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 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Testing
Rank 93 82 72
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -10
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 3 10 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 0.28% 1.09% 2.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.35% 1.47% 3.09%
Number of salaries quoted 3 7 22
Average salary £37,000 £28,500 £31,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+29.82% -8.80%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,400 £26,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,400 £36,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,500 £33,000
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +4.54%
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
863 680 745
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 81.96% 73.83% 81.51%
Number of salaries quoted 720 576 614
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -1.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 26 January 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
Gloucester +7 2 £42,250 +17.36%
Software Testing
South West

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 6 (60.00%) Java
1 6 (60.00%) Linux
1 6 (60.00%) ISEB
2 5 (50.00%) UNIX
2 5 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 5 (50.00%) Test Automation
3 4 (40.00%) Test Scripting
3 4 (40.00%) Security Cleared
3 4 (40.00%) Penetration Testing
4 3 (30.00%) Python
4 3 (30.00%) Shell Script
4 3 (30.00%) Ruby
4 3 (30.00%) DV Cleared
4 3 (30.00%) Test Management
4 3 (30.00%) Bash Shell
5 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
5 2 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (20.00%) Software Engineering
5 2 (20.00%) Manufacturing
5 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (20.00%) JIRA
5 2 (20.00%) Selenium
5 2 (20.00%) SQL
5 2 (20.00%) C++
5 2 (20.00%) Oracle
5 2 (20.00%) Jenkins
5 2 (20.00%) Cyber Security
6 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database
6 1 (10.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (10.00%) Resilience Testing

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 (10.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) LAN
1 1 (10.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) JIRA
1 2 (20.00%) Selenium
1 2 (20.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (10.00%) SpecFlow
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (10.00%) LoadRunner
General
1 2 (20.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Test Manager
2 3 (30.00%) Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Test Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Software Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Software Test Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Test Leader
4 1 (10.00%) Agile Test Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Automation Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Test Automation Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Software Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Tester
4 1 (10.00%) Software Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Test Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) HTML
1 1 (10.00%) J2EE
1 1 (10.00%) JDBC
1 1 (10.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) SCADA
1 1 (10.00%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 6 (60.00%) Linux
2 5 (50.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 4 (40.00%) Test Scripting
2 4 (40.00%) Penetration Testing
3 3 (30.00%) Test Management
4 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (20.00%) Cyber Security
4 2 (20.00%) Software Engineering
5 1 (10.00%) Business Analysis
5 1 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Performance Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Security Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Integration Testing
5 1 (10.00%) ITIL
5 1 (10.00%) OO
5 1 (10.00%) ERP
5 1 (10.00%) Scrum
5 1 (10.00%) Resilience Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Test Strategy
5 1 (10.00%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) Java
2 3 (30.00%) Python
2 3 (30.00%) Shell Script
2 3 (30.00%) Ruby
2 3 (30.00%) Bash Shell
3 2 (20.00%) C++
3 2 (20.00%) SQL
4 1 (10.00%) VB
4 1 (10.00%) C
4 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (10.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 6 (60.00%) ISEB
2 5 (50.00%) ISTQB
3 4 (40.00%) Security Cleared
4 3 (30.00%) DV Cleared
5 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
6 1 (10.00%) Degree
6 1 (10.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Oracle
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
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