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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Testing
Rank 119 115 106
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -9
Permanent jobs citing System Testing 16 11 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.89% 0.56% 1.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.99% 0.65% 1.51%
Number of salaries quoted 13 9 11
Average salary £47,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% +14.28%
UK excluding London average salary £35,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
-11.25% +2.56%
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
1609 1688 1528
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 89.04% 86.25% 87.72%
Number of salaries quoted 1433 1368 1252
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 12 February 2016.

System Testing Salary Histogram in Bristol

System Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 12 February 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 19 (63.33%) C#
1 19 (63.33%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (53.33%) Degree
3 15 (50.00%) Unit Testing
3 15 (50.00%) Android
3 15 (50.00%) MVVM
3 15 (50.00%) Apple iOS
3 15 (50.00%) Windows 8
3 15 (50.00%) Xamarin
3 15 (50.00%) Android Development
3 15 (50.00%) iOS Development
3 15 (50.00%) Windows Phone
3 15 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 15 (50.00%) XAML
3 15 (50.00%) .NET
3 15 (50.00%) Windows
4 11 (36.67%) SDLC
5 10 (33.33%) Test Automation
5 10 (33.33%) TDD
5 10 (33.33%) Pair Programming
6 8 (26.67%) Telecoms
6 8 (26.67%) Digital Media
6 8 (26.67%) User Acceptance Testing
7 7 (23.33%) Manual Testing
7 7 (23.33%) Xbox
7 7 (23.33%) Mobile Development
7 7 (23.33%) Games
8 6 (20.00%) ISTQB
9 5 (16.67%) Regression Testing
9 5 (16.67%) ISEB

System Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 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.

Applications
1 1 (3.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.33%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (3.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Salesforce.com CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (13.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.67%) RDBMS
2 2 (6.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Jenkins
1 2 (6.67%) PowerBuilder
1 2 (6.67%) Visual Studio
2 1 (3.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (3.33%) TestDirector
General
1 8 (26.67%) Telecoms
2 7 (23.33%) Games
3 4 (13.33%) Finance
4 2 (6.67%) Retail
5 1 (3.33%) Aerospace
5 1 (3.33%) Military
Job Titles
1 19 (63.33%) Developer
2 15 (50.00%) Software Developer
3 14 (46.67%) Applications Developer
3 14 (46.67%) Applications Engineer
3 14 (46.67%) Developer/Software Engineer
3 14 (46.67%) Software Engineer
4 9 (30.00%) C# Developer
5 8 (26.67%) C# Software Developer
6 7 (23.33%) Analyst
6 7 (23.33%) C# Application Developer
6 7 (23.33%) C# Software Engineer
7 5 (16.67%) Test Analyst
8 3 (10.00%) Senior Developer
9 2 (6.67%) Developer in Test
9 2 (6.67%) Lead Developer
9 2 (6.67%) Lead Software Developer
9 2 (6.67%) Lead Software Engineer
9 2 (6.67%) Software Applications Engineer
10 1 (3.33%) C# .NET Developer
10 1 (3.33%) UAT Test Lead
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (50.00%) .NET
2 2 (6.67%) .NET Framework
2 2 (6.67%) AngularJS
2 2 (6.67%) ASP.NET
2 2 (6.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 2 (6.67%) CSS
2 2 (6.67%) CSS3
2 2 (6.67%) jQuery
2 2 (6.67%) WinForms
2 2 (6.67%) WPF
3 1 (3.33%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 8 (26.67%) Digital Media
2 7 (23.33%) Xbox
3 2 (6.67%) Computer Science
3 2 (6.67%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.33%) Data Conversion
4 1 (3.33%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (3.33%) Statistics
4 1 (3.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 15 (50.00%) Android
1 15 (50.00%) Apple iOS
1 15 (50.00%) Windows
1 15 (50.00%) Windows 8
1 15 (50.00%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (63.33%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (50.00%) Android Development
2 15 (50.00%) iOS Development
2 15 (50.00%) MVVM
2 15 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 15 (50.00%) Unit Testing
3 11 (36.67%) SDLC
4 10 (33.33%) Pair Programming
4 10 (33.33%) TDD
4 10 (33.33%) Test Automation
5 8 (26.67%) User Acceptance Testing
6 7 (23.33%) Manual Testing
6 7 (23.33%) Mobile Development
7 5 (16.67%) Regression Testing
7 5 (16.67%) Waterfall
8 4 (13.33%) Automated Testing
8 4 (13.33%) Migration
8 4 (13.33%) MVC
8 4 (13.33%) RAD
8 4 (13.33%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 19 (63.33%) C#
2 15 (50.00%) XAML
3 4 (13.33%) JavaScript
4 3 (10.00%) SQL
5 2 (6.67%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 16 (53.33%) Degree
2 6 (20.00%) ISTQB
3 5 (16.67%) ISEB
4 1 (3.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (3.33%) SC Cleared
4 1 (3.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (3.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 15 (50.00%) Xamarin
2 3 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (10.00%) SAP
3 2 (6.67%) Sybase
4 1 (3.33%) Dell KACE
4 1 (3.33%) HP
4 1 (3.33%) JDA
4 1 (3.33%) Oracle
4 1 (3.33%) Salesforce.com
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