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 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Engineer
Rank 88 81 106
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +25
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 36 39 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 1.88% 2.27% 1.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.94% 2.38% 1.19%
Number of salaries quoted 31 30 19
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £30,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +31.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £37,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £40,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
1852 1638 1676
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 96.91% 95.40% 97.39%
Number of salaries quoted 1540 1340 1472
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 4 March 2015.

Test Engineer Salary Histogram in Bristol

Test Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 32 (64.00%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (50.00%) Software Testing
3 24 (48.00%) Java
3 24 (48.00%) Waterfall
4 23 (46.00%) V-Model
4 23 (46.00%) Finance
5 22 (44.00%) Test Management
5 22 (44.00%) QA
5 22 (44.00%) Selenium
5 22 (44.00%) Test Automation
6 21 (42.00%) Test Planning
6 21 (42.00%) Validation
6 21 (42.00%) Software Engineering
7 20 (40.00%) Degree
7 20 (40.00%) Test Strategy
8 14 (28.00%) Open Source
9 13 (26.00%) Product Management
9 13 (26.00%) Facebook
9 13 (26.00%) Xbox
9 13 (26.00%) ForgeRock
9 13 (26.00%) Google
9 13 (26.00%) Identity Management
10 8 (16.00%) Scrum
10 8 (16.00%) C#
10 8 (16.00%) C++
10 8 (16.00%) Windows
10 8 (16.00%) User Stories
11 7 (14.00%) SQL Server
12 6 (12.00%) Oracle
12 6 (12.00%) UNIX

Test Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 (6.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (2.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.00%) Office 365
1 1 (2.00%) SaaS
1 1 (2.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.00%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (14.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.00%) MySQL
2 1 (2.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 22 (44.00%) Selenium
2 3 (6.00%) Cucumber
2 3 (6.00%) MbUnit
2 3 (6.00%) JBehave
2 3 (6.00%) WebDriver
2 3 (6.00%) JUnit
2 3 (6.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.00%) Selenium IDE
3 1 (2.00%) Eclipse
3 1 (2.00%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (2.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 23 (46.00%) Finance
2 3 (6.00%) Financial Institution
3 2 (4.00%) Legal
4 1 (2.00%) Electronics
4 1 (2.00%) Law
4 1 (2.00%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.00%) SOAP
1 2 (4.00%) Web Services
1 2 (4.00%) HTML
2 1 (2.00%) REST
2 1 (2.00%) RESTful
2 1 (2.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 1 (2.00%) .NET
2 1 (2.00%) XML
2 1 (2.00%) CSS
2 1 (2.00%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 14 (28.00%) Open Source
2 13 (26.00%) Xbox
3 6 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.00%) E-Learning
4 1 (2.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.00%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 8 (16.00%) Windows
2 6 (12.00%) UNIX
3 2 (4.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (64.00%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (50.00%) Software Testing
3 24 (48.00%) Waterfall
4 23 (46.00%) V-Model
5 22 (44.00%) Test Management
5 22 (44.00%) Test Automation
6 21 (42.00%) Test Planning
6 21 (42.00%) Validation
6 21 (42.00%) Software Engineering
7 20 (40.00%) Test Strategy
8 13 (26.00%) Product Management
8 13 (26.00%) Identity Management
9 8 (16.00%) Scrum
9 8 (16.00%) User Stories
10 5 (10.00%) Test Scripting
11 4 (8.00%) Automation Testing
12 3 (6.00%) Manual Testing
12 3 (6.00%) Kanban
12 3 (6.00%) Scalability Testing
12 3 (6.00%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 24 (48.00%) Java
2 8 (16.00%) C#
2 8 (16.00%) C++
3 4 (8.00%) SQL
4 2 (4.00%) Ruby
4 2 (4.00%) Python
5 1 (2.00%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.00%) Perl
5 1 (2.00%) C
Qualifications
1 20 (40.00%) Degree
2 5 (10.00%) ISEB
3 1 (2.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (2.00%) HND
3 1 (2.00%) MCSE
3 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (44.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (26.00%) Facebook
1 13 (26.00%) ForgeRock
1 13 (26.00%) Google
2 6 (12.00%) Oracle
3 5 (10.00%) Microsoft
Bristol, Bristol, United Kingdom
XIST4 IT LIMITED
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Posted: 20 days ago