The table below looks at the statistics for Automated Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cheltenham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Automated Testing over the 3 months to 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automated Testing
Rank 41 35 -
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 2 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 0.74% 0.54% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.03% 0.65% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 0
Average salary £32,500 £22,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+44.44% -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- -2.77%
Automated Testing
Gloucestershire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cheltenham region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cheltenham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
194 155 245
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 71.32% 84.24% 70.20%
Number of salaries quoted 167 141 221
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £45,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

Automated Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Automated Testing across the Cheltenham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Automated Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

Automated Testing
Salary Trend in Cheltenham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Automated Testing across the Cheltenham region.

Automated Testing Salary Trend in Cheltenham

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs across the Cheltenham region citing Automated Testing also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Automated Testing.

1 8 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (70.00%) Test Automation
3 6 (60.00%) Scrum
3 6 (60.00%) Selenium
4 5 (50.00%) Ruby
4 5 (50.00%) Software Testing
4 5 (50.00%) Information Security
4 5 (50.00%) Regression Testing
4 5 (50.00%) Perl
4 5 (50.00%) PHP
4 5 (50.00%) SQL
4 5 (50.00%) .NET
4 5 (50.00%) C#
4 5 (50.00%) Python
4 5 (50.00%) Client/Server
4 5 (50.00%) ISEB
4 5 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (30.00%) DevOps
5 3 (30.00%) Software Deployment
5 3 (30.00%) Ranorex
5 3 (30.00%) PowerShell
5 3 (30.00%) SoapUI
5 3 (30.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (30.00%) MSBuild
5 3 (30.00%) QuickTest Pro
5 3 (30.00%) Configuration Management
5 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
5 3 (30.00%) HP
5 3 (30.00%) MS Excel
5 3 (30.00%) Oracle

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs across the Cheltenham region citing Automated Testing also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Automated Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 3 (30.00%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 6 (60.00%) Selenium
2 3 (30.00%) Ranorex
2 3 (30.00%) SoapUI
2 3 (30.00%) MSBuild
2 3 (30.00%) QuickTest Pro
2 3 (30.00%) JMeter
2 3 (30.00%) NUnit
3 2 (20.00%) WATIR
3 2 (20.00%) FitNesse
3 2 (20.00%) TestComplete
3 2 (20.00%) WatiN
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Tester
1 5 (50.00%) Analyst
1 5 (50.00%) Test Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Build and Release Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) QA Tester
2 3 (30.00%) QA Test Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Software Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Release Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) QA Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Software Tester
3 2 (20.00%) Systems Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Systems Test Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Automated Test Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Automated Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (50.00%) .NET
2 3 (30.00%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) Client/Server
2 3 (30.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (70.00%) Test Automation
3 6 (60.00%) Scrum
4 5 (50.00%) Software Testing
4 5 (50.00%) Information Security
4 5 (50.00%) Regression Testing
5 3 (30.00%) DevOps
5 3 (30.00%) Software Deployment
5 3 (30.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (30.00%) Configuration Management
5 3 (30.00%) Software Engineering
6 2 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (20.00%) Unit Testing
6 2 (20.00%) Test Scripting
6 2 (20.00%) Manual Testing
6 2 (20.00%) V-Model
6 2 (20.00%) Black-Box Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) Ruby
1 5 (50.00%) Perl
1 5 (50.00%) PHP
1 5 (50.00%) SQL
1 5 (50.00%) C#
1 5 (50.00%) Python
2 3 (30.00%) PowerShell
3 2 (20.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) ISEB
1 5 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (30.00%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (30.00%) HP
1 3 (30.00%) Oracle