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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Analyst
Rank 54 61 67
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 10 9 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 1.99% 1.48% 1.73%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.14% 1.57% 1.78%
Number of salaries quoted 10 6 12
Average salary £32,250 £38,000 £28,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.13% +34.51%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,300 £29,712 £26,050
10% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £45,000 £34,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%
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
468 574 676
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 93.23% 94.41% 97.55%
Number of salaries quoted 419 467 643
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £21,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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
Taunton -3 4 £35,000 +17.79%
Bath - 2 £37,000 - 1
Test Analyst
South West

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 23 (63.89%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (41.67%) ISEB
2 15 (41.67%) BDD
2 15 (41.67%) SpecFlow
3 14 (38.89%) Software Testing
4 13 (36.11%) ISTQB
5 12 (33.33%) Selenium
5 12 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 12 (33.33%) Test Management
6 11 (30.56%) WebDriver
6 11 (30.56%) Waterfall
6 11 (30.56%) Line Management
6 11 (30.56%) .NET
7 8 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
7 8 (22.22%) Scrum
7 8 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
7 8 (22.22%) .NET Framework
7 8 (22.22%) QA
7 8 (22.22%) Manual Testing
7 8 (22.22%) Test Automation
8 7 (19.44%) Load Testing
8 7 (19.44%) Security Testing
8 7 (19.44%) Performance Testing
8 7 (19.44%) SQL
9 6 (16.67%) Security Cleared
10 4 (11.11%) C#
10 4 (11.11%) Visual Studio
10 4 (11.11%) MS Excel
10 4 (11.11%) Microsoft
10 4 (11.11%) Finance

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

Applications
1 4 (11.11%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.78%) Relational Database
1 1 (2.78%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 15 (41.67%) SpecFlow
2 12 (33.33%) Selenium
3 11 (30.56%) WebDriver
4 4 (11.11%) Visual Studio
4 4 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (8.33%) Selenium IDE
5 3 (8.33%) Jenkins
5 3 (8.33%) Hudson
5 3 (8.33%) SoapUI
5 3 (8.33%) TeamCity
General
1 4 (11.11%) Finance
2 1 (2.78%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (30.56%) .NET
2 8 (22.22%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.78%) Replication
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (63.89%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (41.67%) BDD
3 14 (38.89%) Software Testing
4 12 (33.33%) Test Management
5 11 (30.56%) Waterfall
5 11 (30.56%) Line Management
6 8 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
6 8 (22.22%) Scrum
6 8 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
6 8 (22.22%) Manual Testing
6 8 (22.22%) Test Automation
7 7 (19.44%) Load Testing
7 7 (19.44%) Security Testing
7 7 (19.44%) Performance Testing
8 4 (11.11%) Automation Testing
9 3 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (8.33%) Test Strategy
9 3 (8.33%) System Testing
9 3 (8.33%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 7 (19.44%) SQL
2 4 (11.11%) C#
Qualifications
1 15 (41.67%) ISEB
2 13 (36.11%) ISTQB
3 12 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 6 (16.67%) Security Cleared
5 2 (5.56%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (22.22%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (11.11%) Microsoft
Bath, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Somerset
Tank Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Somerset
set2recruit
Salary: From £23,000 to £28,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Somerset
CPS Group
Salary: £20000 - £27000 per annum + Great Benefits
Posted: 22 days ago