The first table below looks at the demand for the 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 Test Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the South West region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Analyst
Rank 146 147 92
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -55
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 80 73 144
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.38% 1.36% 2.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.45% 1.40% 2.68%
Number of salaries quoted 68 71 124
Average salary £35,000 £31,500 £31,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +0.80%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £42,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £32,500 £31,000
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +4.83%
Job Titles Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5532 5200 5378
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 95.36% 96.64% 95.02%
Number of salaries quoted 4661 4586 4654
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,325 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +0.85%
Test Analyst
England

Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Test Analyst in the job title across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 18 April 2014.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Analyst within the South West region over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Bristol +15 42 £36,250 -9.37% 9
Gloucestershire +10 12 £34,000 +21.42% 2
Somerset -7 11 £36,700 +29.91% 2
Dorset +6 8 £50,000 -11.11% 2
Wiltshire -13 4 £27,500 -15.38%
Devon -13 2 £28,375 -16.54% 2
Test Analyst
England

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the South West region that cited 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 Test Analyst in their job title.

1 53 (40.46%) QA
2 45 (34.35%) ISEB
3 43 (32.82%) Software Testing
4 41 (31.30%) Agile Software Development
5 39 (29.77%) SQL
5 39 (29.77%) Test Scripting
6 32 (24.43%) Selenium
7 31 (23.66%) ISTQB
8 28 (21.37%) Java
9 25 (19.08%) Degree
10 24 (18.32%) Test Automation
11 22 (16.79%) Test Strategy
11 22 (16.79%) Finance
12 21 (16.03%) User Acceptance Testing
13 20 (15.27%) Automation Testing
13 20 (15.27%) Automated Testing
14 19 (14.50%) QuickTest Pro
15 18 (13.74%) Regression Testing
15 18 (13.74%) HP
16 16 (12.21%) UNIX
16 16 (12.21%) Manual Testing
17 14 (10.69%) Perl
17 14 (10.69%) Test Management
18 13 (9.92%) Bash Shell
18 13 (9.92%) HP Quality Center
18 13 (9.92%) Windows
19 12 (9.16%) Linux
19 12 (9.16%) Middleware
19 12 (9.16%) System Testing
19 12 (9.16%) FitNesse

