The table below looks at the statistics 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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automation Tester
Rank 122 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Tester 7 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.38% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.39% - -
Number of salaries quoted 7 0 0
Average salary £45,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
Automation Tester
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bristol region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Bristol
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1782 1457 1502
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 95.75% 93.82% 95.37%
Number of salaries quoted 1468 1289 1296
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -5.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £53,500 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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
Salary Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Automation Tester across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 18 September 2014.

Automation Tester Salary Histogram in Bristol

Automation Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 13 (68.42%) Agile Software Development
1 13 (68.42%) C#
2 11 (57.89%) Test Strategy
3 9 (47.37%) Selenium
4 8 (42.11%) QA
5 7 (36.84%) Automated Testing
5 7 (36.84%) SQL
5 7 (36.84%) .NET
6 6 (31.58%) Visual Studio
6 6 (31.58%) COM
6 6 (31.58%) Windows
6 6 (31.58%) VB
6 6 (31.58%) VB.NET
6 6 (31.58%) C++
6 6 (31.58%) Scrum
6 6 (31.58%) VB6
6 6 (31.58%) Python
6 6 (31.58%) Microsoft
6 6 (31.58%) Ruby
6 6 (31.58%) Team Foundation Server
6 6 (31.58%) Test Automation
6 6 (31.58%) MSBuild
7 5 (26.32%) Automation Testing
7 5 (26.32%) Mentoring
7 5 (26.32%) Coaching
7 5 (26.32%) Silverlight
7 5 (26.32%) Bash Shell
7 5 (26.32%) HTML5
7 5 (26.32%) HTML
7 5 (26.32%) JavaScript

Automation Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 4 (21.05%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.26%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 9 (47.37%) Selenium
2 6 (31.58%) Visual Studio
2 6 (31.58%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (31.58%) MSBuild
3 4 (21.05%) JMeter
3 4 (21.05%) WebDriver
4 3 (15.79%) Ranorex
4 3 (15.79%) FitNesse
4 3 (15.79%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 1 (5.26%) Finance
1 1 (5.26%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (36.84%) .NET
2 6 (31.58%) COM
3 5 (26.32%) Silverlight
3 5 (26.32%) HTML5
3 5 (26.32%) HTML
Operating Systems
1 6 (31.58%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (68.42%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (57.89%) Test Strategy
3 7 (36.84%) Automated Testing
4 6 (31.58%) Scrum
4 6 (31.58%) Test Automation
5 5 (26.32%) Automation Testing
5 5 (26.32%) Mentoring
5 5 (26.32%) Coaching
6 4 (21.05%) Performance Testing
6 4 (21.05%) Test Planning
7 3 (15.79%) Test Management
8 1 (5.26%) BDD
8 1 (5.26%) UML
8 1 (5.26%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 13 (68.42%) C#
2 7 (36.84%) SQL
3 6 (31.58%) VB
3 6 (31.58%) VB.NET
3 6 (31.58%) C++
3 6 (31.58%) VB6
3 6 (31.58%) Python
3 6 (31.58%) Ruby
4 5 (26.32%) Bash Shell
4 5 (26.32%) JavaScript
4 5 (26.32%) Perl
5 2 (10.53%) VBA
6 1 (5.26%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (42.11%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (31.58%) Microsoft
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