The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Bristol region that had Software Test Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 24 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Test Engineer
Rank 122 126 124
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Test Engineer 4 3 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.23% 0.16% 0.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.16% 0.45%
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 7
Median salary £32,500 - £27,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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
1647 1824 1790
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 96.71% 96.46% 97.34%
Number of salaries quoted 1445 1573 1481
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.62% -

Software Test Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

The demand trend of job ads across the Bristol region that featured Software Test Engineer in the job title.

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
Salary Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Test Engineer across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 24 September 2016.

Software Test Engineer Salary Histogram in Bristol

Software Test Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 24 September 2016, Software Test Engineer 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 Software Test Engineer in the job title.

1 13 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 9 (69.23%) JUnit
3 8 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (53.85%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (46.15%) JBehave
5 6 (46.15%) SQL
5 6 (46.15%) C#
5 6 (46.15%) Java
6 5 (38.46%) Python
6 5 (38.46%) Telecoms
6 5 (38.46%) Ruby
6 5 (38.46%) Degree
7 4 (30.77%) Validation
7 4 (30.77%) C++
8 3 (23.08%) HTML
8 3 (23.08%) JavaScript
8 3 (23.08%) .NET
8 3 (23.08%) Oracle
8 3 (23.08%) CSS
8 3 (23.08%) JMeter
8 3 (23.08%) JIRA
8 3 (23.08%) Scrum
8 3 (23.08%) TestNG
8 3 (23.08%) TeamCity
8 3 (23.08%) Test Automation
8 3 (23.08%) Selenium
8 3 (23.08%) SpecFlow
8 3 (23.08%) Jasmine
8 3 (23.08%) Jenkins
8 3 (23.08%) Calabash

Software Test Engineer Skill Set
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 3 (23.08%) Confluence
Development Applications
1 9 (69.23%) JUnit
2 6 (46.15%) JBehave
3 3 (23.08%) Appium
3 3 (23.08%) Calabash
3 3 (23.08%) Cucumber
3 3 (23.08%) Gatling
3 3 (23.08%) Jasmine
3 3 (23.08%) Jenkins
3 3 (23.08%) JIRA
3 3 (23.08%) JMeter
3 3 (23.08%) Protractor
3 3 (23.08%) Selenium
3 3 (23.08%) SpecFlow
3 3 (23.08%) TeamCity
3 3 (23.08%) TestNG
General
1 5 (38.46%) Telecoms
2 2 (15.38%) Banking
2 2 (15.38%) Finance
3 1 (7.69%) Advertising
3 1 (7.69%) Aerospace
3 1 (7.69%) Automotive
3 1 (7.69%) Electronics
3 1 (7.69%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (23.08%) .NET
1 3 (23.08%) CSS
1 3 (23.08%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Digital Media
2 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 8 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (53.85%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (30.77%) Validation
5 3 (23.08%) Context-Driven Testing
5 3 (23.08%) Open Source
5 3 (23.08%) Scrum
5 3 (23.08%) SDLC
5 3 (23.08%) Test Automation
6 2 (15.38%) Automated Testing
6 2 (15.38%) Requirements Engineering
7 1 (7.69%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (46.15%) C#
1 6 (46.15%) Java
1 6 (46.15%) SQL
2 5 (38.46%) Python
2 5 (38.46%) Ruby
3 4 (30.77%) C++
4 3 (23.08%) JavaScript
5 1 (7.69%) Ada
5 1 (7.69%) C
5 1 (7.69%) Embedded C
5 1 (7.69%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 5 (38.46%) Degree
2 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (23.08%) SDET
2 2 (15.38%) QA
3 1 (7.69%) Def Stans
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) Oracle