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 6 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automation Testing
Rank 123 99 113
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +14
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 12 21 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.62% 1.10% 0.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.72% 1.27% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 12 21 5
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,650 £30,000 £26,300
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £39,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £34,000
% change year-on-year
- +10.29%
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
1671 1648 1370
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 86.22% 86.06% 83.38%
Number of salaries quoted 1428 1299 1210
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,500 £61,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +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 6 July 2015.

Automation Testing Salary Histogram in Bristol

Automation Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 18 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (59.26%) Selenium
3 14 (51.85%) Java
4 13 (48.15%) QA
5 11 (40.74%) SQL
6 10 (37.04%) C#
7 9 (33.33%) Finance
7 9 (33.33%) Scrum
7 9 (33.33%) Test Automation
8 8 (29.63%) TDD
9 7 (25.93%) Software Engineering
9 7 (25.93%) JUnit
9 7 (25.93%) Test Scripting
9 7 (25.93%) JBehave
9 7 (25.93%) Cucumber
10 6 (22.22%) BDD
10 6 (22.22%) RESTful
11 5 (18.52%) Analytical Skills
11 5 (18.52%) OO
11 5 (18.52%) Regression Testing
11 5 (18.52%) ISEB
11 5 (18.52%) Automated Testing
11 5 (18.52%) Degree
12 4 (14.81%) Microsoft
12 4 (14.81%) Financial Institution
12 4 (14.81%) Visual Studio
12 4 (14.81%) UNIX
12 4 (14.81%) Windows
12 4 (14.81%) .NET
12 4 (14.81%) Oracle

Automation Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 1 (3.70%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (3.70%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.81%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 16 (59.26%) Selenium
2 7 (25.93%) JUnit
2 7 (25.93%) JBehave
2 7 (25.93%) Cucumber
3 4 (14.81%) WebDriver
3 4 (14.81%) Visual Studio
4 3 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (11.11%) MbUnit
4 3 (11.11%) Selenium IDE
5 2 (7.41%) JIRA
5 2 (7.41%) HP UFT
6 1 (3.70%) NetBeans
6 1 (3.70%) Maven
6 1 (3.70%) Eclipse
6 1 (3.70%) TestNG
6 1 (3.70%) Jenkins
General
1 9 (33.33%) Finance
2 4 (14.81%) Financial Institution
3 3 (11.11%) Marketing
4 2 (7.41%) Telecoms
4 2 (7.41%) Law
5 1 (3.70%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 9 (33.33%) Analyst
1 9 (33.33%) Test Analyst
2 7 (25.93%) Test Engineer
3 6 (22.22%) Automation Engineer
3 6 (22.22%) Test Automation Engineer
4 5 (18.52%) Automation Test Analyst
4 5 (18.52%) Automation Analyst
4 5 (18.52%) Developer
5 3 (11.11%) Tester
5 3 (11.11%) Software Engineer
5 3 (11.11%) QA Tester
5 3 (11.11%) QA Engineer
5 3 (11.11%) QA Automation Engineer
5 3 (11.11%) Selenium Test Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Software Tester
6 2 (7.41%) Java Developer
6 2 (7.41%) Senior Software Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) Test Manager
7 1 (3.70%) Senior Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) Test Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (22.22%) RESTful
2 4 (14.81%) .NET
3 3 (11.11%) .NET Framework
3 3 (11.11%) REST
4 2 (7.41%) Gherkin
4 2 (7.41%) Spring
4 2 (7.41%) JSON
5 1 (3.70%) Web Services
5 1 (3.70%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 5 (18.52%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.41%) Wiki
3 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.70%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (14.81%) UNIX
1 4 (14.81%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 9 (33.33%) Scrum
3 8 (29.63%) TDD
4 7 (25.93%) Test Scripting
4 7 (25.93%) Software Engineering
5 6 (22.22%) BDD
6 5 (18.52%) OO
6 5 (18.52%) Regression Testing
6 5 (18.52%) Automated Testing
7 4 (14.81%) Manual Testing
7 4 (14.81%) Kanban
7 4 (14.81%) User Stories
8 3 (11.11%) Mobile Marketing
8 3 (11.11%) People Management
8 3 (11.11%) Software Delivery
8 3 (11.11%) Operational Acceptance Testing
8 3 (11.11%) Open Source
8 3 (11.11%) Test Strategy
8 3 (11.11%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (51.85%) Java
2 11 (40.74%) SQL
3 10 (37.04%) C#
4 3 (11.11%) C++
4 3 (11.11%) Python
5 2 (7.41%) Ruby
6 1 (3.70%) Bash Shell
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 13 (48.15%) QA
System Software
1 2 (7.41%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (7.41%) Puppet
1 2 (7.41%) Vagrant
1 2 (7.41%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (3.70%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (14.81%) Oracle
1 4 (14.81%) Microsoft
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