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 7 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Analyst
Rank 78 89 99
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 51 48 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 2.54% 2.32% 1.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.63% 2.40% 1.60%
Number of salaries quoted 51 36 27
Average salary £31,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.42% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £23,800
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £52,500 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +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
1936 1999 1746
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 96.51% 96.76% 96.95%
Number of salaries quoted 1645 1605 1510
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £48,000 £55,000
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
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 7 May 2015.

Test Analyst Salary Histogram in Bristol

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 7 May 2015, 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 44 (46.81%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (40.43%) Finance
3 36 (38.30%) QA
4 33 (35.11%) Selenium
5 24 (25.53%) Oracle
6 23 (24.47%) ISEB
6 23 (24.47%) Scrum
7 22 (23.40%) Windows
8 21 (22.34%) SQL
9 20 (21.28%) Manual Testing
10 19 (20.21%) Software Testing
10 19 (20.21%) ISTQB
11 18 (19.15%) C#
11 18 (19.15%) SQL Server
12 16 (17.02%) Java
13 15 (15.96%) JIRA
13 15 (15.96%) Test Automation
14 13 (13.83%) Degree
15 12 (12.77%) User Acceptance Testing
15 12 (12.77%) Test Scripting
15 12 (12.77%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 11 (11.70%) QuickTest Pro
16 11 (11.70%) Telecoms
17 10 (10.64%) Law
18 9 (9.57%) Banking
18 9 (9.57%) Retail
18 9 (9.57%) Automation Testing
19 7 (7.45%) Automated Testing
19 7 (7.45%) Aerospace
19 7 (7.45%) Regression Testing

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 7 May 2015, 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 6 (6.38%) SharePoint
1 6 (6.38%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (4.26%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.32%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.06%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (19.15%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.06%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 33 (35.11%) Selenium
2 15 (15.96%) JIRA
3 11 (11.70%) QuickTest Pro
4 7 (7.45%) Visual Studio
4 7 (7.45%) SoapUI
4 7 (7.45%) WebDriver
5 6 (6.38%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (2.13%) Selenium IDE
6 2 (2.13%) Cucumber
7 1 (1.06%) JUnit
7 1 (1.06%) Bugzilla
7 1 (1.06%) Appium
7 1 (1.06%) JBehave
General
1 38 (40.43%) Finance
2 11 (11.70%) Telecoms
3 10 (10.64%) Law
4 9 (9.57%) Banking
4 9 (9.57%) Retail
5 7 (7.45%) Aerospace
5 7 (7.45%) Back Office
6 2 (2.13%) Retail Banking
6 2 (2.13%) Marketing
7 1 (1.06%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.06%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (6.38%) .NET
2 2 (2.13%) RESTful
2 2 (2.13%) REST
3 1 (1.06%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.06%) SOAP
3 1 (1.06%) Web Services
3 1 (1.06%) XML
3 1 (1.06%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.38%) Open Source
2 5 (5.32%) Wiki
3 3 (3.19%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.06%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 22 (23.40%) Windows
2 2 (2.13%) UNIX
3 1 (1.06%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.06%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (46.81%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (24.47%) Scrum
3 20 (21.28%) Manual Testing
4 19 (20.21%) Software Testing
5 15 (15.96%) Test Automation
6 12 (12.77%) User Acceptance Testing
6 12 (12.77%) Test Scripting
7 9 (9.57%) Automation Testing
8 7 (7.45%) Automated Testing
8 7 (7.45%) Regression Testing
9 5 (5.32%) TDD
9 5 (5.32%) BDD
9 5 (5.32%) Test Strategy
9 5 (5.32%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (5.32%) Performance Testing
10 4 (4.26%) Data Management
10 4 (4.26%) ITIL
10 4 (4.26%) ETL
11 3 (3.19%) OO
11 3 (3.19%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 21 (22.34%) SQL
2 18 (19.15%) C#
3 16 (17.02%) Java
4 5 (5.32%) VB
5 3 (3.19%) VBScript
6 2 (2.13%) C++
7 1 (1.06%) Python
7 1 (1.06%) VBA
7 1 (1.06%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 23 (24.47%) ISEB
2 19 (20.21%) ISTQB
3 13 (13.83%) Degree
4 12 (12.77%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 6 (6.38%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.06%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (38.30%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.06%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 24 (25.53%) Oracle
2 5 (5.32%) Microsoft
3 3 (3.19%) VMware
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