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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Analyst
Rank 55 82 88
Rank change year-on-year
+27 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 39 10 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 3.80% 1.15% 1.05%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.96% 1.22% 1.10%
Number of salaries quoted 34 10 10
Average salary £31,500 £31,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,900 £27,050
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £34,000 £33,750
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
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
984 821 908
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 95.91% 94.59% 95.38%
Number of salaries quoted 806 756 771
Average salary £40,000 £37,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.10% +2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £46,000 £50,000
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 27 March 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 27 March 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
(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
Cheltenham +16 15 £30,000 +9.09% 1
Gloucester +9 12 £46,250 +36.02% 2
Cirencester +1 2 £27,750 +8.82% 1
Test Analyst
South West

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 34 (55.74%) Test Scripting
2 32 (52.46%) SQL
3 24 (39.34%) Test Strategy
4 23 (37.70%) Performance Testing
4 23 (37.70%) Finance
5 18 (29.51%) Security Cleared
6 16 (26.23%) Analytical Skills
7 14 (22.95%) Coaching
7 14 (22.95%) XML
7 14 (22.95%) Linux
8 13 (21.31%) ISEB
8 13 (21.31%) Java
8 13 (21.31%) Agile Software Development
8 13 (21.31%) Non-Functional Testing
9 12 (19.67%) DV Cleared
10 11 (18.03%) Bash Shell
10 11 (18.03%) QA
10 11 (18.03%) .NET
11 10 (16.39%) Oracle
12 8 (13.11%) UNIX
12 8 (13.11%) Investment Management
12 8 (13.11%) Test Automation
13 7 (11.48%) SC Cleared
13 7 (11.48%) Visual Studio
13 7 (11.48%) Microsoft
14 6 (9.84%) Web Services
14 6 (9.84%) MS Excel
14 6 (9.84%) TCP/IP
14 6 (9.84%) ASP.NET
14 6 (9.84%) Windows

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 6 (9.84%) WebLogic
1 6 (9.84%) IIS
2 2 (3.28%) SAS
Applications
1 6 (9.84%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.64%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 6 (9.84%) TCP/IP
2 3 (4.92%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (9.84%) Oracle Database 11g
1 6 (9.84%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.64%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (11.48%) Visual Studio
2 6 (9.84%) JMeter
2 6 (9.84%) NeoLoad
3 4 (6.56%) JIRA
4 2 (3.28%) Selenium
5 1 (1.64%) AppScan
5 1 (1.64%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 23 (37.70%) Finance
2 2 (3.28%) Banking
2 2 (3.28%) Retail
3 1 (1.64%) Front Office
3 1 (1.64%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (22.95%) XML
2 11 (18.03%) .NET
3 6 (9.84%) ASP.NET
3 6 (9.84%) Web Services
3 6 (9.84%) WinForms
3 6 (9.84%) WCF
3 6 (9.84%) WPF
4 4 (6.56%) SOAP
5 2 (3.28%) POSIX
6 1 (1.64%) JSF
6 1 (1.64%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (26.23%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (6.56%) Visualisation
3 2 (3.28%) Statistics
4 1 (1.64%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 14 (22.95%) Linux
2 8 (13.11%) UNIX
3 6 (9.84%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (55.74%) Test Scripting
2 24 (39.34%) Test Strategy
3 23 (37.70%) Performance Testing
4 14 (22.95%) Coaching
5 13 (21.31%) Non-Functional Testing
5 13 (21.31%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (13.11%) Investment Management
6 8 (13.11%) Test Automation
7 5 (8.20%) User Acceptance Testing
7 5 (8.20%) Mentoring
8 4 (6.56%) User Stories
8 4 (6.56%) Cyber Security
8 4 (6.56%) Requirements Management
8 4 (6.56%) Automated Testing
8 4 (6.56%) Waterfall
9 3 (4.92%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (4.92%) Line Management
10 2 (3.28%) Load Testing
10 2 (3.28%) Business Intelligence
10 2 (3.28%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 32 (52.46%) SQL
2 13 (21.31%) Java
3 11 (18.03%) Bash Shell
4 6 (9.84%) JavaScript
4 6 (9.84%) C#
5 3 (4.92%) C
5 3 (4.92%) Ruby
6 2 (3.28%) Korn
6 2 (3.28%) Lua
6 2 (3.28%) Python
6 2 (3.28%) Perl
Qualifications
1 18 (29.51%) Security Cleared
2 13 (21.31%) ISEB
3 12 (19.67%) DV Cleared
4 7 (11.48%) SC Cleared
5 6 (9.84%) ISTQB
6 4 (6.56%) Degree
7 2 (3.28%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (18.03%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (4.92%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (16.39%) Oracle
2 7 (11.48%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.28%) Business Objects
4 1 (1.64%) IBM
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £34000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 - 48,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Cirencester
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £28000.00 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 15 days ago