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 2 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Testing
Rank - 33 43
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 0 5 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham - 2.70% 0.94%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 3.16% 1.37%
Number of salaries quoted 0 4 3
Average salary - £28,000 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -1.75%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +1.49%
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
220 158 219
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 73.33% 85.41% 68.44%
Number of salaries quoted 189 143 194
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £45,000 £61,750
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, 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 4 (100.00%) Perl
1 4 (100.00%) PHP
1 4 (100.00%) Python
1 4 (100.00%) Client/Server
1 4 (100.00%) ISEB
1 4 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 4 (100.00%) Scrum
1 4 (100.00%) Information Security
1 4 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 4 (100.00%) Ruby
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 4 (100.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (50.00%) Ranorex
2 2 (50.00%) SoapUI
2 2 (50.00%) Selenium
2 2 (50.00%) QA
2 2 (50.00%) JMeter
2 2 (50.00%) QuickTest Pro
2 2 (50.00%) HP
3 1 (25.00%) .NET
3 1 (25.00%) C#
3 1 (25.00%) Java
3 1 (25.00%) WATIR
3 1 (25.00%) FitNesse
3 1 (25.00%) TestComplete
3 1 (25.00%) WatiN

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, 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.

Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Selenium
1 2 (50.00%) QuickTest Pro
1 2 (50.00%) JMeter
1 2 (50.00%) SoapUI
1 2 (50.00%) Ranorex
2 1 (25.00%) WATIR
2 1 (25.00%) FitNesse
2 1 (25.00%) TestComplete
2 1 (25.00%) WatiN
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Tester
2 2 (50.00%) Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) Test Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) Software Tester
2 2 (50.00%) QA Tester
2 2 (50.00%) QA Test Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) QA Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Automated Test Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Automated Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) Client/Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 4 (100.00%) Scrum
1 4 (100.00%) Information Security
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 4 (100.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) Perl
1 4 (100.00%) PHP
1 4 (100.00%) Python
1 4 (100.00%) Ruby
2 1 (25.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) ISEB
1 4 (100.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) HP
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