Period
to 22 January 2018

The median annual salary for a Senior Test Analyst was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 6 months to 22 January 2018.

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
6 months to
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 315 291 307
Rank change year-on-year -24 +16 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Test Analyst 25 46 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.25% 0.45% 0.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 0.46% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 29 34 25
South West median annual salary £42,500 £32,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +30.77% -18.75% +6.67%
10th Percentile £36,450 £29,750 £31,250
90th Percentile £52,500 £37,500 £52,100
England median annual salary £50,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +25.00% -5.88% +10.39%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West. 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
South West
Permanent vacancies in the South West with a recognized job title 9,785 9,977 11,238
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.10% 96.73% 97.32%
Number of salaries quoted 8,080 8,389 9,482
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +1.27% +5.33%
10th Percentile £24,500 £25,000 £24,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £63,750 £61,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

Senior Test Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

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 6 months to 22 January 2018.

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 6 months to 22 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
Gloucestershire +39 12 £42,500 +34.92%
Bristol -14 7 £40,000 +11.11%
Wiltshire - 4 £50,000 - 1
Somerset -29 2 £41,500 +27.69% 1
Dorset -22 1 £36,500 +4.29%
Senior Test Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, 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 15 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (52.00%) Test Automation
3 12 (48.00%) Test Strategy
4 11 (44.00%) ISTQB
4 11 (44.00%) JIRA
4 11 (44.00%) E-Commerce
5 10 (40.00%) SQL
6 9 (36.00%) Selenium
6 9 (36.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 7 (28.00%) Mentoring
7 7 (28.00%) Waterfall
7 7 (28.00%) Software Testing
8 6 (24.00%) Test Scripting
9 5 (20.00%) SoapUI
9 5 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
9 5 (20.00%) Non-Functional Testing
9 5 (20.00%) Performance Testing
10 4 (16.00%) Finance
10 4 (16.00%) C#
10 4 (16.00%) Java
10 4 (16.00%) Scrum
10 4 (16.00%) Retail
10 4 (16.00%) Unit Testing
10 4 (16.00%) LoadUI
10 4 (16.00%) Zephyr
10 4 (16.00%) REST
10 4 (16.00%) BDD
10 4 (16.00%) SaaS
10 4 (16.00%) Test Management
11 3 (12.00%) User Acceptance 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 1 (4.00%) CMS
1 1 (4.00%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 4 (16.00%) SaaS
2 1 (4.00%) Google App Engine
2 1 (4.00%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.00%) MySQL
2 1 (4.00%) Big Data
2 1 (4.00%) MariaDB
2 1 (4.00%) Power BI
2 1 (4.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (4.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (44.00%) JIRA
2 9 (36.00%) Selenium
3 5 (20.00%) SoapUI
4 4 (16.00%) LoadUI
4 4 (16.00%) Zephyr
5 3 (12.00%) Cucumber
5 3 (12.00%) SpecFlow
6 2 (8.00%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (8.00%) WebDriver
7 1 (4.00%) Calabash
7 1 (4.00%) GitLab
7 1 (4.00%) Gradle
7 1 (4.00%) Jasmine
7 1 (4.00%) Jenkins
7 1 (4.00%) Maven
7 1 (4.00%) MonkeyTalk
7 1 (4.00%) MSTest
7 1 (4.00%) Protractor
7 1 (4.00%) TestNG
7 1 (4.00%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 4 (16.00%) Finance
1 4 (16.00%) Retail
2 1 (4.00%) Electronics
2 1 (4.00%) Games
2 1 (4.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.00%) Marketing
2 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.00%) REST
2 3 (12.00%) Web Services
3 2 (8.00%) .NET
4 1 (4.00%) CSS
4 1 (4.00%) Gherkin
4 1 (4.00%) HTML
4 1 (4.00%) JSON
4 1 (4.00%) RESTful
4 1 (4.00%) SOAP
4 1 (4.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.00%) Internet of Things
1 1 (4.00%) Mobile App
1 1 (4.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.00%) Windows
2 1 (4.00%) Android
2 1 (4.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (4.00%) Linux
2 1 (4.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (52.00%) Test Automation
3 12 (48.00%) Test Strategy
4 11 (44.00%) E-Commerce
5 7 (28.00%) Mentoring
5 7 (28.00%) Software Testing
5 7 (28.00%) Waterfall
6 6 (24.00%) Test Scripting
7 5 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 5 (20.00%) Non-Functional Testing
7 5 (20.00%) Performance Testing
8 4 (16.00%) BDD
8 4 (16.00%) Scrum
8 4 (16.00%) Test Management
8 4 (16.00%) Unit Testing
9 3 (12.00%) SDLC
9 3 (12.00%) System Testing
9 3 (12.00%) User Acceptance Testing
10 2 (8.00%) Defect Management
10 2 (8.00%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (40.00%) SQL
2 4 (16.00%) C#
2 4 (16.00%) Java
3 2 (8.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (4.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 11 (44.00%) ISTQB
2 9 (36.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (12.00%) ISEB
4 1 (4.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.00%) QA
2 1 (4.00%) GDPR
Vendors
1 3 (12.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.00%) Google
2 1 (4.00%) SAP