The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the South West region that had Test Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 9 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Analyst
Rank 109 139 152
Rank change year-on-year
+30 +13
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 131 106 106
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 2.55% 1.86% 1.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.62% 1.91% 1.68%
Number of salaries quoted 113 86 96
Median salary £32,500 £32,500 £31,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,150 £26,250 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £34,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +3.03%
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
4993 5545 6314
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 97.12% 97.06% 97.38%
Number of salaries quoted 4211 4693 5247
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +2.50%

Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of job ads across the South West region that featured Test Analyst in the job title.

Test Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Test Analyst
Salary Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Test Analyst across the South West region.

Test Analyst Salary Trend in the South West

Test Analyst
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Analyst across the South West region over the 3 months to 9 December 2016.

Test Analyst Salary Histogram in the South West

Test Analyst
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Analyst within the South West region over the 3 months to 9 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Gloucestershire -19 48 £37,500 - 9
Somerset +32 29 £32,500 +18.18% 2
Wiltshire +24 17 £32,500 - 3
Bristol +2 14 £33,500 +3.07% 8
Devon -13 13 £34,250 +24.54% 1
Dorset +26 6 £27,000 -10.00% 1
Cornwall - 2 £27,500 -
Test Analyst
England

Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 9 December 2016, Test Analyst job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South West region featuring Test Analyst in the job title.

1 148 (61.92%) Agile Software Development
2 112 (46.86%) ISEB
3 94 (39.33%) ISTQB
4 79 (33.05%) Software Testing
5 78 (32.64%) Test Scripting
6 72 (30.13%) SQL
7 62 (25.94%) Microsoft
7 62 (25.94%) Selenium
8 58 (24.27%) Security Cleared
9 55 (23.01%) Non-Functional Testing
10 53 (22.18%) User Acceptance Testing
10 53 (22.18%) Java
11 50 (20.92%) Team Foundation Server
12 49 (20.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 48 (20.08%) SDLC
14 47 (19.67%) Test Automation
15 46 (19.25%) Manual Testing
16 45 (18.83%) Regression Testing
17 43 (17.99%) BDD
18 42 (17.57%) QA
19 40 (16.74%) Automated Testing
19 40 (16.74%) Cucumber
19 40 (16.74%) Scrum
20 38 (15.90%) Waterfall
21 36 (15.06%) Test Management
22 35 (14.64%) Performance Testing
22 35 (14.64%) C#
23 34 (14.23%) SC Cleared
24 33 (13.81%) SpecFlow
24 33 (13.81%) Linux

