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 7 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Automation
Rank 55 45 54
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +9
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 8 4 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 2.07% 1.24% 1.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.31% 1.36% 1.60%
Number of salaries quoted 6 3 5
Median salary £50,000 £37,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,750 £33,900 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £37,900 £45,000
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
346 295 374
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 89.64% 91.33% 85.98%
Number of salaries quoted 308 200 308
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £33,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £52,000 £75,000
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 7 December 2016.

Test Automation Salary Histogram in Cheltenham

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 7 December 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 14 (93.33%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (46.67%) Finance
3 6 (40.00%) Python
3 6 (40.00%) C#
3 6 (40.00%) TDD
3 6 (40.00%) Selenium
3 6 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (40.00%) Bash Shell
3 6 (40.00%) Jenkins
3 6 (40.00%) SDLC
3 6 (40.00%) Defect Tracking
4 5 (33.33%) Coaching
4 5 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
4 5 (33.33%) Git (software)
4 5 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (33.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 5 (33.33%) Performance Management
4 5 (33.33%) .NET
4 5 (33.33%) Windows
4 5 (33.33%) Linux
4 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 4 (26.67%) ISEB
5 4 (26.67%) Perl
5 4 (26.67%) DV Cleared
5 4 (26.67%) Security Cleared
5 4 (26.67%) Ruby
5 4 (26.67%) ISTQB
5 4 (26.67%) JIRA
5 4 (26.67%) Automation Testing
5 4 (26.67%) Software Delivery

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 (20.00%) Apache Spark
2 1 (6.67%) Mule
2 1 (6.67%) Mule ESB
Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (13.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) Apache Accumulo
1 3 (20.00%) Hadoop
2 2 (13.33%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 6 (40.00%) Jenkins
1 6 (40.00%) Selenium
2 5 (33.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 5 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 5 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (26.67%) JIRA
4 3 (20.00%) JMeter
4 3 (20.00%) WATIR
5 2 (13.33%) LoadRunner
5 2 (13.33%) RSpec
6 1 (6.67%) SoapUI
6 1 (6.67%) SpecFlow
General
1 7 (46.67%) Finance
2 2 (13.33%) Manufacturing
2 2 (13.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (6.67%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Test Engineer
2 4 (26.67%) Delivery Manager
2 4 (26.67%) Software Delivery Manager
2 4 (26.67%) Software Manager
2 4 (26.67%) Test Automation Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) Test Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Automation Test Lead
4 2 (13.33%) Test Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Administrator
5 1 (6.67%) Development Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Integration Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Salesforce Administrator
5 1 (6.67%) Test and Integration Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (6.67%) Visualforce
2 1 (6.67%) XML
2 1 (6.67%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Cyberthreat
1 2 (13.33%) Internet of Things
2 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (33.33%) Linux
1 5 (33.33%) Windows
2 2 (13.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (93.33%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
2 6 (40.00%) Defect Tracking
2 6 (40.00%) SDLC
2 6 (40.00%) TDD
3 5 (33.33%) Coaching
3 5 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
3 5 (33.33%) Performance Management
4 4 (26.67%) Automation Testing
4 4 (26.67%) Software Delivery
5 3 (20.00%) BDD
5 3 (20.00%) Configuration Management
5 3 (20.00%) DevOps
5 3 (20.00%) Integration Testing
5 3 (20.00%) Non-Functional Testing
5 3 (20.00%) Performance Testing
5 3 (20.00%) Scrum
6 2 (13.33%) ERP
6 2 (13.33%) Regression Testing
6 2 (13.33%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (40.00%) Bash Shell
1 6 (40.00%) C#
1 6 (40.00%) Python
2 4 (26.67%) Perl
2 4 (26.67%) Ruby
3 3 (20.00%) Java
4 2 (13.33%) JavaScript
4 2 (13.33%) Shell Script
4 2 (13.33%) VB
5 1 (6.67%) Apex Code
5 1 (6.67%) C++
5 1 (6.67%) Go
5 1 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) DV Cleared
1 4 (26.67%) ISEB
1 4 (26.67%) ISTQB
1 4 (26.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (13.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (20.00%) Puppet
2 1 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (20.00%) CA Agile Central
3 1 (6.67%) Salesforce.com
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 45,000 plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Sanderson
Posted: 12 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Anatwine
Salary: From £40,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago