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 31 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automation Testing
Rank 122 122 109
Rank change year-on-year
0 -13
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 1 12 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.059% 0.63% 0.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.067% 0.74% 0.98%
Number of salaries quoted 1 12 16
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +5.26%
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £39,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
-2.56% +6.84%
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
1500 1632 1735
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 89.18% 85.53% 86.71%
Number of salaries quoted 1322 1428 1397
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
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 31 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 7 (77.78%) Telecoms
2 5 (55.56%) Java
3 4 (44.44%) Python
3 4 (44.44%) Linux
3 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (44.44%) Test Automation
3 4 (44.44%) Digital Media
4 3 (33.33%) .NET
5 2 (22.22%) Oracle
5 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
5 2 (22.22%) Visual Studio
5 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET
5 2 (22.22%) XML
5 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
5 2 (22.22%) SQL
5 2 (22.22%) C#
5 2 (22.22%) HTML
5 2 (22.22%) ERP
5 2 (22.22%) EPoS
5 2 (22.22%) MVC
5 2 (22.22%) TDD
5 2 (22.22%) Automated Testing
5 2 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (22.22%) Apple iOS
5 2 (22.22%) Mobile App
5 2 (22.22%) Android Development
5 2 (22.22%) iOS Development
5 2 (22.22%) Mobile Development
5 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (22.22%) SaaS

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 (22.22%) SaaS
2 1 (11.11%) Trello
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Visual Studio
2 1 (11.11%) Cucumber
2 1 (11.11%) eggPlant
2 1 (11.11%) HP UFT
2 1 (11.11%) JBehave
2 1 (11.11%) JIRA
2 1 (11.11%) JIRA Agile
2 1 (11.11%) Selenium
2 1 (11.11%) SoapUI
2 1 (11.11%) WebDriver
General
1 7 (77.78%) Telecoms
2 2 (22.22%) Manufacturing
3 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Test Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) C# Developer
2 2 (22.22%) C# Software Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Junior
2 2 (22.22%) Junior Test Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Software Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Test Automation Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Tester
3 1 (11.11%) .NET Software Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Android Developer
3 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Automation Tester
3 1 (11.11%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (11.11%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (11.11%) iOS Android Developer
3 1 (11.11%) iOS Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Java Automation Tester
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Automation Tester
3 1 (11.11%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) .NET
2 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET
2 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (22.22%) HTML
2 2 (22.22%) jQuery
2 2 (22.22%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Digital Media
2 2 (22.22%) EPoS
2 2 (22.22%) Mobile App
3 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) Linux
2 2 (22.22%) Android
2 2 (22.22%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (44.44%) Test Automation
2 2 (22.22%) Android Development
2 2 (22.22%) Automated Testing
2 2 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (22.22%) ERP
2 2 (22.22%) iOS Development
2 2 (22.22%) Mobile Development
2 2 (22.22%) MVC
2 2 (22.22%) Scrum
2 2 (22.22%) TDD
3 1 (11.11%) Kanban
3 1 (11.11%) Mobile Application Development
3 1 (11.11%) OO
3 1 (11.11%) OOP
3 1 (11.11%) Performance Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
3 1 (11.11%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) Java
2 4 (44.44%) Python
3 2 (22.22%) C#
3 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
3 2 (22.22%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Oracle
2 1 (11.11%) HP