The first table below looks at the demand for the Test Analyst role in IT jobs advertised for the Bedford 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 14 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Bedford region.

Location
3 months to
14 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Analyst
Rank 54 46 33
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -13
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 3 3 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 1.12% 1.08% 2.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.12% 1.09% 2.62%
Number of salaries quoted 3 3 3
Average salary £35,000 £30,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -14.28%
UK excluding London average salary £33,500 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
Job Titles Category
Bedford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
267 275 191
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 99.63% 98.57% 97.45%
Number of salaries quoted 237 268 182
Average salary £41,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.74% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £29,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -1.29%
Test Analyst
Bedfordshire

Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

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

Test Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

Test Analyst
Salary Trend in Bedford

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

Test Analyst Salary Trend in Bedford

Test Analyst
Salary Histogram in Bedford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Analyst across the Bedford region over the 3 months to 14 July 2014.

Test Analyst Salary Histogram in Bedford

Test Analyst
Top 14 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 14 July 2014, IT jobs across the Bedford 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 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (62.50%) QA
2 5 (62.50%) Test Scripting
2 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 5 (62.50%) System Testing
3 4 (50.00%) SQL
3 4 (50.00%) Regression Testing
4 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
5 2 (25.00%) ISEB
5 2 (25.00%) Manual Testing
5 2 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (25.00%) ISTQB
6 1 (12.50%) Software Architecture
6 1 (12.50%) Client/Server

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 14 July 2014, IT jobs across the Bedford 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.

Applications
1 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Client/Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (62.50%) Test Scripting
2 5 (62.50%) System Testing
3 4 (50.00%) Regression Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Manual Testing
4 2 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) ISEB
1 2 (25.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (62.50%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft