Period
to 24 July 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 24 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Automated Testing
Gloucestershire > Gloucester
6 months to
24 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 20 41 46
Rank change year-on-year +21 +5 -25
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 40 21 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucester 9.66% 4.37% 4.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.17% 5.05% 4.68%
Number of salaries quoted 37 19 25
Gloucester median annual salary £40,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.79% +5.56% +32.35%
10th Percentile £29,900 £38,000 £25,250
90th Percentile £49,000 £63,750 £60,000
Gloucestershire median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -11.11% +5.88% +21.43%

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 358 416 513
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Gloucester 86.47% 86.49% 88.91%
Number of salaries quoted 321 278 452
Gloucester median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,250
Median salary % change year-on-year - +0.59% +11.18%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £67,900 £68,750
Gloucestershire median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year -5.56% +8.43% +3.75%

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 24 July 2017.

Salary histogram for Test Automation in Gloucester

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 31 (77.50%) Java
2 28 (70.00%) C#
3 27 (67.50%) Selenium
4 26 (65.00%) Cucumber
5 25 (62.50%) DV Cleared
5 25 (62.50%) Security Cleared
6 24 (60.00%) Non-Functional Testing
6 24 (60.00%) C++
6 24 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
7 21 (52.50%) ISTQB
8 20 (50.00%) ISEB
8 20 (50.00%) LoadRunner
9 16 (40.00%) Linux
10 14 (35.00%) Python
10 14 (35.00%) JUnit
10 14 (35.00%) Ruby
10 14 (35.00%) Cybersecurity
10 14 (35.00%) Functional Testing
11 13 (32.50%) Test Strategy
11 13 (32.50%) Test Scripting
12 11 (27.50%) User Acceptance Testing
12 11 (27.50%) User Stories
12 11 (27.50%) Scenario Testing
13 10 (25.00%) HP
13 10 (25.00%) JMeter
13 10 (25.00%) SQL
13 10 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
13 10 (25.00%) JIRA
13 10 (25.00%) OpenUP
13 10 (25.00%) 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 (7.50%) IIS
1 3 (7.50%) Tomcat
1 3 (7.50%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.50%) SQL Server
1 3 (7.50%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 27 (67.50%) Selenium
2 26 (65.00%) Cucumber
3 20 (50.00%) LoadRunner
4 14 (35.00%) JUnit
5 10 (25.00%) JIRA
5 10 (25.00%) JMeter
5 10 (25.00%) TestNG
6 5 (12.50%) WebDriver
7 4 (10.00%) Visual Studio
8 3 (7.50%) Eclipse
8 3 (7.50%) Maven
8 3 (7.50%) SoapUI
8 3 (7.50%) Subversion
9 1 (2.50%) Selenium IDE
9 1 (2.50%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (17.50%) Finance
2 4 (10.00%) Electronics
2 4 (10.00%) Manufacturing
2 4 (10.00%) Marketing
2 4 (10.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (40.00%) Analyst
1 16 (40.00%) Test Analyst
2 11 (27.50%) Software Analyst
2 11 (27.50%) Software Test Analyst
2 11 (27.50%) Test Engineer
3 8 (20.00%) Tester
4 7 (17.50%) Test Automation Engineer
5 5 (12.50%) Automation Tester
6 4 (10.00%) Software Test Engineer
7 3 (7.50%) Software Engineer
8 2 (5.00%) Automation Test Lead
8 2 (5.00%) Integration Engineer
8 2 (5.00%) Java Engineer
8 2 (5.00%) Java Software Engineer
8 2 (5.00%) Junior
8 2 (5.00%) Junior Tester
8 2 (5.00%) QA Engineer
8 2 (5.00%) Software Integration Engineer
8 2 (5.00%) Software QA Engineer
8 2 (5.00%) Test and Integration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (17.50%) REST
1 7 (17.50%) SOAP
2 4 (10.00%) .NET
2 4 (10.00%) Gherkin
3 3 (7.50%) .NET Framework
3 3 (7.50%) ASP.NET
3 3 (7.50%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (7.50%) ASP.NET Web API
3 3 (7.50%) EJB
3 3 (7.50%) Hibernate
3 3 (7.50%) Java SE
3 3 (7.50%) JSON
3 3 (7.50%) Middleware
3 3 (7.50%) RESTful
3 3 (7.50%) Spring
3 3 (7.50%) Web Services
4 2 (5.00%) J2EE
4 2 (5.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.50%) Mainframe
1 3 (7.50%) User Experience
2 2 (5.00%) Cyber Defence
Operating Systems
1 16 (40.00%) Linux
2 9 (22.50%) Unix
3 7 (17.50%) Windows
4 2 (5.00%) Android
4 2 (5.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 24 (60.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 14 (35.00%) Cybersecurity
2 14 (35.00%) Functional Testing
3 13 (32.50%) Test Scripting
3 13 (32.50%) Test Strategy
4 11 (27.50%) Scenario Testing
4 11 (27.50%) User Acceptance Testing
4 11 (27.50%) User Stories
5 10 (25.00%) OpenUP
6 5 (12.50%) Software Engineering
7 4 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (10.00%) Digital Marketing
7 4 (10.00%) Process Improvement
7 4 (10.00%) Programme Management
7 4 (10.00%) Unit Testing
8 3 (7.50%) MVC
8 3 (7.50%) OO
8 3 (7.50%) Scrum
8 3 (7.50%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 31 (77.50%) Java
2 28 (70.00%) C#
3 24 (60.00%) C++
4 14 (35.00%) Python
4 14 (35.00%) Ruby
5 10 (25.00%) SQL
6 4 (10.00%) Perl
7 2 (5.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 25 (62.50%) DV Cleared
1 25 (62.50%) Security Cleared
2 21 (52.50%) ISTQB
3 20 (50.00%) ISEB
4 3 (7.50%) SC Cleared
5 2 (5.00%) Degree
5 2 (5.00%) Master's Degree
5 2 (5.00%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (17.50%) QA
2 3 (7.50%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 3 (7.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (5.00%) Hyper-V
1 2 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (25.00%) HP
2 4 (10.00%) SAP
3 3 (7.50%) IBM
4 2 (5.00%) VMware
5 1 (2.50%) Microsoft
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 80000 per year
Posted: 5 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000 - £70,000 (Plus excellent Package!!)
Posted: 6 days ago
Gloucester
BAE SYSTEMS
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 18 days ago