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 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automated Testing
Rank 119 79 78
Rank change year-on-year
-40 -1
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 18 44 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.98% 2.43% 2.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.11% 2.79% 3.09%
Number of salaries quoted 10 44 35
Average salary £45,000 £38,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.88% +13.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £34,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £50,000 £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
1623 1577 1360
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 87.97% 87.03% 84.16%
Number of salaries quoted 1405 1247 1199
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £29,023 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £61,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,995
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +3.67%

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 29 July 2015.

Automated Testing Salary Histogram in Bristol

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 28 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (47.62%) Scrum
3 19 (45.24%) QA
4 17 (40.48%) TDD
5 16 (38.10%) Java
6 14 (33.33%) ISEB
7 13 (30.95%) Open Source
8 12 (28.57%) Software Testing
9 11 (26.19%) C++
9 11 (26.19%) Performance Testing
10 10 (23.81%) Test Scripting
10 10 (23.81%) SQL
11 9 (21.43%) Test Automation
11 9 (21.43%) Ruby
11 9 (21.43%) Software Delivery
12 8 (19.05%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 8 (19.05%) Mentoring
12 8 (19.05%) Selenium
12 8 (19.05%) Waterfall
12 8 (19.05%) HTML
12 8 (19.05%) Python
13 7 (16.67%) .NET
13 7 (16.67%) WebDriver
13 7 (16.67%) Test Strategy
13 7 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
14 6 (14.29%) Internet
14 6 (14.29%) Relational Database
15 5 (11.90%) Docker
15 5 (11.90%) OO
15 5 (11.90%) DSDM

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

Cloud Services
1 3 (7.14%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (2.38%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.38%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (14.29%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (14.29%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.38%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.38%) Hadoop
2 1 (2.38%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 8 (19.05%) Selenium
2 7 (16.67%) WebDriver
3 3 (7.14%) Jenkins
4 2 (4.76%) Cucumber
4 2 (4.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (4.76%) Git (software)
4 2 (4.76%) JBehave
4 2 (4.76%) JUnit
4 2 (4.76%) HP UFT
5 1 (2.38%) NUnit
5 1 (2.38%) CruiseControl
5 1 (2.38%) TeamCity
5 1 (2.38%) SpecFlow
5 1 (2.38%) Rhino Mocks
5 1 (2.38%) Moq
5 1 (2.38%) Calabash
General
1 2 (4.76%) Finance
1 2 (4.76%) Law
2 1 (2.38%) Legal
2 1 (2.38%) Publishing
2 1 (2.38%) Games
Job Titles
1 10 (23.81%) Test Leader
2 8 (19.05%) Test Engineer
3 7 (16.67%) Software Engineer
3 7 (16.67%) Developer
4 5 (11.90%) Test Manager
5 4 (9.52%) Analyst
5 4 (9.52%) Senior Software Engineer
5 4 (9.52%) Test Team Leader
5 4 (9.52%) Team Leader
5 4 (9.52%) Senior Test Engineer
6 3 (7.14%) .NET Developer
6 3 (7.14%) Test Analyst
6 3 (7.14%) Senior Software Test Engineer
6 3 (7.14%) Lead Software Engineer
6 3 (7.14%) Software Test Engineer
7 2 (4.76%) UI Developer
7 2 (4.76%) Software Test Analyst
7 2 (4.76%) UI Programmer
7 2 (4.76%) C# Developer
7 2 (4.76%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (19.05%) HTML
2 7 (16.67%) .NET
3 3 (7.14%) HTML5
3 3 (7.14%) Twisted
4 2 (4.76%) Spring
4 2 (4.76%) jQuery
4 2 (4.76%) CSS
4 2 (4.76%) Web Services
4 2 (4.76%) XML
4 2 (4.76%) Middleware
4 2 (4.76%) AngularJS
4 2 (4.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (2.38%) ActiveMQ
5 1 (2.38%) MSMQ
5 1 (2.38%) SOAP
5 1 (2.38%) RESTful
5 1 (2.38%) Software Packaging
5 1 (2.38%) WCF
5 1 (2.38%) REST
5 1 (2.38%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.52%) Computer Science
1 4 (9.52%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.38%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.38%) Clustering
2 1 (2.38%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.76%) Mac OS X
2 1 (2.38%) Debian
2 1 (2.38%) Android
2 1 (2.38%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.38%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (47.62%) Scrum
3 17 (40.48%) TDD
4 13 (30.95%) Open Source
5 12 (28.57%) Software Testing
6 11 (26.19%) Performance Testing
7 10 (23.81%) Test Scripting
8 9 (21.43%) Test Automation
8 9 (21.43%) Software Delivery
9 8 (19.05%) Mentoring
9 8 (19.05%) Waterfall
10 7 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
10 7 (16.67%) Test Strategy
11 5 (11.90%) Manual Testing
11 5 (11.90%) Continuous Improvement
11 5 (11.90%) V-Model
11 5 (11.90%) Software Engineering
11 5 (11.90%) OO
11 5 (11.90%) DSDM
12 4 (9.52%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 16 (38.10%) Java
2 11 (26.19%) C++
3 10 (23.81%) SQL
4 9 (21.43%) Ruby
5 8 (19.05%) Python
6 5 (11.90%) VB
6 5 (11.90%) C
7 3 (7.14%) C#
7 3 (7.14%) Perl
7 3 (7.14%) Tcl
7 3 (7.14%) Groovy
8 2 (4.76%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 14 (33.33%) ISEB
2 8 (19.05%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 4 (9.52%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (45.24%) QA
System Software
1 5 (11.90%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (2.38%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 1 (2.38%) Red Hat
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