The table below looks at the statistics for Automation Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cheltenham region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Automation Testing over the 3 months to 9 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automation Testing
Rank 55 50 57
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +7
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 3 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 0.81% 0.30% 0.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.90% 0.33% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 1
Median salary £38,500 £37,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% +25.00%
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Automation Testing
Gloucestershire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cheltenham region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cheltenham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
332 302 377
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 89.49% 91.24% 86.27%
Number of salaries quoted 297 200 310
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,200 £51,600 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Automation Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

The demand trend of job ads across the Cheltenham region citing Automation Testing as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Automation Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

Automation Testing
Salary Trend in Cheltenham

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

Automation Testing Salary Trend in Cheltenham

Automation Testing
Salary Histogram in Cheltenham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Automation Testing across the Cheltenham region over the 3 months to 9 December 2016.

Automation Testing Salary Histogram in Cheltenham

Automation Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 9 December 2016, IT jobs citing Automation 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 Automation Testing.

1 7 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (54.55%) Python
2 6 (54.55%) Performance Testing
2 6 (54.55%) Bash Shell
3 5 (45.45%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (45.45%) ISTQB
3 5 (45.45%) ISEB
3 5 (45.45%) SQL
3 5 (45.45%) Java
3 5 (45.45%) TDD
3 5 (45.45%) Jenkins
3 5 (45.45%) Defect Tracking
4 4 (36.36%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 4 (36.36%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (36.36%) Regression Testing
4 4 (36.36%) Perl
4 4 (36.36%) Integration Testing
4 4 (36.36%) JIRA
4 4 (36.36%) Ruby
4 4 (36.36%) Test Automation
5 3 (27.27%) Hadoop
5 3 (27.27%) BDD
5 3 (27.27%) Puppet
5 3 (27.27%) DV Cleared
5 3 (27.27%) Security Cleared
5 3 (27.27%) QA
5 3 (27.27%) WATIR
5 3 (27.27%) Selenium
5 3 (27.27%) Windows
5 3 (27.27%) Linux

Automation 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 3 (27.27%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) Apache Accumulo
1 3 (27.27%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 5 (45.45%) Jenkins
2 4 (36.36%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 4 (36.36%) JIRA
3 3 (27.27%) Git (software)
3 3 (27.27%) JMeter
3 3 (27.27%) Selenium
3 3 (27.27%) WATIR
4 1 (9.09%) Hudson
4 1 (9.09%) TeamCity
General
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Manufacturing
2 1 (9.09%) Retail
2 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Analyst
1 5 (45.45%) Test Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Test Automation Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Test Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Automation Test Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Automation Test Lead
3 2 (18.18%) DV Cleared Test Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Portfolio Manager
3 2 (18.18%) Portfolio Test Manager
3 2 (18.18%) Test Manager
4 1 (9.09%) E-Commerce Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) E-Commerce Test Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Mobile Test Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Test Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Service Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) SQL Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Test Scripter
4 1 (9.09%) Web Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Web Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) Middleware
1 2 (18.18%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (9.09%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) Linux
1 3 (27.27%) Windows
2 2 (18.18%) Unix
3 1 (9.09%) Android
3 1 (9.09%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (54.55%) Performance Testing
3 5 (45.45%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (45.45%) Defect Tracking
3 5 (45.45%) TDD
4 4 (36.36%) Integration Testing
4 4 (36.36%) Regression Testing
4 4 (36.36%) Test Automation
5 3 (27.27%) BDD
5 3 (27.27%) Configuration Management
5 3 (27.27%) DevOps
5 3 (27.27%) E-Commerce
6 2 (18.18%) Coaching
6 2 (18.18%) Cybersecurity
6 2 (18.18%) Defect Management
6 2 (18.18%) Non-Functional Testing
6 2 (18.18%) Project Management
6 2 (18.18%) SDLC
6 2 (18.18%) Test Planning
6 2 (18.18%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 6 (54.55%) Bash Shell
1 6 (54.55%) Python
2 5 (45.45%) Java
2 5 (45.45%) SQL
3 4 (36.36%) Perl
3 4 (36.36%) Ruby
4 3 (27.27%) C++
5 1 (9.09%) Go
Qualifications
1 5 (45.45%) ISEB
1 5 (45.45%) ISTQB
2 4 (36.36%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (27.27%) DV Cleared
3 3 (27.27%) Security Cleared
4 2 (18.18%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (27.27%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (27.27%) Puppet
2 1 (9.09%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) CA Agile Central
2 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
3 1 (9.09%) HP