The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Bristol region that had Test Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 28 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Analyst
Rank 95 71 92
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +21
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 30 59 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 1.75% 3.03% 1.81%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.81% 3.10% 1.85%
Number of salaries quoted 28 59 26
Median salary £32,500 £31,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.83% -11.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,200 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £41,100 £35,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £33,438 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
-4.46% +2.94%
Test Analyst
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bristol region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Bristol
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1655 1901 1945
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 96.33% 97.59% 97.98%
Number of salaries quoted 1468 1655 1573
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

The demand trend of job ads across the Bristol region that featured Test Analyst in the job title.

Test Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

Test Analyst
Salary Trend in Bristol

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

Test Analyst Salary Trend in Bristol

Test Analyst
Salary Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Analyst across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 28 May 2016.

Test Analyst Salary Histogram in Bristol

Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 28 May 2016, Test Analyst 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 Analyst in the job title.

1 47 (58.75%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (40.00%) QA
3 31 (38.75%) ISEB
4 22 (27.50%) Microsoft
4 22 (27.50%) Scrum
4 22 (27.50%) User Stories
5 19 (23.75%) Windows
6 18 (22.50%) Selenium
7 17 (21.25%) Manual Testing
8 16 (20.00%) Test Automation
8 16 (20.00%) Functional Testing
8 16 (20.00%) Automated Testing
9 15 (18.75%) ISTQB
10 14 (17.50%) Finance
10 14 (17.50%) Java
11 13 (16.25%) Team Foundation Server
12 11 (13.75%) SDLC
12 11 (13.75%) SQL
12 11 (13.75%) SQL Server
13 10 (12.50%) .NET
13 10 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
14 9 (11.25%) Performance Testing
14 9 (11.25%) User Experience
14 9 (11.25%) Test Strategy
14 9 (11.25%) Software Testing
14 9 (11.25%) Wireframes
15 8 (10.00%) MS Excel
15 8 (10.00%) Non-Functional Testing
15 8 (10.00%) Degree
16 7 (8.75%) Process Improvement

Test Analyst Skill Set
Top Related 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 1 (1.25%) IIS
1 1 (1.25%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.25%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.50%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (13.75%) SQL Server
2 6 (7.50%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 18 (22.50%) Selenium
2 13 (16.25%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (6.25%) Jenkins
4 4 (5.00%) JUnit
4 4 (5.00%) Maven
4 4 (5.00%) TestNG
5 3 (3.75%) Cucumber
5 3 (3.75%) SoapUI
5 3 (3.75%) Visual Studio
6 2 (2.50%) Eclipse
6 2 (2.50%) SpecFlow
7 1 (1.25%) Bugzilla
7 1 (1.25%) Calabash
7 1 (1.25%) JIRA
7 1 (1.25%) Subversion
General
1 14 (17.50%) Finance
2 3 (3.75%) Billing
2 3 (3.75%) Financial Institution
3 2 (2.50%) Back Office
3 2 (2.50%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.25%) Advertising
4 1 (1.25%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (12.50%) .NET
2 6 (7.50%) XML
3 3 (3.75%) .NET Framework
3 3 (3.75%) Web Services
4 1 (1.25%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 9 (11.25%) User Experience
2 5 (6.25%) Computer Science
3 3 (3.75%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.50%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (1.25%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.25%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 19 (23.75%) Windows
2 6 (7.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (6.25%) Unix
4 4 (5.00%) Linux
5 2 (2.50%) Android
5 2 (2.50%) Apple iOS
5 2 (2.50%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (58.75%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (27.50%) Scrum
2 22 (27.50%) User Stories
3 17 (21.25%) Manual Testing
4 16 (20.00%) Automated Testing
4 16 (20.00%) Functional Testing
4 16 (20.00%) Test Automation
5 11 (13.75%) SDLC
6 10 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
7 9 (11.25%) Performance Testing
7 9 (11.25%) Software Testing
7 9 (11.25%) Test Strategy
7 9 (11.25%) Wireframes
8 8 (10.00%) Non-Functional Testing
9 7 (8.75%) Process Improvement
10 6 (7.50%) Software Engineering
10 6 (7.50%) Usability Testing
11 5 (6.25%) Agile Testing
12 4 (5.00%) DevOps
12 4 (5.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 14 (17.50%) Java
2 11 (13.75%) SQL
3 7 (8.75%) C#
4 3 (3.75%) VBScript
5 2 (2.50%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.25%) C++
6 1 (1.25%) Perl
6 1 (1.25%) PHP
6 1 (1.25%) Python
6 1 (1.25%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 31 (38.75%) ISEB
2 15 (18.75%) ISTQB
3 8 (10.00%) Degree
4 3 (3.75%) Security Cleared
5 2 (2.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (40.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (2.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 22 (27.50%) Microsoft
2 5 (6.25%) Oracle
3 3 (3.75%) Cegedim Rx
4 1 (1.25%) Sage
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