The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Cheltenham region.

Location
3 months to
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Automation
Rank 47 37 -
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 3 5 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 1.01% 2.26% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.40% 3.18% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 0
Average salary £33,750 - -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Cheltenham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
215 157 307
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 72.39% 71.04% 79.53%
Number of salaries quoted 181 146 256
Average salary £42,500 £38,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.84% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £47,500 £71,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Test Automation
Gloucestershire

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
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, 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 5 (83.33%) Perl
1 5 (83.33%) PHP
1 5 (83.33%) Python
1 5 (83.33%) Client/Server
1 5 (83.33%) ISEB
1 5 (83.33%) Regression Testing
1 5 (83.33%) Scrum
1 5 (83.33%) Information Security
1 5 (83.33%) Automated Testing
1 5 (83.33%) Ruby
1 5 (83.33%) Software Testing
2 3 (50.00%) QA
2 3 (50.00%) Selenium
2 3 (50.00%) SoapUI
2 3 (50.00%) Ranorex
2 3 (50.00%) JMeter
2 3 (50.00%) QuickTest Pro
2 3 (50.00%) HP
3 2 (33.33%) .NET
3 2 (33.33%) C#
3 2 (33.33%) Java
3 2 (33.33%) TestComplete
3 2 (33.33%) WatiN
3 2 (33.33%) FitNesse
3 2 (33.33%) WATIR
4 1 (16.67%) Test Management
4 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (16.67%) Project Management

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, 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.

Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Selenium
1 3 (50.00%) QuickTest Pro
1 3 (50.00%) JMeter
1 3 (50.00%) SoapUI
1 3 (50.00%) Ranorex
2 2 (33.33%) WATIR
2 2 (33.33%) FitNesse
2 2 (33.33%) TestComplete
2 2 (33.33%) WatiN
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Tester
2 3 (50.00%) Analyst
2 3 (50.00%) Test Analyst
2 3 (50.00%) QA Tester
2 3 (50.00%) QA Test Analyst
2 3 (50.00%) QA Analyst
3 2 (33.33%) Software Tester
4 1 (16.67%) Test Specialist
4 1 (16.67%) Automated Test Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Automated Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (83.33%) Client/Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Regression Testing
1 5 (83.33%) Scrum
1 5 (83.33%) Information Security
1 5 (83.33%) Automated Testing
1 5 (83.33%) Software Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Test Management
2 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (16.67%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) Perl
1 5 (83.33%) PHP
1 5 (83.33%) Python
1 5 (83.33%) Ruby
2 2 (33.33%) C#
2 2 (33.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (83.33%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (50.00%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) HP
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
set2recruit
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
set2recruit
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
UCAS
Salary: Dependent on experience
Posted: 26 days ago