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 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Test Engineer
Rank 118 138 118
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -20
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Test Engineer 3 5 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.18% 0.27% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.27% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 3
Median salary £32,500 £45,000 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-27.77% +21.62%
UK excluding London median salary £38,750 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+10.71% -
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
1616 1831 1729
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 96.94% 97.50% 97.46%
Number of salaries quoted 1398 1581 1370
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 24 August 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 25 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 14 (56.00%) Continuous Integration
3 13 (52.00%) JUnit
4 12 (48.00%) C++
4 12 (48.00%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (44.00%) Telecoms
6 10 (40.00%) JBehave
7 9 (36.00%) Degree
7 9 (36.00%) Ruby
7 9 (36.00%) Python
8 7 (28.00%) Validation
9 6 (24.00%) Automated Testing
9 6 (24.00%) C#
9 6 (24.00%) Java
9 6 (24.00%) SQL
9 6 (24.00%) Digital Media
10 5 (20.00%) Requirements Engineering
10 5 (20.00%) Games
11 4 (16.00%) Finance
11 4 (16.00%) Software Testing
11 4 (16.00%) Banking
11 4 (16.00%) Security Cleared
12 3 (12.00%) TestNG
12 3 (12.00%) TeamCity
12 3 (12.00%) Test Automation
12 3 (12.00%) JIRA
12 3 (12.00%) Selenium
12 3 (12.00%) SpecFlow
12 3 (12.00%) Jasmine
12 3 (12.00%) Jenkins

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 (12.00%) Confluence
Development Applications
1 13 (52.00%) JUnit
2 10 (40.00%) JBehave
3 3 (12.00%) Appium
3 3 (12.00%) Calabash
3 3 (12.00%) Cucumber
3 3 (12.00%) Gatling
3 3 (12.00%) Jasmine
3 3 (12.00%) Jenkins
3 3 (12.00%) JIRA
3 3 (12.00%) JMeter
3 3 (12.00%) Protractor
3 3 (12.00%) Selenium
3 3 (12.00%) SpecFlow
3 3 (12.00%) TeamCity
3 3 (12.00%) TestNG
General
1 11 (44.00%) Telecoms
2 5 (20.00%) Games
3 4 (16.00%) Banking
3 4 (16.00%) Finance
4 2 (8.00%) Advertising
5 1 (4.00%) Aerospace
5 1 (4.00%) Automotive
5 1 (4.00%) Electronics
5 1 (4.00%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.00%) .NET
1 3 (12.00%) CSS
1 3 (12.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (24.00%) Digital Media
2 1 (4.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 14 (56.00%) Continuous Integration
3 12 (48.00%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (28.00%) Validation
5 6 (24.00%) Automated Testing
6 5 (20.00%) Requirements Engineering
7 4 (16.00%) Software Testing
8 3 (12.00%) Context-Driven Testing
8 3 (12.00%) Open Source
8 3 (12.00%) Scrum
8 3 (12.00%) SDLC
8 3 (12.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 12 (48.00%) C++
2 9 (36.00%) Python
2 9 (36.00%) Ruby
3 6 (24.00%) C#
3 6 (24.00%) Java
3 6 (24.00%) SQL
4 3 (12.00%) JavaScript
5 1 (4.00%) Ada
5 1 (4.00%) C
Qualifications
1 9 (36.00%) Degree
2 4 (16.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.00%) SDET
2 2 (8.00%) QA
3 1 (4.00%) Def Stans
Vendors
1 3 (12.00%) Oracle