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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Testing over the 3 months to 1 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Testing
Rank 81 97 85
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -12
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 21 2 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 2.15% 0.19% 0.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.49% 0.23% 0.91%
Number of salaries quoted 8 2 7
Median salary £33,500 £31,250 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.20% -3.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,400 £29,050 £28,482
10% offered a salary of more than £65,750 £33,450 £34,250
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +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
842 875 768
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 86.18% 84.79% 80.17%
Number of salaries quoted 626 721 611
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Software Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

The demand trend of job ads across the Gloucestershire region citing Software Testing as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 1 July 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Testing within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 1 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheltenham -7 7 £62,500 +100.00%
Gloucester - 2 £66,250 - 3
Software Testing
South West

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 1 July 2016, IT jobs citing Software Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Gloucestershire region with a requirement for Software Testing.

1 33 (73.33%) Security Cleared
2 32 (71.11%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (64.44%) DV Cleared
4 28 (62.22%) Software Engineering
5 26 (57.78%) Java
5 26 (57.78%) Linux
6 25 (55.56%) SDLC
7 22 (48.89%) Scrum
7 22 (48.89%) Degree
7 22 (48.89%) Selenium
8 21 (46.67%) C++
9 19 (42.22%) C#
9 19 (42.22%) Oracle
9 19 (42.22%) Configuration Management
9 19 (42.22%) Cucumber
10 18 (40.00%) JavaScript
10 18 (40.00%) Unix
10 18 (40.00%) Java EE
11 17 (37.78%) C
12 16 (35.56%) HTML
12 16 (35.56%) SQL
12 16 (35.56%) JIRA
13 14 (31.11%) JSF
13 14 (31.11%) Requirements Analysis
13 14 (31.11%) jQuery
13 14 (31.11%) Hadoop
13 14 (31.11%) JUnit
13 14 (31.11%) Web Services
13 14 (31.11%) XML
13 14 (31.11%) EJB

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 14 (31.11%) JBoss
2 2 (4.44%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (2.22%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.22%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (4.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.11%) SAN
2 1 (2.22%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (31.11%) Hadoop
1 14 (31.11%) MongoDB
1 14 (31.11%) NoSQL
2 6 (13.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.22%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 22 (48.89%) Selenium
2 19 (42.22%) Cucumber
3 16 (35.56%) JIRA
4 14 (31.11%) JUnit
5 3 (6.67%) Jenkins
5 3 (6.67%) LoadRunner
5 3 (6.67%) Rational Functional Tester
6 2 (4.44%) Maven
6 2 (4.44%) Robot Framework
6 2 (4.44%) SoapUI
7 1 (2.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (2.22%) ClearQuest
7 1 (2.22%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (2.22%) Visual Studio
7 1 (2.22%) WebDriver
General
1 5 (11.11%) Finance
1 5 (11.11%) Manufacturing
1 5 (11.11%) Telecoms
2 2 (4.44%) Electronics
2 2 (4.44%) Marketing
3 1 (2.22%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 22 (48.89%) Software Engineer
2 15 (33.33%) Test Engineer
3 8 (17.78%) Java Engineer
3 8 (17.78%) Java Software Engineer
4 6 (13.33%) Analyst
4 6 (13.33%) Integration Engineer
4 6 (13.33%) Test Analyst
4 6 (13.33%) Test and Integration Engineer
5 4 (8.89%) C# Software Engineer
5 4 (8.89%) C++ Software Engineer
5 4 (8.89%) Developer
5 4 (8.89%) Java Developer
5 4 (8.89%) Java Software Developer
5 4 (8.89%) Senior Developer
5 4 (8.89%) Senior Java Developer
5 4 (8.89%) Senior Java Software Engineer
5 4 (8.89%) Senior Software Developer
5 4 (8.89%) Senior Software Engineer
5 4 (8.89%) Senior Test Engineer
5 4 (8.89%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (40.00%) Java EE
2 16 (35.56%) HTML
3 14 (31.11%) AngularJS
3 14 (31.11%) CSS
3 14 (31.11%) EJB
3 14 (31.11%) Hibernate
3 14 (31.11%) jQuery
3 14 (31.11%) JSF
3 14 (31.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 14 (31.11%) Web Services
3 14 (31.11%) XML
4 4 (8.89%) J2EE
5 3 (6.67%) SOAP
6 1 (2.22%) REST
6 1 (2.22%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 8 (17.78%) Computer Science
2 5 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (11.11%) Data Centre
3 4 (8.89%) Management Information System
3 4 (8.89%) Mathematics
3 4 (8.89%) User Experience
4 3 (6.67%) Cyberthreat
5 1 (2.22%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 26 (57.78%) Linux
2 18 (40.00%) Unix
3 8 (17.78%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (71.11%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (62.22%) Software Engineering
3 25 (55.56%) SDLC
4 22 (48.89%) Scrum
5 19 (42.22%) Configuration Management
6 14 (31.11%) Requirements Analysis
6 14 (31.11%) SOA
7 12 (26.67%) Software Architecture
7 12 (26.67%) Software Delivery
8 10 (22.22%) Defect Tracking
8 10 (22.22%) Test Automation
9 9 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
9 9 (20.00%) Functional Testing
10 8 (17.78%) Manual Testing
11 7 (15.56%) Integration Testing
11 7 (15.56%) Performance Testing
11 7 (15.56%) System Testing
12 6 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
12 6 (13.33%) Risk Analysis
12 6 (13.33%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 26 (57.78%) Java
2 21 (46.67%) C++
3 19 (42.22%) C#
4 18 (40.00%) JavaScript
5 17 (37.78%) C
6 16 (35.56%) SQL
7 13 (28.89%) Python
8 10 (22.22%) Bash Shell
9 9 (20.00%) Perl
10 7 (15.56%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 33 (73.33%) Security Cleared
2 29 (64.44%) DV Cleared
3 22 (48.89%) Degree
4 12 (26.67%) ISEB
5 10 (22.22%) ISTQB
6 2 (4.44%) ISEB Practitioner
6 2 (4.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (2.22%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.67%) QA
2 2 (4.44%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.22%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (11.11%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 19 (42.22%) Oracle
2 4 (8.89%) HP
3 2 (4.44%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.44%) SAP
4 1 (2.22%) Citrix
4 1 (2.22%) Remedy
4 1 (2.22%) Sybase
4 1 (2.22%) VMware
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