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 10 (4.18%) MS Exchange
1 10 (4.18%) SharePoint
1 10 (4.18%) Skype for Business
2 6 (2.51%) SAS
3 5 (2.09%) GlassFish
4 4 (1.67%) Jupyter
5 2 (0.84%) NetWeaver
6 1 (0.42%) CMS
6 1 (0.42%) Confluence
Applications
1 12 (5.02%) MS Office
2 7 (2.93%) MS Excel
3 4 (1.67%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.84%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 4 (1.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.84%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.84%) SAP Payroll
3 1 (0.42%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.42%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.67%) Lucidchart
2 2 (0.84%) SuccessFactors
3 1 (0.42%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.42%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.42%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.93%) Internet
2 6 (2.51%) LAN
2 6 (2.51%) WAN
3 4 (1.67%) DNS
3 4 (1.67%) Intranet
3 4 (1.67%) Skype
4 2 (0.84%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (3.77%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.67%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (1.26%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (1.26%) Hadoop
4 2 (0.84%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (0.84%) Oracle Database
4 2 (0.84%) SAP BW
5 1 (0.42%) Big Data
5 1 (0.42%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.42%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.42%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.42%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 62 (25.94%) Selenium
2 50 (20.92%) Team Foundation Server
3 40 (16.74%) Cucumber
4 33 (13.81%) SpecFlow
5 29 (12.13%) JIRA
6 21 (8.79%) Jenkins
7 20 (8.37%) LoadRunner
8 15 (6.28%) SoapUI
9 12 (5.02%) Visual Studio
9 12 (5.02%) WebDriver
10 9 (3.77%) JUnit
11 8 (3.35%) JMeter
12 6 (2.51%) Git (software)
13 5 (2.09%) Eclipse
13 5 (2.09%) Maven
13 5 (2.09%) Subversion
14 4 (1.67%) Bugzilla
14 4 (1.67%) ClearCase
14 4 (1.67%) HP UFT
14 4 (1.67%) TestDirector
General
1 32 (13.39%) Finance
2 10 (4.18%) Telecoms
3 9 (3.77%) Banking
4 8 (3.35%) Retail
5 5 (2.09%) Advertising
6 4 (1.67%) Electronics
6 4 (1.67%) Manufacturing
6 4 (1.67%) Marketing
7 2 (0.84%) Back Office
7 2 (0.84%) Billing
7 2 (0.84%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.42%) German Language
8 1 (0.42%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.42%) Private Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (7.11%) SOAP
2 14 (5.86%) .NET
2 14 (5.86%) XML
3 10 (4.18%) Web Services
4 7 (2.93%) HTML
5 6 (2.51%) CSS
5 6 (2.51%) Gherkin
5 6 (2.51%) JSON
5 6 (2.51%) REST
6 5 (2.09%) RESTful
7 4 (1.67%) ISPF
7 4 (1.67%) Pandas
8 2 (0.84%) ASP.NET
9 1 (0.42%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 14 (5.86%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (2.93%) Mobile App
2 7 (2.93%) User Experience
3 6 (2.51%) Computer Science
3 6 (2.51%) Mainframe
4 4 (1.67%) IBM Mainframe
4 4 (1.67%) Mathematics
4 4 (1.67%) Mobile Computing
4 4 (1.67%) PMI
4 4 (1.67%) Replication
5 3 (1.26%) Client/Server
6 2 (0.84%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.42%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.42%) Internet of Things
7 1 (0.42%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 33 (13.81%) Linux
2 28 (11.72%) Windows
3 16 (6.69%) Unix
4 10 (4.18%) Apple iOS
4 10 (4.18%) CentOS
5 8 (3.35%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (2.51%) Android
7 4 (1.67%) Windows 7
7 4 (1.67%) Windows 8
7 4 (1.67%) Windows Server
7 4 (1.67%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (1.67%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (0.84%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 148 (61.92%) Agile Software Development
2 79 (33.05%) Software Testing
3 78 (32.64%) Test Scripting
4 55 (23.01%) Non-Functional Testing
5 53 (22.18%) User Acceptance Testing
6 48 (20.08%) SDLC
7 47 (19.67%) Test Automation
8 46 (19.25%) Manual Testing
9 45 (18.83%) Regression Testing
10 43 (17.99%) BDD
11 40 (16.74%) Automated Testing
11 40 (16.74%) Scrum
12 38 (15.90%) Waterfall
13 36 (15.06%) Test Management
14 35 (14.64%) Performance Testing
15 30 (12.55%) Functional Testing
16 27 (11.30%) Line Management
17 26 (10.88%) Load Testing
18 25 (10.46%) Automation Testing
18 25 (10.46%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 72 (30.13%) SQL
2 53 (22.18%) Java
3 35 (14.64%) C#
4 24 (10.04%) Python
5 16 (6.69%) C++
6 12 (5.02%) Shell Script
7 11 (4.60%) JavaScript
7 11 (4.60%) Ruby
8 6 (2.51%) Bash Shell
8 6 (2.51%) C
9 4 (1.67%) JCL
9 4 (1.67%) MATLAB
9 4 (1.67%) R
10 2 (0.84%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.42%) Perl
11 1 (0.42%) VB
Qualifications
1 112 (46.86%) ISEB
2 94 (39.33%) ISTQB
3 58 (24.27%) Security Cleared
4 49 (20.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 34 (14.23%) SC Cleared
6 32 (13.39%) DV Cleared
7 21 (8.79%) Degree
8 4 (1.67%) BPSS Clearance
8 4 (1.67%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (17.57%) QA
2 1 (0.42%) ISO 14001
2 1 (0.42%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 10 (4.18%) Hyper-V
1 10 (4.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (1.67%) Microsoft App-V
2 4 (1.67%) RACF
2 4 (1.67%) Time Sharing Option
2 4 (1.67%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 4 (1.67%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 16 (6.69%) HP Quality Center
2 10 (4.18%) SCCM
3 6 (2.51%) SCOM
4 4 (1.67%) AirWatch
4 4 (1.67%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 4 (1.67%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 62 (25.94%) Microsoft
2 13 (5.44%) HP
3 10 (4.18%) Oracle
3 10 (4.18%) Red Hat
3 10 (4.18%) VMware
4 9 (3.77%) SAP
5 5 (2.09%) SOASTA, Inc
6 4 (1.67%) Altiris
6 4 (1.67%) Apple
6 4 (1.67%) Citrix
6 4 (1.67%) IBM
6 4 (1.67%) Veritas
6 4 (1.67%) Xamarin
7 2 (0.84%) CA Agile Central
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Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £40,000 - £70,000
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Salary: £40,000 - £70,000
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Salary: £30000 - £37000 per annum
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