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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Analyst
Rank 68 72 76
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 59 41 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 3.11% 2.43% 2.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.29% 2.59% 2.62%
Number of salaries quoted 51 34 54
Average salary £30,000 £33,000 £29,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +12.82%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £36,000 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
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
1792 1583 2176
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 94.46% 94.00% 96.20%
Number of salaries quoted 1439 1279 1878
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £59,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 20 August 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 20 August 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
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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 -11 19 £30,000 -14.28%
Wilmslow +3 11 £30,000 -9.09%
Knutsford -2 9 £40,000 +29.03%
Crewe - 6 £27,500 -
Macclesfield +14 2 £31,500 -4.54%
Northwich +6 1 £25,000 -33.33%
Chester -13 1 £26,200 +0.76%
Test Analyst
North West

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 34 (45.95%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (41.89%) ISEB
3 30 (40.54%) Software Testing
4 27 (36.49%) Windows
5 24 (32.43%) ISTQB
5 24 (32.43%) QA
5 24 (32.43%) Manual Testing
6 23 (31.08%) QuickTest Pro
7 20 (27.03%) Regression Testing
7 20 (27.03%) Test Scripting
8 19 (25.68%) Selenium
8 19 (25.68%) .NET
9 17 (22.97%) HP Quality Center
10 16 (21.62%) Team Foundation Server
10 16 (21.62%) Performance Testing
10 16 (21.62%) SQL
11 15 (20.27%) Finance
12 13 (17.57%) Automated Testing
13 12 (16.22%) Integration Testing
13 12 (16.22%) Release Management
14 11 (14.86%) V-Model
15 10 (13.51%) .NET Framework
15 10 (13.51%) Microsoft
16 9 (12.16%) Mainframe
16 9 (12.16%) JIRA
17 8 (10.81%) System Testing
17 8 (10.81%) Cucumber
17 8 (10.81%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
17 8 (10.81%) Test Automation
17 8 (10.81%) Oracle

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 (1.35%) CMS
Applications
1 4 (5.41%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.05%) RoboHelp
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.41%) LAN
1 4 (5.41%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.11%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.05%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (2.70%) OLTP
3 2 (2.70%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (2.70%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (2.70%) Oracle Database
3 2 (2.70%) Informix
4 1 (1.35%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.35%) DB2
Development Applications
1 23 (31.08%) QuickTest Pro
2 19 (25.68%) Selenium
3 16 (21.62%) Team Foundation Server
4 9 (12.16%) JIRA
5 8 (10.81%) Cucumber
6 5 (6.76%) MSTest
7 4 (5.41%) LoadRunner
8 3 (4.05%) SpecFlow
9 2 (2.70%) NUnit
10 1 (1.35%) Toad
General
1 15 (20.27%) Finance
2 2 (2.70%) Banking
2 2 (2.70%) Marketing
3 1 (1.35%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (1.35%) Retail
3 1 (1.35%) Retail Banking
3 1 (1.35%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (25.68%) .NET
2 10 (13.51%) .NET Framework
3 5 (6.76%) Gherkin
4 3 (4.05%) HTML
5 2 (2.70%) ASP.NET
6 1 (1.35%) CSS
6 1 (1.35%) XML
6 1 (1.35%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.16%) Mainframe
2 3 (4.05%) PMI
2 3 (4.05%) IBM Mainframe
3 2 (2.70%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.70%) Mobile Banking
4 1 (1.35%) Wiki
4 1 (1.35%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.35%) NHS
4 1 (1.35%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.35%) Interactive TV
4 1 (1.35%) Biotechnology
Operating Systems
1 27 (36.49%) Windows
2 7 (9.46%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (5.41%) Windows XP
3 4 (5.41%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (5.41%) Windows 7
4 2 (2.70%) Apple iOS
4 2 (2.70%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (45.95%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (40.54%) Software Testing
3 24 (32.43%) Manual Testing
4 20 (27.03%) Test Scripting
4 20 (27.03%) Regression Testing
5 16 (21.62%) Performance Testing
6 13 (17.57%) Automated Testing
7 12 (16.22%) Release Management
7 12 (16.22%) Integration Testing
8 11 (14.86%) V-Model
9 8 (10.81%) Test Automation
9 8 (10.81%) System Testing
10 7 (9.46%) Automation Testing
11 6 (8.11%) Stress Testing
12 5 (6.76%) User Acceptance Testing
12 5 (6.76%) Scrum
13 4 (5.41%) Workflow
13 4 (5.41%) Migration
13 4 (5.41%) Test Management
14 3 (4.05%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (21.62%) SQL
2 5 (6.76%) C#
3 4 (5.41%) Java
4 3 (4.05%) JavaScript
5 2 (2.70%) C++
5 2 (2.70%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.35%) C
Qualifications
1 31 (41.89%) ISEB
2 24 (32.43%) ISTQB
3 8 (10.81%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 7 (9.46%) Security Cleared
5 5 (6.76%) SC Cleared
6 4 (5.41%) Degree
7 3 (4.05%) CSQA
7 3 (4.05%) PMI Certification
7 3 (4.05%) MBA
8 1 (1.35%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (32.43%) QA
System Software
1 4 (5.41%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 17 (22.97%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (13.51%) Microsoft
2 8 (10.81%) Oracle
3 3 (4.05%) IBM
4 1 (1.35%) Cognizant
4 1 (1.35%) Apple
4 1 (1.35%) ION Trading
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