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 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Analyst
Rank 54 64 68
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 13 3 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 2.23% 0.61% 0.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.33% 0.62% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 10 3 1
Average salary £44,500 £32,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+39.06% -3.03%
UK excluding London average salary £34,500 £32,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+7.81% +6.66%
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
559 481 573
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 95.88% 97.76% 94.24%
Number of salaries quoted 442 430 512
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £57,500
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 27 January 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 23 (74.19%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (67.74%) Test Scripting
3 16 (51.61%) Manual Testing
4 15 (48.39%) Retail
5 14 (45.16%) Degree
5 14 (45.16%) ISEB
6 13 (41.94%) Banking
7 12 (38.71%) Software Testing
7 12 (38.71%) Finance
8 11 (35.48%) Scrum
9 9 (29.03%) Use Case
10 8 (25.81%) Retail Banking
10 8 (25.81%) Regression Testing
11 7 (22.58%) Configuration Management
11 7 (22.58%) Replication
11 7 (22.58%) Automation Testing
11 7 (22.58%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 7 (22.58%) User Stories
12 5 (16.13%) SQL
13 4 (12.90%) Web Services
13 4 (12.90%) TDD
14 3 (9.68%) Project Management
14 3 (9.68%) Back Office
14 3 (9.68%) UNIX
14 3 (9.68%) V-Model
14 3 (9.68%) RESTful
14 3 (9.68%) Test Strategy
14 3 (9.68%) Big Data
14 3 (9.68%) Mobile Banking
14 3 (9.68%) Business Transformation

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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
1 1 (3.23%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (6.45%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.23%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.23%) Firewall
1 1 (3.23%) Intrusion Detection
1 1 (3.23%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.68%) Big Data
2 1 (3.23%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.23%) Base SAS
Development Applications
1 2 (6.45%) WATIR
1 2 (6.45%) Selenium
1 2 (6.45%) WebDriver
General
1 15 (48.39%) Retail
2 13 (41.94%) Banking
3 12 (38.71%) Finance
4 8 (25.81%) Retail Banking
5 3 (9.68%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.90%) Web Services
2 3 (9.68%) RESTful
3 1 (3.23%) AppFabric
3 1 (3.23%) WCF
3 1 (3.23%) .NET
3 1 (3.23%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (22.58%) Replication
2 3 (9.68%) Mobile Banking
3 1 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.68%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (74.19%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (67.74%) Test Scripting
3 16 (51.61%) Manual Testing
4 12 (38.71%) Software Testing
5 11 (35.48%) Scrum
6 9 (29.03%) Use Case
7 8 (25.81%) Regression Testing
8 7 (22.58%) Configuration Management
8 7 (22.58%) User Stories
8 7 (22.58%) Automation Testing
9 4 (12.90%) TDD
10 3 (9.68%) Project Management
10 3 (9.68%) Business Transformation
10 3 (9.68%) V-Model
10 3 (9.68%) Test Strategy
11 2 (6.45%) System Testing
12 1 (3.23%) Data Protection
12 1 (3.23%) Automated Testing
12 1 (3.23%) Risk Analysis
12 1 (3.23%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 5 (16.13%) SQL
2 1 (3.23%) C
Qualifications
1 14 (45.16%) ISEB
1 14 (45.16%) Degree
2 7 (22.58%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (3.23%) CISM
3 1 (3.23%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (3.23%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.23%) Snort
Systems Management
1 1 (3.23%) Nagios
1 1 (3.23%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (3.23%) IBM
1 1 (3.23%) Microsoft
1 1 (3.23%) Sourcefire