Period
to 18 November 2017

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 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Automated Testing
Gloucestershire > Gloucester
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 41 38 26
Rank change year-on-year -3 -12 -3
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 11 39 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucester 3.38% 6.25% 8.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.87% 7.26% 9.30%
Number of salaries quoted 25 36 35
Gloucester median annual salary £52,500 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +31.25% -5.88% -15.00%
10th Percentile £36,500 £30,000 £31,550
90th Percentile £56,250 £54,625 £65,000
Gloucestershire median annual salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.19% +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 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 284 537 484
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucester 87.38% 86.06% 87.36%
Number of salaries quoted 245 505 436
Gloucester median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -2.44% +2.50%
10th Percentile £30,100 £25,000 £26,625
90th Percentile £64,000 £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 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Test Automation in Gloucester

For the 6 months to 18 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 Gloucester region with a requirement for Test Automation.

1 10 (90.91%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (81.82%) Selenium
3 7 (63.64%) Test Scripting
4 6 (54.55%) Cucumber
4 6 (54.55%) Functional Testing
4 6 (54.55%) Non-Functional Testing
4 6 (54.55%) LoadRunner
5 5 (45.45%) JMeter
5 5 (45.45%) Scrum
5 5 (45.45%) Test Strategy
5 5 (45.45%) WebDriver
6 4 (36.36%) ISEB
6 4 (36.36%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (36.36%) C#
6 4 (36.36%) Java
6 4 (36.36%) SQL
7 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
7 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
7 3 (27.27%) C++
7 3 (27.27%) Software Testing
7 3 (27.27%) ISTQB
7 3 (27.27%) JIRA
7 3 (27.27%) QA
7 3 (27.27%) Git (software)
7 3 (27.27%) Agile Testing
7 3 (27.27%) DV Cleared
7 3 (27.27%) Security Cleared
7 3 (27.27%) Coaching
7 3 (27.27%) Microservices
8 2 (18.18%) Collaborative Working

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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
2 2 (18.18%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 9 (81.82%) Selenium
2 6 (54.55%) Cucumber
2 6 (54.55%) LoadRunner
3 5 (45.45%) JMeter
3 5 (45.45%) WebDriver
4 3 (27.27%) Git (software)
4 3 (27.27%) JIRA
5 2 (18.18%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (9.09%) JUnit
6 1 (9.09%) TestNG
General
1 1 (9.09%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Analyst
1 5 (45.45%) Test Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Team Leader
2 3 (27.27%) Test Leader
2 3 (27.27%) Test Team Leader
3 2 (18.18%) Developer
3 2 (18.18%) PHP Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Java Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) JavaScript Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Software Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Software Test Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) jQuery
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Linux
1 2 (18.18%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (90.91%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (63.64%) Test Scripting
3 6 (54.55%) Functional Testing
3 6 (54.55%) Non-Functional Testing
4 5 (45.45%) Scrum
4 5 (45.45%) Test Strategy
5 4 (36.36%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (27.27%) Agile Testing
6 3 (27.27%) Coaching
6 3 (27.27%) Microservices
6 3 (27.27%) Software Testing
7 2 (18.18%) BDD
7 2 (18.18%) Collaborative Working
7 2 (18.18%) Cybersecurity
7 2 (18.18%) Kanban
7 2 (18.18%) Manual Testing
7 2 (18.18%) OOD
7 2 (18.18%) OOP
7 2 (18.18%) Regression Testing
7 2 (18.18%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) C#
1 4 (36.36%) Java
1 4 (36.36%) SQL
2 3 (27.27%) C++
2 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
3 2 (18.18%) PHP
3 2 (18.18%) Python
3 2 (18.18%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) ISEB
2 3 (27.27%) DV Cleared
2 3 (27.27%) ISTQB
2 3 (27.27%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (27.27%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) HP