Period
to 23 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Test Analyst was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies in Bristol during the 6 months to 23 November 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
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 122 149 123
Rank change year-on-year +27 -26 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 87 32 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 2.28% 1.00% 1.96%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.34% 1.03% 2.02%
Number of salaries quoted 68 31 70
Bristol median annual salary £35,000 £33,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.06% +1.54% +18.18%
10th Percentile £27,250 £25,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £54,650 £38,750 £40,000
South West median annual salary £35,000 £34,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year +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 3718 3114 3664
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.43% 96.98% 97.01%
Number of salaries quoted 3085 2660 3175
Bristol median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £26,000 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £68,750 £65,300
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year - +2.56% +4.00%

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 23 November 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 23 November 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 61 (70.11%) Test Automation
2 51 (58.62%) Agile Software Development
3 50 (57.47%) Selenium
4 26 (29.89%) ISTQB
4 26 (29.89%) Manual Testing
4 26 (29.89%) C#
4 26 (29.89%) SQL
4 26 (29.89%) Analytical Skills
5 25 (28.74%) .NET
5 25 (28.74%) Test Management
6 23 (26.44%) SQL Server
7 22 (25.29%) Java
7 22 (25.29%) Software Testing
7 22 (25.29%) Degree
7 22 (25.29%) Cucumber
8 21 (24.14%) Waterfall
8 21 (24.14%) Team Foundation Server
9 20 (22.99%) QA
9 20 (22.99%) SDLC
10 19 (21.84%) Microsoft
11 18 (20.69%) Finance
12 17 (19.54%) Test Scripting
12 17 (19.54%) Test Strategy
13 15 (17.24%) Defect Management
14 14 (16.09%) Continuous Integration
14 14 (16.09%) Scrum
15 13 (14.94%) SpecFlow
16 12 (13.79%) Windows
17 11 (12.64%) BDD
17 11 (12.64%) Exploratory Testing

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 (4.60%) Confluence
Applications
1 6 (6.90%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.15%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.15%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (2.30%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.45%) BrowserStack
1 3 (3.45%) Sauce Labs
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.75%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (26.44%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 50 (57.47%) Selenium
2 22 (25.29%) Cucumber
3 21 (24.14%) Team Foundation Server
4 13 (14.94%) SpecFlow
5 10 (11.49%) JUnit
6 8 (9.20%) Git (software)
6 8 (9.20%) HP UFT
6 8 (9.20%) JIRA
7 6 (6.90%) Jenkins
7 6 (6.90%) WebDriver
8 4 (4.60%) Calabash
8 4 (4.60%) CruiseControl
8 4 (4.60%) Hudson
8 4 (4.60%) Jasmine
8 4 (4.60%) NUnit
8 4 (4.60%) Protractor
8 4 (4.60%) TeamCity
8 4 (4.60%) TestNG
9 3 (3.45%) IntelliJ
9 3 (3.45%) Zephyr
General
1 18 (20.69%) Finance
2 8 (9.20%) Banking
3 5 (5.75%) Law
3 5 (5.75%) Legal
4 4 (4.60%) Advertising
4 4 (4.60%) Back Office
5 3 (3.45%) Private Banking
6 1 (1.15%) Games
6 1 (1.15%) Marketing
6 1 (1.15%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (28.74%) .NET
2 10 (11.49%) Gherkin
3 6 (6.90%) HTML
4 4 (4.60%) CSS
5 3 (3.45%) SOAP
6 2 (2.30%) .NET Framework
7 1 (1.15%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 26 (29.89%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (9.20%) Computer Science
3 5 (5.75%) Management Information System
4 4 (4.60%) Fintech
5 2 (2.30%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (1.15%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (1.15%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.15%) NHS
6 1 (1.15%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 12 (13.79%) Windows
2 3 (3.45%) Android
2 3 (3.45%) Apple iOS
2 3 (3.45%) Windows Phone
3 1 (1.15%) Linux
3 1 (1.15%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (70.11%) Test Automation
2 51 (58.62%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (29.89%) Manual Testing
4 25 (28.74%) Test Management
5 22 (25.29%) Software Testing
6 21 (24.14%) Waterfall
7 20 (22.99%) SDLC
8 17 (19.54%) Test Scripting
8 17 (19.54%) Test Strategy
9 15 (17.24%) Defect Management
10 14 (16.09%) Continuous Integration
10 14 (16.09%) Scrum
11 11 (12.64%) BDD
11 11 (12.64%) Exploratory Testing
12 10 (11.49%) User Acceptance Testing
13 9 (10.34%) Integration Testing
13 9 (10.34%) V-Model
14 8 (9.20%) Business Analysis
14 8 (9.20%) Stakeholder Management
14 8 (9.20%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (29.89%) C#
1 26 (29.89%) SQL
2 22 (25.29%) Java
3 8 (9.20%) JavaScript
4 4 (4.60%) VB.NET
5 2 (2.30%) C++
6 1 (1.15%) Python
6 1 (1.15%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 26 (29.89%) ISTQB
2 22 (25.29%) Degree
3 8 (9.20%) Computer Science Degree
3 8 (9.20%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (4.60%) ISEB
5 2 (2.30%) SC Cleared
5 2 (2.30%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.15%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (22.99%) QA
Systems Management
1 8 (9.20%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 19 (21.84%) Microsoft
2 8 (9.20%) Cognizant
2 8 (9.20%) HP
3 4 (4.60%) Cadence
4 2 (2.30%) Oracle
5 1 (1.15%) Salesforce.com