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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Automation
Rank 65 69 94
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +25
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 23 12 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 2.36% 1.51% 0.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.07% 1.97% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 20 12 2
Average salary £50,000 £28,000 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+78.57% -9.67%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £26,550 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £64,250 £28,500 £39,000
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
749 610 777
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 76.74% 76.92% 73.93%
Number of salaries quoted 641 525 678
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £59,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 24 October 2014.

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 24 October 2014. 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
Gloucester +16 15 £51,250 +79.82% 4
Cheltenham -5 3 £42,500 +51.78% 5
Test Automation
South West

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 32 (71.11%) Java
2 22 (48.89%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (37.78%) SQL
3 17 (37.78%) Selenium
3 17 (37.78%) Test Scripting
4 14 (31.11%) QA
4 14 (31.11%) Linux
4 14 (31.11%) Scrum
5 13 (28.89%) Security Cleared
6 12 (26.67%) JUnit
7 11 (24.44%) XML
7 11 (24.44%) ISEB
7 11 (24.44%) Spring
7 11 (24.44%) Open Source
7 11 (24.44%) JBehave
7 11 (24.44%) RESTful
7 11 (24.44%) jMock
7 11 (24.44%) JSON
8 10 (22.22%) ISTQB
8 10 (22.22%) Ruby
8 10 (22.22%) .NET
9 8 (17.78%) Software Testing
9 8 (17.78%) DV Cleared
9 8 (17.78%) Bash Shell
10 7 (15.56%) Automated Testing
10 7 (15.56%) UNIX
10 7 (15.56%) Python
11 6 (13.33%) JSF
12 5 (11.11%) Information Security
12 5 (11.11%) Shell Script

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 (4.44%) JBoss
Business Applications
1 1 (2.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.44%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.44%) MySQL
2 1 (2.22%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.22%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 17 (37.78%) Selenium
2 12 (26.67%) JUnit
3 11 (24.44%) jMock
3 11 (24.44%) JBehave
4 4 (8.89%) Jenkins
4 4 (8.89%) JIRA
5 2 (4.44%) QuickTest Pro
6 1 (2.22%) JMeter
6 1 (2.22%) TestDirector
6 1 (2.22%) Ranorex
6 1 (2.22%) WebDriver
6 1 (2.22%) Cucumber
6 1 (2.22%) Hudson
6 1 (2.22%) SoapUI
6 1 (2.22%) SpecFlow
General
1 3 (6.67%) Manufacturing
2 2 (4.44%) Electronics
3 1 (2.22%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.22%) Finance
3 1 (2.22%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 12 (26.67%) Test Engineer
1 12 (26.67%) Automation Engineer
1 12 (26.67%) Test Automation Engineer
2 11 (24.44%) QA Automation Engineer
2 11 (24.44%) QA Engineer
3 9 (20.00%) Test Analyst
3 9 (20.00%) Developer
3 9 (20.00%) Analyst
4 8 (17.78%) Test Manager
5 4 (8.89%) Tester
6 3 (6.67%) Software Tester
7 2 (4.44%) Systems Analyst
7 2 (4.44%) Systems Test Analyst
7 2 (4.44%) Test Leader
7 2 (4.44%) Automated Test Analyst
8 1 (2.22%) Automated Tester
8 1 (2.22%) Selenium Test Analyst
8 1 (2.22%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
8 1 (2.22%) QA Analyst
8 1 (2.22%) Software Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (24.44%) JSON
1 11 (24.44%) RESTful
1 11 (24.44%) XML
1 11 (24.44%) Spring
2 10 (22.22%) .NET
3 6 (13.33%) JSF
4 3 (6.67%) JDBC
5 2 (4.44%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (4.44%) HTML
5 2 (4.44%) CSS
5 2 (4.44%) HTML5
5 2 (4.44%) CSS3
6 1 (2.22%) AngularJS
6 1 (2.22%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 11 (24.44%) Open Source
2 3 (6.67%) Client/Server
3 2 (4.44%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.44%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.22%) DTV
4 1 (2.22%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 14 (31.11%) Linux
2 7 (15.56%) UNIX
3 3 (6.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (48.89%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (37.78%) Test Scripting
3 14 (31.11%) Scrum
4 8 (17.78%) Software Testing
5 7 (15.56%) Automated Testing
6 5 (11.11%) Information Security
6 5 (11.11%) Cyber Security
7 4 (8.89%) Test Strategy
7 4 (8.89%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (8.89%) Test Management
7 4 (8.89%) Penetration Testing
7 4 (8.89%) Performance Testing
8 3 (6.67%) Regression Testing
9 2 (4.44%) SOA
9 2 (4.44%) Load Testing
9 2 (4.44%) Stress Testing
9 2 (4.44%) Security Testing
9 2 (4.44%) Unit Testing
9 2 (4.44%) User Acceptance Testing
9 2 (4.44%) Black-Box Testing
Programming Languages
1 32 (71.11%) Java
2 17 (37.78%) SQL
3 10 (22.22%) Ruby
4 8 (17.78%) Bash Shell
5 7 (15.56%) Python
6 5 (11.11%) Shell Script
7 4 (8.89%) C#
8 3 (6.67%) Perl
8 3 (6.67%) PHP
9 2 (4.44%) JavaScript
10 1 (2.22%) C++
Qualifications
1 13 (28.89%) Security Cleared
2 11 (24.44%) ISEB
3 10 (22.22%) ISTQB
4 8 (17.78%) DV Cleared
5 5 (11.11%) Degree
6 3 (6.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (2.22%) PhD
7 1 (2.22%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (31.11%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.22%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (4.44%) HP
2 1 (2.22%) VMware
2 1 (2.22%) Google
2 1 (2.22%) Oracle
2 1 (2.22%) SAP
2 1 (2.22%) Microsoft
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £30,000 to £70,000 per annum plus outstanding package
Posted: 5 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Sanderson
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £40,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Sanderson
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucester
Computer Futures
Salary: £37500 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago