The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Cheshire region that had Test Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 1 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Analyst
Rank 57 101 95
Rank change year-on-year
+44 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 23 23 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.47% 1.31% 1.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.57% 1.36% 1.52%
Number of salaries quoted 23 14 24
Median salary £32,202 £31,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.22% +5.00%
UK excluding London median salary £33,500 £34,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-1.47% -2.85%
Test Analyst
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cheshire 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
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
895 1695 1713
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 96.24% 96.86% 97.61%
Number of salaries quoted 785 1348 1327
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

Test Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Test Analyst
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Test Analyst Salary Trend in Cheshire

Test Analyst
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Analyst across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 1 July 2016.

Test Analyst Salary Histogram in Cheshire

Test Analyst
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Analyst within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 1 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chester +11 8 £32,500 -
Wilmslow - 7 £32,500 -
Macclesfield - 3 £27,500 -
Warrington +17 1 £42,500 +37.09%
Crewe +16 1 £26,500 +20.45%
Knutsford - 1 £24,000 -
Test Analyst
North West

Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 Cheshire region featuring Test Analyst in the job title.

1 33 (53.23%) Finance
2 32 (51.61%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (43.55%) Test Scripting
4 26 (41.94%) User Acceptance Testing
5 20 (32.26%) Software Testing
6 19 (30.65%) Test Automation
7 18 (29.03%) ISTQB
8 17 (27.42%) Selenium
8 17 (27.42%) SDLC
9 14 (22.58%) ISEB
10 13 (20.97%) Java
11 12 (19.35%) Non-Functional Testing
11 12 (19.35%) Analytical Skills
12 11 (17.74%) Software Delivery
12 11 (17.74%) Functional Testing
12 11 (17.74%) Waterfall
12 11 (17.74%) Migration
12 11 (17.74%) SQL
13 10 (16.13%) QA
13 10 (16.13%) SoapUI
13 10 (16.13%) Defect Management
14 9 (14.52%) Cucumber
14 9 (14.52%) WebDriver
14 9 (14.52%) Degree
14 9 (14.52%) Performance Testing
14 9 (14.52%) SOAP
14 9 (14.52%) C#
15 8 (12.90%) Regression Testing
16 7 (11.29%) HND
16 7 (11.29%) System Testing

Test Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.61%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (1.61%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.61%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.61%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (1.61%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (1.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 17 (27.42%) Selenium
2 10 (16.13%) SoapUI
3 9 (14.52%) Cucumber
3 9 (14.52%) WebDriver
4 1 (1.61%) HP UFT
4 1 (1.61%) MSTest
4 1 (1.61%) Synon
4 1 (1.61%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 33 (53.23%) Finance
2 5 (8.06%) Advertising
3 1 (1.61%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (14.52%) SOAP
2 3 (4.84%) .NET
3 2 (3.23%) Web Services
3 2 (3.23%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (19.35%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.23%) PMI
3 1 (1.61%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.61%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (51.61%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (43.55%) Test Scripting
3 26 (41.94%) User Acceptance Testing
4 20 (32.26%) Software Testing
5 19 (30.65%) Test Automation
6 17 (27.42%) SDLC
7 12 (19.35%) Non-Functional Testing
8 11 (17.74%) Functional Testing
8 11 (17.74%) Migration
8 11 (17.74%) Software Delivery
8 11 (17.74%) Waterfall
9 10 (16.13%) Defect Management
10 9 (14.52%) Performance Testing
11 8 (12.90%) Regression Testing
12 7 (11.29%) System Testing
13 6 (9.68%) Scrum
14 5 (8.06%) Manual Testing
15 4 (6.45%) Automation Testing
15 4 (6.45%) E-Commerce
16 3 (4.84%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (20.97%) Java
2 11 (17.74%) SQL
3 9 (14.52%) C#
4 1 (1.61%) RPG
Qualifications
1 18 (29.03%) ISTQB
2 14 (22.58%) ISEB
3 9 (14.52%) Degree
4 7 (11.29%) HND
5 2 (3.23%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (16.13%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.61%) HP Quality Center