The table below looks at the statistics for the Test Analyst role in IT jobs advertised for the Cheltenham 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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Analyst
Rank 44 49 42
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 12 11 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 2.99% 2.58% 0.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.21% 2.70% 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 10 9 1
Average salary £45,000 £28,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+60.71% +1.81%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Test Analyst
Gloucestershire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cheltenham 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
Cheltenham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
374 408 245
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 93.03% 95.77% 92.45%
Number of salaries quoted 245 339 219
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £48,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Test Analyst in the job title across the Cheltenham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Test Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

Test Analyst
Salary Trend in Cheltenham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Test Analyst across the Cheltenham region.

Test Analyst Salary Trend in Cheltenham

Test Analyst
Salary Histogram in Cheltenham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Analyst across the Cheltenham region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016.

Test Analyst Salary Histogram in Cheltenham

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the Cheltenham 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 20 (86.96%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (73.91%) ISEB
3 14 (60.87%) ISTQB
4 12 (52.17%) Selenium
5 11 (47.83%) User Acceptance Testing
5 11 (47.83%) Security Cleared
6 10 (43.48%) DV Cleared
7 9 (39.13%) QA
7 9 (39.13%) Java
7 9 (39.13%) Windows
8 8 (34.78%) Python
8 8 (34.78%) Finance
8 8 (34.78%) Test Scripting
9 7 (30.43%) Waterfall
9 7 (30.43%) Jenkins
9 7 (30.43%) Linux
10 6 (26.09%) C#
10 6 (26.09%) SC Cleared
11 5 (21.74%) Test Automation
11 5 (21.74%) ITIL V3
11 5 (21.74%) SDLC
11 5 (21.74%) ITIL
11 5 (21.74%) MS Excel
11 5 (21.74%) Microsoft
11 5 (21.74%) Service Management
11 5 (21.74%) Scrum
11 5 (21.74%) Ruby
11 5 (21.74%) TDD
11 5 (21.74%) Automated Testing
12 4 (17.39%) Software Testing

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the Cheltenham 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 5 (21.74%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.35%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.70%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.70%) Internet
2 1 (4.35%) HTTP
2 1 (4.35%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (17.39%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.70%) Big Data
2 2 (8.70%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 12 (52.17%) Selenium
2 7 (30.43%) Jenkins
3 4 (17.39%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (13.04%) LoadRunner
5 2 (8.70%) ClearQuest
5 2 (8.70%) Cucumber
5 2 (8.70%) Git (software)
5 2 (8.70%) RSpec
6 1 (4.35%) JMeter
6 1 (4.35%) NeoLoad
6 1 (4.35%) SpecFlow
General
1 8 (34.78%) Finance
2 2 (8.70%) Advertising
3 1 (4.35%) Back Office
3 1 (4.35%) Banking
3 1 (4.35%) Law
3 1 (4.35%) Military
3 1 (4.35%) Retail
3 1 (4.35%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (17.39%) .NET
1 4 (17.39%) ASP.NET
1 4 (17.39%) ASP.NET MVC
2 3 (13.04%) XML
3 2 (8.70%) HTML
4 1 (4.35%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) Mobile App
1 4 (17.39%) PMI
1 4 (17.39%) Reinsurance
2 2 (8.70%) Client/Server
2 2 (8.70%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 9 (39.13%) Windows
2 7 (30.43%) Linux
3 4 (17.39%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (86.96%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (47.83%) User Acceptance Testing
3 8 (34.78%) Test Scripting
4 7 (30.43%) Waterfall
5 5 (21.74%) Automated Testing
5 5 (21.74%) ITIL
5 5 (21.74%) ITIL V3
5 5 (21.74%) Scrum
5 5 (21.74%) SDLC
5 5 (21.74%) Service Management
5 5 (21.74%) TDD
5 5 (21.74%) Test Automation
6 4 (17.39%) Functional Testing
6 4 (17.39%) MVC
6 4 (17.39%) PRINCE2
6 4 (17.39%) Software Testing
7 3 (13.04%) BDD
7 3 (13.04%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (13.04%) Cybersecurity
7 3 (13.04%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 9 (39.13%) Java
2 8 (34.78%) Python
3 6 (26.09%) C#
4 5 (21.74%) Ruby
5 4 (17.39%) Bash Shell
5 4 (17.39%) JavaScript
5 4 (17.39%) SQL
6 2 (8.70%) Shell Script
6 2 (8.70%) VB
7 1 (4.35%) C++
Qualifications
1 17 (73.91%) ISEB
2 14 (60.87%) ISTQB
3 11 (47.83%) Security Cleared
4 10 (43.48%) DV Cleared
5 6 (26.09%) SC Cleared
6 4 (17.39%) PMI Certification
6 4 (17.39%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 3 (13.04%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (4.35%) CITP
8 1 (4.35%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (39.13%) QA
System Software
1 2 (8.70%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (13.04%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (21.74%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.70%) Citrix
2 2 (8.70%) HP
2 2 (8.70%) Remedy
2 2 (8.70%) Sybase
2 2 (8.70%) VMware
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago