The table below looks at the statistics for Test Strategy skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Strategy over the 3 months to 31 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Strategy
Rank 120 132 94
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -38
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 3 2 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.18% 0.10% 1.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.20% 0.12% 1.84%
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 31
Median salary £50,000 £57,500 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-13.04% +49.35%
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,054
% change year-on-year
- +2.14%
Test Strategy
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bristol region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bristol
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1500 1632 1735
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 89.18% 85.53% 86.71%
Number of salaries quoted 1322 1428 1397
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Test Strategy
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

The demand trend of job ads across the Bristol region citing Test Strategy as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Test Strategy Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

Test Strategy
Salary Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Test Strategy across the Bristol region.

Test Strategy Salary Trend in Bristol

Test Strategy
Salary Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Strategy across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 31 May 2016.

Test Strategy Salary Histogram in Bristol

Test Strategy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 31 May 2016, IT jobs citing Test Strategy also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Bristol region with a requirement for Test Strategy.

1 9 (56.25%) ISEB
1 9 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (43.75%) QA
2 7 (43.75%) Performance Testing
3 6 (37.50%) ISTQB
3 6 (37.50%) Finance
4 5 (31.25%) Java
4 5 (31.25%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (25.00%) Test Automation
5 4 (25.00%) SQL Server
5 4 (25.00%) Relational Database
6 3 (18.75%) DevOps
6 3 (18.75%) Computer Science
6 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
6 3 (18.75%) Financial Institution
6 3 (18.75%) Automated Testing
6 3 (18.75%) Selenium
7 2 (12.50%) Change Management
7 2 (12.50%) Data Protection Act
7 2 (12.50%) Functional Testing
7 2 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 2 (12.50%) Data Protection
7 2 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (12.50%) Waterfall
7 2 (12.50%) Data Management
7 2 (12.50%) Service Management
7 2 (12.50%) Management Information System
7 2 (12.50%) C#
7 2 (12.50%) ITIL
7 2 (12.50%) PRINCE2

Test Strategy
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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (25.00%) Relational Database
1 4 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (18.75%) Selenium
2 2 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (6.25%) HP UFT
3 1 (6.25%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (37.50%) Finance
2 3 (18.75%) Financial Institution
3 1 (6.25%) Electronics
3 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (56.25%) Analyst
1 9 (56.25%) Test Analyst
2 4 (25.00%) Test Manager
3 3 (18.75%) Head of Test
3 3 (18.75%) Head of Testing
4 2 (12.50%) Applications Manager
4 2 (12.50%) NHS Test Manager
4 2 (12.50%) QA Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) QA Leader
4 2 (12.50%) QA Test Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Senior Tester
4 2 (12.50%) Tester
5 1 (6.25%) Automation Test Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Automation Tester
5 1 (6.25%) Programme Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Programme Test Manager
5 1 (6.25%) QA Manager
5 1 (6.25%) QA Test Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Automation Tester
5 1 (6.25%) Test Programme Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Computer Science
2 2 (12.50%) Data Protection Act
2 2 (12.50%) Management Information System
2 2 (12.50%) NHS
3 1 (6.25%) Client/Server
3 1 (6.25%) Mobile App
3 1 (6.25%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (43.75%) Performance Testing
3 5 (31.25%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (25.00%) Test Automation
5 3 (18.75%) Automated Testing
5 3 (18.75%) DevOps
6 2 (12.50%) Agile Project Management
6 2 (12.50%) Change Management
6 2 (12.50%) Data Management
6 2 (12.50%) Data Protection
6 2 (12.50%) Defect Management
6 2 (12.50%) Functional Testing
6 2 (12.50%) ITIL
6 2 (12.50%) PRINCE
6 2 (12.50%) PRINCE2
6 2 (12.50%) Project Management
6 2 (12.50%) Service Management
6 2 (12.50%) Waterfall
7 1 (6.25%) Migration
7 1 (6.25%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 5 (31.25%) Java
2 2 (12.50%) C#
Qualifications
1 9 (56.25%) ISEB
2 6 (37.50%) ISTQB
3 2 (12.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 2 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (6.25%) Degree
4 1 (6.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (43.75%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
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