The median annual salary for a Test Analyst was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 3 months to 26 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
England / South West
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 120 154 119
Rank change year-on-year +34 -35  
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 129 85 143
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 2.43% 1.64% 2.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.50% 1.68% 2.45%
Number of salaries quoted 112 75 137
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £31,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.90%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,600 £29,400 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,750 £54,000 £37,500
UK excluding London median salary £34,500 £33,500 £34,500
% change year-on-year +2.98% -2.89%  

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 5151 5050 5839
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 97.06% 97.62% 97.15%
Number of salaries quoted 4281 4276 4924
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 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,500 £55,000
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 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 26 June 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 26 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
Bristol +5 56 £35,000 +7.69% 8
Gloucestershire -4 30 £32,250 -28.33% 5
Somerset -1 19 £38,750 -16.21% 2
Wiltshire +15 17 £32,500 +51.16% 6
Devon +10 5 £31,500 +5.00% 1
Test Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 26 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 South West region featuring Test Analyst in the job title.

1 155 (68.89%) Test Automation
2 143 (63.56%) Agile Software Development
3 109 (48.44%) Selenium
4 81 (36.00%) Test Scripting
5 78 (34.67%) ISTQB
6 66 (29.33%) Java
7 64 (28.44%) ISEB
8 58 (25.78%) SQL
9 54 (24.00%) C#
10 51 (22.67%) Test Strategy
11 50 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
12 47 (20.89%) Finance
13 45 (20.00%) Software Testing
14 44 (19.56%) Cucumber
15 43 (19.11%) Analytical Skills
16 41 (18.22%) Manual Testing
17 39 (17.33%) JIRA
18 38 (16.89%) WebDriver
19 37 (16.44%) Functional Testing
20 35 (15.56%) Non-Functional Testing
20 35 (15.56%) BDD
20 35 (15.56%) Waterfall
20 35 (15.56%) Scenario Testing
21 34 (15.11%) QA
22 33 (14.67%) Test Management
23 30 (13.33%) Security Cleared
23 30 (13.33%) .NET
24 28 (12.44%) Scrum
24 28 (12.44%) SDLC
25 27 (12.00%) Defect Management

