The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Gloucestershire region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automated Testing
Rank 71 80 96
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +16
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 16 2 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 1.76% 0.25% 0.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.37% 0.32% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 10 2 4
Average salary £35,375 £22,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+57.22% -25.00%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- -6.66%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Gloucestershire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
675 620 925
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 74.26% 76.26% 73.18%
Number of salaries quoted 540 565 853
Average salary £38,750 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Automated Testing
South West

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 1 August 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 -7 5 £32,500 +44.44%
Gloucester - 5 - -
Automated Testing
South West

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 15 (50.00%) C#
1 15 (50.00%) Scrum
2 13 (43.33%) Microsoft
3 12 (40.00%) PHP
4 11 (36.67%) ISEB
4 11 (36.67%) QA
4 11 (36.67%) Selenium
5 10 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 10 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (30.00%) OOP
6 9 (30.00%) OO
6 9 (30.00%) Unit Testing
7 8 (26.67%) Test Scripting
7 8 (26.67%) SQL
7 8 (26.67%) Internet
7 8 (26.67%) Software Testing
8 7 (23.33%) TDD
8 7 (23.33%) .NET
8 7 (23.33%) IIS
8 7 (23.33%) Delphi
8 7 (23.33%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (23.33%) Hyper-V
8 7 (23.33%) Test Automation
8 7 (23.33%) Exchange Server 2013
9 6 (20.00%) SoapUI
9 6 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
9 6 (20.00%) jQuery
9 6 (20.00%) JavaScript
10 5 (16.67%) Perl
10 5 (16.67%) Java

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 (23.33%) IIS
1 7 (23.33%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 4 (13.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 8 (26.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.33%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 11 (36.67%) Selenium
2 6 (20.00%) SoapUI
3 4 (13.33%) JMeter
3 4 (13.33%) QuickTest Pro
4 3 (10.00%) MSBuild
4 3 (10.00%) Ranorex
4 3 (10.00%) NUnit
5 2 (6.67%) TestComplete
5 2 (6.67%) WatiN
5 2 (6.67%) FitNesse
5 2 (6.67%) WATIR
6 1 (3.33%) Jenkins
6 1 (3.33%) Cucumber
6 1 (3.33%) Hudson
6 1 (3.33%) QUnit
6 1 (3.33%) Maven
General
1 3 (10.00%) Finance
2 1 (3.33%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 11 (36.67%) Analyst
1 11 (36.67%) Test Analyst
2 10 (33.33%) Developer
3 5 (16.67%) Tester
4 3 (10.00%) Build and Release Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) Business Analyst
4 3 (10.00%) Software Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) Senior Developer
4 3 (10.00%) QA Tester
4 3 (10.00%) QA Test Analyst
4 3 (10.00%) Release Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) QA Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) Systems Test Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) .NET Architect
5 2 (6.67%) .NET Technical Architect
5 2 (6.67%) Software Test Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) Software Tester
5 2 (6.67%) Architect
5 2 (6.67%) Systems Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (23.33%) .NET
2 6 (20.00%) jQuery
3 5 (16.67%) ASP.NET
4 3 (10.00%) HTML5
4 3 (10.00%) CSS
4 3 (10.00%) SOAP
4 3 (10.00%) HTML
4 3 (10.00%) Ajax
5 2 (6.67%) .NET Framework
5 2 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 2 (6.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 2 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (3.33%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.67%) Client/Server
2 3 (10.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.33%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (50.00%) Scrum
2 10 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (30.00%) OOP
3 9 (30.00%) OO
3 9 (30.00%) Unit Testing
4 8 (26.67%) Test Scripting
4 8 (26.67%) Software Testing
5 7 (23.33%) TDD
5 7 (23.33%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (23.33%) Test Automation
6 6 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 5 (16.67%) Regression Testing
7 5 (16.67%) Information Security
8 4 (13.33%) User Acceptance Testing
9 3 (10.00%) Manual Testing
9 3 (10.00%) Test Strategy
9 3 (10.00%) Waterfall
9 3 (10.00%) Software Deployment
9 3 (10.00%) DevOps
9 3 (10.00%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (50.00%) C#
2 12 (40.00%) PHP
3 8 (26.67%) SQL
4 7 (23.33%) Delphi
5 6 (20.00%) JavaScript
6 5 (16.67%) Perl
6 5 (16.67%) Java
6 5 (16.67%) Python
6 5 (16.67%) Ruby
7 3 (10.00%) PowerShell
7 3 (10.00%) RPG
8 1 (3.33%) C
Qualifications
1 11 (36.67%) ISEB
2 10 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (10.00%) ISTQB
4 1 (3.33%) DV Cleared
4 1 (3.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (36.67%) QA
System Software
1 7 (23.33%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 13 (43.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (10.00%) HP
2 3 (10.00%) Oracle