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

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Testing
Rank 101 78 83
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +5
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 3 9 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 0.27% 0.99% 1.06%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.33% 1.31% 1.41%
Number of salaries quoted 3 9 6
Average salary £27,500 £32,500 £32,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.38% +0.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,900 £25,000 £27,750
10% offered a salary of more than £27,900 £39,400 £36,250
UK excluding London average 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
918 687 709
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 83.00% 75.33% 75.11%
Number of salaries quoted 725 597 614
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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 6 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 -3 2 £27,750 +11.00% 1
Gloucester -12 1 £25,500 -21.54%
Software Testing
South West

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 6 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 3 (60.00%) Java
1 3 (60.00%) C++
1 3 (60.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (40.00%) Statistics
2 2 (40.00%) DV Cleared
2 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (40.00%) HTML
2 2 (40.00%) QA
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle
2 2 (40.00%) UNIX
3 1 (20.00%) Linux
3 1 (20.00%) OO
3 1 (20.00%) Python
3 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (20.00%) ERP
3 1 (20.00%) IBM
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) ISEB
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (20.00%) XML
3 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (20.00%) Perl
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) VB
3 1 (20.00%) J2EE
3 1 (20.00%) CMMI
3 1 (20.00%) Front Office
3 1 (20.00%) Back Office
3 1 (20.00%) Telecoms

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 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 (20.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (20.00%) AppScan
General
1 1 (20.00%) Front Office
1 1 (20.00%) Back Office
1 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Software Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Software Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Test Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) QA Test Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) QA Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Graduate Software Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Graduate
2 1 (20.00%) Software Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) HTML
2 1 (20.00%) J2EE
2 1 (20.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) UNIX
2 1 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (20.00%) Requirements Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Load Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (20.00%) OO
2 1 (20.00%) ERP
2 1 (20.00%) CMMI
2 1 (20.00%) Scrum
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) C++
1 3 (60.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (20.00%) Perl
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) VB
2 1 (20.00%) Python
2 1 (20.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) DV Cleared
1 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle
2 1 (20.00%) IBM
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
Cirencester
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £25000.00 - £28000.00 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
Cheltenham
360 Resourcing
Salary: £35k per year
Posted: 22 days ago