The table below looks at the statistics for the Test Analyst role in IT jobs advertised for the Croydon 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 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Analyst
Rank 30 36 44
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 17 7 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 6.27% 3.52% 4.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.37% 3.65% 4.14%
Number of salaries quoted 16 3 12
Average salary £42,500 £35,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% -26.31%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,000
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
Test Analyst
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Croydon 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
Croydon
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
267 192 290
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 98.52% 96.48% 99.32%
Number of salaries quoted 241 166 238
Average salary £44,000 £39,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.82% -11.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £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 Croydon

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

Test Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

Test Analyst
Salary Trend in Croydon

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

Test Analyst Salary Trend in Croydon

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Croydon 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 15 (68.18%) ISEB
2 13 (59.09%) C#
2 13 (59.09%) Test Management
3 10 (45.45%) Visual Studio
4 9 (40.91%) Test Scripting
5 8 (36.36%) SQL
5 8 (36.36%) Finance
6 6 (27.27%) Web Services
6 6 (27.27%) Automated Testing
7 5 (22.73%) Statistics
7 5 (22.73%) QA
7 5 (22.73%) Fault Management
7 5 (22.73%) System Testing
7 5 (22.73%) Windows
7 5 (22.73%) Microsoft
7 5 (22.73%) Regression Testing
7 5 (22.73%) BT
8 4 (18.18%) SharePoint
8 4 (18.18%) E-Commerce
8 4 (18.18%) VBScript
8 4 (18.18%) VB
8 4 (18.18%) Team Foundation Server
8 4 (18.18%) Test Automation
8 4 (18.18%) HP Quality Center
8 4 (18.18%) Selenium
8 4 (18.18%) Banking
8 4 (18.18%) Investment Banking
9 3 (13.64%) Mentoring
9 3 (13.64%) WebDriver
9 3 (13.64%) Law

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Croydon 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (18.18%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.55%) CMS
2 1 (4.55%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database
1 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (45.45%) Visual Studio
2 4 (18.18%) Selenium
2 4 (18.18%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (13.64%) WebDriver
4 1 (4.55%) FitNesse
4 1 (4.55%) JMeter
4 1 (4.55%) LoadRunner
General
1 8 (36.36%) Finance
2 4 (18.18%) Banking
2 4 (18.18%) Investment Banking
3 3 (13.64%) Law
4 1 (4.55%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (27.27%) Web Services
2 1 (4.55%) .NET
2 1 (4.55%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (22.73%) Statistics
2 2 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.55%) Fintech
3 1 (4.55%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5 (22.73%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (59.09%) Test Management
2 9 (40.91%) Test Scripting
3 6 (27.27%) Automated Testing
4 5 (22.73%) Fault Management
4 5 (22.73%) Regression Testing
4 5 (22.73%) System Testing
5 4 (18.18%) E-Commerce
5 4 (18.18%) Test Automation
6 3 (13.64%) Mentoring
7 2 (9.09%) Performance Testing
8 1 (4.55%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (4.55%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (4.55%) Functional Testing
8 1 (4.55%) Issue Tracking
8 1 (4.55%) Open Source
8 1 (4.55%) SOA
8 1 (4.55%) Translating Business Requirements
8 1 (4.55%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (59.09%) C#
2 8 (36.36%) SQL
3 4 (18.18%) VB
3 4 (18.18%) VBScript
4 2 (9.09%) Java
5 1 (4.55%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (68.18%) ISEB
2 1 (4.55%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (22.73%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (18.18%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (22.73%) BT
1 5 (22.73%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.55%) Citrix
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle