The table below looks at the statistics for the Test Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 27 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Engineer
Rank 93 80 100
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +20
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 32 44 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 1.57% 2.22% 1.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.62% 2.29% 1.54%
Number of salaries quoted 27 30 24
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
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
1970 1921 1755
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 96.47% 96.78% 96.85%
Number of salaries quoted 1642 1565 1506
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Test Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Test Engineer in the job title across the Bristol region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 27 April 2015.

Test Engineer Salary Histogram in Bristol

Test Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT jobs across the Bristol region that cited Test Engineer in their job title 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 with Test Engineer in their job title.

1 35 (59.32%) Agile Software Development
1 35 (59.32%) Test Automation
2 34 (57.63%) Java
3 31 (52.54%) Software Engineering
3 31 (52.54%) QA
4 28 (47.46%) Degree
5 23 (38.98%) Selenium
5 23 (38.98%) Product Management
5 23 (38.98%) Software Testing
5 23 (38.98%) Open Source
6 22 (37.29%) Waterfall
6 22 (37.29%) Facebook
6 22 (37.29%) ForgeRock
6 22 (37.29%) Google
6 22 (37.29%) Identity Management
7 21 (35.59%) V-Model
8 20 (33.90%) Finance
9 19 (32.20%) Test Management
9 19 (32.20%) Validation
9 19 (32.20%) Test Planning
10 17 (28.81%) Xbox
10 17 (28.81%) Test Strategy
11 12 (20.34%) C#
12 9 (15.25%) Windows
13 8 (13.56%) SQL
13 8 (13.56%) Scrum
13 8 (13.56%) User Stories
14 7 (11.86%) WebDriver
14 7 (11.86%) Test Scripting
14 7 (11.86%) C++

Test Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT jobs across the Bristol region that cited Test Engineer in their job title 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 with Test Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (5.08%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.69%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.69%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (11.86%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.69%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (1.69%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 23 (38.98%) Selenium
2 7 (11.86%) WebDriver
3 6 (10.17%) MbUnit
3 6 (10.17%) Visual Studio
4 4 (6.78%) Cucumber
5 3 (5.08%) JUnit
5 3 (5.08%) JBehave
5 3 (5.08%) Selenium IDE
6 2 (3.39%) Eclipse
6 2 (3.39%) Git (software)
6 2 (3.39%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (1.69%) QuickTest Pro
7 1 (1.69%) SpecFlow
7 1 (1.69%) Calabash
General
1 20 (33.90%) Finance
2 3 (5.08%) Financial Institution
2 3 (5.08%) Marketing
3 2 (3.39%) Legal
4 1 (1.69%) Electronics
4 1 (1.69%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.78%) Web Services
1 4 (6.78%) REST
2 3 (5.08%) .NET Framework
2 3 (5.08%) RESTful
2 3 (5.08%) .NET
2 3 (5.08%) SOAP
3 1 (1.69%) HTML
3 1 (1.69%) CSS
3 1 (1.69%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 23 (38.98%) Open Source
2 17 (28.81%) Xbox
3 6 (10.17%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.69%) User Experience
4 1 (1.69%) Statistics
4 1 (1.69%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 9 (15.25%) Windows
2 6 (10.17%) UNIX
3 3 (5.08%) Linux
4 1 (1.69%) Android
4 1 (1.69%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (59.32%) Agile Software Development
1 35 (59.32%) Test Automation
2 31 (52.54%) Software Engineering
3 23 (38.98%) Software Testing
3 23 (38.98%) Product Management
4 22 (37.29%) Waterfall
4 22 (37.29%) Identity Management
5 21 (35.59%) V-Model
6 19 (32.20%) Test Planning
6 19 (32.20%) Validation
6 19 (32.20%) Test Management
7 17 (28.81%) Test Strategy
8 8 (13.56%) User Stories
8 8 (13.56%) Scrum
9 7 (11.86%) Test Scripting
10 6 (10.17%) Automation Testing
11 3 (5.08%) Mobile Marketing
11 3 (5.08%) Manual Testing
11 3 (5.08%) Kanban
11 3 (5.08%) Scalability Testing
Programming Languages
1 34 (57.63%) Java
2 12 (20.34%) C#
3 8 (13.56%) SQL
4 7 (11.86%) C++
5 4 (6.78%) Ruby
6 2 (3.39%) Python
7 1 (1.69%) Objective-C
7 1 (1.69%) C
7 1 (1.69%) Perl
Qualifications
1 28 (47.46%) Degree
2 6 (10.17%) ISEB
3 2 (3.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (3.39%) HND
4 1 (1.69%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (52.54%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.69%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 22 (37.29%) Google
1 22 (37.29%) Facebook
1 22 (37.29%) ForgeRock
2 6 (10.17%) Oracle
2 6 (10.17%) Microsoft
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