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

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Testing
Rank 94 58 83
Rank change year-on-year
-36 +25
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 19 46 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 1.67% 4.40% 0.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.86% 5.02% 0.91%
Number of salaries quoted 8 42 6
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £38,825
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -9.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £31,300
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £59,900 £55,500
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
1020 917 659
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 89.79% 87.75% 79.88%
Number of salaries quoted 801 751 553
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,500 £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
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 25 September 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 -21 9 £32,500 -7.14%
Gloucester -16 4 £40,000 +14.28% 1
Stroud - 1 £35,000 -
Software Testing
South West

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 29 (76.32%) Agile Software Development
1 29 (76.32%) Security Cleared
2 27 (71.05%) DV Cleared
3 20 (52.63%) SDLC
4 19 (50.00%) Java
4 19 (50.00%) Linux
5 18 (47.37%) SQL
5 18 (47.37%) Configuration Management
5 18 (47.37%) Scrum
6 17 (44.74%) C++
6 17 (44.74%) ISTQB
7 16 (42.11%) Software Engineering
7 16 (42.11%) C
7 16 (42.11%) Unix
8 15 (39.47%) JIRA
9 14 (36.84%) Degree
9 14 (36.84%) Selenium
9 14 (36.84%) C#
9 14 (36.84%) ISEB
10 13 (34.21%) HTML
10 13 (34.21%) JavaScript
10 13 (34.21%) Java EE
10 13 (34.21%) Requirements Analysis
11 12 (31.58%) Hibernate
11 12 (31.58%) JSF
11 12 (31.58%) jQuery
11 12 (31.58%) Hadoop
11 12 (31.58%) Oracle
11 12 (31.58%) JUnit
11 12 (31.58%) 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 12 (31.58%) JBoss
2 4 (10.53%) MS Exchange
2 4 (10.53%) SharePoint
2 4 (10.53%) Skype for Business
3 3 (7.89%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (5.26%) MS Office
2 1 (2.63%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.89%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.53%) DNS
1 4 (10.53%) Internet
1 4 (10.53%) Intranet
1 4 (10.53%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (31.58%) Hadoop
1 12 (31.58%) MongoDB
1 12 (31.58%) NoSQL
2 2 (5.26%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 15 (39.47%) JIRA
2 14 (36.84%) Selenium
3 12 (31.58%) Cucumber
3 12 (31.58%) JUnit
4 4 (10.53%) ClearCase
4 4 (10.53%) LoadRunner
4 4 (10.53%) Rational Functional Tester
5 3 (7.89%) Visual Studio
6 1 (2.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (2.63%) Jenkins
6 1 (2.63%) Robot Framework
6 1 (2.63%) SoapUI
6 1 (2.63%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (2.63%) WebDriver
General
1 4 (10.53%) Manufacturing
1 4 (10.53%) Telecoms
2 3 (7.89%) Finance
3 1 (2.63%) Advertising
3 1 (2.63%) Back Office
3 1 (2.63%) Electronics
3 1 (2.63%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 14 (36.84%) Software Engineer
2 11 (28.95%) Analyst
2 11 (28.95%) Test Analyst
3 8 (21.05%) Test Engineer
4 5 (13.16%) Java Engineer
4 5 (13.16%) Java Software Engineer
5 4 (10.53%) C# Software Engineer
5 4 (10.53%) C++ Software Engineer
5 4 (10.53%) Integration Analyst
5 4 (10.53%) Integration Test Analyst
5 4 (10.53%) Test Automation Engineer
5 4 (10.53%) Test Manager
6 1 (2.63%) Developer
6 1 (2.63%) Graduate
6 1 (2.63%) Senior Developer
6 1 (2.63%) Senior Java Software Developer
6 1 (2.63%) Software Analyst
6 1 (2.63%) Software Developer
6 1 (2.63%) Test and Integration Engineer
6 1 (2.63%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (34.21%) HTML
1 13 (34.21%) Java EE
2 12 (31.58%) AngularJS
2 12 (31.58%) CSS
2 12 (31.58%) EJB
2 12 (31.58%) Hibernate
2 12 (31.58%) jQuery
2 12 (31.58%) JSF
2 12 (31.58%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 12 (31.58%) Web Services
2 12 (31.58%) XML
3 2 (5.26%) SOAP
4 1 (2.63%) .NET
4 1 (2.63%) ASP.NET
4 1 (2.63%) J2EE
4 1 (2.63%) REST
4 1 (2.63%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (10.53%) Computer Science
1 4 (10.53%) Mobile Computing
2 3 (7.89%) Cyberthreat
2 3 (7.89%) Management Information System
2 3 (7.89%) Mathematics
3 1 (2.63%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.63%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 19 (50.00%) Linux
2 16 (42.11%) Unix
3 7 (18.42%) Windows
4 4 (10.53%) Apple iOS
4 4 (10.53%) Windows 7
4 4 (10.53%) Windows 8
4 4 (10.53%) Windows Server
4 4 (10.53%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (10.53%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (76.32%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (52.63%) SDLC
3 18 (47.37%) Configuration Management
3 18 (47.37%) Scrum
4 16 (42.11%) Software Engineering
5 13 (34.21%) Requirements Analysis
6 12 (31.58%) SOA
7 11 (28.95%) Software Architecture
7 11 (28.95%) Software Delivery
8 9 (23.68%) Test Scripting
9 8 (21.05%) Functional Testing
10 6 (15.79%) Test Strategy
11 5 (13.16%) Cybersecurity
11 5 (13.16%) Test Management
12 4 (10.53%) Defect Management
12 4 (10.53%) Defect Tracking
12 4 (10.53%) Infrastructure Management
12 4 (10.53%) Test Automation
13 3 (7.89%) ITIL V3
13 3 (7.89%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 19 (50.00%) Java
2 18 (47.37%) SQL
3 17 (44.74%) C++
4 16 (42.11%) C
5 14 (36.84%) C#
6 13 (34.21%) JavaScript
7 8 (21.05%) Bash Shell
7 8 (21.05%) Python
8 6 (15.79%) Ruby
9 5 (13.16%) Perl
Qualifications
1 29 (76.32%) Security Cleared
2 27 (71.05%) DV Cleared
3 17 (44.74%) ISTQB
4 14 (36.84%) Degree
4 14 (36.84%) ISEB
5 6 (15.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (2.63%) ISEB Practitioner
6 1 (2.63%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.63%) QA
1 1 (2.63%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (10.53%) Hyper-V
1 4 (10.53%) Microsoft App-V
1 4 (10.53%) VMware ESX
1 4 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (10.53%) AirWatch
1 4 (10.53%) Forefront Identity Manager
1 4 (10.53%) SCCM
2 3 (7.89%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (31.58%) Oracle
2 4 (10.53%) Altiris
2 4 (10.53%) Citrix
2 4 (10.53%) Microsoft
2 4 (10.53%) Veritas
2 4 (10.53%) VMware
3 3 (7.89%) HP
4 1 (2.63%) SAP
Gloucestershire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Gloucestershire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Medical and Pension
Posted: 4 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Via Resource
Salary: From £20,000 to £28,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago