The median annual salary for a Test Engineer was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in Bristol during the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

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

Test Engineer
South West / Bristol
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 109 102 108
Rank change year-on-year -7 +6  
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 25 14 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 1.38% 0.89% 1.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.41% 0.91% 1.57%
Number of salaries quoted 25 13 24
Median salary £42,500 £35,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.42% -17.64%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £28,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £55,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% -3.79%  

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 1767 1532 1907
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 97.30% 97.08% 98.15%
Number of salaries quoted 1477 1332 1650
Median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  
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%  

Test Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

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

Job vacancy trend for Test Engineer in Bristol

Test Engineer
Salary Trend in Bristol

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

Salary trend for Test Engineer in Bristol

Test Engineer
Salary Histogram in Bristol

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Test Engineer in Bristol over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Test Engineer in Bristol

Test Engineer
Job Locations in Bristol

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Engineer within the Bristol region over the 3 months to 25 June 2017. 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 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 £32,500 -
Test Engineer
South West

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

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, 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 Test Engineer in the job title.

1 43 (95.56%) Test Automation
2 39 (86.67%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (53.33%) Software Testing
3 24 (53.33%) Selenium
3 24 (53.33%) ISEB
4 21 (46.67%) C#
4 21 (46.67%) Java
4 21 (46.67%) SQL
4 21 (46.67%) ISTQB
5 20 (44.44%) .NET
6 17 (37.78%) TDD
6 17 (37.78%) Continuous Integration
7 16 (35.56%) Cucumber
7 16 (35.56%) SDLC
8 15 (33.33%) SpecFlow
9 14 (31.11%) QA
10 11 (24.44%) Degree
10 11 (24.44%) OO
10 11 (24.44%) Open Source
10 11 (24.44%) Continuous Delivery
11 10 (22.22%) Waterfall
11 10 (22.22%) Protractor
11 10 (22.22%) WebDriver
11 10 (22.22%) Behat
11 10 (22.22%) Jasmine
11 10 (22.22%) Jenkins
11 10 (22.22%) Python
11 10 (22.22%) Data Warehouse
11 10 (22.22%) ETL
11 10 (22.22%) T-SQL

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:

Cloud Services
1 6 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (13.33%) IaaS
1 6 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 6 (13.33%) PaaS
1 6 (13.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (13.33%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (22.22%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (8.89%) Big Data
3 2 (4.44%) NoSQL
3 2 (4.44%) RDBMS
3 2 (4.44%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 24 (53.33%) Selenium
2 16 (35.56%) Cucumber
3 15 (33.33%) SpecFlow
4 10 (22.22%) Jasmine
4 10 (22.22%) Jenkins
4 10 (22.22%) Protractor
4 10 (22.22%) WebDriver
5 9 (20.00%) Capybara
5 9 (20.00%) WATIR
6 8 (17.78%) JUnit
7 7 (15.56%) TestNG
8 6 (13.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 4 (8.89%) JIRA
9 4 (8.89%) Team Foundation Server
10 3 (6.67%) Git (software)
10 3 (6.67%) Maven
11 2 (4.44%) Mercurial
12 1 (2.22%) Hudson
12 1 (2.22%) TeamCity
12 1 (2.22%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (22.22%) Marketing
2 6 (13.33%) Banking
2 6 (13.33%) Finance
3 4 (8.89%) Telecoms
4 2 (4.44%) Aerospace
4 2 (4.44%) Games
5 1 (2.22%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (44.44%) .NET
2 10 (22.22%) Behat
3 8 (17.78%) AngularJS
4 6 (13.33%) JSON
4 6 (13.33%) React
4 6 (13.33%) REST
5 4 (8.89%) CSS
5 4 (8.89%) HTML
6 3 (6.67%) Gherkin
7 2 (4.44%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.33%) Greenfield Project
2 4 (8.89%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.89%) Windows
2 3 (6.67%) Linux
2 3 (6.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (95.56%) Test Automation
2 39 (86.67%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (53.33%) Software Testing
4 17 (37.78%) Continuous Integration
4 17 (37.78%) TDD
5 16 (35.56%) SDLC
6 11 (24.44%) Continuous Delivery
6 11 (24.44%) OO
6 11 (24.44%) Open Source
7 10 (22.22%) ETL
7 10 (22.22%) Kanban
7 10 (22.22%) Manual Testing
7 10 (22.22%) Test Scripting
7 10 (22.22%) Waterfall
8 8 (17.78%) BDD
9 6 (13.33%) DevOps
10 5 (11.11%) Software Engineering
11 4 (8.89%) Project Management
11 4 (8.89%) Scrum
12 3 (6.67%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 21 (46.67%) C#
1 21 (46.67%) Java
1 21 (46.67%) SQL
2 10 (22.22%) Python
2 10 (22.22%) Ruby
2 10 (22.22%) T-SQL
3 7 (15.56%) Perl
4 5 (11.11%) C++
5 4 (8.89%) JavaScript
6 3 (6.67%) C
7 1 (2.22%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 24 (53.33%) ISEB
2 21 (46.67%) ISTQB
3 11 (24.44%) Degree
4 3 (6.67%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (6.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (4.44%) DV Cleared
5 2 (4.44%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (31.11%) QA
System Software
1 3 (6.67%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 2 (4.44%) Microsoft
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
X4 Group
Salary: £30k - 40k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
2M Employment Solutions
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Talent International
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Qualitest
Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum DOE
Posted: 17 days ago