The table below looks at the statistics for the Software Test Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Test Engineer in their job title 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
Software Test Engineer
Rank 129 125 114
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -11
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Test Engineer 3 2 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.17% 0.11% 0.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.11% 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 0
Average salary £28,000 £30,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,750
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -0.66%
Software Test Engineer
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bristol region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Bristol
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1723 1849 1700
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 96.91% 97.42% 97.76%
Number of salaries quoted 1535 1530 1417
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £56,350
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Software Test Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Test Engineer in the job title across the Bristol region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Software Test Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

Software Test Engineer
Salary Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Test Engineer across the Bristol region.

Software Test Engineer Salary Trend in Bristol

Software Test Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT jobs across the Bristol region that cited Software Test Engineer in their job title 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 with Software Test Engineer in their job title.

1 3 (75.00%) Software Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Scrum
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) Degree
2 2 (50.00%) QA
2 2 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (50.00%) Waterfall
2 2 (50.00%) User Stories
2 2 (50.00%) V-Model
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Engineering
3 1 (25.00%) Memory Management
3 1 (25.00%) Functional Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (25.00%) System Testing
3 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Internet
3 1 (25.00%) Legal
3 1 (25.00%) Java
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) J2EE
3 1 (25.00%) HTTP
3 1 (25.00%) Telerik

Software Test Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT jobs across the Bristol region that cited Software Test Engineer in their job title 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 with Software Test Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) HTTP
1 1 (25.00%) Internet
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (25.00%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Statistics
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Software Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Scrum
2 2 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (50.00%) User Stories
2 2 (50.00%) V-Model
2 2 (50.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (25.00%) Functional Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Memory Management
3 1 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Engineering
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (25.00%) System Testing
3 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) Java
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Telerik
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + flexible benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum, Benefits plus excellent benefits detailed b
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol
G2 Recruitment Solutions
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £26000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago