Period
to 19 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Test Analyst was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies in Somerset 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 > Somerset
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 87 55 88
Rank change year-on-year -32 +33 -16
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 36 60 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 2.70% 4.50% 1.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.79% 4.64% 1.62%
Number of salaries quoted 32 46 6
Somerset median annual salary £35,000 £32,500 £28,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% +13.04% -4.17%
10th Percentile £19,500 £26,250 £24,875
90th Percentile £46,125 £48,750 £45,000
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 Somerset. 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
Somerset
Permanent vacancies in Somerset with a recognized job title 1292 1292 1232
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.07% 97.00% 98.17%
Number of salaries quoted 1066 1107 1070
Somerset median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,050 £23,500
90th Percentile £58,750 £57,500 £53,750
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 Somerset

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

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 6 months to 19 November 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 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
Bath +9 29 £35,000 -
Taunton -6 2 £37,000 +13.85%
Clevedon - 1 - -
Test Analyst
South West

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

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 Somerset region featuring Test Analyst in the job title.

1 24 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 18 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (44.44%) Selenium
4 13 (36.11%) Software Testing
4 13 (36.11%) Manual Testing
5 11 (30.56%) Test Scripting
6 7 (19.44%) ISTQB
6 7 (19.44%) BDD
7 6 (16.67%) Test Strategy
7 6 (16.67%) Non-Functional Testing
7 6 (16.67%) C#
8 5 (13.89%) Visual Studio
8 5 (13.89%) ISEB
8 5 (13.89%) QA
8 5 (13.89%) Mobile App
8 5 (13.89%) Cucumber
8 5 (13.89%) Functional Testing
9 4 (11.11%) HP Quality Center
9 4 (11.11%) Waterfall
9 4 (11.11%) Test Planning
9 4 (11.11%) SC Cleared
9 4 (11.11%) Security Cleared
9 4 (11.11%) HP UFT
9 4 (11.11%) Scrum
9 4 (11.11%) Finance
9 4 (11.11%) SQL Server
10 3 (8.33%) .NET
10 3 (8.33%) Java
10 3 (8.33%) SQL
10 3 (8.33%) Microsoft

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:

Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (2.78%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.56%) BrowserStack
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.56%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.78%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 16 (44.44%) Selenium
2 5 (13.89%) Cucumber
2 5 (13.89%) Visual Studio
3 4 (11.11%) HP UFT
4 3 (8.33%) JIRA
4 3 (8.33%) SpecFlow
5 2 (5.56%) Git (software)
5 2 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (5.56%) Visual Studio Team System
5 2 (5.56%) WebDriver
6 1 (2.78%) LoadUI
6 1 (2.78%) NUnit
6 1 (2.78%) SoapUI
General
1 4 (11.11%) Finance
2 1 (2.78%) Banking
2 1 (2.78%) Front Office
2 1 (2.78%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.33%) .NET
2 2 (5.56%) Gherkin
2 2 (5.56%) Web Services
3 1 (2.78%) .NET Framework
3 1 (2.78%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.78%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (2.78%) CSS
3 1 (2.78%) Entity Framework
3 1 (2.78%) HTML
3 1 (2.78%) jQuery
3 1 (2.78%) REST
3 1 (2.78%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.89%) Mobile App
2 2 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.56%) Fintech
2 2 (5.56%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 18 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (36.11%) Manual Testing
3 13 (36.11%) Software Testing
4 11 (30.56%) Test Scripting
5 7 (19.44%) BDD
6 6 (16.67%) Non-Functional Testing
6 6 (16.67%) Test Strategy
7 5 (13.89%) Functional Testing
8 4 (11.11%) Scrum
8 4 (11.11%) Test Planning
8 4 (11.11%) Waterfall
9 3 (8.33%) Regression Testing
9 3 (8.33%) Release Management
10 2 (5.56%) Load Testing
10 2 (5.56%) Performance Testing
10 2 (5.56%) Security Testing
10 2 (5.56%) System Testing
10 2 (5.56%) Test Management
10 2 (5.56%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (16.67%) C#
2 3 (8.33%) Java
2 3 (8.33%) SQL
3 2 (5.56%) Python
4 1 (2.78%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.78%) VB
4 1 (2.78%) VB.NET
4 1 (2.78%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 7 (19.44%) ISTQB
2 5 (13.89%) ISEB
3 4 (11.11%) SC Cleared
3 4 (11.11%) Security Cleared
4 2 (5.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (13.89%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (11.11%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (8.33%) Microsoft