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 5 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Analyst
Rank 27 13 18
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 2 1 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Taunton 2.33% 2.33% 10.71%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.33% 2.44% 10.98%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 8
Median salary £31,250 £40,000 £40,350
Median salary % change year-on-year
-21.87% -0.86%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,250 £40,000 £36,700
10% offered a salary of more than £32,250 £40,000 £44,000
UK excluding London median salary £34,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +2.94%
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
86 41 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Taunton 100.00% 95.35% 97.62%
Number of salaries quoted 80 24 70
Median salary £35,000 £34,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £27,500 £25,763
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £42,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 5 May 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 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (80.00%) Test Scripting
2 3 (60.00%) Scrum
2 3 (60.00%) Load Testing
2 3 (60.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Regression Testing
3 2 (40.00%) NUnit
3 2 (40.00%) Automated Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Software Testing
3 2 (40.00%) C#
3 2 (40.00%) SQL
3 2 (40.00%) VB.NET
3 2 (40.00%) .NET
3 2 (40.00%) Visual Studio
4 1 (20.00%) Manual Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (20.00%) ISEB
4 1 (20.00%) ISTQB
4 1 (20.00%) QA
4 1 (20.00%) Performance Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Security Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Test Management
4 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
4 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
4 1 (20.00%) Cucumber
4 1 (20.00%) SpecFlow
4 1 (20.00%) Non-Functional Testing
4 1 (20.00%) User Stories
4 1 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification

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:

Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (40.00%) NUnit
2 2 (40.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (20.00%) Cucumber
3 1 (20.00%) SpecFlow
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (80.00%) Test Scripting
2 3 (60.00%) Load Testing
2 3 (60.00%) Scrum
3 2 (40.00%) Automated Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Regression Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Software Testing
3 2 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Line Management
4 1 (20.00%) Manual Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Non-Functional Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Performance Testing
4 1 (20.00%) SDLC
4 1 (20.00%) Security Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
4 1 (20.00%) Test Management
4 1 (20.00%) Test Planning
4 1 (20.00%) User Stories
4 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) C#
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
1 2 (40.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) ISEB
1 1 (20.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
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