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 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Automation
Rank 31 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 5 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucester 2.92% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.55% - -
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 0
Average salary £52,500 - -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +6.41%
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
141 163 212
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucester 82.46% 66.26% 84.13%
Number of salaries quoted 117 130 176
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -10.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucester

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 16 (80.00%) Java
2 13 (65.00%) SQL
3 12 (60.00%) Test Scripting
4 11 (55.00%) Linux
5 9 (45.00%) Security Cleared
6 8 (40.00%) Bash Shell
6 8 (40.00%) Cyber Security
6 8 (40.00%) ISTQB
7 7 (35.00%) Ruby
7 7 (35.00%) ISEB
8 5 (25.00%) Degree
8 5 (25.00%) Shell Script
9 4 (20.00%) UNIX
9 4 (20.00%) JIRA
9 4 (20.00%) Software Testing
9 4 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
9 4 (20.00%) Test Strategy
9 4 (20.00%) DV Cleared
9 4 (20.00%) Performance Testing
10 3 (15.00%) Test Management
10 3 (15.00%) Continuous Integration
10 3 (15.00%) Jenkins
10 3 (15.00%) Selenium
10 3 (15.00%) JDBC
10 3 (15.00%) Python
11 2 (10.00%) JBoss
11 2 (10.00%) Oracle
11 2 (10.00%) .NET
11 2 (10.00%) JSF

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucester by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (10.00%) JBoss
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) MySQL
1 1 (5.00%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 4 (20.00%) JIRA
2 3 (15.00%) Selenium
2 3 (15.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (5.00%) Liquibase
3 1 (5.00%) SpecFlow
General
1 2 (10.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (35.00%) Developer
2 6 (30.00%) Test Manager
3 2 (10.00%) Test Leader
4 1 (5.00%) Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Test Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Software Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Software Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.00%) JDBC
2 2 (10.00%) JSF
2 2 (10.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 11 (55.00%) Linux
2 4 (20.00%) UNIX
3 1 (5.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (60.00%) Test Scripting
2 8 (40.00%) Cyber Security
3 4 (20.00%) Test Strategy
3 4 (20.00%) Software Testing
3 4 (20.00%) Performance Testing
3 4 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
4 3 (15.00%) Test Management
4 3 (15.00%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (10.00%) Load Testing
5 2 (10.00%) Stress Testing
6 1 (5.00%) Security Testing
6 1 (5.00%) Information Security
6 1 (5.00%) Automated Testing
6 1 (5.00%) Resilience Testing
6 1 (5.00%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 16 (80.00%) Java
2 13 (65.00%) SQL
3 8 (40.00%) Bash Shell
4 7 (35.00%) Ruby
5 5 (25.00%) Shell Script
6 3 (15.00%) Python
7 1 (5.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 9 (45.00%) Security Cleared
2 8 (40.00%) ISTQB
3 7 (35.00%) ISEB
4 5 (25.00%) Degree
5 4 (20.00%) DV Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (10.00%) Oracle
2 1 (5.00%) Google