The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Bristol region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automated Testing
Rank 77 76 81
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +5
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 42 41 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 2.30% 2.53% 2.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.72% 3.06% 2.97%
Number of salaries quoted 42 33 31
Average salary £39,250 £34,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.44% -2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £30,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £40,000 £38,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- -6.66%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Bristol
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1543 1342 1247
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 84.59% 82.94% 79.53%
Number of salaries quoted 1216 1177 1098
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -2.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £25,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Automated Testing
South West

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 31 July 2014.

Automated Testing Salary Histogram in Bristol

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 46 (50.00%) QA
2 39 (42.39%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (36.96%) Test Strategy
4 33 (35.87%) C#
5 32 (34.78%) Scrum
6 31 (33.70%) .NET
7 27 (29.35%) HTML
8 23 (25.00%) SQL
9 22 (23.91%) Selenium
9 22 (23.91%) Test Scripting
10 21 (22.83%) Degree
10 21 (22.83%) Software Testing
10 21 (22.83%) HTML5
11 18 (19.57%) Test Automation
11 18 (19.57%) ISEB
12 17 (18.48%) Enterprise Software
13 16 (17.39%) OO
13 16 (17.39%) Test Management
14 13 (14.13%) Ruby
14 13 (14.13%) Java
15 12 (13.04%) E-Commerce
15 12 (13.04%) Open Source
16 11 (11.96%) Finance
16 11 (11.96%) Perl
16 11 (11.96%) Python
17 10 (10.87%) ISTQB
17 10 (10.87%) Microsoft
17 10 (10.87%) Automation Testing
18 9 (9.78%) Team Foundation Server
18 9 (9.78%) JMeter

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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.

Applications
1 5 (5.43%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.17%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.09%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.17%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.35%) Internet
2 3 (3.26%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (8.70%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.17%) Hadoop
2 2 (2.17%) Big Data
2 2 (2.17%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.09%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 22 (23.91%) Selenium
2 9 (9.78%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (9.78%) JMeter
3 8 (8.70%) FitNesse
3 8 (8.70%) WebDriver
4 7 (7.61%) Ranorex
5 5 (5.43%) Visual Studio
5 5 (5.43%) Cucumber
6 4 (4.35%) SoapUI
6 4 (4.35%) QuickTest Pro
7 3 (3.26%) TestComplete
7 3 (3.26%) JIRA
7 3 (3.26%) NUnit
7 3 (3.26%) SpecFlow
8 2 (2.17%) Rhino Mocks
8 2 (2.17%) Moq
8 2 (2.17%) WatiN
8 2 (2.17%) TeamCity
8 2 (2.17%) Calabash
8 2 (2.17%) CruiseControl
General
1 11 (11.96%) Finance
2 5 (5.43%) Legal
3 4 (4.35%) Law
4 3 (3.26%) Multimedia
5 2 (2.17%) Games
Job Titles
1 39 (42.39%) Tester
2 24 (26.09%) Senior Tester
3 18 (19.57%) Developer
4 15 (16.30%) Software Tester
5 13 (14.13%) .NET Developer
5 13 (14.13%) Analyst
6 11 (11.96%) QA Tester
7 10 (10.87%) Senior Software Tester
8 9 (9.78%) Test Analyst
8 9 (9.78%) C# Developer
8 9 (9.78%) Test Engineer
9 8 (8.70%) Senior QA Tester
9 8 (8.70%) Automation Tester
9 8 (8.70%) Senior Automation Tester
10 7 (7.61%) C# .NET Developer
10 7 (7.61%) Test Leader
11 5 (5.43%) Software Test Engineer
11 5 (5.43%) Senior Analyst
11 5 (5.43%) Software Engineer
11 5 (5.43%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (33.70%) .NET
2 27 (29.35%) HTML
3 21 (22.83%) HTML5
4 8 (8.70%) Silverlight
5 7 (7.61%) Web Services
6 5 (5.43%) XML
7 3 (3.26%) .NET Framework
7 3 (3.26%) Middleware
7 3 (3.26%) CSS
7 3 (3.26%) ASP.NET
7 3 (3.26%) CSS3
8 2 (2.17%) RESTful
8 2 (2.17%) MapReduce
8 2 (2.17%) REST
8 2 (2.17%) RabbitMQ
8 2 (2.17%) Gherkin
8 2 (2.17%) COM
8 2 (2.17%) MSMQ
8 2 (2.17%) SOAP
8 2 (2.17%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 17 (18.48%) Enterprise Software
2 12 (13.04%) Open Source
3 6 (6.52%) Computer Science
4 4 (4.35%) Management Information System
5 3 (3.26%) Digital Media
6 2 (2.17%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.09%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 8 (8.70%) Windows
2 4 (4.35%) Linux
3 3 (3.26%) UNIX
4 2 (2.17%) Apple iOS
4 2 (2.17%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (42.39%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (36.96%) Test Strategy
3 32 (34.78%) Scrum
4 22 (23.91%) Test Scripting
5 21 (22.83%) Software Testing
6 18 (19.57%) Test Automation
7 16 (17.39%) OO
7 16 (17.39%) Test Management
8 12 (13.04%) E-Commerce
9 10 (10.87%) Automation Testing
10 9 (9.78%) Performance Testing
11 8 (8.70%) TDD
11 8 (8.70%) Continuous Integration
11 8 (8.70%) Data Security
12 7 (7.61%) BDD
12 7 (7.61%) UML
12 7 (7.61%) OOD
12 7 (7.61%) Manual Testing
13 6 (6.52%) Scalability Testing
14 5 (5.43%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 33 (35.87%) C#
2 23 (25.00%) SQL
3 13 (14.13%) Ruby
3 13 (14.13%) Java
4 11 (11.96%) Perl
4 11 (11.96%) Python
5 8 (8.70%) JavaScript
5 8 (8.70%) Bash Shell
6 4 (4.35%) VB.NET
7 3 (3.26%) PHP
8 2 (2.17%) C++
8 2 (2.17%) VB
8 2 (2.17%) VB6
9 1 (1.09%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.09%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 21 (22.83%) Degree
2 18 (19.57%) ISEB
3 10 (10.87%) ISTQB
4 3 (3.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.09%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (50.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.09%) WMI
1 1 (1.09%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (10.87%) Microsoft
2 8 (8.70%) Telerik
3 2 (2.17%) Oracle
4 1 (1.09%) HP
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