The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Bolton region that had Test Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 8 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Analyst
Rank 26 - 24
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 2 0 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 1.38% - 5.00%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.50% - 5.04%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 6
Median salary £31,250 - £22,500
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £34,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +3.03%
Test Analyst
Manchester

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bolton 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
Bolton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
133 77 119
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 91.72% 96.25% 99.17%
Number of salaries quoted 115 73 113
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £21,700 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +2.50%

Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Bolton

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

Test Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Bolton

Test Analyst
Salary Trend in Bolton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Test Analyst across the Bolton region.

Test Analyst Salary Trend in Bolton

Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bolton

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 Bolton region featuring Test Analyst in the job title.

1 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (71.43%) Manual Testing
2 4 (57.14%) Finance
2 4 (57.14%) ISEB
3 3 (42.86%) SQL
3 3 (42.86%) Test Scripting
3 3 (42.86%) SDLC
4 2 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (28.57%) QA
4 2 (28.57%) Process Improvement
4 2 (28.57%) Automated Testing
4 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
4 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
5 1 (14.29%) Regression Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Software Testing
5 1 (14.29%) ISTQB
5 1 (14.29%) TDD
5 1 (14.29%) Test Strategy
5 1 (14.29%) Agile Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Functional Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Non-Functional Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Automation Testing
5 1 (14.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
5 1 (14.29%) Selenium
5 1 (14.29%) Web Testing
5 1 (14.29%) C#
5 1 (14.29%) System Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Test Automation
5 1 (14.29%) iPad

Test Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Bolton 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 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (14.29%) Selenium
General
1 4 (57.14%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) iPad
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (71.43%) Manual Testing
2 3 (42.86%) SDLC
2 3 (42.86%) Test Scripting
3 2 (28.57%) Automated Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Process Improvement
4 1 (14.29%) Agile Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Automation Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Exploratory Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Functional Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
4 1 (14.29%) Non-Functional Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Regression Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Software Testing
4 1 (14.29%) System Testing
4 1 (14.29%) TDD
4 1 (14.29%) Test Automation
4 1 (14.29%) Test Strategy
4 1 (14.29%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) ISEB
2 1 (14.29%) ISTQB
2 1 (14.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft