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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Automation Testing over the 3 months to 22 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automation Testing
Rank - 85 89
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 0 2 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire - 0.21% 0.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.29% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 3
Average salary - £40,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +60.00%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Automation 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
963 697 703
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 80.59% 74.31% 77.94%
Number of salaries quoted 804 583 593
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £50,000 £55,300
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Automation Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Automation Testing across the Gloucestershire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT jobs across the Gloucestershire region citing Automation 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 Automation Testing.

1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) Selenium
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Load Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Test Management
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) Hudson
2 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (50.00%) Coaching
2 1 (50.00%) C++
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (50.00%) UNIX
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Python
2 1 (50.00%) CRM
2 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (50.00%) ISEB
2 1 (50.00%) TestDirector
2 1 (50.00%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (50.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Ruby
2 1 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) QA

Automation Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT jobs across the Gloucestershire region citing Automation 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 Automation Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Selenium
2 1 (50.00%) Hudson
2 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (50.00%) TestDirector
2 1 (50.00%) QuickTest Pro
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Tester
1 1 (50.00%) Test Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) UNIX
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) CRM
1 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Regression Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Automated Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Load Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Test Management
1 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
1 1 (50.00%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) C++
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) Python
2 1 (50.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) ISEB
1 1 (50.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) QA