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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automated Testing
Rank 52 42 55
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +13
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 7 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 2.03% 1.29% 0.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.44% 1.79% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 7 3 1
Average salary £31,000 £28,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.71% -30.00%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Processes & Methodologies Category
Cheltenham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
287 168 346
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 83.43% 72.10% 87.15%
Number of salaries quoted 249 160 248
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £28,000 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,900 £57,500 £51,730
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
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 18 April 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 6 (85.71%) C#
1 6 (85.71%) Selenium
2 5 (71.43%) QA
3 4 (57.14%) .NET
3 4 (57.14%) QuickTest Pro
4 3 (42.86%) Oracle
4 3 (42.86%) SQL
4 3 (42.86%) ISEB
4 3 (42.86%) Scrum
5 2 (28.57%) Information Security
5 2 (28.57%) Regression Testing
5 2 (28.57%) Management Information System
5 2 (28.57%) JMeter
5 2 (28.57%) Software Engineering
5 2 (28.57%) Ruby
5 2 (28.57%) Software Testing
5 2 (28.57%) NUnit
5 2 (28.57%) WATIR
5 2 (28.57%) Configuration Management
5 2 (28.57%) Java
5 2 (28.57%) Perl
5 2 (28.57%) PHP
5 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET
5 2 (28.57%) Windows
5 2 (28.57%) Python
5 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
5 2 (28.57%) Client/Server
5 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
5 2 (28.57%) HP
5 2 (28.57%) FitNesse

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (85.71%) Selenium
2 4 (57.14%) QuickTest Pro
3 2 (28.57%) JMeter
3 2 (28.57%) NUnit
3 2 (28.57%) WATIR
3 2 (28.57%) FitNesse
3 2 (28.57%) TestComplete
3 2 (28.57%) WatiN
3 2 (28.57%) Cucumber
3 2 (28.57%) SoapUI
3 2 (28.57%) MSBuild
3 2 (28.57%) Ranorex
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) QA Test Analyst
1 3 (42.86%) QA Analyst
1 3 (42.86%) Analyst
1 3 (42.86%) Test Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) QA Tester
2 2 (28.57%) QA Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Release Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Tester
2 2 (28.57%) Software Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Build and Release Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Software Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) .NET
2 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Management Information System
1 2 (28.57%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Scrum
2 2 (28.57%) Information Security
2 2 (28.57%) Regression Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Software Engineering
2 2 (28.57%) Software Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Configuration Management
2 2 (28.57%) Manual Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Test Automation
2 2 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (28.57%) Software Deployment
3 1 (14.29%) V-Model
3 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) C#
2 3 (42.86%) SQL
3 2 (28.57%) Ruby
3 2 (28.57%) Java
3 2 (28.57%) Perl
3 2 (28.57%) PHP
3 2 (28.57%) Python
3 2 (28.57%) PowerShell
4 1 (14.29%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) ISEB
2 1 (14.29%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (71.43%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) HP
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