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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Testing over the 3 months to 30 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Testing
Rank 48 29 28
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -1
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 4 22 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucester 1.29% 6.85% 4.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.54% 8.24% 6.67%
Number of salaries quoted 4 22 6
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 £43,325
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -19.21%
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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
260 267 105
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucester 83.60% 83.18% 72.41%
Number of salaries quoted 244 241 92
Median salary £40,000 £43,000 £41,650
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.97% +3.24%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Software Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucester

The demand trend of job ads across the Gloucester region citing Software Testing as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 30 September 2016, IT jobs citing Software Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Gloucester region with a requirement for Software Testing.

1 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (83.33%) DV Cleared
1 5 (83.33%) Security Cleared
1 5 (83.33%) SDLC
2 4 (66.67%) Defect Management
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server
2 4 (66.67%) Windows 7
2 4 (66.67%) Apple iOS
2 4 (66.67%) Skype for Business
2 4 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (66.67%) Hyper-V
2 4 (66.67%) ISTQB
2 4 (66.67%) Test Scripting
2 4 (66.67%) SCCM
2 4 (66.67%) Test Strategy
2 4 (66.67%) Windows 8
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 4 (66.67%) Mobile Computing
2 4 (66.67%) Infrastructure Management
2 4 (66.67%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 4 (66.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 4 (66.67%) Skype
2 4 (66.67%) AirWatch
2 4 (66.67%) Altiris
2 4 (66.67%) VMware
2 4 (66.67%) VMware ESX
2 4 (66.67%) Microsoft App-V
2 4 (66.67%) SQL
2 4 (66.67%) ClearCase

Software Testing
Top Related 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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (66.67%) MS Exchange
1 4 (66.67%) SharePoint
1 4 (66.67%) Skype for Business
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) DNS
1 4 (66.67%) Internet
1 4 (66.67%) Intranet
1 4 (66.67%) Skype
Development Applications
1 4 (66.67%) ClearCase
2 1 (16.67%) Selenium
2 1 (16.67%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (16.67%) Electronics
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
1 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
1 1 (16.67%) Marketing
1 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Analyst
1 4 (66.67%) Integration Analyst
1 4 (66.67%) Integration Test Analyst
1 4 (66.67%) Test Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) DV Cleared Software Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Software Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Test Automation Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) REST
1 1 (16.67%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Apple iOS
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
1 4 (66.67%) Windows 7
1 4 (66.67%) Windows 8
1 4 (66.67%) Windows Server
1 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
1 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
1 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (83.33%) SDLC
2 4 (66.67%) Defect Management
2 4 (66.67%) Infrastructure Management
2 4 (66.67%) Test Scripting
2 4 (66.67%) Test Strategy
3 1 (16.67%) Automated Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (16.67%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (16.67%) Programme Management
3 1 (16.67%) Resource Management
3 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
3 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (16.67%) C#
3 1 (16.67%) C++
3 1 (16.67%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (83.33%) DV Cleared
1 5 (83.33%) Security Cleared
2 4 (66.67%) ISTQB
2 4 (66.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
System Software
1 4 (66.67%) Hyper-V
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft App-V
1 4 (66.67%) VMware ESX
1 4 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (66.67%) AirWatch
1 4 (66.67%) Forefront Identity Manager
1 4 (66.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Altiris
1 4 (66.67%) Citrix
1 4 (66.67%) Veritas
1 4 (66.67%) VMware
2 1 (16.67%) SAP