The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Bristol region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Strategy
Rank 98 121 90
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -31
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 27 5 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 1.34% 0.28% 1.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.61% 0.35% 2.16%
Number of salaries quoted 26 5 24
Average salary £38,500 £41,500 £36,300
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.22% +14.32%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,250 £32,400 £35,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £43,600 £43,450
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
Processes & Methodologies Category
Bristol
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1679 1444 1392
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 83.04% 79.73% 76.61%
Number of salaries quoted 1329 1247 1210
Average salary £42,500 £39,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.59% -1.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
Test Strategy
South West

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 18 April 2014.

Test Strategy Salary Histogram in Bristol

Test Strategy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 23 (71.88%) QA
2 18 (56.25%) Automated Testing
3 12 (37.50%) Test Scripting
3 12 (37.50%) Test Automation
4 11 (34.38%) Degree
4 11 (34.38%) Scrum
4 11 (34.38%) Perl
5 10 (31.25%) Python
5 10 (31.25%) Ruby
6 9 (28.13%) SQL
7 8 (25.00%) HTML
7 8 (25.00%) Test Management
7 8 (25.00%) HTML5
8 7 (21.88%) Bash Shell
8 7 (21.88%) Selenium
8 7 (21.88%) Silverlight
8 7 (21.88%) C#
8 7 (21.88%) JavaScript
8 7 (21.88%) ISEB
9 5 (15.63%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (15.63%) JMeter
9 5 (15.63%) SQL Server
9 5 (15.63%) Web Testing
9 5 (15.63%) Performance Testing
10 4 (12.50%) UNIX
10 4 (12.50%) UML
10 4 (12.50%) Data Security
10 4 (12.50%) Telerik
10 4 (12.50%) Software Testing
11 3 (9.38%) Project Management

Test Strategy
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

Applications
1 2 (6.25%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.25%) Network Security
2 1 (3.13%) 2G
2 1 (3.13%) GSM
2 1 (3.13%) UMTS
2 1 (3.13%) Ethernet
2 1 (3.13%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.13%) HTTPS
2 1 (3.13%) IPv4
2 1 (3.13%) IPv6
2 1 (3.13%) Internet
2 1 (3.13%) 3G
2 1 (3.13%) LTE
2 1 (3.13%) 4G
2 1 (3.13%) Radio Access Network
2 1 (3.13%) MVNO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (15.63%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (21.88%) Selenium
2 5 (15.63%) JMeter
3 3 (9.38%) WatiN
3 3 (9.38%) WATIR
4 2 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (6.25%) Ranorex
4 2 (6.25%) FitNesse
4 2 (6.25%) WebDriver
5 1 (3.13%) Bugzilla
5 1 (3.13%) ClearQuest
General
1 2 (6.25%) Legal
2 1 (3.13%) Advertising
2 1 (3.13%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.13%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 17 (53.13%) Tester
2 13 (40.63%) Senior Tester
3 8 (25.00%) Test Leader
4 7 (21.88%) Automation Tester
4 7 (21.88%) Senior Automation Tester
4 7 (21.88%) Senior QA Tester
4 7 (21.88%) QA Tester
5 4 (12.50%) Head of Testing
5 4 (12.50%) Software Tester
6 3 (9.38%) Analyst
6 3 (9.38%) Senior Software Tester
7 2 (6.25%) Selenium Tester
7 2 (6.25%) Test Analyst
7 2 (6.25%) Test Engineer
7 2 (6.25%) Technical Tester
8 1 (3.13%) Technical Specialist
8 1 (3.13%) Technical Engineer
8 1 (3.13%) Senior Test Engineer
8 1 (3.13%) QA Engineer
8 1 (3.13%) Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (25.00%) HTML
1 8 (25.00%) HTML5
2 7 (21.88%) Silverlight
3 2 (6.25%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.25%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.13%) Verilog
2 1 (3.13%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.13%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.50%) UNIX
2 3 (9.38%) Windows
2 3 (9.38%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (56.25%) Automated Testing
2 12 (37.50%) Test Scripting
2 12 (37.50%) Test Automation
3 11 (34.38%) Scrum
4 8 (25.00%) Test Management
5 5 (15.63%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (15.63%) Web Testing
5 5 (15.63%) Performance Testing
6 4 (12.50%) UML
6 4 (12.50%) Data Security
6 4 (12.50%) Software Testing
7 3 (9.38%) Project Management
7 3 (9.38%) RUP
7 3 (9.38%) Scalability Testing
7 3 (9.38%) Integration Testing
7 3 (9.38%) Web Development
8 2 (6.25%) Automation Testing
8 2 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (6.25%) Validation
8 2 (6.25%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 11 (34.38%) Perl
2 10 (31.25%) Python
2 10 (31.25%) Ruby
3 9 (28.13%) SQL
4 7 (21.88%) Bash Shell
4 7 (21.88%) C#
4 7 (21.88%) JavaScript
5 3 (9.38%) PHP
6 2 (6.25%) Java
7 1 (3.13%) MATLAB
7 1 (3.13%) C++
7 1 (3.13%) C
7 1 (3.13%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 11 (34.38%) Degree
2 7 (21.88%) ISEB
3 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (6.25%) ISTQB
4 1 (3.13%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (71.88%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (12.50%) Telerik
2 2 (6.25%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.13%) IBM
3 1 (3.13%) Compuware
3 1 (3.13%) HP
3 1 (3.13%) Empirix
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Salary: £3000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
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Salary: £36000 - £38000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago