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 22 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Automation
South West / Bristol
Rank 87 71 73
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +2
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 45 68 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 2.51% 3.77% 2.89%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.75% 4.16% 3.32%
Number of salaries quoted 34 62 50
Median salary £48,750 £42,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.70% +1.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £29,100 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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
1638 1635 1658
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 91.41% 90.58% 87.17%
Number of salaries quoted 1315 1439 1355
Median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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 22 February 2017.

Test Automation Salary Histogram in Bristol

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, 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 51 (82.26%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (46.77%) Java
3 26 (41.94%) Finance
3 26 (41.94%) Selenium
4 21 (33.87%) C#
5 19 (30.65%) Continuous Integration
5 19 (30.65%) TDD
6 18 (29.03%) Scrum
7 16 (25.81%) QA
7 16 (25.81%) BDD
8 15 (24.19%) SDLC
9 13 (20.97%) .NET
9 13 (20.97%) Degree
10 11 (17.74%) Manual Testing
10 11 (17.74%) WebDriver
10 11 (17.74%) Open Source
10 11 (17.74%) JavaScript
10 11 (17.74%) Automation Testing
10 11 (17.74%) Line Management
11 10 (16.13%) Cucumber
11 10 (16.13%) HTML
11 10 (16.13%) Software Testing
11 10 (16.13%) Cadence
12 9 (14.52%) Computer Science
12 9 (14.52%) Python
12 9 (14.52%) Continuous Delivery
12 9 (14.52%) Microservices
13 8 (12.90%) AngularJS
13 8 (12.90%) Gherkin
13 8 (12.90%) ISTQB

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 (1.61%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (1.61%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.61%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.61%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.23%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.61%) GitHub
2 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.61%) TestFlight
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.84%) HTTP
1 3 (4.84%) TCP/IP
2 2 (3.23%) Internet
3 1 (1.61%) Broadband
3 1 (1.61%) MQTT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (11.29%) RDBMS
1 7 (11.29%) Relational Database
2 5 (8.06%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.61%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.61%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 26 (41.94%) Selenium
2 11 (17.74%) WebDriver
3 10 (16.13%) Cucumber
4 6 (9.68%) Calabash
4 6 (9.68%) Jasmine
4 6 (9.68%) Protractor
5 5 (8.06%) Appium
5 5 (8.06%) JMeter
5 5 (8.06%) JUnit
5 5 (8.06%) TestNG
6 4 (6.45%) Jenkins
6 4 (6.45%) SpecFlow
6 4 (6.45%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (4.84%) Git (software)
7 3 (4.84%) JIRA
8 2 (3.23%) Capybara
8 2 (3.23%) NUnit
9 1 (1.61%) Android Studio
9 1 (1.61%) Hudson
9 1 (1.61%) TestLink
General
1 26 (41.94%) Finance
2 6 (9.68%) Banking
3 3 (4.84%) Electronics
3 3 (4.84%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.61%) Advertising
4 1 (1.61%) Games
4 1 (1.61%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.61%) Marketing
4 1 (1.61%) Retail
4 1 (1.61%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (27.42%) Tester
2 15 (24.19%) Automation Tester
2 15 (24.19%) Test Manager
3 8 (12.90%) Test Automation Engineer
3 8 (12.90%) Test Engineer
4 6 (9.68%) Analyst
4 6 (9.68%) Developer
4 6 (9.68%) Test Analyst
5 5 (8.06%) Technical Tester
6 4 (6.45%) Senior Tester
6 4 (6.45%) Test Automation Developer
7 3 (4.84%) Agile Tester
7 3 (4.84%) Lead Software Engineer
7 3 (4.84%) Senior Agile Tester
7 3 (4.84%) Senior Automation Tester
7 3 (4.84%) Software Engineer
8 2 (3.23%) Architect
8 2 (3.23%) Automation Test Analyst
8 2 (3.23%) Senior Analyst
8 2 (3.23%) Web Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (20.97%) .NET
2 10 (16.13%) HTML
3 8 (12.90%) AngularJS
3 8 (12.90%) Gherkin
4 6 (9.68%) REST
5 5 (8.06%) CSS
5 5 (8.06%) HTML5
5 5 (8.06%) J2EE
5 5 (8.06%) Web Services
6 2 (3.23%) Node.js
7 1 (1.61%) ASP.NET
7 1 (1.61%) Behat
7 1 (1.61%) Middleware
7 1 (1.61%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 9 (14.52%) Computer Science
2 6 (9.68%) Virtual Team
3 4 (6.45%) Client/Server
3 4 (6.45%) Digital TV
4 3 (4.84%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (4.84%) Digital Media
4 3 (4.84%) MPEG
5 2 (3.23%) Fintech
6 1 (1.61%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (1.61%) Handset
6 1 (1.61%) Hedge funds
6 1 (1.61%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.61%) Robotics
6 1 (1.61%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (11.29%) Linux
1 7 (11.29%) Windows
2 4 (6.45%) Unix
3 3 (4.84%) Android
4 2 (3.23%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (82.26%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (30.65%) Continuous Integration
2 19 (30.65%) TDD
3 18 (29.03%) Scrum
4 16 (25.81%) BDD
5 15 (24.19%) SDLC
6 11 (17.74%) Automation Testing
6 11 (17.74%) Line Management
6 11 (17.74%) Manual Testing
6 11 (17.74%) Open Source
7 10 (16.13%) Software Testing
8 9 (14.52%) Continuous Delivery
8 9 (14.52%) Microservices
9 7 (11.29%) Test Management
10 6 (9.68%) Automated Testing
10 6 (9.68%) Software Engineering
10 6 (9.68%) Virtual Team Management
11 5 (8.06%) Test Scripting
11 5 (8.06%) User Acceptance Testing
12 4 (6.45%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 29 (46.77%) Java
2 21 (33.87%) C#
3 11 (17.74%) JavaScript
4 9 (14.52%) Python
5 8 (12.90%) Ruby
6 6 (9.68%) SQL
7 3 (4.84%) C++
7 3 (4.84%) Perl
7 3 (4.84%) Scala
8 2 (3.23%) C
8 2 (3.23%) Clojure
9 1 (1.61%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.61%) R
9 1 (1.61%) VB
9 1 (1.61%) VBA
9 1 (1.61%) VBScript
9 1 (1.61%) VC++
Qualifications
1 13 (20.97%) Degree
2 8 (12.90%) ISTQB
3 7 (11.29%) ISEB
4 3 (4.84%) ISEB Practitioner
5 2 (3.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (3.23%) PhD
6 1 (1.61%) PMI Certification
6 1 (1.61%) PMP
6 1 (1.61%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (25.81%) QA
2 1 (1.61%) SDET
Systems Management
1 1 (1.61%) HockeyApp
Vendors
1 10 (16.13%) Cadence
2 6 (9.68%) Microsoft
3 3 (4.84%) Oracle
4 2 (3.23%) Atlassian
5 1 (1.61%) Apple
5 1 (1.61%) Blue Prism
5 1 (1.61%) HP
5 1 (1.61%) SAP
5 1 (1.61%) Xamarin
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