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 19 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Analyst
East of England / Bedfordshire
Rank 56 83 83
Rank change year-on-year
+27 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 14 4 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 2.31% 0.51% 0.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.41% 0.54% 0.50%
Number of salaries quoted 14 4 5
Median salary £32,000 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-8.57% -
UK excluding London median salary £34,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -

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
580 742 996
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 95.71% 95.37% 96.51%
Number of salaries quoted 492 653 789
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

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 19 February 2017.

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 19 February 2017. 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 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 6 £32,000 -54.28%
Bedford +17 4 £32,500 -7.14%
Test Analyst
East of England

Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 19 February 2017, 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 9 (50.00%) ISTQB
1 9 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (44.44%) Test Planning
2 8 (44.44%) SQL
3 7 (38.89%) Java
3 7 (38.89%) Finance
3 7 (38.89%) Selenium
4 6 (33.33%) ISEB
5 5 (27.78%) Waterfall
5 5 (27.78%) Automation Testing
6 4 (22.22%) Non-Functional Testing
6 4 (22.22%) Test Strategy
6 4 (22.22%) Test Scripting
6 4 (22.22%) System Testing
6 4 (22.22%) Test Automation
6 4 (22.22%) Release Management
6 4 (22.22%) Software Testing
6 4 (22.22%) LoadRunner
6 4 (22.22%) Client/Server
6 4 (22.22%) SLA
6 4 (22.22%) C#
7 3 (16.67%) Oracle Database 10g
7 3 (16.67%) Sun
7 3 (16.67%) HP
7 3 (16.67%) Oracle
7 3 (16.67%) WebLogic
7 3 (16.67%) QA
7 3 (16.67%) Oracle Database
7 3 (16.67%) Performance Testing
7 3 (16.67%) WebDriver

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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (16.67%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (16.67%) Oracle Database
1 3 (16.67%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 7 (38.89%) Selenium
2 4 (22.22%) LoadRunner
3 3 (16.67%) WebDriver
4 1 (5.56%) ClearQuest
4 1 (5.56%) JIRA
General
1 7 (38.89%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Electronics
2 1 (5.56%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.56%) Marketing
2 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.56%) Unix
1 1 (5.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (44.44%) Test Planning
3 5 (27.78%) Automation Testing
3 5 (27.78%) Waterfall
4 4 (22.22%) Non-Functional Testing
4 4 (22.22%) Release Management
4 4 (22.22%) Software Testing
4 4 (22.22%) System Testing
4 4 (22.22%) Test Automation
4 4 (22.22%) Test Scripting
4 4 (22.22%) Test Strategy
5 3 (16.67%) Performance Testing
6 2 (11.11%) Functional Testing
6 2 (11.11%) Manual Testing
6 2 (11.11%) Regression Testing
6 2 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (5.56%) Digital Marketing
7 1 (5.56%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (44.44%) SQL
2 7 (38.89%) Java
3 4 (22.22%) C#
4 1 (5.56%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 9 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 6 (33.33%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (22.22%) SLA
2 3 (16.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (16.67%) HP
1 3 (16.67%) Oracle
1 3 (16.67%) Sun
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.56%) SAP