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 17 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Testing
Rank 124 108 109
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +1
Permanent jobs citing System Testing 8 29 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.41% 1.48% 0.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.49% 1.73% 1.07%
Number of salaries quoted 7 11 13
Average salary £40,000 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
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
1648 1681 1303
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 83.61% 85.90% 76.07%
Number of salaries quoted 1320 1401 1105
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,543 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 9 (75.00%) Windows
2 8 (66.67%) Degree
3 7 (58.33%) C#
4 6 (50.00%) Unit Testing
5 5 (41.67%) XAML
5 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (41.67%) TDD
5 5 (41.67%) Pair Programming
5 5 (41.67%) Test Automation
5 5 (41.67%) MVVM
5 5 (41.67%) Windows 8
5 5 (41.67%) Xamarin
5 5 (41.67%) Windows Phone
6 3 (25.00%) ISEB
6 3 (25.00%) Business Analysis
6 3 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (16.67%) .NET
7 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
8 1 (8.33%) C++
8 1 (8.33%) VB
8 1 (8.33%) VB.NET
8 1 (8.33%) Visual Studio
8 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET
8 1 (8.33%) COM
8 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
8 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
8 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
8 1 (8.33%) Finance
8 1 (8.33%) VB6

System Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
1 1 (8.33%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Software Developer
1 7 (58.33%) Developer
2 3 (25.00%) Business Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Senior Developer
3 2 (16.67%) 1st Line Support
3 2 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (16.67%) C# Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Senior Software Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Senior C# Developer
3 2 (16.67%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) .NET
2 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET
2 1 (8.33%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 9 (75.00%) Windows
2 5 (41.67%) Windows 8
2 5 (41.67%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 5 (41.67%) Test Automation
2 5 (41.67%) MVVM
2 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (41.67%) TDD
2 5 (41.67%) Pair Programming
3 3 (25.00%) Business Analysis
3 3 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (8.33%) Performance Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Data Analysis
4 1 (8.33%) Automated Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 7 (58.33%) C#
2 5 (41.67%) XAML
3 1 (8.33%) VB6
3 1 (8.33%) C++
3 1 (8.33%) VB
3 1 (8.33%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 8 (66.67%) Degree
2 3 (25.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) QA
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Xamarin
2 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £38000 - £42000 per annum, Benefits bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago