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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Testing
Rank 119 109 110
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +1
Permanent jobs citing System Testing 11 17 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.56% 0.85% 0.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.69% 1.01% 0.63%
Number of salaries quoted 11 12 9
Average salary £42,500 £52,500 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.04% +81.03%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £36,500 £27,400
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £54,750 £41,800
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +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
1583 1691 1421
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 81.26% 84.63% 81.20%
Number of salaries quoted 1373 1362 1240
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,485 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +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
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 22 May 2015.

System Testing Salary Histogram in Bristol

System Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 (76.00%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (64.00%) XAML
2 16 (64.00%) C#
2 16 (64.00%) Windows
2 16 (64.00%) TDD
2 16 (64.00%) Unit Testing
2 16 (64.00%) MVVM
2 16 (64.00%) Windows 8
2 16 (64.00%) Xamarin
2 16 (64.00%) Windows Phone
3 15 (60.00%) Degree
4 13 (52.00%) Test Automation
4 13 (52.00%) Pair Programming
5 10 (40.00%) Apple iOS
5 10 (40.00%) Android
5 10 (40.00%) Android Development
5 10 (40.00%) iOS Development
6 6 (24.00%) Xbox
6 6 (24.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 6 (24.00%) Software Engineering
6 6 (24.00%) Games
6 6 (24.00%) SQL
6 6 (24.00%) .NET
7 5 (20.00%) QA
7 5 (20.00%) Test Strategy
7 5 (20.00%) People Management
7 5 (20.00%) Software Delivery
8 4 (16.00%) Test Planning
8 4 (16.00%) Line Management
8 4 (16.00%) ISEB

System Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 3 (12.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (8.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Agresso
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle Reports
General
1 6 (24.00%) Games
2 2 (8.00%) Billing
2 2 (8.00%) Finance
3 1 (4.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 18 (72.00%) Developer
2 16 (64.00%) Software Developer
3 6 (24.00%) Applications Developer
3 6 (24.00%) Software Engineer
4 4 (16.00%) Senior Software Developer
4 4 (16.00%) Test Manager
4 4 (16.00%) Senior Developer
5 3 (12.00%) Lead Developer
5 3 (12.00%) Lead Software Developer
5 3 (12.00%) Software Applications Engineer
5 3 (12.00%) Lead Software Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) Report Developer
6 2 (8.00%) Business Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) Analyst
7 1 (4.00%) Administrator
7 1 (4.00%) Systems Administrator
7 1 (4.00%) Test Team Leader
7 1 (4.00%) Systems Developer
7 1 (4.00%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (24.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (24.00%) Xbox
2 3 (12.00%) Management Information System
2 3 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 16 (64.00%) Windows
1 16 (64.00%) Windows 8
1 16 (64.00%) Windows Phone
2 10 (40.00%) Apple iOS
2 10 (40.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (76.00%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (64.00%) TDD
2 16 (64.00%) Unit Testing
2 16 (64.00%) MVVM
3 13 (52.00%) Test Automation
3 13 (52.00%) Pair Programming
4 10 (40.00%) Android Development
4 10 (40.00%) iOS Development
5 6 (24.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 6 (24.00%) Software Engineering
6 5 (20.00%) Test Strategy
6 5 (20.00%) People Management
6 5 (20.00%) Software Delivery
7 4 (16.00%) Test Planning
7 4 (16.00%) Line Management
8 3 (12.00%) Automated Testing
8 3 (12.00%) Test Management
8 3 (12.00%) BDD
8 3 (12.00%) Scrum
8 3 (12.00%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (64.00%) XAML
1 16 (64.00%) C#
2 6 (24.00%) SQL
3 1 (4.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 15 (60.00%) Degree
2 4 (16.00%) ISEB
3 2 (8.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (20.00%) QA
Vendors
1 16 (64.00%) Xamarin
2 3 (12.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.00%) Oracle
3 1 (4.00%) Business Objects