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 3 months to 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Automated Testing
Gloucestershire / Gloucester
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 27 37 42
Rank change year-on-year +10 +5  
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 16 8 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucester 6.81% 3.29% 2.98%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.96% 3.76% 3.42%
Number of salaries quoted 16 8 9
Median salary £40,000 £52,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -23.80% +16.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £34,500 £41,750 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £57,000 £53,000
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 Gloucester with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Gloucester
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 201 213 263
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Gloucester 85.53% 87.65% 87.09%
Number of salaries quoted 180 127 222
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,500 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Test Automation
Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucester

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

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 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Test Automation in Gloucester

For the 6 months to 24 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 Gloucester region with a requirement for Test Automation.

1 37 (72.55%) Java
2 36 (70.59%) C#
3 34 (66.67%) Selenium
4 30 (58.82%) Security Cleared
4 30 (58.82%) Cucumber
5 29 (56.86%) Non-Functional Testing
5 29 (56.86%) DV Cleared
5 29 (56.86%) C++
5 29 (56.86%) Agile Software Development
6 24 (47.06%) ISTQB
7 23 (45.10%) ISEB
7 23 (45.10%) LoadRunner
8 19 (37.25%) Linux
9 18 (35.29%) Cybersecurity
10 17 (33.33%) Functional Testing
10 17 (33.33%) Python
10 17 (33.33%) Test Scripting
11 16 (31.37%) Ruby
11 16 (31.37%) Test Strategy
12 15 (29.41%) JUnit
13 13 (25.49%) SQL
14 12 (23.53%) HP
14 12 (23.53%) JMeter
14 12 (23.53%) HP Quality Center
14 12 (23.53%) User Acceptance Testing
14 12 (23.53%) Scenario Testing
14 12 (23.53%) User Stories
15 11 (21.57%) JIRA
15 11 (21.57%) OpenUP
15 11 (21.57%) TestNG

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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (5.88%) IIS
1 3 (5.88%) Tomcat
1 3 (5.88%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 5 (9.80%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.96%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.88%) SQL Server
1 3 (5.88%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 34 (66.67%) Selenium
2 30 (58.82%) Cucumber
3 23 (45.10%) LoadRunner
4 15 (29.41%) JUnit
5 12 (23.53%) JMeter
6 11 (21.57%) JIRA
6 11 (21.57%) TestNG
7 8 (15.69%) WebDriver
8 5 (9.80%) SoapUI
9 4 (7.84%) Visual Studio
10 3 (5.88%) Eclipse
10 3 (5.88%) Maven
10 3 (5.88%) Subversion
11 2 (3.92%) SpecFlow
12 1 (1.96%) IDA Disassembler
12 1 (1.96%) Metasploit
12 1 (1.96%) Selenium IDE
12 1 (1.96%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 10 (19.61%) Finance
2 5 (9.80%) Electronics
2 5 (9.80%) Manufacturing
2 5 (9.80%) Marketing
2 5 (9.80%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (35.29%) Analyst
1 18 (35.29%) Test Analyst
2 14 (27.45%) Test Engineer
3 12 (23.53%) Software Analyst
3 12 (23.53%) Software Test Analyst
3 12 (23.53%) Tester
4 9 (17.65%) Test Automation Engineer
5 6 (11.76%) Automation Tester
6 5 (9.80%) Software Test Engineer
7 3 (5.88%) Automation Test Lead
7 3 (5.88%) Integration Engineer
7 3 (5.88%) Junior
7 3 (5.88%) Junior Tester
7 3 (5.88%) Software Engineer
7 3 (5.88%) Software Integration Engineer
7 3 (5.88%) Test and Integration Engineer
8 2 (3.92%) Java Engineer
8 2 (3.92%) QA Engineer
8 2 (3.92%) Software QA Engineer
8 2 (3.92%) Web Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (15.69%) REST
2 7 (13.73%) SOAP
3 5 (9.80%) .NET
3 5 (9.80%) JSON
4 4 (7.84%) Gherkin
4 4 (7.84%) Web Services
5 3 (5.88%) .NET Framework
5 3 (5.88%) ASP.NET
5 3 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (5.88%) ASP.NET Web API
5 3 (5.88%) EJB
5 3 (5.88%) Hibernate
5 3 (5.88%) Java SE
5 3 (5.88%) Middleware
5 3 (5.88%) RESTful
5 3 (5.88%) Spring
6 2 (3.92%) J2EE
6 2 (3.92%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.88%) Mainframe
1 3 (5.88%) User Experience
2 2 (3.92%) Cyber Defence
3 1 (1.96%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.96%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 19 (37.25%) Linux
2 9 (17.65%) Unix
2 9 (17.65%) Windows
3 2 (3.92%) Android
3 2 (3.92%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (56.86%) Agile Software Development
1 29 (56.86%) Non-Functional Testing
2 18 (35.29%) Cybersecurity
3 17 (33.33%) Functional Testing
3 17 (33.33%) Test Scripting
4 16 (31.37%) Test Strategy
5 12 (23.53%) Scenario Testing
5 12 (23.53%) User Acceptance Testing
5 12 (23.53%) User Stories
6 11 (21.57%) OpenUP
7 5 (9.80%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (9.80%) Digital Marketing
7 5 (9.80%) Programme Management
7 5 (9.80%) Software Engineering
7 5 (9.80%) Unit Testing
7 5 (9.80%) Wealth Management
8 4 (7.84%) BDD
8 4 (7.84%) OO
8 4 (7.84%) Scrum
8 4 (7.84%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 37 (72.55%) Java
2 36 (70.59%) C#
3 29 (56.86%) C++
4 17 (33.33%) Python
5 16 (31.37%) Ruby
6 13 (25.49%) SQL
7 5 (9.80%) Perl
8 2 (3.92%) VB
9 1 (1.96%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 30 (58.82%) Security Cleared
2 29 (56.86%) DV Cleared
3 24 (47.06%) ISTQB
4 23 (45.10%) ISEB
5 3 (5.88%) SC Cleared
6 2 (3.92%) Degree
6 2 (3.92%) Master's Degree
6 2 (3.92%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (13.73%) QA
2 3 (5.88%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 3 (5.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (5.88%) Hyper-V
1 3 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 12 (23.53%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (23.53%) HP
2 5 (9.80%) SAP
3 3 (5.88%) IBM
3 3 (5.88%) VMware
4 2 (3.92%) Microsoft
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £70,000 - £80,000 (Plus excellent Package!!)
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000 - £70,000 (Plus excellent Package!!)
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
CGI
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago