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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Automation over the 3 months to 9 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Automation
Rank 97 73 77
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +4
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 16 22 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 1.37% 2.26% 2.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.54% 2.52% 2.97%
Number of salaries quoted 12 16 24
Median salary £50,000 £60,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,250 £35,250 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,250 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £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
1040 874 976
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 88.96% 89.64% 84.87%
Number of salaries quoted 876 670 818
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Test Automation
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

The demand trend of job ads across the Gloucestershire region citing Test Automation as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 9 December 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Automation within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 9 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheltenham -2 8 £50,000 +33.33% 3
Cirencester +11 4 £35,000 -17.64%
Stroud - 1 £42,500 -
Test Automation
South West

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 9 December 2016, IT jobs citing Test Automation also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Gloucestershire region with a requirement for Test Automation.

1 23 (71.88%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (50.00%) JIRA
3 15 (46.88%) Team Foundation Server
4 14 (43.75%) Selenium
5 12 (37.50%) C#
5 12 (37.50%) Linux
5 12 (37.50%) Microsoft
6 11 (34.38%) Scrum
6 11 (34.38%) Finance
6 11 (34.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 11 (34.38%) Non-Functional Testing
7 10 (31.25%) Jenkins
8 9 (28.13%) Manual Testing
8 9 (28.13%) ISTQB
8 9 (28.13%) TDD
8 9 (28.13%) SDLC
8 9 (28.13%) Defect Tracking
9 8 (25.00%) Ruby
9 8 (25.00%) ISEB
9 8 (25.00%) Python
9 8 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
9 8 (25.00%) Git (software)
9 8 (25.00%) Automation Testing
10 7 (21.88%) Cybersecurity
10 7 (21.88%) Cucumber
10 7 (21.88%) SpecFlow
10 7 (21.88%) Java
10 7 (21.88%) Perl
10 7 (21.88%) Windows
11 6 (18.75%) SQL

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (9.38%) Apache Spark
2 2 (6.25%) Mule
2 2 (6.25%) Mule ESB
Business Applications
1 4 (12.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.38%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (6.25%) SaaS
3 1 (3.13%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (15.63%) SSH
2 1 (3.13%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.38%) Apache Accumulo
1 3 (9.38%) Hadoop
1 3 (9.38%) NoSQL
1 3 (9.38%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.13%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 16 (50.00%) JIRA
2 15 (46.88%) Team Foundation Server
3 14 (43.75%) Selenium
4 11 (34.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 10 (31.25%) Jenkins
6 8 (25.00%) Git (software)
7 7 (21.88%) Cucumber
7 7 (21.88%) SpecFlow
8 5 (15.63%) Zephyr
9 4 (12.50%) Maven
10 3 (9.38%) Bitbucket
10 3 (9.38%) JMeter
10 3 (9.38%) Vagrant
10 3 (9.38%) WATIR
11 2 (6.25%) SoapUI
12 1 (3.13%) LoadRunner
12 1 (3.13%) RSpec
General
1 11 (34.38%) Finance
2 6 (18.75%) Manufacturing
2 6 (18.75%) Telecoms
3 4 (12.50%) Electronics
3 4 (12.50%) Marketing
4 1 (3.13%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 12 (37.50%) Test Engineer
2 5 (15.63%) Analyst
2 5 (15.63%) Developer
2 5 (15.63%) Test Analyst
3 4 (12.50%) Delivery Manager
3 4 (12.50%) Developer in Test
3 4 (12.50%) Integration Engineer
3 4 (12.50%) Software Delivery Manager
3 4 (12.50%) Software Manager
3 4 (12.50%) Test and Integration Engineer
3 4 (12.50%) Test Automation Engineer
4 3 (9.38%) Automation Test Lead
4 3 (9.38%) Test Automation Developer
5 2 (6.25%) Administrator
5 2 (6.25%) Salesforce Administrator
5 2 (6.25%) Software Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Software Test Analyst
6 1 (3.13%) Development Manager
6 1 (3.13%) Java Developer
6 1 (3.13%) Test Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (18.75%) .NET
2 5 (15.63%) REST
2 5 (15.63%) SOAP
2 5 (15.63%) Web Services
3 4 (12.50%) Gherkin
4 3 (9.38%) XML
5 2 (6.25%) Visualforce
6 1 (3.13%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.25%) Client/Server
1 2 (6.25%) Cyberthreat
2 1 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.13%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 12 (37.50%) Linux
2 7 (21.88%) Windows
3 3 (9.38%) VMS
4 1 (3.13%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (71.88%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (34.38%) Non-Functional Testing
2 11 (34.38%) Scrum
3 9 (28.13%) Defect Tracking
3 9 (28.13%) Manual Testing
3 9 (28.13%) SDLC
3 9 (28.13%) TDD
4 8 (25.00%) Automation Testing
4 8 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (21.88%) Cybersecurity
6 6 (18.75%) BDD
6 6 (18.75%) DevOps
6 6 (18.75%) Integration Testing
6 6 (18.75%) Performance Testing
6 6 (18.75%) Test Management
6 6 (18.75%) Test Scripting
6 6 (18.75%) Test Strategy
7 5 (15.63%) Coaching
7 5 (15.63%) Defect Management
7 5 (15.63%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 12 (37.50%) C#
2 8 (25.00%) Python
2 8 (25.00%) Ruby
3 7 (21.88%) Java
3 7 (21.88%) Perl
4 6 (18.75%) SQL
5 5 (15.63%) Bash Shell
6 2 (6.25%) Apex Code
6 2 (6.25%) XPath
7 1 (3.13%) C++
7 1 (3.13%) Go
7 1 (3.13%) JavaScript
7 1 (3.13%) Shell Script
7 1 (3.13%) VB
Qualifications
1 9 (28.13%) ISTQB
2 8 (25.00%) ISEB
3 5 (15.63%) Degree
4 3 (9.38%) DV Cleared
4 3 (9.38%) Security Cleared
5 2 (6.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) QA
1 1 (3.13%) SDET
System Software
1 3 (9.38%) Docker
2 1 (3.13%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (9.38%) Puppet
Vendors
1 12 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 5 (15.63%) HP
3 4 (12.50%) SAP
4 3 (9.38%) CA Agile Central
4 3 (9.38%) Oracle
4 3 (9.38%) Salesforce.com
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