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 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Testing
South West / Gloucestershire
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 89 82 97
Rank change year-on-year -7 +15  
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 11 19 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 1.17% 1.95% 0.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.29% 2.22% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 9 8 2
Median salary £31,500 £33,500 £31,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.97% +7.20%  
90% offered a salary of more than £21,250 £27,250 £27,275
10% offered a salary of more than £37,600 £67,750 £35,425
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year - -2.77%  

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 856 855 893
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 91.26% 87.69% 86.45%
Number of salaries quoted 3010 3695 2757
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 £27,500 £31,750 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £67,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Software Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucestershire

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 3 months to 28 June 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 28 June 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
Tewkesbury - 5 £31,500 -
Cheltenham +8 2 £22,500 -64.00%
Gloucester +2 1 £36,000 -45.66% 1
Software Testing
South West

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 9 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (60.00%) Test Automation
2 8 (53.33%) Test Scripting
3 5 (33.33%) Manual Testing
3 5 (33.33%) QA
3 5 (33.33%) Selenium
4 4 (26.67%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (26.67%) Internet
4 4 (26.67%) C++
4 4 (26.67%) Java
4 4 (26.67%) Python
4 4 (26.67%) Test Strategy
5 3 (20.00%) Apple iOS
5 3 (20.00%) Unix
5 3 (20.00%) OO
5 3 (20.00%) SAP
5 3 (20.00%) XML
5 3 (20.00%) Perl
5 3 (20.00%) VB
5 3 (20.00%) J2EE
5 3 (20.00%) Electronics
5 3 (20.00%) Telecoms
5 3 (20.00%) Finance
5 3 (20.00%) Manufacturing
5 3 (20.00%) Programme Management
5 3 (20.00%) Digital Marketing
5 3 (20.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 3 (20.00%) Marketing
5 3 (20.00%) Security Cleared
5 3 (20.00%) Android

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:

Business Applications
1 3 (20.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 4 (26.67%) Internet
Development Applications
1 5 (33.33%) Selenium
2 1 (6.67%) JUnit
2 1 (6.67%) SpecFlow
2 1 (6.67%) WebDriver
General
1 3 (20.00%) Electronics
1 3 (20.00%) Finance
1 3 (20.00%) Manufacturing
1 3 (20.00%) Marketing
1 3 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Software Tester
1 6 (40.00%) Tester
2 3 (20.00%) Analyst
2 3 (20.00%) Junior
2 3 (20.00%) Test Analyst
2 3 (20.00%) Test Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Junior Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Junior Test Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Test Specialist
4 1 (6.67%) Graduate Software Tester
4 1 (6.67%) Graduate Tester
4 1 (6.67%) Integration Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Junior Software Tester
4 1 (6.67%) Junior Tester
4 1 (6.67%) QA Test Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Selenium Tester
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Software Tester
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Web Tester
4 1 (6.67%) Test and Integration Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Web Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (20.00%) J2EE
1 3 (20.00%) XML
2 1 (6.67%) .NET
2 1 (6.67%) EJB
2 1 (6.67%) Java EE
2 1 (6.67%) Spring
2 1 (6.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (20.00%) Android
1 3 (20.00%) Apple iOS
1 3 (20.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (60.00%) Test Automation
2 8 (53.33%) Test Scripting
3 5 (33.33%) Manual Testing
4 4 (26.67%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (26.67%) Test Strategy
5 3 (20.00%) Analytics
5 3 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
5 3 (20.00%) Data Analytics
5 3 (20.00%) Digital Marketing
5 3 (20.00%) OO
5 3 (20.00%) Programme Management
5 3 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (13.33%) Software Engineering
7 1 (6.67%) Penetration Testing
7 1 (6.67%) Scrum
7 1 (6.67%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (26.67%) C++
1 4 (26.67%) Java
1 4 (26.67%) Python
2 3 (20.00%) Perl
2 3 (20.00%) VB
3 1 (6.67%) C#
3 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.67%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (6.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (33.33%) QA
2 1 (6.67%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) SAP
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 60000 per year
Posted: 10 hours ago