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 25 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Analyst
Rank 139 115 121
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 106 153 136
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.90% 2.59% 2.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.96% 2.67% 2.26%
Number of salaries quoted 100 131 108
Median salary £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £26,408
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £34,000 £33,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+1.49% +3.07%
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
5407 5741 6029
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 96.74% 97.16% 97.16%
Number of salaries quoted 4566 4843 4970
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 25 August 2016.

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 25 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +10 45 £42,500 +13.33% 7
Somerset +1 21 £36,250 -19.44% 6
Bristol -14 21 £32,500 - 6
Wiltshire +1 10 £28,750 -11.53% 4
Dorset +3 6 £27,500 -8.33% 3
Cornwall -17 1 £23,000 -34.28%
Devon -21 1 £30,000 - 1
Test Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 August 2016, 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.

1 112 (60.54%) Agile Software Development
2 89 (48.11%) ISEB
3 65 (35.14%) ISTQB
4 58 (31.35%) Microsoft
4 58 (31.35%) Security Cleared
5 54 (29.19%) Test Scripting
5 54 (29.19%) Software Testing
6 52 (28.11%) Java
7 49 (26.49%) Non-Functional Testing
8 46 (24.86%) QA
9 45 (24.32%) Manual Testing
10 44 (23.78%) User Acceptance Testing
10 44 (23.78%) Selenium
11 43 (23.24%) DV Cleared
12 42 (22.70%) Team Foundation Server
12 42 (22.70%) Scrum
13 40 (21.62%) Windows
14 39 (21.08%) SQL
14 39 (21.08%) Automated Testing
15 38 (20.54%) Regression Testing
15 38 (20.54%) SDLC
16 36 (19.46%) Test Automation
17 33 (17.84%) Linux
18 31 (16.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
19 30 (16.22%) Cucumber
19 30 (16.22%) Test Management
19 30 (16.22%) ITIL
20 28 (15.14%) Python
20 28 (15.14%) Performance Testing
20 28 (15.14%) BDD

