The table below looks at the statistics for the Test Analyst role in IT jobs advertised for the Swindon 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 4 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Analyst
Rank 44 58 47
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -11
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 16 2 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 3.02% 0.40% 2.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.19% 0.42% 2.57%
Number of salaries quoted 15 2 11
Average salary £33,000 £27,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £27,500 £33,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Test Analyst
Wiltshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Swindon 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
Swindon
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
502 471 467
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 94.72% 94.58% 95.70%
Number of salaries quoted 424 412 421
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Test Analyst in the job title across the Swindon region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Test Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

Test Analyst
Salary Trend in Swindon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Test Analyst across the Swindon region.

Test Analyst Salary Trend in Swindon

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT jobs across the Swindon 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 25 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (76.67%) Test Scripting
3 18 (60.00%) Software Testing
4 13 (43.33%) ISEB
5 11 (36.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 10 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
6 10 (33.33%) Degree
6 10 (33.33%) Finance
7 9 (30.00%) E-Commerce
8 8 (26.67%) Manual Testing
8 8 (26.67%) Scrum
9 7 (23.33%) Replication
9 7 (23.33%) Regression Testing
9 7 (23.33%) Retail
9 7 (23.33%) Configuration Management
9 7 (23.33%) Automation Testing
9 7 (23.33%) User Stories
10 5 (16.67%) Banking
11 4 (13.33%) Mobile Banking
12 3 (10.00%) Test Strategy
12 3 (10.00%) Big Data
12 3 (10.00%) Business Transformation
12 3 (10.00%) System Testing
12 3 (10.00%) V-Model
12 3 (10.00%) Project Management
13 2 (6.67%) Microsoft
13 2 (6.67%) ISTQB
14 1 (3.33%) Agile Testing
14 1 (3.33%) Open Source
14 1 (3.33%) Stakeholder Engagement

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT jobs across the Swindon 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 1 (3.33%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (3.33%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) BASE24
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.33%) Google Cloud Platform
1 1 (3.33%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.33%) Network Security
1 1 (3.33%) Intrusion Detection
1 1 (3.33%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.00%) Big Data
2 1 (3.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Cucumber
1 1 (3.33%) Selenium
General
1 10 (33.33%) Finance
2 7 (23.33%) Retail
3 5 (16.67%) Banking
4 1 (3.33%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.33%) AppFabric
1 1 (3.33%) WCF
1 1 (3.33%) .NET
1 1 (3.33%) ASP.NET
1 1 (3.33%) Web Services
1 1 (3.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (23.33%) Replication
3 4 (13.33%) Mobile Banking
4 1 (3.33%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (76.67%) Test Scripting
3 18 (60.00%) Software Testing
4 9 (30.00%) E-Commerce
5 8 (26.67%) Manual Testing
5 8 (26.67%) Scrum
6 7 (23.33%) Regression Testing
6 7 (23.33%) Configuration Management
6 7 (23.33%) Automation Testing
6 7 (23.33%) User Stories
7 3 (10.00%) Test Strategy
7 3 (10.00%) Business Transformation
7 3 (10.00%) System Testing
7 3 (10.00%) V-Model
7 3 (10.00%) Project Management
8 1 (3.33%) Agile Testing
8 1 (3.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 1 (3.33%) BDD
8 1 (3.33%) Test Planning
8 1 (3.33%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (43.33%) ISEB
2 11 (36.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 10 (33.33%) Degree
4 2 (6.67%) ISTQB
5 1 (3.33%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) PCI DSS
1 1 (3.33%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.33%) Snort
Systems Management
1 1 (3.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (6.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.33%) Google
2 1 (3.33%) HP
2 1 (3.33%) IBM
2 1 (3.33%) Cognizant
2 1 (3.33%) Reuters
2 1 (3.33%) Sourcefire
2 1 (3.33%) BT