The table below looks at the statistics for Test Scripting skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cheltenham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Scripting over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 43 49 45
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -4
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 12 11 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 3.02% 2.56% 0.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.39% 2.93% 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 12 9 1
Average salary £40,000 £28,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+42.85% +1.81%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Test Scripting
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
354 375 214
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 89.17% 87.41% 80.15%
Number of salaries quoted 213 313 182
Average salary £47,500 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £50,000 £51,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Test Scripting
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Test Scripting across the Cheltenham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Test Scripting Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

Test Scripting
Salary Trend in Cheltenham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Test Scripting across the Cheltenham region.

Test Scripting Salary Trend in Cheltenham

Test Scripting
Salary Histogram in Cheltenham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Scripting across the Cheltenham region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016.

Test Scripting Salary Histogram in Cheltenham

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs across the Cheltenham region citing Test Scripting 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 Test Scripting.

1 30 (83.33%) ISEB
1 30 (83.33%) ISTQB
2 28 (77.78%) Software Testing
3 24 (66.67%) C
4 23 (63.89%) Requirements Analysis
5 8 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (22.22%) QA
5 8 (22.22%) Finance
5 8 (22.22%) C#
6 7 (19.44%) MS Excel
6 7 (19.44%) Microsoft
6 7 (19.44%) User Acceptance Testing
7 5 (13.89%) Performance Testing
7 5 (13.89%) Selenium
7 5 (13.89%) ASP.NET
7 5 (13.89%) .NET
7 5 (13.89%) SQL Server
7 5 (13.89%) Waterfall
8 4 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
8 4 (11.11%) Functional Testing
8 4 (11.11%) Mobile App
8 4 (11.11%) Reinsurance
8 4 (11.11%) PRINCE2
8 4 (11.11%) MVC
8 4 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 4 (11.11%) PMI
8 4 (11.11%) PMI Certification
8 4 (11.11%) Degree
8 4 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
8 4 (11.11%) Test Automation

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs across the Cheltenham region citing Test Scripting 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 Test Scripting. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 7 (19.44%) MS Excel
2 3 (8.33%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (13.89%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (13.89%) Selenium
2 4 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (5.56%) LoadRunner
3 2 (5.56%) SpecFlow
4 1 (2.78%) Visual Studio
4 1 (2.78%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 8 (22.22%) Finance
2 3 (8.33%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 23 (63.89%) Systems Tester
1 23 (63.89%) Tester
2 8 (22.22%) Analyst
2 8 (22.22%) Test Analyst
3 5 (13.89%) Agile Test Analyst
4 4 (11.11%) Automation Analyst
4 4 (11.11%) Automation Test Analyst
4 4 (11.11%) Software Analyst
4 4 (11.11%) Software Test Analyst
4 4 (11.11%) Test Engineer
5 3 (8.33%) Manual Test Analyst
6 1 (2.78%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 1 (2.78%) Performance Analyst
6 1 (2.78%) Performance Test Analyst
6 1 (2.78%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
6 1 (2.78%) Senior Programmer
6 1 (2.78%) Senior Software Engineer
6 1 (2.78%) Senior Test Engineer
6 1 (2.78%) Server Analyst
6 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (13.89%) .NET
1 5 (13.89%) ASP.NET
2 4 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (8.33%) XML
3 3 (8.33%) XML Messaging
4 1 (2.78%) CSS
4 1 (2.78%) CSS3
4 1 (2.78%) HTML
4 1 (2.78%) HTML5
4 1 (2.78%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.11%) Mobile App
1 4 (11.11%) PMI
1 4 (11.11%) Reinsurance
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (77.78%) Software Testing
2 23 (63.89%) Requirements Analysis
3 8 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (19.44%) User Acceptance Testing
5 5 (13.89%) Performance Testing
5 5 (13.89%) Waterfall
6 4 (11.11%) Functional Testing
6 4 (11.11%) MVC
6 4 (11.11%) PRINCE2
6 4 (11.11%) Test Automation
7 3 (8.33%) Software Engineering
7 3 (8.33%) Wealth Management
8 2 (5.56%) BDD
8 2 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (5.56%) Line Management
8 2 (5.56%) Manual Testing
8 2 (5.56%) Scrum
8 2 (5.56%) TDD
8 2 (5.56%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 24 (66.67%) C
2 8 (22.22%) C#
3 3 (8.33%) C++
3 3 (8.33%) SQL
4 2 (5.56%) Python
5 1 (2.78%) Bash Shell
5 1 (2.78%) Embedded C
5 1 (2.78%) Java
5 1 (2.78%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 30 (83.33%) ISEB
1 30 (83.33%) ISTQB
2 4 (11.11%) Degree
2 4 (11.11%) PMI Certification
2 4 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 3 (8.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (5.56%) CITP
5 1 (2.78%) DV Cleared
5 1 (2.78%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (22.22%) QA
2 1 (2.78%) MISRA
Vendors
1 7 (19.44%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.56%) HP
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Salary: £30000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
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