The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Bristol with a requirement for Automation Testing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Automation Testing over the 3 months to 22 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Automation Testing
South West / Bristol
Rank 102 129 114
Rank change year-on-year +27 -15  
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 29 6 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 1.62% 0.33% 0.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.77% 0.36% 0.91%
Number of salaries quoted 26 6 15
Median salary £47,500 £30,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +58.33% -25.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £38,750 £30,000 £33,900
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £35,000 £46,500
UK excluding London median salary £38,500 £35,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% -12.50%  

Automation Testing is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Bristol with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Bristol
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1636 1647 1653
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 91.19% 89.80% 85.74%
Number of salaries quoted 1344 1435 1385
Median salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.65% +1.17%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Automation Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bristol citing Automation Testing as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Automation Testing in Bristol

Automation Testing
Salary Trend in Bristol

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

Salary trend for Automation Testing in Bristol

Automation Testing
Salary Histogram in Bristol

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Automation Testing in Bristol over the 3 months to 22 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Automation Testing in Bristol

Automation Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 22 March 2017, IT jobs citing Automation Testing 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 Automation Testing.

1 39 (86.67%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (60.00%) C#
3 26 (57.78%) Java
4 25 (55.56%) .NET
5 20 (44.44%) Open Source
6 17 (37.78%) Selenium
7 16 (35.56%) HTML
8 15 (33.33%) Finance
9 14 (31.11%) OO
10 13 (28.89%) CSS
10 13 (28.89%) Scrum
10 13 (28.89%) Degree
10 13 (28.89%) Test Automation
11 12 (26.67%) HTML5
11 12 (26.67%) Computer Science
11 12 (26.67%) Test Scripting
11 12 (26.67%) Enterprise Software
12 11 (24.44%) JavaScript
12 11 (24.44%) Python
13 10 (22.22%) ISEB
13 10 (22.22%) Perl
13 10 (22.22%) Manual Testing
14 9 (20.00%) .NET Framework
14 9 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
14 9 (20.00%) SDLC
14 9 (20.00%) Front End Development
14 9 (20.00%) Entity Framework
14 9 (20.00%) ASP.NET
14 9 (20.00%) OOP
14 9 (20.00%) MVC

Automation Testing
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 2 (4.44%) CMS
1 2 (4.44%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.44%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (4.44%) IaaS
1 2 (4.44%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (4.44%) PaaS
1 2 (4.44%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.44%) Internet
1 2 (4.44%) Intranet
1 2 (4.44%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (15.56%) Big Data
2 1 (2.22%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 17 (37.78%) Selenium
2 5 (11.11%) Cucumber
2 5 (11.11%) SpecFlow
3 3 (6.67%) Jasmine
3 3 (6.67%) Jenkins
3 3 (6.67%) JIRA
3 3 (6.67%) Protractor
4 2 (4.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (4.44%) Capybara
4 2 (4.44%) JUnit
4 2 (4.44%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (4.44%) WATIR
4 2 (4.44%) WebDriver
5 1 (2.22%) Ranorex
5 1 (2.22%) Redmine
5 1 (2.22%) TestNG
5 1 (2.22%) TestRail
General
1 15 (33.33%) Finance
2 7 (15.56%) Banking
2 7 (15.56%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.44%) Multimedia
4 1 (2.22%) Advertising
4 1 (2.22%) Marketing
4 1 (2.22%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (31.11%) Developer
1 14 (31.11%) Test Engineer
2 12 (26.67%) .NET Developer
2 12 (26.67%) Test Automation Engineer
3 9 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 7 (15.56%) Automation Test Lead
4 7 (15.56%) Test Manager
5 6 (13.33%) Tester
6 3 (6.67%) Analyst
6 3 (6.67%) Automation Tester
6 3 (6.67%) C# .NET Developer
6 3 (6.67%) C# Developer
6 3 (6.67%) Java Engineer
6 3 (6.67%) Lead .NET Developer
6 3 (6.67%) Lead C# Developer
6 3 (6.67%) Lead Developer
6 3 (6.67%) Software Tester
6 3 (6.67%) Test Analyst
6 3 (6.67%) Web Tester
7 2 (4.44%) Web Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (55.56%) .NET
2 16 (35.56%) HTML
3 13 (28.89%) CSS
4 12 (26.67%) HTML5
5 9 (20.00%) .NET Framework
5 9 (20.00%) ASP.NET
5 9 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 9 (20.00%) Entity Framework
6 3 (6.67%) Behat
6 3 (6.67%) CSS3
7 2 (4.44%) AngularJS
7 2 (4.44%) Hibernate
7 2 (4.44%) JSON
7 2 (4.44%) React
7 2 (4.44%) REST
7 2 (4.44%) Spring
8 1 (2.22%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 12 (26.67%) Computer Science
1 12 (26.67%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.22%) iPad
2 1 (2.22%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.22%) Android
1 1 (2.22%) Apple iOS
1 1 (2.22%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (86.67%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (44.44%) Open Source
3 14 (31.11%) OO
4 13 (28.89%) Scrum
4 13 (28.89%) Test Automation
5 12 (26.67%) Test Scripting
6 10 (22.22%) Manual Testing
7 9 (20.00%) Front End Development
7 9 (20.00%) MVC
7 9 (20.00%) OOP
7 9 (20.00%) SDLC
8 7 (15.56%) Project Management
9 6 (13.33%) Mathematics
9 6 (13.33%) TDD
10 4 (8.89%) QA Automation
11 3 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
11 3 (6.67%) Regression Testing
12 2 (4.44%) Automated Testing
12 2 (4.44%) Software Engineering
12 2 (4.44%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 27 (60.00%) C#
2 26 (57.78%) Java
3 11 (24.44%) JavaScript
3 11 (24.44%) Python
4 10 (22.22%) Perl
5 4 (8.89%) SQL
6 3 (6.67%) Ruby
7 2 (4.44%) C
7 2 (4.44%) C++
8 1 (2.22%) PHP
8 1 (2.22%) PowerShell
8 1 (2.22%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 13 (28.89%) Degree
2 10 (22.22%) ISEB
3 3 (6.67%) ISTQB
4 2 (4.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.11%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.22%) WMI
Vendors
1 7 (15.56%) Cadence
2 1 (2.22%) Oracle
2 1 (2.22%) Panasonic
Bristol, Avon
CPS Group UK
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Automation Training
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Posted: 13 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Bristol DT
Salary: £35000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + DOE + benefits
Posted: 26 days ago