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 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Analyst
Somerset / Taunton
Rank 24 27 -
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 4 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Taunton 5.13% 2.00% -
As % of the Job Titles category 5.26% 2.00% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 0
Median salary £32,500 £30,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
UK excluding London median salary £34,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -

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
76 100 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Taunton 97.44% 100.00% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 50 94 31
Median salary £37,500 £32,500 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -4.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £17,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,656 £45,000 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £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 February 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 19 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (78.95%) BDD
3 13 (68.42%) Software Testing
3 13 (68.42%) ISEB
4 10 (52.63%) ISTQB
4 10 (52.63%) Waterfall
4 10 (52.63%) Test Automation
4 10 (52.63%) Security Cleared
4 10 (52.63%) Customer Requirements
5 9 (47.37%) Line Management
5 9 (47.37%) SpecFlow
5 9 (47.37%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 9 (47.37%) SC Cleared
6 8 (42.11%) Non-Functional Testing
7 7 (36.84%) Load Testing
7 7 (36.84%) .NET
7 7 (36.84%) Microsoft
7 7 (36.84%) Team Foundation Server
7 7 (36.84%) Test Management
7 7 (36.84%) Cucumber
8 6 (31.58%) Automation Testing
9 5 (26.32%) Java
10 4 (21.05%) Scrum
10 4 (21.05%) Selenium
11 3 (15.79%) HP UFT
11 3 (15.79%) SQL
11 3 (15.79%) Test Planning
11 3 (15.79%) Test Strategy
11 3 (15.79%) User Stories
11 3 (15.79%) HP Quality Center

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 (10.53%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 9 (47.37%) SpecFlow
2 7 (36.84%) Cucumber
2 7 (36.84%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (21.05%) Selenium
4 3 (15.79%) HP UFT
5 2 (10.53%) SoapUI
General
1 2 (10.53%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (36.84%) .NET
2 2 (10.53%) SOAP
2 2 (10.53%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Replication
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (78.95%) BDD
3 13 (68.42%) Software Testing
4 10 (52.63%) Customer Requirements
4 10 (52.63%) Test Automation
4 10 (52.63%) Waterfall
5 9 (47.37%) Line Management
6 8 (42.11%) Non-Functional Testing
7 7 (36.84%) Load Testing
7 7 (36.84%) Test Management
8 6 (31.58%) Automation Testing
9 4 (21.05%) Scrum
10 3 (15.79%) Test Planning
10 3 (15.79%) Test Scripting
10 3 (15.79%) Test Strategy
10 3 (15.79%) User Stories
11 2 (10.53%) Integration Testing
11 2 (10.53%) Performance Management
11 2 (10.53%) Regression Testing
11 2 (10.53%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (26.32%) Java
2 3 (15.79%) SQL
3 2 (10.53%) C#
3 2 (10.53%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 13 (68.42%) ISEB
2 10 (52.63%) ISTQB
2 10 (52.63%) Security Cleared
3 9 (47.37%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 9 (47.37%) SC Cleared
4 1 (5.26%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) ISO 14001
1 1 (5.26%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 3 (15.79%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (36.84%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.53%) Xamarin