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

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Analyst
Rank 77 106 114
Rank change year-on-year
+29 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 36 19 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.11% 1.06% 1.07%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.24% 1.09% 1.12%
Number of salaries quoted 23 14 17
Average salary £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £32,800 £32,500 £32,600
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
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
1610 1739 1780
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 94.26% 96.77% 95.09%
Number of salaries quoted 1221 1267 1398
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £50,000 £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
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 24 April 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 24 April 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
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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 +17 9 £30,000 -
Crewe - 9 £35,000 - 1
Chester +12 4 £30,000 - 2
Northwich +5 1 £20,000 -33.33%
Wilmslow -8 1 £30,000 -6.25% 1
Daresbury - 1 - -
Runcorn - 1 - -
Test Analyst
North West

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 47 (71.21%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (62.12%) Software Testing
3 39 (59.09%) ISEB
4 35 (53.03%) SQL
5 34 (51.52%) QA
6 29 (43.94%) Performance Testing
6 29 (43.94%) Test Scripting
7 25 (37.88%) Team Foundation Server
7 25 (37.88%) Windows
8 21 (31.82%) Manual Testing
9 20 (30.30%) Finance
10 19 (28.79%) Release Management
11 18 (27.27%) QuickTest Pro
12 16 (24.24%) ISTQB
12 16 (24.24%) HP Quality Center
12 16 (24.24%) MSTest
13 14 (21.21%) .NET
14 12 (18.18%) Retail
15 11 (16.67%) Regression Testing
16 10 (15.15%) User Acceptance Testing
17 9 (13.64%) System Testing
17 9 (13.64%) Test Planning
17 9 (13.64%) Microsoft
18 8 (12.12%) Financial Institution
18 8 (12.12%) Wireless
18 8 (12.12%) Risk Management
18 8 (12.12%) Line Management
18 8 (12.12%) Customer Engagement
19 7 (10.61%) Test Automation
19 7 (10.61%) Analytical Skills

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

Applications
1 3 (4.55%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.03%) Mingle
3 1 (1.52%) RoboHelp
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.03%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 8 (12.12%) Wireless
2 2 (3.03%) HTTP
3 1 (1.52%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.55%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 25 (37.88%) Team Foundation Server
2 18 (27.27%) QuickTest Pro
3 16 (24.24%) MSTest
4 7 (10.61%) Selenium
5 5 (7.58%) JIRA
6 3 (4.55%) WebDriver
7 2 (3.03%) TeamCity
7 2 (3.03%) Git (software)
7 2 (3.03%) Cucumber
7 2 (3.03%) Jenkins
7 2 (3.03%) WATIR
7 2 (3.03%) CruiseControl
7 2 (3.03%) Subversion
8 1 (1.52%) Bugzilla
8 1 (1.52%) TestComplete
General
1 20 (30.30%) Finance
2 12 (18.18%) Retail
3 8 (12.12%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.52%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (21.21%) .NET
2 2 (3.03%) SOAP
2 2 (3.03%) XML
2 2 (3.03%) XSLT
2 2 (3.03%) JSON
2 2 (3.03%) HTML
2 2 (3.03%) REST
3 1 (1.52%) FIX Protocol
3 1 (1.52%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.61%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.52%) Client/Server
2 1 (1.52%) Mathematics
2 1 (1.52%) Physics
2 1 (1.52%) Computer Science
2 1 (1.52%) Open Source
2 1 (1.52%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 25 (37.88%) Windows
2 1 (1.52%) Linux
2 1 (1.52%) Android
2 1 (1.52%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.52%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (71.21%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (62.12%) Software Testing
3 29 (43.94%) Performance Testing
3 29 (43.94%) Test Scripting
4 21 (31.82%) Manual Testing
5 19 (28.79%) Release Management
6 11 (16.67%) Regression Testing
7 10 (15.15%) User Acceptance Testing
8 9 (13.64%) System Testing
8 9 (13.64%) Test Planning
9 8 (12.12%) Line Management
9 8 (12.12%) Customer Engagement
9 8 (12.12%) Risk Management
10 7 (10.61%) Automated Testing
10 7 (10.61%) Test Automation
11 6 (9.09%) Waterfall
11 6 (9.09%) BDD
11 6 (9.09%) Integration Testing
12 5 (7.58%) Test Management
13 4 (6.06%) Stress Testing
Programming Languages
1 35 (53.03%) SQL
2 4 (6.06%) Java
2 4 (6.06%) JavaScript
2 4 (6.06%) Ruby
3 2 (3.03%) C#
3 2 (3.03%) VB.NET
3 2 (3.03%) Shell Script
4 1 (1.52%) VB
4 1 (1.52%) C++
4 1 (1.52%) C
Qualifications
1 39 (59.09%) ISEB
2 16 (24.24%) ISTQB
3 2 (3.03%) Degree
3 2 (3.03%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.52%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (51.52%) QA
Systems Management
1 16 (24.24%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (13.64%) Microsoft
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