The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Taunton region that had Test Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 23 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Analyst
Somerset / Taunton
Rank 19 25 13
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -12
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 1 1 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Taunton 2.44% 1.04% 7.84%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.50% 1.05% 8.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 4
Median salary £32,150 £26,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+21.32% -24.28%
UK excluding London median salary £34,715 £34,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+2.10% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Taunton 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
Taunton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
40 95 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Taunton 97.56% 98.96% 98.04%
Number of salaries quoted 33 91 34
Median salary £39,250 £32,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+20.76% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £23,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Taunton

The demand trend of job ads across the Taunton region that featured Test Analyst in the job title.

Test Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Taunton

Test Analyst
Salary Trend in Taunton

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

Test Analyst Salary Trend in Taunton

Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Taunton

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, 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 Taunton region featuring Test Analyst in the job title.

1 20 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (80.00%) ISEB
3 15 (75.00%) Software Testing
3 15 (75.00%) BDD
4 14 (70.00%) Waterfall
5 13 (65.00%) Test Automation
5 13 (65.00%) Security Cleared
5 13 (65.00%) ISTQB
6 12 (60.00%) SC Cleared
6 12 (60.00%) SpecFlow
6 12 (60.00%) Non-Functional Testing
6 12 (60.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 12 (60.00%) Line Management
7 11 (55.00%) Load Testing
8 10 (50.00%) Microsoft
8 10 (50.00%) Test Management
8 10 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
8 10 (50.00%) Cucumber
9 6 (30.00%) Scrum
10 5 (25.00%) Test Scripting
10 5 (25.00%) User Stories
11 4 (20.00%) Automation Testing
11 4 (20.00%) Performance Management
11 4 (20.00%) .NET
12 3 (15.00%) Performance Testing
12 3 (15.00%) Automated Testing
12 3 (15.00%) SQL
12 3 (15.00%) Security Testing
13 2 (10.00%) Integration Testing
13 2 (10.00%) System Testing

Test Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Taunton 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 12 (60.00%) SpecFlow
2 10 (50.00%) Cucumber
2 10 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (10.00%) Selenium
3 2 (10.00%) SoapUI
4 1 (5.00%) HP UFT
General
1 2 (10.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (20.00%) .NET
2 2 (10.00%) SOAP
2 2 (10.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Replication
2 1 (5.00%) RIA
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (75.00%) BDD
2 15 (75.00%) Software Testing
3 14 (70.00%) Waterfall
4 13 (65.00%) Test Automation
5 12 (60.00%) Line Management
5 12 (60.00%) Non-Functional Testing
6 11 (55.00%) Load Testing
7 10 (50.00%) Test Management
8 6 (30.00%) Scrum
9 5 (25.00%) Test Scripting
9 5 (25.00%) User Stories
10 4 (20.00%) Automation Testing
10 4 (20.00%) Performance Management
11 3 (15.00%) Automated Testing
11 3 (15.00%) Performance Testing
11 3 (15.00%) Security Testing
12 2 (10.00%) Integration Testing
12 2 (10.00%) Regression Testing
12 2 (10.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.00%) SQL
2 2 (10.00%) C#
2 2 (10.00%) Java
2 2 (10.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 16 (80.00%) ISEB
2 13 (65.00%) ISTQB
2 13 (65.00%) Security Cleared
3 12 (60.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 12 (60.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (5.00%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) ISO 14001
1 1 (5.00%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.00%) Xamarin