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

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Automation
Rank 84 87 90
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +3
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 14 3 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 1.32% 0.33% 0.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.61% 0.45% 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 10 3 3
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £26,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +53.84%
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
867 665 737
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 81.79% 73.56% 82.07%
Number of salaries quoted 726 562 607
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £38,289
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -2.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,250 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £50,000 £50,000
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 30 January 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 30 January 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 - 5 £21,500 - 2
Gloucester - 5 £48,750 - 1
Tewkesbury - 1 £37,500 -
Test Automation
South West

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 27 (71.05%) Java
2 18 (47.37%) SQL
3 17 (44.74%) Test Scripting
4 15 (39.47%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (36.84%) Linux
6 12 (31.58%) Security Cleared
7 11 (28.95%) ISTQB
8 10 (26.32%) Bash Shell
8 10 (26.32%) .NET
8 10 (26.32%) ISEB
9 9 (23.68%) Ruby
10 8 (21.05%) Waterfall
10 8 (21.05%) Cyber Security
11 7 (18.42%) C#
11 7 (18.42%) HTML
11 7 (18.42%) UNIX
11 7 (18.42%) DV Cleared
11 7 (18.42%) Degree
11 7 (18.42%) QA
11 7 (18.42%) Selenium
12 5 (13.16%) Software Testing
12 5 (13.16%) HTML5
12 5 (13.16%) CSS3
12 5 (13.16%) Test Strategy
12 5 (13.16%) SOA
12 5 (13.16%) JavaScript
12 5 (13.16%) CSS
12 5 (13.16%) Shell Script
13 4 (10.53%) Penetration Testing
13 4 (10.53%) Python

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 2 (5.26%) WebLogic
1 2 (5.26%) JBoss
1 2 (5.26%) Oracle Application Server
Business Applications
1 2 (5.26%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.26%) LDAP
1 2 (5.26%) Internet
1 2 (5.26%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (5.26%) Oracle Reports
1 2 (5.26%) OLTP
1 2 (5.26%) TKPROF
1 2 (5.26%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.63%) Hadoop
2 1 (2.63%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (18.42%) Selenium
2 4 (10.53%) JIRA
2 4 (10.53%) Jenkins
3 2 (5.26%) Subversion
3 2 (5.26%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 2 (5.26%) Mercurial
4 1 (2.63%) jMock
4 1 (2.63%) Liquibase
4 1 (2.63%) Hudson
4 1 (2.63%) SpecFlow
4 1 (2.63%) JBehave
4 1 (2.63%) JUnit
4 1 (2.63%) TestDirector
4 1 (2.63%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 2 (5.26%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 16 (42.11%) Developer
2 8 (21.05%) Test Manager
3 5 (13.16%) Test Analyst
3 5 (13.16%) Analyst
4 3 (7.89%) Test Leader
4 3 (7.89%) Web Developer
4 3 (7.89%) Senior Developer
4 3 (7.89%) Test Engineer
4 3 (7.89%) Senior Web Developer
5 2 (5.26%) QA Engineer
5 2 (5.26%) Oracle Developer
5 2 (5.26%) Tester
5 2 (5.26%) Automation Engineer
5 2 (5.26%) Test Automation Engineer
6 1 (2.63%) Software Manager
6 1 (2.63%) Software Test Manager
6 1 (2.63%) QA Test Manager
6 1 (2.63%) Automation Tester
6 1 (2.63%) QA Automation Engineer
6 1 (2.63%) QA Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (26.32%) .NET
2 7 (18.42%) HTML
3 5 (13.16%) HTML5
3 5 (13.16%) CSS3
3 5 (13.16%) CSS
4 4 (10.53%) ASP.NET Web API
5 3 (7.89%) AngularJS
5 3 (7.89%) JDBC
5 3 (7.89%) XML
6 2 (5.26%) Middleware
6 2 (5.26%) XSD
6 2 (5.26%) XSLT
6 2 (5.26%) XML Schema
6 2 (5.26%) Sass
6 2 (5.26%) JPA
6 2 (5.26%) Oracle Fusion
6 2 (5.26%) JSF
7 1 (2.63%) JSON
7 1 (2.63%) RESTful
7 1 (2.63%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.26%) Replication
1 2 (5.26%) W3C
1 2 (5.26%) Open Source
1 2 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.63%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 14 (36.84%) Linux
2 7 (18.42%) UNIX
3 3 (7.89%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (44.74%) Test Scripting
2 15 (39.47%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (21.05%) Waterfall
3 8 (21.05%) Cyber Security
4 5 (13.16%) Software Testing
4 5 (13.16%) Test Strategy
4 5 (13.16%) SOA
5 4 (10.53%) Penetration Testing
5 4 (10.53%) OO
5 4 (10.53%) Enterprise Architecture
5 4 (10.53%) Test Management
5 4 (10.53%) Performance Testing
6 3 (7.89%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (7.89%) Responsive Web Design
7 2 (5.26%) BPEL
7 2 (5.26%) Migration
7 2 (5.26%) Configuration Management
7 2 (5.26%) Data Modelling
7 2 (5.26%) OOD
7 2 (5.26%) UML
Programming Languages
1 27 (71.05%) Java
2 18 (47.37%) SQL
3 10 (26.32%) Bash Shell
4 9 (23.68%) Ruby
5 7 (18.42%) C#
6 5 (13.16%) JavaScript
6 5 (13.16%) Shell Script
7 4 (10.53%) Python
8 2 (5.26%) PL/SQL
8 2 (5.26%) C
8 2 (5.26%) XPath
9 1 (2.63%) C++
Qualifications
1 12 (31.58%) Security Cleared
2 11 (28.95%) ISTQB
3 10 (26.32%) ISEB
4 7 (18.42%) DV Cleared
4 7 (18.42%) Degree
5 1 (2.63%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (18.42%) QA
2 2 (5.26%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (5.26%) Oracle RMAN
1 2 (5.26%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (5.26%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 2 (5.26%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 4 (10.53%) Oracle
2 1 (2.63%) Google
2 1 (2.63%) HP
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