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 1 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Analyst
Rank 151 121 143
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +22
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 88 142 99
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.70% 2.36% 1.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.75% 2.43% 1.64%
Number of salaries quoted 78 136 73
Median salary £35,000 £31,000 £33,150
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.90% -6.48%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,700 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £37,500 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £33,500 £34,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-1.47% -2.85%
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
5040 5843 6050
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 97.54% 97.01% 97.71%
Number of salaries quoted 4272 4906 4963
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 £23,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,150
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 1 July 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 1 July 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
Bristol -4 31 £32,500 +8.33% 5
Gloucestershire -4 30 £45,000 +30.43% 5
Somerset +9 18 £47,500 +39.70%
Wiltshire +3 6 £21,500 -33.33% 1
Dorset +8 3 £30,000 -
Devon -15 1 £30,000 +20.00%
Test Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 1 July 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.

1 124 (65.61%) Agile Software Development
2 85 (44.97%) ISEB
3 69 (36.51%) QA
4 59 (31.22%) Java
5 55 (29.10%) Security Cleared
6 53 (28.04%) ISTQB
7 52 (27.51%) Scrum
8 49 (25.93%) Selenium
9 48 (25.40%) Windows
10 46 (24.34%) Microsoft
10 46 (24.34%) Test Scripting
11 44 (23.28%) Software Testing
12 41 (21.69%) Test Automation
13 40 (21.16%) DV Cleared
13 40 (21.16%) Non-Functional Testing
13 40 (21.16%) SQL
14 39 (20.63%) User Acceptance Testing
15 38 (20.11%) Manual Testing
16 37 (19.58%) Automated Testing
17 35 (18.52%) Functional Testing
18 34 (17.99%) User Stories
18 34 (17.99%) SDLC
19 33 (17.46%) Team Foundation Server
20 32 (16.93%) Linux
21 30 (15.87%) Performance Testing
22 28 (14.81%) Python
23 27 (14.29%) Unix
24 26 (13.76%) SC Cleared
25 24 (12.70%) Test Management
25 24 (12.70%) C#

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 4 (2.12%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.59%) IIS
2 3 (1.59%) MS Exchange
2 3 (1.59%) Skype for Business
3 2 (1.06%) Apache
3 2 (1.06%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.53%) Apache Solr
4 1 (0.53%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 10 (5.29%) MS Excel
2 6 (3.17%) MS Office
3 2 (1.06%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 2 (1.06%) SAP Payroll
2 1 (0.53%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (4.23%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (1.06%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 10 (5.29%) Internet
2 9 (4.76%) LAN
2 9 (4.76%) WAN
3 2 (1.06%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.53%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (8.99%) SQL Server
2 8 (4.23%) Big Data
3 5 (2.65%) Relational Database
4 3 (1.59%) BusinessObjects
4 3 (1.59%) Oracle Database
4 3 (1.59%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (1.06%) Electronic Patient Records
6 1 (0.53%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.53%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.53%) OrientDB
Development Applications
1 49 (25.93%) Selenium
2 33 (17.46%) Team Foundation Server
3 23 (12.17%) Jenkins
4 21 (11.11%) Cucumber
4 21 (11.11%) LoadRunner
5 20 (10.58%) SpecFlow
6 15 (7.94%) Visual Studio
7 13 (6.88%) JIRA
8 12 (6.35%) JUnit
9 9 (4.76%) Git (software)
9 9 (4.76%) SoapUI
9 9 (4.76%) TestNG
10 8 (4.23%) RSpec
11 6 (3.17%) JMeter
12 5 (2.65%) Maven
13 4 (2.12%) FitNesse
13 4 (2.12%) TestDirector
14 3 (1.59%) ClearQuest
14 3 (1.59%) NUnit
14 3 (1.59%) Rational Functional Tester
General
1 22 (11.64%) Finance
2 3 (1.59%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.06%) Back Office
3 2 (1.06%) Billing
3 2 (1.06%) Financial Institution
3 2 (1.06%) Manufacturing
3 2 (1.06%) Marketing
4 1 (0.53%) Advertising
4 1 (0.53%) Banking
4 1 (0.53%) Electronics
4 1 (0.53%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (10.05%) .NET
2 17 (8.99%) XML
3 9 (4.76%) Web Services
4 6 (3.17%) JDBC
5 5 (2.65%) HTML
5 5 (2.65%) SOAP
6 3 (1.59%) .NET Framework
6 3 (1.59%) J2EE
6 3 (1.59%) REST
7 2 (1.06%) ASP.NET
7 2 (1.06%) JMS
7 2 (1.06%) WCF
7 2 (1.06%) WinForms
7 2 (1.06%) WPF
7 2 (1.06%) XSLT
8 1 (0.53%) CSS
8 1 (0.53%) JSON
8 1 (0.53%) Middleware
8 1 (0.53%) RESTful
8 1 (0.53%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 13 (6.88%) User Experience
2 12 (6.35%) Client/Server
2 12 (6.35%) Computer Science
3 8 (4.23%) Internet of Things
4 6 (3.17%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (1.59%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.06%) Cybercrime
6 2 (1.06%) Equities
6 2 (1.06%) NHS
6 2 (1.06%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.53%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (0.53%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.53%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.53%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 48 (25.40%) Windows
2 32 (16.93%) Linux
3 27 (14.29%) Unix
4 10 (5.29%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (2.65%) CentOS
6 4 (2.12%) VMS
7 2 (1.06%) Android
7 2 (1.06%) Apple iOS
7 2 (1.06%) Windows Phone
8 1 (0.53%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.53%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 124 (65.61%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (27.51%) Scrum
3 46 (24.34%) Test Scripting
4 44 (23.28%) Software Testing
5 41 (21.69%) Test Automation
6 40 (21.16%) Non-Functional Testing
7 39 (20.63%) User Acceptance Testing
8 38 (20.11%) Manual Testing
9 37 (19.58%) Automated Testing
10 35 (18.52%) Functional Testing
11 34 (17.99%) SDLC
11 34 (17.99%) User Stories
12 30 (15.87%) Performance Testing
13 24 (12.70%) Test Management
14 21 (11.11%) BDD
14 21 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
14 21 (11.11%) Regression Testing
15 20 (10.58%) ITIL
16 18 (9.52%) Waterfall
17 17 (8.99%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 59 (31.22%) Java
2 40 (21.16%) SQL
3 28 (14.81%) Python
4 24 (12.70%) C#
5 20 (10.58%) Bash Shell
5 20 (10.58%) C++
6 19 (10.05%) JavaScript
7 18 (9.52%) Ruby
8 12 (6.35%) Shell Script
9 9 (4.76%) VB
10 4 (2.12%) Perl
10 4 (2.12%) VBScript
11 3 (1.59%) C
12 2 (1.06%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.53%) PHP
13 1 (0.53%) VB6
Qualifications
1 85 (44.97%) ISEB
2 55 (29.10%) Security Cleared
3 53 (28.04%) ISTQB
4 40 (21.16%) DV Cleared
5 26 (13.76%) SC Cleared
6 20 (10.58%) Degree
7 16 (8.47%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 69 (36.51%) QA
System Software
1 4 (2.12%) Virtual Machines
2 3 (1.59%) Hyper-V
2 3 (1.59%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (1.59%) vSphere
3 2 (1.06%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 13 (6.88%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (1.59%) SCCM
2 3 (1.59%) SCOM
3 1 (0.53%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 46 (24.34%) Microsoft
2 12 (6.35%) Oracle
3 6 (3.17%) VMware
4 5 (2.65%) Red Hat
5 3 (1.59%) Cegedim Rx
5 3 (1.59%) Citrix
5 3 (1.59%) Remedy
5 3 (1.59%) SAP
5 3 (1.59%) Sybase
6 2 (1.06%) HP
7 1 (0.53%) Sage
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £20000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Gloucestershire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucestershire
Capita Defence & Security Resourcing
Posted: 23 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
ISL
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + employer only pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 60,000 plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
South West
Capita ITPS
Salary: £38000.00 - £48000.00 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000-£55,000 + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 50,000 plus excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago