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 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Analyst
Rank 58 66 83
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +17
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 17 6 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 2.67% 0.97% 0.94%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.74% 1.00% 0.97%
Number of salaries quoted 12 5 6
Median salary £46,250 £34,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+36.02% +13.33%
UK excluding London median salary £33,500 £34,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-1.47% -2.85%
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
620 602 829
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 97.33% 97.10% 97.87%
Number of salaries quoted 545 536 730
Median salary £40,000 £36,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,597 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £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 June 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 June 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
Bath -7 4 £43,750 +28.67%
Taunton - 4 £32,500 -
Test Analyst
South West

Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 28 (84.85%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (54.55%) ISEB
3 16 (48.48%) ISTQB
4 15 (45.45%) Team Foundation Server
5 14 (42.42%) Microsoft
5 14 (42.42%) Software Testing
6 13 (39.39%) Scrum
7 12 (36.36%) Test Scripting
7 12 (36.36%) Waterfall
7 12 (36.36%) Non-Functional Testing
8 11 (33.33%) Test Automation
9 10 (30.30%) Test Management
9 10 (30.30%) Load Testing
9 10 (30.30%) QA
9 10 (30.30%) SQL
9 10 (30.30%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 10 (30.30%) Cucumber
9 10 (30.30%) SpecFlow
10 9 (27.27%) BDD
10 9 (27.27%) Line Management
11 8 (24.24%) Regression Testing
12 7 (21.21%) Visual Studio
12 7 (21.21%) Automated Testing
12 7 (21.21%) User Acceptance Testing
12 7 (21.21%) Performance Testing
13 6 (18.18%) Security Testing
13 6 (18.18%) Manual Testing
14 4 (12.12%) System Testing
14 4 (12.12%) MS Office
14 4 (12.12%) Java

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 (12.12%) MS Office
2 1 (3.03%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) SAP Payroll
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.03%) SuccessFactors
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.03%) Relational Database
1 1 (3.03%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 15 (45.45%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (30.30%) Cucumber
2 10 (30.30%) SpecFlow
3 7 (21.21%) Visual Studio
4 4 (12.12%) SoapUI
5 3 (9.09%) NUnit
5 3 (9.09%) Selenium
6 1 (3.03%) JIRA
6 1 (3.03%) Ranorex
6 1 (3.03%) TestComplete
General
1 4 (12.12%) Finance
2 1 (3.03%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.12%) .NET
2 2 (6.06%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.12%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (9.09%) Computer Science
3 2 (6.06%) Equities
4 1 (3.03%) Client/Server
4 1 (3.03%) Driving Licence
4 1 (3.03%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.03%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (84.85%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (42.42%) Software Testing
3 13 (39.39%) Scrum
4 12 (36.36%) Non-Functional Testing
4 12 (36.36%) Test Scripting
4 12 (36.36%) Waterfall
5 11 (33.33%) Test Automation
6 10 (30.30%) Load Testing
6 10 (30.30%) Test Management
7 9 (27.27%) BDD
7 9 (27.27%) Line Management
8 8 (24.24%) Regression Testing
9 7 (21.21%) Automated Testing
9 7 (21.21%) Performance Testing
9 7 (21.21%) User Acceptance Testing
10 6 (18.18%) Manual Testing
10 6 (18.18%) Security Testing
11 4 (12.12%) System Testing
12 3 (9.09%) Defect Management
12 3 (9.09%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 10 (30.30%) SQL
2 4 (12.12%) Java
3 3 (9.09%) C#
4 2 (6.06%) VB.NET
5 1 (3.03%) VB
5 1 (3.03%) VB6
Qualifications
1 18 (54.55%) ISEB
2 16 (48.48%) ISTQB
3 10 (30.30%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (9.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (30.30%) QA
Vendors
1 14 (42.42%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.03%) Oracle
2 1 (3.03%) SAP