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 22 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Engineer
South West / Bristol
Rank 117 84 95
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +11
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 15 54 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.84% 2.99% 1.74%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.86% 3.08% 1.78%
Number of salaries quoted 14 48 30
Median salary £56,250 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+32.35% -
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £28,700 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%

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
1737 1756 1857
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 96.93% 97.29% 97.63%
Number of salaries quoted 1411 1550 1537
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 22 February 2017.

Test Engineer Salary Histogram in Bristol

Test Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 22 February 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 17 (70.83%) Java
1 17 (70.83%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (54.17%) Finance
3 12 (50.00%) Banking
4 10 (41.67%) Test Scripting
4 10 (41.67%) Automation Testing
5 9 (37.50%) Telecoms
6 8 (33.33%) Python
6 8 (33.33%) Selenium
6 8 (33.33%) Test Automation
6 8 (33.33%) Open Source
7 7 (29.17%) Degree
7 7 (29.17%) Perl
7 7 (29.17%) .NET
7 7 (29.17%) Project Management
7 7 (29.17%) Big Data
8 6 (25.00%) BDD
9 5 (20.83%) AngularJS
9 5 (20.83%) Relational Database
9 5 (20.83%) C#
9 5 (20.83%) RDBMS
9 5 (20.83%) Computer Science
10 4 (16.67%) QA
10 4 (16.67%) TDD
10 4 (16.67%) ISEB
10 4 (16.67%) J2EE
10 4 (16.67%) Validation
10 4 (16.67%) SpecFlow
11 3 (12.50%) NoSQL
11 3 (12.50%) Microservices

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 (4.17%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) 2G
1 1 (4.17%) 3G
1 1 (4.17%) 4G
1 1 (4.17%) HTTP
1 1 (4.17%) LTE
1 1 (4.17%) Radio Access Network
1 1 (4.17%) VoLTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (29.17%) Big Data
2 5 (20.83%) RDBMS
2 5 (20.83%) Relational Database
3 3 (12.50%) NoSQL
4 1 (4.17%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (33.33%) Selenium
2 4 (16.67%) SpecFlow
3 3 (12.50%) Cucumber
4 1 (4.17%) Git (software)
4 1 (4.17%) JIRA
4 1 (4.17%) JMeter
General
1 13 (54.17%) Finance
2 12 (50.00%) Banking
3 9 (37.50%) Telecoms
4 2 (8.33%) Aerospace
4 2 (8.33%) Automotive
4 2 (8.33%) Electronics
4 2 (8.33%) Financial Institution
5 1 (4.17%) Advertising
5 1 (4.17%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (29.17%) .NET
2 5 (20.83%) AngularJS
3 4 (16.67%) J2EE
4 2 (8.33%) HTML
4 2 (8.33%) HTML5
5 1 (4.17%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.83%) Computer Science
2 2 (8.33%) Fintech
3 1 (4.17%) Xbox
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (70.83%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (41.67%) Automation Testing
2 10 (41.67%) Test Scripting
3 8 (33.33%) Open Source
3 8 (33.33%) Test Automation
4 7 (29.17%) Project Management
5 6 (25.00%) BDD
6 4 (16.67%) TDD
6 4 (16.67%) Validation
7 3 (12.50%) Microservices
7 3 (12.50%) Problem Management
7 3 (12.50%) Software Engineering
8 2 (8.33%) Quality Management
8 2 (8.33%) Software Testing
9 1 (4.17%) Continuous Delivery
9 1 (4.17%) Continuous Integration
9 1 (4.17%) Functional Testing
9 1 (4.17%) OO
9 1 (4.17%) Performance Testing
9 1 (4.17%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (70.83%) Java
2 8 (33.33%) Python
3 7 (29.17%) Perl
4 5 (20.83%) C#
5 2 (8.33%) Ada
5 2 (8.33%) C
5 2 (8.33%) C++
5 2 (8.33%) Embedded C
5 2 (8.33%) Embedded C++
5 2 (8.33%) Ruby
5 2 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (29.17%) Degree
2 4 (16.67%) ISEB
3 1 (4.17%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.67%) QA
2 2 (8.33%) Def Stans
Vendors
1 1 (4.17%) HP
1 1 (4.17%) Huawei
1 1 (4.17%) Nokia
1 1 (4.17%) Oracle
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