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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Testing
Rank 102 116 87
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -29
Permanent jobs citing System Testing 23 10 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 1.14% 0.55% 1.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.37% 0.69% 2.37%
Number of salaries quoted 12 10 31
Average salary £52,500 £29,500 £36,100
Average salary % change year-on-year
+77.96% -18.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,750 £26,800 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,750 £41,850 £41,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £36,800 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+8.69% -0.54%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Bristol
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1679 1444 1392
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 83.04% 79.73% 76.61%
Number of salaries quoted 1329 1247 1210
Average salary £42,500 £39,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.59% -1.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
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 18 April 2014.

System Testing Salary Histogram in Bristol

System Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 28 (56.00%) Degree
2 22 (44.00%) Unit Testing
3 21 (42.00%) Test Scripting
4 16 (32.00%) QA
5 15 (30.00%) Microsoft
6 14 (28.00%) Middleware
6 14 (28.00%) Windows
7 13 (26.00%) C#
7 13 (26.00%) TDD
8 11 (22.00%) Regression Testing
8 11 (22.00%) Agile Software Development
8 11 (22.00%) Pair Programming
8 11 (22.00%) Manual Testing
8 11 (22.00%) Stress Testing
8 11 (22.00%) Test Automation
8 11 (22.00%) Windows Phone
8 11 (22.00%) Windows 8
9 10 (20.00%) Digital Media
9 10 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
9 10 (20.00%) MVVM
9 10 (20.00%) Business Analysis
9 10 (20.00%) XAML
9 10 (20.00%) Telecoms
9 10 (20.00%) ISEB
9 10 (20.00%) MS Excel
10 9 (18.00%) SharePoint
11 8 (16.00%) Software Engineering
11 8 (16.00%) Oracle
12 7 (14.00%) Change Control
13 6 (12.00%) Continuous Improvement

System Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 (18.00%) SharePoint
2 5 (10.00%) WebSphere Application Server
2 5 (10.00%) WebLogic
2 5 (10.00%) WebSphere
2 5 (10.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 5 (10.00%) SharePoint 2013
3 3 (6.00%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 10 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (10.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 5 (10.00%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (2.00%) Oracle iRecruitment
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (2.00%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (2.00%) Oracle Discoverer
Development Applications
1 5 (10.00%) JDeveloper
General
1 10 (20.00%) Telecoms
2 5 (10.00%) Aerospace
2 5 (10.00%) Legal
2 5 (10.00%) Military
3 2 (4.00%) Finance
4 1 (2.00%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.00%) Games
4 1 (2.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 21 (42.00%) Analyst
2 12 (24.00%) Developer
2 12 (24.00%) Junior
2 12 (24.00%) Junior Developer
3 10 (20.00%) Junior Software Developer
3 10 (20.00%) Software Developer
3 10 (20.00%) Business Analyst
4 9 (18.00%) Test Analyst
4 9 (18.00%) QA Analyst
4 9 (18.00%) QA Test Analyst
4 9 (18.00%) Test Engineer
5 7 (14.00%) Software Engineer
5 7 (14.00%) QA Engineer
6 6 (12.00%) C++ Software Engineer
6 6 (12.00%) C Software Engineer
7 5 (10.00%) Technical Architect
7 5 (10.00%) Architect
7 5 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
7 5 (10.00%) Technical Solutions Architect
8 2 (4.00%) Test Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (28.00%) Middleware
2 5 (10.00%) .NET
2 5 (10.00%) J2EE
2 5 (10.00%) Oracle Fusion
3 2 (4.00%) ASP.NET
4 1 (2.00%) Ajax
4 1 (2.00%) jQuery
4 1 (2.00%) REST
4 1 (2.00%) CSS
4 1 (2.00%) SOAP
4 1 (2.00%) Web Services
4 1 (2.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (20.00%) Digital Media
2 5 (10.00%) Clustering
2 5 (10.00%) Management Information System
2 5 (10.00%) Data Protection Act
2 5 (10.00%) Computer Science
2 5 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.00%) Xbox
3 1 (2.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 14 (28.00%) Windows
2 11 (22.00%) Windows Phone
2 11 (22.00%) Windows 8
3 2 (4.00%) Apple iOS
3 2 (4.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (44.00%) Unit Testing
2 21 (42.00%) Test Scripting
3 13 (26.00%) TDD
4 11 (22.00%) Regression Testing
4 11 (22.00%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (22.00%) Pair Programming
4 11 (22.00%) Manual Testing
4 11 (22.00%) Stress Testing
4 11 (22.00%) Test Automation
5 10 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
5 10 (20.00%) MVVM
5 10 (20.00%) Business Analysis
6 8 (16.00%) Software Engineering
7 7 (14.00%) Change Control
8 6 (12.00%) Continuous Improvement
9 5 (10.00%) EAI
9 5 (10.00%) SOA
9 5 (10.00%) CRM
9 5 (10.00%) Project Management
9 5 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 13 (26.00%) C#
2 10 (20.00%) XAML
3 6 (12.00%) C++
3 6 (12.00%) C
4 5 (10.00%) Java
5 3 (6.00%) SQL
6 1 (2.00%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 28 (56.00%) Degree
2 10 (20.00%) ISEB
3 1 (2.00%) ISTQB
3 1 (2.00%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (32.00%) QA
2 1 (2.00%) GAMP
2 1 (2.00%) GMP
System Software
1 3 (6.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 15 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (16.00%) Oracle
3 5 (10.00%) JBoss
3 5 (10.00%) Cisco
4 1 (2.00%) Sitecore
4 1 (2.00%) Nokia