The median annual salary for a Test Analyst was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

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

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Analyst
England / South West
Rank 145 154 135
Rank change year-on-year +9 -19  
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 96 105 120
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.89% 1.80% 2.02%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.95% 1.86% 2.06%
Number of salaries quoted 89 91 103
Median salary £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,450 £27,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £41,150 £47,500 £44,500
UK excluding London median salary £34,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year -1.42% -  

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 4917 5654 5814
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 96.66% 96.70% 97.78%
Number of salaries quoted 4106 4670 4874
Median salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.26% +5.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Test Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for Test Analyst in the South West

Test Analyst
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Salary trend for Test Analyst in the South West

Test Analyst
Salary Histogram in the South West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Test Analyst in the South West over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Test Analyst in the South West

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 Test Analyst within the South West region over the 3 months to 24 March 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
Bristol -15 27 £34,500 +8.66% 7
Gloucestershire -1 26 £40,000 -13.51% 3
Somerset -8 18 £37,500 +15.38% 3
Wiltshire +16 12 £32,500 - 2
Devon - 9 £28,000 -
Dorset +27 3 £24,500 -36.77%
Cornwall - 1 £40,000 -
Test Analyst
England

Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 South West region featuring Test Analyst in the job title.

1 140 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
2 88 (40.00%) ISEB
3 86 (39.09%) Selenium
4 85 (38.64%) ISTQB
5 82 (37.27%) SQL
6 67 (30.45%) Test Scripting
7 65 (29.55%) Java
8 62 (28.18%) Software Testing
9 53 (24.09%) JIRA
10 51 (23.18%) C#
11 46 (20.91%) Cucumber
12 45 (20.45%) QA
13 44 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
13 44 (20.00%) Test Automation
14 42 (19.09%) Finance
15 40 (18.18%) Security Cleared
16 39 (17.73%) BDD
17 38 (17.27%) Functional Testing
18 37 (16.82%) Non-Functional Testing
18 37 (16.82%) Automated Testing
19 36 (16.36%) Scrum
19 36 (16.36%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
20 33 (15.00%) WebDriver
21 32 (14.55%) Manual Testing
22 31 (14.09%) Automation Testing
23 30 (13.64%) Team Foundation Server
23 30 (13.64%) Regression Testing
24 28 (12.73%) Microsoft
24 28 (12.73%) Waterfall
25 27 (12.27%) SpecFlow

