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 3 months to 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test Strategy
Gloucestershire / Gloucester
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 37 - 46
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 6 0 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucester 2.55% - 1.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.99% - 1.53%
Number of salaries quoted 6 0 4
Median salary £40,000 - £46,000
90% offered a salary of more than £34,500 - £42,150
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 - £46,175
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.55% -  

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

Process & Methodology Skills
Gloucester
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 201 209 261
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Gloucester 85.53% 87.45% 86.42%
Number of salaries quoted 180 125 224
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,500 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Test Strategy
Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Gloucester citing Test Strategy as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 25 June 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 16 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 16 (100.00%) Selenium
1 16 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 16 (100.00%) Test Scripting
2 15 (93.75%) Cucumber
2 15 (93.75%) DV Cleared
2 15 (93.75%) Security Cleared
2 15 (93.75%) Cybersecurity
2 15 (93.75%) C++
2 15 (93.75%) Java
2 15 (93.75%) Linux
2 15 (93.75%) Python
3 12 (75.00%) C#
3 12 (75.00%) HP
3 12 (75.00%) ISEB
3 12 (75.00%) LoadRunner
3 12 (75.00%) JMeter
3 12 (75.00%) Ruby
3 12 (75.00%) ISTQB
3 12 (75.00%) Non-Functional Testing
3 12 (75.00%) HP Quality Center
4 9 (56.25%) Windows
5 4 (25.00%) Scrum
6 3 (18.75%) Validation
6 3 (18.75%) Unix
6 3 (18.75%) Perl
6 3 (18.75%) VMware
6 3 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (18.75%) Hyper-V

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 16 (100.00%) Selenium
2 15 (93.75%) Cucumber
3 12 (75.00%) JMeter
3 12 (75.00%) LoadRunner
4 1 (6.25%) Selenium IDE
4 1 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (6.25%) Visual Studio
4 1 (6.25%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 12 (75.00%) Test Engineer
2 9 (56.25%) Test Automation Engineer
3 4 (25.00%) Analyst
3 4 (25.00%) Test Analyst
4 3 (18.75%) Automation Test Lead
4 3 (18.75%) Integration Engineer
4 3 (18.75%) Software Integration Engineer
4 3 (18.75%) Software Test Engineer
4 3 (18.75%) Test and Integration Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Automation Test Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Automation Tester
5 1 (6.25%) Junior Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Junior Software Tester
5 1 (6.25%) Junior Test Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Junior Tester
5 1 (6.25%) QA Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) QA Test Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) QA Tester
5 1 (6.25%) Software Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Software Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Cyber Defence
Operating Systems
1 15 (93.75%) Linux
2 9 (56.25%) Windows
3 3 (18.75%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 16 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 16 (100.00%) Test Scripting
2 15 (93.75%) Cybersecurity
3 12 (75.00%) Non-Functional Testing
4 4 (25.00%) Scrum
5 3 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (18.75%) SDLC
5 3 (18.75%) Validation
6 1 (6.25%) Defect Management
6 1 (6.25%) Regression Testing
6 1 (6.25%) Risk Analysis
6 1 (6.25%) Scenario Testing
6 1 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (6.25%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 15 (93.75%) C++
1 15 (93.75%) Java
1 15 (93.75%) Python
2 12 (75.00%) C#
2 12 (75.00%) Ruby
3 3 (18.75%) Perl
Qualifications
1 15 (93.75%) DV Cleared
1 15 (93.75%) Security Cleared
2 12 (75.00%) ISEB
2 12 (75.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) QA
System Software
1 3 (18.75%) Hyper-V
1 3 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 12 (75.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (75.00%) HP
2 3 (18.75%) VMware
3 1 (6.25%) Microsoft