The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Gloucester region.

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Strategy
Rank 42 38 40
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +2
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 1 1 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucester 0.53% 0.55% 1.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.75% 0.74% 2.11%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 5
Average salary £37,500 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
UK excluding London average salary £46,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+8.23% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
Gloucester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
133 136 237
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucester 71.12% 74.73% 71.17%
Number of salaries quoted 107 117 219
Average salary £41,650 £39,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.79% -8.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Test Strategy
Gloucestershire

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucester

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 2 (66.67%) Linux
1 2 (66.67%) Computer Science
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) Mathematics
2 1 (33.33%) Physics
2 1 (33.33%) C
2 1 (33.33%) C++
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) UNIX
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Integration Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Test Management
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 1 (33.33%) UML
2 1 (33.33%) PhD
2 1 (33.33%) ISEB
2 1 (33.33%) Shell Script
2 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
2 1 (33.33%) Electronics
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) Information Security
2 1 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering

Test Strategy
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucester by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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.

General
1 1 (33.33%) Electronics
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Junior
1 1 (33.33%) Software Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Test Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Support Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Junior Software Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Computer Science
2 1 (33.33%) Mathematics
2 1 (33.33%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) UNIX
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Performance Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Integration Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Test Management
1 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
1 1 (33.33%) UML
1 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
1 1 (33.33%) Information Security
1 1 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C
1 1 (33.33%) C++
1 1 (33.33%) Java
1 1 (33.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) PhD
2 1 (33.33%) ISEB
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) VMware