The table below looks at the statistics for Test Strategy skills in IT jobs advertised for the Gloucestershire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Strategy over the 3 months to 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Strategy
Rank 84 74 90
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +16
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 3 3 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 0.35% 0.38% 0.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.47% 0.50% 0.81%
Number of salaries quoted 3 3 6
Average salary £37,500 £32,500 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -5.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,300 £30,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £32,900 £43,750
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
Test Strategy
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
640 603 865
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 74.42% 75.75% 72.32%
Number of salaries quoted 515 538 791
Average salary £38,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.33% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

Test Strategy
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Test Strategy Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

Test Strategy
Salary Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Test Strategy Salary Trend in Gloucestershire

Test Strategy
Salary Histogram in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Strategy across the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 21 August 2014.

Test Strategy Salary Histogram in Gloucestershire

Test Strategy
Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Strategy within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 21 August 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 2 £47,500 +46.15%
Test Strategy
South West

Test Strategy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT jobs across the Gloucestershire region citing Test Strategy 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 Test Strategy.

1 3 (50.00%) Linux
1 3 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 2 (33.33%) UNIX
2 2 (33.33%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) ISEB
2 2 (33.33%) Configuration Management
2 2 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (33.33%) VMware
2 2 (33.33%) Degree
2 2 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (16.67%) C
3 1 (16.67%) C++
3 1 (16.67%) Java
3 1 (16.67%) UML
3 1 (16.67%) PhD
3 1 (16.67%) Shell Script
3 1 (16.67%) Electronics
3 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (16.67%) Information Security
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) Automated Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
3 1 (16.67%) ISTQB
3 1 (16.67%) JIRA
3 1 (16.67%) Mathematics
3 1 (16.67%) Physics

Test Strategy
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT jobs across the Gloucestershire region citing Test Strategy 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 Test Strategy. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) JIRA
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Test Manager
1 2 (33.33%) Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Junior Software Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Test Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Junior
2 1 (16.67%) Software Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (16.67%) Mathematics
2 1 (16.67%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (33.33%) UNIX
2 2 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (16.67%) Information Security
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) Automated Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
3 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Test Management
3 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting
3 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (16.67%) System Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
3 1 (16.67%) UML
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) C
1 1 (16.67%) C++
1 1 (16.67%) Java
1 1 (16.67%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Degree
1 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
1 2 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 2 (33.33%) ISEB
2 1 (16.67%) ISTQB
2 1 (16.67%) PhD
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) VMware
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