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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Analyst
Rank 76 65 74
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +9
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 10 6 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 1.46% 0.91% 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.51% 0.94% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 10 6 0
Average salary £30,000 £25,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% -
UK excluding London average salary £33,625 £31,500 £31,500
% change year-on-year
+6.74% -
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
663 638 642
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 96.93% 96.52% 96.25%
Number of salaries quoted 561 545 568
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £50,000
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 24 December 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
Bournemouth -4 6 £30,000 -45.45%
Test Analyst
South West

Test Analyst
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 7 (46.67%) SQL
1 7 (46.67%) ISEB
1 7 (46.67%) Software Testing
2 5 (33.33%) Windows
3 4 (26.67%) ISTQB
3 4 (26.67%) QA
3 4 (26.67%) Test Scripting
4 3 (20.00%) C#
4 3 (20.00%) VB
4 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
4 3 (20.00%) MS Office
4 3 (20.00%) Finance
4 3 (20.00%) FitNesse
4 3 (20.00%) Manual Testing
4 3 (20.00%) Mobile App
4 3 (20.00%) Automation Testing
4 3 (20.00%) Performance Engineering
4 3 (20.00%) Test Planning
5 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
5 2 (13.33%) Cisco
5 2 (13.33%) Degree
5 2 (13.33%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (13.33%) Black-Box Testing
6 1 (6.67%) MS Project
6 1 (6.67%) QuickTest Pro
6 1 (6.67%) ClearQuest
6 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (6.67%) Automated Testing
6 1 (6.67%) Selenium

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

Applications
1 3 (20.00%) MS Office
2 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (6.67%) MS Project
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (20.00%) FitNesse
2 2 (13.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (6.67%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (6.67%) ClearQuest
3 1 (6.67%) Selenium
General
1 3 (20.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) Software Testing
2 4 (26.67%) Test Scripting
3 3 (20.00%) Manual Testing
3 3 (20.00%) Automation Testing
3 3 (20.00%) Performance Engineering
3 3 (20.00%) Test Planning
4 2 (13.33%) Black-Box Testing
5 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (6.67%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (46.67%) SQL
2 3 (20.00%) VB
2 3 (20.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 7 (46.67%) ISEB
2 4 (26.67%) ISTQB
3 2 (13.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (26.67%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (13.33%) Cisco