The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Somerset region that had Test Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 1 October 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Analyst
Rank 37 54 50
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 37 17 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 5.77% 2.84% 3.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.96% 2.89% 3.78%
Number of salaries quoted 29 4 28
Median salary £32,500 £37,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,700 £27,900 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £45,000 £32,500
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £34,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
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 Somerset 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
Somerset
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
621 589 740
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 96.88% 98.49% 95.85%
Number of salaries quoted 549 475 623
Median salary £41,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+9.33% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

The demand trend of job ads across the Somerset region that featured Test Analyst in the job title.

Test Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

Test Analyst
Salary Trend in Somerset

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

Test Analyst Salary Trend in Somerset

Test Analyst
Salary Histogram in Somerset

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Analyst across the Somerset region over the 3 months to 1 October 2016.

Test Analyst Salary Histogram in Somerset

Test Analyst
Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Analyst within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 1 October 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Taunton +9 15 £32,500 +8.33% 5
Bath - 4 £34,750 -
Test Analyst
South West

Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 1 October 2016, Test Analyst job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Somerset region featuring Test Analyst in the job title.

1 46 (83.64%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (65.45%) ISEB
3 35 (63.64%) ISTQB
4 30 (54.55%) Software Testing
5 29 (52.73%) Microsoft
5 29 (52.73%) BDD
6 28 (50.91%) Test Automation
7 27 (49.09%) Team Foundation Server
7 27 (49.09%) Waterfall
8 26 (47.27%) SpecFlow
8 26 (47.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 25 (45.45%) Line Management
10 24 (43.64%) Non-Functional Testing
10 24 (43.64%) Cucumber
10 24 (43.64%) Test Management
11 23 (41.82%) Load Testing
12 16 (29.09%) Security Testing
12 16 (29.09%) Performance Testing
13 15 (27.27%) Scrum
14 10 (18.18%) Security Cleared
15 9 (16.36%) SQL
15 9 (16.36%) SC Cleared
15 9 (16.36%) Test Scripting
16 8 (14.55%) Automated Testing
16 8 (14.55%) Manual Testing
16 8 (14.55%) Selenium
17 7 (12.73%) User Stories
18 6 (10.91%) SoapUI
18 6 (10.91%) User Acceptance Testing
18 6 (10.91%) QA

Test Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 4 (7.27%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.64%) SAP Payroll
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.64%) SuccessFactors
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.82%) Relational Database
1 1 (1.82%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 27 (49.09%) Team Foundation Server
2 26 (47.27%) SpecFlow
3 24 (43.64%) Cucumber
4 8 (14.55%) Selenium
5 6 (10.91%) SoapUI
6 4 (7.27%) Visual Studio
7 1 (1.82%) HP UFT
7 1 (1.82%) JIRA
7 1 (1.82%) Ranorex
7 1 (1.82%) Selenium IDE
7 1 (1.82%) TestComplete
7 1 (1.82%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (3.64%) Finance
2 1 (1.82%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (10.91%) .NET
2 2 (3.64%) SOAP
2 2 (3.64%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.27%) Computer Science
2 2 (3.64%) Replication
3 1 (1.82%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.82%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.82%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.82%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (83.64%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (54.55%) Software Testing
3 29 (52.73%) BDD
4 28 (50.91%) Test Automation
5 27 (49.09%) Waterfall
6 25 (45.45%) Line Management
7 24 (43.64%) Non-Functional Testing
7 24 (43.64%) Test Management
8 23 (41.82%) Load Testing
9 16 (29.09%) Performance Testing
9 16 (29.09%) Security Testing
10 15 (27.27%) Scrum
11 9 (16.36%) Test Scripting
12 8 (14.55%) Automated Testing
12 8 (14.55%) Manual Testing
13 7 (12.73%) User Stories
14 6 (10.91%) Regression Testing
14 6 (10.91%) System Testing
14 6 (10.91%) User Acceptance Testing
15 5 (9.09%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 9 (16.36%) SQL
2 4 (7.27%) C#
2 4 (7.27%) Java
3 2 (3.64%) VB.NET
4 1 (1.82%) VB
4 1 (1.82%) VB6
Qualifications
1 36 (65.45%) ISEB
2 35 (63.64%) ISTQB
3 26 (47.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 10 (18.18%) Security Cleared
5 9 (16.36%) SC Cleared
6 4 (7.27%) Degree
7 2 (3.64%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.91%) QA
2 1 (1.82%) ISO 14001
2 1 (1.82%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 1 (1.82%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 29 (52.73%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.64%) SAP
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