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 24 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Automation
Rank 96 68 91
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +23
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 24 69 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 1.48% 3.65% 2.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.66% 4.05% 2.39%
Number of salaries quoted 24 61 26
Median salary £35,000 £42,500 £53,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-17.64% -20.56%
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +4.93%
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
1448 1704 1592
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 89.49% 90.16% 88.64%
Number of salaries quoted 1253 1476 1252
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 £61,403 £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 24 July 2016.

Test Automation Salary Histogram in Bristol

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 39 (68.42%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (59.65%) Java
3 32 (56.14%) Degree
4 25 (43.86%) SQL
5 24 (42.11%) QA
6 22 (38.60%) Selenium
7 21 (36.84%) Software Engineering
8 19 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
9 18 (31.58%) SDLC
10 17 (29.82%) Scrum
10 17 (29.82%) Windows
10 17 (29.82%) Open Source
11 14 (24.56%) JUnit
12 13 (22.81%) Oracle
12 13 (22.81%) JavaScript
13 12 (21.05%) C#
13 12 (21.05%) HTML
13 12 (21.05%) .NET
14 11 (19.30%) SOAP
15 10 (17.54%) CSS
15 10 (17.54%) TestNG
16 9 (15.79%) Spring
16 9 (15.79%) Java EE
17 8 (14.04%) Product Management
17 8 (14.04%) Linux
17 8 (14.04%) SQL Server
17 8 (14.04%) REST
17 8 (14.04%) Jenkins
18 7 (12.28%) Jasmine
18 7 (12.28%) Protractor

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 5 (8.77%) Apache
2 4 (7.02%) Confluence
2 4 (7.02%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (5.26%) nginx
4 1 (1.75%) Apache Solr
4 1 (1.75%) IIS
4 1 (1.75%) JBoss
4 1 (1.75%) Mule
4 1 (1.75%) Mule ESB
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (5.26%) Amazon CloudWatch
1 3 (5.26%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (5.26%) Amazon ELB
1 3 (5.26%) Amazon S3
1 3 (5.26%) AWS CloudFormation
1 3 (5.26%) Route 53
1 3 (5.26%) Virtual Private Cloud
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (14.04%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.02%) Hadoop
3 3 (5.26%) MariaDB
3 3 (5.26%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.75%) Big Data
4 1 (1.75%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 22 (38.60%) Selenium
2 14 (24.56%) JUnit
3 10 (17.54%) TestNG
4 8 (14.04%) Jenkins
5 7 (12.28%) Cucumber
5 7 (12.28%) Jasmine
5 7 (12.28%) Maven
5 7 (12.28%) Protractor
6 6 (10.53%) Git (software)
6 6 (10.53%) JIRA
6 6 (10.53%) SoapUI
7 4 (7.02%) FishEye
7 4 (7.02%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (5.26%) Ant
8 3 (5.26%) JBehave
8 3 (5.26%) Sonatype Nexus
9 2 (3.51%) Capybara
9 2 (3.51%) Hudson
9 2 (3.51%) SpecFlow
9 2 (3.51%) TestLink
General
1 7 (12.28%) Finance
2 6 (10.53%) Telecoms
3 3 (5.26%) French Language
3 3 (5.26%) Mandarin Language
4 2 (3.51%) Legal
Job Titles
1 18 (31.58%) Test Engineer
2 15 (26.32%) Developer
3 12 (21.05%) Analyst
3 12 (21.05%) Test Analyst
3 12 (21.05%) Tester
4 10 (17.54%) Java Developer
5 7 (12.28%) Automation Test Analyst
5 7 (12.28%) Java Engineer
6 6 (10.53%) Senior Developer
6 6 (10.53%) Senior Java Developer
6 6 (10.53%) Software Test Engineer
6 6 (10.53%) Software Tester
7 5 (8.77%) QA Engineer
7 5 (8.77%) QA Test Engineer
7 5 (8.77%) Test Automation Engineer
8 4 (7.02%) Automation Tester
8 4 (7.02%) C# Developer
8 4 (7.02%) C# Software Developer
8 4 (7.02%) Software Developer
9 3 (5.26%) C# Application Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (21.05%) .NET
1 12 (21.05%) HTML
2 11 (19.30%) SOAP
3 10 (17.54%) CSS
4 9 (15.79%) Java EE
4 9 (15.79%) Spring
5 8 (14.04%) REST
6 7 (12.28%) Web Services
7 4 (7.02%) AngularJS
7 4 (7.02%) LAMP
8 3 (5.26%) ELK Stack
8 3 (5.26%) LEMP Stack
8 3 (5.26%) Node.js
8 3 (5.26%) RabbitMQ
9 2 (3.51%) Behat
9 2 (3.51%) OSGi
9 2 (3.51%) XML
10 1 (1.75%) Flash
10 1 (1.75%) JMS
10 1 (1.75%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.53%) Digital Media
2 3 (5.26%) Blog
2 3 (5.26%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.51%) Handset
4 1 (1.75%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.75%) Statistics
4 1 (1.75%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 17 (29.82%) Windows
2 8 (14.04%) Linux
3 5 (8.77%) Unix
4 3 (5.26%) Android
4 3 (5.26%) Apple iOS
4 3 (5.26%) Windows 8
4 3 (5.26%) Windows Phone
5 1 (1.75%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (68.42%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (36.84%) Software Engineering
3 19 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
4 18 (31.58%) SDLC
5 17 (29.82%) Open Source
5 17 (29.82%) Scrum
6 8 (14.04%) Product Management
7 7 (12.28%) Context-Driven Testing
8 6 (10.53%) DevOps
9 5 (8.77%) Continuous Delivery
9 5 (8.77%) Non-Functional Testing
9 5 (8.77%) Software Testing
9 5 (8.77%) Test Scripting
9 5 (8.77%) Waterfall
10 4 (7.02%) Pair Programming
10 4 (7.02%) Regression Testing
10 4 (7.02%) TDD
10 4 (7.02%) User Stories
11 3 (5.26%) Android Development
11 3 (5.26%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 34 (59.65%) Java
2 25 (43.86%) SQL
3 13 (22.81%) JavaScript
4 12 (21.05%) C#
5 5 (8.77%) Python
6 4 (7.02%) VBScript
7 3 (5.26%) Bash Shell
7 3 (5.26%) Groovy
7 3 (5.26%) Perl
7 3 (5.26%) Ruby
7 3 (5.26%) XAML
Qualifications
1 32 (56.14%) Degree
2 4 (7.02%) ISTQB
3 3 (5.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.75%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (42.11%) QA
System Software
1 3 (5.26%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (5.26%) Graylog
1 3 (5.26%) Kibana
1 3 (5.26%) logstash
1 3 (5.26%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (5.26%) Puppet
1 3 (5.26%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 13 (22.81%) Oracle
2 6 (10.53%) Microsoft
3 5 (8.77%) Facebook
3 5 (8.77%) Google
4 3 (5.26%) Cegedim Rx
4 3 (5.26%) Xamarin
5 2 (3.51%) Telerik
6 1 (1.75%) Atlassian
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Tony Timmins Associates
Salary: From £32,000 to £36,000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
CPS Group UK
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Rolls Royce
Posted: 8 days ago