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 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Automation
Rank 64 64 92
Rank change year-on-year
0 +28
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 18 18 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 2.18% 2.21% 0.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.91% 2.93% 0.69%
Number of salaries quoted 18 13 6
Average salary £35,000 £28,500 £21,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.80% +35.71%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -11.76%
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
618 614 872
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 75.00% 75.25% 72.13%
Number of salaries quoted 506 545 797
Average salary £38,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.33% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 27 August 2014.

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 27 August 2014. 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
Gloucester -2 5 £42,500 +49.12% 8
Cheltenham -8 5 £32,500 - 2
Tewkesbury +6 1 £52,500 +56.71%
Test Automation
South West

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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 25 (73.53%) Java
2 18 (52.94%) Scrum
2 18 (52.94%) QA
3 17 (50.00%) Selenium
4 14 (41.18%) JUnit
5 13 (38.24%) XML
5 13 (38.24%) Spring
5 13 (38.24%) jMock
5 13 (38.24%) JSON
5 13 (38.24%) RESTful
5 13 (38.24%) JBehave
5 13 (38.24%) Open Source
6 12 (35.29%) SQL
6 12 (35.29%) .NET
7 11 (32.35%) Test Scripting
8 10 (29.41%) Security Cleared
9 9 (26.47%) DV Cleared
9 9 (26.47%) JSF
10 8 (23.53%) Automated Testing
11 6 (17.65%) Information Security
12 5 (14.71%) Ruby
12 5 (14.71%) Software Testing
12 5 (14.71%) Perl
12 5 (14.71%) PHP
12 5 (14.71%) Python
12 5 (14.71%) Client/Server
12 5 (14.71%) Regression Testing
12 5 (14.71%) ISEB
12 5 (14.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 4 (11.76%) HP

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (2.94%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.94%) MySQL
1 1 (2.94%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 17 (50.00%) Selenium
2 14 (41.18%) JUnit
3 13 (38.24%) jMock
3 13 (38.24%) JBehave
4 3 (8.82%) SoapUI
4 3 (8.82%) Ranorex
4 3 (8.82%) QuickTest Pro
4 3 (8.82%) JMeter
5 2 (5.88%) WATIR
5 2 (5.88%) TestComplete
5 2 (5.88%) WatiN
5 2 (5.88%) FitNesse
6 1 (2.94%) WebDriver
6 1 (2.94%) Cucumber
General
1 2 (5.88%) Electronics
2 1 (2.94%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.94%) Finance
2 1 (2.94%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.94%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 15 (44.12%) Analyst
1 15 (44.12%) Test Analyst
2 13 (38.24%) Test Engineer
2 13 (38.24%) QA Engineer
2 13 (38.24%) QA Automation Engineer
2 13 (38.24%) Automation Engineer
2 13 (38.24%) Test Automation Engineer
3 5 (14.71%) Tester
4 3 (8.82%) QA Test Analyst
4 3 (8.82%) QA Tester
4 3 (8.82%) QA Analyst
5 2 (5.88%) Automated Test Analyst
5 2 (5.88%) Software Tester
5 2 (5.88%) Systems Test Analyst
5 2 (5.88%) Systems Analyst
6 1 (2.94%) Support Engineer
6 1 (2.94%) QA Manager
6 1 (2.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (2.94%) Developer
6 1 (2.94%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (38.24%) XML
1 13 (38.24%) Spring
1 13 (38.24%) JSON
1 13 (38.24%) RESTful
2 12 (35.29%) .NET
3 9 (26.47%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 13 (38.24%) Open Source
2 5 (14.71%) Client/Server
3 2 (5.88%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.94%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.88%) Windows
2 1 (2.94%) Linux
2 1 (2.94%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (52.94%) Scrum
2 11 (32.35%) Test Scripting
3 8 (23.53%) Automated Testing
4 6 (17.65%) Information Security
5 5 (14.71%) Software Testing
5 5 (14.71%) Regression Testing
6 2 (5.88%) Black-Box Testing
6 2 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (5.88%) Manual Testing
6 2 (5.88%) V-Model
6 2 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (5.88%) Unit Testing
7 1 (2.94%) Test Management
7 1 (2.94%) Digital Marketing
7 1 (2.94%) Programme Management
7 1 (2.94%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (2.94%) Configuration Management
7 1 (2.94%) Project Management
7 1 (2.94%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 25 (73.53%) Java
2 12 (35.29%) SQL
3 5 (14.71%) Python
3 5 (14.71%) Ruby
3 5 (14.71%) Perl
3 5 (14.71%) PHP
4 3 (8.82%) C#
Qualifications
1 10 (29.41%) Security Cleared
2 9 (26.47%) DV Cleared
3 5 (14.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 5 (14.71%) ISEB
4 2 (5.88%) Degree
5 1 (2.94%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.94%) ISTQB
5 1 (2.94%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (52.94%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.94%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (11.76%) HP
2 1 (2.94%) VMware
2 1 (2.94%) SAP
2 1 (2.94%) Microsoft
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