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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automated Testing
Rank 94 88 80
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -8
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 9 1 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 0.76% 0.11% 1.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.94% 0.15% 1.56%
Number of salaries quoted 8 1 11
Average salary £37,500 £26,000 £27,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+44.23% -3.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,250 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,350 £26,000 £32,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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
956 689 706
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 80.34% 73.93% 77.58%
Number of salaries quoted 797 577 601
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,500 £50,000 £56,595
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
Salary Histogram in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Automated Testing across the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

Automated Testing Salary Histogram 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 19 December 2014. 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 - 3 £37,500 - 3
Cirencester +9 1 £37,500 +44.23% 1
Automated Testing
South West

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 16 (76.19%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 13 (61.90%) Test Scripting
4 12 (57.14%) ISEB
5 10 (47.62%) Mentoring
5 10 (47.62%) Waterfall
5 10 (47.62%) Continuous Improvement
5 10 (47.62%) Business Analysis
5 10 (47.62%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 7 (33.33%) MS Excel
7 5 (23.81%) C#
7 5 (23.81%) .NET
8 4 (19.05%) Finance
8 4 (19.05%) SQL
8 4 (19.05%) Test Automation
9 3 (14.29%) V-Model
9 3 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
9 3 (14.29%) .NET Framework
9 3 (14.29%) Selenium
10 2 (9.52%) Hudson
10 2 (9.52%) Jenkins
10 2 (9.52%) QuickTest Pro
10 2 (9.52%) DV Cleared
10 2 (9.52%) Security Cleared
10 2 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
10 2 (9.52%) Unit Testing
10 2 (9.52%) Manual Testing
10 2 (9.52%) ISTQB
10 2 (9.52%) Black-Box Testing
11 1 (4.76%) Performance Tuning

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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.

Applications
1 7 (33.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle9i Database
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (4.76%) MongoDB
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (14.29%) Selenium
2 2 (9.52%) Hudson
2 2 (9.52%) Jenkins
2 2 (9.52%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (4.76%) JMeter
3 1 (4.76%) Maven
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (4.76%) TestDirector
3 1 (4.76%) QUnit
General
1 4 (19.05%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (66.67%) Analyst
1 14 (66.67%) Test Analyst
2 10 (47.62%) Business Analyst
3 4 (19.05%) Test Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) Senior Test Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) Software Test Analyst
4 3 (14.29%) Automated Test Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Systems Test Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Systems Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Oracle Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Test Manager
6 1 (4.76%) Systems Integration Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Agile Test Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Integration Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Senior Test Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Systems Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (23.81%) .NET
2 3 (14.29%) .NET Framework
3 1 (4.76%) jQuery
3 1 (4.76%) J2EE
3 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.76%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.76%) UNIX
1 1 (4.76%) Windows
1 1 (4.76%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (76.19%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (61.90%) Test Scripting
3 10 (47.62%) Business Analysis
3 10 (47.62%) Waterfall
3 10 (47.62%) Continuous Improvement
3 10 (47.62%) Mentoring
4 4 (19.05%) Test Automation
5 3 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (14.29%) V-Model
6 2 (9.52%) Manual Testing
6 2 (9.52%) Unit Testing
6 2 (9.52%) Black-Box Testing
7 1 (4.76%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (4.76%) Automation Testing
7 1 (4.76%) Integration Testing
7 1 (4.76%) Test Management
7 1 (4.76%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 5 (23.81%) C#
2 4 (19.05%) SQL
3 1 (4.76%) Python
3 1 (4.76%) Ruby
3 1 (4.76%) C
3 1 (4.76%) C++
3 1 (4.76%) Java
3 1 (4.76%) JavaScript
3 1 (4.76%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (57.14%) ISEB
2 10 (47.62%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (9.52%) ISTQB
3 2 (9.52%) DV Cleared
3 2 (9.52%) Security Cleared
4 1 (4.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) QA
Vendors
1 14 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle
Cheltenham
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Cirencester, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 to 40,000
Posted: 6 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 to 40,000
Posted: 6 days ago
Cheltenham
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago