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 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Analyst
Rank 66 65 87
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +22
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 20 13 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 2.31% 1.75% 1.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.41% 1.83% 1.50%
Number of salaries quoted 20 11 17
Average salary £38,000 £28,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+35.71% -13.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,650 £26,500 £25,600
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £35,000 £41,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
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
830 710 1134
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 95.95% 95.82% 97.76%
Number of salaries quoted 719 635 1010
Average salary £37,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.33% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £27,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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
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 1 October 2014. 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 -15 2 £32,500 +18.18% 1
Gloucester +1 1 £36,000 +6.66% 1
Test Analyst
South West

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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 (64.10%) Test Scripting
2 17 (43.59%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (38.46%) Automated Testing
4 14 (35.90%) Test Automation
4 14 (35.90%) Java
4 14 (35.90%) ISEB
5 13 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 12 (30.77%) Microsoft
6 12 (30.77%) SQL
6 12 (30.77%) Business Analysis
7 10 (25.64%) .NET
7 10 (25.64%) MS Excel
7 10 (25.64%) Mentoring
7 10 (25.64%) Waterfall
7 10 (25.64%) Continuous Improvement
8 9 (23.08%) DV Cleared
8 9 (23.08%) Security Cleared
8 9 (23.08%) JSF
9 8 (20.51%) Analytical Skills
10 7 (17.95%) Finance
11 6 (15.38%) Investment Management
12 5 (12.82%) Software Testing
12 5 (12.82%) Perl
13 4 (10.26%) HP
13 4 (10.26%) Stakeholder Management
13 4 (10.26%) User Acceptance Testing
14 3 (7.69%) QA
14 3 (7.69%) Selenium
14 3 (7.69%) Korn
14 3 (7.69%) Regression Testing

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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.

Applications
1 10 (25.64%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.13%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (2.56%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
Development Applications
1 3 (7.69%) Selenium
2 2 (5.13%) Ranorex
2 2 (5.13%) SoapUI
2 2 (5.13%) QuickTest Pro
2 2 (5.13%) JMeter
3 1 (2.56%) WatiN
3 1 (2.56%) WebDriver
3 1 (2.56%) WATIR
3 1 (2.56%) FitNesse
3 1 (2.56%) ClearQuest
3 1 (2.56%) JUnit
3 1 (2.56%) Cucumber
3 1 (2.56%) TestComplete
General
1 7 (17.95%) Finance
2 1 (2.56%) Billing
2 1 (2.56%) Marketing
2 1 (2.56%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.56%) Electronics
2 1 (2.56%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (25.64%) .NET
2 9 (23.08%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (20.51%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.13%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.56%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.69%) UNIX
1 3 (7.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (64.10%) Test Scripting
2 17 (43.59%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (38.46%) Automated Testing
4 14 (35.90%) Test Automation
5 12 (30.77%) Business Analysis
6 10 (25.64%) Mentoring
6 10 (25.64%) Waterfall
6 10 (25.64%) Continuous Improvement
7 6 (15.38%) Investment Management
8 5 (12.82%) Software Testing
9 4 (10.26%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (10.26%) User Acceptance Testing
10 3 (7.69%) Regression Testing
10 3 (7.69%) Test Strategy
11 2 (5.13%) Black-Box Testing
11 2 (5.13%) V-Model
11 2 (5.13%) Scrum
11 2 (5.13%) Information Security
11 2 (5.13%) Unit Testing
11 2 (5.13%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (35.90%) Java
2 12 (30.77%) SQL
3 5 (12.82%) Perl
4 3 (7.69%) Korn
4 3 (7.69%) Shell Script
4 3 (7.69%) Bash Shell
5 2 (5.13%) Python
5 2 (5.13%) PHP
5 2 (5.13%) Ruby
6 1 (2.56%) C#
Qualifications
1 14 (35.90%) ISEB
2 13 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 9 (23.08%) DV Cleared
3 9 (23.08%) Security Cleared
4 2 (5.13%) ISTQB
5 1 (2.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.69%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (5.13%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (30.77%) Microsoft
2 4 (10.26%) HP
3 1 (2.56%) SAP
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