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

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Testing
Rank 94 81 79
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -2
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 2 12 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 0.20% 1.33% 2.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.24% 1.74% 2.95%
Number of salaries quoted 2 9 20
Average salary £36,500 £28,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.06% -18.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,700 £25,800 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,300 £36,300 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -
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
823 690 746
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 81.00% 76.58% 80.56%
Number of salaries quoted 663 601 615
Average salary £42,500 £38,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.84% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £26,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £48,000 £53,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
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 2 March 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 2 March 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 +11 2 £36,500 +1.38%
Software Testing
South West

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 7 (77.78%) Java
2 6 (66.67%) Linux
2 6 (66.67%) ISEB
3 5 (55.56%) UNIX
3 5 (55.56%) ISTQB
3 5 (55.56%) Test Automation
4 4 (44.44%) Penetration Testing
5 3 (33.33%) Software Engineering
5 3 (33.33%) Ruby
5 3 (33.33%) Test Scripting
5 3 (33.33%) DV Cleared
5 3 (33.33%) Security Cleared
5 3 (33.33%) Bash Shell
5 3 (33.33%) Shell Script
5 3 (33.33%) Python
5 3 (33.33%) C++
6 2 (22.22%) SQL
6 2 (22.22%) Oracle
6 2 (22.22%) Manufacturing
6 2 (22.22%) Jenkins
6 2 (22.22%) Cyber Security
6 2 (22.22%) Test Management
6 2 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (22.22%) Selenium
7 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (11.11%) Requirements Analysis
7 1 (11.11%) Degree
7 1 (11.11%) JIRA
7 1 (11.11%) SCADA
7 1 (11.11%) Mathematics

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) LAN
1 1 (11.11%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Selenium
1 2 (22.22%) Jenkins
2 1 (11.11%) SpecFlow
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (11.11%) LoadRunner
2 1 (11.11%) JIRA
General
1 2 (22.22%) Manufacturing
2 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Developer
1 3 (33.33%) Test Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Test Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Software Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Software Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Software Test Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Graduate Software Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Test Leader
3 1 (11.11%) Automation Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Test Automation Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Software Tester
3 1 (11.11%) Graduate
3 1 (11.11%) Software Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) HTML
1 1 (11.11%) J2EE
1 1 (11.11%) JDBC
1 1 (11.11%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) SCADA
1 1 (11.11%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 6 (66.67%) Linux
2 5 (55.56%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Test Automation
2 4 (44.44%) Penetration Testing
3 3 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 3 (33.33%) Test Scripting
4 2 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (22.22%) Cyber Security
4 2 (22.22%) Test Management
5 1 (11.11%) Resilience Testing
5 1 (11.11%) System Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Performance Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Security Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Integration Testing
5 1 (11.11%) ITIL
5 1 (11.11%) OO
5 1 (11.11%) ERP
5 1 (11.11%) Scrum
5 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (77.78%) Java
2 3 (33.33%) Python
2 3 (33.33%) Shell Script
2 3 (33.33%) Ruby
2 3 (33.33%) Bash Shell
2 3 (33.33%) C++
3 2 (22.22%) SQL
4 1 (11.11%) VB
4 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
4 1 (11.11%) Perl
4 1 (11.11%) C
4 1 (11.11%) C#
Qualifications
1 6 (66.67%) ISEB
2 5 (55.56%) ISTQB
3 3 (33.33%) DV Cleared
3 3 (33.33%) Security Cleared
4 1 (11.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (11.11%) Degree
4 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Oracle
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £34000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheltenham
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago