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 25 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Analyst
Rank 55 56 59
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 21 16 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 3.05% 2.61% 3.08%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.16% 2.65% 3.18%
Number of salaries quoted 18 3 23
Median salary £36,250 £45,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-19.44% +50.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,650 £33,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,750 £45,000 £30,800
UK excluding London median salary £34,000 £33,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+1.49% +3.07%
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
665 603 754
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 96.66% 98.37% 96.92%
Number of salaries quoted 586 507 660
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 25 August 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 25 August 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 -15 9 £32,500 -13.33% 5
Bath - 2 £32,250 -
Test Analyst
South West

Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 25 August 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 30 (76.92%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (61.54%) Team Foundation Server
3 23 (58.97%) Microsoft
3 23 (58.97%) ISEB
4 22 (56.41%) ISTQB
5 19 (48.72%) Waterfall
5 19 (48.72%) Software Testing
6 18 (46.15%) Test Management
6 18 (46.15%) Cucumber
6 18 (46.15%) Test Automation
6 18 (46.15%) SpecFlow
6 18 (46.15%) Non-Functional Testing
6 18 (46.15%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 17 (43.59%) Line Management
7 17 (43.59%) BDD
7 17 (43.59%) Load Testing
8 13 (33.33%) Security Testing
8 13 (33.33%) Performance Testing
9 11 (28.21%) Scrum
10 9 (23.08%) Manual Testing
11 8 (20.51%) Test Scripting
11 8 (20.51%) Automated Testing
12 7 (17.95%) Visual Studio
13 6 (15.38%) SQL
13 6 (15.38%) Regression Testing
13 6 (15.38%) Degree
13 6 (15.38%) Computer Science
13 6 (15.38%) QA
14 4 (10.26%) User Acceptance Testing
14 4 (10.26%) System Testing

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 (10.26%) MS Office
2 1 (2.56%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 2 (5.13%) SAP Payroll
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.13%) SuccessFactors
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.56%) Relational Database
1 1 (2.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 24 (61.54%) Team Foundation Server
2 18 (46.15%) Cucumber
2 18 (46.15%) SpecFlow
3 7 (17.95%) Visual Studio
4 4 (10.26%) SoapUI
5 2 (5.13%) Selenium
6 1 (2.56%) HP UFT
6 1 (2.56%) JIRA
6 1 (2.56%) Ranorex
6 1 (2.56%) TestComplete
General
1 2 (5.13%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.13%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.38%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.56%) Client/Server
2 1 (2.56%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (76.92%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (48.72%) Software Testing
2 19 (48.72%) Waterfall
3 18 (46.15%) Non-Functional Testing
3 18 (46.15%) Test Automation
3 18 (46.15%) Test Management
4 17 (43.59%) BDD
4 17 (43.59%) Line Management
4 17 (43.59%) Load Testing
5 13 (33.33%) Performance Testing
5 13 (33.33%) Security Testing
6 11 (28.21%) Scrum
7 9 (23.08%) Manual Testing
8 8 (20.51%) Automated Testing
8 8 (20.51%) Test Scripting
9 6 (15.38%) Regression Testing
10 4 (10.26%) System Testing
10 4 (10.26%) Test Strategy
10 4 (10.26%) User Acceptance Testing
10 4 (10.26%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 6 (15.38%) SQL
2 3 (7.69%) Java
3 2 (5.13%) C#
4 1 (2.56%) VB
4 1 (2.56%) VB6
Qualifications
1 23 (58.97%) ISEB
2 22 (56.41%) ISTQB
3 18 (46.15%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 6 (15.38%) Degree
5 4 (10.26%) SC Cleared
5 4 (10.26%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (15.38%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.56%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 23 (58.97%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.13%) SAP
3 1 (2.56%) Oracle
Somerset
Cotterrall Consulting
Salary: From £30,000 to £34,000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Somerset
ISL
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Taunton
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £27000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Taunton, Somerset
Searchability
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Taunton
Capita Defence & Security Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago