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

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automated Testing
Rank 92 86 90
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +4
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 7 7 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 0.69% 0.78% 0.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.85% 1.02% 1.07%
Number of salaries quoted 7 7 8
Average salary £35,000 £31,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.90% +3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £25,600 £26,850
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £51,000 £34,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -
Automated Testing
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Gloucestershire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Gloucestershire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
821 685 750
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 80.81% 76.37% 80.39%
Number of salaries quoted 666 596 622
Average salary £42,500 £38,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.38% +1.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £26,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £48,180 £53,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Automated Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Automated Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

Automated Testing
Salary Trend in Gloucestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Automated Testing across the Gloucestershire region.

Automated Testing Salary Trend in Gloucestershire

Automated Testing
Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Automated Testing within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 3 March 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheltenham -5 5 £35,000 +12.90% 2
Gloucester +12 1 £35,000 -33.33%
Cirencester -2 1 £37,500 +47.05%
Automated Testing
South West

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT jobs across the Gloucestershire region citing Automated Testing 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 Automated Testing.

1 11 (68.75%) Microsoft
2 10 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (50.00%) .NET
4 7 (43.75%) C#
4 7 (43.75%) ISEB
5 6 (37.50%) Finance
5 6 (37.50%) Business Analysis
6 5 (31.25%) Test Scripting
6 5 (31.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 4 (25.00%) Mentoring
7 4 (25.00%) Waterfall
7 4 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (25.00%) .NET Framework
7 4 (25.00%) Linux
8 3 (18.75%) Java
8 3 (18.75%) PHP
8 3 (18.75%) Python
8 3 (18.75%) MS Excel
8 3 (18.75%) Scrum
9 2 (12.50%) TDD
9 2 (12.50%) ISTQB
9 2 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (12.50%) Selenium
9 2 (12.50%) QA
9 2 (12.50%) PowerShell
9 2 (12.50%) Hyper-V
9 2 (12.50%) SQL
9 2 (12.50%) MS Exchange
9 2 (12.50%) QuickTest Pro
9 2 (12.50%) Internet

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT jobs across the Gloucestershire region citing Automated Testing 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 Automated Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (12.50%) IIS
1 2 (12.50%) MS Exchange
1 2 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (6.25%) Apache
Applications
1 3 (18.75%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) MySQL
1 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
1 2 (12.50%) Relational Database
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle9i Database
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) QuickTest Pro
1 2 (12.50%) Selenium
2 1 (6.25%) Hudson
2 1 (6.25%) Jenkins
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (6.25%) TestDirector
General
1 6 (37.50%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) Analyst
1 7 (43.75%) Test Analyst
2 4 (25.00%) Test Engineer
2 4 (25.00%) Business Analyst
2 4 (25.00%) Developer
2 4 (25.00%) Senior Test Engineer
2 4 (25.00%) Automated Test Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Software Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Agile Test Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Software Test Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Test Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Test Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) PHP Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (50.00%) .NET
2 4 (25.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (6.25%) Zend Framework
3 1 (6.25%) Doctrine
3 1 (6.25%) HTML
3 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET
3 1 (6.25%) CSS
3 1 (6.25%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 4 (25.00%) Linux
2 1 (6.25%) Ubuntu
2 1 (6.25%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (37.50%) Business Analysis
3 5 (31.25%) Test Scripting
4 4 (25.00%) Waterfall
4 4 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (25.00%) Mentoring
5 3 (18.75%) Scrum
6 2 (12.50%) Test Management
6 2 (12.50%) TDD
6 2 (12.50%) OO
6 2 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (12.50%) Dependency Injection
7 1 (6.25%) Data Mapping
7 1 (6.25%) V-Model
7 1 (6.25%) Test Automation
7 1 (6.25%) Automation Testing
7 1 (6.25%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (6.25%) CRM
7 1 (6.25%) Project Management
7 1 (6.25%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 7 (43.75%) C#
2 3 (18.75%) Java
2 3 (18.75%) PHP
2 3 (18.75%) Python
3 2 (12.50%) Delphi
3 2 (12.50%) SQL
3 2 (12.50%) PowerShell
4 1 (6.25%) Ruby
4 1 (6.25%) PL/SQL
4 1 (6.25%) C++
Qualifications
1 7 (43.75%) ISEB
2 5 (31.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (12.50%) ISTQB
4 1 (6.25%) Degree
4 1 (6.25%) DV Cleared
4 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
4 1 (6.25%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) QA
System Software
1 2 (12.50%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 11 (68.75%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.25%) Zend
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle
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