The table below looks at the statistics for the Test Analyst role in IT jobs advertised for the East Midlands 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 1 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Analyst
Rank 99 113 133
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +20
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 82 76 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 2.22% 2.01% 1.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.31% 2.08% 1.29%
Number of salaries quoted 74 68 36
Average salary £33,250 £34,200 £31,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.77% +9.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,750 £24,350 £23,101
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £40,000 £41,250
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £35,000 £32,000
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +9.37%
Test Analyst
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the East Midlands 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
East Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3556 3659 3030
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 96.13% 96.59% 95.55%
Number of salaries quoted 2945 3063 2592
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Test Analyst in the job title across the East Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Test Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

Test Analyst
Salary Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Test Analyst across the East Midlands region.

Test Analyst Salary Trend in the East Midlands

Test Analyst
Salary Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Analyst across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 1 July 2015.

Test Analyst Salary Histogram in the East Midlands

Test Analyst
Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Analyst within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 1 July 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
Nottinghamshire +20 39 £35,000 +7.69% 7
Northamptonshire -3 28 £30,000 -14.28% 1
Leicestershire +16 12 £26,500 -11.66% 1
Derbyshire -14 4 £27,500 -21.42%
Test Analyst
England

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT jobs across the East Midlands 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 68 (45.03%) Agile Software Development
2 67 (44.37%) User Acceptance Testing
3 61 (40.40%) Degree
4 50 (33.11%) Windows
5 49 (32.45%) Analytical Skills
6 46 (30.46%) ISEB
7 45 (29.80%) Finance
7 45 (29.80%) Test Strategy
8 42 (27.81%) QA
9 32 (21.19%) Test Scripting
10 31 (20.53%) Automated Testing
11 25 (16.56%) Windows 7
12 24 (15.89%) SQL
13 23 (15.23%) Active Directory
14 22 (14.57%) .NET
14 22 (14.57%) ISTQB
15 21 (13.91%) Selenium
15 21 (13.91%) Manual Testing
15 21 (13.91%) Service Delivery
16 20 (13.25%) C#
17 18 (11.92%) V-Model
18 17 (11.26%) Software Testing
18 17 (11.26%) Microsoft
18 17 (11.26%) Scrum
19 16 (10.60%) TDD
19 16 (10.60%) SDLC
20 15 (9.93%) ITIL
21 14 (9.27%) Root Cause Analysis
22 12 (7.95%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
22 12 (7.95%) SQL Server

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT jobs across the East Midlands 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 10 (6.62%) MS Excel
2 6 (3.97%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (5.30%) SaaS
2 1 (0.66%) Google Drive
2 1 (0.66%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.66%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (7.95%) DHCP
1 12 (7.95%) DNS
2 2 (1.32%) HTTP
3 1 (0.66%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (7.95%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.65%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (2.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (2.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (0.66%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 21 (13.91%) Selenium
2 12 (7.95%) HP UFT
3 7 (4.64%) Ranorex
4 6 (3.97%) TestComplete
4 6 (3.97%) WebDriver
4 6 (3.97%) Cucumber
5 4 (2.65%) NUnit
6 3 (1.99%) TestPartner
6 3 (1.99%) FitNesse
6 3 (1.99%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (1.99%) Selenium IDE
7 2 (1.32%) SpecFlow
7 2 (1.32%) Firebug
7 2 (1.32%) Visual Studio
7 2 (1.32%) JIRA
7 2 (1.32%) Karma Test Runner
8 1 (0.66%) JUnit
8 1 (0.66%) FogBugz
8 1 (0.66%) SoapUI
General
1 45 (29.80%) Finance
2 5 (3.31%) Retail
3 4 (2.65%) Polish Language
3 4 (2.65%) Spanish Language
3 4 (2.65%) Swedish Language
4 1 (0.66%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.66%) Publishing
4 1 (0.66%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (14.57%) .NET
2 5 (3.31%) ASP.NET
2 5 (3.31%) ASP.NET MVC
2 5 (3.31%) ASP.NET MVC 3
3 4 (2.65%) HTML
4 3 (1.99%) CSS
5 2 (1.32%) Web Services
5 2 (1.32%) XML
6 1 (0.66%) XSD
6 1 (0.66%) Apache Cordova
6 1 (0.66%) HTML5
6 1 (0.66%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 49 (32.45%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (3.97%) Computer Science
3 3 (1.99%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.32%) Mathematics
4 2 (1.32%) NHS
5 1 (0.66%) W3C
5 1 (0.66%) Credit Risk
5 1 (0.66%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 50 (33.11%) Windows
2 25 (16.56%) Windows 7
3 7 (4.64%) Windows XP
3 7 (4.64%) Windows Vista
4 2 (1.32%) Linux
4 2 (1.32%) UNIX
5 1 (0.66%) Android
5 1 (0.66%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.66%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.66%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (45.03%) Agile Software Development
2 67 (44.37%) User Acceptance Testing
3 45 (29.80%) Test Strategy
4 32 (21.19%) Test Scripting
5 31 (20.53%) Automated Testing
6 21 (13.91%) Manual Testing
6 21 (13.91%) Service Delivery
7 18 (11.92%) V-Model
8 17 (11.26%) Software Testing
8 17 (11.26%) Scrum
9 16 (10.60%) TDD
9 16 (10.60%) SDLC
10 15 (9.93%) ITIL
11 14 (9.27%) Root Cause Analysis
12 12 (7.95%) Test Automation
13 11 (7.28%) Test Management
14 10 (6.62%) Waterfall
15 9 (5.96%) Regression Testing
16 8 (5.30%) Unit Testing
17 7 (4.64%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 24 (15.89%) SQL
2 20 (13.25%) C#
3 10 (6.62%) Java
4 6 (3.97%) JavaScript
5 4 (2.65%) C++
6 2 (1.32%) PHP
7 1 (0.66%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.66%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 61 (40.40%) Degree
2 46 (30.46%) ISEB
3 22 (14.57%) ISTQB
4 12 (7.95%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.66%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (27.81%) QA
2 4 (2.65%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 23 (15.23%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (1.32%) SCCM
1 2 (1.32%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 17 (11.26%) Microsoft
2 2 (1.32%) Google
3 1 (0.66%) HP
3 1 (0.66%) Oracle
3 1 (0.66%) SAP
3 1 (0.66%) IBM
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