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 26 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Tester
South West / Bristol
Rank 130 125 121
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Tester 3 6 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.17% 0.33% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.34% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 3 4 3
Median salary £40,000 £31,500 £28,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+26.98% +10.52%
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
1722 1754 1866
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 96.90% 97.12% 97.70%
Number of salaries quoted 1401 1546 1544
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 7 (77.78%) Selenium
2 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (44.44%) SQL
3 4 (44.44%) .NET
4 3 (33.33%) Automated Testing
4 3 (33.33%) Scrum
4 3 (33.33%) QA
4 3 (33.33%) Manual Testing
4 3 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (33.33%) SDLC
5 2 (22.22%) Protractor
5 2 (22.22%) Test Automation
5 2 (22.22%) Open Source
5 2 (22.22%) User Experience
5 2 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (22.22%) Jasmine
5 2 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (22.22%) TestNG
5 2 (22.22%) Finance
5 2 (22.22%) Degree
5 2 (22.22%) Software Testing
5 2 (22.22%) JUnit
5 2 (22.22%) Visual Studio
5 2 (22.22%) C#
5 2 (22.22%) HTML
5 2 (22.22%) Java
5 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
5 2 (22.22%) CSS
5 2 (22.22%) CRM

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:

Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Dynamics CRM
Development Applications
1 7 (77.78%) Selenium
2 3 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (22.22%) Jasmine
3 2 (22.22%) JUnit
3 2 (22.22%) Protractor
3 2 (22.22%) TestNG
3 2 (22.22%) Visual Studio
4 1 (11.11%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) .NET
2 2 (22.22%) CSS
2 2 (22.22%) HTML
3 1 (11.11%) .NET Framework
3 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET
3 1 (11.11%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (22.22%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
1 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (33.33%) Automated Testing
2 3 (33.33%) Manual Testing
2 3 (33.33%) Scrum
2 3 (33.33%) SDLC
3 2 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (22.22%) CRM
3 2 (22.22%) Open Source
3 2 (22.22%) Software Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Test Automation
4 1 (11.11%) Cross-Browser Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Kanban
4 1 (11.11%) MVC
4 1 (11.11%) Regression Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Usability Testing
4 1 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) SQL
2 2 (22.22%) C#
2 2 (22.22%) Java
2 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) Degree
2 1 (11.11%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
Bristol, Avon
Colston Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum, Benefits Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Colston Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum, Benefits Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol
Creation Recruitment
Salary: £50,000 - £55,000 per year
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol
Creation Recruitment
Salary: £50,000 - £55,000 per year + benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 27 days ago