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 6 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Strategy
Rank 103 86 84
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -2
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 8 7 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 0.67% 0.72% 1.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.75% 0.80% 1.66%
Number of salaries quoted 8 6 15
Median salary £43,250 £51,250 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-15.60% +20.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,450 £35,750 £38,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £67,500 £69,400
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.26%
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
1065 876 965
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 89.12% 89.94% 83.99%
Number of salaries quoted 893 679 809
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,620 £32,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £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
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 6 December 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 6 December 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
Stroud - 3 £42,500 -
Cheltenham -6 1 £38,500 +7.69% 1
Gloucester -9 1 £41,500 -34.90%
Test Strategy
South West

Test Strategy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 6 December 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 12 (70.59%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (64.71%) ISTQB
2 11 (64.71%) SQL
2 11 (64.71%) Defect Management
3 10 (58.82%) Microsoft
4 9 (52.94%) ISEB
5 8 (47.06%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 8 (47.06%) Test Scripting
6 7 (41.18%) Team Foundation Server
6 7 (41.18%) Scrum
7 6 (35.29%) Finance
7 6 (35.29%) TDD
7 6 (35.29%) Web Services
7 6 (35.29%) Java
7 6 (35.29%) Test Automation
7 6 (35.29%) Security Cleared
7 6 (35.29%) BDD
7 6 (35.29%) Non-Functional Testing
7 6 (35.29%) Jenkins
8 5 (29.41%) REST
8 5 (29.41%) Data Transformation
8 5 (29.41%) Test Management
8 5 (29.41%) Manual Testing
8 5 (29.41%) Kanban
8 5 (29.41%) Degree
8 5 (29.41%) JIRA
8 5 (29.41%) Linux
8 5 (29.41%) HP
8 5 (29.41%) SOAP
8 5 (29.41%) Business Intelligence

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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (23.53%) MS Exchange
1 4 (23.53%) SharePoint
1 4 (23.53%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (11.76%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (23.53%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (17.65%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (29.41%) SSH
2 4 (23.53%) DNS
2 4 (23.53%) Internet
2 4 (23.53%) Intranet
2 4 (23.53%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (17.65%) NoSQL
2 1 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 7 (41.18%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (35.29%) Jenkins
3 5 (29.41%) JIRA
3 5 (29.41%) Zephyr
4 4 (23.53%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 4 (23.53%) ClearCase
4 4 (23.53%) Cucumber
4 4 (23.53%) Git (software)
4 4 (23.53%) Maven
5 3 (17.65%) Bitbucket
5 3 (17.65%) Vagrant
6 2 (11.76%) Selenium
6 2 (11.76%) Visual Studio
7 1 (5.88%) Hudson
7 1 (5.88%) SoapUI
7 1 (5.88%) SpecFlow
7 1 (5.88%) TeamCity
General
1 6 (35.29%) Finance
2 4 (23.53%) Electronics
2 4 (23.53%) Manufacturing
2 4 (23.53%) Marketing
2 4 (23.53%) Telecoms
3 2 (11.76%) Banking
4 1 (5.88%) Retail
4 1 (5.88%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (52.94%) Analyst
1 9 (52.94%) Test Analyst
2 4 (23.53%) Developer
2 4 (23.53%) Developer in Test
2 4 (23.53%) Integration Analyst
2 4 (23.53%) Integration Test Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) Test Automation Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Test Specialist
5 1 (5.88%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Business Test Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Financial Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Java Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Java Software Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Lead Test Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Test Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Service Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Software Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (35.29%) Web Services
2 5 (29.41%) REST
2 5 (29.41%) SOAP
3 4 (23.53%) Gherkin
3 4 (23.53%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Client/Server
1 4 (23.53%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 5 (29.41%) Linux
2 4 (23.53%) Apple iOS
2 4 (23.53%) Windows
2 4 (23.53%) Windows 7
2 4 (23.53%) Windows 8
2 4 (23.53%) Windows Server
2 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (11.76%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (70.59%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (64.71%) Defect Management
3 8 (47.06%) Test Scripting
4 7 (41.18%) Scrum
5 6 (35.29%) BDD
5 6 (35.29%) Non-Functional Testing
5 6 (35.29%) TDD
5 6 (35.29%) Test Automation
6 5 (29.41%) Automated Testing
6 5 (29.41%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (29.41%) Data Transformation
6 5 (29.41%) Kanban
6 5 (29.41%) Manual Testing
6 5 (29.41%) Software Testing
6 5 (29.41%) Test Management
7 4 (23.53%) Automation Testing
7 4 (23.53%) Digital Marketing
7 4 (23.53%) Infrastructure Management
7 4 (23.53%) Programme Management
7 4 (23.53%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 11 (64.71%) SQL
2 6 (35.29%) Java
3 4 (23.53%) Ruby
4 2 (11.76%) XPath
Qualifications
1 11 (64.71%) ISTQB
2 9 (52.94%) ISEB
3 8 (47.06%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 6 (35.29%) Security Cleared
5 5 (29.41%) Degree
6 4 (23.53%) DV Cleared
7 2 (11.76%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) QA
1 1 (5.88%) SDET
System Software
1 4 (23.53%) Hyper-V
1 4 (23.53%) Microsoft App-V
1 4 (23.53%) VMware ESX
1 4 (23.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (17.65%) Docker
3 2 (11.76%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (23.53%) AirWatch
1 4 (23.53%) Forefront Identity Manager
1 4 (23.53%) SCCM
2 3 (17.65%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 10 (58.82%) Microsoft
2 5 (29.41%) HP
3 4 (23.53%) Altiris
3 4 (23.53%) Citrix
3 4 (23.53%) SAP
3 4 (23.53%) Veritas
3 4 (23.53%) VMware
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