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 24 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Testing
Rank 81 103 87
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -16
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 24 2 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 2.21% 0.19% 0.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.55% 0.22% 0.89%
Number of salaries quoted 11 2 7
Median salary £62,500 £27,750 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+125.22% -20.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,550 £28,482
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £27,950 £41,300
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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
942 928 787
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 86.82% 86.73% 82.67%
Number of salaries quoted 624 751 657
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 £29,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £54,000 £65,000
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 24 May 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 24 May 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 - 6 £62,500 - 1
Gloucester - 5 £65,000 -
Software Testing
South West

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 (61.11%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (59.26%) Security Cleared
3 30 (55.56%) Java
4 29 (53.70%) DV Cleared
5 28 (51.85%) Linux
5 28 (51.85%) Software Engineering
6 26 (48.15%) Selenium
6 26 (48.15%) C
6 26 (48.15%) SDLC
7 25 (46.30%) Requirements Analysis
8 23 (42.59%) Degree
8 23 (42.59%) C#
8 23 (42.59%) C++
9 22 (40.74%) Scrum
10 21 (38.89%) Configuration Management
10 21 (38.89%) JavaScript
10 21 (38.89%) Oracle
10 21 (38.89%) Unix
10 21 (38.89%) Cucumber
11 19 (35.19%) SQL
11 19 (35.19%) HTML
11 19 (35.19%) Java EE
12 18 (33.33%) ISEB
13 17 (31.48%) XML
14 16 (29.63%) JBoss
14 16 (29.63%) Web Services
14 16 (29.63%) SOA
14 16 (29.63%) JUnit
14 16 (29.63%) EJB
14 16 (29.63%) CSS

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 16 (29.63%) JBoss
Applications
1 1 (1.85%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.85%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (7.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.85%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.26%) SAN
2 1 (1.85%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (29.63%) Hadoop
1 16 (29.63%) MongoDB
1 16 (29.63%) NoSQL
2 6 (11.11%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.70%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 26 (48.15%) Selenium
2 21 (38.89%) Cucumber
3 16 (29.63%) JIRA
3 16 (29.63%) JUnit
4 3 (5.56%) LoadRunner
4 3 (5.56%) Rational Functional Tester
4 3 (5.56%) WebDriver
5 2 (3.70%) ClearQuest
5 2 (3.70%) Jenkins
5 2 (3.70%) Maven
5 2 (3.70%) Robot Framework
5 2 (3.70%) SoapUI
6 1 (1.85%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (1.85%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (14.81%) Finance
2 4 (7.41%) Electronics
2 4 (7.41%) Manufacturing
2 4 (7.41%) Marketing
2 4 (7.41%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.85%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 23 (42.59%) Software Engineer
2 13 (24.07%) Test Engineer
3 12 (22.22%) Analyst
3 12 (22.22%) Test Analyst
4 8 (14.81%) Java Engineer
4 8 (14.81%) Java Software Engineer
5 5 (9.26%) C# Software Engineer
5 5 (9.26%) C++ Software Engineer
5 5 (9.26%) Integration Engineer
5 5 (9.26%) Manual Test Analyst
5 5 (9.26%) Test and Integration Engineer
5 5 (9.26%) Tester
6 4 (7.41%) DV Cleared Software Engineer
6 4 (7.41%) Senior Test Engineer
6 4 (7.41%) Systems Tester
7 3 (5.56%) Developer/Software Engineer
7 3 (5.56%) Senior Java Developer
7 3 (5.56%) Senior Java Engineer
7 3 (5.56%) Senior Software Developer
7 3 (5.56%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (35.19%) HTML
1 19 (35.19%) Java EE
2 17 (31.48%) XML
3 16 (29.63%) AngularJS
3 16 (29.63%) CSS
3 16 (29.63%) EJB
3 16 (29.63%) Hibernate
3 16 (29.63%) jQuery
3 16 (29.63%) JSF
3 16 (29.63%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 16 (29.63%) Web Services
4 5 (9.26%) SOAP
5 3 (5.56%) J2EE
5 3 (5.56%) REST
6 1 (1.85%) .NET
6 1 (1.85%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.96%) Computer Science
2 6 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (9.26%) Data Centre
4 4 (7.41%) Management Information System
4 4 (7.41%) Mathematics
5 3 (5.56%) User Experience
6 2 (3.70%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.85%) AS400
7 1 (1.85%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 28 (51.85%) Linux
2 21 (38.89%) Unix
3 7 (12.96%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (61.11%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (51.85%) Software Engineering
3 26 (48.15%) SDLC
4 25 (46.30%) Requirements Analysis
5 22 (40.74%) Scrum
6 21 (38.89%) Configuration Management
7 16 (29.63%) SOA
8 15 (27.78%) Test Scripting
9 14 (25.93%) Software Architecture
10 13 (24.07%) Software Delivery
11 11 (20.37%) Test Automation
12 10 (18.52%) Functional Testing
13 9 (16.67%) Defect Tracking
14 7 (12.96%) Manual Testing
14 7 (12.96%) Performance Testing
14 7 (12.96%) Regression Testing
14 7 (12.96%) System Testing
14 7 (12.96%) Waterfall
15 6 (11.11%) Automated Testing
15 6 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 30 (55.56%) Java
2 26 (48.15%) C
3 23 (42.59%) C#
3 23 (42.59%) C++
4 21 (38.89%) JavaScript
5 19 (35.19%) SQL
6 12 (22.22%) Python
7 9 (16.67%) Bash Shell
8 8 (14.81%) Perl
8 8 (14.81%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 32 (59.26%) Security Cleared
2 29 (53.70%) DV Cleared
3 23 (42.59%) Degree
4 18 (33.33%) ISEB
5 16 (29.63%) ISTQB
6 4 (7.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 3 (5.56%) SC Cleared
8 2 (3.70%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.26%) QA
2 2 (3.70%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (3.70%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (11.11%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 21 (38.89%) Oracle
2 4 (7.41%) HP
2 4 (7.41%) SAP
3 3 (5.56%) Microsoft
4 2 (3.70%) Citrix
4 2 (3.70%) Remedy
4 2 (3.70%) Sybase
4 2 (3.70%) VMware
5 1 (1.85%) IBM