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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Testing over the 3 months to 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Testing
Rank 89 82 77
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -5
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 2 7 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 0.20% 0.75% 1.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.24% 1.01% 2.08%
Number of salaries quoted 2 7 10
Average salary £31,250 £32,500 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.84% +14.03%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,050 £28,482 £27,450
10% offered a salary of more than £33,450 £34,250 £32,250
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
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
835 690 674
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 82.43% 73.88% 78.37%
Number of salaries quoted 694 554 611
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +9.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%

Software Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Testing across the Gloucestershire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Testing within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheltenham +1 2 £31,250 -7.40% 5
Software Testing
South West

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Gloucestershire region citing Software Testing 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 Software Testing.

1 2 (33.33%) .NET
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 2 (33.33%) C++
1 2 (33.33%) HTML
1 2 (33.33%) Java
1 2 (33.33%) ISEB
1 2 (33.33%) Regression Testing
1 2 (33.33%) Automated Testing
1 2 (33.33%) Software Engineering
1 2 (33.33%) Statistics
1 2 (33.33%) ISTQB
1 2 (33.33%) .NET Framework
1 2 (33.33%) QA
1 2 (33.33%) Manual Testing
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
1 2 (33.33%) Test Strategy
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database
2 1 (16.67%) System Integration Testing
2 1 (16.67%) DV Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) C#
2 1 (16.67%) Load Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Integration Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting
2 1 (16.67%) Requirements Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) AppScan
2 1 (16.67%) Front Office
2 1 (16.67%) Back Office
2 1 (16.67%) CMMI

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Gloucestershire region citing Software Testing 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 Software Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
1 1 (16.67%) AppScan
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Front Office
2 1 (16.67%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Software Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Test Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Test Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Software Tester
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Test Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) QA Test Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) QA Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Graduate Software Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Graduate
2 1 (16.67%) Software Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) HTML
1 2 (33.33%) .NET
1 2 (33.33%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) UNIX
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Regression Testing
1 2 (33.33%) Automated Testing
1 2 (33.33%) Software Engineering
1 2 (33.33%) Manual Testing
1 2 (33.33%) Test Strategy
2 1 (16.67%) System Integration Testing
2 1 (16.67%) CMMI
2 1 (16.67%) Requirements Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) Load Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Integration Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) C++
1 2 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (16.67%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) ISEB
1 2 (33.33%) ISTQB
2 1 (16.67%) DV Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) IBM
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
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Posted: 20 hours ago
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Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: 30,000 to 38,000
Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: 25,000 to 32,000
Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
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Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
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