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 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Analyst
Rank 105 85 58
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -27
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 22 34 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 1.19% 2.16% 3.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.25% 2.30% 3.34%
Number of salaries quoted 15 24 50
Average salary £34,000 £30,000 £31,521
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -4.82%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,950 £24,750
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £39,250 £36,650
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
1763 1481 1525
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 95.71% 93.91% 95.37%
Number of salaries quoted 1466 1312 1318
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 £60,000 £52,500 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 41 (59.42%) Software Testing
2 29 (42.03%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (36.23%) ISEB
4 23 (33.33%) Finance
5 20 (28.99%) Test Scripting
6 19 (27.54%) QA
7 17 (24.64%) Manual Testing
7 17 (24.64%) SQL
8 12 (17.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 11 (15.94%) C
9 11 (15.94%) MS Excel
10 10 (14.49%) QuickTest Pro
10 10 (14.49%) Selenium
11 9 (13.04%) Automated Testing
11 9 (13.04%) Test Strategy
11 9 (13.04%) Telecoms
12 8 (11.59%) MS Office
12 8 (11.59%) Mathematics
12 8 (11.59%) TDD
12 8 (11.59%) Test Planning
13 7 (10.14%) Security Cleared
13 7 (10.14%) Windows
13 7 (10.14%) Validation
14 6 (8.70%) Legal
14 6 (8.70%) Risk Management
14 6 (8.70%) Project Management
14 6 (8.70%) Informatica
14 6 (8.70%) PRINCE2
14 6 (8.70%) Java
14 6 (8.70%) ETL

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 (4.35%) IIS
Applications
1 11 (15.94%) MS Excel
2 8 (11.59%) MS Office
3 1 (1.45%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (5.80%) JDE OneWorld
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.90%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.25%) Data Warehouse
1 5 (7.25%) DataStage
1 5 (7.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 5 (7.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 5 (7.25%) Oracle BI EE
2 4 (5.80%) NoSQL
2 4 (5.80%) Big Data
3 3 (4.35%) SQL Server
4 2 (2.90%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (14.49%) QuickTest Pro
1 10 (14.49%) Selenium
2 6 (8.70%) FitNesse
3 3 (4.35%) LoadRunner
3 3 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (4.35%) Cucumber
3 3 (4.35%) Rational DOORS
3 3 (4.35%) MonkeyTalk
3 3 (4.35%) Calabash
4 2 (2.90%) SpecFlow
5 1 (1.45%) TestComplete
5 1 (1.45%) TestDirector
General
1 23 (33.33%) Finance
2 9 (13.04%) Telecoms
3 6 (8.70%) Legal
4 4 (5.80%) Retail
5 2 (2.90%) Advertising
6 1 (1.45%) Military
6 1 (1.45%) Banking
6 1 (1.45%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.80%) Flash
1 4 (5.80%) Java EE
1 4 (5.80%) Natural Language Processing
2 1 (1.45%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.59%) Mathematics
2 4 (5.80%) Open Source
3 2 (2.90%) N-Tier
3 2 (2.90%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.90%) Replication
4 1 (1.45%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (10.14%) Windows
2 3 (4.35%) Linux
2 3 (4.35%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (59.42%) Software Testing
2 29 (42.03%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (28.99%) Test Scripting
4 17 (24.64%) Manual Testing
5 9 (13.04%) Automated Testing
5 9 (13.04%) Test Strategy
6 8 (11.59%) Test Planning
6 8 (11.59%) TDD
7 7 (10.14%) Validation
8 6 (8.70%) Risk Management
8 6 (8.70%) ETL
8 6 (8.70%) Project Management
8 6 (8.70%) PRINCE2
8 6 (8.70%) User Acceptance Testing
8 6 (8.70%) User Stories
8 6 (8.70%) Agile Testing
8 6 (8.70%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 6 (8.70%) Test Management
9 5 (7.25%) Data Validation
9 5 (7.25%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 17 (24.64%) SQL
2 11 (15.94%) C
3 6 (8.70%) Java
4 4 (5.80%) Perl
4 4 (5.80%) VBA
4 4 (5.80%) Python
4 4 (5.80%) Ruby
4 4 (5.80%) Bash Shell
5 2 (2.90%) VB
6 1 (1.45%) C#
Qualifications
1 25 (36.23%) ISEB
2 12 (17.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 7 (10.14%) Security Cleared
4 6 (8.70%) ISTQB
4 6 (8.70%) Degree
5 3 (4.35%) DV Cleared
6 2 (2.90%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (27.54%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (7.25%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (8.70%) Informatica
2 5 (7.25%) MicroStrategy
2 5 (7.25%) HP
2 5 (7.25%) Cognos
3 4 (5.80%) Microsoft
4 3 (4.35%) Telerik
4 3 (4.35%) IBM
4 3 (4.35%) Oracle
5 2 (2.90%) SAP
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