The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheltenham with a requirement for Test Scripting skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Test Scripting over the 3 months to 22 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Gloucestershire / Cheltenham
Rank 46 52 40
Rank change year-on-year +6 -12  
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 4 8 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheltenham 1.79% 1.55% 3.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.04% 1.74% 4.00%
Number of salaries quoted 4 7 13
Median salary £50,000 £40,000 £29,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% +35.59%  
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% -  

Test Scripting 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 196 460 350
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cheltenham 87.89% 89.32% 89.74%
Number of salaries quoted 153 251 280
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%  

Test Scripting
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheltenham

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

Job vacancy trend for Test Scripting 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 in Cheltenham.

Salary trend for Test Scripting in Cheltenham

Test Scripting
Salary Histogram in Cheltenham

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Test Scripting in Cheltenham over the 3 months to 22 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Test Scripting in Cheltenham

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 22 March 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 6 (66.67%) Linux
1 6 (66.67%) Python
1 6 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 5 (55.56%) TDD
2 5 (55.56%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (55.56%) Cybersecurity
2 5 (55.56%) Software Engineering
2 5 (55.56%) Java
2 5 (55.56%) C#
2 5 (55.56%) Windows
3 4 (44.44%) C
3 4 (44.44%) C++
3 4 (44.44%) JavaScript
3 4 (44.44%) Perl
3 4 (44.44%) FreeBSD
3 4 (44.44%) Mac OS X
3 4 (44.44%) Unit Testing
3 4 (44.44%) Customer Requirements
3 4 (44.44%) PowerShell
3 4 (44.44%) Reverse Engineering
4 3 (33.33%) Test Automation
4 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (22.22%) Degree
5 2 (22.22%) Scrum
5 2 (22.22%) Functional Testing
5 2 (22.22%) Selenium
6 1 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (11.11%) Automated Testing
6 1 (11.11%) Manual Testing
6 1 (11.11%) Time Management

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) SaaS
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Selenium
2 1 (11.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (11.11%) Cucumber
2 1 (11.11%) Gatling
2 1 (11.11%) Jenkins
2 1 (11.11%) SoapUI
2 1 (11.11%) SpecFlow
General
1 1 (11.11%) Back Office
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
1 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
1 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Research Engineer
1 4 (44.44%) Software Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Test Automation Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Test Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Test Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Software Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Software Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) HTML
1 1 (11.11%) XML
1 1 (11.11%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
1 1 (11.11%) Cyberthreat
1 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (66.67%) Linux
2 5 (55.56%) Windows
3 4 (44.44%) FreeBSD
3 4 (44.44%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Continuous Integration
1 5 (55.56%) Cybersecurity
1 5 (55.56%) Software Engineering
1 5 (55.56%) TDD
2 4 (44.44%) Customer Requirements
2 4 (44.44%) Reverse Engineering
2 4 (44.44%) Unit Testing
3 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (33.33%) Test Automation
4 2 (22.22%) Functional Testing
4 2 (22.22%) Scrum
5 1 (11.11%) Automated Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Automation Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Configuration Management
5 1 (11.11%) Defect Tracking
5 1 (11.11%) ERP
5 1 (11.11%) Non-Functional Testing
5 1 (11.11%) People Management
5 1 (11.11%) Regression Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) Python
2 5 (55.56%) C#
2 5 (55.56%) Java
3 4 (44.44%) C
3 4 (44.44%) C++
3 4 (44.44%) JavaScript
3 4 (44.44%) Perl
3 4 (44.44%) PowerShell
4 1 (11.11%) Bash Shell
4 1 (11.11%) Ruby
4 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (22.22%) Degree
3 1 (11.11%) DV Cleared
3 1 (11.11%) ISEB
3 1 (11.11%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) HP