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 5 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Test Engineer
Rank 108 131 122
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -9
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Test Engineer 23 3 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 1.27% 0.15% 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.32% 0.15% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 20 3 1
Median salary £30,000 £41,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-26.82% +26.15%
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
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
1737 1968 1965
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 96.29% 97.52% 97.71%
Number of salaries quoted 1529 1661 1592
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £23,250
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £54,000 £62,500
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
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 5 May 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 5 May 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 20 (80.00%) Software Engineering
2 13 (52.00%) C++
3 12 (48.00%) Telecoms
3 12 (48.00%) Continuous Integration
4 10 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (36.00%) Degree
6 7 (28.00%) Automated Testing
6 7 (28.00%) Ruby
6 7 (28.00%) Software Testing
6 7 (28.00%) Validation
6 7 (28.00%) JUnit
6 7 (28.00%) Python
6 7 (28.00%) JBehave
6 7 (28.00%) Digital Media
7 6 (24.00%) Security Cleared
8 5 (20.00%) Requirements Engineering
8 5 (20.00%) Games
9 4 (16.00%) Banking
9 4 (16.00%) Finance
10 3 (12.00%) Microsoft
10 3 (12.00%) Scrum
10 3 (12.00%) Waterfall
10 3 (12.00%) User Stories
10 3 (12.00%) V-Model
10 3 (12.00%) Team Foundation Server
10 3 (12.00%) Test Automation
10 3 (12.00%) QA
10 3 (12.00%) Test Scripting
11 2 (8.00%) User Acceptance Testing
11 2 (8.00%) System Testing

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:

Development Applications
1 7 (28.00%) JBehave
1 7 (28.00%) JUnit
2 3 (12.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 12 (48.00%) Telecoms
2 5 (20.00%) Games
3 4 (16.00%) Banking
3 4 (16.00%) Finance
4 2 (8.00%) Advertising
4 2 (8.00%) Legal
5 1 (4.00%) Aerospace
5 1 (4.00%) Automotive
5 1 (4.00%) Electronics
5 1 (4.00%) Military
Miscellaneous
1 7 (28.00%) Digital Media
2 1 (4.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.00%) Statistics
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (80.00%) Software Engineering
2 12 (48.00%) Continuous Integration
3 10 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (28.00%) Automated Testing
4 7 (28.00%) Software Testing
4 7 (28.00%) Validation
5 5 (20.00%) Requirements Engineering
6 3 (12.00%) Scrum
6 3 (12.00%) Test Automation
6 3 (12.00%) Test Scripting
6 3 (12.00%) User Stories
6 3 (12.00%) V-Model
6 3 (12.00%) Waterfall
7 2 (8.00%) Functional Testing
7 2 (8.00%) Non-Functional Testing
7 2 (8.00%) System Testing
7 2 (8.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (52.00%) C++
2 7 (28.00%) Python
2 7 (28.00%) Ruby
3 2 (8.00%) SQL
4 1 (4.00%) Ada
4 1 (4.00%) C
Qualifications
1 9 (36.00%) Degree
2 6 (24.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (8.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.00%) QA
2 1 (4.00%) Def Stans
Vendors
1 3 (12.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.00%) Telerik