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 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Analyst
Rank 76 78 58
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -20
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 2 6 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 0.33% 0.80% 1.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.35% 0.81% 1.77%
Number of salaries quoted 2 6 11
Average salary £31,250 £36,750 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.96% -26.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,250 £33,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £32,250 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £32,250
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +5.42%
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
579 745 622
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 96.50% 98.94% 97.19%
Number of salaries quoted 470 606 534
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +5.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £27,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 29 May 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
Bournemouth -3 2 £31,250 -25.14% 2
Test Analyst
South West

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (83.33%) QA
2 5 (83.33%) Automated Testing
3 3 (50.00%) Manual Testing
3 3 (50.00%) ISEB
3 3 (50.00%) C#
3 3 (50.00%) SQL
3 3 (50.00%) .NET
3 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET
4 2 (33.33%) Windows
4 2 (33.33%) E-Commerce
4 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
4 2 (33.33%) Visual Studio
4 2 (33.33%) Project Management
4 2 (33.33%) Scrum
4 2 (33.33%) Waterfall
4 2 (33.33%) Black-Box Testing
4 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (33.33%) Test Scripting
5 1 (16.67%) SDLC
5 1 (16.67%) Line Management
5 1 (16.67%) ISTQB
5 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
5 1 (16.67%) MSF
5 1 (16.67%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (16.67%) .NET Framework
5 1 (16.67%) JIRA

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 1 (16.67%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Visual Studio
2 1 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (16.67%) JIRA
2 1 (16.67%) Selenium
2 1 (16.67%) QuickTest Pro
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) .NET
1 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (16.67%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (16.67%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (83.33%) Automated Testing
3 3 (50.00%) Manual Testing
4 2 (33.33%) E-Commerce
4 2 (33.33%) Project Management
4 2 (33.33%) Scrum
4 2 (33.33%) Waterfall
4 2 (33.33%) Black-Box Testing
4 2 (33.33%) Test Scripting
5 1 (16.67%) SDLC
5 1 (16.67%) Line Management
5 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
5 1 (16.67%) MSF
5 1 (16.67%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Security Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) C#
1 3 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) C
2 1 (16.67%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) ISEB
2 1 (16.67%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (83.33%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft