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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Strategy over the 3 months to 1 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Strategy
Rank 81 107 78
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -29
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 40 11 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 2.20% 0.69% 1.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.63% 0.83% 2.38%
Number of salaries quoted 28 11 29
Average salary £38,250 £35,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.28% -1.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £22,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,450 £47,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+4.65% -4.44%
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
1523 1326 1217
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 83.87% 83.34% 77.57%
Number of salaries quoted 1199 1157 1058
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

Test Strategy
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Test Strategy across the Bristol region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 1 September 2014.

Test Strategy Salary Histogram in Bristol

Test Strategy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT jobs across the Bristol region citing Test Strategy also 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 that cited Test Strategy.

1 41 (56.94%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 36 (50.00%) Software Testing
3 33 (45.83%) QA
4 24 (33.33%) Degree
4 24 (33.33%) Test Management
5 23 (31.94%) Test Automation
6 21 (29.17%) Scrum
6 21 (29.17%) Selenium
7 18 (25.00%) Waterfall
8 17 (23.61%) Test Scripting
9 15 (20.83%) WebDriver
10 12 (16.67%) SQL
10 12 (16.67%) V-Model
11 11 (15.28%) C#
11 11 (15.28%) ISEB
11 11 (15.28%) Validation
12 10 (13.89%) Open Source
13 9 (12.50%) TestNG
13 9 (12.50%) Automation Testing
13 9 (12.50%) Performance Testing
13 9 (12.50%) Data Security
13 9 (12.50%) Perl
13 9 (12.50%) JUnit
14 8 (11.11%) UML
14 8 (11.11%) Python
14 8 (11.11%) Scalability Testing
14 8 (11.11%) Ruby
15 7 (9.72%) Telerik
15 7 (9.72%) Silverlight

Test Strategy
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT jobs across the Bristol region citing Test Strategy also 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 that cited Test Strategy. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.39%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.39%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.39%) GSM
1 1 (1.39%) UMTS
1 1 (1.39%) 3G
1 1 (1.39%) 2G
1 1 (1.39%) LTE
1 1 (1.39%) 4G
1 1 (1.39%) Radio Access Network
1 1 (1.39%) MVNO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 21 (29.17%) Selenium
2 15 (20.83%) WebDriver
3 9 (12.50%) TestNG
3 9 (12.50%) JUnit
4 7 (9.72%) JMeter
5 6 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
5 6 (8.33%) FitNesse
5 6 (8.33%) Ranorex
6 3 (4.17%) SoapUI
7 1 (1.39%) WatiN
7 1 (1.39%) WATIR
7 1 (1.39%) Visual Studio
7 1 (1.39%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 6 (8.33%) Legal
2 3 (4.17%) Finance
3 1 (1.39%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.39%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 29 (40.28%) Tester
2 22 (30.56%) Senior Tester
3 16 (22.22%) Analyst
4 14 (19.44%) Software Tester
5 12 (16.67%) Senior Software Tester
6 11 (15.28%) Test Manager
7 10 (13.89%) Automation Tester
8 9 (12.50%) Team Leader
8 9 (12.50%) QA Tester
8 9 (12.50%) Senior Automation Tester
8 9 (12.50%) Test Team Leader
9 8 (11.11%) Test Analyst
10 7 (9.72%) Senior QA Tester
11 6 (8.33%) QA Analyst
11 6 (8.33%) Test Engineer
12 5 (6.94%) Architect
12 5 (6.94%) Strategy Manager
12 5 (6.94%) Test Leader
12 5 (6.94%) Test Architect
12 5 (6.94%) Test Strategy Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (9.72%) HTML
1 7 (9.72%) Silverlight
1 7 (9.72%) HTML5
2 5 (6.94%) .NET
3 1 (1.39%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 10 (13.89%) Open Source
2 4 (5.56%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.39%) Verilog
3 1 (1.39%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.78%) UNIX
2 1 (1.39%) Windows
2 1 (1.39%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (56.94%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 36 (50.00%) Software Testing
3 24 (33.33%) Test Management
4 23 (31.94%) Test Automation
5 21 (29.17%) Scrum
6 18 (25.00%) Waterfall
7 17 (23.61%) Test Scripting
8 12 (16.67%) V-Model
9 11 (15.28%) Validation
10 9 (12.50%) Performance Testing
10 9 (12.50%) Data Security
10 9 (12.50%) Automation Testing
11 8 (11.11%) UML
11 8 (11.11%) Scalability Testing
12 7 (9.72%) Risk Management
13 6 (8.33%) Project Management
13 6 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
14 5 (6.94%) Stakeholder Engagement
14 5 (6.94%) Dependency Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (16.67%) SQL
2 11 (15.28%) C#
3 9 (12.50%) Perl
4 8 (11.11%) Python
4 8 (11.11%) Ruby
5 7 (9.72%) Bash Shell
5 7 (9.72%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.39%) C
6 1 (1.39%) C++
6 1 (1.39%) Java
6 1 (1.39%) PHP
6 1 (1.39%) VBA
6 1 (1.39%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 24 (33.33%) Degree
2 11 (15.28%) ISEB
3 5 (6.94%) ISTQB
4 2 (2.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.39%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (45.83%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (9.72%) Telerik
2 3 (4.17%) Microsoft
Bristol
Kainos
Salary: £45,000 - £70,000 per year
Posted: 17 hours ago
Bristol
Kainos
Salary: £45,000 - £65,000 per year
Posted: 17 hours ago
Bristol
Kainos
Salary: £45,000 - £70,000 per year
Posted: 25 days ago
Bristol
Kainos
Salary: £45,000 - £65,000 per year
Posted: 25 days ago