Period
to 15 July 2018

The median annual salary for a Test Analyst was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies in Gloucestershire during the 6 months to 15 July 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 > Gloucestershire
6 months to
15 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 81 95 94
Rank change year-on-year +14 -1 -10
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 51 52 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 3.06% 3.00% 2.87%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.19% 3.11% 2.95%
Number of salaries quoted 35 50 53
Gloucestershire median annual salary £35,000 £37,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.67% -16.67% +36.36%
10th Percentile £27,500 £21,925 £32,500
90th Percentile £51,000 £46,250 £62,500
South West median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

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 1,601 1,672 2,033
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.10% 96.59% 97.23%
Number of salaries quoted 1,308 1,354 1,485
Gloucestershire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,750 £65,000
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.90%

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 15 July 2018.

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 15 July 2018. 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
Gloucester +12 21 £40,000 - 3
Cheltenham +9 17 £35,000 +55.56% 1
Tewkesbury -22 6 £30,000 -4.76% 1
Test Analyst
South West

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

For the 6 months to 15 July 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 Gloucestershire region featuring Test Analyst in the job title.

1 48 (94.12%) Test Automation
2 46 (90.20%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (54.90%) SQL
3 28 (54.90%) Security Cleared
4 26 (50.98%) Test Scripting
5 25 (49.02%) Waterfall
5 25 (49.02%) Windows
6 24 (47.06%) DV Cleared
7 22 (43.14%) Linux
7 22 (43.14%) JIRA
8 21 (41.18%) Unix
8 21 (41.18%) Bash Shell
8 21 (41.18%) Jenkins
9 20 (39.22%) Confluence
9 20 (39.22%) Information Assurance
9 20 (39.22%) Docker
9 20 (39.22%) Bitbucket
9 20 (39.22%) Atlassian
10 19 (37.25%) Java
11 18 (35.29%) Continuous Integration
11 18 (35.29%) Cucumber
12 16 (31.37%) Process Improvement
13 15 (29.41%) Linux Command Line
13 15 (29.41%) ISEB
14 13 (25.49%) Manual Testing
15 12 (23.53%) Selenium
16 11 (21.57%) QA
17 10 (19.61%) ISTQB
17 10 (19.61%) Scrum
18 9 (17.65%) Kanban

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 20 (39.22%) Confluence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.96%) Geospatial Data
1 1 (1.96%) GIS
Development Applications
1 22 (43.14%) JIRA
2 21 (41.18%) Jenkins
3 20 (39.22%) Bitbucket
4 18 (35.29%) Cucumber
5 12 (23.53%) Selenium
6 7 (13.73%) SpecFlow
7 5 (9.80%) Visual Studio
8 2 (3.92%) LoadRunner
8 2 (3.92%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (1.96%) Git (software)
9 1 (1.96%) JMeter
9 1 (1.96%) PyUnit
9 1 (1.96%) RSpec
9 1 (1.96%) Zephyr
General
1 6 (11.76%) Finance
2 2 (3.92%) Electronics
2 2 (3.92%) Manufacturing
2 2 (3.92%) Marketing
2 2 (3.92%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.96%) Law
3 1 (1.96%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (13.73%) .NET
2 2 (3.92%) Gherkin
3 1 (1.96%) .NET Core
3 1 (1.96%) AngularJS
3 1 (1.96%) CSS
3 1 (1.96%) HTML
3 1 (1.96%) JDBC
3 1 (1.96%) KnockoutJS
3 1 (1.96%) React
3 1 (1.96%) WinForms
3 1 (1.96%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 15 (29.41%) Linux Command Line
2 5 (9.80%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (3.92%) PMI
4 1 (1.96%) Cybercrime
Operating Systems
1 25 (49.02%) Windows
2 22 (43.14%) Linux
3 21 (41.18%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (94.12%) Test Automation
2 46 (90.20%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (50.98%) Test Scripting
4 25 (49.02%) Waterfall
5 20 (39.22%) Information Assurance
6 18 (35.29%) Continuous Integration
7 16 (31.37%) Process Improvement
8 13 (25.49%) Manual Testing
9 10 (19.61%) Scrum
10 9 (17.65%) Kanban
11 8 (15.69%) BDD
12 6 (11.76%) Defect Management
12 6 (11.76%) Test Strategy
13 5 (9.80%) Project Planning
13 5 (9.80%) Prototyping
13 5 (9.80%) SDLC
14 4 (7.84%) Defect Tracking
15 2 (3.92%) Business Intelligence
15 2 (3.92%) Logistics
15 2 (3.92%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (54.90%) SQL
2 21 (41.18%) Bash Shell
3 19 (37.25%) Java
4 6 (11.76%) C
5 3 (5.88%) C++
5 3 (5.88%) JavaScript
6 2 (3.92%) C#
6 2 (3.92%) Python
7 1 (1.96%) Perl
7 1 (1.96%) Ruby
7 1 (1.96%) VB
Qualifications
1 28 (54.90%) Security Cleared
2 24 (47.06%) DV Cleared
3 15 (29.41%) ISEB
4 10 (19.61%) ISTQB
5 3 (5.88%) SC Cleared
6 2 (3.92%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (21.57%) QA
System Software
1 20 (39.22%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (9.80%) Puppet
2 2 (3.92%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 20 (39.22%) Atlassian
2 6 (11.76%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.92%) HP
3 2 (3.92%) SAP
4 1 (1.96%) Remedy