The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Chester region that had Test Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 28 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Analyst
Rank - 49 41
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 0 4 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester - 1.35% 1.17%
As % of the Job Titles category - 1.42% 1.30%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 1
Median salary - £60,000 £26,200
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +129.00%
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £34,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Test Analyst
Cheshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Chester 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
Chester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
130 281 230
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 97.74% 94.93% 89.84%
Number of salaries quoted 107 213 166
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

The demand trend of job ads across the Chester region that featured Test Analyst in the job title.

Test Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

Test Analyst
Salary Trend in Chester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Test Analyst across the Chester region.

Test Analyst Salary Trend in Chester

Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 Chester region featuring Test Analyst in the job title.

1 7 (87.50%) ISEB
2 6 (75.00%) SDLC
2 6 (75.00%) System Testing
2 6 (75.00%) ISTQB
2 6 (75.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 6 (75.00%) Performance Testing
2 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (75.00%) Software Testing
3 5 (62.50%) Scrum
4 3 (37.50%) Finance
4 3 (37.50%) SQL
5 1 (12.50%) XML
5 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce
5 1 (12.50%) Advertising
5 1 (12.50%) Test Scripting
5 1 (12.50%) SoapUI

Test Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Chester 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:

Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) SoapUI
General
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (75.00%) Performance Testing
1 6 (75.00%) SDLC
1 6 (75.00%) Software Testing
1 6 (75.00%) System Testing
1 6 (75.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 5 (62.50%) Scrum
3 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce
3 1 (12.50%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (87.50%) ISEB
2 6 (75.00%) ISTQB