Period
to 21 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Bristol with a requirement for System Testing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited System Testing over the 6 months to 21 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

System Testing
South West > Bristol
6 months to
21 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 184 175 179
Rank change year-on-year -9 +4 -17
Permanent jobs citing System Testing 16 13 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.42% 0.37% 0.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.46% 0.41% 0.89%
Number of salaries quoted 12 8 27
Bristol median annual salary £39,250 £31,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +24.60% -25.88% -19.05%
10th Percentile £32,500 £26,750 £22,250
90th Percentile £51,275 £51,250 £47,500
South West median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% -

System 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 3503 3161 3464
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 90.92% 90.19% 88.34%
Number of salaries quoted 2931 2739 2944
Bristol median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% -
10th Percentile £27,000 £26,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £66,250 £67,500
South West median annual salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +3.90%

System Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

Job postings citing System Testing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bristol.

Job vacancy trend for System Testing in Bristol

System Testing
Salary Trend in Bristol

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

Salary trend for System Testing in Bristol

System Testing
Salary Histogram in Bristol

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing System Testing in Bristol over the 6 months to 21 July 2017.

Salary histogram for System Testing in Bristol

For the 6 months to 21 July 2017, IT jobs citing System 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 System Testing.

1 9 (56.25%) Java
2 8 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 7 (43.75%) HTML
4 6 (37.50%) .NET
4 6 (37.50%) TDD
4 6 (37.50%) Software Engineering
4 6 (37.50%) QA
5 5 (31.25%) Software Delivery
5 5 (31.25%) XML
5 5 (31.25%) UML
6 4 (25.00%) Windows
6 4 (25.00%) Solaris
6 4 (25.00%) JBoss
6 4 (25.00%) Tomcat
6 4 (25.00%) Citrix
6 4 (25.00%) VB.NET
6 4 (25.00%) SQL Server
6 4 (25.00%) WebLogic
6 4 (25.00%) Spring
6 4 (25.00%) Hibernate
6 4 (25.00%) Law
6 4 (25.00%) MVC
6 4 (25.00%) Concurrent Programming
6 4 (25.00%) Couchbase
6 4 (25.00%) Relational Database
6 4 (25.00%) Computer Science Degree
6 4 (25.00%) Degree
6 4 (25.00%) Computer Science
6 4 (25.00%) Jetty
6 4 (25.00%) Multithreading

System 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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (25.00%) JBoss
1 4 (25.00%) Jetty
1 4 (25.00%) Tomcat
1 4 (25.00%) WebLogic
2 2 (12.50%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Simulink
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (25.00%) Couchbase
1 4 (25.00%) Hadoop
1 4 (25.00%) MongoDB
1 4 (25.00%) NoSQL
1 4 (25.00%) Redis
1 4 (25.00%) Relational Database
1 4 (25.00%) Riak
1 4 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (18.75%) Sybase ASE
3 1 (6.25%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 3 (18.75%) PowerBuilder
2 2 (12.50%) MSTest
2 2 (12.50%) NUnit
3 1 (6.25%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (25.00%) Law
2 1 (6.25%) Aerospace
2 1 (6.25%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Legal
Job Titles
1 10 (62.50%) Developer
2 5 (31.25%) .NET Developer
3 4 (25.00%) Java Developer
3 4 (25.00%) Tester
4 3 (18.75%) .NET Software Developer
4 3 (18.75%) Senior Tester
4 3 (18.75%) Software Developer
4 3 (18.75%) VB.NET Developer
5 2 (12.50%) Analyst
5 2 (12.50%) Business Analyst
5 2 (12.50%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (12.50%) C# Developer
5 2 (12.50%) Senior .NET Developer
5 2 (12.50%) Senior C# .NET Developer
5 2 (12.50%) Senior C# Developer
5 2 (12.50%) Senior Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Senior Business Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Software Tester
6 1 (6.25%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (43.75%) HTML
2 6 (37.50%) .NET
3 5 (31.25%) XML
4 4 (25.00%) Hibernate
4 4 (25.00%) HTML5
4 4 (25.00%) JPA
4 4 (25.00%) Spring
5 3 (18.75%) jQuery
5 3 (18.75%) JSP
6 2 (12.50%) LINQ
6 2 (12.50%) WCF
6 2 (12.50%) WF
6 2 (12.50%) WPF
7 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (25.00%) Solaris
1 4 (25.00%) Windows
2 3 (18.75%) Linux
3 1 (6.25%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) Software Engineering
1 6 (37.50%) TDD
2 5 (31.25%) Software Delivery
2 5 (31.25%) UML
3 4 (25.00%) BDD
3 4 (25.00%) Concurrent Programming
3 4 (25.00%) Multithreading
3 4 (25.00%) MVC
3 4 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (18.75%) OO
4 3 (18.75%) Process Improvement
4 3 (18.75%) Software Testing
4 3 (18.75%) Test Automation
4 3 (18.75%) Test Planning
4 3 (18.75%) Validation
5 2 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (12.50%) ETL
6 1 (6.25%) Data Protection
6 1 (6.25%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (56.25%) Java
2 8 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 4 (25.00%) VB.NET
4 3 (18.75%) PHP
4 3 (18.75%) SQL
5 2 (12.50%) C#
5 2 (12.50%) C++
5 2 (12.50%) PL/SQL
5 2 (12.50%) T-SQL
6 1 (6.25%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 4 (25.00%) Computer Science Degree
1 4 (25.00%) Degree
2 3 (18.75%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (37.50%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) Citrix
2 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
2 3 (18.75%) Oracle
2 3 (18.75%) Sybase