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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Analyst
Rank 66 64 45
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -19
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 18 18 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 2.05% 2.36% 3.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.13% 2.45% 3.40%
Number of salaries quoted 18 18 9
Average salary £32,500 £50,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-35.00% +53.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £44,250 £24,900
10% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £55,000 £56,000
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
846 736 470
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 96.14% 96.59% 97.51%
Number of salaries quoted 680 596 382
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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
Salary Histogram in Dorset

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Analyst across the Dorset region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014.

Test Analyst Salary Histogram 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 20 August 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 +7 12 £32,500 +12.06% 1
Bournemouth -18 4 £42,500 -15.00%
Test Analyst
South West

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 (54.17%) Software Testing
2 10 (41.67%) HP Quality Center
3 9 (37.50%) Finance
3 9 (37.50%) QuickTest Pro
4 8 (33.33%) LoadRunner
4 8 (33.33%) ISTQB
5 7 (29.17%) HP
5 7 (29.17%) ISEB
5 7 (29.17%) SQL
5 7 (29.17%) Windows
6 6 (25.00%) Manual Testing
7 5 (20.83%) Team Foundation Server
7 5 (20.83%) Cash Management
7 5 (20.83%) Black-Box Testing
7 5 (20.83%) Banking
7 5 (20.83%) Degree
7 5 (20.83%) MS Excel
7 5 (20.83%) MS Office
7 5 (20.83%) Cisco
8 4 (16.67%) QA
8 4 (16.67%) Test Management
8 4 (16.67%) SWIFT
9 3 (12.50%) HTTP
10 2 (8.33%) Toad
10 2 (8.33%) HTTPS
10 2 (8.33%) IBM
10 2 (8.33%) Introscope
10 2 (8.33%) Shell Script
10 2 (8.33%) Middleware
10 2 (8.33%) Mainframe

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 (8.33%) WebLogic
Applications
1 5 (20.83%) MS Office
1 5 (20.83%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.50%) HTTP
2 2 (8.33%) HTTPS
2 2 (8.33%) FTP
3 1 (4.17%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.33%) Adabas
Development Applications
1 9 (37.50%) QuickTest Pro
2 8 (33.33%) LoadRunner
3 5 (20.83%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (8.33%) JProfiler
4 2 (8.33%) Toad
4 2 (8.33%) Introscope
5 1 (4.17%) JIRA
General
1 9 (37.50%) Finance
2 5 (20.83%) Banking
3 2 (8.33%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.33%) JDBC
1 2 (8.33%) ODBC
1 2 (8.33%) Middleware
2 1 (4.17%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.67%) SWIFT
2 2 (8.33%) Mainframe
3 1 (4.17%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (29.17%) Windows
2 2 (8.33%) Solaris
2 2 (8.33%) Linux
2 2 (8.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (54.17%) Software Testing
2 6 (25.00%) Manual Testing
3 5 (20.83%) Cash Management
3 5 (20.83%) Black-Box Testing
4 4 (16.67%) Test Management
5 2 (8.33%) Test Scripting
5 2 (8.33%) Business Transformation
5 2 (8.33%) Requirements Analysis
5 2 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (4.17%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 7 (29.17%) SQL
2 2 (8.33%) VB
2 2 (8.33%) Shell Script
2 2 (8.33%) C
2 2 (8.33%) C++
2 2 (8.33%) COBOL
2 2 (8.33%) Java
3 1 (4.17%) NATURAL
Qualifications
1 8 (33.33%) ISTQB
2 7 (29.17%) ISEB
3 5 (20.83%) Degree
4 1 (4.17%) CSQA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 10 (41.67%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (8.33%) HP SiteScope
2 2 (8.33%) nmon
Vendors
1 7 (29.17%) HP
2 5 (20.83%) Cisco
3 2 (8.33%) IBM
3 2 (8.33%) Green Hat
3 2 (8.33%) Oracle
Poole
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
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Posted: 27 days ago