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 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Analyst
Rank 93 61 81
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +20
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 37 66 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.13% 3.44% 2.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.22% 3.64% 2.27%
Number of salaries quoted 26 58 27
Average salary £32,500 £30,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,840 £22,275
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £36,900 £37,750
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
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
1669 1812 1495
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 96.14% 94.52% 94.08%
Number of salaries quoted 1373 1448 1209
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 31 August 2015.

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 31 August 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
(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 +7 22 £33,000 +10.00% 1
Crewe -2 7 £27,500 -
Chester -3 3 - - 2
Macclesfield +19 2 £22,500 -28.57%
Test Analyst
North West

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 36 (52.17%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (50.72%) Software Testing
2 35 (50.72%) ISEB
3 25 (36.23%) SQL
4 23 (33.33%) QA
4 23 (33.33%) Test Scripting
5 21 (30.43%) Finance
6 19 (27.54%) .NET
6 19 (27.54%) ISTQB
7 18 (26.09%) Performance Testing
8 16 (23.19%) Windows
9 14 (20.29%) Financial Institution
9 14 (20.29%) Wireless
9 14 (20.29%) Risk Management
9 14 (20.29%) Retail
9 14 (20.29%) Customer Engagement
9 14 (20.29%) Line Management
10 13 (18.84%) User Acceptance Testing
11 12 (17.39%) Microsoft
12 11 (15.94%) Validation
12 11 (15.94%) MS Excel
12 11 (15.94%) SQL Server
12 11 (15.94%) Team Foundation Server
13 10 (14.49%) Manual Testing
13 10 (14.49%) Selenium
13 10 (14.49%) Test Planning
13 10 (14.49%) MSTest
14 9 (13.04%) WebDriver
15 8 (11.59%) Automation Testing
16 7 (10.14%) System Testing

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 5 (7.25%) BizTalk Server
2 4 (5.80%) CMS
3 2 (2.90%) Umbraco
3 2 (2.90%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.45%) Mule
Applications
1 11 (15.94%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.90%) GitHub
1 2 (2.90%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 14 (20.29%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (15.94%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (5.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (2.90%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.45%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.45%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 11 (15.94%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (14.49%) MSTest
2 10 (14.49%) Selenium
3 9 (13.04%) WebDriver
4 6 (8.70%) HP UFT
5 5 (7.25%) Visual Studio
6 2 (2.90%) Octopus Deploy
6 2 (2.90%) TeamCity
7 1 (1.45%) Bugzilla
7 1 (1.45%) Cucumber
General
1 21 (30.43%) Finance
2 14 (20.29%) Retail
2 14 (20.29%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.45%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (27.54%) .NET
2 5 (7.25%) XML
3 3 (4.35%) Web Services
4 1 (1.45%) HTML
4 1 (1.45%) WSDL
4 1 (1.45%) WinForms
4 1 (1.45%) .NET Framework
4 1 (1.45%) JSON
4 1 (1.45%) WCF
4 1 (1.45%) WPF
4 1 (1.45%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.80%) User Experience
1 4 (5.80%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.90%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.45%) BBC
Operating Systems
1 16 (23.19%) Windows
2 1 (1.45%) Android
2 1 (1.45%) Windows 7
2 1 (1.45%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (52.17%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (50.72%) Software Testing
3 23 (33.33%) Test Scripting
4 18 (26.09%) Performance Testing
5 14 (20.29%) Customer Engagement
5 14 (20.29%) Risk Management
5 14 (20.29%) Line Management
6 13 (18.84%) User Acceptance Testing
7 11 (15.94%) Validation
8 10 (14.49%) Manual Testing
8 10 (14.49%) Test Planning
9 8 (11.59%) Automation Testing
10 7 (10.14%) System Testing
11 6 (8.70%) Automated Testing
12 5 (7.25%) Mentoring
13 4 (5.80%) SDLC
13 4 (5.80%) Project Planning
13 4 (5.80%) ETL
13 4 (5.80%) Release Management
13 4 (5.80%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 25 (36.23%) SQL
2 4 (5.80%) C#
3 2 (2.90%) Java
4 1 (1.45%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.45%) VB
4 1 (1.45%) VB.NET
4 1 (1.45%) VBA
Qualifications
1 35 (50.72%) ISEB
2 19 (27.54%) ISTQB
3 3 (4.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (2.90%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (33.33%) QA
2 2 (2.90%) WCAG
2 2 (2.90%) WAI
Systems Management
1 6 (8.70%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (17.39%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.90%) EPiServer
Warrington, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago