The table below looks at the statistics for the Test Analyst role in IT jobs advertised for the Gloucestershire 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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Analyst
Rank 70 78 80
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 28 12 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 2.64% 1.33% 1.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.74% 1.40% 1.50%
Number of salaries quoted 22 12 13
Average salary £31,000 £32,750 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.34% +12.93%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,850 £27,750 £25,400
10% offered a salary of more than £49,250 £34,900 £30,900
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%
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 Gloucestershire 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
Gloucestershire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1022 860 866
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 96.42% 95.13% 96.44%
Number of salaries quoted 867 754 726
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £27,150
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Test Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

Test Analyst
Salary Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Test Analyst Salary Trend in Gloucestershire

Test Analyst
Salary Histogram in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Analyst across the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Test Analyst Salary Histogram in Gloucestershire

Test Analyst
Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Analyst within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheltenham -5 11 £28,000 +1.81% 2
Gloucester +15 8 £42,500 +25.00% 6
Test Analyst
South West

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 25 (53.19%) Test Scripting
2 17 (36.17%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (34.04%) Test Strategy
3 16 (34.04%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (34.04%) SQL
4 13 (27.66%) Finance
4 13 (27.66%) Investment Management
5 12 (25.53%) ISEB
6 11 (23.40%) Security Cleared
6 11 (23.40%) Performance Testing
7 10 (21.28%) Microsoft
7 10 (21.28%) Linux
7 10 (21.28%) Waterfall
7 10 (21.28%) Mentoring
8 9 (19.15%) MS Excel
8 9 (19.15%) Automated Testing
9 8 (17.02%) Bash Shell
10 7 (14.89%) DV Cleared
10 7 (14.89%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 7 (14.89%) Continuous Improvement
10 7 (14.89%) Business Analysis
10 7 (14.89%) Java
10 7 (14.89%) .NET
11 6 (12.77%) XML
11 6 (12.77%) UNIX
11 6 (12.77%) ISTQB
11 6 (12.77%) QA
11 6 (12.77%) Coaching
12 5 (10.64%) Non-Functional Testing
12 5 (10.64%) Test Automation

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 4 (8.51%) WebLogic
1 4 (8.51%) IIS
Applications
1 9 (19.15%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.51%) TCP/IP
2 3 (6.38%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.51%) Oracle Database 11g
1 4 (8.51%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (8.51%) Visual Studio
1 4 (8.51%) JMeter
1 4 (8.51%) NeoLoad
2 3 (6.38%) JIRA
3 2 (4.26%) Selenium
4 1 (2.13%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 13 (27.66%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (14.89%) .NET
2 6 (12.77%) XML
3 4 (8.51%) ASP.NET
3 4 (8.51%) WinForms
3 4 (8.51%) Web Services
3 4 (8.51%) WCF
3 4 (8.51%) WPF
4 3 (6.38%) SOAP
5 1 (2.13%) JSF
5 1 (2.13%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 17 (36.17%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.38%) Visualisation
3 1 (2.13%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 10 (21.28%) Linux
2 6 (12.77%) UNIX
3 4 (8.51%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (53.19%) Test Scripting
2 16 (34.04%) Test Strategy
2 16 (34.04%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (27.66%) Investment Management
4 11 (23.40%) Performance Testing
5 10 (21.28%) Waterfall
5 10 (21.28%) Mentoring
6 9 (19.15%) Automated Testing
7 7 (14.89%) Continuous Improvement
7 7 (14.89%) Business Analysis
8 6 (12.77%) Coaching
9 5 (10.64%) Non-Functional Testing
9 5 (10.64%) Test Automation
10 4 (8.51%) Stakeholder Management
10 4 (8.51%) User Stories
11 3 (6.38%) Requirements Management
11 3 (6.38%) User Acceptance Testing
12 1 (2.13%) V-Model
12 1 (2.13%) Load Testing
12 1 (2.13%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (34.04%) SQL
2 8 (17.02%) Bash Shell
3 7 (14.89%) Java
4 4 (8.51%) JavaScript
4 4 (8.51%) C#
5 3 (6.38%) C
6 2 (4.26%) Ruby
7 1 (2.13%) Korn
7 1 (2.13%) Lua
7 1 (2.13%) Perl
7 1 (2.13%) Python
Qualifications
1 12 (25.53%) ISEB
2 11 (23.40%) Security Cleared
3 7 (14.89%) DV Cleared
3 7 (14.89%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 6 (12.77%) ISTQB
5 5 (10.64%) SC Cleared
6 1 (2.13%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (12.77%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (6.38%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (21.28%) Microsoft
2 5 (10.64%) Oracle
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Posted: 17 hours ago
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Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Benefits.
Posted: 18 hours ago
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Salary: £25000 - £34000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
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Salary: From £40,000 to £65,000 per annum
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Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum
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Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits (Depends on Location)
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