The median annual salary for a Test Analyst was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies in Bristol during the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

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
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 108 90 90
Rank change year-on-year -18 0  
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 27 46 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 1.46% 2.44% 2.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.50% 2.52% 2.19%
Number of salaries quoted 26 42 38
Median salary £35,000 £31,750 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.23% -2.30%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,750 £27,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,250 £35,000 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Bristol. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Bristol
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1796 1827 1873
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 97.08% 96.72% 97.65%
Number of salaries quoted 1493 1602 1571
Median salary £43,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.50% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,995 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.19% +3.75%  

Test Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bristol that featured Test Analyst in the job title.

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 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Test Analyst in Bristol

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

For the 6 months to 30 March 2017, Test Analyst job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Bristol region featuring Test Analyst in the job title.

1 28 (71.79%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (43.59%) Java
3 16 (41.03%) Software Testing
4 15 (38.46%) Finance
5 14 (35.90%) Selenium
6 12 (30.77%) Test Scripting
7 11 (28.21%) QA
8 10 (25.64%) Automated Testing
8 10 (25.64%) ISTQB
8 10 (25.64%) SQL
9 9 (23.08%) C#
10 8 (20.51%) Telecoms
10 8 (20.51%) MS Office
10 8 (20.51%) MS Excel
10 8 (20.51%) ISEB
10 8 (20.51%) Degree
10 8 (20.51%) Test Management
10 8 (20.51%) Test Automation
10 8 (20.51%) Mentoring
11 7 (17.95%) Team Foundation Server
11 7 (17.95%) V-Model
11 7 (17.95%) JIRA
11 7 (17.95%) WebDriver
11 7 (17.95%) .NET
12 6 (15.38%) Oracle
13 5 (12.82%) SAP
13 5 (12.82%) Business Intelligence
13 5 (12.82%) Electronics
13 5 (12.82%) Programme Management
13 5 (12.82%) Manufacturing

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:

Applications
1 8 (20.51%) MS Excel
1 8 (20.51%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (12.82%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.56%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.56%) TestFlight
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.26%) Internet
2 1 (2.56%) HTTP
2 1 (2.56%) MQTT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.26%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.69%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.56%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 14 (35.90%) Selenium
2 7 (17.95%) JIRA
2 7 (17.95%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (17.95%) WebDriver
3 3 (7.69%) Cucumber
3 3 (7.69%) Jenkins
3 3 (7.69%) LoadRunner
4 2 (5.13%) Capybara
4 2 (5.13%) Git (software)
4 2 (5.13%) Jasmine
4 2 (5.13%) JUnit
4 2 (5.13%) Maven
4 2 (5.13%) Mercurial
4 2 (5.13%) Protractor
4 2 (5.13%) SpecFlow
4 2 (5.13%) TestNG
4 2 (5.13%) WATIR
5 1 (2.56%) Android Studio
5 1 (2.56%) Calabash
5 1 (2.56%) Xcode
General
1 15 (38.46%) Finance
2 8 (20.51%) Telecoms
3 5 (12.82%) Electronics
3 5 (12.82%) Manufacturing
3 5 (12.82%) Marketing
4 4 (10.26%) Law
4 4 (10.26%) Legal
5 3 (7.69%) Billing
6 1 (2.56%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (17.95%) .NET
2 3 (7.69%) RESTful
3 2 (5.13%) Behat
3 2 (5.13%) Gherkin
3 2 (5.13%) Ruby on Rails
4 1 (2.56%) Node.js
4 1 (2.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.26%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (10.26%) Management Information System
1 4 (10.26%) Mobile App
2 3 (7.69%) Mainframe
3 1 (2.56%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.26%) Windows
2 2 (5.13%) Android
2 2 (5.13%) Linux
2 2 (5.13%) Unix
3 1 (2.56%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (71.79%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (41.03%) Software Testing
3 12 (30.77%) Test Scripting
4 10 (25.64%) Automated Testing
5 8 (20.51%) Mentoring
5 8 (20.51%) Test Automation
5 8 (20.51%) Test Management
6 7 (17.95%) V-Model
7 5 (12.82%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (12.82%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (12.82%) Digital Marketing
7 5 (12.82%) Functional Testing
7 5 (12.82%) Programme Management
7 5 (12.82%) Test Planning
7 5 (12.82%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (10.26%) Data Protection
8 4 (10.26%) Mathematics
8 4 (10.26%) Open Source
8 4 (10.26%) SDLC
8 4 (10.26%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (43.59%) Java
2 10 (25.64%) SQL
3 9 (23.08%) C#
4 3 (7.69%) C
4 3 (7.69%) Ruby
5 2 (5.13%) Python
6 1 (2.56%) C++
6 1 (2.56%) Perl
6 1 (2.56%) R
Qualifications
1 10 (25.64%) ISTQB
2 8 (20.51%) Degree
2 8 (20.51%) ISEB
3 4 (10.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 4 (10.26%) SC Cleared
3 4 (10.26%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.56%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (28.21%) QA
System Software
1 2 (5.13%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 5 (12.82%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.56%) HockeyApp
Vendors
1 6 (15.38%) Oracle
2 5 (12.82%) SAP
3 4 (10.26%) Microsoft
4 3 (7.69%) HP
5 1 (2.56%) Xamarin
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