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 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automated Testing
Rank 91 83 97
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +14
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 35 36 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 1.85% 2.14% 1.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.22% 2.49% 1.58%
Number of salaries quoted 34 29 14
Average salary £44,000 £41,500 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.02% +43.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £59,250 £45,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+12.85% -
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
1579 1444 1326
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 83.32% 85.75% 79.07%
Number of salaries quoted 1304 1148 1164
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 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 5 March 2015.

Automated Testing Salary Histogram in Bristol

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 53 (72.60%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (46.58%) TDD
3 33 (45.21%) C#
4 31 (42.47%) QA
5 30 (41.10%) .NET
6 29 (39.73%) Scrum
6 29 (39.73%) BDD
7 25 (34.25%) OO
8 24 (32.88%) Cucumber
9 22 (30.14%) SQL Server
9 22 (30.14%) RESTful
10 21 (28.77%) Ruby
11 20 (27.40%) Selenium
11 20 (27.40%) OOP
11 20 (27.40%) E-Commerce
11 20 (27.40%) SpecFlow
12 19 (26.03%) Gherkin
12 19 (26.03%) Rhino Mocks
12 19 (26.03%) Moq
12 19 (26.03%) OOD
12 19 (26.03%) OOA/OOD
12 19 (26.03%) MSMQ
12 19 (26.03%) SOAP
12 19 (26.03%) Web Services
12 19 (26.03%) WCF
12 19 (26.03%) Amazon AWS
12 19 (26.03%) TeamCity
12 19 (26.03%) Manual Testing
12 19 (26.03%) SQL Server 2008
12 19 (26.03%) NUnit

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 (4.11%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (8.22%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 19 (26.03%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (6.85%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 8 (10.96%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (30.14%) SQL Server
2 19 (26.03%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (17.81%) Hadoop
3 13 (17.81%) Big Data
4 6 (8.22%) MS Access
4 6 (8.22%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (2.74%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 24 (32.88%) Cucumber
2 20 (27.40%) Selenium
2 20 (27.40%) SpecFlow
3 19 (26.03%) Rhino Mocks
3 19 (26.03%) Moq
3 19 (26.03%) TeamCity
3 19 (26.03%) NUnit
3 19 (26.03%) CruiseControl
4 8 (10.96%) QuickTest Pro
5 5 (6.85%) Calabash
5 5 (6.85%) Jenkins
5 5 (6.85%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (6.85%) JIRA
6 3 (4.11%) WebDriver
6 3 (4.11%) JUnit
6 3 (4.11%) Maven
7 1 (1.37%) Selenium IDE
7 1 (1.37%) JMeter
7 1 (1.37%) Bugzilla
7 1 (1.37%) Git (software)
General
1 13 (17.81%) Games
2 8 (10.96%) Finance
3 6 (8.22%) Telecoms
4 3 (4.11%) Legal
4 3 (4.11%) Advertising
5 2 (2.74%) Publishing
5 2 (2.74%) Law
Job Titles
1 23 (31.51%) Developer
2 14 (19.18%) Tester
2 14 (19.18%) C# Developer
3 11 (15.07%) Team Leader
4 9 (12.33%) Test Leader
4 9 (12.33%) Analyst
4 9 (12.33%) Test Analyst
5 7 (9.59%) Senior Tester
6 6 (8.22%) Technical Team Leader
6 6 (8.22%) .NET Team Leader
6 6 (8.22%) Test Manager
6 6 (8.22%) Automated Tester
7 5 (6.85%) Mobile Tester
7 5 (6.85%) Test Team Leader
8 4 (5.48%) Senior Test Analyst
8 4 (5.48%) Senior Analyst
8 4 (5.48%) .NET Developer
9 3 (4.11%) Automation Analyst
9 3 (4.11%) Automated Test Analyst
9 3 (4.11%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (41.10%) .NET
2 22 (30.14%) RESTful
3 19 (26.03%) Gherkin
3 19 (26.03%) MSMQ
3 19 (26.03%) SOAP
3 19 (26.03%) Web Services
3 19 (26.03%) WCF
4 16 (21.92%) REST
5 13 (17.81%) ActiveMQ
5 13 (17.81%) RabbitMQ
6 9 (12.33%) .NET Framework
6 9 (12.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 7 (9.59%) ASP.NET
8 6 (8.22%) NHibernate
9 5 (6.85%) Middleware
10 4 (5.48%) Spring
10 4 (5.48%) ASP.NET MVC
11 3 (4.11%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 3 (4.11%) ASP.NET Web API
11 3 (4.11%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 11 (15.07%) Open Source
2 5 (6.85%) Wiki
3 3 (4.11%) Mobile App
3 3 (4.11%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (4.11%) Client/Server
4 2 (2.74%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.37%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.37%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.37%) Replication
5 1 (1.37%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.74%) Android
1 2 (2.74%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.37%) Mac OS X
2 1 (1.37%) Windows
2 1 (1.37%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (72.60%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (46.58%) TDD
3 29 (39.73%) Scrum
3 29 (39.73%) BDD
4 25 (34.25%) OO
5 20 (27.40%) OOP
5 20 (27.40%) E-Commerce
6 19 (26.03%) OOD
6 19 (26.03%) OOA/OOD
6 19 (26.03%) Manual Testing
7 18 (24.66%) Test Scripting
8 13 (17.81%) Workflow
8 13 (17.81%) Software Testing
8 13 (17.81%) MapReduce
8 13 (17.81%) Line Management
9 12 (16.44%) Test Strategy
10 11 (15.07%) Mentoring
10 11 (15.07%) User Acceptance Testing
11 10 (13.70%) Continuous Integration
12 9 (12.33%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 33 (45.21%) C#
2 21 (28.77%) Ruby
3 14 (19.18%) SQL
4 11 (15.07%) Java
5 4 (5.48%) Groovy
5 4 (5.48%) C++
6 3 (4.11%) Objective-C
6 3 (4.11%) XQuery
7 2 (2.74%) Python
8 1 (1.37%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.37%) Golang
8 1 (1.37%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.37%) PHP
8 1 (1.37%) VBA
Qualifications
1 15 (20.55%) ISEB
2 12 (16.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (4.11%) VCP4
4 2 (2.74%) Degree
4 2 (2.74%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.37%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (42.47%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.37%) Docker
Vendors
1 6 (8.22%) Oracle
1 6 (8.22%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.37%) New Relic
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