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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Strategy
Rank 123 76 110
Rank change year-on-year
-47 +34
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 13 41 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.69% 2.31% 0.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.78% 2.67% 0.75%
Number of salaries quoted 11 29 10
Average salary £42,500 £38,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.84% +8.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £35,000 £22,350
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £56,300 £46,825
UK excluding London average salary £48,750 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+8.33% +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
1670 1538 1333
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 88.36% 86.55% 84.74%
Number of salaries quoted 1444 1211 1166
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 August 2015.

Test Strategy Salary Histogram in Bristol

Test Strategy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 8 (53.33%) Stakeholder Management
1 8 (53.33%) Test Scripting
2 7 (46.67%) Finance
2 7 (46.67%) Coaching
2 7 (46.67%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (46.67%) ISEB
3 6 (40.00%) ISTQB
4 5 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (33.33%) Test Management
4 5 (33.33%) QA
4 5 (33.33%) Big Data
4 5 (33.33%) Web Services
4 5 (33.33%) Process Management
4 5 (33.33%) Risk Management
4 5 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (26.67%) Continuous Delivery
5 4 (26.67%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (26.67%) Test Automation
6 3 (20.00%) SDLC
6 3 (20.00%) Test Planning
6 3 (20.00%) Change Management
6 3 (20.00%) Project Management
6 3 (20.00%) Quality Management
6 3 (20.00%) Risk Assessment
7 2 (13.33%) MS Office
7 2 (13.33%) Internet
7 2 (13.33%) Financial Institution
7 2 (13.33%) Performance Management
8 1 (6.67%) Line Management
8 1 (6.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification

Test Strategy
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 2 (13.33%) MS Office
2 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (33.33%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 4 (26.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (46.67%) Finance
2 2 (13.33%) Financial Institution
3 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
3 1 (6.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Test Leader
2 4 (26.67%) Test Manager
3 3 (20.00%) Tester
3 3 (20.00%) Senior Tester
4 2 (13.33%) Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Test Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Business Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Test Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Business Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Test Specialist
5 1 (6.67%) QA Tester
5 1 (6.67%) Business Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Senior QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (33.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (46.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.67%) Client/Server
2 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
2 1 (6.67%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) Stakeholder Management
1 8 (53.33%) Test Scripting
2 7 (46.67%) Coaching
3 5 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (33.33%) Test Management
3 5 (33.33%) Risk Management
3 5 (33.33%) Process Management
3 5 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (26.67%) Test Automation
4 4 (26.67%) Continuous Delivery
5 3 (20.00%) SDLC
5 3 (20.00%) Test Planning
5 3 (20.00%) Change Management
5 3 (20.00%) Project Management
5 3 (20.00%) Quality Management
5 3 (20.00%) Risk Assessment
6 2 (13.33%) Performance Management
7 1 (6.67%) Waterfall
7 1 (6.67%) Manual Testing
7 1 (6.67%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 7 (46.67%) ISEB
2 6 (40.00%) ISTQB
3 1 (6.67%) Degree
3 1 (6.67%) IIBA
3 1 (6.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (33.33%) QA
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