The first table below looks at the demand for System Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited System Testing over the 3 months to 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Bristol region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Testing
Rank 118 109 94
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -15
Permanent jobs citing System Testing 7 4 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.39% 0.25% 1.08%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.45% 0.30% 1.34%
Number of salaries quoted 7 4 16
Average salary £34,000 £30,500 £33,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.47% -8.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,700 £28,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £37,900 £41,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+11.42% -6.66%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Bristol
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1547 1338 1265
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 85.19% 82.69% 80.11%
Number of salaries quoted 1214 1182 1121
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £56,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
System Testing
South West

System Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing System Testing across the Bristol region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 23 July 2014.

System Testing Salary Histogram in Bristol

System Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT jobs across the Bristol region citing System Testing also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited System Testing.

1 20 (66.67%) QA
1 20 (66.67%) Test Scripting
2 17 (56.67%) Unit Testing
3 12 (40.00%) Manual Testing
4 11 (36.67%) Stress Testing
4 11 (36.67%) Regression Testing
4 11 (36.67%) Microsoft
5 10 (33.33%) Windows
6 9 (30.00%) Middleware
6 9 (30.00%) SharePoint
6 9 (30.00%) C#
6 9 (30.00%) Degree
7 8 (26.67%) TDD
7 8 (26.67%) ISEB
8 7 (23.33%) MS Excel
8 7 (23.33%) Waterfall
9 6 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
9 6 (20.00%) Legal
9 6 (20.00%) .NET
9 6 (20.00%) Management Information System
10 5 (16.67%) CRM
10 5 (16.67%) Automated Testing
10 5 (16.67%) Business Analysis
10 5 (16.67%) Data Protection Act
10 5 (16.67%) Dynamics CRM
10 5 (16.67%) Dynamics AX
10 5 (16.67%) Use Case
10 5 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
10 5 (16.67%) Change Control
10 5 (16.67%) SharePoint 2013

System Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT jobs across the Bristol region citing System Testing also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited System Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (30.00%) SharePoint
2 5 (16.67%) SharePoint 2013
3 4 (13.33%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 7 (23.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (16.67%) Dynamics CRM
1 5 (16.67%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (3.33%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (3.33%) Oracle EBS
Development Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Visual Studio
2 1 (3.33%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (3.33%) Selenium
2 1 (3.33%) TestComplete
General
1 6 (20.00%) Legal
2 4 (13.33%) Telecoms
2 4 (13.33%) Finance
3 1 (3.33%) Law
Job Titles
1 16 (53.33%) Analyst
2 10 (33.33%) Test Analyst
3 9 (30.00%) Developer
3 9 (30.00%) QA Test Analyst
3 9 (30.00%) QA Analyst
4 7 (23.33%) Test Engineer
4 7 (23.33%) QA Engineer
4 7 (23.33%) Software Developer
5 6 (20.00%) Junior
5 6 (20.00%) Junior Developer
6 5 (16.67%) Business Analyst
7 4 (13.33%) Junior Software Developer
8 3 (10.00%) Team Leader
9 2 (6.67%) Junior .NET Developer
9 2 (6.67%) Test Team Leader
9 2 (6.67%) .NET Developer
9 2 (6.67%) Test Manager
9 2 (6.67%) QA Leader
9 2 (6.67%) Mobile Test Analyst
10 1 (3.33%) Oracle Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (30.00%) Middleware
2 6 (20.00%) .NET
3 3 (10.00%) ASP.NET
4 2 (6.67%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.00%) Management Information System
2 5 (16.67%) Data Protection Act
3 4 (13.33%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 10 (33.33%) Windows
2 4 (13.33%) Windows 8
2 4 (13.33%) Windows Phone
3 2 (6.67%) Android
3 2 (6.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (66.67%) Test Scripting
2 17 (56.67%) Unit Testing
3 12 (40.00%) Manual Testing
4 11 (36.67%) Stress Testing
4 11 (36.67%) Regression Testing
5 8 (26.67%) TDD
6 7 (23.33%) Waterfall
7 6 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
8 5 (16.67%) Change Control
8 5 (16.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 5 (16.67%) Data Protection
8 5 (16.67%) CRM
8 5 (16.67%) Automated Testing
8 5 (16.67%) Business Analysis
8 5 (16.67%) Use Case
8 5 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
9 4 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (13.33%) Pair Programming
9 4 (13.33%) Data Analysis
9 4 (13.33%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 9 (30.00%) C#
2 4 (13.33%) XAML
3 3 (10.00%) SQL
4 2 (6.67%) VB
4 2 (6.67%) VB.NET
4 2 (6.67%) C++
4 2 (6.67%) VB6
Qualifications
1 9 (30.00%) Degree
2 8 (26.67%) ISEB
3 2 (6.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (3.33%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (66.67%) QA
2 1 (3.33%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (13.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 11 (36.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.33%) Oracle