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 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Testing
Rank 28 34 45
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +11
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 10 3 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucester 6.10% 1.69% 2.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.85% 1.92% 3.49%
Number of salaries quoted 10 3 3
Average salary £40,000 £37,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.10% +2.77%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
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
146 156 172
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucester 89.02% 88.14% 70.78%
Number of salaries quoted 97 130 136
Average salary £46,500 £42,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.41% +11.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £46,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 11 February 2016.

Software Testing Salary Histogram in Gloucester

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucester

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 23 (62.16%) ISEB
1 23 (62.16%) Test Scripting
2 13 (35.14%) ISTQB
2 13 (35.14%) Requirements Analysis
3 12 (32.43%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (32.43%) C
3 12 (32.43%) Java
4 11 (29.73%) Linux
4 11 (29.73%) Telecoms
4 11 (29.73%) Manufacturing
4 11 (29.73%) Selenium
4 11 (29.73%) Performance Testing
4 11 (29.73%) SDLC
5 10 (27.03%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 10 (27.03%) Test Planning
5 10 (27.03%) REST
5 10 (27.03%) Test Automation
5 10 (27.03%) WebDriver
5 10 (27.03%) Digital Marketing
5 10 (27.03%) Resource Management
5 10 (27.03%) Automated Testing
5 10 (27.03%) Marketing
5 10 (27.03%) Ruby
5 10 (27.03%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 10 (27.03%) Finance
5 10 (27.03%) Programme Management
5 10 (27.03%) Electronics
5 10 (27.03%) SOAP
5 10 (27.03%) Business Intelligence
5 10 (27.03%) C#

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucester by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 1 (2.70%) JBoss
Business Applications
1 10 (27.03%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.70%) SaaS
Development Applications
1 11 (29.73%) Selenium
2 10 (27.03%) WebDriver
3 1 (2.70%) HP UFT
3 1 (2.70%) JIRA
General
1 11 (29.73%) Manufacturing
1 11 (29.73%) Telecoms
2 10 (27.03%) Electronics
2 10 (27.03%) Finance
2 10 (27.03%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 23 (62.16%) Analyst
1 23 (62.16%) Test Analyst
2 12 (32.43%) Manual Test Analyst
3 10 (27.03%) Test Manager
4 4 (10.81%) Tester
5 2 (5.41%) Software Tester
6 1 (2.70%) Automation Analyst
6 1 (2.70%) Automation Test Analyst
6 1 (2.70%) Automation Tester
6 1 (2.70%) Developer
6 1 (2.70%) DV Cleared Java Developer
6 1 (2.70%) Java Developer
6 1 (2.70%) Systems Tester
6 1 (2.70%) Test Scripter
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (27.03%) REST
1 10 (27.03%) SOAP
2 1 (2.70%) CSS
2 1 (2.70%) EJB
2 1 (2.70%) Hibernate
2 1 (2.70%) HTML
2 1 (2.70%) J2EE
2 1 (2.70%) jQuery
2 1 (2.70%) JSF
2 1 (2.70%) Web Services
2 1 (2.70%) XML
Operating Systems
1 11 (29.73%) Linux
2 2 (5.41%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (62.16%) Test Scripting
2 13 (35.14%) Requirements Analysis
3 12 (32.43%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (29.73%) Performance Testing
4 11 (29.73%) SDLC
5 10 (27.03%) Automated Testing
5 10 (27.03%) Business Intelligence
5 10 (27.03%) Digital Marketing
5 10 (27.03%) Programme Management
5 10 (27.03%) Resource Management
5 10 (27.03%) Test Automation
5 10 (27.03%) Test Planning
6 6 (16.22%) Manual Testing
7 2 (5.41%) Scrum
8 1 (2.70%) Cybersecurity
8 1 (2.70%) Software Architecture
8 1 (2.70%) Software Engineering
8 1 (2.70%) System Testing
8 1 (2.70%) UML
8 1 (2.70%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (32.43%) C
1 12 (32.43%) Java
2 10 (27.03%) C#
2 10 (27.03%) Ruby
3 2 (5.41%) SQL
4 1 (2.70%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 23 (62.16%) ISEB
2 13 (35.14%) ISTQB
3 10 (27.03%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (10.81%) Security Cleared
5 3 (8.11%) DV Cleared
6 2 (5.41%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 10 (27.03%) SAP
2 1 (2.70%) Oracle
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