The table below looks at the statistics for the Test Analyst role in IT jobs advertised for the Taunton 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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Analyst
Rank 28 12 7
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 3 4 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Taunton 2.88% 7.02% 13.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.91% 7.14% 13.33%
Number of salaries quoted 3 4 5
Average salary £30,000 £35,000 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% +12.90%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,000
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
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
103 56 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Taunton 99.04% 98.25% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 97 38 37
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £23,000 £25,200
10% offered a salary of more than £43,400 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Taunton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Test Analyst in the job title across the Taunton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Taunton

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Taunton 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 3 (60.00%) Scrum
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (60.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Load Testing
2 2 (40.00%) NUnit
2 2 (40.00%) Automated Testing
2 2 (40.00%) VB.NET
2 2 (40.00%) .NET
2 2 (40.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (40.00%) Regression Testing
2 2 (40.00%) C#
2 2 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (20.00%) WebDriver
3 1 (20.00%) BDD
3 1 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (20.00%) SDLC
3 1 (20.00%) Java
3 1 (20.00%) Migration
3 1 (20.00%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (20.00%) SAP CO
3 1 (20.00%) SAP
3 1 (20.00%) ISEB
3 1 (20.00%) SAP HR
3 1 (20.00%) SAP SD
3 1 (20.00%) SAP FI
3 1 (20.00%) SAP MM
3 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (20.00%) ISTQB

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Taunton by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Taunton 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) SAP CO
1 1 (20.00%) SAP FI
1 1 (20.00%) SAP FI/CO
1 1 (20.00%) SAP HR
1 1 (20.00%) SAP MM
1 1 (20.00%) SAP SD
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) NUnit
1 2 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (40.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (20.00%) Selenium
2 1 (20.00%) WebDriver
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (60.00%) Scrum
1 3 (60.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (40.00%) Automated Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Load Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Regression Testing
2 2 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (20.00%) BDD
3 1 (20.00%) Manual Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Migration
3 1 (20.00%) SDLC
3 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (20.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) C#
2 2 (40.00%) VB.NET
3 1 (20.00%) Java
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%) SAP