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 18 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Analyst
England / South West
Rank 130 153 145
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 108 99 113
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 2.18% 1.77% 1.90%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.26% 1.83% 1.95%
Number of salaries quoted 95 79 91
Median salary £32,500 £32,500 £31,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +4.83%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,400 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £44,500
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £34,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -

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
4786 5423 5795
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 96.63% 97.22% 97.51%
Number of salaries quoted 3995 4633 4906
Median salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,862 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 18 January 2017.

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 18 January 2017. 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 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 -5 45 £37,500 +7.14% 2
Bristol -9 18 £32,500 - 7
Wiltshire +37 16 £32,500 - 1
Devon +6 14 £33,500 -10.66% 2
Somerset +11 11 £32,250 +17.27% 2
Dorset +27 4 £32,500 +8.33% 1
Cornwall - 2 £27,500 -
Test Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, 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.

1 157 (63.56%) Agile Software Development
2 113 (45.75%) ISEB
3 98 (39.68%) ISTQB
4 83 (33.60%) SQL
5 80 (32.39%) Software Testing
6 72 (29.15%) Selenium
6 72 (29.15%) Test Scripting
7 56 (22.67%) Java
8 55 (22.27%) Non-Functional Testing
9 53 (21.46%) User Acceptance Testing
9 53 (21.46%) Microsoft
10 52 (21.05%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 51 (20.65%) Cucumber
12 50 (20.24%) Security Cleared
12 50 (20.24%) Test Automation
13 48 (19.43%) Team Foundation Server
14 46 (18.62%) BDD
15 41 (16.60%) C#
15 41 (16.60%) Waterfall
15 41 (16.60%) QA
16 40 (16.19%) JIRA
17 39 (15.79%) Regression Testing
17 39 (15.79%) Functional Testing
17 39 (15.79%) SDLC
18 38 (15.38%) Scrum
18 38 (15.38%) Manual Testing
19 37 (14.98%) Automated Testing
19 37 (14.98%) Finance
20 35 (14.17%) SpecFlow
21 33 (13.36%) Test Management

