The table below looks at the statistics 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 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Analyst
Rank 115 119 109
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -10
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 28 14 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.21% 0.70% 2.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.25% 0.73% 2.32%
Number of salaries quoted 25 12 52
Average salary £32,500 £31,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.83% -27.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,900 £30,000 £28,250
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
Test Analyst
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Hertfordshire 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
Hertfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2232 1912 2850
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 96.79% 95.31% 96.48%
Number of salaries quoted 1840 1577 2251
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £66,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 22 September 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 22 September 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 +2 13 £35,000 +16.66% 4
Stevenage +3 5 £29,000 -3.33% 1
St Albans - 2 £32,500 -
Hitchin -7 1 - -
Hemel Hempstead - 1 £25,500 -
Welwyn Garden City - 1 - -
Test Analyst
East of England

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 28 (58.33%) SQL
2 24 (50.00%) QA
3 18 (37.50%) Software Testing
3 18 (37.50%) Test Scripting
3 18 (37.50%) UNIX
3 18 (37.50%) Finance
4 16 (33.33%) Shell Script
4 16 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (33.33%) Oracle
5 13 (27.08%) ISTQB
5 13 (27.08%) HP Quality Center
5 13 (27.08%) ISEB
6 11 (22.92%) Windows
6 11 (22.92%) User Acceptance Testing
6 11 (22.92%) Test Strategy
7 10 (20.83%) Microsoft
7 10 (20.83%) Banking
7 10 (20.83%) Validation
7 10 (20.83%) Regression Testing
8 9 (18.75%) MS Excel
8 9 (18.75%) Selenium
8 9 (18.75%) Degree
9 8 (16.67%) Usability Testing
9 8 (16.67%) Oracle Forms
9 8 (16.67%) Data Mining
9 8 (16.67%) ATM
9 8 (16.67%) Java
9 8 (16.67%) Management Information System
9 8 (16.67%) EFT
10 7 (14.58%) SQL Server

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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.

Applications
1 9 (18.75%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.17%) MS Visio
2 2 (4.17%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (4.17%) RiskWrite
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.08%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 8 (16.67%) ATM
2 2 (4.17%) SAN
2 2 (4.17%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (16.67%) Data Mining
2 7 (14.58%) SQL Server
2 7 (14.58%) Relational Database
3 2 (4.17%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (4.17%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (18.75%) Selenium
2 8 (16.67%) Oracle Forms
3 5 (10.42%) QuickTest Pro
4 4 (8.33%) JIRA
5 3 (6.25%) Subversion
6 2 (4.17%) Visual Studio
6 2 (4.17%) JMeter
6 2 (4.17%) Cucumber
7 1 (2.08%) RubyMine
7 1 (2.08%) Calabash
General
1 18 (37.50%) Finance
2 10 (20.83%) Banking
3 3 (6.25%) Retail
4 2 (4.17%) Telecoms
4 2 (4.17%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.42%) J2EE
2 3 (6.25%) .NET
3 2 (4.17%) ASP.NET
3 2 (4.17%) CSS
3 2 (4.17%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (16.67%) Management Information System
1 8 (16.67%) EFT
2 2 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.17%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.08%) Mathematics
3 1 (2.08%) Physics
3 1 (2.08%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.08%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 18 (37.50%) UNIX
2 11 (22.92%) Windows
3 5 (10.42%) Linux
4 3 (6.25%) Windows 7
5 2 (4.17%) Windows XP
6 1 (2.08%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (37.50%) Software Testing
1 18 (37.50%) Test Scripting
2 16 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (22.92%) User Acceptance Testing
3 11 (22.92%) Test Strategy
4 10 (20.83%) Validation
4 10 (20.83%) Regression Testing
5 8 (16.67%) Usability Testing
6 5 (10.42%) Root Cause Analysis
6 5 (10.42%) Manual Testing
6 5 (10.42%) System Testing
6 5 (10.42%) Data Validation
6 5 (10.42%) Automated Testing
6 5 (10.42%) Quality Management
7 4 (8.33%) Scrum
7 4 (8.33%) Integration Testing
7 4 (8.33%) Web Testing
7 4 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (8.33%) Automation Testing
8 3 (6.25%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 28 (58.33%) SQL
2 16 (33.33%) Shell Script
3 8 (16.67%) Java
4 5 (10.42%) T-SQL
5 3 (6.25%) C#
5 3 (6.25%) Perl
6 2 (4.17%) JavaScript
7 1 (2.08%) Ruby
7 1 (2.08%) C
7 1 (2.08%) C++
Qualifications
1 13 (27.08%) ISTQB
1 13 (27.08%) ISEB
2 9 (18.75%) Degree
3 5 (10.42%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (6.25%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (50.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.17%) Active Directory
1 2 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 13 (27.08%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 16 (33.33%) Oracle
2 10 (20.83%) Microsoft
3 7 (14.58%) HP
4 3 (6.25%) VMware
5 2 (4.17%) Ab Initio
6 1 (2.08%) Apple
6 1 (2.08%) IBM
6 1 (2.08%) Citrix
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Salary: £22000
Posted: 16 hours ago
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Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: £35000.00 per annum + Pension, Life, Health
Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + range of benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Watford
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Hertfordshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £23000.00 - £26000.00 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago