The table below looks at the statistics for the Test Analyst role in IT jobs advertised for the Wiltshire 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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Analyst
Rank 74 82 89
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 19 15 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wiltshire 1.73% 1.51% 0.83%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.79% 1.56% 0.87%
Number of salaries quoted 15 15 8
Average salary £42,500 £27,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+54.54% -15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,600 £27,500 £22,050
10% offered a salary of more than £44,500 £32,000 £34,350
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £31,500
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +3.17%
Test Analyst
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Wiltshire 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
Wiltshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1059 963 1031
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wiltshire 96.62% 96.69% 94.76%
Number of salaries quoted 898 850 957
Average salary £40,000 £35,657 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.17% -0.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £23,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

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

Test Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

Test Analyst
Salary Trend in Wiltshire

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

Test Analyst Salary Trend in Wiltshire

Test Analyst
Salary Histogram in Wiltshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Analyst across the Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

Test Analyst Salary Histogram in Wiltshire

Test Analyst
Job Locations in Wiltshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Analyst within the Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Swindon +11 17 £44,500 +48.33%
Trowbridge - 1 £27,500 -
Test Analyst
South West

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Wiltshire 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 21 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (63.33%) Test Scripting
3 17 (56.67%) Software Testing
4 15 (50.00%) ISEB
5 12 (40.00%) Manual Testing
6 10 (33.33%) Degree
6 10 (33.33%) Regression Testing
6 10 (33.33%) User Stories
6 10 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 8 (26.67%) Scrum
7 8 (26.67%) Retail
8 7 (23.33%) Replication
8 7 (23.33%) Finance
8 7 (23.33%) Configuration Management
8 7 (23.33%) Automation Testing
9 6 (20.00%) Banking
10 5 (16.67%) SQL
11 4 (13.33%) E-Commerce
11 4 (13.33%) Microsoft
11 4 (13.33%) JIRA
11 4 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
11 4 (13.33%) Mobile Banking
12 3 (10.00%) Test Strategy
12 3 (10.00%) Big Data
12 3 (10.00%) Business Transformation
12 3 (10.00%) Software Deployment
12 3 (10.00%) Line Management
12 3 (10.00%) V-Model
12 3 (10.00%) Project Management
12 3 (10.00%) Client/Server

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Wiltshire 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.33%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (6.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.33%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) BASE24
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.33%) Firewall
1 1 (3.33%) Intrusion Detection
1 1 (3.33%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.00%) Big Data
2 1 (3.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (13.33%) JIRA
General
1 8 (26.67%) Retail
2 7 (23.33%) Finance
3 6 (20.00%) Banking
4 2 (6.67%) Back Office
5 1 (3.33%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.33%) .NET
1 1 (3.33%) ASP.NET
1 1 (3.33%) Web Services
1 1 (3.33%) WCF
1 1 (3.33%) AppFabric
Miscellaneous
1 7 (23.33%) Replication
2 4 (13.33%) Mobile Banking
2 4 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (10.00%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (63.33%) Test Scripting
3 17 (56.67%) Software Testing
4 12 (40.00%) Manual Testing
5 10 (33.33%) Regression Testing
5 10 (33.33%) User Stories
6 8 (26.67%) Scrum
7 7 (23.33%) Configuration Management
7 7 (23.33%) Automation Testing
8 4 (13.33%) E-Commerce
9 3 (10.00%) Project Management
9 3 (10.00%) Line Management
9 3 (10.00%) V-Model
9 3 (10.00%) Test Strategy
9 3 (10.00%) Business Transformation
9 3 (10.00%) Software Deployment
10 2 (6.67%) System Testing
11 1 (3.33%) Data Protection
11 1 (3.33%) Risk Analysis
11 1 (3.33%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 5 (16.67%) SQL
2 3 (10.00%) Java
2 3 (10.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (10.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 15 (50.00%) ISEB
2 10 (33.33%) Degree
2 10 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (6.67%) ISTQB
4 1 (3.33%) VCP4
4 1 (3.33%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (3.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.33%) Snort
Systems Management
1 1 (3.33%) Nagios
1 1 (3.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (13.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.33%) Sourcefire
2 1 (3.33%) Capita