Period
to 16 October 2018

The median annual salary for a Senior QA Tester was - in advertised job vacancies in Bristol during the 6 months to 16 October 2018.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Senior Quality Assurance Tester
South West > Bristol
6 months to
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 185 209 -
Rank change year-on-year +24 - +200
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior QA Tester 6 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.16% 0.026% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.027% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 0
Bristol median annual salary - £40,000 -
South West median annual salary - £37,500 -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Bristol
Permanent vacancies in Bristol with a recognized job title 3,564 3,720 3,084
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.24% 97.61% 96.98%
Number of salaries quoted 2,934 3,091 2,692
Bristol median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £67,500
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.90%

Senior QA Tester
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

Job postings that featured Senior QA Tester in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bristol.

Job vacancy trend for Senior QA Tester in Bristol

Senior QA Tester
Salary Trend in Bristol

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

Salary trend for Senior QA Tester in Bristol

Senior QA Tester Skill Set
Top 27 Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 16 October 2018, Senior QA Tester job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Bristol region featuring Senior QA Tester in the job title.

1 6 (100.00%) C#
1 6 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 6 (100.00%) Unix
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) CMS
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (100.00%) Content Management
1 6 (100.00%) Ruby
1 6 (100.00%) QA
1 6 (100.00%) Test Management
1 6 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 6 (100.00%) Android
1 6 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 6 (100.00%) Web Accessibility
1 6 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 6 (100.00%) Scala
1 6 (100.00%) Open Source
1 6 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 6 (100.00%) Test Strategy
1 6 (100.00%) SpecFlow
1 6 (100.00%) Non-Functional Testing
1 6 (100.00%) QA Automation
1 6 (100.00%) git-flow
1 6 (100.00%) Cross-Browser Testing
1 6 (100.00%) Task Automation
1 6 (100.00%) Acceptance Criteria
1 6 (100.00%) Innovative Thinking

Senior QA Tester Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 6 (100.00%) CMS
Development Applications
1 6 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 6 (100.00%) git-flow
1 6 (100.00%) SpecFlow
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Android
1 6 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 6 (100.00%) Unix
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Acceptance Criteria
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (100.00%) Content Management
1 6 (100.00%) Cross-Browser Testing
1 6 (100.00%) Innovative Thinking
1 6 (100.00%) Non-Functional Testing
1 6 (100.00%) Open Source
1 6 (100.00%) QA Automation
1 6 (100.00%) Task Automation
1 6 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 6 (100.00%) Test Management
1 6 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 6 (100.00%) Test Strategy
1 6 (100.00%) Web Accessibility
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) C#
1 6 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 6 (100.00%) Ruby
1 6 (100.00%) Scala
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (100.00%) QA