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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Automation
Rank 79 69 65
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -4
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 24 16 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 2.35% 1.91% 2.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.72% 2.50% 2.85%
Number of salaries quoted 15 16 13
Average salary £45,000 £35,000 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% +22.80%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,500 £33,125 £26,600
10% offered a salary of more than £63,000 £42,500 £32,800
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
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
882 640 632
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 86.22% 76.56% 77.07%
Number of salaries quoted 736 525 560
Average salary £45,000 £38,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.42% +1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £50,000 £53,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 2 September 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 2 September 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 +1 10 £43,750 +32.07% 2
Gloucester -11 5 £60,000 +41.17% 1
Tewkesbury - 3 £42,500 -
Test Automation
South West

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 46 (85.19%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (70.37%) .NET
3 36 (66.67%) HTML
4 31 (57.41%) Scrum
5 29 (53.70%) HTML5
5 29 (53.70%) Java
5 29 (53.70%) JavaScript
5 29 (53.70%) AngularJS
6 28 (51.85%) ASP.NET
6 28 (51.85%) MVC
6 28 (51.85%) ASP.NET MVC
6 28 (51.85%) SaaS
7 21 (38.89%) C#
8 17 (31.48%) CSS
9 15 (27.78%) QA
10 14 (25.93%) SQL
11 12 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
11 12 (22.22%) Umbraco
12 11 (20.37%) Security Cleared
12 11 (20.37%) Selenium
12 11 (20.37%) CMS
12 11 (20.37%) SDLC
13 10 (18.52%) OO
13 10 (18.52%) Linux
13 10 (18.52%) Web Development
13 10 (18.52%) DV Cleared
14 9 (16.67%) Degree
14 9 (16.67%) XML
14 9 (16.67%) Finance
15 8 (14.81%) Ruby

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 12 (22.22%) Umbraco
2 11 (20.37%) CMS
3 7 (12.96%) Oracle Application Server
3 7 (12.96%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (3.70%) MS Office
1 2 (3.70%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (12.96%) Oracle BPM
2 5 (9.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 28 (51.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (12.96%) LDAP
1 7 (12.96%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (12.96%) Oracle Reports
1 7 (12.96%) Data Warehouse
1 7 (12.96%) OLTP
1 7 (12.96%) Oracle Database
1 7 (12.96%) TKPROF
2 3 (5.56%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.56%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.85%) DB2
Development Applications
1 11 (20.37%) Selenium
2 8 (14.81%) WebDriver
3 7 (12.96%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 7 (12.96%) Subversion
3 7 (12.96%) Mercurial
4 3 (5.56%) Visual Studio
4 3 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.85%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.85%) JUnit
General
1 9 (16.67%) Finance
2 5 (9.26%) Manufacturing
2 5 (9.26%) Marketing
2 5 (9.26%) Electronics
2 5 (9.26%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.70%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 40 (74.07%) Developer
2 16 (29.63%) JavaScript Developer
3 12 (22.22%) ScrumMaster
4 11 (20.37%) Lead Developer
5 10 (18.52%) Senior Developer
5 10 (18.52%) Senior JavaScript Developer
6 9 (16.67%) Test Manager
7 7 (12.96%) Oracle Developer
8 3 (5.56%) Test Engineer
8 3 (5.56%) Performance Test Analyst
8 3 (5.56%) QA Test Manager
8 3 (5.56%) Developer Analyst
8 3 (5.56%) Test Analyst
8 3 (5.56%) Analyst
8 3 (5.56%) QA Manager
8 3 (5.56%) Performance Analyst
8 3 (5.56%) Performance Test Leader
9 1 (1.85%) Lead .NET Developer
9 1 (1.85%) Lead Tester
9 1 (1.85%) Automated Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (70.37%) .NET
2 36 (66.67%) HTML
3 29 (53.70%) HTML5
3 29 (53.70%) AngularJS
4 28 (51.85%) ASP.NET MVC
4 28 (51.85%) ASP.NET
5 17 (31.48%) CSS
6 9 (16.67%) XML
7 7 (12.96%) XSD
7 7 (12.96%) XSLT
7 7 (12.96%) XML Schema
7 7 (12.96%) Middleware
7 7 (12.96%) JPA
7 7 (12.96%) Oracle Fusion
8 6 (11.11%) .NET Framework
8 6 (11.11%) REST
8 6 (11.11%) SOAP
9 2 (3.70%) XML Messaging
10 1 (1.85%) CSS3
10 1 (1.85%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.96%) W3C
1 7 (12.96%) Replication
1 7 (12.96%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (9.26%) DTV
3 3 (5.56%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.85%) iSeries
4 1 (1.85%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 10 (18.52%) Linux
2 3 (5.56%) Windows
3 1 (1.85%) UNIX
3 1 (1.85%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (85.19%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (57.41%) Scrum
3 28 (51.85%) MVC
4 12 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
5 11 (20.37%) SDLC
6 10 (18.52%) OO
6 10 (18.52%) Web Development
7 7 (12.96%) BPEL
7 7 (12.96%) Dimensional Modelling
7 7 (12.96%) High Availability
7 7 (12.96%) Analytics
7 7 (12.96%) RUP
7 7 (12.96%) Data Modelling
7 7 (12.96%) OOD
7 7 (12.96%) UML
7 7 (12.96%) Configuration Management
7 7 (12.96%) Performance Tuning
7 7 (12.96%) Logical Data Model
7 7 (12.96%) Physical Data Model
8 6 (11.11%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 29 (53.70%) Java
1 29 (53.70%) JavaScript
2 21 (38.89%) C#
3 14 (25.93%) SQL
4 8 (14.81%) Ruby
5 7 (12.96%) XPath
5 7 (12.96%) Bash Shell
5 7 (12.96%) PL/SQL
5 7 (12.96%) C
6 1 (1.85%) PHP
6 1 (1.85%) RPG
6 1 (1.85%) Python
6 1 (1.85%) RPG IV
Qualifications
1 11 (20.37%) Security Cleared
2 10 (18.52%) DV Cleared
3 9 (16.67%) Degree
4 5 (9.26%) ISTQB
5 3 (5.56%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 2 (3.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (3.70%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (27.78%) QA
2 7 (12.96%) Data Quality
System Software
1 7 (12.96%) Oracle RAC
1 7 (12.96%) Oracle Clusterware
Systems Management
1 7 (12.96%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 7 (12.96%) Oracle RMAN
1 7 (12.96%) Data Guard
1 7 (12.96%) Oracle Flashback
Vendors
1 7 (12.96%) Oracle
2 5 (9.26%) SAP
2 5 (9.26%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.85%) IBM
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