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 7 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Testing
Rank 99 50 96
Rank change year-on-year
-49 +46
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 13 49 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 1.10% 5.03% 0.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.24% 5.60% 0.73%
Number of salaries quoted 7 43 5
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £32,000 £35,800
10% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £65,000 £61,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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
1047 875 963
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 88.80% 89.84% 84.03%
Number of salaries quoted 879 678 807
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £32,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £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 7 December 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 7 December 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 -27 4 £52,500 +50.00% 1
Gloucester -25 2 - - 1
Stroud - 1 £35,000 -
Software Testing
South West

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 7 December 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 21 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (64.29%) Security Cleared
3 17 (60.71%) DV Cleared
4 15 (53.57%) ISTQB
5 14 (50.00%) Test Scripting
6 12 (42.86%) SDLC
7 11 (39.29%) Linux
8 10 (35.71%) SQL
8 10 (35.71%) Configuration Management
9 9 (32.14%) Degree
10 8 (28.57%) Bash Shell
10 8 (28.57%) Scrum
10 8 (28.57%) Python
10 8 (28.57%) Defect Management
11 7 (25.00%) Defect Tracking
11 7 (25.00%) Functional Testing
11 7 (25.00%) ISEB
11 7 (25.00%) Computer Science
12 6 (21.43%) Mathematics
12 6 (21.43%) HP Quality Center
12 6 (21.43%) Time Management
12 6 (21.43%) Integration Testing
12 6 (21.43%) Regression Testing
12 6 (21.43%) Management Information System
12 6 (21.43%) Unix
12 6 (21.43%) Windows
12 6 (21.43%) Test Planning
12 6 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
12 6 (21.43%) People Management
13 5 (17.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification

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 4 (14.29%) MS Exchange
1 4 (14.29%) SharePoint
1 4 (14.29%) Skype for Business
2 3 (10.71%) JBoss
2 3 (10.71%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (7.14%) Confluence
3 2 (7.14%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 1 (3.57%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (3.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.71%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (14.29%) DNS
1 4 (14.29%) Internet
1 4 (14.29%) Intranet
1 4 (14.29%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.71%) Hadoop
1 3 (10.71%) MongoDB
1 3 (10.71%) NoSQL
2 2 (7.14%) SAP BW
2 2 (7.14%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (17.86%) Cucumber
1 5 (17.86%) JIRA
2 4 (14.29%) ClearCase
3 3 (10.71%) JUnit
3 3 (10.71%) Selenium
3 3 (10.71%) Visual Studio
4 2 (7.14%) HP UFT
4 2 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (7.14%) TestDirector
4 2 (7.14%) WinRunner
5 1 (3.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (3.57%) Jenkins
5 1 (3.57%) LoadRunner
5 1 (3.57%) Rational Functional Tester
General
1 4 (14.29%) Manufacturing
1 4 (14.29%) Telecoms
2 3 (10.71%) Finance
3 2 (7.14%) Banking
4 1 (3.57%) Advertising
4 1 (3.57%) Electronics
4 1 (3.57%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 13 (46.43%) Analyst
1 13 (46.43%) Test Analyst
2 7 (25.00%) Test Engineer
3 5 (17.86%) Test Automation Engineer
4 4 (14.29%) Integration Analyst
4 4 (14.29%) Integration Test Analyst
5 3 (10.71%) Software Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Developer
6 2 (7.14%) Test Manager
7 1 (3.57%) C# Software Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) C++ Software Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) Integration Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) Java Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Java Software Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) Release Manager
7 1 (3.57%) Senior Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Senior Java Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Software Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Software Test Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) Test and Integration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (14.29%) HTML
1 4 (14.29%) ISPF
2 3 (10.71%) AngularJS
2 3 (10.71%) CSS
2 3 (10.71%) EJB
2 3 (10.71%) Hibernate
2 3 (10.71%) Java EE
2 3 (10.71%) jQuery
2 3 (10.71%) JSF
2 3 (10.71%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 3 (10.71%) Web Services
2 3 (10.71%) XML
3 1 (3.57%) .NET
3 1 (3.57%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 6 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (21.43%) Management Information System
2 6 (21.43%) Mathematics
3 4 (14.29%) IBM Mainframe
3 4 (14.29%) Mainframe
3 4 (14.29%) Mobile Computing
4 3 (10.71%) Cyberthreat
5 1 (3.57%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 11 (39.29%) Linux
2 6 (21.43%) Unix
2 6 (21.43%) Windows
3 4 (14.29%) Apple iOS
3 4 (14.29%) Windows 7
3 4 (14.29%) Windows 8
3 4 (14.29%) Windows Server
3 4 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (50.00%) Test Scripting
3 12 (42.86%) SDLC
4 10 (35.71%) Configuration Management
5 8 (28.57%) Defect Management
5 8 (28.57%) Scrum
6 7 (25.00%) Defect Tracking
6 7 (25.00%) Functional Testing
7 6 (21.43%) Integration Testing
7 6 (21.43%) People Management
7 6 (21.43%) Regression Testing
7 6 (21.43%) Test Planning
7 6 (21.43%) Time Management
8 5 (17.86%) Software Engineering
8 5 (17.86%) System Integration Testing
8 5 (17.86%) Test Strategy
8 5 (17.86%) User Acceptance Testing
9 4 (14.29%) Infrastructure Management
9 4 (14.29%) Requirements Analysis
10 3 (10.71%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 10 (35.71%) SQL
2 8 (28.57%) Bash Shell
2 8 (28.57%) Python
3 5 (17.86%) Java
4 4 (14.29%) C
4 4 (14.29%) C#
4 4 (14.29%) C++
4 4 (14.29%) JavaScript
4 4 (14.29%) JCL
5 2 (7.14%) Perl
5 2 (7.14%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 18 (64.29%) Security Cleared
2 17 (60.71%) DV Cleared
3 15 (53.57%) ISTQB
4 9 (32.14%) Degree
5 7 (25.00%) ISEB
6 5 (17.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (7.14%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (3.57%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 4 (14.29%) Hyper-V
1 4 (14.29%) Microsoft App-V
1 4 (14.29%) RACF
1 4 (14.29%) Time Sharing Option
1 4 (14.29%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
1 4 (14.29%) VMware ESX
1 4 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (21.43%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (14.29%) AirWatch
2 4 (14.29%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 4 (14.29%) SCCM
2 4 (14.29%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 5 (17.86%) Oracle
2 4 (14.29%) Altiris
2 4 (14.29%) Citrix
2 4 (14.29%) HP
2 4 (14.29%) IBM
2 4 (14.29%) Veritas
2 4 (14.29%) VMware
3 3 (10.71%) Microsoft
3 3 (10.71%) SAP
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