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 3 months to 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Testing
South West / Gloucestershire
Rank 97 76 98
Rank change year-on-year -21 +22  
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 4 24 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 0.47% 2.26% 0.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.51% 2.52% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 4 9 4
Median salary £46,250 £62,500 £27,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -26.00% +125.22%  
90% offered a salary of more than £33,450 £39,400 £26,100
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £65,000 £41,650
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

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

Process & Methodology Skills
Gloucestershire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 778 954 899
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 91.96% 89.92% 89.28%
Number of salaries quoted 635 594 727
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +11.76%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £34,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Software Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Job vacancy trend for Software Testing in Gloucestershire

Software Testing
Salary Trend in Gloucestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Testing in Gloucestershire.

Salary trend for Software Testing in Gloucestershire

Software Testing
Salary Histogram in Gloucestershire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Testing in Gloucestershire over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

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 3 months to 24 March 2017. 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 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
Cheltenham +6 3 £47,500 -24.00%
Software Testing
South West

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, IT jobs citing Software Testing 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 Software Testing.

1 7 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (53.85%) Test Scripting
2 6 (46.15%) Security Cleared
2 6 (46.15%) Finance
2 6 (46.15%) SAP
2 6 (46.15%) Python
3 5 (38.46%) Unix
4 4 (30.77%) Java
4 4 (30.77%) Tivoli
4 4 (30.77%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 4 (30.77%) RACF
4 4 (30.77%) JCL
4 4 (30.77%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (30.77%) IBM
4 4 (30.77%) Mainframe
4 4 (30.77%) Manufacturing
4 4 (30.77%) Electronics
4 4 (30.77%) Telecoms
4 4 (30.77%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 4 (30.77%) ISTQB
4 4 (30.77%) ISPF
4 4 (30.77%) Marketing
4 4 (30.77%) Degree
4 4 (30.77%) IBM Mainframe
4 4 (30.77%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (30.77%) Integration Testing
4 4 (30.77%) Programme Management
4 4 (30.77%) Computer Science
4 4 (30.77%) Digital Marketing
4 4 (30.77%) System Integration Testing

Software Testing
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 2 (15.38%) NetWeaver
Business Applications
1 4 (30.77%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (15.38%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (15.38%) SAP IS-U
Communications & Networking
1 3 (23.08%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Cucumber
1 2 (15.38%) HP UFT
1 2 (15.38%) TestDirector
1 2 (15.38%) WinRunner
2 1 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (46.15%) Finance
2 4 (30.77%) Electronics
2 4 (30.77%) Manufacturing
2 4 (30.77%) Marketing
2 4 (30.77%) Telecoms
3 2 (15.38%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Analyst
1 6 (46.15%) Test Analyst
2 4 (30.77%) Test Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Integration Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Java Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Release Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Java Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Software Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Systems Integration Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Systems Test Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Test and Integration Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Test Automation Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Test Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (30.77%) ISPF
2 3 (23.08%) J2EE
2 3 (23.08%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Computer Science
1 4 (30.77%) IBM Mainframe
1 4 (30.77%) Mainframe
2 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (23.08%) Embedded Systems
2 3 (23.08%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (38.46%) Unix
2 3 (23.08%) Android
2 3 (23.08%) Apple iOS
2 3 (23.08%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (53.85%) Test Scripting
2 4 (30.77%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (30.77%) Defect Management
2 4 (30.77%) Digital Marketing
2 4 (30.77%) Integration Testing
2 4 (30.77%) Programme Management
2 4 (30.77%) SDLC
2 4 (30.77%) System Integration Testing
2 4 (30.77%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (23.08%) Analytics
3 3 (23.08%) Configuration Management
3 3 (23.08%) Cybersecurity
3 3 (23.08%) Data Analytics
3 3 (23.08%) Defect Tracking
3 3 (23.08%) Functional Testing
3 3 (23.08%) OO
3 3 (23.08%) People Management
3 3 (23.08%) Test Planning
3 3 (23.08%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (46.15%) Python
2 4 (30.77%) Java
2 4 (30.77%) JCL
3 3 (23.08%) Bash Shell
3 3 (23.08%) C++
3 3 (23.08%) Perl
3 3 (23.08%) VB
4 2 (15.38%) SQL
5 1 (7.69%) C#
Qualifications
1 6 (46.15%) Security Cleared
2 4 (30.77%) Degree
2 4 (30.77%) ISTQB
3 3 (23.08%) DV Cleared
4 2 (15.38%) BPSS Clearance
System Software
1 4 (30.77%) RACF
1 4 (30.77%) Time Sharing Option
1 4 (30.77%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 4 (30.77%) Tivoli
2 3 (23.08%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) SAP
2 4 (30.77%) IBM
3 2 (15.38%) Oracle
4 1 (7.69%) HP
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