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

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automated Testing
Rank 116 89 81
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -8
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 20 40 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 1.06% 2.26% 2.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.20% 2.62% 2.94%
Number of salaries quoted 11 40 29
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% +10.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £26,975 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £70,000 £48,000
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
1666 1524 1326
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 88.01% 86.20% 84.67%
Number of salaries quoted 1459 1215 1158
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 September 2015.

Automated Testing Salary Histogram in Bristol

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 21 (58.33%) Scrum
2 20 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (50.00%) TDD
4 16 (44.44%) Test Scripting
5 15 (41.67%) C++
6 14 (38.89%) Java
6 14 (38.89%) ISEB
6 14 (38.89%) QA
6 14 (38.89%) Open Source
7 13 (36.11%) Ruby
7 13 (36.11%) Software Testing
8 12 (33.33%) Python
9 10 (27.78%) Performance Testing
9 10 (27.78%) Test Automation
10 8 (22.22%) HTML
10 8 (22.22%) SQL
10 8 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
11 7 (19.44%) Groovy
11 7 (19.44%) Tcl
11 7 (19.44%) Perl
11 7 (19.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 6 (16.67%) Docker
12 6 (16.67%) WebDriver
12 6 (16.67%) Waterfall
12 6 (16.67%) V-Model
12 6 (16.67%) Selenium
12 6 (16.67%) Software Engineering
13 5 (13.89%) Degree
13 5 (13.89%) Continuous Improvement
13 5 (13.89%) Relational Database

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 1 (2.78%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 4 (11.11%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (2.78%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.78%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (13.89%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (13.89%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.78%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.78%) Hadoop
2 1 (2.78%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 6 (16.67%) Selenium
1 6 (16.67%) WebDriver
2 2 (5.56%) Jenkins
2 2 (5.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (5.56%) JUnit
2 2 (5.56%) HP UFT
3 1 (2.78%) NUnit
3 1 (2.78%) CruiseControl
3 1 (2.78%) TeamCity
3 1 (2.78%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.78%) JBehave
3 1 (2.78%) Rhino Mocks
3 1 (2.78%) Moq
3 1 (2.78%) Cucumber
3 1 (2.78%) SpecFlow
General
1 1 (2.78%) Finance
1 1 (2.78%) Law
1 1 (2.78%) Games
Job Titles
1 9 (25.00%) Test Engineer
2 8 (22.22%) Software Engineer
3 7 (19.44%) Test Leader
4 6 (16.67%) Developer
4 6 (16.67%) Analyst
5 5 (13.89%) Test Analyst
6 4 (11.11%) Senior Software Engineer
6 4 (11.11%) Software Test Engineer
6 4 (11.11%) Lead Software Engineer
6 4 (11.11%) Senior Test Engineer
7 3 (8.33%) Software Test Analyst
7 3 (8.33%) Senior Software Test Engineer
7 3 (8.33%) .NET Developer
7 3 (8.33%) Tester
7 3 (8.33%) Lead Tester
8 2 (5.56%) DevOps Engineer
8 2 (5.56%) C# Developer
8 2 (5.56%) Senior Analyst
9 1 (2.78%) Test Team Leader
9 1 (2.78%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (22.22%) HTML
2 5 (13.89%) .NET
3 4 (11.11%) Twisted
4 3 (8.33%) HTML5
5 2 (5.56%) Web Services
5 2 (5.56%) XML
5 2 (5.56%) jQuery
5 2 (5.56%) Middleware
6 1 (2.78%) ActiveMQ
6 1 (2.78%) Spring
6 1 (2.78%) Software Packaging
6 1 (2.78%) WCF
6 1 (2.78%) CSS
6 1 (2.78%) SOAP
6 1 (2.78%) RESTful
6 1 (2.78%) MSMQ
6 1 (2.78%) REST
6 1 (2.78%) Gherkin
6 1 (2.78%) AngularJS
6 1 (2.78%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.11%) Computer Science
1 4 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (5.56%) Clustering
3 1 (2.78%) Derivative
3 1 (2.78%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.56%) Mac OS X
2 1 (2.78%) Debian
2 1 (2.78%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (58.33%) Scrum
2 20 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (50.00%) TDD
4 16 (44.44%) Test Scripting
5 14 (38.89%) Open Source
6 13 (36.11%) Software Testing
7 10 (27.78%) Performance Testing
7 10 (27.78%) Test Automation
8 8 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (16.67%) V-Model
9 6 (16.67%) Waterfall
9 6 (16.67%) Software Engineering
10 5 (13.89%) OO
10 5 (13.89%) DSDM
10 5 (13.89%) Continuous Improvement
11 4 (11.11%) Web Development
11 4 (11.11%) Software Delivery
12 3 (8.33%) Mentoring
13 2 (5.56%) DevOps
13 2 (5.56%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (41.67%) C++
2 14 (38.89%) Java
3 13 (36.11%) Ruby
4 12 (33.33%) Python
5 8 (22.22%) SQL
6 7 (19.44%) Tcl
6 7 (19.44%) Groovy
6 7 (19.44%) Perl
7 5 (13.89%) VB
7 5 (13.89%) C
8 3 (8.33%) C#
9 2 (5.56%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 14 (38.89%) ISEB
2 7 (19.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 5 (13.89%) Degree
4 1 (2.78%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (38.89%) QA
System Software
1 6 (16.67%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (2.78%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 1 (2.78%) Microsoft
1 1 (2.78%) Red Hat