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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Analyst
Rank 80 86 79
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 10 15 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 1.04% 1.30% 1.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.08% 1.35% 1.37%
Number of salaries quoted 10 11 13
Average salary £35,000 £30,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,950 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £41,500 £37,000
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
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
926 1113 950
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 96.36% 96.70% 94.72%
Number of salaries quoted 821 956 864
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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
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 28 August 2015. 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 0 4 £36,250 +20.83% 1
Luton +1 3 £33,000 -20.48%
Dunstable - 1 £35,350 -
Test Analyst
East of England

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 15 (75.00%) SQL
2 12 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (55.00%) Microsoft
4 9 (45.00%) ISEB
5 6 (30.00%) HTML
5 6 (30.00%) MS Office
5 6 (30.00%) QA
6 5 (25.00%) ISTQB
6 5 (25.00%) Automated Testing
6 5 (25.00%) .NET
6 5 (25.00%) MS Excel
6 5 (25.00%) C#
6 5 (25.00%) Test Scripting
7 4 (20.00%) JavaScript
7 4 (20.00%) SQL Server
7 4 (20.00%) ASP.NET
7 4 (20.00%) CSS
7 4 (20.00%) System Testing
7 4 (20.00%) Test Automation
8 3 (15.00%) Waterfall
8 3 (15.00%) Degree
8 3 (15.00%) WebLogic
8 3 (15.00%) HP
8 3 (15.00%) Finance
8 3 (15.00%) Non-Functional Testing
9 2 (10.00%) PuTTY
9 2 (10.00%) Manual Testing
9 2 (10.00%) Test Strategy
9 2 (10.00%) Test Planning
9 2 (10.00%) VersaTest

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 3 (15.00%) WebLogic
2 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.00%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 6 (30.00%) MS Office
2 5 (25.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) Telnet
1 2 (10.00%) SSH
1 2 (10.00%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (10.00%) NonStop SQL
Development Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Toad
1 2 (10.00%) HP UFT
1 2 (10.00%) VersaTest
2 1 (5.00%) JMeter
2 1 (5.00%) Bugzilla
2 1 (5.00%) Subversion
2 1 (5.00%) JIRA
2 1 (5.00%) Selenium
2 1 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (5.00%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (5.00%) SoapUI
2 1 (5.00%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 3 (15.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (30.00%) HTML
2 5 (25.00%) .NET
3 4 (20.00%) ASP.NET
3 4 (20.00%) CSS
4 2 (10.00%) XML
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.00%) UNIX
2 1 (5.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (25.00%) Automated Testing
2 5 (25.00%) Test Scripting
3 4 (20.00%) System Testing
3 4 (20.00%) Test Automation
4 3 (15.00%) Waterfall
4 3 (15.00%) Non-Functional Testing
5 2 (10.00%) Test Planning
5 2 (10.00%) BDD
5 2 (10.00%) Test Strategy
5 2 (10.00%) Software Architecture
5 2 (10.00%) Manual Testing
5 2 (10.00%) Release Management
5 2 (10.00%) CRM
5 2 (10.00%) Project Management
5 2 (10.00%) Regression Testing
6 1 (5.00%) Scrum
6 1 (5.00%) Software Engineering
6 1 (5.00%) Business Analysis
6 1 (5.00%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (75.00%) SQL
2 5 (25.00%) C#
3 4 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.00%) C
4 1 (5.00%) C++
4 1 (5.00%) Java
4 1 (5.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 9 (45.00%) ISEB
2 5 (25.00%) ISTQB
3 3 (15.00%) Degree
4 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (5.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (30.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (55.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (15.00%) HP
Bedford
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Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
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