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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Analyst
Rank 19 - 33
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 9 0 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 8.82% - 4.95%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.91% - 5.12%
Number of salaries quoted 9 0 2
Average salary £28,500 - £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
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
101 176 215
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 99.02% 91.19% 96.85%
Number of salaries quoted 90 150 135
Average salary £36,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £24,500 £28,600
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 10 (83.33%) Finance
2 9 (75.00%) ISEB
2 9 (75.00%) SQL
3 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (41.67%) ISTQB
3 5 (41.67%) User Acceptance Testing
3 5 (41.67%) SDLC
4 4 (33.33%) Advertising
5 3 (25.00%) Migration
5 3 (25.00%) Software Testing
5 3 (25.00%) Performance Testing
5 3 (25.00%) System Testing
6 2 (16.67%) Test Automation
6 2 (16.67%) Test Scripting
6 2 (16.67%) E-Commerce
6 2 (16.67%) SOAP
6 2 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (16.67%) Software Delivery
6 2 (16.67%) Waterfall
6 2 (16.67%) SoapUI
6 2 (16.67%) Test Strategy
6 2 (16.67%) Functional Testing
6 2 (16.67%) Non-Functional Testing
7 1 (8.33%) Cucumber
7 1 (8.33%) Apple iOS
7 1 (8.33%) API Testing
7 1 (8.33%) Windows
7 1 (8.33%) Python
7 1 (8.33%) CRM

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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.

Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) SoapUI
2 1 (8.33%) Cucumber
2 1 (8.33%) JUnit
General
1 10 (83.33%) Finance
2 4 (33.33%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (8.33%) BBC
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Android
1 1 (8.33%) Apple iOS
1 1 (8.33%) Windows
1 1 (8.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (41.67%) SDLC
1 5 (41.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (25.00%) Migration
2 3 (25.00%) Performance Testing
2 3 (25.00%) Software Testing
2 3 (25.00%) System Testing
3 2 (16.67%) E-Commerce
3 2 (16.67%) Functional Testing
3 2 (16.67%) Non-Functional Testing
3 2 (16.67%) Software Delivery
3 2 (16.67%) Test Automation
3 2 (16.67%) Test Scripting
3 2 (16.67%) Test Strategy
3 2 (16.67%) Waterfall
4 1 (8.33%) API Testing
4 1 (8.33%) CRM
4 1 (8.33%) Risk Analysis
4 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (75.00%) SQL
2 1 (8.33%) Groovy
2 1 (8.33%) Java
2 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (8.33%) Python
2 1 (8.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 9 (75.00%) ISEB
2 5 (41.67%) ISTQB
3 2 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
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