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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Automation Testing over the 3 months to 2 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automation Testing
Rank 129 118 119
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +1
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 1 15 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.055% 0.74% 0.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.061% 0.86% 0.78%
Number of salaries quoted 1 15 12
Median salary £32,500 £44,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-26.13% +17.33%
UK excluding London median salary £35,750 £38,000 £36,250
% change year-on-year
-5.92% +4.82%
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
1635 1738 1796
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 89.30% 85.24% 87.82%
Number of salaries quoted 1421 1450 1434
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £29,200 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Automation Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

The demand trend of job ads across the Bristol region citing Automation Testing as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 2 May 2016, IT jobs citing Automation 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 Automation Testing.

1 8 (57.14%) Java
2 7 (50.00%) Python
2 7 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 7 (50.00%) Test Automation
3 6 (42.86%) Digital Media
3 6 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (42.86%) TDD
4 5 (35.71%) Linux
5 4 (28.57%) Software Testing
5 4 (28.57%) QA
6 3 (21.43%) Degree
6 3 (21.43%) Software Engineering
6 3 (21.43%) Finance
6 3 (21.43%) JavaScript
6 3 (21.43%) .NET
7 2 (14.29%) Oracle
7 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
7 2 (14.29%) Visual Studio
7 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET
7 2 (14.29%) XML
7 2 (14.29%) SQL
7 2 (14.29%) C#
7 2 (14.29%) HTML
7 2 (14.29%) EPoS
7 2 (14.29%) ERP
7 2 (14.29%) RDBMS
7 2 (14.29%) Manufacturing
7 2 (14.29%) MVC
7 2 (14.29%) Apple iOS
7 2 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement

Automation 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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (14.29%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) RDBMS
1 2 (14.29%) Relational Database
1 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (21.43%) Finance
3 2 (14.29%) Banking
3 2 (14.29%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Test Engineer
2 4 (28.57%) Developer
3 3 (21.43%) Junior
3 3 (21.43%) Test Automation Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) C# Developer
4 2 (14.29%) C# Software Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Junior Test Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Python Software Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Senior Software Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Software Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Software Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Test Automation Developer
5 1 (7.14%) .NET Software Developer
5 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Automation Tester
5 1 (7.14%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (7.14%) iOS Android Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Java Automation Tester
5 1 (7.14%) JavaScript Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) .NET
2 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET
2 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (14.29%) HTML
2 2 (14.29%) jQuery
2 2 (14.29%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (42.86%) Digital Media
2 2 (14.29%) EPoS
2 2 (14.29%) Mobile App
3 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (35.71%) Linux
2 2 (14.29%) Android
2 2 (14.29%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 6 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (42.86%) TDD
3 4 (28.57%) Software Testing
4 3 (21.43%) Software Engineering
5 2 (14.29%) Android Development
5 2 (14.29%) BDD
5 2 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (14.29%) ERP
5 2 (14.29%) iOS Development
5 2 (14.29%) Mobile Development
5 2 (14.29%) MVC
6 1 (7.14%) Automated Testing
6 1 (7.14%) Mobile Application Development
6 1 (7.14%) Operational Acceptance Testing
6 1 (7.14%) Regression Testing
6 1 (7.14%) Scrum
6 1 (7.14%) Test Strategy
6 1 (7.14%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 8 (57.14%) Java
2 7 (50.00%) Python
3 3 (21.43%) JavaScript
4 2 (14.29%) C#
4 2 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) Degree
2 1 (7.14%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (28.57%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle