The table below looks at the statistics for Automated Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Automated Testing over the 3 months to 4 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automated Testing
Rank 107 77 88
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +11
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 21 50 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 1.04% 2.49% 2.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.28% 2.92% 2.48%
Number of salaries quoted 21 40 23
Average salary £42,500 £38,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.38% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £32,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £42,750 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
Automated Testing
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bristol region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bristol
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1642 1715 1453
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 81.37% 85.28% 80.86%
Number of salaries quoted 1381 1367 1244
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%

Automated Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Automated Testing across the Bristol region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Automated Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

Automated Testing
Salary Trend in Bristol

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

Automated Testing Salary Trend in Bristol

Automated Testing
Salary Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Automated Testing across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 4 May 2015.

Automated Testing Salary Histogram in Bristol

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT jobs across the Bristol region citing Automated Testing also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Automated Testing.

1 43 (74.14%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (50.00%) QA
3 22 (37.93%) C#
4 21 (36.21%) TDD
5 19 (32.76%) .NET
5 19 (32.76%) Scrum
6 17 (29.31%) Manual Testing
7 16 (27.59%) BDD
7 16 (27.59%) Selenium
7 16 (27.59%) Java
8 15 (25.86%) Test Scripting
9 13 (22.41%) OO
10 12 (20.69%) ISEB
10 12 (20.69%) Open Source
11 11 (18.97%) Test Strategy
12 10 (17.24%) Automation Testing
12 10 (17.24%) Cucumber
12 10 (17.24%) Mentoring
12 10 (17.24%) Software Delivery
12 10 (17.24%) SQL Server
13 9 (15.52%) Regression Testing
13 9 (15.52%) Continuous Integration
13 9 (15.52%) RESTful
13 9 (15.52%) User Acceptance Testing
13 9 (15.52%) Software Testing
13 9 (15.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 8 (13.79%) Performance Testing
14 8 (13.79%) Ruby
14 8 (13.79%) WebDriver
14 8 (13.79%) OOP

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT jobs across the Bristol region citing Automated Testing also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Automated Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (5.17%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 7 (12.07%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (8.62%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.72%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.34%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (17.24%) SQL Server
2 7 (12.07%) Hadoop
2 7 (12.07%) SQL Server 2008
2 7 (12.07%) Big Data
3 6 (10.34%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 16 (27.59%) Selenium
2 10 (17.24%) Cucumber
3 8 (13.79%) WebDriver
4 7 (12.07%) NUnit
4 7 (12.07%) CruiseControl
4 7 (12.07%) Rhino Mocks
4 7 (12.07%) Moq
4 7 (12.07%) TeamCity
4 7 (12.07%) SpecFlow
5 5 (8.62%) JIRA
5 5 (8.62%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (5.17%) Calabash
6 3 (5.17%) Jenkins
7 2 (3.45%) JBehave
7 2 (3.45%) Git (software)
7 2 (3.45%) Maven
7 2 (3.45%) QuickTest Pro
7 2 (3.45%) JUnit
8 1 (1.72%) Bugzilla
General
1 7 (12.07%) Games
2 5 (8.62%) Telecoms
3 3 (5.17%) Law
3 3 (5.17%) Legal
3 3 (5.17%) Advertising
4 2 (3.45%) Finance
4 2 (3.45%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 18 (31.03%) Developer
2 15 (25.86%) Test Leader
3 9 (15.52%) C# Developer
4 8 (13.79%) Analyst
5 7 (12.07%) Test Manager
5 7 (12.07%) Test Analyst
6 6 (10.34%) Team Leader
6 6 (10.34%) Test Team Leader
7 4 (6.90%) .NET Developer
7 4 (6.90%) Senior Analyst
7 4 (6.90%) Tester
8 3 (5.17%) Mobile Tester
8 3 (5.17%) Automated Test Analyst
8 3 (5.17%) Senior Test Analyst
8 3 (5.17%) Senior QA Analyst
8 3 (5.17%) QA Analyst
8 3 (5.17%) Automation Test Analyst
8 3 (5.17%) Automation Analyst
9 2 (3.45%) UI Developer
9 2 (3.45%) Senior QA Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (32.76%) .NET
2 9 (15.52%) RESTful
3 7 (12.07%) MSMQ
3 7 (12.07%) SOAP
3 7 (12.07%) Web Services
3 7 (12.07%) ActiveMQ
3 7 (12.07%) WCF
3 7 (12.07%) RabbitMQ
3 7 (12.07%) REST
3 7 (12.07%) Gherkin
4 4 (6.90%) Spring
4 4 (6.90%) ASP.NET
5 3 (5.17%) Entity Framework
5 3 (5.17%) Middleware
5 3 (5.17%) WinForms
5 3 (5.17%) Silverlight
5 3 (5.17%) LINQ
5 3 (5.17%) .NET Framework
6 2 (3.45%) HTML5
6 2 (3.45%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 12 (20.69%) Open Source
2 5 (8.62%) Wiki
3 3 (5.17%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (3.45%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.72%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.72%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.45%) Android
1 2 (3.45%) Mac OS X
1 2 (3.45%) Linux
1 2 (3.45%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.72%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (74.14%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (36.21%) TDD
3 19 (32.76%) Scrum
4 17 (29.31%) Manual Testing
5 16 (27.59%) BDD
6 15 (25.86%) Test Scripting
7 13 (22.41%) OO
8 11 (18.97%) Test Strategy
9 10 (17.24%) Automation Testing
9 10 (17.24%) Mentoring
9 10 (17.24%) Software Delivery
10 9 (15.52%) Regression Testing
10 9 (15.52%) Continuous Integration
10 9 (15.52%) User Acceptance Testing
10 9 (15.52%) Software Testing
11 8 (13.79%) Performance Testing
11 8 (13.79%) OOP
12 7 (12.07%) E-Commerce
12 7 (12.07%) OOD
12 7 (12.07%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 22 (37.93%) C#
2 16 (27.59%) Java
3 8 (13.79%) Ruby
4 4 (6.90%) SQL
5 3 (5.17%) C++
5 3 (5.17%) Python
5 3 (5.17%) Groovy
6 2 (3.45%) Objective-C
6 2 (3.45%) XQuery
7 1 (1.72%) Go
7 1 (1.72%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 12 (20.69%) ISEB
2 9 (15.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (5.17%) Degree
4 1 (1.72%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (50.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.45%) Docker
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