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 20 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Analyst
England / South West
Rank 141 143 131
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -12
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 90 114 113
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.78% 1.99% 1.90%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.84% 2.04% 1.95%
Number of salaries quoted 79 91 90
Median salary £34,500 £32,500 £32,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.15% -0.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,000 £44,500
UK excluding London median salary £34,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-1.42% -

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
4881 5577 5801
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 96.48% 97.21% 97.76%
Number of salaries quoted 4057 4650 4905
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 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 20 February 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 20 February 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 -9 32 £40,000 -3.03% 1
Bristol -27 19 £32,500 - 5
Wiltshire +29 15 £32,500 - 1
Somerset +5 14 £32,500 +12.06% 1
Devon +8 10 £33,500 -33.00% 1
Dorset +28 2 £25,500 -36.25% 2
Cornwall - 1 £40,000 -
Test Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 20 February 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.

1 153 (65.11%) Agile Software Development
2 97 (41.28%) ISEB
3 88 (37.45%) ISTQB
4 81 (34.47%) Selenium
5 78 (33.19%) SQL
6 70 (29.79%) Test Scripting
7 66 (28.09%) Software Testing
8 58 (24.68%) Java
9 49 (20.85%) JIRA
10 47 (20.00%) Test Automation
11 46 (19.57%) BDD
11 46 (19.57%) User Acceptance Testing
12 45 (19.15%) QA
12 45 (19.15%) Cucumber
12 45 (19.15%) C#
13 43 (18.30%) Non-Functional Testing
13 43 (18.30%) Security Cleared
13 43 (18.30%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 42 (17.87%) Functional Testing
15 40 (17.02%) Automated Testing
16 38 (16.17%) Manual Testing
16 38 (16.17%) Microsoft
17 37 (15.74%) Scrum
17 37 (15.74%) Regression Testing
17 37 (15.74%) Team Foundation Server
17 37 (15.74%) SDLC
18 36 (15.32%) Waterfall
18 36 (15.32%) Finance
19 29 (12.34%) SpecFlow
20 28 (11.91%) Automation 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 6 (2.55%) SAS
2 4 (1.70%) Apache Spark
2 4 (1.70%) Jupyter
3 2 (0.85%) GlassFish
3 2 (0.85%) NetWeaver
4 1 (0.43%) CMS
4 1 (0.43%) Confluence
4 1 (0.43%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.43%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.43%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 10 (4.26%) MS Office
2 8 (3.40%) MS Excel
3 7 (2.98%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.85%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 6 (2.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.85%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.85%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.98%) Lucidchart
2 2 (0.85%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.43%) SaaS
3 1 (0.43%) TestFlight
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.28%) Internet
2 2 (0.85%) SSH
3 1 (0.43%) HTTP
3 1 (0.43%) LAN
3 1 (0.43%) MQTT
3 1 (0.43%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (4.26%) SQL Server
2 7 (2.98%) Hadoop
3 4 (1.70%) Apache Accumulo
3 4 (1.70%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (1.28%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (1.28%) Oracle Database
5 2 (0.85%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (0.85%) SAP BW
6 1 (0.43%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 81 (34.47%) Selenium
2 49 (20.85%) JIRA
3 45 (19.15%) Cucumber
4 37 (15.74%) Team Foundation Server
5 29 (12.34%) SpecFlow
6 25 (10.64%) WebDriver
7 21 (8.94%) Jenkins
7 21 (8.94%) LoadRunner
8 19 (8.09%) SoapUI
9 15 (6.38%) JMeter
10 9 (3.83%) JUnit
11 8 (3.40%) Visual Studio
12 7 (2.98%) Bugzilla
12 7 (2.98%) Git (software)
12 7 (2.98%) TestNG
13 6 (2.55%) Zephyr
14 5 (2.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 5 (2.13%) HP UFT
15 4 (1.70%) TestDirector
15 4 (1.70%) WATIR
General
1 36 (15.32%) Finance
2 16 (6.81%) Telecoms
3 14 (5.96%) Banking
4 11 (4.68%) Retail
5 6 (2.55%) Electronics
