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 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automated Testing
Rank 77 79 -
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 12 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 1.26% 0.38% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.64% 0.49% -
Number of salaries quoted 12 3 0
Average salary £38,000 £30,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.66% -
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £36,000 £36,000
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
732 608 800
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 76.65% 76.86% 73.87%
Number of salaries quoted 626 521 702
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £59,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 20 October 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 20 October 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 - 2 £32,500 - 1
Gloucester - 1 £38,000 -
Automated Testing
South West

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 23 (79.31%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (62.07%) Microsoft
3 14 (48.28%) ISEB
4 13 (44.83%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 12 (41.38%) Test Scripting
6 11 (37.93%) Continuous Improvement
7 10 (34.48%) Scrum
7 10 (34.48%) Business Analysis
7 10 (34.48%) C#
7 10 (34.48%) PHP
7 10 (34.48%) Waterfall
7 10 (34.48%) Mentoring
8 9 (31.03%) Unit Testing
9 8 (27.59%) Internet
9 8 (27.59%) MS Excel
9 8 (27.59%) QA
10 7 (24.14%) Selenium
10 7 (24.14%) TDD
10 7 (24.14%) OOP
10 7 (24.14%) OO
10 7 (24.14%) Delphi
10 7 (24.14%) IIS
10 7 (24.14%) Continuous Integration
10 7 (24.14%) Hyper-V
10 7 (24.14%) Test Automation
10 7 (24.14%) Exchange Server 2013
11 6 (20.69%) SQL
12 4 (13.79%) Java
12 4 (13.79%) JavaScript
12 4 (13.79%) Python

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 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.

Application Platforms
1 7 (24.14%) IIS
1 7 (24.14%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 8 (27.59%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 8 (27.59%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.45%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 7 (24.14%) Selenium
2 4 (13.79%) SoapUI
3 2 (6.90%) Hudson
3 2 (6.90%) QuickTest Pro
3 2 (6.90%) JMeter
3 2 (6.90%) Jenkins
4 1 (3.45%) Ranorex
4 1 (3.45%) TestDirector
4 1 (3.45%) NUnit
4 1 (3.45%) Maven
4 1 (3.45%) MSBuild
4 1 (3.45%) QUnit
Job Titles
1 13 (44.83%) Analyst
1 13 (44.83%) Test Analyst
2 11 (37.93%) Developer
3 10 (34.48%) Business Analyst
4 3 (10.34%) Tester
4 3 (10.34%) Senior Developer
4 3 (10.34%) Software Test Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Systems Test Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Software Tester
5 2 (6.90%) Systems Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Test Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Systems Test Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) QA Tester
6 1 (3.45%) QA Test Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Integration Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Software Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Test Manager
6 1 (3.45%) Systems Integration Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Release Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (13.79%) jQuery
2 3 (10.34%) HTML5
2 3 (10.34%) HTML
2 3 (10.34%) CSS
2 3 (10.34%) SOAP
2 3 (10.34%) Ajax
3 2 (6.90%) .NET
3 2 (6.90%) ASP.NET
4 1 (3.45%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.34%) Client/Server
2 2 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.45%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.45%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.90%) Windows
2 1 (3.45%) Linux
2 1 (3.45%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (79.31%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (41.38%) Test Scripting
3 11 (37.93%) Continuous Improvement
4 10 (34.48%) Waterfall
4 10 (34.48%) Mentoring
4 10 (34.48%) Business Analysis
4 10 (34.48%) Scrum
5 9 (31.03%) Unit Testing
6 7 (24.14%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (24.14%) TDD
6 7 (24.14%) OOP
6 7 (24.14%) OO
6 7 (24.14%) Test Automation
7 3 (10.34%) Regression Testing
7 3 (10.34%) RAD
7 3 (10.34%) Information Security
7 3 (10.34%) Software Testing
8 2 (6.90%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (6.90%) Manual Testing
8 2 (6.90%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 10 (34.48%) C#
1 10 (34.48%) PHP
2 7 (24.14%) Delphi
3 6 (20.69%) SQL
4 4 (13.79%) Python
4 4 (13.79%) Ruby
4 4 (13.79%) Java
4 4 (13.79%) JavaScript
5 3 (10.34%) Perl
5 3 (10.34%) RPG
6 1 (3.45%) C++
6 1 (3.45%) PowerShell
6 1 (3.45%) C
Qualifications
1 14 (48.28%) ISEB
2 13 (44.83%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (3.45%) ISTQB
3 1 (3.45%) Degree
3 1 (3.45%) DV Cleared
3 1 (3.45%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (27.59%) QA
System Software
1 7 (24.14%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 18 (62.07%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.45%) HP
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle