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 29 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Automation
Rank 59 71 67
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -4
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 37 29 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 3.78% 2.78% 2.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.35% 3.28% 3.37%
Number of salaries quoted 31 24 26
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £34,375
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £45,000 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £43,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.17% +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
850 883 771
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 86.73% 84.66% 80.15%
Number of salaries quoted 623 723 620
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 £33,850 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £62,500
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 29 June 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 29 June 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 -12 18 £46,250 +5.71%
Gloucester +2 1 £67,500 +22.72% 1
Test Automation
South West

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 51 (82.26%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (66.13%) Selenium
3 38 (61.29%) Scrum
4 37 (59.68%) Windows
4 37 (59.68%) Linux
5 35 (56.45%) Cybersecurity
6 34 (54.84%) Continuous Integration
7 33 (53.23%) Python
8 32 (51.61%) Defect Tracking
9 31 (50.00%) Cucumber
10 30 (48.39%) Continuous Improvement
11 28 (45.16%) Oracle
12 27 (43.55%) SQL Server
12 27 (43.55%) SDLC
13 25 (40.32%) DevOps
13 25 (40.32%) Integration Testing
13 25 (40.32%) Manual Testing
13 25 (40.32%) Performance Testing
14 24 (38.71%) Java
14 24 (38.71%) Perl
14 24 (38.71%) Automation Testing
15 22 (35.48%) Software Engineering
16 21 (33.87%) System Testing
16 21 (33.87%) Risk Analysis
16 21 (33.87%) Root Cause Analysis
16 21 (33.87%) System Integration Testing
17 20 (32.26%) Non-Functional Testing
17 20 (32.26%) Waterfall
17 20 (32.26%) V-Model
17 20 (32.26%) Validation

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 (4.84%) Apache Spark
2 2 (3.23%) Mule
2 2 (3.23%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 1 (1.61%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.61%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (11.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (12.90%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (3.23%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.23%) PaaS
2 2 (3.23%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (14.52%) Internet
2 5 (8.06%) SAN
2 5 (8.06%) SSH
3 1 (1.61%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (43.55%) SQL Server
2 14 (22.58%) Big Data
3 3 (4.84%) Apache Accumulo
3 3 (4.84%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 41 (66.13%) Selenium
2 31 (50.00%) Cucumber
3 19 (30.65%) Jenkins
4 16 (25.81%) Git (software)
5 11 (17.74%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 10 (16.13%) JIRA
7 8 (12.90%) LoadRunner
7 8 (12.90%) RSpec
7 8 (12.90%) Team Foundation Server
8 7 (11.29%) Maven
9 6 (9.68%) JBehave
9 6 (9.68%) JUnit
10 5 (8.06%) Zephyr
11 3 (4.84%) JMeter
11 3 (4.84%) WATIR
12 2 (3.23%) SpecFlow
13 1 (1.61%) Visual Studio
13 1 (1.61%) WebDriver
General
1 15 (24.19%) Telecoms
2 9 (14.52%) Manufacturing
3 8 (12.90%) Finance
4 7 (11.29%) Electronics
4 7 (11.29%) Marketing
5 1 (1.61%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 37 (59.68%) Test Engineer
2 21 (33.87%) Integration Engineer
2 21 (33.87%) Test and Integration Engineer
3 14 (22.58%) Test Automation Engineer
4 13 (20.97%) Analyst
4 13 (20.97%) Test Analyst
5 11 (17.74%) Java Engineer
6 9 (14.52%) Test Manager
7 7 (11.29%) Developer
8 6 (9.68%) Architect
8 6 (9.68%) Software Architect
8 6 (9.68%) Test Architect
9 4 (6.45%) Automation Test Lead
9 4 (6.45%) Developer in Test
9 4 (6.45%) Software Analyst
9 4 (6.45%) Software Test Analyst
9 4 (6.45%) Test Automation Developer
10 3 (4.84%) Java Developer
10 3 (4.84%) Software Developer
11 2 (3.23%) Senior Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (9.68%) REST
1 6 (9.68%) SOAP
2 5 (8.06%) Gherkin
2 5 (8.06%) Web Services
3 4 (6.45%) .NET
4 3 (4.84%) XML
5 2 (3.23%) ASP.NET
5 2 (3.23%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (3.23%) XSLT
6 1 (1.61%) HTML
6 1 (1.61%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.90%) Internet of Things
2 5 (8.06%) Client/Server
2 5 (8.06%) Data Centre
3 4 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.23%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 37 (59.68%) Linux
1 37 (59.68%) Windows
2 14 (22.58%) Unix
3 6 (9.68%) Android
4 4 (6.45%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (82.26%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (61.29%) Scrum
3 35 (56.45%) Cybersecurity
4 34 (54.84%) Continuous Integration
5 32 (51.61%) Defect Tracking
6 30 (48.39%) Continuous Improvement
7 27 (43.55%) SDLC
8 25 (40.32%) DevOps
8 25 (40.32%) Integration Testing
8 25 (40.32%) Manual Testing
8 25 (40.32%) Performance Testing
9 24 (38.71%) Automation Testing
10 22 (35.48%) Software Engineering
11 21 (33.87%) Risk Analysis
11 21 (33.87%) Root Cause Analysis
11 21 (33.87%) System Integration Testing
11 21 (33.87%) System Testing
12 20 (32.26%) Non-Functional Testing
12 20 (32.26%) V-Model
12 20 (32.26%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 33 (53.23%) Python
2 24 (38.71%) Java
2 24 (38.71%) Perl
3 14 (22.58%) Bash Shell
4 13 (20.97%) Ruby
5 11 (17.74%) JavaScript
6 8 (12.90%) Shell Script
6 8 (12.90%) SQL
6 8 (12.90%) VB
7 5 (8.06%) C#
8 3 (4.84%) C++
8 3 (4.84%) Go
Qualifications
1 16 (25.81%) DV Cleared
1 16 (25.81%) ISEB
1 16 (25.81%) Security Cleared
2 10 (16.13%) ISTQB
3 6 (9.68%) Degree
4 3 (4.84%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (22.58%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (4.84%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (4.84%) Puppet
Vendors
1 28 (45.16%) Oracle
2 7 (11.29%) Microsoft
2 7 (11.29%) SAP
3 5 (8.06%) HP
4 3 (4.84%) Rally
5 2 (3.23%) Salesforce.com
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