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 30 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Analyst
Rank 63 90 116
Rank change year-on-year
+27 +26
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 28 33 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.65% 2.01% 0.73%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.77% 2.10% 0.74%
Number of salaries quoted 28 19 10
Median salary £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,050 £27,500 £28,150
10% offered a salary of more than £40,750 £33,000 £33,250
UK excluding London median salary £33,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +2.94%
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
1012 1574 1763
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 95.83% 96.03% 98.49%
Number of salaries quoted 871 1233 1310
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 30 May 2016.

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 30 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -2 9 £32,500 +8.33% 2
Wilmslow +5 6 £35,780 +19.26%
Warrington +12 5 £40,000 +42.85% 1
Crewe +13 3 £25,500 -
Macclesfield - 2 £27,500 -
Knutsford - 1 £24,000 -
Test Analyst
North West

Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 30 May 2016, 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 43 (58.11%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (52.70%) Finance
3 34 (45.95%) Test Scripting
4 33 (44.59%) User Acceptance Testing
5 25 (33.78%) ISTQB
6 24 (32.43%) Software Testing
7 22 (29.73%) ISEB
8 21 (28.38%) SDLC
9 20 (27.03%) SQL
10 17 (22.97%) Analytical Skills
10 17 (22.97%) Selenium
10 17 (22.97%) Non-Functional Testing
11 16 (21.62%) Functional Testing
11 16 (21.62%) Test Automation
11 16 (21.62%) Waterfall
11 16 (21.62%) Performance Testing
11 16 (21.62%) Software Delivery
11 16 (21.62%) Migration
12 14 (18.92%) Java
13 13 (17.57%) QA
14 12 (16.22%) SoapUI
15 11 (14.86%) SOAP
16 10 (13.51%) Degree
16 10 (13.51%) Defect Management
17 9 (12.16%) WebDriver
17 9 (12.16%) Cucumber
17 9 (12.16%) System Testing
17 9 (12.16%) C#
18 8 (10.81%) Regression Testing
19 7 (9.46%) HND

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:

Application Platforms
1 5 (6.76%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (1.35%) Mule
Applications
1 4 (5.41%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.70%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.11%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.41%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (5.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (5.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 17 (22.97%) Selenium
2 12 (16.22%) SoapUI
3 9 (12.16%) Cucumber
3 9 (12.16%) WebDriver
4 5 (6.76%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (5.41%) HP UFT
5 4 (5.41%) MSTest
6 1 (1.35%) Synon
6 1 (1.35%) Visual Studio
General
1 39 (52.70%) Finance
2 6 (8.11%) Advertising
3 2 (2.70%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (14.86%) SOAP
2 7 (9.46%) .NET
2 7 (9.46%) Web Services
3 6 (8.11%) XML
4 1 (1.35%) JSON
4 1 (1.35%) REST
4 1 (1.35%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 17 (22.97%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.35%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.41%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (58.11%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (45.95%) Test Scripting
3 33 (44.59%) User Acceptance Testing
4 24 (32.43%) Software Testing
5 21 (28.38%) SDLC
6 17 (22.97%) Non-Functional Testing
7 16 (21.62%) Functional Testing
7 16 (21.62%) Migration
7 16 (21.62%) Performance Testing
7 16 (21.62%) Software Delivery
7 16 (21.62%) Test Automation
7 16 (21.62%) Waterfall
8 10 (13.51%) Defect Management
9 9 (12.16%) System Testing
10 8 (10.81%) Regression Testing
11 6 (8.11%) E-Commerce
11 6 (8.11%) Manual Testing
11 6 (8.11%) Scrum
11 6 (8.11%) Validation
12 5 (6.76%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 20 (27.03%) SQL
2 14 (18.92%) Java
3 9 (12.16%) C#
4 1 (1.35%) RPG
Qualifications
1 25 (33.78%) ISTQB
2 22 (29.73%) ISEB
3 10 (13.51%) Degree
4 7 (9.46%) HND
5 2 (2.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (17.57%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (5.41%) HP Quality Center
Chester, Cheshire
Jagger Talent
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
MDS
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 26 days ago