The table below looks at the statistics for the Test Analyst role in IT jobs advertised for the Bedfordshire 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 89 80 91
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +11
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 16 9 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 1.39% 0.98% 1.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.43% 1.03% 1.49%
Number of salaries quoted 8 9 12
Average salary £35,750 £32,500 £44,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -26.96%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,750 £27,500 £27,650
10% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £37,500 £52,700
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
Test Analyst
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bedfordshire 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
Bedfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1116 877 1009
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 97.13% 95.02% 95.91%
Number of salaries quoted 954 795 881
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Test Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

Test Analyst
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Test Analyst Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

Test Analyst
Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

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

Test Analyst Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

Test Analyst
Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Analyst within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 30 September 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton -3 11 £41,500 +50.90%
Bedford -12 3 £30,000 -7.69%
Test Analyst
East of England

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire 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 13 (54.17%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (41.67%) JIRA
2 10 (41.67%) QA
2 10 (41.67%) BDD
3 9 (37.50%) Software Architecture
3 9 (37.50%) Automated Testing
3 9 (37.50%) Scrum
3 9 (37.50%) SQL Server
4 8 (33.33%) Windows
4 8 (33.33%) ASP.NET
4 8 (33.33%) MVC
4 8 (33.33%) .NET
4 8 (33.33%) Cucumber
4 8 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
4 8 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
4 8 (33.33%) WATIR
4 8 (33.33%) Web Development
4 8 (33.33%) Ruby
4 8 (33.33%) Marketing
4 8 (33.33%) Test Planning
4 8 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (29.17%) Selenium
5 7 (29.17%) User Acceptance Testing
6 6 (25.00%) Test Scripting
6 6 (25.00%) JMeter
7 5 (20.83%) ISEB
8 4 (16.67%) E-Commerce
8 4 (16.67%) JBoss
8 4 (16.67%) Apache
8 4 (16.67%) Tomcat

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire 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 4 (16.67%) IIS
1 4 (16.67%) Apache
1 4 (16.67%) Tomcat
1 4 (16.67%) Liferay
Applications
1 2 (8.33%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (37.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (41.67%) JIRA
2 8 (33.33%) WATIR
2 8 (33.33%) Cucumber
3 7 (29.17%) Selenium
4 6 (25.00%) JMeter
5 1 (4.17%) Bugzilla
5 1 (4.17%) FogBugz
5 1 (4.17%) TestNG
5 1 (4.17%) WebDriver
General
1 8 (33.33%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (33.33%) .NET
1 8 (33.33%) ASP.NET
1 8 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (4.17%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (16.67%) User Experience
3 2 (8.33%) Client/Server
4 1 (4.17%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 8 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (54.17%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (41.67%) BDD
3 9 (37.50%) Software Architecture
3 9 (37.50%) Automated Testing
3 9 (37.50%) Scrum
4 8 (33.33%) MVC
4 8 (33.33%) Web Development
4 8 (33.33%) Test Planning
5 7 (29.17%) User Acceptance Testing
6 6 (25.00%) Test Scripting
7 4 (16.67%) Performance Management
7 4 (16.67%) Problem Management
7 4 (16.67%) E-Commerce
7 4 (16.67%) Service Delivery
8 3 (12.50%) Manual Testing
8 3 (12.50%) Automation Testing
9 2 (8.33%) Web Testing
9 2 (8.33%) TDD
10 1 (4.17%) Systems Analysis
10 1 (4.17%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (33.33%) Ruby
2 1 (4.17%) Java
2 1 (4.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (20.83%) ISEB
2 4 (16.67%) ISTQB
3 1 (4.17%) Degree
3 1 (4.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (41.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 8 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (16.67%) JBoss
2 2 (8.33%) Microsoft
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