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 24 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Analyst
Rank 158 122 166
Rank change year-on-year
-36 +44
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 78 133 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.47% 2.30% 1.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.51% 2.37% 1.19%
Number of salaries quoted 67 126 56
Median salary £35,000 £32,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+9.37% -8.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £37,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £33,625 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
-3.92% +2.94%
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
5160 5618 5790
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 97.23% 97.28% 97.12%
Number of salaries quoted 4358 4691 4836
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 £23,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,750 £55,000 £57,000
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 24 May 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 24 May 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
Bristol -21 29 £32,500 +4.83% 6
Gloucestershire -17 22 £45,000 +38.46% 4
Somerset +4 17 £32,500 -4.41% 2
Wiltshire -11 7 £28,250 -9.60% 1
Dorset +8 4 £36,250 +16.00%
Test Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 May 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.

1 130 (66.33%) Agile Software Development
2 93 (47.45%) ISEB
3 65 (33.16%) QA
4 63 (32.14%) ISTQB
5 58 (29.59%) Java
6 53 (27.04%) Security Cleared
7 52 (26.53%) Selenium
8 50 (25.51%) Test Scripting
8 50 (25.51%) Scrum
9 45 (22.96%) Software Testing
10 44 (22.45%) SQL
11 42 (21.43%) Windows
12 41 (20.92%) Test Automation
13 39 (19.90%) Non-Functional Testing
13 39 (19.90%) Microsoft
14 38 (19.39%) Functional Testing
14 38 (19.39%) User Acceptance Testing
14 38 (19.39%) DV Cleared
15 37 (18.88%) Automated Testing
16 31 (15.82%) Manual Testing
17 30 (15.31%) Performance Testing
17 30 (15.31%) User Stories
17 30 (15.31%) Linux
18 29 (14.80%) Team Foundation Server
19 28 (14.29%) SC Cleared
19 28 (14.29%) Unix
20 27 (13.78%) SDLC
21 26 (13.27%) C#
22 24 (12.24%) Python
22 24 (12.24%) Regression Testing

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 4 (2.04%) Apache
2 3 (1.53%) IIS
3 2 (1.02%) SAS
3 2 (1.02%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.51%) Apache Solr
4 1 (0.51%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.51%) SharePoint
Applications
1 15 (7.65%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.04%) MS Office
3 2 (1.02%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 1 (0.51%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.51%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.57%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 13 (6.63%) Internet
2 7 (3.57%) LAN
2 7 (3.57%) WAN
3 2 (1.02%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.51%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (9.18%) SQL Server
2 7 (3.57%) Big Data
3 6 (3.06%) Relational Database
4 5 (2.55%) BusinessObjects
5 3 (1.53%) Oracle Database
5 3 (1.53%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (1.02%) Electronic Patient Records
7 1 (0.51%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.51%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.51%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.51%) OrientDB
Development Applications
1 52 (26.53%) Selenium
2 29 (14.80%) Team Foundation Server
3 23 (11.73%) Jenkins
4 21 (10.71%) Cucumber
5 18 (9.18%) LoadRunner
6 17 (8.67%) SpecFlow
7 15 (7.65%) Visual Studio
8 14 (7.14%) JIRA
9 11 (5.61%) JUnit
10 8 (4.08%) Git (software)
10 8 (4.08%) TestNG
11 7 (3.57%) RSpec
11 7 (3.57%) SoapUI
12 6 (3.06%) JMeter
13 5 (2.55%) ClearQuest
13 5 (2.55%) FitNesse
13 5 (2.55%) Maven
13 5 (2.55%) TestDirector
14 3 (1.53%) Eclipse
14 3 (1.53%) Rational Functional Tester
General
1 23 (11.73%) Finance
2 4 (2.04%) Telecoms
3 3 (1.53%) Billing
3 3 (1.53%) Financial Institution
4 2 (1.02%) Back Office
5 1 (0.51%) Advertising
