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 23 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Analyst
Rank 94 82 87
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 28 62 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 1.74% 3.28% 2.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.78% 3.35% 2.25%
Number of salaries quoted 28 62 20
Median salary £32,500 £30,500 £32,325
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.55% -5.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,250 £27,500 £27,050
10% offered a salary of more than £38,400 £35,900 £38,450
UK excluding London median salary £34,000 £33,500 £33,500
% change year-on-year
+1.49% -
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
1572 1848 1777
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 97.46% 97.73% 98.34%
Number of salaries quoted 1380 1608 1400
Median salary £41,500 £40,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £65,000
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 23 July 2016.

Test Analyst Salary Histogram in Bristol

Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 38 (60.32%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (50.79%) QA
3 23 (36.51%) User Stories
4 22 (34.92%) Scrum
5 21 (33.33%) Windows
6 19 (30.16%) ISEB
7 18 (28.57%) Microsoft
7 18 (28.57%) SDLC
8 16 (25.40%) Manual Testing
9 15 (23.81%) Selenium
9 15 (23.81%) Automated Testing
10 14 (22.22%) Software Testing
10 14 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
11 13 (20.63%) Functional Testing
12 12 (19.05%) Test Automation
12 12 (19.05%) User Experience
13 11 (17.46%) Usability Testing
14 10 (15.87%) XML
14 10 (15.87%) Windows Server 2012
15 9 (14.29%) Degree
15 9 (14.29%) Java
16 8 (12.70%) SQL
16 8 (12.70%) .NET
16 8 (12.70%) SQL Server
16 8 (12.70%) Finance
16 8 (12.70%) Wireframes
17 6 (9.52%) Continuous Integration
17 6 (9.52%) Oracle
17 6 (9.52%) ISTQB
18 5 (7.94%) C#

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 (1.59%) IIS
1 1 (1.59%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (3.17%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.59%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (12.70%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.17%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 15 (23.81%) Selenium
2 14 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (7.94%) SoapUI
4 4 (6.35%) JUnit
4 4 (6.35%) SpecFlow
4 4 (6.35%) TestNG
5 3 (4.76%) Jenkins
5 3 (4.76%) Maven
5 3 (4.76%) Visual Studio
6 2 (3.17%) Cucumber
7 1 (1.59%) Calabash
7 1 (1.59%) Jasmine
7 1 (1.59%) JIRA
7 1 (1.59%) Protractor
General
1 8 (12.70%) Finance
2 2 (3.17%) Advertising
3 1 (1.59%) Back Office
3 1 (1.59%) Billing
3 1 (1.59%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (15.87%) XML
2 8 (12.70%) .NET
3 5 (7.94%) Web Services
4 3 (4.76%) .NET Framework
5 1 (1.59%) CSS
5 1 (1.59%) HTML
5 1 (1.59%) RESTful
5 1 (1.59%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (19.05%) User Experience
2 2 (3.17%) Client/Server
2 2 (3.17%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 21 (33.33%) Windows
2 10 (15.87%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (4.76%) Linux
3 3 (4.76%) Unix
4 2 (3.17%) Android
4 2 (3.17%) Apple iOS
4 2 (3.17%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (60.32%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (36.51%) User Stories
3 22 (34.92%) Scrum
4 18 (28.57%) SDLC
5 16 (25.40%) Manual Testing
6 15 (23.81%) Automated Testing
7 14 (22.22%) Software Testing
8 13 (20.63%) Functional Testing
9 12 (19.05%) Test Automation
10 11 (17.46%) Usability Testing
11 8 (12.70%) Wireframes
12 6 (9.52%) Continuous Integration
13 4 (6.35%) Test Scripting
14 3 (4.76%) Exploratory Testing
14 3 (4.76%) Non-Functional Testing
14 3 (4.76%) Open Source
14 3 (4.76%) Process Improvement
14 3 (4.76%) Product Management
14 3 (4.76%) Test Strategy
14 3 (4.76%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (14.29%) Java
2 8 (12.70%) SQL
3 5 (7.94%) C#
4 4 (6.35%) VBScript
5 3 (4.76%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 19 (30.16%) ISEB
2 9 (14.29%) Degree
3 6 (9.52%) ISTQB
4 3 (4.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (3.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (50.79%) QA
System Software
1 3 (4.76%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (4.76%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 18 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 6 (9.52%) Oracle
3 3 (4.76%) Cegedim Rx
4 1 (1.59%) Sage
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