The median annual salary for a Automation Tester was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in Bristol during the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Automation Tester
South West / Bristol
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 113 132 128
Rank change year-on-year +19 -4  
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Tester 22 4 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 1.19% 0.21% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.22% 0.22% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 21 1 3
Median salary £50,000 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +42.85% -  
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £35,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +19.71% -11.25%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Bristol. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Bristol
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1796 1827 1873
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 97.08% 96.72% 97.65%
Number of salaries quoted 1493 1602 1571
Median salary £43,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.50% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,995 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.19% +3.75%  

Automation Tester
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bristol that featured Automation Tester in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Automation Tester in Bristol

Automation Tester
Salary Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Automation Tester in Bristol.

Salary trend for Automation Tester in Bristol

Automation Tester
Salary Histogram in Bristol

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Automation Tester in Bristol over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Automation Tester in Bristol

Automation Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 30 March 2017, Automation Tester job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Bristol region featuring Automation Tester in the job title.

1 26 (78.79%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (69.70%) Java
3 22 (66.67%) Selenium
3 22 (66.67%) Test Automation
4 19 (57.58%) Open Source
5 18 (54.55%) C#
6 15 (45.45%) Continuous Integration
7 13 (39.39%) WebDriver
8 11 (33.33%) QA
8 11 (33.33%) JavaScript
8 11 (33.33%) Web Services
9 10 (30.30%) SDLC
10 9 (27.27%) Software Testing
11 8 (24.24%) Automated Testing
11 8 (24.24%) Windows
11 8 (24.24%) SQL
11 8 (24.24%) HTML
11 8 (24.24%) CSS
11 8 (24.24%) Appium
11 8 (24.24%) Calabash
12 7 (21.21%) REST
12 7 (21.21%) DevOps
12 7 (21.21%) Continuous Delivery
12 7 (21.21%) JMeter
12 7 (21.21%) Client/Server
12 7 (21.21%) Linux
12 7 (21.21%) Python
12 7 (21.21%) Unix
12 7 (21.21%) Ruby
13 6 (18.18%) Degree

Automation Tester Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 2 (6.06%) CMS
2 1 (3.03%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Cloud Services
1 6 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.03%) GitHub
2 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.03%) HTTP
1 1 (3.03%) Internet
1 1 (3.03%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.03%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 22 (66.67%) Selenium
2 13 (39.39%) WebDriver
3 8 (24.24%) Appium
3 8 (24.24%) Calabash
4 7 (21.21%) JMeter
5 6 (18.18%) Jasmine
5 6 (18.18%) JUnit
5 6 (18.18%) Protractor
5 6 (18.18%) TestNG
6 3 (9.09%) Cucumber
6 3 (9.09%) Jenkins
6 3 (9.09%) SpecFlow
7 1 (3.03%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (3.03%) Mocha
7 1 (3.03%) NUnit
7 1 (3.03%) Ranorex
7 1 (3.03%) Redmine
7 1 (3.03%) Robot Framework
7 1 (3.03%) Robotium
7 1 (3.03%) TestRail
General
1 2 (6.06%) Retail
2 1 (3.03%) Finance
2 1 (3.03%) Marketing
2 1 (3.03%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (33.33%) Web Services
2 8 (24.24%) CSS
2 8 (24.24%) HTML
3 7 (21.21%) REST
4 6 (18.18%) .NET
5 3 (9.09%) Gherkin
6 2 (6.06%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 7 (21.21%) Client/Server
2 3 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.03%) Fintech
3 1 (3.03%) iPad
3 1 (3.03%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 8 (24.24%) Windows
2 7 (21.21%) Linux
2 7 (21.21%) Unix
3 2 (6.06%) Android
3 2 (6.06%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (78.79%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (66.67%) Test Automation
3 19 (57.58%) Open Source
4 15 (45.45%) Continuous Integration
5 10 (30.30%) SDLC
6 9 (27.27%) Software Testing
7 8 (24.24%) Automated Testing
8 7 (21.21%) Continuous Delivery
8 7 (21.21%) DevOps
9 5 (15.15%) BDD
9 5 (15.15%) Scrum
10 3 (9.09%) Automation Testing
10 3 (9.09%) E-Commerce
10 3 (9.09%) Process Improvement
10 3 (9.09%) Software Delivery
10 3 (9.09%) System Testing
10 3 (9.09%) TDD
10 3 (9.09%) Test Planning
10 3 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
10 3 (9.09%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 23 (69.70%) Java
2 18 (54.55%) C#
3 11 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 8 (24.24%) SQL
5 7 (21.21%) Python
5 7 (21.21%) Ruby
6 1 (3.03%) PowerShell
6 1 (3.03%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (18.18%) Degree
2 5 (15.15%) ISEB
3 3 (9.09%) ISEB Practitioner
3 3 (9.09%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (33.33%) QA
2 4 (12.12%) SDET
Systems Management
1 1 (3.03%) WMI
Vendors
1 4 (12.12%) Oracle
2 3 (9.09%) Microsoft
3 2 (6.06%) Atlassian
4 1 (3.03%) Panasonic
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
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