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 28 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automation Testing
Rank 114 112 120
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +8
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 15 14 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.73% 0.70% 0.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.90% 0.82% 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 15 12 6
Average salary £44,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.33% -6.25%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
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
1665 1710 1469
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 81.50% 84.99% 80.80%
Number of salaries quoted 1390 1361 1262
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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 28 April 2015.

Automation Testing Salary Histogram in Bristol

Automation Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 21 (77.78%) Selenium
2 19 (70.37%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (51.85%) QA
4 13 (48.15%) Java
5 12 (44.44%) C#
6 11 (40.74%) TDD
7 10 (37.04%) Automated Testing
8 9 (33.33%) Scrum
8 9 (33.33%) Regression Testing
8 9 (33.33%) BDD
9 8 (29.63%) Test Scripting
9 8 (29.63%) Manual Testing
9 8 (29.63%) Test Automation
10 7 (25.93%) Team Foundation Server
10 7 (25.93%) Open Source
10 7 (25.93%) SQL
11 6 (22.22%) C++
11 6 (22.22%) Telecoms
11 6 (22.22%) Software Engineering
11 6 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
11 6 (22.22%) JIRA
11 6 (22.22%) WebDriver
11 6 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
11 6 (22.22%) Wiki
12 5 (18.52%) JBehave
12 5 (18.52%) Cloud Computing
12 5 (18.52%) Analytical Skills
12 5 (18.52%) Cucumber
12 5 (18.52%) Degree
12 5 (18.52%) ISEB

Automation Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 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.

Cloud Services
1 5 (18.52%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (3.70%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.81%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 21 (77.78%) Selenium
2 7 (25.93%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (22.22%) WebDriver
3 6 (22.22%) JIRA
4 5 (18.52%) Cucumber
4 5 (18.52%) JBehave
5 4 (14.81%) JUnit
5 4 (14.81%) Visual Studio
6 3 (11.11%) MbUnit
6 3 (11.11%) Selenium IDE
7 2 (7.41%) QuickTest Pro
8 1 (3.70%) NetBeans
8 1 (3.70%) Eclipse
General
1 6 (22.22%) Telecoms
2 4 (14.81%) Finance
2 4 (14.81%) Financial Institution
3 3 (11.11%) Marketing
4 2 (7.41%) Law
Job Titles
1 11 (40.74%) Analyst
1 11 (40.74%) Test Analyst
2 6 (22.22%) Test Engineer
2 6 (22.22%) Automation Engineer
3 4 (14.81%) Automation Analyst
3 4 (14.81%) Automation Test Analyst
3 4 (14.81%) Senior Test Analyst
3 4 (14.81%) QA Engineer
3 4 (14.81%) Senior Analyst
4 3 (11.11%) QA Automation Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) Developer
4 3 (11.11%) Test Automation Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) Automated Test Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Junior Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Senior QA Test Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Junior Test Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Test Manager
5 2 (7.41%) Tester
5 2 (7.41%) Junior
5 2 (7.41%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (18.52%) .NET
2 4 (14.81%) RESTful
3 3 (11.11%) REST
3 3 (11.11%) .NET Framework
4 1 (3.70%) Web Services
4 1 (3.70%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.93%) Open Source
2 6 (22.22%) Wiki
3 5 (18.52%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.70%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (14.81%) UNIX
1 4 (14.81%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (70.37%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (40.74%) TDD
3 10 (37.04%) Automated Testing
4 9 (33.33%) Regression Testing
4 9 (33.33%) BDD
4 9 (33.33%) Scrum
5 8 (29.63%) Test Automation
5 8 (29.63%) Test Scripting
5 8 (29.63%) Manual Testing
6 6 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
6 6 (22.22%) Software Engineering
7 5 (18.52%) OO
8 4 (14.81%) Integration Testing
8 4 (14.81%) Kanban
8 4 (14.81%) User Stories
9 3 (11.11%) Mobile Marketing
9 3 (11.11%) People Management
9 3 (11.11%) Software Delivery
9 3 (11.11%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 13 (48.15%) Java
2 12 (44.44%) C#
3 7 (25.93%) SQL
4 6 (22.22%) C++
5 2 (7.41%) Python
5 2 (7.41%) Groovy
6 1 (3.70%) Bash Shell
6 1 (3.70%) Ruby
6 1 (3.70%) VB.NET
6 1 (3.70%) Perl
Qualifications
1 5 (18.52%) ISEB
1 5 (18.52%) Degree
2 3 (11.11%) ISTQB
3 2 (7.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (51.85%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (14.81%) Oracle
1 4 (14.81%) Microsoft
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