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 26 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Analyst
Rank 139 124 129
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 97 142 108
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.80% 2.41% 1.78%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.85% 2.48% 1.82%
Number of salaries quoted 90 133 81
Median salary £40,000 £31,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+29.03% -4.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,850 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,250 £37,500 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £34,000 £33,500 £33,500
% change year-on-year
+1.49% -
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
5235 5719 5927
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 97.23% 96.97% 97.74%
Number of salaries quoted 4424 4866 4897
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,648
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 26 July 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 26 July 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 +20 39 £42,500 +25.00% 2
Bristol -12 27 £32,500 +4.83% 6
Somerset +5 20 £41,000 +36.66%
Wiltshire -7 5 £21,500 -33.84% 1
Dorset +4 3 £30,000 -
Cornwall -11 1 £23,000 -34.28% 1
Devon -17 1 £30,000 +5.26% 1
Test Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 26 July 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.

1 114 (61.62%) Agile Software Development
2 81 (43.78%) ISEB
3 60 (32.43%) QA
4 57 (30.81%) Security Cleared
5 56 (30.27%) Java
6 54 (29.19%) ISTQB
6 54 (29.19%) Test Scripting
7 52 (28.11%) Scrum
8 47 (25.41%) Selenium
9 46 (24.86%) Software Testing
9 46 (24.86%) Microsoft
10 44 (23.78%) Windows
10 44 (23.78%) DV Cleared
11 42 (22.70%) User Acceptance Testing
12 41 (22.16%) Non-Functional Testing
13 40 (21.62%) Manual Testing
13 40 (21.62%) Automated Testing
14 39 (21.08%) SQL
15 37 (20.00%) Regression Testing
15 37 (20.00%) Test Automation
16 36 (19.46%) SDLC
17 35 (18.92%) Team Foundation Server
18 32 (17.30%) User Stories
19 31 (16.76%) Functional Testing
19 31 (16.76%) Linux
20 29 (15.68%) Python
21 28 (15.14%) ITIL
22 26 (14.05%) Performance Testing
23 25 (13.51%) Test Management
23 25 (13.51%) LoadRunner

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 (5.41%) SharePoint
2 9 (4.86%) MS Exchange
2 9 (4.86%) Skype for Business
3 2 (1.08%) IIS
4 1 (0.54%) Apache Solr
4 1 (0.54%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.54%) WebLogic
Applications
1 8 (4.32%) MS Office
2 3 (1.62%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.08%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 2 (1.08%) SAP Payroll
2 1 (0.54%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (4.32%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (1.08%) SuccessFactors
3 1 (0.54%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (7.03%) LAN
1 13 (7.03%) WAN
2 12 (6.49%) Internet
3 3 (1.62%) DNS
3 3 (1.62%) Intranet
3 3 (1.62%) Skype
4 1 (0.54%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.54%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (7.03%) SQL Server
2 8 (4.32%) Big Data
3 3 (1.62%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.08%) Electronic Patient Records
4 2 (1.08%) Oracle Database
4 2 (1.08%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (0.54%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.54%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.54%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.54%) OrientDB
5 1 (0.54%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.54%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 47 (25.41%) Selenium
2 35 (18.92%) Team Foundation Server
3 25 (13.51%) LoadRunner
4 24 (12.97%) Jenkins
5 22 (11.89%) Cucumber
6 21 (11.35%) SpecFlow
7 17 (9.19%) Visual Studio
