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 27 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Strategy
South West / Gloucestershire
Rank 96 92 82
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -10
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 8 2 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 0.89% 0.21% 1.87%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.97% 0.24% 2.13%
Number of salaries quoted 8 2 15
Median salary £42,500 £31,250 £30,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+36.00% +2.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,250 £28,250 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £43,950 £34,250 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -

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
829 840 890
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 92.11% 89.08% 87.68%
Number of salaries quoted 678 549 726
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £33,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,750 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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
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 27 February 2017. 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 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
Stroud -3 1 £42,500 +21.42%
Test Strategy
South West

Test Strategy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, 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 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 10 (66.67%) Manual Testing
2 9 (60.00%) ISEB
2 9 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (60.00%) Defect Management
3 8 (53.33%) Finance
3 8 (53.33%) Scrum
3 8 (53.33%) Java
3 8 (53.33%) SQL
3 8 (53.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (53.33%) Test Automation
3 8 (53.33%) ISTQB
4 7 (46.67%) Degree
4 7 (46.67%) JIRA
4 7 (46.67%) SSH
4 7 (46.67%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (46.67%) Kanban
4 7 (46.67%) Test Management
4 7 (46.67%) SOAP
4 7 (46.67%) Web Services
4 7 (46.67%) XML
4 7 (46.67%) Linux
4 7 (46.67%) HP
4 7 (46.67%) Business Intelligence
4 7 (46.67%) TDD
4 7 (46.67%) Non-Functional Testing
4 7 (46.67%) Bitbucket
4 7 (46.67%) Jenkins
4 7 (46.67%) Data Transformation
4 7 (46.67%) BDD

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 1 (6.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (40.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (46.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (46.67%) SSH
2 2 (13.33%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (46.67%) NoSQL
2 1 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 8 (53.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (46.67%) Bitbucket
2 7 (46.67%) Jenkins
2 7 (46.67%) JIRA
2 7 (46.67%) Vagrant
2 7 (46.67%) Zephyr
3 6 (40.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 6 (40.00%) Cucumber
3 6 (40.00%) Git (software)
3 6 (40.00%) Maven
4 4 (26.67%) Selenium
5 1 (6.67%) Appium
5 1 (6.67%) SoapUI
5 1 (6.67%) SpecFlow
5 1 (6.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (53.33%) Finance
2 6 (40.00%) Electronics
2 6 (40.00%) Manufacturing
2 6 (40.00%) Marketing
2 6 (40.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (6.67%) Banking
3 1 (6.67%) Retail
3 1 (6.67%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (26.67%) Analyst
1 4 (26.67%) Test Analyst
1 4 (26.67%) Test Specialist
2 3 (20.00%) Automation Tester
2 3 (20.00%) Tester
3 2 (13.33%) Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Developer in Test
3 2 (13.33%) Financial Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Java Automation Tester
3 2 (13.33%) Service Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Test Automation Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Test Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Business Test Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Java Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Java Software Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Lead Test Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
4 1 (6.67%) Software Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Test Automation Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (46.67%) REST
1 7 (46.67%) SOAP
1 7 (46.67%) Web Services
1 7 (46.67%) XML
2 6 (40.00%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 6 (40.00%) Linux Command Line
2 1 (6.67%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 7 (46.67%) Linux
2 2 (13.33%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (66.67%) Manual Testing
2 9 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (60.00%) Defect Management
3 8 (53.33%) Scrum
3 8 (53.33%) Test Automation
4 7 (46.67%) BDD
4 7 (46.67%) Business Intelligence
4 7 (46.67%) Data Transformation
4 7 (46.67%) Kanban
4 7 (46.67%) Non-Functional Testing
4 7 (46.67%) TDD
4 7 (46.67%) Test Management
5 6 (40.00%) Digital Marketing
5 6 (40.00%) Programme Management
6 5 (33.33%) Automated Testing
7 4 (26.67%) Test Scripting
8 3 (20.00%) Automation Testing
9 2 (13.33%) Defect Tracking
9 2 (13.33%) Mentoring
9 2 (13.33%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 8 (53.33%) Java
1 8 (53.33%) SQL
2 6 (40.00%) XPath
3 5 (33.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 9 (60.00%) ISEB
2 8 (53.33%) ISTQB
3 7 (46.67%) Degree
4 2 (13.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
5 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) SDET
System Software
1 7 (46.67%) Docker
2 2 (13.33%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 7 (46.67%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 10 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 7 (46.67%) HP
3 6 (40.00%) SAP
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