
3 1 (3.45%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (44.83%) Automated Testing
2 12 (41.38%) Unit Testing
3 6 (20.69%) Software Testing
4 5 (17.24%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (13.79%) Case Management
5 4 (13.79%) Project Management
5 4 (13.79%) System Testing
6 3 (10.34%) Test Scripting
7 2 (6.90%) BDD
7 2 (6.90%) User Stories
8 1 (3.45%) Agile Testing
8 1 (3.45%) Data Protection
8 1 (3.45%) Defect Management
8 1 (3.45%) Malware Analysis
8 1 (3.45%) Non-Functional Testing
8 1 (3.45%) Reverse Engineering
8 1 (3.45%) SIEM
8 1 (3.45%) Software Delivery
8 1 (3.45%) Technical Analysis
8 1 (3.45%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 19 (65.52%) JavaScript
2 18 (62.07%) Python
3 3 (10.34%) SQL
4 2 (6.90%) Java
5 1 (3.45%) C#
5 1 (3.45%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (13.79%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (48.28%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (3.45%) Oracle
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