The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire with a requirement for Automated Testing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Automated Testing over the 3 months to 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Automated Testing
South West / Gloucestershire
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 73 74 93
Rank change year-on-year +1 +19  
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 30 28 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 3.59% 2.63% 0.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.92% 2.93% 0.55%
Number of salaries quoted 22 27 5
Median salary £42,500 £47,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.52% +35.71%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,750 £36,100 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,750 £55,000 £36,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  

Automated Testing 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 Gloucestershire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Gloucestershire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 765 956 916
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 91.62% 89.77% 89.28%
Number of salaries quoted 618 601 739
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +11.76%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £33,633 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Automated Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Job vacancy trend for Automated Testing in Gloucestershire

Automated Testing
Salary Trend in Gloucestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Automated Testing in Gloucestershire.

Salary trend for Automated Testing in Gloucestershire

Automated Testing
Salary Histogram in Gloucestershire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Automated Testing in Gloucestershire over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Automated Testing in Gloucestershire

Automated Testing
Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Automated Testing within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 30 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheltenham +5 7 £37,500 -25.00% 1
Gloucester - 6 £40,000 - 1
Stroud -1 2 £40,000 +6.66%
Cirencester -8 2 £32,500 -2.98%
Automated Testing
South West

For the 6 months to 30 March 2017, IT jobs citing Automated Testing 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 Gloucestershire region with a requirement for Automated Testing.

1 40 (70.18%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (52.63%) Security Cleared
3 26 (45.61%) Cybersecurity
3 26 (45.61%) Windows
4 23 (40.35%) Android
5 22 (38.60%) C++
6 21 (36.84%) Java
6 21 (36.84%) Reverse Engineering
7 20 (35.09%) C
8 18 (31.58%) Linux
8 18 (31.58%) Objective-C
9 17 (29.82%) Analytical Skills
10 16 (28.07%) Selenium
10 16 (28.07%) Python
11 15 (26.32%) Cryptography
11 15 (26.32%) Software Engineering
11 15 (26.32%) Test Scripting
12 14 (24.56%) Apple iOS
12 14 (24.56%) SoapUI
12 14 (24.56%) Mentoring
13 13 (22.81%) Non-Functional Testing
13 13 (22.81%) DV Cleared
13 13 (22.81%) Mac OS X
14 12 (21.05%) Regression Testing
14 12 (21.05%) Finance
14 12 (21.05%) C#
14 12 (21.05%) SQL
14 12 (21.05%) Scrum
14 12 (21.05%) Computer Science
14 12 (21.05%) Continuous Integration

