The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Bedford region that had Test Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 20 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Analyst
Bedfordshire / Bedford
Rank 23 42 50
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 4 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 2.78% 1.41% 0.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.84% 1.44% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 4 3 1
Median salary £32,500 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.69%
UK excluding London median salary £34,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-1.42% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bedford 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
Bedford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
141 209 298
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 97.92% 98.12% 96.13%
Number of salaries quoted 121 201 241
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £67,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

The demand trend of job ads across the Bedford region that featured Test Analyst in the job title.

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 Skill Set
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 20 February 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 Bedford region featuring Test Analyst in the job title.

1 4 (100.00%) SQL
1 4 (100.00%) C#
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) Software Testing
2 3 (75.00%) ISTQB
2 3 (75.00%) Java
2 3 (75.00%) WebDriver
2 3 (75.00%) Automation Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Selenium
3 1 (25.00%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (25.00%) Test Planning
3 1 (25.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (25.00%) Marketing
3 1 (25.00%) QA
3 1 (25.00%) Electronics
3 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (25.00%) Programme Management
3 1 (25.00%) .NET
3 1 (25.00%) SAP
3 1 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence

Test Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Selenium
1 3 (75.00%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (25.00%) Electronics
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
1 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (25.00%) Marketing
1 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) Software Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Automation Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (25.00%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (25.00%) Programme Management
3 1 (25.00%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) C#
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) SAP