The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheltenham with a requirement for Test Automation skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Test Automation over the 3 months to 29 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Automated Testing
Gloucestershire > Cheltenham
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 42 17 23
Rank change year-on-year -25 +6  
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 12 53 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheltenham 5.17% 13.05% 8.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.61% 14.80% 10.13%
Number of salaries quoted 10 46 30
Cheltenham median annual salary £30,000 £50,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -40.00% +17.64%  
10th Percentile £21,250 £32,500 £31,025
90th Percentile £50,750 £73,750 £47,500
Gloucestershire median annual salary £40,000 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -15.78% +11.76%  

Test Automation 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 214 358 306
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cheltenham 92.24% 88.18% 86.93%
Number of salaries quoted 863 1426 1079
Cheltenham median annual salary £46,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.15% +5.55%  
10th Percentile £21,250 £32,500 £27,250
90th Percentile £63,750 £58,750 £66,250
Gloucestershire median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% +5.55%  

Test Automation
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheltenham

Job postings citing Test Automation as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheltenham.

Job vacancy trend for Test Automation in Cheltenham

Test Automation
Salary Trend in Cheltenham

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

Salary trend for Test Automation in Cheltenham

Test Automation
Salary Histogram in Cheltenham

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Test Automation in Cheltenham over the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Test Automation in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 Cheltenham region with a requirement for Test Automation.

1 21 (61.76%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (52.94%) Java
3 13 (38.24%) SOAP
4 11 (32.35%) XML
4 11 (32.35%) C#
4 11 (32.35%) SoapUI
5 10 (29.41%) BDD
5 10 (29.41%) Cybersecurity
5 10 (29.41%) Finance
5 10 (29.41%) TDD
5 10 (29.41%) Software Engineering
6 9 (26.47%) Security Cleared
7 8 (23.53%) IBM
7 8 (23.53%) Hibernate
7 8 (23.53%) C++
7 8 (23.53%) SQL Server
7 8 (23.53%) Tomcat
7 8 (23.53%) Eclipse
7 8 (23.53%) Android
7 8 (23.53%) Selenium
7 8 (23.53%) User Acceptance Testing
7 8 (23.53%) WebSphere
7 8 (23.53%) Degree
7 8 (23.53%) Spring
7 8 (23.53%) Maven
7 8 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
7 8 (23.53%) Apple iOS
7 8 (23.53%) REST
7 8 (23.53%) Functional Testing
7 8 (23.53%) Continuous Deployment

