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 26 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Testing
Rank 106 94 65
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -29
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 19 36 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 1.13% 1.86% 3.05%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.26% 2.17% 3.52%
Number of salaries quoted 17 35 48
Median salary £32,500 £32,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,300 £25,000 £21,200
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,500 £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
1506 1659 1732
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 89.27% 85.52% 86.73%
Number of salaries quoted 1329 1446 1395
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £29,000
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 26 May 2016.

Software Testing Salary Histogram in Bristol

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 19 (57.58%) Microsoft
2 16 (48.48%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (42.42%) QA
3 14 (42.42%) Manual Testing
3 14 (42.42%) Team Foundation Server
4 13 (39.39%) User Stories
5 12 (36.36%) Scrum
6 10 (30.30%) Software Engineering
6 10 (30.30%) Java
6 10 (30.30%) SQL
6 10 (30.30%) XML
6 10 (30.30%) SDLC
7 9 (27.27%) Waterfall
8 7 (21.21%) Oracle
8 7 (21.21%) Finance
8 7 (21.21%) Test Scripting
8 7 (21.21%) Computer Science
8 7 (21.21%) ISTQB
9 6 (18.18%) Automated Testing
9 6 (18.18%) Test Automation
9 6 (18.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 6 (18.18%) ISEB
9 6 (18.18%) MS Excel
10 5 (15.15%) CSS
10 5 (15.15%) Data Modelling
10 5 (15.15%) Windows
10 5 (15.15%) LIMS
10 5 (15.15%) PL/SQL
10 5 (15.15%) JavaScript
10 5 (15.15%) HTML

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 6 (18.18%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.03%) Oracle Database
1 1 (3.03%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 14 (42.42%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (12.12%) JBehave
3 3 (9.09%) JUnit
4 1 (3.03%) Cucumber
4 1 (3.03%) Selenium
4 1 (3.03%) Visual Studio
4 1 (3.03%) WebDriver
General
1 7 (21.21%) Finance
2 5 (15.15%) Law
3 2 (6.06%) Advertising
3 2 (6.06%) Aerospace
3 2 (6.06%) Automotive
3 2 (6.06%) Electronics
3 2 (6.06%) Legal
3 2 (6.06%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.03%) Financial Institution
4 1 (3.03%) Military
Job Titles
1 13 (39.39%) Tester
2 12 (36.36%) Software Tester
3 9 (27.27%) Analyst
4 8 (24.24%) Test Analyst
5 7 (21.21%) Software Test Engineer
5 7 (21.21%) Test Engineer
6 6 (18.18%) Applications Support
6 6 (18.18%) Software Analyst
6 6 (18.18%) Software Test Analyst
7 5 (15.15%) Agile Tester
7 5 (15.15%) Applications Engineer
7 5 (15.15%) Applications Support Engineer
7 5 (15.15%) Developer
7 5 (15.15%) QA Analyst
7 5 (15.15%) QA Test Analyst
7 5 (15.15%) QA Tester
7 5 (15.15%) Software QA Tester
7 5 (15.15%) Support Engineer
8 4 (12.12%) Technical Engineer
8 4 (12.12%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (30.30%) XML
2 5 (15.15%) CSS
2 5 (15.15%) HTML
2 5 (15.15%) Tapestry
3 2 (6.06%) .NET
4 1 (3.03%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 7 (21.21%) Computer Science
2 5 (15.15%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (15.15%) LIMS
2 5 (15.15%) User Experience
3 4 (12.12%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (3.03%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 5 (15.15%) Windows
1 5 (15.15%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (3.03%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (48.48%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (42.42%) Manual Testing
3 13 (39.39%) User Stories
4 12 (36.36%) Scrum
5 10 (30.30%) SDLC
5 10 (30.30%) Software Engineering
6 9 (27.27%) Waterfall
7 7 (21.21%) Test Scripting
8 6 (18.18%) Automated Testing
8 6 (18.18%) Test Automation
9 5 (15.15%) Data Modelling
9 5 (15.15%) Functional Testing
9 5 (15.15%) Line Management
9 5 (15.15%) Logical Data Model
9 5 (15.15%) Logistics
9 5 (15.15%) Pattern Recognition
9 5 (15.15%) Root Cause Analysis
9 5 (15.15%) System Testing
9 5 (15.15%) Usability Testing
10 4 (12.12%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 10 (30.30%) Java
1 10 (30.30%) SQL
2 5 (15.15%) JavaScript
2 5 (15.15%) PL/SQL
3 3 (9.09%) C++
4 2 (6.06%) Ada
4 2 (6.06%) C
4 2 (6.06%) C#
5 1 (3.03%) Perl
5 1 (3.03%) Python
5 1 (3.03%) Ruby
5 1 (3.03%) VB
5 1 (3.03%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 7 (21.21%) ISTQB
2 6 (18.18%) ISEB
2 6 (18.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 5 (15.15%) Degree
4 1 (3.03%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (42.42%) QA
2 5 (15.15%) Data Quality
3 2 (6.06%) Def Stans
Vendors
1 19 (57.58%) Microsoft
2 7 (21.21%) Oracle
3 3 (9.09%) Telerik
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Hargreaves Lansdown
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 26 days ago