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 24 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Testing
Rank 97 86 55
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -31
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 18 52 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 1.12% 2.68% 4.02%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.24% 3.03% 4.63%
Number of salaries quoted 17 45 62
Median salary £32,500 £32,500 £37,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -12.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,400 £23,700 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £61,500
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Software Testing
South West

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
1453 1719 1748
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 90.59% 88.75% 86.75%
Number of salaries quoted 1251 1488 1371
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 24 June 2016.

Software Testing Salary Histogram in Bristol

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 24 June 2016, 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 22 (57.89%) Microsoft
2 19 (50.00%) Manual Testing
2 19 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 18 (47.37%) QA
4 17 (44.74%) User Stories
5 15 (39.47%) SDLC
5 15 (39.47%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (36.84%) XML
7 12 (31.58%) Scrum
8 11 (28.95%) ISEB
8 11 (28.95%) Automated Testing
9 10 (26.32%) Usability Testing
9 10 (26.32%) User Experience
9 10 (26.32%) Windows Server 2012
9 10 (26.32%) Windows
9 10 (26.32%) Java
9 10 (26.32%) SQL
10 9 (23.68%) Waterfall
10 9 (23.68%) Software Engineering
11 7 (18.42%) ISTQB
11 7 (18.42%) Degree
11 7 (18.42%) Test Scripting
12 6 (15.79%) Finance
12 6 (15.79%) Computer Science
12 6 (15.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 5 (13.16%) Test Automation
13 5 (13.16%) System Testing
13 5 (13.16%) JavaScript
13 5 (13.16%) Oracle
13 5 (13.16%) MS Excel

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:

Applications
1 5 (13.16%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.63%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 19 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (7.89%) JBehave
2 3 (7.89%) JUnit
3 1 (2.63%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (15.79%) Finance
2 4 (10.53%) Law
3 3 (7.89%) Advertising
3 3 (7.89%) Telecoms
4 2 (5.26%) Aerospace
4 2 (5.26%) Automotive
4 2 (5.26%) Electronics
4 2 (5.26%) Legal
5 1 (2.63%) Financial Institution
5 1 (2.63%) Military
Job Titles
1 18 (47.37%) Tester
2 17 (44.74%) Software Tester
3 14 (36.84%) Analyst
4 13 (34.21%) Test Analyst
5 11 (28.95%) Software Analyst
5 11 (28.95%) Software Test Analyst
6 10 (26.32%) QA Analyst
6 10 (26.32%) QA Test Analyst
6 10 (26.32%) QA Tester
6 10 (26.32%) Software QA Tester
7 7 (18.42%) Software Test Engineer
7 7 (18.42%) Test Engineer
8 5 (13.16%) Agile Tester
8 5 (13.16%) Applications Support
8 5 (13.16%) Developer
8 5 (13.16%) Support Engineer
9 4 (10.53%) Applications Engineer
9 4 (10.53%) Technical Engineer
9 4 (10.53%) Technical Support
9 4 (10.53%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (36.84%) XML
2 4 (10.53%) CSS
2 4 (10.53%) HTML
2 4 (10.53%) Tapestry
3 2 (5.26%) .NET
4 1 (2.63%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 10 (26.32%) User Experience
2 6 (15.79%) Computer Science
3 4 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (10.53%) Data Protection Act
3 4 (10.53%) LIMS
4 1 (2.63%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 10 (26.32%) Windows
1 10 (26.32%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (5.26%) Unix
3 1 (2.63%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (50.00%) Manual Testing
2 17 (44.74%) User Stories
3 15 (39.47%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (39.47%) SDLC
4 12 (31.58%) Scrum
5 11 (28.95%) Automated Testing
6 10 (26.32%) Usability Testing
7 9 (23.68%) Software Engineering
7 9 (23.68%) Waterfall
8 7 (18.42%) Test Scripting
9 5 (13.16%) System Testing
9 5 (13.16%) Test Automation
10 4 (10.53%) Data Protection
10 4 (10.53%) Functional Testing
10 4 (10.53%) Line Management
10 4 (10.53%) Logical Data Model
10 4 (10.53%) Logistics
10 4 (10.53%) Pattern Recognition
10 4 (10.53%) Root Cause Analysis
10 4 (10.53%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 10 (26.32%) Java
1 10 (26.32%) SQL
2 5 (13.16%) JavaScript
3 4 (10.53%) PL/SQL
4 3 (7.89%) C++
5 2 (5.26%) Ada
5 2 (5.26%) C
5 2 (5.26%) C#
5 2 (5.26%) Python
6 1 (2.63%) Perl
6 1 (2.63%) Ruby
6 1 (2.63%) VB
6 1 (2.63%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 11 (28.95%) ISEB
2 7 (18.42%) Degree
2 7 (18.42%) ISTQB
3 6 (15.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (2.63%) PhD
4 1 (2.63%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (47.37%) QA
2 4 (10.53%) Data Quality
3 2 (5.26%) Def Stans
Vendors
1 22 (57.89%) Microsoft
2 5 (13.16%) Oracle
3 3 (7.89%) Telerik
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