The table below looks at the statistics for Test Automation skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Automation over the 3 months to 30 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Automation
Rank 110 85 91
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +6
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 14 46 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.83% 2.37% 2.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.93% 2.77% 2.45%
Number of salaries quoted 11 46 38
Median salary £35,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-17.64% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £33,750 £35,400
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £53,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Test Automation
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
1500 1660 1755
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 89.13% 85.57% 86.58%
Number of salaries quoted 1325 1452 1410
Median salary £42,500 £42,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% -1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Test Automation
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

The demand trend of job ads across the Bristol region citing Test Automation as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Test Automation Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

Test Automation
Salary Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Test Automation across the Bristol region.

Test Automation Salary Trend in Bristol

Test Automation
Salary Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Automation across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 30 May 2016.

Test Automation Salary Histogram in Bristol

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 30 May 2016, IT jobs citing Test Automation also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Bristol region with a requirement for Test Automation.

1 58 (75.32%) Java
2 50 (64.94%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (50.65%) Degree
4 35 (45.45%) QA
5 26 (33.77%) Software Engineering
6 23 (29.87%) Selenium
6 23 (29.87%) Open Source
7 21 (27.27%) Product Management
8 20 (25.97%) Windows
9 18 (23.38%) SQL
10 15 (19.48%) Finance
11 14 (18.18%) Cucumber
12 13 (16.88%) Scrum
12 13 (16.88%) TDD
12 13 (16.88%) JUnit
13 12 (15.58%) Oracle
13 12 (15.58%) SQL Server
13 12 (15.58%) Unix
13 12 (15.58%) Non-Functional Testing
13 12 (15.58%) Computer Science
14 11 (14.29%) Digital Media
14 11 (14.29%) Facebook
14 11 (14.29%) Telecoms
14 11 (14.29%) Google
15 10 (12.99%) Identity Management
15 10 (12.99%) Linux
15 10 (12.99%) OO
15 10 (12.99%) C#
15 10 (12.99%) Functional Testing
15 10 (12.99%) JBehave

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.30%) Apache
1 1 (1.30%) Apache Solr
1 1 (1.30%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (1.30%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.30%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (15.58%) SQL Server
2 6 (7.79%) NoSQL
2 6 (7.79%) RDBMS
2 6 (7.79%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.30%) Big Data
3 1 (1.30%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.30%) MySQL
3 1 (1.30%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 23 (29.87%) Selenium
2 14 (18.18%) Cucumber
3 13 (16.88%) JUnit
4 10 (12.99%) JBehave
5 5 (6.49%) SoapUI
5 5 (6.49%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (5.19%) Jenkins
6 4 (5.19%) JMeter
6 4 (5.19%) Maven
6 4 (5.19%) TestNG
7 2 (2.60%) Eclipse
7 2 (2.60%) PHPUnit
7 2 (2.60%) TestComplete
8 1 (1.30%) HP UFT
8 1 (1.30%) Visual Studio
8 1 (1.30%) WebDriver
General
1 15 (19.48%) Finance
2 11 (14.29%) Telecoms
3 6 (7.79%) Banking
4 3 (3.90%) Financial Institution
5 2 (2.60%) Legal
Job Titles
1 39 (50.65%) Test Engineer
2 21 (27.27%) Developer
3 19 (24.68%) Java Engineer
4 17 (22.08%) QA Engineer
4 17 (22.08%) QA Test Engineer
5 16 (20.78%) Analyst
5 16 (20.78%) Test Analyst
6 15 (19.48%) Test Automation Engineer
7 14 (18.18%) Java Developer
8 9 (11.69%) Tester
9 7 (9.09%) Automation Test Analyst
9 7 (9.09%) Test Automation Developer
10 6 (7.79%) Senior Developer
10 6 (7.79%) Senior Java Developer
11 5 (6.49%) C# Developer
11 5 (6.49%) C# Software Developer
11 5 (6.49%) Software Developer
12 4 (5.19%) Applications Engineer
12 4 (5.19%) Automation Tester
12 4 (5.19%) C# Application Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (11.69%) SOAP
2 7 (9.09%) Java EE
2 7 (9.09%) REST
2 7 (9.09%) Spring
3 6 (7.79%) AngularJS
3 6 (7.79%) J2EE
4 5 (6.49%) Web Services
5 3 (3.90%) XML
6 2 (2.60%) Behat
6 2 (2.60%) HTML
7 1 (1.30%) .NET
7 1 (1.30%) Ajax
7 1 (1.30%) Flash
7 1 (1.30%) HTML5
7 1 (1.30%) LAMP
7 1 (1.30%) OSGi
7 1 (1.30%) WPF
7 1 (1.30%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 12 (15.58%) Computer Science
2 11 (14.29%) Digital Media
3 2 (2.60%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.30%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 20 (25.97%) Windows
2 12 (15.58%) Unix
3 10 (12.99%) Linux
4 4 (5.19%) Android
4 4 (5.19%) Apple iOS
4 4 (5.19%) Windows 8
4 4 (5.19%) Windows Phone
5 1 (1.30%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (64.94%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (33.77%) Software Engineering
3 23 (29.87%) Open Source
4 21 (27.27%) Product Management
5 13 (16.88%) Scrum
5 13 (16.88%) TDD
6 12 (15.58%) Non-Functional Testing
7 10 (12.99%) Functional Testing
7 10 (12.99%) Identity Management
7 10 (12.99%) OO
8 9 (11.69%) QA Automation
9 8 (10.39%) BDD
9 8 (10.39%) SDLC
10 7 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
11 6 (7.79%) Microservices
11 6 (7.79%) Performance Testing
11 6 (7.79%) Problem Management
11 6 (7.79%) Software Testing
12 5 (6.49%) Pair Programming
12 5 (6.49%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 58 (75.32%) Java
2 18 (23.38%) SQL
3 10 (12.99%) C#
4 6 (7.79%) Python
5 4 (5.19%) XAML
6 3 (3.90%) VBScript
7 2 (2.60%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 39 (50.65%) Degree
2 4 (5.19%) ISTQB
3 3 (3.90%) ISEB
4 1 (1.30%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (45.45%) QA
Vendors
1 12 (15.58%) Oracle
2 11 (14.29%) Facebook
2 11 (14.29%) Google
3 6 (7.79%) ForgeRock
4 5 (6.49%) Microsoft
5 4 (5.19%) Xamarin
6 3 (3.90%) Cegedim Rx
7 2 (2.60%) Telerik
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