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 29 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Automation
Rank 91 75 68
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -7
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 17 24 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 1.59% 2.45% 2.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.78% 2.81% 2.64%
Number of salaries quoted 12 15 18
Median salary £41,250 £45,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-8.33% +28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £63,000 £42,500
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
955 853 681
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 89.59% 87.04% 80.59%
Number of salaries quoted 774 707 556
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +18.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,250 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £53,500 £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 29 August 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 29 August 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 -17 7 £41,250 -5.71% 1
Gloucester -7 1 £45,000 -25.00% 1
Test Automation
South West

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 46 (79.31%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (62.07%) Linux
3 35 (60.34%) Cybersecurity
4 33 (56.90%) Selenium
5 32 (55.17%) Continuous Integration
5 32 (55.17%) Scrum
6 31 (53.45%) Python
7 30 (51.72%) Windows
7 30 (51.72%) Defect Tracking
8 28 (48.28%) Continuous Improvement
9 26 (44.83%) SDLC
10 25 (43.10%) DevOps
10 25 (43.10%) Cucumber
11 24 (41.38%) Integration Testing
11 24 (41.38%) Performance Testing
11 24 (41.38%) Perl
11 24 (41.38%) Automation Testing
12 23 (39.66%) Manual Testing
13 21 (36.21%) Oracle
14 20 (34.48%) TDD
14 20 (34.48%) Software Engineering
15 19 (32.76%) System Testing
15 19 (32.76%) Risk Analysis
15 19 (32.76%) Root Cause Analysis
15 19 (32.76%) SQL Server
15 19 (32.76%) Java
15 19 (32.76%) Jenkins
15 19 (32.76%) System Integration Testing
16 18 (31.03%) Validation
16 18 (31.03%) Waterfall

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 (8.62%) Apache Spark
2 4 (6.90%) Mule
2 4 (6.90%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 1 (1.72%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.72%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (12.07%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (10.34%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (3.45%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.45%) PaaS
2 2 (3.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.34%) Internet
1 6 (10.34%) SSH
2 2 (3.45%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (32.76%) SQL Server
2 12 (20.69%) Big Data
3 5 (8.62%) Apache Accumulo
3 5 (8.62%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 33 (56.90%) Selenium
2 25 (43.10%) Cucumber
3 19 (32.76%) Jenkins
4 17 (29.31%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 17 (29.31%) Git (software)
5 16 (27.59%) JIRA
6 8 (13.79%) Team Foundation Server
7 7 (12.07%) Maven
8 6 (10.34%) LoadRunner
8 6 (10.34%) RSpec
8 6 (10.34%) Zephyr
9 5 (8.62%) JMeter
9 5 (8.62%) WATIR
10 2 (3.45%) SpecFlow
11 1 (1.72%) JBehave
11 1 (1.72%) JUnit
11 1 (1.72%) WebDriver
General
1 15 (25.86%) Telecoms
2 9 (15.52%) Finance
2 9 (15.52%) Manufacturing
3 7 (12.07%) Electronics
3 7 (12.07%) Marketing
4 1 (1.72%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 30 (51.72%) Test Engineer
2 19 (32.76%) Integration Engineer
2 19 (32.76%) Test and Integration Engineer
3 10 (17.24%) Analyst
3 10 (17.24%) Test Analyst
4 9 (15.52%) Developer
4 9 (15.52%) Test Automation Engineer
5 7 (12.07%) Test Manager
6 6 (10.34%) Architect
6 6 (10.34%) Java Engineer
6 6 (10.34%) Software Architect
6 6 (10.34%) Test Architect
7 5 (8.62%) Automation Test Lead
7 5 (8.62%) Developer in Test
7 5 (8.62%) Test Automation Developer
8 4 (6.90%) Software Analyst
8 4 (6.90%) Software Test Analyst
9 3 (5.17%) Java Developer
9 3 (5.17%) Software Developer
10 2 (3.45%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (12.07%) REST
1 7 (12.07%) SOAP
2 6 (10.34%) .NET
2 6 (10.34%) Gherkin
2 6 (10.34%) Web Services
3 3 (5.17%) XML
4 2 (3.45%) ASP.NET
4 2 (3.45%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (3.45%) Visualforce
4 2 (3.45%) XSLT
5 1 (1.72%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.34%) Client/Server
1 6 (10.34%) Internet of Things
2 5 (8.62%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.45%) Cyberthreat
3 2 (3.45%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 36 (62.07%) Linux
2 30 (51.72%) Windows
3 7 (12.07%) Unix
4 6 (10.34%) Android
5 4 (6.90%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (79.31%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (60.34%) Cybersecurity
3 32 (55.17%) Continuous Integration
3 32 (55.17%) Scrum
4 30 (51.72%) Defect Tracking
5 28 (48.28%) Continuous Improvement
6 26 (44.83%) SDLC
7 25 (43.10%) DevOps
8 24 (41.38%) Automation Testing
8 24 (41.38%) Integration Testing
8 24 (41.38%) Performance Testing
9 23 (39.66%) Manual Testing
10 20 (34.48%) Software Engineering
10 20 (34.48%) TDD
11 19 (32.76%) Risk Analysis
11 19 (32.76%) Root Cause Analysis
11 19 (32.76%) System Integration Testing
11 19 (32.76%) System Testing
12 18 (31.03%) V-Model
12 18 (31.03%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 31 (53.45%) Python
2 24 (41.38%) Perl
3 19 (32.76%) Java
4 15 (25.86%) Ruby
5 13 (22.41%) Bash Shell
6 9 (15.52%) SQL
7 7 (12.07%) C#
7 7 (12.07%) JavaScript
8 6 (10.34%) Shell Script
8 6 (10.34%) VB
9 4 (6.90%) C++
9 4 (6.90%) Go
10 2 (3.45%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 15 (25.86%) ISEB
2 14 (24.14%) DV Cleared
2 14 (24.14%) Security Cleared
3 12 (20.69%) ISTQB
4 7 (12.07%) Degree
5 4 (6.90%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (13.79%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (8.62%) Puppet
2 4 (6.90%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 21 (36.21%) Oracle
2 7 (12.07%) Microsoft
2 7 (12.07%) SAP
3 6 (10.34%) HP
4 5 (8.62%) Rally
4 5 (8.62%) Salesforce.com
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