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the South West region that cited 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 Test Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (1.53%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (0.76%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (2.29%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (1.53%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.53%) JDE OneWorld
3 1 (0.76%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.76%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (0.76%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (6.87%) Internet
2 3 (2.29%) HTTP
3 2 (1.53%) HTTPS
3 2 (1.53%) FTP
4 1 (0.76%) Radio Access Network
4 1 (0.76%) LTE
4 1 (0.76%) GPRS
4 1 (0.76%) GSM
4 1 (0.76%) SMS
4 1 (0.76%) UMTS
4 1 (0.76%) WCDMA
4 1 (0.76%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (6.87%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.82%) NoSQL
2 5 (3.82%) Big Data
3 4 (3.05%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.76%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (0.76%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.76%) Adabas
4 1 (0.76%) DataStage
4 1 (0.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 32 (24.43%) Selenium
2 19 (14.50%) QuickTest Pro
3 12 (9.16%) FitNesse
4 10 (7.63%) JMeter
4 10 (7.63%) LoadRunner
4 10 (7.63%) SoapUI
5 8 (6.11%) Xcode
6 4 (3.05%) SilkTest
6 4 (3.05%) TestComplete
7 3 (2.29%) JIRA
7 3 (2.29%) WATIR
8 2 (1.53%) Introscope
8 2 (1.53%) Toad
8 2 (1.53%) Ranorex
8 2 (1.53%) WatiN
8 2 (1.53%) WebDriver
8 2 (1.53%) JProfiler
8 2 (1.53%) Cucumber
9 1 (0.76%) Redmine
9 1 (0.76%) Behat
General
1 22 (16.79%) Finance
2 8 (6.11%) Retail
3 7 (5.34%) Telecoms
4 6 (4.58%) Banking
5 4 (3.05%) Electronics
6 3 (2.29%) Investment Banking
6 3 (2.29%) Marketing
7 1 (0.76%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.76%) Automotive
7 1 (0.76%) Law
7 1 (0.76%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (9.16%) Middleware
2 7 (5.34%) XML
2 7 (5.34%) .NET
3 5 (3.82%) Java EE
3 5 (3.82%) Natural Language Processing
3 5 (3.82%) Flash
4 3 (2.29%) LAMP
5 2 (1.53%) JSF
5 2 (1.53%) ODBC
5 2 (1.53%) JDBC
5 2 (1.53%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (6.11%) Blackberry
1 8 (6.11%) Mobile App
1 8 (6.11%) iPhone
1 8 (6.11%) iPad
2 7 (5.34%) Computer Science
2 7 (5.34%) Open Source
3 5 (3.82%) SWIFT
4 3 (2.29%) EPoS
4 3 (2.29%) Replication
5 2 (1.53%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.53%) NHS
5 2 (1.53%) N-Tier
5 2 (1.53%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.76%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.76%) FMCG
6 1 (0.76%) Social Network
6 1 (0.76%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.76%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.76%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 16 (12.21%) UNIX
2 13 (9.92%) Windows
3 12 (9.16%) Linux
4 9 (6.87%) Android
4 9 (6.87%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.53%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (32.82%) Software Testing
2 41 (31.30%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (29.77%) Test Scripting
4 24 (18.32%) Test Automation
5 22 (16.79%) Test Strategy
6 21 (16.03%) User Acceptance Testing
7 20 (15.27%) Automation Testing
7 20 (15.27%) Automated Testing
8 18 (13.74%) Regression Testing
9 16 (12.21%) Manual Testing
10 14 (10.69%) Test Management
11 12 (9.16%) System Testing
12 10 (7.63%) TDD
12 10 (7.63%) Stress Testing
13 9 (6.87%) Unit Testing
14 8 (6.11%) Scrum
14 8 (6.11%) Load Testing
15 7 (5.34%) User Stories
15 7 (5.34%) PRINCE2
15 7 (5.34%) UML
Programming Languages
1 39 (29.77%) SQL
2 28 (21.37%) Java
3 14 (10.69%) Perl
4 13 (9.92%) Bash Shell
5 9 (6.87%) Ruby
6 8 (6.11%) Shell Script
7 7 (5.34%) Python
8 6 (4.58%) Korn
8 6 (4.58%) PHP
8 6 (4.58%) C#
9 5 (3.82%) VB
10 4 (3.05%) PL/SQL
11 3 (2.29%) T-SQL
11 3 (2.29%) C
12 2 (1.53%) VBScript
12 2 (1.53%) C++
13 1 (0.76%) COBOL
13 1 (0.76%) NATURAL
Qualifications
1 45 (34.35%) ISEB
2 31 (23.66%) ISTQB
3 25 (19.08%) Degree
4 11 (8.40%) Security Cleared
5 5 (3.82%) SC Cleared
6 3 (2.29%) HND
7 2 (1.53%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.76%) AAT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (40.46%) QA
2 2 (1.53%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.76%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.76%) ISO 14001
Systems Management
1 13 (9.92%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.53%) nmon
2 2 (1.53%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 18 (13.74%) HP
2 9 (6.87%) Oracle
3 5 (3.82%) Microsoft
4 4 (3.05%) Telerik
5 3 (2.29%) Informatica
6 2 (1.53%) IBM
6 2 (1.53%) Green Hat
6 2 (1.53%) DataFlux
7 1 (0.76%) Cognos
7 1 (0.76%) MicroStrategy
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Salary: 40000 - 45000
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Salary: From £24,000 to £26,000 per annum c25K
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Salary: £25000 - £36000 per annum + Good Benefits Package
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: £22000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: £30000 to £35000 per annum
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Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum
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