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 26 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Automation
Rank 104 78 87
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +9
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 10 62 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.63% 3.19% 2.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.70% 3.60% 2.63%
Number of salaries quoted 10 55 37
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 £33,600 £32,500 £35,200
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £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
1434 1721 1708
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 90.76% 88.48% 86.83%
Number of salaries quoted 1234 1485 1343
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £61,000 £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 26 June 2016.

Test Automation Salary Histogram in Bristol

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 41 (64.06%) Java
2 40 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (51.56%) Degree
4 29 (45.31%) QA
5 22 (34.38%) Software Engineering
6 21 (32.81%) Windows
7 20 (31.25%) SQL
8 18 (28.13%) Selenium
9 17 (26.56%) Open Source
10 15 (23.44%) Product Management
11 11 (17.19%) Finance
11 11 (17.19%) Scrum
11 11 (17.19%) SQL Server
11 11 (17.19%) SOAP
11 11 (17.19%) SDLC
12 10 (15.63%) JUnit
12 10 (15.63%) Oracle
12 10 (15.63%) Cucumber
13 9 (14.06%) Digital Media
13 9 (14.06%) Continuous Integration
13 9 (14.06%) Unix
13 9 (14.06%) Telecoms
13 9 (14.06%) TDD
14 8 (12.50%) Spring
14 8 (12.50%) Google
14 8 (12.50%) Linux
14 8 (12.50%) C#
14 8 (12.50%) Computer Science
14 8 (12.50%) Java EE
14 8 (12.50%) Facebook

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 (1.56%) Apache
1 1 (1.56%) Apache Solr
1 1 (1.56%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (1.56%) IIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (17.19%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.69%) NoSQL
2 3 (4.69%) RDBMS
2 3 (4.69%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.56%) Big Data
3 1 (1.56%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.56%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 18 (28.13%) Selenium
2 10 (15.63%) Cucumber
2 10 (15.63%) JUnit
3 7 (10.94%) SoapUI
4 6 (9.38%) JBehave
5 5 (7.81%) Jenkins
6 4 (6.25%) Maven
6 4 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (6.25%) TestNG
7 3 (4.69%) JMeter
8 2 (3.13%) PHPUnit
8 2 (3.13%) SpecFlow
9 1 (1.56%) Bugzilla
9 1 (1.56%) Capybara
9 1 (1.56%) Git (software)
9 1 (1.56%) Hudson
9 1 (1.56%) JIRA
9 1 (1.56%) TeamCity
9 1 (1.56%) TestComplete
9 1 (1.56%) WebDriver
General
1 11 (17.19%) Finance
2 9 (14.06%) Telecoms
3 3 (4.69%) Banking
4 2 (3.13%) Financial Institution
4 2 (3.13%) French Language
4 2 (3.13%) Legal
4 2 (3.13%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 27 (42.19%) Test Engineer
2 18 (28.13%) Developer
3 16 (25.00%) Analyst
3 16 (25.00%) Test Analyst
4 13 (20.31%) Java Engineer
5 12 (18.75%) Java Developer
6 11 (17.19%) QA Engineer
6 11 (17.19%) QA Test Engineer
7 10 (15.63%) Test Automation Engineer
8 8 (12.50%) Automation Test Analyst
8 8 (12.50%) Tester
9 6 (9.38%) Senior Developer
9 6 (9.38%) Senior Java Developer
10 5 (7.81%) C# Developer
10 5 (7.81%) C# Software Developer
10 5 (7.81%) Software Developer
11 4 (6.25%) Applications Engineer
11 4 (6.25%) Automation Tester
11 4 (6.25%) C# Application Developer
11 4 (6.25%) C# Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (17.19%) SOAP
2 8 (12.50%) Java EE
2 8 (12.50%) REST
2 8 (12.50%) Spring
3 7 (10.94%) Web Services
4 3 (4.69%) .NET
4 3 (4.69%) AngularJS
4 3 (4.69%) J2EE
4 3 (4.69%) XML
5 2 (3.13%) Behat
5 2 (3.13%) HTML
6 1 (1.56%) Ajax
6 1 (1.56%) Flash
6 1 (1.56%) HTML5
6 1 (1.56%) LAMP
6 1 (1.56%) OSGi
6 1 (1.56%) WPF
6 1 (1.56%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 9 (14.06%) Digital Media
2 8 (12.50%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.56%) Handset
4 1 (1.56%) Statistics
4 1 (1.56%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 21 (32.81%) Windows
2 9 (14.06%) Unix
3 8 (12.50%) Linux
4 4 (6.25%) Android
4 4 (6.25%) Apple iOS
4 4 (6.25%) Windows 8
4 4 (6.25%) Windows Phone
5 1 (1.56%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (34.38%) Software Engineering
3 17 (26.56%) Open Source
4 15 (23.44%) Product Management
5 11 (17.19%) Scrum
5 11 (17.19%) SDLC
6 9 (14.06%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (14.06%) TDD
7 8 (12.50%) Non-Functional Testing
8 7 (10.94%) Identity Management
9 6 (9.38%) Functional Testing
9 6 (9.38%) OO
10 5 (7.81%) BDD
10 5 (7.81%) Pair Programming
10 5 (7.81%) QA Automation
10 5 (7.81%) Software Testing
11 4 (6.25%) Continuous Delivery
11 4 (6.25%) Identity Access Management
11 4 (6.25%) Mobile Development
11 4 (6.25%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 41 (64.06%) Java
2 20 (31.25%) SQL
3 8 (12.50%) C#
4 4 (6.25%) Python
4 4 (6.25%) VBScript
4 4 (6.25%) XAML
5 2 (3.13%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 33 (51.56%) Degree
2 4 (6.25%) ISTQB
3 2 (3.13%) ISEB
3 2 (3.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (45.31%) QA
System Software
1 4 (6.25%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 10 (15.63%) Oracle
2 8 (12.50%) Facebook
2 8 (12.50%) Google
3 5 (7.81%) Microsoft
4 4 (6.25%) Xamarin
5 3 (4.69%) Cegedim Rx
5 3 (4.69%) ForgeRock
6 2 (3.13%) Telerik
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