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 8 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Analyst
Rank 20 29 9
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -20
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 10 1 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Taunton 13.16% 1.02% 21.82%
As % of the Job Titles category 13.33% 1.03% 22.22%
Number of salaries quoted 10 1 12
Median salary £32,500 £26,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+22.64% -18.46%
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £34,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +3.03%
Test Analyst
Somerset

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
75 97 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Taunton 98.68% 98.98% 98.18%
Number of salaries quoted 65 87 44
Median salary £39,500 £32,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+21.53% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £21,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £38,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +2.50%

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 8 December 2016, 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 23 (95.83%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (70.83%) ISEB
3 16 (66.67%) Software Testing
3 16 (66.67%) BDD
4 15 (62.50%) Waterfall
5 14 (58.33%) Test Automation
5 14 (58.33%) ISTQB
6 13 (54.17%) Security Cleared
6 13 (54.17%) Test Management
6 13 (54.17%) Microsoft
6 13 (54.17%) SpecFlow
6 13 (54.17%) Non-Functional Testing
6 13 (54.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 13 (54.17%) Line Management
7 12 (50.00%) Load Testing
7 12 (50.00%) SC Cleared
8 11 (45.83%) Team Foundation Server
8 11 (45.83%) Cucumber
9 6 (25.00%) Test Scripting
9 6 (25.00%) Scrum
10 5 (20.83%) User Stories
11 4 (16.67%) Automation Testing
11 4 (16.67%) Performance Management
11 4 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
11 4 (16.67%) .NET
12 3 (12.50%) Selenium
12 3 (12.50%) Automated Testing
12 3 (12.50%) C#
12 3 (12.50%) Java
12 3 (12.50%) SQL

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:

Business Applications
1 2 (8.33%) SAP Payroll
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.33%) SuccessFactors
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.33%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 13 (54.17%) SpecFlow
2 11 (45.83%) Cucumber
2 11 (45.83%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (12.50%) Selenium
4 2 (8.33%) SoapUI
5 1 (4.17%) HP UFT
General
1 2 (8.33%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.67%) .NET
2 2 (8.33%) SOAP
2 2 (8.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.33%) Replication
2 1 (4.17%) RIA
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (95.83%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (66.67%) BDD
2 16 (66.67%) Software Testing
3 15 (62.50%) Waterfall
4 14 (58.33%) Test Automation
5 13 (54.17%) Line Management
5 13 (54.17%) Non-Functional Testing
5 13 (54.17%) Test Management
6 12 (50.00%) Load Testing
7 6 (25.00%) Scrum
7 6 (25.00%) Test Scripting
8 5 (20.83%) User Stories
9 4 (16.67%) Automation Testing
9 4 (16.67%) Performance Management
9 4 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
10 3 (12.50%) Automated Testing
10 3 (12.50%) Performance Testing
10 3 (12.50%) Security Testing
10 3 (12.50%) Test Strategy
11 2 (8.33%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 3 (12.50%) C#
1 3 (12.50%) Java
1 3 (12.50%) SQL
2 2 (8.33%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 17 (70.83%) ISEB
2 14 (58.33%) ISTQB
3 13 (54.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 13 (54.17%) Security Cleared
4 12 (50.00%) SC Cleared
5 1 (4.17%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) ISO 14001
1 1 (4.17%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (54.17%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.33%) SAP
2 2 (8.33%) Xamarin