The table below looks at the statistics for Test Automation skills in IT jobs advertised for the Gloucester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Automation over the 3 months to 2 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Automation
Rank 47 29 50
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +21
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 4 6 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucester 1.30% 3.33% 0.87%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.54% 4.69% 1.09%
Number of salaries quoted 4 6 2
Average salary £52,500 £42,500 £27,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.52% +57.40%
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 Gloucester region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Gloucester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
259 128 184
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucester 84.09% 71.11% 79.65%
Number of salaries quoted 220 112 151
Average salary £50,000 £38,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+31.57% +7.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £72,500 £52,500
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 Gloucester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Test Automation across the Gloucester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Test Automation Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucester

Test Automation
Salary Trend in Gloucester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Test Automation across the Gloucester region.

Test Automation Salary Trend in Gloucester

Test Automation
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Gloucester

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, IT jobs across the Gloucester 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 8 (100.00%) Java
1 8 (100.00%) SQL
1 8 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (87.50%) DV Cleared
2 7 (87.50%) Cyber Security
2 7 (87.50%) Test Scripting
3 6 (75.00%) Degree
4 2 (25.00%) QA
4 2 (25.00%) Selenium
4 2 (25.00%) Load Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (12.50%) UNIX
5 1 (12.50%) Linux
5 1 (12.50%) ISEB
5 1 (12.50%) Ruby
5 1 (12.50%) ISTQB
5 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
5 1 (12.50%) Open Source
5 1 (12.50%) Functional Testing

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucester by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, IT jobs across the Gloucester 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 2 (25.00%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Developer
2 5 (62.50%) Analyst
2 5 (62.50%) Test Analyst
3 4 (50.00%) Developer Analyst
3 4 (50.00%) Performance Analyst
3 4 (50.00%) Performance Test Analyst
3 4 (50.00%) Performance Test Leader
4 1 (12.50%) Tester
4 1 (12.50%) Automation Tester
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) UNIX
1 1 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Cyber Security
1 7 (87.50%) Test Scripting
2 2 (25.00%) Load Testing
2 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (12.50%) Open Source
3 1 (12.50%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) Java
1 8 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 8 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (87.50%) DV Cleared
3 6 (75.00%) Degree
4 1 (12.50%) ISEB
4 1 (12.50%) ISTQB
4 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) QA