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 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Testing
Rank 78 71 96
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +25
Permanent jobs citing System Testing 3 11 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 0.38% 1.51% 0.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.51% 1.99% 0.66%
Number of salaries quoted 3 11 3
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +13.63%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -2.50%
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
594 554 912
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 74.72% 75.99% 73.37%
Number of salaries quoted 497 488 821
Average salary £39,000 £37,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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
Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing System Testing within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 17 September 2014. 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 +4 2 £35,000 -12.50%
System Testing
South West

System Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 11 (78.57%) Windows
2 10 (71.43%) C#
2 10 (71.43%) .NET
3 9 (64.29%) VB.NET
4 6 (42.86%) SQL
4 6 (42.86%) T-SQL
4 6 (42.86%) ASP.NET
4 6 (42.86%) XML
4 6 (42.86%) OO
4 6 (42.86%) Microsoft
4 6 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (35.71%) Visual Studio
5 5 (35.71%) SOAP
5 5 (35.71%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (35.71%) JSON
5 5 (35.71%) WCF
5 5 (35.71%) REST
6 4 (28.57%) VBScript
6 4 (28.57%) Web Services
6 4 (28.57%) Regression Testing
6 4 (28.57%) SaaS
7 2 (14.29%) HTML
7 2 (14.29%) Finance
8 1 (7.14%) C
8 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
8 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
8 1 (7.14%) MS Office
8 1 (7.14%) ADO.NET
8 1 (7.14%) CSS
8 1 (7.14%) MS Excel

System Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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.

Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Office
1 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (28.57%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
1 1 (7.14%) SMPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
1 1 (7.14%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (35.71%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Developer
2 4 (28.57%) .NET Developer
2 4 (28.57%) Test Engineer
2 4 (28.57%) Senior Test Engineer
2 4 (28.57%) Automated Test Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Software Developer
3 1 (7.14%) Software Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Technical Services Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Training Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) Software Programmer
3 1 (7.14%) IT Support
3 1 (7.14%) Senior Software Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) IT Support Technician
3 1 (7.14%) Technical Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Test Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) Support Technician
3 1 (7.14%) Programmer
3 1 (7.14%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (71.43%) .NET
2 6 (42.86%) ASP.NET
2 6 (42.86%) XML
3 5 (35.71%) SOAP
3 5 (35.71%) JSON
3 5 (35.71%) WCF
3 5 (35.71%) REST
4 4 (28.57%) Web Services
5 2 (14.29%) HTML
6 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (7.14%) LINQ
6 1 (7.14%) jQuery
6 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (7.14%) LINQ to SQL
6 1 (7.14%) Ajax
6 1 (7.14%) CSS
6 1 (7.14%) ADO.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Mathematics
1 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 11 (78.57%) Windows
2 1 (7.14%) Windows XP
2 1 (7.14%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (42.86%) OO
2 5 (35.71%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (28.57%) Regression Testing
4 1 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (7.14%) MVC
4 1 (7.14%) Project Management
4 1 (7.14%) Service Management
4 1 (7.14%) SOA
4 1 (7.14%) Automated Testing
4 1 (7.14%) Software Engineering
4 1 (7.14%) Software Testing
4 1 (7.14%) Web Development
4 1 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (7.14%) Unit Testing
4 1 (7.14%) Test Scripting
4 1 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (7.14%) Test Strategy
4 1 (7.14%) Line Management
4 1 (7.14%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 10 (71.43%) C#
2 9 (64.29%) VB.NET
3 6 (42.86%) SQL
3 6 (42.86%) T-SQL
4 4 (28.57%) VBScript
5 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
5 1 (7.14%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) ISEB
1 1 (7.14%) ISTQB
1 1 (7.14%) Degree
1 1 (7.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 1 (7.14%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.14%) HP
2 1 (7.14%) SolarWinds
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