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 28 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Automation
Rank 98 76 72
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -4
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 15 25 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 1.29% 2.35% 1.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.44% 2.68% 1.96%
Number of salaries quoted 10 15 12
Median salary £40,750 £60,000 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-32.08% +64.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £40,000 £32,750
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £65,000 £52,250
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
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
1043 934 663
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 89.68% 87.78% 79.98%
Number of salaries quoted 820 764 558
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,500 £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 28 September 2016.

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 28 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -13 6 £37,500 -37.50% 1
Cirencester +13 2 £35,000 -17.64% 1
Gloucester -9 1 £45,000 -25.00%
Test Automation
South West

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 28 September 2016, 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 37 (74.00%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (58.00%) Linux
3 28 (56.00%) Cybersecurity
4 26 (52.00%) Selenium
5 25 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
5 25 (50.00%) Scrum
6 23 (46.00%) Python
6 23 (46.00%) Defect Tracking
7 22 (44.00%) Windows
7 22 (44.00%) Continuous Improvement
8 20 (40.00%) SDLC
9 19 (38.00%) DevOps
10 18 (36.00%) Automation Testing
10 18 (36.00%) Cucumber
10 18 (36.00%) Manual Testing
10 18 (36.00%) Performance Testing
10 18 (36.00%) Integration Testing
10 18 (36.00%) Perl
11 17 (34.00%) JIRA
12 16 (32.00%) Jenkins
12 16 (32.00%) TDD
13 15 (30.00%) Software Engineering
13 15 (30.00%) Oracle
13 15 (30.00%) Java
13 15 (30.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 14 (28.00%) Risk Analysis
14 14 (28.00%) System Testing
14 14 (28.00%) Git (software)
14 14 (28.00%) Root Cause Analysis
14 14 (28.00%) ISEB

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 (8.00%) Apache Spark
1 4 (8.00%) Mule
1 4 (8.00%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 1 (2.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (12.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (10.00%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (6.00%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (4.00%) PaaS
3 2 (4.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (12.00%) SSH
2 5 (10.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (26.00%) SQL Server
2 10 (20.00%) Big Data
3 4 (8.00%) Apache Accumulo
3 4 (8.00%) Hadoop
4 1 (2.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 26 (52.00%) Selenium
2 18 (36.00%) Cucumber
3 17 (34.00%) JIRA
4 16 (32.00%) Jenkins
5 15 (30.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 14 (28.00%) Git (software)
7 10 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
8 6 (12.00%) Zephyr
9 5 (10.00%) LoadRunner
9 5 (10.00%) Maven
9 5 (10.00%) RSpec
10 4 (8.00%) JMeter
10 4 (8.00%) SpecFlow
10 4 (8.00%) WATIR
11 1 (2.00%) Bitbucket
11 1 (2.00%) SoapUI
11 1 (2.00%) Vagrant
11 1 (2.00%) WebDriver
General
1 13 (26.00%) Telecoms
2 8 (16.00%) Finance
2 8 (16.00%) Manufacturing
3 6 (12.00%) Electronics
3 6 (12.00%) Marketing
4 1 (2.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 23 (46.00%) Test Engineer
2 14 (28.00%) Integration Engineer
2 14 (28.00%) Test and Integration Engineer
3 9 (18.00%) Analyst
3 9 (18.00%) Developer
3 9 (18.00%) Test Analyst
4 6 (12.00%) Test Automation Engineer
4 6 (12.00%) Test Manager
5 5 (10.00%) Architect
5 5 (10.00%) Developer in Test
5 5 (10.00%) Software Architect
5 5 (10.00%) Test Architect
6 4 (8.00%) Automation Test Lead
6 4 (8.00%) Software Analyst
6 4 (8.00%) Software Developer
6 4 (8.00%) Software Test Analyst
6 4 (8.00%) Test Automation Developer
7 3 (6.00%) Java Developer
7 3 (6.00%) Java Engineer
8 2 (4.00%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (14.00%) REST
1 7 (14.00%) SOAP
2 6 (12.00%) .NET
2 6 (12.00%) Web Services
3 5 (10.00%) Gherkin
4 3 (6.00%) XML
5 2 (4.00%) ASP.NET
5 2 (4.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (4.00%) Visualforce
5 2 (4.00%) XSLT
6 1 (2.00%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.00%) Client/Server
1 5 (10.00%) Internet of Things
2 4 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.00%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 29 (58.00%) Linux
2 22 (44.00%) Windows
3 5 (10.00%) Android
3 5 (10.00%) Unix
4 4 (8.00%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (74.00%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (56.00%) Cybersecurity
3 25 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 25 (50.00%) Scrum
4 23 (46.00%) Defect Tracking
5 22 (44.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 20 (40.00%) SDLC
7 19 (38.00%) DevOps
8 18 (36.00%) Automation Testing
8 18 (36.00%) Integration Testing
8 18 (36.00%) Manual Testing
8 18 (36.00%) Performance Testing
9 16 (32.00%) TDD
10 15 (30.00%) Software Engineering
11 14 (28.00%) Risk Analysis
11 14 (28.00%) Root Cause Analysis
11 14 (28.00%) System Integration Testing
11 14 (28.00%) System Testing
12 13 (26.00%) V-Model
12 13 (26.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 23 (46.00%) Python
2 18 (36.00%) Perl
3 15 (30.00%) Java
4 11 (22.00%) Ruby
5 10 (20.00%) Bash Shell
6 9 (18.00%) C#
6 9 (18.00%) SQL
7 5 (10.00%) JavaScript
7 5 (10.00%) Shell Script
7 5 (10.00%) VB
8 3 (6.00%) C++
8 3 (6.00%) Go
9 2 (4.00%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 14 (28.00%) ISEB
2 11 (22.00%) DV Cleared
2 11 (22.00%) ISTQB
2 11 (22.00%) Security Cleared
3 7 (14.00%) Degree
4 3 (6.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (12.00%) QA
2 1 (2.00%) SDET
System Software
1 1 (2.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (8.00%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (8.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 15 (30.00%) Oracle
2 7 (14.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (12.00%) HP
3 6 (12.00%) SAP
4 5 (10.00%) Salesforce.com
5 4 (8.00%) Rally
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