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 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Testing
Rank 75 106 83
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -23
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 26 3 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 2.35% 0.26% 0.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.68% 0.31% 0.92%
Number of salaries quoted 9 3 7
Average salary £62,500 £27,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+127.27% -21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,900 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £27,900 £41,300
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
971 978 758
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 87.64% 85.86% 84.04%
Number of salaries quoted 646 770 656
Average salary £47,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £28,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 29 April 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Testing within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 29 April 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
(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 - 9 £62,500 - 1
Gloucester +11 4 £65,000 +154.90% 3
Cirencester +3 1 £42,500 +53.15%
Software Testing
South West

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 33 (55.00%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (50.00%) Requirements Analysis
2 30 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 30 (50.00%) C
3 29 (48.33%) Java
4 27 (45.00%) Linux
5 26 (43.33%) DV Cleared
5 26 (43.33%) Selenium
5 26 (43.33%) Software Engineering
6 25 (41.67%) SDLC
7 24 (40.00%) ISEB
8 23 (38.33%) C#
8 23 (38.33%) Degree
9 22 (36.67%) ISTQB
9 22 (36.67%) Test Scripting
10 21 (35.00%) Scrum
11 20 (33.33%) C++
12 19 (31.67%) JavaScript
12 19 (31.67%) Oracle
12 19 (31.67%) Unix
12 19 (31.67%) Cucumber
13 18 (30.00%) SQL
13 18 (30.00%) Configuration Management
14 17 (28.33%) HTML
14 17 (28.33%) Java EE
15 15 (25.00%) JIRA
15 15 (25.00%) XML
16 14 (23.33%) JBoss
16 14 (23.33%) SOA
16 14 (23.33%) JUnit

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 14 (23.33%) JBoss
Applications
1 1 (1.67%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (8.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.67%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.33%) SAN
2 1 (1.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (23.33%) Hadoop
1 14 (23.33%) MongoDB
1 14 (23.33%) NoSQL
2 6 (10.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.33%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 26 (43.33%) Selenium
2 19 (31.67%) Cucumber
3 15 (25.00%) JIRA
4 14 (23.33%) JUnit
5 4 (6.67%) WebDriver
6 2 (3.33%) ClearQuest
6 2 (3.33%) Jenkins
6 2 (3.33%) LoadRunner
6 2 (3.33%) Maven
6 2 (3.33%) Rational Functional Tester
6 2 (3.33%) Robot Framework
6 2 (3.33%) SoapUI
7 1 (1.67%) HP UFT
7 1 (1.67%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (1.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (15.00%) Finance
2 5 (8.33%) Electronics
2 5 (8.33%) Manufacturing
2 5 (8.33%) Marketing
2 5 (8.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.67%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 21 (35.00%) Software Engineer
2 13 (21.67%) Analyst
2 13 (21.67%) Test Analyst
2 13 (21.67%) Test Engineer
3 11 (18.33%) Tester
4 10 (16.67%) Systems Tester
5 8 (13.33%) Java Engineer
5 8 (13.33%) Java Software Engineer
6 6 (10.00%) Manual Test Analyst
7 5 (8.33%) C# Software Engineer
7 5 (8.33%) C++ Software Engineer
7 5 (8.33%) Integration Engineer
7 5 (8.33%) Test and Integration Engineer
8 4 (6.67%) DV Cleared Software Engineer
8 4 (6.67%) Senior Test Engineer
8 4 (6.67%) Test Manager
9 3 (5.00%) Developer
9 3 (5.00%) Developer/Software Engineer
9 3 (5.00%) Senior Developer
9 3 (5.00%) Senior Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (28.33%) HTML
1 17 (28.33%) Java EE
2 15 (25.00%) XML
3 14 (23.33%) AngularJS
3 14 (23.33%) CSS
3 14 (23.33%) EJB
3 14 (23.33%) Hibernate
3 14 (23.33%) jQuery
3 14 (23.33%) JSF
3 14 (23.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 14 (23.33%) Web Services
4 6 (10.00%) SOAP
5 4 (6.67%) REST
6 3 (5.00%) J2EE
7 1 (1.67%) .NET
7 1 (1.67%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.67%) Computer Science
2 6 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (8.33%) Data Centre
4 4 (6.67%) Management Information System
4 4 (6.67%) Mathematics
5 3 (5.00%) User Experience
6 2 (3.33%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.67%) AS400
7 1 (1.67%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 27 (45.00%) Linux
2 19 (31.67%) Unix
3 7 (11.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (55.00%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (50.00%) Requirements Analysis
3 26 (43.33%) Software Engineering
4 25 (41.67%) SDLC
5 22 (36.67%) Test Scripting
6 21 (35.00%) Scrum
7 18 (30.00%) Configuration Management
8 14 (23.33%) SOA
9 12 (20.00%) Software Architecture
9 12 (20.00%) Test Automation
10 11 (18.33%) Software Delivery
11 9 (15.00%) Defect Tracking
11 9 (15.00%) Functional Testing
12 8 (13.33%) Performance Testing
12 8 (13.33%) System Testing
13 7 (11.67%) Automated Testing
13 7 (11.67%) Manual Testing
13 7 (11.67%) Regression Testing
13 7 (11.67%) Waterfall
14 6 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 30 (50.00%) C
2 29 (48.33%) Java
3 23 (38.33%) C#
4 20 (33.33%) C++
5 19 (31.67%) JavaScript
6 18 (30.00%) SQL
7 11 (18.33%) Python
8 8 (13.33%) Bash Shell
8 8 (13.33%) Ruby
9 7 (11.67%) Perl
Qualifications
1 30 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 26 (43.33%) DV Cleared
3 24 (40.00%) ISEB
4 23 (38.33%) Degree
5 22 (36.67%) ISTQB
6 4 (6.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 4 (6.67%) SC Cleared
7 2 (3.33%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.33%) QA
2 2 (3.33%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (3.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (10.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 19 (31.67%) Oracle
2 5 (8.33%) SAP
3 4 (6.67%) HP
4 3 (5.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (3.33%) Citrix
5 2 (3.33%) Remedy
5 2 (3.33%) Sybase
5 2 (3.33%) VMware
6 1 (1.67%) IBM
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