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 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Automation
Rank 33 31 48
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +17
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 5 5 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucester 3.29% 2.45% 0.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.85% 3.27% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 5 5 1
Average salary £42,500 £28,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+49.12% -30.48%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -11.76%
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
103 153 232
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucester 67.76% 75.00% 72.27%
Number of salaries quoted 89 122 222
Average salary £41,650 £35,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.00% -10.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £51,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 23 Related IT Skills in Gloucester

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 10 (90.91%) Security Cleared
2 9 (81.82%) JSF
2 9 (81.82%) Test Scripting
2 9 (81.82%) DV Cleared
2 9 (81.82%) Java
2 9 (81.82%) SQL
2 9 (81.82%) .NET
3 2 (18.18%) Windows
4 1 (9.09%) Linux
4 1 (9.09%) PhD
4 1 (9.09%) Configuration Management
4 1 (9.09%) UNIX
4 1 (9.09%) Electronics
4 1 (9.09%) VMware
4 1 (9.09%) Information Security
4 1 (9.09%) C#
4 1 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
4 1 (9.09%) Automated Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Degree
4 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
4 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (9.09%) Test Strategy

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucester by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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.

General
1 1 (9.09%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 9 (81.82%) Analyst
1 9 (81.82%) Test Analyst
2 1 (9.09%) Support Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (81.82%) .NET
1 9 (81.82%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Windows
2 1 (9.09%) Linux
2 1 (9.09%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (81.82%) Test Scripting
2 1 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (9.09%) Test Strategy
2 1 (9.09%) Configuration Management
2 1 (9.09%) Information Security
2 1 (9.09%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (81.82%) Java
1 9 (81.82%) SQL
2 1 (9.09%) C#
Qualifications
1 10 (90.91%) Security Cleared
2 9 (81.82%) DV Cleared
3 1 (9.09%) PhD
3 1 (9.09%) Degree
3 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) VMware
Gloucester
Computer Futures
Salary: £37500 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Gloucester
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Gloucester
Computer Futures
Salary: £38000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £40,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Gloucester
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Gloucester
Computer Futures
Salary: £38000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Gloucester
Computer Futures
Salary: £37500 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Gloucester
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago