The table below looks at the statistics for Software 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 Software Testing over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Testing
Rank 44 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 12 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 2.99% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.35% - -
Number of salaries quoted 10 0 0
Average salary £40,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Software 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
358 372 212
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 89.05% 87.32% 80.00%
Number of salaries quoted 217 309 180
Average salary £47,500 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £50,000 £51,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Software Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Testing across the Cheltenham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Software Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

Software Testing
Salary Trend in Cheltenham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Testing across the Cheltenham region.

Software Testing Salary Trend in Cheltenham

Software Testing
Salary Histogram in Cheltenham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Testing across the Cheltenham region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016.

Software Testing Salary Histogram in Cheltenham

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT jobs across the Cheltenham region citing Software 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 Software Testing.

1 27 (84.38%) ISEB
1 27 (84.38%) ISTQB
1 27 (84.38%) Test Scripting
2 22 (68.75%) Requirements Analysis
2 22 (68.75%) C
3 6 (18.75%) Selenium
3 6 (18.75%) Performance Testing
4 5 (15.63%) QA
4 5 (15.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 5 (15.63%) Functional Testing
4 5 (15.63%) Degree
4 5 (15.63%) Software Engineering
4 5 (15.63%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (15.63%) SQL
4 5 (15.63%) XML
5 4 (12.50%) TDD
5 4 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (12.50%) Test Automation
5 4 (12.50%) Security Cleared
6 3 (9.38%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (9.38%) Manual Testing
6 3 (9.38%) System Testing
6 3 (9.38%) Waterfall
6 3 (9.38%) SDLC
6 3 (9.38%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (9.38%) Wealth Management
6 3 (9.38%) Back Office
6 3 (9.38%) Finance
6 3 (9.38%) XML Messaging
6 3 (9.38%) Scrum

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT jobs across the Cheltenham region citing Software 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 Software Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 3 (9.38%) MS Excel
1 3 (9.38%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.13%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.25%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (3.13%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (18.75%) Selenium
2 2 (6.25%) ClearQuest
2 2 (6.25%) LoadRunner
2 2 (6.25%) SpecFlow
3 1 (3.13%) Cucumber
General
1 3 (9.38%) Back Office
1 3 (9.38%) Finance
Job Titles
1 22 (68.75%) Systems Tester
1 22 (68.75%) Tester
2 5 (15.63%) Test Engineer
3 4 (12.50%) Analyst
3 4 (12.50%) Test Analyst
4 2 (6.25%) Developer
4 2 (6.25%) Java Developer
4 2 (6.25%) Java Engineer
4 2 (6.25%) Java Software Developer
4 2 (6.25%) Java Software Engineer
4 2 (6.25%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (6.25%) Senior Developer
4 2 (6.25%) Senior Java Developer
4 2 (6.25%) Senior Java Software Developer
4 2 (6.25%) Senior Java Software Engineer
4 2 (6.25%) Senior Software Developer
4 2 (6.25%) Senior Software Engineer
4 2 (6.25%) Senior Test Analyst
4 2 (6.25%) Software Developer
4 2 (6.25%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (15.63%) XML
2 3 (9.38%) XML Messaging
3 2 (6.25%) HTML
3 2 (6.25%) J2EE
3 2 (6.25%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.25%) Client/Server
1 2 (6.25%) Computer Science
1 2 (6.25%) User Experience
2 1 (3.13%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.38%) Windows
2 2 (6.25%) Unix
3 1 (3.13%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (84.38%) Test Scripting
2 22 (68.75%) Requirements Analysis
3 6 (18.75%) Performance Testing
4 5 (15.63%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (15.63%) Functional Testing
4 5 (15.63%) Software Engineering
5 4 (12.50%) TDD
5 4 (12.50%) Test Automation
5 4 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (9.38%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (9.38%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (9.38%) Manual Testing
6 3 (9.38%) Scrum
6 3 (9.38%) SDLC
6 3 (9.38%) System Testing
6 3 (9.38%) Waterfall
6 3 (9.38%) Wealth Management
7 2 (6.25%) OOD
7 2 (6.25%) Regression Testing
7 2 (6.25%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 22 (68.75%) C
2 5 (15.63%) SQL
3 3 (9.38%) C#
4 2 (6.25%) Java
4 2 (6.25%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.13%) Perl
5 1 (3.13%) Python
Qualifications
1 27 (84.38%) ISEB
1 27 (84.38%) ISTQB
2 5 (15.63%) Degree
2 5 (15.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 4 (12.50%) Security Cleared
4 2 (6.25%) CITP
4 2 (6.25%) DV Cleared
4 2 (6.25%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (15.63%) QA
System Software
1 2 (6.25%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (6.25%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (9.38%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.25%) Citrix
2 2 (6.25%) HP
2 2 (6.25%) Remedy
2 2 (6.25%) Sybase
2 2 (6.25%) VMware
3 1 (3.13%) Oracle