Period
to 11 July 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire with a requirement for Software Testing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Software Testing over the 6 months to 11 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Testing
South West > Gloucestershire
6 months to
11 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 67 101 113
Rank change year-on-year +34 +12 +19
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 34 40 19
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 3.53% 2.45% 1.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.89% 2.66% 1.22%
Number of salaries quoted 26 37 13
Median annual salary £50,000 £52,000 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.85% +26.83% +30.16%
10th Percentile £28,250 £35,000 £20,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £54,750 £62,750
South West median annual salary £47,500 £42,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year +12.43% +5.63% +6.67%

Software Testing 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 Gloucestershire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Gloucestershire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 875 1,505 1,557
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 90.96% 92.27% 93.57%
Number of salaries quoted 640 1,112 1,273
Median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £66,250 £66,250
South West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +2.41%

Software Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucestershire

Job postings citing Software Testing as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire.

Job vacancy trend for Software Testing in Gloucestershire

Software Testing
Salary Trend in Gloucestershire

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Software Testing in Gloucestershire.

Salary trend for Software Testing in Gloucestershire

Software Testing
Salary Histogram in Gloucestershire

Salary distribution for jobs citing Software Testing in Gloucestershire over the 6 months to 11 July 2020.

Salary histogram for Software Testing in Gloucestershire

Software Testing
Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Testing within the Gloucestershire region over the 6 months to 11 July 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Gloucester +13 16 £50,000 -3.85%
Tewkesbury +11 6 £40,000 +3.23% 1
Cheltenham +14 1 £27,000 -16.92% 1
Software Testing
South West

For the 6 months to 11 July 2020, IT jobs citing Software Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Gloucestershire region with a requirement for Software Testing.

1 27 (79.41%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (67.65%) Java
3 20 (58.82%) OO
3 20 (58.82%) Atlassian
3 20 (58.82%) SDLC
4 19 (55.88%) DevOps
4 19 (55.88%) Software Architecture
4 19 (55.88%) Software Engineering
4 19 (55.88%) Requirements Analysis
4 19 (55.88%) Linux
4 19 (55.88%) Unix
5 18 (52.94%) TDD
6 17 (50.00%) JavaScript
7 15 (44.12%) Oracle
7 15 (44.12%) MongoDB
7 15 (44.12%) Docker
8 14 (41.18%) Ansible
8 14 (41.18%) AngularJS
8 14 (41.18%) React
8 14 (41.18%) Node.js
8 14 (41.18%) Hadoop
9 13 (38.24%) DV Cleared
9 13 (38.24%) Security Cleared
9 13 (38.24%) C
10 11 (32.35%) Test Automation
10 11 (32.35%) Cucumber
11 10 (29.41%) C++
12 8 (23.53%) Jest
12 8 (23.53%) Enzyme
13 7 (20.59%) EJB

Software Testing
Co-occurring 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 6 (17.65%) JBoss
Applications
1 4 (11.76%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.94%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.82%) AWS
2 2 (5.88%) Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.88%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (2.94%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (44.12%) MongoDB
2 14 (41.18%) Hadoop
3 1 (2.94%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (32.35%) Cucumber
2 5 (14.71%) Selenium
3 2 (5.88%) JMeter
4 1 (2.94%) Charles Proxy
4 1 (2.94%) Postman
4 1 (2.94%) REST Assured
General
1 6 (17.65%) Military
2 1 (2.94%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 12 (35.29%) Software Engineer
2 6 (17.65%) Analyst
2 6 (17.65%) Developer
2 6 (17.65%) Full Stack Developer
2 6 (17.65%) Test Analyst
3 4 (11.76%) Senior Software Engineer
3 4 (11.76%) Support Engineer
4 3 (8.82%) Automation Test Analyst
4 3 (8.82%) Data Engineer
4 3 (8.82%) DV Cleared Software Engineer
4 3 (8.82%) Senior Developer
4 3 (8.82%) Senior Full Stack Developer
4 3 (8.82%) Software Tester
4 3 (8.82%) Tester
5 2 (5.88%) Manual Tester
5 2 (5.88%) Software Test Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Test Engineer
6 1 (2.94%) Applications Support Engineer
6 1 (2.94%) QA Tester
6 1 (2.94%) Software Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (41.18%) AngularJS
1 14 (41.18%) Node.js
1 14 (41.18%) React
2 8 (23.53%) Enzyme
2 8 (23.53%) Jest
3 7 (20.59%) EJB
3 7 (20.59%) Hibernate
3 7 (20.59%) Spring
4 6 (17.65%) Java EE
5 1 (2.94%) HTML
5 1 (2.94%) J2EE
5 1 (2.94%) REST
5 1 (2.94%) RESTful
5 1 (2.94%) Servlets
5 1 (2.94%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.71%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (11.76%) VHDL
3 1 (2.94%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 19 (55.88%) Linux
1 19 (55.88%) Unix
2 2 (5.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (79.41%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (58.82%) OO
2 20 (58.82%) SDLC
3 19 (55.88%) DevOps
3 19 (55.88%) Requirements Analysis
3 19 (55.88%) Software Architecture
3 19 (55.88%) Software Engineering
4 18 (52.94%) TDD
5 11 (32.35%) Test Automation
6 7 (20.59%) UML
7 6 (17.65%) Biometrics
8 5 (14.71%) Fintech
9 4 (11.76%) Integration Testing
10 3 (8.82%) Functional Testing
10 3 (8.82%) Problem-Solving
11 2 (5.88%) Cybersecurity
11 2 (5.88%) Defect Tracking
11 2 (5.88%) Non-Functional Testing
11 2 (5.88%) Scenario Testing
11 2 (5.88%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 23 (67.65%) Java
2 17 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 13 (38.24%) C
4 10 (29.41%) C++
5 7 (20.59%) Python
5 7 (20.59%) Ruby
6 6 (17.65%) Java 8
7 5 (14.71%) C#
8 1 (2.94%) SQL
8 1 (2.94%) VB
8 1 (2.94%) VBA
Qualifications
1 13 (38.24%) DV Cleared
1 13 (38.24%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.88%) ISTQB
2 2 (5.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (2.94%) Degree
3 1 (2.94%) HNC
3 1 (2.94%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (14.71%) QA
System Software
1 15 (44.12%) Docker
2 2 (5.88%) Firmware
3 1 (2.94%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 14 (41.18%) Ansible
2 2 (5.88%) HP ALM
3 1 (2.94%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 20 (58.82%) Atlassian
2 15 (44.12%) Oracle
3 6 (17.65%) Microsoft
4 2 (5.88%) HP
5 1 (2.94%) ClickSoftware Technologies
5 1 (2.94%) VMware