The table below looks at the statistics 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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automation Testing
Rank 123 115 124
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +9
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 12 11 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.66% 0.56% 0.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.75% 0.65% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 12 11 3
Average salary £31,250 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
Automation 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% -

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 10 February 2016.

Automation Testing Salary Histogram in Bristol

Automation Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 12 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (41.67%) JavaScript
2 10 (41.67%) Python
3 9 (37.50%) Telecoms
3 9 (37.50%) Test Automation
3 9 (37.50%) Digital Media
4 8 (33.33%) Scrum
4 8 (33.33%) Java
4 8 (33.33%) TDD
4 8 (33.33%) Software Testing
5 6 (25.00%) Software Engineering
6 5 (20.83%) Manual Testing
6 5 (20.83%) Git (software)
6 5 (20.83%) Linux
7 4 (16.67%) QA
8 3 (12.50%) Android
8 3 (12.50%) Degree
8 3 (12.50%) Finance
8 3 (12.50%) Mobile App
8 3 (12.50%) Apple iOS
9 2 (8.33%) Non-Functional Testing
9 2 (8.33%) User Stories
9 2 (8.33%) BDD
9 2 (8.33%) Xbox
9 2 (8.33%) Relational Database
9 2 (8.33%) SDLC
9 2 (8.33%) Issue Tracking
9 2 (8.33%) Games
9 2 (8.33%) Windows
9 2 (8.33%) RDBMS

Automation Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.33%) RDBMS
1 2 (8.33%) Relational Database
1 2 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 5 (20.83%) Git (software)
2 2 (8.33%) JIRA
2 2 (8.33%) Selenium
3 1 (4.17%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (37.50%) Telecoms
2 3 (12.50%) Finance
3 2 (8.33%) Banking
3 2 (8.33%) Games
4 1 (4.17%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (29.17%) Test Engineer
1 7 (29.17%) Tester
2 5 (20.83%) Python Software Engineer
2 5 (20.83%) Senior Software Engineer
2 5 (20.83%) Software Engineer
2 5 (20.83%) Software Tester
3 4 (16.67%) JavaScript Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) Agile Tester
4 3 (12.50%) Analyst
4 3 (12.50%) Automation Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) Developer
4 3 (12.50%) Junior
4 3 (12.50%) Test Analyst
4 3 (12.50%) Test Automation Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Agile Test Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Applications Tester
5 2 (8.33%) Junior Test Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Test Automation Developer
6 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 1 (4.17%) iOS Android Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.33%) .NET
2 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET
2 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (4.17%) HTML
2 1 (4.17%) jQuery
2 1 (4.17%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (37.50%) Digital Media
2 3 (12.50%) Mobile App
3 2 (8.33%) Xbox
4 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.17%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 5 (20.83%) Linux
2 3 (12.50%) Android
2 3 (12.50%) Apple iOS
3 2 (8.33%) Mac OS X
3 2 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (37.50%) Test Automation
3 8 (33.33%) Scrum
3 8 (33.33%) Software Testing
3 8 (33.33%) TDD
4 6 (25.00%) Software Engineering
5 5 (20.83%) Manual Testing
6 2 (8.33%) BDD
6 2 (8.33%) Issue Tracking
6 2 (8.33%) Non-Functional Testing
6 2 (8.33%) SDLC
6 2 (8.33%) Test Scripting
6 2 (8.33%) User Stories
7 1 (4.17%) Android Development
7 1 (4.17%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (4.17%) Functional Testing
7 1 (4.17%) Mobile Application Development
7 1 (4.17%) Mobile Development
7 1 (4.17%) Operational Acceptance Testing
7 1 (4.17%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 10 (41.67%) JavaScript
1 10 (41.67%) Python
2 8 (33.33%) Java
3 2 (8.33%) Ruby
3 2 (8.33%) SQL
4 1 (4.17%) C
4 1 (4.17%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (12.50%) Degree
2 2 (8.33%) ISEB
3 1 (4.17%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.67%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (4.17%) Oracle