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 6 (2.43%) SAS
2 5 (2.02%) GlassFish
2 5 (2.02%) MS Exchange
2 5 (2.02%) SharePoint
2 5 (2.02%) Skype for Business
3 4 (1.62%) Jupyter
4 2 (0.81%) NetWeaver
5 1 (0.40%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.40%) CMS
5 1 (0.40%) Confluence
Applications
1 11 (4.45%) MS Office
2 8 (3.24%) MS Excel
3 7 (2.83%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.81%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 5 (2.02%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.81%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.40%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.40%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.83%) Lucidchart
2 1 (0.40%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.40%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.02%) Internet
2 3 (1.21%) LAN
2 3 (1.21%) WAN
3 2 (0.81%) DNS
3 2 (0.81%) Intranet
3 2 (0.81%) Skype
3 2 (0.81%) SSH
4 1 (0.40%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (4.86%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.62%) Hadoop
2 4 (1.62%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (1.21%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (1.21%) Oracle Database
4 2 (0.81%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (0.81%) SAP BW
5 1 (0.40%) Apache Accumulo
5 1 (0.40%) Big Data
5 1 (0.40%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.40%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.40%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 72 (29.15%) Selenium
2 51 (20.65%) Cucumber
3 48 (19.43%) Team Foundation Server
4 40 (16.19%) JIRA
5 35 (14.17%) SpecFlow
6 23 (9.31%) Jenkins
7 21 (8.50%) LoadRunner
7 21 (8.50%) WebDriver
8 18 (7.29%) SoapUI
9 12 (4.86%) Visual Studio
10 11 (4.45%) JMeter
10 11 (4.45%) JUnit
11 8 (3.24%) Git (software)
12 7 (2.83%) Bugzilla
13 6 (2.43%) Maven
13 6 (2.43%) TestNG
14 5 (2.02%) Eclipse
14 5 (2.02%) Subversion
15 4 (1.62%) HP UFT
15 4 (1.62%) TestDirector
General
1 37 (14.98%) Finance
2 15 (6.07%) Telecoms
3 12 (4.86%) Banking
3 12 (4.86%) Retail
4 6 (2.43%) Advertising
5 5 (2.02%) Electronics
5 5 (2.02%) Manufacturing
5 5 (2.02%) Marketing
6 3 (1.21%) Billing
7 2 (0.81%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.40%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.40%) German Language
8 1 (0.40%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.40%) Private Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (8.10%) SOAP
2 16 (6.48%) XML
3 12 (4.86%) .NET
3 12 (4.86%) Gherkin
4 10 (4.05%) JSON
4 10 (4.05%) Web Services
5 7 (2.83%) RESTful
6 6 (2.43%) CSS
6 6 (2.43%) HTML
6 6 (2.43%) REST
7 4 (1.62%) ISPF
7 4 (1.62%) Pandas
8 2 (0.81%) ASP.NET
9 1 (0.40%) jQuery
9 1 (0.40%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 16 (6.48%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (3.24%) Mobile App
3 7 (2.83%) Mainframe
4 5 (2.02%) Computer Science
4 5 (2.02%) Mathematics
5 4 (1.62%) IBM Mainframe
5 4 (1.62%) PMI
5 4 (1.62%) User Experience
6 3 (1.21%) Replication
7 2 (0.81%) Client/Server
7 2 (0.81%) Management Information System
7 2 (0.81%) Mobile Computing
8 1 (0.40%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.40%) Internet of Things
8 1 (0.40%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 27 (10.93%) Linux
2 20 (8.10%) Windows
3 14 (5.67%) Unix
4 8 (3.24%) Apple iOS
5 6 (2.43%) Android
5 6 (2.43%) CentOS
6 3 (1.21%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (0.81%) VMS
7 2 (0.81%) Windows 7
7 2 (0.81%) Windows 8
7 2 (0.81%) Windows Server
7 2 (0.81%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (0.81%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 157 (63.56%) Agile Software Development
2 80 (32.39%) Software Testing
3 72 (29.15%) Test Scripting
4 55 (22.27%) Non-Functional Testing
5 53 (21.46%) User Acceptance Testing
6 50 (20.24%) Test Automation
7 46 (18.62%) BDD
8 41 (16.60%) Waterfall
9 39 (15.79%) Functional Testing
9 39 (15.79%) Regression Testing
9 39 (15.79%) SDLC
10 38 (15.38%) Manual Testing
10 38 (15.38%) Scrum
11 37 (14.98%) Automated Testing
12 33 (13.36%) Performance Testing
12 33 (13.36%) Test Management
13 27 (10.93%) Line Management
14 26 (10.53%) Automation Testing
14 26 (10.53%) Load Testing
15 23 (9.31%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 83 (33.60%) SQL
2 56 (22.67%) Java
3 41 (16.60%) C#
4 20 (8.10%) Python
5 15 (6.07%) C++
6 11 (4.45%) JavaScript
7 9 (3.64%) Shell Script
8 8 (3.24%) C
8 8 (3.24%) Ruby
9 6 (2.43%) Bash Shell
10 4 (1.62%) JCL
10 4 (1.62%) MATLAB
10 4 (1.62%) R
11 3 (1.21%) Perl
12 2 (0.81%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.40%) VB
Qualifications
1 113 (45.75%) ISEB
2 98 (39.68%) ISTQB
3 52 (21.05%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 50 (20.24%) Security Cleared
5 28 (11.34%) SC Cleared
6 26 (10.53%) DV Cleared
7 19 (7.69%) Degree
8 4 (1.62%) BPSS Clearance
8 4 (1.62%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (16.60%) QA
2 1 (0.40%) ISO 14001
2 1 (0.40%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 5 (2.02%) Hyper-V
1 5 (2.02%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (1.62%) RACF
2 4 (1.62%) Time Sharing Option
2 4 (1.62%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 2 (0.81%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (0.81%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 16 (6.48%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (2.02%) SCCM
3 4 (1.62%) Tivoli
4 3 (1.21%) SCOM
5 2 (0.81%) AirWatch
5 2 (0.81%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 1 (0.40%) Puppet
Vendors
1 53 (21.46%) Microsoft
2 14 (5.67%) HP
2 14 (5.67%) Oracle
3 8 (3.24%) SAP
4 6 (2.43%) Red Hat
4 6 (2.43%) SOASTA, Inc
5 5 (2.02%) VMware
6 4 (1.62%) Apple
6 4 (1.62%) IBM
6 4 (1.62%) Xamarin
7 3 (1.21%) CA Agile Central
8 2 (0.81%) Altiris
8 2 (0.81%) Citrix
8 2 (0.81%) Veritas
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