Period
to 24 November 2017

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 6 months to 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Automated Testing
Gloucestershire > Cheltenham
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 49 45 58
Rank change year-on-year -4 +13 +6
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 33 53 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheltenham 6.93% 6.46% 4.04%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.66% 7.10% 4.39%
Number of salaries quoted 37 44 24
Cheltenham median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +20.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £34,450 £26,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £52,500 £64,250 £62,275
Gloucestershire median annual salary £45,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% +5.00% +5.26%

Test Automation is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheltenham with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Cheltenham
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 431 747 615
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheltenham 90.55% 90.99% 92.07%
Number of salaries quoted 377 633 488
Cheltenham median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +12.50% -
10th Percentile £23,450 £28,050 £26,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £65,000 £65,000
Gloucestershire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

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 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Test Automation in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 18 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (45.45%) Selenium
2 15 (45.45%) Scrum
3 13 (39.39%) Test Strategy
4 12 (36.36%) C#
4 12 (36.36%) Java
5 10 (30.30%) Software Testing
5 10 (30.30%) Finance
5 10 (30.30%) BDD
6 9 (27.27%) Software Delivery
6 9 (27.27%) J2EE
6 9 (27.27%) XML
6 9 (27.27%) JIRA
7 8 (24.24%) Degree
7 8 (24.24%) User Acceptance Testing
7 8 (24.24%) Performance Testing
7 8 (24.24%) Security Cleared
7 8 (24.24%) MySQL
7 8 (24.24%) User Stories
7 8 (24.24%) SDLC
8 7 (21.21%) Cybersecurity
8 7 (21.21%) Coaching
8 7 (21.21%) Telecoms
8 7 (21.21%) Python
8 7 (21.21%) Android
8 7 (21.21%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (21.21%) Marketing
8 7 (21.21%) Software Engineering
8 7 (21.21%) TDD
9 6 (18.18%) Programme Management

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 6 (18.18%) Confluence
2 5 (15.15%) Mule
2 5 (15.15%) Mule ESB
3 4 (12.12%) Anypoint
3 4 (12.12%) Apache
3 4 (12.12%) GlassFish
3 4 (12.12%) Tomcat
3 4 (12.12%) WebLogic
3 4 (12.12%) WebSphere
4 1 (3.03%) Apache Pig
Cloud Services
1 5 (15.15%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (3.03%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (15.15%) Internet
2 2 (6.06%) SSL
3 1 (3.03%) Firewall
3 1 (3.03%) HTTP
3 1 (3.03%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (24.24%) MySQL
2 6 (18.18%) SQL Server
3 5 (15.15%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (12.12%) MongoDB
5 3 (9.09%) Azure SQL Database
6 2 (6.06%) Big Data
7 1 (3.03%) Amazon Redshift
7 1 (3.03%) Apache Hive
7 1 (3.03%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (3.03%) Hadoop
7 1 (3.03%) MariaDB
7 1 (3.03%) MySQL Workbench
7 1 (3.03%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 15 (45.45%) Selenium
2 9 (27.27%) JIRA
3 6 (18.18%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 6 (18.18%) Cucumber
3 6 (18.18%) Git (software)
3 6 (18.18%) SpecFlow
4 5 (15.15%) Visual Studio
5 4 (12.12%) Eclipse
5 4 (12.12%) Gradle
5 4 (12.12%) JUnit
5 4 (12.12%) Maven
5 4 (12.12%) NUnit
5 4 (12.12%) SoapUI
5 4 (12.12%) TeamCity
5 4 (12.12%) Visual Studio Team System
6 3 (9.09%) WebDriver
7 2 (6.06%) JMeter
7 2 (6.06%) LoadRunner
8 1 (3.03%) Bitbucket
8 1 (3.03%) Robot Framework
General
1 10 (30.30%) Finance
2 7 (21.21%) Marketing
2 7 (21.21%) Telecoms
3 6 (18.18%) Electronics
3 6 (18.18%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 11 (33.33%) Test Engineer
2 8 (24.24%) Analyst
2 8 (24.24%) Test Analyst
3 6 (18.18%) Software Engineer
4 5 (15.15%) Developer
4 5 (15.15%) Integration Engineer
4 5 (15.15%) Team Leader
4 5 (15.15%) Test and Integration Engineer
5 4 (12.12%) Automation Test Analyst
5 4 (12.12%) Developer in Test
5 4 (12.12%) Test Automation Developer
5 4 (12.12%) Test Automation Engineer
5 4 (12.12%) Test Team Leader
6 3 (9.09%) QA Analyst
6 3 (9.09%) QA Test Analyst
6 3 (9.09%) Tester
7 2 (6.06%) C# Developer
7 2 (6.06%) Senior Software Engineer
8 1 (3.03%) Senior Analyst
8 1 (3.03%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (27.27%) J2EE
1 9 (27.27%) XML
2 6 (18.18%) REST
2 6 (18.18%) SOAP
2 6 (18.18%) Web Services
3 5 (15.15%) JSON
3 5 (15.15%) Spring
4 4 (12.12%) Hibernate
4 4 (12.12%) JMS
4 4 (12.12%) RAML
4 4 (12.12%) WSDL
4 4 (12.12%) XSD
4 4 (12.12%) XSLT
5 1 (3.03%) .NET
5 1 (3.03%) ASP.NET
5 1 (3.03%) Gherkin
5 1 (3.03%) LAMP
5 1 (3.03%) Node.js
5 1 (3.03%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (3.03%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.15%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (3.03%) Cybercrime
2 1 (3.03%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.03%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (21.21%) Android
2 6 (18.18%) Apple iOS
3 5 (15.15%) Unix
4 1 (3.03%) Linux
4 1 (3.03%) Mac OS X
4 1 (3.03%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (45.45%) Scrum
3 13 (39.39%) Test Strategy
4 10 (30.30%) BDD
4 10 (30.30%) Software Testing
5 9 (27.27%) Software Delivery
6 8 (24.24%) Performance Testing
6 8 (24.24%) SDLC
6 8 (24.24%) User Acceptance Testing
6 8 (24.24%) User Stories
7 7 (21.21%) Coaching
7 7 (21.21%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (21.21%) Cybersecurity
7 7 (21.21%) Software Engineering
7 7 (21.21%) TDD
8 6 (18.18%) Analytics
8 6 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (18.18%) Digital Marketing
8 6 (18.18%) Mentoring
8 6 (18.18%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (36.36%) C#
1 12 (36.36%) Java
2 7 (21.21%) Python
3 6 (18.18%) C++
4 5 (15.15%) Perl
4 5 (15.15%) SQL
4 5 (15.15%) VB
5 4 (12.12%) Groovy
5 4 (12.12%) XPath
6 1 (3.03%) Apex Code
6 1 (3.03%) Bash Shell
6 1 (3.03%) C
6 1 (3.03%) JavaScript
6 1 (3.03%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 8 (24.24%) Degree
1 8 (24.24%) Security Cleared
2 4 (12.12%) ISEB
2 4 (12.12%) ISTQB
3 2 (6.06%) DV Cleared
4 1 (3.03%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.09%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.03%) Docker
1 1 (3.03%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (15.15%) CloudHub
2 1 (3.03%) Puppet
2 1 (3.03%) Salt
Vendors
1 6 (18.18%) SAP
2 5 (15.15%) MuleSoft
3 4 (12.12%) IBM
3 4 (12.12%) Oracle
4 1 (3.03%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.03%) Salesforce.com