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 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Testing
Rank 32 42 48
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +6
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 2 6 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucester 1.22% 2.47% 1.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.47% 3.73% 1.43%
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 2
Average salary £42,250 £36,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.36% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,050 £36,000 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,450 £36,000 £57,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +3.03%
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
136 161 210
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucester 82.93% 66.26% 84.34%
Number of salaries quoted 112 128 174
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £41,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -10.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucester

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 5 (71.43%) Java
1 5 (71.43%) Linux
2 4 (57.14%) ISEB
2 4 (57.14%) UNIX
2 4 (57.14%) Test Automation
3 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
3 3 (42.86%) Penetration Testing
3 3 (42.86%) Test Management
3 3 (42.86%) Bash Shell
3 3 (42.86%) Python
3 3 (42.86%) Ruby
3 3 (42.86%) ISTQB
4 2 (28.57%) JIRA
4 2 (28.57%) Manufacturing
4 2 (28.57%) Shell Script
4 2 (28.57%) C++
4 2 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (28.57%) Software Engineering
4 2 (28.57%) DV Cleared
4 2 (28.57%) Jenkins
4 2 (28.57%) Cyber Security
5 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database
5 1 (14.29%) Resilience Testing
5 1 (14.29%) SaaS
5 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
5 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
5 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
5 1 (14.29%) Test Strategy
5 1 (14.29%) SpecFlow
5 1 (14.29%) HTML

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucester by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 (14.29%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) JIRA
1 2 (28.57%) Jenkins
2 1 (14.29%) SpecFlow
2 1 (14.29%) Selenium
General
1 2 (28.57%) Manufacturing
2 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Test Manager
2 2 (28.57%) Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Test Leader
3 1 (14.29%) Software Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Tester
3 1 (14.29%) Software Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Software Tester
3 1 (14.29%) Test Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Software Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Software Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) HTML
1 1 (14.29%) J2EE
1 1 (14.29%) JDBC
1 1 (14.29%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Linux
2 4 (57.14%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Test Automation
2 3 (42.86%) Penetration Testing
2 3 (42.86%) Test Management
3 2 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (28.57%) Software Engineering
3 2 (28.57%) Cyber Security
4 1 (14.29%) Resilience Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
4 1 (14.29%) Test Strategy
4 1 (14.29%) OO
4 1 (14.29%) Scrum
4 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (14.29%) ERP
4 1 (14.29%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) Java
2 3 (42.86%) Bash Shell
2 3 (42.86%) Python
2 3 (42.86%) Ruby
3 2 (28.57%) Shell Script
3 2 (28.57%) C++
4 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
4 1 (14.29%) Perl
4 1 (14.29%) SQL
4 1 (14.29%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) ISEB
2 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
2 3 (42.86%) ISTQB
3 2 (28.57%) DV Cleared
4 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle