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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Analyst
Rank 116 137 113
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -24
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 65 27 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.78% 0.84% 1.83%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.85% 0.88% 1.91%
Number of salaries quoted 58 24 47
Average salary £30,000 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.69% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,550 £29,000 £23,140
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £44,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
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
3519 3076 3254
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 96.36% 95.32% 96.13%
Number of salaries quoted 2949 2602 2823
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £37,300
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% -3.48%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £57,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,800 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+0.50% +3.37%

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 16 September 2014.

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 16 September 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
Northamptonshire -9 29 £32,500 -19.75% 2
Nottinghamshire +7 14 £30,000 -7.69% 1
Leicestershire +10 13 £30,000 +3.44% 3
Derbyshire - 8 £30,000 -
Test Analyst
England

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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 79 (56.43%) QA
2 74 (52.86%) ISEB
3 43 (30.71%) Test Scripting
4 42 (30.00%) ISTQB
4 42 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
5 33 (23.57%) Test Management
6 29 (20.71%) Automated Testing
6 29 (20.71%) User Acceptance Testing
6 29 (20.71%) Project Management
7 26 (18.57%) SQL
8 25 (17.86%) Software Testing
9 24 (17.14%) Manual Testing
10 23 (16.43%) Selenium
11 19 (13.57%) V-Model
11 19 (13.57%) Waterfall
12 18 (12.86%) Test Automation
12 18 (12.86%) HP Quality Center
13 16 (11.43%) Analytical Skills
13 16 (11.43%) Java
13 16 (11.43%) Windows
13 16 (11.43%) Finance
14 15 (10.71%) Microsoft
14 15 (10.71%) XML
15 14 (10.00%) Web Services
15 14 (10.00%) Business Process Mapping
16 13 (9.29%) C#
16 13 (9.29%) HTML
16 13 (9.29%) Scrum
17 12 (8.57%) Test Strategy
17 12 (8.57%) TestComplete

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

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (1.43%) Apache
1 2 (1.43%) Tomcat
2 1 (0.71%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (2.86%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.43%) MS Office
3 1 (0.71%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.71%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.71%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (0.71%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.71%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.43%) VoIP
1 2 (1.43%) VPN
1 2 (1.43%) Wireless
1 2 (1.43%) Firewall
2 1 (0.71%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (5.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.43%) MySQL
2 2 (1.43%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (0.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (0.71%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 23 (16.43%) Selenium
2 12 (8.57%) TestComplete
3 8 (5.71%) Karma Test Runner
3 8 (5.71%) NUnit
3 8 (5.71%) Visual Studio
4 7 (5.00%) QuickTest Pro
5 5 (3.57%) Jasmine
5 5 (3.57%) WebDriver
6 3 (2.14%) JIRA
7 2 (1.43%) Toad
7 2 (1.43%) TestDirector
8 1 (0.71%) TestPartner
8 1 (0.71%) Firebug
8 1 (0.71%) Fiddler
8 1 (0.71%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 16 (11.43%) Finance
2 7 (5.00%) Retail
3 5 (3.57%) Marketing
4 4 (2.86%) Law
5 3 (2.14%) Manufacturing
5 3 (2.14%) Advertising
6 1 (0.71%) Electronics
6 1 (0.71%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (10.71%) XML
2 14 (10.00%) Web Services
3 13 (9.29%) HTML
4 7 (5.00%) .NET
5 3 (2.14%) ASP.NET
6 2 (1.43%) .NET Framework
7 1 (0.71%) XHTML
7 1 (0.71%) CSS
7 1 (0.71%) MDX
7 1 (0.71%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 16 (11.43%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (2.86%) NHS
3 3 (2.14%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.43%) Open Source
4 2 (1.43%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.43%) Mainframe
5 1 (0.71%) Firmware
5 1 (0.71%) DTV
5 1 (0.71%) N-Tier
5 1 (0.71%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.71%) Mathematics
5 1 (0.71%) Smart Meter
5 1 (0.71%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 16 (11.43%) Windows
2 10 (7.14%) UNIX
3 2 (1.43%) Windows 7
3 2 (1.43%) Solaris
3 2 (1.43%) Linux
4 1 (0.71%) Windows XP
4 1 (0.71%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (30.71%) Test Scripting
2 42 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (23.57%) Test Management
4 29 (20.71%) Automated Testing
4 29 (20.71%) User Acceptance Testing
4 29 (20.71%) Project Management
5 25 (17.86%) Software Testing
6 24 (17.14%) Manual Testing
7 19 (13.57%) V-Model
7 19 (13.57%) Waterfall
8 18 (12.86%) Test Automation
9 14 (10.00%) Business Process Mapping
10 13 (9.29%) Scrum
11 12 (8.57%) Test Strategy
12 11 (7.86%) Automation Testing
12 11 (7.86%) Risk Management
13 10 (7.14%) Quality Management
14 8 (5.71%) Stakeholder Management
14 8 (5.71%) CRM
14 8 (5.71%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 26 (18.57%) SQL
2 16 (11.43%) Java
3 13 (9.29%) C#
4 10 (7.14%) JavaScript
5 3 (2.14%) C
6 2 (1.43%) Objective-C
6 2 (1.43%) C++
6 2 (1.43%) PHP
6 2 (1.43%) VBScript
6 2 (1.43%) VB
7 1 (0.71%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.71%) sed
Qualifications
1 74 (52.86%) ISEB
2 42 (30.00%) ISTQB
3 9 (6.43%) Degree
3 9 (6.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (1.43%) GPEN
4 2 (1.43%) OSCP
4 2 (1.43%) CISMP
4 2 (1.43%) CEH
4 2 (1.43%) GIAC
4 2 (1.43%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 79 (56.43%) QA
2 2 (1.43%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 18 (12.86%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.71%) Control-M
Vendors
1 15 (10.71%) Microsoft
2 11 (7.86%) Oracle
2 11 (7.86%) HP
3 4 (2.86%) SAP
4 2 (1.43%) VMware
4 2 (1.43%) JBoss
5 1 (0.71%) IBM
5 1 (0.71%) Salesforce.com
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