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 26 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Test Analyst
Rank 217 218 217
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Test Analyst 19 13 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.32% 0.24% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.34% 0.25% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 12 13 10
Average salary £35,000 £36,700 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.63% +6.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,950 £31,300 £29,750
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £44,000 £37,750
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £36,000 £38,750
% change year-on-year
+6.94% -7.09%
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
5636 5108 5321
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 96.24% 95.58% 96.27%
Number of salaries quoted 4757 4343 4732
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,950 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 26 February 2015.

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 26 February 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
Devon +3 7 - -
Bristol -5 4 £40,000 +16.78%
Wiltshire - 4 £33,000 -
Gloucestershire - 3 £28,500 -
Somerset -5 1 £37,000 +0.81%
Senior Test Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 26 February 2015, 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 19 (43.18%) ISEB
1 19 (43.18%) Software Testing
1 19 (43.18%) ISTQB
2 16 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (31.82%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (27.27%) Finance
4 12 (27.27%) Load Testing
4 12 (27.27%) Security Testing
5 11 (25.00%) Test Scripting
5 11 (25.00%) QA
6 10 (22.73%) Manual Testing
7 9 (20.45%) Security Cleared
8 8 (18.18%) Investment Management
8 8 (18.18%) Test Strategy
8 8 (18.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 7 (15.91%) Test Management
9 7 (15.91%) People Management
9 7 (15.91%) Line Management
9 7 (15.91%) SC Cleared
9 7 (15.91%) Waterfall
9 7 (15.91%) Performance Testing
9 7 (15.91%) Statistics
9 7 (15.91%) Aerospace
9 7 (15.91%) LoadRunner
9 7 (15.91%) C
10 6 (13.64%) BDD
11 5 (11.36%) Team Foundation Server
11 5 (11.36%) Test Automation
11 5 (11.36%) Automated Testing
11 5 (11.36%) User Acceptance Testing

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

For the 6 months to 26 February 2015, 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 2 (4.55%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.82%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.27%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.27%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (15.91%) LoadRunner
2 5 (11.36%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (9.09%) Selenium
4 3 (6.82%) SpecFlow
4 3 (6.82%) JIRA
5 2 (4.55%) Visual Studio
6 1 (2.27%) QuickTest Pro
6 1 (2.27%) FitNesse
General
1 12 (27.27%) Finance
2 7 (15.91%) Aerospace
3 3 (6.82%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.82%) .NET
2 2 (4.55%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (31.82%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (15.91%) Statistics
3 3 (6.82%) Wiki
3 3 (6.82%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (43.18%) Software Testing
2 16 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (27.27%) Load Testing
3 12 (27.27%) Security Testing
4 11 (25.00%) Test Scripting
5 10 (22.73%) Manual Testing
6 8 (18.18%) Investment Management
6 8 (18.18%) Test Strategy
7 7 (15.91%) Test Management
7 7 (15.91%) Waterfall
7 7 (15.91%) Line Management
7 7 (15.91%) People Management
7 7 (15.91%) Performance Testing
8 6 (13.64%) BDD
9 5 (11.36%) Test Automation
9 5 (11.36%) User Acceptance Testing
9 5 (11.36%) Automated Testing
9 5 (11.36%) E-Commerce
10 4 (9.09%) ITIL
10 4 (9.09%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 7 (15.91%) C
2 5 (11.36%) C#
2 5 (11.36%) SQL
3 3 (6.82%) Java
Qualifications
1 19 (43.18%) ISEB
1 19 (43.18%) ISTQB
2 9 (20.45%) Security Cleared
3 8 (18.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 7 (15.91%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.27%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (25.00%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (6.82%) Microsoft