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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Test Analyst
Rank 213 216 229
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +13
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Test Analyst 23 8 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.38% 0.15% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.40% 0.16% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 16 7 7
Average salary £37,250 £31,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.16% -4.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,750 £29,712 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £35,400 £38,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £36,750 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.40% -2.00%
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
5801 5145 5413
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 96.03% 95.56% 96.40%
Number of salaries quoted 4942 4365 4815
Average salary £37,500 £35,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.63% -1.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £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 30 January 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 30 January 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 +9 7 - -
Bristol +1 7 £40,000 +11.11% 2
Somerset +6 4 £34,000 +14.43%
Gloucestershire - 4 £33,000 -
Wiltshire - 1 £33,000 -
Senior Test Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 25 (48.08%) ISEB
2 23 (44.23%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (42.31%) ISTQB
4 21 (40.38%) Software Testing
5 19 (36.54%) Finance
6 15 (28.85%) Analytical Skills
7 14 (26.92%) Load Testing
7 14 (26.92%) Security Testing
7 14 (26.92%) Test Scripting
8 13 (25.00%) QA
9 12 (23.08%) Manual Testing
9 12 (23.08%) Test Management
9 12 (23.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 11 (21.15%) Line Management
10 11 (21.15%) Security Cleared
10 11 (21.15%) Waterfall
11 10 (19.23%) Performance Testing
11 10 (19.23%) Investment Management
12 9 (17.31%) SQL
12 9 (17.31%) Test Strategy
13 8 (15.38%) BDD
13 8 (15.38%) Team Foundation Server
13 8 (15.38%) Scrum
14 7 (13.46%) TDD
14 7 (13.46%) Aerospace
14 7 (13.46%) C
14 7 (13.46%) C#
14 7 (13.46%) LoadRunner
14 7 (13.46%) SC Cleared
14 7 (13.46%) Statistics

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 4 (7.69%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.77%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.92%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.77%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.92%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (15.38%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (13.46%) LoadRunner
3 6 (11.54%) Selenium
4 5 (9.62%) SpecFlow
5 4 (7.69%) Visual Studio
6 3 (5.77%) JIRA
7 2 (3.85%) WebDriver
7 2 (3.85%) WATIR
8 1 (1.92%) FitNesse
8 1 (1.92%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 19 (36.54%) Finance
2 7 (13.46%) Aerospace
3 5 (9.62%) Retail Banking
3 5 (9.62%) Banking
3 5 (9.62%) Retail
4 3 (5.77%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.92%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.77%) .NET
2 2 (3.85%) RESTful
2 2 (3.85%) Web Services
2 2 (3.85%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (28.85%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (13.46%) Statistics
3 3 (5.77%) Wiki
3 3 (5.77%) Open Source
4 1 (1.92%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (44.23%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (40.38%) Software Testing
3 14 (26.92%) Load Testing
3 14 (26.92%) Security Testing
3 14 (26.92%) Test Scripting
4 12 (23.08%) Manual Testing
4 12 (23.08%) Test Management
5 11 (21.15%) Line Management
5 11 (21.15%) Waterfall
6 10 (19.23%) Performance Testing
6 10 (19.23%) Investment Management
7 9 (17.31%) Test Strategy
8 8 (15.38%) BDD
8 8 (15.38%) Scrum
9 7 (13.46%) TDD
9 7 (13.46%) Test Automation
9 7 (13.46%) People Management
10 6 (11.54%) Automated Testing
11 5 (9.62%) Use Case
11 5 (9.62%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (17.31%) SQL
2 7 (13.46%) C
2 7 (13.46%) C#
3 3 (5.77%) Java
Qualifications
1 25 (48.08%) ISEB
2 22 (42.31%) ISTQB
3 12 (23.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 11 (21.15%) Security Cleared
5 7 (13.46%) SC Cleared
6 4 (7.69%) Degree
7 1 (1.92%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (25.00%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (9.62%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.92%) Telerik
Bristol, Avon
Experis Ltd
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