Automated Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Gloucestershire 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 7 (12.28%) WebLogic
2 1 (1.75%) CMS
2 1 (1.75%) FileNet
2 1 (1.75%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 2 (3.51%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.51%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.75%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (14.04%) SSL
2 6 (10.53%) HTTP
2 6 (10.53%) HTTPS
3 3 (5.26%) Wireless
4 2 (3.51%) Network Security
5 1 (1.75%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (15.79%) Big Data
2 2 (3.51%) MySQL
3 1 (1.75%) DB2
3 1 (1.75%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.75%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.75%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 16 (28.07%) Selenium
2 14 (24.56%) SoapUI
3 9 (15.79%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (10.53%) Selenium IDE
5 5 (8.77%) Jenkins
6 3 (5.26%) Cucumber
6 3 (5.26%) Git (software)
6 3 (5.26%) Metasploit
6 3 (5.26%) Visual Studio
6 3 (5.26%) Visual Studio Team System
7 2 (3.51%) PHPUnit
8 1 (1.75%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (1.75%) Gatling
8 1 (1.75%) Gradle
8 1 (1.75%) HP UFT
8 1 (1.75%) JIRA
8 1 (1.75%) JMeter
8 1 (1.75%) LoadRunner
8 1 (1.75%) Maven
8 1 (1.75%) SpecFlow
General
1 12 (21.05%) Finance
2 7 (12.28%) Games
3 6 (10.53%) Telecoms
4 4 (7.02%) Electronics
5 3 (5.26%) Legal
5 3 (5.26%) Manufacturing
6 2 (3.51%) Marketing
7 1 (1.75%) Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (26.32%) Tester
2 9 (15.79%) Test Specialist
3 7 (12.28%) Analyst
4 6 (10.53%) Automation Tester
4 6 (10.53%) Manual Tester
4 6 (10.53%) Software Engineer
4 6 (10.53%) Test Analyst
4 6 (10.53%) Test Engineer
5 5 (8.77%) Requirements Engineer
5 5 (8.77%) Systems Engineer
5 5 (8.77%) Test Automation Specialist
6 4 (7.02%) Cybersecurity Engineer
6 4 (7.02%) Security Engineer
6 4 (7.02%) Software Test Engineer
6 4 (7.02%) Software Tester
7 3 (5.26%) C++ Software Engineer
7 3 (5.26%) Cryptography Engineer
7 3 (5.26%) Cybersecurity Analyst
7 3 (5.26%) Java Engineer
7 3 (5.26%) Research Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (15.79%) HTML
2 8 (14.04%) JSON
3 7 (12.28%) EJB
3 7 (12.28%) Hibernate
3 7 (12.28%) J2EE
3 7 (12.28%) Spring
3 7 (12.28%) XML
4 3 (5.26%) .NET
5 1 (1.75%) CSS
5 1 (1.75%) Gherkin
5 1 (1.75%) jQuery
5 1 (1.75%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 17 (29.82%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (21.05%) Computer Science
3 7 (12.28%) iPhone
4 3 (5.26%) Cybercrime
5 2 (3.51%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.75%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.75%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 26 (45.61%) Windows
2 23 (40.35%) Android
3 18 (31.58%) Linux
4 14 (24.56%) Apple iOS
5 13 (22.81%) Mac OS X
6 7 (12.28%) Windows Phone
7 3 (5.26%) CentOS
8 2 (3.51%) VMS
9 1 (1.75%) AIX
9 1 (1.75%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (70.18%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (45.61%) Cybersecurity
3 21 (36.84%) Reverse Engineering
4 15 (26.32%) Cryptography
4 15 (26.32%) Software Engineering
4 15 (26.32%) Test Scripting
5 14 (24.56%) Mentoring
6 13 (22.81%) Non-Functional Testing
7 12 (21.05%) Continuous Integration
7 12 (21.05%) Regression Testing
7 12 (21.05%) Scrum
8 10 (17.54%) Functional Testing
8 10 (17.54%) Manual Testing
8 10 (17.54%) Test Strategy
9 9 (15.79%) User Stories
10 8 (14.04%) Wealth Management
11 7 (12.28%) Android Development
11 7 (12.28%) iOS Development
11 7 (12.28%) Visualisation
11 7 (12.28%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 22 (38.60%) C++
2 21 (36.84%) Java
3 20 (35.09%) C
4 18 (31.58%) Objective-C
5 16 (28.07%) Python
6 12 (21.05%) C#
6 12 (21.05%) SQL
7 8 (14.04%) JavaScript
8 5 (8.77%) Ruby
9 3 (5.26%) PHP
10 2 (3.51%) Bash Shell
11 1 (1.75%) R
11 1 (1.75%) VB
11 1 (1.75%) VB6
11 1 (1.75%) VBA
11 1 (1.75%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 30 (52.63%) Security Cleared
2 13 (22.81%) DV Cleared
3 8 (14.04%) ISEB
3 8 (14.04%) ISTQB
4 5 (8.77%) Degree
5 3 (5.26%) CEH
5 3 (5.26%) CREST Certified
5 3 (5.26%) EC-Council LPT
5 3 (5.26%) ECSA
5 3 (5.26%) EnCE
5 3 (5.26%) GCFA
5 3 (5.26%) GIAC
5 3 (5.26%) GPEN
5 3 (5.26%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (1.75%) PhD
System Software
1 2 (3.51%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (5.26%) EnCase
2 1 (1.75%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (10.53%) Cisco
2 5 (8.77%) Atlassian
3 3 (5.26%) Microsoft
3 3 (5.26%) Red Hat
4 2 (3.51%) HP
4 2 (3.51%) SAP
5 1 (1.75%) Oracle
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Technical Team Solutions
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum Pension, 25 days holiday, remote working
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucestershire
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 24 days ago