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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Analyst
Rank 20 20 23
Rank change year-on-year
0 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 11 18 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 6.55% 10.29% 3.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.92% 10.34% 3.57%
Number of salaries quoted 11 16 2
Average salary £22,500 £32,250 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.23% +17.27%
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
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
159 174 112
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 94.64% 99.43% 90.32%
Number of salaries quoted 120 163 92
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -5.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £46,050
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 28 August 2015.

Test Analyst Salary Histogram in Halifax

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 13 (86.67%) QA
2 11 (73.33%) Regression Testing
2 11 (73.33%) Test Scripting
3 9 (60.00%) Finance
4 7 (46.67%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (20.00%) ISTQB
6 3 (20.00%) Selenium
6 3 (20.00%) SQL
6 3 (20.00%) MS Office
6 3 (20.00%) MS Excel
6 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
6 3 (20.00%) ISEB
7 2 (13.33%) Project Management
7 2 (13.33%) SOAP
7 2 (13.33%) Scrum
7 2 (13.33%) WebDriver
7 2 (13.33%) Manual Testing
7 2 (13.33%) SoapUI
7 2 (13.33%) Automation Testing
8 1 (6.67%) Ranorex
8 1 (6.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (6.67%) Test Planning
8 1 (6.67%) Mentoring
8 1 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (6.67%) Test Strategy
8 1 (6.67%) Product Management
8 1 (6.67%) Capacity Planning
8 1 (6.67%) BDD
8 1 (6.67%) Usability Testing

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 3 (20.00%) MS Office
1 3 (20.00%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Selenium
2 2 (13.33%) WebDriver
2 2 (13.33%) SoapUI
3 1 (6.67%) Ranorex
3 1 (6.67%) Firebug
3 1 (6.67%) Fiddler
3 1 (6.67%) JIRA
General
1 9 (60.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) SOAP
2 1 (6.67%) Web Services
2 1 (6.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (73.33%) Regression Testing
1 11 (73.33%) Test Scripting
2 7 (46.67%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (13.33%) Automation Testing
4 2 (13.33%) Manual Testing
4 2 (13.33%) Project Management
4 2 (13.33%) Scrum
5 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (6.67%) Usability Testing
5 1 (6.67%) Integration Testing
5 1 (6.67%) Web Testing
5 1 (6.67%) Test Management
5 1 (6.67%) Product Management
5 1 (6.67%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (6.67%) BDD
5 1 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (6.67%) Test Strategy
5 1 (6.67%) Test Planning
5 1 (6.67%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 3 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) ISEB
1 3 (20.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (6.67%) Degree
2 1 (6.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (86.67%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) Microsoft