The table below looks at the statistics for Software Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Testing over the 3 months to 20 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Testing
South West / Bristol
Rank 102 107 67
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -40
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 23 21 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 1.40% 1.19% 3.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.52% 1.32% 3.82%
Number of salaries quoted 18 15 43
Median salary £34,250 £39,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-12.17% -29.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,600 £28,800
10% offered a salary of more than £51,450 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,076 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.93% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bristol region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bristol
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1511 1592 1701
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 92.25% 90.15% 87.01%
Number of salaries quoted 1197 1435 1372
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £61,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Software Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

The demand trend of job ads across the Bristol region citing Software Testing as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Software Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

Software Testing
Salary Trend in Bristol

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

Software Testing Salary Trend in Bristol

Software Testing
Salary Histogram in Bristol

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

Software Testing Salary Histogram in Bristol

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, IT jobs citing Software Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Bristol region with a requirement for Software Testing.

1 27 (72.97%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (51.35%) SDLC
3 17 (45.95%) ISTQB
4 16 (43.24%) QA
5 13 (35.14%) User Acceptance Testing
5 13 (35.14%) ISEB
6 11 (29.73%) SQL
6 11 (29.73%) Finance
6 11 (29.73%) Test Scripting
7 10 (27.03%) Team Foundation Server
7 10 (27.03%) Test Automation
7 10 (27.03%) Selenium
7 10 (27.03%) Automated Testing
7 10 (27.03%) Java
8 8 (21.62%) Microsoft
8 8 (21.62%) Telecoms
8 8 (21.62%) Degree
9 7 (18.92%) MS Excel
9 7 (18.92%) Oracle
9 7 (18.92%) Test Planning
10 6 (16.22%) Software Delivery
10 6 (16.22%) Functional Testing
10 6 (16.22%) MS Office
10 6 (16.22%) C#
10 6 (16.22%) V-Model
10 6 (16.22%) Process Improvement
11 5 (13.51%) Continuous Integration
11 5 (13.51%) System Testing
11 5 (13.51%) HP Quality Center
11 5 (13.51%) WebDriver

Software Testing
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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.70%) IIS
1 1 (2.70%) SharePoint
1 1 (2.70%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (2.70%) SharePoint 2013
1 1 (2.70%) Tomcat
Applications
1 7 (18.92%) MS Excel
2 6 (16.22%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (10.81%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (2.70%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.70%) 2G
1 1 (2.70%) 3G
1 1 (2.70%) 4G
1 1 (2.70%) LTE
1 1 (2.70%) Radio Access Network
1 1 (2.70%) VoLTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (13.51%) SQL Server
2 3 (8.11%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.70%) MS Access
3 1 (2.70%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (27.03%) Selenium
1 10 (27.03%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (13.51%) WebDriver
3 4 (10.81%) JIRA
4 3 (8.11%) LoadRunner
4 3 (8.11%) Visual Studio Team System
5 1 (2.70%) Jasmine
5 1 (2.70%) JUnit
5 1 (2.70%) Protractor
5 1 (2.70%) Rational DOORS
5 1 (2.70%) Rational Rhapsody
5 1 (2.70%) SpecFlow
5 1 (2.70%) TestNG
5 1 (2.70%) Visual Studio
General
1 11 (29.73%) Finance
2 8 (21.62%) Telecoms
3 4 (10.81%) Electronics
3 4 (10.81%) Manufacturing
3 4 (10.81%) Marketing
4 3 (8.11%) Billing
5 1 (2.70%) Advertising
5 1 (2.70%) Banking
Job Titles
1 26 (70.27%) Analyst
2 17 (45.95%) Test Analyst
3 7 (18.92%) Tester
4 4 (10.81%) Business Analyst
4 4 (10.81%) Software Analyst
4 4 (10.81%) Software Test Analyst
5 3 (8.11%) Agile Business Analyst
5 3 (8.11%) Agile Tester
5 3 (8.11%) Applications Support
5 3 (8.11%) Applications Support Analyst
5 3 (8.11%) Automation Tester
5 3 (8.11%) Senior Agile Tester
5 3 (8.11%) Senior Automation Tester
5 3 (8.11%) Senior Tester
5 3 (8.11%) Software Tester
5 3 (8.11%) Support Analyst
5 3 (8.11%) Test Manager
6 2 (5.41%) Oracle Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) Oracle Support Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.81%) .NET
2 3 (8.11%) Gherkin
3 2 (5.41%) XML
4 1 (2.70%) ASP.NET
4 1 (2.70%) CSS
4 1 (2.70%) HTML
4 1 (2.70%) LINQ
4 1 (2.70%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.11%) Mainframe
1 3 (8.11%) Mathematics
1 3 (8.11%) Mobile App
2 2 (5.41%) Computer Science
2 2 (5.41%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (13.51%) Windows
2 2 (5.41%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (2.70%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (72.97%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (51.35%) SDLC
3 13 (35.14%) User Acceptance Testing
4 11 (29.73%) Test Scripting
5 10 (27.03%) Automated Testing
5 10 (27.03%) Test Automation
6 7 (18.92%) Test Planning
7 6 (16.22%) Functional Testing
7 6 (16.22%) Process Improvement
7 6 (16.22%) Software Delivery
7 6 (16.22%) V-Model
8 5 (13.51%) Business Analysis
8 5 (13.51%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (13.51%) Mentoring
8 5 (13.51%) System Testing
8 5 (13.51%) Validation
9 4 (10.81%) Programme Management
9 4 (10.81%) Prototyping
9 4 (10.81%) User Stories
9 4 (10.81%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 11 (29.73%) SQL
2 10 (27.03%) Java
3 6 (16.22%) C#
4 4 (10.81%) C
5 1 (2.70%) C++
5 1 (2.70%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.70%) PowerShell
5 1 (2.70%) VBA
Qualifications
1 17 (45.95%) ISTQB
2 13 (35.14%) ISEB
3 8 (21.62%) Degree
4 4 (10.81%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (8.11%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (43.24%) QA
2 1 (2.70%) Def Stans
2 1 (2.70%) MISRA
2 1 (2.70%) MISRA C
System Software
1 1 (2.70%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (13.51%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (21.62%) Microsoft
2 7 (18.92%) Oracle
3 5 (13.51%) HP
4 4 (10.81%) SAP
5 1 (2.70%) Huawei
5 1 (2.70%) IBM
5 1 (2.70%) Nokia
5 1 (2.70%) VMware
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