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 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Automation
Rank 26 38 49
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +11
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 14 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucester 8.09% 1.26% 0.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.57% 1.59% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 13 3 1
Average salary £52,500 £28,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+84.21% -30.48%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
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
121 189 204
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucester 69.94% 79.08% 76.69%
Number of salaries quoted 105 146 195
Average salary £41,650 £43,250 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.69% +13.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,864 £30,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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
Salary Histogram in Gloucester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Automation across the Gloucester region over the 3 months to 21 October 2014.

Test Automation Salary Histogram in Gloucester

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucester

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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 17 (77.27%) Java
2 14 (63.64%) SQL
2 14 (63.64%) Test Scripting
2 14 (63.64%) Security Cleared
3 12 (54.55%) Linux
4 9 (40.91%) DV Cleared
5 8 (36.36%) Bash Shell
5 8 (36.36%) .NET
5 8 (36.36%) JSF
6 7 (31.82%) ISTQB
7 6 (27.27%) ISEB
7 6 (27.27%) Ruby
8 5 (22.73%) Shell Script
8 5 (22.73%) UNIX
9 4 (18.18%) Software Testing
9 4 (18.18%) JIRA
9 4 (18.18%) Performance Testing
9 4 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (18.18%) Penetration Testing
9 4 (18.18%) Test Strategy
9 4 (18.18%) Cyber Security
10 3 (13.64%) Jenkins
10 3 (13.64%) Test Management
10 3 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (13.64%) JDBC
10 3 (13.64%) Python
11 2 (9.09%) JBoss
11 2 (9.09%) Windows
11 2 (9.09%) Information Security
11 2 (9.09%) Manufacturing

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucester by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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 (9.09%) JBoss
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.09%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) Hadoop
1 1 (4.55%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (18.18%) JIRA
2 3 (13.64%) Jenkins
3 2 (9.09%) Selenium
4 1 (4.55%) SpecFlow
General
1 2 (9.09%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.55%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 7 (31.82%) Test Analyst
1 7 (31.82%) Analyst
2 6 (27.27%) Test Manager
2 6 (27.27%) Developer
3 2 (9.09%) Test Leader
4 1 (4.55%) Software Test Manager
4 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Support Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Software Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (36.36%) .NET
1 8 (36.36%) JSF
2 3 (13.64%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.55%) SCADA
1 1 (4.55%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 12 (54.55%) Linux
2 5 (22.73%) UNIX
3 2 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (63.64%) Test Scripting
2 4 (18.18%) Software Testing
2 4 (18.18%) Performance Testing
2 4 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (18.18%) Penetration Testing
2 4 (18.18%) Test Strategy
2 4 (18.18%) Cyber Security
3 3 (13.64%) Test Management
3 3 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (9.09%) Information Security
4 2 (9.09%) Load Testing
4 2 (9.09%) Stress Testing
5 1 (4.55%) Resilience Testing
5 1 (4.55%) Mentoring
5 1 (4.55%) Security Testing
5 1 (4.55%) Automated Testing
5 1 (4.55%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (77.27%) Java
2 14 (63.64%) SQL
3 8 (36.36%) Bash Shell
4 6 (27.27%) Ruby
5 5 (22.73%) Shell Script
6 3 (13.64%) Python
7 1 (4.55%) C#
Qualifications
1 14 (63.64%) Security Cleared
2 9 (40.91%) DV Cleared
3 7 (31.82%) ISTQB
4 6 (27.27%) ISEB
5 2 (9.09%) Degree
6 1 (4.55%) SC Cleared
6 1 (4.55%) PhD
System Software
1 1 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (4.55%) VMware
1 1 (4.55%) Google
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £30,000 to £70,000 per annum plus outstanding package
Posted: 4 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £37,000 to £70,000 per annum (depending on years experience)
Posted: 5 days ago
Gloucester
Computer Futures
Salary: £37500 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago