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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Analyst
Rank 78 70 61
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -9
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 7 13 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 0.88% 1.79% 1.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.92% 1.86% 1.64%
Number of salaries quoted 7 13 5
Average salary £32,500 £50,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-35.00% +81.81%
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
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
761 699 548
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 95.84% 96.41% 96.99%
Number of salaries quoted 613 582 429
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 £23,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,800 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+0.50% +3.37%

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 16 September 2014. 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 - 6 £32,500 -
Bournemouth -16 1 £40,000 -20.00% 1
Test Analyst
South West

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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 13 (59.09%) Software Testing
2 10 (45.45%) HP Quality Center
3 8 (36.36%) ISTQB
3 8 (36.36%) QuickTest Pro
3 8 (36.36%) LoadRunner
4 7 (31.82%) ISEB
4 7 (31.82%) Finance
4 7 (31.82%) SQL
4 7 (31.82%) Windows
5 6 (27.27%) HP
5 6 (27.27%) Manual Testing
6 5 (22.73%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (22.73%) Cash Management
6 5 (22.73%) Black-Box Testing
6 5 (22.73%) Banking
6 5 (22.73%) Degree
6 5 (22.73%) MS Excel
6 5 (22.73%) Cisco
6 5 (22.73%) MS Office
7 4 (18.18%) Test Management
8 3 (13.64%) QA
8 3 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (9.09%) Mentoring
9 2 (9.09%) Business Transformation
9 2 (9.09%) HP SiteScope
9 2 (9.09%) Green Hat
9 2 (9.09%) nmon
9 2 (9.09%) JProfiler
9 2 (9.09%) SWIFT
9 2 (9.09%) Test Scripting

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (9.09%) WebLogic
Applications
1 5 (22.73%) MS Excel
1 5 (22.73%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.09%) FTP
1 2 (9.09%) HTTP
1 2 (9.09%) HTTPS
2 1 (4.55%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) Adabas
Development Applications
1 8 (36.36%) QuickTest Pro
1 8 (36.36%) LoadRunner
2 5 (22.73%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (9.09%) JProfiler
3 2 (9.09%) Toad
3 2 (9.09%) Introscope
4 1 (4.55%) JIRA
General
1 7 (31.82%) Finance
2 5 (22.73%) Banking
3 2 (9.09%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.09%) JDBC
1 2 (9.09%) ODBC
1 2 (9.09%) Middleware
2 1 (4.55%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (9.09%) SWIFT
3 1 (4.55%) Mainframe
3 1 (4.55%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (31.82%) Windows
2 2 (9.09%) UNIX
2 2 (9.09%) Solaris
2 2 (9.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (59.09%) Software Testing
2 6 (27.27%) Manual Testing
3 5 (22.73%) Cash Management
3 5 (22.73%) Black-Box Testing
4 4 (18.18%) Test Management
5 2 (9.09%) Mentoring
5 2 (9.09%) Business Transformation
5 2 (9.09%) Test Scripting
5 2 (9.09%) Requirements Analysis
5 2 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (4.55%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 7 (31.82%) SQL
2 2 (9.09%) VB
2 2 (9.09%) C
2 2 (9.09%) C++
2 2 (9.09%) Java
2 2 (9.09%) Shell Script
3 1 (4.55%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 8 (36.36%) ISTQB
2 7 (31.82%) ISEB
3 5 (22.73%) Degree
4 1 (4.55%) CSQA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.64%) QA
Systems Management
1 10 (45.45%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (9.09%) HP SiteScope
2 2 (9.09%) nmon
Vendors
1 6 (27.27%) HP
2 5 (22.73%) Cisco
3 2 (9.09%) Green Hat
3 2 (9.09%) Oracle
3 2 (9.09%) IBM
Bournemouth, Dorset
University of Bournemouth
Salary: From £31,644 to £36,661 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago