The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Bristol region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Analyst
Rank 82 89 65
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -24
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 39 31 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 2.15% 1.92% 2.86%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.24% 2.01% 3.01%
Number of salaries quoted 21 24 40
Average salary £31,500 £37,500 £31,543
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.00% +18.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,250 £25,875
10% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £46,500 £38,225
UK excluding London average salary £33,150 £32,500 £33,000
% change year-on-year
+2.00% -1.51%
Job Titles Category
Bristol
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1740 1539 1496
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 96.03% 95.24% 95.04%
Number of salaries quoted 1388 1366 1311
Average salary £38,500 £36,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.94% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Test Analyst
South West

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 25 July 2014.

Test Analyst Salary Histogram in Bristol

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 46 (55.42%) Software Testing
2 38 (45.78%) QA
3 30 (36.14%) Test Scripting
3 30 (36.14%) ISEB
4 26 (31.33%) Finance
5 23 (27.71%) SQL
5 23 (27.71%) Agile Software Development
6 18 (21.69%) Manual Testing
7 16 (19.28%) ISTQB
8 14 (16.87%) QuickTest Pro
9 13 (15.66%) Degree
9 13 (15.66%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 12 (14.46%) Selenium
10 12 (14.46%) HP
11 11 (13.25%) LoadRunner
11 11 (13.25%) Telecoms
11 11 (13.25%) Regression Testing
12 10 (12.05%) Middleware
12 10 (12.05%) User Acceptance Testing
12 10 (12.05%) System Testing
13 9 (10.84%) Automated Testing
13 9 (10.84%) Stress Testing
13 9 (10.84%) Unit Testing
13 9 (10.84%) Java
13 9 (10.84%) HP Quality Center
14 8 (9.64%) Test Automation
14 8 (9.64%) C
14 8 (9.64%) SOA
14 8 (9.64%) TDD
15 7 (8.43%) Scrum

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 (3.61%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (7.23%) MS Excel
2 5 (6.02%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (4.82%) JDE OneWorld
2 3 (3.61%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (2.41%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.20%) GPRS
1 1 (1.20%) GSM
1 1 (1.20%) SMS
1 1 (1.20%) UMTS
1 1 (1.20%) WCDMA
1 1 (1.20%) Internet
1 1 (1.20%) LTE
1 1 (1.20%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (7.23%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.02%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (6.02%) DataStage
2 5 (6.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 5 (6.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (6.02%) Oracle BI EE
2 5 (6.02%) NoSQL
2 5 (6.02%) Big Data
3 2 (2.41%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 14 (16.87%) QuickTest Pro
2 12 (14.46%) Selenium
3 11 (13.25%) LoadRunner
4 7 (8.43%) SoapUI
5 6 (7.23%) FitNesse
6 3 (3.61%) TestComplete
6 3 (3.61%) MonkeyTalk
6 3 (3.61%) Calabash
6 3 (3.61%) JIRA
6 3 (3.61%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (3.61%) Cucumber
6 3 (3.61%) Rational DOORS
7 1 (1.20%) TestDirector
7 1 (1.20%) Redmine
7 1 (1.20%) SpecFlow
7 1 (1.20%) Git (software)
7 1 (1.20%) Bugzilla
7 1 (1.20%) NUnit
General
1 26 (31.33%) Finance
2 11 (13.25%) Telecoms
3 5 (6.02%) Legal
4 4 (4.82%) Retail
5 1 (1.20%) Banking
5 1 (1.20%) Automotive
5 1 (1.20%) Law
5 1 (1.20%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.20%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (12.05%) Middleware
2 5 (6.02%) Java EE
2 5 (6.02%) Natural Language Processing
2 5 (6.02%) Flash
3 3 (3.61%) XML
4 1 (1.20%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.02%) Mathematics
1 5 (6.02%) Open Source
2 3 (3.61%) Replication
3 2 (2.41%) N-Tier
3 2 (2.41%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.20%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.20%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 7 (8.43%) Windows
2 4 (4.82%) Linux
2 4 (4.82%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (55.42%) Software Testing
2 30 (36.14%) Test Scripting
3 23 (27.71%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (21.69%) Manual Testing
5 11 (13.25%) Regression Testing
6 10 (12.05%) User Acceptance Testing
6 10 (12.05%) System Testing
7 9 (10.84%) Stress Testing
7 9 (10.84%) Unit Testing
7 9 (10.84%) Automated Testing
8 8 (9.64%) TDD
8 8 (9.64%) SOA
8 8 (9.64%) Test Automation
9 7 (8.43%) Validation
9 7 (8.43%) Scrum
10 6 (7.23%) Risk Management
10 6 (7.23%) Project Management
10 6 (7.23%) ETL
10 6 (7.23%) PRINCE2
10 6 (7.23%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 23 (27.71%) SQL
2 9 (10.84%) Java
3 8 (9.64%) C
4 5 (6.02%) Perl
4 5 (6.02%) Python
4 5 (6.02%) Ruby
4 5 (6.02%) Bash Shell
5 2 (2.41%) VBScript
5 2 (2.41%) VB
5 2 (2.41%) C#
Qualifications
1 30 (36.14%) ISEB
2 16 (19.28%) ISTQB
3 13 (15.66%) Degree
3 13 (15.66%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 6 (7.23%) Security Cleared
5 3 (3.61%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.20%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (45.78%) QA
Systems Management
1 9 (10.84%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (14.46%) HP
2 6 (7.23%) Informatica
2 6 (7.23%) Oracle
3 5 (6.02%) Cognos
3 5 (6.02%) MicroStrategy
4 3 (3.61%) Telerik
4 3 (3.61%) IBM
5 2 (2.41%) Microsoft
5 2 (2.41%) SAP
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Salary: £30000 - £37000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
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Salary: £20000 to £30000 per annum
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