Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Gloucester with a requirement for Test Strategy skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Test Strategy over the 6 months to 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test Strategy
Gloucestershire > Gloucester
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 45 65 62
Rank change year-on-year +20 -3 -16
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 4 14 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucester 1.26% 2.23% 1.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.44% 2.58% 1.43%
Number of salaries quoted 19 14 6
Gloucester median annual salary £52,500 £35,000 £63,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +50.00% -45.10% +50.00%
10th Percentile £48,750 £30,000 £39,500
90th Percentile £56,250 £42,625 £71,250
Gloucestershire median annual salary £50,000 £41,500 £40,250
% change year-on-year +20.48% +3.11% +0.63%

Test Strategy is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Gloucester with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Gloucester
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 277 543 489
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucester 87.38% 86.33% 87.95%
Number of salaries quoted 239 511 442
Gloucester median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% - -
10th Percentile £30,200 £25,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £57,500 £63,000
Gloucestershire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

Test Strategy
Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucester

Job postings citing Test Strategy as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Gloucester.

Job vacancy trend for Test Strategy in Gloucester

Test Strategy
Salary Trend in Gloucester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Test Strategy in Gloucester.

Salary trend for Test Strategy in Gloucester

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 Gloucester region with a requirement for Test Strategy.

1 4 (100.00%) JMeter
1 4 (100.00%) LoadRunner
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) Selenium
1 4 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 4 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 4 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 4 (100.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Coaching
2 3 (75.00%) Microservices
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Functional Testing
2 3 (75.00%) WebDriver
2 3 (75.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Software Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Scrum
2 3 (75.00%) QA
3 1 (25.00%) Ruby
3 1 (25.00%) C#
3 1 (25.00%) C++
3 1 (25.00%) Java
3 1 (25.00%) Unix
3 1 (25.00%) Linux
3 1 (25.00%) Python
3 1 (25.00%) HP
3 1 (25.00%) ISEB
3 1 (25.00%) ISTQB
3 1 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (25.00%) DV Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared

Test Strategy
Co-occurring IT Skills in Gloucester 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:

Development Applications
1 4 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 4 (100.00%) JMeter
1 4 (100.00%) LoadRunner
1 4 (100.00%) Selenium
2 3 (75.00%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Team Leader
1 3 (75.00%) Test Leader
1 3 (75.00%) Test Team Leader
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Test Analyst
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
1 1 (25.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) Non-Functional Testing
1 4 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 4 (100.00%) Test Scripting
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Coaching
2 3 (75.00%) Functional Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Microservices
2 3 (75.00%) Scrum
2 3 (75.00%) Software Testing
2 3 (75.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) C#
1 1 (25.00%) C++
1 1 (25.00%) Java
1 1 (25.00%) Python
1 1 (25.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) DV Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) ISEB
1 1 (25.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (75.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) HP