Period
to 21 November 2017

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 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Testing
South West > Gloucestershire
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 105 135 75
Rank change year-on-year +30 -60 +46
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 32 31 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 2.14% 1.38% 3.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.41% 1.52% 4.20%
Number of salaries quoted 44 19 72
Gloucestershire median annual salary £50,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +33.33% +7.14% -2.78%
10th Percentile £39,325 £31,650 £32,000
90th Percentile £56,250 £42,500 £64,500
South West median annual salary £39,250 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +20.77% -7.14% -

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 1330 2034 1833
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 88.84% 90.40% 89.46%
Number of salaries quoted 1083 1663 1481
Gloucestershire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £25,550 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £62,500 £65,000
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.90%

Software Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucestershire

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

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 6 months to 21 November 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 6 months to 21 November 2017. 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
Cirencester - 18 £52,500 - 1
Cheltenham +17 10 £50,000 +5.26%
Gloucester +18 3 £52,500 +31.25% 1
Software Testing
South West

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 26 (81.25%) Test Automation
2 20 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (56.25%) Selenium
4 17 (53.13%) Java
5 16 (50.00%) C++
5 16 (50.00%) J2EE
5 16 (50.00%) XML
5 16 (50.00%) Unix
5 16 (50.00%) Python
5 16 (50.00%) JIRA
5 16 (50.00%) Cucumber
6 13 (40.63%) BDD
7 12 (37.50%) Windows Server
7 12 (37.50%) Windows
7 12 (37.50%) Linux
7 12 (37.50%) IIS
7 12 (37.50%) SQL
7 12 (37.50%) C#
8 11 (34.38%) HP
8 11 (34.38%) Jython
8 11 (34.38%) TDD
8 11 (34.38%) Maven
8 11 (34.38%) Ruby
8 11 (34.38%) .NET
8 11 (34.38%) VBScript
8 11 (34.38%) HTML
8 11 (34.38%) JavaScript
8 11 (34.38%) Visual Studio
8 11 (34.38%) CSS
8 11 (34.38%) SOAP

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 12 (37.50%) IIS
2 11 (34.38%) Apache
2 11 (34.38%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.13%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.13%) IaaS
2 1 (3.13%) PaaS
2 1 (3.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (34.38%) HTTP
2 5 (15.63%) Internet
3 1 (3.13%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.13%) Azure SQL Database
1 1 (3.13%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 18 (56.25%) Selenium
2 16 (50.00%) Cucumber
2 16 (50.00%) JIRA
3 11 (34.38%) Ant
3 11 (34.38%) Eclipse
3 11 (34.38%) HP UFT
3 11 (34.38%) Jenkins
3 11 (34.38%) JUnit
3 11 (34.38%) Maven
3 11 (34.38%) SoapUI
3 11 (34.38%) Visual Studio
4 6 (18.75%) WebDriver
5 5 (15.63%) JMeter
5 5 (15.63%) LoadRunner
6 1 (3.13%) NUnit
6 1 (3.13%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (3.13%) SpecFlow
6 1 (3.13%) TeamCity
6 1 (3.13%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 8 (25.00%) Finance
2 5 (15.63%) Electronics
2 5 (15.63%) Manufacturing
2 5 (15.63%) Marketing
2 5 (15.63%) Telecoms
3 2 (6.25%) Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (37.50%) Test Manager
2 11 (34.38%) Test Automation Manager
3 9 (28.13%) Test Leader
4 7 (21.88%) Team Leader
4 7 (21.88%) Test Team Leader
5 5 (15.63%) Integration Engineer
5 5 (15.63%) Test and Integration Engineer
5 5 (15.63%) Test Engineer
6 4 (12.50%) Analyst
7 3 (9.38%) Automation Test Lead
7 3 (9.38%) Test Analyst
8 2 (6.25%) QA Analyst
8 2 (6.25%) QA Leader
9 1 (3.13%) Agile Development Manager
9 1 (3.13%) Agile Test Manager
9 1 (3.13%) Automation Team Leader
9 1 (3.13%) Automation Test Analyst
9 1 (3.13%) Development Manager
9 1 (3.13%) Java Development Manager
9 1 (3.13%) QA Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (50.00%) J2EE
1 16 (50.00%) XML
2 11 (34.38%) .NET
2 11 (34.38%) CSS
2 11 (34.38%) Gherkin
2 11 (34.38%) HTML
2 11 (34.38%) jQuery
2 11 (34.38%) REST
2 11 (34.38%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (28.13%) Computer Science
2 5 (15.63%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.13%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.13%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 16 (50.00%) Unix
2 12 (37.50%) Linux
2 12 (37.50%) Windows
2 12 (37.50%) Windows Server
3 5 (15.63%) Android
3 5 (15.63%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (81.25%) Test Automation
2 20 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (40.63%) BDD
4 11 (34.38%) TDD
4 11 (34.38%) Waterfall
5 9 (28.13%) User Acceptance Testing
6 7 (21.88%) Scrum
6 7 (21.88%) Test Strategy
7 6 (18.75%) Functional Testing
7 6 (18.75%) Non-Functional Testing
8 5 (15.63%) Analytics
8 5 (15.63%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (15.63%) Cybersecurity
8 5 (15.63%) Data Analytics
8 5 (15.63%) Digital Marketing
8 5 (15.63%) OO
8 5 (15.63%) Programme Management
8 5 (15.63%) Test Scripting
9 4 (12.50%) Coaching
9 4 (12.50%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 17 (53.13%) Java
2 16 (50.00%) C++
2 16 (50.00%) Python
3 12 (37.50%) C#
3 12 (37.50%) SQL
4 11 (34.38%) Groovy
4 11 (34.38%) JavaScript
4 11 (34.38%) Jython
4 11 (34.38%) Ruby
4 11 (34.38%) VBScript
5 5 (15.63%) Perl
5 5 (15.63%) VB
6 1 (3.13%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 10 (31.25%) Degree
2 6 (18.75%) ISTQB
2 6 (18.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 5 (15.63%) Security Cleared
4 2 (6.25%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (25.00%) QA
2 1 (3.13%) ISO 9001
2 1 (3.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (3.13%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 11 (34.38%) CA Service Virtualization
2 1 (3.13%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 11 (34.38%) CA
1 11 (34.38%) HP
2 5 (15.63%) SAP
3 1 (3.13%) Microsoft