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 25 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Strategy
Rank 122 130 82
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -48
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 7 8 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.42% 0.43% 2.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.47% 0.48% 2.64%
Number of salaries quoted 7 6 30
Median salary £36,000 £43,750 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-17.71% +13.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,600 £38,250 £35,900
10% offered a salary of more than £49,200 £50,000 £56,150
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
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
1501 1668 1592
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 89.13% 89.87% 87.96%
Number of salaries quoted 1285 1438 1253
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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 25 August 2016.

Test Strategy Salary Histogram in Bristol

Test Strategy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 25 August 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 7 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (50.00%) Scrum
2 5 (50.00%) QA
2 5 (50.00%) Waterfall
2 5 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 4 (40.00%) SDLC
3 4 (40.00%) Selenium
3 4 (40.00%) Degree
3 4 (40.00%) ISTQB
4 3 (30.00%) JIRA
4 3 (30.00%) Computer Science
4 3 (30.00%) ISEB
4 3 (30.00%) Regression Testing
4 3 (30.00%) Bugzilla
4 3 (30.00%) Handset
4 3 (30.00%) Defect Tracking
4 3 (30.00%) TestLink
4 3 (30.00%) Hudson
4 3 (30.00%) Capybara
4 3 (30.00%) Jenkins
4 3 (30.00%) Cucumber
4 3 (30.00%) BDD
4 3 (30.00%) Test Automation
4 3 (30.00%) WebDriver
4 3 (30.00%) Open Source
4 3 (30.00%) Test Management
4 3 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (30.00%) Manual Testing
4 3 (30.00%) TeamCity
4 3 (30.00%) Git (software)

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:

Development Applications
1 4 (40.00%) Selenium
2 3 (30.00%) Bugzilla
2 3 (30.00%) Capybara
2 3 (30.00%) Cucumber
2 3 (30.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (30.00%) Hudson
2 3 (30.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (30.00%) JIRA
2 3 (30.00%) TeamCity
2 3 (30.00%) TestLink
2 3 (30.00%) WebDriver
3 1 (10.00%) JMeter
3 1 (10.00%) SoapUI
3 1 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (10.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (20.00%) Banking
1 2 (20.00%) Private Banking
2 1 (10.00%) Electronics
2 1 (10.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Investment Banking
2 1 (10.00%) Retail
2 1 (10.00%) Retail Banking
2 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) QA Leader
2 3 (30.00%) Test Manager
3 2 (20.00%) Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Automation Test Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Test Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Programme Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Programme Test Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Automation Test Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Test Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Test Leader
4 1 (10.00%) Test Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) REST
1 1 (10.00%) SOAP
1 1 (10.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Computer Science
1 3 (30.00%) Handset
2 2 (20.00%) Client/Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (50.00%) Scrum
2 5 (50.00%) Waterfall
3 4 (40.00%) SDLC
4 3 (30.00%) BDD
4 3 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (30.00%) Defect Tracking
4 3 (30.00%) Manual Testing
4 3 (30.00%) Open Source
4 3 (30.00%) Regression Testing
4 3 (30.00%) Test Automation
4 3 (30.00%) Test Management
5 2 (20.00%) Functional Testing
5 2 (20.00%) Project Management
5 2 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (10.00%) Data Migration
6 1 (10.00%) Mentoring
6 1 (10.00%) Non-Functional Testing
6 1 (10.00%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) C++
1 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (10.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 4 (40.00%) Degree
2 4 (40.00%) ISTQB
3 3 (30.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (50.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
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