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 30 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Analyst
Rank 61 76 68
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 17 1 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basingstoke 2.60% 0.15% 0.82%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.84% 0.16% 0.87%
Number of salaries quoted 12 1 6
Average salary £30,000 £34,000 £29,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +15.25%
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
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
598 633 693
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basingstoke 91.30% 95.76% 94.54%
Number of salaries quoted 473 488 544
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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
Salary Histogram in Basingstoke

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Analyst across the Basingstoke region over the 3 months to 30 September 2014.

Test Analyst Salary Histogram in Basingstoke

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 16 (48.48%) Test Scripting
1 16 (48.48%) Security Cleared
2 15 (45.45%) HP Quality Center
2 15 (45.45%) SC Cleared
3 13 (39.39%) Windows
4 11 (33.33%) TestDirector
4 11 (33.33%) Software Testing
4 11 (33.33%) Test Automation
5 10 (30.30%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (30.30%) HP
6 9 (27.27%) ISEB
6 9 (27.27%) Functional Testing
7 8 (24.24%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 7 (21.21%) Finance
9 6 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (18.18%) ISTQB
9 6 (18.18%) Visual Studio
9 6 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
10 5 (15.15%) Waterfall
10 5 (15.15%) SQL
11 4 (12.12%) HTML
11 4 (12.12%) Java
11 4 (12.12%) PRINCE2
12 3 (9.09%) UNIX
12 3 (9.09%) ITIL
12 3 (9.09%) CSS
12 3 (9.09%) AIX
12 3 (9.09%) Solaris
12 3 (9.09%) Retail
12 3 (9.09%) Automated Testing

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 2 (6.06%) SharePoint
1 2 (6.06%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (3.03%) WebSphere
2 1 (3.03%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.03%) WebLogic
2 1 (3.03%) IIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.03%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.03%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (3.03%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 11 (33.33%) TestDirector
2 6 (18.18%) Visual Studio
3 3 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (6.06%) Selenium
4 2 (6.06%) WinRunner
4 2 (6.06%) QuickTest Pro
5 1 (3.03%) WATIR
5 1 (3.03%) FitNesse
General
1 7 (21.21%) Finance
2 3 (9.09%) Legal
2 3 (9.09%) Telecoms
2 3 (9.09%) Retail
3 1 (3.03%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.12%) HTML
2 3 (9.09%) CSS
3 1 (3.03%) XML
3 1 (3.03%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (9.09%) Replication
3 1 (3.03%) Clustering
3 1 (3.03%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 13 (39.39%) Windows
2 3 (9.09%) AIX
2 3 (9.09%) Solaris
2 3 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (9.09%) UNIX
3 2 (6.06%) Windows XP
4 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (48.48%) Test Scripting
2 11 (33.33%) Software Testing
2 11 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 10 (30.30%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (27.27%) Functional Testing
5 6 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (15.15%) Waterfall
7 4 (12.12%) PRINCE2
8 3 (9.09%) Project Management
8 3 (9.09%) Scrum
8 3 (9.09%) Load Balancing
8 3 (9.09%) Automated Testing
8 3 (9.09%) ITIL
8 3 (9.09%) Test Planning
9 2 (6.06%) Automation Testing
9 2 (6.06%) Regression Testing
9 2 (6.06%) SOA
10 1 (3.03%) Validation
10 1 (3.03%) Document Management
10 1 (3.03%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 5 (15.15%) SQL
2 4 (12.12%) Java
3 1 (3.03%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.03%) Perl
3 1 (3.03%) C
3 1 (3.03%) C#
3 1 (3.03%) C++
3 1 (3.03%) Python
Qualifications
1 16 (48.48%) Security Cleared
2 15 (45.45%) SC Cleared
3 9 (27.27%) ISEB
4 8 (24.24%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 6 (18.18%) ISTQB
6 2 (6.06%) DV Cleared
7 1 (3.03%) Degree
7 1 (3.03%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.03%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 15 (45.45%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (9.09%) Control-M
3 2 (6.06%) Netcool
3 2 (6.06%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 1 (3.03%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 10 (30.30%) HP
2 1 (3.03%) Citrix
2 1 (3.03%) Veritas
2 1 (3.03%) McAfee
2 1 (3.03%) Fujitsu
2 1 (3.03%) Oracle
2 1 (3.03%) Microsoft