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 6 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Automation
Rank 30 51 37
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -14
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 19 3 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 5.71% 0.98% 1.84%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.74% 1.36% 2.48%
Number of salaries quoted 18 3 0
Average salary £42,500 £33,750 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.92% -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
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
282 220 161
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 84.68% 71.90% 74.19%
Number of salaries quoted 257 188 150
Average salary £45,000 £41,250 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £24,950
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £71,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +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 6 July 2015.

Test Automation Salary Histogram in Cheltenham

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 37 (97.37%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (94.74%) HTML
2 36 (94.74%) JavaScript
2 36 (94.74%) HTML5
2 36 (94.74%) AngularJS
3 35 (92.11%) Scrum
4 34 (89.47%) MVC
4 34 (89.47%) .NET
4 34 (89.47%) ASP.NET
4 34 (89.47%) ASP.NET MVC
4 34 (89.47%) SaaS
5 22 (57.89%) CSS
6 16 (42.11%) Java
7 14 (36.84%) Umbraco
8 13 (34.21%) CMS
9 12 (31.58%) Web Development
10 10 (26.32%) C#
11 8 (21.05%) .NET Framework
12 4 (10.53%) OO
13 2 (5.26%) Python
13 2 (5.26%) SOA
13 2 (5.26%) B2B
13 2 (5.26%) Finance
13 2 (5.26%) Selenium
13 2 (5.26%) Responsive Web Design
13 2 (5.26%) Sass
13 2 (5.26%) Mobile First
13 2 (5.26%) Ruby
13 2 (5.26%) Enterprise Architecture
13 2 (5.26%) WebDriver

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 (36.84%) Umbraco
2 13 (34.21%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 34 (89.47%) SaaS
Development Applications
1 2 (5.26%) Selenium
1 2 (5.26%) WebDriver
2 1 (2.63%) Cucumber
2 1 (2.63%) SpecFlow
2 1 (2.63%) TestNG
2 1 (2.63%) JUnit
2 1 (2.63%) Eclipse
2 1 (2.63%) NUnit
General
1 2 (5.26%) Finance
Job Titles
1 35 (92.11%) Developer
2 20 (52.63%) JavaScript Developer
3 14 (36.84%) ScrumMaster
3 14 (36.84%) Senior Developer
4 13 (34.21%) Lead Developer
5 12 (31.58%) Senior JavaScript Developer
6 2 (5.26%) Web Developer
6 2 (5.26%) Senior Web Developer
7 1 (2.63%) QA Engineer
7 1 (2.63%) .NET Developer
7 1 (2.63%) Test Engineer
7 1 (2.63%) Tester
7 1 (2.63%) Lead .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (94.74%) HTML
1 36 (94.74%) HTML5
1 36 (94.74%) AngularJS
2 34 (89.47%) ASP.NET MVC
2 34 (89.47%) .NET
2 34 (89.47%) ASP.NET
3 22 (57.89%) CSS
4 8 (21.05%) .NET Framework
5 2 (5.26%) CSS3
5 2 (5.26%) Sass
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.63%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (97.37%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (92.11%) Scrum
3 34 (89.47%) MVC
4 12 (31.58%) Web Development
5 4 (10.53%) OO
6 2 (5.26%) SOA
6 2 (5.26%) B2B
6 2 (5.26%) Enterprise Architecture
6 2 (5.26%) Waterfall
6 2 (5.26%) Responsive Web Design
6 2 (5.26%) Mobile First
7 1 (2.63%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (2.63%) Data Protection
7 1 (2.63%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 36 (94.74%) JavaScript
2 16 (42.11%) Java
3 10 (26.32%) C#
4 2 (5.26%) Python
4 2 (5.26%) Ruby
5 1 (2.63%) Groovy
5 1 (2.63%) Perl
5 1 (2.63%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (2.63%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.63%) QA