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 12 (6.49%) MS Exchange
1 12 (6.49%) SharePoint
1 12 (6.49%) Skype for Business
2 4 (2.16%) GlassFish
3 1 (0.54%) Apache Solr
3 1 (0.54%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 10 (5.41%) MS Office
2 2 (1.08%) Mingle
2 2 (1.08%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.08%) SAP Payroll
2 1 (0.54%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.54%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.24%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (1.08%) SuccessFactors
3 1 (0.54%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (6.49%) LAN
1 12 (6.49%) WAN
2 10 (5.41%) Internet
3 4 (2.16%) DNS
3 4 (2.16%) Intranet
3 4 (2.16%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (3.78%) SQL Server
2 6 (3.24%) Big Data
3 1 (0.54%) MongoDB
3 1 (0.54%) NoSQL
3 1 (0.54%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.54%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (0.54%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (0.54%) OrientDB
3 1 (0.54%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.54%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (0.54%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 44 (23.78%) Selenium
2 42 (22.70%) Team Foundation Server
3 30 (16.22%) Cucumber
4 27 (14.59%) Jenkins
5 26 (14.05%) SpecFlow
6 23 (12.43%) LoadRunner
7 12 (6.49%) JUnit
7 12 (6.49%) Visual Studio
8 11 (5.95%) Git (software)
9 10 (5.41%) JIRA
10 8 (4.32%) JMeter
10 8 (4.32%) SoapUI
11 7 (3.78%) Maven
12 6 (3.24%) RSpec
13 5 (2.70%) ClearCase
13 5 (2.70%) Eclipse
13 5 (2.70%) TestNG
14 4 (2.16%) Rational Functional Tester
14 4 (2.16%) Subversion
15 2 (1.08%) TeamCity
General
1 18 (9.73%) Finance
2 3 (1.62%) Advertising
3 2 (1.08%) Back Office
3 2 (1.08%) Banking
3 2 (1.08%) Retail
4 1 (0.54%) Billing
4 1 (0.54%) Investment Banking
4 1 (0.54%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.54%) Marketing
4 1 (0.54%) Private Banking
4 1 (0.54%) Retail Banking
4 1 (0.54%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (7.57%) XML
2 10 (5.41%) .NET
3 8 (4.32%) SOAP
4 6 (3.24%) HTML
4 6 (3.24%) Web Services
5 5 (2.70%) CSS
5 5 (2.70%) RESTful
6 3 (1.62%) .NET Framework
6 3 (1.62%) JDBC
6 3 (1.62%) REST
7 1 (0.54%) JSON
7 1 (0.54%) Middleware
7 1 (0.54%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 14 (7.57%) User Experience
2 8 (4.32%) Computer Science
3 6 (3.24%) Internet of Things
4 4 (2.16%) Client/Server
4 4 (2.16%) Mobile Computing
5 3 (1.62%) PMI
6 2 (1.08%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.54%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.54%) Replication
7 1 (0.54%) RIA
7 1 (0.54%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 40 (21.62%) Windows
2 33 (17.84%) Linux
3 21 (11.35%) Unix
4 15 (8.11%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (5.41%) CentOS
6 7 (3.78%) Apple iOS
7 4 (2.16%) Windows 7
7 4 (2.16%) Windows 8
7 4 (2.16%) Windows Server
7 4 (2.16%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (2.16%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (1.62%) Android
8 3 (1.62%) VMS
9 2 (1.08%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 112 (60.54%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (29.19%) Software Testing
2 54 (29.19%) Test Scripting
3 49 (26.49%) Non-Functional Testing
4 45 (24.32%) Manual Testing
5 44 (23.78%) User Acceptance Testing
6 42 (22.70%) Scrum
7 39 (21.08%) Automated Testing
8 38 (20.54%) Regression Testing
8 38 (20.54%) SDLC
9 36 (19.46%) Test Automation
10 30 (16.22%) ITIL
10 30 (16.22%) Test Management
11 28 (15.14%) BDD
11 28 (15.14%) Performance Testing
12 26 (14.05%) User Stories
13 25 (13.51%) Functional Testing
14 23 (12.43%) Waterfall
15 22 (11.89%) ITIL V3
16 19 (10.27%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 52 (28.11%) Java
2 39 (21.08%) SQL
3 28 (15.14%) Python
4 22 (11.89%) C++
5 20 (10.81%) C#
6 17 (9.19%) Ruby
7 16 (8.65%) Bash Shell
7 16 (8.65%) Shell Script
8 11 (5.95%) JavaScript
9 7 (3.78%) VB
10 4 (2.16%) C
10 4 (2.16%) Perl
11 2 (1.08%) VBScript
12 1 (0.54%) VB6
Qualifications
1 89 (48.11%) ISEB
2 65 (35.14%) ISTQB
3 58 (31.35%) Security Cleared
4 43 (23.24%) DV Cleared
5 31 (16.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 26 (14.05%) SC Cleared
7 17 (9.19%) Degree
8 3 (1.62%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (24.86%) QA
System Software
1 12 (6.49%) Hyper-V
1 12 (6.49%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (2.16%) Microsoft App-V
2 4 (2.16%) VMware ESX
3 2 (1.08%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 12 (6.49%) SCCM
2 8 (4.32%) SCOM
3 7 (3.78%) HP Quality Center
4 4 (2.16%) AirWatch
4 4 (2.16%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (0.54%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 58 (31.35%) Microsoft
2 12 (6.49%) VMware
3 10 (5.41%) Red Hat
4 8 (4.32%) Oracle
5 4 (2.16%) Altiris
5 4 (2.16%) Citrix
5 4 (2.16%) Veritas
6 3 (1.62%) SAP
7 2 (1.08%) HP
8 1 (0.54%) Cegedim Rx
8 1 (0.54%) Sage
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