Period
to 19 January 2018

The median annual salary for a Test Analyst was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in Gloucestershire during the 6 months to 19 January 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
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 106 86 56
Rank change year-on-year -20 -30 +34
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 30 87 93
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 2.10% 3.90% 4.61%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.15% 4.01% 4.79%
Number of salaries quoted 31 87 64
Gloucestershire median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -7.89%
10th Percentile £26,750 £26,900 £30,000
90th Percentile £52,500 £48,500 £48,375
South West median annual salary £35,000 £33,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year +6.06% +1.54% -

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 1,398 2,167 1,942
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.76% 97.13% 96.19%
Number of salaries quoted 1,154 1,812 1,500
Gloucestershire median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.41% +1.22% +2.50%
10th Percentile £23,000 £25,500 £25,500
90th Percentile £61,250 £61,250 £65,000
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year - +1.27% +5.33%

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 January 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 19 January 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
Cheltenham +11 13 £38,500 +22.22% 1
Cirencester -11 8 £50,000 +66.67%
Gloucester +6 6 £50,000 +25.00% 2
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 January 2018, 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 20 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 18 (60.00%) SQL
3 16 (53.33%) ISTQB
4 13 (43.33%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (40.00%) Functional Testing
5 12 (40.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 12 (40.00%) Acceptance Criteria
6 11 (36.67%) Finance
7 10 (33.33%) Test Scripting
7 10 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
8 9 (30.00%) Test Strategy
8 9 (30.00%) User Acceptance Testing
9 7 (23.33%) JIRA
9 7 (23.33%) Scrum
9 7 (23.33%) E-Commerce
9 7 (23.33%) ISEB
9 7 (23.33%) Mentoring
10 6 (20.00%) SoapUI
10 6 (20.00%) C#
10 6 (20.00%) SOAP
10 6 (20.00%) QA
10 6 (20.00%) Selenium
10 6 (20.00%) Manual Testing
10 6 (20.00%) Degree
11 5 (16.67%) Test Planning
11 5 (16.67%) SpecFlow
12 4 (13.33%) Azure SQL Database
12 4 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
12 4 (13.33%) User Stories
12 4 (13.33%) Regression Testing

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 (3.33%) CMS
1 1 (3.33%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 4 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.33%) Google App Engine
2 1 (3.33%) Google Cloud Platform
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (13.33%) Azure SQL Database
2 2 (6.67%) MySQL
3 1 (3.33%) MariaDB
3 1 (3.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (23.33%) JIRA
2 6 (20.00%) Selenium
2 6 (20.00%) SoapUI
3 5 (16.67%) SpecFlow
4 4 (13.33%) NUnit
4 4 (13.33%) TeamCity
4 4 (13.33%) Visual Studio Team System
5 1 (3.33%) GitLab
5 1 (3.33%) Gradle
5 1 (3.33%) Jenkins
5 1 (3.33%) Maven
5 1 (3.33%) WebDriver
General
1 11 (36.67%) Finance
2 2 (6.67%) Advertising
2 2 (6.67%) Retail
3 1 (3.33%) Banking
3 1 (3.33%) Electronics
3 1 (3.33%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.33%) Marketing
3 1 (3.33%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (20.00%) SOAP
2 2 (6.67%) Web Services
3 1 (3.33%) .NET
3 1 (3.33%) ASP.NET
3 1 (3.33%) Gherkin
3 1 (3.33%) RESTful
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.33%) Android
1 1 (3.33%) Apple iOS
1 1 (3.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 13 (43.33%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (40.00%) Acceptance Criteria
3 12 (40.00%) Functional Testing
4 10 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
4 10 (33.33%) Test Scripting
5 9 (30.00%) Test Strategy
5 9 (30.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 7 (23.33%) E-Commerce
6 7 (23.33%) Mentoring
6 7 (23.33%) Scrum
7 6 (20.00%) Manual Testing
8 5 (16.67%) Test Planning
9 4 (13.33%) Regression Testing
9 4 (13.33%) Unit Testing
9 4 (13.33%) User Stories
10 2 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
10 2 (6.67%) Performance Testing
10 2 (6.67%) Software Testing
10 2 (6.67%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 18 (60.00%) SQL
2 6 (20.00%) C#
3 1 (3.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 16 (53.33%) ISTQB
2 12 (40.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 7 (23.33%) ISEB
4 6 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (20.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (3.33%) Google
1 1 (3.33%) SAP