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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Testing over the 3 months to 29 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Testing
Rank 56 52 50
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -2
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 7 2 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 1.72% 0.57% 1.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.96% 0.67% 1.89%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 5
Median salary £62,500 £31,250 £33,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+100.00% -7.40%
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £36,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-4.10% +4.28%
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
357 300 264
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 87.93% 85.23% 80.98%
Number of salaries quoted 289 269 232
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £29,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £58,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Software Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

The demand trend of job ads across the Cheltenham region citing Software Testing as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 29 June 2016, IT jobs citing Software 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 Software Testing.

1 12 (70.59%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (58.82%) Software Engineering
2 10 (58.82%) SDLC
3 8 (47.06%) Manual Testing
3 8 (47.06%) Security Cleared
3 8 (47.06%) Test Automation
3 8 (47.06%) Windows
3 8 (47.06%) ISEB
4 7 (41.18%) Linux
4 7 (41.18%) Scrum
4 7 (41.18%) System Testing
4 7 (41.18%) Degree
4 7 (41.18%) Integration Testing
4 7 (41.18%) Cybersecurity
5 6 (35.29%) Automation Testing
5 6 (35.29%) Root Cause Analysis
5 6 (35.29%) Mentoring
5 6 (35.29%) System Integration Testing
5 6 (35.29%) Defect Tracking
5 6 (35.29%) Risk Analysis
5 6 (35.29%) Selenium
5 6 (35.29%) Performance Testing
5 6 (35.29%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (35.29%) Waterfall
5 6 (35.29%) ISTQB
5 6 (35.29%) Perl
5 6 (35.29%) Python
6 5 (29.41%) Oracle
6 5 (29.41%) SQL Server
6 5 (29.41%) Validation

Software 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 2 (11.76%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
1 1 (5.88%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (17.65%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (29.41%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (29.41%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.88%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 6 (35.29%) Selenium
2 5 (29.41%) Cucumber
3 3 (17.65%) Jenkins
4 2 (11.76%) JIRA
4 2 (11.76%) Maven
4 2 (11.76%) Robot Framework
4 2 (11.76%) SoapUI
5 1 (5.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (5.88%) ClearQuest
General
1 3 (17.65%) Finance
1 3 (17.65%) Manufacturing
1 3 (17.65%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.88%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 10 (58.82%) Test Engineer
2 6 (35.29%) Integration Engineer
2 6 (35.29%) Test and Integration Engineer
3 4 (23.53%) Developer
3 4 (23.53%) Developer/Software Engineer
3 4 (23.53%) Java Developer
3 4 (23.53%) Java Engineer
3 4 (23.53%) Java Software Developer
3 4 (23.53%) Java Software Engineer
3 4 (23.53%) Senior Developer
3 4 (23.53%) Senior Java Developer
3 4 (23.53%) Senior Java Engineer
3 4 (23.53%) Senior Java Software Developer
3 4 (23.53%) Senior Java Software Engineer
3 4 (23.53%) Senior Software Developer
3 4 (23.53%) Senior Software Engineer
3 4 (23.53%) Senior Test Engineer
3 4 (23.53%) Software Developer
3 4 (23.53%) Software Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Senior Test and Integration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (23.53%) J2EE
1 4 (23.53%) Java EE
2 2 (11.76%) SOAP
2 2 (11.76%) XML
3 1 (5.88%) HTML
3 1 (5.88%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) Data Centre
2 4 (23.53%) Computer Science
2 4 (23.53%) User Experience
3 3 (17.65%) Cyberthreat
4 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (5.88%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 8 (47.06%) Windows
2 7 (41.18%) Linux
3 1 (5.88%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (70.59%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (58.82%) SDLC
2 10 (58.82%) Software Engineering
3 8 (47.06%) Manual Testing
3 8 (47.06%) Test Automation
4 7 (41.18%) Cybersecurity
4 7 (41.18%) Integration Testing
4 7 (41.18%) Scrum
4 7 (41.18%) System Testing
5 6 (35.29%) Automation Testing
5 6 (35.29%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (35.29%) Defect Tracking
5 6 (35.29%) Mentoring
5 6 (35.29%) Performance Testing
5 6 (35.29%) Risk Analysis
5 6 (35.29%) Root Cause Analysis
5 6 (35.29%) System Integration Testing
5 6 (35.29%) Waterfall
6 5 (29.41%) Continuous Improvement
6 5 (29.41%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 6 (35.29%) Perl
1 6 (35.29%) Python
2 4 (23.53%) Java
3 3 (17.65%) Bash Shell
3 3 (17.65%) JavaScript
3 3 (17.65%) Ruby
4 2 (11.76%) SQL
5 1 (5.88%) C#
Qualifications
1 8 (47.06%) ISEB
1 8 (47.06%) Security Cleared
2 7 (41.18%) Degree
3 6 (35.29%) ISTQB
4 4 (23.53%) DV Cleared
5 2 (11.76%) ISEB Practitioner
5 2 (11.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) QA
1 2 (11.76%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (29.41%) Oracle
2 1 (5.88%) Citrix
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.88%) Remedy
2 1 (5.88%) Sybase
2 1 (5.88%) VMware