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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Test Analyst
Rank 226 210 206
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Test Analyst 25 19 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.42% 0.31% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.43% 0.33% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 14 17 10
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £40,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -7.97%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,185 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £49,600
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
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
5751 5796 4821
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 96.17% 95.27% 95.18%
Number of salaries quoted 4841 4792 4152
Average salary £38,000 £37,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.70% +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,916 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,648 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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
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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
Somerset +13 13 £45,000 +48.24% 1
Wiltshire -4 6 £32,500 -13.33%
Bristol -17 5 £35,000 -
Gloucestershire -17 1 £39,000 -2.50%
Senior Test Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 27 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (53.33%) Selenium
3 22 (48.89%) Test Automation
4 19 (42.22%) Analytical Skills
4 19 (42.22%) Test Scripting
5 15 (33.33%) Retail
6 14 (31.11%) TDD
7 13 (28.89%) Scrum
7 13 (28.89%) Continuous Integration
7 13 (28.89%) ISEB
8 12 (26.67%) BDD
8 12 (26.67%) QA
9 11 (24.44%) SOA
9 11 (24.44%) Pair Programming
9 11 (24.44%) Finance
10 9 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
11 8 (17.78%) Automated Testing
11 8 (17.78%) Manual Testing
11 8 (17.78%) Business Intelligence
11 8 (17.78%) SQL
11 8 (17.78%) Oracle
11 8 (17.78%) DSDM
12 7 (15.56%) JUnit
12 7 (15.56%) SAS
12 7 (15.56%) Software Testing
12 7 (15.56%) BusinessObjects
12 7 (15.56%) Banking
12 7 (15.56%) SDLC
13 6 (13.33%) Continuous Improvement
13 6 (13.33%) JMeter

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

Application Platforms
1 7 (15.56%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (2.22%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.44%) HTTP
1 2 (4.44%) ICMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (15.56%) BusinessObjects
2 3 (6.67%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.22%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 24 (53.33%) Selenium
2 7 (15.56%) JUnit
3 6 (13.33%) JMeter
4 3 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (4.44%) Cucumber
5 2 (4.44%) JIRA
5 2 (4.44%) Visual Studio
6 1 (2.22%) Toad
6 1 (2.22%) HP UFT
6 1 (2.22%) Bugzilla
6 1 (2.22%) Maven
6 1 (2.22%) TestNG
6 1 (2.22%) Jenkins
6 1 (2.22%) WebDriver
General
1 15 (33.33%) Retail
2 11 (24.44%) Finance
3 7 (15.56%) Banking
4 3 (6.67%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.89%) Web Services
2 1 (2.22%) XML
2 1 (2.22%) .NET
2 1 (2.22%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 19 (42.22%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.22%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.44%) Windows
2 1 (2.22%) Linux
2 1 (2.22%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (48.89%) Test Automation
3 19 (42.22%) Test Scripting
4 14 (31.11%) TDD
5 13 (28.89%) Continuous Integration
5 13 (28.89%) Scrum
6 12 (26.67%) BDD
7 11 (24.44%) Pair Programming
7 11 (24.44%) SOA
8 9 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
9 8 (17.78%) Business Intelligence
9 8 (17.78%) Automated Testing
9 8 (17.78%) DSDM
9 8 (17.78%) Manual Testing
10 7 (15.56%) Software Testing
10 7 (15.56%) SDLC
11 6 (13.33%) Continuous Improvement
12 5 (11.11%) Performance Testing
12 5 (11.11%) E-Commerce
12 5 (11.11%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (17.78%) SQL
2 4 (8.89%) Java
3 2 (4.44%) Python
4 1 (2.22%) VB
4 1 (2.22%) C
4 1 (2.22%) C#
Qualifications
1 13 (28.89%) ISEB
2 2 (4.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (2.22%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (26.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.22%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (17.78%) Oracle
2 2 (4.44%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.22%) ForgeRock
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