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 30 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Testing
Rank 112 109 62
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -47
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 13 25 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.76% 1.33% 3.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.85% 1.50% 4.45%
Number of salaries quoted 12 19 53
Median salary £30,250 £31,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.96% -16.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,250 £23,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £43,000 £59,500
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
1523 1672 1550
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 89.01% 88.94% 85.49%
Number of salaries quoted 1323 1449 1287
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £70,000 £65,000
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 30 September 2016.

Software Testing Salary Histogram in Bristol

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 21 (67.74%) SDLC
2 16 (51.61%) QA
2 16 (51.61%) Manual Testing
3 15 (48.39%) Team Foundation Server
3 15 (48.39%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (45.16%) Microsoft
4 14 (45.16%) ISEB
5 13 (41.94%) Usability Testing
6 12 (38.71%) Windows
6 12 (38.71%) Automated Testing
7 11 (35.48%) XML
7 11 (35.48%) User Experience
7 11 (35.48%) Windows Server 2012
7 11 (35.48%) User Stories
8 10 (32.26%) SQL
9 8 (25.81%) Scrum
10 7 (22.58%) Java
11 6 (19.35%) Test Scripting
12 5 (16.13%) Selenium
12 5 (16.13%) Degree
12 5 (16.13%) User Acceptance Testing
12 5 (16.13%) C#
13 4 (12.90%) .NET
13 4 (12.90%) ISTQB
13 4 (12.90%) Continuous Integration
13 4 (12.90%) Test Automation
14 3 (9.68%) Front End Development
14 3 (9.68%) Advertising
14 3 (9.68%) MS Excel
14 3 (9.68%) Oracle

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 (3.23%) IIS
1 1 (3.23%) SharePoint
1 1 (3.23%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (3.23%) SharePoint 2013
1 1 (3.23%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (9.68%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.45%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.23%) 2G
1 1 (3.23%) 3G
1 1 (3.23%) 4G
1 1 (3.23%) LTE
1 1 (3.23%) Radio Access Network
1 1 (3.23%) VoLTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.68%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.23%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 15 (48.39%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (16.13%) Selenium
3 2 (6.45%) Jasmine
3 2 (6.45%) JUnit
3 2 (6.45%) Protractor
3 2 (6.45%) TestNG
3 2 (6.45%) Visual Studio
3 2 (6.45%) WebDriver
4 1 (3.23%) Cucumber
4 1 (3.23%) JIRA
4 1 (3.23%) SpecFlow
4 1 (3.23%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 3 (9.68%) Advertising
2 1 (3.23%) Finance
2 1 (3.23%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (74.19%) Analyst
2 18 (58.06%) Test Analyst
3 14 (45.16%) Software Analyst
3 14 (45.16%) Software Test Analyst
4 12 (38.71%) Software Tester
4 12 (38.71%) Tester
5 11 (35.48%) QA Analyst
5 11 (35.48%) QA Test Analyst
5 11 (35.48%) QA Tester
5 11 (35.48%) Software QA Tester
6 4 (12.90%) Developer
7 3 (9.68%) Applications Support
7 3 (9.68%) Applications Support Analyst
7 3 (9.68%) Developer in Test
7 3 (9.68%) Support Analyst
8 2 (6.45%) Oracle Analyst
8 2 (6.45%) Oracle Support Analyst
8 2 (6.45%) SQL Analyst
8 2 (6.45%) SQL Support Analyst
9 1 (3.23%) Systems Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (35.48%) XML
2 4 (12.90%) .NET
3 2 (6.45%) CSS
3 2 (6.45%) HTML
4 1 (3.23%) .NET Framework
4 1 (3.23%) ASP.NET
4 1 (3.23%) Gherkin
4 1 (3.23%) LINQ
4 1 (3.23%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 11 (35.48%) User Experience
2 1 (3.23%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 12 (38.71%) Windows
2 11 (35.48%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (3.23%) Linux
3 1 (3.23%) Unix
3 1 (3.23%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (67.74%) SDLC
2 16 (51.61%) Manual Testing
3 15 (48.39%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (41.94%) Usability Testing
5 12 (38.71%) Automated Testing
6 11 (35.48%) User Stories
7 8 (25.81%) Scrum
8 6 (19.35%) Test Scripting
9 5 (16.13%) User Acceptance Testing
10 4 (12.90%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (12.90%) Test Automation
11 3 (9.68%) Front End Development
12 2 (6.45%) Business Analysis
12 2 (6.45%) Context-Driven Testing
12 2 (6.45%) Project Planning
12 2 (6.45%) Regression Testing
12 2 (6.45%) Release Management
13 1 (3.23%) CRM
13 1 (3.23%) Project Management
13 1 (3.23%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 10 (32.26%) SQL
2 7 (22.58%) Java
3 5 (16.13%) C#
4 3 (9.68%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.23%) PowerShell
5 1 (3.23%) Python
5 1 (3.23%) VBA
Qualifications
1 14 (45.16%) ISEB
2 5 (16.13%) Degree
3 4 (12.90%) ISTQB
4 2 (6.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (3.23%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (51.61%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.23%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (3.23%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (45.16%) Microsoft
2 3 (9.68%) Oracle
3 1 (3.23%) HP
3 1 (3.23%) Huawei
3 1 (3.23%) Nokia
3 1 (3.23%) VMware