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

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Analyst
Rank 116 113 111
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 150 139 110
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 2.48% 2.28% 2.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.57% 2.39% 2.28%
Number of salaries quoted 127 109 92
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -4.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,420 £24,050
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £49,900
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
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
5826 5804 4819
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 96.25% 95.24% 95.18%
Number of salaries quoted 4907 4800 4150
Average salary £38,000 £37,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.70% +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,648 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 31 August 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 31 August 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 -18 36 £32,500 -1.96% 2
Gloucestershire -7 31 £35,000 -7.89% 2
Devon +6 25 £30,000 +13.95% 1
Wiltshire -9 20 £32,500 -13.33% 3
Dorset +5 19 £30,000 -7.69% 4
Somerset -4 18 £37,500 +25.00% 1
Cornwall - 1 £35,000 -
Test Analyst
England

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 31 August 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.

1 150 (52.08%) Agile Software Development
2 100 (34.72%) Test Scripting
3 94 (32.64%) QA
4 80 (27.78%) Selenium
5 78 (27.08%) SQL
6 75 (26.04%) ISEB
7 72 (25.00%) Finance
8 60 (20.83%) Test Automation
9 56 (19.44%) Oracle
10 53 (18.40%) Manual Testing
11 49 (17.01%) Software Testing
12 47 (16.32%) Performance Testing
12 47 (16.32%) Windows
12 47 (16.32%) Scrum
13 45 (15.63%) SQL Server
13 45 (15.63%) ISTQB
14 43 (14.93%) C#
15 38 (13.19%) User Acceptance Testing
16 37 (12.85%) Java
17 35 (12.15%) UNIX
17 35 (12.15%) Security Cleared
18 33 (11.46%) Analytical Skills
18 33 (11.46%) XML
19 32 (11.11%) Microsoft
19 32 (11.11%) Automated Testing
20 31 (10.76%) User Stories
20 31 (10.76%) Linux
21 28 (9.72%) Visual Studio
21 28 (9.72%) JIRA
22 27 (9.38%) JavaScript

