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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Automated Testing over the 3 months to 25 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Automated Testing
South West / Bristol
Rank 82 98 91
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -7
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 50 31 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 2.81% 1.73% 1.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.08% 1.91% 2.15%
Number of salaries quoted 43 31 35
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £28,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £60,000 £59,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.89%

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 1627 1674
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 91.28% 90.79% 87.37%
Number of salaries quoted 1305 1430 1369
Median salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Automated Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

The demand trend of job ads across the Bristol region citing Automated Testing as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 25 February 2017.

Automated Testing Salary Histogram in Bristol

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, IT jobs citing Automated Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Bristol region with a requirement for Automated Testing.

1 43 (54.43%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (40.51%) C#
3 26 (32.91%) .NET
4 24 (30.38%) Finance
5 23 (29.11%) JavaScript
6 22 (27.85%) HTML
6 22 (27.85%) QA
6 22 (27.85%) Selenium
6 22 (27.85%) SDLC
7 21 (26.58%) Degree
8 20 (25.32%) Continuous Integration
9 19 (24.05%) Java
10 18 (22.78%) Software Engineering
11 17 (21.52%) Performance Testing
11 17 (21.52%) Open Source
12 15 (18.99%) TDD
12 15 (18.99%) OO
13 14 (17.72%) Regression Testing
14 13 (16.46%) Software Testing
14 13 (16.46%) User Acceptance Testing
14 13 (16.46%) Analytical Skills
15 12 (15.19%) Security Testing
15 12 (15.19%) Test Management
15 12 (15.19%) HTML5
16 11 (13.92%) Telecoms
17 10 (12.66%) Git (software)
18 9 (11.39%) Unit Testing
18 9 (11.39%) Cucumber
18 9 (11.39%) jQuery
18 9 (11.39%) NUnit

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (1.27%) CMS
1 1 (1.27%) JBoss
1 1 (1.27%) Jetty
1 1 (1.27%) Tomcat
1 1 (1.27%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (5.06%) MS Excel
1 4 (5.06%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (5.06%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.59%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.27%) TestFlight
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.53%) Internet
1 2 (2.53%) Intranet
2 1 (1.27%) MQTT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (8.86%) Oracle Database
2 5 (6.33%) SQL Server
3 4 (5.06%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (3.80%) NoSQL
5 2 (2.53%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.27%) Big Data
6 1 (1.27%) Couchbase
6 1 (1.27%) InterSystems Cache
6 1 (1.27%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.27%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.27%) Redis
6 1 (1.27%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.27%) Riak
Development Applications
1 22 (27.85%) Selenium
2 10 (12.66%) Git (software)
3 9 (11.39%) Cucumber
3 9 (11.39%) NUnit
4 8 (10.13%) JIRA
5 6 (7.59%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (6.33%) Jenkins
6 5 (6.33%) WebDriver
7 4 (5.06%) JUnit
7 4 (5.06%) Mockito
7 4 (5.06%) PhantomJS
7 4 (5.06%) TeamCity
8 3 (3.80%) LoadRunner
9 2 (2.53%) Subversion
9 2 (2.53%) Vagrant
9 2 (2.53%) WATIR
10 1 (1.27%) Android Studio
10 1 (1.27%) Calabash
10 1 (1.27%) Ranorex
10 1 (1.27%) TestRail
General
1 24 (30.38%) Finance
2 11 (13.92%) Telecoms
3 5 (6.33%) Electronics
3 5 (6.33%) Marketing
4 4 (5.06%) Manufacturing
5 3 (3.80%) Billing
5 3 (3.80%) Retail
6 2 (2.53%) Multimedia
7 1 (1.27%) Aerospace
7 1 (1.27%) Games
Job Titles
1 26 (32.91%) Developer
2 18 (22.78%) Tester
3 15 (18.99%) C# Developer
4 14 (17.72%) .NET Developer
5 13 (16.46%) C# .NET Developer
6 11 (13.92%) Analyst
7 10 (12.66%) Test Analyst
8 8 (10.13%) Architect
8 8 (10.13%) Test Leader
9 7 (8.86%) Automation Tester
9 7 (8.86%) Java Developer
9 7 (8.86%) Lead Architect
10 6 (7.59%) QA Tester
11 5 (6.33%) Lead Tester
11 5 (6.33%) Systems Architect
12 4 (5.06%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
12 4 (5.06%) Auditor
12 4 (5.06%) Automation Test Lead
12 4 (5.06%) Java Automation Tester
12 4 (5.06%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (32.91%) .NET
2 22 (27.85%) HTML
3 12 (15.19%) HTML5
4 9 (11.39%) jQuery
5 7 (8.86%) CSS
6 6 (7.59%) J2EE
7 5 (6.33%) WCF
8 4 (5.06%) ActiveMQ
8 4 (5.06%) Ajax
8 4 (5.06%) ASP.NET
8 4 (5.06%) ASP.NET MVC
8 4 (5.06%) ASP.NET Web API
8 4 (5.06%) Gherkin
8 4 (5.06%) Hibernate
8 4 (5.06%) KnockoutJS
8 4 (5.06%) NHibernate
8 4 (5.06%) Sass
8 4 (5.06%) Spring
8 4 (5.06%) Spring Boot
8 4 (5.06%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 13 (16.46%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (8.86%) Computer Science
2 7 (8.86%) Mobile App
3 3 (3.80%) Mainframe
4 2 (2.53%) Algorithms
4 2 (2.53%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.27%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (1.27%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.27%) SCADA
5 1 (1.27%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.80%) Windows
2 2 (2.53%) Android
3 1 (1.27%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.27%) Linux
3 1 (1.27%) Unix
3 1 (1.27%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (54.43%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (27.85%) SDLC
3 20 (25.32%) Continuous Integration
4 18 (22.78%) Software Engineering
5 17 (21.52%) Open Source
5 17 (21.52%) Performance Testing
6 15 (18.99%) OO
6 15 (18.99%) TDD
7 14 (17.72%) Regression Testing
8 13 (16.46%) Software Testing
8 13 (16.46%) User Acceptance Testing
9 12 (15.19%) Security Testing
9 12 (15.19%) Test Management
10 9 (11.39%) Unit Testing
11 8 (10.13%) Manual Testing
11 8 (10.13%) Scrum
11 8 (10.13%) Test Scripting
12 7 (8.86%) Mentoring
12 7 (8.86%) System Testing
13 6 (7.59%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 32 (40.51%) C#
2 23 (29.11%) JavaScript
3 19 (24.05%) Java
4 8 (10.13%) SQL
5 5 (6.33%) Python
6 4 (5.06%) Clojure
6 4 (5.06%) PHP
7 3 (3.80%) C
7 3 (3.80%) Ruby
8 2 (2.53%) C++
8 2 (2.53%) Scala
9 1 (1.27%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.27%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.27%) R
9 1 (1.27%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 21 (26.58%) Degree
2 3 (3.80%) ISTQB
2 3 (3.80%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (2.53%) ISEB
4 1 (1.27%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (27.85%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (3.80%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (2.53%) Ansible
3 1 (1.27%) HockeyApp
3 1 (1.27%) WMI
Vendors
1 8 (10.13%) Oracle
2 4 (5.06%) SAP
3 3 (3.80%) HP
3 3 (3.80%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.27%) Panasonic
4 1 (1.27%) Xamarin
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