The median annual salary for a Tester was £37,500 in advertised job vacancies in Bath during the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Tester
Somerset / Bath
Rank 37 40 45
Rank change year-on-year +3 +5  
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 11 5 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bath 3.37% 1.82% 2.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.46% 1.85% 2.47%
Number of salaries quoted 10 5 3
Median salary £37,500 £32,500 £20,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.38% +62.50%  
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Bath. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Bath
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 318 270 283
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bath 97.55% 98.54% 98.61%
Number of salaries quoted 273 254 271
Median salary £38,500 £42,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.41% +21.42%  
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £30,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £47,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Tester
Job Vacancy Trend in Bath

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bath that featured Tester in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Tester in Bath

Tester
Salary Trend in Bath

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

Salary trend for Tester in Bath

Tester
Salary Histogram in Bath

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Tester in Bath over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Tester in Bath

Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bath

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 Bath region featuring Tester in the job title.

1 8 (61.54%) Selenium
2 6 (46.15%) Automated Testing
2 6 (46.15%) Test Automation
2 6 (46.15%) Cucumber
3 5 (38.46%) Unit Testing
3 5 (38.46%) Software Testing
3 5 (38.46%) JavaScript
3 5 (38.46%) Web Services
3 5 (38.46%) Python
3 5 (38.46%) HTTP
3 5 (38.46%) Regression Testing
3 5 (38.46%) Automation Testing
4 4 (30.77%) Manual Testing
5 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (23.08%) Defect Tracking
6 2 (15.38%) Functional Testing
6 2 (15.38%) BDD
6 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
6 2 (15.38%) C#
6 2 (15.38%) Java
7 1 (7.69%) OO
7 1 (7.69%) .NET
7 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
7 1 (7.69%) JUnit
7 1 (7.69%) ISEB
7 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
7 1 (7.69%) Finance
7 1 (7.69%) Advertising
7 1 (7.69%) Scrum
7 1 (7.69%) WebDriver

Tester Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Bath 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 (7.69%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (38.46%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (61.54%) Selenium
2 6 (46.15%) Cucumber
3 1 (7.69%) JIRA
3 1 (7.69%) JUnit
3 1 (7.69%) SpecFlow
3 1 (7.69%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (7.69%) Advertising
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (38.46%) Web Services
2 1 (7.69%) .NET
2 1 (7.69%) Java EE
2 1 (7.69%) REST
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) Automated Testing
1 6 (46.15%) Test Automation
2 5 (38.46%) Automation Testing
2 5 (38.46%) Regression Testing
2 5 (38.46%) Software Testing
2 5 (38.46%) Unit Testing
3 4 (30.77%) Manual Testing
4 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (23.08%) Defect Tracking
5 2 (15.38%) BDD
5 2 (15.38%) Functional Testing
6 1 (7.69%) Case Management
6 1 (7.69%) OO
6 1 (7.69%) Process Improvement
6 1 (7.69%) QA Automation
6 1 (7.69%) Scrum
6 1 (7.69%) Test Planning
6 1 (7.69%) Test Scripting
6 1 (7.69%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (38.46%) JavaScript
1 5 (38.46%) Python
2 2 (15.38%) C#
2 2 (15.38%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) ISEB
1 1 (7.69%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
Bath, Avon
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bath, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bath, Avon
Sanderson
Posted: 13 days ago
Bath, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Bath, Somerset
UK Consumer Panels
Posted: 16 days ago