The first table below looks at the demand for the Test Analyst role in IT jobs advertised for the Hertfordshire 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Hertfordshire region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Analyst
Rank 124 105 108
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 23 36 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.92% 1.70% 1.77%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.96% 1.80% 1.84%
Number of salaries quoted 18 22 38
Average salary £40,000 £41,250 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.03% +3.12%
UK excluding London average salary £33,150 £32,500 £33,000
% change year-on-year
+2.00% -1.51%
Job Titles Category
Hertfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2385 1997 2555
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 95.74% 94.29% 96.09%
Number of salaries quoted 1987 1578 2044
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -3.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Test Analyst
East of England

Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Test Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Test Analyst
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Test Analyst Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

Test Analyst
Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Analyst across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014.

Test Analyst Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

Test Analyst
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Analyst within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Watford -18 7 £35,000 +16.66%
Welwyn Garden City - 4 £37,500 -
Hitchin -9 3 - -
St Albans +2 2 £33,750 - 1
Hemel Hempstead - 1 £25,500 -
Test Analyst
East of England

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 33 (66.00%) SQL
2 25 (50.00%) ISTQB
3 24 (48.00%) QA
4 20 (40.00%) Software Testing
4 20 (40.00%) Test Scripting
5 16 (32.00%) UNIX
5 16 (32.00%) Finance
5 16 (32.00%) ISEB
6 15 (30.00%) Oracle
7 14 (28.00%) Selenium
8 13 (26.00%) Test Strategy
9 11 (22.00%) SQL Server
9 11 (22.00%) Shell Script
10 10 (20.00%) QuickTest Pro
10 10 (20.00%) Java
10 10 (20.00%) Banking
10 10 (20.00%) Degree
10 10 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
11 9 (18.00%) User Acceptance Testing
11 9 (18.00%) Automated Testing
11 9 (18.00%) E-Commerce
12 8 (16.00%) Oracle Forms
12 8 (16.00%) EFT
12 8 (16.00%) ATM
12 8 (16.00%) Data Mining
12 8 (16.00%) Microsoft
12 8 (16.00%) Scrum
12 8 (16.00%) Usability Testing
13 7 (14.00%) T-SQL
14 6 (12.00%) Windows

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.00%) PowerPivot
2 1 (2.00%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (6.00%) RiskWrite
Communications & Networking
1 8 (16.00%) ATM
2 2 (4.00%) LAN
3 1 (2.00%) Packet Switching
3 1 (2.00%) SMS
3 1 (2.00%) UMTS
3 1 (2.00%) WLAN
3 1 (2.00%) SAN
3 1 (2.00%) LTE
3 1 (2.00%) 4G
3 1 (2.00%) Broadband
3 1 (2.00%) GPRS
3 1 (2.00%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (22.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (16.00%) Data Mining
3 3 (6.00%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (4.00%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.00%) OLAP
5 1 (2.00%) Star Schema
5 1 (2.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (2.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (2.00%) PerformancePoint
5 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 14 (28.00%) Selenium
2 10 (20.00%) QuickTest Pro
3 8 (16.00%) Oracle Forms
4 5 (10.00%) JIRA
5 1 (2.00%) Visual Studio
5 1 (2.00%) Cucumber
General
1 16 (32.00%) Finance
2 10 (20.00%) Banking
3 3 (6.00%) Retail
4 2 (4.00%) Investment Banking
4 2 (4.00%) Retail Banking
4 2 (4.00%) Corporate Banking
4 2 (4.00%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.00%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.00%) .NET
2 2 (4.00%) GWT
3 1 (2.00%) J2EE
3 1 (2.00%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 8 (16.00%) EFT
2 4 (8.00%) Management Information System
3 3 (6.00%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.00%) EPoS
4 1 (2.00%) Fixed Income
4 1 (2.00%) Equities
4 1 (2.00%) Derivative
4 1 (2.00%) Mathematics
4 1 (2.00%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 16 (32.00%) UNIX
2 6 (12.00%) Windows
3 5 (10.00%) Linux
4 1 (2.00%) Windows XP
4 1 (2.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (2.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (40.00%) Software Testing
1 20 (40.00%) Test Scripting
2 13 (26.00%) Test Strategy
3 9 (18.00%) Automated Testing
3 9 (18.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 9 (18.00%) E-Commerce
4 8 (16.00%) Usability Testing
4 8 (16.00%) Scrum
5 6 (12.00%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (10.00%) Validation
6 5 (10.00%) Manual Testing
6 5 (10.00%) Test Automation
7 4 (8.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (8.00%) Integration Testing
7 4 (8.00%) Web Testing
7 4 (8.00%) Test Management
7 4 (8.00%) Regression Testing
7 4 (8.00%) Automation Testing
8 3 (6.00%) Data Security
8 3 (6.00%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 33 (66.00%) SQL
2 11 (22.00%) Shell Script
3 10 (20.00%) Java
4 7 (14.00%) T-SQL
5 5 (10.00%) C#
6 4 (8.00%) VB
7 3 (6.00%) VB6
8 2 (4.00%) Perl
9 1 (2.00%) C++
9 1 (2.00%) Python
9 1 (2.00%) VBScript
9 1 (2.00%) C
Qualifications
1 25 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 16 (32.00%) ISEB
3 10 (20.00%) Degree
4 6 (12.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (6.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (48.00%) QA
2 1 (2.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 10 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 15 (30.00%) Oracle
2 8 (16.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (6.00%) HP
3 3 (6.00%) Google
4 2 (4.00%) Ab Initio
5 1 (2.00%) VMware
5 1 (2.00%) Cisco
5 1 (2.00%) IBM
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Jambo Ltd
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
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