The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheltenham with a requirement for Automated Testing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Automated Testing over the 3 months to 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Automated Testing
Gloucestershire / Cheltenham
Rank 43 43 52
Rank change year-on-year 0 +9  
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 6 19 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheltenham 2.64% 3.71% 1.04%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.00% 4.15% 1.16%
Number of salaries quoted 3 18 4
Median salary £37,500 £51,250 £33,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -26.82% +51.85%  
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £41,750 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £43,500 £55,000 £36,750
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  

Automated Testing is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheltenham with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Cheltenham
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 200 458 346
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cheltenham 88.11% 89.45% 89.64%
Number of salaries quoted 156 250 276
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +14.45%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Automated Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheltenham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheltenham citing Automated Testing as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Automated Testing in Cheltenham

Automated Testing
Salary Trend in Cheltenham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Automated Testing in Cheltenham.

Salary trend for Automated Testing in Cheltenham

Automated Testing
Salary Histogram in Cheltenham

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Automated Testing in Cheltenham over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Automated Testing in Cheltenham

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, IT jobs citing Automated 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 Automated Testing.

1 9 (75.00%) Cybersecurity
2 7 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (50.00%) Security Cleared
4 5 (41.67%) Android
4 5 (41.67%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (41.67%) Cryptography
4 5 (41.67%) Degree
4 5 (41.67%) Python
5 4 (33.33%) Windows
5 4 (33.33%) Mathematics
5 4 (33.33%) Scrum
5 4 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
5 4 (33.33%) Computer Science
6 3 (25.00%) Wealth Management
6 3 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (25.00%) Kanban
6 3 (25.00%) Physics
6 3 (25.00%) JSON
6 3 (25.00%) Software Engineering
6 3 (25.00%) Linux
6 3 (25.00%) Web Services
6 3 (25.00%) C++
6 3 (25.00%) Java
6 3 (25.00%) PHP
6 3 (25.00%) SQL
6 3 (25.00%) Telecoms
6 3 (25.00%) Finance
6 3 (25.00%) Algorithms
6 3 (25.00%) Reverse Engineering
6 3 (25.00%) DV Cleared

Automated 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 1 (8.33%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) SSL
2 1 (8.33%) Network Security
2 1 (8.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) Big Data
2 2 (16.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) SoapUI
2 1 (8.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (8.33%) Cucumber
2 1 (8.33%) Gatling
2 1 (8.33%) Jenkins
2 1 (8.33%) Metasploit
2 1 (8.33%) Selenium
General
1 3 (25.00%) Finance
1 3 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (8.33%) Electronics
2 1 (8.33%) Legal
2 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Computer Science Graduate
1 3 (25.00%) Graduate
1 3 (25.00%) IT Graduate
1 3 (25.00%) Senior Tester
1 3 (25.00%) Test Engineer
1 3 (25.00%) Tester
1 3 (25.00%) Trainee
2 2 (16.67%) Software Test Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Cybersecurity Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) DV Cleared Technical Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Research Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared Technical Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Security Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) JSON
1 3 (25.00%) Web Services
2 2 (16.67%) HTML
3 1 (8.33%) EJB
3 1 (8.33%) Hibernate
3 1 (8.33%) J2EE
3 1 (8.33%) Spring
3 1 (8.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 3 (25.00%) Algorithms
2 3 (25.00%) Cybercrime
3 2 (16.67%) Mobile App
4 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (8.33%) Cyberthreat
4 1 (8.33%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 5 (41.67%) Android
2 4 (33.33%) Windows
3 3 (25.00%) Linux
4 2 (16.67%) Apple iOS
4 2 (16.67%) Mac OS X
5 1 (8.33%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (75.00%) Cybersecurity
2 7 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (41.67%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (41.67%) Cryptography
4 4 (33.33%) Mathematics
4 4 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
4 4 (33.33%) Scrum
5 3 (25.00%) Complexity Analysis
5 3 (25.00%) Functional Testing
5 3 (25.00%) Kanban
5 3 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
5 3 (25.00%) Physics
5 3 (25.00%) Reverse Engineering
5 3 (25.00%) Software Engineering
5 3 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (25.00%) Wealth Management
6 2 (16.67%) Regression Testing
6 2 (16.67%) Test Planning
7 1 (8.33%) ERP
7 1 (8.33%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (41.67%) Python
2 3 (25.00%) C++
2 3 (25.00%) Java
2 3 (25.00%) PHP
2 3 (25.00%) R
2 3 (25.00%) SQL
3 2 (16.67%) Bash Shell
3 2 (16.67%) C
3 2 (16.67%) C#
3 2 (16.67%) Objective-C
4 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
4 1 (8.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 6 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (41.67%) Degree
3 3 (25.00%) DV Cleared
4 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared
5 1 (8.33%) CEH
5 1 (8.33%) CREST Certified
5 1 (8.33%) EC-Council LPT
5 1 (8.33%) ECSA
5 1 (8.33%) EnCE
5 1 (8.33%) GCFA
5 1 (8.33%) GIAC
5 1 (8.33%) GPEN
5 1 (8.33%) ISEB
5 1 (8.33%) ISTQB
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) EnCase
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