The table below looks at the statistics for the Test Analyst role in IT jobs advertised for the Gloucester 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 34 39 46
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 5 8 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucester 2.49% 2.83% 0.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.54% 2.85% 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 4 8 1
Average salary £50,000 £34,500 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+44.92% +9.52%
UK excluding London average salary £33,625 £31,500 £31,500
% change year-on-year
+6.74% -
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 Gloucester 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
Gloucester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
197 281 244
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucester 98.01% 99.29% 99.19%
Number of salaries quoted 166 233 215
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £25,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £47,500 £51,200
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucester

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

Test Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucester

Test Analyst
Salary Trend in Gloucester

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

Test Analyst Salary Trend in Gloucester

Test Analyst
Salary Histogram in Gloucester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Analyst across the Gloucester region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Test Analyst Salary Histogram in Gloucester

Test Analyst
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Gloucester

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Gloucester 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 5 (83.33%) Test Scripting
2 4 (66.67%) SQL
2 4 (66.67%) Security Cleared
3 3 (50.00%) UNIX
3 3 (50.00%) Linux
3 3 (50.00%) ISEB
3 3 (50.00%) ISTQB
3 3 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (50.00%) Bash Shell
3 3 (50.00%) User Stories
4 1 (16.67%) Java
4 1 (16.67%) .NET
4 1 (16.67%) Oracle
4 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
4 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (16.67%) JSF
4 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis
4 1 (16.67%) Software Testing
4 1 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (16.67%) Performance Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Load Testing
4 1 (16.67%) System Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
4 1 (16.67%) Test Strategy

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Gloucester 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 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
1 1 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) .NET
1 1 (16.67%) JSF
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) UNIX
1 3 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Test Scripting
2 3 (50.00%) User Stories
3 1 (16.67%) System Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
3 1 (16.67%) Test Strategy
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Software Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Load Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) SQL
2 3 (50.00%) Bash Shell
3 1 (16.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 3 (50.00%) ISEB
2 3 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 3 (50.00%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft