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 27 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Automation
South West / Gloucestershire
Rank 80 77 84
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +7
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 24 17 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 2.67% 1.80% 1.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.90% 2.02% 1.91%
Number of salaries quoted 21 15 14
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £57,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £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
829 840 890
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 92.11% 89.08% 87.68%
Number of salaries quoted 678 549 726
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £33,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,750 £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 27 February 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 27 February 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
Gloucester -4 10 £47,500 -26.92%
Cheltenham +11 5 £50,000 +11.11% 1
Stroud - 1 £42,500 -
Test Automation
South West

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 32 (84.21%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (68.42%) Selenium
3 22 (57.89%) ISTQB
3 22 (57.89%) C#
3 22 (57.89%) Linux
4 21 (55.26%) Non-Functional Testing
5 20 (52.63%) Ruby
6 19 (50.00%) Java
7 18 (47.37%) Team Foundation Server
8 17 (44.74%) ISEB
8 17 (44.74%) JIRA
9 16 (42.11%) HP
9 16 (42.11%) Cucumber
10 15 (39.47%) Microsoft
10 15 (39.47%) Python
10 15 (39.47%) Windows
11 14 (36.84%) JMeter
11 14 (36.84%) Scrum
11 14 (36.84%) Security Cleared
11 14 (36.84%) Test Scripting
12 13 (34.21%) Jenkins
12 13 (34.21%) Finance
13 12 (31.58%) TDD
13 12 (31.58%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 11 (28.95%) Git (software)
15 10 (26.32%) Cybersecurity
15 10 (26.32%) SDLC
15 10 (26.32%) SQL
16 9 (23.68%) C++
16 9 (23.68%) Web Services

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 5 (13.16%) Apache Spark
Business Applications
1 6 (15.79%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (18.42%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.63%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (18.42%) SSH
2 2 (5.26%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (18.42%) NoSQL
2 5 (13.16%) Apache Accumulo
2 5 (13.16%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 26 (68.42%) Selenium
2 18 (47.37%) Team Foundation Server
3 17 (44.74%) JIRA
4 16 (42.11%) Cucumber
5 14 (36.84%) JMeter
6 13 (34.21%) Jenkins
7 12 (31.58%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 11 (28.95%) Git (software)
9 9 (23.68%) LoadRunner
9 9 (23.68%) SpecFlow
10 7 (18.42%) Bitbucket
10 7 (18.42%) Vagrant
10 7 (18.42%) Zephyr
11 6 (15.79%) Maven
12 5 (13.16%) WATIR
13 2 (5.26%) SoapUI
13 2 (5.26%) WebDriver
14 1 (2.63%) Appium
14 1 (2.63%) Gatling
General
1 13 (34.21%) Finance
2 7 (18.42%) Manufacturing
2 7 (18.42%) Telecoms
3 6 (15.79%) Electronics
3 6 (15.79%) Marketing
4 1 (2.63%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 19 (50.00%) Test Engineer
2 14 (36.84%) Test Automation Engineer
3 6 (15.79%) Analyst
3 6 (15.79%) Automation Test Lead
3 6 (15.79%) Test Analyst
4 5 (13.16%) Delivery Manager
4 5 (13.16%) Software Delivery Manager
4 5 (13.16%) Software Manager
5 4 (10.53%) Tester
6 3 (7.89%) Automation Tester
7 2 (5.26%) Developer
7 2 (5.26%) Developer in Test
7 2 (5.26%) Java Automation Tester
8 1 (2.63%) Automation Test Analyst
8 1 (2.63%) C# Software Engineer
8 1 (2.63%) Development Manager
8 1 (2.63%) Java Software Developer
8 1 (2.63%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
8 1 (2.63%) Software Developer
8 1 (2.63%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (23.68%) Web Services
2 7 (18.42%) REST
2 7 (18.42%) SOAP
2 7 (18.42%) XML
3 6 (15.79%) Gherkin
4 5 (13.16%) .NET
5 1 (2.63%) HTML
5 1 (2.63%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.79%) Linux Command Line
2 4 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.63%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 22 (57.89%) Linux
2 15 (39.47%) Windows
3 1 (2.63%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (84.21%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (55.26%) Non-Functional Testing
3 14 (36.84%) Scrum
3 14 (36.84%) Test Scripting
4 12 (31.58%) TDD
5 10 (26.32%) Cybersecurity
5 10 (26.32%) SDLC
6 8 (21.05%) Test Strategy
7 7 (18.42%) Automation Testing
7 7 (18.42%) Data Transformation
7 7 (18.42%) Defect Management
7 7 (18.42%) Kanban
7 7 (18.42%) Manual Testing
7 7 (18.42%) Test Management
8 6 (15.79%) BDD
8 6 (15.79%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (15.79%) Defect Tracking
8 6 (15.79%) Digital Marketing
8 6 (15.79%) Performance Management
8 6 (15.79%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 22 (57.89%) C#
2 20 (52.63%) Ruby
3 19 (50.00%) Java
4 15 (39.47%) Python
5 10 (26.32%) SQL
6 9 (23.68%) C++
7 6 (15.79%) XPath
8 5 (13.16%) Bash Shell
8 5 (13.16%) Perl
9 4 (10.53%) C
Qualifications
1 22 (57.89%) ISTQB
2 17 (44.74%) ISEB
3 14 (36.84%) Security Cleared
4 9 (23.68%) DV Cleared
5 8 (21.05%) Degree
6 5 (13.16%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.63%) QA
1 1 (2.63%) SDET
System Software
1 7 (18.42%) Docker
2 1 (2.63%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 9 (23.68%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (18.42%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (13.16%) Puppet
Vendors
1 16 (42.11%) HP
2 15 (39.47%) Microsoft
3 6 (15.79%) SAP
4 5 (13.16%) CA Agile Central
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