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 25 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Automation
Gloucestershire / Cheltenham
Rank 43 52 48
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -4
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 5 6 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 2.07% 1.37% 2.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.38% 1.53% 2.82%
Number of salaries quoted 3 4 9
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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
210 391 355
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 87.14% 89.47% 88.97%
Number of salaries quoted 171 226 295
Median salary £50,000 £49,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.04% +15.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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 25 February 2017.

Test Automation Salary Histogram in Cheltenham

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, 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 10 (90.91%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (63.64%) Finance
2 7 (63.64%) C#
3 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
3 6 (54.55%) Performance Management
3 6 (54.55%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (54.55%) Coaching
3 6 (54.55%) SDLC
4 5 (45.45%) Software Delivery
4 5 (45.45%) .NET
5 4 (36.36%) Selenium
6 3 (27.27%) Test Scripting
7 2 (18.18%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (18.18%) SpecFlow
7 2 (18.18%) Jenkins
7 2 (18.18%) Automation Testing
7 2 (18.18%) SQL
7 2 (18.18%) Scrum
7 2 (18.18%) TDD
7 2 (18.18%) Ruby
7 2 (18.18%) ISTQB
7 2 (18.18%) Java
7 2 (18.18%) Windows
7 2 (18.18%) Linux
7 2 (18.18%) Python
8 1 (9.09%) ERP
8 1 (9.09%) Perl
8 1 (9.09%) HTML
8 1 (9.09%) ISEB

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 1 (9.09%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) Apache Accumulo
1 1 (9.09%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 6 (54.55%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (36.36%) Selenium
3 2 (18.18%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (18.18%) Jenkins
3 2 (18.18%) SpecFlow
4 1 (9.09%) Cucumber
4 1 (9.09%) Gatling
4 1 (9.09%) Git (software)
4 1 (9.09%) JIRA
4 1 (9.09%) JMeter
4 1 (9.09%) SoapUI
4 1 (9.09%) WATIR
4 1 (9.09%) WebDriver
General
1 7 (63.64%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Back Office
2 1 (9.09%) Manufacturing
2 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Delivery Manager
1 5 (45.45%) Software Delivery Manager
1 5 (45.45%) Software Manager
2 4 (36.36%) Test Engineer
3 3 (27.27%) Test Automation Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) C# Software Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Development Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Software Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Software Test Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Test Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (45.45%) .NET
2 1 (9.09%) HTML
2 1 (9.09%) Web Services
2 1 (9.09%) XML
2 1 (9.09%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Linux
1 2 (18.18%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (90.91%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (54.55%) Coaching
2 6 (54.55%) Performance Management
2 6 (54.55%) SDLC
3 5 (45.45%) Software Delivery
4 3 (27.27%) Test Scripting
5 2 (18.18%) Automation Testing
5 2 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (18.18%) Scrum
5 2 (18.18%) TDD
6 1 (9.09%) Automated Testing
6 1 (9.09%) Configuration Management
6 1 (9.09%) Cybersecurity
6 1 (9.09%) DevOps
6 1 (9.09%) ERP
6 1 (9.09%) Functional Testing
6 1 (9.09%) Non-Functional Testing
6 1 (9.09%) Performance Testing
6 1 (9.09%) Software Engineering
6 1 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (63.64%) C#
2 2 (18.18%) Java
2 2 (18.18%) Python
2 2 (18.18%) Ruby
2 2 (18.18%) SQL
3 1 (9.09%) Bash Shell
3 1 (9.09%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) ISTQB
2 1 (9.09%) Degree
2 1 (9.09%) ISEB
2 1 (9.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) CA Agile Central