Period
to 22 January 2018

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 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Testing
Gloucestershire > Cheltenham
6 months to
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 69 84 50
Rank change year-on-year +15 -34 -
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 7 8 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheltenham 1.39% 1.10% 4.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.57% 1.21% 4.85%
Number of salaries quoted 16 2 28
Cheltenham median annual salary £50,000 £48,750 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.56% +39.29% -
Gloucestershire median annual salary £50,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +33.33% - -9.96%

Software Testing is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheltenham with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Cheltenham
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 447 662 681
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheltenham 88.51% 91.31% 92.03%
Number of salaries quoted 390 570 452
Cheltenham median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £22,750 £28,700 £27,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £65,000 £66,125
Gloucestershire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

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

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, 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%) Selenium
2 4 (57.14%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (57.14%) Java
2 4 (57.14%) Scrum
2 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (42.86%) Marketing
3 3 (42.86%) Programme Management
3 3 (42.86%) Electronics
3 3 (42.86%) Telecoms
3 3 (42.86%) Finance
3 3 (42.86%) Manufacturing
3 3 (42.86%) Perl
3 3 (42.86%) C++
3 3 (42.86%) Internet
3 3 (42.86%) VB
3 3 (42.86%) J2EE
3 3 (42.86%) SAP
3 3 (42.86%) XML
3 3 (42.86%) Unix
3 3 (42.86%) OO
3 3 (42.86%) Python
3 3 (42.86%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (42.86%) Digital Marketing
3 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
3 3 (42.86%) Android
3 3 (42.86%) WebDriver
3 3 (42.86%) BDD
3 3 (42.86%) Embedded Systems
3 3 (42.86%) Functional 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 4 (57.14%) Selenium
2 3 (42.86%) WebDriver
3 2 (28.57%) Cucumber
3 2 (28.57%) JIRA
3 2 (28.57%) JMeter
3 2 (28.57%) LoadRunner
4 1 (14.29%) NUnit
4 1 (14.29%) SpecFlow
4 1 (14.29%) TeamCity
4 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 3 (42.86%) Electronics
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
1 3 (42.86%) Manufacturing
1 3 (42.86%) Marketing
1 3 (42.86%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Integration Engineer
1 3 (42.86%) Team Leader
1 3 (42.86%) Test and Integration Engineer
1 3 (42.86%) Test Engineer
1 3 (42.86%) Test Team Leader
2 1 (14.29%) Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Automation Team Leader
2 1 (14.29%) Automation Test Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Automation Test Lead
2 1 (14.29%) Test Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) J2EE
1 3 (42.86%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Android
1 3 (42.86%) Apple iOS
1 3 (42.86%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (57.14%) Scrum
2 4 (57.14%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (42.86%) Analytics
3 3 (42.86%) BDD
3 3 (42.86%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (42.86%) Cybersecurity
3 3 (42.86%) Data Analytics
3 3 (42.86%) Digital Marketing
3 3 (42.86%) Functional Testing
3 3 (42.86%) Non-Functional Testing
3 3 (42.86%) OO
3 3 (42.86%) Programme Management
3 3 (42.86%) Software Delivery
3 3 (42.86%) Test Strategy
4 2 (28.57%) Integration Testing
4 2 (28.57%) System Integration Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Manual Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) Java
2 3 (42.86%) C++
2 3 (42.86%) Perl
2 3 (42.86%) Python
2 3 (42.86%) VB
3 1 (14.29%) C#
3 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
2 1 (14.29%) Degree
2 1 (14.29%) ISEB
2 1 (14.29%) ISTQB
2 1 (14.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) SAP