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

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Analyst
Rank 124 159 150
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -9
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 122 72 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 2.00% 1.32% 1.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.08% 1.39% 1.43%
Number of salaries quoted 106 63 72
Average salary £32,500 £34,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.41% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,250 £25,200 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £44,500 £52,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
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
5852 5187 5254
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 96.16% 95.38% 96.67%
Number of salaries quoted 4895 4439 4638
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 £23,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £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 31 March 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 March 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
Gloucestershire +16 40 £31,500 - 3
Bristol +10 40 £32,500 -10.34% 7
Wiltshire +16 19 £33,000 +20.00% 2
Devon +10 10 £27,500 -3.08%
Somerset +6 7 £27,500 -25.06% 3
Dorset -28 4 £35,000 -30.00%
Test Analyst
England

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 86 (37.39%) Test Scripting
2 78 (33.91%) Agile Software Development
3 74 (32.17%) Finance
3 74 (32.17%) ISEB
4 71 (30.87%) SQL
5 61 (26.52%) QA
6 52 (22.61%) Software Testing
7 46 (20.00%) Manual Testing
8 44 (19.13%) ISTQB
9 37 (16.09%) Selenium
10 34 (14.78%) Test Strategy
11 31 (13.48%) Scrum
12 29 (12.61%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 29 (12.61%) Analytical Skills
13 28 (12.17%) Security Cleared
13 28 (12.17%) Test Automation
13 28 (12.17%) C#
13 28 (12.17%) Java
14 27 (11.74%) Regression Testing
15 26 (11.30%) .NET
15 26 (11.30%) Oracle
15 26 (11.30%) Degree
16 25 (10.87%) Performance Testing
16 25 (10.87%) Automation Testing
17 24 (10.43%) Retail
18 23 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
19 21 (9.13%) JIRA
19 21 (9.13%) Windows
19 21 (9.13%) Microsoft
20 20 (8.70%) Automated Testing

