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

Location
3 months to
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automation Testing
Rank 121 134 121
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -13
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 10 2 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.50% 0.10% 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.60% 0.12% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 10 1 2
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -18.75%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £33,250
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.26%
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
1666 1651 1297
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 83.80% 86.30% 76.12%
Number of salaries quoted 1334 1361 1101
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 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £55,000 £57,500
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 29 December 2014.

Automation Testing Salary Histogram in Bristol

Automation Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 29 December 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 15 (65.22%) Selenium
2 14 (60.87%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (52.17%) QA
4 10 (43.48%) Java
5 9 (39.13%) ISEB
6 8 (34.78%) C#
6 8 (34.78%) Manual Testing
7 7 (30.43%) BDD
8 6 (26.09%) Telecoms
8 6 (26.09%) SQL
8 6 (26.09%) Automated Testing
9 5 (21.74%) TDD
9 5 (21.74%) Content Management
9 5 (21.74%) CSS
9 5 (21.74%) HTML
9 5 (21.74%) N-Tier
9 5 (21.74%) Cucumber
9 5 (21.74%) Test Scripting
10 4 (17.39%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (17.39%) User Acceptance Testing
10 4 (17.39%) Cloud Computing
10 4 (17.39%) Team Foundation Server
10 4 (17.39%) WebDriver
10 4 (17.39%) Open Source
10 4 (17.39%) Black-Box Testing
10 4 (17.39%) Finance
10 4 (17.39%) Regression Testing
10 4 (17.39%) ISTQB
10 4 (17.39%) Wiki
10 4 (17.39%) JIRA

Automation Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 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 (4.35%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (17.39%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.70%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.35%) Hadoop
2 1 (4.35%) NoSQL
2 1 (4.35%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 15 (65.22%) Selenium
2 5 (21.74%) Cucumber
3 4 (17.39%) JIRA
3 4 (17.39%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (17.39%) WebDriver
4 2 (8.70%) JUnit
5 1 (4.35%) Visual Studio
5 1 (4.35%) SpecFlow
General
1 6 (26.09%) Telecoms
2 4 (17.39%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (47.83%) Tester
2 8 (34.78%) Analyst
2 8 (34.78%) Test Analyst
3 5 (21.74%) QA Tester
4 4 (17.39%) Junior
4 4 (17.39%) Junior Test Analyst
4 4 (17.39%) Junior Analyst
5 3 (13.04%) Developer
5 3 (13.04%) Senior Test Analyst
5 3 (13.04%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (8.70%) Technical Tester
6 2 (8.70%) QA Engineer
6 2 (8.70%) QA Test Analyst
6 2 (8.70%) Automation Test Analyst
6 2 (8.70%) QA Analyst
6 2 (8.70%) Senior QA Analyst
6 2 (8.70%) Test Engineer
6 2 (8.70%) Senior QA Test Analyst
6 2 (8.70%) Automation Analyst
6 2 (8.70%) Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (21.74%) CSS
1 5 (21.74%) HTML
2 3 (13.04%) .NET
3 2 (8.70%) ASP.NET
4 1 (4.35%) WCF
4 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (4.35%) REST
4 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 5 (21.74%) N-Tier
2 4 (17.39%) Wiki
2 4 (17.39%) Open Source
3 1 (4.35%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.70%) UNIX
1 2 (8.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (60.87%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (34.78%) Manual Testing
3 7 (30.43%) BDD
4 6 (26.09%) Automated Testing
5 5 (21.74%) TDD
5 5 (21.74%) Content Management
5 5 (21.74%) Test Scripting
6 4 (17.39%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (17.39%) Black-Box Testing
6 4 (17.39%) Regression Testing
6 4 (17.39%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (13.04%) Test Automation
7 3 (13.04%) Unit Testing
8 2 (8.70%) Integration Testing
8 2 (8.70%) Performance Testing
8 2 (8.70%) Business Analysis
8 2 (8.70%) OOP
8 2 (8.70%) OO
9 1 (4.35%) E-Commerce
9 1 (4.35%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 10 (43.48%) Java
2 8 (34.78%) C#
3 6 (26.09%) SQL
4 3 (13.04%) Ruby
5 2 (8.70%) Groovy
5 2 (8.70%) Python
5 2 (8.70%) C++
5 2 (8.70%) Perl
Qualifications
1 9 (39.13%) ISEB
2 4 (17.39%) ISTQB
3 2 (8.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (52.17%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (13.04%) Oracle
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft
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