Period
to 19 August 2018

The median annual salary for a Test Analyst was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in Bristol during the 6 months to 19 August 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
19 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 104 110 138
Rank change year-on-year +6 +28 -38
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 93 98 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 2.49% 2.53% 1.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.55% 2.59% 1.55%
Number of salaries quoted 89 82 49
Bristol median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% +7.69% +3.17%
10th Percentile £28,950 £27,750 £25,100
90th Percentile £56,250 £55,000 £40,000
South West median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

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 3,643 3,780 3,284
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.38% 97.75% 96.82%
Number of salaries quoted 3,010 3,160 2,872
Bristol median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,500 £25,200
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £66,250
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.90%

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 19 August 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 19 August 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 85 (91.40%) Test Automation
2 75 (80.65%) Agile Software Development
3 63 (67.74%) Selenium
4 41 (44.09%) C#
5 33 (35.48%) Scrum
5 33 (35.48%) QA
6 32 (34.41%) Java
6 32 (34.41%) SQL
7 25 (26.88%) Continuous Integration
8 23 (24.73%) Manual Testing
8 23 (24.73%) ISTQB
8 23 (24.73%) SDLC
9 22 (23.66%) .NET
9 22 (23.66%) JavaScript
10 20 (21.51%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 19 (20.43%) Protractor
11 19 (20.43%) JUnit
12 18 (19.35%) CSS
12 18 (19.35%) HTML
12 18 (19.35%) Software Testing
12 18 (19.35%) TestNG
13 16 (17.20%) Jasmine
14 15 (16.13%) Web Services
14 15 (16.13%) Finance
15 14 (15.05%) Cucumber
16 13 (13.98%) SoapUI
16 13 (13.98%) Context-Driven Testing
16 13 (13.98%) Microsoft
16 13 (13.98%) User Acceptance Testing
17 12 (12.90%) JIRA

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 3 (3.23%) Confluence
2 2 (2.15%) CMS
2 2 (2.15%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (1.08%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.08%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (1.08%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (3.23%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.15%) BrowserStack
3 2 (2.15%) GitHub
3 2 (2.15%) Runscope
4 1 (1.08%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.08%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.15%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.08%) Big Data
2 1 (1.08%) MySQL
2 1 (1.08%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.08%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 63 (67.74%) Selenium
2 19 (20.43%) JUnit
2 19 (20.43%) Protractor
3 18 (19.35%) TestNG
4 16 (17.20%) Jasmine
5 14 (15.05%) Cucumber
6 13 (13.98%) SoapUI
7 12 (12.90%) JIRA
7 12 (12.90%) JMeter
7 12 (12.90%) WebDriver
8 10 (10.75%) TestComplete
9 7 (7.53%) SpecFlow
9 7 (7.53%) Team Foundation Server
10 6 (6.45%) Git (software)
11 5 (5.38%) Calabash
11 5 (5.38%) Jenkins
12 4 (4.30%) TeamCity
13 3 (3.23%) Appium
13 3 (3.23%) Fiddler
13 3 (3.23%) LoadRunner
General
1 15 (16.13%) Finance
2 7 (7.53%) Marketing
2 7 (7.53%) Telecoms
3 5 (5.38%) Electronics
3 5 (5.38%) Manufacturing
4 3 (3.23%) Back Office
5 2 (2.15%) Banking
5 2 (2.15%) Retail
6 1 (1.08%) Billing
6 1 (1.08%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.08%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (23.66%) .NET
2 18 (19.35%) CSS
2 18 (19.35%) HTML
3 15 (16.13%) Web Services
4 10 (10.75%) SOAP
5 3 (3.23%) REST
6 2 (2.15%) Gherkin
6 2 (2.15%) HTML5
6 2 (2.15%) jQuery
6 2 (2.15%) XHTML
6 2 (2.15%) XML
7 1 (1.08%) COM
7 1 (1.08%) JSON
7 1 (1.08%) Node.js
7 1 (1.08%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.60%) Mobile App
2 7 (7.53%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.23%) Fintech
4 2 (2.15%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.15%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.15%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (1.08%) Analytical Mindset
5 1 (1.08%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.08%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.08%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.08%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.15%) Android
1 2 (2.15%) Apple iOS
1 2 (2.15%) Windows
2 1 (1.08%) Linux
2 1 (1.08%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (91.40%) Test Automation
2 75 (80.65%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (35.48%) Scrum
4 25 (26.88%) Continuous Integration
5 23 (24.73%) Manual Testing
5 23 (24.73%) SDLC
6 18 (19.35%) Software Testing
7 13 (13.98%) Context-Driven Testing
7 13 (13.98%) User Acceptance Testing
8 12 (12.90%) Problem-Solving
9 11 (11.83%) DevOps
10 10 (10.75%) BDD
10 10 (10.75%) Regression Testing
11 9 (9.68%) Scenario Testing
12 7 (7.53%) Performance Testing
12 7 (7.53%) TDD
12 7 (7.53%) Test Scripting
12 7 (7.53%) Test Strategy
13 6 (6.45%) Test Management
14 5 (5.38%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 41 (44.09%) C#
2 32 (34.41%) Java
2 32 (34.41%) SQL
3 22 (23.66%) JavaScript
4 8 (8.60%) Python
5 5 (5.38%) Ruby
6 1 (1.08%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.08%) C
6 1 (1.08%) Scala
Qualifications
1 23 (24.73%) ISTQB
2 20 (21.51%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 6 (6.45%) Degree
3 6 (6.45%) ISEB
4 2 (2.15%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (1.08%) Postgraduate
5 1 (1.08%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (35.48%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.15%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (5.38%) HP ALM
2 1 (1.08%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (13.98%) Microsoft
2 6 (6.45%) HP
3 5 (5.38%) SAP
4 2 (2.15%) Cadence
5 1 (1.08%) Capita
5 1 (1.08%) Oracle