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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Analyst
Rank 96 128 91
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -37
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 41 6 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 2.06% 0.31% 1.88%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.15% 0.33% 1.92%
Number of salaries quoted 37 6 32
Average salary £27,000 £33,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.18% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £23,500 £25,150
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £38,000 £35,950
UK excluding London average salary £33,625 £31,500 £31,500
% change year-on-year
+6.74% -
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
1908 1823 1665
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 95.69% 95.45% 97.65%
Number of salaries quoted 1560 1523 1449
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 24 December 2014.

Test Analyst Salary Histogram in Bristol

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 31 (50.00%) Manual Testing
2 25 (40.32%) ISEB
3 21 (33.87%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (33.87%) Software Testing
4 20 (32.26%) Finance
5 17 (27.42%) Test Scripting
6 15 (24.19%) Selenium
7 14 (22.58%) ISTQB
8 13 (20.97%) MS Excel
8 13 (20.97%) QA
9 10 (16.13%) Automated Testing
9 10 (16.13%) User Acceptance Testing
9 10 (16.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 9 (14.52%) SQL
10 9 (14.52%) QuickTest Pro
11 8 (12.90%) Microsoft
11 8 (12.90%) Scrum
11 8 (12.90%) Test Management
11 8 (12.90%) Test Automation
11 8 (12.90%) Automation Testing
12 7 (11.29%) Test Strategy
13 6 (9.68%) Java
13 6 (9.68%) VBA
13 6 (9.68%) UML
13 6 (9.68%) Banking
13 6 (9.68%) Retail
13 6 (9.68%) Degree
13 6 (9.68%) Team Foundation Server
14 5 (8.06%) C
14 5 (8.06%) C#

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

Applications
1 13 (20.97%) MS Excel
2 5 (8.06%) MS Office
3 2 (3.23%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.45%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.61%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.61%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.61%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 15 (24.19%) Selenium
2 9 (14.52%) QuickTest Pro
3 6 (9.68%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (6.45%) SoapUI
4 4 (6.45%) JIRA
5 1 (1.61%) FitNesse
5 1 (1.61%) SpecFlow
5 1 (1.61%) Appium
5 1 (1.61%) Cucumber
General
1 20 (32.26%) Finance
2 6 (9.68%) Banking
2 6 (9.68%) Retail
3 4 (6.45%) Telecoms
3 4 (6.45%) Aerospace
3 4 (6.45%) Advertising
4 2 (3.23%) Military
4 2 (3.23%) Legal
4 2 (3.23%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.61%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.06%) Mathematics
2 4 (6.45%) Wiki
2 4 (6.45%) Open Source
3 2 (3.23%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.61%) Replication
4 1 (1.61%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.61%) Windows
1 1 (1.61%) Android
1 1 (1.61%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (50.00%) Manual Testing
2 21 (33.87%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (33.87%) Software Testing
3 17 (27.42%) Test Scripting
4 10 (16.13%) User Acceptance Testing
4 10 (16.13%) Automated Testing
5 8 (12.90%) Scrum
5 8 (12.90%) Test Management
5 8 (12.90%) Test Automation
5 8 (12.90%) Automation Testing
6 7 (11.29%) Test Strategy
7 6 (9.68%) UML
8 5 (8.06%) TDD
8 5 (8.06%) BDD
9 4 (6.45%) Black-Box Testing
9 4 (6.45%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (6.45%) Regression Testing
9 4 (6.45%) SSADM
9 4 (6.45%) DSDM
10 3 (4.84%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 9 (14.52%) SQL
2 6 (9.68%) VBA
2 6 (9.68%) Java
3 5 (8.06%) C
3 5 (8.06%) C#
4 4 (6.45%) VB
5 1 (1.61%) Python
5 1 (1.61%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 25 (40.32%) ISEB
2 14 (22.58%) ISTQB
3 10 (16.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 6 (9.68%) Degree
5 2 (3.23%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.61%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (20.97%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (12.90%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.23%) Telerik
3 1 (1.61%) Oracle
3 1 (1.61%) Informatica
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