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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Testing
Rank 71 76 70
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -6
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 30 9 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 2.98% 1.09% 1.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.49% 1.43% 2.09%
Number of salaries quoted 28 9 8
Average salary £35,000 £36,000 £28,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.77% +28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,950 £31,320 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £54,300 £29,550
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
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
860 630 621
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 85.49% 76.46% 77.05%
Number of salaries quoted 712 517 550
Average salary £45,000 £38,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.42% +1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £51,500 £53,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 28 August 2015.

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 28 August 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 +3 15 £35,000 -15.96% 1
Cheltenham +3 12 £35,000 +3.70%
Software Testing
South West

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 20 (62.50%) ISEB
2 19 (59.38%) Test Scripting
3 17 (53.13%) ISTQB
4 15 (46.88%) Requirements Analysis
4 15 (46.88%) C
5 9 (28.13%) Finance
6 8 (25.00%) Linux
6 8 (25.00%) C#
6 8 (25.00%) Java
6 8 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (25.00%) Manual Testing
6 8 (25.00%) SDLC
7 7 (21.88%) Selenium
7 7 (21.88%) Automated Testing
8 6 (18.75%) Ruby
8 6 (18.75%) DV Cleared
8 6 (18.75%) Security Cleared
8 6 (18.75%) Test Automation
9 5 (15.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 5 (15.63%) Performance Testing
9 5 (15.63%) Manufacturing
9 5 (15.63%) Telecoms
9 5 (15.63%) SQL
9 5 (15.63%) XML
10 4 (12.50%) SOAP
10 4 (12.50%) SAP
10 4 (12.50%) Oracle
10 4 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
10 4 (12.50%) HTML
10 4 (12.50%) DTV

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (9.38%) JBoss
Applications
1 3 (9.38%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.25%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (12.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.13%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.25%) SQL Server
1 2 (6.25%) Hadoop
1 2 (6.25%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 7 (21.88%) Selenium
2 4 (12.50%) WebDriver
3 1 (3.13%) Cucumber
3 1 (3.13%) Visual Studio
3 1 (3.13%) AppScan
General
1 9 (28.13%) Finance
2 5 (15.63%) Manufacturing
2 5 (15.63%) Telecoms
3 4 (12.50%) Electronics
3 4 (12.50%) Marketing
4 3 (9.38%) Back Office
5 1 (3.13%) Front Office
5 1 (3.13%) Military
Job Titles
1 10 (31.25%) Analyst
1 10 (31.25%) Test Analyst
2 9 (28.13%) Tester
3 7 (21.88%) Systems Tester
4 6 (18.75%) Test Engineer
5 4 (12.50%) Test Manager
6 2 (6.25%) Software Tester
6 2 (6.25%) Developer
6 2 (6.25%) Senior Test Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) QA Test Analyst
7 1 (3.13%) Integration Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) QA Analyst
7 1 (3.13%) Test and Integration Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) Senior Software Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) Software Developer
7 1 (3.13%) Software Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (15.63%) XML
2 4 (12.50%) SOAP
2 4 (12.50%) HTML
2 4 (12.50%) REST
3 3 (9.38%) Hibernate
3 3 (9.38%) JSF
3 3 (9.38%) .NET Framework
3 3 (9.38%) jQuery
3 3 (9.38%) .NET
3 3 (9.38%) J2EE
3 3 (9.38%) EJB
3 3 (9.38%) CSS
3 3 (9.38%) Web Services
4 2 (6.25%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.50%) DTV
2 2 (6.25%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 8 (25.00%) Linux
2 3 (9.38%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (59.38%) Test Scripting
2 15 (46.88%) Requirements Analysis
3 8 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (25.00%) Manual Testing
3 8 (25.00%) SDLC
4 7 (21.88%) Automated Testing
5 6 (18.75%) Test Automation
6 5 (15.63%) Performance Testing
7 4 (12.50%) Programme Management
7 4 (12.50%) Digital Marketing
7 4 (12.50%) Resource Management
7 4 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (12.50%) Scrum
8 3 (9.38%) Regression Testing
8 3 (9.38%) UML
8 3 (9.38%) Software Engineering
8 3 (9.38%) Software Architecture
8 3 (9.38%) Test Strategy
8 3 (9.38%) Test Planning
9 2 (6.25%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 15 (46.88%) C
2 8 (25.00%) C#
2 8 (25.00%) Java
3 6 (18.75%) Ruby
4 5 (15.63%) SQL
5 3 (9.38%) Python
5 3 (9.38%) JavaScript
5 3 (9.38%) Perl
5 3 (9.38%) C++
Qualifications
1 20 (62.50%) ISEB
2 17 (53.13%) ISTQB
3 6 (18.75%) DV Cleared
3 6 (18.75%) Security Cleared
4 5 (15.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (9.38%) Degree
6 1 (3.13%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.50%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (3.13%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 4 (12.50%) Oracle
1 4 (12.50%) SAP
2 3 (9.38%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.13%) VMware
3 1 (3.13%) IBM
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