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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Strategy
Rank 81 88 92
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +4
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 17 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 1.60% 0.22% 0.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.96% 0.30% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 12 2 1
Average salary £33,500 £40,500 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.28% +47.27%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.65%
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
867 665 737
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 81.79% 73.56% 82.07%
Number of salaries quoted 726 562 607
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £38,289
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -2.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,250 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 30 January 2015.

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 30 January 2015. 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
Cheltenham - 6 £28,250 -
Gloucester - 3 £46,250 -
Tewkesbury - 1 £37,500 -
Test Strategy
South West

Test Strategy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 13 (39.39%) Finance
2 9 (27.27%) SQL
2 9 (27.27%) Security Cleared
2 9 (27.27%) Investment Management
2 9 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (21.21%) Coaching
3 7 (21.21%) Performance Testing
3 7 (21.21%) Test Management
3 7 (21.21%) Test Scripting
4 6 (18.18%) DV Cleared
4 6 (18.18%) XML
5 5 (15.15%) Oracle
5 5 (15.15%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (15.15%) JIRA
5 5 (15.15%) Non-Functional Testing
5 5 (15.15%) Test Planning
5 5 (15.15%) Test Automation
6 4 (12.12%) HP Quality Center
6 4 (12.12%) Waterfall
6 4 (12.12%) Release Management
6 4 (12.12%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (12.12%) Validation
7 3 (9.09%) SQL Server
7 3 (9.09%) Business Objects
7 3 (9.09%) UNIX
7 3 (9.09%) .NET
7 3 (9.09%) SAS
7 3 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (9.09%) Web Development
8 2 (6.06%) Data Protection

Test Strategy
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (9.09%) SAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.03%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (15.15%) JIRA
2 1 (3.03%) Selenium
2 1 (3.03%) Liquibase
General
1 13 (39.39%) Finance
2 1 (3.03%) Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (48.48%) Analyst
1 16 (48.48%) Test Analyst
2 15 (45.45%) Test Leader
3 13 (39.39%) Test Manager
4 9 (27.27%) Lead Test Analyst
5 8 (24.24%) Senior Analyst
5 8 (24.24%) Senior Test Analyst
6 1 (3.03%) Test Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) QA Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) Senior Test Manager
6 1 (3.03%) Senior Manager
6 1 (3.03%) QA Manager
6 1 (3.03%) QA Leader
6 1 (3.03%) QA Test Manager
6 1 (3.03%) Business Intelligence Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (18.18%) XML
2 3 (9.09%) .NET
3 2 (6.06%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 9 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.06%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.09%) UNIX
2 2 (6.06%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (27.27%) Investment Management
2 7 (21.21%) Coaching
2 7 (21.21%) Performance Testing
2 7 (21.21%) Test Management
2 7 (21.21%) Test Scripting
3 5 (15.15%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (15.15%) Non-Functional Testing
3 5 (15.15%) Test Planning
3 5 (15.15%) Test Automation
4 4 (12.12%) Waterfall
4 4 (12.12%) Release Management
4 4 (12.12%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (12.12%) Validation
5 3 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (9.09%) Web Development
6 2 (6.06%) Data Protection
7 1 (3.03%) Software Testing
7 1 (3.03%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (3.03%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 9 (27.27%) SQL
2 2 (6.06%) Bash Shell
2 2 (6.06%) Shell Script
2 2 (6.06%) C
2 2 (6.06%) Java
Qualifications
1 9 (27.27%) Security Cleared
2 6 (18.18%) DV Cleared
3 2 (6.06%) ISTQB
4 1 (3.03%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.06%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 2 (6.06%) Basel II
2 1 (3.03%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (12.12%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (15.15%) Oracle
2 3 (9.09%) Business Objects
3 1 (3.03%) Google
3 1 (3.03%) Teradata
3 1 (3.03%) HP
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