Period
to 22 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheltenham with a requirement for Software Testing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Software Testing over the 6 months to 22 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Testing
Gloucestershire > Cheltenham
6 months to
22 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 73 75 81
Rank change year-on-year +2 +6 -4
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 7 15 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheltenham 1.57% 1.67% 0.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.74% 1.90% 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 4 4 3
Cheltenham median annual salary £35,000 £62,500 £28,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -44.00% +119.30% -15.56%
10th Percentile £21,250 £39,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £51,250 £66,250 £34,850
Gloucestershire median annual salary £31,500 £40,000 £28,500
% change year-on-year -21.25% +40.35% -15.56%

Software 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 403 791 638
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cheltenham 90.16% 87.99% 87.88%
Number of salaries quoted 332 569 538
Cheltenham median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +8.43% +3.75%
10th Percentile £22,075 £29,350 £26,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £61,550
Gloucestershire median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £41,250
% change year-on-year -5.56% +9.09% +4.43%

Software Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheltenham

Job postings citing Software Testing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheltenham.

Job vacancy trend for Software Testing 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 in Cheltenham.

Salary trend for Software Testing in Cheltenham

Software Testing
Salary Histogram in Cheltenham

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Testing in Cheltenham over the 6 months to 22 July 2017.

Salary histogram for Software Testing in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 22 July 2017, 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 7 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 4 (57.14%) Apple iOS
2 4 (57.14%) Embedded Systems
2 4 (57.14%) Data Analytics
2 4 (57.14%) Analytics
2 4 (57.14%) Cybersecurity
2 4 (57.14%) Digital Marketing
2 4 (57.14%) Security Cleared
2 4 (57.14%) Android
2 4 (57.14%) C++
2 4 (57.14%) Java
2 4 (57.14%) Perl
2 4 (57.14%) VB
2 4 (57.14%) J2EE
2 4 (57.14%) SAP
2 4 (57.14%) XML
2 4 (57.14%) Unix
2 4 (57.14%) OO
2 4 (57.14%) Python
2 4 (57.14%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (57.14%) Internet
2 4 (57.14%) Electronics
2 4 (57.14%) Telecoms
2 4 (57.14%) Finance
2 4 (57.14%) Manufacturing
2 4 (57.14%) Programme Management
2 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (57.14%) Marketing
3 3 (42.86%) Manual Testing
3 3 (42.86%) User Acceptance Testing

Software Testing
Co-occurring 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:

Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) Internet
General
1 4 (57.14%) Electronics
1 4 (57.14%) Finance
1 4 (57.14%) Manufacturing
1 4 (57.14%) Marketing
1 4 (57.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Test Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Integration Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Junior
2 2 (28.57%) Junior Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Junior Test Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Test Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Test and Integration Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Team Leader
3 1 (14.29%) Test Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) J2EE
1 4 (57.14%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Android
1 4 (57.14%) Apple iOS
1 4 (57.14%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (57.14%) Analytics
2 4 (57.14%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (57.14%) Cybersecurity
2 4 (57.14%) Data Analytics
2 4 (57.14%) Digital Marketing
2 4 (57.14%) OO
2 4 (57.14%) Programme Management
3 3 (42.86%) Manual Testing
3 3 (42.86%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (28.57%) Test Scripting
5 1 (14.29%) Line Management
5 1 (14.29%) SDLC
5 1 (14.29%) Software Delivery
5 1 (14.29%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) C++
1 4 (57.14%) Java
1 4 (57.14%) Perl
1 4 (57.14%) Python
1 4 (57.14%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) SAP
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