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 27 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Automation
Rank 67 47 49
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +2
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 6 7 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 1.33% 2.24% 1.04%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.49% 2.44% 1.32%
Number of salaries quoted 3 4 3
Median salary £37,500 £60,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-37.50% +84.61%
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
404 287 227
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 89.78% 91.99% 78.55%
Number of salaries quoted 327 251 197
Median salary £49,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.88% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £70,000
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 27 September 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 16 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (68.18%) Cybersecurity
3 12 (54.55%) Continuous Integration
4 10 (45.45%) Big Data
4 10 (45.45%) Defect Tracking
4 10 (45.45%) Selenium
4 10 (45.45%) Python
5 9 (40.91%) Windows
5 9 (40.91%) Linux
5 9 (40.91%) TDD
6 8 (36.36%) ISEB
6 8 (36.36%) SDLC
6 8 (36.36%) Jenkins
6 8 (36.36%) Bash Shell
7 7 (31.82%) Continuous Improvement
7 7 (31.82%) DV Cleared
7 7 (31.82%) Security Cleared
7 7 (31.82%) Git (software)
7 7 (31.82%) Telecoms
8 6 (27.27%) Scrum
8 6 (27.27%) QA
8 6 (27.27%) C#
8 6 (27.27%) Java
8 6 (27.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 6 (27.27%) BDD
8 6 (27.27%) DevOps
9 5 (22.73%) Internet of Things
9 5 (22.73%) Test Planning
9 5 (22.73%) Cloud Computing
9 5 (22.73%) Non-Functional Testing

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 3 (13.64%) Mule
1 3 (13.64%) Mule ESB
2 2 (9.09%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.55%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (22.73%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (9.09%) PaaS
2 2 (9.09%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (22.73%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (45.45%) Big Data
2 2 (9.09%) Apache Accumulo
2 2 (9.09%) Hadoop
2 2 (9.09%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (45.45%) Selenium
2 8 (36.36%) Jenkins
3 7 (31.82%) Git (software)
4 6 (27.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 5 (22.73%) JIRA
5 5 (22.73%) LoadRunner
5 5 (22.73%) RSpec
6 2 (9.09%) Cucumber
6 2 (9.09%) JMeter
6 2 (9.09%) SpecFlow
6 2 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (9.09%) WATIR
General
1 7 (31.82%) Telecoms
2 2 (9.09%) Finance
2 2 (9.09%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.55%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 6 (27.27%) Test Engineer
2 5 (22.73%) Analyst
2 5 (22.73%) Architect
2 5 (22.73%) Software Architect
2 5 (22.73%) Test Analyst
2 5 (22.73%) Test Architect
2 5 (22.73%) Test Manager
3 3 (13.64%) Developer
3 3 (13.64%) Integration Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Software Developer
3 3 (13.64%) Test and Integration Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Automation Test Lead
4 2 (9.09%) Software Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Test Automation Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Administrator
5 1 (4.55%) Developer/Software Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Salesforce.com Administrator
5 1 (4.55%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (22.73%) .NET
2 3 (13.64%) XML
3 2 (9.09%) ASP.NET
3 2 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (9.09%) XSLT
4 1 (4.55%) Visualforce
4 1 (4.55%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 5 (22.73%) Internet of Things
2 2 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (9.09%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 9 (40.91%) Linux
1 9 (40.91%) Windows
2 5 (22.73%) Android
2 5 (22.73%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (68.18%) Cybersecurity
3 12 (54.55%) Continuous Integration
4 10 (45.45%) Defect Tracking
5 9 (40.91%) TDD
6 8 (36.36%) SDLC
7 7 (31.82%) Continuous Improvement
8 6 (27.27%) BDD
8 6 (27.27%) DevOps
8 6 (27.27%) Scrum
9 5 (22.73%) Data Management
9 5 (22.73%) Integration Testing
9 5 (22.73%) Non-Functional Testing
9 5 (22.73%) Performance Testing
9 5 (22.73%) Regression Testing
9 5 (22.73%) Release Management
9 5 (22.73%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (22.73%) Test Management
9 5 (22.73%) Test Planning
9 5 (22.73%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (45.45%) Python
2 8 (36.36%) Bash Shell
3 6 (27.27%) C#
3 6 (27.27%) Java
4 5 (22.73%) JavaScript
4 5 (22.73%) Perl
4 5 (22.73%) Shell Script
4 5 (22.73%) VB
5 3 (13.64%) Ruby
5 3 (13.64%) SQL
6 1 (4.55%) Apex Code
6 1 (4.55%) C++
6 1 (4.55%) Go
Qualifications
1 8 (36.36%) ISEB
2 7 (31.82%) DV Cleared
2 7 (31.82%) Security Cleared
3 4 (18.18%) ISTQB
4 2 (9.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (4.55%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (27.27%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (9.09%) Puppet
2 1 (4.55%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 4 (18.18%) Oracle
2 3 (13.64%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (9.09%) Rally
4 1 (4.55%) Microsoft
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