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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Automated Testing over the 3 months to 25 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automated Testing
Rank 58 53 46
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -7
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 12 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 2.72% 0.32% 0.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.02% 0.34% 0.90%
Number of salaries quoted 12 1 2
Median salary £45,000 £28,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+57.89% -12.30%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £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
398 291 223
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 90.25% 92.09% 77.97%
Number of salaries quoted 323 255 192
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £68,250
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Automated Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

The demand trend of job ads across the Cheltenham region citing Automated Testing as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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
Salary Histogram in Cheltenham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Automated Testing across the Cheltenham region over the 3 months to 25 September 2016.

Automated Testing Salary Histogram in Cheltenham

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 25 September 2016, IT jobs citing Automated 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 Cheltenham region with a requirement for Automated Testing.

1 23 (65.71%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (57.14%) Cybersecurity
3 19 (54.29%) Android
4 18 (51.43%) Security Cleared
5 17 (48.57%) SQL
6 15 (42.86%) C++
6 15 (42.86%) Linux
7 14 (40.00%) Windows
7 14 (40.00%) Cryptography
8 13 (37.14%) Objective-C
8 13 (37.14%) Java
9 12 (34.29%) DV Cleared
10 11 (31.43%) Degree
10 11 (31.43%) Regression Testing
11 10 (28.57%) C
11 10 (28.57%) Python
11 10 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
11 10 (28.57%) Reverse Engineering
11 10 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
11 10 (28.57%) Cybercrime
11 10 (28.57%) Big Data
12 9 (25.71%) Apple iOS
12 9 (25.71%) Computer Science
12 9 (25.71%) ISEB
12 9 (25.71%) Telecoms
13 8 (22.86%) Mac OS X
13 8 (22.86%) Coaching
14 7 (20.00%) Mentoring
14 7 (20.00%) Software Engineering
15 6 (17.14%) ISEB Practitioner

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham 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 1 (2.86%) Apache Solr
1 1 (2.86%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (2.86%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (11.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 5 (14.29%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (28.57%) Big Data
2 5 (14.29%) MySQL
3 1 (2.86%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.86%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.86%) OrientDB
Development Applications
1 2 (5.71%) JIRA
2 1 (2.86%) Ant
2 1 (2.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (2.86%) ClearCase
2 1 (2.86%) Eclipse
2 1 (2.86%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.86%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.86%) JMeter
2 1 (2.86%) JUnit
2 1 (2.86%) Maven
2 1 (2.86%) Robot Framework
2 1 (2.86%) Selenium
2 1 (2.86%) SoapUI
General
1 9 (25.71%) Telecoms
2 6 (17.14%) Finance
3 4 (11.43%) Electronics
3 4 (11.43%) Manufacturing
3 4 (11.43%) Marketing
4 1 (2.86%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (17.14%) Research Engineer
1 6 (17.14%) Test Engineer
2 5 (14.29%) Consultant
2 5 (14.29%) DV Cleared Technical Consultant
2 5 (14.29%) SC Cleared Technical Consultant
2 5 (14.29%) Software Manager
2 5 (14.29%) Software Test Engineer
2 5 (14.29%) Software Test Manager
2 5 (14.29%) Technical Consultant
2 5 (14.29%) Test Manager
3 4 (11.43%) Engineering Specialist
3 4 (11.43%) Graduate
3 4 (11.43%) IT Graduate
3 4 (11.43%) Test Leader
3 4 (11.43%) Trainee
3 4 (11.43%) Vulnerability Specialist
4 3 (8.57%) Computer Science Graduate
4 3 (8.57%) Team Leader
4 3 (8.57%) Test Team Leader
5 2 (5.71%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (14.29%) Middleware
2 4 (11.43%) Web Services
3 1 (2.86%) JSON
3 1 (2.86%) REST
3 1 (2.86%) SOAP
3 1 (2.86%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (40.00%) Cryptography
2 10 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (28.57%) Cybercrime
3 9 (25.71%) Computer Science
4 5 (14.29%) iPhone
4 5 (14.29%) Mobile App
4 5 (14.29%) Visualisation
5 4 (11.43%) Algorithms
5 4 (11.43%) Mathematics
5 4 (11.43%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 19 (54.29%) Android
2 15 (42.86%) Linux
3 14 (40.00%) Windows
4 9 (25.71%) Apple iOS
5 8 (22.86%) Mac OS X
6 5 (14.29%) Unix
6 5 (14.29%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (65.71%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (57.14%) Cybersecurity
3 11 (31.43%) Regression Testing
4 10 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
4 10 (28.57%) Reverse Engineering
5 8 (22.86%) Coaching
6 7 (20.00%) Mentoring
6 7 (20.00%) Software Engineering
7 6 (17.14%) Continuous Improvement
7 6 (17.14%) Integration Testing
7 6 (17.14%) SDLC
7 6 (17.14%) Test Planning
8 5 (14.29%) Android Development
8 5 (14.29%) iOS Development
8 5 (14.29%) Mobile Development
8 5 (14.29%) Network Design
8 5 (14.29%) Performance Testing
8 5 (14.29%) Process Improvement
8 5 (14.29%) Risk Analysis
8 5 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (48.57%) SQL
2 15 (42.86%) C++
3 13 (37.14%) Java
3 13 (37.14%) Objective-C
4 10 (28.57%) C
4 10 (28.57%) Python
5 5 (14.29%) Bash Shell
5 5 (14.29%) C#
5 5 (14.29%) JavaScript
5 5 (14.29%) PHP
6 4 (11.43%) R
7 1 (2.86%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 18 (51.43%) Security Cleared
2 12 (34.29%) DV Cleared
3 11 (31.43%) Degree
4 9 (25.71%) ISEB
5 6 (17.14%) ISEB Practitioner
6 5 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
6 5 (14.29%) SC Cleared
7 3 (8.57%) ISTQB
8 1 (2.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.86%) QA
1 1 (2.86%) SLA
Vendors
1 4 (11.43%) SAP
2 1 (2.86%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.86%) Oracle