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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Automation over the 3 months to 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Automation
Rank 68 73 85
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +12
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 66 55 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 3.71% 2.90% 2.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.17% 3.37% 2.50%
Number of salaries quoted 63 50 20
Average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £57,500 £45,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
1582 1632 1523
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 88.98% 85.99% 87.58%
Number of salaries quoted 1408 1330 1250
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £58,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Test Automation
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Test Automation across the Bristol region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 13 February 2016.

Test Automation Salary Histogram in Bristol

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT jobs across the Bristol region citing Test Automation also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Test Automation.

1 86 (81.13%) Agile Software Development
2 74 (69.81%) Java
3 61 (57.55%) QA
4 56 (52.83%) Degree
5 41 (38.68%) Software Engineering
6 36 (33.96%) Open Source
7 33 (31.13%) Windows
8 32 (30.19%) Product Management
8 32 (30.19%) Selenium
9 24 (22.64%) Scrum
10 23 (21.70%) TDD
11 22 (20.75%) Non-Functional Testing
11 22 (20.75%) Cucumber
11 22 (20.75%) Finance
11 22 (20.75%) JUnit
12 21 (19.81%) Oracle
12 21 (19.81%) Functional Testing
13 20 (18.87%) Facebook
13 20 (18.87%) QA Automation
13 20 (18.87%) Unix
13 20 (18.87%) Google
14 19 (17.92%) SQL Server
15 18 (16.98%) OO
15 18 (16.98%) JBehave
16 17 (16.04%) C#
17 15 (14.15%) Computer Science
17 15 (14.15%) SDLC
18 14 (13.21%) Digital Media
18 14 (13.21%) Telecoms
19 13 (12.26%) BDD

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT jobs across the Bristol region citing Test Automation also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Test Automation. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (1.89%) Apache
1 2 (1.89%) Apache Solr
1 2 (1.89%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 3 (2.83%) MS Office
2 2 (1.89%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.94%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.94%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.89%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (17.92%) SQL Server
2 10 (9.43%) RDBMS
2 10 (9.43%) Relational Database
3 8 (7.55%) NoSQL
4 2 (1.89%) Big Data
4 2 (1.89%) Hadoop
4 2 (1.89%) MySQL
5 1 (0.94%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 32 (30.19%) Selenium
2 22 (20.75%) Cucumber
2 22 (20.75%) JUnit
3 18 (16.98%) JBehave
4 8 (7.55%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (4.72%) TestNG
6 4 (3.77%) HP UFT
6 4 (3.77%) Jenkins
6 4 (3.77%) JMeter
6 4 (3.77%) Maven
7 3 (2.83%) SoapUI
7 3 (2.83%) TestComplete
8 2 (1.89%) Eclipse
8 2 (1.89%) Git (software)
9 1 (0.94%) Calabash
9 1 (0.94%) Jasmine
9 1 (0.94%) Protractor
9 1 (0.94%) SpecFlow
9 1 (0.94%) WebDriver
9 1 (0.94%) WinRunner
General
1 22 (20.75%) Finance
2 14 (13.21%) Telecoms
3 11 (10.38%) Banking
4 4 (3.77%) Games
5 3 (2.83%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.94%) Legal
Job Titles
1 60 (56.60%) Test Engineer
2 36 (33.96%) Java Engineer
3 30 (28.30%) QA Engineer
4 29 (27.36%) QA Test Engineer
5 23 (21.70%) Automation Engineer
6 22 (20.75%) Developer
6 22 (20.75%) Test Automation Engineer
7 18 (16.98%) Analyst
7 18 (16.98%) Test Analyst
8 11 (10.38%) Software Developer
9 10 (9.43%) Applications Developer
9 10 (9.43%) Applications Engineer
9 10 (9.43%) Developer/Software Engineer
9 10 (9.43%) Software Engineer
9 10 (9.43%) Test Automation Developer
10 9 (8.49%) C# Developer
10 9 (8.49%) C# Software Developer
10 9 (8.49%) Tester
11 8 (7.55%) C# Application Developer
11 8 (7.55%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (7.55%) AngularJS
1 8 (7.55%) J2EE
2 4 (3.77%) Web Services
3 3 (2.83%) .NET
3 3 (2.83%) HTML
4 2 (1.89%) Flash
4 2 (1.89%) HTML5
4 2 (1.89%) LAMP
5 1 (0.94%) CSS
5 1 (0.94%) Middleware
5 1 (0.94%) SOAP
5 1 (0.94%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (14.15%) Computer Science
2 14 (13.21%) Digital Media
3 5 (4.72%) Xbox
4 2 (1.89%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.94%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.94%) PlayStation
5 1 (0.94%) Statistics
5 1 (0.94%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 33 (31.13%) Windows
2 20 (18.87%) Unix
3 12 (11.32%) Android
3 12 (11.32%) Apple iOS
4 11 (10.38%) Windows 8
4 11 (10.38%) Windows Phone
5 10 (9.43%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (81.13%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (38.68%) Software Engineering
3 36 (33.96%) Open Source
4 32 (30.19%) Product Management
5 24 (22.64%) Scrum
6 23 (21.70%) TDD
7 22 (20.75%) Non-Functional Testing
8 21 (19.81%) Functional Testing
9 20 (18.87%) QA Automation
10 18 (16.98%) OO
11 15 (14.15%) SDLC
12 13 (12.26%) BDD
12 13 (12.26%) Continuous Integration
13 11 (10.38%) Android Development
13 11 (10.38%) Identity Management
13 11 (10.38%) iOS Development
13 11 (10.38%) MVVM
13 11 (10.38%) Pair Programming
13 11 (10.38%) System Testing
13 11 (10.38%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 74 (69.81%) Java
2 17 (16.04%) C#
3 11 (10.38%) XAML
4 8 (7.55%) SQL
5 7 (6.60%) Python
6 5 (4.72%) JavaScript
7 3 (2.83%) Ruby
8 2 (1.89%) VBScript
9 1 (0.94%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 56 (52.83%) Degree
2 3 (2.83%) ISEB
2 3 (2.83%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.94%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.94%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 61 (57.55%) QA
Vendors
1 21 (19.81%) Oracle
2 20 (18.87%) Facebook
2 20 (18.87%) Google
3 11 (10.38%) Xamarin
4 8 (7.55%) ForgeRock
5 3 (2.83%) Microsoft
6 2 (1.89%) Cegedim Rx
7 1 (0.94%) Telerik
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Bristol Area
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: High & Depending on Experience
Posted: 22 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30000 + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + beneifts (DOE)
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol Area
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £30000.00 - £32000.00 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £26000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Activus
Salary: Competitive Plus Company Benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Bristol, South West, UK
INPS
Posted: 18 days ago