The table below looks at the statistics for Automation Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Gloucestershire region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Automation Testing over the 3 months to 27 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Automation Testing
South West / Gloucestershire
Rank 92 84 100
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +16
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 12 10 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 1.33% 1.06% 0.099%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.45% 1.19% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 7 8 1
Median salary £37,500 £51,250 £28,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-26.82% +79.82%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%

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
829 840 890
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 92.11% 89.08% 87.68%
Number of salaries quoted 678 549 726
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £33,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,750 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Automation Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

The demand trend of job ads across the Gloucestershire region citing Automation Testing as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Automation Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

Automation Testing
Salary Trend in Gloucestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Automation Testing across the Gloucestershire region.

Automation Testing Salary Trend in Gloucestershire

Automation Testing
Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Automation Testing within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 27 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheltenham +11 6 £32,500 -35.00%
Gloucester - 1 £30,000 -
Stroud - 1 £42,500 -
Automation Testing
South West

Automation Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, IT jobs citing Automation Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Gloucestershire region with a requirement for Automation Testing.

1 12 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
1 12 (57.14%) Selenium
2 11 (52.38%) ISTQB
3 9 (42.86%) SQL
3 9 (42.86%) Linux
4 8 (38.10%) JIRA
4 8 (38.10%) Finance
4 8 (38.10%) Security Cleared
5 7 (33.33%) Test Automation
5 7 (33.33%) Defect Tracking
5 7 (33.33%) QA
5 7 (33.33%) Python
5 7 (33.33%) SOAP
5 7 (33.33%) XML
6 6 (28.57%) Windows
6 6 (28.57%) Java
6 6 (28.57%) ISEB
6 6 (28.57%) Ruby
6 6 (28.57%) TDD
6 6 (28.57%) Jenkins
6 6 (28.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 6 (28.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 6 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (28.57%) Bash Shell
7 5 (23.81%) BDD
7 5 (23.81%) Hadoop
7 5 (23.81%) Puppet
7 5 (23.81%) SoapUI
7 5 (23.81%) WATIR
7 5 (23.81%) Performance Testing

Automation Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (23.81%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (14.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (14.29%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (23.81%) Apache Accumulo
1 5 (23.81%) Hadoop
2 1 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 12 (57.14%) Selenium
2 8 (38.10%) JIRA
3 6 (28.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 6 (28.57%) Jenkins
4 5 (23.81%) Git (software)
4 5 (23.81%) JMeter
4 5 (23.81%) SoapUI
4 5 (23.81%) WATIR
5 3 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (14.29%) Zephyr
6 2 (9.52%) SpecFlow
7 1 (4.76%) Cucumber
7 1 (4.76%) Gatling
7 1 (4.76%) Visual Studio
7 1 (4.76%) WebDriver
General
1 8 (38.10%) Finance
2 4 (19.05%) Back Office
2 4 (19.05%) Manufacturing
2 4 (19.05%) Telecoms
3 3 (14.29%) Electronics
3 3 (14.29%) Marketing
4 1 (4.76%) Banking
4 1 (4.76%) Retail
4 1 (4.76%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (57.14%) Analyst
2 11 (52.38%) Test Analyst
3 6 (28.57%) Test Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) QA Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) QA Test Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) SQL Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Test Automation Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Tester
5 1 (4.76%) Agile Test Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Automation Test Lead
5 1 (4.76%) Automation Tester
5 1 (4.76%) Business Intelligence Lead
5 1 (4.76%) DV Cleared Test Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Senior Test Automation Specialist
5 1 (4.76%) Test Automation Specialist
5 1 (4.76%) Test Leader
5 1 (4.76%) Test Scripter
5 1 (4.76%) Web Automation Tester
5 1 (4.76%) Web Tester
5 1 (4.76%) XML Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (33.33%) SOAP
1 7 (33.33%) XML
2 4 (19.05%) REST
2 4 (19.05%) XML Messaging
3 3 (14.29%) Gherkin
3 3 (14.29%) Web Services
4 1 (4.76%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (9.52%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (4.76%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 9 (42.86%) Linux
2 6 (28.57%) Windows
3 1 (4.76%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (33.33%) Defect Tracking
2 7 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 6 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (28.57%) TDD
4 5 (23.81%) BDD
4 5 (23.81%) Configuration Management
4 5 (23.81%) DevOps
4 5 (23.81%) Functional Testing
4 5 (23.81%) Integration Testing
4 5 (23.81%) Performance Testing
4 5 (23.81%) Scrum
4 5 (23.81%) SDLC
5 4 (19.05%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (19.05%) Defect Management
5 4 (19.05%) Migration
5 4 (19.05%) Risk Analysis
5 4 (19.05%) Root Cause Analysis
5 4 (19.05%) Test Scripting
6 3 (14.29%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (42.86%) SQL
2 7 (33.33%) Python
3 6 (28.57%) Bash Shell
3 6 (28.57%) Java
3 6 (28.57%) Ruby
4 5 (23.81%) Perl
5 4 (19.05%) C
6 2 (9.52%) C#
7 1 (4.76%) C++
Qualifications
1 11 (52.38%) ISTQB
2 8 (38.10%) Security Cleared
3 6 (28.57%) ISEB
3 6 (28.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (14.29%) DV Cleared
5 2 (9.52%) SC Cleared
6 1 (4.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (33.33%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.76%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 5 (23.81%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (23.81%) CA Agile Central
1 5 (23.81%) Microsoft
2 3 (14.29%) HP
2 3 (14.29%) SAP