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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Analyst
Rank 95 96 111
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +15
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 28 28 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 1.44% 1.51% 1.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.50% 1.61% 1.18%
Number of salaries quoted 22 23 15
Average salary £38,000 £34,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% -2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,600 £32,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,200 £54,300
UK excluding London average salary £33,625 £31,500 £31,500
% change year-on-year
+6.74% -
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
1867 1738 2027
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 95.79% 93.79% 96.80%
Number of salaries quoted 1473 1368 1771
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,000 £24,750
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
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 24 December 2014.

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 24 December 2014. 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 -2 21 £38,000 +16.92% 2
High Wycombe +3 6 £40,000 +11.11%
Aylesbury - 1 £35,000 -
Test Analyst
South East

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 33 (58.93%) SQL
2 29 (51.79%) Finance
3 23 (41.07%) Test Scripting
4 21 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (37.50%) Automated Testing
5 20 (35.71%) ISEB
6 15 (26.79%) QuickTest Pro
6 15 (26.79%) QA
7 13 (23.21%) Oracle
7 13 (23.21%) ISTQB
8 12 (21.43%) Microsoft
8 12 (21.43%) Regression Testing
8 12 (21.43%) Test Management
9 11 (19.64%) User Acceptance Testing
10 10 (17.86%) Business Analysis
10 10 (17.86%) Degree
10 10 (17.86%) Selenium
10 10 (17.86%) Integration Testing
11 9 (16.07%) .NET
11 9 (16.07%) Visual Studio
11 9 (16.07%) XML
12 8 (14.29%) Java
12 8 (14.29%) Validation
12 8 (14.29%) Asset Management
12 8 (14.29%) Logistics
12 8 (14.29%) Supply Chain Management
12 8 (14.29%) Manual Testing
12 8 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
12 8 (14.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 8 (14.29%) Test Planning

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 4 (7.14%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.57%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.57%) FTP
2 1 (1.79%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (12.50%) Oracle Database
2 4 (7.14%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.79%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.79%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.79%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 15 (26.79%) QuickTest Pro
2 10 (17.86%) Selenium
3 9 (16.07%) Visual Studio
4 8 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
5 6 (10.71%) JIRA
6 5 (8.93%) Rational DOORS
6 5 (8.93%) LoadRunner
7 3 (5.36%) WebDriver
7 3 (5.36%) MSTest
8 2 (3.57%) Visual Studio Team System
8 2 (3.57%) JMeter
9 1 (1.79%) JUnit
9 1 (1.79%) TestNG
9 1 (1.79%) FogBugz
General
1 29 (51.79%) Finance
2 7 (12.50%) Legal
2 7 (12.50%) Military
3 5 (8.93%) Financial Institution
4 3 (5.36%) Telecoms
4 3 (5.36%) Banking
5 1 (1.79%) Retail
5 1 (1.79%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.79%) Marketing
5 1 (1.79%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (16.07%) .NET
1 9 (16.07%) XML
2 7 (12.50%) HTML
3 5 (8.93%) Web Services
3 5 (8.93%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.79%) CSS
4 1 (1.79%) JSP
4 1 (1.79%) J2EE
4 1 (1.79%) Middleware
4 1 (1.79%) .NET Framework
4 1 (1.79%) WCF
4 1 (1.79%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.93%) Hedge funds
1 5 (8.93%) Mobile App
2 4 (7.14%) N-Tier
3 2 (3.57%) PACS
4 1 (1.79%) Physics
4 1 (1.79%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 7 (12.50%) UNIX
2 5 (8.93%) Windows
3 1 (1.79%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (41.07%) Test Scripting
2 21 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (37.50%) Automated Testing
3 12 (21.43%) Regression Testing
3 12 (21.43%) Test Management
4 11 (19.64%) User Acceptance Testing
5 10 (17.86%) Integration Testing
5 10 (17.86%) Business Analysis
6 8 (14.29%) Validation
6 8 (14.29%) Asset Management
6 8 (14.29%) Logistics
6 8 (14.29%) Supply Chain Management
6 8 (14.29%) Manual Testing
6 8 (14.29%) Test Planning
7 7 (12.50%) System Testing
7 7 (12.50%) Supplier Management
8 6 (10.71%) Software Testing
9 5 (8.93%) Test Automation
10 4 (7.14%) Test Strategy
10 4 (7.14%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 33 (58.93%) SQL
2 8 (14.29%) Java
3 6 (10.71%) C#
3 6 (10.71%) VBScript
4 4 (7.14%) PHP
5 2 (3.57%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.79%) VB
6 1 (1.79%) Python
6 1 (1.79%) Ruby
6 1 (1.79%) R
Qualifications
1 20 (35.71%) ISEB
2 13 (23.21%) ISTQB
3 10 (17.86%) Degree
4 8 (14.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (26.79%) QA
2 2 (3.57%) HL7
2 2 (3.57%) DICOM
System Software
1 3 (5.36%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (10.71%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (23.21%) Oracle
2 12 (21.43%) Microsoft
3 6 (10.71%) HP
4 5 (8.93%) IBM
5 3 (5.36%) VMware
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