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

3 months to
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Analyst
Manchester / Bolton
Rank 24 10 38
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +28
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 6 7 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 4.48% 10.14% 2.86%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.62% 10.45% 2.87%
Number of salaries quoted 6 7 5
Median salary £32,500 £40,000 £22,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-18.75% +77.77%
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 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
130 67 174
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 97.01% 97.10% 99.43%
Number of salaries quoted 117 63 143
Median salary £35,500 £31,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.69% -21.25%
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.19% +5.00%

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 11 Related IT Skills in Bolton

For the 6 months to 23 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 Bolton region featuring Test Analyst in the job title.

1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (71.43%) Test Scripting
3 4 (57.14%) Waterfall
3 4 (57.14%) User Stories
4 3 (42.86%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (42.86%) SQL
4 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
4 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
5 2 (28.57%) Manual Testing
6 1 (14.29%) Legal
6 1 (14.29%) Automated Testing

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 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (14.29%) Legal
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (71.43%) Test Scripting
3 4 (57.14%) User Stories
3 4 (57.14%) Waterfall
4 2 (28.57%) Manual Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) SQL
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft