The table below looks at the statistics for the Test Analyst role in IT jobs advertised for the Somerset 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 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Analyst
Rank 56 52 31
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -21
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 18 26 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 2.93% 3.45% 4.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.00% 3.67% 4.76%
Number of salaries quoted 4 25 23
Average salary £37,500 £30,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,900 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £32,100 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+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
600 709 504
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 97.56% 94.03% 96.92%
Number of salaries quoted 498 615 426
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

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

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 31 August 2015.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Analyst within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 31 August 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
Yeovil - 7 £45,000 -
Taunton +6 3 £30,000 -7.69%
Street - 3 - -
Test Analyst
South West

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the Somerset 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 21 (80.77%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (76.92%) Selenium
3 14 (53.85%) TDD
3 14 (53.85%) SOA
4 13 (50.00%) Scrum
5 12 (46.15%) BDD
6 11 (42.31%) Test Automation
6 11 (42.31%) Pair Programming
6 11 (42.31%) Continuous Integration
7 9 (34.62%) SQL
8 8 (30.77%) DSDM
9 7 (26.92%) Java
9 7 (26.92%) Web Services
10 6 (23.08%) Oracle
10 6 (23.08%) Microsoft
10 6 (23.08%) ISEB
10 6 (23.08%) QA
11 5 (19.23%) .NET
12 4 (15.38%) SAP
12 4 (15.38%) XML
12 4 (15.38%) HTML
12 4 (15.38%) ISTQB
12 4 (15.38%) User Acceptance Testing
12 4 (15.38%) Retail
12 4 (15.38%) Automated Testing
12 4 (15.38%) Finance
12 4 (15.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 3 (11.54%) Mentoring
13 3 (11.54%) Coaching
13 3 (11.54%) Operational Acceptance Testing

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the Somerset 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 3 (11.54%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (11.54%) MS PowerPoint
1 3 (11.54%) MS Office
1 3 (11.54%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) SAP FI/CO
1 1 (3.85%) SAP CO
1 1 (3.85%) SAP HR
1 1 (3.85%) SAP SD
1 1 (3.85%) SAP FI
1 1 (3.85%) SAP MM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.69%) HTTP
1 2 (7.69%) ICMP
Development Applications
1 20 (76.92%) Selenium
2 3 (11.54%) SoapUI
2 3 (11.54%) Rational Functional Tester
2 3 (11.54%) TestComplete
2 3 (11.54%) SilkTest
2 3 (11.54%) Visual Studio
2 3 (11.54%) HP UFT
3 2 (7.69%) Cucumber
4 1 (3.85%) WebDriver
General
1 4 (15.38%) Retail
1 4 (15.38%) Finance
2 3 (11.54%) Banking
3 2 (7.69%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (26.92%) Web Services
2 5 (19.23%) .NET
3 4 (15.38%) XML
3 4 (15.38%) HTML
4 3 (11.54%) SOAP
4 3 (11.54%) XBRL
5 1 (3.85%) WPF
5 1 (3.85%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.54%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 3 (11.54%) UNIX
1 3 (11.54%) Linux
2 1 (3.85%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (80.77%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (53.85%) TDD
2 14 (53.85%) SOA
3 13 (50.00%) Scrum
4 12 (46.15%) BDD
5 11 (42.31%) Test Automation
5 11 (42.31%) Pair Programming
5 11 (42.31%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (30.77%) DSDM
7 4 (15.38%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (15.38%) Automated Testing
8 3 (11.54%) Mentoring
8 3 (11.54%) Coaching
8 3 (11.54%) Operational Acceptance Testing
8 3 (11.54%) Functional Testing
8 3 (11.54%) Software Architecture
8 3 (11.54%) Waterfall
8 3 (11.54%) Test Management
8 3 (11.54%) Wealth Management
8 3 (11.54%) Risk Analysis
Programming Languages
1 9 (34.62%) SQL
2 7 (26.92%) Java
3 3 (11.54%) VB.NET
4 2 (7.69%) Python
4 2 (7.69%) C#
5 1 (3.85%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (23.08%) ISEB
2 4 (15.38%) ISTQB
2 4 (15.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (3.85%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (23.08%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (23.08%) Oracle
1 6 (23.08%) Microsoft
2 4 (15.38%) SAP
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