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 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Analyst
Rank 126 150 144
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 119 76 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 2.00% 1.44% 1.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.08% 1.51% 1.45%
Number of salaries quoted 96 68 73
Average salary £32,500 £33,250 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.25% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £23,700
10% offered a salary of more than £44,500 £50,000 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £31,500
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +3.17%
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
5720 5031 5233
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 96.22% 95.56% 96.27%
Number of salaries quoted 4835 4276 4642
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,950 £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 February 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 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +13 45 £32,500 - 10
Gloucestershire +15 30 £30,500 -6.87% 5
Wiltshire +8 19 £42,500 +54.54%
Devon +13 15 £30,000 -14.28% 1
Dorset -30 5 £34,000 -32.00%
Somerset -5 3 £27,500 -37.50% 1
Test Analyst
England

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 84 (37.33%) Agile Software Development
2 80 (35.56%) ISEB
3 76 (33.78%) Test Scripting
4 59 (26.22%) Finance
5 57 (25.33%) SQL
5 57 (25.33%) Software Testing
6 54 (24.00%) QA
7 51 (22.67%) ISTQB
8 46 (20.44%) Manual Testing
9 39 (17.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 35 (15.56%) Selenium
11 32 (14.22%) Test Strategy
12 28 (12.44%) Security Cleared
12 28 (12.44%) Scrum
13 27 (12.00%) Microsoft
13 27 (12.00%) Test Automation
13 27 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
14 26 (11.56%) .NET
15 25 (11.11%) C#
15 25 (11.11%) Regression Testing
16 24 (10.67%) User Acceptance Testing
17 23 (10.22%) Performance Testing
17 23 (10.22%) Automated Testing
18 22 (9.78%) MS Excel
18 22 (9.78%) Automation Testing
19 21 (9.33%) Java
20 19 (8.44%) Retail
21 18 (8.00%) Degree
22 17 (7.56%) JIRA
23 16 (7.11%) BDD

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

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 7 (3.11%) IIS
2 6 (2.67%) WebLogic
Applications
1 22 (9.78%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.89%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (0.89%) MS Project
3 1 (0.44%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.44%) BASE24
1 1 (0.44%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.22%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.67%) TCP/IP
2 3 (1.33%) DNS
3 1 (0.44%) Internet
3 1 (0.44%) Firewall
3 1 (0.44%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (0.44%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (5.78%) SQL Server
2 6 (2.67%) Oracle Database 11g
2 6 (2.67%) Oracle Database
3 3 (1.33%) Big Data
4 1 (0.44%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 35 (15.56%) Selenium
2 17 (7.56%) JIRA
3 12 (5.33%) QuickTest Pro
3 12 (5.33%) WebDriver
4 11 (4.89%) SpecFlow
5 10 (4.44%) SoapUI
6 9 (4.00%) Team Foundation Server
6 9 (4.00%) Visual Studio
7 7 (3.11%) LoadRunner
8 6 (2.67%) JMeter
8 6 (2.67%) NeoLoad
9 4 (1.78%) Selenium IDE
9 4 (1.78%) FitNesse
10 3 (1.33%) TeamCity
10 3 (1.33%) Jenkins
10 3 (1.33%) Cucumber
10 3 (1.33%) Hudson
11 1 (0.44%) Appium
11 1 (0.44%) Bugzilla
11 1 (0.44%) ClearQuest
General
1 59 (26.22%) Finance
2 19 (8.44%) Retail
3 15 (6.67%) Banking
4 14 (6.22%) Aerospace
5 5 (2.22%) Telecoms
6 4 (1.78%) Law
6 4 (1.78%) Advertising
7 2 (0.89%) Military
7 2 (0.89%) Back Office
7 2 (0.89%) Retail Banking
7 2 (0.89%) Marketing
8 1 (0.44%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (11.56%) .NET
2 10 (4.44%) XML
3 9 (4.00%) ASP.NET
3 9 (4.00%) Web Services
4 7 (3.11%) WCF
5 6 (2.67%) WPF
5 6 (2.67%) .NET Framework
5 6 (2.67%) WinForms
6 4 (1.78%) SOAP
7 2 (0.89%) POSIX
7 2 (0.89%) RESTful
7 2 (0.89%) REST
8 1 (0.44%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (0.44%) AppFabric
8 1 (0.44%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 27 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (4.00%) Replication
3 7 (3.11%) Statistics
4 6 (2.67%) Open Source
5 5 (2.22%) Wiki
6 4 (1.78%) Visualisation
6 4 (1.78%) Mobile Banking
7 3 (1.33%) Mobile App
7 3 (1.33%) Client/Server
8 2 (0.89%) NHS
9 1 (0.44%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 15 (6.67%) Windows
2 14 (6.22%) Linux
3 10 (4.44%) UNIX
4 1 (0.44%) Android
4 1 (0.44%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (37.33%) Agile Software Development
2 76 (33.78%) Test Scripting
3 57 (25.33%) Software Testing
4 46 (20.44%) Manual Testing
5 32 (14.22%) Test Strategy
6 28 (12.44%) Scrum
7 27 (12.00%) Test Automation
8 25 (11.11%) Regression Testing
9 24 (10.67%) User Acceptance Testing
10 23 (10.22%) Performance Testing
10 23 (10.22%) Automated Testing
11 22 (9.78%) Automation Testing
12 16 (7.11%) BDD
13 15 (6.67%) Waterfall
14 14 (6.22%) Test Management
14 14 (6.22%) User Stories
15 13 (5.78%) Line Management
15 13 (5.78%) Mentoring
15 13 (5.78%) Coaching
15 13 (5.78%) Load Testing
Programming Languages
1 57 (25.33%) SQL
2 25 (11.11%) C#
3 21 (9.33%) Java
4 11 (4.89%) Bash Shell
5 10 (4.44%) C
6 9 (4.00%) JavaScript
7 7 (3.11%) VB
8 6 (2.67%) Ruby
9 5 (2.22%) VBA
10 3 (1.33%) Python
10 3 (1.33%) PHP
11 2 (0.89%) Korn
11 2 (0.89%) Lua
11 2 (0.89%) Perl
Qualifications
1 80 (35.56%) ISEB
2 51 (22.67%) ISTQB
3 39 (17.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 28 (12.44%) Security Cleared
5 18 (8.00%) Degree
6 16 (7.11%) SC Cleared
7 9 (4.00%) DV Cleared
8 2 (0.89%) VCP4
9 1 (0.44%) CISM
9 1 (0.44%) ISEB Practitioner
9 1 (0.44%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (24.00%) QA
2 1 (0.44%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (0.44%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.44%) Snort
Systems Management
1 4 (1.78%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.44%) Nagios
Vendors
1 27 (12.00%) Microsoft
2 15 (6.67%) Oracle
3 1 (0.44%) Sourcefire
3 1 (0.44%) Capita
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