5 6 (2.55%) Manufacturing
5 6 (2.55%) Marketing
6 4 (1.70%) Advertising
7 3 (1.28%) Billing
8 2 (0.85%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.43%) German Language
9 1 (0.43%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (6.81%) SOAP
2 15 (6.38%) .NET
2 15 (6.38%) XML
3 13 (5.53%) Gherkin
4 11 (4.68%) Web Services
5 10 (4.26%) JSON
6 6 (2.55%) REST
7 5 (2.13%) RESTful
8 4 (1.70%) ISPF
8 4 (1.70%) Pandas
9 3 (1.28%) HTML
10 2 (0.85%) ASP.NET
10 2 (0.85%) CSS
10 2 (0.85%) Middleware
11 1 (0.43%) jQuery
11 1 (0.43%) Node.js
11 1 (0.43%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 20 (8.51%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (3.83%) Mobile App
3 7 (2.98%) Mainframe
4 4 (1.70%) IBM Mainframe
5 3 (1.28%) Management Information System
5 3 (1.28%) Replication
6 2 (0.85%) Computer Science
6 2 (0.85%) Linux Command Line
6 2 (0.85%) User Experience
7 1 (0.43%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.43%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.43%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (0.43%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 24 (10.21%) Linux
2 18 (7.66%) Windows
3 11 (4.68%) Unix
4 7 (2.98%) Android
5 6 (2.55%) Apple iOS
6 5 (2.13%) CentOS
7 1 (0.43%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 153 (65.11%) Agile Software Development
2 70 (29.79%) Test Scripting
3 66 (28.09%) Software Testing
4 47 (20.00%) Test Automation
5 46 (19.57%) BDD
5 46 (19.57%) User Acceptance Testing
6 43 (18.30%) Non-Functional Testing
7 42 (17.87%) Functional Testing
8 40 (17.02%) Automated Testing
9 38 (16.17%) Manual Testing
10 37 (15.74%) Regression Testing
10 37 (15.74%) Scrum
10 37 (15.74%) SDLC
11 36 (15.32%) Waterfall
12 28 (11.91%) Automation Testing
12 28 (11.91%) Test Management
13 27 (11.49%) Performance Testing
14 24 (10.21%) Test Planning
15 23 (9.79%) E-Commerce
15 23 (9.79%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 78 (33.19%) SQL
2 58 (24.68%) Java
3 45 (19.15%) C#
4 21 (8.94%) Python
5 15 (6.38%) C++
6 11 (4.68%) C
6 11 (4.68%) JavaScript
6 11 (4.68%) Ruby
7 8 (3.40%) Bash Shell
8 6 (2.55%) Perl
8 6 (2.55%) Shell Script
9 5 (2.13%) R
10 4 (1.70%) JCL
10 4 (1.70%) MATLAB
11 2 (0.85%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.43%) PHP
Qualifications
1 97 (41.28%) ISEB
2 88 (37.45%) ISTQB
3 43 (18.30%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 43 (18.30%) Security Cleared
4 21 (8.94%) DV Cleared
5 20 (8.51%) SC Cleared
6 16 (6.81%) Degree
7 4 (1.70%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.43%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (19.15%) QA
2 1 (0.43%) ISO 14001
2 1 (0.43%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 4 (1.70%) RACF
1 4 (1.70%) Time Sharing Option
1 4 (1.70%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 1 (0.43%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.43%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 18 (7.66%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (1.70%) Puppet
2 4 (1.70%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.43%) HockeyApp
3 1 (0.43%) SCCM
3 1 (0.43%) SCOM
Vendors
1 38 (16.17%) Microsoft
2 15 (6.38%) HP
3 14 (5.96%) Oracle
4 8 (3.40%) SAP
5 6 (2.55%) CA Agile Central
5 6 (2.55%) SOASTA, Inc
6 5 (2.13%) Red Hat
6 5 (2.13%) Xamarin
7 4 (1.70%) Apple
7 4 (1.70%) IBM
8 1 (0.43%) Atlassian
8 1 (0.43%) VMware
Bath, Avon
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Computer People
Salary: £20000.00 - £29000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol
CPS Group Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £25k - 35k per year + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cirencester, Gloucestershire
Experis Ltd
Salary: excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Good Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bournemouth
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum + Pension
Posted: 19 days ago
Exeter, Devon
Software Solved
Salary: From £23,000 to £28,000 per annum training budget, paid overtime, flex
Posted: 12 days ago
Bristol
CPS Group Limited
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 24 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Hargreaves Lansdown
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 23 days ago