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

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automated Testing
Rank 124 78 79
Rank change year-on-year
-46 +1
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 20 46 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 1.02% 2.40% 2.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.19% 2.79% 3.00%
Number of salaries quoted 12 46 34
Average salary £45,000 £38,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.88% +6.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,900 £33,250 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £64,750 £43,750 £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
1687 1648 1367
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 86.20% 85.97% 83.35%
Number of salaries quoted 1443 1294 1206
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,800 £30,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +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 3 July 2015.

Automated Testing Salary Histogram in Bristol

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 3 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 40 (70.18%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (50.88%) QA
3 24 (42.11%) Scrum
4 22 (38.60%) TDD
5 17 (29.82%) Java
6 16 (28.07%) ISEB
7 14 (24.56%) .NET
7 14 (24.56%) Software Testing
7 14 (24.56%) Open Source
8 13 (22.81%) Test Scripting
8 13 (22.81%) Software Delivery
9 12 (21.05%) Performance Testing
9 12 (21.05%) Ruby
10 11 (19.30%) Manual Testing
10 11 (19.30%) SQL
10 11 (19.30%) C++
10 11 (19.30%) Mentoring
11 10 (17.54%) Test Strategy
11 10 (17.54%) C#
11 10 (17.54%) Selenium
12 9 (15.79%) Continuous Integration
12 9 (15.79%) Test Automation
12 9 (15.79%) Waterfall
12 9 (15.79%) HTML
12 9 (15.79%) OO
12 9 (15.79%) BDD
12 9 (15.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 8 (14.04%) Python
14 7 (12.28%) WebDriver
15 6 (10.53%) Cucumber

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 3 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 4 (7.02%) Cloud Computing
1 4 (7.02%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.75%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.53%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.53%) Relational Database
2 4 (7.02%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.02%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (7.02%) Hadoop
2 4 (7.02%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 10 (17.54%) Selenium
2 7 (12.28%) WebDriver
3 6 (10.53%) Cucumber
4 4 (7.02%) SpecFlow
4 4 (7.02%) Rhino Mocks
4 4 (7.02%) Moq
4 4 (7.02%) TeamCity
4 4 (7.02%) NUnit
4 4 (7.02%) CruiseControl
5 3 (5.26%) Jenkins
6 2 (3.51%) Calabash
6 2 (3.51%) JBehave
6 2 (3.51%) JUnit
6 2 (3.51%) HP UFT
6 2 (3.51%) Git (software)
6 2 (3.51%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (1.75%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (1.75%) Bugzilla
7 1 (1.75%) JIRA
General
1 4 (7.02%) Games
2 3 (5.26%) Law
2 3 (5.26%) Legal
3 2 (3.51%) Publishing
3 2 (3.51%) Finance
4 1 (1.75%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (24.56%) Test Leader
2 11 (19.30%) Developer
3 8 (14.04%) Test Engineer
4 7 (12.28%) Software Engineer
4 7 (12.28%) Test Manager
5 6 (10.53%) C# Developer
5 6 (10.53%) Analyst
5 6 (10.53%) Test Team Leader
5 6 (10.53%) Team Leader
6 5 (8.77%) Test Analyst
7 4 (7.02%) Senior Software Engineer
7 4 (7.02%) Senior Test Engineer
8 3 (5.26%) Lead Software Engineer
8 3 (5.26%) .NET Developer
8 3 (5.26%) Tester
8 3 (5.26%) Senior Software Test Engineer
8 3 (5.26%) Software Test Engineer
9 2 (3.51%) UI Developer
9 2 (3.51%) UI Programmer
9 2 (3.51%) Mobile Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (24.56%) .NET
2 9 (15.79%) HTML
3 5 (8.77%) Web Services
4 4 (7.02%) MSMQ
4 4 (7.02%) ActiveMQ
4 4 (7.02%) WCF
4 4 (7.02%) RESTful
4 4 (7.02%) HTML5
4 4 (7.02%) RabbitMQ
4 4 (7.02%) REST
4 4 (7.02%) Gherkin
4 4 (7.02%) SOAP
5 3 (5.26%) Twisted
5 3 (5.26%) Middleware
6 2 (3.51%) XML
6 2 (3.51%) CSS
6 2 (3.51%) jQuery
6 2 (3.51%) Spring
6 2 (3.51%) AngularJS
6 2 (3.51%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.77%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (7.02%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.51%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.75%) Wiki
4 1 (1.75%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.75%) Clustering
4 1 (1.75%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.51%) Mac OS X
1 2 (3.51%) Android
1 2 (3.51%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.75%) Debian
2 1 (1.75%) Windows
2 1 (1.75%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (70.18%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (42.11%) Scrum
3 22 (38.60%) TDD
4 14 (24.56%) Software Testing
4 14 (24.56%) Open Source
5 13 (22.81%) Test Scripting
5 13 (22.81%) Software Delivery
6 12 (21.05%) Performance Testing
7 11 (19.30%) Manual Testing
7 11 (19.30%) Mentoring
8 10 (17.54%) Test Strategy
9 9 (15.79%) Continuous Integration
9 9 (15.79%) Waterfall
9 9 (15.79%) BDD
9 9 (15.79%) Test Automation
9 9 (15.79%) OO
10 6 (10.53%) Line Management
11 5 (8.77%) Automation Testing
11 5 (8.77%) DSDM
11 5 (8.77%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (29.82%) Java
2 12 (21.05%) Ruby
3 11 (19.30%) C++
3 11 (19.30%) SQL
4 10 (17.54%) C#
5 8 (14.04%) Python
6 5 (8.77%) C
6 5 (8.77%) VB
7 3 (5.26%) Perl
7 3 (5.26%) Tcl
7 3 (5.26%) Groovy
8 2 (3.51%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 16 (28.07%) ISEB
2 9 (15.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 4 (7.02%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (50.88%) QA
System Software
1 5 (8.77%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.75%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 1 (1.75%) Red Hat
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