8 12 (6.49%) JIRA
9 11 (5.95%) JUnit
10 9 (4.86%) Git (software)
10 9 (4.86%) SoapUI
11 8 (4.32%) RSpec
11 8 (4.32%) TestNG
12 5 (2.70%) JMeter
13 4 (2.16%) ClearCase
13 4 (2.16%) Maven
14 3 (1.62%) NUnit
14 3 (1.62%) Rational Functional Tester
15 2 (1.08%) TestDirector
15 2 (1.08%) WebDriver
General
1 17 (9.19%) Finance
2 3 (1.62%) Advertising
3 2 (1.08%) Back Office
3 2 (1.08%) Manufacturing
3 2 (1.08%) Marketing
3 2 (1.08%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.54%) Banking
4 1 (0.54%) Billing
4 1 (0.54%) Electronics
4 1 (0.54%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (7.57%) .NET
2 12 (6.49%) XML
3 8 (4.32%) Web Services
4 6 (3.24%) JDBC
5 4 (2.16%) SOAP
6 3 (1.62%) .NET Framework
6 3 (1.62%) HTML
6 3 (1.62%) REST
7 1 (0.54%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.54%) CSS
7 1 (0.54%) JSON
7 1 (0.54%) Middleware
7 1 (0.54%) RESTful
7 1 (0.54%) WCF
7 1 (0.54%) WinForms
7 1 (0.54%) WPF
7 1 (0.54%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 12 (6.49%) User Experience
2 8 (4.32%) Computer Science
2 8 (4.32%) Internet of Things
3 5 (2.70%) Client/Server
4 3 (1.62%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (1.62%) Mobile Computing
5 2 (1.08%) Equities
5 2 (1.08%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.08%) NHS
6 1 (0.54%) Cybercrime
6 1 (0.54%) Driving Licence
6 1 (0.54%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.54%) Replication
6 1 (0.54%) SWIFT
6 1 (0.54%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 44 (23.78%) Windows
2 31 (16.76%) Linux
3 22 (11.89%) Unix
4 13 (7.03%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (4.32%) CentOS
6 5 (2.70%) Apple iOS
7 4 (2.16%) VMS
7 4 (2.16%) Windows Server
7 4 (2.16%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (1.62%) Windows 7
8 3 (1.62%) Windows 8
8 3 (1.62%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (1.08%) Android
9 2 (1.08%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 114 (61.62%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (29.19%) Test Scripting
3 52 (28.11%) Scrum
4 46 (24.86%) Software Testing
5 42 (22.70%) User Acceptance Testing
6 41 (22.16%) Non-Functional Testing
7 40 (21.62%) Automated Testing
7 40 (21.62%) Manual Testing
8 37 (20.00%) Regression Testing
8 37 (20.00%) Test Automation
9 36 (19.46%) SDLC
10 32 (17.30%) User Stories
11 31 (16.76%) Functional Testing
12 28 (15.14%) ITIL
13 26 (14.05%) Performance Testing
14 25 (13.51%) Test Management
15 22 (11.89%) BDD
15 22 (11.89%) ITIL V3
16 17 (9.19%) Continuous Integration
16 17 (9.19%) Cybersecurity
Programming Languages
1 56 (30.27%) Java
2 39 (21.08%) SQL
3 29 (15.68%) Python
4 24 (12.97%) C#
5 23 (12.43%) C++
6 19 (10.27%) Bash Shell
7 18 (9.73%) Ruby
8 16 (8.65%) Shell Script
9 14 (7.57%) JavaScript
10 9 (4.86%) VB
11 4 (2.16%) VBScript
12 3 (1.62%) C
12 3 (1.62%) Perl
13 2 (1.08%) VB.NET
14 1 (0.54%) VB6
Qualifications
1 81 (43.78%) ISEB
2 57 (30.81%) Security Cleared
3 54 (29.19%) ISTQB
4 44 (23.78%) DV Cleared
5 23 (12.43%) SC Cleared
6 19 (10.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 18 (9.73%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 60 (32.43%) QA
System Software
1 9 (4.86%) Hyper-V
1 9 (4.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (1.62%) Microsoft App-V
2 3 (1.62%) Virtual Machines
2 3 (1.62%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 9 (4.86%) HP Quality Center
1 9 (4.86%) SCCM
2 6 (3.24%) SCOM
3 3 (1.62%) AirWatch
3 3 (1.62%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (0.54%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 46 (24.86%) Microsoft
2 11 (5.95%) Oracle
3 9 (4.86%) VMware
4 8 (4.32%) Red Hat
5 3 (1.62%) Altiris
5 3 (1.62%) Cegedim Rx
5 3 (1.62%) Citrix
5 3 (1.62%) SAP
5 3 (1.62%) Veritas
6 1 (0.54%) HP
6 1 (0.54%) Sage
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