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 4 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automation Testing
Rank 99 94 103
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +9
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 10 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 0.85% 0.10% 0.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.96% 0.11% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 10 1 2
Median salary £39,250 £37,500 £46,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.66% -18.91%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,250 £37,500 £33,250
10% offered a salary of more than £45,500 £37,500 £59,250
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
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
1046 891 978
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 89.10% 89.82% 83.95%
Number of salaries quoted 874 690 822
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,620 £32,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £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
Salary Histogram in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Automation Testing across the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 4 December 2016.

Automation Testing Salary Histogram 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 4 December 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -8 3 £38,500 +2.66%
Gloucester - 1 £41,500 -
Stroud - 1 £42,500 -
Automation Testing
South West

Automation Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 4 December 2016, 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 18 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (46.67%) Java
3 13 (43.33%) Linux
4 12 (40.00%) Scrum
5 11 (36.67%) Python
5 11 (36.67%) ISEB
5 11 (36.67%) SQL
5 11 (36.67%) ISTQB
5 11 (36.67%) JIRA
6 10 (33.33%) Performance Testing
6 10 (33.33%) BDD
6 10 (33.33%) Defect Tracking
7 9 (30.00%) Test Automation
7 9 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
7 9 (30.00%) Security Cleared
7 9 (30.00%) Microsoft
8 8 (26.67%) Perl
8 8 (26.67%) Finance
8 8 (26.67%) DV Cleared
8 8 (26.67%) Integration Testing
8 8 (26.67%) Selenium
8 8 (26.67%) Bash Shell
8 8 (26.67%) Defect Management
9 7 (23.33%) Cybersecurity
9 7 (23.33%) DevOps
9 7 (23.33%) Manufacturing
9 7 (23.33%) Telecoms
9 7 (23.33%) Business Intelligence
9 7 (23.33%) Windows
9 7 (23.33%) HP

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 4 (13.33%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 2 (6.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (20.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (20.00%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (13.33%) Apache Accumulo
1 4 (13.33%) Hadoop
1 4 (13.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.33%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (3.33%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 11 (36.67%) JIRA
2 8 (26.67%) Selenium
3 6 (20.00%) Jenkins
3 6 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (20.00%) Zephyr
4 5 (16.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 5 (16.67%) Git (software)
5 4 (13.33%) JMeter
5 4 (13.33%) WATIR
6 3 (10.00%) Cucumber
7 1 (3.33%) Hudson
7 1 (3.33%) SoapUI
7 1 (3.33%) SpecFlow
7 1 (3.33%) TeamCity
General
1 8 (26.67%) Finance
2 7 (23.33%) Manufacturing
2 7 (23.33%) Telecoms
3 6 (20.00%) Electronics
3 6 (20.00%) Marketing
4 2 (6.67%) Retail
5 1 (3.33%) Banking
5 1 (3.33%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (46.67%) Analyst
2 12 (40.00%) Test Analyst
3 8 (26.67%) Test Engineer
4 4 (13.33%) Automation Test Analyst
4 4 (13.33%) Automation Test Lead
4 4 (13.33%) Software Tester
4 4 (13.33%) Test Automation Engineer
4 4 (13.33%) Test Manager
4 4 (13.33%) Tester
5 3 (10.00%) DV Cleared Test Analyst
5 3 (10.00%) Integration Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) Test and Integration Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) Test Leader
6 2 (6.67%) Automation Tester
6 2 (6.67%) Java Automation Tester
6 2 (6.67%) Manual Tester
6 2 (6.67%) Portfolio Manager
6 2 (6.67%) Portfolio Test Manager
6 2 (6.67%) Software Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (20.00%) Gherkin
1 6 (20.00%) REST
1 6 (20.00%) SOAP
1 6 (20.00%) Web Services
2 4 (13.33%) XML
3 2 (6.67%) Middleware
4 1 (3.33%) HTML
4 1 (3.33%) J2EE
4 1 (3.33%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.33%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 13 (43.33%) Linux
2 7 (23.33%) Windows
3 2 (6.67%) Unix
4 1 (3.33%) Android
4 1 (3.33%) Apple iOS
4 1 (3.33%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (40.00%) Scrum
3 10 (33.33%) BDD
3 10 (33.33%) Defect Tracking
3 10 (33.33%) Performance Testing
4 9 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
4 9 (30.00%) Test Automation
5 8 (26.67%) Defect Management
5 8 (26.67%) Integration Testing
6 7 (23.33%) Business Intelligence
6 7 (23.33%) Cybersecurity
6 7 (23.33%) DevOps
7 6 (20.00%) Data Transformation
7 6 (20.00%) Digital Marketing
7 6 (20.00%) Kanban
7 6 (20.00%) Programme Management
7 6 (20.00%) TDD
7 6 (20.00%) Test Management
8 5 (16.67%) SDLC
9 4 (13.33%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 14 (46.67%) Java
2 11 (36.67%) Python
2 11 (36.67%) SQL
3 8 (26.67%) Bash Shell
3 8 (26.67%) Perl
4 6 (20.00%) C++
5 5 (16.67%) Ruby
6 2 (6.67%) Go
7 1 (3.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 11 (36.67%) ISEB
1 11 (36.67%) ISTQB
2 9 (30.00%) Security Cleared
3 8 (26.67%) DV Cleared
4 4 (13.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (13.33%) SC Cleared
5 2 (6.67%) ISEB Practitioner
6 1 (3.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (20.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.33%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (13.33%) Puppet
2 2 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (3.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (23.33%) HP
3 6 (20.00%) SAP
4 4 (13.33%) CA Agile Central
4 4 (13.33%) Oracle