The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cirencester 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 / Cirencester
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 27 12 -
Rank change year-on-year -15 -  
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 8 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cirencester 5.52% 3.17% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.67% 3.70% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 0
Median salary £29,000 £33,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.43% -  
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  

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 Cirencester with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Cirencester
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 141 54 34
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cirencester 97.24% 85.71% 97.14%
Number of salaries quoted 383 450 77
Median salary £40,000 £51,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -21.56% +36.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,250 £37,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Test Automation
Job Vacancy Trend in Cirencester

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

Job vacancy trend for Test Automation in Cirencester

Test Automation
Salary Trend in Cirencester

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

Salary trend for Test Automation in Cirencester

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 Cirencester region with a requirement for Test Automation.

1 9 (69.23%) Stakeholder Management
1 9 (69.23%) Banking
1 9 (69.23%) Wealth Management
2 8 (61.54%) Integration Testing
2 8 (61.54%) Web Services
2 8 (61.54%) High Availability
2 8 (61.54%) Test Strategy
3 5 (38.46%) ISTQB
4 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (30.77%) Selenium
4 4 (30.77%) SQL
5 3 (23.08%) PHP
5 3 (23.08%) ISEB
5 3 (23.08%) Finance
5 3 (23.08%) TDD
5 3 (23.08%) Codeception
6 2 (15.38%) PHPUnit
6 2 (15.38%) Non-Functional Testing
6 2 (15.38%) Unit Testing
6 2 (15.38%) Git (software)
6 2 (15.38%) Test Scripting
6 2 (15.38%) Manual Testing
6 2 (15.38%) Games
6 2 (15.38%) Scrum
7 1 (7.69%) Migration
7 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
7 1 (7.69%) Data Migration
7 1 (7.69%) Degree
7 1 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (7.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification

Test Automation
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cirencester 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:

Development Applications
1 4 (30.77%) Selenium
2 3 (23.08%) Codeception
3 2 (15.38%) Git (software)
3 2 (15.38%) PHPUnit
4 1 (7.69%) Concordion
General
1 9 (69.23%) Banking
2 3 (23.08%) Finance
3 2 (15.38%) Games
4 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (69.23%) Test Manager
2 2 (15.38%) Software Test Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Test Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Manual Test Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Software Tester
3 1 (7.69%) Test Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Test Automation Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Tester
3 1 (7.69%) UAT Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) UAT Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (61.54%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (69.23%) Stakeholder Management
1 9 (69.23%) Wealth Management
2 8 (61.54%) High Availability
2 8 (61.54%) Integration Testing
2 8 (61.54%) Test Strategy
3 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (23.08%) TDD
5 2 (15.38%) Manual Testing
5 2 (15.38%) Non-Functional Testing
5 2 (15.38%) Scrum
5 2 (15.38%) Test Scripting
5 2 (15.38%) Unit Testing
6 1 (7.69%) Data Migration
6 1 (7.69%) Defect Management
6 1 (7.69%) Functional Testing
6 1 (7.69%) Migration
6 1 (7.69%) SDLC
6 1 (7.69%) Software Delivery
6 1 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (7.69%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 4 (30.77%) SQL
2 3 (23.08%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (38.46%) ISTQB
2 3 (23.08%) ISEB
3 1 (7.69%) Degree
3 1 (7.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification