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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Analyst
Rank 66 61 85
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +24
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 17 15 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 2.08% 2.10% 1.71%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.17% 2.19% 1.75%
Number of salaries quoted 17 11 21
Average salary £38,000 £27,000 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+40.74% -21.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,600 £22,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £28,000 £42,000
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
783 684 1200
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 95.60% 95.80% 97.72%
Number of salaries quoted 674 610 1075
Average salary £36,000 £37,500 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.00% +5.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £26,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £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 18 September 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Gloucester +2 2 £39,250 +20.76%
Cheltenham -17 2 £32,500 +20.37%
Test Analyst
South West

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 23 (63.89%) Test Scripting
2 16 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (41.67%) Java
3 15 (41.67%) Test Automation
4 14 (38.89%) Automated Testing
5 13 (36.11%) ISEB
6 12 (33.33%) SQL
6 12 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 11 (30.56%) .NET
8 10 (27.78%) Microsoft
8 10 (27.78%) Business Analysis
9 9 (25.00%) JSF
9 9 (25.00%) DV Cleared
9 9 (25.00%) Security Cleared
10 8 (22.22%) MS Excel
10 8 (22.22%) Mentoring
10 8 (22.22%) Waterfall
10 8 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
11 7 (19.44%) Finance
12 6 (16.67%) Perl
12 6 (16.67%) Software Testing
12 6 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
13 5 (13.89%) HP
14 4 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
14 4 (11.11%) Regression Testing
14 4 (11.11%) Investment Management
14 4 (11.11%) Selenium
14 4 (11.11%) QA
14 4 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
15 3 (8.33%) Information Security

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 8 (22.22%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.56%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (2.78%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.78%) SAP Oil and Gas
Development Applications
1 4 (11.11%) Selenium
2 3 (8.33%) JMeter
2 3 (8.33%) QuickTest Pro
2 3 (8.33%) SoapUI
2 3 (8.33%) Ranorex
3 2 (5.56%) WatiN
3 2 (5.56%) WATIR
3 2 (5.56%) FitNesse
3 2 (5.56%) TestComplete
4 1 (2.78%) JUnit
4 1 (2.78%) ClearQuest
4 1 (2.78%) WebDriver
4 1 (2.78%) Cucumber
General
1 7 (19.44%) Finance
2 1 (2.78%) Billing
2 1 (2.78%) Marketing
2 1 (2.78%) Electronics
2 1 (2.78%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.78%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (30.56%) .NET
2 9 (25.00%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (8.33%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.78%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.33%) UNIX
1 3 (8.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (63.89%) Test Scripting
2 16 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (41.67%) Test Automation
4 14 (38.89%) Automated Testing
5 10 (27.78%) Business Analysis
6 8 (22.22%) Mentoring
6 8 (22.22%) Waterfall
6 8 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
7 6 (16.67%) Software Testing
8 4 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (11.11%) Regression Testing
8 4 (11.11%) Investment Management
8 4 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
9 3 (8.33%) Information Security
9 3 (8.33%) Scrum
10 2 (5.56%) Black-Box Testing
10 2 (5.56%) Unit Testing
10 2 (5.56%) Manual Testing
10 2 (5.56%) V-Model
11 1 (2.78%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (41.67%) Java
2 12 (33.33%) SQL
3 6 (16.67%) Perl
4 3 (8.33%) Ruby
4 3 (8.33%) Korn
4 3 (8.33%) Shell Script
4 3 (8.33%) PHP
4 3 (8.33%) Python
4 3 (8.33%) Bash Shell
5 2 (5.56%) C#
Qualifications
1 13 (36.11%) ISEB
2 12 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 9 (25.00%) DV Cleared
3 9 (25.00%) Security Cleared
4 2 (5.56%) ISTQB
5 1 (2.78%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.11%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (5.56%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (27.78%) Microsoft
2 5 (13.89%) HP
3 1 (2.78%) SAP