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 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Gloucestershire / Cheltenham
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 48 55 42
Rank change year-on-year +7 -13  
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 7 8 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheltenham 2.94% 2.01% 2.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.20% 2.27% 3.25%
Number of salaries quoted 7 7 10
Median salary £22,500 £35,000 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -35.71% +6.06%  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £35,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year +14.28% -4.10%  

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 219 352 308
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cheltenham 92.02% 88.44% 87.01%
Number of salaries quoted 183 291 273
Median salary £46,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.15% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £35,000 £28,650
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £52,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

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 23 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Test Scripting in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 (54.55%) Java
1 6 (54.55%) Windows
1 6 (54.55%) Linux
1 6 (54.55%) Python
1 6 (54.55%) Software Engineering
1 6 (54.55%) User Acceptance Testing
1 6 (54.55%) Continuous Integration
1 6 (54.55%) Test Automation
1 6 (54.55%) Security Cleared
1 6 (54.55%) Cybersecurity
2 5 (45.45%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (45.45%) PowerShell
2 5 (45.45%) Reverse Engineering
2 5 (45.45%) TDD
2 5 (45.45%) Customer Requirements
2 5 (45.45%) Manual Testing
2 5 (45.45%) Unit Testing
2 5 (45.45%) FreeBSD
2 5 (45.45%) JavaScript
2 5 (45.45%) Perl
2 5 (45.45%) C
2 5 (45.45%) C#
2 5 (45.45%) C++
2 5 (45.45%) Mac OS X
3 2 (18.18%) Software Testing
4 1 (9.09%) ISTQB
4 1 (9.09%) Ruby
4 1 (9.09%) ERP
4 1 (9.09%) ISEB
4 1 (9.09%) Selenium

Test Scripting
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 (9.09%) SaaS
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (9.09%) Cucumber
1 1 (9.09%) Gatling
1 1 (9.09%) Jenkins
1 1 (9.09%) Selenium
General
1 1 (9.09%) Manufacturing
1 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Analyst
1 5 (45.45%) Junior
1 5 (45.45%) Junior Analyst
1 5 (45.45%) Junior Test Analyst
1 5 (45.45%) Research Engineer
1 5 (45.45%) Software Engineer
1 5 (45.45%) Test Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Graduate
2 3 (27.27%) Graduate Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Graduate Test Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Test Automation Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (9.09%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 6 (54.55%) Linux
1 6 (54.55%) Windows
2 5 (45.45%) FreeBSD
2 5 (45.45%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Continuous Integration
1 6 (54.55%) Cybersecurity
1 6 (54.55%) Software Engineering
1 6 (54.55%) Test Automation
1 6 (54.55%) User Acceptance Testing
2 5 (45.45%) Customer Requirements
2 5 (45.45%) Manual Testing
2 5 (45.45%) Reverse Engineering
2 5 (45.45%) TDD
2 5 (45.45%) Unit Testing
3 2 (18.18%) Software Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (9.09%) ERP
4 1 (9.09%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 6 (54.55%) Java
1 6 (54.55%) Python
2 5 (45.45%) C
2 5 (45.45%) C#
2 5 (45.45%) C++
2 5 (45.45%) JavaScript
2 5 (45.45%) Perl
2 5 (45.45%) PowerShell
3 1 (9.09%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 6 (54.55%) Security Cleared
2 1 (9.09%) Degree
2 1 (9.09%) ISEB
2 1 (9.09%) ISTQB
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