The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheltenham with a requirement for Automation Testing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Automation Testing over the 3 months to 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Automation Testing
Gloucestershire / Cheltenham
Rank 44 46 -
Rank change year-on-year +2 -  
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 6 11 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheltenham 2.68% 2.13% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.05% 2.39% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 7 0
Median salary £32,500 £50,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -35.00% -  
UK excluding London median salary £38,500 £35,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% -12.50%  

Automation Testing is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheltenham with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Cheltenham
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 197 461 350
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cheltenham 87.95% 89.34% 89.74%
Number of salaries quoted 153 252 281
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +14.45%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Automation Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheltenham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheltenham citing Automation Testing as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Automation Testing in Cheltenham

Automation Testing
Salary Trend in Cheltenham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Automation Testing in Cheltenham.

Salary trend for Automation Testing in Cheltenham

Automation Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, IT jobs citing Automation Testing 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 Cheltenham region with a requirement for Automation Testing.

1 6 (75.00%) Selenium
1 6 (75.00%) QA
2 5 (62.50%) Functional Testing
2 5 (62.50%) SQL
3 4 (50.00%) SOAP
3 4 (50.00%) XML
3 4 (50.00%) XML Messaging
3 4 (50.00%) Back Office
3 4 (50.00%) Finance
3 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (50.00%) SoapUI
4 3 (37.50%) ISTQB
4 3 (37.50%) Python
5 2 (25.00%) ISEB
5 2 (25.00%) Windows
5 2 (25.00%) Linux
5 2 (25.00%) Java
5 2 (25.00%) Scrum
5 2 (25.00%) Ruby
5 2 (25.00%) Jenkins
5 2 (25.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (25.00%) Test Automation
5 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
5 2 (25.00%) Bash Shell
6 1 (12.50%) Cucumber
6 1 (12.50%) Puppet
6 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
6 1 (12.50%) Hadoop

Automation Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham 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 1 (12.50%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) Apache Accumulo
1 1 (12.50%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 6 (75.00%) Selenium
2 4 (50.00%) SoapUI
3 2 (25.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (25.00%) Jenkins
4 1 (12.50%) Cucumber
4 1 (12.50%) Gatling
4 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
4 1 (12.50%) JIRA
4 1 (12.50%) JMeter
4 1 (12.50%) SpecFlow
4 1 (12.50%) Visual Studio
4 1 (12.50%) WATIR
General
1 4 (50.00%) Back Office
1 4 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing
2 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Test Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Test Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Test Automation Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Test Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Automation Test Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) DV Cleared Test Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) QA Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) QA Test Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Test Scripter
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) SOAP
1 4 (50.00%) XML
1 4 (50.00%) XML Messaging
2 1 (12.50%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Linux
1 2 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Functional Testing
2 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (25.00%) Scrum
3 2 (25.00%) Test Automation
3 2 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Automated Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Configuration Management
4 1 (12.50%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (12.50%) Defect Tracking
4 1 (12.50%) DevOps
4 1 (12.50%) ERP
4 1 (12.50%) Non-Functional Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Performance Testing
4 1 (12.50%) SDLC
4 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
4 1 (12.50%) TDD
4 1 (12.50%) Test Scripting
4 1 (12.50%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) SQL
2 3 (37.50%) Python
3 2 (25.00%) Bash Shell
3 2 (25.00%) Java
3 2 (25.00%) Ruby
4 1 (12.50%) C#
4 1 (12.50%) C++
4 1 (12.50%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) ISTQB
2 2 (25.00%) ISEB
2 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (12.50%) Degree
3 1 (12.50%) DV Cleared
3 1 (12.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (75.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) CA Agile Central