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 30 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Testing
Rank 93 79 71
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -8
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 6 10 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 0.64% 1.10% 1.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.77% 1.46% 2.18%
Number of salaries quoted 6 10 9
Average salary £38,500 £33,750 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.07% +18.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £30,382 £28,300
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £42,835 £32,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,750 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+2.14% +2.94%
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
784 685 643
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 83.14% 75.03% 78.13%
Number of salaries quoted 663 552 587
Average salary £45,000 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.88% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £28,000 £26,150
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £50,000 £53,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,699
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +4.42%

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
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 30 July 2015.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Testing within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 30 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 -3 3 £28,500 -15.55% 2
Gloucester -7 2 £60,000 +66.66%
Software Testing
South West

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 30 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 5 (55.56%) Finance
1 5 (55.56%) Automated Testing
2 4 (44.44%) Java
2 4 (44.44%) C#
3 3 (33.33%) .NET
3 3 (33.33%) Regression Testing
3 3 (33.33%) Linux
3 3 (33.33%) ISEB
3 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (33.33%) Ruby
3 3 (33.33%) ISTQB
3 3 (33.33%) .NET Framework
3 3 (33.33%) Manual Testing
3 3 (33.33%) Test Strategy
3 3 (33.33%) SDLC
4 2 (22.22%) REST
4 2 (22.22%) System Integration Testing
4 2 (22.22%) Integration Testing
4 2 (22.22%) Test Automation
4 2 (22.22%) WebDriver
4 2 (22.22%) Resource Management
4 2 (22.22%) QA
4 2 (22.22%) Selenium
4 2 (22.22%) Digital Marketing
4 2 (22.22%) Requirements Analysis
4 2 (22.22%) Marketing
4 2 (22.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (22.22%) Statistics
4 2 (22.22%) Software Engineering
4 2 (22.22%) Electronics

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (11.11%) JBoss
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (22.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 1 (11.11%) Hadoop
2 1 (11.11%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Selenium
1 2 (22.22%) WebDriver
2 1 (11.11%) Visual Studio
2 1 (11.11%) AppScan
General
1 5 (55.56%) Finance
2 2 (22.22%) Manufacturing
2 2 (22.22%) Marketing
2 2 (22.22%) Electronics
2 2 (22.22%) Telecoms
3 1 (11.11%) Front Office
3 1 (11.11%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Test Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Software Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Test Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Test Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Software Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Test Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) QA Test Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) QA Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Graduate Software Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) .NET
1 3 (33.33%) .NET Framework
2 2 (22.22%) HTML
2 2 (22.22%) REST
2 2 (22.22%) SOAP
3 1 (11.11%) Web Services
3 1 (11.11%) XML
3 1 (11.11%) Hibernate
3 1 (11.11%) JSF
3 1 (11.11%) J2EE
3 1 (11.11%) EJB
3 1 (11.11%) CSS
3 1 (11.11%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) DTV
1 2 (22.22%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (11.11%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Automated Testing
2 3 (33.33%) Regression Testing
2 3 (33.33%) Manual Testing
2 3 (33.33%) Test Strategy
2 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (33.33%) SDLC
3 2 (22.22%) System Integration Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Test Automation
3 2 (22.22%) Programme Management
3 2 (22.22%) Integration Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (22.22%) Software Engineering
3 2 (22.22%) Requirements Analysis
3 2 (22.22%) Resource Management
3 2 (22.22%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (11.11%) Load Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Configuration Management
4 1 (11.11%) CMMI
4 1 (11.11%) Scrum
4 1 (11.11%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) Java
1 4 (44.44%) C#
2 3 (33.33%) Ruby
3 2 (22.22%) C++
4 1 (11.11%) C
4 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
4 1 (11.11%) Perl
4 1 (11.11%) SQL
4 1 (11.11%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) ISEB
1 3 (33.33%) ISTQB
2 1 (11.11%) DV Cleared
2 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Oracle
1 2 (22.22%) SAP
2 1 (11.11%) IBM
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
ETS Technical Selection Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000 to 32,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucestershire
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 20 days ago