The table below looks at the statistics for the Test Analyst role in IT jobs advertised for the Exeter 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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Analyst
Rank 16 35 32
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 16 9 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Exeter 11.94% 4.17% 3.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 12.80% 4.37% 3.76%
Number of salaries quoted 9 9 8
Average salary £30,000 £35,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% +2.94%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%
Test Analyst
Devon

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Exeter 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
Exeter
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
125 206 213
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Exeter 93.28% 95.37% 98.16%
Number of salaries quoted 91 185 205
Average salary £35,000 £29,000 £34,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.68% -16.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,800 £20,800 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,500 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Exeter

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

Test Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Exeter

Test Analyst
Salary Trend in Exeter

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

Test Analyst Salary Trend in Exeter

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Exeter

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Exeter 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 11 (45.83%) ISTQB
2 10 (41.67%) Test Scripting
2 10 (41.67%) ISEB
3 9 (37.50%) Software Testing
4 8 (33.33%) Regression Testing
4 8 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
5 7 (29.17%) C
5 7 (29.17%) LoadRunner
5 7 (29.17%) Aerospace
5 7 (29.17%) Statistics
5 7 (29.17%) SC Cleared
5 7 (29.17%) Security Cleared
5 7 (29.17%) QA
5 7 (29.17%) Load Testing
5 7 (29.17%) Security Testing
5 7 (29.17%) People Management
6 4 (16.67%) System Testing
6 4 (16.67%) Test Strategy
6 4 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 4 (16.67%) Test Planning
6 4 (16.67%) Mentoring
6 4 (16.67%) Coaching
6 4 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (16.67%) Validation
6 4 (16.67%) Data Analysis
6 4 (16.67%) Automated Testing
6 4 (16.67%) Data Security
6 4 (16.67%) Finance
7 3 (12.50%) SQL
8 2 (8.33%) Automotive

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Exeter by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Exeter 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 2 (8.33%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 7 (29.17%) LoadRunner
2 2 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (29.17%) Aerospace
2 4 (16.67%) Finance
3 2 (8.33%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.17%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (29.17%) Statistics
2 4 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (8.33%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (41.67%) Test Scripting
2 9 (37.50%) Software Testing
3 8 (33.33%) Regression Testing
3 8 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
4 7 (29.17%) Load Testing
4 7 (29.17%) Security Testing
4 7 (29.17%) People Management
5 4 (16.67%) System Testing
5 4 (16.67%) Test Strategy
5 4 (16.67%) Test Planning
5 4 (16.67%) Mentoring
5 4 (16.67%) Coaching
5 4 (16.67%) Validation
5 4 (16.67%) Data Analysis
5 4 (16.67%) Automated Testing
5 4 (16.67%) Data Security
6 2 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (8.33%) Manual Testing
7 1 (4.17%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (29.17%) C
2 3 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (45.83%) ISTQB
2 10 (41.67%) ISEB
3 7 (29.17%) SC Cleared
3 7 (29.17%) Security Cleared
4 4 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (4.17%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (29.17%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (8.33%) Microsoft
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