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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Test Analyst
Rank 215 203 195
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Test Analyst 23 8 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.37% 0.16% 0.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.39% 0.17% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 21 8 24
Average salary £37,500 £40,750 £33,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.97% +20.74%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,712 £35,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £50,800 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.63%
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
5915 4834 5506
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 95.11% 95.01% 96.19%
Number of salaries quoted 4943 4184 4878
Average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% -1.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £24,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 19 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 19 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 +10 8 £37,500 -14.77%
Somerset - 8 £30,356 -
Gloucestershire - 4 £40,000 -
Bristol -7 3 £35,000 -6.66%
Senior Test Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 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 24 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (56.67%) ISEB
3 16 (53.33%) Finance
4 12 (40.00%) Scrum
4 12 (40.00%) Software Testing
5 11 (36.67%) Selenium
6 10 (33.33%) Test Management
6 10 (33.33%) Test Scripting
6 10 (33.33%) ISTQB
6 10 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 9 (30.00%) TDD
7 9 (30.00%) Banking
7 9 (30.00%) SQL
8 8 (26.67%) Retail
8 8 (26.67%) Line Management
8 8 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
8 8 (26.67%) Team Foundation Server
8 8 (26.67%) Waterfall
8 8 (26.67%) BDD
8 8 (26.67%) Retail Banking
8 8 (26.67%) Degree
8 8 (26.67%) Use Case
9 6 (20.00%) Performance Testing
9 6 (20.00%) QA
9 6 (20.00%) Manual Testing
9 6 (20.00%) SpecFlow
9 6 (20.00%) Microsoft
10 5 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
10 5 (16.67%) Web Services
10 5 (16.67%) WebDriver

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

For the 6 months to 19 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 4 (13.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.67%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 11 (36.67%) Selenium
2 8 (26.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (20.00%) SpecFlow
4 5 (16.67%) WATIR
4 5 (16.67%) WebDriver
5 4 (13.33%) Visual Studio
6 3 (10.00%) QuickTest Pro
7 2 (6.67%) FitNesse
8 1 (3.33%) LoadRunner
General
1 16 (53.33%) Finance
2 9 (30.00%) Banking
3 8 (26.67%) Retail
3 8 (26.67%) Retail Banking
4 3 (10.00%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (16.67%) Web Services
1 5 (16.67%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 8 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.67%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (40.00%) Scrum
2 12 (40.00%) Software Testing
3 10 (33.33%) Test Management
3 10 (33.33%) Test Scripting
4 9 (30.00%) TDD
5 8 (26.67%) Line Management
5 8 (26.67%) Waterfall
5 8 (26.67%) BDD
5 8 (26.67%) Use Case
6 6 (20.00%) Performance Testing
6 6 (20.00%) Manual Testing
7 5 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (13.33%) Investment Management
8 4 (13.33%) Test Automation
8 4 (13.33%) Load Testing
8 4 (13.33%) Security Testing
8 4 (13.33%) Automated Testing
9 2 (6.67%) Mentoring
9 2 (6.67%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 9 (30.00%) SQL
2 4 (13.33%) C#
Qualifications
1 17 (56.67%) ISEB
2 10 (33.33%) ISTQB
2 10 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 8 (26.67%) Degree
4 5 (16.67%) Security Cleared
5 2 (6.67%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 1 (3.33%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (20.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (3.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (10.00%) Telerik