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 23 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Testing
South West / Gloucestershire
Rank 101 56 98
Rank change year-on-year
-45 +42
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 7 36 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 0.68% 4.05% 0.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.75% 4.55% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 5 28 3
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +8.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £35,400
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £65,000 £45,400
UK excluding London median salary £37,076 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.93% -

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
939 791 936
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 91.25% 89.08% 86.83%
Number of salaries quoted 791 538 792
Median salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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 23 January 2017.

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 23 January 2017. 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 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 -11 2 £48,750 +21.87% 1
Gloucester -25 2 - -
Software Testing
South West

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, 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 12 (63.16%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (57.89%) Test Scripting
2 11 (57.89%) Security Cleared
3 9 (47.37%) DV Cleared
4 8 (42.11%) Configuration Management
4 8 (42.11%) Linux
4 8 (42.11%) Python
4 8 (42.11%) Degree
5 7 (36.84%) Computer Science
5 7 (36.84%) ISTQB
5 7 (36.84%) Bash Shell
5 7 (36.84%) Functional Testing
5 7 (36.84%) SDLC
6 6 (31.58%) Test Planning
6 6 (31.58%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (31.58%) People Management
6 6 (31.58%) Defect Tracking
6 6 (31.58%) HP Quality Center
6 6 (31.58%) Time Management
6 6 (31.58%) Mathematics
6 6 (31.58%) Regression Testing
6 6 (31.58%) Management Information System
7 5 (26.32%) Unix
7 5 (26.32%) Defect Management
8 4 (21.05%) System Integration Testing
8 4 (21.05%) Time Sharing Option
8 4 (21.05%) ISPF
8 4 (21.05%) IBM Mainframe
8 4 (21.05%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (21.05%) Integration Testing

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 2 (10.53%) NetWeaver
2 1 (5.26%) Confluence
2 1 (5.26%) JBoss
2 1 (5.26%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.26%) Skype for Business
Business Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (10.53%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.53%) Internet
2 1 (5.26%) DNS
2 1 (5.26%) Intranet
2 1 (5.26%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) SAP BW
2 1 (5.26%) Hadoop
2 1 (5.26%) MongoDB
2 1 (5.26%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (15.79%) Cucumber
2 2 (10.53%) HP UFT
2 2 (10.53%) JIRA
2 2 (10.53%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (10.53%) TestDirector
2 2 (10.53%) WinRunner
3 1 (5.26%) ClearCase
3 1 (5.26%) JUnit
3 1 (5.26%) LoadRunner
3 1 (5.26%) Rational Functional Tester
3 1 (5.26%) Selenium
3 1 (5.26%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (21.05%) Finance
2 2 (10.53%) Banking
2 2 (10.53%) Electronics
2 2 (10.53%) Manufacturing
2 2 (10.53%) Marketing
2 2 (10.53%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (47.37%) Analyst
1 9 (47.37%) Test Analyst
2 5 (26.32%) Test Engineer
3 4 (21.05%) Test Automation Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Developer
5 1 (5.26%) C# Software Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) C++ Software Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Integration Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Integration Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Integration Test Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Java Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Java Software Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Release Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Java Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Systems Integration Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Systems Test Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Test and Integration Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (21.05%) ISPF
2 2 (10.53%) XML
3 1 (5.26%) AngularJS
3 1 (5.26%) CSS
3 1 (5.26%) EJB
3 1 (5.26%) Hibernate
3 1 (5.26%) HTML
3 1 (5.26%) J2EE
3 1 (5.26%) Java EE
3 1 (5.26%) jQuery
3 1 (5.26%) JSF
3 1 (5.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (5.26%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (36.84%) Computer Science
2 6 (31.58%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (31.58%) Management Information System
2 6 (31.58%) Mathematics
3 4 (21.05%) IBM Mainframe
3 4 (21.05%) Mainframe
4 1 (5.26%) Client/Server
4 1 (5.26%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (5.26%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 8 (42.11%) Linux
2 5 (26.32%) Unix
3 2 (10.53%) Apple iOS
3 2 (10.53%) Windows
4 1 (5.26%) Android
4 1 (5.26%) Windows 7
4 1 (5.26%) Windows 8
4 1 (5.26%) Windows Server
4 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (63.16%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (57.89%) Test Scripting
3 8 (42.11%) Configuration Management
4 7 (36.84%) Functional Testing
4 7 (36.84%) SDLC
5 6 (31.58%) Defect Tracking
5 6 (31.58%) People Management
5 6 (31.58%) Regression Testing
5 6 (31.58%) Test Planning
5 6 (31.58%) Time Management
6 5 (26.32%) Defect Management
7 4 (21.05%) Integration Testing
7 4 (21.05%) System Integration Testing
7 4 (21.05%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (15.79%) Scrum
8 3 (15.79%) Software Engineering
9 2 (10.53%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (10.53%) CRM
9 2 (10.53%) E-Commerce
9 2 (10.53%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (42.11%) Python
2 7 (36.84%) Bash Shell
3 4 (21.05%) Java
3 4 (21.05%) JCL
3 4 (21.05%) SQL
4 3 (15.79%) C++
5 2 (10.53%) C
5 2 (10.53%) C#
5 2 (10.53%) Perl
6 1 (5.26%) JavaScript
6 1 (5.26%) Ruby
6 1 (5.26%) VB
Qualifications
1 11 (57.89%) Security Cleared
2 9 (47.37%) DV Cleared
3 8 (42.11%) Degree
4 7 (36.84%) ISTQB
5 3 (15.79%) ISEB
6 2 (10.53%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (10.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 4 (21.05%) RACF
1 4 (21.05%) Time Sharing Option
1 4 (21.05%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 1 (5.26%) Hyper-V
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (5.26%) VMware ESX
2 1 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (31.58%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (21.05%) Tivoli
3 1 (5.26%) AirWatch
3 1 (5.26%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (5.26%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (21.05%) HP
1 4 (21.05%) IBM
1 4 (21.05%) SAP
2 3 (15.79%) Oracle
3 1 (5.26%) Altiris
3 1 (5.26%) Citrix
3 1 (5.26%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.26%) Veritas
3 1 (5.26%) VMware
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