The median annual salary for an Automation Tester was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in Bristol during the 3 months to 25 June 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
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 107 113 133
Rank change year-on-year +6 +20  
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Tester 27 3 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 1.49% 0.19% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.53% 0.20% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 21 3 5
Median salary £50,000 £37,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +33.33% -9.63%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £32,700 £32,900
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £37,500 £42,100
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +20.00% -  

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 1767 1532 1907
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 97.30% 97.08% 98.15%
Number of salaries quoted 1477 1332 1650
Median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +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 25 June 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 25 June 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 49 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 45 (91.84%) Java
3 42 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
4 36 (73.47%) Selenium
4 36 (73.47%) Open Source
5 35 (71.43%) C#
6 30 (61.22%) Continuous Integration
7 20 (40.82%) SQL
8 19 (38.78%) JavaScript
8 19 (38.78%) QA
9 18 (36.73%) Web Services
9 18 (36.73%) WebDriver
10 17 (34.69%) JMeter
11 15 (30.61%) Ruby
11 15 (30.61%) Degree
11 15 (30.61%) Protractor
11 15 (30.61%) Jasmine
12 14 (28.57%) DevOps
12 14 (28.57%) Continuous Delivery
12 14 (28.57%) SDLC
12 14 (28.57%) REST
12 14 (28.57%) Python
12 14 (28.57%) JUnit
13 13 (26.53%) .NET
13 13 (26.53%) HTML
13 13 (26.53%) Unix
13 13 (26.53%) Windows
13 13 (26.53%) CSS
13 13 (26.53%) TestNG
13 13 (26.53%) SDET

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:

Business Applications
1 2 (4.08%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (16.33%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.08%) IaaS
2 2 (4.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (4.08%) PaaS
2 2 (4.08%) SaaS
3 1 (2.04%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.08%) HTTP
1 2 (4.08%) SSL
Development Applications
1 36 (73.47%) Selenium
2 18 (36.73%) WebDriver
3 17 (34.69%) JMeter
4 15 (30.61%) Jasmine
4 15 (30.61%) Protractor
5 14 (28.57%) JUnit
6 13 (26.53%) Appium
6 13 (26.53%) Calabash
6 13 (26.53%) TestNG
7 9 (18.37%) Cucumber
8 5 (10.20%) JIRA
8 5 (10.20%) SoapUI
9 4 (8.16%) Jenkins
9 4 (8.16%) SpecFlow
10 3 (6.12%) Git (software)
11 2 (4.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 2 (4.08%) Capybara
11 2 (4.08%) Mercurial
11 2 (4.08%) Robot Framework
11 2 (4.08%) WATIR
General
1 7 (14.29%) Finance
2 2 (4.08%) Electronics
2 2 (4.08%) Manufacturing
2 2 (4.08%) Marketing
2 2 (4.08%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (36.73%) Web Services
2 14 (28.57%) REST
3 13 (26.53%) .NET
3 13 (26.53%) CSS
3 13 (26.53%) HTML
4 2 (4.08%) AngularJS
4 2 (4.08%) Behat
4 2 (4.08%) JSON
4 2 (4.08%) React
5 1 (2.04%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 12 (24.49%) Client/Server
2 8 (16.33%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.08%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 13 (26.53%) Unix
1 13 (26.53%) Windows
2 12 (24.49%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 42 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (73.47%) Open Source
4 30 (61.22%) Continuous Integration
5 14 (28.57%) Continuous Delivery
5 14 (28.57%) DevOps
5 14 (28.57%) SDLC
6 13 (26.53%) SDET
7 10 (20.41%) Software Testing
8 7 (14.29%) Scrum
9 6 (12.24%) Test Scripting
10 5 (10.20%) Context-Driven Testing
10 5 (10.20%) Manual Testing
10 5 (10.20%) Non-Functional Testing
10 5 (10.20%) Regression Testing
10 5 (10.20%) Scalability Testing
10 5 (10.20%) TDD
11 3 (6.12%) BDD
12 2 (4.08%) OO
12 2 (4.08%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 45 (91.84%) Java
2 35 (71.43%) C#
3 20 (40.82%) SQL
4 19 (38.78%) JavaScript
5 15 (30.61%) Ruby
6 14 (28.57%) Python
7 1 (2.04%) AWK
7 1 (2.04%) Perl
7 1 (2.04%) sed
7 1 (2.04%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 15 (30.61%) Degree
2 2 (4.08%) ISEB
2 2 (4.08%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (38.78%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (10.20%) Oracle
2 2 (4.08%) SAP
3 1 (2.04%) Perforce
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X4 Group
Salary: £30k - 40k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol Area
The People Network
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
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Auburn Rose
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: £25000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago