Period
to 21 May 2018

The median annual salary for a Test Analyst was £37,500 in advertised job vacancies in Bristol during the 6 months to 21 May 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
21 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 133 133 115
Rank change year-on-year 0 -18 -22
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 70 54 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 1.85% 1.54% 2.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.90% 1.58% 2.19%
Number of salaries quoted 67 48 69
Bristol median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% +7.69% +4.84%
10th Percentile £24,000 £27,275 £24,500
90th Percentile £51,250 £52,875 £40,000
South West median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year - +7.69% -

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 3,679 3,409 3,421
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.30% 97.21% 97.22%
Number of salaries quoted 3,105 2,814 3,022
Bristol median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £26,250 £25,250
90th Percentile £66,250 £67,500 £66,250
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +5.38%

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 21 May 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 21 May 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 60 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (78.57%) Test Automation
3 36 (51.43%) Selenium
4 28 (40.00%) C#
5 25 (35.71%) SQL
5 25 (35.71%) Manual Testing
6 23 (32.86%) Java
7 22 (31.43%) Scrum
8 21 (30.00%) QA
9 19 (27.14%) Continuous Integration
10 16 (22.86%) User Acceptance Testing
11 15 (21.43%) ISTQB
11 15 (21.43%) Web Services
11 15 (21.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 13 (18.57%) SDLC
12 13 (18.57%) JUnit
12 13 (18.57%) .NET
12 13 (18.57%) Regression Testing
13 12 (17.14%) Software Testing
13 12 (17.14%) JIRA
13 12 (17.14%) Test Scripting
13 12 (17.14%) JavaScript
13 12 (17.14%) SoapUI
14 10 (14.29%) TestNG
14 10 (14.29%) Cucumber
15 9 (12.86%) HTML
15 9 (12.86%) CSS
15 9 (12.86%) Microsoft
15 9 (12.86%) Jasmine
15 9 (12.86%) Protractor

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 4 (5.71%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (1.43%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.57%) SaaS
2 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.86%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.14%) Big Data
2 3 (4.29%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.43%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 36 (51.43%) Selenium
2 13 (18.57%) JUnit
3 12 (17.14%) JIRA
3 12 (17.14%) SoapUI
4 10 (14.29%) Cucumber
4 10 (14.29%) TestNG
5 9 (12.86%) Jasmine
5 9 (12.86%) Protractor
6 8 (11.43%) TestComplete
7 6 (8.57%) WebDriver
8 5 (7.14%) Calabash
8 5 (7.14%) Jenkins
8 5 (7.14%) SpecFlow
9 4 (5.71%) JMeter
9 4 (5.71%) LoadUI
9 4 (5.71%) Zephyr
10 3 (4.29%) Git (software)
10 3 (4.29%) NUnit
10 3 (4.29%) Team Foundation Server
10 3 (4.29%) TeamCity
General
1 7 (10.00%) Finance
2 5 (7.14%) Back Office
3 3 (4.29%) Marketing
4 2 (2.86%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.43%) Advertising
5 1 (1.43%) Banking
5 1 (1.43%) Electronics
5 1 (1.43%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.43%) Publishing
5 1 (1.43%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (21.43%) Web Services
2 13 (18.57%) .NET
3 9 (12.86%) CSS
3 9 (12.86%) HTML
4 8 (11.43%) SOAP
5 4 (5.71%) REST
6 3 (4.29%) XML
7 2 (2.86%) JSON
8 1 (1.43%) .NET Framework
8 1 (1.43%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.71%) Mobile App
2 4 (5.71%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (2.86%) Internet of Things
4 1 (1.43%) Analytical Mindset
4 1 (1.43%) Fintech
4 1 (1.43%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.43%) NHS
4 1 (1.43%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.71%) Android
1 4 (5.71%) Apple iOS
2 2 (2.86%) Windows
3 1 (1.43%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (78.57%) Test Automation
3 25 (35.71%) Manual Testing
4 22 (31.43%) Scrum
5 19 (27.14%) Continuous Integration
6 16 (22.86%) User Acceptance Testing
7 13 (18.57%) Regression Testing
7 13 (18.57%) SDLC
8 12 (17.14%) Software Testing
8 12 (17.14%) Test Scripting
9 9 (12.86%) Context-Driven Testing
9 9 (12.86%) Problem-Solving
9 9 (12.86%) Scenario Testing
10 8 (11.43%) DevOps
11 6 (8.57%) Test Strategy
12 5 (7.14%) E-Commerce
12 5 (7.14%) Integration Testing
12 5 (7.14%) Test Management
12 5 (7.14%) Waterfall
12 5 (7.14%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 28 (40.00%) C#
2 25 (35.71%) SQL
3 23 (32.86%) Java
4 12 (17.14%) JavaScript
5 7 (10.00%) Python
6 6 (8.57%) Ruby
7 1 (1.43%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.43%) Scala
7 1 (1.43%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 15 (21.43%) ISTQB
1 15 (21.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 7 (10.00%) Degree
3 3 (4.29%) ISEB
4 1 (1.43%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (30.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (2.86%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 9 (12.86%) Microsoft
2 4 (5.71%) Cadence
3 2 (2.86%) HP
4 1 (1.43%) Capita
4 1 (1.43%) SAP