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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Automation
Rank 67 73 92
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +19
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 31 15 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 2.93% 1.60% 0.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.50% 2.14% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 30 14 2
Average salary £45,000 £35,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £33,600
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £42,500 £34,400
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
886 701 674
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 83.66% 74.81% 76.77%
Number of salaries quoted 726 592 586
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,485 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +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 22 May 2015.

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 22 May 2015. 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 +27 25 £45,000 +28.57%
Gloucester -18 5 £52,500 +23.52%
Test Automation
South West

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 38 (79.17%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (72.92%) HTML
3 33 (68.75%) JavaScript
3 33 (68.75%) .NET
3 33 (68.75%) HTML5
3 33 (68.75%) AngularJS
4 31 (64.58%) Scrum
5 30 (62.50%) MVC
5 30 (62.50%) ASP.NET
5 30 (62.50%) ASP.NET MVC
5 30 (62.50%) SaaS
6 25 (52.08%) Java
7 19 (39.58%) CSS
8 14 (29.17%) Umbraco
9 13 (27.08%) CMS
10 12 (25.00%) SQL
11 10 (20.83%) Web Development
11 10 (20.83%) Security Cleared
11 10 (20.83%) Test Scripting
12 9 (18.75%) DV Cleared
12 9 (18.75%) C#
13 8 (16.67%) Cyber Security
14 7 (14.58%) Degree
14 7 (14.58%) QA
15 6 (12.50%) .NET Framework
15 6 (12.50%) OO
16 4 (8.33%) Waterfall
17 3 (6.25%) CSS3
17 3 (6.25%) Selenium
17 3 (6.25%) Sass

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 14 (29.17%) Umbraco
2 13 (27.08%) CMS
3 2 (4.17%) Oracle Application Server
3 2 (4.17%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 2 (4.17%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 30 (62.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.17%) LDAP
1 2 (4.17%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.17%) Oracle Reports
1 2 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (4.17%) OLTP
1 2 (4.17%) Oracle Database
1 2 (4.17%) TKPROF
Development Applications
1 3 (6.25%) Selenium
2 2 (4.17%) Subversion
2 2 (4.17%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (4.17%) Mercurial
3 1 (2.08%) WebDriver
3 1 (2.08%) Cucumber
3 1 (2.08%) SpecFlow
3 1 (2.08%) TestNG
3 1 (2.08%) JUnit
3 1 (2.08%) NUnit
3 1 (2.08%) Eclipse
General
1 1 (2.08%) Finance
Job Titles
1 40 (83.33%) Developer
2 16 (33.33%) JavaScript Developer
3 14 (29.17%) ScrumMaster
4 13 (27.08%) Lead Developer
5 12 (25.00%) Senior Developer
6 10 (20.83%) Senior JavaScript Developer
7 7 (14.58%) Test Analyst
7 7 (14.58%) Analyst
8 4 (8.33%) Performance Analyst
8 4 (8.33%) Developer Analyst
8 4 (8.33%) Performance Test Analyst
8 4 (8.33%) Performance Test Leader
9 2 (4.17%) Web Developer
9 2 (4.17%) Oracle Developer
9 2 (4.17%) Senior Web Developer
9 2 (4.17%) Tester
10 1 (2.08%) Test Leader
10 1 (2.08%) Lead .NET Developer
10 1 (2.08%) QA Leader
10 1 (2.08%) Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (72.92%) HTML
2 33 (68.75%) .NET
2 33 (68.75%) HTML5
2 33 (68.75%) AngularJS
3 30 (62.50%) ASP.NET
3 30 (62.50%) ASP.NET MVC
4 19 (39.58%) CSS
5 6 (12.50%) .NET Framework
6 3 (6.25%) CSS3
6 3 (6.25%) Sass
7 2 (4.17%) XML Schema
7 2 (4.17%) Middleware
7 2 (4.17%) XML
7 2 (4.17%) XSD
7 2 (4.17%) XSLT
7 2 (4.17%) JPA
7 2 (4.17%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.17%) Replication
1 2 (4.17%) W3C
1 2 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (4.17%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.17%) UNIX
2 1 (2.08%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (79.17%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (64.58%) Scrum
3 30 (62.50%) MVC
4 10 (20.83%) Web Development
4 10 (20.83%) Test Scripting
5 8 (16.67%) Cyber Security
6 6 (12.50%) OO
7 4 (8.33%) Waterfall
8 3 (6.25%) SOA
9 2 (4.17%) ETL
9 2 (4.17%) UML
9 2 (4.17%) BPEL
9 2 (4.17%) Enterprise Architecture
9 2 (4.17%) RUP
9 2 (4.17%) Data Modelling
9 2 (4.17%) OOD
9 2 (4.17%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (4.17%) B2B
9 2 (4.17%) Configuration Management
9 2 (4.17%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 33 (68.75%) JavaScript
2 25 (52.08%) Java
3 12 (25.00%) SQL
4 9 (18.75%) C#
5 2 (4.17%) Ruby
5 2 (4.17%) XPath
5 2 (4.17%) C
5 2 (4.17%) PL/SQL
5 2 (4.17%) Bash Shell
6 1 (2.08%) Groovy
6 1 (2.08%) Perl
6 1 (2.08%) Python
Qualifications
1 10 (20.83%) Security Cleared
2 9 (18.75%) DV Cleared
3 7 (14.58%) Degree
4 1 (2.08%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.08%) ISEB
4 1 (2.08%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (14.58%) QA
2 2 (4.17%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (4.17%) Oracle Clusterware
1 2 (4.17%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (4.17%) Oracle RMAN
1 2 (4.17%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 2 (4.17%) Oracle Flashback
1 2 (4.17%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 2 (4.17%) Oracle
2 1 (2.08%) HP