Period
to 22 February 2018

The median annual salary for a Test Analyst was £36,250 in advertised job vacancies in Bristol during the 6 months to 22 February 2018.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Test Analyst
South West > Bristol
6 months to
22 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 139 150 125
Rank change year-on-year +11 -25 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 55 30 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 1.54% 0.90% 2.06%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.59% 0.93% 2.12%
Number of salaries quoted 50 24 68
Bristol median annual salary £36,250 £32,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.54% - +8.33%
10th Percentile £23,450 £27,500 £24,350
90th Percentile £46,500 £45,625 £40,000
South West median annual salary £35,000 £33,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year +6.06% +1.54% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Bristol
Permanent vacancies in Bristol with a recognized job title 3,457 3,234 3,585
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.89% 97.09% 97.00%
Number of salaries quoted 2,921 2,673 3,146
Bristol median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £41,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +9.09% +3.13%
10th Percentile £25,000 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £70,000 £65,000
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Test Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

Job postings that featured Test Analyst in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bristol.

Job vacancy trend for Test Analyst in Bristol

Test Analyst
Salary Trend in Bristol

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

Salary trend for Test Analyst in Bristol

Test Analyst
Salary Histogram in Bristol

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Test Analyst in Bristol over the 6 months to 22 February 2018.

Salary histogram for Test Analyst in Bristol

Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 22 February 2018, Test Analyst job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Bristol region featuring Test Analyst in the job title.

1 40 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (65.45%) Test Automation
3 27 (49.09%) Selenium
4 26 (47.27%) Manual Testing
5 17 (30.91%) Software Testing
5 17 (30.91%) Microsoft
6 16 (29.09%) SQL
7 14 (25.45%) Degree
7 14 (25.45%) Scrum
7 14 (25.45%) Continuous Integration
8 13 (23.64%) ISTQB
8 13 (23.64%) Java
9 12 (21.82%) .NET
9 12 (21.82%) Cucumber
10 11 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
10 11 (20.00%) C#
11 10 (18.18%) Finance
11 10 (18.18%) JIRA
11 10 (18.18%) QA
11 10 (18.18%) Exploratory Testing
11 10 (18.18%) Test Strategy
11 10 (18.18%) Waterfall
11 10 (18.18%) Test Scripting
12 9 (16.36%) Test Management
12 9 (16.36%) SpecFlow
12 9 (16.36%) SQL Server
13 8 (14.55%) Gherkin
13 8 (14.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 7 (12.73%) User Acceptance Testing
14 7 (12.73%) Git (software)

Test Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (3.64%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (3.64%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (3.64%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (3.64%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 6 (10.91%) SaaS
2 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.64%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (16.36%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.27%) Big Data
3 1 (1.82%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 27 (49.09%) Selenium
2 12 (21.82%) Cucumber
3 10 (18.18%) JIRA
4 9 (16.36%) SpecFlow
5 7 (12.73%) Git (software)
5 7 (12.73%) NUnit
5 7 (12.73%) Team Foundation Server
6 6 (10.91%) Jenkins
6 6 (10.91%) JUnit
7 5 (9.09%) CruiseControl
7 5 (9.09%) Hudson
7 5 (9.09%) TeamCity
8 4 (7.27%) LoadUI
8 4 (7.27%) SoapUI
8 4 (7.27%) TestRail
8 4 (7.27%) Zephyr
9 3 (5.45%) WebDriver
10 2 (3.64%) Bugzilla
10 2 (3.64%) MSTest
10 2 (3.64%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 10 (18.18%) Finance
2 7 (12.73%) Back Office
3 5 (9.09%) Advertising
4 2 (3.64%) Marketing
5 1 (1.82%) Banking
5 1 (1.82%) Games
5 1 (1.82%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (21.82%) .NET
2 8 (14.55%) Gherkin
3 4 (7.27%) REST
4 3 (5.45%) XML
5 2 (3.64%) .NET Framework
5 2 (3.64%) Web Services
6 1 (1.82%) CSS
6 1 (1.82%) HTML
6 1 (1.82%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 11 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.45%) Mobile App
3 2 (3.64%) Internet of Things
3 2 (3.64%) NHS
4 1 (1.82%) Fintech
4 1 (1.82%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.27%) Android
1 4 (7.27%) Apple iOS
2 3 (5.45%) Windows
3 2 (3.64%) Windows Phone
4 1 (1.82%) Linux
4 1 (1.82%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (65.45%) Test Automation
3 26 (47.27%) Manual Testing
4 17 (30.91%) Software Testing
5 14 (25.45%) Continuous Integration
5 14 (25.45%) Scrum
6 10 (18.18%) Exploratory Testing
6 10 (18.18%) Test Scripting
6 10 (18.18%) Test Strategy
6 10 (18.18%) Waterfall
7 9 (16.36%) Test Management
8 7 (12.73%) User Acceptance Testing
9 6 (10.91%) Acceptance Criteria
9 6 (10.91%) Continuous Improvement
9 6 (10.91%) Regression Testing
10 4 (7.27%) Business Analysis
10 4 (7.27%) E-Commerce
10 4 (7.27%) SDLC
10 4 (7.27%) Unit Testing
11 2 (3.64%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (29.09%) SQL
2 13 (23.64%) Java
3 11 (20.00%) C#
4 5 (9.09%) JavaScript
4 5 (9.09%) VB.NET
5 2 (3.64%) Python
5 2 (3.64%) Ruby
6 1 (1.82%) C++
6 1 (1.82%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 14 (25.45%) Degree
2 13 (23.64%) ISTQB
3 8 (14.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (7.27%) ISEB
5 2 (3.64%) Postgraduate
6 1 (1.82%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.82%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (18.18%) QA
Vendors
1 17 (30.91%) Microsoft
2 7 (12.73%) Cadence
3 2 (3.64%) HP