The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Bristol with a requirement for Software Testing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Software Testing over the 3 months to 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Testing
South West / Bristol
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 104 117 91
Rank change year-on-year +13 -26  
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 28 20 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 1.53% 1.07% 2.01%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.68% 1.20% 2.35%
Number of salaries quoted 24 14 25
Median salary £45,000 £31,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +42.85% -10.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £23,450 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £38,500 £44,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

Software Testing is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Bristol with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Bristol
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1662 1669 1659
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 90.67% 89.59% 85.56%
Number of salaries quoted 1375 1456 1392
Median salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.65% +1.17%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Software Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bristol citing Software Testing as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Software Testing in Bristol

Software Testing
Salary Trend in Bristol

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

Salary trend for Software Testing in Bristol

Software Testing
Salary Histogram in Bristol

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Testing in Bristol over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Software Testing in Bristol

Software Testing
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, IT jobs citing Software Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Bristol region with a requirement for Software Testing.

1 33 (66.00%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (46.00%) ISTQB
2 23 (46.00%) Java
3 21 (42.00%) SDLC
4 18 (36.00%) Test Automation
5 16 (32.00%) Selenium
5 16 (32.00%) ISEB
6 15 (30.00%) QA
7 14 (28.00%) Degree
7 14 (28.00%) Automated Testing
7 14 (28.00%) SQL
8 12 (24.00%) C#
8 12 (24.00%) Finance
8 12 (24.00%) Continuous Integration
9 10 (20.00%) Test Scripting
9 10 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
9 10 (20.00%) Open Source
10 9 (18.00%) WebDriver
11 8 (16.00%) Jasmine
11 8 (16.00%) Mentoring
11 8 (16.00%) Protractor
11 8 (16.00%) Telecoms
11 8 (16.00%) .NET
11 8 (16.00%) Microsoft
11 8 (16.00%) Team Foundation Server
11 8 (16.00%) V-Model
12 7 (14.00%) Amazon AWS
12 7 (14.00%) TDD
12 7 (14.00%) Test Planning
12 7 (14.00%) Test Strategy

Software Testing
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:

Applications
1 5 (10.00%) MS Office
2 4 (8.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (8.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (14.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.00%) IaaS
2 2 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (4.00%) PaaS
2 2 (4.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (4.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.00%) Oracle Discoverer
3 1 (2.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 16 (32.00%) Selenium
2 9 (18.00%) WebDriver
3 8 (16.00%) Jasmine
3 8 (16.00%) Protractor
3 8 (16.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (12.00%) JIRA
5 5 (10.00%) Capybara
5 5 (10.00%) Cucumber
5 5 (10.00%) SpecFlow
5 5 (10.00%) WATIR
6 4 (8.00%) JUnit
6 4 (8.00%) TestNG
7 3 (6.00%) LoadRunner
7 3 (6.00%) Rational DOORS
7 3 (6.00%) Rational Rhapsody
8 2 (4.00%) Git (software)
8 2 (4.00%) Jenkins
8 2 (4.00%) Mercurial
8 2 (4.00%) Visual Studio
8 2 (4.00%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 12 (24.00%) Finance
2 8 (16.00%) Telecoms
3 6 (12.00%) Marketing
4 5 (10.00%) Manufacturing
5 4 (8.00%) Electronics
6 3 (6.00%) Billing
7 2 (4.00%) Games
8 1 (2.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 20 (40.00%) Analyst
2 16 (32.00%) Test Analyst
3 12 (24.00%) Tester
4 9 (18.00%) Automation Tester
4 9 (18.00%) Test Engineer
5 6 (12.00%) Lead Tester
6 5 (10.00%) Automation Test Lead
6 5 (10.00%) Java Automation Tester
6 5 (10.00%) Test Leader
6 5 (10.00%) Test Manager
7 4 (8.00%) Senior Automation Tester
7 4 (8.00%) Senior Tester
7 4 (8.00%) Software Test Engineer
8 3 (6.00%) Agile Tester
8 3 (6.00%) Business Analyst
8 3 (6.00%) Developer
8 3 (6.00%) Senior Agile Tester
8 3 (6.00%) Software Engineer
8 3 (6.00%) Software Tester
8 3 (6.00%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (16.00%) .NET
2 6 (12.00%) HTML
3 5 (10.00%) Behat
4 4 (8.00%) CSS
5 2 (4.00%) AngularJS
5 2 (4.00%) Gherkin
5 2 (4.00%) JSON
5 2 (4.00%) React
5 2 (4.00%) REST
5 2 (4.00%) Ruby on Rails
6 1 (2.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.00%) Computer Science
1 3 (6.00%) Mainframe
1 3 (6.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.00%) Driving Licence
2 1 (2.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (10.00%) Windows
2 1 (2.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (66.00%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (42.00%) SDLC
3 18 (36.00%) Test Automation
4 14 (28.00%) Automated Testing
5 12 (24.00%) Continuous Integration
6 10 (20.00%) Open Source
6 10 (20.00%) Test Scripting
6 10 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 8 (16.00%) Mentoring
7 8 (16.00%) V-Model
8 7 (14.00%) TDD
8 7 (14.00%) Test Planning
8 7 (14.00%) Test Strategy
9 6 (12.00%) Functional Testing
9 6 (12.00%) Manual Testing
9 6 (12.00%) Process Improvement
9 6 (12.00%) Software Delivery
10 5 (10.00%) System Testing
10 5 (10.00%) Test Management
10 5 (10.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 23 (46.00%) Java
2 14 (28.00%) SQL
3 12 (24.00%) C#
4 6 (12.00%) C
4 6 (12.00%) C++
5 4 (8.00%) JavaScript
5 4 (8.00%) Ruby
6 3 (6.00%) Python
7 2 (4.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 23 (46.00%) ISTQB
2 16 (32.00%) ISEB
3 14 (28.00%) Degree
4 5 (10.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (6.00%) ISEB Practitioner
6 1 (2.00%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (30.00%) QA
2 3 (6.00%) Def Stans
2 3 (6.00%) MISRA
2 3 (6.00%) MISRA C
Systems Management
1 5 (10.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (16.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (12.00%) Oracle
3 4 (8.00%) HP
3 4 (8.00%) SAP
4 3 (6.00%) IBM
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