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

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Analyst
Rank 25 18 21
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 10 9 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Exeter 5.88% 9.47% 5.82%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.25% 10.47% 5.88%
Number of salaries quoted 7 9 11
Average salary £26,326 £34,000 £27,826
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.57% +22.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,300 £34,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £34,300 £30,826
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
Test Analyst
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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
160 86 187
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Exeter 94.12% 90.53% 98.94%
Number of salaries quoted 133 76 177
Average salary £35,000 £34,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £25,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £41,000
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 17 September 2014, 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 7 (53.85%) ISEB
2 6 (46.15%) SQL
2 6 (46.15%) Automated Testing
2 6 (46.15%) ISTQB
3 5 (38.46%) Test Strategy
4 4 (30.77%) Finance
4 4 (30.77%) Validation
4 4 (30.77%) Data Analysis
4 4 (30.77%) Test Scripting
4 4 (30.77%) Manual Testing
4 4 (30.77%) System Testing
4 4 (30.77%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (30.77%) Mentoring
4 4 (30.77%) Coaching
4 4 (30.77%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (23.08%) Internet
5 3 (23.08%) Automotive
5 3 (23.08%) QA
5 3 (23.08%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (15.38%) .NET
6 2 (15.38%) Selenium
7 1 (7.69%) Oracle
7 1 (7.69%) UML
7 1 (7.69%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (7.69%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (7.69%) Data Security
7 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (7.69%) Load Testing
7 1 (7.69%) Twitter
7 1 (7.69%) Automation Testing

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Exeter by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (23.08%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Selenium
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle Forms
General
1 4 (30.77%) Finance
2 3 (23.08%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) Automated Testing
2 5 (38.46%) Test Strategy
3 4 (30.77%) Mentoring
3 4 (30.77%) Coaching
3 4 (30.77%) Data Analysis
3 4 (30.77%) Test Scripting
3 4 (30.77%) Manual Testing
3 4 (30.77%) System Testing
3 4 (30.77%) Validation
4 3 (23.08%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Load Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (7.69%) UML
5 1 (7.69%) Data Security
5 1 (7.69%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (46.15%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (53.85%) ISEB
2 6 (46.15%) ISTQB
3 4 (30.77%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (23.08%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle
1 1 (7.69%) Twitter