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 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automated Testing
Rank 88 89 80
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -9
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 8 3 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 0.76% 0.33% 1.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.93% 0.44% 2.01%
Number of salaries quoted 7 3 15
Average salary £37,500 £27,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+36.36% -15.38%
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
863 680 745
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 81.96% 73.83% 81.51%
Number of salaries quoted 720 576 614
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -1.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £50,000
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 26 January 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 -9 5 £37,500 +36.36% 1
Cirencester +3 1 £37,500 +44.23%
Automated Testing
South West

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 14 (73.68%) Microsoft
2 13 (68.42%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (52.63%) ISEB
3 10 (52.63%) Test Scripting
4 9 (47.37%) Business Analysis
5 8 (42.11%) Continuous Improvement
5 8 (42.11%) Waterfall
5 8 (42.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 8 (42.11%) Mentoring
6 7 (36.84%) C#
7 6 (31.58%) .NET
7 6 (31.58%) MS Excel
8 5 (26.32%) Finance
9 4 (21.05%) .NET Framework
10 3 (15.79%) SQL
10 3 (15.79%) Test Automation
11 2 (10.53%) V-Model
11 2 (10.53%) Python
11 2 (10.53%) Linux
11 2 (10.53%) Java
11 2 (10.53%) QuickTest Pro
11 2 (10.53%) ISTQB
11 2 (10.53%) Selenium
11 2 (10.53%) User Acceptance Testing
12 1 (5.26%) Unit Testing
12 1 (5.26%) Test Management
12 1 (5.26%) Continuous Integration
12 1 (5.26%) Manual Testing
12 1 (5.26%) DV Cleared
12 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 1 (5.26%) IIS
1 1 (5.26%) MS Exchange
1 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 6 (31.58%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) MySQL
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle9i Database
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database
1 1 (5.26%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (10.53%) QuickTest Pro
1 2 (10.53%) Selenium
2 1 (5.26%) Hudson
2 1 (5.26%) Jenkins
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (5.26%) TestDirector
General
1 5 (26.32%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (57.89%) Analyst
1 11 (57.89%) Test Analyst
2 8 (42.11%) Business Analyst
3 4 (21.05%) Test Engineer
3 4 (21.05%) Senior Test Engineer
3 4 (21.05%) Automated Test Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Software Test Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Agile Test Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Software Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Systems Test Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Senior Test Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Test Manager
6 1 (5.26%) Systems Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (31.58%) .NET
2 4 (21.05%) .NET Framework
3 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.53%) Linux
2 1 (5.26%) UNIX
2 1 (5.26%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (68.42%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (52.63%) Test Scripting
3 9 (47.37%) Business Analysis
4 8 (42.11%) Waterfall
4 8 (42.11%) Continuous Improvement
4 8 (42.11%) Mentoring
5 3 (15.79%) Test Automation
6 2 (10.53%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (10.53%) V-Model
7 1 (5.26%) Unit Testing
7 1 (5.26%) Test Management
7 1 (5.26%) TDD
7 1 (5.26%) Systems Analysis
7 1 (5.26%) OO
7 1 (5.26%) CRM
7 1 (5.26%) Scrum
7 1 (5.26%) Dependency Injection
7 1 (5.26%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (5.26%) Manual Testing
7 1 (5.26%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (36.84%) C#
2 3 (15.79%) SQL
3 2 (10.53%) Python
3 2 (10.53%) Java
4 1 (5.26%) PHP
4 1 (5.26%) PL/SQL
4 1 (5.26%) C++
4 1 (5.26%) Delphi
4 1 (5.26%) Ruby
4 1 (5.26%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 10 (52.63%) ISEB
2 8 (42.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (10.53%) ISTQB
4 1 (5.26%) Degree
4 1 (5.26%) DV Cleared
4 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 14 (73.68%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle
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