The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Cheshire region.

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Analyst
Rank 76 82 81
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 38 37 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.18% 2.13% 2.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.28% 2.25% 2.74%
Number of salaries quoted 34 27 58
Average salary £30,000 £33,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +1.53%
UK excluding London average salary £33,500 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
Job Titles Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1669 1644 2188
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 95.70% 94.70% 96.09%
Number of salaries quoted 1320 1346 1935
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Test Analyst
North West

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 22 July 2014.

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 22 July 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
(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 12 £30,000 -14.28% 1
Knutsford +8 9 £40,000 +45.45% 1
Wilmslow -2 8 £30,000 -9.09% 2
Macclesfield +10 2 £31,500 -4.54% 1
Northwich +7 1 £25,000 -3.84%
Chester -7 1 - -
Test Analyst
North West

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, 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 28 (47.46%) ISEB
2 27 (45.76%) Software Testing
3 23 (38.98%) QA
3 23 (38.98%) Windows
4 20 (33.90%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (30.51%) ISTQB
6 16 (27.12%) Finance
6 16 (27.12%) Test Scripting
7 15 (25.42%) Manual Testing
7 15 (25.42%) .NET
8 14 (23.73%) Team Foundation Server
9 13 (22.03%) QuickTest Pro
10 11 (18.64%) SQL
10 11 (18.64%) HP Quality Center
10 11 (18.64%) Performance Testing
11 10 (16.95%) Selenium
12 9 (15.25%) Microsoft
12 9 (15.25%) Mainframe
12 9 (15.25%) Automated Testing
13 8 (13.56%) C#
13 8 (13.56%) Integration Testing
14 7 (11.86%) Release Management
14 7 (11.86%) System Testing
14 7 (11.86%) V-Model
14 7 (11.86%) Degree
14 7 (11.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 7 (11.86%) Oracle
14 7 (11.86%) Regression Testing
15 6 (10.17%) Windows Server 2003
15 6 (10.17%) HTML

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, 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 1 (1.69%) CMS
Applications
1 5 (8.47%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.08%) RoboHelp
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.17%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (8.47%) Oracle Database 11g
2 5 (8.47%) Oracle Database
2 5 (8.47%) Oracle Database 10g
2 5 (8.47%) OLTP
2 5 (8.47%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.39%) Informix
4 1 (1.69%) DB2
4 1 (1.69%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 14 (23.73%) Team Foundation Server
2 13 (22.03%) QuickTest Pro
3 10 (16.95%) Selenium
4 5 (8.47%) JIRA
5 4 (6.78%) MSTest
6 3 (5.08%) Cucumber
7 2 (3.39%) NUnit
8 1 (1.69%) SpecFlow
8 1 (1.69%) Toad
General
1 16 (27.12%) Finance
2 2 (3.39%) Banking
2 2 (3.39%) Marketing
3 1 (1.69%) Retail Banking
3 1 (1.69%) Aerospace
3 1 (1.69%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (1.69%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (25.42%) .NET
2 6 (10.17%) HTML
2 6 (10.17%) .NET Framework
3 5 (8.47%) ASP.NET
4 3 (5.08%) Gherkin
5 1 (1.69%) Application Packaging
5 1 (1.69%) HTML5
5 1 (1.69%) CSS
5 1 (1.69%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (15.25%) Mainframe
2 5 (8.47%) Computer Science
3 3 (5.08%) IBM Mainframe
3 3 (5.08%) PMI
4 2 (3.39%) Mobile Banking
5 1 (1.69%) Wiki
5 1 (1.69%) Biotechnology
5 1 (1.69%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.69%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.69%) Interactive TV
5 1 (1.69%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 23 (38.98%) Windows
2 6 (10.17%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (3.39%) Apple iOS
3 2 (3.39%) Android
4 1 (1.69%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (45.76%) Software Testing
2 20 (33.90%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (27.12%) Test Scripting
4 15 (25.42%) Manual Testing
5 11 (18.64%) Performance Testing
6 9 (15.25%) Automated Testing
7 8 (13.56%) Integration Testing
8 7 (11.86%) Release Management
8 7 (11.86%) System Testing
8 7 (11.86%) V-Model
8 7 (11.86%) Regression Testing
9 6 (10.17%) Web Testing
10 4 (6.78%) Workflow
10 4 (6.78%) Test Management
11 3 (5.08%) User Acceptance Testing
11 3 (5.08%) Business Analysis
11 3 (5.08%) Test Automation
11 3 (5.08%) Continuous Improvement
11 3 (5.08%) Change Control
11 3 (5.08%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 11 (18.64%) SQL
2 8 (13.56%) C#
3 6 (10.17%) JavaScript
4 5 (8.47%) VB.NET
5 2 (3.39%) C++
6 1 (1.69%) Java
6 1 (1.69%) C
Qualifications
1 28 (47.46%) ISEB
2 18 (30.51%) ISTQB
3 7 (11.86%) Degree
3 7 (11.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (5.08%) Security Cleared
4 3 (5.08%) CSQA
4 3 (5.08%) MBA
4 3 (5.08%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.69%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.69%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (38.98%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.69%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 11 (18.64%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (15.25%) Microsoft
2 7 (11.86%) Oracle
3 3 (5.08%) IBM
4 1 (1.69%) ION Trading
4 1 (1.69%) AppSense
4 1 (1.69%) Cognizant
4 1 (1.69%) Citrix
4 1 (1.69%) Apple
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