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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Analyst
Rank 122 119 123
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 137 120 97
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 2.33% 1.95% 1.85%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.43% 2.04% 1.95%
Number of salaries quoted 127 92 83
Average salary £32,000 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.53% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £38,100 £42,250 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £33,500 £33,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+1.51% +1.53%
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
5646 5888 4979
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 96.09% 95.80% 95.13%
Number of salaries quoted 4809 4890 4300
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
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 July 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 July 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 +6 56 £31,000 -0.80% 7
Devon +13 26 £30,000 +13.95%
Gloucestershire -10 21 £37,500 +1.35% 3
Wiltshire -7 16 £32,500 -13.33% 2
Dorset +2 13 £30,000 -7.69% 2
Somerset -3 4 £30,000 - 3
Cornwall - 1 £35,000 -
Test Analyst
England

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 135 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 94 (34.81%) Test Scripting
3 93 (34.44%) QA
4 88 (32.59%) SQL
5 84 (31.11%) Finance
6 63 (23.33%) Selenium
7 62 (22.96%) Oracle
8 57 (21.11%) ISEB
9 50 (18.52%) Windows
10 47 (17.41%) Test Automation
11 46 (17.04%) Performance Testing
12 42 (15.56%) SQL Server
12 42 (15.56%) C#
12 42 (15.56%) Scrum
13 41 (15.19%) Java
13 41 (15.19%) Manual Testing
13 41 (15.19%) Software Testing
14 36 (13.33%) ISTQB
15 35 (12.96%) Security Cleared
15 35 (12.96%) Analytical Skills
16 34 (12.59%) User Acceptance Testing
17 32 (11.85%) JIRA
18 31 (11.48%) Visual Studio
18 31 (11.48%) XML
19 29 (10.74%) Linux
20 27 (10.00%) UNIX
20 27 (10.00%) Degree
21 26 (9.63%) Microsoft
22 25 (9.26%) Automated Testing
22 25 (9.26%) User Stories

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 22 (8.15%) IIS
2 19 (7.04%) SharePoint
3 9 (3.33%) SAS
4 4 (1.48%) WebLogic
Applications
1 16 (5.93%) MS Excel
2 10 (3.70%) MS Office
3 5 (1.85%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (1.11%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.74%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 2 (0.74%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.37%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.37%) BASE24
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.48%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.37%) SaaS
2 1 (0.37%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (0.37%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.37%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.85%) Internet
2 4 (1.48%) TCP/IP
3 2 (0.74%) DNS
3 2 (0.74%) ICMP
3 2 (0.74%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (15.56%) SQL Server
2 9 (3.33%) BusinessObjects
3 6 (2.22%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (1.48%) Oracle Database 11g
4 4 (1.48%) Big Data
4 4 (1.48%) Oracle Database
5 3 (1.11%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (0.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (0.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (0.74%) Relational Database
6 2 (0.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.37%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 63 (23.33%) Selenium
2 32 (11.85%) JIRA
3 31 (11.48%) Visual Studio
4 15 (5.56%) Cucumber
5 14 (5.19%) WebDriver
6 11 (4.07%) JUnit
7 10 (3.70%) JMeter
7 10 (3.70%) HP UFT
8 7 (2.59%) Team Foundation Server
9 4 (1.48%) SoapUI
9 4 (1.48%) NeoLoad
9 4 (1.48%) Octopus Deploy
9 4 (1.48%) TeamCity
9 4 (1.48%) NUnit
10 3 (1.11%) Oracle Forms
10 3 (1.11%) TestComplete
11 2 (0.74%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 2 (0.74%) Toad
11 2 (0.74%) Selenium IDE
11 2 (0.74%) JBehave
General
1 84 (31.11%) Finance
2 22 (8.15%) Retail
3 18 (6.67%) Banking
4 12 (4.44%) Telecoms
5 10 (3.70%) Law
6 8 (2.96%) Back Office
7 4 (1.48%) Marketing
8 2 (0.74%) Electronics
8 2 (0.74%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.74%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.74%) Advertising
9 1 (0.37%) Games
9 1 (0.37%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (11.48%) XML
2 22 (8.15%) .NET
3 18 (6.67%) Web Services
4 11 (4.07%) HTML
5 6 (2.22%) SOAP
5 6 (2.22%) ASP.NET
6 5 (1.85%) XHTML
6 5 (1.85%) WPF
7 4 (1.48%) WinForms
7 4 (1.48%) .NET Framework
7 4 (1.48%) WCF
8 3 (1.11%) POSIX
9 2 (0.74%) COM
9 2 (0.74%) jQuery
9 2 (0.74%) RESTful
9 2 (0.74%) REST
10 1 (0.37%) CSS
10 1 (0.37%) XBRL
Miscellaneous
1 35 (12.96%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (3.70%) User Experience
3 3 (1.11%) Equities
3 3 (1.11%) Visualisation
3 3 (1.11%) Digital Media
3 3 (1.11%) Mobile App
4 2 (0.74%) Statistics
4 2 (0.74%) DTV
4 2 (0.74%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.37%) iSeries
5 1 (0.37%) NHS
5 1 (0.37%) AS400
5 1 (0.37%) Mathematics
5 1 (0.37%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 50 (18.52%) Windows
2 29 (10.74%) Linux
3 27 (10.00%) UNIX
4 4 (1.48%) CentOS
5 1 (0.37%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 135 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 94 (34.81%) Test Scripting
3 47 (17.41%) Test Automation
4 46 (17.04%) Performance Testing
5 42 (15.56%) Scrum
6 41 (15.19%) Software Testing
6 41 (15.19%) Manual Testing
7 34 (12.59%) User Acceptance Testing
8 25 (9.26%) Automated Testing
8 25 (9.26%) User Stories
9 23 (8.52%) Regression Testing
9 23 (8.52%) SDLC
10 20 (7.41%) Non-Functional Testing
10 20 (7.41%) Test Strategy
11 16 (5.93%) Coaching
11 16 (5.93%) Business Intelligence
12 15 (5.56%) E-Commerce
13 14 (5.19%) Compatibility Testing
14 13 (4.81%) Automation Testing
15 10 (3.70%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 88 (32.59%) SQL
2 42 (15.56%) C#
3 41 (15.19%) Java
4 24 (8.89%) JavaScript
5 16 (5.93%) Bash Shell
6 10 (3.70%) Python
6 10 (3.70%) Perl
7 8 (2.96%) VBScript
8 7 (2.59%) VB
8 7 (2.59%) Ruby
9 6 (2.22%) Korn
10 4 (1.48%) C
11 3 (1.11%) Lua
12 2 (0.74%) Shell Script
12 2 (0.74%) C++
13 1 (0.37%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.37%) PHP
Qualifications
1 57 (21.11%) ISEB
2 36 (13.33%) ISTQB
3 35 (12.96%) Security Cleared
4 27 (10.00%) Degree
5 14 (5.19%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 11 (4.07%) DV Cleared
7 6 (2.22%) SC Cleared
8 2 (0.74%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.37%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 93 (34.44%) QA
System Software
1 4 (1.48%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (1.11%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 62 (22.96%) Oracle
2 26 (9.63%) Microsoft
3 12 (4.44%) VMware
4 4 (1.48%) Red Hat
5 3 (1.11%) SAP
5 3 (1.11%) IBM
6 2 (0.74%) HP
7 1 (0.37%) Cognizant
7 1 (0.37%) Reuters
7 1 (0.37%) BT
7 1 (0.37%) Google
7 1 (0.37%) ForgeRock
Wiltshire
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Yeovil, Somerset
Screwfix
Posted: 2 days ago
Ilchester, Somerset
Screwfix
Salary: Competitive + pension + more
Posted: 2 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Pension, Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Poole, Dorset
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Pension, Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Horizon Nuclear Power Services Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Yeovil, Somerset
Screwfix
Salary: Market related
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £20000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £45,000 + outstanding package
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £33000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £36000 per annum + Good Benefits Package + Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Hargreaves Lansdown
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Gloucester
The People Network
Posted: 12 days ago
Chippenham
CPS Group
Salary: £30k - 35k per year + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago