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 25 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Engineer
Rank 101 109 100
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -9
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 14 30 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.89% 1.54% 1.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.91% 1.58% 1.59%
Number of salaries quoted 13 24 22
Median salary £35,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-17.64% -
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-3.79% +5.33%
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
1532 1902 1955
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 97.02% 97.84% 98.49%
Number of salaries quoted 1332 1649 1540
Median salary £41,000 £40,000 £39,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% +1.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £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 25 June 2016.

Test Engineer Salary Histogram in Bristol

Test Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 38 (60.32%) Software Engineering
2 31 (49.21%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (42.86%) Java
3 27 (42.86%) Degree
3 27 (42.86%) Test Automation
4 25 (39.68%) QA
5 23 (36.51%) Telecoms
6 19 (30.16%) JUnit
7 16 (25.40%) Continuous Integration
7 16 (25.40%) Open Source
8 15 (23.81%) JBehave
8 15 (23.81%) Product Management
9 14 (22.22%) Python
10 13 (20.63%) Windows
10 13 (20.63%) C++
11 11 (17.46%) Digital Media
12 10 (15.87%) Ruby
13 9 (14.29%) Scrum
13 9 (14.29%) Unix
14 8 (12.70%) Linux
14 8 (12.70%) Google
14 8 (12.70%) Cucumber
14 8 (12.70%) Facebook
14 8 (12.70%) Functional Testing
14 8 (12.70%) Non-Functional Testing
15 7 (11.11%) Jenkins
15 7 (11.11%) Security Cleared
15 7 (11.11%) Software Testing
15 7 (11.11%) Automated Testing
15 7 (11.11%) Validation

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 3 (4.76%) Confluence
2 1 (1.59%) Apache
2 1 (1.59%) Apache Solr
2 1 (1.59%) Elasticsearch
Communications & Networking
1 6 (9.52%) LTE
1 6 (9.52%) Radio Access Network
2 4 (6.35%) GPRS
2 4 (6.35%) GSM
2 4 (6.35%) UMTS
2 4 (6.35%) WCDMA
3 3 (4.76%) SMS
3 3 (4.76%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (9.52%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.59%) Big Data
2 1 (1.59%) Hadoop
2 1 (1.59%) MySQL
2 1 (1.59%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 19 (30.16%) JUnit
2 15 (23.81%) JBehave
3 8 (12.70%) Cucumber
4 7 (11.11%) Jenkins
5 6 (9.52%) Selenium
6 4 (6.35%) JMeter
6 4 (6.35%) Maven
6 4 (6.35%) TestNG
7 3 (4.76%) Appium
7 3 (4.76%) Calabash
7 3 (4.76%) eggPlant
7 3 (4.76%) Gatling
7 3 (4.76%) JIRA
7 3 (4.76%) SpecFlow
7 3 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (4.76%) TeamCity
8 1 (1.59%) TestComplete
General
1 23 (36.51%) Telecoms
2 5 (7.94%) Games
3 4 (6.35%) Banking
3 4 (6.35%) Finance
4 3 (4.76%) Billing
5 2 (3.17%) Advertising
5 2 (3.17%) Electronics
5 2 (3.17%) Legal
6 1 (1.59%) Aerospace
6 1 (1.59%) Automotive
6 1 (1.59%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.59%) Flash
1 1 (1.59%) HTML
1 1 (1.59%) HTML5
1 1 (1.59%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (17.46%) Digital Media
2 2 (3.17%) Computer Science
2 2 (3.17%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.59%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 13 (20.63%) Windows
2 9 (14.29%) Unix
3 8 (12.70%) Linux
4 2 (3.17%) Android
4 2 (3.17%) Apple iOS
4 2 (3.17%) Windows Phone
5 1 (1.59%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.59%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (60.32%) Software Engineering
2 31 (49.21%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (42.86%) Test Automation
4 16 (25.40%) Continuous Integration
4 16 (25.40%) Open Source
5 15 (23.81%) Product Management
6 9 (14.29%) Scrum
7 8 (12.70%) Functional Testing
7 8 (12.70%) Non-Functional Testing
8 7 (11.11%) Automated Testing
8 7 (11.11%) Identity Management
8 7 (11.11%) Software Testing
8 7 (11.11%) Validation
9 6 (9.52%) Integration Acceptance Testing
10 5 (7.94%) OO
10 5 (7.94%) QA Automation
10 5 (7.94%) Requirements Engineering
10 5 (7.94%) Test Scripting
11 4 (6.35%) Identity Access Management
12 3 (4.76%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 27 (42.86%) Java
2 14 (22.22%) Python
3 13 (20.63%) C++
4 10 (15.87%) Ruby
5 5 (7.94%) SQL
6 3 (4.76%) C#
7 1 (1.59%) Ada
7 1 (1.59%) C
7 1 (1.59%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 27 (42.86%) Degree
2 7 (11.11%) Security Cleared
3 3 (4.76%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.59%) ISEB
4 1 (1.59%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.59%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (39.68%) QA
2 3 (4.76%) SDET
3 1 (1.59%) Def Stans
System Software
1 4 (6.35%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 8 (12.70%) Facebook
1 8 (12.70%) Google
2 5 (7.94%) Oracle
3 4 (6.35%) Huawei
3 4 (6.35%) Nokia
4 3 (4.76%) ForgeRock
4 3 (4.76%) Microsoft
5 2 (3.17%) Telerik
6 1 (1.59%) Ericsson
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