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

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 21 (7.29%) IIS
1 21 (7.29%) SharePoint
2 9 (3.13%) SAS
3 2 (0.69%) WebLogic
Applications
1 19 (6.60%) MS Excel
2 12 (4.17%) MS Office
3 7 (2.43%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (1.04%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.69%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 3 (1.04%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.35%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (0.35%) SAP CO
3 1 (0.35%) SAP HR
3 1 (0.35%) SAP SD
3 1 (0.35%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.35%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.39%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.35%) SaaS
2 1 (0.35%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.35%) Google App Engine
2 1 (0.35%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.74%) Internet
2 3 (1.04%) HTTP
3 2 (0.69%) TCP/IP
3 2 (0.69%) DNS
3 2 (0.69%) ICMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (15.63%) SQL Server
2 9 (3.13%) BusinessObjects
3 6 (2.08%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (1.39%) Big Data
5 3 (1.04%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (0.69%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (0.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (0.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (0.69%) Relational Database
6 2 (0.69%) Oracle Database
6 2 (0.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.35%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 80 (27.78%) Selenium
2 28 (9.72%) Visual Studio
2 28 (9.72%) JIRA
3 13 (4.51%) Cucumber
4 12 (4.17%) JUnit
5 11 (3.82%) HP UFT
6 10 (3.47%) Team Foundation Server
6 10 (3.47%) WebDriver
6 10 (3.47%) JMeter
7 6 (2.08%) SoapUI
8 4 (1.39%) Octopus Deploy
8 4 (1.39%) TeamCity
8 4 (1.39%) NUnit
9 3 (1.04%) Oracle Forms
9 3 (1.04%) Rational Functional Tester
9 3 (1.04%) NeoLoad
9 3 (1.04%) SilkTest
9 3 (1.04%) TestComplete
10 2 (0.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 2 (0.69%) JBehave
General
1 72 (25.00%) Finance
2 21 (7.29%) Banking
3 20 (6.94%) Retail
4 18 (6.25%) Telecoms
5 8 (2.78%) Back Office
6 5 (1.74%) Law
7 3 (1.04%) Advertising
8 2 (0.69%) Marketing
8 2 (0.69%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.69%) Electronics
8 2 (0.69%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.35%) Games
9 1 (0.35%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (11.46%) XML
2 20 (6.94%) .NET
2 20 (6.94%) Web Services
3 13 (4.51%) HTML
4 9 (3.13%) SOAP
5 5 (1.74%) XHTML
6 4 (1.39%) .NET Framework
6 4 (1.39%) ASP.NET
7 3 (1.04%) XBRL
7 3 (1.04%) WPF
8 2 (0.69%) WCF
8 2 (0.69%) jQuery
8 2 (0.69%) REST
8 2 (0.69%) POSIX
8 2 (0.69%) COM
8 2 (0.69%) WinForms
9 1 (0.35%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 33 (11.46%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (3.47%) User Experience
3 7 (2.43%) Digital Media
4 3 (1.04%) Equities
4 3 (1.04%) AS400
4 3 (1.04%) iSeries
4 3 (1.04%) Mobile App
4 3 (1.04%) Computer Science
5 2 (0.69%) Visualisation
5 2 (0.69%) DTV
6 1 (0.35%) NHS
6 1 (0.35%) PMI
6 1 (0.35%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.35%) Statistics
6 1 (0.35%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 47 (16.32%) Windows
2 35 (12.15%) UNIX
3 31 (10.76%) Linux
4 4 (1.39%) CentOS
5 1 (0.35%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 150 (52.08%) Agile Software Development
2 100 (34.72%) Test Scripting
3 60 (20.83%) Test Automation
4 53 (18.40%) Manual Testing
5 49 (17.01%) Software Testing
6 47 (16.32%) Performance Testing
6 47 (16.32%) Scrum
7 38 (13.19%) User Acceptance Testing
8 32 (11.11%) Automated Testing
9 31 (10.76%) User Stories
10 25 (8.68%) Regression Testing
10 25 (8.68%) SDLC
11 18 (6.25%) BDD
12 17 (5.90%) Non-Functional Testing
13 16 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
14 15 (5.21%) TDD
14 15 (5.21%) Business Intelligence
15 14 (4.86%) SOA
15 14 (4.86%) Compatibility Testing
15 14 (4.86%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 78 (27.08%) SQL
2 43 (14.93%) C#
3 37 (12.85%) Java
4 27 (9.38%) JavaScript
5 13 (4.51%) Bash Shell
6 12 (4.17%) C
7 9 (3.13%) Python
8 8 (2.78%) VBScript
8 8 (2.78%) Perl
9 6 (2.08%) VB
9 6 (2.08%) Shell Script
10 4 (1.39%) Korn
11 3 (1.04%) VB.NET
11 3 (1.04%) Ruby
12 2 (0.69%) Lua
12 2 (0.69%) C++
13 1 (0.35%) PHP
Qualifications
1 75 (26.04%) ISEB
2 45 (15.63%) ISTQB
3 35 (12.15%) Security Cleared
4 24 (8.33%) Degree
5 21 (7.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 11 (3.82%) DV Cleared
7 4 (1.39%) SC Cleared
8 2 (0.69%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.35%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 94 (32.64%) QA
System Software
1 4 (1.39%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (2.08%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 56 (19.44%) Oracle
2 32 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 12 (4.17%) VMware
4 6 (2.08%) SAP
5 4 (1.39%) IBM
5 4 (1.39%) HP
5 4 (1.39%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.35%) Reuters
6 1 (0.35%) BT
6 1 (0.35%) Cognizant
6 1 (0.35%) ForgeRock
6 1 (0.35%) Google
Gloucestershire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £33000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Poole, Dorset
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £50 - £52 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Poole, Dorset
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + package
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Ilchester, Somerset
Screwfix
Salary: Competitive + pension + more
Posted: 5 days ago
Exmouth, Devon
Experis Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Wiltshire
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Dorset
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Pension
Posted: 8 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Vitality
Salary: From £20,000 to £28,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Gloucester
The People Network
Salary: Excellent salary and benefits
Posted: 25 days ago
Wiltshire
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago