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 6 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Analyst
Rank 31 35 27
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 9 6 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 4.07% 2.33% 1.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.21% 2.35% 1.48%
Number of salaries quoted 6 5 1
Average salary £22,500 £30,000 £28,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% +7.14%
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £35,000 £32,000
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +9.37%
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
214 255 135
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 96.83% 98.84% 94.41%
Number of salaries quoted 162 225 101
Average salary £32,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,500 £46,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,472
% change year-on-year
- +3.97%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 17 (94.44%) QA
2 15 (83.33%) Test Scripting
3 11 (61.11%) Finance
4 10 (55.56%) Regression Testing
5 8 (44.44%) ISEB
5 8 (44.44%) User Acceptance Testing
6 6 (33.33%) ISTQB
6 6 (33.33%) Manual Testing
6 6 (33.33%) Functional Testing
6 6 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (27.78%) Project Management
8 4 (22.22%) Web Services
8 4 (22.22%) Automated Testing
8 4 (22.22%) Test Strategy
8 4 (22.22%) SoapUI
9 2 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (11.11%) Scrum
9 2 (11.11%) Selenium
10 1 (5.56%) Firebug
10 1 (5.56%) Fiddler
10 1 (5.56%) Usability Testing
10 1 (5.56%) Integration Testing
10 1 (5.56%) Web Testing
10 1 (5.56%) Degree
10 1 (5.56%) Computer Science
10 1 (5.56%) SQL
10 1 (5.56%) MS Office
10 1 (5.56%) SOAP
10 1 (5.56%) XML
10 1 (5.56%) MS Excel

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 1 (5.56%) MS Office
1 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 4 (22.22%) SoapUI
2 2 (11.11%) Selenium
3 1 (5.56%) Firebug
3 1 (5.56%) Fiddler
3 1 (5.56%) WebDriver
3 1 (5.56%) Ranorex
General
1 11 (61.11%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (22.22%) Web Services
2 1 (5.56%) XML
2 1 (5.56%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.56%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (83.33%) Test Scripting
2 10 (55.56%) Regression Testing
3 8 (44.44%) User Acceptance Testing
4 6 (33.33%) Manual Testing
4 6 (33.33%) Functional Testing
5 5 (27.78%) Project Management
6 4 (22.22%) Automated Testing
6 4 (22.22%) Test Strategy
7 2 (11.11%) Scrum
7 2 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (5.56%) Usability Testing
8 1 (5.56%) Integration Testing
8 1 (5.56%) Web Testing
8 1 (5.56%) Automation Testing
8 1 (5.56%) Test Planning
8 1 (5.56%) Mentoring
8 1 (5.56%) Product Management
8 1 (5.56%) Capacity Planning
8 1 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (44.44%) ISEB
2 6 (33.33%) ISTQB
3 1 (5.56%) Degree
3 1 (5.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (94.44%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
Halifax, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum plus additional benefits
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