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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Strategy
Rank 94 84 90
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +6
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 2 17 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 0.22% 1.69% 0.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.25% 1.96% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 1 13 2
Average salary £27,500 £37,500 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.66% -7.40%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
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
812 866 710
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 88.17% 86.00% 77.34%
Number of salaries quoted 550 719 606
Average salary £49,000 £42,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.29% +11.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £29,800 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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
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 10 February 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
(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 -3 1 - -
Test Strategy
South West

Test Strategy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 6 (66.67%) Security Cleared
1 6 (66.67%) Software Delivery
2 5 (55.56%) DV Cleared
2 5 (55.56%) ISTQB
2 5 (55.56%) Finance
3 4 (44.44%) ISEB
4 3 (33.33%) .NET
4 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (22.22%) TDD
5 2 (22.22%) Scrum
5 2 (22.22%) Advertising
5 2 (22.22%) HTTP
5 2 (22.22%) QA
5 2 (22.22%) Selenium
5 2 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (22.22%) Unit Testing
5 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (22.22%) Cucumber
6 1 (11.11%) SoapUI
6 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (11.11%) Functional Testing
6 1 (11.11%) Non-Functional Testing
6 1 (11.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (11.11%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 1 (11.11%) Waterfall
6 1 (11.11%) Test Scripting
6 1 (11.11%) Manual Testing
6 1 (11.11%) System Testing
6 1 (11.11%) SQL
6 1 (11.11%) SOAP

Test Strategy
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Cucumber
1 2 (22.22%) Selenium
2 1 (11.11%) SoapUI
General
1 5 (55.56%) Finance
2 2 (22.22%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Test Manager
2 4 (44.44%) Analyst
2 4 (44.44%) Test Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (11.11%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Software Delivery
2 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (22.22%) Scrum
3 2 (22.22%) TDD
3 2 (22.22%) Unit Testing
3 2 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Automated Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (11.11%) Functional Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Manual Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Migration
4 1 (11.11%) Non-Functional Testing
4 1 (11.11%) SDLC
4 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (11.11%) System Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Test Scripting
4 1 (11.11%) Validation
4 1 (11.11%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 5 (55.56%) DV Cleared
2 5 (55.56%) ISTQB
3 4 (44.44%) ISEB
4 1 (11.11%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 1 (11.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) QA
Stroud, Gloucestershire
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