The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Bedfordshire region that had Test Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 27 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Analyst
Rank 68 86 100
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +14
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 19 10 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 2.05% 0.91% 0.77%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.21% 0.94% 0.80%
Number of salaries quoted 18 9 9
Median salary £60,500 £32,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+89.06% -1.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,900 £31,200 £29,400
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £44,000 £35,000
UK excluding London median salary £33,500 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
-4.28% +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
858 1069 1121
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 92.36% 97.80% 96.14%
Number of salaries quoted 739 862 1028
Median salary £50,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% -
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £71,500 £57,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

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

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 27 May 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Analyst within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 27 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton +6 11 £65,000 +103.12%
Test Analyst
East of England

Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 May 2016, 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 Bedfordshire region featuring Test Analyst in the job title.

1 20 (90.91%) SQL
2 19 (86.36%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (72.73%) Test Scripting
4 14 (63.64%) Non-Functional Testing
5 13 (59.09%) Shell Script
5 13 (59.09%) Java
5 13 (59.09%) Unix
5 13 (59.09%) Microsoft
5 13 (59.09%) LoadRunner
6 12 (54.55%) Finance
6 12 (54.55%) HP Quality Center
7 11 (50.00%) Waterfall
7 11 (50.00%) JIRA
7 11 (50.00%) Release Management
7 11 (50.00%) ClearQuest
8 9 (40.91%) MS Office
8 9 (40.91%) Selenium
9 8 (36.36%) HP
10 7 (31.82%) HP UFT
10 7 (31.82%) SoapUI
11 6 (27.27%) HP ASE
11 6 (27.27%) ISTQB
11 6 (27.27%) Degree
11 6 (27.27%) JMeter
11 6 (27.27%) Software Testing
12 5 (22.73%) MS Excel
12 5 (22.73%) QA
13 4 (18.18%) System Testing
13 4 (18.18%) Test Automation
14 3 (13.64%) Automated Testing

Test Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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:

Applications
1 9 (40.91%) MS Office
2 5 (22.73%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.09%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.09%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 13 (59.09%) LoadRunner
2 11 (50.00%) ClearQuest
2 11 (50.00%) JIRA
3 9 (40.91%) Selenium
4 7 (31.82%) HP UFT
4 7 (31.82%) SoapUI
5 6 (27.27%) JMeter
6 2 (9.09%) SpecFlow
General
1 12 (54.55%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Banking
2 1 (4.55%) Retail
2 1 (4.55%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.09%) .NET
1 2 (9.09%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.55%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 13 (59.09%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (86.36%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (72.73%) Test Scripting
3 14 (63.64%) Non-Functional Testing
4 11 (50.00%) Release Management
4 11 (50.00%) Waterfall
5 6 (27.27%) Software Testing
6 4 (18.18%) System Testing
6 4 (18.18%) Test Automation
7 3 (13.64%) Automated Testing
7 3 (13.64%) BDD
8 2 (9.09%) Automation Testing
8 2 (9.09%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
8 2 (9.09%) Cross-Browser Testing
8 2 (9.09%) E-Commerce
8 2 (9.09%) Load Testing
8 2 (9.09%) MVC
8 2 (9.09%) Regression Testing
8 2 (9.09%) Root Cause Analysis
8 2 (9.09%) TDD
9 1 (4.55%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 20 (90.91%) SQL
2 13 (59.09%) Java
2 13 (59.09%) Shell Script
3 2 (9.09%) C#
4 1 (4.55%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (27.27%) Degree
1 6 (27.27%) HP ASE
1 6 (27.27%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (22.73%) QA
Systems Management
1 12 (54.55%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (59.09%) Microsoft
2 8 (36.36%) HP
3 2 (9.09%) Sitecore
4 1 (4.55%) Salesforce.com
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