The table below looks at the statistics 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 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Analyst
Rank 126 174 162
Rank change year-on-year
+48 -12
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 121 52 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 2.02% 0.94% 1.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.10% 0.99% 1.33%
Number of salaries quoted 99 49 72
Average salary £31,000 £32,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.12% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £44,500 £41,000 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £34,500 £32,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+7.81% +6.66%
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
5753 5265 5502
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 95.90% 95.57% 96.46%
Number of salaries quoted 4889 4457 4892
Average salary £37,500 £35,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.63% -1.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 27 January 2015.

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 27 January 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
Bristol +36 44 £32,000 -1.53% 9
Gloucestershire +10 26 £29,500 -9.92% 7
Devon +3 16 £30,000 -14.28% 2
Wiltshire +3 16 £44,500 +54.78%
Somerset +10 10 £32,250 -15.13% 4
Dorset -9 9 £30,000 - 1
Test Analyst
England

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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.

1 100 (42.37%) Agile Software Development
2 91 (38.56%) ISEB
3 89 (37.71%) Test Scripting
4 65 (27.54%) Software Testing
5 60 (25.42%) Manual Testing
6 58 (24.58%) Finance
7 53 (22.46%) ISTQB
8 50 (21.19%) SQL
9 46 (19.49%) QA
9 46 (19.49%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 42 (17.80%) Selenium
11 36 (15.25%) Scrum
12 32 (13.56%) Test Strategy
13 31 (13.14%) Microsoft
14 30 (12.71%) MS Excel
14 30 (12.71%) Automated Testing
15 29 (12.29%) .NET
16 26 (11.02%) C#
16 26 (11.02%) User Acceptance Testing
16 26 (11.02%) Analytical Skills
17 25 (10.59%) Regression Testing
18 24 (10.17%) Retail
18 24 (10.17%) Automation Testing
18 24 (10.17%) Security Cleared
18 24 (10.17%) Test Automation
19 22 (9.32%) Waterfall
19 22 (9.32%) Banking
20 21 (8.90%) Degree
20 21 (8.90%) BDD
21 20 (8.47%) WebDriver

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

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 4 (1.69%) IIS
2 3 (1.27%) WebLogic
3 1 (0.42%) SAS
Applications
1 30 (12.71%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.69%) MS Office
3 3 (1.27%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.85%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.42%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.12%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.27%) TCP/IP
1 3 (1.27%) DNS
2 1 (0.42%) Internet
2 1 (0.42%) Firewall
2 1 (0.42%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (0.42%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (5.51%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.27%) Oracle Database 11g
2 3 (1.27%) Big Data
2 3 (1.27%) Oracle Database
3 2 (0.85%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.42%) Base SAS
4 1 (0.42%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 42 (17.80%) Selenium
2 20 (8.47%) WebDriver
3 16 (6.78%) SpecFlow
4 12 (5.08%) Team Foundation Server
4 12 (5.08%) QuickTest Pro
5 11 (4.66%) JIRA
6 10 (4.24%) SoapUI
6 10 (4.24%) Selenium IDE
7 8 (3.39%) Visual Studio
8 7 (2.97%) LoadRunner
9 4 (1.69%) FitNesse
10 3 (1.27%) TeamCity
10 3 (1.27%) JMeter
10 3 (1.27%) Hudson
10 3 (1.27%) Jenkins
10 3 (1.27%) NeoLoad
11 2 (0.85%) Bugzilla
11 2 (0.85%) WATIR
12 1 (0.42%) ClearQuest
12 1 (0.42%) Cucumber
General
1 58 (24.58%) Finance
2 24 (10.17%) Retail
3 22 (9.32%) Banking
4 14 (5.93%) Aerospace
5 10 (4.24%) Retail Banking
6 5 (2.12%) Telecoms
6 5 (2.12%) Advertising
7 3 (1.27%) Back Office
8 2 (0.85%) Military
8 2 (0.85%) Automotive
8 2 (0.85%) Marketing
9 1 (0.42%) Local Government
9 1 (0.42%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (12.29%) .NET
2 9 (3.81%) .NET Framework
3 7 (2.97%) Web Services
3 7 (2.97%) XML
4 6 (2.54%) ASP.NET
5 4 (1.69%) WCF
6 3 (1.27%) WPF
6 3 (1.27%) RESTful
6 3 (1.27%) SOAP
6 3 (1.27%) WinForms
7 1 (0.42%) JSF
7 1 (0.42%) POSIX
7 1 (0.42%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (0.42%) AppFabric
Miscellaneous
1 26 (11.02%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (3.81%) Replication
3 7 (2.97%) Statistics
4 5 (2.12%) Wiki
4 5 (2.12%) Open Source
5 4 (1.69%) Client/Server
6 3 (1.27%) Visualisation
6 3 (1.27%) Mathematics
6 3 (1.27%) Mobile App
6 3 (1.27%) Mobile Banking
7 2 (0.85%) NHS
8 1 (0.42%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.42%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 11 (4.66%) Windows
2 7 (2.97%) Linux
2 7 (2.97%) UNIX
3 1 (0.42%) Android
3 1 (0.42%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (42.37%) Agile Software Development
2 89 (37.71%) Test Scripting
3 65 (27.54%) Software Testing
4 60 (25.42%) Manual Testing
5 36 (15.25%) Scrum
6 32 (13.56%) Test Strategy
7 30 (12.71%) Automated Testing
8 26 (11.02%) User Acceptance Testing
9 25 (10.59%) Regression Testing
10 24 (10.17%) Test Automation
10 24 (10.17%) Automation Testing
11 22 (9.32%) Waterfall
12 21 (8.90%) BDD
13 19 (8.05%) Test Management
14 18 (7.63%) Performance Testing
15 15 (6.36%) Line Management
15 15 (6.36%) Mentoring
15 15 (6.36%) Load Testing
15 15 (6.36%) Security Testing
16 14 (5.93%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 50 (21.19%) SQL
2 26 (11.02%) C#
3 14 (5.93%) Java
3 14 (5.93%) C
4 7 (2.97%) VB
5 6 (2.54%) VBA
5 6 (2.54%) JavaScript
5 6 (2.54%) Bash Shell
6 3 (1.27%) PHP
7 2 (0.85%) Python
7 2 (0.85%) Ruby
8 1 (0.42%) Lua
Qualifications
1 91 (38.56%) ISEB
2 53 (22.46%) ISTQB
3 46 (19.49%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 24 (10.17%) Security Cleared
5 21 (8.90%) Degree
6 12 (5.08%) SC Cleared
7 4 (1.69%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.42%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 1 (0.42%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (19.49%) QA
2 1 (0.42%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (0.42%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.42%) Snort
Systems Management
1 4 (1.69%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.42%) Nagios
Vendors
1 31 (13.14%) Microsoft
2 8 (3.39%) Oracle
3 1 (0.42%) IBM
3 1 (0.42%) Telerik
3 1 (0.42%) Sourcefire
3 1 (0.42%) Capita
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