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 26 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Tester
South West / Bristol
Rank 103 114 114
Rank change year-on-year
+11 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 30 17 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 1.69% 0.94% 0.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.74% 0.97% 0.54%
Number of salaries quoted 30 13 10
Median salary £42,500 £36,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+16.43% +4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £23,600 £28,150
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £42,000 £45,750
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

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
1722 1754 1866
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 96.90% 97.12% 97.70%
Number of salaries quoted 1401 1546 1544
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 26 February 2017.

Tester Salary Histogram in Bristol

Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 30 (63.83%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (55.32%) Selenium
3 19 (40.43%) QA
3 19 (40.43%) Java
4 18 (38.30%) Automated Testing
5 17 (36.17%) C#
5 17 (36.17%) Test Automation
6 14 (29.79%) Continuous Integration
7 13 (27.66%) Open Source
8 11 (23.40%) JavaScript
9 10 (21.28%) Software Testing
9 10 (21.28%) SDLC
10 9 (19.15%) WebDriver
11 8 (17.02%) .NET
11 8 (17.02%) CSS
11 8 (17.02%) HTML
12 7 (14.89%) SQL
12 7 (14.89%) Windows
12 7 (14.89%) Python
12 7 (14.89%) Scrum
12 7 (14.89%) Finance
13 6 (12.77%) Regression Testing
13 6 (12.77%) Ruby
13 6 (12.77%) Microsoft
13 6 (12.77%) ISEB
13 6 (12.77%) Web Services
13 6 (12.77%) Manual Testing
13 6 (12.77%) Analytical Skills
14 5 (10.64%) Appium
14 5 (10.64%) Calabash

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 (4.26%) CMS
2 1 (2.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Business Applications
1 3 (6.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (2.13%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (10.64%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.13%) GitHub
2 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.26%) Internet
1 2 (4.26%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.13%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 26 (55.32%) Selenium
2 9 (19.15%) WebDriver
3 5 (10.64%) Appium
3 5 (10.64%) Calabash
3 5 (10.64%) Cucumber
3 5 (10.64%) Jasmine
3 5 (10.64%) JUnit
3 5 (10.64%) Protractor
3 5 (10.64%) TestNG
4 4 (8.51%) JMeter
4 4 (8.51%) NUnit
4 4 (8.51%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (6.38%) Jenkins
5 3 (6.38%) JIRA
5 3 (6.38%) Visual Studio
6 2 (4.26%) SpecFlow
6 2 (4.26%) WATIR
7 1 (2.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (2.13%) Mocha
7 1 (2.13%) Robotium
General
1 7 (14.89%) Finance
2 4 (8.51%) Marketing
3 3 (6.38%) Electronics
3 3 (6.38%) Manufacturing
3 3 (6.38%) Telecoms
4 2 (4.26%) Multimedia
4 2 (4.26%) Retail
5 1 (2.13%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (17.02%) .NET
1 8 (17.02%) CSS
1 8 (17.02%) HTML
2 6 (12.77%) Web Services
3 4 (8.51%) Gherkin
3 4 (8.51%) REST
4 3 (6.38%) CSS3
5 2 (4.26%) ASP.NET
6 1 (2.13%) .NET Framework
6 1 (2.13%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.77%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (8.51%) Client/Server
3 3 (6.38%) Mobile App
4 2 (4.26%) User Experience
5 1 (2.13%) Hedge funds
5 1 (2.13%) iPad
5 1 (2.13%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 7 (14.89%) Windows
2 4 (8.51%) Linux
2 4 (8.51%) Unix
3 3 (6.38%) Android
3 3 (6.38%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.13%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (63.83%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (38.30%) Automated Testing
3 17 (36.17%) Test Automation
4 14 (29.79%) Continuous Integration
5 13 (27.66%) Open Source
6 10 (21.28%) SDLC
6 10 (21.28%) Software Testing
7 7 (14.89%) Scrum
8 6 (12.77%) Manual Testing
8 6 (12.77%) Regression Testing
9 5 (10.64%) Continuous Improvement
9 5 (10.64%) Test Scripting
9 5 (10.64%) User Acceptance Testing
10 4 (8.51%) BDD
10 4 (8.51%) Business Intelligence
10 4 (8.51%) Continuous Delivery
10 4 (8.51%) DevOps
10 4 (8.51%) Test Planning
10 4 (8.51%) Test Strategy
11 3 (6.38%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 19 (40.43%) Java
2 17 (36.17%) C#
3 11 (23.40%) JavaScript
4 7 (14.89%) Python
4 7 (14.89%) SQL
5 6 (12.77%) Ruby
6 3 (6.38%) C++
7 2 (4.26%) Scala
8 1 (2.13%) PowerShell
8 1 (2.13%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (12.77%) ISEB
2 5 (10.64%) Degree
3 3 (6.38%) CEH
3 3 (6.38%) ISEB Practitioner
3 3 (6.38%) ISTQB
4 1 (2.13%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (40.43%) QA
2 3 (6.38%) SDET
Systems Management
1 3 (6.38%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.13%) WMI
Vendors
1 6 (12.77%) Microsoft
2 4 (8.51%) Oracle
3 3 (6.38%) SAP
4 2 (4.26%) Atlassian
5 1 (2.13%) Panasonic
Bristol, Avon
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Colston Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum, Benefits Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol
Creation Recruitment
Salary: £50,000 - £55,000 per year
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Colston Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum, Benefits Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + 5% Pension, Bonus, Life & Health
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: Bonus AND Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Hargreaves Lansdown
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol
Creation Recruitment
Salary: £50,000 - £55,000 per year + benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 27 days ago
Bristol, Gloucestershire
UK Consumer Panels
Posted: 8 days ago