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

3 months to
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Testing
Rank 52 - 57
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 9 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 1.83% - 0.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.06% - 0.63%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 2
Median salary £62,500 - £35,000
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
436 338 318
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 88.44% 82.04% 90.86%
Number of salaries quoted 280 277 274
Median salary £47,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £57,500
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 3 May 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 14 (63.64%) ISEB
2 12 (54.55%) ISTQB
3 10 (45.45%) Test Scripting
4 9 (40.91%) Requirements Analysis
4 9 (40.91%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (40.91%) C
5 8 (36.36%) Software Engineering
5 8 (36.36%) SDLC
6 7 (31.82%) Manual Testing
6 7 (31.82%) System Testing
6 7 (31.82%) Waterfall
6 7 (31.82%) Windows
7 6 (27.27%) Degree
7 6 (27.27%) Test Automation
7 6 (27.27%) Performance Testing
7 6 (27.27%) Selenium
8 5 (22.73%) Risk Analysis
8 5 (22.73%) Integration Testing
8 5 (22.73%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (22.73%) Security Cleared
8 5 (22.73%) V-Model
8 5 (22.73%) Cucumber
8 5 (22.73%) Continuous Improvement
8 5 (22.73%) Root Cause Analysis
8 5 (22.73%) Defect Tracking
8 5 (22.73%) Automation Testing
8 5 (22.73%) DevOps
8 5 (22.73%) Mentoring
8 5 (22.73%) System Integration Testing
8 5 (22.73%) Data Centre

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:

Applications
1 1 (4.55%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.55%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (22.73%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (22.73%) SQL Server
2 2 (9.09%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 6 (27.27%) Selenium
2 5 (22.73%) Cucumber
3 2 (9.09%) ClearQuest
3 2 (9.09%) Jenkins
3 2 (9.09%) Maven
3 2 (9.09%) Robot Framework
3 2 (9.09%) SoapUI
General
1 3 (13.64%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 9 (40.91%) Systems Tester
1 9 (40.91%) Tester
2 8 (36.36%) Test Engineer
3 5 (22.73%) Integration Engineer
3 5 (22.73%) Test and Integration Engineer
4 4 (18.18%) Senior Test Engineer
5 3 (13.64%) Developer
5 3 (13.64%) Java Developer
5 3 (13.64%) Java Engineer
5 3 (13.64%) Java Software Developer
5 3 (13.64%) Java Software Engineer
5 3 (13.64%) Senior Developer
5 3 (13.64%) Senior Java Developer
5 3 (13.64%) Senior Java Engineer
5 3 (13.64%) Senior Java Software Developer
5 3 (13.64%) Senior Java Software Engineer
5 3 (13.64%) Senior Software Developer
5 3 (13.64%) Senior Software Engineer
5 3 (13.64%) Software Developer
5 3 (13.64%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.64%) J2EE
1 3 (13.64%) Java EE
1 3 (13.64%) XML
2 2 (9.09%) HTML
2 2 (9.09%) SOAP
3 1 (4.55%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 5 (22.73%) Data Centre
2 3 (13.64%) Computer Science
2 3 (13.64%) User Experience
3 2 (9.09%) Client/Server
4 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (31.82%) Windows
2 5 (22.73%) Linux
3 2 (9.09%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (45.45%) Test Scripting
2 9 (40.91%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (40.91%) Requirements Analysis
3 8 (36.36%) SDLC
3 8 (36.36%) Software Engineering
4 7 (31.82%) Manual Testing
4 7 (31.82%) System Testing
4 7 (31.82%) Waterfall
5 6 (27.27%) Performance Testing
5 6 (27.27%) Test Automation
6 5 (22.73%) Automation Testing
6 5 (22.73%) Continuous Improvement
6 5 (22.73%) Defect Tracking
6 5 (22.73%) DevOps
6 5 (22.73%) Integration Testing
6 5 (22.73%) Mentoring
6 5 (22.73%) Risk Analysis
6 5 (22.73%) Root Cause Analysis
6 5 (22.73%) System Integration Testing
6 5 (22.73%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 9 (40.91%) C
2 5 (22.73%) Perl
2 5 (22.73%) Python
3 4 (18.18%) JavaScript
4 3 (13.64%) Java
4 3 (13.64%) SQL
5 2 (9.09%) Bash Shell
5 2 (9.09%) Ruby
6 1 (4.55%) C#
Qualifications
1 14 (63.64%) ISEB
2 12 (54.55%) ISTQB
3 6 (27.27%) Degree
4 5 (22.73%) Security Cleared
5 3 (13.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (9.09%) DV Cleared
6 2 (9.09%) ISEB Practitioner
6 2 (9.09%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.64%) QA
2 2 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (9.09%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (9.09%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (22.73%) Oracle
2 2 (9.09%) Citrix
2 2 (9.09%) Remedy
2 2 (9.09%) Sybase
2 2 (9.09%) VMware
3 1 (4.55%) Microsoft