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

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Analyst
Rank 15 28 35
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 23 3 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 15.65% 2.13% 2.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 15.86% 2.33% 2.59%
Number of salaries quoted 21 2 5
Average salary £31,500 £27,500 £26,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.54% +3.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,000 £25,500 £25,600
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £29,500 £30,100
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
Test Analyst
West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Halifax 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
Halifax
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
145 129 193
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 98.64% 91.49% 99.48%
Number of salaries quoted 136 105 163
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -10.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £19,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £49,600
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

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

Test Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

Test Analyst
Salary Trend in Halifax

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

Test Analyst Salary Trend in Halifax

Test Analyst
Salary Histogram in Halifax

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Analyst across the Halifax region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014.

Test Analyst Salary Histogram in Halifax

Test Analyst
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the Halifax 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 27 (93.10%) QA
2 24 (82.76%) Test Scripting
3 20 (68.97%) User Acceptance Testing
4 17 (58.62%) Regression Testing
5 14 (48.28%) Test Strategy
6 13 (44.83%) Web Services
6 13 (44.83%) XML
7 12 (41.38%) Project Management
7 12 (41.38%) Automated Testing
8 11 (37.93%) Finance
8 11 (37.93%) SOAP
8 11 (37.93%) SoapUI
9 9 (31.03%) Manual Testing
10 4 (13.79%) Software Testing
11 3 (10.34%) Automation Testing
11 3 (10.34%) SQL
12 2 (6.90%) MS Office
12 2 (6.90%) Microsoft
12 2 (6.90%) ISEB
12 2 (6.90%) Agile Software Development
12 2 (6.90%) Ranorex
12 2 (6.90%) Product Management
12 2 (6.90%) WebDriver
12 2 (6.90%) Test Management
12 2 (6.90%) Selenium
13 1 (3.45%) Line Management
13 1 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
13 1 (3.45%) QuickTest Pro

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the Halifax 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 (6.90%) MS Office
Development Applications
1 11 (37.93%) SoapUI
2 2 (6.90%) Ranorex
2 2 (6.90%) WebDriver
2 2 (6.90%) Selenium
3 1 (3.45%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 11 (37.93%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (44.83%) Web Services
1 13 (44.83%) XML
2 11 (37.93%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (82.76%) Test Scripting
2 20 (68.97%) User Acceptance Testing
3 17 (58.62%) Regression Testing
4 14 (48.28%) Test Strategy
5 12 (41.38%) Project Management
5 12 (41.38%) Automated Testing
6 9 (31.03%) Manual Testing
7 4 (13.79%) Software Testing
8 3 (10.34%) Automation Testing
9 2 (6.90%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (6.90%) Product Management
9 2 (6.90%) Test Management
10 1 (3.45%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.34%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (6.90%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (93.10%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (6.90%) Microsoft
Halifax, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £18,000 to £20,000 per annum plus additional benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 4 days ago