The table below looks at the statistics for the Test Analyst role in IT jobs advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Analyst
Rank 89 77 60
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -17
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 31 38 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 1.71% 2.42% 3.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.79% 2.59% 3.28%
Number of salaries quoted 14 26 48
Average salary £33,150 £27,500 £31,521
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.54% -12.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,600 £22,500 £24,925
10% offered a salary of more than £35,700 £44,000 £36,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
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
1733 1469 1492
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 95.48% 93.39% 95.34%
Number of salaries quoted 1385 1306 1292
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -5.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,225 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Test Analyst in the job title across the Bristol region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 29 August 2014.

Test Analyst Salary Histogram in Bristol

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Bristol region that cited Test Analyst in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Test Analyst in their job title.

1 38 (55.88%) Software Testing
2 24 (35.29%) QA
3 22 (32.35%) Test Scripting
3 22 (32.35%) Finance
4 21 (30.88%) ISEB
5 17 (25.00%) Manual Testing
6 15 (22.06%) Agile Software Development
6 15 (22.06%) SQL
7 11 (16.18%) C
7 11 (16.18%) Selenium
7 11 (16.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 10 (14.71%) Automated Testing
9 9 (13.24%) Telecoms
10 8 (11.76%) MS Office
10 8 (11.76%) MS Excel
10 8 (11.76%) Mathematics
10 8 (11.76%) Test Strategy
11 7 (10.29%) TDD
11 7 (10.29%) Windows
11 7 (10.29%) Java
11 7 (10.29%) Validation
11 7 (10.29%) QuickTest Pro
12 6 (8.82%) Informatica
12 6 (8.82%) Project Management
12 6 (8.82%) Legal
12 6 (8.82%) Risk Management
12 6 (8.82%) Scrum
12 6 (8.82%) PRINCE2
12 6 (8.82%) ETL
12 6 (8.82%) ISTQB

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Bristol region that cited Test Analyst in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Test Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (4.41%) IIS
Applications
1 8 (11.76%) MS Office
1 8 (11.76%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (5.88%) JDE OneWorld
2 1 (1.47%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.47%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.35%) Data Warehouse
1 5 (7.35%) DataStage
1 5 (7.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 5 (7.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 5 (7.35%) Oracle BI EE
1 5 (7.35%) NoSQL
1 5 (7.35%) Big Data
2 3 (4.41%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.47%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 11 (16.18%) Selenium
2 7 (10.29%) QuickTest Pro
3 6 (8.82%) FitNesse
4 4 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (4.41%) Cucumber
5 3 (4.41%) Rational DOORS
5 3 (4.41%) LoadRunner
5 3 (4.41%) MonkeyTalk
5 3 (4.41%) Calabash
6 2 (2.94%) TestComplete
7 1 (1.47%) TestDirector
7 1 (1.47%) Bugzilla
7 1 (1.47%) NUnit
7 1 (1.47%) JIRA
7 1 (1.47%) Redmine
7 1 (1.47%) SpecFlow
General
1 22 (32.35%) Finance
2 9 (13.24%) Telecoms
3 6 (8.82%) Legal
4 4 (5.88%) Retail
5 1 (1.47%) Banking
5 1 (1.47%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.47%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.35%) Flash
1 5 (7.35%) Middleware
1 5 (7.35%) Java EE
1 5 (7.35%) Natural Language Processing
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.76%) Mathematics
2 5 (7.35%) Open Source
3 3 (4.41%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.94%) Replication
4 2 (2.94%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.47%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.47%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (10.29%) Windows
2 3 (4.41%) Linux
2 3 (4.41%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (55.88%) Software Testing
2 22 (32.35%) Test Scripting
3 17 (25.00%) Manual Testing
4 15 (22.06%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (14.71%) Automated Testing
6 8 (11.76%) Test Strategy
7 7 (10.29%) TDD
7 7 (10.29%) Validation
8 6 (8.82%) Project Management
8 6 (8.82%) Risk Management
8 6 (8.82%) Scrum
8 6 (8.82%) PRINCE2
8 6 (8.82%) ETL
8 6 (8.82%) Agile Testing
8 6 (8.82%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 6 (8.82%) User Stories
9 5 (7.35%) Data Validation
9 5 (7.35%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (7.35%) ERP
9 5 (7.35%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 15 (22.06%) SQL
2 11 (16.18%) C
3 7 (10.29%) Java
4 5 (7.35%) Perl
4 5 (7.35%) Python
4 5 (7.35%) Ruby
4 5 (7.35%) Bash Shell
5 2 (2.94%) C#
6 1 (1.47%) VBA
Qualifications
1 21 (30.88%) ISEB
2 11 (16.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 6 (8.82%) Security Cleared
3 6 (8.82%) ISTQB
3 6 (8.82%) Degree
4 3 (4.41%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.47%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (35.29%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (8.82%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (8.82%) Informatica
2 5 (7.35%) MicroStrategy
2 5 (7.35%) HP
2 5 (7.35%) Cognos
3 4 (5.88%) Telerik
4 3 (4.41%) IBM
4 3 (4.41%) Oracle
5 2 (2.94%) SAP
5 2 (2.94%) Microsoft
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