The table below looks at the statistics for Software Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Gloucestershire region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Testing over the 3 months to 28 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Testing
Rank 86 71 83
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +12
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 19 30 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 1.81% 3.00% 1.08%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.02% 3.46% 1.34%
Number of salaries quoted 9 28 9
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,950 £31,320
10% offered a salary of more than £44,500 £60,000 £54,300
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Software Testing
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Gloucestershire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Gloucestershire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
942 866 670
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 89.54% 86.69% 80.34%
Number of salaries quoted 765 719 545
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +18.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Software Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

The demand trend of job ads across the Gloucestershire region citing Software Testing as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Software Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

Software Testing
Salary Trend in Gloucestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Testing across the Gloucestershire region.

Software Testing Salary Trend in Gloucestershire

Software Testing
Salary Histogram in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Testing across the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 28 August 2016.

Software Testing Salary Histogram in Gloucestershire

Software Testing
Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Testing within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 28 August 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheltenham -11 9 £47,500 +35.71% 1
Gloucester -10 4 £40,000 +14.28% 2
Software Testing
South West

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2016, IT jobs citing Software Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Gloucestershire region with a requirement for Software Testing.

1 32 (74.42%) Security Cleared
2 31 (72.09%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (69.77%) DV Cleared
4 24 (55.81%) Java
4 24 (55.81%) SDLC
5 23 (53.49%) Software Engineering
6 21 (48.84%) C++
6 21 (48.84%) Linux
7 20 (46.51%) Scrum
8 19 (44.19%) SQL
9 18 (41.86%) C#
10 17 (39.53%) C
10 17 (39.53%) Unix
10 17 (39.53%) Configuration Management
10 17 (39.53%) ISTQB
10 17 (39.53%) Selenium
11 16 (37.21%) Degree
11 16 (37.21%) JIRA
12 15 (34.88%) Java EE
12 15 (34.88%) JavaScript
12 15 (34.88%) Oracle
12 15 (34.88%) Cucumber
13 14 (32.56%) HTML
13 14 (32.56%) ISEB
13 14 (32.56%) Requirements Analysis
14 13 (30.23%) JSF
14 13 (30.23%) jQuery
14 13 (30.23%) Hadoop
14 13 (30.23%) Hibernate
14 13 (30.23%) EJB

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 13 (30.23%) JBoss
2 4 (9.30%) MS Exchange
2 4 (9.30%) SharePoint
2 4 (9.30%) Skype for Business
3 3 (6.98%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (4.65%) MS Office
2 1 (2.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.98%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.30%) DNS
1 4 (9.30%) Internet
1 4 (9.30%) Intranet
1 4 (9.30%) Skype
2 2 (4.65%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (30.23%) Hadoop
1 13 (30.23%) MongoDB
1 13 (30.23%) NoSQL
2 4 (9.30%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 17 (39.53%) Selenium
2 16 (37.21%) JIRA
3 15 (34.88%) Cucumber
4 13 (30.23%) JUnit
5 4 (9.30%) ClearCase
5 4 (9.30%) LoadRunner
5 4 (9.30%) Rational Functional Tester
6 2 (4.65%) Jenkins
6 2 (4.65%) Robot Framework
6 2 (4.65%) SoapUI
6 2 (4.65%) Visual Studio
7 1 (2.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (2.33%) Maven
7 1 (2.33%) WebDriver
General
1 4 (9.30%) Finance
1 4 (9.30%) Manufacturing
1 4 (9.30%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.33%) Advertising
2 1 (2.33%) Back Office
2 1 (2.33%) Electronics
2 1 (2.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 19 (44.19%) Software Engineer
2 10 (23.26%) Analyst
2 10 (23.26%) Test Analyst
2 10 (23.26%) Test Engineer
3 5 (11.63%) Java Engineer
3 5 (11.63%) Java Software Engineer
4 4 (9.30%) DV Cleared Software Engineer
4 4 (9.30%) Integration Analyst
4 4 (9.30%) Integration Test Analyst
4 4 (9.30%) Test Manager
5 3 (6.98%) C# Software Engineer
5 3 (6.98%) C++ Software Engineer
5 3 (6.98%) Integration Engineer
5 3 (6.98%) Senior Test Engineer
5 3 (6.98%) Test and Integration Engineer
5 3 (6.98%) Test Automation Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) Developer/Software Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) Senior Java Developer
6 2 (4.65%) Senior Java Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (34.88%) Java EE
2 14 (32.56%) HTML
3 13 (30.23%) AngularJS
3 13 (30.23%) CSS
3 13 (30.23%) EJB
3 13 (30.23%) Hibernate
3 13 (30.23%) jQuery
3 13 (30.23%) JSF
3 13 (30.23%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 13 (30.23%) Web Services
4 12 (27.91%) XML
5 3 (6.98%) SOAP
6 2 (4.65%) J2EE
7 1 (2.33%) .NET
7 1 (2.33%) ASP.NET
7 1 (2.33%) REST
7 1 (2.33%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.30%) Computer Science
1 4 (9.30%) Mobile Computing
2 3 (6.98%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.98%) Cyberthreat
3 2 (4.65%) Data Centre
3 2 (4.65%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.65%) Mathematics
3 2 (4.65%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 21 (48.84%) Linux
2 17 (39.53%) Unix
3 9 (20.93%) Windows
4 4 (9.30%) Apple iOS
4 4 (9.30%) Windows 7
4 4 (9.30%) Windows 8
4 4 (9.30%) Windows Server
4 4 (9.30%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (9.30%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (9.30%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (72.09%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (55.81%) SDLC
3 23 (53.49%) Software Engineering
4 20 (46.51%) Scrum
5 17 (39.53%) Configuration Management
6 14 (32.56%) Requirements Analysis
7 13 (30.23%) SOA
8 11 (25.58%) Software Architecture
8 11 (25.58%) Software Delivery
9 8 (18.60%) Test Scripting
10 7 (16.28%) Cybersecurity
10 7 (16.28%) Functional Testing
11 6 (13.95%) Test Automation
11 6 (13.95%) Test Strategy
12 5 (11.63%) Defect Tracking
12 5 (11.63%) Manual Testing
12 5 (11.63%) Test Management
13 4 (9.30%) Automated Testing
13 4 (9.30%) Defect Management
13 4 (9.30%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 24 (55.81%) Java
2 21 (48.84%) C++
3 19 (44.19%) SQL
4 18 (41.86%) C#
5 17 (39.53%) C
6 15 (34.88%) JavaScript
7 9 (20.93%) Python
8 8 (18.60%) Bash Shell
9 7 (16.28%) Perl
9 7 (16.28%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 32 (74.42%) Security Cleared
2 30 (69.77%) DV Cleared
3 17 (39.53%) ISTQB
4 16 (37.21%) Degree
5 14 (32.56%) ISEB
6 5 (11.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (4.65%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.65%) SLA
2 1 (2.33%) QA
System Software
1 4 (9.30%) Hyper-V
1 4 (9.30%) Microsoft App-V
1 4 (9.30%) VMware ESX
1 4 (9.30%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (9.30%) AirWatch
1 4 (9.30%) Forefront Identity Manager
1 4 (9.30%) SCCM
2 2 (4.65%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 15 (34.88%) Oracle
2 4 (9.30%) Altiris
2 4 (9.30%) Citrix
2 4 (9.30%) Veritas
2 4 (9.30%) VMware
3 3 (6.98%) Microsoft
4 2 (4.65%) HP
5 1 (2.33%) SAP
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