The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the South West region that had Senior Test Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 28 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior Test Analyst
England / South West
Rank 232 238 231
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Test Analyst 8 22 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.16% 0.38% 0.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.39% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 5 14 12
Median salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £32,500 £28,950
10% offered a salary of more than £44,500 £47,000 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -2.59%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the South West 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
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
4910 5584 5733
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 96.54% 97.03% 97.90%
Number of salaries quoted 4077 4628 4839
Median salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

Senior Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Senior Test Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Senior Test Analyst
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Senior Test Analyst Salary Trend in the South West

Senior Test Analyst
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Senior Test Analyst across the South West region over the 3 months to 28 February 2017.

Senior Test Analyst Salary Histogram in the South West

Senior Test Analyst
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Test Analyst within the South West region over the 3 months to 28 February 2017. 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 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
Bristol 0 3 £41,250 +26.92%
Somerset -7 3 £30,000 -20.00%
Gloucestershire -13 2 £37,500 -
Senior Test Analyst
England

Senior Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 February 2017, Senior 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 South West region featuring Senior Test Analyst in the job title.

1 28 (65.12%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (53.49%) ISEB
3 21 (48.84%) ISTQB
3 21 (48.84%) Test Automation
3 21 (48.84%) BDD
4 20 (46.51%) Software Testing
5 18 (41.86%) SpecFlow
5 18 (41.86%) Waterfall
5 18 (41.86%) Non-Functional Testing
6 17 (39.53%) Cucumber
6 17 (39.53%) Line Management
7 15 (34.88%) Team Foundation Server
7 15 (34.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 15 (34.88%) Test Management
7 15 (34.88%) Microsoft
8 14 (32.56%) Load Testing
9 10 (23.26%) Security Testing
9 10 (23.26%) Performance Testing
10 9 (20.93%) Test Scripting
11 8 (18.60%) Selenium
11 8 (18.60%) E-Commerce
11 8 (18.60%) Scrum
11 8 (18.60%) Test Planning
12 7 (16.28%) Java
12 7 (16.28%) Security Cleared
12 7 (16.28%) SC Cleared
13 6 (13.95%) Manual Testing
13 6 (13.95%) JIRA
13 6 (13.95%) SQL
13 6 (13.95%) Customer Requirements

Senior Test Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (4.65%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (2.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.33%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.33%) TestFlight
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.65%) Internet
2 1 (2.33%) MQTT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.98%) Hadoop
2 2 (4.65%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (4.65%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 18 (41.86%) SpecFlow
2 17 (39.53%) Cucumber
3 15 (34.88%) Team Foundation Server
4 8 (18.60%) Selenium
5 6 (13.95%) JIRA
6 3 (6.98%) WebDriver
7 1 (2.33%) Android Studio
7 1 (2.33%) Calabash
7 1 (2.33%) Capybara
7 1 (2.33%) Git (software)
7 1 (2.33%) Jasmine
7 1 (2.33%) LoadUI
7 1 (2.33%) Mercurial
7 1 (2.33%) NUnit
7 1 (2.33%) Protractor
7 1 (2.33%) Selenium IDE
7 1 (2.33%) SoapUI
7 1 (2.33%) Visual Studio
7 1 (2.33%) WATIR
7 1 (2.33%) Xcode
General
1 4 (9.30%) Finance
2 3 (6.98%) Advertising
3 1 (2.33%) Law
3 1 (2.33%) Legal
3 1 (2.33%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.33%) .NET
1 1 (2.33%) Behat
1 1 (2.33%) Gherkin
1 1 (2.33%) Node.js
1 1 (2.33%) REST
1 1 (2.33%) Ruby on Rails
1 1 (2.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.63%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.65%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.33%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (2.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (9.30%) Android
2 3 (6.98%) Apple iOS
2 3 (6.98%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (65.12%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (48.84%) BDD
2 21 (48.84%) Test Automation
3 20 (46.51%) Software Testing
4 18 (41.86%) Non-Functional Testing
4 18 (41.86%) Waterfall
5 17 (39.53%) Line Management
6 15 (34.88%) Test Management
7 14 (32.56%) Load Testing
8 10 (23.26%) Performance Testing
8 10 (23.26%) Security Testing
9 9 (20.93%) Test Scripting
10 8 (18.60%) E-Commerce
10 8 (18.60%) Scrum
10 8 (18.60%) Test Planning
11 6 (13.95%) Customer Requirements
11 6 (13.95%) Manual Testing
12 4 (9.30%) Mentoring
12 4 (9.30%) Regression Testing
12 4 (9.30%) Smoke Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (16.28%) Java
2 6 (13.95%) SQL
3 2 (4.65%) Ruby
4 1 (2.33%) C#
4 1 (2.33%) R
Qualifications
1 23 (53.49%) ISEB
2 21 (48.84%) ISTQB
3 15 (34.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 7 (16.28%) SC Cleared
4 7 (16.28%) Security Cleared
5 2 (4.65%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (2.33%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.63%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.33%) HockeyApp
Vendors
1 15 (34.88%) Microsoft
2 5 (11.63%) Xamarin
3 2 (4.65%) Oracle