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

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Testing
Rank 44 34 -
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 2 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucester 0.76% 2.14% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.93% 2.94% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 4 0
Average salary £60,000 £37,075 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+61.83% -
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +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
216 136 135
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucester 81.82% 72.73% 75.84%
Number of salaries quoted 201 110 114
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,995
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +3.67%

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 27 Related IT Skills in Gloucester

For the 6 months to 29 July 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#
2 2 (66.67%) Ruby
2 2 (66.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (66.67%) Marketing
2 2 (66.67%) Resource Management
2 2 (66.67%) Selenium
2 2 (66.67%) Digital Marketing
2 2 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 2 (66.67%) WebDriver
2 2 (66.67%) REST
2 2 (66.67%) SDLC
2 2 (66.67%) SAP
2 2 (66.67%) SOAP
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (66.67%) DTV
2 2 (66.67%) Electronics
2 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) Manufacturing
2 2 (66.67%) Programme Management
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Automated Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 1 (33.33%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) C++

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucester by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

Business Applications
1 2 (66.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Selenium
1 2 (66.67%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (66.67%) Electronics
1 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
1 2 (66.67%) Manufacturing
1 2 (66.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Test Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Graduate Software Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Graduate
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) SOAP
1 2 (66.67%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) Programme Management
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) Automated Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Resource Management
1 2 (66.67%) Digital Marketing
1 2 (66.67%) Test Automation
1 2 (66.67%) SDLC
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) Ruby
3 1 (33.33%) C++
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) SAP