The table below looks at the statistics for Test Automation skills in IT jobs advertised for the Gloucestershire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Automation over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Automation
Rank 62 79 86
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +7
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 40 32 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 3.61% 2.82% 0.98%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.12% 3.29% 1.17%
Number of salaries quoted 35 30 8
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +16.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £52,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
Test Automation
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
971 974 769
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 87.64% 85.89% 84.04%
Number of salaries quoted 646 766 664
Average salary £47,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,527 £28,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Test Automation
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Test Automation across the Gloucestershire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Test Automation Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

Test Automation
Salary Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Test Automation Salary Trend in Gloucestershire

Test Automation
Salary Histogram in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Automation across the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016.

Test Automation Salary Histogram in Gloucestershire

Test Automation
Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Automation within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 30 April 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
(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 18 £47,500 +5.55% 2
Cirencester - 1 £42,500 -
Test Automation
South West

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT jobs across the Gloucestershire region citing Test Automation 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 Test Automation.

1 40 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (78.00%) Selenium
3 30 (60.00%) Windows
3 30 (60.00%) Linux
4 28 (56.00%) Scrum
5 26 (52.00%) Python
6 25 (50.00%) Cucumber
6 25 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 25 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
6 25 (50.00%) Defect Tracking
6 25 (50.00%) SDLC
7 24 (48.00%) Continuous Integration
7 24 (48.00%) Java
8 23 (46.00%) SQL Server
9 22 (44.00%) Oracle
10 20 (40.00%) Performance Testing
11 19 (38.00%) Manual Testing
11 19 (38.00%) Automation Testing
12 18 (36.00%) Integration Testing
12 18 (36.00%) Perl
12 18 (36.00%) DevOps
13 17 (34.00%) Software Engineering
14 16 (32.00%) Validation
14 16 (32.00%) Risk Analysis
14 16 (32.00%) System Testing
14 16 (32.00%) Non-Functional Testing
14 16 (32.00%) Root Cause Analysis
14 16 (32.00%) Waterfall
14 16 (32.00%) V-Model
14 16 (32.00%) System Integration Testing

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT jobs across the Gloucestershire region citing Test Automation 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 Test Automation. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (4.00%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 1 (2.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (14.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (2.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (12.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 8 (16.00%) Internet
2 5 (10.00%) SAN
3 2 (4.00%) SSH
4 1 (2.00%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (46.00%) SQL Server
2 12 (24.00%) Big Data
3 2 (4.00%) Apache Accumulo
3 2 (4.00%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 39 (78.00%) Selenium
2 25 (50.00%) Cucumber
3 13 (26.00%) Jenkins
4 10 (20.00%) Git (software)
5 7 (14.00%) JBehave
5 7 (14.00%) LoadRunner
6 6 (12.00%) JUnit
6 6 (12.00%) RSpec
7 5 (10.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 5 (10.00%) JIRA
7 5 (10.00%) WebDriver
8 4 (8.00%) Maven
9 3 (6.00%) JMeter
9 3 (6.00%) Team Foundation Server
10 2 (4.00%) WATIR
10 2 (4.00%) Zephyr
11 1 (2.00%) SpecFlow
11 1 (2.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 12 (24.00%) Telecoms
2 9 (18.00%) Finance
3 7 (14.00%) Electronics
3 7 (14.00%) Manufacturing
3 7 (14.00%) Marketing
4 1 (2.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 30 (60.00%) Test Engineer
2 16 (32.00%) Integration Engineer
2 16 (32.00%) Test and Integration Engineer
3 12 (24.00%) Test Automation Engineer
4 11 (22.00%) Analyst
4 11 (22.00%) Test Analyst
4 11 (22.00%) Test Manager
5 9 (18.00%) Java Engineer
6 5 (10.00%) Architect
6 5 (10.00%) Software Architect
6 5 (10.00%) Test Architect
7 3 (6.00%) Software Analyst
7 3 (6.00%) Software Test Analyst
8 2 (4.00%) Automation Test Lead
8 2 (4.00%) Developer
8 2 (4.00%) Developer in Test
8 2 (4.00%) Java Developer
8 2 (4.00%) Senior Integration Engineer
8 2 (4.00%) Senior Test Engineer
8 2 (4.00%) Test Automation Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (12.00%) REST
1 6 (12.00%) SOAP
2 2 (4.00%) .NET
2 2 (4.00%) Gherkin
2 2 (4.00%) HTML
2 2 (4.00%) Web Services
2 2 (4.00%) XML
3 1 (2.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.00%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.00%) Internet of Things
2 5 (10.00%) Data Centre
3 4 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.00%) Client/Server
5 1 (2.00%) AS400
5 1 (2.00%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.00%) iSeries
5 1 (2.00%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 30 (60.00%) Linux
1 30 (60.00%) Windows
2 12 (24.00%) Unix
3 5 (10.00%) Android
4 3 (6.00%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (56.00%) Scrum
3 25 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 25 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
3 25 (50.00%) Defect Tracking
3 25 (50.00%) SDLC
4 24 (48.00%) Continuous Integration
5 20 (40.00%) Performance Testing
6 19 (38.00%) Automation Testing
6 19 (38.00%) Manual Testing
7 18 (36.00%) DevOps
7 18 (36.00%) Integration Testing
8 17 (34.00%) Software Engineering
9 16 (32.00%) Non-Functional Testing
9 16 (32.00%) Risk Analysis
9 16 (32.00%) Root Cause Analysis
9 16 (32.00%) System Testing
9 16 (32.00%) Validation
9 16 (32.00%) V-Model
9 16 (32.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 26 (52.00%) Python
2 24 (48.00%) Java
3 18 (36.00%) Perl
4 11 (22.00%) Ruby
5 10 (20.00%) Bash Shell
5 10 (20.00%) JavaScript
6 6 (12.00%) C#
6 6 (12.00%) Shell Script
6 6 (12.00%) VB
7 4 (8.00%) C++
7 4 (8.00%) SQL
8 2 (4.00%) Go
Qualifications
1 13 (26.00%) Security Cleared
2 12 (24.00%) DV Cleared
3 11 (22.00%) ISEB
4 6 (12.00%) ISTQB
5 4 (8.00%) Degree
5 4 (8.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (2.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (26.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (4.00%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (4.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 22 (44.00%) Oracle
2 7 (14.00%) SAP
3 5 (10.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (4.00%) HP
4 2 (4.00%) Rally
5 1 (2.00%) Atlassian
5 1 (2.00%) IBM
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