The table below looks at the statistics for the Test Analyst role in IT jobs advertised for the Dorset 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 27 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Analyst
Rank 78 58 62
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 4 7 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 0.57% 1.18% 0.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.58% 1.23% 0.56%
Number of salaries quoted 4 7 3
Average salary £36,250 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-27.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,750 £33,500 £44,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £53,500 £66,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Test Analyst
South 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 Dorset 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
Dorset
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
684 571 532
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 97.44% 96.45% 98.34%
Number of salaries quoted 572 461 469
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £25,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

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

Test Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

Test Analyst
Salary Trend in Dorset

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

Test Analyst Salary Trend in Dorset

Test Analyst
Job Locations in Dorset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Analyst within the Dorset region over the 3 months to 27 April 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Poole -7 2 £40,000 -23.80%
Bournemouth -19 2 £31,250 -37.50% 2
Test Analyst
South West

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT jobs across the Dorset 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 8 (61.54%) QA
2 7 (53.85%) SQL
2 7 (53.85%) ISEB
3 6 (46.15%) C#
3 6 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (46.15%) Test Scripting
4 5 (38.46%) Automated Testing
4 5 (38.46%) SQL Server
4 5 (38.46%) Windows
5 4 (30.77%) VB
6 3 (23.08%) .NET
6 3 (23.08%) ASP.NET
6 3 (23.08%) Software Testing
6 3 (23.08%) Finance
6 3 (23.08%) Manual Testing
6 3 (23.08%) Automation Testing
6 3 (23.08%) Performance Engineering
6 3 (23.08%) Test Planning
7 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (15.38%) Black-Box Testing
7 2 (15.38%) Waterfall
7 2 (15.38%) Scrum
7 2 (15.38%) ISTQB
7 2 (15.38%) Project Management
7 2 (15.38%) E-Commerce
7 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
7 2 (15.38%) MS Office
7 2 (15.38%) Visual Studio
8 1 (7.69%) MS Project
8 1 (7.69%) C

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT jobs across the Dorset 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.

Applications
1 2 (15.38%) MS Office
2 1 (7.69%) MS Project
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (38.46%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Visual Studio
2 1 (7.69%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (7.69%) ClearQuest
2 1 (7.69%) JIRA
2 1 (7.69%) Selenium
2 1 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (23.08%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (23.08%) .NET
1 3 (23.08%) ASP.NET
2 1 (7.69%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.69%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 5 (38.46%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (46.15%) Test Scripting
2 5 (38.46%) Automated Testing
3 3 (23.08%) Software Testing
3 3 (23.08%) Manual Testing
3 3 (23.08%) Automation Testing
3 3 (23.08%) Performance Engineering
3 3 (23.08%) Test Planning
4 2 (15.38%) Black-Box Testing
4 2 (15.38%) Scrum
4 2 (15.38%) Waterfall
4 2 (15.38%) E-Commerce
4 2 (15.38%) Project Management
5 1 (7.69%) Regression Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Security Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Test Automation
5 1 (7.69%) MSF
5 1 (7.69%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (53.85%) SQL
2 6 (46.15%) C#
3 4 (30.77%) VB
4 1 (7.69%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (53.85%) ISEB
2 2 (15.38%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (61.54%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
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