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 5 (2.22%) Apache Spark
1 5 (2.22%) Confluence
2 2 (0.89%) CMS
2 2 (0.89%) SharePoint
2 2 (0.89%) Sitecore CMS
2 2 (0.89%) Umbraco
3 1 (0.44%) ATG Dynamo
3 1 (0.44%) WebLogic
Applications
1 17 (7.56%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.89%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.44%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 4 (1.78%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.44%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.78%) BrowserStack
1 4 (1.78%) Sauce Labs
2 2 (0.89%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.89%) Lucidchart
3 1 (0.44%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.44%) SaaS
3 1 (0.44%) TestFlight
Communications & Networking
1 18 (8.00%) Internet
2 1 (0.44%) HTTP
2 1 (0.44%) MQTT
2 1 (0.44%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (4.89%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.22%) Apache Accumulo
2 5 (2.22%) Hadoop
3 2 (0.89%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.44%) Big Data
4 1 (0.44%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.44%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 109 (48.44%) Selenium
2 44 (19.56%) Cucumber
3 39 (17.33%) JIRA
4 38 (16.89%) WebDriver
5 23 (10.22%) Jenkins
5 23 (10.22%) SoapUI
5 23 (10.22%) SpecFlow
6 19 (8.44%) JUnit
7 18 (8.00%) Team Foundation Server
8 17 (7.56%) Git (software)
8 17 (7.56%) LoadRunner
9 16 (7.11%) HP UFT
9 16 (7.11%) JMeter
10 15 (6.67%) TestNG
11 11 (4.89%) Visual Studio
12 8 (3.56%) WATIR
12 8 (3.56%) Zephyr
13 7 (3.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 6 (2.67%) LoadUI
14 6 (2.67%) NUnit
General
1 47 (20.89%) Finance
2 18 (8.00%) Banking
2 18 (8.00%) Law
3 15 (6.67%) Legal
4 8 (3.56%) Telecoms
5 6 (2.67%) Marketing
6 5 (2.22%) Advertising
6 5 (2.22%) Retail
7 4 (1.78%) Electronics
7 4 (1.78%) Manufacturing
7 4 (1.78%) Private Banking
8 3 (1.33%) Investment Banking
9 2 (0.89%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.44%) Games
10 1 (0.44%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (13.33%) .NET
2 15 (6.67%) Gherkin
3 13 (5.78%) SOAP
4 12 (5.33%) HTML
5 10 (4.44%) XML
6 8 (3.56%) Web Services
7 7 (3.11%) REST
8 5 (2.22%) CSS
9 4 (1.78%) JSON
10 3 (1.33%) Behat
10 3 (1.33%) RESTful
10 3 (1.33%) Ruby on Rails
11 2 (0.89%) .NET Framework
11 2 (0.89%) ASP.NET
11 2 (0.89%) XHTML
12 1 (0.44%) ASP.NET MVC
12 1 (0.44%) Entity Framework
12 1 (0.44%) J2EE
12 1 (0.44%) jQuery
12 1 (0.44%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 43 (19.11%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (7.11%) Management Information System
3 9 (4.00%) Computer Science
4 5 (2.22%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (0.89%) Replication
6 1 (0.44%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (0.44%) Driving Licence
6 1 (0.44%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (0.44%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.44%) Internet of Things
6 1 (0.44%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (0.44%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.44%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 24 (10.67%) Windows
2 19 (8.44%) Linux
3 12 (5.33%) Unix
4 2 (0.89%) Android
5 1 (0.44%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 155 (68.89%) Test Automation
2 143 (63.56%) Agile Software Development
3 81 (36.00%) Test Scripting
4 51 (22.67%) Test Strategy
5 50 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
6 45 (20.00%) Software Testing
7 41 (18.22%) Manual Testing
8 37 (16.44%) Functional Testing
9 35 (15.56%) BDD
9 35 (15.56%) Non-Functional Testing
9 35 (15.56%) Scenario Testing
9 35 (15.56%) Waterfall
10 33 (14.67%) Test Management
11 28 (12.44%) Scrum
11 28 (12.44%) SDLC
12 27 (12.00%) Defect Management
13 21 (9.33%) Integration Testing
13 21 (9.33%) Regression Testing
14 19 (8.44%) Time Management
15 18 (8.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 66 (29.33%) Java
2 58 (25.78%) SQL
3 54 (24.00%) C#
4 18 (8.00%) JavaScript
4 18 (8.00%) Python
5 16 (7.11%) Ruby
6 15 (6.67%) C++
7 7 (3.11%) Bash Shell
7 7 (3.11%) Perl
8 5 (2.22%) C
9 4 (1.78%) Shell Script
10 3 (1.33%) PowerShell
11 2 (0.89%) VB
11 2 (0.89%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.44%) PHP
12 1 (0.44%) R
12 1 (0.44%) XPath
Qualifications
1 78 (34.67%) ISTQB
2 64 (28.44%) ISEB
3 30 (13.33%) Security Cleared
4 25 (11.11%) Degree
5 19 (8.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 18 (8.00%) DV Cleared
7 9 (4.00%) Computer Science Degree
8 7 (3.11%) SC Cleared
9 3 (1.33%) CREST Certified
10 2 (0.89%) CHECK Team Leader
11 1 (0.44%) CEH
11 1 (0.44%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (15.11%) QA
2 1 (0.44%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 3 (1.33%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (0.44%) Docker
Systems Management
1 26 (11.56%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (2.22%) Puppet
3 1 (0.44%) HockeyApp
3 1 (0.44%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 17 (7.56%) HP
2 16 (7.11%) Microsoft
3 12 (5.33%) Cognizant
4 6 (2.67%) Oracle
5 5 (2.22%) CA Agile Central
6 4 (1.78%) SAP
7 3 (1.33%) SOASTA, Inc
8 2 (0.89%) Kofax
8 2 (0.89%) Sitecore
9 1 (0.44%) ATG
9 1 (0.44%) Atlassian
9 1 (0.44%) Xamarin
Stonehouse, Gloucestershire
ISL
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Taunton, Somerset
ISL
Salary: £35000.00 - £48000.00 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Good Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Sanderson
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
CPS Group UK
Salary: £28000 - £38000 per annum + Flexible Working
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bath, Avon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Plymouth, Devon
Webbased/The Key Support Services Ltd
Salary: From £17,000 to £26,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Wimborne, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + pension, healthcare
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Hargreaves Lansdown
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Gloucestershire
CPS Group Limited
Salary: £26000 - £32000 per annum + Pension, Flexi-time
Posted: 12 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000 - £70,000 (Plus excellent Package!!)
Posted: 5 days ago
Chippenham
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £35000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: 25 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
CGI
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
Bristol
Bluetown Online LTD
Posted: 14 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Computershare Investor Services
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum + 25 Days Holiday + Share Plan + Pension
Posted: 17 days ago
Bristol
Client Server
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
Swindon
Cognizant
Posted: 26 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Cognizant
Salary: Unspecified Market Standards
Posted: 26 days ago