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

3 months to
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Testing
Rank 52 44 49
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +5
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 9 11 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 2.20% 3.41% 1.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.47% 3.72% 1.48%
Number of salaries quoted 2 9 3
Median salary £47,500 £35,000 £33,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+35.71% +3.70%
UK excluding London median salary £34,738 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-0.74% -
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
364 296 203
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 89.00% 91.64% 76.32%
Number of salaries quoted 302 263 170
Median salary £49,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.88% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £51,000 £65,000
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
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 24 August 2016.

Software Testing Salary Histogram in Cheltenham

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 24 August 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 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (60.00%) ISEB
3 7 (46.67%) Linux
3 7 (46.67%) ISTQB
3 7 (46.67%) Degree
3 7 (46.67%) Security Cleared
4 6 (40.00%) SDLC
4 6 (40.00%) Software Engineering
4 6 (40.00%) Scrum
5 5 (33.33%) Windows
5 5 (33.33%) Python
5 5 (33.33%) Defect Tracking
5 5 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
5 5 (33.33%) Manual Testing
5 5 (33.33%) Test Automation
5 5 (33.33%) DV Cleared
6 4 (26.67%) Bash Shell
6 4 (26.67%) Integration Testing
6 4 (26.67%) Mentoring
6 4 (26.67%) Computer Science
7 3 (20.00%) JIRA
7 3 (20.00%) ITIL
7 3 (20.00%) Perl
7 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
7 3 (20.00%) ERP
7 3 (20.00%) Telecoms
7 3 (20.00%) Finance
7 3 (20.00%) Manufacturing
7 3 (20.00%) SaaS
7 3 (20.00%) Automation Testing

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 (20.00%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) MS Office
2 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (20.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (20.00%) JIRA
1 3 (20.00%) Selenium
2 2 (13.33%) Cucumber
2 2 (13.33%) Jenkins
2 2 (13.33%) Robot Framework
2 2 (13.33%) SoapUI
3 1 (6.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (6.67%) Maven
3 1 (6.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (20.00%) Finance
1 3 (20.00%) Manufacturing
1 3 (20.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (6.67%) Advertising
2 1 (6.67%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 9 (60.00%) Test Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Integration Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Senior Test Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Test and Integration Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Test Automation Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Test Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Developer/Software Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Java Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Java Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Java Software Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Java Software Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Senior Java Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Senior Java Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Senior Java Software Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Senior Java Software Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Senior Software Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Senior Software Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Software Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) J2EE
1 2 (13.33%) Java EE
1 2 (13.33%) SOAP
2 1 (6.67%) XML
2 1 (6.67%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Computer Science
2 3 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (20.00%) Cyberthreat
3 2 (13.33%) Data Centre
3 2 (13.33%) Management Information System
3 2 (13.33%) Mathematics
3 2 (13.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (46.67%) Linux
2 5 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (40.00%) Scrum
2 6 (40.00%) SDLC
2 6 (40.00%) Software Engineering
3 5 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
3 5 (33.33%) Defect Tracking
3 5 (33.33%) Manual Testing
3 5 (33.33%) Test Automation
4 4 (26.67%) Integration Testing
4 4 (26.67%) Mentoring
5 3 (20.00%) Automation Testing
5 3 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (20.00%) Functional Testing
5 3 (20.00%) Performance Testing
5 3 (20.00%) Risk Analysis
5 3 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
5 3 (20.00%) System Integration Testing
5 3 (20.00%) System Testing
5 3 (20.00%) Test Scripting
5 3 (20.00%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (33.33%) Python
2 4 (26.67%) Bash Shell
3 3 (20.00%) Perl
4 2 (13.33%) Java
4 2 (13.33%) Ruby
4 2 (13.33%) SQL
5 1 (6.67%) C#
5 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 9 (60.00%) ISEB
2 7 (46.67%) Degree
2 7 (46.67%) ISTQB
2 7 (46.67%) Security Cleared
3 5 (33.33%) DV Cleared
4 2 (13.33%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (6.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) SLA
2 1 (6.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (13.33%) HP
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
1 2 (13.33%) Oracle
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