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 22 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Strategy
South West / Bristol
Rank 122 115 96
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -19
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 2 13 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.12% 0.74% 1.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.13% 0.82% 2.08%
Number of salaries quoted 1 13 35
Median salary £52,500 £37,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+40.00% -31.81%
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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
1486 1593 1682
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 92.18% 90.25% 86.84%
Number of salaries quoted 1175 1435 1361
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £61,500 £67,500
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, 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 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) ISTQB
2 3 (60.00%) QA
2 3 (60.00%) Selenium
2 3 (60.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (60.00%) Waterfall
3 2 (40.00%) Cucumber
3 2 (40.00%) BDD
3 2 (40.00%) Hudson
3 2 (40.00%) Capybara
3 2 (40.00%) Jenkins
3 2 (40.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (40.00%) TestLink
3 2 (40.00%) SDLC
3 2 (40.00%) Defect Tracking
3 2 (40.00%) WebDriver
3 2 (40.00%) Open Source
3 2 (40.00%) TeamCity
3 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (40.00%) Degree
3 2 (40.00%) JIRA
3 2 (40.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Test Management
3 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (40.00%) Manual Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Retail
3 2 (40.00%) Bugzilla
3 2 (40.00%) Handset
3 2 (40.00%) Scrum

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 3 (60.00%) Selenium
2 2 (40.00%) Bugzilla
2 2 (40.00%) Capybara
2 2 (40.00%) Cucumber
2 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (40.00%) Hudson
2 2 (40.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (40.00%) JIRA
2 2 (40.00%) TeamCity
2 2 (40.00%) TestLink
2 2 (40.00%) WebDriver
3 1 (20.00%) SpecFlow
3 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (40.00%) Retail
2 1 (20.00%) Banking
2 1 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Investment Banking
2 1 (20.00%) Private Banking
2 1 (20.00%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) QA Leader
1 2 (40.00%) Test Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Automation Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Test Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Tester
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (40.00%) Handset
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (60.00%) Waterfall
3 2 (40.00%) BDD
3 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (40.00%) Defect Tracking
3 2 (40.00%) Manual Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Open Source
3 2 (40.00%) Regression Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Scrum
3 2 (40.00%) SDLC
3 2 (40.00%) Test Management
3 2 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (20.00%) CRM
4 1 (20.00%) Functional Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Project Management
4 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
4 1 (20.00%) System Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Wealth Management
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) ISTQB
2 2 (40.00%) Degree
2 2 (40.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (60.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft