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

3 months to
2 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Strategy
Rank 111 136 91
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -45
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 2 5 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.13% 0.26% 2.04%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.14% 0.29% 2.34%
Number of salaries quoted 2 4 32
Median salary £43,000 £55,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-21.81% +42.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,400 £48,000 £37,050
10% offered a salary of more than £48,600 £58,500 £45,000
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
1406 1729 1706
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 90.48% 88.89% 87.04%
Number of salaries quoted 1210 1487 1343
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £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 2 July 2016.

Test Strategy Salary Histogram in Bristol

Test Strategy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 6 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (45.45%) ISEB
2 5 (45.45%) Performance Testing
2 5 (45.45%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (36.36%) ISTQB
3 4 (36.36%) QA
4 3 (27.27%) Finance
4 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
4 3 (27.27%) Java
4 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
4 3 (27.27%) Relational Database
4 3 (27.27%) DevOps
4 3 (27.27%) Test Automation
4 3 (27.27%) Computer Science
5 2 (18.18%) SDLC
5 2 (18.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (18.18%) Functional Testing
5 2 (18.18%) Manual Testing
5 2 (18.18%) Degree
5 2 (18.18%) Financial Institution
5 2 (18.18%) Selenium
5 2 (18.18%) Scrum
6 1 (9.09%) Migration
6 1 (9.09%) Bugzilla
6 1 (9.09%) Handset
6 1 (9.09%) Penetration Testing
6 1 (9.09%) Software Testing
6 1 (9.09%) Regression Testing
6 1 (9.09%) Electronics
6 1 (9.09%) Telecoms

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 1 (9.09%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) Relational Database
1 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Selenium
2 1 (9.09%) Bugzilla
2 1 (9.09%) Capybara
2 1 (9.09%) Cucumber
2 1 (9.09%) Git (software)
2 1 (9.09%) Hudson
2 1 (9.09%) Jenkins
2 1 (9.09%) JIRA
2 1 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (9.09%) TeamCity
2 1 (9.09%) TestLink
2 1 (9.09%) Visual Studio
2 1 (9.09%) WebDriver
General
1 3 (27.27%) Finance
2 2 (18.18%) Financial Institution
3 1 (9.09%) Electronics
3 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Analyst
1 7 (63.64%) Test Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) QA Leader
3 2 (18.18%) Test Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Agile Coach
4 1 (9.09%) Agile Test Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Automation Test Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Head of QA
4 1 (9.09%) Head of Test
4 1 (9.09%) Head of Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Programme Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Programme Test Manager
4 1 (9.09%) QA Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) QA Manager
4 1 (9.09%) QA Test Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) QA Test Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Software QA Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Test Leader
4 1 (9.09%) Test Programme Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Testing Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Computer Science
2 1 (9.09%) Client/Server
2 1 (9.09%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (9.09%) Handset
2 1 (9.09%) Mobile App
2 1 (9.09%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (45.45%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (45.45%) Performance Testing
3 3 (27.27%) DevOps
3 3 (27.27%) Test Automation
4 2 (18.18%) Functional Testing
4 2 (18.18%) Manual Testing
4 2 (18.18%) Scrum
4 2 (18.18%) SDLC
5 1 (9.09%) Data Migration
5 1 (9.09%) Data Protection
5 1 (9.09%) Defect Tracking
5 1 (9.09%) E-Commerce
5 1 (9.09%) Migration
5 1 (9.09%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Regression Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Software Delivery
5 1 (9.09%) Software Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Test Management
5 1 (9.09%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) Java
2 1 (9.09%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (45.45%) ISEB
2 4 (36.36%) ISTQB
3 2 (18.18%) Degree
3 2 (18.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (36.36%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft