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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Analyst
Rank 110 95 97
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 21 38 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.96% 1.64% 1.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.01% 1.77% 1.52%
Number of salaries quoted 19 34 28
Average salary £30,000 £33,000 £30,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,400 £25,320
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £38,300
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
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
2078 2152 1913
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 95.06% 93.08% 96.71%
Number of salaries quoted 1588 1638 1719
Average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £55,000
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 17 April 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 17 April 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 -18 17 £28,000 -12.50% 1
High Wycombe -7 2 £35,000 +2.94%
Gerrards Cross - 1 £25,000 -
Test Analyst
South East

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 27 (51.92%) Test Scripting
2 22 (42.31%) Finance
3 21 (40.38%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (40.38%) ISEB
4 18 (34.62%) Degree
5 17 (32.69%) Microsoft
6 16 (30.77%) QA
6 16 (30.77%) User Acceptance Testing
7 13 (25.00%) ISTQB
8 12 (23.08%) SQL
8 12 (23.08%) Automated Testing
9 10 (19.23%) Regression Testing
9 10 (19.23%) Team Foundation Server
10 9 (17.31%) Integration Testing
10 9 (17.31%) Test Management
10 9 (17.31%) Project Management
10 9 (17.31%) QuickTest Pro
10 9 (17.31%) MS Excel
11 8 (15.38%) Business Analysis
11 8 (15.38%) Software Testing
12 7 (13.46%) Test Automation
12 7 (13.46%) Test Strategy
12 7 (13.46%) Logistics
12 7 (13.46%) CRM
12 7 (13.46%) Test Planning
13 6 (11.54%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 6 (11.54%) HP
13 6 (11.54%) SQL Server
13 6 (11.54%) Visual Studio
13 6 (11.54%) Software Engineering

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 9 (17.31%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (5.77%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.92%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (11.54%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.77%) MS Access
3 2 (3.85%) Big Data
3 2 (3.85%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 10 (19.23%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (17.31%) QuickTest Pro
3 6 (11.54%) Visual Studio
4 5 (9.62%) Rational DOORS
4 5 (9.62%) LoadRunner
5 4 (7.69%) Selenium
6 2 (3.85%) Visual Studio Team System
7 1 (1.92%) WebDriver
7 1 (1.92%) Cucumber
7 1 (1.92%) Subversion
7 1 (1.92%) JIRA
7 1 (1.92%) SoapUI
7 1 (1.92%) Jasmine
7 1 (1.92%) Grunt
General
1 22 (42.31%) Finance
2 5 (9.62%) Financial Institution
2 5 (9.62%) Telecoms
2 5 (9.62%) Banking
3 4 (7.69%) Marketing
3 4 (7.69%) Legal
3 4 (7.69%) Military
4 1 (1.92%) Retail
4 1 (1.92%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.69%) WPF
2 3 (5.77%) .NET
3 2 (3.85%) Middleware
3 2 (3.85%) WCF
4 1 (1.92%) HTML
4 1 (1.92%) .NET Framework
4 1 (1.92%) JSON
4 1 (1.92%) CSS
4 1 (1.92%) SOAP
4 1 (1.92%) Web Services
4 1 (1.92%) XML
4 1 (1.92%) LINQ
4 1 (1.92%) jQuery
4 1 (1.92%) Backbone.js
4 1 (1.92%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.54%) Computer Science
2 5 (9.62%) Hedge funds
3 3 (5.77%) PACS
4 2 (3.85%) N-Tier
4 2 (3.85%) NHS
4 2 (3.85%) Mobile Banking
5 1 (1.92%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.92%) FMCG
5 1 (1.92%) Physics
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (51.92%) Test Scripting
2 21 (40.38%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (30.77%) User Acceptance Testing
4 12 (23.08%) Automated Testing
5 10 (19.23%) Regression Testing
6 9 (17.31%) Project Management
6 9 (17.31%) Integration Testing
6 9 (17.31%) Test Management
7 8 (15.38%) Business Analysis
7 8 (15.38%) Software Testing
8 7 (13.46%) CRM
8 7 (13.46%) Logistics
8 7 (13.46%) Test Automation
8 7 (13.46%) Test Strategy
8 7 (13.46%) Test Planning
9 6 (11.54%) Manual Testing
9 6 (11.54%) Software Engineering
10 5 (9.62%) Asset Management
10 5 (9.62%) Supply Chain Management
10 5 (9.62%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 12 (23.08%) SQL
2 5 (9.62%) C#
3 2 (3.85%) VBScript
4 1 (1.92%) VB.NET
4 1 (1.92%) R
4 1 (1.92%) Java
4 1 (1.92%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 21 (40.38%) ISEB
2 18 (34.62%) Degree
3 13 (25.00%) ISTQB
4 6 (11.54%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (30.77%) QA
2 3 (5.77%) HL7
2 3 (5.77%) DICOM
System Software
1 3 (5.77%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (11.54%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 17 (32.69%) Microsoft
2 6 (11.54%) HP
3 5 (9.62%) IBM
4 4 (7.69%) Oracle
5 3 (5.77%) VMware
6 1 (1.92%) Progress