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

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Analyst
Rank 47 - 49
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 14 0 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 2.78% - 1.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.98% - 1.24%
Number of salaries quoted 13 0 5
Average salary £33,000 - £24,000
90% offered a salary of more than £29,200 - £22,900
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 - £31,800
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £32,250
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +5.42%
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
470 481 483
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 93.44% 94.50% 96.60%
Number of salaries quoted 412 418 421
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +9.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £63,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 29 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 27 (87.10%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (74.19%) Test Scripting
3 18 (58.06%) Software Testing
4 15 (48.39%) ISEB
5 13 (41.94%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 12 (38.71%) Finance
7 10 (32.26%) Analytical Skills
7 10 (32.26%) Degree
8 9 (29.03%) E-Commerce
9 8 (25.81%) Scrum
9 8 (25.81%) Manual Testing
10 7 (22.58%) User Stories
10 7 (22.58%) Replication
10 7 (22.58%) Retail
10 7 (22.58%) Regression Testing
10 7 (22.58%) Configuration Management
10 7 (22.58%) Automation Testing
11 5 (16.13%) Banking
12 4 (12.90%) Mobile Banking
13 3 (9.68%) Business Transformation
13 3 (9.68%) V-Model
13 3 (9.68%) Test Strategy
13 3 (9.68%) Big Data
13 3 (9.68%) Project Management
14 2 (6.45%) Microsoft
14 2 (6.45%) XML
14 2 (6.45%) SQL
14 2 (6.45%) System Testing
14 2 (6.45%) ISTQB
14 2 (6.45%) QA

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 29 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 (3.23%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (3.23%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) BASE24
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.23%) Google Cloud Platform
1 1 (3.23%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.23%) Network Security
1 1 (3.23%) Intrusion Detection
1 1 (3.23%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.68%) Big Data
2 1 (3.23%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Selenium
1 1 (3.23%) Cucumber
General
1 12 (38.71%) Finance
2 7 (22.58%) Retail
3 5 (16.13%) Banking
4 1 (3.23%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.45%) XML
2 1 (3.23%) WCF
2 1 (3.23%) AppFabric
2 1 (3.23%) .NET
2 1 (3.23%) ASP.NET
2 1 (3.23%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (32.26%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (22.58%) Replication
3 4 (12.90%) Mobile Banking
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (87.10%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (74.19%) Test Scripting
3 18 (58.06%) Software Testing
4 9 (29.03%) E-Commerce
5 8 (25.81%) Scrum
5 8 (25.81%) Manual Testing
6 7 (22.58%) User Stories
6 7 (22.58%) Regression Testing
6 7 (22.58%) Configuration Management
6 7 (22.58%) Automation Testing
7 3 (9.68%) Business Transformation
7 3 (9.68%) V-Model
7 3 (9.68%) Test Strategy
7 3 (9.68%) Project Management
8 2 (6.45%) System Testing
9 1 (3.23%) Risk Analysis
9 1 (3.23%) Security Testing
9 1 (3.23%) Open Source
9 1 (3.23%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 1 (3.23%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.45%) SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (48.39%) ISEB
2 13 (41.94%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 10 (32.26%) Degree
4 2 (6.45%) ISTQB
5 1 (3.23%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.45%) QA
2 1 (3.23%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (3.23%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.23%) Snort
Systems Management
1 1 (3.23%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (6.45%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.23%) Google
2 1 (3.23%) IBM
2 1 (3.23%) HP
2 1 (3.23%) Cognizant
2 1 (3.23%) Reuters
2 1 (3.23%) Sourcefire
2 1 (3.23%) BT