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 20 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Analyst
Rank 89 87 68
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -19
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 16 7 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wiltshire 1.29% 0.63% 2.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.35% 0.66% 2.41%
Number of salaries quoted 12 4 22
Average salary £31,750 £31,250 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.60% -3.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,200 £28,250 £27,750
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,750 £48,900
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,000
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
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
1185 1063 914
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wiltshire 95.72% 96.11% 94.62%
Number of salaries quoted 983 901 843
Average salary £38,000 £38,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +8.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £57,500
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
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 20 November 2014. 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 +2 12 £29,250 -6.40%
Salisbury - 3 £32,500 -
Test Analyst
South West

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 20 November 2014, 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 26 (61.90%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (59.52%) Test Scripting
3 19 (45.24%) Use Case
3 19 (45.24%) Banking
4 18 (42.86%) Retail
4 18 (42.86%) Retail Banking
5 17 (40.48%) SQL
6 14 (33.33%) Manual Testing
7 13 (30.95%) ISEB
8 12 (28.57%) Finance
9 9 (21.43%) Selenium
10 7 (16.67%) TDD
10 7 (16.67%) Scrum
10 7 (16.67%) Degree
10 7 (16.67%) Functional Testing
11 6 (14.29%) RESTful
11 6 (14.29%) Software Testing
11 6 (14.29%) Web Services
12 5 (11.90%) Client/Server
12 5 (11.90%) Java
12 5 (11.90%) WATIR
12 5 (11.90%) WebDriver
13 4 (9.52%) Regression Testing
13 4 (9.52%) Back Office
14 3 (7.14%) Microsoft
14 3 (7.14%) JavaScript
14 3 (7.14%) PHP
14 3 (7.14%) UNIX
14 3 (7.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 3 (7.14%) Line Management

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 November 2014, 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 (2.38%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (4.76%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.38%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.38%) Base SAS
1 1 (2.38%) Oracle BI EE
1 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 9 (21.43%) Selenium
2 5 (11.90%) WebDriver
2 5 (11.90%) WATIR
3 3 (7.14%) JIRA
4 2 (4.76%) Bugzilla
5 1 (2.38%) QuickTest Pro
5 1 (2.38%) SoapUI
5 1 (2.38%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 19 (45.24%) Banking
2 18 (42.86%) Retail
2 18 (42.86%) Retail Banking
3 12 (28.57%) Finance
4 4 (9.52%) Back Office
5 2 (4.76%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (14.29%) Web Services
1 6 (14.29%) RESTful
2 1 (2.38%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.90%) Client/Server
2 1 (2.38%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.14%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (61.90%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (59.52%) Test Scripting
3 19 (45.24%) Use Case
4 14 (33.33%) Manual Testing
5 7 (16.67%) Functional Testing
5 7 (16.67%) Scrum
5 7 (16.67%) TDD
6 6 (14.29%) Software Testing
7 4 (9.52%) Regression Testing
8 3 (7.14%) Software Deployment
8 3 (7.14%) User Stories
8 3 (7.14%) System Testing
8 3 (7.14%) Line Management
9 2 (4.76%) User Acceptance Testing
10 1 (2.38%) Test Management
10 1 (2.38%) Workflow
10 1 (2.38%) Automated Testing
10 1 (2.38%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (40.48%) SQL
2 5 (11.90%) Java
3 3 (7.14%) JavaScript
3 3 (7.14%) PHP
4 1 (2.38%) C
4 1 (2.38%) C#
4 1 (2.38%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 13 (30.95%) ISEB
2 7 (16.67%) Degree
3 3 (7.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (4.76%) Security Cleared
4 2 (4.76%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.76%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.38%) Nagios
Vendors
1 3 (7.14%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.38%) Capita
2 1 (2.38%) Oracle
2 1 (2.38%) IBM