Period
to 24 November 2017

The median annual salary for an Automation Tester was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in Bristol during the 6 months to 24 November 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
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 148 175 189
Rank change year-on-year +27 +14 -30
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Tester 56 9 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 1.46% 0.28% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.50% 0.29% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 49 6 7
Bristol median annual salary £50,000 £35,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +42.86% -17.65% +23.19%
10th Percentile £32,500 £28,750 £38,250
90th Percentile £56,250 £38,125 £47,550
South West median annual salary £50,000 £35,000 £38,750
% change year-on-year +42.86% -9.68% +12.32%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Bristol
Permanent vacancies in Bristol with a recognized job title 3726 3111 3694
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.46% 96.98% 97.03%
Number of salaries quoted 3096 2655 3205
Bristol median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £26,000 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £68,750 £65,300
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year - +2.56% +4.00%

Automation Tester
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

Job postings that featured Automation Tester in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bristol.

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 6 months to 24 November 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 24 November 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 56 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 51 (91.07%) Agile Software Development
3 40 (71.43%) Selenium
4 39 (69.64%) C#
5 38 (67.86%) Java
6 31 (55.36%) Ruby
6 31 (55.36%) Cucumber
7 29 (51.79%) SQL
8 25 (44.64%) JMeter
8 25 (44.64%) Continuous Integration
9 23 (41.07%) SpecFlow
10 22 (39.29%) Open Source
10 22 (39.29%) JUnit
11 21 (37.50%) Python
11 21 (37.50%) Jenkins
12 20 (35.71%) JIRA
13 19 (33.93%) Degree
13 19 (33.93%) Calabash
14 18 (32.14%) Appium
14 18 (32.14%) Jasmine
15 17 (30.36%) Protractor
15 17 (30.36%) Finance
16 16 (28.57%) DevOps
16 16 (28.57%) JBehave
17 15 (26.79%) REST
17 15 (26.79%) Continuous Delivery
17 15 (26.79%) QA
17 15 (26.79%) TDD
18 14 (25.00%) WebDriver
19 13 (23.21%) .NET

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 12 (21.43%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 10 (17.86%) Amazon AWS
1 10 (17.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (16.07%) IaaS
2 9 (16.07%) PaaS
2 9 (16.07%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (16.07%) SSL
Development Applications
1 40 (71.43%) Selenium
2 31 (55.36%) Cucumber
3 25 (44.64%) JMeter
4 23 (41.07%) SpecFlow
5 22 (39.29%) JUnit
6 21 (37.50%) Jenkins
7 20 (35.71%) JIRA
8 19 (33.93%) Calabash
9 18 (32.14%) Appium
9 18 (32.14%) Jasmine
10 17 (30.36%) Protractor
11 16 (28.57%) JBehave
12 14 (25.00%) WebDriver
13 12 (21.43%) Gatling
13 12 (21.43%) TeamCity
14 9 (16.07%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 9 (16.07%) Git (software)
14 9 (16.07%) Mercurial
15 8 (14.29%) Capybara
15 8 (14.29%) WATIR
General
1 17 (30.36%) Finance
2 9 (16.07%) Electronics
2 9 (16.07%) Manufacturing
2 9 (16.07%) Marketing
2 9 (16.07%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.79%) Advertising
3 1 (1.79%) Banking
3 1 (1.79%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (26.79%) REST
2 13 (23.21%) .NET
3 9 (16.07%) AngularJS
3 9 (16.07%) JSON
3 9 (16.07%) React
4 8 (14.29%) Behat
5 7 (12.50%) CSS
5 7 (12.50%) HTML
6 6 (10.71%) Web Services
7 3 (5.36%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 9 (16.07%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (10.71%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.79%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 6 (10.71%) Linux
1 6 (10.71%) Unix
1 6 (10.71%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 51 (91.07%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (44.64%) Continuous Integration
4 22 (39.29%) Open Source
5 16 (28.57%) DevOps
6 15 (26.79%) Continuous Delivery
6 15 (26.79%) TDD
7 11 (19.64%) Software Testing
8 10 (17.86%) OO
9 9 (16.07%) Analytical Thinking
9 9 (16.07%) Business Intelligence
9 9 (16.07%) Digital Marketing
9 9 (16.07%) Manual Testing
9 9 (16.07%) Programme Management
9 9 (16.07%) SDLC
9 9 (16.07%) Test Scripting
10 8 (14.29%) SDET
11 7 (12.50%) Non-Functional Testing
11 7 (12.50%) Scalability Testing
11 7 (12.50%) Traceability Matrix
Programming Languages
1 39 (69.64%) C#
2 38 (67.86%) Java
3 31 (55.36%) Ruby
4 29 (51.79%) SQL
5 21 (37.50%) Python
6 7 (12.50%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.79%) C++
Qualifications
1 19 (33.93%) Degree
2 12 (21.43%) ISTQB
3 10 (17.86%) ISEB
4 5 (8.93%) Security Cleared
5 2 (3.57%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (26.79%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (16.07%) SAP
2 1 (1.79%) Microsoft