The median annual salary for a Software Test Engineer was £37,500 in advertised job vacancies in Bristol during the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

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

Software Test Engineer
South West / Bristol
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 140 111 134
Rank change year-on-year -29 +23  
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Test Engineer 2 9 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.11% 0.56% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.58% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 2 9 4
Median salary £37,500 £33,000 £41,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.63% -20.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,500 £27,500 £34,350
10% offered a salary of more than £39,500 £55,000 £43,950
UK excluding London median salary £36,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year -4.00% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Bristol. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Bristol
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1788 1556 1891
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 97.17% 96.95% 97.98%
Number of salaries quoted 1496 1353 1640
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Software Test Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bristol that featured Software Test Engineer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Software Test Engineer in Bristol

Software Test Engineer
Salary Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Test Engineer in Bristol.

Salary trend for Software Test Engineer in Bristol

Software Test Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 23 June 2017, Software Test Engineer 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 Software Test Engineer in the job title.

1 5 (100.00%) C#
1 5 (100.00%) Software Testing
2 4 (80.00%) Degree
2 4 (80.00%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (80.00%) Test Automation
3 3 (60.00%) Open Source
3 3 (60.00%) Selenium
3 3 (60.00%) TestNG
3 3 (60.00%) Jasmine
3 3 (60.00%) Mentoring
3 3 (60.00%) SDLC
3 3 (60.00%) Protractor
3 3 (60.00%) Context-Driven Testing
3 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (60.00%) Scrum
3 3 (60.00%) CSS
3 3 (60.00%) HTML
3 3 (60.00%) Java
3 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (60.00%) SQL
3 3 (60.00%) .NET
3 3 (60.00%) JUnit
4 2 (40.00%) C++
4 2 (40.00%) Games
4 2 (40.00%) Python
4 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
4 2 (40.00%) Computer Science
5 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (20.00%) Windows
5 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio

Software Test Engineer 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:

Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Jasmine
1 3 (60.00%) JUnit
1 3 (60.00%) Protractor
1 3 (60.00%) Selenium
1 3 (60.00%) TestNG
2 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (40.00%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) .NET
1 3 (60.00%) CSS
1 3 (60.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Software Testing
2 4 (80.00%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (80.00%) Test Automation
3 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (60.00%) Context-Driven Testing
3 3 (60.00%) Mentoring
3 3 (60.00%) Open Source
3 3 (60.00%) Scrum
3 3 (60.00%) SDLC
4 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
5 1 (20.00%) Game Development
5 1 (20.00%) Issue Tracking
5 1 (20.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) C#
2 3 (60.00%) Java
2 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (60.00%) SQL
3 2 (40.00%) C++
3 2 (40.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) Degree
2 1 (20.00%) Computer Science Degree
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
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