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 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Analyst
Rank 84 78 105
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +27
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 12 13 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 1.29% 1.14% 0.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.39% 1.17% 0.65%
Number of salaries quoted 11 12 8
Average salary £60,500 £33,750 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+79.25% +3.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £31,550 £29,550
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £44,750 £32,950
UK excluding London average salary £34,750 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
-0.71% +2.94%
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
862 1110 1227
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 92.49% 97.45% 95.86%
Number of salaries quoted 713 847 1142
Average salary £50,000 £42,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £71,500 £57,500 £64,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 29 April 2016.

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 29 April 2016. 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
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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 -1 5 £65,000 +103.12% 2
Test Analyst
East of England

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 16 (94.12%) Agile Software Development
1 16 (94.12%) SQL
2 12 (70.59%) Test Scripting
3 11 (64.71%) Microsoft
4 10 (58.82%) Non-Functional Testing
5 9 (52.94%) Waterfall
5 9 (52.94%) Java
6 8 (47.06%) Unix
6 8 (47.06%) LoadRunner
6 8 (47.06%) Shell Script
6 8 (47.06%) ClearQuest
6 8 (47.06%) HP Quality Center
6 8 (47.06%) Release Management
6 8 (47.06%) JIRA
7 7 (41.18%) Selenium
7 7 (41.18%) Finance
8 5 (29.41%) HP UFT
8 5 (29.41%) MS Excel
8 5 (29.41%) MS Office
8 5 (29.41%) Test Automation
9 4 (23.53%) SoapUI
9 4 (23.53%) BDD
9 4 (23.53%) System Testing
9 4 (23.53%) JMeter
9 4 (23.53%) Software Testing
9 4 (23.53%) ISTQB
10 3 (17.65%) Automated Testing
10 3 (17.65%) HP
10 3 (17.65%) HP ASE
10 3 (17.65%) Degree

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 1 (5.88%) WebLogic
Applications
1 5 (29.41%) MS Excel
1 5 (29.41%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (47.06%) ClearQuest
1 8 (47.06%) JIRA
1 8 (47.06%) LoadRunner
2 7 (41.18%) Selenium
3 5 (29.41%) HP UFT
4 4 (23.53%) JMeter
4 4 (23.53%) SoapUI
5 2 (11.76%) SpecFlow
General
1 7 (41.18%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.76%) .NET
1 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET
Operating Systems
1 8 (47.06%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (94.12%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (70.59%) Test Scripting
3 10 (58.82%) Non-Functional Testing
4 9 (52.94%) Waterfall
5 8 (47.06%) Release Management
6 5 (29.41%) Test Automation
7 4 (23.53%) BDD
7 4 (23.53%) Software Testing
7 4 (23.53%) System Testing
8 3 (17.65%) Automated Testing
8 3 (17.65%) Automation Testing
9 2 (11.76%) Cross-Browser Testing
9 2 (11.76%) E-Commerce
9 2 (11.76%) Load Testing
9 2 (11.76%) MVC
9 2 (11.76%) Regression Testing
9 2 (11.76%) TDD
10 1 (5.88%) Data Protection
10 1 (5.88%) Root Cause Analysis
10 1 (5.88%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 16 (94.12%) SQL
2 9 (52.94%) Java
3 8 (47.06%) Shell Script
4 2 (11.76%) C#
5 1 (5.88%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (23.53%) ISTQB
2 3 (17.65%) Degree
2 3 (17.65%) HP ASE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (17.65%) QA
Systems Management
1 8 (47.06%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (64.71%) Microsoft
2 3 (17.65%) HP
3 2 (11.76%) Sitecore
4 1 (5.88%) Salesforce.com
Luton, Bedfordshire
Metaskil
Salary: From £36,000 to £42,000 per annum upto £42k plus bens
Posted: 11 hours ago
Bedfordshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum + Excellent Benefits and Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Luton, Bedfordshire
Metaskil
Salary: Competitive salary plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago