The first table below looks at the demand 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 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 Bedfordshire region.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Analyst
Rank 93 86 76
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -10
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 9 9 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.78% 0.85% 1.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.81% 0.90% 1.50%
Number of salaries quoted 9 9 10
Average salary £28,250 £28,750 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.73% -33.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,900 £23,937 £34,750
10% offered a salary of more than £37,900 £35,250 £50,750
UK excluding London average salary £33,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Job Titles Category
Bedfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1108 1004 864
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 95.85% 94.81% 96.64%
Number of salaries quoted 957 912 769
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £55,000 £58,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Test Analyst
East of England

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 July 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 29 July 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
Bedford -6 3 £35,000 +29.78%
Luton -17 3 £35,000 +27.27%
Test Analyst
East of England

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 10 (62.50%) QA
2 9 (56.25%) User Acceptance Testing
2 9 (56.25%) Test Scripting
3 7 (43.75%) SQL
4 6 (37.50%) ISEB
5 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (31.25%) Microsoft
5 5 (31.25%) ISTQB
5 5 (31.25%) Manual Testing
6 4 (25.00%) System Testing
6 4 (25.00%) Regression Testing
6 4 (25.00%) E-Commerce
6 4 (25.00%) Client/Server
7 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
7 3 (18.75%) MS Excel
7 3 (18.75%) Web Services
7 3 (18.75%) Bugzilla
7 3 (18.75%) Scrum
7 3 (18.75%) Automated Testing
7 3 (18.75%) Systems Analysis
7 3 (18.75%) Test Automation
7 3 (18.75%) Test Management
7 3 (18.75%) Degree
7 3 (18.75%) Non-Functional Testing
7 3 (18.75%) FogBugz
7 3 (18.75%) Computer Science
7 3 (18.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 2 (12.50%) Selenium
9 1 (6.25%) Service Delivery
9 1 (6.25%) JBoss

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 1 (6.25%) IIS
1 1 (6.25%) Apache
1 1 (6.25%) Tomcat
1 1 (6.25%) Liferay
Applications
1 3 (18.75%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (18.75%) Bugzilla
1 3 (18.75%) FogBugz
2 2 (12.50%) Selenium
3 1 (6.25%) TestNG
3 1 (6.25%) WebDriver
3 1 (6.25%) JMeter
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (18.75%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Client/Server
2 3 (18.75%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (56.25%) Test Scripting
1 9 (56.25%) User Acceptance Testing
2 5 (31.25%) Manual Testing
2 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (25.00%) E-Commerce
3 4 (25.00%) Regression Testing
3 4 (25.00%) System Testing
4 3 (18.75%) Test Management
4 3 (18.75%) Test Automation
4 3 (18.75%) Non-Functional Testing
4 3 (18.75%) Scrum
4 3 (18.75%) Automated Testing
4 3 (18.75%) Systems Analysis
5 1 (6.25%) Problem Management
5 1 (6.25%) Service Delivery
5 1 (6.25%) Automation Testing
5 1 (6.25%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (43.75%) SQL
2 1 (6.25%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (37.50%) ISEB
2 5 (31.25%) ISTQB
3 3 (18.75%) Degree
3 3 (18.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (62.50%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (31.25%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.25%) JBoss
Bedfordshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
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