Period
to 19 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Test Analyst was £38,500 in advertised job vacancies in Gloucestershire during the 6 months to 19 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 > Gloucestershire
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 95 74 72
Rank change year-on-year -21 -2 +28
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 39 91 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 2.64% 4.03% 3.97%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.68% 4.14% 4.13%
Number of salaries quoted 33 89 60
Gloucestershire median annual salary £38,500 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.75% +14.29% -7.89%
10th Percentile £26,900 £26,950 £27,950
90th Percentile £46,250 £52,500 £45,050
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 Gloucestershire. 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
Gloucestershire
Permanent vacancies in Gloucestershire with a recognized job title 1453 2198 1987
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 98.18% 97.39% 96.32%
Number of salaries quoted 1191 1831 1618
Gloucestershire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.66% +7.89%
10th Percentile £24,500 £25,000 £25,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £62,500 £63,750
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 Gloucestershire

Job postings that featured Test Analyst in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire.

Job vacancy trend for Test Analyst in Gloucestershire

Test Analyst
Salary Trend in Gloucestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Test Analyst in Gloucestershire.

Salary trend for Test Analyst in Gloucestershire

Test Analyst
Salary Histogram in Gloucestershire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Test Analyst in Gloucestershire over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Test Analyst in Gloucestershire

Test Analyst
Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Analyst within the Gloucestershire region over the 6 months to 19 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheltenham +2 13 £38,500 +20.31% 1
Cirencester -3 10 £32,000 -14.67%
Gloucester 0 9 £42,500 +6.25%
Tewkesbury - 1 £42,500 -
Test Analyst
South West

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

For the 6 months to 19 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 Gloucestershire region featuring Test Analyst in the job title.

1 25 (64.10%) Test Automation
2 23 (58.97%) SQL
3 21 (53.85%) ISTQB
4 17 (43.59%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (38.46%) Finance
6 14 (35.90%) User Acceptance Testing
6 14 (35.90%) Functional Testing
6 14 (35.90%) Non-Functional Testing
6 14 (35.90%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 13 (33.33%) Test Scripting
8 12 (30.77%) Acceptance Criteria
8 12 (30.77%) ISEB
9 11 (28.21%) Selenium
9 11 (28.21%) Test Strategy
10 10 (25.64%) C#
11 8 (20.51%) JIRA
11 8 (20.51%) Manual Testing
11 8 (20.51%) Mentoring
12 7 (17.95%) Degree
12 7 (17.95%) Scrum
13 6 (15.38%) E-Commerce
13 6 (15.38%) SOAP
13 6 (15.38%) SoapUI
14 5 (12.82%) Test Planning
14 5 (12.82%) SpecFlow
14 5 (12.82%) User Stories
14 5 (12.82%) QA
15 4 (10.26%) NUnit
15 4 (10.26%) Regression Testing
15 4 (10.26%) LoadRunner

Test Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Gloucestershire 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 1 (2.56%) CMS
1 1 (2.56%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.26%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.26%) Azure SQL Database
2 1 (2.56%) MariaDB
2 1 (2.56%) MySQL
2 1 (2.56%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (28.21%) Selenium
2 8 (20.51%) JIRA
3 6 (15.38%) SoapUI
4 5 (12.82%) SpecFlow
5 4 (10.26%) LoadRunner
5 4 (10.26%) NUnit
5 4 (10.26%) TeamCity
5 4 (10.26%) Visual Studio Team System
6 3 (7.69%) Cucumber
7 2 (5.13%) JMeter
8 1 (2.56%) Concordion
8 1 (2.56%) Git (software)
8 1 (2.56%) JUnit
8 1 (2.56%) PyUnit
8 1 (2.56%) RSpec
8 1 (2.56%) TestNG
8 1 (2.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 15 (38.46%) Finance
2 3 (7.69%) Advertising
3 1 (2.56%) Banking
3 1 (2.56%) Electronics
3 1 (2.56%) Law
3 1 (2.56%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.56%) Marketing
3 1 (2.56%) Military
3 1 (2.56%) Retail
3 1 (2.56%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (15.38%) SOAP
2 2 (5.13%) Web Services
3 1 (2.56%) .NET
3 1 (2.56%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.56%) Gherkin
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.69%) Linux
1 3 (7.69%) Unix
2 1 (2.56%) Android
2 1 (2.56%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (64.10%) Test Automation
2 17 (43.59%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (35.90%) Functional Testing
3 14 (35.90%) Non-Functional Testing
3 14 (35.90%) User Acceptance Testing
4 13 (33.33%) Test Scripting
5 12 (30.77%) Acceptance Criteria
6 11 (28.21%) Test Strategy
7 8 (20.51%) Manual Testing
7 8 (20.51%) Mentoring
8 7 (17.95%) Scrum
9 6 (15.38%) E-Commerce
10 5 (12.82%) Test Planning
10 5 (12.82%) User Stories
11 4 (10.26%) Regression Testing
11 4 (10.26%) Unit Testing
12 3 (7.69%) Performance Testing
12 3 (7.69%) Software Testing
13 2 (5.13%) Scenario Testing
13 2 (5.13%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 23 (58.97%) SQL
2 10 (25.64%) C#
3 3 (7.69%) C++
3 3 (7.69%) Java
3 3 (7.69%) Python
4 2 (5.13%) Ruby
5 1 (2.56%) Bash Shell
5 1 (2.56%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.56%) VB
Qualifications
1 21 (53.85%) ISTQB
2 14 (35.90%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 12 (30.77%) ISEB
4 7 (17.95%) Degree
5 4 (10.26%) DV Cleared
5 4 (10.26%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (12.82%) QA
2 1 (2.56%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 2 (5.13%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (5.13%) HP
2 1 (2.56%) SAP