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 24 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Tester
Rank 106 130 103
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -27
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Tester 14 5 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.87% 0.26% 1.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.89% 0.27% 1.47%
Number of salaries quoted 14 5 26
Median salary £32,500 £23,500 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+38.29% -30.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £33,000 £38,500
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £30,000 £32,000
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -6.25%
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
1577 1846 1767
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 97.47% 97.67% 98.39%
Number of salaries quoted 1382 1602 1391
Median salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 24 July 2016.

Software Tester Salary Histogram in Bristol

Software Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 19 (76.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 18 (72.00%) Microsoft
3 17 (68.00%) Software Testing
4 16 (64.00%) QA
5 15 (60.00%) User Stories
6 14 (56.00%) Manual Testing
7 13 (52.00%) SDLC
8 12 (48.00%) User Experience
8 12 (48.00%) Automated Testing
8 12 (48.00%) Scrum
9 11 (44.00%) ISEB
9 11 (44.00%) Agile Software Development
10 10 (40.00%) XML
10 10 (40.00%) Windows
10 10 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
10 10 (40.00%) Usability Testing
11 8 (32.00%) Selenium
12 7 (28.00%) Waterfall
13 6 (24.00%) Test Automation
14 5 (20.00%) ISTQB
14 5 (20.00%) Regression Testing
14 5 (20.00%) SQL
14 5 (20.00%) Degree
15 4 (16.00%) Data Protection Act
15 4 (16.00%) .NET
15 4 (16.00%) Finance
15 4 (16.00%) Test Scripting
15 4 (16.00%) System Testing
15 4 (16.00%) Data Protection
15 4 (16.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification

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 2 (8.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Dynamics CRM
Development Applications
1 19 (76.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (32.00%) Selenium
3 3 (12.00%) Jasmine
3 3 (12.00%) JUnit
3 3 (12.00%) Protractor
3 3 (12.00%) TestNG
4 2 (8.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (16.00%) Finance
2 2 (8.00%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (40.00%) XML
2 4 (16.00%) .NET
3 3 (12.00%) CSS
3 3 (12.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (48.00%) User Experience
2 4 (16.00%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 10 (40.00%) Windows
1 10 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (68.00%) Software Testing
2 15 (60.00%) User Stories
3 14 (56.00%) Manual Testing
4 13 (52.00%) SDLC
5 12 (48.00%) Automated Testing
5 12 (48.00%) Scrum
6 11 (44.00%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (40.00%) Usability Testing
8 7 (28.00%) Waterfall
9 6 (24.00%) Test Automation
10 5 (20.00%) Regression Testing
11 4 (16.00%) Data Protection
11 4 (16.00%) Functional Testing
11 4 (16.00%) System Testing
11 4 (16.00%) Test Scripting
11 4 (16.00%) Wireframes
12 3 (12.00%) Context-Driven Testing
12 3 (12.00%) Continuous Integration
12 3 (12.00%) Open Source
13 2 (8.00%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 5 (20.00%) SQL
2 3 (12.00%) C#
2 3 (12.00%) Java
2 3 (12.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 11 (44.00%) ISEB
2 5 (20.00%) Degree
2 5 (20.00%) ISTQB
3 4 (16.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (64.00%) QA
Vendors
1 18 (72.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (12.00%) Oracle
2 3 (12.00%) Telerik
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