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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Testing
Rank 99 86 80
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -6
Permanent jobs citing System Testing 4 3 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 0.34% 0.32% 1.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.42% 0.43% 1.56%
Number of salaries quoted 4 3 9
Average salary £37,500 £32,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -12.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,800 £27,300 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £34,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
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
955 693 707
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 80.66% 74.68% 77.86%
Number of salaries quoted 794 577 597
Average salary £45,000 £39,000 £38,289
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% +1.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £50,000 £55,000
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
Salary Histogram in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing System Testing across the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

System Testing Salary Histogram 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 24 December 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 - 1 £29,000 -
System Testing
South West

System Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 6 (75.00%) .NET
2 4 (50.00%) HTML
2 4 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (50.00%) Degree
3 3 (37.50%) C#
3 3 (37.50%) SQL
3 3 (37.50%) T-SQL
3 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET
3 3 (37.50%) Windows
3 3 (37.50%) OO
3 3 (37.50%) SharePoint
3 3 (37.50%) CMS
3 3 (37.50%) Web Design
3 3 (37.50%) Test Management
3 3 (37.50%) Change Control
4 2 (25.00%) VB.NET
4 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (25.00%) Performance Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Test Scripting
5 1 (12.50%) C
5 1 (12.50%) Oracle
5 1 (12.50%) Visual Studio
5 1 (12.50%) ADO.NET
5 1 (12.50%) CSS
5 1 (12.50%) SOAP
5 1 (12.50%) XML
5 1 (12.50%) ITIL

System Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 (37.50%) SharePoint
1 3 (37.50%) CMS
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) LAN
1 1 (12.50%) WAN
1 1 (12.50%) SMPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Visual Studio
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (12.50%) LoadRunner
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Developer
1 5 (62.50%) .NET Developer
2 3 (37.50%) Senior .NET Developer
2 3 (37.50%) Senior Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Software Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Test Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Test Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Software Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (75.00%) .NET
2 4 (50.00%) HTML
3 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET
4 1 (12.50%) CSS
4 1 (12.50%) SOAP
4 1 (12.50%) XML
4 1 (12.50%) Ajax
4 1 (12.50%) JSON
4 1 (12.50%) WCF
4 1 (12.50%) LINQ
4 1 (12.50%) jQuery
4 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (12.50%) LINQ to SQL
4 1 (12.50%) REST
4 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (12.50%) ADO.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Mathematics
1 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Windows
2 1 (12.50%) Linux
2 1 (12.50%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) OO
1 3 (37.50%) Web Design
1 3 (37.50%) Test Management
1 3 (37.50%) Change Control
2 2 (25.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (25.00%) Performance Testing
2 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (12.50%) MVC
3 1 (12.50%) SOA
3 1 (12.50%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
3 1 (12.50%) Software Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Web Development
3 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Load Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Unit Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Integration Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
3 1 (12.50%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (37.50%) SQL
2 3 (37.50%) T-SQL
2 3 (37.50%) C#
3 2 (25.00%) VB.NET
4 1 (12.50%) Shell Script
4 1 (12.50%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) DV Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (12.50%) ISEB
2 1 (12.50%) ISTQB
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle