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 6 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automated Testing
Rank 85 109 87
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -22
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 43 21 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 2.38% 1.04% 2.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.66% 1.22% 2.87%
Number of salaries quoted 42 21 41
Median salary £37,000 £42,500 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-12.94% +10.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £37,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,900 £47,500 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +15.71%
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
1616 1716 1777
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 89.28% 85.25% 88.06%
Number of salaries quoted 1412 1449 1414
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £29,400 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £63,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 6 May 2016.

Automated Testing Salary Histogram in Bristol

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 6 May 2016, 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 54 (79.41%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (48.53%) .NET
3 32 (47.06%) JavaScript
4 30 (44.12%) OO
5 27 (39.71%) C#
6 26 (38.24%) HTML
7 17 (25.00%) Software Engineering
7 17 (25.00%) Degree
7 17 (25.00%) Open Source
7 17 (25.00%) HTML5
8 14 (20.59%) Java
8 14 (20.59%) ISEB
8 14 (20.59%) Telecoms
9 13 (19.12%) Ruby
9 13 (19.12%) Cucumber
9 13 (19.12%) User Experience
10 12 (17.65%) SDLC
10 12 (17.65%) AngularJS
10 12 (17.65%) Spring
10 12 (17.65%) Finance
10 12 (17.65%) Microsoft
11 11 (16.18%) Scrum
11 11 (16.18%) Node.js
12 10 (14.71%) Backbone.js
12 10 (14.71%) Relational Database
12 10 (14.71%) CMS
12 10 (14.71%) ASP.NET
12 10 (14.71%) Computer Science
13 9 (13.24%) Linux
13 9 (13.24%) MySQL

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 11 (16.18%) Node.js
2 10 (14.71%) CMS
3 3 (4.41%) WordPress
4 1 (1.47%) Umbraco
Applications
1 4 (5.88%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.94%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (10.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 6 (8.82%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 7 (10.29%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (8.82%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (10.29%) Internet
2 1 (1.47%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (14.71%) Relational Database
2 9 (13.24%) MySQL
3 8 (11.76%) RDBMS
3 8 (11.76%) SQL Server
4 6 (8.82%) Oracle Database
4 6 (8.82%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (8.82%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (8.82%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 13 (19.12%) Cucumber
2 8 (11.76%) JIRA
2 8 (11.76%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (10.29%) Jenkins
3 7 (10.29%) JUnit
3 7 (10.29%) Mockito
3 7 (10.29%) Moq
3 7 (10.29%) PhantomJS
4 6 (8.82%) Git (software)
4 6 (8.82%) NUnit
4 6 (8.82%) Rhino Mocks
4 6 (8.82%) SpecFlow
5 4 (5.88%) Selenium
6 2 (2.94%) Visual Studio Team System
7 1 (1.47%) NuGet
7 1 (1.47%) Visual Studio
General
1 14 (20.59%) Telecoms
2 12 (17.65%) Finance
3 9 (13.24%) Games
4 7 (10.29%) Electronics
4 7 (10.29%) Manufacturing
4 7 (10.29%) Marketing
5 3 (4.41%) Billing
6 1 (1.47%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 36 (52.94%) Developer
2 18 (26.47%) C# Developer
3 14 (20.59%) Analyst
3 14 (20.59%) Software Engineer
3 14 (20.59%) Test Analyst
4 12 (17.65%) Java Developer
5 8 (11.76%) .NET Developer
5 8 (11.76%) C# .NET Developer
6 7 (10.29%) Software Test Engineer
6 7 (10.29%) Test Engineer
7 6 (8.82%) .NET Software Engineer
7 6 (8.82%) E-Commerce Engineer
7 6 (8.82%) QA Analyst
7 6 (8.82%) QA Test Analyst
7 6 (8.82%) Tester
8 5 (7.35%) Senior Developer
8 5 (7.35%) Senior Java Developer
8 5 (7.35%) Software Tester
9 4 (5.88%) QA Tester
9 4 (5.88%) Software Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (48.53%) .NET
2 26 (38.24%) HTML
3 17 (25.00%) HTML5
4 12 (17.65%) AngularJS
4 12 (17.65%) Spring
5 10 (14.71%) ASP.NET
5 10 (14.71%) Backbone.js
6 9 (13.24%) React
7 8 (11.76%) ASP.NET MVC
7 8 (11.76%) jQuery
7 8 (11.76%) Web Services
8 7 (10.29%) .NET Framework
8 7 (10.29%) Entity Framework
9 6 (8.82%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 6 (8.82%) ASP.NET MVC 5
9 6 (8.82%) Gherkin
9 6 (8.82%) RESTful
9 6 (8.82%) Spring Boot
9 6 (8.82%) Thymeleaf
9 6 (8.82%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 13 (19.12%) User Experience
2 10 (14.71%) Computer Science
3 9 (13.24%) Mobile App
4 7 (10.29%) Digital Media
5 6 (8.82%) Client/Server
6 2 (2.94%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.94%) NHS
7 1 (1.47%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.47%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.47%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 9 (13.24%) Linux
2 6 (8.82%) Windows
3 4 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.47%) Android
4 1 (1.47%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (79.41%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (44.12%) OO
3 17 (25.00%) Open Source
3 17 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 12 (17.65%) SDLC
5 11 (16.18%) Scrum
6 9 (13.24%) MVC
7 8 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
7 8 (11.76%) OOD
7 8 (11.76%) TDD
7 8 (11.76%) UX Design
8 7 (10.29%) BDD
8 7 (10.29%) Business Intelligence
8 7 (10.29%) Digital Marketing
8 7 (10.29%) Manual Testing
8 7 (10.29%) Programme Management
9 6 (8.82%) E-Commerce
9 6 (8.82%) Kanban
9 6 (8.82%) OOP
9 6 (8.82%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 32 (47.06%) JavaScript
2 27 (39.71%) C#
3 14 (20.59%) Java
4 13 (19.12%) Ruby
5 8 (11.76%) PHP
6 7 (10.29%) C++
6 7 (10.29%) Python
7 5 (7.35%) Clojure
8 4 (5.88%) SQL
9 2 (2.94%) TypeScript
10 1 (1.47%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.47%) Scala
10 1 (1.47%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (25.00%) Degree
2 14 (20.59%) ISEB
3 8 (11.76%) ISTQB
4 2 (2.94%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 2 (2.94%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (11.76%) QA
Vendors
1 12 (17.65%) Microsoft
2 7 (10.29%) Oracle
2 7 (10.29%) SAP
3 1 (1.47%) Remedy
3 1 (1.47%) Sage
3 1 (1.47%) Telerik
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