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 18 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Automation
Gloucestershire / Cheltenham
Rank 45 52 55
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +3
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 8 2 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 2.67% 0.52% 1.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.99% 0.57% 1.77%
Number of salaries quoted 6 2 6
Median salary £50,000 £35,250 £33,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+41.84% +6.01%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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
268 352 396
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 89.33% 90.72% 86.27%
Number of salaries quoted 238 208 335
Median salary £50,000 £49,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.04% +8.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £51,500 £67,500
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 18 January 2017.

Test Automation Salary Histogram in Cheltenham

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, 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 12 (92.31%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (53.85%) Finance
2 7 (53.85%) SDLC
3 6 (46.15%) Coaching
3 6 (46.15%) C#
3 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
3 6 (46.15%) Selenium
3 6 (46.15%) Performance Management
3 6 (46.15%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (38.46%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (38.46%) Windows
4 5 (38.46%) Linux
4 5 (38.46%) Python
4 5 (38.46%) .NET
4 5 (38.46%) TDD
4 5 (38.46%) Jenkins
4 5 (38.46%) Software Delivery
5 4 (30.77%) Automation Testing
5 4 (30.77%) Defect Tracking
5 4 (30.77%) Ruby
5 4 (30.77%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 4 (30.77%) Bash Shell
5 4 (30.77%) Git (software)
6 3 (23.08%) Puppet
6 3 (23.08%) Hadoop
6 3 (23.08%) Performance Testing
6 3 (23.08%) WATIR
6 3 (23.08%) Test Scripting
6 3 (23.08%) ISTQB
6 3 (23.08%) JIRA

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 (23.08%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (7.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) Apache Accumulo
1 3 (23.08%) Hadoop
2 1 (7.69%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 6 (46.15%) Selenium
1 6 (46.15%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (38.46%) Jenkins
3 4 (30.77%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 4 (30.77%) Git (software)
4 3 (23.08%) JIRA
4 3 (23.08%) JMeter
4 3 (23.08%) WATIR
5 1 (7.69%) Cucumber
5 1 (7.69%) Gatling
5 1 (7.69%) LoadRunner
5 1 (7.69%) RSpec
5 1 (7.69%) SoapUI
5 1 (7.69%) SpecFlow
General
1 7 (53.85%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Back Office
2 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
2 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Delivery Manager
1 5 (38.46%) Software Delivery Manager
1 5 (38.46%) Software Manager
2 4 (30.77%) Test Automation Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) Test Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Test Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Automation Test Lead
4 1 (7.69%) Development Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Test Leader
4 1 (7.69%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (38.46%) .NET
2 1 (7.69%) HTML
2 1 (7.69%) XML
2 1 (7.69%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (7.69%) Cyberthreat
1 1 (7.69%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 5 (38.46%) Linux
1 5 (38.46%) Windows
2 1 (7.69%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (92.31%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (53.85%) SDLC
3 6 (46.15%) Coaching
3 6 (46.15%) Performance Management
4 5 (38.46%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (38.46%) Software Delivery
4 5 (38.46%) TDD
5 4 (30.77%) Automation Testing
5 4 (30.77%) Defect Tracking
6 3 (23.08%) Configuration Management
6 3 (23.08%) Cybersecurity
6 3 (23.08%) DevOps
6 3 (23.08%) Performance Testing
6 3 (23.08%) Scrum
6 3 (23.08%) Test Scripting
7 2 (15.38%) BDD
7 2 (15.38%) Non-Functional Testing
7 2 (15.38%) User Acceptance Testing
8 1 (7.69%) ATDD
8 1 (7.69%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (46.15%) C#
2 5 (38.46%) Python
3 4 (30.77%) Bash Shell
3 4 (30.77%) Ruby
4 3 (23.08%) Java
4 3 (23.08%) Perl
5 1 (7.69%) C++
5 1 (7.69%) Go
5 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
5 1 (7.69%) Shell Script
5 1 (7.69%) SQL
5 1 (7.69%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) ISTQB
2 2 (15.38%) ISEB
2 2 (15.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
3 1 (7.69%) Degree
3 1 (7.69%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (23.08%) Puppet
2 1 (7.69%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
2 3 (23.08%) CA Agile Central
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