Period
to 17 November 2018

The median annual salary for a Test Analyst was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in Bristol during the 6 months to 17 November 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
17 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 102 114 150
Rank change year-on-year +12 +36 -22
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 92 95 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 2.47% 2.46% 1.05%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.55% 2.52% 1.09%
Number of salaries quoted 89 76 33
Bristol median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% +6.06% +1.54%
10th Percentile £31,250 £27,375 £25,350
90th Percentile £60,000 £55,000 £40,000
South West median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% +2.94% +4.62%

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 3,605 3,768 3,130
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.93% 97.62% 96.99%
Number of salaries quoted 2,923 3,138 2,686
Bristol median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £25,978 £25,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £68,750
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +2.56%

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 17 November 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 17 November 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 75 (81.52%) Test Automation
2 63 (68.48%) Agile Software Development
3 56 (60.87%) Selenium
4 34 (36.96%) QA
5 33 (35.87%) C#
6 31 (33.70%) Scrum
7 28 (30.43%) Software Testing
8 26 (28.26%) Manual Testing
8 26 (28.26%) Java
8 26 (28.26%) .NET
9 25 (27.17%) SQL
10 24 (26.09%) Finance
11 21 (22.83%) JavaScript
12 20 (21.74%) ISTQB
13 18 (19.57%) Continuous Integration
13 18 (19.57%) SDLC
14 16 (17.39%) Protractor
14 16 (17.39%) Jasmine
14 16 (17.39%) JUnit
15 15 (16.30%) CSS
15 15 (16.30%) HTML
16 14 (15.22%) TestNG
16 14 (15.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
17 12 (13.04%) JIRA
17 12 (13.04%) Cucumber
17 12 (13.04%) Test Strategy
18 11 (11.96%) WebDriver
18 11 (11.96%) Microsoft
19 10 (10.87%) Marketing
20 9 (9.78%) JMeter

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 (2.17%) CMS
1 2 (2.17%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (2.17%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (2.17%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (2.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (3.26%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.17%) BrowserStack
3 2 (2.17%) GitHub
3 2 (2.17%) Runscope
3 2 (2.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.17%) Internet
2 1 (1.09%) DNS
2 1 (1.09%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.26%) Relational Database
2 2 (2.17%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.09%) MySQL
3 1 (1.09%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.09%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 56 (60.87%) Selenium
2 16 (17.39%) Jasmine
2 16 (17.39%) JUnit
2 16 (17.39%) Protractor
3 14 (15.22%) TestNG
4 12 (13.04%) Cucumber
4 12 (13.04%) JIRA
5 11 (11.96%) WebDriver
6 9 (9.78%) JMeter
7 7 (7.61%) Team Foundation Server
8 5 (5.43%) Git (software)
8 5 (5.43%) SoapUI
9 4 (4.35%) Appium
9 4 (4.35%) SpecFlow
10 3 (3.26%) Geb
10 3 (3.26%) LoadRunner
10 3 (3.26%) NUnit
10 3 (3.26%) Spock
11 2 (2.17%) Bugzilla
11 2 (2.17%) Visual Studio
General
1 24 (26.09%) Finance
2 10 (10.87%) Marketing
3 9 (9.78%) Telecoms
4 8 (8.70%) Electronics
4 8 (8.70%) Manufacturing
5 4 (4.35%) Back Office
6 3 (3.26%) Banking
7 1 (1.09%) Billing
7 1 (1.09%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.09%) Games
7 1 (1.09%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (28.26%) .NET
2 15 (16.30%) CSS
2 15 (16.30%) HTML
3 5 (5.43%) SOAP
4 4 (4.35%) Node.js
4 4 (4.35%) REST
4 4 (4.35%) XML
5 2 (2.17%) Gherkin
5 2 (2.17%) HTML5
5 2 (2.17%) jQuery
5 2 (2.17%) Spring
5 2 (2.17%) Web Services
5 2 (2.17%) XHTML
6 1 (1.09%) COM
6 1 (1.09%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.70%) Fintech
2 7 (7.61%) Mobile App
3 2 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.17%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.17%) NHS
4 1 (1.09%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.09%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.09%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.09%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.17%) Linux
2 1 (1.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (81.52%) Test Automation
2 63 (68.48%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (33.70%) Scrum
4 28 (30.43%) Software Testing
5 26 (28.26%) Manual Testing
6 18 (19.57%) Continuous Integration
6 18 (19.57%) SDLC
7 12 (13.04%) Test Strategy
8 9 (9.78%) Acceptance Criteria
9 8 (8.70%) BDD
9 8 (8.70%) Business Intelligence
9 8 (8.70%) Digital Marketing
9 8 (8.70%) Exploratory Testing
9 8 (8.70%) Programme Management
9 8 (8.70%) Regression Testing
9 8 (8.70%) User Acceptance Testing
10 7 (7.61%) Test Management
11 6 (6.52%) API Testing
11 6 (6.52%) Context-Driven Testing
11 6 (6.52%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 33 (35.87%) C#
2 26 (28.26%) Java
3 25 (27.17%) SQL
4 21 (22.83%) JavaScript
5 5 (5.43%) Python
6 3 (3.26%) Scala
7 2 (2.17%) Ruby
8 1 (1.09%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.09%) C
8 1 (1.09%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.09%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 20 (21.74%) ISTQB
2 14 (15.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 8 (8.70%) ISEB
4 6 (6.52%) Security Cleared
5 5 (5.43%) Degree
6 2 (2.17%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (2.17%) Postgraduate
7 1 (1.09%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (36.96%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.17%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (5.43%) HP ALM
2 1 (1.09%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (11.96%) Microsoft
2 8 (8.70%) SAP
3 6 (6.52%) HP
4 3 (3.26%) Cadence
5 2 (2.17%) BT
6 1 (1.09%) Oracle