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 24 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Analyst
North West / Cheshire
Rank 70 55 102
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +47
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 18 47 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.77% 3.62% 1.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.83% 3.78% 1.38%
Number of salaries quoted 17 47 23
Median salary £30,500 £30,500 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +10.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,300 £26,000 £23,400
10% offered a salary of more than £34,125 £40,000 £30,000
UK excluding London median salary £34,312 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-1.96% -

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
983 1242 1812
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 96.75% 95.54% 97.26%
Number of salaries quoted 796 1077 1438
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £54,000 £51,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 24 February 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 24 February 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 12 £31,000 +5.08% 3
Warrington -3 3 £30,250 -19.33%
Wilmslow - 2 £34,156 -
Crewe -11 1 £23,500 -7.84%
Test Analyst
North West

Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 24 February 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 34 (68.00%) Software Testing
2 30 (60.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 26 (52.00%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (52.00%) ISEB
4 23 (46.00%) Finance
5 21 (42.00%) SQL
6 18 (36.00%) Test Scripting
7 17 (34.00%) Manual Testing
8 16 (32.00%) Defect Management
9 14 (28.00%) ISTQB
10 10 (20.00%) QA
10 10 (20.00%) Test Automation
11 9 (18.00%) JIRA
11 9 (18.00%) System Testing
12 8 (16.00%) Team Foundation Server
12 8 (16.00%) Regression Testing
12 8 (16.00%) Performance Testing
13 7 (14.00%) SDLC
13 7 (14.00%) Mentoring
14 6 (12.00%) User Stories
14 6 (12.00%) HP UFT
14 6 (12.00%) Windows
14 6 (12.00%) Release Management
14 6 (12.00%) HP Quality Center
14 6 (12.00%) MSTest
15 5 (10.00%) Integration Testing
15 5 (10.00%) Advertising
15 5 (10.00%) Test Strategy
16 4 (8.00%) Time Sharing Option
16 4 (8.00%) System Integration Testing

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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (18.00%) JIRA
2 8 (16.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (12.00%) HP UFT
3 6 (12.00%) MSTest
4 2 (4.00%) Bugzilla
4 2 (4.00%) JIRA Agile
4 2 (4.00%) Selenium
5 1 (2.00%) Visual Studio
5 1 (2.00%) WebDriver
General
1 23 (46.00%) Finance
2 5 (10.00%) Advertising
3 1 (2.00%) Back Office
3 1 (2.00%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.00%) ISPF
2 3 (6.00%) .NET
3 1 (2.00%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.00%) IBM Mainframe
1 4 (8.00%) Mainframe
2 2 (4.00%) iPad
3 1 (2.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (12.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (68.00%) Software Testing
2 30 (60.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 26 (52.00%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (36.00%) Test Scripting
5 17 (34.00%) Manual Testing
6 16 (32.00%) Defect Management
7 10 (20.00%) Test Automation
8 9 (18.00%) System Testing
9 8 (16.00%) Performance Testing
9 8 (16.00%) Regression Testing
10 7 (14.00%) Mentoring
10 7 (14.00%) SDLC
11 6 (12.00%) Release Management
11 6 (12.00%) User Stories
12 5 (10.00%) Integration Testing
12 5 (10.00%) Test Strategy
13 4 (8.00%) System Integration Testing
14 3 (6.00%) Automated Testing
14 3 (6.00%) Automation Testing
14 3 (6.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 21 (42.00%) SQL
2 4 (8.00%) JCL
3 1 (2.00%) C#
3 1 (2.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 26 (52.00%) ISEB
2 14 (28.00%) ISTQB
3 2 (4.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (20.00%) QA
System Software
1 4 (8.00%) RACF
1 4 (8.00%) Time Sharing Option
1 4 (8.00%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 6 (12.00%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (8.00%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 4 (8.00%) IBM
2 1 (2.00%) Microsoft
Chester, Cheshire
CPS Group UK
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
CPS Group UK
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Chester
CPS Group Limited
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum + Healthcare, Pension
Posted: 16 days ago
Cheshire
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago