The table below looks at the statistics for the Test Analyst role in IT jobs advertised for the Guildford 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 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Analyst
Rank 70 53 57
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 5 6 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 0.68% 1.15% 2.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.70% 1.23% 2.15%
Number of salaries quoted 5 6 14
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +38.46%
UK excluding London average salary £33,750 £31,500 £31,500
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Test Analyst
Surrey

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Guildford 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
Guildford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
714 487 651
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 96.88% 93.12% 97.75%
Number of salaries quoted 625 430 629
Average salary £45,000 £40,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +3.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

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

Test Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

Test Analyst
Salary Trend in Guildford

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

Test Analyst Salary Trend in Guildford

Test Analyst
Salary Histogram in Guildford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Analyst across the Guildford region over the 3 months to 18 December 2014.

Test Analyst Salary Histogram in Guildford

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT jobs across the Guildford 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 20 (74.07%) Finance
2 14 (51.85%) SOAP
3 13 (48.15%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (48.15%) QA
4 12 (44.44%) Test Planning
4 12 (44.44%) XML
4 12 (44.44%) Microsoft
5 11 (40.74%) ISEB
5 11 (40.74%) Selenium
6 10 (37.04%) FitNesse
6 10 (37.04%) Software Testing
6 10 (37.04%) QuickTest Pro
6 10 (37.04%) HP
6 10 (37.04%) WSDL
6 10 (37.04%) XSD
6 10 (37.04%) Web Services
6 10 (37.04%) SQL Server
6 10 (37.04%) SpecFlow
6 10 (37.04%) Test Management
6 10 (37.04%) HP Quality Center
6 10 (37.04%) Team Foundation Server
6 10 (37.04%) Cucumber
7 6 (22.22%) Degree
8 5 (18.52%) Manual Testing
9 4 (14.81%) Test Scripting
9 4 (14.81%) SoapUI
9 4 (14.81%) ISTQB
9 4 (14.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 3 (11.11%) SQL
10 3 (11.11%) .NET

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT jobs across the Guildford 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (37.04%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.70%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 11 (40.74%) Selenium
2 10 (37.04%) FitNesse
2 10 (37.04%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (37.04%) QuickTest Pro
2 10 (37.04%) Cucumber
2 10 (37.04%) SpecFlow
3 4 (14.81%) SoapUI
4 2 (7.41%) NUnit
5 1 (3.70%) JUnit
5 1 (3.70%) Visual Studio
5 1 (3.70%) WebDriver
5 1 (3.70%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 20 (74.07%) Finance
2 1 (3.70%) Banking
2 1 (3.70%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (51.85%) SOAP
2 12 (44.44%) XML
3 10 (37.04%) XSD
3 10 (37.04%) Web Services
3 10 (37.04%) WSDL
4 3 (11.11%) FIX Protocol
4 3 (11.11%) .NET
5 2 (7.41%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 3 (11.11%) SWIFT
3 2 (7.41%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.70%) Open Source
4 1 (3.70%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 3 (11.11%) Windows
2 2 (7.41%) Linux
2 2 (7.41%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (48.15%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (44.44%) Test Planning
3 10 (37.04%) Test Management
3 10 (37.04%) Software Testing
4 5 (18.52%) Manual Testing
5 4 (14.81%) Test Scripting
6 3 (11.11%) Cyber Security
6 3 (11.11%) Automation Testing
6 3 (11.11%) System Testing
6 3 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (7.41%) Test Automation
7 2 (7.41%) User Stories
8 1 (3.70%) Performance Testing
8 1 (3.70%) Load Testing
8 1 (3.70%) Unit Testing
8 1 (3.70%) Workflow Management
8 1 (3.70%) Automated Testing
8 1 (3.70%) Software Engineering
8 1 (3.70%) Code Coverage
8 1 (3.70%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (11.11%) C#
1 3 (11.11%) Java
1 3 (11.11%) SQL
2 2 (7.41%) Python
2 2 (7.41%) Ruby
2 2 (7.41%) Lua
3 1 (3.70%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.70%) C++
Qualifications
1 11 (40.74%) ISEB
2 6 (22.22%) Degree
3 4 (14.81%) ISTQB
4 1 (3.70%) SC Cleared
4 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (48.15%) QA
Systems Management
1 10 (37.04%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 10 (37.04%) HP