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 27 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Testing
Rank 52 - 51
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 1 0 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucester 0.32% - 1.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.38% - 1.88%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 0
Average salary £25,500 - -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
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
265 117 213
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucester 83.86% 68.02% 80.68%
Number of salaries quoted 219 113 166
Average salary £50,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £72,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%

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
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Gloucester

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) C++
1 3 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (66.67%) DV Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) UNIX
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) OO
3 1 (33.33%) Python
3 1 (33.33%) ERP
3 1 (33.33%) ISEB
3 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (33.33%) Perl
3 1 (33.33%) VB
3 1 (33.33%) J2EE
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle
3 1 (33.33%) XML
3 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
3 1 (33.33%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) SaaS
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database
3 1 (33.33%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) HTML
3 1 (33.33%) C#

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucester by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database
General
1 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
1 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Software Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Software Tester
2 1 (33.33%) Test Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Graduate Software Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Graduate
2 1 (33.33%) Software Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) HTML
1 1 (33.33%) J2EE
1 1 (33.33%) XML
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) UNIX
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Requirements Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) OO
2 1 (33.33%) ERP
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C++
1 3 (100.00%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) Perl
2 1 (33.33%) VB
2 1 (33.33%) Python
2 1 (33.33%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) DV Cleared
1 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) ISEB
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle