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

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Analyst
Rank 98 90 88
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 21 30 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.22% 1.73% 1.88%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.29% 1.80% 1.98%
Number of salaries quoted 13 28 26
Average salary £31,000 £30,000 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% -3.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £40,000 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £35,000 £32,000
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +9.37%
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
1634 1666 1772
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 95.06% 96.30% 95.42%
Number of salaries quoted 1305 1294 1445
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 2 July 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 2 July 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 -2 8 £31,000 +3.33% 3
Crewe - 7 £22,000 - 1
Chester +1 1 - -
Test Analyst
North West

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 37 (64.91%) ISEB
2 36 (63.16%) Software Testing
3 34 (59.65%) Agile Software Development
4 26 (45.61%) QA
5 25 (43.86%) SQL
6 23 (40.35%) Test Scripting
7 20 (35.09%) Performance Testing
8 19 (33.33%) Finance
9 18 (31.58%) ISTQB
10 17 (29.82%) Windows
11 13 (22.81%) User Acceptance Testing
11 13 (22.81%) Team Foundation Server
12 12 (21.05%) Customer Engagement
12 12 (21.05%) Release Management
12 12 (21.05%) Line Management
12 12 (21.05%) Financial Institution
12 12 (21.05%) Wireless
12 12 (21.05%) Risk Management
12 12 (21.05%) Retail
13 10 (17.54%) Microsoft
13 10 (17.54%) HP UFT
13 10 (17.54%) .NET
14 9 (15.79%) MSTest
14 9 (15.79%) HP Quality Center
15 8 (14.04%) Manual Testing
16 7 (12.28%) Test Planning
17 6 (10.53%) System Testing
18 5 (8.77%) Analytical Skills
18 5 (8.77%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
19 4 (7.02%) Mentoring

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 2 (3.51%) SharePoint
1 2 (3.51%) CMS
1 2 (3.51%) Umbraco
Applications
1 3 (5.26%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.75%) RoboHelp
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.51%) GitHub
1 2 (3.51%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 12 (21.05%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.75%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.75%) MS Access
1 1 (1.75%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (1.75%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 13 (22.81%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (17.54%) HP UFT
3 9 (15.79%) MSTest
4 4 (7.02%) WebDriver
4 4 (7.02%) Selenium
5 2 (3.51%) TeamCity
5 2 (3.51%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (1.75%) Bugzilla
6 1 (1.75%) JIRA
6 1 (1.75%) Visual Studio
General
1 19 (33.33%) Finance
2 12 (21.05%) Retail
2 12 (21.05%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.75%) Billing
3 1 (1.75%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (17.54%) .NET
2 1 (1.75%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.77%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.51%) User Experience
3 1 (1.75%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.75%) Mathematics
3 1 (1.75%) Physics
3 1 (1.75%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.75%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 17 (29.82%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (63.16%) Software Testing
2 34 (59.65%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (40.35%) Test Scripting
4 20 (35.09%) Performance Testing
5 13 (22.81%) User Acceptance Testing
6 12 (21.05%) Line Management
6 12 (21.05%) Release Management
6 12 (21.05%) Customer Engagement
6 12 (21.05%) Risk Management
7 8 (14.04%) Manual Testing
8 7 (12.28%) Test Planning
9 6 (10.53%) System Testing
10 4 (7.02%) Waterfall
10 4 (7.02%) Integration Testing
10 4 (7.02%) Regression Testing
10 4 (7.02%) Automated Testing
10 4 (7.02%) Mentoring
11 3 (5.26%) Automation Testing
11 3 (5.26%) Validation
12 2 (3.51%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 25 (43.86%) SQL
2 4 (7.02%) C#
3 2 (3.51%) VB
3 2 (3.51%) VB.NET
4 1 (1.75%) VBA
4 1 (1.75%) C++
4 1 (1.75%) C
Qualifications
1 37 (64.91%) ISEB
2 18 (31.58%) ISTQB
3 5 (8.77%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (7.02%) Degree
5 1 (1.75%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (45.61%) QA
2 2 (3.51%) WCAG
2 2 (3.51%) WAI
Systems Management
1 9 (15.79%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (17.54%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.51%) EPiServer
Nantwich, Cheshire
Adalta Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Net Talent
Posted: 2 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Assurant Solutions
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Vertical IT
Posted: 6 days ago