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

3 months to
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Tester
Rank 69 60 65
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 12 11 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 1.79% 1.87% 1.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.85% 1.92% 1.57%
Number of salaries quoted 12 11 11
Median salary £40,000 £26,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+53.84% -13.33%
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 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
650 573 762
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 96.73% 97.61% 97.44%
Number of salaries quoted 581 510 687
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 £27,000 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £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 24 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
Bath 0 12 £40,000 +39.13% 1
Tester
South West

Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 24 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 Somerset region featuring Tester in the job title.

1 20 (64.52%) Cucumber
2 19 (61.29%) Selenium
2 19 (61.29%) JavaScript
3 16 (51.61%) Python
4 14 (45.16%) QA
5 13 (41.94%) Telecoms
5 13 (41.94%) Automated Testing
6 10 (32.26%) Digital Media
6 10 (32.26%) Unit Testing
7 9 (29.03%) Linux
8 8 (25.81%) Finance
9 7 (22.58%) Risk Assessment
9 7 (22.58%) Information Security
9 7 (22.58%) Data Security
9 7 (22.58%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (22.58%) Banking
9 7 (22.58%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 7 (22.58%) Penetration Testing
9 7 (22.58%) Client/Server
9 7 (22.58%) Wealth Management
9 7 (22.58%) Reverse Engineering
9 7 (22.58%) SIEM
9 7 (22.58%) Technical Analysis
9 7 (22.58%) Analytical Skills
9 7 (22.58%) Malware Analysis
9 7 (22.58%) Security Operations
9 7 (22.58%) Security Operations Centre
10 6 (19.35%) Raspberry Pi
10 6 (19.35%) Windows
11 5 (16.13%) SQL

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 (3.23%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 20 (64.52%) Cucumber
2 19 (61.29%) Selenium
3 3 (9.68%) JIRA
3 3 (9.68%) Selenium IDE
3 3 (9.68%) WebDriver
4 1 (3.23%) SpecFlow
General
1 13 (41.94%) Telecoms
2 8 (25.81%) Finance
3 7 (22.58%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.68%) HTML
1 3 (9.68%) Web Services
2 2 (6.45%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 10 (32.26%) Digital Media
2 7 (22.58%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (22.58%) Client/Server
2 7 (22.58%) Security Operations Centre
3 6 (19.35%) Raspberry Pi
Operating Systems
1 9 (29.03%) Linux
2 6 (19.35%) Windows
3 3 (9.68%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (41.94%) Automated Testing
2 10 (32.26%) Unit Testing
3 7 (22.58%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (22.58%) Data Security
3 7 (22.58%) Information Security
3 7 (22.58%) Malware Analysis
3 7 (22.58%) Penetration Testing
3 7 (22.58%) Reverse Engineering
3 7 (22.58%) Risk Assessment
3 7 (22.58%) Security Operations
3 7 (22.58%) SIEM
3 7 (22.58%) Technical Analysis
3 7 (22.58%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 7 (22.58%) Wealth Management
4 5 (16.13%) Test Scripting
5 4 (12.90%) BDD
6 3 (9.68%) Agile Testing
6 3 (9.68%) Defect Management
6 3 (9.68%) OO
6 3 (9.68%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 19 (61.29%) JavaScript
2 16 (51.61%) Python
3 5 (16.13%) SQL
4 4 (12.90%) Java
5 3 (9.68%) PHP
6 1 (3.23%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (45.16%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (3.23%) Oracle
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