The first table below looks at the demand for Automation 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 Automation Testing over the 3 months to 18 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 of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Bristol region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automation Testing
Rank 112 119 118
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -1
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 13 7 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.64% 0.39% 0.055%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.77% 0.48% 0.072%
Number of salaries quoted 11 7 1
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +37.93%
UK excluding London average salary £35,750 £34,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+3.62% -1.42%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Bristol
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1679 1444 1392
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 83.04% 79.73% 76.61%
Number of salaries quoted 1329 1247 1210
Average salary £42,500 £39,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.59% -1.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
Automation Testing
South West

Automation Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Automation Testing across the Bristol region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Automation Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

Automation Testing
Salary Trend in Bristol

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

Automation Testing Salary Trend in Bristol

Automation Testing
Salary Histogram in Bristol

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

Automation Testing Salary Histogram in Bristol

Automation Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Bristol region citing Automation 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 Automation Testing.

1 11 (73.33%) Scrum
1 11 (73.33%) Test Automation
2 10 (66.67%) QA
3 9 (60.00%) Selenium
3 9 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (46.67%) Java
4 7 (46.67%) Cucumber
5 6 (40.00%) BDD
5 6 (40.00%) JBehave
5 6 (40.00%) SQL
5 6 (40.00%) JUnit
5 6 (40.00%) Software Engineering
6 5 (33.33%) Finance
6 5 (33.33%) Windows
6 5 (33.33%) Sun Certification
6 5 (33.33%) User Stories
7 4 (26.67%) Automated Testing
7 4 (26.67%) UNIX
7 4 (26.67%) Degree
8 3 (20.00%) FitNesse
8 3 (20.00%) Ruby
8 3 (20.00%) JMeter
8 3 (20.00%) Financial Institution
8 3 (20.00%) ISEB
8 3 (20.00%) Python
8 3 (20.00%) Perl
8 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
8 3 (20.00%) C#
8 3 (20.00%) Ranorex
9 2 (13.33%) SoapUI

Automation Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Bristol region citing Automation 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 Automation Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle EBS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 9 (60.00%) Selenium
2 7 (46.67%) Cucumber
3 6 (40.00%) JBehave
3 6 (40.00%) JUnit
4 3 (20.00%) FitNesse
4 3 (20.00%) JMeter
4 3 (20.00%) Ranorex
5 2 (13.33%) SoapUI
5 2 (13.33%) WebDriver
5 2 (13.33%) QuickTest Pro
5 2 (13.33%) LoadRunner
5 2 (13.33%) JIRA
General
1 5 (33.33%) Finance
2 3 (20.00%) Financial Institution
3 1 (6.67%) Games
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Test Engineer
2 6 (40.00%) QA Engineer
3 4 (26.67%) Analyst
3 4 (26.67%) Test Analyst
4 3 (20.00%) Senior Tester
4 3 (20.00%) Tester
5 2 (13.33%) Automation Tester
5 2 (13.33%) Senior Automation Tester
5 2 (13.33%) QA Automation Engineer
5 2 (13.33%) Automation Engineer
5 2 (13.33%) Senior QA Tester
5 2 (13.33%) QA Tester
6 1 (6.67%) Performance Test Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) Software Test Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) Automation Test Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) Senior Test Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) Performance Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) Software Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) LoadRunner Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) HTML5
1 2 (13.33%) HTML
1 2 (13.33%) SOAP
1 2 (13.33%) Silverlight
2 1 (6.67%) Web Services
2 1 (6.67%) XML
2 1 (6.67%) .NET
2 1 (6.67%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Replication
1 1 (6.67%) Mobile App
1 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (6.67%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 5 (33.33%) Windows
2 4 (26.67%) UNIX
3 1 (6.67%) Android
3 1 (6.67%) Linux
3 1 (6.67%) Windows 8
3 1 (6.67%) Apple iOS
3 1 (6.67%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (73.33%) Scrum
1 11 (73.33%) Test Automation
2 9 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (40.00%) BDD
3 6 (40.00%) Software Engineering
4 5 (33.33%) User Stories
5 4 (26.67%) Automated Testing
6 2 (13.33%) Test Strategy
6 2 (13.33%) Software Testing
6 2 (13.33%) Test Scripting
6 2 (13.33%) Kanban
7 1 (6.67%) Manual Testing
7 1 (6.67%) System Testing
7 1 (6.67%) Load Testing
7 1 (6.67%) Unit Testing
7 1 (6.67%) Test Management
7 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (6.67%) TDD
7 1 (6.67%) Pair Programming
7 1 (6.67%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (46.67%) Java
2 6 (40.00%) SQL
3 3 (20.00%) Ruby
3 3 (20.00%) Python
3 3 (20.00%) Perl
3 3 (20.00%) C#
4 2 (13.33%) Bash Shell
4 2 (13.33%) JavaScript
5 1 (6.67%) PHP
5 1 (6.67%) VBScript
5 1 (6.67%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (33.33%) Sun Certification
2 4 (26.67%) Degree
3 3 (20.00%) ISEB
4 1 (6.67%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (66.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (13.33%) Oracle
2 1 (6.67%) Nokia
2 1 (6.67%) HP
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