The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Bristol with a requirement for Test Strategy skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Test Strategy over the 3 months to 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test Strategy
South West / Bristol
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 110 112 131
Rank change year-on-year +2 +19  
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 32 8 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 1.74% 0.50% 0.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.93% 0.55% 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 21 8 8
Median salary £47,500 £40,000 £42,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.75% -6.43%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £27,500 £23,700
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £43,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.55% -  

Test Strategy 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 1657 1451 1717
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 90.05% 90.40% 88.96%
Number of salaries quoted 1383 1250 1483
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £68,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Test Strategy
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

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

Job vacancy trend for Test Strategy in Bristol

Test Strategy
Salary Trend in Bristol

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

Salary trend for Test Strategy in Bristol

Test Strategy
Salary Histogram in Bristol

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Test Strategy in Bristol over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Test Strategy in Bristol

For the 6 months to 23 June 2017, IT jobs citing Test Strategy 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 Test Strategy.

1 35 (72.92%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (64.58%) Test Automation
3 18 (37.50%) QA
3 18 (37.50%) Selenium
4 17 (35.42%) Test Scripting
4 17 (35.42%) C#
5 16 (33.33%) JavaScript
5 16 (33.33%) Software Testing
5 16 (33.33%) Waterfall
5 16 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
6 13 (27.08%) Windows
7 12 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
8 11 (22.92%) Degree
8 11 (22.92%) Test Management
8 11 (22.92%) V-Model
8 11 (22.92%) ISTQB
9 10 (20.83%) Ruby
9 10 (20.83%) Stakeholder Management
9 10 (20.83%) Regression Testing
9 10 (20.83%) HP Quality Center
9 10 (20.83%) Computer Science
10 9 (18.75%) Performance Testing
10 9 (18.75%) Integration Testing
10 9 (18.75%) SDLC
10 9 (18.75%) Cucumber
10 9 (18.75%) HP
10 9 (18.75%) Cognizant
10 9 (18.75%) HP UFT
10 9 (18.75%) .NET
10 9 (18.75%) Defect Management

Test Strategy
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 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (2.08%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (4.17%) Oracle EBS
Development Applications
1 18 (37.50%) Selenium
2 9 (18.75%) Cucumber
2 9 (18.75%) HP UFT
3 6 (12.50%) NUnit
4 5 (10.42%) WATIR
5 3 (6.25%) JIRA
5 3 (6.25%) Visual Studio
5 3 (6.25%) WebDriver
6 1 (2.08%) Jenkins
6 1 (2.08%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (12.50%) Banking
2 3 (6.25%) Games
3 2 (4.17%) Finance
Job Titles
1 17 (35.42%) Analyst
2 16 (33.33%) Test Analyst
3 10 (20.83%) Tester
4 8 (16.67%) QA Tester
4 8 (16.67%) Test Manager
5 7 (14.58%) Test Leader
6 6 (12.50%) QA Leader
6 6 (12.50%) QA Manager
6 6 (12.50%) QA Test Manager
7 4 (8.33%) Software Analyst
7 4 (8.33%) Software Test Analyst
8 3 (6.25%) Automation Test Analyst
8 3 (6.25%) Senior QA Tester
8 3 (6.25%) Senior Tester
9 2 (4.17%) Architect
9 2 (4.17%) Developer
9 2 (4.17%) Developer in Test
9 2 (4.17%) Senior Analyst
9 2 (4.17%) Test Architect
9 2 (4.17%) Test Automation Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (18.75%) .NET
2 7 (14.58%) HTML
3 2 (4.17%) .NET Framework
4 1 (2.08%) AngularJS
4 1 (2.08%) ASP.NET
4 1 (2.08%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (2.08%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (2.08%) Ext JS
4 1 (2.08%) Node.js
4 1 (2.08%) React
4 1 (2.08%) REST
4 1 (2.08%) SOAP
4 1 (2.08%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 16 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (20.83%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.17%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 13 (27.08%) Windows
2 5 (10.42%) Android
2 5 (10.42%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.08%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (72.92%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (64.58%) Test Automation
3 17 (35.42%) Test Scripting
4 16 (33.33%) Software Testing
4 16 (33.33%) Waterfall
5 12 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 11 (22.92%) Test Management
6 11 (22.92%) V-Model
7 10 (20.83%) Regression Testing
7 10 (20.83%) Stakeholder Management
8 9 (18.75%) Defect Management
8 9 (18.75%) Integration Testing
8 9 (18.75%) Performance Testing
8 9 (18.75%) SDLC
9 7 (14.58%) Security Testing
10 6 (12.50%) Continuous Delivery
10 6 (12.50%) Load Testing
10 6 (12.50%) Non-Functional Testing
11 4 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
11 4 (8.33%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 17 (35.42%) C#
2 16 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 10 (20.83%) Ruby
4 8 (16.67%) Scala
5 7 (14.58%) Java
6 5 (10.42%) Python
7 4 (8.33%) C++
8 1 (2.08%) Perl
Qualifications
1 11 (22.92%) Degree
1 11 (22.92%) ISTQB
2 9 (18.75%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (4.17%) ISEB
3 2 (4.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (2.08%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (37.50%) QA
Systems Management
1 10 (20.83%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (18.75%) Cognizant
1 9 (18.75%) HP
2 4 (8.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.17%) Oracle
4 1 (2.08%) Sencha
Bristol, Avon
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