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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Automation
Rank 30 57 -
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 25 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 6.60% 0.85% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.09% 1.06% -
Number of salaries quoted 24 2 0
Average salary £45,000 £35,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £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
309 284 155
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 81.53% 80.68% 71.76%
Number of salaries quoted 271 237 149
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £71,500 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,485 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +6.25%

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 22 May 2015.

Test Automation Salary Histogram in Cheltenham

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 34 (97.14%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (91.43%) HTML
2 32 (91.43%) JavaScript
2 32 (91.43%) HTML5
2 32 (91.43%) AngularJS
3 31 (88.57%) Scrum
4 30 (85.71%) MVC
4 30 (85.71%) .NET
4 30 (85.71%) ASP.NET
4 30 (85.71%) ASP.NET MVC
4 30 (85.71%) SaaS
5 18 (51.43%) CSS
6 14 (40.00%) Umbraco
7 13 (37.14%) CMS
7 13 (37.14%) Java
8 10 (28.57%) Web Development
9 7 (20.00%) C#
10 6 (17.14%) .NET Framework
11 4 (11.43%) Waterfall
12 3 (8.57%) OO
13 2 (5.71%) SOA
13 2 (5.71%) QA
13 2 (5.71%) B2B
13 2 (5.71%) CSS3
13 2 (5.71%) Responsive Web Design
13 2 (5.71%) Sass
13 2 (5.71%) Test Scripting
13 2 (5.71%) Enterprise Architecture
14 1 (2.86%) Groovy
14 1 (2.86%) TestNG

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 14 (40.00%) Umbraco
2 13 (37.14%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 30 (85.71%) SaaS
Development Applications
1 1 (2.86%) TestNG
1 1 (2.86%) WebDriver
1 1 (2.86%) SpecFlow
1 1 (2.86%) Cucumber
1 1 (2.86%) Selenium
1 1 (2.86%) NUnit
1 1 (2.86%) Eclipse
1 1 (2.86%) JUnit
General
1 1 (2.86%) Finance
Job Titles
1 31 (88.57%) Developer
2 16 (45.71%) JavaScript Developer
3 14 (40.00%) ScrumMaster
4 13 (37.14%) Lead Developer
5 12 (34.29%) Senior Developer
6 10 (28.57%) Senior JavaScript Developer
7 2 (5.71%) Analyst
7 2 (5.71%) Test Analyst
7 2 (5.71%) Web Developer
7 2 (5.71%) Senior Web Developer
8 1 (2.86%) Lead .NET Developer
8 1 (2.86%) Tester
8 1 (2.86%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (91.43%) HTML
1 32 (91.43%) HTML5
1 32 (91.43%) AngularJS
2 30 (85.71%) .NET
2 30 (85.71%) ASP.NET
2 30 (85.71%) ASP.NET MVC
3 18 (51.43%) CSS
4 6 (17.14%) .NET Framework
5 2 (5.71%) CSS3
5 2 (5.71%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.86%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.86%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (97.14%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (88.57%) Scrum
3 30 (85.71%) MVC
4 10 (28.57%) Web Development
5 4 (11.43%) Waterfall
6 3 (8.57%) OO
7 2 (5.71%) SOA
7 2 (5.71%) B2B
7 2 (5.71%) Responsive Web Design
7 2 (5.71%) Test Scripting
7 2 (5.71%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 32 (91.43%) JavaScript
2 13 (37.14%) Java
3 7 (20.00%) C#
4 1 (2.86%) Groovy
4 1 (2.86%) Ruby
4 1 (2.86%) Python
4 1 (2.86%) Perl
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.71%) QA