The table below looks at the statistics for Software Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Gloucester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Testing over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Testing
Rank 31 - 48
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 6 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucester 3.49% - 1.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.00% - 1.47%
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 2
Average salary £57,500 - £32,500
90% offered a salary of more than £39,600 - £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 - £38,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Software Testing
Gloucestershire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Gloucester region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Gloucester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
120 191 204
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucester 69.77% 78.93% 76.69%
Number of salaries quoted 103 148 193
Average salary £40,000 £42,900 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.75% +12.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,440 £30,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £64,000 £55,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

Software Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Testing across the Gloucester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Software Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucester

Software Testing
Salary Trend in Gloucester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Testing across the Gloucester region.

Software Testing Salary Trend in Gloucester

Software Testing
Salary Histogram in Gloucester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Testing across the Gloucester region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

Software Testing Salary Histogram in Gloucester

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucester

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Gloucester region citing Software Testing also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Software Testing.

1 7 (70.00%) Linux
2 6 (60.00%) Java
3 5 (50.00%) UNIX
3 5 (50.00%) Ruby
4 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (40.00%) Security Cleared
4 4 (40.00%) Test Automation
4 4 (40.00%) ISEB
4 4 (40.00%) Python
5 3 (30.00%) UML
5 3 (30.00%) JBoss
5 3 (30.00%) HTML
5 3 (30.00%) Web Services
5 3 (30.00%) XML
5 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
5 3 (30.00%) SQL
5 3 (30.00%) J2EE
5 3 (30.00%) Oracle
5 3 (30.00%) EJB
5 3 (30.00%) CSS
5 3 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (30.00%) Hibernate
5 3 (30.00%) Scrum
5 3 (30.00%) Penetration Testing
5 3 (30.00%) JSF
5 3 (30.00%) Software Engineering
5 3 (30.00%) Test Management
5 3 (30.00%) ISTQB
5 3 (30.00%) Requirements Analysis
5 3 (30.00%) Bash Shell

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Gloucester region citing Software Testing also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Software Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (30.00%) JBoss
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) Hadoop
1 2 (20.00%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) JIRA
1 2 (20.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (10.00%) Selenium
2 1 (10.00%) SpecFlow
General
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
1 1 (10.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (10.00%) Banking
1 1 (10.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Test Manager
2 3 (30.00%) Software Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Test Leader
4 1 (10.00%) Agile Test Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Lead Tester
4 1 (10.00%) Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Test Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Software Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Software Test Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) HTML
1 3 (30.00%) J2EE
1 3 (30.00%) EJB
1 3 (30.00%) CSS
1 3 (30.00%) Web Services
1 3 (30.00%) XML
1 3 (30.00%) Hibernate
1 3 (30.00%) JSF
1 3 (30.00%) jQuery
2 1 (10.00%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 7 (70.00%) Linux
2 5 (50.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (40.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (30.00%) Software Architecture
2 3 (30.00%) Requirements Analysis
2 3 (30.00%) Test Management
2 3 (30.00%) Penetration Testing
2 3 (30.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (30.00%) UML
2 3 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (30.00%) Scrum
3 2 (20.00%) Configuration Management
3 2 (20.00%) Test Scripting
3 2 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (20.00%) Cyber Security
3 2 (20.00%) Mentoring
4 1 (10.00%) Resilience Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Test Strategy
4 1 (10.00%) Security Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) Java
2 5 (50.00%) Ruby
3 4 (40.00%) Python
4 3 (30.00%) Bash Shell
4 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
4 3 (30.00%) SQL
5 2 (20.00%) Perl
5 2 (20.00%) C#
5 2 (20.00%) C++
5 2 (20.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) ISEB
1 4 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (30.00%) ISTQB
3 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (10.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Oracle
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £40,000 to £65,000 per annum plus outstanding package
Posted: 6 days ago