The median annual salary for a Senior Test Analyst was £37,500 in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 3 months to 30 April 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Senior Test Analyst
England / South West
3 months to
30 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 210 246 232
Rank change year-on-year +36 -14  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Test Analyst 21 9 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.41% 0.16% 0.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.42% 0.16% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 19 8 14
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +10.29%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £31,750 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £40,000 £38,550
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £40,000 £38,750
% change year-on-year -5.00% +3.22%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West. 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
South West
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 4951 5495 5964
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 96.25% 96.81% 97.39%
Number of salaries quoted 4140 4612 4892
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Senior Test Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West that featured Senior Test Analyst in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Senior Test Analyst in the South West

Senior Test Analyst
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Salary trend for Senior Test Analyst in the South West

Senior Test Analyst
Salary Histogram in the South West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Test Analyst in the South West over the 3 months to 30 April 2017.

Salary histogram for Senior Test Analyst in the South West

Senior Test Analyst
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Test Analyst within the South West region over the 3 months to 30 April 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
Somerset -9 11 £40,000 +14.28% 1
Bristol - 10 £35,000 - 1
Senior Test Analyst
England

Senior Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 30 April 2017, Senior 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 South West region featuring Senior Test Analyst in the job title.

1 17 (47.22%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (41.67%) ISEB
3 14 (38.89%) Selenium
4 13 (36.11%) Test Scripting
4 13 (36.11%) WebDriver
5 12 (33.33%) Cucumber
5 12 (33.33%) BDD
5 12 (33.33%) SpecFlow
5 12 (33.33%) ISTQB
6 10 (27.78%) Test Management
6 10 (27.78%) Test Automation
6 10 (27.78%) Test Strategy
7 9 (25.00%) Software Testing
8 8 (22.22%) C#
8 8 (22.22%) .NET
8 8 (22.22%) Finance
8 8 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
9 7 (19.44%) Mentoring
9 7 (19.44%) Non-Functional Testing
9 7 (19.44%) Waterfall
9 7 (19.44%) Internet
9 7 (19.44%) Java
9 7 (19.44%) E-Commerce
10 6 (16.67%) SQL
10 6 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
10 6 (16.67%) Management Information System
10 6 (16.67%) Scrum
10 6 (16.67%) Law
10 6 (16.67%) Legal
10 6 (16.67%) Automated Testing

Senior Test Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 (5.56%) CMS
1 2 (5.56%) SAS
1 2 (5.56%) Sitecore CMS
1 2 (5.56%) Umbraco
2 1 (2.78%) ATG Dynamo
2 1 (2.78%) WebLogic
Applications
1 6 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.78%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.78%) TestFlight
Communications & Networking
1 7 (19.44%) Internet
2 1 (2.78%) MQTT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.56%) BusinessObjects
1 2 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.78%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 14 (38.89%) Selenium
2 13 (36.11%) WebDriver
3 12 (33.33%) Cucumber
3 12 (33.33%) SpecFlow
4 5 (13.89%) JIRA
5 4 (11.11%) Git (software)
5 4 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (8.33%) Capybara
6 3 (8.33%) Jasmine
6 3 (8.33%) Mercurial
6 3 (8.33%) Protractor
6 3 (8.33%) WATIR
7 2 (5.56%) LoadUI
7 2 (5.56%) NUnit
7 2 (5.56%) SoapUI
8 1 (2.78%) Android Studio
8 1 (2.78%) Calabash
8 1 (2.78%) Jenkins
8 1 (2.78%) Subversion
8 1 (2.78%) Xcode
General
1 8 (22.22%) Finance
2 6 (16.67%) Law
2 6 (16.67%) Legal
3 1 (2.78%) Advertising
3 1 (2.78%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (22.22%) .NET
2 4 (11.11%) Gherkin
3 3 (8.33%) Behat
3 3 (8.33%) Ruby on Rails
4 2 (5.56%) REST
4 2 (5.56%) Web Services
5 1 (2.78%) J2EE
5 1 (2.78%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 8 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (16.67%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.78%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (2.78%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.78%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 4 (11.11%) Android
2 3 (8.33%) Apple iOS
2 3 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (47.22%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (36.11%) Test Scripting
3 12 (33.33%) BDD
4 10 (27.78%) Test Automation
4 10 (27.78%) Test Management
4 10 (27.78%) Test Strategy
5 9 (25.00%) Software Testing
6 7 (19.44%) E-Commerce
6 7 (19.44%) Mentoring
6 7 (19.44%) Non-Functional Testing
6 7 (19.44%) Waterfall
7 6 (16.67%) Automated Testing
7 6 (16.67%) Data Protection
7 6 (16.67%) Scrum
7 6 (16.67%) Time Management
8 5 (13.89%) Automation Testing
8 5 (13.89%) Manual Testing
9 4 (11.11%) Line Management
9 4 (11.11%) TDD
9 4 (11.11%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 8 (22.22%) C#
2 7 (19.44%) Java
3 6 (16.67%) SQL
4 4 (11.11%) Ruby
5 1 (2.78%) R
Qualifications
1 15 (41.67%) ISEB
2 12 (33.33%) ISTQB
3 4 (11.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (2.78%) DV Cleared
4 1 (2.78%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.78%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.33%) QA
2 1 (2.78%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 1 (2.78%) HockeyApp
Vendors
1 4 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 3 (8.33%) Xamarin
3 2 (5.56%) Oracle
3 2 (5.56%) Sitecore
4 1 (2.78%) ATG
South West
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bath, Avon
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + 18% pension, bonus + 27 holidays
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheltenham
CPS Group Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £32000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago