The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Cheltenham region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automated Testing
Rank 44 37 48
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +11
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 5 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 1.68% 0.99% 0.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.39% 1.32% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 5 2 1
Average salary £32,500 £22,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+44.44% -47.05%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- -6.66%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Cheltenham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
209 152 286
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 70.37% 75.25% 76.27%
Number of salaries quoted 172 140 243
Average salary £40,000 £39,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £28,299
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Automated Testing
Gloucestershire

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 1 August 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 7 (63.64%) Selenium
1 7 (63.64%) Test Automation
2 6 (54.55%) C#
2 6 (54.55%) Scrum
3 5 (45.45%) Information Security
3 5 (45.45%) Regression Testing
3 5 (45.45%) Ruby
3 5 (45.45%) Software Testing
3 5 (45.45%) Python
3 5 (45.45%) Perl
3 5 (45.45%) PHP
3 5 (45.45%) SQL
3 5 (45.45%) .NET
3 5 (45.45%) Client/Server
3 5 (45.45%) ISEB
3 5 (45.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (36.36%) QuickTest Pro
4 4 (36.36%) QA
5 3 (27.27%) NUnit
5 3 (27.27%) Software Engineering
5 3 (27.27%) Management Information System
5 3 (27.27%) JMeter
5 3 (27.27%) Configuration Management
5 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
5 3 (27.27%) HP
5 3 (27.27%) Oracle
5 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET
5 3 (27.27%) Windows
5 3 (27.27%) MS Excel
5 3 (27.27%) Software Deployment

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 (27.27%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 7 (63.64%) Selenium
2 4 (36.36%) QuickTest Pro
3 3 (27.27%) NUnit
3 3 (27.27%) JMeter
3 3 (27.27%) Ranorex
3 3 (27.27%) SoapUI
3 3 (27.27%) MSBuild
4 2 (18.18%) TestComplete
4 2 (18.18%) FitNesse
4 2 (18.18%) WatiN
4 2 (18.18%) WATIR
5 1 (9.09%) Cucumber
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Tester
1 5 (45.45%) Analyst
1 5 (45.45%) Test Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Release Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) QA Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) QA Tester
2 3 (27.27%) QA Test Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Software Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Build and Release Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Systems Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Systems Test Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Software Tester
4 1 (9.09%) QA Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Automated Test Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Automated Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (45.45%) .NET
2 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) Client/Server
2 3 (27.27%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Test Automation
2 6 (54.55%) Scrum
3 5 (45.45%) Information Security
3 5 (45.45%) Regression Testing
3 5 (45.45%) Software Testing
4 3 (27.27%) Software Engineering
4 3 (27.27%) Configuration Management
4 3 (27.27%) Software Deployment
4 3 (27.27%) DevOps
4 3 (27.27%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (27.27%) Manual Testing
5 2 (18.18%) V-Model
5 2 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (18.18%) Unit Testing
5 2 (18.18%) Test Scripting
5 2 (18.18%) Black-Box Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (54.55%) C#
2 5 (45.45%) Ruby
2 5 (45.45%) Python
2 5 (45.45%) Perl
2 5 (45.45%) PHP
2 5 (45.45%) SQL
3 3 (27.27%) PowerShell
4 2 (18.18%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (45.45%) ISEB
1 5 (45.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (36.36%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
1 3 (27.27%) HP
1 3 (27.27%) Oracle