The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Test Analyst role in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Senior Test Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 2 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Test Analyst
Rank 212 199 197
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Test Analyst 22 9 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.36% 0.18% 0.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.38% 0.19% 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 20 9 26
Average salary £37,500 £44,000 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.77% +27.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,712 £35,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £50,200 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
-2.59% +5.47%
Senior Test Analyst
England

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
5840 4837 5478
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 95.14% 94.94% 96.26%
Number of salaries quoted 4824 4174 4859
Average salary £37,000 £35,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.71% -4.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,881 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Senior Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

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 2 September 2014.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Test Analyst within the South West region over the 3 months to 2 September 2014. 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
Wiltshire -3 9 £37,500 -14.77%
Somerset - 6 £30,356 - 3
Bristol -4 3 £35,000 -18.12%
Gloucestershire - 3 £40,000 -
Dorset -7 1 £45,000 -18.18%
Senior Test Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT jobs across the South West region that cited Senior 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 Senior Test Analyst in their job title.

1 14 (53.85%) Finance
1 14 (53.85%) ISEB
2 13 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (42.31%) Scrum
4 10 (38.46%) Selenium
4 10 (38.46%) Test Scripting
5 9 (34.62%) Software Testing
5 9 (34.62%) Banking
6 8 (30.77%) Retail
6 8 (30.77%) TDD
6 8 (30.77%) Retail Banking
6 8 (30.77%) Degree
6 8 (30.77%) Use Case
6 8 (30.77%) Test Management
7 7 (26.92%) Team Foundation Server
7 7 (26.92%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 7 (26.92%) ISTQB
7 7 (26.92%) SQL
8 6 (23.08%) Manual Testing
8 6 (23.08%) Waterfall
8 6 (23.08%) BDD
8 6 (23.08%) Line Management
9 5 (19.23%) WebDriver
9 5 (19.23%) RESTful
9 5 (19.23%) Performance Testing
9 5 (19.23%) QA
9 5 (19.23%) WATIR
9 5 (19.23%) Web Services
9 5 (19.23%) Microsoft
10 4 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management

Senior Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT jobs across the South West region that cited Senior 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 Senior Test Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 3 (11.54%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.85%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.85%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (3.85%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (38.46%) Selenium
2 7 (26.92%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (19.23%) WebDriver
3 5 (19.23%) WATIR
4 4 (15.38%) SpecFlow
5 3 (11.54%) Visual Studio
6 2 (7.69%) QuickTest Pro
7 1 (3.85%) LoadRunner
7 1 (3.85%) FitNesse
General
1 14 (53.85%) Finance
2 9 (34.62%) Banking
3 8 (30.77%) Retail
3 8 (30.77%) Retail Banking
4 3 (11.54%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (19.23%) Web Services
1 5 (19.23%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.69%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (42.31%) Scrum
3 10 (38.46%) Test Scripting
4 9 (34.62%) Software Testing
5 8 (30.77%) Use Case
5 8 (30.77%) TDD
5 8 (30.77%) Test Management
6 6 (23.08%) Line Management
6 6 (23.08%) Waterfall
6 6 (23.08%) BDD
6 6 (23.08%) Manual Testing
7 5 (19.23%) Performance Testing
8 4 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (11.54%) Load Testing
9 3 (11.54%) Security Testing
9 3 (11.54%) Investment Management
9 3 (11.54%) Test Automation
9 3 (11.54%) Automated Testing
10 2 (7.69%) Test Strategy
10 2 (7.69%) Scalability Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (26.92%) SQL
2 3 (11.54%) C#
Qualifications
1 14 (53.85%) ISEB
2 8 (30.77%) Degree
3 7 (26.92%) ISTQB
3 7 (26.92%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (15.38%) Security Cleared
5 1 (3.85%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 1 (3.85%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (19.23%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (19.23%) Microsoft
2 3 (11.54%) Telerik
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