The table below looks at the statistics for Test Strategy skills in IT jobs advertised for the Gloucester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Strategy over the 3 months to 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Strategy
Rank 34 46 -
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 6 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucester 3.00% 1.40% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.80% 2.01% -
Number of salaries quoted 5 4 0
Average salary £53,500 £43,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.98% -
UK excluding London average salary £46,000 £45,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year
+2.22% -2.17%
Test Strategy
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
158 199 197
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucester 79.00% 69.82% 82.43%
Number of salaries quoted 130 160 169
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £61,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Test Strategy
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Test Strategy across the Gloucester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Test Strategy Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucester

Test Strategy
Salary Trend in Gloucester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Test Strategy across the Gloucester region.

Test Strategy Salary Trend in Gloucester

Test Strategy
Salary Histogram in Gloucester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Strategy across the Gloucester region over the 3 months to 18 December 2014.

Test Strategy Salary Histogram in Gloucester

Test Strategy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucester

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT jobs across the Gloucester region citing Test Strategy 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 Test Strategy.

1 5 (55.56%) Security Cleared
2 4 (44.44%) Test Automation
2 4 (44.44%) Finance
2 4 (44.44%) Oracle
3 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (22.22%) Bash Shell
4 2 (22.22%) Waterfall
4 2 (22.22%) DV Cleared
4 2 (22.22%) JSF
4 2 (22.22%) Web Development
4 2 (22.22%) Data Protection Act
4 2 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (22.22%) Release Management
4 2 (22.22%) Data Protection
4 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
4 2 (22.22%) Business Objects
4 2 (22.22%) UNIX
4 2 (22.22%) Linux
4 2 (22.22%) SAS
4 2 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (22.22%) Shell Script
4 2 (22.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (22.22%) Basel II
4 2 (22.22%) Java
4 2 (22.22%) SQL
4 2 (22.22%) .NET
5 1 (11.11%) MySQL
5 1 (11.11%) Teradata
5 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
5 1 (11.11%) Performance Testing

Test Strategy
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucester by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT jobs across the Gloucester region citing Test Strategy 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 Test Strategy. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (22.22%) SAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 1 (11.11%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) JIRA
1 1 (11.11%) Selenium
1 1 (11.11%) Liquibase
General
1 4 (44.44%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Test Manager
2 3 (33.33%) Test Leader
3 1 (11.11%) Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Test Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) .NET
1 2 (22.22%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) UNIX
1 2 (22.22%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Test Automation
2 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (22.22%) Data Protection
3 2 (22.22%) Web Development
3 2 (22.22%) Release Management
3 2 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Waterfall
4 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
4 1 (11.11%) Performance Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Test Management
4 1 (11.11%) Test Scripting
4 1 (11.11%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) Java
1 2 (22.22%) SQL
1 2 (22.22%) Shell Script
1 2 (22.22%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 5 (55.56%) Security Cleared
2 2 (22.22%) DV Cleared
3 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 2 (22.22%) Basel II
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Oracle
2 2 (22.22%) Business Objects
3 1 (11.11%) Teradata
3 1 (11.11%) Google