The table below looks at the statistics for the Test Analyst role in IT jobs advertised for the Buckinghamshire 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 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Analyst
Rank 88 90 117
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +27
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 32 31 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 1.79% 1.70% 1.03%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.89% 1.83% 1.06%
Number of salaries quoted 27 26 14
Average salary £35,000 £33,250 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,800 £32,000 £27,900
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £38,750 £58,000
UK excluding London average salary £34,500 £32,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+7.81% +6.66%
Test Analyst
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Buckinghamshire 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
Buckinghamshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1691 1698 1981
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 94.52% 93.09% 97.01%
Number of salaries quoted 1340 1362 1754
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,500 £24,750
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Test Analyst in the job title across the Buckinghamshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Test Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

Test Analyst
Salary Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Test Analyst Salary Trend in Buckinghamshire

Test Analyst
Salary Histogram in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Analyst across the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 27 January 2015.

Test Analyst Salary Histogram in Buckinghamshire

Test Analyst
Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Analyst within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 27 January 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
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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
Milton Keynes -9 19 £38,000 +16.92% 3
High Wycombe +3 7 £35,000 -2.77% 2
Aylesbury - 5 £35,000 -
Gerrards Cross - 1 £25,000 -
Test Analyst
South East

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 30 (50.85%) SQL
2 27 (45.76%) Finance
3 23 (38.98%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (38.98%) Test Scripting
4 20 (33.90%) Automated Testing
4 20 (33.90%) ISEB
5 17 (28.81%) QA
6 15 (25.42%) ISTQB
6 15 (25.42%) Microsoft
7 14 (23.73%) QuickTest Pro
7 14 (23.73%) Regression Testing
8 13 (22.03%) Test Management
8 13 (22.03%) User Acceptance Testing
9 12 (20.34%) Degree
10 11 (18.64%) Business Analysis
10 11 (18.64%) Integration Testing
11 10 (16.95%) Team Foundation Server
11 10 (16.95%) Logistics
11 10 (16.95%) Oracle
12 9 (15.25%) Visual Studio
12 9 (15.25%) .NET
12 9 (15.25%) Test Planning
13 8 (13.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 8 (13.56%) Asset Management
13 8 (13.56%) Supply Chain Management
13 8 (13.56%) Software Testing
13 8 (13.56%) Selenium
13 8 (13.56%) C#
13 8 (13.56%) Validation
14 7 (11.86%) Legal

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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.

Applications
1 7 (11.86%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (5.08%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.69%) FTP
1 1 (1.69%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.17%) Oracle Database
2 4 (6.78%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.69%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.69%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.69%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 14 (23.73%) QuickTest Pro
2 10 (16.95%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (15.25%) Visual Studio
4 8 (13.56%) Selenium
5 5 (8.47%) LoadRunner
5 5 (8.47%) Rational DOORS
5 5 (8.47%) JIRA
6 3 (5.08%) MSTest
7 2 (3.39%) WebDriver
7 2 (3.39%) JMeter
7 2 (3.39%) Visual Studio Team System
8 1 (1.69%) TestNG
8 1 (1.69%) JUnit
8 1 (1.69%) Subversion
8 1 (1.69%) Cucumber
8 1 (1.69%) Jasmine
8 1 (1.69%) FogBugz
8 1 (1.69%) Grunt
General
1 27 (45.76%) Finance
2 7 (11.86%) Legal
2 7 (11.86%) Military
3 6 (10.17%) Telecoms
4 5 (8.47%) Financial Institution
5 2 (3.39%) Marketing
5 2 (3.39%) Banking
6 1 (1.69%) Retail
6 1 (1.69%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (15.25%) .NET
2 6 (10.17%) XML
3 5 (8.47%) HTML
4 4 (6.78%) Web Services
4 4 (6.78%) ASP.NET
5 3 (5.08%) WPF
6 2 (3.39%) WCF
6 2 (3.39%) CSS
7 1 (1.69%) Middleware
7 1 (1.69%) .NET Framework
7 1 (1.69%) JSON
7 1 (1.69%) LINQ
7 1 (1.69%) jQuery
7 1 (1.69%) Backbone.js
7 1 (1.69%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.47%) Hedge funds
1 5 (8.47%) Mobile App
2 4 (6.78%) N-Tier
3 3 (5.08%) PACS
4 2 (3.39%) NHS
4 2 (3.39%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.69%) FMCG
5 1 (1.69%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.78%) UNIX
2 3 (5.08%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (38.98%) Agile Software Development
1 23 (38.98%) Test Scripting
2 20 (33.90%) Automated Testing
3 14 (23.73%) Regression Testing
4 13 (22.03%) User Acceptance Testing
4 13 (22.03%) Test Management
5 11 (18.64%) Integration Testing
5 11 (18.64%) Business Analysis
6 10 (16.95%) Logistics
7 9 (15.25%) Test Planning
8 8 (13.56%) Supply Chain Management
8 8 (13.56%) Software Testing
8 8 (13.56%) Validation
8 8 (13.56%) Asset Management
9 7 (11.86%) CRM
9 7 (11.86%) Supplier Management
9 7 (11.86%) Manual Testing
9 7 (11.86%) System Testing
9 7 (11.86%) Test Automation
10 6 (10.17%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 30 (50.85%) SQL
2 8 (13.56%) C#
3 6 (10.17%) VBScript
4 5 (8.47%) Java
5 2 (3.39%) JavaScript
5 2 (3.39%) PHP
6 1 (1.69%) VB
6 1 (1.69%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.69%) R
Qualifications
1 20 (33.90%) ISEB
2 15 (25.42%) ISTQB
3 12 (20.34%) Degree
4 8 (13.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (28.81%) QA
2 3 (5.08%) HL7
2 3 (5.08%) DICOM
System Software
1 3 (5.08%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (10.17%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 15 (25.42%) Microsoft
2 10 (16.95%) Oracle
3 6 (10.17%) HP
4 5 (8.47%) IBM
5 3 (5.08%) VMware
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