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 3 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Tester
Rank 106 120 93
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -27
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 17 19 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 1.11% 0.99% 1.68%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.15% 1.03% 1.74%
Number of salaries quoted 13 19 22
Median salary £32,500 £31,500 £34,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.17% -8.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,100 £23,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £44,000 £35,000
UK excluding London median salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
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
1480 1852 1953
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 97.05% 96.36% 96.78%
Number of salaries quoted 1231 1618 1609
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%

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 3 December 2016.

Tester Salary Histogram in Bristol

Tester
Job Locations in Bristol

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Tester within the Bristol region over the 3 months to 3 December 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Avonmouth - 1 £35,000 -
Tester
South West

Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 3 December 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 27 (61.36%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (45.45%) Selenium
3 17 (38.64%) Automated Testing
4 15 (34.09%) QA
5 12 (27.27%) ISEB
5 12 (27.27%) SDLC
6 11 (25.00%) Microsoft
6 11 (25.00%) Manual Testing
7 10 (22.73%) Software Testing
7 10 (22.73%) Team Foundation Server
7 10 (22.73%) User Experience
8 9 (20.45%) Test Automation
8 9 (20.45%) Test Scripting
8 9 (20.45%) Scrum
8 9 (20.45%) Windows
9 8 (18.18%) .NET
10 7 (15.91%) Cucumber
10 7 (15.91%) Mobile App
11 6 (13.64%) Data Analytics
11 6 (13.64%) Windows Server 2012
11 6 (13.64%) Analytics
11 6 (13.64%) HTML
11 6 (13.64%) CSS
11 6 (13.64%) XML
11 6 (13.64%) Usability Testing
12 5 (11.36%) User Acceptance Testing
12 5 (11.36%) Visual Studio
12 5 (11.36%) CRM
12 5 (11.36%) SQL
13 4 (9.09%) 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 2 (4.55%) CMS
2 1 (2.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (6.82%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.55%) Internet
1 2 (4.55%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.55%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 20 (45.45%) Selenium
2 10 (22.73%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (15.91%) Cucumber
4 5 (11.36%) Visual Studio
5 3 (6.82%) Jasmine
5 3 (6.82%) JUnit
5 3 (6.82%) Protractor
5 3 (6.82%) TestNG
5 3 (6.82%) WebDriver
6 2 (4.55%) Jenkins
7 1 (2.27%) Ranorex
7 1 (2.27%) Redmine
7 1 (2.27%) SpecFlow
7 1 (2.27%) TestRail
General
1 3 (6.82%) Finance
2 2 (4.55%) Multimedia
2 2 (4.55%) Retail
3 1 (2.27%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (18.18%) .NET
2 6 (13.64%) CSS
2 6 (13.64%) HTML
2 6 (13.64%) XML
3 3 (6.82%) ASP.NET
3 3 (6.82%) CSS3
4 2 (4.55%) Gherkin
5 1 (2.27%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 10 (22.73%) User Experience
2 7 (15.91%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.27%) iPad
3 1 (2.27%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 9 (20.45%) Windows
2 6 (13.64%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (4.55%) Android
3 2 (4.55%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (61.36%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (38.64%) Automated Testing
3 12 (27.27%) SDLC
4 11 (25.00%) Manual Testing
5 10 (22.73%) Software Testing
6 9 (20.45%) Scrum
6 9 (20.45%) Test Automation
6 9 (20.45%) Test Scripting
7 6 (13.64%) Analytics
7 6 (13.64%) Data Analytics
7 6 (13.64%) Usability Testing
8 5 (11.36%) CRM
8 5 (11.36%) User Acceptance Testing
9 4 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
9 4 (9.09%) Kanban
9 4 (9.09%) Regression Testing
9 4 (9.09%) Test Planning
10 3 (6.82%) Continuous Integration
10 3 (6.82%) System Testing
10 3 (6.82%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 5 (11.36%) SQL
2 4 (9.09%) C#
3 3 (6.82%) Java
3 3 (6.82%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.27%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.27%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 12 (27.27%) ISEB
2 4 (9.09%) ISTQB
3 3 (6.82%) Degree
3 3 (6.82%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (34.09%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.27%) WMI
Vendors
1 11 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (9.09%) Oracle
3 2 (4.55%) Atlassian
4 1 (2.27%) Panasonic
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