The table below looks at the statistics for the Test Analyst role in IT jobs advertised for the Basingstoke region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Analyst
Rank 66 56 77
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +21
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 5 14 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basingstoke 0.84% 2.62% 0.90%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.88% 2.70% 0.94%
Number of salaries quoted 0 7 8
Average salary - £29,500 £29,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -0.84%
UK excluding London average salary £33,625 £31,500 £31,500
% change year-on-year
+6.74% -
Test Analyst
Hampshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Basingstoke region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Basingstoke
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
571 519 847
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basingstoke 95.97% 97.01% 95.81%
Number of salaries quoted 467 368 691
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £22,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Test Analyst in the job title across the Basingstoke region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Test Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

Test Analyst
Salary Trend in Basingstoke

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

Test Analyst Salary Trend in Basingstoke

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Basingstoke region that cited Test Analyst in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Test Analyst in their job title.

1 12 (52.17%) Test Scripting
2 11 (47.83%) HP Quality Center
3 10 (43.48%) Test Automation
4 9 (39.13%) Security Cleared
5 8 (34.78%) Software Testing
5 8 (34.78%) SC Cleared
5 8 (34.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 7 (30.43%) ISTQB
7 6 (26.09%) ITIL
7 6 (26.09%) UNIX
7 6 (26.09%) Windows
7 6 (26.09%) AIX
7 6 (26.09%) Solaris
7 6 (26.09%) Control-M
7 6 (26.09%) Project Management
7 6 (26.09%) Finance
7 6 (26.09%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (26.09%) Replication
7 6 (26.09%) Load Balancing
8 5 (21.74%) SQL
8 5 (21.74%) TestDirector
9 4 (17.39%) HTML
9 4 (17.39%) PRINCE2
9 4 (17.39%) HP
9 4 (17.39%) ISEB
9 4 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (17.39%) Functional Testing
9 4 (17.39%) Analytical Skills
10 3 (13.04%) Visual Studio
10 3 (13.04%) CSS

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Basingstoke region that cited Test Analyst in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Test Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.35%) WebLogic
1 1 (4.35%) IIS
1 1 (4.35%) SharePoint
1 1 (4.35%) MS Exchange
1 1 (4.35%) SharePoint Server
1 1 (4.35%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (21.74%) TestDirector
2 3 (13.04%) Visual Studio
2 3 (13.04%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (8.70%) Selenium
4 1 (4.35%) FitNesse
4 1 (4.35%) WinRunner
4 1 (4.35%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (4.35%) WATIR
General
1 6 (26.09%) Finance
2 2 (8.70%) Telecoms
2 2 (8.70%) Retail
3 1 (4.35%) Legal
3 1 (4.35%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (17.39%) HTML
2 3 (13.04%) CSS
3 1 (4.35%) XML
3 1 (4.35%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (26.09%) Replication
2 4 (17.39%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.35%) Client/Server
3 1 (4.35%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 6 (26.09%) UNIX
1 6 (26.09%) Windows
1 6 (26.09%) AIX
1 6 (26.09%) Solaris
2 1 (4.35%) Windows XP
2 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (52.17%) Test Scripting
2 10 (43.48%) Test Automation
3 8 (34.78%) Software Testing
4 6 (26.09%) Load Balancing
4 6 (26.09%) ITIL
4 6 (26.09%) Project Management
4 6 (26.09%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (17.39%) PRINCE2
5 4 (17.39%) Functional Testing
6 2 (8.70%) SOA
6 2 (8.70%) Regression Testing
6 2 (8.70%) Waterfall
7 1 (4.35%) BDD
7 1 (4.35%) Test Strategy
7 1 (4.35%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (4.35%) V-Model
7 1 (4.35%) Validation
7 1 (4.35%) Automated Testing
7 1 (4.35%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 5 (21.74%) SQL
2 2 (8.70%) Java
3 1 (4.35%) JavaScript
3 1 (4.35%) Perl
3 1 (4.35%) C
3 1 (4.35%) C#
3 1 (4.35%) C++
3 1 (4.35%) Python
Qualifications
1 9 (39.13%) Security Cleared
2 8 (34.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 8 (34.78%) SC Cleared
3 7 (30.43%) ISTQB
4 4 (17.39%) ISEB
5 1 (4.35%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 1 (4.35%) Degree
5 1 (4.35%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) QA
Systems Management
1 11 (47.83%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (26.09%) Control-M
3 1 (4.35%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (4.35%) Netcool
3 1 (4.35%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 4 (17.39%) HP
2 1 (4.35%) Citrix
2 1 (4.35%) Veritas
2 1 (4.35%) McAfee
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle