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 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Automation
Rank 78 85 91
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +6
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 14 12 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 1.55% 1.22% 0.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.75% 1.42% 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 13 10 3
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
798 844 727
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 88.08% 86.03% 78.59%
Number of salaries quoted 542 704 621
Average salary £50,000 £42,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% +10.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £29,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 13 February 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 13 February 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 +4 4 £43,750 +103.48%
Gloucester 0 4 £65,000 +33.33% 1
Cirencester - 1 £42,500 - 1
Test Automation
South West

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 13 February 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 33 (80.49%) Selenium
2 32 (78.05%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (70.73%) Java
4 19 (46.34%) C#
4 19 (46.34%) Finance
5 18 (43.90%) Linux
6 17 (41.46%) Business Intelligence
7 16 (39.02%) Software Testing
8 15 (36.59%) QA
8 15 (36.59%) WebDriver
9 14 (34.15%) Digital Marketing
9 14 (34.15%) Ruby
9 14 (34.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 14 (34.15%) Marketing
9 14 (34.15%) Automated Testing
9 14 (34.15%) Programme Management
9 14 (34.15%) Manufacturing
9 14 (34.15%) Electronics
9 14 (34.15%) Telecoms
9 14 (34.15%) SAP
10 13 (31.71%) SQL
10 13 (31.71%) ISEB
10 13 (31.71%) User Acceptance Testing
10 13 (31.71%) Security Cleared
10 13 (31.71%) Cucumber
10 13 (31.71%) Non-Functional Testing
10 13 (31.71%) SDLC
11 12 (29.27%) XML
12 11 (26.83%) SOAP
12 11 (26.83%) JavaScript

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 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 3 (7.32%) Oracle Application Server
1 3 (7.32%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (7.32%) MS Excel
1 3 (7.32%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 14 (34.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (7.32%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (2.44%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.88%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 11 (26.83%) Internet
2 3 (7.32%) LDAP
3 1 (2.44%) HTTPS
3 1 (2.44%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (17.07%) Big Data
2 6 (14.63%) SQL Server
3 4 (9.76%) OLTP
3 4 (9.76%) Oracle Database
3 4 (9.76%) Oracle Reports
3 4 (9.76%) TKPROF
4 3 (7.32%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 33 (80.49%) Selenium
2 15 (36.59%) WebDriver
3 13 (31.71%) Cucumber
4 9 (21.95%) JBehave
4 9 (21.95%) Jenkins
4 9 (21.95%) LoadRunner
5 6 (14.63%) JMeter
5 6 (14.63%) JUnit
6 4 (9.76%) Mercurial
6 4 (9.76%) Subversion
6 4 (9.76%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 3 (7.32%) Git (software)
7 3 (7.32%) RSpec
8 2 (4.88%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (4.88%) Visual Studio
9 1 (2.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (2.44%) HP UFT
9 1 (2.44%) JIRA
9 1 (2.44%) SpecFlow
General
1 19 (46.34%) Finance
2 14 (34.15%) Electronics
2 14 (34.15%) Manufacturing
2 14 (34.15%) Marketing
2 14 (34.15%) Telecoms
3 3 (7.32%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 18 (43.90%) Test Manager
2 10 (24.39%) Test Engineer
3 9 (21.95%) Analyst
3 9 (21.95%) Test Analyst
3 9 (21.95%) Tester
4 6 (14.63%) Automation Engineer
4 6 (14.63%) Test Automation Engineer
5 5 (12.20%) Software Manager
5 5 (12.20%) Software Test Manager
5 5 (12.20%) Software Tester
6 4 (9.76%) Developer
6 4 (9.76%) Oracle Developer
7 3 (7.32%) Automated Tester
7 3 (7.32%) Java Engineer
7 3 (7.32%) Lead Tester
7 3 (7.32%) SQL Developer
8 2 (4.88%) Agile Test Manager
8 2 (4.88%) Automation Analyst
8 2 (4.88%) QA Test Engineer
8 2 (4.88%) Selenium Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (29.27%) XML
2 11 (26.83%) HTML
2 11 (26.83%) REST
2 11 (26.83%) SOAP
3 6 (14.63%) .NET
4 3 (7.32%) JPA
4 3 (7.32%) Middleware
4 3 (7.32%) Oracle Fusion
4 3 (7.32%) XML Messaging
4 3 (7.32%) XML Schema
4 3 (7.32%) XSD
4 3 (7.32%) XSLT
5 1 (2.44%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (14.63%) Internet of Things
2 5 (12.20%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (9.76%) Computer Science
3 4 (9.76%) Mathematics
4 3 (7.32%) Replication
4 3 (7.32%) W3C
5 1 (2.44%) AS400
5 1 (2.44%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.44%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 18 (43.90%) Linux
2 9 (21.95%) Unix
3 7 (17.07%) Windows
4 1 (2.44%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (78.05%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (41.46%) Business Intelligence
3 16 (39.02%) Software Testing
4 14 (34.15%) Automated Testing
4 14 (34.15%) Digital Marketing
4 14 (34.15%) Programme Management
5 13 (31.71%) Non-Functional Testing
5 13 (31.71%) SDLC
5 13 (31.71%) User Acceptance Testing
6 10 (24.39%) TDD
7 9 (21.95%) Defect Tracking
7 9 (21.95%) Resource Management
8 8 (19.51%) Scrum
8 8 (19.51%) Test Management
8 8 (19.51%) Test Planning
9 7 (17.07%) OO
10 6 (14.63%) Functional Testing
10 6 (14.63%) Performance Testing
10 6 (14.63%) Test Scripting
11 4 (9.76%) SQL Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 29 (70.73%) Java
2 19 (46.34%) C#
3 14 (34.15%) Ruby
4 13 (31.71%) SQL
5 11 (26.83%) JavaScript
6 10 (24.39%) Python
7 7 (17.07%) Bash Shell
7 7 (17.07%) C++
8 4 (9.76%) PL/SQL
9 3 (7.32%) C
9 3 (7.32%) Shell Script
9 3 (7.32%) VB
9 3 (7.32%) XPath
10 2 (4.88%) Perl
Qualifications
1 13 (31.71%) ISEB
1 13 (31.71%) Security Cleared
2 7 (17.07%) Degree
2 7 (17.07%) SC Cleared
3 6 (14.63%) DV Cleared
4 4 (9.76%) ISTQB
4 4 (9.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (36.59%) QA
2 3 (7.32%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (9.76%) Oracle RAC
2 3 (7.32%) Oracle Clusterware
Systems Management
1 4 (9.76%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 3 (7.32%) Data Guard
2 3 (7.32%) Oracle Flashback
2 3 (7.32%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 14 (34.15%) SAP
2 8 (19.51%) Oracle
3 6 (14.63%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.44%) Atlassian
4 1 (2.44%) HP
4 1 (2.44%) IBM
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