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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automation Testing
Rank 118 119 113
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -6
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 9 3 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.46% 0.18% 0.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.55% 0.20% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 9 2 5
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
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
1639 1475 1307
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 84.09% 86.16% 77.75%
Number of salaries quoted 1338 1209 1138
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £26,250
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 30 January 2015.

Automation Testing Salary Histogram in Bristol

Automation Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 16 (84.21%) Selenium
2 13 (68.42%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (63.16%) QA
3 12 (63.16%) Java
4 9 (47.37%) Manual Testing
5 7 (36.84%) Automated Testing
5 7 (36.84%) C#
6 6 (31.58%) ISEB
6 6 (31.58%) Telecoms
6 6 (31.58%) Test Scripting
6 6 (31.58%) BDD
7 5 (26.32%) Open Source
7 5 (26.32%) Cloud Computing
7 5 (26.32%) Team Foundation Server
7 5 (26.32%) Test Automation
7 5 (26.32%) Cucumber
7 5 (26.32%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (26.32%) Wiki
7 5 (26.32%) JIRA
7 5 (26.32%) User Acceptance Testing
7 5 (26.32%) TDD
7 5 (26.32%) Finance
7 5 (26.32%) Regression Testing
7 5 (26.32%) C++
8 4 (21.05%) Oracle
8 4 (21.05%) UNIX
8 4 (21.05%) JUnit
8 4 (21.05%) Scrum
8 4 (21.05%) ISTQB
8 4 (21.05%) Degree

Automation Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (26.32%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.79%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 16 (84.21%) Selenium
2 5 (26.32%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (26.32%) Cucumber
2 5 (26.32%) JIRA
3 4 (21.05%) JUnit
4 3 (15.79%) JBehave
4 3 (15.79%) WebDriver
5 1 (5.26%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (31.58%) Telecoms
2 5 (26.32%) Finance
3 3 (15.79%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 9 (47.37%) Analyst
1 9 (47.37%) Test Analyst
2 5 (26.32%) Tester
3 4 (21.05%) Junior
3 4 (21.05%) Test Engineer
3 4 (21.05%) QA Engineer
3 4 (21.05%) Junior Test Analyst
3 4 (21.05%) Junior Analyst
3 4 (21.05%) Automation Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) Automated Test Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) QA Automation Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) Senior Test Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Developer
5 2 (10.53%) QA Tester
5 2 (10.53%) Senior QA Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) QA Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Automation Test Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) QA Test Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Senior QA Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.53%) .NET
1 2 (10.53%) HTML
1 2 (10.53%) CSS
2 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) Open Source
1 5 (26.32%) Wiki
2 3 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (10.53%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 4 (21.05%) UNIX
2 3 (15.79%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (68.42%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (47.37%) Manual Testing
3 7 (36.84%) Automated Testing
4 6 (31.58%) Test Scripting
4 6 (31.58%) BDD
5 5 (26.32%) Test Automation
5 5 (26.32%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (26.32%) User Acceptance Testing
5 5 (26.32%) TDD
5 5 (26.32%) Regression Testing
6 4 (21.05%) Scrum
6 4 (21.05%) Black-Box Testing
7 3 (15.79%) User Stories
7 3 (15.79%) Integration Testing
7 3 (15.79%) Kanban
7 3 (15.79%) Software Engineering
8 2 (10.53%) OOP
8 2 (10.53%) OO
8 2 (10.53%) Content Management
8 2 (10.53%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (63.16%) Java
2 7 (36.84%) C#
3 5 (26.32%) C++
4 3 (15.79%) SQL
5 2 (10.53%) Groovy
6 1 (5.26%) Ruby
6 1 (5.26%) Python
6 1 (5.26%) Perl
Qualifications
1 6 (31.58%) ISEB
2 4 (21.05%) ISTQB
2 4 (21.05%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (63.16%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (21.05%) Oracle
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
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