Period
to 24 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Tester was £43,750 in advertised job vacancies in Gloucester during the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

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

Tester
Gloucestershire > Gloucester
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 45 54 47
Rank change year-on-year +9 -7 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 4 24 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucester 1.27% 3.82% 3.76%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.29% 3.90% 3.90%
Number of salaries quoted 4 22 19
Gloucester median annual salary £43,750 £41,250 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.06% +3.13% +5.26%
10th Percentile £38,750 £33,750 £30,750
90th Percentile £60,500 £46,250 £60,000
Gloucestershire median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -1.32%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Gloucester. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Gloucester
Permanent vacancies in Gloucester with a recognized job title 309 615 538
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 98.41% 97.93% 96.42%
Number of salaries quoted 269 585 481
Gloucester median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% - -
10th Percentile £28,300 £22,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £57,300 £63,000
Gloucestershire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +5.26%

Tester
Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucester

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

Job vacancy trend for Tester in Gloucester

Tester
Salary Trend in Gloucester

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

Salary trend for Tester in Gloucester

Tester
Salary Histogram in Gloucester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Tester in Gloucester over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Tester in Gloucester

Tester Skill Set
Top 19 Co-occurring IT Skills in Gloucester

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

1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Programme Management
2 1 (25.00%) SAP
2 1 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Marketing
2 1 (25.00%) Digital Marketing
2 1 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (25.00%) Market Making
2 1 (25.00%) CHECK Team Leader
2 1 (25.00%) CHECK Team Member
2 1 (25.00%) Regulatory Compliance
2 1 (25.00%) Firewall
2 1 (25.00%) Wireless
2 1 (25.00%) Electronics
2 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing

Tester Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Gloucester 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 1 (25.00%) Firewall
1 1 (25.00%) Wireless
General
1 1 (25.00%) Electronics
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
1 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (25.00%) Marketing
1 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (25.00%) Digital Marketing
2 1 (25.00%) Market Making
2 1 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Programme Management
2 1 (25.00%) Regulatory Compliance
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) CHECK Team Leader
1 1 (25.00%) CHECK Team Member
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) SAP