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

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Automation
Rank 70 79 99
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +20
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 32 10 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 2.86% 1.09% 0.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.44% 1.45% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 30 9 1
Average salary £45,000 £35,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% +16.66%
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +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
929 692 723
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 83.02% 75.46% 75.63%
Number of salaries quoted 730 601 626
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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 5 May 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 5 May 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 +26 25 £45,000 +28.57% 1
Gloucester -13 6 £52,500 +23.52%
Test Automation
South West

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 34 (75.56%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (64.44%) HTML
3 27 (60.00%) JavaScript
3 27 (60.00%) .NET
3 27 (60.00%) HTML5
3 27 (60.00%) AngularJS
4 25 (55.56%) Java
5 24 (53.33%) Scrum
6 23 (51.11%) MVC
6 23 (51.11%) ASP.NET
6 23 (51.11%) ASP.NET MVC
6 23 (51.11%) SaaS
7 16 (35.56%) CSS
8 13 (28.89%) SQL
9 12 (26.67%) Test Scripting
10 11 (24.44%) Umbraco
11 10 (22.22%) CMS
11 10 (22.22%) Security Cleared
12 9 (20.00%) DV Cleared
13 8 (17.78%) Web Development
13 8 (17.78%) QA
13 8 (17.78%) Cyber Security
13 8 (17.78%) C#
14 7 (15.56%) OO
14 7 (15.56%) Degree
15 6 (13.33%) Waterfall
16 4 (8.89%) .NET Framework
16 4 (8.89%) Selenium
16 4 (8.89%) Sass
16 4 (8.89%) CSS3

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 11 (24.44%) Umbraco
2 10 (22.22%) CMS
3 2 (4.44%) Oracle Application Server
3 2 (4.44%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 2 (4.44%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 23 (51.11%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.44%) LDAP
1 2 (4.44%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.44%) Oracle Reports
1 2 (4.44%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (4.44%) OLTP
1 2 (4.44%) Oracle Database
1 2 (4.44%) TKPROF
Development Applications
1 4 (8.89%) Selenium
2 2 (4.44%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (4.44%) Subversion
2 2 (4.44%) Mercurial
3 1 (2.22%) WebDriver
3 1 (2.22%) Cucumber
3 1 (2.22%) SpecFlow
3 1 (2.22%) JUnit
3 1 (2.22%) Eclipse
3 1 (2.22%) NUnit
3 1 (2.22%) TestNG
General
1 1 (2.22%) Finance
Job Titles
1 36 (80.00%) Developer
2 12 (26.67%) JavaScript Developer
3 11 (24.44%) ScrumMaster
3 11 (24.44%) Senior Developer
4 10 (22.22%) Lead Developer
5 8 (17.78%) Analyst
5 8 (17.78%) Test Analyst
5 8 (17.78%) Senior JavaScript Developer
6 4 (8.89%) Performance Test Leader
6 4 (8.89%) Performance Test Analyst
6 4 (8.89%) Developer Analyst
6 4 (8.89%) Performance Analyst
7 3 (6.67%) Senior Web Developer
7 3 (6.67%) Web Developer
8 2 (4.44%) Oracle Developer
8 2 (4.44%) Tester
9 1 (2.22%) QA Leader
9 1 (2.22%) Automation Tester
9 1 (2.22%) Test Engineer
9 1 (2.22%) QA Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (64.44%) HTML
2 27 (60.00%) .NET
2 27 (60.00%) HTML5
2 27 (60.00%) AngularJS
3 23 (51.11%) ASP.NET MVC
3 23 (51.11%) ASP.NET
4 16 (35.56%) CSS
5 4 (8.89%) CSS3
5 4 (8.89%) Sass
5 4 (8.89%) .NET Framework
6 2 (4.44%) JPA
6 2 (4.44%) Oracle Fusion
6 2 (4.44%) XML
6 2 (4.44%) XSD
6 2 (4.44%) XSLT
6 2 (4.44%) XML Schema
6 2 (4.44%) Middleware
7 1 (2.22%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.44%) W3C
1 2 (4.44%) Replication
1 2 (4.44%) Open Source
1 2 (4.44%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.44%) UNIX
2 1 (2.22%) Windows
2 1 (2.22%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (75.56%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (53.33%) Scrum
3 23 (51.11%) MVC
4 12 (26.67%) Test Scripting
5 8 (17.78%) Cyber Security
5 8 (17.78%) Web Development
6 7 (15.56%) OO
7 6 (13.33%) Waterfall
8 4 (8.89%) SOA
9 3 (6.67%) B2B
9 3 (6.67%) Enterprise Architecture
9 3 (6.67%) Responsive Web Design
10 2 (4.44%) Analytics
10 2 (4.44%) High Availability
10 2 (4.44%) Dimensional Modelling
10 2 (4.44%) Performance Tuning
10 2 (4.44%) Logical Data Model
10 2 (4.44%) Physical Data Model
10 2 (4.44%) Load Testing
10 2 (4.44%) UML
Programming Languages
1 27 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 25 (55.56%) Java
3 13 (28.89%) SQL
4 8 (17.78%) C#
5 3 (6.67%) Ruby
6 2 (4.44%) XPath
6 2 (4.44%) Bash Shell
6 2 (4.44%) C
6 2 (4.44%) PL/SQL
7 1 (2.22%) Python
7 1 (2.22%) Perl
7 1 (2.22%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 10 (22.22%) Security Cleared
2 9 (20.00%) DV Cleared
3 7 (15.56%) Degree
4 2 (4.44%) ISEB
4 2 (4.44%) ISTQB
5 1 (2.22%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (17.78%) QA
2 2 (4.44%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (4.44%) Oracle RAC
1 2 (4.44%) Oracle Clusterware
Systems Management
1 2 (4.44%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 2 (4.44%) Oracle RMAN
1 2 (4.44%) Data Guard
1 2 (4.44%) Oracle Flashback
Vendors
1 2 (4.44%) Oracle
2 1 (2.22%) HP