Period
to 24 November 2017

The median annual salary for an Automation Tester was £30,000 in advertised job vacancies in Gloucestershire during the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Automation Tester
South West > Gloucestershire
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 136 156 143
Rank change year-on-year +20 -13 -9
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Tester 2 10 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 0.13% 0.44% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.45% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 1 10 5
Gloucestershire median annual salary £30,000 £38,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -22.08% -35.83% +77.78%
South West median annual salary £50,000 £35,000 £38,750
% change year-on-year +42.86% -9.68% +12.32%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Gloucestershire
Permanent vacancies in Gloucestershire with a recognized job title 1457 2199 1980
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 98.11% 97.21% 96.44%
Number of salaries quoted 1192 1833 1613
Gloucestershire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% +5.26%
10th Percentile £24,250 £25,000 £25,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £62,500 £63,750
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year - +2.56% +4.00%

Automation Tester
Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucestershire

Job postings that featured Automation Tester in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire.

Job vacancy trend for Automation Tester in Gloucestershire

Automation Tester
Salary Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Salary trend for Automation Tester in Gloucestershire

Automation Tester
Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Automation Tester within the Gloucestershire region over the 6 months to 24 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheltenham - 1 £30,000 -
Automation Tester
South West

Automation Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, Automation Tester job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Gloucestershire region featuring Automation Tester in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 2 (100.00%) Selenium
1 2 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) DV Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio Team System
2 1 (50.00%) TeamCity
2 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (50.00%) Risk Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (50.00%) Hadoop
2 1 (50.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (50.00%) Puppet
2 1 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) SpecFlow
2 1 (50.00%) Apache Accumulo
2 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (50.00%) User Stories
2 1 (50.00%) DevOps
2 1 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) Apache Spark
2 1 (50.00%) SDLC
2 1 (50.00%) Defect Tracking
2 1 (50.00%) CA Agile Central
2 1 (50.00%) Scenario Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Acceptance Criteria

Automation Tester Skill Set
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 1 (50.00%) Apache Spark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Apache Accumulo
1 1 (50.00%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Selenium
2 1 (50.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (50.00%) JIRA
2 1 (50.00%) JMeter
2 1 (50.00%) NUnit
2 1 (50.00%) SpecFlow
2 1 (50.00%) TeamCity
2 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio Team System
2 1 (50.00%) WATIR
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) Acceptance Criteria
2 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (50.00%) Defect Tracking
2 1 (50.00%) DevOps
2 1 (50.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Risk Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Scenario Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) SDLC
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (50.00%) C
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) Perl
1 1 (50.00%) Python
1 1 (50.00%) Ruby
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) DV Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) CA Agile Central