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

3 months to
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Testing
Rank 53 49 48
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -1
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 6 3 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 1.49% 0.96% 1.05%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.69% 1.06% 1.35%
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 3
Median salary £47,500 £28,500 £33,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+66.66% -15.55%
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
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
354 282 222
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 88.06% 90.10% 77.62%
Number of salaries quoted 294 261 191
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 £28,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £60,000
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
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 July 2016.

Software Testing Salary Histogram in Cheltenham

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 (73.33%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (53.33%) Software Engineering
2 8 (53.33%) ISEB
2 8 (53.33%) SDLC
3 7 (46.67%) Manual Testing
3 7 (46.67%) Test Automation
3 7 (46.67%) Scrum
4 6 (40.00%) ISTQB
4 6 (40.00%) Degree
4 6 (40.00%) Windows
4 6 (40.00%) Linux
4 6 (40.00%) Security Cleared
4 6 (40.00%) Integration Testing
4 6 (40.00%) Cybersecurity
5 5 (33.33%) Automation Testing
5 5 (33.33%) Mentoring
5 5 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
5 5 (33.33%) Performance Testing
5 5 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (33.33%) System Testing
5 5 (33.33%) Defect Tracking
5 5 (33.33%) System Integration Testing
5 5 (33.33%) Python
5 5 (33.33%) Perl
5 5 (33.33%) SQL Server
5 5 (33.33%) Selenium
5 5 (33.33%) Risk Analysis
6 4 (26.67%) Validation
6 4 (26.67%) Oracle
6 4 (26.67%) SAN

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 (13.33%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) MS Office
2 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (20.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (26.67%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (33.33%) Selenium
2 4 (26.67%) Cucumber
3 3 (20.00%) Jenkins
4 2 (13.33%) JIRA
4 2 (13.33%) Maven
4 2 (13.33%) Robot Framework
4 2 (13.33%) SoapUI
5 1 (6.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 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 5 (33.33%) Integration Engineer
2 5 (33.33%) Test and Integration Engineer
3 4 (26.67%) Senior Test Engineer
4 3 (20.00%) Developer
4 3 (20.00%) Developer/Software Engineer
4 3 (20.00%) Java Developer
4 3 (20.00%) Java Engineer
4 3 (20.00%) Java Software Developer
4 3 (20.00%) Java Software Engineer
4 3 (20.00%) Senior Developer
4 3 (20.00%) Senior Java Developer
4 3 (20.00%) Senior Java Engineer
4 3 (20.00%) Senior Java Software Developer
4 3 (20.00%) Senior Java Software Engineer
4 3 (20.00%) Senior Software Developer
4 3 (20.00%) Senior Software Engineer
4 3 (20.00%) Software Developer
4 3 (20.00%) Software Engineer
5 2 (13.33%) Senior Test and Integration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (20.00%) J2EE
1 3 (20.00%) Java EE
2 2 (13.33%) SOAP
3 1 (6.67%) XML
3 1 (6.67%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Data Centre
2 3 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (20.00%) Cyberthreat
2 3 (20.00%) User Experience
3 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (40.00%) Linux
1 6 (40.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (73.33%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (53.33%) SDLC
2 8 (53.33%) Software Engineering
3 7 (46.67%) Manual Testing
3 7 (46.67%) Scrum
3 7 (46.67%) Test Automation
4 6 (40.00%) Cybersecurity
4 6 (40.00%) Integration Testing
5 5 (33.33%) Automation Testing
5 5 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (33.33%) Defect Tracking
5 5 (33.33%) Mentoring
5 5 (33.33%) Performance Testing
5 5 (33.33%) Risk Analysis
5 5 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
5 5 (33.33%) System Integration Testing
5 5 (33.33%) System Testing
6 4 (26.67%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (26.67%) DevOps
6 4 (26.67%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 5 (33.33%) Perl
1 5 (33.33%) Python
2 3 (20.00%) Bash Shell
2 3 (20.00%) Java
2 3 (20.00%) Ruby
3 2 (13.33%) JavaScript
3 2 (13.33%) SQL
4 1 (6.67%) C#
Qualifications
1 8 (53.33%) ISEB
2 6 (40.00%) Degree
2 6 (40.00%) ISTQB
2 6 (40.00%) Security Cleared
3 3 (20.00%) 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
Vendors
1 4 (26.67%) Oracle
2 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
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