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

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Strategy
Rank 84 83 -
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 16 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 1.55% 0.42% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.87% 0.56% -
Number of salaries quoted 12 4 0
Average salary £35,000 £33,401 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.78% -
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +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
855 711 691
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 82.85% 74.22% 78.97%
Number of salaries quoted 710 573 630
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +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 June 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 June 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 - 7 £34,000 - 2
Tewkesbury - 3 £42,500 -
Gloucester -8 1 £40,500 +8.00%
Test Strategy
South West

Test Strategy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 23 (67.65%) Finance
2 19 (55.88%) SQL
2 19 (55.88%) Performance Testing
2 19 (55.88%) Coaching
3 18 (52.94%) Test Scripting
3 18 (52.94%) XML
4 17 (50.00%) Non-Functional Testing
5 7 (20.59%) ISEB
5 7 (20.59%) User Acceptance Testing
5 7 (20.59%) ISTQB
6 6 (17.65%) QA
6 6 (17.65%) Test Management
6 6 (17.65%) Test Planning
6 6 (17.65%) DV Cleared
6 6 (17.65%) Security Cleared
6 6 (17.65%) .NET
7 5 (14.71%) Microsoft
7 5 (14.71%) Validation
7 5 (14.71%) Regression Testing
7 5 (14.71%) JIRA
8 4 (11.76%) Team Foundation Server
8 4 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (11.76%) CRM
8 4 (11.76%) Project Management
8 4 (11.76%) SQL Server
8 4 (11.76%) C
9 3 (8.82%) Windows
9 3 (8.82%) Linux
9 3 (8.82%) Visual Studio
9 3 (8.82%) Scrum

Test Strategy
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.76%) SQL Server
2 3 (8.82%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (14.71%) JIRA
2 4 (11.76%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (8.82%) Visual Studio
General
1 23 (67.65%) Finance
2 1 (2.94%) Banking
Job Titles
1 20 (58.82%) Analyst
1 20 (58.82%) Test Analyst
2 10 (29.41%) Test Manager
3 4 (11.76%) Test Engineer
3 4 (11.76%) QA Test Manager
3 4 (11.76%) QA Manager
4 3 (8.82%) Senior Test Engineer
5 1 (2.94%) Senior Test Manager
5 1 (2.94%) Lead Test Analyst
5 1 (2.94%) Senior QA Manager
5 1 (2.94%) Senior QA Tester
5 1 (2.94%) Test Leader
5 1 (2.94%) QA Leader
5 1 (2.94%) Lead Tester
5 1 (2.94%) Senior Test Analyst
5 1 (2.94%) Senior Tester
5 1 (2.94%) QA Tester
5 1 (2.94%) Senior Manager
5 1 (2.94%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (2.94%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (52.94%) XML
2 6 (17.65%) .NET
3 2 (5.88%) .NET Framework
4 1 (2.94%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.82%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.82%) Windows
1 3 (8.82%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (55.88%) Performance Testing
1 19 (55.88%) Coaching
2 18 (52.94%) Test Scripting
3 17 (50.00%) Non-Functional Testing
4 7 (20.59%) User Acceptance Testing
5 6 (17.65%) Test Planning
5 6 (17.65%) Test Management
6 5 (14.71%) Regression Testing
6 5 (14.71%) Validation
7 4 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (11.76%) CRM
7 4 (11.76%) Project Management
8 3 (8.82%) Release Management
8 3 (8.82%) Scrum
8 3 (8.82%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (8.82%) Test Automation
9 2 (5.88%) Manual Testing
9 2 (5.88%) Automated Testing
9 2 (5.88%) Software Testing
10 1 (2.94%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (55.88%) SQL
2 4 (11.76%) C
3 1 (2.94%) C#
Qualifications
1 7 (20.59%) ISEB
1 7 (20.59%) ISTQB
2 6 (17.65%) DV Cleared
2 6 (17.65%) Security Cleared
3 3 (8.82%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 3 (8.82%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (17.65%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (5.88%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (14.71%) Microsoft
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