Test Analyst Skill Set
Top Related 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 6 (2.73%) SAS
2 5 (2.27%) Apache Spark
3 4 (1.82%) Jupyter
4 2 (0.91%) CMS
4 2 (0.91%) NetWeaver
5 1 (0.45%) Confluence
5 1 (0.45%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (0.45%) Umbraco
Applications
1 12 (5.45%) MS Office
2 10 (4.55%) MS Excel
3 7 (3.18%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.45%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 8 (3.64%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.91%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.91%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.18%) Lucidchart
2 3 (1.36%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.45%) SaaS
3 1 (0.45%) TestFlight
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.64%) Internet
2 3 (1.36%) SSH
3 1 (0.45%) HTTP
3 1 (0.45%) MQTT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (5.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (3.64%) Hadoop
3 5 (2.27%) Apache Accumulo
4 4 (1.82%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (1.36%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (1.36%) Oracle Database
6 2 (0.91%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (0.91%) SAP BW
7 1 (0.45%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.45%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.45%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 86 (39.09%) Selenium
2 53 (24.09%) JIRA
3 46 (20.91%) Cucumber
4 33 (15.00%) WebDriver
5 30 (13.64%) Team Foundation Server
6 27 (12.27%) SpecFlow
7 23 (10.45%) Jenkins
8 20 (9.09%) SoapUI
9 18 (8.18%) LoadRunner
10 12 (5.45%) JMeter
11 11 (5.00%) JUnit
11 11 (5.00%) TestNG
12 9 (4.09%) Git (software)
13 7 (3.18%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 7 (3.18%) Bugzilla
13 7 (3.18%) WATIR
13 7 (3.18%) Zephyr
14 6 (2.73%) Visual Studio
15 5 (2.27%) HP UFT
16 4 (1.82%) Maven
General
1 42 (19.09%) Finance
2 19 (8.64%) Telecoms
3 15 (6.82%) Banking
4 10 (4.55%) Retail
5 8 (3.64%) Electronics
5 8 (3.64%) Manufacturing
5 8 (3.64%) Marketing
6 7 (3.18%) Advertising
7 5 (2.27%) Law
8 4 (1.82%) Legal
9 3 (1.36%) Billing
10 2 (0.91%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.45%) German Language
11 1 (0.45%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (8.64%) .NET
2 17 (7.73%) XML
3 16 (7.27%) Gherkin
4 13 (5.91%) SOAP
5 11 (5.00%) JSON
5 11 (5.00%) Web Services
6 8 (3.64%) REST
7 5 (2.27%) HTML
8 4 (1.82%) ISPF
8 4 (1.82%) Pandas
9 3 (1.36%) CSS
9 3 (1.36%) RESTful
10 2 (0.91%) ASP.NET
10 2 (0.91%) Behat
10 2 (0.91%) Middleware
10 2 (0.91%) Ruby on Rails
10 2 (0.91%) XHTML
11 1 (0.45%) jQuery
11 1 (0.45%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 21 (9.55%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (4.09%) Mobile App
3 7 (3.18%) Mainframe
3 7 (3.18%) Management Information System
4 4 (1.82%) IBM Mainframe
5 3 (1.36%) Linux Command Line
6 2 (0.91%) Computer Science
6 2 (0.91%) Replication
7 1 (0.45%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (0.45%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 22 (10.00%) Linux
2 20 (9.09%) Windows
3 10 (4.55%) Unix
4 7 (3.18%) Android
5 6 (2.73%) Apple iOS
6 3 (1.36%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 140 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
2 67 (30.45%) Test Scripting
3 62 (28.18%) Software Testing
4 44 (20.00%) Test Automation
4 44 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 39 (17.73%) BDD
6 38 (17.27%) Functional Testing
7 37 (16.82%) Automated Testing
7 37 (16.82%) Non-Functional Testing
8 36 (16.36%) Scrum
9 32 (14.55%) Manual Testing
10 31 (14.09%) Automation Testing
11 30 (13.64%) Regression Testing
12 28 (12.73%) Waterfall
13 27 (12.27%) Test Management
14 25 (11.36%) SDLC
14 25 (11.36%) Test Planning
15 24 (10.91%) Test Strategy
16 22 (10.00%) E-Commerce
17 21 (9.55%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 82 (37.27%) SQL
2 65 (29.55%) Java
3 51 (23.18%) C#
4 18 (8.18%) Python
5 16 (7.27%) C++
6 12 (5.45%) JavaScript
6 12 (5.45%) Ruby
7 8 (3.64%) Bash Shell
7 8 (3.64%) C
8 6 (2.73%) Perl
9 5 (2.27%) R
9 5 (2.27%) Shell Script
10 4 (1.82%) JCL
10 4 (1.82%) MATLAB
11 1 (0.45%) PHP
11 1 (0.45%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.45%) XPath
Qualifications
1 88 (40.00%) ISEB
2 85 (38.64%) ISTQB
3 40 (18.18%) Security Cleared
4 36 (16.36%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 21 (9.55%) Degree
6 19 (8.64%) DV Cleared
7 16 (7.27%) SC Cleared
8 4 (1.82%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (0.45%) CEH
9 1 (0.45%) CREST Certified
9 1 (0.45%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (20.45%) QA
2 1 (0.45%) ISO 14001
2 1 (0.45%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 4 (1.82%) RACF
1 4 (1.82%) Time Sharing Option
1 4 (1.82%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 1 (0.45%) Docker
2 1 (0.45%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 16 (7.27%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (2.27%) Puppet
3 4 (1.82%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.45%) HockeyApp
4 1 (0.45%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 28 (12.73%) Microsoft
2 16 (7.27%) Oracle
3 14 (6.36%) HP
4 10 (4.55%) SAP
5 7 (3.18%) SOASTA, Inc
6 5 (2.27%) CA Agile Central
6 5 (2.27%) Xamarin
7 4 (1.82%) Apple
7 4 (1.82%) IBM
8 3 (1.36%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.45%) Atlassian
9 1 (0.45%) Sitecore
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Excellent package
Posted: 4 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Hargreaves Lansdown
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 hours ago
Yeovil, Somerset
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £32000 - £35000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £60,000
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
CPS Group UK
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Automation Training
Posted: 4 days ago
Bath, Avon
Optima Connections
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + Excellent Pension and Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Bluetownonline
Posted: 3 days ago
Somerset
People Source Consulting
Salary: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
Bristol
People Source Consulting
Salary: £22000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Bristol
People Source Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + bonus + great benefits
Posted: 25 days ago