The first table below looks at the demand for the Automation Tester role in IT jobs advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Automation Tester in their job title over the 3 months to 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Bristol region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automation Tester
Rank 117 129 120
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -9
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Tester 9 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.44% 0.054% 0.055%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.46% 0.056% 0.057%
Number of salaries quoted 8 1 1
Average salary £38,500 £32,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.46% -15.58%
UK excluding London average salary £35,500 £35,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+1.42% -2.77%
Job Titles Category
Bristol
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1960 1783 1740
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 96.65% 96.74% 95.55%
Number of salaries quoted 1594 1544 1531
Average salary £37,500 £35,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.63% -1.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%
Automation Tester
South West

Automation Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Automation Tester in the job title across the Bristol region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Automation Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

Automation Tester
Salary Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Automation Tester across the Bristol region.

Automation Tester Salary Trend in Bristol

Automation Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT jobs across the Bristol region that cited Automation Tester in their job title 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 with Automation Tester in their job title.

1 14 (100.00%) C#
2 12 (85.71%) Scrum
3 8 (57.14%) .NET
4 7 (50.00%) Selenium
5 6 (42.86%) Silverlight
5 6 (42.86%) Test Automation
5 6 (42.86%) NUnit
5 6 (42.86%) Automated Testing
5 6 (42.86%) Ruby
5 6 (42.86%) QA
5 6 (42.86%) HTML
5 6 (42.86%) Java
5 6 (42.86%) JavaScript
5 6 (42.86%) Perl
5 6 (42.86%) SQL
5 6 (42.86%) Python
5 6 (42.86%) SOAP
5 6 (42.86%) Web Services
5 6 (42.86%) Bash Shell
5 6 (42.86%) MSTest
5 6 (42.86%) HTML5
5 6 (42.86%) REST
5 6 (42.86%) Test Strategy
5 6 (42.86%) ISEB
6 5 (35.71%) SQL Server
7 2 (14.29%) Visual Studio
7 2 (14.29%) COM
7 2 (14.29%) VB
7 2 (14.29%) VB.NET
7 2 (14.29%) Windows

Automation Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT jobs across the Bristol region that cited Automation Tester in their job title 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 with Automation Tester in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (35.71%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (50.00%) Selenium
2 6 (42.86%) NUnit
2 6 (42.86%) MSTest
3 2 (14.29%) Visual Studio
3 2 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (14.29%) MSBuild
4 1 (7.14%) Ranorex
4 1 (7.14%) FitNesse
4 1 (7.14%) WebDriver
4 1 (7.14%) JMeter
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (57.14%) .NET
2 6 (42.86%) Silverlight
2 6 (42.86%) HTML
2 6 (42.86%) SOAP
2 6 (42.86%) Web Services
2 6 (42.86%) HTML5
2 6 (42.86%) REST
3 2 (14.29%) COM
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (85.71%) Scrum
2 6 (42.86%) Test Automation
2 6 (42.86%) Automated Testing
2 6 (42.86%) Test Strategy
3 2 (14.29%) Performance Testing
4 1 (7.14%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (100.00%) C#
2 6 (42.86%) Ruby
2 6 (42.86%) Java
2 6 (42.86%) JavaScript
2 6 (42.86%) Perl
2 6 (42.86%) SQL
2 6 (42.86%) Python
2 6 (42.86%) Bash Shell
3 2 (14.29%) VB
3 2 (14.29%) VB.NET
3 2 (14.29%) C++
3 2 (14.29%) VB6
Qualifications
1 6 (42.86%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (42.86%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft