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 29 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Analyst
Rank 105 98 88
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -10
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 18 36 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 1.06% 1.95% 1.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.10% 2.00% 1.77%
Number of salaries quoted 18 36 14
Median salary £32,750 £32,500 £33,150
Median salary % change year-on-year
+0.76% -1.96%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,200 £27,500 £23,600
10% offered a salary of more than £35,750 £36,500 £35,700
UK excluding London median salary £34,312 £34,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+0.91% +4.61%
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
1642 1798 1754
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 96.93% 97.56% 97.55%
Number of salaries quoted 1419 1548 1388
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 29 August 2016.

Test Analyst Salary Histogram in Bristol

Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 29 (60.42%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (50.00%) QA
3 20 (41.67%) SDLC
4 19 (39.58%) Windows
5 16 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 16 (33.33%) ISEB
5 16 (33.33%) Software Testing
5 16 (33.33%) Manual Testing
5 16 (33.33%) User Stories
6 15 (31.25%) Automated Testing
7 14 (29.17%) Selenium
7 14 (29.17%) Scrum
7 14 (29.17%) User Experience
8 13 (27.08%) Usability Testing
8 13 (27.08%) Team Foundation Server
9 11 (22.92%) XML
9 11 (22.92%) Windows Server 2012
10 9 (18.75%) Test Automation
11 8 (16.67%) Degree
11 8 (16.67%) Finance
11 8 (16.67%) Java
11 8 (16.67%) .NET
11 8 (16.67%) Functional Testing
12 6 (12.50%) C#
12 6 (12.50%) SQL
12 6 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
13 5 (10.42%) SpecFlow
13 5 (10.42%) Continuous Integration
14 4 (8.33%) Test Scripting
14 4 (8.33%) SoapUI

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:

Applications
1 1 (2.08%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.08%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 14 (29.17%) Selenium
2 13 (27.08%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (10.42%) SpecFlow
4 4 (8.33%) JUnit
4 4 (8.33%) SoapUI
4 4 (8.33%) TestNG
5 2 (4.17%) Cucumber
5 2 (4.17%) Jasmine
5 2 (4.17%) Jenkins
5 2 (4.17%) Maven
5 2 (4.17%) Protractor
5 2 (4.17%) Visual Studio
6 1 (2.08%) Calabash
6 1 (2.08%) JIRA
General
1 8 (16.67%) Finance
2 2 (4.17%) Advertising
3 1 (2.08%) Back Office
3 1 (2.08%) Banking
3 1 (2.08%) Billing
3 1 (2.08%) Investment Banking
3 1 (2.08%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.08%) Private Banking
3 1 (2.08%) Retail
3 1 (2.08%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (22.92%) XML
2 8 (16.67%) .NET
3 4 (8.33%) Web Services
4 3 (6.25%) .NET Framework
5 2 (4.17%) CSS
5 2 (4.17%) HTML
5 2 (4.17%) SOAP
6 1 (2.08%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 14 (29.17%) User Experience
2 2 (4.17%) Client/Server
2 2 (4.17%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 19 (39.58%) Windows
2 11 (22.92%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (4.17%) Android
3 2 (4.17%) Apple iOS
3 2 (4.17%) Linux
3 2 (4.17%) Unix
3 2 (4.17%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (60.42%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (41.67%) SDLC
3 16 (33.33%) Manual Testing
3 16 (33.33%) Software Testing
3 16 (33.33%) User Stories
4 15 (31.25%) Automated Testing
5 14 (29.17%) Scrum
6 13 (27.08%) Usability Testing
7 9 (18.75%) Test Automation
8 8 (16.67%) Functional Testing
9 6 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
10 5 (10.42%) Continuous Integration
11 4 (8.33%) Regression Testing
11 4 (8.33%) Test Scripting
12 3 (6.25%) Continuous Delivery
12 3 (6.25%) Non-Functional Testing
12 3 (6.25%) Wireframes
13 2 (4.17%) Data Analytics
13 2 (4.17%) Exploratory Testing
13 2 (4.17%) Identity Access Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (16.67%) Java
2 6 (12.50%) C#
2 6 (12.50%) SQL
3 4 (8.33%) JavaScript
4 2 (4.17%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 16 (33.33%) ISEB
2 8 (16.67%) Degree
3 4 (8.33%) ISTQB
4 3 (6.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (50.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.17%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (2.08%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 16 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 4 (8.33%) Oracle
3 1 (2.08%) Cegedim Rx
3 1 (2.08%) Sage
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