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 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automated Testing
Rank 102 97 102
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +5
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 29 39 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 1.46% 2.04% 1.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.74% 2.36% 1.62%
Number of salaries quoted 29 26 13
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,900 £30,000 £23,600
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £48,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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 1651 1297
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 83.80% 86.30% 76.12%
Number of salaries quoted 1334 1361 1101
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 29 December 2014.

Automated Testing Salary Histogram in Bristol

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 29 December 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 49 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (51.43%) Scrum
3 33 (47.14%) C#
4 32 (45.71%) TDD
5 27 (38.57%) .NET
5 27 (38.57%) BDD
6 26 (37.14%) OO
6 26 (37.14%) Ruby
7 25 (35.71%) Test Scripting
7 25 (35.71%) RESTful
7 25 (35.71%) E-Commerce
7 25 (35.71%) SQL Server
7 25 (35.71%) Cucumber
8 23 (32.86%) SpecFlow
8 23 (32.86%) OOP
9 22 (31.43%) OOA/OOD
9 22 (31.43%) MSMQ
9 22 (31.43%) SOAP
9 22 (31.43%) Web Services
9 22 (31.43%) OOD
9 22 (31.43%) Amazon AWS
9 22 (31.43%) SQL Server 2008
9 22 (31.43%) TeamCity
9 22 (31.43%) WCF
9 22 (31.43%) NUnit
9 22 (31.43%) CruiseControl
9 22 (31.43%) Gherkin
9 22 (31.43%) Rhino Mocks
9 22 (31.43%) Moq
10 20 (28.57%) Software Testing

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (5.71%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (14.29%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 22 (31.43%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (5.71%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 10 (14.29%) Internet
2 1 (1.43%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (35.71%) SQL Server
2 22 (31.43%) SQL Server 2008
3 14 (20.00%) Hadoop
3 14 (20.00%) Big Data
4 9 (12.86%) MS Access
5 8 (11.43%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.43%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 25 (35.71%) Cucumber
2 23 (32.86%) SpecFlow
3 22 (31.43%) TeamCity
3 22 (31.43%) Rhino Mocks
3 22 (31.43%) Moq
3 22 (31.43%) NUnit
3 22 (31.43%) CruiseControl
4 19 (27.14%) Selenium
5 12 (17.14%) QuickTest Pro
6 7 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (5.71%) Jenkins
7 4 (5.71%) JIRA
8 3 (4.29%) Calabash
8 3 (4.29%) JUnit
8 3 (4.29%) Maven
9 2 (2.86%) WebDriver
10 1 (1.43%) Selenium IDE
10 1 (1.43%) FitNesse
10 1 (1.43%) Visual Studio
10 1 (1.43%) JMeter
General
1 14 (20.00%) Games
2 10 (14.29%) Finance
3 5 (7.14%) Telecoms
4 3 (4.29%) Advertising
5 2 (2.86%) Legal
6 1 (1.43%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 22 (31.43%) Tester
2 21 (30.00%) Developer
3 14 (20.00%) C# Developer
4 13 (18.57%) Senior Tester
5 11 (15.71%) Automated Tester
6 10 (14.29%) Analyst
6 10 (14.29%) Test Analyst
7 8 (11.43%) Team Leader
7 8 (11.43%) Technical Team Leader
7 8 (11.43%) .NET Team Leader
8 6 (8.57%) Senior Test Analyst
8 6 (8.57%) Senior Analyst
8 6 (8.57%) Software Tester
9 5 (7.14%) Software Engineer
9 5 (7.14%) Senior Software Tester
10 4 (5.71%) Test Leader
10 4 (5.71%) Automation Analyst
10 4 (5.71%) Senior Developer
10 4 (5.71%) Senior C# Developer
10 4 (5.71%) Automation Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (38.57%) .NET
2 25 (35.71%) RESTful
3 22 (31.43%) Gherkin
3 22 (31.43%) MSMQ
3 22 (31.43%) SOAP
3 22 (31.43%) Web Services
3 22 (31.43%) WCF
4 17 (24.29%) REST
5 14 (20.00%) RabbitMQ
5 14 (20.00%) ActiveMQ
6 11 (15.71%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 11 (15.71%) .NET Framework
7 9 (12.86%) ASP.NET
8 8 (11.43%) NHibernate
9 5 (7.14%) XML
9 5 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC
9 5 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 3 (4.29%) ASP.NET Web API
10 3 (4.29%) XSLT
10 3 (4.29%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.86%) Open Source
2 5 (7.14%) Client/Server
3 4 (5.71%) Wiki
4 3 (4.29%) Mobile App
5 2 (2.86%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.43%) Replication
6 1 (1.43%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.43%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.43%) Windows
1 1 (1.43%) Linux
1 1 (1.43%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (51.43%) Scrum
3 32 (45.71%) TDD
4 27 (38.57%) BDD
5 26 (37.14%) OO
6 25 (35.71%) E-Commerce
6 25 (35.71%) Test Scripting
7 23 (32.86%) OOP
8 22 (31.43%) OOA/OOD
8 22 (31.43%) OOD
9 20 (28.57%) Software Testing
10 14 (20.00%) Workflow
10 14 (20.00%) MapReduce
11 13 (18.57%) Test Strategy
11 13 (18.57%) Continuous Integration
11 13 (18.57%) Manual Testing
12 12 (17.14%) Line Management
13 11 (15.71%) Test Automation
14 8 (11.43%) Kanban
14 8 (11.43%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 33 (47.14%) C#
2 26 (37.14%) Ruby
3 15 (21.43%) SQL
4 10 (14.29%) Java
5 6 (8.57%) C++
6 4 (5.71%) Python
6 4 (5.71%) Groovy
7 3 (4.29%) Objective-C
7 3 (4.29%) XQuery
8 2 (2.86%) Lisp
8 2 (2.86%) VBA
8 2 (2.86%) C
9 1 (1.43%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.43%) Golang
9 1 (1.43%) JavaScript
9 1 (1.43%) PHP
Qualifications
1 17 (24.29%) ISEB
2 11 (15.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 7 (10.00%) Degree
4 4 (5.71%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.43%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (24.29%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.43%) Docker
Vendors
1 12 (17.14%) Microsoft
2 9 (12.86%) Oracle
3 3 (4.29%) Telerik
4 1 (1.43%) New Relic
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