The table below looks at the statistics for Test Automation skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cheltenham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Automation over the 3 months to 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Automation
Rank 45 46 32
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -14
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 11 3 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 3.28% 1.09% 3.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.63% 1.52% 4.03%
Number of salaries quoted 9 3 1
Average salary £45,000 £32,500 £27,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+38.46% +20.37%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.26%
Test Automation
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
303 198 149
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 90.45% 72.00% 80.54%
Number of salaries quoted 269 167 135
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £54,500 £59,250
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

Test Automation
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Test Automation across the Cheltenham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Test Automation Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

Test Automation
Salary Trend in Cheltenham

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

Test Automation Salary Trend in Cheltenham

Test Automation
Salary Histogram in Cheltenham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Automation across the Cheltenham region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

Test Automation Salary Histogram in Cheltenham

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the Cheltenham region citing Test Automation also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Test Automation.

1 32 (91.43%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (80.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 28 (80.00%) SaaS
2 28 (80.00%) HTML5
2 28 (80.00%) AngularJS
2 28 (80.00%) HTML
2 28 (80.00%) JavaScript
2 28 (80.00%) .NET
2 28 (80.00%) ASP.NET
2 28 (80.00%) MVC
2 28 (80.00%) Scrum
3 16 (45.71%) CSS
4 12 (34.29%) Umbraco
4 12 (34.29%) Java
5 11 (31.43%) CMS
6 10 (28.57%) Web Development
7 9 (25.71%) C#
8 6 (17.14%) .NET Framework
8 6 (17.14%) Selenium
9 4 (11.43%) Ruby
9 4 (11.43%) WebDriver
9 4 (11.43%) Finance
10 3 (8.57%) E-Commerce
10 3 (8.57%) SQL
10 3 (8.57%) SOAP
10 3 (8.57%) Linux
10 3 (8.57%) REST
10 3 (8.57%) Degree
10 3 (8.57%) QA
11 2 (5.71%) Software Testing

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the Cheltenham region citing Test Automation also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Test Automation. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 12 (34.29%) Umbraco
2 11 (31.43%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (5.71%) MS Office
1 2 (5.71%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 28 (80.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.86%) DB2
Development Applications
1 6 (17.14%) Selenium
2 4 (11.43%) WebDriver
General
1 4 (11.43%) Finance
2 2 (5.71%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 28 (80.00%) Developer
2 16 (45.71%) JavaScript Developer
3 12 (34.29%) ScrumMaster
4 11 (31.43%) Lead Developer
5 10 (28.57%) Senior Developer
5 10 (28.57%) Senior JavaScript Developer
6 3 (8.57%) Test Manager
6 3 (8.57%) Test Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) Senior Test Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) QA Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) RPG Developer
7 1 (2.86%) .NET Developer
7 1 (2.86%) Lead .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (80.00%) HTML
1 28 (80.00%) .NET
1 28 (80.00%) ASP.NET
1 28 (80.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 28 (80.00%) HTML5
1 28 (80.00%) AngularJS
2 16 (45.71%) CSS
3 6 (17.14%) .NET Framework
4 3 (8.57%) REST
4 3 (8.57%) SOAP
5 2 (5.71%) XML
5 2 (5.71%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.86%) AS400
1 1 (2.86%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.57%) Linux
2 1 (2.86%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (91.43%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (80.00%) MVC
2 28 (80.00%) Scrum
3 10 (28.57%) Web Development
4 3 (8.57%) E-Commerce
5 2 (5.71%) OO
5 2 (5.71%) Wealth Management
5 2 (5.71%) Software Testing
5 2 (5.71%) Performance Testing
5 2 (5.71%) Test Scripting
6 1 (2.86%) Data Protection
6 1 (2.86%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 28 (80.00%) JavaScript
2 12 (34.29%) Java
3 9 (25.71%) C#
4 4 (11.43%) Ruby
5 3 (8.57%) SQL
6 1 (2.86%) Python
6 1 (2.86%) RPG IV
6 1 (2.86%) PHP
6 1 (2.86%) RPG
Qualifications
1 3 (8.57%) Degree
2 2 (5.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (5.71%) ISEB
2 2 (5.71%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.57%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (5.71%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.86%) IBM
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
ReThink Recruitment
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
ISL
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago