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 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Automation
Gloucestershire / Gloucester
Rank 30 - 36
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 8 0 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucester 3.65% - 2.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.06% - 3.11%
Number of salaries quoted 7 0 7
Median salary £37,500 - £52,500
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 197 178 225
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Gloucester 89.95% 89.90% 90.73%
Number of salaries quoted 180 106 197
Median salary £40,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.00% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,900 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

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
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Gloucester

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 12 (100.00%) C#
1 12 (100.00%) Java
1 12 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 12 (100.00%) Selenium
2 11 (91.67%) Non-Functional Testing
2 11 (91.67%) Cybersecurity
2 11 (91.67%) Cucumber
2 11 (91.67%) Test Strategy
2 11 (91.67%) Ruby
2 11 (91.67%) ISTQB
2 11 (91.67%) JMeter
2 11 (91.67%) Test Scripting
2 11 (91.67%) DV Cleared
2 11 (91.67%) Security Cleared
2 11 (91.67%) HP Quality Center
2 11 (91.67%) C++
2 11 (91.67%) Windows
2 11 (91.67%) Linux
2 11 (91.67%) Python
2 11 (91.67%) HP
2 11 (91.67%) ISEB
2 11 (91.67%) LoadRunner
3 5 (41.67%) Scrum
4 1 (8.33%) SpecFlow
4 1 (8.33%) WebDriver
4 1 (8.33%) SQL
4 1 (8.33%) Web Services

Test Automation
Top Related 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:

Development Applications
1 12 (100.00%) Selenium
2 11 (91.67%) Cucumber
2 11 (91.67%) JMeter
2 11 (91.67%) LoadRunner
3 1 (8.33%) SpecFlow
3 1 (8.33%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 11 (91.67%) Test Automation Engineer
1 11 (91.67%) Test Engineer
2 5 (41.67%) Automation Test Lead
3 1 (8.33%) Agile Tester
3 1 (8.33%) Selenium Tester
3 1 (8.33%) Software Tester
3 1 (8.33%) Tester
3 1 (8.33%) Web Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 11 (91.67%) Linux
1 11 (91.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (91.67%) Cybersecurity
2 11 (91.67%) Non-Functional Testing
2 11 (91.67%) Test Scripting
2 11 (91.67%) Test Strategy
3 5 (41.67%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 12 (100.00%) C#
1 12 (100.00%) Java
2 11 (91.67%) C++
2 11 (91.67%) Python
2 11 (91.67%) Ruby
3 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (91.67%) DV Cleared
1 11 (91.67%) ISEB
1 11 (91.67%) ISTQB
1 11 (91.67%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 11 (91.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (91.67%) HP