Period
to 20 July 2017

The median annual salary for a Tester was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in Cheltenham during the 6 months to 20 July 2017.

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

Tester
Gloucestershire > Cheltenham
6 months to
20 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 72 86 72
Rank change year-on-year +14 -14 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 8 6 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheltenham 1.79% 0.66% 1.80%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.90% 0.68% 1.84%
Number of salaries quoted 4 5 9
Cheltenham median annual salary £40,000 £30,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +33.33% -25.00% -24.53%
Gloucestershire median annual salary £41,250 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -2.94% +6.25% +8.11%

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheltenham. 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
Cheltenham
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 421 879 705
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cheltenham 94.18% 96.70% 97.38%
Number of salaries quoted 345 649 604
Cheltenham median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50% -
10th Percentile £22,000 £28,500 £24,750
90th Percentile £63,750 £65,000 £60,875
Gloucestershire median annual salary £42,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -1.18% +6.25% +5.26%

Tester
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheltenham

Job postings that featured Tester in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheltenham.

Job vacancy trend for Tester in Cheltenham

Tester
Salary Trend in Cheltenham

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

Salary trend for Tester in Cheltenham

Tester
Salary Histogram in Cheltenham

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Tester in Cheltenham over the 6 months to 20 July 2017.

Salary histogram for Tester in Cheltenham

Tester Skill Set
Top 20 Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 20 July 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 Cheltenham region featuring Tester in the job title.

1 5 (62.50%) SC Cleared
1 5 (62.50%) Security Cleared
1 5 (62.50%) CHECK Team Member
1 5 (62.50%) Regulatory Compliance
2 3 (37.50%) Windows
2 3 (37.50%) CHECK Team Leader
2 3 (37.50%) Penetration Testing
2 3 (37.50%) Firewall
2 3 (37.50%) Security Management
2 3 (37.50%) Wireless
2 3 (37.50%) Information Security
3 2 (25.00%) Ethical Hacking
3 2 (25.00%) Finance
3 2 (25.00%) JSON
3 2 (25.00%) Wealth Management
3 2 (25.00%) Test Automation
3 2 (25.00%) SoapUI
3 2 (25.00%) Functional Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Cybersecurity

Tester Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheltenham 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:

Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) Firewall
1 3 (37.50%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) SoapUI
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) JSON
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Regulatory Compliance
2 3 (37.50%) Information Security
2 3 (37.50%) Penetration Testing
2 3 (37.50%) Security Management
3 2 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
3 2 (25.00%) Ethical Hacking
3 2 (25.00%) Functional Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Test Automation
3 2 (25.00%) Wealth Management
Qualifications
1 5 (62.50%) CHECK Team Member
1 5 (62.50%) SC Cleared
1 5 (62.50%) Security Cleared
2 3 (37.50%) CHECK Team Leader
Cheltenham
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + competitive
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