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

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Analyst
Rank 87 87 68
Rank change year-on-year
0 -19
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 2 7 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 0.24% 0.90% 0.86%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.91% 0.89%
Number of salaries quoted 2 7 5
Average salary £30,000 £34,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +13.33%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,250
% change year-on-year
- +8.52%
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
817 770 564
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 98.67% 98.97% 97.41%
Number of salaries quoted 619 696 474
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £51,500 £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 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 9 February 2016. 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
Bournemouth +4 2 £30,000 +25.00% 1
Test Analyst
South West

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 9 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (41.18%) Regression Testing
2 7 (41.18%) Manual Testing
2 7 (41.18%) Test Automation
2 7 (41.18%) Functional Testing
3 6 (35.29%) ISEB
4 5 (29.41%) Banking
4 5 (29.41%) ISTQB
5 4 (23.53%) Penetration Testing
5 4 (23.53%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (23.53%) Test Management
5 4 (23.53%) HP Quality Center
5 4 (23.53%) PMI
5 4 (23.53%) PMI Certification
5 4 (23.53%) Automation Testing
5 4 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (23.53%) SDLC
5 4 (23.53%) Project Management
6 3 (17.65%) Test Planning
6 3 (17.65%) Mentoring
6 3 (17.65%) HP UFT
6 3 (17.65%) LoadRunner
6 3 (17.65%) C
6 3 (17.65%) .NET
6 3 (17.65%) SOAP
6 3 (17.65%) Web Services
6 3 (17.65%) SoapUI
6 3 (17.65%) REST
6 3 (17.65%) Selenium
6 3 (17.65%) CSQA

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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.

Development Applications
1 3 (17.65%) HP UFT
1 3 (17.65%) LoadRunner
1 3 (17.65%) Selenium
1 3 (17.65%) SoapUI
General
1 5 (29.41%) Banking
2 3 (17.65%) Corporate Banking
3 1 (5.88%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (17.65%) .NET
1 3 (17.65%) REST
1 3 (17.65%) SOAP
1 3 (17.65%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (23.53%) PMI
2 2 (11.76%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (41.18%) Functional Testing
2 7 (41.18%) Manual Testing
2 7 (41.18%) Regression Testing
2 7 (41.18%) Test Automation
3 4 (23.53%) Automation Testing
3 4 (23.53%) Penetration Testing
3 4 (23.53%) Project Management
3 4 (23.53%) SDLC
3 4 (23.53%) Test Management
3 4 (23.53%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (17.65%) Knowledge Management
4 3 (17.65%) Mentoring
4 3 (17.65%) Test Planning
5 2 (11.76%) Defect Tracking
5 2 (11.76%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 3 (17.65%) C
2 1 (5.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (35.29%) ISEB
2 5 (29.41%) ISTQB
3 4 (23.53%) PMI Certification
4 3 (17.65%) CSQA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (17.65%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (23.53%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (5.88%) Sybase
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
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