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 23 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Analyst
North West / Cheshire
Rank 69 59 98
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +39
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 19 39 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.87% 2.99% 1.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.95% 3.09% 1.78%
Number of salaries quoted 17 39 28
Median salary £30,500 £32,500 £28,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.15% +16.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,700 £27,400 £25,700
10% offered a salary of more than £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
UK excluding London median salary £34,715 £34,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+2.10% -

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
975 1261 1742
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 96.06% 96.70% 96.83%
Number of salaries quoted 784 1099 1461
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £53,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 23 January 2017.

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 23 January 2017. 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 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 -3 6 £27,750 -2.63% 2
Warrington 0 4 £30,500 -18.66% 1
Wilmslow - 4 £34,000 -
Crewe - 2 £34,250 -
Test Analyst
North West

Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, 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 42 (76.36%) Software Testing
2 31 (56.36%) ISEB
3 29 (52.73%) User Acceptance Testing
4 28 (50.91%) Agile Software Development
5 26 (47.27%) Test Scripting
6 23 (41.82%) Manual Testing
7 20 (36.36%) Finance
8 19 (34.55%) SQL
9 18 (32.73%) Defect Management
10 16 (29.09%) QA
11 13 (23.64%) Performance Testing
11 13 (23.64%) Team Foundation Server
12 12 (21.82%) JIRA
13 11 (20.00%) Release Management
13 11 (20.00%) Test Automation
13 11 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
13 11 (20.00%) MSTest
13 11 (20.00%) Regression Testing
13 11 (20.00%) Windows
13 11 (20.00%) HP UFT
14 10 (18.18%) System Testing
15 9 (16.36%) ISTQB
15 9 (16.36%) User Stories
16 8 (14.55%) Test Strategy
17 7 (12.73%) SDLC
18 5 (9.09%) Integration Testing
19 4 (7.27%) IBM Mainframe
19 4 (7.27%) ISPF
19 4 (7.27%) Tivoli
19 4 (7.27%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler

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:

Applications
1 1 (1.82%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.64%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 13 (23.64%) Team Foundation Server
2 12 (21.82%) JIRA
3 11 (20.00%) HP UFT
3 11 (20.00%) MSTest
4 2 (3.64%) Bugzilla
4 2 (3.64%) JIRA Agile
4 2 (3.64%) Selenium
5 1 (1.82%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.82%) WebDriver
General
1 20 (36.36%) Finance
2 3 (5.45%) Advertising
3 1 (1.82%) Back Office
3 1 (1.82%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.27%) .NET
1 4 (7.27%) ISPF
2 1 (1.82%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.27%) IBM Mainframe
1 4 (7.27%) Mainframe
2 3 (5.45%) Fintech
3 2 (3.64%) iPad
4 1 (1.82%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.82%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 11 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (76.36%) Software Testing
2 29 (52.73%) User Acceptance Testing
3 28 (50.91%) Agile Software Development
4 26 (47.27%) Test Scripting
5 23 (41.82%) Manual Testing
6 18 (32.73%) Defect Management
7 13 (23.64%) Performance Testing
8 11 (20.00%) Regression Testing
8 11 (20.00%) Release Management
8 11 (20.00%) Test Automation
9 10 (18.18%) System Testing
10 9 (16.36%) User Stories
11 8 (14.55%) Test Strategy
12 7 (12.73%) SDLC
13 5 (9.09%) Integration Testing
14 4 (7.27%) System Integration Testing
15 3 (5.45%) Automation Testing
15 3 (5.45%) Mentoring
15 3 (5.45%) Test Management
15 3 (5.45%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 19 (34.55%) SQL
2 4 (7.27%) JCL
3 1 (1.82%) C#
3 1 (1.82%) Java
Qualifications
1 31 (56.36%) ISEB
2 9 (16.36%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.82%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (29.09%) QA
System Software
1 4 (7.27%) RACF
1 4 (7.27%) Time Sharing Option
1 4 (7.27%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 11 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (7.27%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 4 (7.27%) IBM
2 2 (3.64%) Microsoft
Chester, Cheshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheshire
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Warrington
MDS
Salary: competitive plus bonus scheme
Posted: 20 days ago
Chester
CPS Group Limited
Salary: £22000 - £28000 per annum + Performance Related Bonuses
Posted: 20 days ago