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 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Strategy
Rank 130 83 109
Rank change year-on-year
-47 +26
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 7 40 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.38% 2.21% 0.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.43% 2.54% 0.81%
Number of salaries quoted 5 30 11
Average salary £45,000 £38,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.88% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,900 £37,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £45,500 £38,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
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
1623 1577 1360
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 87.97% 87.03% 84.16%
Number of salaries quoted 1405 1247 1199
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £29,023 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £61,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,995
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +3.67%

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 29 July 2015.

Test Strategy Salary Histogram in Bristol

Test Strategy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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 15 (51.72%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (44.83%) QA
3 12 (41.38%) Test Planning
4 11 (37.93%) Test Management
4 11 (37.93%) ISEB
4 11 (37.93%) Finance
5 10 (34.48%) Software Delivery
6 9 (31.03%) Waterfall
6 9 (31.03%) Analytical Skills
7 8 (27.59%) Software Testing
8 7 (24.14%) Automated Testing
8 7 (24.14%) Stakeholder Management
8 7 (24.14%) SQL
9 6 (20.69%) Risk Management
9 6 (20.69%) Mentoring
9 6 (20.69%) Coaching
10 5 (17.24%) V-Model
10 5 (17.24%) People Management
10 5 (17.24%) Validation
10 5 (17.24%) ISTQB
10 5 (17.24%) System Testing
11 4 (13.79%) TDD
11 4 (13.79%) Scrum
11 4 (13.79%) Process Management
11 4 (13.79%) Web Services
11 4 (13.79%) BDD
11 4 (13.79%) Line Management
11 4 (13.79%) Big Data
11 4 (13.79%) SDLC
12 3 (10.34%) Operational Acceptance Testing

Test Strategy
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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 3 (10.34%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.90%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.45%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (13.79%) Big Data
2 2 (6.90%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.45%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Selenium
1 1 (3.45%) WebDriver
General
1 11 (37.93%) Finance
2 3 (10.34%) Banking
2 3 (10.34%) Billing
3 2 (6.90%) General Ledger
3 2 (6.90%) Retail
3 2 (6.90%) Financial Institution
3 2 (6.90%) Legal
4 1 (3.45%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.45%) Law
Job Titles
1 14 (48.28%) Test Manager
2 6 (20.69%) Test Leader
3 5 (17.24%) Test Engineer
3 5 (17.24%) Senior Test Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) Business Manager
4 3 (10.34%) Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Change Manager
5 2 (6.90%) Test Team Leader
5 2 (6.90%) Test Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Team Leader
6 1 (3.45%) Software Manager
6 1 (3.45%) Software Test Manager
6 1 (3.45%) Senior Business Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (13.79%) Web Services
2 2 (6.90%) Apache Flex
2 2 (6.90%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (31.03%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (10.34%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.45%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (51.72%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (41.38%) Test Planning
3 11 (37.93%) Test Management
4 10 (34.48%) Software Delivery
5 9 (31.03%) Waterfall
6 8 (27.59%) Software Testing
7 7 (24.14%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (24.14%) Automated Testing
8 6 (20.69%) Risk Management
8 6 (20.69%) Mentoring
8 6 (20.69%) Coaching
9 5 (17.24%) People Management
9 5 (17.24%) Validation
9 5 (17.24%) System Testing
9 5 (17.24%) V-Model
10 4 (13.79%) BDD
10 4 (13.79%) Process Management
10 4 (13.79%) Scrum
10 4 (13.79%) TDD
10 4 (13.79%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (24.14%) SQL
2 1 (3.45%) Java
Qualifications
1 11 (37.93%) ISEB
2 5 (17.24%) ISTQB
3 2 (6.90%) Degree
3 2 (6.90%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (3.45%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (44.83%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (10.34%) Microsoft
Bristol, Avon
University of the West of England
Salary: From £42,067 to £47,328 per annum
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