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 30 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Analyst
Rank 123 135 108
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -27
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 31 21 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.28% 0.80% 1.61%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.33% 0.84% 1.70%
Number of salaries quoted 26 16 22
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +7.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £32,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £41,000 £49,750
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £35,000 £32,000
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +9.37%
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
2325 2509 2177
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 95.80% 95.25% 94.45%
Number of salaries quoted 1904 2079 1715
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,000 £25,250
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £65,000
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 30 June 2015.

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 30 June 2015. 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
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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
Hemel Hempstead - 9 £50,000 - 1
Welwyn Garden City -12 4 - -
Rickmansworth - 3 £43,500 -
Watford -1 2 £45,000 +12.50% 4
Borehamwood - 2 £27,500 -
Royston - 2 £38,750 -
Hitchin +3 1 - -
St Albans -22 1 £32,500 -7.14%
Test Analyst
East of England

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, 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 31 (55.36%) Agile Software Development
1 31 (55.36%) Software Testing
2 25 (44.64%) QA
2 25 (44.64%) ISEB
3 22 (39.29%) Analytical Skills
4 21 (37.50%) ISTQB
4 21 (37.50%) SQL
4 21 (37.50%) Retail
4 21 (37.50%) Finance
5 20 (35.71%) MS Excel
6 18 (32.14%) Microsoft
7 16 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
8 15 (26.79%) Manual Testing
9 14 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 14 (25.00%) Validation
9 14 (25.00%) Scrum
9 14 (25.00%) HP UFT
10 13 (23.21%) Regression Testing
10 13 (23.21%) Banking
10 13 (23.21%) HP Quality Center
10 13 (23.21%) Selenium
11 12 (21.43%) System Testing
11 12 (21.43%) Automated Testing
12 11 (19.64%) SQL Server
13 10 (17.86%) Windows
13 10 (17.86%) Test Scripting
13 10 (17.86%) Mentoring
13 10 (17.86%) SDLC
14 9 (16.07%) Continuous Improvement
14 9 (16.07%) Degree

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, 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 2 (3.57%) WebLogic
Applications
1 20 (35.71%) MS Excel
2 9 (16.07%) MS Office
3 1 (1.79%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (19.64%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.36%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (3.57%) MySQL
3 2 (3.57%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.79%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 14 (25.00%) HP UFT
2 13 (23.21%) Selenium
3 9 (16.07%) JIRA
4 4 (7.14%) Subversion
5 3 (5.36%) Cucumber
6 2 (3.57%) ClearQuest
6 2 (3.57%) LabVIEW
6 2 (3.57%) Bugzilla
6 2 (3.57%) TestLink
7 1 (1.79%) JMeter
7 1 (1.79%) SoapUI
General
1 21 (37.50%) Finance
1 21 (37.50%) Retail
2 13 (23.21%) Banking
3 7 (12.50%) Retail Banking
3 7 (12.50%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.79%) Electronics
4 1 (1.79%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.14%) Web Services
2 2 (3.57%) XML
3 1 (1.79%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 22 (39.29%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (8.93%) IVR
3 3 (5.36%) Data Integration
3 3 (5.36%) iPhone
3 3 (5.36%) iPad
3 3 (5.36%) Physics
4 2 (3.57%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.57%) Mobile App
4 2 (3.57%) Spread Betting
4 2 (3.57%) Mathematics
4 2 (3.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (1.79%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 10 (17.86%) Windows
2 9 (16.07%) UNIX
3 7 (12.50%) Linux
4 3 (5.36%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (55.36%) Agile Software Development
1 31 (55.36%) Software Testing
2 16 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
3 15 (26.79%) Manual Testing
4 14 (25.00%) Validation
4 14 (25.00%) Scrum
5 13 (23.21%) Regression Testing
6 12 (21.43%) Automated Testing
6 12 (21.43%) System Testing
7 10 (17.86%) Test Scripting
7 10 (17.86%) Mentoring
7 10 (17.86%) SDLC
8 9 (16.07%) Continuous Improvement
9 8 (14.29%) Time Management
9 8 (14.29%) Knowledge Management
10 7 (12.50%) Project Management
11 6 (10.71%) Test Automation
11 6 (10.71%) Test Strategy
11 6 (10.71%) Functional Testing
12 4 (7.14%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 21 (37.50%) SQL
2 8 (14.29%) T-SQL
3 6 (10.71%) Java
4 4 (7.14%) Ruby
5 3 (5.36%) PL/SQL
6 2 (3.57%) C
6 2 (3.57%) C++
Qualifications
1 25 (44.64%) ISEB
2 21 (37.50%) ISTQB
3 14 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 9 (16.07%) Degree
5 5 (8.93%) SC Cleared
5 5 (8.93%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (44.64%) QA
Systems Management
1 13 (23.21%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 18 (32.14%) Microsoft
2 4 (7.14%) Cisco
2 4 (7.14%) Verint
3 3 (5.36%) Oracle
3 3 (5.36%) HP
4 1 (1.79%) IBM
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