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 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Testing
South West / Bristol
Rank 106 117 68
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -49
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 24 14 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 1.33% 0.78% 3.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.45% 0.86% 3.74%
Number of salaries quoted 20 7 40
Median salary £40,000 £31,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+26.98% -25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,350 £24,800 £25,225
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £37,300 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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
1655 1624 1683
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 91.39% 90.73% 87.29%
Number of salaries quoted 1331 1430 1378
Median salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £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 24 February 2017.

Software Testing Salary Histogram in Bristol

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 24 February 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 26 (65.00%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (47.50%) ISTQB
3 15 (37.50%) QA
3 15 (37.50%) SDLC
4 14 (35.00%) Automated Testing
4 14 (35.00%) Java
4 14 (35.00%) ISEB
5 12 (30.00%) Selenium
5 12 (30.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 11 (27.50%) Test Scripting
6 11 (27.50%) Test Automation
6 11 (27.50%) Finance
7 10 (25.00%) Microsoft
8 9 (22.50%) Team Foundation Server
9 8 (20.00%) WebDriver
9 8 (20.00%) SQL
9 8 (20.00%) Telecoms
10 7 (17.50%) C#
10 7 (17.50%) Continuous Integration
10 7 (17.50%) Test Planning
11 6 (15.00%) Functional Testing
11 6 (15.00%) Software Delivery
11 6 (15.00%) Degree
11 6 (15.00%) Process Improvement
11 6 (15.00%) V-Model
12 5 (12.50%) System Testing
12 5 (12.50%) Open Source
12 5 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
12 5 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
12 5 (12.50%) JIRA

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 (12.50%) MS Office
2 4 (10.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (10.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.50%) IaaS
2 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.50%) PaaS
2 1 (2.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.50%) 2G
1 1 (2.50%) 3G
1 1 (2.50%) 4G
1 1 (2.50%) LTE
1 1 (2.50%) Radio Access Network
1 1 (2.50%) SSL
1 1 (2.50%) VoLTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.50%) Oracle Database
2 2 (5.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.50%) Oracle Discoverer
3 1 (2.50%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 12 (30.00%) Selenium
2 9 (22.50%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (20.00%) WebDriver
4 5 (12.50%) JIRA
5 3 (7.50%) LoadRunner
5 3 (7.50%) SpecFlow
5 3 (7.50%) Visual Studio
5 3 (7.50%) Visual Studio Team System
6 2 (5.00%) Capybara
6 2 (5.00%) Cucumber
6 2 (5.00%) Jasmine
6 2 (5.00%) Protractor
6 2 (5.00%) WATIR
7 1 (2.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (2.50%) Git (software)
7 1 (2.50%) Jenkins
7 1 (2.50%) Mercurial
7 1 (2.50%) Rational DOORS
7 1 (2.50%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 11 (27.50%) Finance
2 8 (20.00%) Telecoms
3 4 (10.00%) Electronics
3 4 (10.00%) Manufacturing
3 4 (10.00%) Marketing
4 3 (7.50%) Billing
5 2 (5.00%) Games
6 1 (2.50%) Advertising
6 1 (2.50%) Banking
Job Titles
1 21 (52.50%) Analyst
2 16 (40.00%) Test Analyst
3 11 (27.50%) Tester
4 7 (17.50%) Automation Tester
5 4 (10.00%) Automation Test Lead
5 4 (10.00%) Business Analyst
5 4 (10.00%) Java Automation Tester
5 4 (10.00%) Lead Tester
5 4 (10.00%) Test Leader
6 3 (7.50%) Agile Business Analyst
6 3 (7.50%) Agile Tester
6 3 (7.50%) Developer
6 3 (7.50%) Senior Agile Tester
6 3 (7.50%) Senior Automation Tester
6 3 (7.50%) Senior Tester
6 3 (7.50%) Software Tester
6 3 (7.50%) Test Engineer
6 3 (7.50%) Test Manager
7 2 (5.00%) Automation Test Analyst
7 2 (5.00%) Software Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.50%) .NET
1 3 (7.50%) Gherkin
2 2 (5.00%) Behat
2 2 (5.00%) HTML
3 1 (2.50%) AngularJS
3 1 (2.50%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.50%) JSON
3 1 (2.50%) Middleware
3 1 (2.50%) React
3 1 (2.50%) REST
3 1 (2.50%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (2.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.50%) Mainframe
1 3 (7.50%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.50%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.50%) Driving Licence
2 1 (2.50%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (12.50%) Windows
2 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (65.00%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (37.50%) SDLC
3 14 (35.00%) Automated Testing
4 12 (30.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 11 (27.50%) Test Automation
5 11 (27.50%) Test Scripting
6 7 (17.50%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (17.50%) Test Planning
7 6 (15.00%) Functional Testing
7 6 (15.00%) Process Improvement
7 6 (15.00%) Software Delivery
7 6 (15.00%) V-Model
8 5 (12.50%) Business Analysis
8 5 (12.50%) Mentoring
8 5 (12.50%) Open Source
8 5 (12.50%) System Testing
8 5 (12.50%) Validation
9 4 (10.00%) Prototyping
9 4 (10.00%) User Stories
9 4 (10.00%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 14 (35.00%) Java
2 8 (20.00%) SQL
3 7 (17.50%) C#
4 4 (10.00%) C
5 3 (7.50%) C++
6 2 (5.00%) Python
6 2 (5.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 19 (47.50%) ISTQB
2 14 (35.00%) ISEB
3 6 (15.00%) Degree
4 4 (10.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (7.50%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (37.50%) QA
2 1 (2.50%) Def Stans
2 1 (2.50%) MISRA
2 1 (2.50%) MISRA C
Systems Management
1 5 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (12.50%) HP
2 5 (12.50%) Oracle
3 4 (10.00%) SAP
4 1 (2.50%) Huawei
4 1 (2.50%) IBM
4 1 (2.50%) Nokia
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