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 27 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Testing
Rank 104 104 57
Rank change year-on-year
0 -47
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 15 40 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.92% 2.13% 4.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.03% 2.36% 4.73%
Number of salaries quoted 15 31 54
Median salary £32,500 £30,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,300 £23,500 £25,050
10% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £37,500 £61,500
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
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
1452 1693 1606
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 89.52% 90.10% 88.48%
Number of salaries quoted 1249 1468 1264
Median salary £43,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.17% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £27,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £61,500 £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 27 July 2016.

Software Testing Salary Histogram in Bristol

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 24 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 19 (47.50%) Team Foundation Server
3 18 (45.00%) QA
3 18 (45.00%) SDLC
3 18 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (42.50%) User Stories
4 17 (42.50%) Manual Testing
5 15 (37.50%) Scrum
6 14 (35.00%) XML
7 13 (32.50%) SQL
8 12 (30.00%) Usability Testing
8 12 (30.00%) Java
9 11 (27.50%) Automated Testing
10 10 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
10 10 (25.00%) User Experience
10 10 (25.00%) ISEB
10 10 (25.00%) Windows
11 9 (22.50%) Waterfall
11 9 (22.50%) Software Engineering
12 8 (20.00%) Degree
12 8 (20.00%) Test Scripting
13 7 (17.50%) JavaScript
14 6 (15.00%) HTML
14 6 (15.00%) Oracle
14 6 (15.00%) CSS
14 6 (15.00%) MS Excel
14 6 (15.00%) Regression Testing
14 6 (15.00%) Test Automation
14 6 (15.00%) ISTQB
14 6 (15.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification

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 (15.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 19 (47.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (12.50%) JUnit
3 3 (7.50%) JBehave
4 2 (5.00%) Jasmine
4 2 (5.00%) Protractor
4 2 (5.00%) Selenium
4 2 (5.00%) TestNG
5 1 (2.50%) Cucumber
5 1 (2.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (12.50%) Finance
2 4 (10.00%) Advertising
2 4 (10.00%) Law
3 3 (7.50%) Telecoms
4 2 (5.00%) Aerospace
4 2 (5.00%) Automotive
4 2 (5.00%) Electronics
4 2 (5.00%) Legal
5 1 (2.50%) Military
Job Titles
1 17 (42.50%) Analyst
1 17 (42.50%) Software Tester
1 17 (42.50%) Tester
2 15 (37.50%) Test Analyst
3 13 (32.50%) Software Analyst
3 13 (32.50%) Software Test Analyst
4 10 (25.00%) QA Analyst
4 10 (25.00%) QA Test Analyst
4 10 (25.00%) QA Tester
4 10 (25.00%) Software QA Tester
5 7 (17.50%) Software Test Engineer
5 7 (17.50%) Test Engineer
6 6 (15.00%) Applications Support
7 5 (12.50%) Agile Tester
7 5 (12.50%) Developer
7 5 (12.50%) Support Engineer
8 4 (10.00%) Applications Engineer
8 4 (10.00%) Applications Support Engineer
8 4 (10.00%) Technical Engineer
8 4 (10.00%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (35.00%) XML
2 6 (15.00%) CSS
2 6 (15.00%) HTML
3 4 (10.00%) .NET
3 4 (10.00%) Tapestry
4 1 (2.50%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 10 (25.00%) User Experience
2 5 (12.50%) Computer Science
3 4 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (10.00%) Data Protection Act
3 4 (10.00%) LIMS
4 1 (2.50%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 10 (25.00%) Windows
1 10 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (5.00%) Unix
3 1 (2.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
1 18 (45.00%) SDLC
2 17 (42.50%) Manual Testing
2 17 (42.50%) User Stories
3 15 (37.50%) Scrum
4 12 (30.00%) Usability Testing
5 11 (27.50%) Automated Testing
6 9 (22.50%) Software Engineering
6 9 (22.50%) Waterfall
7 8 (20.00%) Test Scripting
8 6 (15.00%) Regression Testing
8 6 (15.00%) Test Automation
9 5 (12.50%) System Testing
10 4 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (10.00%) Data Protection
10 4 (10.00%) Functional Testing
10 4 (10.00%) Logistics
10 4 (10.00%) Pattern Recognition
10 4 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
10 4 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (32.50%) SQL
2 12 (30.00%) Java
3 7 (17.50%) JavaScript
4 4 (10.00%) C#
4 4 (10.00%) PL/SQL
5 3 (7.50%) C++
6 2 (5.00%) Ada
6 2 (5.00%) C
6 2 (5.00%) Python
7 1 (2.50%) Perl
7 1 (2.50%) Ruby
7 1 (2.50%) VB
7 1 (2.50%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 10 (25.00%) ISEB
2 8 (20.00%) Degree
3 6 (15.00%) ISTQB
3 6 (15.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (2.50%) PhD
4 1 (2.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (45.00%) QA
2 4 (10.00%) Data Quality
3 2 (5.00%) Def Stans
Vendors
1 24 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (15.00%) Oracle
3 3 (7.50%) Telerik
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