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 26 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Tester
Rank 64 63 68
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 12 11 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 1.85% 1.88% 1.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.91% 1.91% 1.47%
Number of salaries quoted 12 9 11
Median salary £36,250 £37,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.33% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £25,800 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,500 £32,500
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,950
% change year-on-year
- +0.14%
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
627 575 749
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 96.91% 98.46% 95.78%
Number of salaries quoted 551 465 631
Median salary £41,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+9.33% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,750 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 26 September 2016.

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 26 September 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 -8 6 £40,000 +6.66% 2
Street - 6 £32,500 - 1
Tester
South West

Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 17 (65.38%) Cucumber
2 16 (61.54%) Selenium
2 16 (61.54%) JavaScript
2 16 (61.54%) Python
3 11 (42.31%) Unit Testing
3 11 (42.31%) Automated Testing
3 11 (42.31%) QA
4 10 (38.46%) Telecoms
4 10 (38.46%) Digital Media
5 8 (30.77%) Software Testing
6 6 (23.08%) Computer Science
6 6 (23.08%) Degree
6 6 (23.08%) System Testing
6 6 (23.08%) Project Management
6 6 (23.08%) Case Management
7 5 (19.23%) Raspberry Pi
7 5 (19.23%) Windows
7 5 (19.23%) Linux
8 3 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (7.69%) .NET
9 2 (7.69%) User Stories
10 1 (3.85%) Software Delivery
10 1 (3.85%) SpecFlow
10 1 (3.85%) BDD
10 1 (3.85%) SQL Server
10 1 (3.85%) SQL
10 1 (3.85%) C#
10 1 (3.85%) Java
10 1 (3.85%) Scrum
10 1 (3.85%) B2B

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.85%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 17 (65.38%) Cucumber
2 16 (61.54%) Selenium
3 1 (3.85%) JIRA
3 1 (3.85%) SpecFlow
General
1 10 (38.46%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.69%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 10 (38.46%) Digital Media
2 6 (23.08%) Computer Science
3 5 (19.23%) Raspberry Pi
Operating Systems
1 5 (19.23%) Linux
1 5 (19.23%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (42.31%) Automated Testing
1 11 (42.31%) Unit Testing
2 8 (30.77%) Software Testing
3 6 (23.08%) Case Management
3 6 (23.08%) Project Management
3 6 (23.08%) System Testing
4 3 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (7.69%) User Stories
6 1 (3.85%) B2B
6 1 (3.85%) BDD
6 1 (3.85%) Data Protection
6 1 (3.85%) Manual Testing
6 1 (3.85%) Scrum
6 1 (3.85%) Software Delivery
6 1 (3.85%) Test Automation
6 1 (3.85%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 16 (61.54%) JavaScript
1 16 (61.54%) Python
2 1 (3.85%) C#
2 1 (3.85%) Java
2 1 (3.85%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (23.08%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (42.31%) QA
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