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 28 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Strategy
Rank 113 130 97
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -33
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 25 7 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 1.24% 0.37% 1.04%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.50% 0.44% 1.36%
Number of salaries quoted 20 7 12
Average salary £55,000 £34,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+61.76% -10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,300 £30,000 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £47,500 £47,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -5.26%
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
1668 1586 1254
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 82.45% 84.05% 76.70%
Number of salaries quoted 1357 1359 1057
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 28 November 2014.

Test Strategy Salary Histogram in Bristol

Test Strategy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 57 (87.69%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (66.15%) Software Testing
3 37 (56.92%) Selenium
4 32 (49.23%) Waterfall
5 31 (47.69%) Test Management
5 31 (47.69%) Test Planning
6 28 (43.08%) V-Model
7 27 (41.54%) Validation
8 22 (33.85%) Test Automation
9 20 (30.77%) WebDriver
9 20 (30.77%) Mentoring
10 17 (26.15%) Open Source
11 16 (24.62%) TestNG
11 16 (24.62%) JUnit
12 15 (23.08%) Automated Testing
13 14 (21.54%) Finance
14 12 (18.46%) Degree
15 10 (15.38%) Test Scripting
16 9 (13.85%) QA
17 7 (10.77%) Scrum
18 5 (7.69%) Risk Management
18 5 (7.69%) ISEB
18 5 (7.69%) Project Management
18 5 (7.69%) Stakeholder Engagement
18 5 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
18 5 (7.69%) Dependency Management
18 5 (7.69%) Coaching
19 4 (6.15%) Line Management
19 4 (6.15%) Automation Testing
19 4 (6.15%) Performance Testing

Test Strategy
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 (1.54%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.54%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 37 (56.92%) Selenium
2 20 (30.77%) WebDriver
3 16 (24.62%) TestNG
3 16 (24.62%) JUnit
4 3 (4.62%) JMeter
4 3 (4.62%) FitNesse
4 3 (4.62%) SoapUI
4 3 (4.62%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (4.62%) Ranorex
5 2 (3.08%) QuickTest Pro
6 1 (1.54%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.54%) Git (software)
6 1 (1.54%) SpecFlow
6 1 (1.54%) Cucumber
General
1 14 (21.54%) Finance
2 4 (6.15%) Legal
3 2 (3.08%) Military
Job Titles
1 19 (29.23%) Tester
2 17 (26.15%) Test Team Leader
2 17 (26.15%) Team Leader
3 14 (21.54%) Test Engineer
4 13 (20.00%) Senior Test Engineer
5 12 (18.46%) Senior Tester
6 10 (15.38%) Analyst
7 9 (13.85%) Software Tester
8 8 (12.31%) Test Analyst
8 8 (12.31%) Senior Software Tester
9 7 (10.77%) Automation Tester
9 7 (10.77%) Test Manager
10 5 (7.69%) Strategy Manager
10 5 (7.69%) Architect
10 5 (7.69%) Test Strategy Manager
10 5 (7.69%) Test Architect
10 5 (7.69%) Selenium Tester
11 4 (6.15%) Senior Automation Tester
12 3 (4.62%) Test Leader
12 3 (4.62%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.08%) .NET
2 1 (1.54%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.54%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (26.15%) Open Source
2 2 (3.08%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.54%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.54%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (87.69%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (66.15%) Software Testing
3 32 (49.23%) Waterfall
4 31 (47.69%) Test Management
4 31 (47.69%) Test Planning
5 28 (43.08%) V-Model
6 27 (41.54%) Validation
7 22 (33.85%) Test Automation
8 20 (30.77%) Mentoring
9 15 (23.08%) Automated Testing
10 10 (15.38%) Test Scripting
11 7 (10.77%) Scrum
12 5 (7.69%) Project Management
12 5 (7.69%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 5 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
12 5 (7.69%) Risk Management
12 5 (7.69%) Coaching
12 5 (7.69%) Dependency Management
13 4 (6.15%) Line Management
13 4 (6.15%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (6.15%) C#
2 3 (4.62%) SQL
3 2 (3.08%) VBA
3 2 (3.08%) Java
Qualifications
1 12 (18.46%) Degree
2 5 (7.69%) ISEB
3 3 (4.62%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (13.85%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (3.08%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (4.62%) Microsoft
1 3 (4.62%) Telerik
2 2 (3.08%) HP
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