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 30 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Automation
Rank 62 69 80
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +11
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 41 31 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 3.87% 2.91% 1.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.50% 3.39% 1.97%
Number of salaries quoted 36 29 15
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +28.57%
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
912 914 814
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 86.04% 85.90% 82.22%
Number of salaries quoted 611 744 667
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £29,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £54,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 30 May 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 30 May 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 -13 20 £46,250 +2.77% 2
Gloucester +2 1 £67,500 +28.57% 1
Test Automation
South West

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 30 May 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 46 (79.31%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (67.24%) Selenium
3 34 (58.62%) Linux
4 33 (56.90%) Windows
4 33 (56.90%) Scrum
5 29 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
5 29 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 29 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
6 28 (48.28%) Cucumber
6 28 (48.28%) Python
7 27 (46.55%) SDLC
7 27 (46.55%) Defect Tracking
8 26 (44.83%) Oracle
9 25 (43.10%) SQL Server
10 24 (41.38%) Java
11 22 (37.93%) Manual Testing
11 22 (37.93%) Performance Testing
11 22 (37.93%) DevOps
12 20 (34.48%) Automation Testing
12 20 (34.48%) Integration Testing
12 20 (34.48%) Software Engineering
12 20 (34.48%) Perl
13 18 (31.03%) Validation
13 18 (31.03%) Risk Analysis
13 18 (31.03%) System Testing
13 18 (31.03%) V-Model
13 18 (31.03%) Waterfall
13 18 (31.03%) Root Cause Analysis
13 18 (31.03%) Non-Functional Testing
13 18 (31.03%) System Integration Testing

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 2 (3.45%) Apache Spark
1 2 (3.45%) Mule
1 2 (3.45%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 1 (1.72%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.72%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (13.79%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.72%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (12.07%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (3.45%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.45%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (13.79%) Internet
2 5 (8.62%) SAN
3 4 (6.90%) SSH
4 1 (1.72%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (43.10%) SQL Server
2 13 (22.41%) Big Data
3 2 (3.45%) Apache Accumulo
3 2 (3.45%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 39 (67.24%) Selenium
2 28 (48.28%) Cucumber
3 15 (25.86%) Jenkins
4 13 (22.41%) Git (software)
5 8 (13.79%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 8 (13.79%) JIRA
6 7 (12.07%) LoadRunner
6 7 (12.07%) RSpec
6 7 (12.07%) Team Foundation Server
7 6 (10.34%) JBehave
7 6 (10.34%) JUnit
7 6 (10.34%) Maven
8 4 (6.90%) Zephyr
9 3 (5.17%) WebDriver
10 2 (3.45%) JMeter
10 2 (3.45%) SpecFlow
10 2 (3.45%) WATIR
11 1 (1.72%) Visual Studio
General
1 14 (24.14%) Telecoms
2 10 (17.24%) Finance
3 8 (13.79%) Electronics
3 8 (13.79%) Manufacturing
3 8 (13.79%) Marketing
4 1 (1.72%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 33 (56.90%) Test Engineer
2 18 (31.03%) Integration Engineer
2 18 (31.03%) Test and Integration Engineer
3 13 (22.41%) Analyst
3 13 (22.41%) Test Analyst
3 13 (22.41%) Test Automation Engineer
4 11 (18.97%) Java Engineer
5 10 (17.24%) Test Manager
6 6 (10.34%) Architect
6 6 (10.34%) Developer
6 6 (10.34%) Software Architect
6 6 (10.34%) Test Architect
7 4 (6.90%) Software Analyst
7 4 (6.90%) Software Test Analyst
8 3 (5.17%) Developer in Test
8 3 (5.17%) Java Developer
8 3 (5.17%) Software Developer
8 3 (5.17%) Test Automation Developer
9 2 (3.45%) Automation Test Lead
9 2 (3.45%) Senior Test and Integration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (12.07%) REST
1 7 (12.07%) SOAP
2 5 (8.62%) .NET
3 4 (6.90%) Gherkin
3 4 (6.90%) Web Services
4 3 (5.17%) XML
5 2 (3.45%) ASP.NET
5 2 (3.45%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (3.45%) XSLT
6 1 (1.72%) HTML
6 1 (1.72%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.07%) Internet of Things
2 5 (8.62%) Data Centre
3 4 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (6.90%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.72%) AS400
4 1 (1.72%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 34 (58.62%) Linux
2 33 (56.90%) Windows
3 13 (22.41%) Unix
4 6 (10.34%) Android
5 4 (6.90%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (79.31%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (56.90%) Scrum
3 29 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 29 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 29 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
4 27 (46.55%) Defect Tracking
4 27 (46.55%) SDLC
5 22 (37.93%) DevOps
5 22 (37.93%) Manual Testing
5 22 (37.93%) Performance Testing
6 20 (34.48%) Automation Testing
6 20 (34.48%) Integration Testing
6 20 (34.48%) Software Engineering
7 18 (31.03%) Non-Functional Testing
7 18 (31.03%) Risk Analysis
7 18 (31.03%) Root Cause Analysis
7 18 (31.03%) System Integration Testing
7 18 (31.03%) System Testing
7 18 (31.03%) V-Model
7 18 (31.03%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 28 (48.28%) Python
2 24 (41.38%) Java
3 20 (34.48%) Perl
4 12 (20.69%) Ruby
5 11 (18.97%) Bash Shell
6 10 (17.24%) JavaScript
7 7 (12.07%) C#
7 7 (12.07%) Shell Script
7 7 (12.07%) SQL
7 7 (12.07%) VB
8 2 (3.45%) C++
8 2 (3.45%) Go
Qualifications
1 13 (22.41%) DV Cleared
1 13 (22.41%) ISEB
1 13 (22.41%) Security Cleared
2 8 (13.79%) ISTQB
3 5 (8.62%) Degree
4 4 (6.90%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (24.14%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (3.45%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (3.45%) Puppet
Vendors
1 26 (44.83%) Oracle
2 8 (13.79%) SAP
3 7 (12.07%) Microsoft
4 4 (6.90%) HP
5 2 (3.45%) Rally
5 2 (3.45%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.72%) IBM
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