The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Bristol region that had Test Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 17 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Engineer
South West / Bristol
Rank 109 86 102
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +16
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 16 47 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.98% 2.71% 1.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.01% 2.79% 1.36%
Number of salaries quoted 14 46 25
Median salary £48,750 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.70% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,250 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.84%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bristol region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Bristol
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1578 1683 1845
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 96.87% 97.17% 96.90%
Number of salaries quoted 1272 1515 1512
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +10.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £23,750
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £58,100 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

Test Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

The demand trend of job ads across the Bristol region that featured Test Engineer in the job title.

Test Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

Test Engineer
Salary Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Test Engineer across the Bristol region.

Test Engineer Salary Trend in Bristol

Test Engineer
Salary Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Engineer across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 17 January 2017.

Test Engineer Salary Histogram in Bristol

Test Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, Test Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Bristol region featuring Test Engineer in the job title.

1 16 (72.73%) Java
2 15 (68.18%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (50.00%) Finance
4 10 (45.45%) Banking
5 8 (36.36%) Degree
5 8 (36.36%) Test Automation
6 7 (31.82%) Open Source
6 7 (31.82%) Test Scripting
6 7 (31.82%) Telecoms
6 7 (31.82%) Automation Testing
7 6 (27.27%) BDD
7 6 (27.27%) Python
7 6 (27.27%) .NET
7 6 (27.27%) Selenium
8 5 (22.73%) Computer Science
8 5 (22.73%) RDBMS
8 5 (22.73%) Perl
8 5 (22.73%) Project Management
8 5 (22.73%) Big Data
8 5 (22.73%) Relational Database
8 5 (22.73%) AngularJS
9 4 (18.18%) C#
9 4 (18.18%) J2EE
9 4 (18.18%) QA
9 4 (18.18%) Software Engineering
9 4 (18.18%) TDD
9 4 (18.18%) Validation
10 3 (13.64%) Problem Management
10 3 (13.64%) HTML
10 3 (13.64%) SQL

Test Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 1 (4.55%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) 2G
1 1 (4.55%) 3G
1 1 (4.55%) 4G
1 1 (4.55%) HTTP
1 1 (4.55%) LTE
1 1 (4.55%) Radio Access Network
1 1 (4.55%) VoLTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (22.73%) Big Data
1 5 (22.73%) RDBMS
1 5 (22.73%) Relational Database
2 3 (13.64%) NoSQL
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (27.27%) Selenium
2 2 (9.09%) Cucumber
2 2 (9.09%) SpecFlow
3 1 (4.55%) Git (software)
3 1 (4.55%) Jasmine
3 1 (4.55%) JIRA
3 1 (4.55%) JMeter
3 1 (4.55%) JUnit
3 1 (4.55%) Protractor
3 1 (4.55%) TestNG
General
1 11 (50.00%) Finance
2 10 (45.45%) Banking
3 7 (31.82%) Telecoms
4 2 (9.09%) Aerospace
4 2 (9.09%) Automotive
4 2 (9.09%) Electronics
4 2 (9.09%) Financial Institution
5 1 (4.55%) Advertising
5 1 (4.55%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (27.27%) .NET
2 5 (22.73%) AngularJS
3 4 (18.18%) J2EE
4 3 (13.64%) HTML
5 2 (9.09%) HTML5
6 1 (4.55%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (22.73%) Computer Science
2 2 (9.09%) Fintech
3 1 (4.55%) Xbox
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (68.18%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (36.36%) Test Automation
3 7 (31.82%) Automation Testing
3 7 (31.82%) Open Source
3 7 (31.82%) Test Scripting
4 6 (27.27%) BDD
5 5 (22.73%) Project Management
6 4 (18.18%) Software Engineering
6 4 (18.18%) TDD
6 4 (18.18%) Validation
7 3 (13.64%) Microservices
7 3 (13.64%) Problem Management
8 2 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (9.09%) Quality Management
8 2 (9.09%) Software Testing
9 1 (4.55%) Continuous Delivery
9 1 (4.55%) OO
9 1 (4.55%) Performance Testing
9 1 (4.55%) Scrum
9 1 (4.55%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (72.73%) Java
2 6 (27.27%) Python
3 5 (22.73%) Perl
4 4 (18.18%) C#
5 3 (13.64%) SQL
6 2 (9.09%) Ada
6 2 (9.09%) C
6 2 (9.09%) C++
6 2 (9.09%) Embedded C
6 2 (9.09%) Embedded C++
6 2 (9.09%) Ruby
7 1 (4.55%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 8 (36.36%) Degree
2 3 (13.64%) ISEB
3 1 (4.55%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (18.18%) QA
2 2 (9.09%) Def Stans
Vendors
1 2 (9.09%) Oracle
2 1 (4.55%) HP
2 1 (4.55%) Huawei
2 1 (4.55%) Nokia
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