The median annual salary for a Test Analyst was £37,500 in advertised job vacancies in Somerset during the 3 months to 28 June 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 / Somerset
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 62 61 63
Rank change year-on-year -1 +2  
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 18 17 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 2.58% 2.53% 0.81%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.64% 2.60% 0.83%
Number of salaries quoted 17 12 4
Median salary £37,500 £46,250 £34,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.91% +34.05%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,600 £32,500 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £49,750 £35,000
UK excluding London median salary £34,450 £33,500 £34,073
% change year-on-year +2.83% -1.68%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Somerset. 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
Somerset
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 682 654 603
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Somerset 97.57% 97.47% 97.42%
Number of salaries quoted 506 573 536
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,597 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £64,500 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Test Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

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

Job vacancy trend for Test Analyst in Somerset

Test Analyst
Salary Trend in Somerset

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

Salary trend for Test Analyst in Somerset

Test Analyst
Salary Histogram in Somerset

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Test Analyst in Somerset over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Test Analyst in Somerset

Test Analyst
Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Analyst within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 28 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bath -1 13 £40,000 -8.57% 1
Taunton -3 3 £37,250 +14.61% 1
Yeovil - 1 £50,000 -
Test Analyst
South West

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

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 Somerset region featuring Test Analyst in the job title.

1 34 (91.89%) Test Automation
2 29 (78.38%) Selenium
3 27 (72.97%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (62.16%) Test Strategy
5 19 (51.35%) BDD
6 16 (43.24%) Test Scripting
7 15 (40.54%) ISEB
8 14 (37.84%) .NET
8 14 (37.84%) WebDriver
9 12 (32.43%) ISTQB
10 11 (29.73%) Software Testing
11 10 (27.03%) SpecFlow
11 10 (27.03%) Manual Testing
12 9 (24.32%) Waterfall
12 9 (24.32%) Cucumber
13 8 (21.62%) SoapUI
13 8 (21.62%) Test Planning
13 8 (21.62%) C#
14 7 (18.92%) Java
14 7 (18.92%) HP UFT
14 7 (18.92%) Scrum
14 7 (18.92%) Gherkin
14 7 (18.92%) Unit Testing
14 7 (18.92%) HP Quality Center
15 6 (16.22%) Continuous Improvement
15 6 (16.22%) Functional Testing
15 6 (16.22%) Non-Functional Testing
16 5 (13.51%) LoadUI
16 5 (13.51%) DevOps
16 5 (13.51%) Integration Testing

Test Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Somerset 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 2 (5.41%) CMS
1 2 (5.41%) Sitecore CMS
1 2 (5.41%) Umbraco
2 1 (2.70%) ATG Dynamo
2 1 (2.70%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.70%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 29 (78.38%) Selenium
2 14 (37.84%) WebDriver
3 10 (27.03%) SpecFlow
4 9 (24.32%) Cucumber
5 8 (21.62%) SoapUI
6 7 (18.92%) HP UFT
7 5 (13.51%) LoadUI
7 5 (13.51%) NUnit
8 3 (8.11%) Jenkins
9 2 (5.41%) JIRA
9 2 (5.41%) JMeter
9 2 (5.41%) Zephyr
10 1 (2.70%) Ant
10 1 (2.70%) Git (software)
10 1 (2.70%) Gradle
10 1 (2.70%) Maven
10 1 (2.70%) Subversion
10 1 (2.70%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (2.70%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (8.11%) Finance
2 2 (5.41%) Banking
2 2 (5.41%) Financial Institution
3 1 (2.70%) Advertising
3 1 (2.70%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (37.84%) .NET
2 7 (18.92%) Gherkin
3 5 (13.51%) REST
4 3 (8.11%) Web Services
5 2 (5.41%) SOAP
6 1 (2.70%) .NET Framework
6 1 (2.70%) ASP.NET
6 1 (2.70%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (2.70%) CSS
6 1 (2.70%) Entity Framework
6 1 (2.70%) HTML
6 1 (2.70%) J2EE
6 1 (2.70%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (5.41%) Replication
2 1 (2.70%) W3C
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (91.89%) Test Automation
2 27 (72.97%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (62.16%) Test Strategy
4 19 (51.35%) BDD
5 16 (43.24%) Test Scripting
6 11 (29.73%) Software Testing
7 10 (27.03%) Manual Testing
8 9 (24.32%) Waterfall
9 8 (21.62%) Test Planning
10 7 (18.92%) Scrum
10 7 (18.92%) Unit Testing
11 6 (16.22%) Continuous Improvement
11 6 (16.22%) Functional Testing
11 6 (16.22%) Non-Functional Testing
12 5 (13.51%) DevOps
12 5 (13.51%) Integration Testing
13 3 (8.11%) SDLC
13 3 (8.11%) TDD
13 3 (8.11%) Test Management
14 2 (5.41%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 8 (21.62%) C#
2 7 (18.92%) Java
3 5 (13.51%) SQL
4 1 (2.70%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.70%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 15 (40.54%) ISEB
2 12 (32.43%) ISTQB
3 2 (5.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (5.41%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.70%) Degree
4 1 (2.70%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (13.51%) QA
Systems Management
1 7 (18.92%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (5.41%) Sitecore
2 1 (2.70%) ATG
2 1 (2.70%) Microsoft
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