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 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Testing
Rank 77 90 81
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -9
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 22 6 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 2.22% 0.64% 1.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.56% 0.75% 1.24%
Number of salaries quoted 12 6 9
Median salary £33,500 £38,500 £33,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
-12.98% +14.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £28,500 £29,962
10% offered a salary of more than £60,250 £60,000 £44,020
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +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
858 805 723
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 86.67% 85.46% 80.16%
Number of salaries quoted 666 682 578
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £53,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 July 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 July 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 -2 7 £47,500 +66.66% 1
Gloucester +3 4 £40,000 -33.33% 3
Software Testing
South West

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 35 (74.47%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (72.34%) Security Cleared
3 31 (65.96%) DV Cleared
4 27 (57.45%) SDLC
4 27 (57.45%) Software Engineering
5 26 (55.32%) Java
6 25 (53.19%) Linux
7 24 (51.06%) Scrum
8 22 (46.81%) C++
8 22 (46.81%) Selenium
9 20 (42.55%) Degree
9 20 (42.55%) C#
9 20 (42.55%) SQL
10 19 (40.43%) JavaScript
10 19 (40.43%) Oracle
10 19 (40.43%) Configuration Management
10 19 (40.43%) Cucumber
11 18 (38.30%) C
11 18 (38.30%) Unix
11 18 (38.30%) Java EE
12 17 (36.17%) JIRA
12 17 (36.17%) HTML
13 16 (34.04%) Requirements Analysis
14 15 (31.91%) JSF
14 15 (31.91%) Hibernate
14 15 (31.91%) jQuery
14 15 (31.91%) JUnit
14 15 (31.91%) EJB
14 15 (31.91%) CSS
14 15 (31.91%) Web Services

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 15 (31.91%) JBoss
2 3 (6.38%) MS Exchange
2 3 (6.38%) SharePoint
2 3 (6.38%) Skype for Business
3 2 (4.26%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (4.26%) MS Office
2 1 (2.13%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (4.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.38%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.51%) Internet
1 4 (8.51%) SAN
2 3 (6.38%) DNS
2 3 (6.38%) Intranet
2 3 (6.38%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (31.91%) Hadoop
1 15 (31.91%) MongoDB
1 15 (31.91%) NoSQL
2 7 (14.89%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 22 (46.81%) Selenium
2 19 (40.43%) Cucumber
3 17 (36.17%) JIRA
4 15 (31.91%) JUnit
5 3 (6.38%) ClearCase
5 3 (6.38%) Jenkins
5 3 (6.38%) LoadRunner
5 3 (6.38%) Rational Functional Tester
5 3 (6.38%) Visual Studio
6 2 (4.26%) Maven
6 2 (4.26%) Robot Framework
6 2 (4.26%) SoapUI
7 1 (2.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (2.13%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (2.13%) WebDriver
General
1 5 (10.64%) Finance
1 5 (10.64%) Manufacturing
1 5 (10.64%) Telecoms
2 2 (4.26%) Electronics
2 2 (4.26%) Marketing
3 1 (2.13%) Advertising
3 1 (2.13%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 22 (46.81%) Software Engineer
2 14 (29.79%) Test Engineer
3 9 (19.15%) Analyst
3 9 (19.15%) Test Analyst
4 7 (14.89%) Java Engineer
4 7 (14.89%) Java Software Engineer
5 5 (10.64%) Integration Engineer
5 5 (10.64%) Test and Integration Engineer
6 4 (8.51%) C# Software Engineer
6 4 (8.51%) C++ Software Engineer
6 4 (8.51%) DV Cleared Software Engineer
6 4 (8.51%) Senior Test Engineer
7 3 (6.38%) Developer/Software Engineer
7 3 (6.38%) Integration Analyst
7 3 (6.38%) Integration Test Analyst
7 3 (6.38%) Senior Java Engineer
7 3 (6.38%) Senior Java Software Developer
7 3 (6.38%) Senior Software Developer
7 3 (6.38%) Senior Software Engineer
7 3 (6.38%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (38.30%) Java EE
2 17 (36.17%) HTML
3 15 (31.91%) AngularJS
3 15 (31.91%) CSS
3 15 (31.91%) EJB
3 15 (31.91%) Hibernate
3 15 (31.91%) jQuery
3 15 (31.91%) JSF
3 15 (31.91%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 15 (31.91%) Web Services
4 14 (29.79%) XML
5 3 (6.38%) J2EE
5 3 (6.38%) SOAP
6 1 (2.13%) .NET
6 1 (2.13%) ASP.NET
6 1 (2.13%) REST
6 1 (2.13%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.77%) Computer Science
2 4 (8.51%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (8.51%) Data Centre
3 3 (6.38%) Cyberthreat
3 3 (6.38%) Management Information System
3 3 (6.38%) Mathematics
3 3 (6.38%) Mobile Computing
3 3 (6.38%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 25 (53.19%) Linux
2 18 (38.30%) Unix
3 9 (19.15%) Windows
4 3 (6.38%) Apple iOS
4 3 (6.38%) Windows 7
4 3 (6.38%) Windows 8
4 3 (6.38%) Windows Server
4 3 (6.38%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (6.38%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (6.38%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (74.47%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (57.45%) SDLC
2 27 (57.45%) Software Engineering
3 24 (51.06%) Scrum
4 19 (40.43%) Configuration Management
5 16 (34.04%) Requirements Analysis
6 15 (31.91%) SOA
7 13 (27.66%) Software Architecture
7 13 (27.66%) Software Delivery
8 9 (19.15%) Test Automation
9 8 (17.02%) Cybersecurity
9 8 (17.02%) Defect Tracking
9 8 (17.02%) Test Scripting
10 7 (14.89%) Functional Testing
10 7 (14.89%) Manual Testing
11 6 (12.77%) Integration Testing
11 6 (12.77%) Performance Testing
12 5 (10.64%) Continuous Integration
12 5 (10.64%) Risk Analysis
12 5 (10.64%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 26 (55.32%) Java
2 22 (46.81%) C++
3 20 (42.55%) C#
3 20 (42.55%) SQL
4 19 (40.43%) JavaScript
5 18 (38.30%) C
6 11 (23.40%) Python
7 9 (19.15%) Bash Shell
8 8 (17.02%) Perl
9 7 (14.89%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 34 (72.34%) Security Cleared
2 31 (65.96%) DV Cleared
3 20 (42.55%) Degree
4 14 (29.79%) ISTQB
5 12 (25.53%) ISEB
6 4 (8.51%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (4.26%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.26%) QA
1 2 (4.26%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (6.38%) Hyper-V
1 3 (6.38%) Microsoft App-V
1 3 (6.38%) VMware ESX
1 3 (6.38%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (6.38%) AirWatch
1 3 (6.38%) Forefront Identity Manager
1 3 (6.38%) HP Quality Center
1 3 (6.38%) SCCM
Vendors
1 19 (40.43%) Oracle
2 4 (8.51%) Microsoft
3 3 (6.38%) Altiris
3 3 (6.38%) Citrix
3 3 (6.38%) HP
3 3 (6.38%) Veritas
3 3 (6.38%) VMware
4 2 (4.26%) SAP
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Via Resource
Salary: From £20,000 to £28,000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
CSC
Salary: Competitive salary
Posted: 8 days ago