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 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automation Testing
Rank 98 106 108
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +2
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 17 5 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.95% 0.32% 0.064%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.13% 0.38% 0.082%
Number of salaries quoted 17 5 1
Average salary £30,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,750
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.09%
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
1501 1309 1214
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 84.09% 83.32% 77.57%
Number of salaries quoted 1178 1144 1055
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 August 2014.

Automation Testing Salary Histogram in Bristol

Automation Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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 23 (67.65%) QA
2 19 (55.88%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (52.94%) Selenium
4 15 (44.12%) Test Automation
4 15 (44.12%) Scrum
5 13 (38.24%) C#
5 13 (38.24%) BDD
6 12 (35.29%) Cucumber
6 12 (35.29%) SQL
7 11 (32.35%) Java
7 11 (32.35%) Automated Testing
8 9 (26.47%) ISEB
8 9 (26.47%) HTML
8 9 (26.47%) Test Strategy
9 8 (23.53%) WebDriver
9 8 (23.53%) JUnit
10 7 (20.59%) Ruby
10 7 (20.59%) JMeter
10 7 (20.59%) FitNesse
10 7 (20.59%) Ranorex
11 6 (17.65%) User Stories
11 6 (17.65%) JBehave
11 6 (17.65%) Content Management
11 6 (17.65%) Software Engineering
11 6 (17.65%) CSS
11 6 (17.65%) Perl
11 6 (17.65%) Sun Certification
11 6 (17.65%) Python
11 6 (17.65%) N-Tier
12 5 (14.71%) Windows

Automation Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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 (2.94%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (2.94%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.94%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.88%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.94%) Hadoop
2 1 (2.94%) NoSQL
2 1 (2.94%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 18 (52.94%) Selenium
2 12 (35.29%) Cucumber
3 8 (23.53%) WebDriver
3 8 (23.53%) JUnit
4 7 (20.59%) JMeter
4 7 (20.59%) FitNesse
4 7 (20.59%) Ranorex
5 6 (17.65%) JBehave
6 4 (11.76%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (8.82%) Visual Studio
7 3 (8.82%) SoapUI
8 2 (5.88%) MSBuild
9 1 (2.94%) JIRA
9 1 (2.94%) SpecFlow
General
1 5 (14.71%) Finance
2 2 (5.88%) Law
2 2 (5.88%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.94%) Legal
3 1 (2.94%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 20 (58.82%) Tester
2 9 (26.47%) Test Engineer
2 9 (26.47%) QA Tester
3 8 (23.53%) Senior Tester
4 7 (20.59%) QA Engineer
4 7 (20.59%) Automation Engineer
5 6 (17.65%) QA Automation Engineer
6 5 (14.71%) Automation Tester
7 4 (11.76%) Senior Software Tester
7 4 (11.76%) Software Tester
7 4 (11.76%) Test Manager
8 3 (8.82%) Senior QA Tester
8 3 (8.82%) Senior Automation Tester
9 2 (5.88%) Test Automation Engineer
9 2 (5.88%) Technical Tester
10 1 (2.94%) .NET Developer
10 1 (2.94%) C# Developer
10 1 (2.94%) Senior Developer
10 1 (2.94%) Lead Developer
10 1 (2.94%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (26.47%) HTML
2 6 (17.65%) CSS
3 5 (14.71%) .NET
4 3 (8.82%) HTML5
4 3 (8.82%) Silverlight
5 2 (5.88%) ASP.NET
5 2 (5.88%) COM
6 1 (2.94%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (2.94%) WCF
6 1 (2.94%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (2.94%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 6 (17.65%) N-Tier
2 1 (2.94%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.94%) Inversion of Control
2 1 (2.94%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 5 (14.71%) Windows
2 3 (8.82%) UNIX
3 1 (2.94%) Linux
3 1 (2.94%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.94%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (55.88%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (44.12%) Test Automation
2 15 (44.12%) Scrum
3 13 (38.24%) BDD
4 11 (32.35%) Automated Testing
5 9 (26.47%) Test Strategy
6 6 (17.65%) User Stories
6 6 (17.65%) Content Management
6 6 (17.65%) Software Engineering
7 5 (14.71%) TDD
7 5 (14.71%) Kanban
8 4 (11.76%) Test Management
8 4 (11.76%) Software Testing
9 3 (8.82%) Unit Testing
10 2 (5.88%) Risk Management
10 2 (5.88%) Test Scripting
10 2 (5.88%) System Testing
10 2 (5.88%) QMS
10 2 (5.88%) Waterfall
10 2 (5.88%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 13 (38.24%) C#
2 12 (35.29%) SQL
3 11 (32.35%) Java
4 7 (20.59%) Ruby
5 6 (17.65%) Perl
5 6 (17.65%) Python
6 3 (8.82%) JavaScript
6 3 (8.82%) Bash Shell
7 2 (5.88%) C++
7 2 (5.88%) VB
7 2 (5.88%) VB.NET
7 2 (5.88%) VB6
8 1 (2.94%) PHP
Qualifications
1 9 (26.47%) ISEB
2 6 (17.65%) Sun Certification
3 3 (8.82%) Degree
4 2 (5.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (67.65%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (8.82%) Oracle
1 3 (8.82%) Microsoft
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