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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Analyst
Rank 24 12 30
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +18
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 14 31 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 7.33% 12.92% 2.70%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.41% 14.76% 2.73%
Number of salaries quoted 14 30 4
Average salary £37,500 £30,000 £27,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% +11.11%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £31,500
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +3.17%
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
189 210 183
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 98.95% 87.50% 98.92%
Number of salaries quoted 120 166 138
Average salary £40,000 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,250 £20,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £45,300
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 26 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 30 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 30 (100.00%) QA
2 24 (80.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 17 (56.67%) Project Management
3 17 (56.67%) Test Strategy
3 17 (56.67%) Automated Testing
3 17 (56.67%) Regression Testing
3 17 (56.67%) Finance
4 15 (50.00%) Web Services
4 15 (50.00%) SoapUI
5 11 (36.67%) Manual Testing
6 8 (26.67%) XML
7 6 (20.00%) SOAP
7 6 (20.00%) ISEB
7 6 (20.00%) Functional Testing
7 6 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (13.33%) Ranorex
8 4 (13.33%) ISTQB
8 4 (13.33%) Microsoft
8 4 (13.33%) MS Office
9 3 (10.00%) Product Management
10 2 (6.67%) SQL
11 1 (3.33%) Banking
11 1 (3.33%) VCP4
11 1 (3.33%) Mentoring
11 1 (3.33%) Automation Testing

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 4 (13.33%) MS Office
Development Applications
1 15 (50.00%) SoapUI
2 4 (13.33%) Ranorex
General
1 17 (56.67%) Finance
2 1 (3.33%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (50.00%) Web Services
2 8 (26.67%) XML
3 6 (20.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (100.00%) Test Scripting
2 24 (80.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 17 (56.67%) Project Management
3 17 (56.67%) Regression Testing
3 17 (56.67%) Automated Testing
3 17 (56.67%) Test Strategy
4 11 (36.67%) Manual Testing
5 6 (20.00%) Functional Testing
6 3 (10.00%) Product Management
7 1 (3.33%) Automation Testing
7 1 (3.33%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (20.00%) ISEB
2 4 (13.33%) ISTQB
3 1 (3.33%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (13.33%) Microsoft