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 17 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Automation
South West / Bristol
Rank 96 77 81
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +4
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 29 58 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 1.78% 3.35% 2.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.93% 3.71% 2.83%
Number of salaries quoted 24 57 42
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +10.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,300 £30,000 £30,250
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £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
1504 1562 1663
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 92.33% 90.18% 87.34%
Number of salaries quoted 1196 1412 1335
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £70,000
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 17 January 2017.

Test Automation Salary Histogram in Bristol

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 17 January 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 43 (93.48%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (47.83%) Selenium
3 20 (43.48%) Finance
4 18 (39.13%) Scrum
4 18 (39.13%) Java
5 16 (34.78%) BDD
6 14 (30.43%) Continuous Integration
6 14 (30.43%) C#
6 14 (30.43%) TDD
6 14 (30.43%) SDLC
7 13 (28.26%) Degree
8 11 (23.91%) .NET
8 11 (23.91%) Manual Testing
8 11 (23.91%) QA
9 10 (21.74%) Software Testing
10 9 (19.57%) Cadence
10 9 (19.57%) Automation Testing
11 8 (17.39%) AngularJS
11 8 (17.39%) JavaScript
11 8 (17.39%) ISTQB
11 8 (17.39%) Cucumber
11 8 (17.39%) Computer Science
12 7 (15.22%) WebDriver
12 7 (15.22%) HTML
12 7 (15.22%) RDBMS
12 7 (15.22%) Microsoft
12 7 (15.22%) Relational Database
12 7 (15.22%) Gherkin
13 6 (13.04%) SQL
13 6 (13.04%) Open Source

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 (2.17%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (2.17%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.17%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.17%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.17%) GitHub
1 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.17%) Broadband
1 1 (2.17%) HTTP
1 1 (2.17%) Internet
1 1 (2.17%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (15.22%) RDBMS
1 7 (15.22%) Relational Database
2 5 (10.87%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.17%) Hadoop
3 1 (2.17%) MS Access
3 1 (2.17%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 22 (47.83%) Selenium
2 8 (17.39%) Cucumber
3 7 (15.22%) WebDriver
4 5 (10.87%) Jenkins
5 4 (8.70%) Jasmine
5 4 (8.70%) JUnit
5 4 (8.70%) Protractor
5 4 (8.70%) SpecFlow
5 4 (8.70%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (8.70%) TestNG
6 3 (6.52%) Git (software)
6 3 (6.52%) JIRA
7 2 (4.35%) Bugzilla
7 2 (4.35%) Capybara
7 2 (4.35%) Hudson
7 2 (4.35%) NUnit
7 2 (4.35%) TeamCity
7 2 (4.35%) TestLink
8 1 (2.17%) Calabash
8 1 (2.17%) Robotium
General
1 20 (43.48%) Finance
2 6 (13.04%) Banking
3 2 (4.35%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.17%) Electronics
4 1 (2.17%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (26.09%) Test Manager
2 11 (23.91%) Tester
3 8 (17.39%) Automation Tester
3 8 (17.39%) Test Engineer
4 7 (15.22%) Test Automation Engineer
5 6 (13.04%) Analyst
5 6 (13.04%) Test Analyst
6 4 (8.70%) Developer
7 3 (6.52%) Agile Tester
7 3 (6.52%) Senior Agile Tester
7 3 (6.52%) Senior Automation Tester
7 3 (6.52%) Senior Tester
7 3 (6.52%) Test Automation Developer
8 2 (4.35%) Java Developer
8 2 (4.35%) QA Leader
8 2 (4.35%) Selenium Automation Tester
8 2 (4.35%) Selenium Tester
8 2 (4.35%) Software Tester
9 1 (2.17%) Senior Software Engineer
9 1 (2.17%) Software Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (23.91%) .NET
2 8 (17.39%) AngularJS
3 7 (15.22%) Gherkin
3 7 (15.22%) HTML
4 5 (10.87%) J2EE
5 4 (8.70%) CSS
6 3 (6.52%) HTML5
7 1 (2.17%) ASP.NET
7 1 (2.17%) Middleware
7 1 (2.17%) Node.js
7 1 (2.17%) SOAP
7 1 (2.17%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (17.39%) Computer Science
2 2 (4.35%) Digital Media
2 2 (4.35%) Digital TV
2 2 (4.35%) Fintech
2 2 (4.35%) Handset
2 2 (4.35%) Virtual Team
3 1 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.17%) MPEG
3 1 (2.17%) Robotics
3 1 (2.17%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.35%) Android
1 2 (4.35%) Apple iOS
1 2 (4.35%) Windows
2 1 (2.17%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (93.48%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (39.13%) Scrum
3 16 (34.78%) BDD
4 14 (30.43%) Continuous Integration
4 14 (30.43%) SDLC
4 14 (30.43%) TDD
5 11 (23.91%) Manual Testing
6 10 (21.74%) Software Testing
7 9 (19.57%) Automation Testing
8 6 (13.04%) Automated Testing
8 6 (13.04%) Open Source
8 6 (13.04%) User Acceptance Testing
9 5 (10.87%) Line Management
9 5 (10.87%) Microservices
9 5 (10.87%) Test Scripting
10 4 (8.70%) Context-Driven Testing
10 4 (8.70%) Problem Management
10 4 (8.70%) System Testing
10 4 (8.70%) Test Management
10 4 (8.70%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 18 (39.13%) Java
2 14 (30.43%) C#
3 8 (17.39%) JavaScript
4 6 (13.04%) SQL
5 3 (6.52%) Python
6 2 (4.35%) C++
6 2 (4.35%) Perl
6 2 (4.35%) Ruby
7 1 (2.17%) Bash Shell
7 1 (2.17%) C
7 1 (2.17%) Scala
7 1 (2.17%) VB
7 1 (2.17%) VBA
7 1 (2.17%) VBScript
7 1 (2.17%) VC++
Qualifications
1 13 (28.26%) Degree
2 8 (17.39%) ISTQB
3 5 (10.87%) ISEB
4 3 (6.52%) ISEB Practitioner
4 3 (6.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (2.17%) PMI Certification
5 1 (2.17%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (23.91%) QA
2 1 (2.17%) SDET
Vendors
1 9 (19.57%) Cadence
2 7 (15.22%) Microsoft
3 4 (8.70%) Oracle
4 2 (4.35%) Atlassian
5 1 (2.17%) Blue Prism
5 1 (2.17%) HP
Bristol, Avon
Icore Tech
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Negotiable
Posted: 21 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Posted: 19 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Robert Half
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 14 days ago