Test Automation
Co-occurring 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 8 (23.53%) Tomcat
1 8 (23.53%) WebSphere
2 4 (11.76%) Anypoint
2 4 (11.76%) Apache
2 4 (11.76%) Confluence
2 4 (11.76%) GlassFish
2 4 (11.76%) IIS
2 4 (11.76%) Mule
2 4 (11.76%) Mule ESB
2 4 (11.76%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 3 (8.82%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (11.76%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.94%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (2.94%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.76%) Internet
2 2 (5.88%) Network Security
2 2 (5.88%) TCP/IP
2 2 (5.88%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (23.53%) SQL Server
2 4 (11.76%) MongoDB
2 4 (11.76%) MySQL
2 4 (11.76%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (11.76%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.94%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 11 (32.35%) SoapUI
2 8 (23.53%) Eclipse
2 8 (23.53%) Maven
2 8 (23.53%) Selenium
3 5 (14.71%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 5 (14.71%) Cucumber
3 5 (14.71%) Git (software)
3 5 (14.71%) Visual Studio
4 4 (11.76%) Gradle
4 4 (11.76%) JIRA
4 4 (11.76%) JUnit
4 4 (11.76%) Subversion
5 3 (8.82%) SpecFlow
6 2 (5.88%) Jenkins
6 2 (5.88%) Metasploit
7 1 (2.94%) Gatling
7 1 (2.94%) LoadRunner
7 1 (2.94%) RSpec
7 1 (2.94%) WebDriver
General
1 10 (29.41%) Finance
2 5 (14.71%) Electronics
3 4 (11.76%) Back Office
3 4 (11.76%) Manufacturing
3 4 (11.76%) Telecoms
4 3 (8.82%) Marketing
5 2 (5.88%) Legal
Job Titles
1 9 (26.47%) Software Engineer
1 9 (26.47%) Test Engineer
2 7 (20.59%) Analyst
2 7 (20.59%) Test Analyst
3 5 (14.71%) Junior
3 5 (14.71%) Junior Analyst
3 5 (14.71%) Junior Test Analyst
4 3 (8.82%) C# Software Engineer
4 3 (8.82%) Cybersecurity Engineer
4 3 (8.82%) Graduate
4 3 (8.82%) Graduate Analyst
4 3 (8.82%) Graduate Test Analyst
4 3 (8.82%) Research Engineer
4 3 (8.82%) Security Engineer
4 3 (8.82%) Senior Tester
4 3 (8.82%) Tester
5 2 (5.88%) Java Software Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Security Researcher
5 2 (5.88%) Test Manager
5 2 (5.88%) Vulnerability Researcher
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (38.24%) SOAP
2 11 (32.35%) XML
3 8 (23.53%) Hibernate
3 8 (23.53%) REST
3 8 (23.53%) Spring
4 7 (20.59%) J2EE
4 7 (20.59%) JSON
5 5 (14.71%) Web Services
6 4 (11.76%) .NET
6 4 (11.76%) .NET Framework
6 4 (11.76%) ASP.NET
6 4 (11.76%) EJB
6 4 (11.76%) Java SE
6 4 (11.76%) JMS
6 4 (11.76%) Middleware
6 4 (11.76%) RESTful
6 4 (11.76%) WSDL
6 4 (11.76%) XML Messaging
6 4 (11.76%) XSD
6 4 (11.76%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 8 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (14.71%) Embedded Systems
3 4 (11.76%) Mainframe
3 4 (11.76%) User Experience
4 1 (2.94%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.94%) Cyberthreat
4 1 (2.94%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 8 (23.53%) Android
1 8 (23.53%) Apple iOS
2 5 (14.71%) Linux
2 5 (14.71%) Windows
3 4 (11.76%) Unix
4 3 (8.82%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (61.76%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (29.41%) BDD
2 10 (29.41%) Cybersecurity
2 10 (29.41%) Software Engineering
2 10 (29.41%) TDD
3 8 (23.53%) Continuous Deployment
3 8 (23.53%) Functional Testing
3 8 (23.53%) User Acceptance Testing
4 6 (17.65%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (17.65%) Scrum
4 6 (17.65%) Test Scripting
5 5 (14.71%) Cryptography
5 5 (14.71%) Manual Testing
5 5 (14.71%) Non-Functional Testing
5 5 (14.71%) Reverse Engineering
5 5 (14.71%) Software Testing
5 5 (14.71%) Unit Testing
6 4 (11.76%) Customer Insight
6 4 (11.76%) Digital Transformation Programme
6 4 (11.76%) Performance Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 18 (52.94%) Java
2 11 (32.35%) C#
3 8 (23.53%) C++
4 7 (20.59%) Python
5 6 (17.65%) SQL
6 4 (11.76%) Groovy
6 4 (11.76%) VB
6 4 (11.76%) XPath
7 3 (8.82%) C
7 3 (8.82%) Perl
8 1 (2.94%) Bash Shell
8 1 (2.94%) JavaScript
8 1 (2.94%) Objective-C
8 1 (2.94%) Ruby
8 1 (2.94%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 9 (26.47%) Security Cleared
2 8 (23.53%) Degree
3 5 (14.71%) DV Cleared
4 3 (8.82%) ISEB
5 2 (5.88%) CEH
5 2 (5.88%) CREST Certified
5 2 (5.88%) EC-Council LPT
5 2 (5.88%) ECSA
5 2 (5.88%) EnCE
5 2 (5.88%) GCFA
5 2 (5.88%) GIAC
5 2 (5.88%) GPEN
5 2 (5.88%) ISTQB
5 2 (5.88%) Numerate Degree
6 1 (2.94%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (14.71%) QA
2 4 (11.76%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 4 (11.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 4 (11.76%) CloudHub
2 2 (5.88%) EnCase
Vendors
1 8 (23.53%) IBM
2 4 (11.76%) MuleSoft
2 4 (11.76%) Oracle
3 3 (8.82%) SAP
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Just Education
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Iress
Posted: 13 days ago