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

Location
3 months to
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Automation
Rank 76 84 99
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +15
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 26 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 2.44% 0.22% 0.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.93% 0.28% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 25 1 1
Average salary £45,000 £35,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% +16.66%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,750
% change year-on-year
- +5.96%
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
886 703 759
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 83.27% 78.90% 79.31%
Number of salaries quoted 720 635 636
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £29,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £47,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,800 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.05% +6.25%

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 1 April 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 1 April 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 +20 19 £45,000 +28.57%
Gloucester - 7 £52,500 -
Test Automation
South West

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 33 (64.71%) Java
2 32 (62.75%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (47.06%) .NET
4 23 (45.10%) HTML
5 21 (41.18%) JavaScript
5 21 (41.18%) HTML5
6 19 (37.25%) SQL
6 19 (37.25%) AngularJS
7 17 (33.33%) Scrum
7 17 (33.33%) Test Scripting
7 17 (33.33%) Security Cleared
8 16 (31.37%) ASP.NET
8 16 (31.37%) MVC
8 16 (31.37%) ASP.NET MVC
8 16 (31.37%) SaaS
9 15 (29.41%) CSS
10 12 (23.53%) DV Cleared
11 11 (21.57%) Cyber Security
12 9 (17.65%) C#
12 9 (17.65%) Linux
12 9 (17.65%) Bash Shell
13 8 (15.69%) Ruby
13 8 (15.69%) ISTQB
13 8 (15.69%) Degree
13 8 (15.69%) QA
13 8 (15.69%) Waterfall
14 7 (13.73%) ISEB
15 6 (11.76%) CMS
15 6 (11.76%) Web Development
15 6 (11.76%) Umbraco

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 6 (11.76%) CMS
1 6 (11.76%) Umbraco
2 2 (3.92%) Oracle Application Server
2 2 (3.92%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.96%) JBoss
Business Applications
1 2 (3.92%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 16 (31.37%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.92%) LDAP
1 2 (3.92%) Internet
2 1 (1.96%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.92%) Oracle Reports
1 2 (3.92%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (3.92%) OLTP
1 2 (3.92%) Oracle Database
1 2 (3.92%) TKPROF
2 1 (1.96%) MySQL
2 1 (1.96%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 5 (9.80%) Selenium
2 3 (5.88%) Jenkins
3 2 (3.92%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 2 (3.92%) Subversion
3 2 (3.92%) JIRA
3 2 (3.92%) Mercurial
4 1 (1.96%) WebDriver
4 1 (1.96%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.96%) SpecFlow
4 1 (1.96%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.96%) NUnit
4 1 (1.96%) Liquibase
4 1 (1.96%) TestNG
4 1 (1.96%) JUnit
General
1 1 (1.96%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 33 (64.71%) Developer
2 10 (19.61%) Senior Developer
2 10 (19.61%) JavaScript Developer
3 8 (15.69%) Analyst
3 8 (15.69%) Test Analyst
4 6 (11.76%) Test Manager
4 6 (11.76%) Lead Developer
4 6 (11.76%) ScrumMaster
4 6 (11.76%) Senior JavaScript Developer
5 4 (7.84%) Web Developer
5 4 (7.84%) Senior Web Developer
6 3 (5.88%) Developer Analyst
6 3 (5.88%) Performance Analyst
6 3 (5.88%) Performance Test Analyst
6 3 (5.88%) Test Leader
6 3 (5.88%) Performance Test Leader
7 2 (3.92%) Tester
7 2 (3.92%) Oracle Developer
8 1 (1.96%) Test Engineer
8 1 (1.96%) QA Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (47.06%) .NET
2 23 (45.10%) HTML
3 21 (41.18%) HTML5
4 19 (37.25%) AngularJS
5 16 (31.37%) ASP.NET MVC
5 16 (31.37%) ASP.NET
6 15 (29.41%) CSS
7 5 (9.80%) CSS3
8 4 (7.84%) .NET Framework
9 3 (5.88%) Sass
9 3 (5.88%) ASP.NET Web API
10 2 (3.92%) JPA
10 2 (3.92%) Oracle Fusion
10 2 (3.92%) JDBC
10 2 (3.92%) XML
10 2 (3.92%) XSD
10 2 (3.92%) XSLT
10 2 (3.92%) XML Schema
10 2 (3.92%) Middleware
10 2 (3.92%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.92%) W3C
1 2 (3.92%) Replication
1 2 (3.92%) Open Source
1 2 (3.92%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 9 (17.65%) Linux
2 4 (7.84%) UNIX
3 2 (3.92%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (62.75%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (33.33%) Scrum
2 17 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 16 (31.37%) MVC
4 11 (21.57%) Cyber Security
5 8 (15.69%) Waterfall
6 6 (11.76%) Web Development
7 5 (9.80%) Enterprise Architecture
7 5 (9.80%) Test Strategy
7 5 (9.80%) OO
7 5 (9.80%) SOA
8 4 (7.84%) Performance Testing
9 3 (5.88%) Load Testing
9 3 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (5.88%) Responsive Web Design
9 3 (5.88%) B2B
9 3 (5.88%) Penetration Testing
10 2 (3.92%) Software Testing
10 2 (3.92%) BPEL
10 2 (3.92%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 33 (64.71%) Java
2 21 (41.18%) JavaScript
3 19 (37.25%) SQL
4 9 (17.65%) C#
4 9 (17.65%) Bash Shell
5 8 (15.69%) Ruby
6 5 (9.80%) Shell Script
7 4 (7.84%) Python
8 2 (3.92%) PL/SQL
8 2 (3.92%) C
8 2 (3.92%) XPath
9 1 (1.96%) Groovy
9 1 (1.96%) Perl
Qualifications
1 17 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 12 (23.53%) DV Cleared
3 8 (15.69%) ISTQB
3 8 (15.69%) Degree
4 7 (13.73%) ISEB
5 1 (1.96%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (15.69%) QA
2 2 (3.92%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (3.92%) Oracle RAC
1 2 (3.92%) Oracle Clusterware
Systems Management
1 2 (3.92%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 2 (3.92%) Oracle RMAN
1 2 (3.92%) Data Guard
1 2 (3.92%) Oracle Flashback
Vendors
1 4 (7.84%) Oracle
2 1 (1.96%) HP
2 1 (1.96%) Google