The median annual salary for a Tester was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Gloucester during the 3 months to 26 June 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
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 36 31 46
Rank change year-on-year -5 +15  
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 5 11 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucester 2.07% 4.60% 1.68%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.11% 4.66% 1.77%
Number of salaries quoted 5 11 5
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -5.55%  
UK excluding London median salary £39,750 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +13.57% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Gloucester. 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
Gloucester
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 237 236 282
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Gloucester 97.93% 98.74% 94.95%
Number of salaries quoted 210 152 238
Median salary £41,000 £42,500 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.52% +4.93%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £29,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £58,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Tester
Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucester

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

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 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Tester in Gloucester

Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Gloucester

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 12 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 9 (75.00%) Finance
3 7 (58.33%) WebDriver
3 7 (58.33%) Selenium
4 6 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (50.00%) C#
4 6 (50.00%) Java
5 5 (41.67%) JSON
5 5 (41.67%) QA
5 5 (41.67%) SoapUI
5 5 (41.67%) REST
5 5 (41.67%) Wealth Management
5 5 (41.67%) Functional Testing
5 5 (41.67%) Non-Functional Testing
6 4 (33.33%) Gherkin
6 4 (33.33%) Digital Marketing
6 4 (33.33%) Process Improvement
6 4 (33.33%) Cucumber
6 4 (33.33%) Ruby
6 4 (33.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 4 (33.33%) Marketing
6 4 (33.33%) Manufacturing
6 4 (33.33%) Programme Management
6 4 (33.33%) JUnit
6 4 (33.33%) Unix
6 4 (33.33%) Linux
6 4 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (33.33%) SAP
6 4 (33.33%) SOAP
6 4 (33.33%) Electronics

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:

Business Applications
1 4 (33.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Development Applications
1 7 (58.33%) Selenium
1 7 (58.33%) WebDriver
2 5 (41.67%) SoapUI
3 4 (33.33%) Cucumber
3 4 (33.33%) JUnit
4 1 (8.33%) Selenium IDE
4 1 (8.33%) SpecFlow
4 1 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (8.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (75.00%) Finance
2 4 (33.33%) Electronics
2 4 (33.33%) Manufacturing
2 4 (33.33%) Marketing
2 4 (33.33%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (41.67%) JSON
1 5 (41.67%) REST
2 4 (33.33%) Gherkin
2 4 (33.33%) SOAP
3 1 (8.33%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 4 (33.33%) Linux
1 4 (33.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 6 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (41.67%) Functional Testing
3 5 (41.67%) Non-Functional Testing
3 5 (41.67%) Wealth Management
4 4 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (33.33%) Digital Marketing
4 4 (33.33%) Process Improvement
4 4 (33.33%) Programme Management
5 2 (16.67%) Test Scripting
6 1 (8.33%) BDD
6 1 (8.33%) Defect Management
6 1 (8.33%) Regression Testing
6 1 (8.33%) Risk Analysis
6 1 (8.33%) Scenario Testing
6 1 (8.33%) Scrum
6 1 (8.33%) Test Strategy
6 1 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (8.33%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 6 (50.00%) C#
1 6 (50.00%) Java
2 4 (33.33%) Ruby
3 1 (8.33%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (41.67%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) SAP
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft