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

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Testing
Rank 97 86 88
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +2
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 1 6 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 0.097% 0.62% 0.91%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.12% 0.81% 1.16%
Number of salaries quoted 1 6 6
Average salary £28,000 £33,750 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.03% +18.42%
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
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
861 738 687
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 83.27% 76.16% 78.34%
Number of salaries quoted 706 608 614
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +9.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +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 29 May 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
Cirencester +1 1 £28,000 +12.00%
Software Testing
South West

Software Testing
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 2 (50.00%) Oracle
1 2 (50.00%) C++
1 2 (50.00%) HTML
1 2 (50.00%) Java
1 2 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (50.00%) Statistics
1 2 (50.00%) QA
2 1 (25.00%) Load Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (25.00%) DV Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (25.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) Requirements Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) CMMI
2 1 (25.00%) Front Office
2 1 (25.00%) Back Office
2 1 (25.00%) AppScan
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (25.00%) UNIX
2 1 (25.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (25.00%) IBM
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 (25.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) AppScan
1 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (25.00%) Front Office
1 1 (25.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Test Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Software Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Graduate Software Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Software Tester
2 1 (25.00%) QA Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) QA Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Graduate
2 1 (25.00%) Software Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) UNIX
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (25.00%) Load Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (25.00%) Requirements Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) CMMI
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) C++
1 2 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) DV Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) IBM
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
ETS Technical Selection Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago