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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited System Testing over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Testing
Rank 125 120 111
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -9
Permanent jobs citing System Testing 9 10 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.49% 0.49% 1.09%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.54% 0.57% 1.25%
Number of salaries quoted 7 10 12
Average salary £31,500 £43,250 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-27.16% -17.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,950 £36,750
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,500 £54,750
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.20% +3.75%
System 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
1653 1742 1764
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 89.21% 85.27% 87.67%
Number of salaries quoted 1434 1456 1402
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 29 April 2016.

System Testing Salary Histogram in Bristol

System Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 13 (56.52%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (52.17%) C#
3 9 (39.13%) Degree
3 9 (39.13%) Manual Testing
4 8 (34.78%) User Acceptance Testing
4 8 (34.78%) ISTQB
4 8 (34.78%) Waterfall
4 8 (34.78%) SDLC
4 8 (34.78%) .NET
5 7 (30.43%) Windows
5 7 (30.43%) Regression Testing
5 7 (30.43%) XAML
5 7 (30.43%) Telecoms
5 7 (30.43%) Finance
5 7 (30.43%) Software Engineering
5 7 (30.43%) TDD
5 7 (30.43%) Pair Programming
5 7 (30.43%) Windows Phone
5 7 (30.43%) Android Development
5 7 (30.43%) iOS Development
5 7 (30.43%) Xamarin
5 7 (30.43%) Mobile Development
5 7 (30.43%) Apple iOS
5 7 (30.43%) MVVM
5 7 (30.43%) Digital Media
5 7 (30.43%) Windows 8
5 7 (30.43%) Android
5 7 (30.43%) Test Automation
5 7 (30.43%) Unit Testing
6 6 (26.09%) Functional Testing

System Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (17.39%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.70%) RDBMS
2 2 (8.70%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (17.39%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (8.70%) Jenkins
2 2 (8.70%) PowerBuilder
2 2 (8.70%) Visual Studio
3 1 (4.35%) TestDirector
General
1 7 (30.43%) Finance
1 7 (30.43%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.35%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (47.83%) Developer
2 8 (34.78%) C# Developer
3 7 (30.43%) Applications Developer
3 7 (30.43%) Applications Engineer
3 7 (30.43%) C# Application Developer
3 7 (30.43%) C# Software Developer
3 7 (30.43%) C# Software Engineer
3 7 (30.43%) Developer/Software Engineer
3 7 (30.43%) Software Developer
3 7 (30.43%) Software Engineer
4 4 (17.39%) Agile Tester
4 4 (17.39%) Analyst
4 4 (17.39%) Software Tester
4 4 (17.39%) Tester
5 3 (13.04%) Test Analyst
6 2 (8.70%) Developer in Test
6 2 (8.70%) Senior Developer
6 2 (8.70%) Software Test Engineer
6 2 (8.70%) Test Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (34.78%) .NET
2 2 (8.70%) .NET Framework
2 2 (8.70%) AngularJS
2 2 (8.70%) ASP.NET
2 2 (8.70%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 2 (8.70%) CSS
2 2 (8.70%) CSS3
2 2 (8.70%) jQuery
2 2 (8.70%) WinForms
2 2 (8.70%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (30.43%) Digital Media
2 4 (17.39%) Data Protection Act
3 2 (8.70%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (30.43%) Android
1 7 (30.43%) Apple iOS
1 7 (30.43%) Windows
1 7 (30.43%) Windows 8
1 7 (30.43%) Windows Phone
2 1 (4.35%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (56.52%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (39.13%) Manual Testing
3 8 (34.78%) SDLC
3 8 (34.78%) User Acceptance Testing
3 8 (34.78%) Waterfall
4 7 (30.43%) Android Development
4 7 (30.43%) iOS Development
4 7 (30.43%) Mobile Development
4 7 (30.43%) MVVM
4 7 (30.43%) Pair Programming
4 7 (30.43%) Regression Testing
4 7 (30.43%) Software Engineering
4 7 (30.43%) TDD
4 7 (30.43%) Test Automation
4 7 (30.43%) Unit Testing
5 6 (26.09%) Functional Testing
5 6 (26.09%) Scrum
6 5 (21.74%) Software Testing
7 4 (17.39%) Data Protection
7 4 (17.39%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 12 (52.17%) C#
2 7 (30.43%) XAML
3 4 (17.39%) JavaScript
3 4 (17.39%) SQL
4 2 (8.70%) VB.NET
5 1 (4.35%) C++
5 1 (4.35%) Java
5 1 (4.35%) Perl
5 1 (4.35%) Python
5 1 (4.35%) Ruby
5 1 (4.35%) VB
5 1 (4.35%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 9 (39.13%) Degree
2 8 (34.78%) ISTQB
3 5 (21.74%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (13.04%) ISEB
5 2 (8.70%) SC Cleared
5 2 (8.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (17.39%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (30.43%) Xamarin
2 4 (17.39%) Microsoft
3 2 (8.70%) SAP
3 2 (8.70%) Sybase
4 1 (4.35%) HP