Period
to 19 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Gloucester 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 19 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Automated Testing
Gloucestershire > Gloucester
6 months to
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 29 29 26
Rank change year-on-year 0 -3 -2
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 16 53 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucester 5.73% 7.96% 9.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.30% 8.98% 10.71%
Number of salaries quoted 43 52 36
Gloucester median annual salary £50,000 £39,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +28.21% -12.36% -15.24%
10th Percentile £33,750 £27,975 £32,000
90th Percentile £56,250 £50,875 £65,000
Gloucestershire median annual salary £47,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +18.75% -5.88% +11.84%

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 Gloucester with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Gloucester
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 254 590 448
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucester 91.04% 88.59% 88.89%
Number of salaries quoted 208 558 375
Gloucester median annual salary £46,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.00% - -5.88%
10th Percentile £30,175 £24,775 £27,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £57,500 £63,750
Gloucestershire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

Test Automation
Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucester

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

Job vacancy trend for Test Automation in Gloucester

Test Automation
Salary Trend in Gloucester

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

Salary trend for Test Automation in Gloucester

Test Automation
Salary Histogram in Gloucester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Test Automation in Gloucester over the 6 months to 19 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Test Automation in Gloucester

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, 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 Gloucester region with a requirement for Test Automation.

1 14 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (56.25%) Selenium
3 8 (50.00%) QA
3 8 (50.00%) Test Scripting
3 8 (50.00%) Scrum
3 8 (50.00%) WebDriver
3 8 (50.00%) Functional Testing
4 7 (43.75%) Java
5 6 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (37.50%) Non-Functional Testing
5 6 (37.50%) Agile Testing
5 6 (37.50%) Microservices
5 6 (37.50%) Test Strategy
6 5 (31.25%) BDD
6 5 (31.25%) Git (software)
7 4 (25.00%) JavaScript
7 4 (25.00%) PHP
7 4 (25.00%) TDD
8 3 (18.75%) Maven
8 3 (18.75%) Software Testing
8 3 (18.75%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (18.75%) Integration Testing
8 3 (18.75%) Computer Science
8 3 (18.75%) SQL
8 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
8 3 (18.75%) Web Services
8 3 (18.75%) Python
8 3 (18.75%) LoadRunner
8 3 (18.75%) Regression Testing
8 3 (18.75%) JMeter

Test Automation
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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) OpenShift
2 1 (6.25%) Google App Engine
2 1 (6.25%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
2 2 (12.50%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 9 (56.25%) Selenium
2 8 (50.00%) WebDriver
3 5 (31.25%) Git (software)
4 3 (18.75%) Cucumber
4 3 (18.75%) GitLab
4 3 (18.75%) Gradle
4 3 (18.75%) Jenkins
4 3 (18.75%) JMeter
4 3 (18.75%) LoadRunner
4 3 (18.75%) Maven
5 2 (12.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (12.50%) JIRA
6 1 (6.25%) eggPlant
6 1 (6.25%) TestRail
6 1 (6.25%) Zephyr
General
1 1 (6.25%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Developer
2 4 (25.00%) PHP Developer
3 3 (18.75%) Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Team Leader
3 3 (18.75%) Test Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Test Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Test Leader
3 3 (18.75%) Test Team Leader
4 2 (12.50%) Java Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Python Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Software Test Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) C Software Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) C++ Software Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) FPGA Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Integration Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Java Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Radio Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Test Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (18.75%) Web Services
2 2 (12.50%) AngularJS
2 2 (12.50%) Django
2 2 (12.50%) jQuery
2 2 (12.50%) Spring
3 1 (6.25%) .NET
3 1 (6.25%) CSS
3 1 (6.25%) HTML
3 1 (6.25%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Computer Science
2 1 (6.25%) Algorithms
2 1 (6.25%) Device Driver
2 1 (6.25%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (6.25%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 1 (6.25%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Android
1 1 (6.25%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (50.00%) Functional Testing
2 8 (50.00%) Scrum
2 8 (50.00%) Test Scripting
3 6 (37.50%) Agile Testing
3 6 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (37.50%) Microservices
3 6 (37.50%) Non-Functional Testing
3 6 (37.50%) Test Strategy
4 5 (31.25%) BDD
5 4 (25.00%) TDD
6 3 (18.75%) Acceptance Criteria
6 3 (18.75%) Coaching
6 3 (18.75%) Integration Testing
6 3 (18.75%) Regression Testing
6 3 (18.75%) SDLC
6 3 (18.75%) Software Testing
6 3 (18.75%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (12.50%) Collaborative Working
7 2 (12.50%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 7 (43.75%) Java
2 4 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (25.00%) PHP
3 3 (18.75%) Python
3 3 (18.75%) SQL
4 2 (12.50%) C++
5 1 (6.25%) C
5 1 (6.25%) C#
5 1 (6.25%) Go
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) SC Cleared
1 2 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.25%) Degree
2 1 (6.25%) DV Cleared
2 1 (6.25%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (50.00%) QA
System Software
1 3 (18.75%) Docker
2 2 (12.50%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 1 (6.25%) Atlassian
1 1 (6.25%) Google