The table below looks at the statistics for the Test Analyst role in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire 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 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Analyst
Rank 67 83 108
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +25
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 31 39 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.59% 2.29% 0.94%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.71% 2.38% 0.96%
Number of salaries quoted 31 24 13
Average salary £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £33,000 £32,500
UK excluding London average salary £34,500 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
-1.42% +2.94%
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
1142 1642 1772
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 95.33% 96.42% 98.34%
Number of salaries quoted 978 1255 1289
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

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 30 April 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Analyst within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 30 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Warrington +17 9 £40,000 +33.33%
Crewe +16 7 £25,500 -27.14%
Chester +1 6 £31,500 +5.00% 3
Wilmslow 0 5 £35,780 +19.26%
Test Analyst
North West

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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 43 (61.43%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (51.43%) Finance
3 33 (47.14%) Test Scripting
4 30 (42.86%) User Acceptance Testing
5 26 (37.14%) Software Testing
6 24 (34.29%) SQL
7 23 (32.86%) ISTQB
8 22 (31.43%) ISEB
9 20 (28.57%) Performance Testing
10 18 (25.71%) SDLC
11 17 (24.29%) Analytical Skills
11 17 (24.29%) Non-Functional Testing
12 16 (22.86%) Migration
12 16 (22.86%) QA
12 16 (22.86%) Selenium
12 16 (22.86%) Software Delivery
12 16 (22.86%) Waterfall
12 16 (22.86%) Functional Testing
13 15 (21.43%) Test Automation
14 14 (20.00%) Java
15 12 (17.14%) Validation
15 12 (17.14%) .NET
15 12 (17.14%) SQL Server
15 12 (17.14%) Defect Management
16 11 (15.71%) SoapUI
16 11 (15.71%) SOAP
16 11 (15.71%) Web Services
17 10 (14.29%) Degree
17 10 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
18 9 (12.86%) Cucumber

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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.

Application Platforms
1 9 (12.86%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (2.86%) Mule
Applications
1 7 (10.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.86%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (17.14%) SQL Server
2 7 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 7 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 16 (22.86%) Selenium
2 11 (15.71%) SoapUI
3 10 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
4 9 (12.86%) Cucumber
4 9 (12.86%) WebDriver
5 7 (10.00%) HP UFT
5 7 (10.00%) MSTest
6 3 (4.29%) Visual Studio
7 1 (1.43%) Synon
General
1 36 (51.43%) Finance
2 5 (7.14%) Advertising
3 2 (2.86%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (17.14%) .NET
2 11 (15.71%) SOAP
2 11 (15.71%) Web Services
3 9 (12.86%) XML
4 2 (2.86%) JSON
4 2 (2.86%) REST
4 2 (2.86%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 17 (24.29%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (61.43%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (47.14%) Test Scripting
3 30 (42.86%) User Acceptance Testing
4 26 (37.14%) Software Testing
5 20 (28.57%) Performance Testing
6 18 (25.71%) SDLC
7 17 (24.29%) Non-Functional Testing
8 16 (22.86%) Functional Testing
8 16 (22.86%) Migration
8 16 (22.86%) Software Delivery
8 16 (22.86%) Waterfall
9 15 (21.43%) Test Automation
10 12 (17.14%) Defect Management
10 12 (17.14%) Validation
11 9 (12.86%) ETL
12 7 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
12 7 (10.00%) Regression Testing
12 7 (10.00%) System Testing
13 5 (7.14%) Automation Testing
13 5 (7.14%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 24 (34.29%) SQL
2 14 (20.00%) Java
3 9 (12.86%) C#
4 1 (1.43%) RPG
Qualifications
1 23 (32.86%) ISTQB
2 22 (31.43%) ISEB
3 10 (14.29%) Degree
4 7 (10.00%) HND
5 2 (2.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (22.86%) QA
Systems Management
1 7 (10.00%) HP Quality Center
Chester
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Chester
CPS Group Limited
Salary: £24000 - £30000 per annum + Pension + Bonus + Private healthcare
Posted: 5 days ago