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 31 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Automation
Rank 50 44 -
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 3 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 0.87% 1.23% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.13% 1.42% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 3 0
Average salary £45,000 £28,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+60.71% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +3.75%
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
266 211 199
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 77.55% 86.83% 67.92%
Number of salaries quoted 234 188 176
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £27,850
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £45,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, 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 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (62.50%) Automated Testing
3 3 (37.50%) Ruby
3 3 (37.50%) Software Testing
3 3 (37.50%) Regression Testing
3 3 (37.50%) Scrum
3 3 (37.50%) Information Security
3 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
3 3 (37.50%) Perl
3 3 (37.50%) PHP
3 3 (37.50%) .NET
3 3 (37.50%) CSS
3 3 (37.50%) Python
3 3 (37.50%) Client/Server
3 3 (37.50%) SOA
3 3 (37.50%) HTML
3 3 (37.50%) ISEB
3 3 (37.50%) HTML5
3 3 (37.50%) Waterfall
3 3 (37.50%) CSS3
3 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET Web API
3 3 (37.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (25.00%) Black-Box Testing
4 2 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Unit Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Test Scripting
4 2 (25.00%) Manual Testing
4 2 (25.00%) V-Model
4 2 (25.00%) Java

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, 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.

Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (12.50%) JMeter
1 1 (12.50%) Selenium
1 1 (12.50%) SoapUI
1 1 (12.50%) Ranorex
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Analyst
1 3 (37.50%) Test Analyst
1 3 (37.50%) Tester
2 2 (25.00%) Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Systems Test Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Systems Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Software Tester
3 1 (12.50%) C# Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Web Developer
3 1 (12.50%) QA Tester
3 1 (12.50%) QA Test Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Web Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Developer
3 1 (12.50%) QA Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Automated Test Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Automated Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) HTML
1 3 (37.50%) .NET
1 3 (37.50%) CSS
1 3 (37.50%) HTML5
1 3 (37.50%) CSS3
1 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (12.50%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Client/Server
2 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (62.50%) Automated Testing
3 3 (37.50%) Software Testing
3 3 (37.50%) SOA
3 3 (37.50%) Regression Testing
3 3 (37.50%) Scrum
3 3 (37.50%) Information Security
3 3 (37.50%) Waterfall
4 2 (25.00%) Black-Box Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Migration
4 2 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Unit Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Test Scripting
4 2 (25.00%) Manual Testing
4 2 (25.00%) V-Model
5 1 (12.50%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
1 3 (37.50%) Perl
1 3 (37.50%) PHP
1 3 (37.50%) Python
1 3 (37.50%) Ruby
2 2 (25.00%) Java
2 2 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (12.50%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) ISEB
1 3 (37.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) HP
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