The table below looks at the statistics for System 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 System Testing over the 3 months to 20 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Testing
Rank 91 82 76
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -6
Permanent jobs citing System Testing 4 3 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 0.35% 0.37% 1.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.44% 0.49% 1.74%
Number of salaries quoted 4 3 7
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +6.06%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
- +17.64%
System 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
916 609 749
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 79.38% 75.75% 76.20%
Number of salaries quoted 772 536 639
Average salary £43,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,800 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £59,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

System Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing System Testing across the Gloucestershire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

System Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

System Testing
Salary Trend in Gloucestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing System Testing across the Gloucestershire region.

System Testing Salary Trend in Gloucestershire

System Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 20 November 2014, IT jobs across the Gloucestershire region citing System 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 System Testing.

1 8 (72.73%) .NET
2 5 (45.45%) C#
2 5 (45.45%) HTML
2 5 (45.45%) Windows
2 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
3 4 (36.36%) OO
3 4 (36.36%) JavaScript
3 4 (36.36%) SQL
3 4 (36.36%) T-SQL
3 4 (36.36%) VB.NET
3 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
3 4 (36.36%) ASP.NET
3 4 (36.36%) Degree
4 3 (27.27%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (27.27%) Change Control
4 3 (27.27%) XML
4 3 (27.27%) CMS
4 3 (27.27%) Web Design
4 3 (27.27%) SharePoint
4 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (27.27%) Test Management
5 2 (18.18%) SOAP
5 2 (18.18%) Visual Studio
5 2 (18.18%) REST
5 2 (18.18%) JSON
5 2 (18.18%) WCF
6 1 (9.09%) LINQ
6 1 (9.09%) jQuery
6 1 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (9.09%) Performance Testing

System Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 November 2014, IT jobs across the Gloucestershire region citing System 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 System Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (27.27%) SharePoint
1 3 (27.27%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Office
1 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) LAN
1 1 (9.09%) WAN
1 1 (9.09%) SMPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (9.09%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Visual Studio
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (9.09%) LoadRunner
General
1 1 (9.09%) Pharmaceutical
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Developer
1 6 (54.55%) .NET Developer
2 3 (27.27%) Senior Developer
2 3 (27.27%) Senior .NET Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Training Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Automated Test Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Software Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Service Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Test Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Software Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Test Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Services Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (72.73%) .NET
2 5 (45.45%) HTML
3 4 (36.36%) ASP.NET
4 3 (27.27%) XML
5 2 (18.18%) SOAP
5 2 (18.18%) REST
5 2 (18.18%) JSON
5 2 (18.18%) WCF
6 1 (9.09%) LINQ
6 1 (9.09%) jQuery
6 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (9.09%) LINQ to SQL
6 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (9.09%) Web Services
6 1 (9.09%) Ajax
6 1 (9.09%) CSS
6 1 (9.09%) ADO.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Mathematics
1 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (45.45%) Windows
2 1 (9.09%) Linux
2 1 (9.09%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) OO
2 3 (27.27%) Test Management
2 3 (27.27%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (27.27%) Web Design
2 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (27.27%) Change Control
3 1 (9.09%) Line Management
3 1 (9.09%) Mentoring
3 1 (9.09%) ITIL
3 1 (9.09%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (9.09%) Software Engineering
3 1 (9.09%) Software Testing
3 1 (9.09%) Web Development
3 1 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (9.09%) Performance Testing
3 1 (9.09%) Unit Testing
3 1 (9.09%) Integration Testing
3 1 (9.09%) Project Management
3 1 (9.09%) Regression Testing
3 1 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) C#
2 4 (36.36%) JavaScript
2 4 (36.36%) SQL
2 4 (36.36%) T-SQL
2 4 (36.36%) VB.NET
3 1 (9.09%) Shell Script
3 1 (9.09%) C
3 1 (9.09%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) Degree
2 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
2 1 (9.09%) DV Cleared
2 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
2 1 (9.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (9.09%) ISEB
2 1 (9.09%) ISTQB
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle