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 25 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Analyst
Rank 67 98 90
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 23 25 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.30% 1.43% 2.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.35% 1.48% 2.28%
Number of salaries quoted 23 13 35
Median salary £32,202 £30,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.34% -
UK excluding London median salary £34,000 £33,500 £33,500
% change year-on-year
+1.49% -
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
979 1693 1713
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 97.70% 96.91% 97.16%
Number of salaries quoted 850 1332 1357
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 £24,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £52,500 £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 25 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 25 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 +17 6 £31,250 -
Wilmslow - 6 £32,500 -
Macclesfield - 3 £27,500 -
Crewe +10 2 £28,250 +14.14%
Knutsford - 1 £24,000 -
Test Analyst
North West

Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 25 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 24 (47.06%) Finance
1 24 (47.06%) Software Testing
2 23 (45.10%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (43.14%) User Acceptance Testing
4 19 (37.25%) Test Scripting
5 18 (35.29%) Test Automation
6 14 (27.45%) Selenium
7 13 (25.49%) ISEB
7 13 (25.49%) SDLC
8 11 (21.57%) Defect Management
8 11 (21.57%) Regression Testing
9 10 (19.61%) ISTQB
10 9 (17.65%) Java
10 9 (17.65%) System Testing
11 8 (15.69%) Degree
11 8 (15.69%) QA
12 7 (13.73%) Performance Testing
12 7 (13.73%) HND
12 7 (13.73%) SoapUI
13 6 (11.76%) Cucumber
13 6 (11.76%) SOAP
13 6 (11.76%) SQL
13 6 (11.76%) C#
13 6 (11.76%) Scrum
13 6 (11.76%) WebDriver
14 5 (9.80%) Manual Testing
14 5 (9.80%) Analytical Skills
14 5 (9.80%) Non-Functional Testing
15 4 (7.84%) Software Delivery
15 4 (7.84%) Waterfall

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:

Development Applications
1 14 (27.45%) Selenium
2 7 (13.73%) SoapUI
3 6 (11.76%) Cucumber
3 6 (11.76%) WebDriver
4 1 (1.96%) JIRA
4 1 (1.96%) Synon
General
1 24 (47.06%) Finance
2 2 (3.92%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (11.76%) SOAP
2 2 (3.92%) .NET
3 1 (1.96%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.80%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.92%) PMI
3 1 (1.96%) Smartphone
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (47.06%) Software Testing
2 23 (45.10%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (43.14%) User Acceptance Testing
4 19 (37.25%) Test Scripting
5 18 (35.29%) Test Automation
6 13 (25.49%) SDLC
7 11 (21.57%) Defect Management
7 11 (21.57%) Regression Testing
8 9 (17.65%) System Testing
9 7 (13.73%) Performance Testing
10 6 (11.76%) Scrum
11 5 (9.80%) Manual Testing
11 5 (9.80%) Non-Functional Testing
12 4 (7.84%) Functional Testing
12 4 (7.84%) Migration
12 4 (7.84%) Software Delivery
12 4 (7.84%) Test Strategy
12 4 (7.84%) Waterfall
13 3 (5.88%) E-Commerce
13 3 (5.88%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 9 (17.65%) Java
2 6 (11.76%) C#
2 6 (11.76%) SQL
3 1 (1.96%) RPG
Qualifications
1 13 (25.49%) ISEB
2 10 (19.61%) ISTQB
3 8 (15.69%) Degree
4 7 (13.73%) HND
5 2 (3.92%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (15.69%) QA