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

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 (3.04%) IIS
2 6 (2.61%) WebLogic
3 3 (1.30%) SAS
Applications
1 14 (6.09%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.87%) MS Project
2 2 (0.87%) MS Office
3 1 (0.43%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.43%) BASE24
1 1 (0.43%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.17%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.43%) Google App Engine
2 1 (0.43%) SaaS
2 1 (0.43%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.61%) TCP/IP
2 3 (1.30%) DNS
3 1 (0.43%) ICMP
3 1 (0.43%) Firewall
3 1 (0.43%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (0.43%) Network Security
3 1 (0.43%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (7.83%) SQL Server
2 6 (2.61%) Oracle Database 11g
2 6 (2.61%) Oracle Database
3 3 (1.30%) Big Data
4 1 (0.43%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 37 (16.09%) Selenium
2 21 (9.13%) JIRA
3 12 (5.22%) QuickTest Pro
4 11 (4.78%) Visual Studio
4 11 (4.78%) SoapUI
5 9 (3.91%) WebDriver
6 8 (3.48%) Team Foundation Server
7 7 (3.04%) LoadRunner
8 6 (2.61%) JMeter
8 6 (2.61%) Cucumber
8 6 (2.61%) NeoLoad
9 5 (2.17%) SpecFlow
10 3 (1.30%) Jenkins
10 3 (1.30%) Hudson
10 3 (1.30%) TeamCity
11 2 (0.87%) Selenium IDE
12 1 (0.43%) Appium
12 1 (0.43%) JBehave
12 1 (0.43%) Bugzilla
12 1 (0.43%) AppScan
General
1 74 (32.17%) Finance
2 24 (10.43%) Retail
3 18 (7.83%) Banking
4 14 (6.09%) Aerospace
5 9 (3.91%) Law
6 6 (2.61%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.30%) Back Office
8 2 (0.87%) Advertising
8 2 (0.87%) Retail Banking
8 2 (0.87%) Marketing
9 1 (0.43%) Local Government
9 1 (0.43%) Games
9 1 (0.43%) Military
9 1 (0.43%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.43%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (11.30%) .NET
2 16 (6.96%) XML
3 10 (4.35%) ASP.NET
3 10 (4.35%) Web Services
4 7 (3.04%) WCF
4 7 (3.04%) WPF
5 6 (2.61%) WinForms
6 4 (1.74%) SOAP
7 3 (1.30%) .NET Framework
8 2 (0.87%) REST
8 2 (0.87%) RESTful
8 2 (0.87%) HTML
8 2 (0.87%) POSIX
9 1 (0.43%) JSF
9 1 (0.43%) CSS
9 1 (0.43%) ASP.NET MVC
9 1 (0.43%) AppFabric
Miscellaneous
1 29 (12.61%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (3.91%) Replication
2 9 (3.91%) Statistics
3 8 (3.48%) Open Source
4 5 (2.17%) Wiki
5 4 (1.74%) Visualisation
5 4 (1.74%) Mobile Banking
6 3 (1.30%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.43%) NHS
7 1 (0.43%) Equities
7 1 (0.43%) Smartphone
7 1 (0.43%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.43%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 21 (9.13%) Windows
2 15 (6.52%) Linux
3 12 (5.22%) UNIX
4 2 (0.87%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.43%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (37.39%) Test Scripting
2 78 (33.91%) Agile Software Development
3 52 (22.61%) Software Testing
4 46 (20.00%) Manual Testing
5 34 (14.78%) Test Strategy
6 31 (13.48%) Scrum
7 28 (12.17%) Test Automation
8 27 (11.74%) Regression Testing
9 25 (10.87%) Performance Testing
9 25 (10.87%) Automation Testing
10 23 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
11 20 (8.70%) Automated Testing
12 17 (7.39%) Coaching
13 15 (6.52%) User Stories
14 13 (5.65%) Non-Functional Testing
15 12 (5.22%) Business Intelligence
16 11 (4.78%) E-Commerce
16 11 (4.78%) BDD
16 11 (4.78%) Load Testing
17 10 (4.35%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 71 (30.87%) SQL
2 28 (12.17%) C#
2 28 (12.17%) Java
3 12 (5.22%) Bash Shell
4 11 (4.78%) C
5 10 (4.35%) JavaScript
6 9 (3.91%) VB
7 6 (2.61%) Ruby
8 4 (1.74%) Python
9 3 (1.30%) Korn
9 3 (1.30%) Perl
9 3 (1.30%) PHP
10 2 (0.87%) VBA
10 2 (0.87%) Lua
11 1 (0.43%) C++
Qualifications
1 74 (32.17%) ISEB
2 44 (19.13%) ISTQB
3 29 (12.61%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 28 (12.17%) Security Cleared
5 26 (11.30%) Degree
6 16 (6.96%) SC Cleared
7 12 (5.22%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.43%) CISM
8 1 (0.43%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 61 (26.52%) QA
2 1 (0.43%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (0.43%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.43%) Snort
Systems Management
1 5 (2.17%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.43%) Nagios
Vendors
1 26 (11.30%) Oracle
2 21 (9.13%) Microsoft
3 3 (1.30%) Business Objects
4 1 (0.43%) IBM
4 1 (0.43%) Sourcefire
4 1 (0.43%) Google
South West
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £35K-£55K
Posted: 15 hours ago
South West
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Up to £55,000
Posted: 16 hours ago
South West
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £65,000
Posted: 16 hours ago
Taunton, Somerset
ComputerWorld Personnel Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £32000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare, Bonus
Posted: 19 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Good Benefits Package + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
South West
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £45,000 + outstanding package
Posted: 6 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £34000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 6 days ago
Bath, Avon
ISL
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bonus and share options
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum + Good Benefits Package + Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Corriculo
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Bristol
CPS Group
Salary: £35 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Cirencester
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £28000.00 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 18 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Hargreaves Lansdown
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 24 days ago
Bristol
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago
Bristol
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago