The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Gloucestershire region.

Location
3 months to
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Testing
Rank 79 73 79
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +6
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 6 14 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 0.68% 1.65% 2.09%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.93% 2.14% 2.81%
Number of salaries quoted 6 9 26
Average salary £32,500 £28,500 £36,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.03% -22.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,901 £28,300 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £33,750 £32,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -1.42%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Gloucestershire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
646 654 960
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 72.75% 76.94% 74.36%
Number of salaries quoted 517 599 869
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £51,400
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Software Testing
South West

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 11 July 2014. 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 -11 3 £33,750 +22.72% 2
Cirencester +30 1 £25,000 -12.28% 1
Gloucester - 1 £32,500 -
Software Testing
South West

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, 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 11 (78.57%) ISEB
2 8 (57.14%) Automated Testing
3 6 (42.86%) Ruby
3 6 (42.86%) Scrum
3 6 (42.86%) Client/Server
3 6 (42.86%) Python
4 5 (35.71%) Java
4 5 (35.71%) Perl
4 5 (35.71%) PHP
4 5 (35.71%) Information Security
4 5 (35.71%) Regression Testing
4 5 (35.71%) Finance
4 5 (35.71%) Test Scripting
4 5 (35.71%) Test Automation
5 4 (28.57%) Test Strategy
5 4 (28.57%) ISTQB
5 4 (28.57%) QA
5 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (21.43%) JMeter
6 3 (21.43%) C#
6 3 (21.43%) Oracle
6 3 (21.43%) HP
6 3 (21.43%) QuickTest Pro
6 3 (21.43%) SoapUI
6 3 (21.43%) Ranorex
6 3 (21.43%) Selenium
7 2 (14.29%) FitNesse
7 2 (14.29%) WatiN
7 2 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (14.29%) .NET

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.14%) DB2
2 1 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (7.14%) Sybase ASE
2 1 (7.14%) Hadoop
2 1 (7.14%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Selenium
1 3 (21.43%) QuickTest Pro
1 3 (21.43%) JMeter
1 3 (21.43%) SoapUI
1 3 (21.43%) Ranorex
2 2 (14.29%) WATIR
2 2 (14.29%) FitNesse
2 2 (14.29%) TestComplete
2 2 (14.29%) WatiN
General
1 5 (35.71%) Finance
2 2 (14.29%) Banking
3 1 (7.14%) Retail
3 1 (7.14%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 8 (57.14%) Tester
2 6 (42.86%) Analyst
2 6 (42.86%) Test Analyst
3 4 (28.57%) Software Tester
3 4 (28.57%) QA Tester
4 3 (21.43%) QA Test Analyst
4 3 (21.43%) QA Analyst
5 2 (14.29%) Test Manager
6 1 (7.14%) Software Engineer
6 1 (7.14%) Test Leader
6 1 (7.14%) Automated Test Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) Lead Tester
6 1 (7.14%) Automated Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) .NET
2 1 (7.14%) J2EE
2 1 (7.14%) EJB
2 1 (7.14%) CSS
2 1 (7.14%) Web Services
2 1 (7.14%) XML
2 1 (7.14%) Hibernate
2 1 (7.14%) JSF
2 1 (7.14%) jQuery
2 1 (7.14%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (42.86%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) UNIX
1 2 (14.29%) Windows
1 2 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) Automated Testing
2 6 (42.86%) Scrum
3 5 (35.71%) Information Security
3 5 (35.71%) Regression Testing
3 5 (35.71%) Test Scripting
3 5 (35.71%) Test Automation
4 4 (28.57%) Test Strategy
4 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (14.29%) System Testing
5 2 (14.29%) Software Engineering
5 2 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (7.14%) Requirements Analysis
6 1 (7.14%) V-Model
6 1 (7.14%) Automation Testing
6 1 (7.14%) Software Architecture
6 1 (7.14%) UML
6 1 (7.14%) SOA
6 1 (7.14%) Configuration Management
6 1 (7.14%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 6 (42.86%) Python
1 6 (42.86%) Ruby
2 5 (35.71%) Java
2 5 (35.71%) Perl
2 5 (35.71%) PHP
3 3 (21.43%) C#
4 2 (14.29%) SQL
5 1 (7.14%) T-SQL
5 1 (7.14%) PL/SQL
5 1 (7.14%) C++
5 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
5 1 (7.14%) Korn
5 1 (7.14%) Bash Shell
5 1 (7.14%) C
Qualifications
1 11 (78.57%) ISEB
2 4 (28.57%) ISTQB
3 2 (14.29%) DV Cleared
3 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (28.57%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) Oracle
1 3 (21.43%) HP
2 1 (7.14%) Hyperion
2 1 (7.14%) MicroStrategy
2 1 (7.14%) Telerik
2 1 (7.14%) Sybase
2 1 (7.14%) Business Objects
2 1 (7.14%) JBoss
2 1 (7.14%) Cognos
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