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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automated Testing
Rank 108 88 87
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -1
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 27 38 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 1.49% 1.94% 2.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.68% 2.25% 2.75%
Number of salaries quoted 27 37 30
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +6.02%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,800 £35,700 £37,250
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £61,000 £48,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
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
1609 1688 1528
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 89.04% 86.25% 87.72%
Number of salaries quoted 1433 1368 1252
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 12 February 2016.

Automated Testing Salary Histogram in Bristol

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 35 (66.04%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (52.83%) .NET
3 22 (41.51%) C#
4 21 (39.62%) JavaScript
5 20 (37.74%) ISEB
5 20 (37.74%) Scrum
6 19 (35.85%) OO
7 17 (32.08%) TDD
8 16 (30.19%) Software Engineering
9 15 (28.30%) Client/Server
9 15 (28.30%) Ruby
10 14 (26.42%) SQL Server
10 14 (26.42%) Web Services
10 14 (26.42%) Cucumber
11 13 (24.53%) BDD
11 13 (24.53%) Entity Framework
11 13 (24.53%) ASP.NET
11 13 (24.53%) Internet
11 13 (24.53%) MVC
11 13 (24.53%) .NET Framework
11 13 (24.53%) QA
11 13 (24.53%) Test Scripting
11 13 (24.53%) Amazon AWS
11 13 (24.53%) ASP.NET MVC
12 12 (22.64%) Microsoft Azure
12 12 (22.64%) RESTful
12 12 (22.64%) SQL Server 2008
12 12 (22.64%) Manual Testing
12 12 (22.64%) Kanban
12 12 (22.64%) WCF

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 5 (9.43%) Node.js
2 3 (5.66%) CMS
3 2 (3.77%) IIS
4 1 (1.89%) Umbraco
4 1 (1.89%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (3.77%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 12 (22.64%) Payment Gateway
2 2 (3.77%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 13 (24.53%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (22.64%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.89%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 13 (24.53%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (26.42%) SQL Server
2 12 (22.64%) SQL Server 2008
2 12 (22.64%) SQL Server 2012
2 12 (22.64%) SQL Server 2014
3 3 (5.66%) Relational Database
4 2 (3.77%) MySQL
5 1 (1.89%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.89%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 14 (26.42%) Cucumber
2 12 (22.64%) Moq
2 12 (22.64%) NUnit
2 12 (22.64%) Rhino Mocks
2 12 (22.64%) SpecFlow
3 8 (15.09%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (5.66%) JIRA
4 3 (5.66%) Selenium
5 2 (3.77%) Jenkins
5 2 (3.77%) JUnit
5 2 (3.77%) Mockito
5 2 (3.77%) PhantomJS
6 1 (1.89%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (7.55%) Finance
1 4 (7.55%) Games
2 2 (3.77%) Billing
2 2 (3.77%) Electronics
2 2 (3.77%) Manufacturing
2 2 (3.77%) Marketing
2 2 (3.77%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.89%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 16 (30.19%) Analyst
2 13 (24.53%) Software Engineer
2 13 (24.53%) Test Analyst
3 12 (22.64%) Developer
3 12 (22.64%) E-Commerce Engineer
4 8 (15.09%) .NET Software Engineer
4 8 (15.09%) C# Developer
5 7 (13.21%) Tester
6 5 (9.43%) C# Software Engineer
6 5 (9.43%) QA Analyst
6 5 (9.43%) Software Analyst
7 4 (7.55%) .NET Developer
7 4 (7.55%) C# .NET Developer
7 4 (7.55%) Software Tester
7 4 (7.55%) Test Manager
8 3 (5.66%) QA Tester
8 3 (5.66%) Software QA Tester
8 3 (5.66%) Test Leader
9 2 (3.77%) Applications Manager
9 2 (3.77%) QA Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (52.83%) .NET
2 14 (26.42%) Web Services
3 13 (24.53%) .NET Framework
3 13 (24.53%) ASP.NET
3 13 (24.53%) ASP.NET MVC
3 13 (24.53%) Entity Framework
4 12 (22.64%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 12 (22.64%) ASP.NET MVC 5
4 12 (22.64%) Gherkin
4 12 (22.64%) MSMQ
4 12 (22.64%) NHibernate
4 12 (22.64%) RESTful
4 12 (22.64%) WCF
5 10 (18.87%) HTML
6 8 (15.09%) HTML5
7 6 (11.32%) AngularJS
8 5 (9.43%) Backbone.js
9 4 (7.55%) React
10 3 (5.66%) XML
11 2 (3.77%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 15 (28.30%) Client/Server
2 6 (11.32%) Computer Science
2 6 (11.32%) User Experience
3 2 (3.77%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (3.77%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.77%) Mobile App
3 2 (3.77%) NHS
4 1 (1.89%) Clustering
4 1 (1.89%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.55%) Windows
2 3 (5.66%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (3.77%) Linux
4 1 (1.89%) Android
4 1 (1.89%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (66.04%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (37.74%) Scrum
3 19 (35.85%) OO
4 17 (32.08%) TDD
5 16 (30.19%) Software Engineering
6 13 (24.53%) BDD
6 13 (24.53%) MVC
6 13 (24.53%) Test Scripting
7 12 (22.64%) E-Commerce
7 12 (22.64%) Kanban
7 12 (22.64%) Manual Testing
7 12 (22.64%) OOP
7 12 (22.64%) Software Testing
8 10 (18.87%) Waterfall
9 9 (16.98%) Open Source
10 8 (15.09%) SDLC
11 6 (11.32%) Continuous Integration
11 6 (11.32%) Defect Management
11 6 (11.32%) Test Strategy
11 6 (11.32%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 22 (41.51%) C#
2 21 (39.62%) JavaScript
3 15 (28.30%) Ruby
4 5 (9.43%) SQL
5 4 (7.55%) Java
6 3 (5.66%) C++
6 3 (5.66%) Groovy
6 3 (5.66%) Perl
6 3 (5.66%) Python
6 3 (5.66%) Tcl
7 1 (1.89%) PHP
7 1 (1.89%) Scala
Qualifications
1 20 (37.74%) ISEB
2 12 (22.64%) ISTQB
3 11 (20.75%) Degree
4 4 (7.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (3.77%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 2 (3.77%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (24.53%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.89%) Docker
Vendors
1 10 (18.87%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.77%) Oracle
2 2 (3.77%) SAP
3 1 (1.89%) Telerik
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