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 2 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 45 - 35
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 13 0 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 3.59% - 2.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.47% - 3.11%
Number of salaries quoted 13 0 4
Average salary £32,000 - £26,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,100 - £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 - £28,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £34,500
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +1.44%
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
291 284 161
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 80.39% 78.89% 75.94%
Number of salaries quoted 261 233 155
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +3.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £71,500 £54,400
UK excluding London average salary £44,485 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +6.25%

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
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, 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 22 (84.62%) Performance Testing
2 21 (80.77%) Finance
3 19 (73.08%) SQL
3 19 (73.08%) XML
3 19 (73.08%) Test Strategy
3 19 (73.08%) Coaching
4 18 (69.23%) Non-Functional Testing
5 8 (30.77%) ISEB
6 3 (11.54%) Load Testing
7 2 (7.69%) DV Cleared
7 2 (7.69%) Security Cleared
7 2 (7.69%) QA
8 1 (3.85%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (3.85%) ISTQB
8 1 (3.85%) User Acceptance Testing
8 1 (3.85%) Microsoft
8 1 (3.85%) .NET
8 1 (3.85%) Test Automation
8 1 (3.85%) Waterfall
8 1 (3.85%) Test Planning

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, 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.

General
1 21 (80.77%) Finance
Job Titles
1 25 (96.15%) Analyst
1 25 (96.15%) Test Analyst
2 2 (7.69%) Senior Analyst
2 2 (7.69%) Senior Test Analyst
3 1 (3.85%) Senior Tester
3 1 (3.85%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (73.08%) XML
2 1 (3.85%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (84.62%) Performance Testing
2 19 (73.08%) Test Strategy
2 19 (73.08%) Coaching
3 18 (69.23%) Non-Functional Testing
4 3 (11.54%) Load Testing
5 1 (3.85%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (3.85%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (3.85%) Test Automation
5 1 (3.85%) Waterfall
5 1 (3.85%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 19 (73.08%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (30.77%) ISEB
2 2 (7.69%) DV Cleared
2 2 (7.69%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.85%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.69%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (3.85%) Microsoft