The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Bristol region that had Tester featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 17 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Tester
South West / Bristol
Rank 104 120 114
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 21 13 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 1.29% 0.75% 0.68%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.33% 0.77% 0.70%
Number of salaries quoted 17 13 9
Median salary £35,000 £36,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.10% +4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,900 £22,600 £30,050
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £40,000 £36,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bristol region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Bristol
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1578 1683 1845
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 96.87% 97.17% 96.90%
Number of salaries quoted 1272 1515 1512
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +10.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £23,750
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £58,100 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

The demand trend of job ads across the Bristol region that featured Tester in the job title.

Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

Tester
Salary Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Tester across the Bristol region.

Tester Salary Trend in Bristol

Tester
Salary Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Tester across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 17 January 2017.

Tester Salary Histogram in Bristol

Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, Tester job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Bristol region featuring Tester in the job title.

1 24 (63.16%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (52.63%) Selenium
3 15 (39.47%) Automated Testing
4 11 (28.95%) QA
4 11 (28.95%) Test Automation
5 9 (23.68%) C#
6 8 (21.05%) ISEB
6 8 (21.05%) Scrum
6 8 (21.05%) SDLC
7 7 (18.42%) Microsoft
7 7 (18.42%) Software Testing
7 7 (18.42%) .NET
7 7 (18.42%) Manual Testing
8 6 (15.79%) Mobile App
8 6 (15.79%) Java
8 6 (15.79%) Finance
9 5 (13.16%) CSS
9 5 (13.16%) Windows
9 5 (13.16%) HTML
9 5 (13.16%) Regression Testing
9 5 (13.16%) Analytics
9 5 (13.16%) Data Analytics
9 5 (13.16%) WebDriver
9 5 (13.16%) Test Scripting
9 5 (13.16%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (13.16%) Team Foundation Server
9 5 (13.16%) User Acceptance Testing
9 5 (13.16%) User Experience
10 4 (10.53%) Test Planning
10 4 (10.53%) BDD

Tester Skill Set
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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (5.26%) CMS
2 1 (2.63%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (7.89%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (2.63%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.63%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.63%) GitHub
1 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.26%) Internet
1 2 (5.26%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.26%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 20 (52.63%) Selenium
2 5 (13.16%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (13.16%) WebDriver
3 3 (7.89%) Cucumber
3 3 (7.89%) Jenkins
3 3 (7.89%) JIRA
3 3 (7.89%) Visual Studio
4 2 (5.26%) Jasmine
4 2 (5.26%) JUnit
4 2 (5.26%) NUnit
4 2 (5.26%) Protractor
4 2 (5.26%) SpecFlow
4 2 (5.26%) TestNG
5 1 (2.63%) Appium
5 1 (2.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (2.63%) Calabash
5 1 (2.63%) Mocha
5 1 (2.63%) Redmine
5 1 (2.63%) Robotium
5 1 (2.63%) TestRail
General
1 6 (15.79%) Finance
2 4 (10.53%) Marketing
3 3 (7.89%) Electronics
3 3 (7.89%) Manufacturing
3 3 (7.89%) Telecoms
4 2 (5.26%) Multimedia
4 2 (5.26%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (18.42%) .NET
2 5 (13.16%) CSS
2 5 (13.16%) HTML
3 4 (10.53%) Gherkin
4 3 (7.89%) ASP.NET
4 3 (7.89%) CSS3
5 2 (5.26%) XML
6 1 (2.63%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.79%) Mobile App
2 5 (13.16%) User Experience
3 2 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.63%) iPad
4 1 (2.63%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 5 (13.16%) Windows
2 2 (5.26%) Android
2 2 (5.26%) Apple iOS
2 2 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (63.16%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (39.47%) Automated Testing
3 11 (28.95%) Test Automation
4 8 (21.05%) Scrum
4 8 (21.05%) SDLC
5 7 (18.42%) Manual Testing
5 7 (18.42%) Software Testing
6 5 (13.16%) Analytics
6 5 (13.16%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (13.16%) Data Analytics
6 5 (13.16%) Regression Testing
6 5 (13.16%) Test Scripting
6 5 (13.16%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (10.53%) BDD
7 4 (10.53%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (10.53%) Test Planning
8 3 (7.89%) Automation Testing
8 3 (7.89%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (7.89%) Functional Testing
8 3 (7.89%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 9 (23.68%) C#
2 6 (15.79%) Java
3 4 (10.53%) JavaScript
3 4 (10.53%) SQL
4 3 (7.89%) C++
4 3 (7.89%) Python
5 1 (2.63%) PowerShell
5 1 (2.63%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 8 (21.05%) ISEB
2 4 (10.53%) ISTQB
3 3 (7.89%) CEH
3 3 (7.89%) Degree
3 3 (7.89%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (28.95%) QA
2 1 (2.63%) SDET
Systems Management
1 3 (7.89%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.63%) WMI
Vendors
1 7 (18.42%) Microsoft
2 3 (7.89%) Oracle
2 3 (7.89%) SAP
3 2 (5.26%) Atlassian
4 1 (2.63%) Panasonic
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