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 4 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Automation
Rank 106 92 104
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +12
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 20 48 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 1.31% 2.50% 1.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.42% 2.78% 1.68%
Number of salaries quoted 17 47 27
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £38,000 £34,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,500 £52,500 £57,500
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
1406 1729 1725
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 92.08% 89.96% 85.40%
Number of salaries quoted 1146 1507 1392
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £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 4 December 2016.

Test Automation Salary Histogram in Bristol

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 4 December 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 (90.70%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (53.49%) Selenium
3 21 (48.84%) Degree
3 21 (48.84%) Java
4 20 (46.51%) Scrum
4 20 (46.51%) Continuous Integration
4 20 (46.51%) SDLC
5 17 (39.53%) QA
6 14 (32.56%) HTML
7 13 (30.23%) JavaScript
7 13 (30.23%) Finance
8 12 (27.91%) SQL
8 12 (27.91%) .NET
8 12 (27.91%) BDD
9 11 (25.58%) CSS
10 10 (23.26%) C#
10 10 (23.26%) Open Source
11 9 (20.93%) Software Engineering
11 9 (20.93%) ISTQB
11 9 (20.93%) Manual Testing
11 9 (20.93%) JUnit
11 9 (20.93%) AngularJS
11 9 (20.93%) Jenkins
12 8 (18.60%) Cucumber
12 8 (18.60%) Jasmine
12 8 (18.60%) Protractor
12 8 (18.60%) Context-Driven Testing
12 8 (18.60%) Oracle
12 8 (18.60%) TestNG
12 8 (18.60%) Software Testing

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 4 (9.30%) Apache
1 4 (9.30%) Confluence
2 3 (6.98%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (6.98%) nginx
3 1 (2.33%) JBoss
3 1 (2.33%) Mule
3 1 (2.33%) Mule ESB
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.98%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (6.98%) Amazon CloudWatch
1 3 (6.98%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (6.98%) Amazon ELB
1 3 (6.98%) Amazon S3
1 3 (6.98%) AWS CloudFormation
1 3 (6.98%) Route 53
1 3 (6.98%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.33%) Broadband
1 1 (2.33%) HTTP
1 1 (2.33%) Internet
1 1 (2.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.63%) RDBMS
1 5 (11.63%) Relational Database
2 3 (6.98%) Hadoop
2 3 (6.98%) MariaDB
2 3 (6.98%) MongoDB
2 3 (6.98%) NoSQL
3 2 (4.65%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 23 (53.49%) Selenium
2 9 (20.93%) Jenkins
2 9 (20.93%) JUnit
3 8 (18.60%) Cucumber
3 8 (18.60%) Git (software)
3 8 (18.60%) Jasmine
3 8 (18.60%) JIRA
3 8 (18.60%) Protractor
3 8 (18.60%) TestNG
4 7 (16.28%) WebDriver
5 4 (9.30%) Bugzilla
5 4 (9.30%) Capybara
5 4 (9.30%) FishEye
5 4 (9.30%) Hudson
5 4 (9.30%) Maven
5 4 (9.30%) SpecFlow
5 4 (9.30%) TeamCity
5 4 (9.30%) TestLink
6 3 (6.98%) Ant
6 3 (6.98%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 13 (30.23%) Finance
2 4 (9.30%) Banking
3 2 (4.65%) Financial Institution
3 2 (4.65%) French Language
3 2 (4.65%) Mandarin Language
4 1 (2.33%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 9 (20.93%) Tester
2 7 (16.28%) Test Engineer
3 6 (13.95%) Analyst
3 6 (13.95%) Test Analyst
4 5 (11.63%) Automation Tester
4 5 (11.63%) Developer
4 5 (11.63%) Test Manager
5 4 (9.30%) Java Developer
5 4 (9.30%) QA Leader
5 4 (9.30%) Software Tester
5 4 (9.30%) Test Automation Engineer
6 3 (6.98%) Agile Tester
6 3 (6.98%) DevOps Engineer
6 3 (6.98%) Senior Agile Tester
6 3 (6.98%) Senior Automation Tester
6 3 (6.98%) Senior Tester
6 3 (6.98%) Software Test Engineer
6 3 (6.98%) Test Automation Developer
7 2 (4.65%) Selenium Tester
7 2 (4.65%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (32.56%) HTML
2 12 (27.91%) .NET
3 11 (25.58%) CSS
4 9 (20.93%) AngularJS
5 4 (9.30%) SOAP
6 3 (6.98%) ELK Stack
6 3 (6.98%) Gherkin
6 3 (6.98%) HTML5
6 3 (6.98%) LAMP
6 3 (6.98%) LEMP Stack
6 3 (6.98%) Node.js
6 3 (6.98%) RabbitMQ
6 3 (6.98%) Web Services
7 2 (4.65%) J2EE
7 2 (4.65%) Java EE
7 2 (4.65%) Spring
8 1 (2.33%) Apache CXF
8 1 (2.33%) ASP.NET
8 1 (2.33%) JMS
8 1 (2.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 8 (18.60%) Computer Science
2 4 (9.30%) Handset
3 3 (6.98%) Blog
4 2 (4.65%) Digital Media
4 2 (4.65%) Digital TV
4 2 (4.65%) Fintech
5 1 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.33%) MPEG
5 1 (2.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (11.63%) Windows
2 4 (9.30%) Linux
3 2 (4.65%) Android
3 2 (4.65%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (90.70%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (46.51%) Continuous Integration
2 20 (46.51%) Scrum
2 20 (46.51%) SDLC
3 12 (27.91%) BDD
4 10 (23.26%) Open Source
5 9 (20.93%) Manual Testing
5 9 (20.93%) Software Engineering
6 8 (18.60%) Context-Driven Testing
6 8 (18.60%) Software Testing
7 7 (16.28%) Regression Testing
8 6 (13.95%) TDD
9 5 (11.63%) Automation Testing
9 5 (11.63%) DevOps
9 5 (11.63%) User Acceptance Testing
10 4 (9.30%) Continuous Delivery
10 4 (9.30%) Defect Tracking
10 4 (9.30%) Microservices
10 4 (9.30%) Test Management
10 4 (9.30%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 21 (48.84%) Java
2 13 (30.23%) JavaScript
3 12 (27.91%) SQL
4 10 (23.26%) C#
5 5 (11.63%) Python
6 4 (9.30%) Perl
6 4 (9.30%) Ruby
7 3 (6.98%) Bash Shell
7 3 (6.98%) Groovy
8 1 (2.33%) C
8 1 (2.33%) C++
Qualifications
1 21 (48.84%) Degree
2 9 (20.93%) ISTQB
3 5 (11.63%) ISEB
3 5 (11.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (6.98%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (39.53%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (6.98%) Graylog
1 3 (6.98%) Kibana
1 3 (6.98%) logstash
1 3 (6.98%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (6.98%) Puppet
1 3 (6.98%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 8 (18.60%) Oracle
2 6 (13.95%) Microsoft
3 5 (11.63%) Cadence
4 3 (6.98%) Atlassian
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ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £38000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Good benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
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Auburn Rose
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum DoE
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Emponics Ltd
Salary: c£45K negotiable + bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Auburn Rose
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago