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 16 April 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automated Testing
Rank 85 93 88
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -5
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 12 8 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 1.26% 0.81% 1.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.68% 1.06% 1.52%
Number of salaries quoted 12 8 13
Average salary £31,000 £28,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.71% -6.66%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Processes & Methodologies Category
Gloucestershire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
716 757 854
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 75.45% 76.46% 75.64%
Number of salaries quoted 639 651 693
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £53,800 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,052
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -0.12%
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
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 16 April 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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Cheltenham -14 7 £31,000 +2.47% 2
Gloucester +15 2 £51,250 +83.03% 3
Cirencester +5 2 £25,500 -8.92% 4
Automated Testing
South West

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 9 (69.23%) C#
2 7 (53.85%) .NET
3 6 (46.15%) ISEB
3 6 (46.15%) Scrum
3 6 (46.15%) Selenium
4 5 (38.46%) Software Testing
4 5 (38.46%) QA
4 5 (38.46%) ASP.NET
5 4 (30.77%) QuickTest Pro
5 4 (30.77%) ISTQB
5 4 (30.77%) Test Scripting
6 3 (23.08%) jQuery
6 3 (23.08%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (23.08%) Test Strategy
6 3 (23.08%) Enterprise Architecture
6 3 (23.08%) SQL
6 3 (23.08%) .NET Framework
6 3 (23.08%) MVC
6 3 (23.08%) Finance
6 3 (23.08%) SOA
6 3 (23.08%) OOP
6 3 (23.08%) OO
6 3 (23.08%) Oracle
6 3 (23.08%) JavaScript
6 3 (23.08%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 3 (23.08%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 2 (15.38%) Ranorex
7 2 (15.38%) Perl
7 2 (15.38%) PHP
7 2 (15.38%) Java

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (46.15%) Selenium
2 4 (30.77%) QuickTest Pro
3 2 (15.38%) Ranorex
3 2 (15.38%) JMeter
3 2 (15.38%) NUnit
3 2 (15.38%) WATIR
3 2 (15.38%) MSBuild
3 2 (15.38%) WatiN
3 2 (15.38%) Cucumber
3 2 (15.38%) SoapUI
3 2 (15.38%) FitNesse
3 2 (15.38%) TestComplete
General
1 3 (23.08%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Analyst
1 6 (46.15%) Test Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) QA Test Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) .NET Architect
2 3 (23.08%) QA Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) .NET Technical Architect
2 3 (23.08%) Architect
2 3 (23.08%) Technical Architect
3 2 (15.38%) Build and Release Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) QA Tester
3 2 (15.38%) QA Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Tester
3 2 (15.38%) Software Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Release Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Software Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (53.85%) .NET
2 5 (38.46%) ASP.NET
3 3 (23.08%) jQuery
3 3 (23.08%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (23.08%) .NET Framework
3 3 (23.08%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 3 (23.08%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Client/Server
1 2 (15.38%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) Scrum
2 5 (38.46%) Software Testing
3 4 (30.77%) Test Scripting
4 3 (23.08%) Test Strategy
4 3 (23.08%) Enterprise Architecture
4 3 (23.08%) MVC
4 3 (23.08%) SOA
4 3 (23.08%) OOP
4 3 (23.08%) OO
5 2 (15.38%) Information Security
5 2 (15.38%) Regression Testing
5 2 (15.38%) Configuration Management
5 2 (15.38%) Software Engineering
5 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (15.38%) Software Deployment
5 2 (15.38%) Test Automation
5 2 (15.38%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (15.38%) Manual Testing
5 2 (15.38%) System Testing
6 1 (7.69%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 9 (69.23%) C#
2 3 (23.08%) SQL
2 3 (23.08%) JavaScript
3 2 (15.38%) Perl
3 2 (15.38%) PHP
3 2 (15.38%) Java
3 2 (15.38%) Python
3 2 (15.38%) Ruby
3 2 (15.38%) PowerShell
4 1 (7.69%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (46.15%) ISEB
2 4 (30.77%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (38.46%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) Oracle
2 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
2 2 (15.38%) HP
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