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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Automation over the 3 months to 22 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Automation
Gloucestershire / Gloucester
Rank 46 34 27
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -7
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 7 8 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucester 2.08% 4.65% 4.05%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.33% 5.33% 4.58%
Number of salaries quoted 6 5 6
Median salary £42,500 £65,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-34.61% +23.80%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £65,000 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £65,000 £66,250
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,750 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.79% +4.37%

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
301 150 153
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucester 89.58% 87.21% 88.44%
Number of salaries quoted 280 106 128
Median salary £40,000 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-15.78% +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Test Automation
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucester

The demand trend of job ads across the Gloucester 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 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 26 Related IT Skills in Gloucester

For the 6 months to 22 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 Gloucester region with a requirement for Test Automation.

1 7 (100.00%) C#
1 7 (100.00%) Java
1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (100.00%) Selenium
2 6 (85.71%) Cucumber
2 6 (85.71%) Non-Functional Testing
2 6 (85.71%) Cybersecurity
2 6 (85.71%) Ruby
2 6 (85.71%) ISTQB
2 6 (85.71%) JMeter
2 6 (85.71%) Test Scripting
2 6 (85.71%) DV Cleared
2 6 (85.71%) Security Cleared
2 6 (85.71%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (85.71%) C++
2 6 (85.71%) Windows
2 6 (85.71%) Linux
2 6 (85.71%) Python
2 6 (85.71%) HP
2 6 (85.71%) ISEB
2 6 (85.71%) LoadRunner
3 3 (42.86%) Scrum
4 1 (14.29%) SpecFlow
4 1 (14.29%) WebDriver
4 1 (14.29%) SQL
4 1 (14.29%) Web Services

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucester 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:

Development Applications
1 7 (100.00%) Selenium
2 6 (85.71%) Cucumber
2 6 (85.71%) JMeter
2 6 (85.71%) LoadRunner
3 1 (14.29%) SpecFlow
3 1 (14.29%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Test Automation Engineer
1 6 (85.71%) Test Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) Automation Test Lead
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Tester
3 1 (14.29%) Selenium Tester
3 1 (14.29%) Software Tester
3 1 (14.29%) Tester
3 1 (14.29%) Web Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 6 (85.71%) Linux
1 6 (85.71%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (85.71%) Cybersecurity
2 6 (85.71%) Non-Functional Testing
2 6 (85.71%) Test Scripting
3 3 (42.86%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) C#
1 7 (100.00%) Java
2 6 (85.71%) C++
2 6 (85.71%) Python
2 6 (85.71%) Ruby
3 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (85.71%) DV Cleared
1 6 (85.71%) ISEB
1 6 (85.71%) ISTQB
1 6 (85.71%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 6 (85.71%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) HP