The table below looks at the statistics for the Test Analyst role in IT jobs advertised for the Chester 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 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Analyst
Rank 27 33 56
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +23
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 1 7 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 0.58% 3.32% 0.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.64% 3.48% 0.53%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 2
Average salary - £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £31,500
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +3.17%
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
157 201 375
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 91.81% 95.26% 97.15%
Number of salaries quoted 121 132 272
Average salary £37,500 £38,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.31% +8.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £26,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Test Analyst in the job title across the Chester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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
Top 9 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT jobs across the Chester 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 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Performance Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Manual Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 1 (33.33%) ISEB
3 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
3 1 (33.33%) QA
3 1 (33.33%) Finance

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT jobs across the Chester 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.

General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Performance Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Manual Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) ISEB
1 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA
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