The median annual salary for a Tester was £48,750 in advertised job vacancies in Bristol during the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

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

Tester
South West / Bristol
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 92 90 116
Rank change year-on-year -2 +26  
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 53 27 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 2.84% 1.69% 0.93%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.92% 1.74% 0.95%
Number of salaries quoted 42 21 18
Median salary £48,750 £32,500 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +50.00% +18.18%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,550 £32,500 £23,050
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £41,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +14.28% -  

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 1816 1551 1897
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 97.37% 97.12% 98.09%
Number of salaries quoted 1516 1349 1640
Median salary £42,500 £40,127 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.91% +0.31%  
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%  

Tester
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

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

Job vacancy trend for Tester in Bristol

Tester
Salary Trend in Bristol

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

Salary trend for Tester in Bristol

Tester
Salary Histogram in Bristol

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Tester in Bristol over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Tester in Bristol

Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, Tester 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 Tester in the job title.

1 88 (92.63%) Test Automation
2 67 (70.53%) Agile Software Development
3 56 (58.95%) Selenium
4 52 (54.74%) Java
5 48 (50.53%) C#
6 47 (49.47%) QA
7 40 (42.11%) Open Source
8 39 (41.05%) Continuous Integration
9 29 (30.53%) JavaScript
10 27 (28.42%) SQL
11 26 (27.37%) WebDriver
12 24 (25.26%) Ruby
13 23 (24.21%) Software Testing
13 23 (24.21%) Cucumber
14 22 (23.16%) SDLC
15 20 (21.05%) Degree
15 20 (21.05%) Windows
15 20 (21.05%) JMeter
16 18 (18.95%) Web Services
17 17 (17.89%) .NET
17 17 (17.89%) Python
17 17 (17.89%) Analytical Skills
17 17 (17.89%) Jasmine
17 17 (17.89%) Protractor
18 16 (16.84%) JUnit
18 16 (16.84%) HTML
19 15 (15.79%) CSS
19 15 (15.79%) Test Scripting
19 15 (15.79%) TestNG
19 15 (15.79%) SDET

Tester 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:

Business Applications
1 5 (5.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (8.42%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.11%) IaaS
2 2 (2.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.11%) PaaS
2 2 (2.11%) SaaS
3 1 (1.05%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.11%) HTTP
1 2 (2.11%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.05%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 56 (58.95%) Selenium
2 26 (27.37%) WebDriver
3 23 (24.21%) Cucumber
4 20 (21.05%) JMeter
5 17 (17.89%) Jasmine
5 17 (17.89%) Protractor
6 16 (16.84%) JUnit
7 15 (15.79%) TestNG
8 13 (13.68%) Appium
8 13 (13.68%) Calabash
9 8 (8.42%) JIRA
9 8 (8.42%) SoapUI
9 8 (8.42%) SpecFlow
9 8 (8.42%) WATIR
10 6 (6.32%) NUnit
10 6 (6.32%) Team Foundation Server
11 4 (4.21%) Jenkins
12 3 (3.16%) Git (software)
13 2 (2.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 2 (2.11%) Mercurial
General
1 14 (14.74%) Finance
2 6 (6.32%) Telecoms
3 5 (5.26%) Electronics
3 5 (5.26%) Manufacturing
3 5 (5.26%) Marketing
4 1 (1.05%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.05%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (18.95%) Web Services
2 17 (17.89%) .NET
3 16 (16.84%) HTML
4 15 (15.79%) CSS
5 14 (14.74%) REST
6 6 (6.32%) XML
7 3 (3.16%) AngularJS
8 2 (2.11%) Behat
8 2 (2.11%) JSON
8 2 (2.11%) React
9 1 (1.05%) ASP.NET
9 1 (1.05%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 17 (17.89%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (12.63%) Client/Server
3 7 (7.37%) User Experience
4 2 (2.11%) Fintech
5 1 (1.05%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.05%) Hedge funds
5 1 (1.05%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 20 (21.05%) Windows
2 14 (14.74%) Unix
3 13 (13.68%) Linux
4 5 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (4.21%) Android
5 4 (4.21%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.05%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (92.63%) Test Automation
2 67 (70.53%) Agile Software Development
3 40 (42.11%) Open Source
4 39 (41.05%) Continuous Integration
5 23 (24.21%) Software Testing
6 22 (23.16%) SDLC
7 15 (15.79%) SDET
7 15 (15.79%) Test Scripting
8 14 (14.74%) Continuous Delivery
8 14 (14.74%) DevOps
9 13 (13.68%) Regression Testing
10 12 (12.63%) Non-Functional Testing
11 11 (11.58%) Manual Testing
12 10 (10.53%) Scrum
12 10 (10.53%) Test Strategy
13 7 (7.37%) BDD
13 7 (7.37%) Scalability Testing
14 6 (6.32%) Continuous Improvement
14 6 (6.32%) Performance Testing
14 6 (6.32%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 52 (54.74%) Java
2 48 (50.53%) C#
3 29 (30.53%) JavaScript
4 27 (28.42%) SQL
5 24 (25.26%) Ruby
6 17 (17.89%) Python
7 8 (8.42%) Scala
8 2 (2.11%) C++
8 2 (2.11%) Perl
9 1 (1.05%) AWK
9 1 (1.05%) sed
9 1 (1.05%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 20 (21.05%) Degree
2 7 (7.37%) ISEB
3 6 (6.32%) ISTQB
4 2 (2.11%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.05%) CEH
5 1 (1.05%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (1.05%) CREST Certified
5 1 (1.05%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.05%) Numerate Degree
5 1 (1.05%) OSCE
5 1 (1.05%) OSCP
5 1 (1.05%) PhD
5 1 (1.05%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (49.47%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.05%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (7.37%) Oracle
2 5 (5.26%) Microsoft
2 5 (5.26%) SAP
3 1 (1.05%) Cadence
3 1 (1.05%) Perforce
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