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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automated Testing
Rank 55 49 41
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -8
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 3 7 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 0.75% 2.04% 1.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.93% 2.43% 2.34%
Number of salaries quoted 3 7 4
Average salary £32,500 £31,000 £30,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.83% +2.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £28,400 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £34,500 £35,000 £32,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
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
323 288 171
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 80.35% 83.97% 72.46%
Number of salaries quoted 260 247 163
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £51,400 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%

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 17 April 2015, 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 5 (71.43%) C#
1 5 (71.43%) .NET
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 4 (57.14%) Finance
2 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (42.86%) Scrum
3 3 (42.86%) .NET Framework
4 2 (28.57%) Relational Database
4 2 (28.57%) PowerShell
4 2 (28.57%) Hyper-V
4 2 (28.57%) Dependency Injection
4 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (28.57%) Business Analysis
4 2 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (28.57%) TDD
4 2 (28.57%) Internet
4 2 (28.57%) MySQL
4 2 (28.57%) Python
4 2 (28.57%) MS Exchange
4 2 (28.57%) Delphi
4 2 (28.57%) Java
4 2 (28.57%) PHP
4 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
4 2 (28.57%) IIS
4 2 (28.57%) Linux
4 2 (28.57%) OO
5 1 (14.29%) Oracle9i Database
5 1 (14.29%) PL/SQL
5 1 (14.29%) SQL
5 1 (14.29%) Oracle

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (28.57%) IIS
1 2 (28.57%) MS Exchange
1 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) MySQL
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
1 2 (28.57%) Relational Database
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle9i Database
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle APEX
General
1 4 (57.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Developer
1 3 (42.86%) Test Engineer
1 3 (42.86%) Senior Test Engineer
1 3 (42.86%) Automated Test Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Software Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Test Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Test Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (71.43%) .NET
2 3 (42.86%) .NET Framework
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) Scrum
3 2 (28.57%) TDD
3 2 (28.57%) OO
3 2 (28.57%) Business Analysis
3 2 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (28.57%) Dependency Injection
4 1 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (14.29%) Test Management
4 1 (14.29%) Project Management
4 1 (14.29%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) C#
2 2 (28.57%) Delphi
2 2 (28.57%) Java
2 2 (28.57%) PHP
2 2 (28.57%) Python
2 2 (28.57%) PowerShell
3 1 (14.29%) PL/SQL
3 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) ISEB
1 1 (14.29%) DV Cleared
1 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
1 1 (14.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £34000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
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