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 28 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Tester
Rank 99 110 69
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -41
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 26 20 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 1.51% 1.03% 3.02%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.57% 1.05% 3.08%
Number of salaries quoted 25 20 58
Median salary £37,500 £30,750 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+21.95% -12.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £22,000 £22,200
10% offered a salary of more than £66,000 £37,500 £45,750
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
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
1655 1901 1945
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 96.33% 97.59% 97.98%
Number of salaries quoted 1468 1655 1573
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £62,500
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 28 May 2016.

Tester Salary Histogram in Bristol

Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 19 (44.19%) Microsoft
2 18 (41.86%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (41.86%) QA
3 16 (37.21%) Windows
4 15 (34.88%) Scrum
4 15 (34.88%) Selenium
4 15 (34.88%) Manual Testing
4 15 (34.88%) User Stories
5 14 (32.56%) Team Foundation Server
5 14 (32.56%) Software Testing
6 12 (27.91%) Finance
7 11 (25.58%) ISEB
8 10 (23.26%) Degree
8 10 (23.26%) User Experience
8 10 (23.26%) SDLC
9 9 (20.93%) Test Automation
9 9 (20.93%) Java
9 9 (20.93%) Automated Testing
10 8 (18.60%) Penetration Testing
10 8 (18.60%) SQL
11 7 (16.28%) Functional Testing
11 7 (16.28%) Waterfall
11 7 (16.28%) SQL Server
11 7 (16.28%) Information Security
12 6 (13.95%) ISTQB
12 6 (13.95%) Oracle
12 6 (13.95%) XML
12 6 (13.95%) Windows Server 2012
12 6 (13.95%) Usability Testing
12 6 (13.95%) Test Scripting

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:

Applications
1 5 (11.63%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.33%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.30%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (2.33%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (16.28%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.98%) RDBMS
2 3 (6.98%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 15 (34.88%) Selenium
2 14 (32.56%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (9.30%) SoapUI
4 2 (4.65%) Cucumber
4 2 (4.65%) HP UFT
4 2 (4.65%) JBehave
4 2 (4.65%) PHPUnit
5 1 (2.33%) Bugzilla
5 1 (2.33%) eggPlant
5 1 (2.33%) Jenkins
5 1 (2.33%) JIRA
5 1 (2.33%) JIRA Agile
5 1 (2.33%) JUnit
5 1 (2.33%) SpecFlow
5 1 (2.33%) Subversion
5 1 (2.33%) Visual Studio
5 1 (2.33%) WebDriver
General
1 12 (27.91%) Finance
2 3 (6.98%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.65%) Legal
3 2 (4.65%) Military
4 1 (2.33%) Banking
4 1 (2.33%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (13.95%) XML
2 3 (6.98%) Web Services
3 2 (4.65%) Behat
4 1 (2.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 10 (23.26%) User Experience
2 4 (9.30%) Data Protection Act
2 4 (9.30%) SCADA
3 3 (6.98%) Data Centre
3 3 (6.98%) Driving Licence
3 3 (6.98%) iPad
3 3 (6.98%) Mobile App
4 2 (4.65%) Digital Media
5 1 (2.33%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.33%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 16 (37.21%) Windows
2 6 (13.95%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (6.98%) Linux
3 3 (6.98%) Unix
4 1 (2.33%) Android
4 1 (2.33%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.33%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (41.86%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (34.88%) Manual Testing
2 15 (34.88%) Scrum
2 15 (34.88%) User Stories
3 14 (32.56%) Software Testing
4 10 (23.26%) SDLC
5 9 (20.93%) Automated Testing
5 9 (20.93%) Test Automation
6 8 (18.60%) Penetration Testing
7 7 (16.28%) Functional Testing
7 7 (16.28%) Information Security
7 7 (16.28%) Waterfall
8 6 (13.95%) Test Scripting
8 6 (13.95%) Usability Testing
9 5 (11.63%) Kanban
9 5 (11.63%) Non-Functional Testing
9 5 (11.63%) Software Engineering
10 4 (9.30%) Data Protection
10 4 (9.30%) Regression Testing
10 4 (9.30%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (20.93%) Java
2 8 (18.60%) SQL
3 4 (9.30%) Perl
3 4 (9.30%) PHP
3 4 (9.30%) Python
3 4 (9.30%) Ruby
4 3 (6.98%) VBScript
5 2 (4.65%) C#
Qualifications
1 11 (25.58%) ISEB
2 10 (23.26%) Degree
3 6 (13.95%) CREST Certified
3 6 (13.95%) ISTQB
4 4 (9.30%) CHECK Team Leader
4 4 (9.30%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (6.98%) CCNP
5 3 (6.98%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (6.98%) CISSP
5 3 (6.98%) CLAS
5 3 (6.98%) GIAC
5 3 (6.98%) GPEN
5 3 (6.98%) OSCE
5 3 (6.98%) OSCP
5 3 (6.98%) OSWP
5 3 (6.98%) SANS
5 3 (6.98%) SC Cleared
5 3 (6.98%) Security Cleared
5 3 (6.98%) Tigerscheme
6 1 (2.33%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (41.86%) QA
Vendors
1 19 (44.19%) Microsoft
2 6 (13.95%) Oracle
3 3 (6.98%) Cegedim Rx
3 3 (6.98%) Telerik
4 1 (2.33%) HP
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