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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Analyst
Rank 81 87 84
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 56 38 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 2.98% 2.09% 2.04%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.08% 2.18% 2.16%
Number of salaries quoted 56 20 25
Average salary £31,000 £31,250 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.80% -10.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,800 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £36,250 £38,450 £44,800
UK excluding London average salary £33,500 £33,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+1.51% +1.53%
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
1817 1746 1531
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 96.75% 95.99% 94.86%
Number of salaries quoted 1574 1387 1357
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% +2.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £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 31 July 2015.

Test Analyst Salary Histogram in Bristol

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 56 (54.37%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (38.83%) Oracle
3 36 (34.95%) Windows
4 35 (33.98%) QA
5 34 (33.01%) Finance
6 31 (30.10%) SQL Server
7 30 (29.13%) Scrum
8 28 (27.18%) SQL
9 23 (22.33%) Selenium
10 22 (21.36%) JIRA
10 22 (21.36%) Software Testing
11 20 (19.42%) ISTQB
12 19 (18.45%) Security Cleared
12 19 (18.45%) Visual Studio
13 18 (17.48%) IIS
13 18 (17.48%) SharePoint
13 18 (17.48%) Performance Testing
13 18 (17.48%) Test Scripting
14 16 (15.53%) Test Automation
15 15 (14.56%) Degree
15 15 (14.56%) Java
16 11 (10.68%) C#
16 11 (10.68%) User Stories
16 11 (10.68%) Manual Testing
17 10 (9.71%) Compatibility Testing
17 10 (9.71%) Cucumber
17 10 (9.71%) User Experience
17 10 (9.71%) ISEB
17 10 (9.71%) Law
18 9 (8.74%) Regression Testing

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 18 (17.48%) IIS
1 18 (17.48%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (2.91%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.94%) PowerPivot
3 1 (0.97%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.97%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (30.10%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.91%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (1.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (1.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (1.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 23 (22.33%) Selenium
2 22 (21.36%) JIRA
3 19 (18.45%) Visual Studio
4 10 (9.71%) Cucumber
5 8 (7.77%) WebDriver
5 8 (7.77%) HP UFT
6 5 (4.85%) JUnit
7 2 (1.94%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (1.94%) JBehave
7 2 (1.94%) Selenium IDE
8 1 (0.97%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.97%) TestNG
8 1 (0.97%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.97%) Maven
General
1 34 (33.01%) Finance
2 10 (9.71%) Law
3 7 (6.80%) Back Office
4 6 (5.83%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.94%) Marketing
5 2 (1.94%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.88%) XML
2 3 (2.91%) .NET
3 2 (1.94%) SOAP
3 2 (1.94%) Web Services
3 2 (1.94%) jQuery
3 2 (1.94%) RESTful
3 2 (1.94%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 10 (9.71%) User Experience
2 5 (4.85%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 36 (34.95%) Windows
2 4 (3.88%) UNIX
3 1 (0.97%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (54.37%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (29.13%) Scrum
3 22 (21.36%) Software Testing
4 18 (17.48%) Performance Testing
4 18 (17.48%) Test Scripting
5 16 (15.53%) Test Automation
6 11 (10.68%) Manual Testing
6 11 (10.68%) User Stories
7 10 (9.71%) Compatibility Testing
8 9 (8.74%) Regression Testing
9 8 (7.77%) User Acceptance Testing
9 8 (7.77%) Automation Testing
10 7 (6.80%) Software Delivery
10 7 (6.80%) SDLC
11 6 (5.83%) ETL
12 4 (3.88%) Software Engineering
13 3 (2.91%) Migration
13 3 (2.91%) Business Intelligence
13 3 (2.91%) Automated Testing
13 3 (2.91%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 28 (27.18%) SQL
2 15 (14.56%) Java
3 11 (10.68%) C#
4 8 (7.77%) VBScript
5 4 (3.88%) VB
6 2 (1.94%) C++
6 2 (1.94%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.97%) Ruby
7 1 (0.97%) C
Qualifications
1 20 (19.42%) ISTQB
2 19 (18.45%) Security Cleared
3 15 (14.56%) Degree
4 10 (9.71%) ISEB
5 1 (0.97%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (0.97%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.97%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (33.98%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (0.97%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 40 (38.83%) Oracle
2 8 (7.77%) VMware
3 4 (3.88%) Microsoft
4 1 (0.97%) ForgeRock
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