The table below looks at the statistics for System Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited System Testing over the 3 months to 28 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
System Testing
South West / Bristol
Rank 118 117 119
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +2
Permanent jobs citing System Testing 12 16 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.67% 0.90% 0.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.73% 0.99% 0.85%
Number of salaries quoted 7 12 13
Median salary £45,000 £35,750 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+25.87% -10.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,500 £31,500 £35,400
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £47,500 £47,000
UK excluding London median salary £36,750 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.00% -6.25%

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
1636 1610 1642
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 91.24% 90.81% 87.48%
Number of salaries quoted 1320 1413 1342
Median salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
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%

System Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

The demand trend of job ads across the Bristol region citing System Testing as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

System Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

System Testing
Salary Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing System Testing across the Bristol region.

System Testing Salary Trend in Bristol

System Testing
Salary Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing System Testing across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 28 February 2017.

System Testing Salary Histogram in Bristol

System Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 28 February 2017, IT jobs citing System 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 System Testing.

1 11 (64.71%) User Acceptance Testing
2 10 (58.82%) QA
3 9 (52.94%) TDD
4 8 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (47.06%) SDLC
5 7 (41.18%) Software Delivery
5 7 (41.18%) Automated Testing
5 7 (41.18%) Performance Testing
5 7 (41.18%) Unit Testing
5 7 (41.18%) Test Management
6 5 (29.41%) Software Testing
6 5 (29.41%) ISTQB
6 5 (29.41%) SQL
6 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
7 4 (23.53%) ISEB
7 4 (23.53%) BizTalk Server
7 4 (23.53%) T-SQL
7 4 (23.53%) .NET
7 4 (23.53%) C#
7 4 (23.53%) C++
7 4 (23.53%) Java
7 4 (23.53%) PL/SQL
7 4 (23.53%) NUnit
7 4 (23.53%) XML
7 4 (23.53%) OO
7 4 (23.53%) ETL
7 4 (23.53%) Regression Testing
7 4 (23.53%) Validation
7 4 (23.53%) Software Engineering
7 4 (23.53%) WCF

System 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 4 (23.53%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.88%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (23.53%) MSTest
1 4 (23.53%) NUnit
2 1 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (5.88%) Visual Studio
2 1 (5.88%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 2 (11.76%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (29.41%) Developer
2 4 (23.53%) .NET Developer
2 4 (23.53%) Auditor
2 4 (23.53%) C# .NET Developer
2 4 (23.53%) C# Developer
2 4 (23.53%) Senior .NET Developer
2 4 (23.53%) Senior C# .NET Developer
2 4 (23.53%) Senior C# Developer
2 4 (23.53%) Senior Developer
3 3 (17.65%) Agile Tester
3 3 (17.65%) Automation Tester
3 3 (17.65%) Senior Agile Tester
3 3 (17.65%) Senior Automation Tester
3 3 (17.65%) Senior Tester
3 3 (17.65%) Tester
4 2 (11.76%) Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) QA Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Analyst Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Test Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (23.53%) .NET
1 4 (23.53%) LINQ
1 4 (23.53%) WCF
1 4 (23.53%) WF
1 4 (23.53%) WPF
1 4 (23.53%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (64.71%) User Acceptance Testing
2 9 (52.94%) TDD
3 8 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (47.06%) SDLC
4 7 (41.18%) Automated Testing
4 7 (41.18%) Performance Testing
4 7 (41.18%) Software Delivery
4 7 (41.18%) Test Management
4 7 (41.18%) Unit Testing
5 5 (29.41%) Software Testing
6 4 (23.53%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (23.53%) ETL
6 4 (23.53%) Matrix Organization
6 4 (23.53%) OO
6 4 (23.53%) Regression Testing
6 4 (23.53%) Software Engineering
6 4 (23.53%) Test Automation
6 4 (23.53%) Validation
7 3 (17.65%) Process Improvement
7 3 (17.65%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 5 (29.41%) SQL
2 4 (23.53%) C#
2 4 (23.53%) C++
2 4 (23.53%) Java
2 4 (23.53%) PL/SQL
2 4 (23.53%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (29.41%) ISTQB
2 4 (23.53%) ISEB
3 3 (17.65%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (58.82%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (29.41%) Microsoft