The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Bristol region that had Software Tester featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 20 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Tester
South West / Bristol
Rank 123 127 127
Rank change year-on-year
+4 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Tester 2 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.12% 0.057% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.058% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 2
Median salary £32,250 £30,000 £27,625
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.50% +8.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,050 £30,000 £21,725
10% offered a salary of more than £38,450 £30,000 £33,525
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500

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
1586 1714 1895
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 96.83% 97.06% 96.93%
Number of salaries quoted 1273 1538 1562
Median salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

Software Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

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

Software Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

Software Tester
Salary Trend in Bristol

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

Software Tester Salary Trend in Bristol

Software Tester
Salary Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Tester across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 20 January 2017.

Software Tester Salary Histogram in Bristol

Software Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, Software Tester 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 Tester in the job title.

1 8 (66.67%) Selenium
2 7 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (41.67%) Scrum
3 5 (41.67%) .NET
4 4 (33.33%) Automated Testing
4 4 (33.33%) SQL
4 4 (33.33%) QA
4 4 (33.33%) Manual Testing
4 4 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (33.33%) User Experience
4 4 (33.33%) SDLC
5 3 (25.00%) Software Testing
5 3 (25.00%) Windows
5 3 (25.00%) C#
6 2 (16.67%) HTML
6 2 (16.67%) Java
6 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
6 2 (16.67%) JUnit
6 2 (16.67%) Visual Studio
6 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET
6 2 (16.67%) CSS
6 2 (16.67%) XML
6 2 (16.67%) CRM
6 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
6 2 (16.67%) ISEB
6 2 (16.67%) MVC
6 2 (16.67%) Finance
6 2 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (16.67%) Usability Testing
6 2 (16.67%) Continuous Integration

Software Tester 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:

Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (66.67%) Selenium
2 4 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (16.67%) Jasmine
3 2 (16.67%) JUnit
3 2 (16.67%) Protractor
3 2 (16.67%) TestNG
3 2 (16.67%) Visual Studio
4 1 (8.33%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (41.67%) .NET
2 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET
2 2 (16.67%) CSS
2 2 (16.67%) HTML
2 2 (16.67%) XML
3 1 (8.33%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) User Experience
2 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) Windows
2 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (41.67%) Scrum
3 4 (33.33%) Automated Testing
3 4 (33.33%) Manual Testing
3 4 (33.33%) SDLC
4 3 (25.00%) Software Testing
5 2 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (16.67%) CRM
5 2 (16.67%) Kanban
5 2 (16.67%) MVC
5 2 (16.67%) Open Source
5 2 (16.67%) Test Automation
5 2 (16.67%) Usability Testing
5 2 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (8.33%) Context-Driven Testing
6 1 (8.33%) Cross-Browser Testing
6 1 (8.33%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) SQL
2 3 (25.00%) C#
3 2 (16.67%) Java
3 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) Degree
1 2 (16.67%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle
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