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 3 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Engineer
Rank 91 96 91
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 37 34 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 2.03% 1.68% 2.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.10% 1.73% 2.30%
Number of salaries quoted 31 29 28
Median salary £33,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-22.35% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £34,500 £37,050
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
Test Engineer
South West

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
1760 1969 1998
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 96.44% 97.48% 97.70%
Number of salaries quoted 1544 1650 1626
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £53,300 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 3 May 2016.

Test Engineer Salary Histogram in Bristol

Test Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 3 May 2016, 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 45 (53.57%) Test Automation
2 44 (52.38%) Software Engineering
3 42 (50.00%) Java
4 39 (46.43%) QA
5 38 (45.24%) Agile Software Development
6 36 (42.86%) Degree
7 28 (33.33%) Telecoms
8 27 (32.14%) Open Source
9 23 (27.38%) Product Management
10 22 (26.19%) Windows
11 20 (23.81%) JUnit
12 18 (21.43%) JBehave
12 18 (21.43%) Digital Media
13 17 (20.24%) SQL Server
14 15 (17.86%) Functional Testing
14 15 (17.86%) Non-Functional Testing
14 15 (17.86%) Scrum
15 14 (16.67%) C++
15 14 (16.67%) Python
15 14 (16.67%) Facebook
15 14 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
15 14 (16.67%) Selenium
15 14 (16.67%) Google
16 13 (15.48%) Security Cleared
16 13 (15.48%) Unix
17 11 (13.10%) Oracle
17 11 (13.10%) OO
17 11 (13.10%) Cucumber
17 11 (13.10%) QA Automation
18 9 (10.71%) Linux

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (2.38%) Apache
1 2 (2.38%) Apache Solr
1 2 (2.38%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.19%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.76%) LTE
1 4 (4.76%) Radio Access Network
2 3 (3.57%) GPRS
2 3 (3.57%) GSM
2 3 (3.57%) UMTS
2 3 (3.57%) WCDMA
3 2 (2.38%) SMS
3 2 (2.38%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (20.24%) SQL Server
2 6 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (2.38%) Big Data
3 2 (2.38%) Hadoop
3 2 (2.38%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 20 (23.81%) JUnit
2 18 (21.43%) JBehave
3 14 (16.67%) Selenium
4 11 (13.10%) Cucumber
5 4 (4.76%) JMeter
6 3 (3.57%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (3.57%) TestComplete
7 2 (2.38%) eggPlant
7 2 (2.38%) Jenkins
7 2 (2.38%) Maven
7 2 (2.38%) TestNG
8 1 (1.19%) LoadRunner
8 1 (1.19%) Rational DOORS
8 1 (1.19%) Visual Studio
General
1 28 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 5 (5.95%) Games
3 4 (4.76%) Banking
3 4 (4.76%) Finance
4 3 (3.57%) Electronics
5 2 (2.38%) Advertising
5 2 (2.38%) Aerospace
5 2 (2.38%) Billing
5 2 (2.38%) Legal
6 1 (1.19%) Automotive
6 1 (1.19%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.38%) Flash
1 2 (2.38%) HTML
1 2 (2.38%) HTML5
1 2 (2.38%) LAMP
2 1 (1.19%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 18 (21.43%) Digital Media
2 3 (3.57%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.38%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.19%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 22 (26.19%) Windows
2 13 (15.48%) Unix
3 9 (10.71%) Linux
4 6 (7.14%) Windows Server
4 6 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (3.57%) Android
5 3 (3.57%) Apple iOS
6 2 (2.38%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (53.57%) Test Automation
2 44 (52.38%) Software Engineering
3 38 (45.24%) Agile Software Development
4 27 (32.14%) Open Source
5 23 (27.38%) Product Management
6 15 (17.86%) Functional Testing
6 15 (17.86%) Non-Functional Testing
6 15 (17.86%) Scrum
7 14 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
8 11 (13.10%) OO
8 11 (13.10%) QA Automation
9 9 (10.71%) Identity Management
9 9 (10.71%) Validation
10 7 (8.33%) Automated Testing
10 7 (8.33%) Software Testing
11 5 (5.95%) Automation Testing
11 5 (5.95%) Requirements Engineering
11 5 (5.95%) Test Scripting
12 4 (4.76%) Integration Acceptance Testing
13 3 (3.57%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 42 (50.00%) Java
2 14 (16.67%) C++
2 14 (16.67%) Python
3 7 (8.33%) Ruby
4 2 (2.38%) C
4 2 (2.38%) JavaScript
4 2 (2.38%) SQL
5 1 (1.19%) Ada
Qualifications
1 36 (42.86%) Degree
2 13 (15.48%) Security Cleared
3 8 (9.52%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.19%) ISEB
4 1 (1.19%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.19%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (46.43%) QA
2 1 (1.19%) Def Stans
System Software
1 1 (1.19%) Firmware
Vendors
1 14 (16.67%) Facebook
1 14 (16.67%) Google
2 11 (13.10%) Oracle
3 7 (8.33%) ForgeRock
4 3 (3.57%) Huawei
4 3 (3.57%) Microsoft
4 3 (3.57%) Nokia
5 2 (2.38%) Telerik
6 1 (1.19%) Citrix
6 1 (1.19%) Ericsson
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