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 19 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Automation
South West / Gloucestershire
Rank 79 86 82
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -4
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 25 12 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 2.40% 1.33% 1.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.65% 1.49% 1.88%
Number of salaries quoted 21 9 14
Median salary £45,000 £65,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-30.76% +44.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £33,400 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £65,000 £53,200
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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
945 807 957
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 90.69% 89.37% 86.22%
Number of salaries quoted 797 566 809
Median salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £56,000 £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 19 January 2017.

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 19 January 2017. 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 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 +7 8 £50,000 +41.84%
Gloucester -18 7 £42,500 -34.61%
Cirencester - 3 £35,000 -
Stroud - 1 £42,500 -
Test Automation
South West

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, 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 27 (77.14%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (60.00%) Selenium
3 18 (51.43%) C#
3 18 (51.43%) Linux
3 18 (51.43%) Team Foundation Server
3 18 (51.43%) Non-Functional Testing
4 17 (48.57%) Ruby
4 17 (48.57%) ISTQB
5 16 (45.71%) JIRA
5 16 (45.71%) Java
6 15 (42.86%) Microsoft
7 14 (40.00%) ISEB
8 13 (37.14%) HP
8 13 (37.14%) Finance
8 13 (37.14%) Scrum
8 13 (37.14%) Test Scripting
8 13 (37.14%) Cucumber
9 12 (34.29%) Jenkins
10 11 (31.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 11 (31.43%) TDD
10 11 (31.43%) Python
10 11 (31.43%) Windows
11 10 (28.57%) JMeter
11 10 (28.57%) Git (software)
12 9 (25.71%) SQL
13 8 (22.86%) Web Services
13 8 (22.86%) Degree
13 8 (22.86%) Manual Testing
13 8 (22.86%) Security Cleared
13 8 (22.86%) Cybersecurity

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 4 (11.43%) Apache Spark
Business Applications
1 6 (17.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (17.14%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.86%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (20.00%) SSH
2 2 (5.71%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (17.14%) NoSQL
2 4 (11.43%) Apache Accumulo
2 4 (11.43%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 21 (60.00%) Selenium
2 18 (51.43%) Team Foundation Server
3 16 (45.71%) JIRA
4 13 (37.14%) Cucumber
5 12 (34.29%) Jenkins
6 11 (31.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 10 (28.57%) Git (software)
7 10 (28.57%) JMeter
8 8 (22.86%) SpecFlow
9 7 (20.00%) Zephyr
10 6 (17.14%) Bitbucket
10 6 (17.14%) LoadRunner
10 6 (17.14%) Maven
10 6 (17.14%) Vagrant
11 4 (11.43%) WATIR
12 2 (5.71%) SoapUI
13 1 (2.86%) Appium
13 1 (2.86%) Gatling
13 1 (2.86%) WebDriver
General
1 13 (37.14%) Finance
2 7 (20.00%) Manufacturing
2 7 (20.00%) Telecoms
3 6 (17.14%) Electronics
3 6 (17.14%) Marketing
4 1 (2.86%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 16 (45.71%) Test Engineer
2 12 (34.29%) Test Automation Engineer
3 5 (14.29%) Analyst
3 5 (14.29%) Automation Test Lead
3 5 (14.29%) Delivery Manager
3 5 (14.29%) Software Delivery Manager
3 5 (14.29%) Software Manager
3 5 (14.29%) Test Analyst
4 3 (8.57%) Developer
4 3 (8.57%) Developer in Test
4 3 (8.57%) Tester
5 2 (5.71%) Automation Tester
5 2 (5.71%) Software Analyst
5 2 (5.71%) Software Test Analyst
5 2 (5.71%) Test Automation Developer
6 1 (2.86%) Automation Test Analyst
6 1 (2.86%) Java Software Developer
6 1 (2.86%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
6 1 (2.86%) Software Tester
6 1 (2.86%) Test Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (22.86%) Web Services
2 7 (20.00%) REST
2 7 (20.00%) SOAP
3 6 (17.14%) Gherkin
3 6 (17.14%) XML
4 5 (14.29%) .NET
5 1 (2.86%) HTML
5 1 (2.86%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.86%) Client/Server
2 1 (2.86%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 18 (51.43%) Linux
2 11 (31.43%) Windows
3 3 (8.57%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (77.14%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (51.43%) Non-Functional Testing
3 13 (37.14%) Scrum
3 13 (37.14%) Test Scripting
4 11 (31.43%) TDD
5 8 (22.86%) Cybersecurity
5 8 (22.86%) Manual Testing
5 8 (22.86%) SDLC
5 8 (22.86%) Test Strategy
6 7 (20.00%) BDD
6 7 (20.00%) Data Transformation
6 7 (20.00%) Defect Management
6 7 (20.00%) Kanban
6 7 (20.00%) Test Management
7 6 (17.14%) Automation Testing
7 6 (17.14%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (17.14%) Coaching
7 6 (17.14%) Digital Marketing
7 6 (17.14%) Performance Management
7 6 (17.14%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (51.43%) C#
2 17 (48.57%) Ruby
3 16 (45.71%) Java
4 11 (31.43%) Python
5 9 (25.71%) SQL
6 7 (20.00%) C++
7 5 (14.29%) XPath
8 4 (11.43%) Bash Shell
8 4 (11.43%) Perl
9 1 (2.86%) C
9 1 (2.86%) Go
Qualifications
1 17 (48.57%) ISTQB
2 14 (40.00%) ISEB
3 8 (22.86%) Degree
3 8 (22.86%) Security Cleared
4 6 (17.14%) DV Cleared
5 3 (8.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.86%) QA
1 1 (2.86%) SDET
System Software
1 6 (17.14%) Docker
2 1 (2.86%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 7 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (17.14%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (11.43%) Puppet
Vendors
1 15 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 13 (37.14%) HP
3 6 (17.14%) SAP
4 4 (11.43%) CA Agile Central
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