The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Gloucester with a requirement for Automated Testing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Automated Testing over the 3 months to 30 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Automated Testing
Gloucestershire / Gloucester
3 months to
30 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 31 - 57
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 5 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucester 2.53% - 0.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.96% - 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 1
Median salary £45,000 - £35,000
UK excluding London median salary £43,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +7.50% -  

Automated 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 Gloucester with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Gloucester
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 169 215 284
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Gloucester 85.35% 89.96% 88.75%
Number of salaries quoted 155 119 237
Median salary £42,500 £51,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.66% +2.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £32,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £70,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Automated Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucester

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

Job vacancy trend for Automated Testing in Gloucester

Automated Testing
Salary Trend in Gloucester

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

Salary trend for Automated Testing in Gloucester

For the 6 months to 30 April 2017, IT jobs citing Automated 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 Gloucester region with a requirement for Automated Testing.

1 8 (88.89%) Finance
2 6 (66.67%) Functional Testing
2 6 (66.67%) Non-Functional Testing
3 5 (55.56%) Wealth Management
3 5 (55.56%) SoapUI
3 5 (55.56%) JSON
4 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (33.33%) Programme Management
5 3 (33.33%) Manufacturing
5 3 (33.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 3 (33.33%) Marketing
5 3 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (33.33%) Electronics
5 3 (33.33%) Telecoms
5 3 (33.33%) Java
5 3 (33.33%) SAP
5 3 (33.33%) Digital Marketing
6 2 (22.22%) Test Automation
6 2 (22.22%) WebDriver
6 2 (22.22%) REST
6 2 (22.22%) Process Improvement
6 2 (22.22%) Gherkin
6 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
6 2 (22.22%) Cucumber
6 2 (22.22%) SOAP
6 2 (22.22%) Unix
6 2 (22.22%) Linux
6 2 (22.22%) JUnit
6 2 (22.22%) C#
6 2 (22.22%) Ruby

Automated Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Gloucester 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:

Business Applications
1 3 (33.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Development Applications
1 5 (55.56%) SoapUI
2 2 (22.22%) Cucumber
2 2 (22.22%) JUnit
2 2 (22.22%) Selenium
2 2 (22.22%) WebDriver
General
1 8 (88.89%) Finance
2 3 (33.33%) Electronics
2 3 (33.33%) Manufacturing
2 3 (33.33%) Marketing
2 3 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) Tester
2 2 (22.22%) Automation Tester
2 2 (22.22%) Junior
2 2 (22.22%) Junior Tester
3 1 (11.11%) Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Research Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Test Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (55.56%) JSON
2 2 (22.22%) Gherkin
2 2 (22.22%) REST
2 2 (22.22%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Linux
1 2 (22.22%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Functional Testing
1 6 (66.67%) Non-Functional Testing
2 5 (55.56%) Wealth Management
3 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (33.33%) Digital Marketing
4 3 (33.33%) Programme Management
5 2 (22.22%) Process Improvement
5 2 (22.22%) Test Automation
6 1 (11.11%) Cryptography
6 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Management
6 1 (11.11%) Manual Testing
6 1 (11.11%) Reverse Engineering
6 1 (11.11%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) Java
2 2 (22.22%) C#
2 2 (22.22%) Ruby
3 1 (11.11%) C
3 1 (11.11%) C++
3 1 (11.11%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
2 1 (11.11%) DV Cleared
2 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) SAP