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 17 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Automation
Rank 73 83 90
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +7
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 30 3 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 2.51% 0.32% 0.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.12% 0.44% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 25 3 3
Average salary £50,000 £40,000 £26,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% +53.84%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.32% +5.62%
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
961 689 715
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 80.35% 73.77% 77.30%
Number of salaries quoted 800 580 609
Average salary £45,000 £39,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £56,595
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 17 December 2014.

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 17 December 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
(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
Gloucester - 17 £52,500 - 2
Cheltenham - 7 £32,000 -
Tewkesbury - 1 £37,500 -
Test Automation
South West

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, 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 27 (67.50%) Java
2 19 (47.50%) Test Scripting
3 18 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (42.50%) SQL
5 13 (32.50%) Linux
6 10 (25.00%) ISTQB
6 10 (25.00%) Selenium
7 9 (22.50%) .NET
7 9 (22.50%) ISEB
7 9 (22.50%) QA
7 9 (22.50%) Security Cleared
8 8 (20.00%) Ruby
8 8 (20.00%) Bash Shell
9 7 (17.50%) Waterfall
9 7 (17.50%) Cyber Security
10 6 (15.00%) UNIX
11 5 (12.50%) C#
11 5 (12.50%) JUnit
11 5 (12.50%) XML
11 5 (12.50%) Shell Script
11 5 (12.50%) Scrum
11 5 (12.50%) Spring
11 5 (12.50%) Software Testing
11 5 (12.50%) Degree
11 5 (12.50%) JSON
11 5 (12.50%) jMock
11 5 (12.50%) RESTful
11 5 (12.50%) JBehave
11 5 (12.50%) Open Source
11 5 (12.50%) Test Strategy

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, 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 (5.00%) JBoss
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.00%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.50%) MySQL
1 1 (2.50%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 10 (25.00%) Selenium
2 5 (12.50%) jMock
2 5 (12.50%) JUnit
2 5 (12.50%) JBehave
3 4 (10.00%) Jenkins
3 4 (10.00%) JIRA
4 1 (2.50%) TestDirector
4 1 (2.50%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (2.50%) Hudson
4 1 (2.50%) Liquibase
4 1 (2.50%) SpecFlow
General
1 2 (5.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 13 (32.50%) Developer
2 8 (20.00%) Test Manager
3 7 (17.50%) Test Engineer
3 7 (17.50%) Test Analyst
3 7 (17.50%) Analyst
4 6 (15.00%) Automation Engineer
4 6 (15.00%) Test Automation Engineer
4 6 (15.00%) QA Engineer
5 5 (12.50%) QA Automation Engineer
6 3 (7.50%) Test Leader
7 2 (5.00%) Systems Analyst
7 2 (5.00%) Web Developer
7 2 (5.00%) Senior Developer
7 2 (5.00%) Systems Test Analyst
7 2 (5.00%) Senior Web Developer
8 1 (2.50%) Software Tester
8 1 (2.50%) C# Developer
8 1 (2.50%) Software Manager
8 1 (2.50%) Software Test Manager
8 1 (2.50%) QA Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (22.50%) .NET
2 5 (12.50%) Spring
2 5 (12.50%) JSON
2 5 (12.50%) XML
2 5 (12.50%) RESTful
3 4 (10.00%) CSS3
3 4 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 4 (10.00%) HTML5
3 4 (10.00%) HTML
3 4 (10.00%) CSS
4 3 (7.50%) JSF
4 3 (7.50%) JDBC
5 2 (5.00%) AngularJS
6 1 (2.50%) ASP.NET
6 1 (2.50%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.50%) Open Source
2 2 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.50%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 13 (32.50%) Linux
2 6 (15.00%) UNIX
3 3 (7.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (47.50%) Test Scripting
2 18 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (17.50%) Waterfall
3 7 (17.50%) Cyber Security
4 5 (12.50%) Software Testing
4 5 (12.50%) Scrum
4 5 (12.50%) Test Strategy
5 4 (10.00%) Test Management
5 4 (10.00%) SOA
5 4 (10.00%) Automated Testing
5 4 (10.00%) Performance Testing
5 4 (10.00%) Penetration Testing
6 3 (7.50%) Enterprise Architecture
6 3 (7.50%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (5.00%) Responsive Web Design
7 2 (5.00%) Resilience Testing
7 2 (5.00%) Manual Testing
7 2 (5.00%) V-Model
7 2 (5.00%) Black-Box Testing
7 2 (5.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 27 (67.50%) Java
2 17 (42.50%) SQL
3 8 (20.00%) Bash Shell
3 8 (20.00%) Ruby
4 5 (12.50%) C#
4 5 (12.50%) Shell Script
5 4 (10.00%) Python
5 4 (10.00%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.50%) C++
Qualifications
1 10 (25.00%) ISTQB
2 9 (22.50%) ISEB
2 9 (22.50%) Security Cleared
3 5 (12.50%) Degree
4 4 (10.00%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (22.50%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (5.00%) Oracle
2 1 (2.50%) Google
2 1 (2.50%) HP
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