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 30 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Tester
Rank 95 121 71
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -50
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 27 19 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 1.66% 1.03% 2.87%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.71% 1.05% 2.92%
Number of salaries quoted 21 19 52
Median salary £34,000 £31,500 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.93% -7.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £43,800 £44,500
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Tester
South West

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
1581 1808 1781
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 97.35% 97.68% 98.13%
Number of salaries quoted 1382 1564 1406
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 30 July 2016.

Tester Salary Histogram in Bristol

Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 30 July 2016, 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 26 (46.43%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (44.64%) Microsoft
3 20 (35.71%) QA
3 20 (35.71%) Selenium
4 19 (33.93%) Team Foundation Server
5 17 (30.36%) Software Testing
5 17 (30.36%) Windows
5 17 (30.36%) Scrum
5 17 (30.36%) SDLC
6 16 (28.57%) User Experience
6 16 (28.57%) Automated Testing
7 15 (26.79%) Manual Testing
7 15 (26.79%) User Stories
8 12 (21.43%) ISEB
8 12 (21.43%) Test Scripting
8 12 (21.43%) Test Automation
9 10 (17.86%) Windows Server 2012
9 10 (17.86%) Usability Testing
9 10 (17.86%) XML
10 9 (16.07%) SQL
10 9 (16.07%) Degree
11 8 (14.29%) Penetration Testing
11 8 (14.29%) Java
11 8 (14.29%) Finance
12 7 (12.50%) Information Security
12 7 (12.50%) Kanban
12 7 (12.50%) Waterfall
12 7 (12.50%) Cucumber
13 6 (10.71%) ISTQB
13 6 (10.71%) Oracle

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 1 (1.79%) MS Exchange
1 1 (1.79%) SharePoint
1 1 (1.79%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (8.93%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.79%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.57%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.79%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.14%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (1.79%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.14%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 20 (35.71%) Selenium
2 19 (33.93%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (12.50%) Cucumber
4 4 (7.14%) JUnit
4 4 (7.14%) SoapUI
4 4 (7.14%) Visual Studio
5 3 (5.36%) Jasmine
5 3 (5.36%) Protractor
5 3 (5.36%) TestNG
6 2 (3.57%) JBehave
6 2 (3.57%) PHPUnit
7 1 (1.79%) eggPlant
7 1 (1.79%) HP UFT
7 1 (1.79%) JIRA
7 1 (1.79%) JIRA Agile
7 1 (1.79%) SpecFlow
7 1 (1.79%) WebDriver
General
1 8 (14.29%) Finance
2 3 (5.36%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.57%) Legal
3 2 (3.57%) Military
4 1 (1.79%) Banking
4 1 (1.79%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (17.86%) XML
2 5 (8.93%) .NET
3 3 (5.36%) CSS
3 3 (5.36%) HTML
3 3 (5.36%) Web Services
4 2 (3.57%) Behat
Miscellaneous
1 16 (28.57%) User Experience
2 6 (10.71%) Mobile App
3 4 (7.14%) Data Protection Act
3 4 (7.14%) SCADA
4 3 (5.36%) Data Centre
4 3 (5.36%) iPad
5 2 (3.57%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.79%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.79%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 17 (30.36%) Windows
2 10 (17.86%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (5.36%) Linux
4 1 (1.79%) Android
4 1 (1.79%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.79%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (46.43%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (30.36%) Scrum
2 17 (30.36%) SDLC
2 17 (30.36%) Software Testing
3 16 (28.57%) Automated Testing
4 15 (26.79%) Manual Testing
4 15 (26.79%) User Stories
5 12 (21.43%) Test Automation
5 12 (21.43%) Test Scripting
6 10 (17.86%) Usability Testing
7 8 (14.29%) Penetration Testing
8 7 (12.50%) Information Security
8 7 (12.50%) Kanban
8 7 (12.50%) Waterfall
9 5 (8.93%) Regression Testing
10 4 (7.14%) Data Protection
10 4 (7.14%) Functional Testing
10 4 (7.14%) System Testing
10 4 (7.14%) Wireframes
11 3 (5.36%) Context-Driven Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (16.07%) SQL
2 8 (14.29%) Java
3 5 (8.93%) C#
4 4 (7.14%) Perl
4 4 (7.14%) PHP
4 4 (7.14%) Python
4 4 (7.14%) Ruby
5 3 (5.36%) JavaScript
5 3 (5.36%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 12 (21.43%) ISEB
2 9 (16.07%) Degree
3 6 (10.71%) CREST Certified
3 6 (10.71%) ISTQB
4 4 (7.14%) CHECK Team Leader
4 4 (7.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (7.14%) SC Cleared
4 4 (7.14%) Security Cleared
5 3 (5.36%) CCNP
5 3 (5.36%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (5.36%) CISSP
5 3 (5.36%) CLAS
5 3 (5.36%) GIAC
5 3 (5.36%) GPEN
5 3 (5.36%) OSCE
5 3 (5.36%) OSCP
5 3 (5.36%) OSWP
5 3 (5.36%) SANS
5 3 (5.36%) Tigerscheme
6 2 (3.57%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (35.71%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.79%) Hyper-V
1 1 (1.79%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.79%) SCCM
1 1 (1.79%) SCOM
Vendors
1 25 (44.64%) Microsoft
2 6 (10.71%) Oracle
3 3 (5.36%) Cegedim Rx
3 3 (5.36%) Telerik
4 1 (1.79%) HP
4 1 (1.79%) VMware
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