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

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Strategy
Rank 44 39 32
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -7
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 2 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucester 0.68% 1.96% 0.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.83% 2.83% 0.65%
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 1
Average salary £54,000 £40,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+35.00% +23.07%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%
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
241 106 153
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucester 82.25% 69.28% 76.12%
Number of salaries quoted 218 92 119
Average salary £44,500 £41,650 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.84% +4.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £52,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 1 September 2015.

Test Strategy Salary Histogram in Gloucester

Test Strategy
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Gloucester

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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 2 (100.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (50.00%) CRM
2 1 (50.00%) HTTP
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) QA
2 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) DV Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (50.00%) Software Delivery

Test Strategy
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucester by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Test Manager
2 1 (50.00%) Senior Manager
2 1 (50.00%) QA Manager
2 1 (50.00%) Senior Tester
2 1 (50.00%) QA Tester
2 1 (50.00%) Senior Test Manager
2 1 (50.00%) Senior QA Manager
2 1 (50.00%) Senior QA Tester
2 1 (50.00%) QA Test Manager
2 1 (50.00%) QA Leader
2 1 (50.00%) Lead Tester
2 1 (50.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) CRM
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) DV Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) QA