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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automated Testing
Rank 53 46 37
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -9
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 3 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 0.90% 1.09% 0.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.99% 1.52% 0.67%
Number of salaries quoted 3 3 1
Average salary £28,500 £32,500 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.30% +44.44%
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
303 198 149
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 90.45% 72.00% 80.54%
Number of salaries quoted 269 167 135
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £54,500 £59,250
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 12 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 3 (100.00%) ISEB
1 3 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
1 3 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 3 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 3 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Test Strategy
2 2 (66.67%) System Integration Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Integration Testing
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Test Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) .NET Framework
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Test Strategy
2 2 (66.67%) System Integration Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Integration Testing
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) ISEB
1 3 (100.00%) ISTQB