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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Strategy over the 3 months to 28 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Strategy
Rank 89 92 91
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -1
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 14 11 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 1.29% 1.04% 0.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.49% 1.20% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 12 11 3
Median salary £65,000 £33,000 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+96.96% +32.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,600 £30,500 £23,800
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £35,000 £29,642
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,200
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
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
941 916 790
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 86.49% 86.25% 82.38%
Number of salaries quoted 626 747 650
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £29,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £54,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Test Strategy
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

The demand trend of job ads across the Gloucestershire region citing Test Strategy as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 28 May 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Strategy within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 28 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheltenham -6 10 £72,500 +119.69% 2
Test Strategy
South West

Test Strategy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 28 May 2016, IT jobs citing Test Strategy also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Gloucestershire region with a requirement for Test Strategy.

1 10 (62.50%) ISEB
1 10 (62.50%) Telecoms
1 10 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (62.50%) Test Automation
2 8 (50.00%) QA
2 8 (50.00%) Release Management
3 7 (43.75%) ISTQB
3 7 (43.75%) Finance
3 7 (43.75%) Microsoft
3 7 (43.75%) SQL
3 7 (43.75%) SOAP
3 7 (43.75%) SDLC
4 6 (37.50%) Continuous Improvement
4 6 (37.50%) Big Data
4 6 (37.50%) Cybersecurity
4 6 (37.50%) Performance Engineering
4 6 (37.50%) Service Design
4 6 (37.50%) Marketing
4 6 (37.50%) Degree
4 6 (37.50%) Data Management
4 6 (37.50%) Automated Testing
4 6 (37.50%) Android
5 5 (31.25%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (31.25%) Scrum
5 5 (31.25%) Client/Server
5 5 (31.25%) Non-Functional Testing
6 4 (25.00%) Jenkins
6 4 (25.00%) Data Transformation
6 4 (25.00%) Defect Management
6 4 (25.00%) Zephyr

Test Strategy
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (25.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 4 (25.00%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (37.50%) Big Data
2 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (31.25%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (25.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 4 (25.00%) Cucumber
2 4 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 4 (25.00%) Jenkins
2 4 (25.00%) JIRA
2 4 (25.00%) Maven
2 4 (25.00%) Zephyr
3 3 (18.75%) SoapUI
4 2 (12.50%) Robot Framework
5 1 (6.25%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (62.50%) Telecoms
2 7 (43.75%) Finance
3 6 (37.50%) Marketing
4 4 (25.00%) Electronics
4 4 (25.00%) Manufacturing
5 2 (12.50%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Architect
1 6 (37.50%) Software Architect
1 6 (37.50%) Test Architect
1 6 (37.50%) Test Engineer
2 4 (25.00%) Java Engineer
2 4 (25.00%) Test Automation Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Developer
3 3 (18.75%) Developer in Test
3 3 (18.75%) Java Developer
3 3 (18.75%) Test Automation Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Senior Test Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Software Tester
4 2 (12.50%) Test Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (43.75%) SOAP
2 4 (25.00%) Gherkin
2 4 (25.00%) REST
2 4 (25.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) Client/Server
2 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (37.50%) Android
2 4 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (62.50%) Test Automation
2 8 (50.00%) Release Management
3 7 (43.75%) SDLC
4 6 (37.50%) Automated Testing
4 6 (37.50%) Continuous Improvement
4 6 (37.50%) Cybersecurity
4 6 (37.50%) Data Management
4 6 (37.50%) Performance Engineering
4 6 (37.50%) Service Design
5 5 (31.25%) Non-Functional Testing
5 5 (31.25%) Scrum
6 4 (25.00%) BDD
6 4 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (25.00%) Data Transformation
6 4 (25.00%) Defect Management
6 4 (25.00%) Kanban
6 4 (25.00%) Programme Management
6 4 (25.00%) TDD
6 4 (25.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 7 (43.75%) SQL
2 4 (25.00%) Java
2 4 (25.00%) Ruby
3 2 (12.50%) PL/SQL
3 2 (12.50%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (62.50%) ISEB
2 7 (43.75%) ISTQB
3 6 (37.50%) Degree
4 2 (12.50%) ISEB Practitioner
4 2 (12.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (50.00%) QA
2 2 (12.50%) SLA
Vendors
1 7 (43.75%) Microsoft
2 4 (25.00%) HP
2 4 (25.00%) SAP
3 2 (12.50%) Oracle
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Salary: £50000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
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Salary: From £40,000 to £65,000 per annum
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