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

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Analyst
Rank 44 49 54
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 28 13 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 3.91% 2.32% 1.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.08% 2.39% 1.45%
Number of salaries quoted 20 8 8
Average salary £37,500 £40,250 £28,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.83% +43.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,450 £32,550 £23,200
10% offered a salary of more than £37,750 £42,250 £32,800
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
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
686 545 550
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 95.81% 97.32% 94.66%
Number of salaries quoted 554 443 486
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,472
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.97%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,080 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £57,500 £54,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 August 2014, 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 21 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 21 (75.00%) Test Scripting
2 18 (64.29%) Retail Banking
2 18 (64.29%) Banking
2 18 (64.29%) Retail
2 18 (64.29%) Use Case
3 12 (42.86%) Finance
3 12 (42.86%) SQL
4 9 (32.14%) Manual Testing
4 9 (32.14%) Selenium
5 7 (25.00%) Degree
5 7 (25.00%) TDD
5 7 (25.00%) Scrum
5 7 (25.00%) ISEB
6 6 (21.43%) Web Services
6 6 (21.43%) RESTful
7 5 (17.86%) WebDriver
7 5 (17.86%) WATIR
8 2 (7.14%) Back Office
8 2 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
9 1 (3.57%) Test Management
9 1 (3.57%) Open Source
9 1 (3.57%) SoapUI
9 1 (3.57%) Automation Testing
9 1 (3.57%) Workflow
9 1 (3.57%) QuickTest Pro
9 1 (3.57%) Regression Testing
9 1 (3.57%) UNIX
9 1 (3.57%) SAS
9 1 (3.57%) IBM

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 (3.57%) SAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.57%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.57%) Base SAS
1 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 9 (32.14%) Selenium
2 5 (17.86%) WATIR
2 5 (17.86%) WebDriver
3 1 (3.57%) SoapUI
3 1 (3.57%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (3.57%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 18 (64.29%) Banking
1 18 (64.29%) Retail
1 18 (64.29%) Retail Banking
2 12 (42.86%) Finance
3 2 (7.14%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (21.43%) Web Services
1 6 (21.43%) RESTful
2 1 (3.57%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.57%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.57%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 21 (75.00%) Test Scripting
2 18 (64.29%) Use Case
3 9 (32.14%) Manual Testing
4 7 (25.00%) Scrum
4 7 (25.00%) TDD
5 2 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (3.57%) Test Management
6 1 (3.57%) Regression Testing
6 1 (3.57%) Workflow
6 1 (3.57%) Automated Testing
6 1 (3.57%) Software Testing
6 1 (3.57%) System Testing
6 1 (3.57%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (42.86%) SQL
2 1 (3.57%) VBScript
2 1 (3.57%) C
2 1 (3.57%) C#
Qualifications
1 7 (25.00%) ISEB
1 7 (25.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (3.57%) IBM