5 1 (0.51%) Banking
5 1 (0.51%) Electronics
5 1 (0.51%) Legal
5 1 (0.51%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.51%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (11.73%) .NET
2 16 (8.16%) XML
3 8 (4.08%) HTML
4 7 (3.57%) J2EE
4 7 (3.57%) Web Services
5 6 (3.06%) JDBC
6 5 (2.55%) SOAP
7 4 (2.04%) JMS
7 4 (2.04%) XSLT
8 3 (1.53%) .NET Framework
9 2 (1.02%) ASP.NET
9 2 (1.02%) CSS
9 2 (1.02%) REST
9 2 (1.02%) WCF
9 2 (1.02%) WinForms
9 2 (1.02%) WPF
10 1 (0.51%) JSON
10 1 (0.51%) Middleware
10 1 (0.51%) RESTful
10 1 (0.51%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 17 (8.67%) Client/Server
2 14 (7.14%) Computer Science
3 10 (5.10%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (4.08%) User Experience
5 7 (3.57%) Internet of Things
6 6 (3.06%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.02%) Cybercrime
7 2 (1.02%) Data Protection Act
7 2 (1.02%) Equities
7 2 (1.02%) NHS
7 2 (1.02%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.51%) AS400
8 1 (0.51%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.51%) iSeries
8 1 (0.51%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.51%) Replication
8 1 (0.51%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 42 (21.43%) Windows
2 30 (15.31%) Linux
3 28 (14.29%) Unix
4 5 (2.55%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (2.04%) VMS
6 2 (1.02%) CentOS
6 2 (1.02%) Windows Server
6 2 (1.02%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.51%) Android
7 1 (0.51%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.51%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 130 (66.33%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (25.51%) Scrum
2 50 (25.51%) Test Scripting
3 45 (22.96%) Software Testing
4 41 (20.92%) Test Automation
5 39 (19.90%) Non-Functional Testing
6 38 (19.39%) Functional Testing
6 38 (19.39%) User Acceptance Testing
7 37 (18.88%) Automated Testing
8 31 (15.82%) Manual Testing
9 30 (15.31%) Performance Testing
9 30 (15.31%) User Stories
10 27 (13.78%) SDLC
11 24 (12.24%) Regression Testing
12 22 (11.22%) BDD
13 21 (10.71%) Waterfall
14 20 (10.20%) Continuous Integration
14 20 (10.20%) Test Management
15 18 (9.18%) Defect Management
16 14 (7.14%) Load Testing
Programming Languages
1 58 (29.59%) Java
2 44 (22.45%) SQL
3 26 (13.27%) C#
4 24 (12.24%) Python
5 21 (10.71%) JavaScript
6 19 (9.69%) Ruby
7 17 (8.67%) C++
8 16 (8.16%) Bash Shell
9 9 (4.59%) C
9 9 (4.59%) Shell Script
10 7 (3.57%) VB
11 4 (2.04%) Perl
12 3 (1.53%) VBScript
13 2 (1.02%) MATLAB
13 2 (1.02%) Objective-C
13 2 (1.02%) R
13 2 (1.02%) VB.NET
14 1 (0.51%) PHP
Qualifications
1 93 (47.45%) ISEB
2 63 (32.14%) ISTQB
3 53 (27.04%) Security Cleared
4 38 (19.39%) DV Cleared
5 28 (14.29%) SC Cleared
6 20 (10.20%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 17 (8.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 65 (33.16%) QA
System Software
1 5 (2.55%) vSphere
2 3 (1.53%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 18 (9.18%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.51%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 39 (19.90%) Microsoft
2 11 (5.61%) Oracle
3 5 (2.55%) Citrix
3 5 (2.55%) Remedy
3 5 (2.55%) Sybase
3 5 (2.55%) VMware
4 4 (2.04%) HP
5 3 (1.53%) Cegedim Rx
6 2 (1.02%) Apple
6 2 (1.02%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.51%) IBM
7 1 (0.51%) Sage
7 1 (0.51%) SAP
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £43000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Somerset
set2recruit
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum DOE + Generous Benefits Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 60,000 plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bath, Avon
ISL
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + employer only pension
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol
CPS Group Limited
Salary: £36000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Anatwine
Salary: From £40,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Hargreaves Lansdown
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 24 days ago