The median annual salary for a Automation Tester was £41,250 in advertised job vacancies in Gloucestershire during the 3 months to 29 March 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
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 93 - 92
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Tester 6 0 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 0.72% - 0.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.74% - 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 6 0 3
Median salary £41,250 - £28,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £35,500 £39,500
% change year-on-year +19.71% -10.12%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Gloucestershire
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 806 1025 1004
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 96.18% 96.43% 97.86%
Number of salaries quoted 659 681 821
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +10.38%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £58,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +3.75%  

Automation Tester
Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucestershire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Gloucestershire that featured Automation Tester in the job title.

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
Salary Histogram in Gloucestershire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Automation Tester in Gloucestershire over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Salary histogram 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 3 months to 29 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
Stroud - 2 £40,000 -
Gloucester - 1 £30,000 -
Automation Tester
South West

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

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 14 (93.33%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (73.33%) Selenium
3 10 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
4 8 (53.33%) Microsoft
5 7 (46.67%) Test Scripting
6 6 (40.00%) SoapUI
6 6 (40.00%) Waterfall
6 6 (40.00%) Selenium IDE
6 6 (40.00%) Mentoring
6 6 (40.00%) Smoke Testing
6 6 (40.00%) Automated Testing
6 6 (40.00%) Regression Testing
7 5 (33.33%) C#
7 5 (33.33%) Java
7 5 (33.33%) WebDriver
7 5 (33.33%) BDD
7 5 (33.33%) REST
8 4 (26.67%) Test Strategy
8 4 (26.67%) SpecFlow
8 4 (26.67%) Gherkin
8 4 (26.67%) Non-Functional Testing
8 4 (26.67%) Bitbucket
8 4 (26.67%) Jenkins
8 4 (26.67%) Data Transformation
8 4 (26.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 4 (26.67%) Manual Testing
8 4 (26.67%) Kanban
8 4 (26.67%) Git (software)
8 4 (26.67%) Test Automation
8 4 (26.67%) Amazon AWS

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:

Business Applications
1 4 (26.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (26.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (26.67%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (26.67%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (73.33%) Selenium
2 10 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (40.00%) Selenium IDE
3 6 (40.00%) SoapUI
4 5 (33.33%) WebDriver
5 4 (26.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 4 (26.67%) Bitbucket
5 4 (26.67%) Cucumber
5 4 (26.67%) Git (software)
5 4 (26.67%) Jenkins
5 4 (26.67%) JIRA
5 4 (26.67%) Maven
5 4 (26.67%) SpecFlow
5 4 (26.67%) Vagrant
5 4 (26.67%) Zephyr
General
1 4 (26.67%) Electronics
1 4 (26.67%) Finance
1 4 (26.67%) Manufacturing
1 4 (26.67%) Marketing
1 4 (26.67%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (33.33%) REST
2 4 (26.67%) Gherkin
2 4 (26.67%) SOAP
2 4 (26.67%) Web Services
2 4 (26.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 4 (26.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (93.33%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (46.67%) Test Scripting
3 6 (40.00%) Automated Testing
3 6 (40.00%) Mentoring
3 6 (40.00%) Regression Testing
3 6 (40.00%) Smoke Testing
3 6 (40.00%) Waterfall
4 5 (33.33%) BDD
5 4 (26.67%) Coaching
5 4 (26.67%) Data Transformation
5 4 (26.67%) Defect Management
5 4 (26.67%) Digital Marketing
5 4 (26.67%) Kanban
5 4 (26.67%) Manual Testing
5 4 (26.67%) Non-Functional Testing
5 4 (26.67%) Programme Management
5 4 (26.67%) TDD
5 4 (26.67%) Test Automation
5 4 (26.67%) Test Management
5 4 (26.67%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 5 (33.33%) C#
1 5 (33.33%) Java
2 4 (26.67%) JavaScript
2 4 (26.67%) SQL
2 4 (26.67%) XPath
3 3 (20.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) Degree
1 4 (26.67%) ISEB
1 4 (26.67%) ISTQB
System Software
1 4 (26.67%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (26.67%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 8 (53.33%) Microsoft
2 4 (26.67%) HP
2 4 (26.67%) SAP
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