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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Analyst
Rank 123 110 106
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 127 108 123
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 2.04% 2.12% 2.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.15% 2.23% 2.23%
Number of salaries quoted 108 93 115
Average salary £32,500 £31,500 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.17% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £22,700 £24,750
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £48,800 £42,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
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
5915 4834 5506
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 95.11% 95.01% 96.19%
Number of salaries quoted 4943 4184 4878
Average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% -1.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £24,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Wiltshire +20 30 £35,875 -10.31% 3
Somerset -11 30 £30,000 - 1
Bristol -17 24 £34,183 +13.94% 5
Gloucestershire -1 17 £38,000 +40.74% 3
Devon -20 10 £26,326 -22.57% 1
Dorset -8 7 £32,500 -35.00% 2
Avon +1 1 £25,000 -33.33%
Test Analyst
England

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 96 (43.64%) Agile Software Development
2 80 (36.36%) Test Scripting
3 75 (34.09%) ISEB
4 70 (31.82%) Software Testing
5 58 (26.36%) SQL
6 55 (25.00%) Manual Testing
7 53 (24.09%) Finance
8 44 (20.00%) Selenium
9 42 (19.09%) Automated Testing
10 39 (17.73%) QA
11 37 (16.82%) ISTQB
12 36 (16.36%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 31 (14.09%) Scrum
14 28 (12.73%) .NET
14 28 (12.73%) MS Excel
15 24 (10.91%) Java
16 23 (10.45%) Banking
16 23 (10.45%) User Acceptance Testing
16 23 (10.45%) Security Cleared
16 23 (10.45%) Test Automation
16 23 (10.45%) WebDriver
17 22 (10.00%) Retail
18 21 (9.55%) QuickTest Pro
19 20 (9.09%) Test Management
19 20 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
20 19 (8.64%) Waterfall
20 19 (8.64%) Degree
20 19 (8.64%) Microsoft
21 18 (8.18%) Use Case
21 18 (8.18%) Retail Banking

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 3 (1.36%) IIS
2 1 (0.45%) SAS
2 1 (0.45%) WebLogic
Applications
1 28 (12.73%) MS Excel
2 14 (6.36%) MS Office
3 3 (1.36%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (1.82%) JDE OneWorld
2 1 (0.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.73%) Internet
2 1 (0.45%) FTP
2 1 (0.45%) HTTP
2 1 (0.45%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (4.09%) SQL Server
2 6 (2.73%) Oracle BI EE
2 6 (2.73%) Relational Database
3 5 (2.27%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (2.27%) DataStage
3 5 (2.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (2.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (1.82%) NoSQL
4 4 (1.82%) Big Data
5 1 (0.45%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.45%) Base SAS
5 1 (0.45%) Adabas
5 1 (0.45%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 44 (20.00%) Selenium
2 23 (10.45%) WebDriver
3 21 (9.55%) QuickTest Pro
4 14 (6.36%) Team Foundation Server
5 12 (5.45%) SpecFlow
6 11 (5.00%) Selenium IDE
7 10 (4.55%) LoadRunner
8 8 (3.64%) FitNesse
9 7 (3.18%) WATIR
10 4 (1.82%) Visual Studio
10 4 (1.82%) SoapUI
10 4 (1.82%) Cucumber
11 3 (1.36%) Rational DOORS
11 3 (1.36%) MonkeyTalk
11 3 (1.36%) Calabash
11 3 (1.36%) Ranorex
11 3 (1.36%) TestComplete
11 3 (1.36%) JMeter
12 2 (0.91%) Bugzilla
12 2 (0.91%) WatiN
General
1 53 (24.09%) Finance
2 23 (10.45%) Banking
3 22 (10.00%) Retail
4 18 (8.18%) Retail Banking
5 10 (4.55%) Telecoms
6 6 (2.73%) Legal
6 6 (2.73%) Marketing
7 4 (1.82%) Advertising
8 3 (1.36%) Automotive
8 3 (1.36%) Back Office
9 1 (0.45%) Electronics
9 1 (0.45%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.45%) Law
9 1 (0.45%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.45%) Military
9 1 (0.45%) Billing
9 1 (0.45%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (12.73%) .NET
2 9 (4.09%) JSF
3 6 (2.73%) .NET Framework
3 6 (2.73%) Web Services
3 6 (2.73%) RESTful
4 4 (1.82%) Natural Language Processing
4 4 (1.82%) Java EE
4 4 (1.82%) Flash
4 4 (1.82%) Middleware
5 1 (0.45%) ODBC
5 1 (0.45%) JDBC
5 1 (0.45%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 20 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (3.64%) Mathematics
3 5 (2.27%) Client/Server
3 5 (2.27%) Open Source
4 2 (0.91%) N-Tier
4 2 (0.91%) Computer Science
4 2 (0.91%) Management Information System
4 2 (0.91%) Replication
5 1 (0.45%) DTV
5 1 (0.45%) Mainframe
5 1 (0.45%) SWIFT
5 1 (0.45%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 13 (5.91%) Windows
2 8 (3.64%) UNIX
3 7 (3.18%) Linux
4 1 (0.45%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (43.64%) Agile Software Development
2 80 (36.36%) Test Scripting
3 70 (31.82%) Software Testing
4 55 (25.00%) Manual Testing
5 42 (19.09%) Automated Testing
6 31 (14.09%) Scrum
7 23 (10.45%) User Acceptance Testing
7 23 (10.45%) Test Automation
8 20 (9.09%) Test Management
9 19 (8.64%) Waterfall
10 18 (8.18%) Test Strategy
10 18 (8.18%) Use Case
11 16 (7.27%) TDD
11 16 (7.27%) Mentoring
12 14 (6.36%) BDD
13 13 (5.91%) Test Planning
14 12 (5.45%) Stakeholder Management
14 12 (5.45%) System Testing
15 11 (5.00%) Continuous Improvement
15 11 (5.00%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 58 (26.36%) SQL
2 24 (10.91%) Java
3 17 (7.73%) C#
4 13 (5.91%) C
5 10 (4.55%) Perl
6 7 (3.18%) Python
6 7 (3.18%) Ruby
6 7 (3.18%) Bash Shell
7 4 (1.82%) VBA
7 4 (1.82%) Shell Script
8 3 (1.36%) Korn
8 3 (1.36%) PHP
8 3 (1.36%) VB
9 1 (0.45%) VBScript
9 1 (0.45%) C++
9 1 (0.45%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 75 (34.09%) ISEB
2 37 (16.82%) ISTQB
3 36 (16.36%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 23 (10.45%) Security Cleared
5 19 (8.64%) Degree
6 12 (5.45%) DV Cleared
7 2 (0.91%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 1 (0.45%) CSQA
8 1 (0.45%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (17.73%) QA
Systems Management
1 16 (7.27%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.45%) HP SiteScope
2 1 (0.45%) nmon
Vendors
1 19 (8.64%) Microsoft
2 15 (6.82%) HP
3 6 (2.73%) Informatica
3 6 (2.73%) Oracle
3 6 (2.73%) Telerik
3 6 (2.73%) IBM
4 5 (2.27%) Cognos
4 5 (2.27%) Cisco
4 5 (2.27%) MicroStrategy
5 3 (1.36%) SAP
6 1 (0.45%) Capita
6 1 (0.45%) Twitter
6 1 (0.45%) Green Hat
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