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 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Testing
Rank 60 39 -
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 7 15 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 1.58% 4.63% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.75% 5.02% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 12 0
Median salary £32,500 £35,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% -
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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
400 299 233
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 90.09% 92.28% 78.98%
Number of salaries quoted 332 261 202
Median salary £49,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.88% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,700 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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 September 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 11 (78.57%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (57.14%) ISEB
2 8 (57.14%) Security Cleared
3 7 (50.00%) DV Cleared
3 7 (50.00%) Linux
3 7 (50.00%) ISTQB
3 7 (50.00%) Degree
4 5 (35.71%) Computer Science
4 5 (35.71%) Test Scripting
4 5 (35.71%) Python
4 5 (35.71%) Bash Shell
4 5 (35.71%) Functional Testing
4 5 (35.71%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (35.71%) Defect Tracking
5 4 (28.57%) Cybersecurity
5 4 (28.57%) People Management
5 4 (28.57%) Test Planning
5 4 (28.57%) Time Management
5 4 (28.57%) HP Quality Center
5 4 (28.57%) Configuration Management
5 4 (28.57%) HP
5 4 (28.57%) Regression Testing
5 4 (28.57%) Management Information System
5 4 (28.57%) Scrum
5 4 (28.57%) Mathematics
6 3 (21.43%) JIRA
6 3 (21.43%) Software Engineering
6 3 (21.43%) Manufacturing
6 3 (21.43%) Telecoms
6 3 (21.43%) ERP

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 3 (21.43%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (14.29%) MS Office
2 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (21.43%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (21.43%) JIRA
2 1 (7.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (7.14%) Jenkins
2 1 (7.14%) Robot Framework
2 1 (7.14%) Selenium
2 1 (7.14%) SoapUI
2 1 (7.14%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (21.43%) Manufacturing
1 3 (21.43%) Telecoms
2 2 (14.29%) Finance
3 1 (7.14%) Advertising
3 1 (7.14%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 8 (57.14%) Test Engineer
2 5 (35.71%) Test Automation Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) Test Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Integration Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Java Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Java Software Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Java Software Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Java Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Java Software Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Java Software Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Software Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Software Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Test Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Software Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Software Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Test Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Test and Integration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) J2EE
1 1 (7.14%) Java EE
1 1 (7.14%) SOAP
1 1 (7.14%) XML
1 1 (7.14%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (35.71%) Computer Science
2 4 (28.57%) Management Information System
2 4 (28.57%) Mathematics
3 3 (21.43%) Cyberthreat
4 1 (7.14%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (50.00%) Linux
2 3 (21.43%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (78.57%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (35.71%) Defect Tracking
2 5 (35.71%) Functional Testing
2 5 (35.71%) Test Scripting
3 4 (28.57%) Configuration Management
3 4 (28.57%) Cybersecurity
3 4 (28.57%) People Management
3 4 (28.57%) Regression Testing
3 4 (28.57%) Scrum
3 4 (28.57%) Test Planning
3 4 (28.57%) Time Management
4 3 (21.43%) ERP
4 3 (21.43%) ITIL
4 3 (21.43%) ITIL V3
4 3 (21.43%) SDLC
4 3 (21.43%) Software Engineering
4 3 (21.43%) Test Automation
5 2 (14.29%) Integration Testing
5 2 (14.29%) Manual Testing
5 2 (14.29%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 5 (35.71%) Bash Shell
1 5 (35.71%) Python
2 2 (14.29%) SQL
3 1 (7.14%) C#
3 1 (7.14%) Java
3 1 (7.14%) Perl
3 1 (7.14%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 8 (57.14%) ISEB
1 8 (57.14%) Security Cleared
2 7 (50.00%) Degree
2 7 (50.00%) DV Cleared
2 7 (50.00%) ISTQB
3 1 (7.14%) ISEB Practitioner
3 1 (7.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) QA
1 1 (7.14%) SLA
Systems Management
1 4 (28.57%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) HP
2 2 (14.29%) Microsoft