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 30 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Automation
Rank 104 75 81
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +6
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 24 62 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 1.41% 3.35% 2.08%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.59% 3.72% 2.37%
Number of salaries quoted 24 53 25
Median salary £36,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-15.29% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £34,700
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £48,500 £56,900
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
1514 1667 1558
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 88.90% 90.21% 87.63%
Number of salaries quoted 1300 1434 1228
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
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 30 August 2016.

Test Automation Salary Histogram in Bristol

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 30 August 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 26 (68.42%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (57.89%) Java
3 21 (55.26%) Degree
4 20 (52.63%) Continuous Integration
5 19 (50.00%) Selenium
6 18 (47.37%) SQL
7 16 (42.11%) QA
7 16 (42.11%) SDLC
8 14 (36.84%) Scrum
9 13 (34.21%) Software Engineering
9 13 (34.21%) JavaScript
9 13 (34.21%) .NET
10 12 (31.58%) HTML
10 12 (31.58%) JUnit
10 12 (31.58%) Open Source
11 11 (28.95%) CSS
12 10 (26.32%) C#
12 10 (26.32%) Oracle
12 10 (26.32%) Windows
12 10 (26.32%) TestNG
13 8 (21.05%) SOAP
13 8 (21.05%) Jasmine
13 8 (21.05%) Protractor
13 8 (21.05%) Jenkins
13 8 (21.05%) Context-Driven Testing
14 7 (18.42%) Git (software)
14 7 (18.42%) JIRA
14 7 (18.42%) Finance
15 6 (15.79%) Regression Testing
15 6 (15.79%) Spring

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 (10.53%) Apache
1 4 (10.53%) Confluence
2 3 (7.89%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (7.89%) nginx
3 1 (2.63%) IIS
3 1 (2.63%) JBoss
3 1 (2.63%) Mule
3 1 (2.63%) Mule ESB
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.89%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (7.89%) Amazon CloudWatch
1 3 (7.89%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (7.89%) Amazon ELB
1 3 (7.89%) Amazon S3
1 3 (7.89%) AWS CloudFormation
1 3 (7.89%) Route 53
1 3 (7.89%) Virtual Private Cloud
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (13.16%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.89%) Hadoop
2 3 (7.89%) MariaDB
2 3 (7.89%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 19 (50.00%) Selenium
2 12 (31.58%) JUnit
3 10 (26.32%) TestNG
4 8 (21.05%) Jasmine
4 8 (21.05%) Jenkins
4 8 (21.05%) Protractor
5 7 (18.42%) Git (software)
5 7 (18.42%) JIRA
6 6 (15.79%) Maven
7 5 (13.16%) Cucumber
8 4 (10.53%) FishEye
8 4 (10.53%) SoapUI
9 3 (7.89%) Ant
9 3 (7.89%) Bugzilla
9 3 (7.89%) Capybara
9 3 (7.89%) Hudson
9 3 (7.89%) Sonatype Nexus
9 3 (7.89%) SpecFlow
9 3 (7.89%) TeamCity
9 3 (7.89%) WebDriver
General
1 7 (18.42%) Finance
2 3 (7.89%) French Language
2 3 (7.89%) Mandarin Language
3 2 (5.26%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (23.68%) Analyst
1 9 (23.68%) Developer
1 9 (23.68%) Test Analyst
2 8 (21.05%) Tester
3 7 (18.42%) Java Developer
4 6 (15.79%) Test Engineer
5 4 (10.53%) Automation Test Analyst
5 4 (10.53%) Senior Developer
5 4 (10.53%) Senior Java Developer
5 4 (10.53%) Software Tester
6 3 (7.89%) Architect
6 3 (7.89%) DevOps Engineer
6 3 (7.89%) QA Leader
6 3 (7.89%) Software Test Engineer
7 2 (5.26%) Financial Analyst
7 2 (5.26%) Programmer
7 2 (5.26%) Software Test Analyst
7 2 (5.26%) SQL Analyst
7 2 (5.26%) Technical Architect
7 2 (5.26%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (34.21%) .NET
2 12 (31.58%) HTML
3 11 (28.95%) CSS
4 8 (21.05%) SOAP
5 6 (15.79%) Java EE
5 6 (15.79%) Spring
6 5 (13.16%) REST
6 5 (13.16%) Web Services
7 4 (10.53%) AngularJS
8 3 (7.89%) ELK Stack
8 3 (7.89%) LAMP
8 3 (7.89%) LEMP Stack
8 3 (7.89%) Node.js
8 3 (7.89%) RabbitMQ
9 2 (5.26%) Behat
9 2 (5.26%) OSGi
10 1 (2.63%) Apache Camel
10 1 (2.63%) Ember.js
10 1 (2.63%) React
10 1 (2.63%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.89%) Blog
1 3 (7.89%) Computer Science
1 3 (7.89%) Handset
2 2 (5.26%) Digital Media
3 1 (2.63%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 10 (26.32%) Windows
2 5 (13.16%) Linux
3 2 (5.26%) Unix
4 1 (2.63%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (68.42%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (52.63%) Continuous Integration
3 16 (42.11%) SDLC
4 14 (36.84%) Scrum
5 13 (34.21%) Software Engineering
6 12 (31.58%) Open Source
7 8 (21.05%) Context-Driven Testing
8 6 (15.79%) Continuous Delivery
8 6 (15.79%) DevOps
8 6 (15.79%) Regression Testing
9 4 (10.53%) Manual Testing
10 3 (7.89%) BDD
10 3 (7.89%) Computer Security
10 3 (7.89%) Defect Tracking
10 3 (7.89%) Product Management
10 3 (7.89%) SOA
10 3 (7.89%) Software Testing
10 3 (7.89%) Test Management
10 3 (7.89%) Test Strategy
10 3 (7.89%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 22 (57.89%) Java
2 18 (47.37%) SQL
3 13 (34.21%) JavaScript
4 10 (26.32%) C#
5 3 (7.89%) Bash Shell
5 3 (7.89%) Groovy
5 3 (7.89%) Perl
5 3 (7.89%) Python
5 3 (7.89%) Ruby
6 2 (5.26%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 21 (55.26%) Degree
2 5 (13.16%) ISTQB
3 4 (10.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (2.63%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (42.11%) QA
System Software
1 2 (5.26%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (7.89%) Graylog
1 3 (7.89%) Kibana
1 3 (7.89%) logstash
1 3 (7.89%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (7.89%) Puppet
1 3 (7.89%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 10 (26.32%) Oracle
2 4 (10.53%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.63%) Atlassian
3 1 (2.63%) Cadence
3 1 (2.63%) Cegedim Rx
3 1 (2.63%) Facebook
3 1 (2.63%) Google
Bristol Area
Resource Group
Salary: £50-65K + 20% Non-Contributory Pension & 10% Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago