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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Scripting over the 3 months to 22 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Gloucestershire / Cheltenham
Rank 47 39 51
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +12
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 5 15 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 1.77% 3.82% 1.98%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.98% 4.23% 2.26%
Number of salaries quoted 4 15 8
Median salary £50,000 £35,000 £26,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+42.85% +32.07%
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

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
253 355 399
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 89.72% 90.33% 87.89%
Number of salaries quoted 225 201 336
Median salary £50,000 £49,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.04% +8.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,600 £51,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Test Scripting
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

The demand trend of job ads across the Cheltenham region citing Test Scripting as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 22 January 2017.

Test Scripting Salary Histogram in Cheltenham

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, IT jobs citing Test Scripting 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 Test Scripting.

1 18 (72.00%) Python
2 14 (56.00%) Software Engineering
2 14 (56.00%) Time Management
3 13 (52.00%) C
3 13 (52.00%) C++
4 10 (40.00%) Embedded C
4 10 (40.00%) Embedded C++
4 10 (40.00%) Internet
4 10 (40.00%) Wireless
4 10 (40.00%) TCP/IP
4 10 (40.00%) Device Driver
4 10 (40.00%) Modbus
4 10 (40.00%) Internet of Things
4 10 (40.00%) Energy Management
4 10 (40.00%) RS-485
4 10 (40.00%) Industrial Internet of Things
5 9 (36.00%) Linux
6 8 (32.00%) Security Cleared
7 7 (28.00%) Test Planning
7 7 (28.00%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (24.00%) TDD
8 6 (24.00%) Regression Testing
8 6 (24.00%) Defect Tracking
9 5 (20.00%) MISRA C
9 5 (20.00%) MISRA
9 5 (20.00%) Software Architecture
9 5 (20.00%) Functional Testing
9 5 (20.00%) UML
9 5 (20.00%) Systems Analysis
9 5 (20.00%) Continuous Integration

Test Scripting
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 2 (8.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (40.00%) Internet
1 10 (40.00%) Modbus
1 10 (40.00%) RS-485
1 10 (40.00%) TCP/IP
1 10 (40.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (12.00%) Selenium
2 2 (8.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (4.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (4.00%) Cucumber
3 1 (4.00%) Gatling
3 1 (4.00%) Hudson
3 1 (4.00%) SoapUI
3 1 (4.00%) SpecFlow
3 1 (4.00%) TeamCity
3 1 (4.00%) WebDriver
General
1 3 (12.00%) Finance
2 1 (4.00%) Advertising
2 1 (4.00%) Back Office
2 1 (4.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (52.00%) Software Engineer
2 10 (40.00%) Embedded Engineer
2 10 (40.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 7 (28.00%) Test Engineer
4 6 (24.00%) Test Automation Engineer
5 5 (20.00%) Analyst
5 5 (20.00%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
5 5 (20.00%) Senior Software Engineer
6 4 (16.00%) Test Analyst
7 3 (12.00%) Research Engineer
8 1 (4.00%) Business Systems Analyst
8 1 (4.00%) Financial Analyst
8 1 (4.00%) Senior Analyst
8 1 (4.00%) Senior Test Analyst
8 1 (4.00%) Service Analyst
8 1 (4.00%) Software Analyst
8 1 (4.00%) Software Test Analyst
8 1 (4.00%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.00%) XML
2 1 (4.00%) HTML
2 1 (4.00%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 10 (40.00%) Device Driver
1 10 (40.00%) Industrial Internet of Things
1 10 (40.00%) Internet of Things
2 4 (16.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (16.00%) Computer Science
2 4 (16.00%) Management Information System
2 4 (16.00%) Mathematics
3 1 (4.00%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 9 (36.00%) Linux
2 4 (16.00%) Windows
3 3 (12.00%) FreeBSD
3 3 (12.00%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (56.00%) Software Engineering
1 14 (56.00%) Time Management
2 10 (40.00%) Energy Management
3 7 (28.00%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (28.00%) Test Planning
4 6 (24.00%) Defect Tracking
4 6 (24.00%) Regression Testing
4 6 (24.00%) TDD
5 5 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (20.00%) Functional Testing
5 5 (20.00%) Software Architecture
5 5 (20.00%) Systems Analysis
5 5 (20.00%) UML
6 4 (16.00%) Configuration Management
6 4 (16.00%) Cybersecurity
6 4 (16.00%) People Management
6 4 (16.00%) Software Testing
7 3 (12.00%) Automation Testing
7 3 (12.00%) Non-Functional Testing
7 3 (12.00%) Reverse Engineering
Programming Languages
1 18 (72.00%) Python
2 13 (52.00%) C
2 13 (52.00%) C++
3 10 (40.00%) Embedded C
3 10 (40.00%) Embedded C++
4 4 (16.00%) Bash Shell
4 4 (16.00%) C#
4 4 (16.00%) Java
4 4 (16.00%) SQL
5 3 (12.00%) JavaScript
5 3 (12.00%) Perl
5 3 (12.00%) PowerShell
6 1 (4.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 8 (32.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (20.00%) Degree
3 4 (16.00%) DV Cleared
4 3 (12.00%) ISEB
4 3 (12.00%) ISTQB
5 2 (8.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (20.00%) MISRA
1 5 (20.00%) MISRA C
2 3 (12.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (16.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (16.00%) HP
2 2 (8.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.00%) Oracle