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

3 months to
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Tester
Rank 115 121 132
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +11
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Tester 6 10 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.39% 0.52% 0.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.40% 0.54% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 6 10 7
Median salary £30,000 £31,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,250 £23,500 £26,100
10% offered a salary of more than £33,750 £35,000 £35,000
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
Software Tester
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
1511 1854 1959
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 97.05% 96.21% 96.84%
Number of salaries quoted 1260 1620 1617
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 2 December 2016.

Software Tester Salary Histogram in Bristol

Software Tester
Job Locations in Bristol

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Tester within the Bristol region over the 3 months to 2 December 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Avonmouth - 1 £35,000 -
Software Tester
South West

Software Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 2 December 2016, 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 12 (60.00%) Selenium
2 10 (50.00%) QA
2 10 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (45.00%) SDLC
3 9 (45.00%) Automated Testing
3 9 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (40.00%) User Experience
4 8 (40.00%) Manual Testing
5 7 (35.00%) Software Testing
5 7 (35.00%) Scrum
5 7 (35.00%) .NET
5 7 (35.00%) Windows
5 7 (35.00%) ISEB
6 6 (30.00%) XML
6 6 (30.00%) Usability Testing
6 6 (30.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
7 5 (25.00%) SQL
8 4 (20.00%) C#
8 4 (20.00%) CRM
8 4 (20.00%) Visual Studio
8 4 (20.00%) Test Automation
8 4 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (15.00%) Jasmine
9 3 (15.00%) User Stories
9 3 (15.00%) Protractor
9 3 (15.00%) Context-Driven Testing
9 3 (15.00%) Open Source
9 3 (15.00%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (15.00%) TestNG

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 (5.00%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (15.00%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 12 (60.00%) Selenium
2 10 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (20.00%) Visual Studio
4 3 (15.00%) Jasmine
4 3 (15.00%) JUnit
4 3 (15.00%) Protractor
4 3 (15.00%) TestNG
5 1 (5.00%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (10.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (35.00%) .NET
2 6 (30.00%) XML
3 3 (15.00%) CSS
3 3 (15.00%) HTML
4 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET
5 1 (5.00%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 8 (40.00%) User Experience
2 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (35.00%) Windows
2 6 (30.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (45.00%) Automated Testing
1 9 (45.00%) SDLC
2 8 (40.00%) Manual Testing
3 7 (35.00%) Scrum
3 7 (35.00%) Software Testing
4 6 (30.00%) Usability Testing
5 4 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (20.00%) CRM
5 4 (20.00%) Test Automation
6 3 (15.00%) Context-Driven Testing
6 3 (15.00%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (15.00%) Open Source
6 3 (15.00%) User Stories
7 2 (10.00%) Kanban
7 2 (10.00%) MVC
7 2 (10.00%) Regression Testing
7 2 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
8 1 (5.00%) Cross-Browser Testing
8 1 (5.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 5 (25.00%) SQL
2 4 (20.00%) C#
3 3 (15.00%) Java
3 3 (15.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 7 (35.00%) ISEB
2 3 (15.00%) Degree
3 1 (5.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (50.00%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (15.00%) Oracle
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Auburn Rose
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum DoE
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Auburn Rose
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Auburn Rose
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol
Bluetown Online LTD
Posted: 8 days ago