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

Location
3 months to
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Analyst
Rank 88 108 92
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -16
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 31 11 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.93% 0.65% 1.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.05% 0.67% 1.58%
Number of salaries quoted 17 9 20
Average salary £30,000 £30,000 £26,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,800 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £34,000 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £32,000
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +6.25%
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
1512 1645 1712
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 94.09% 96.88% 96.29%
Number of salaries quoted 1190 1234 1363
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +1.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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
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 June 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
Crewe - 10 - -
Warrington +14 6 £29,000 -3.33%
Chester +18 4 £30,000 - 2
Wilmslow +1 1 £30,000 -7.69%
Daresbury - 1 - -
Runcorn - 1 - -
Test Analyst
North West

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 40 (66.67%) Software Testing
2 39 (65.00%) ISEB
3 38 (63.33%) Agile Software Development
4 32 (53.33%) QA
4 32 (53.33%) SQL
5 26 (43.33%) Performance Testing
6 25 (41.67%) Test Scripting
7 23 (38.33%) Windows
8 21 (35.00%) Finance
9 19 (31.67%) Team Foundation Server
10 18 (30.00%) ISTQB
11 17 (28.33%) Release Management
12 16 (26.67%) QuickTest Pro
13 14 (23.33%) HP Quality Center
13 14 (23.33%) MSTest
14 13 (21.67%) Manual Testing
15 12 (20.00%) Retail
16 11 (18.33%) .NET
16 11 (18.33%) User Acceptance Testing
17 10 (16.67%) Customer Engagement
17 10 (16.67%) Line Management
17 10 (16.67%) Financial Institution
17 10 (16.67%) Wireless
17 10 (16.67%) Risk Management
18 9 (15.00%) Microsoft
19 7 (11.67%) Analytical Skills
20 6 (10.00%) Test Planning
20 6 (10.00%) System Testing
21 5 (8.33%) Regression Testing
21 5 (8.33%) Integration Testing

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 (3.33%) Umbraco
1 2 (3.33%) SharePoint
1 2 (3.33%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (5.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.67%) RoboHelp
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.33%) Trello
1 2 (3.33%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 10 (16.67%) Wireless
2 1 (1.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 19 (31.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 16 (26.67%) QuickTest Pro
3 14 (23.33%) MSTest
4 4 (6.67%) Selenium
5 3 (5.00%) WebDriver
6 2 (3.33%) Octopus Deploy
6 2 (3.33%) TeamCity
6 2 (3.33%) JIRA
7 1 (1.67%) Bugzilla
7 1 (1.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 21 (35.00%) Finance
2 12 (20.00%) Retail
3 10 (16.67%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.67%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (18.33%) .NET
2 1 (1.67%) Middleware
2 1 (1.67%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.33%) User Experience
3 1 (1.67%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.67%) Mathematics
3 1 (1.67%) Physics
3 1 (1.67%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.67%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 23 (38.33%) Windows
2 1 (1.67%) UNIX
2 1 (1.67%) Linux
2 1 (1.67%) Android
2 1 (1.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (66.67%) Software Testing
2 38 (63.33%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (43.33%) Performance Testing
4 25 (41.67%) Test Scripting
5 17 (28.33%) Release Management
6 13 (21.67%) Manual Testing
7 11 (18.33%) User Acceptance Testing
8 10 (16.67%) Customer Engagement
8 10 (16.67%) Line Management
8 10 (16.67%) Risk Management
9 6 (10.00%) Test Planning
9 6 (10.00%) System Testing
10 5 (8.33%) Regression Testing
10 5 (8.33%) Integration Testing
10 5 (8.33%) Waterfall
11 3 (5.00%) Scrum
11 3 (5.00%) Validation
11 3 (5.00%) Automated Testing
11 3 (5.00%) Stress Testing
11 3 (5.00%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 32 (53.33%) SQL
2 3 (5.00%) C#
3 2 (3.33%) VB.NET
4 1 (1.67%) C
4 1 (1.67%) C++
4 1 (1.67%) VB
Qualifications
1 39 (65.00%) ISEB
2 18 (30.00%) ISTQB
3 4 (6.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 4 (6.67%) Degree
4 1 (1.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (53.33%) QA
2 2 (3.33%) WCAG
2 2 (3.33%) WAI
Systems Management
1 14 (23.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (15.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.33%) EPiServer
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