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 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Strategy
Rank 30 33 47
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +14
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 3 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucester 2.16% 0.55% 0.94%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.16% 0.75% 1.27%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 3
Average salary £40,000 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% -7.14%
UK excluding London average salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+4.44% -
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
95 134 237
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucester 68.35% 74.03% 74.29%
Number of salaries quoted 84 101 228
Average salary £41,650 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.00% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £58,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 September 2014.

Test Strategy Salary Histogram in Gloucester

Test Strategy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucester

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 3 (75.00%) UNIX
2 2 (50.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (50.00%) Basel II
2 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) Business Objects
2 2 (50.00%) SAS
2 2 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (50.00%) Data Protection Act
2 2 (50.00%) Data Protection
2 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) Web Development
3 1 (25.00%) Degree
3 1 (25.00%) JIRA
3 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (25.00%) Test Management
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) Linux
3 1 (25.00%) PhD
3 1 (25.00%) VMware
3 1 (25.00%) Information Security
3 1 (25.00%) Teradata
3 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Electronics

Test Strategy
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucester by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 (50.00%) SAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) JIRA
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Test Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) UNIX
2 1 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) Data Protection
1 2 (50.00%) Web Development
2 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (25.00%) Test Management
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (25.00%) Information Security
2 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (25.00%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 2 (50.00%) Basel II
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle
1 2 (50.00%) Business Objects
2 1 (25.00%) VMware
2 1 (25.00%) Teradata