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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Automation over the 3 months to 26 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Automation
Rank 42 30 61
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +31
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 20 25 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 4.32% 6.61% 0.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.90% 7.94% 0.96%
Number of salaries quoted 16 24 2
Median salary £46,250 £45,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.77% +28.57%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
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
408 315 312
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 88.12% 83.33% 88.14%
Number of salaries quoted 279 276 263
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,633 £29,800 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,500 £54,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Test Automation
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

The demand trend of job ads across the Cheltenham region citing Test Automation as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 26 May 2016.

Test Automation Salary Histogram in Cheltenham

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 26 May 2016, IT jobs citing Test Automation 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 Automation.

1 19 (73.08%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (61.54%) Selenium
2 16 (61.54%) Continuous Integration
2 16 (61.54%) Cybersecurity
3 15 (57.69%) Python
4 14 (53.85%) Windows
4 14 (53.85%) Linux
4 14 (53.85%) Defect Tracking
5 13 (50.00%) SDLC
5 13 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 13 (50.00%) Big Data
6 10 (38.46%) TDD
7 9 (34.62%) Scrum
7 9 (34.62%) Software Engineering
7 9 (34.62%) JavaScript
7 9 (34.62%) Oracle
7 9 (34.62%) Jenkins
7 9 (34.62%) DevOps
7 9 (34.62%) Bash Shell
8 8 (30.77%) Java
8 8 (30.77%) ISEB
8 8 (30.77%) Performance Testing
9 7 (26.92%) Integration Testing
9 7 (26.92%) Test Management
9 7 (26.92%) Manual Testing
9 7 (26.92%) System Testing
9 7 (26.92%) Risk Analysis
9 7 (26.92%) QA
9 7 (26.92%) Validation
9 7 (26.92%) LoadRunner

Test Automation
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 2 (7.69%) Mule
1 2 (7.69%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.85%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (26.92%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (7.69%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (26.92%) Internet
2 5 (19.23%) SAN
3 1 (3.85%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (50.00%) Big Data
2 7 (26.92%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 16 (61.54%) Selenium
2 9 (34.62%) Jenkins
3 7 (26.92%) Cucumber
3 7 (26.92%) Git (software)
3 7 (26.92%) LoadRunner
3 7 (26.92%) RSpec
4 2 (7.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (7.69%) JIRA
4 2 (7.69%) Maven
4 2 (7.69%) SpecFlow
4 2 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (23.08%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.85%) Back Office
2 1 (3.85%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (34.62%) Test Engineer
2 7 (26.92%) Analyst
2 7 (26.92%) Integration Engineer
2 7 (26.92%) Test Analyst
2 7 (26.92%) Test and Integration Engineer
2 7 (26.92%) Test Manager
3 6 (23.08%) Architect
3 6 (23.08%) Software Architect
3 6 (23.08%) Test Architect
4 3 (11.54%) Developer
4 3 (11.54%) Software Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Senior Integration Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Senior Test and Integration Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Senior Test Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Software Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Developer/Software Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (15.38%) .NET
2 3 (11.54%) XML
3 2 (7.69%) ASP.NET
3 2 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (7.69%) XSLT
4 1 (3.85%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 7 (26.92%) Internet of Things
2 5 (19.23%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 14 (53.85%) Linux
1 14 (53.85%) Windows
2 7 (26.92%) Unix
3 6 (23.08%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (73.08%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (61.54%) Continuous Integration
2 16 (61.54%) Cybersecurity
3 14 (53.85%) Defect Tracking
4 13 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 13 (50.00%) SDLC
5 10 (38.46%) TDD
6 9 (34.62%) DevOps
6 9 (34.62%) Scrum
6 9 (34.62%) Software Engineering
7 8 (30.77%) Performance Testing
8 7 (26.92%) Automation Testing
8 7 (26.92%) Integration Testing
8 7 (26.92%) Manual Testing
8 7 (26.92%) Non-Functional Testing
8 7 (26.92%) Risk Analysis
8 7 (26.92%) Root Cause Analysis
8 7 (26.92%) System Testing
8 7 (26.92%) Test Management
8 7 (26.92%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 15 (57.69%) Python
2 9 (34.62%) Bash Shell
2 9 (34.62%) JavaScript
3 8 (30.77%) Java
4 7 (26.92%) Perl
4 7 (26.92%) Shell Script
4 7 (26.92%) VB
5 5 (19.23%) C#
6 3 (11.54%) Ruby
6 3 (11.54%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (30.77%) ISEB
2 7 (26.92%) DV Cleared
2 7 (26.92%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.85%) Degree
3 1 (3.85%) ISTQB
3 1 (3.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (26.92%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (34.62%) Oracle
2 2 (7.69%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (3.85%) Microsoft
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