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 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Strategy
Gloucestershire / Gloucester
Rank 28 - 37
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 10 0 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucester 4.57% - 2.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.08% - 2.67%
Number of salaries quoted 10 0 5
Median salary £37,500 - £35,250
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 - £34,950
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 - £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £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 197 178 225
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Gloucester 89.95% 89.90% 90.73%
Number of salaries quoted 180 106 197
Median salary £40,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.00% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,900 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

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

Test Strategy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucester

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 22 (95.65%) Test Scripting
2 21 (91.30%) Selenium
2 21 (91.30%) DV Cleared
2 21 (91.30%) Security Cleared
2 21 (91.30%) Cucumber
2 21 (91.30%) Cybersecurity
2 21 (91.30%) C++
2 21 (91.30%) Java
2 21 (91.30%) Linux
2 21 (91.30%) Python
2 21 (91.30%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (52.17%) ISEB
4 11 (47.83%) LoadRunner
4 11 (47.83%) C#
4 11 (47.83%) Windows
4 11 (47.83%) HP
4 11 (47.83%) Ruby
4 11 (47.83%) ISTQB
4 11 (47.83%) JMeter
4 11 (47.83%) SDLC
4 11 (47.83%) Non-Functional Testing
4 11 (47.83%) Test Automation
4 11 (47.83%) HP Quality Center
5 10 (43.48%) VMware Infrastructure
5 10 (43.48%) Hyper-V
5 10 (43.48%) Continuous Integration
5 10 (43.48%) Validation
5 10 (43.48%) VMware
5 10 (43.48%) Perl
6 5 (21.74%) Scrum

Test Strategy
Top Related 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.35%) SAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.70%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (4.35%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 21 (91.30%) Cucumber
1 21 (91.30%) Selenium
2 11 (47.83%) JMeter
2 11 (47.83%) LoadRunner
General
1 1 (4.35%) Banking
1 1 (4.35%) Retail
1 1 (4.35%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 21 (91.30%) Test Engineer
2 11 (47.83%) Test Automation Engineer
3 10 (43.48%) Integration Engineer
3 10 (43.48%) Software Integration Engineer
3 10 (43.48%) Software Test Engineer
3 10 (43.48%) Test and Integration Engineer
4 5 (21.74%) Automation Test Lead
5 2 (8.70%) Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Test Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Business Intelligence Lead
6 1 (4.35%) Business Test Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Lead Test Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Test Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Test Leader
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 21 (91.30%) Linux
2 11 (47.83%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (95.65%) Test Scripting
2 21 (91.30%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (91.30%) Cybersecurity
3 11 (47.83%) Non-Functional Testing
3 11 (47.83%) SDLC
3 11 (47.83%) Test Automation
4 10 (43.48%) Continuous Integration
4 10 (43.48%) Validation
5 5 (21.74%) Scrum
6 2 (8.70%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (4.35%) Automation Testing
7 1 (4.35%) Defect Management
7 1 (4.35%) Issue Tracking
7 1 (4.35%) Test Planning
7 1 (4.35%) Translating Business Requirements
7 1 (4.35%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 21 (91.30%) C++
1 21 (91.30%) Java
1 21 (91.30%) Python
2 11 (47.83%) C#
2 11 (47.83%) Ruby
3 10 (43.48%) Perl
4 1 (4.35%) SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (91.30%) DV Cleared
1 21 (91.30%) Security Cleared
2 12 (52.17%) ISEB
3 11 (47.83%) ISTQB
4 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) QA
System Software
1 10 (43.48%) Hyper-V
1 10 (43.48%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (47.83%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (47.83%) HP
2 10 (43.48%) VMware
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle