The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Hertfordshire region that had Test Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 19 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Analyst
East of England / Hertfordshire
Rank 39 102 128
Rank change year-on-year
+63 +26
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 107 37 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 5.30% 1.78% 0.68%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.46% 1.82% 0.70%
Number of salaries quoted 98 26 9
Median salary £36,250 £42,500 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-14.70% +14.86%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £60,000 £39,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £34,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -

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
1960 2033 1998
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 97.03% 97.79% 96.52%
Number of salaries quoted 1627 1733 1601
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Hertfordshire region that featured Test Analyst in the job title.

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 19 January 2017.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Analyst within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 19 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stevenage - 33 £40,000 -
Watford +17 28 £35,000 -27.08% 2
Welwyn Garden City +6 7 - -
Harpenden - 7 £35,000 - 1
Broxbourne - 6 £22,500 -
Hemel Hempstead +12 4 £32,500 +14.03% 1
Borehamwood - 1 £40,000 -
Hoddesdon - 1 £35,000 - 1
Test Analyst
East of England

Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, Test Analyst job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Hertfordshire region featuring Test Analyst in the job title.

1 91 (57.23%) Selenium
2 82 (51.57%) SQL
3 78 (49.06%) ISEB
4 76 (47.80%) Finance
4 76 (47.80%) Agile Software Development
5 67 (42.14%) User Acceptance Testing
6 63 (39.62%) ISTQB
7 59 (37.11%) QA
8 50 (31.45%) Scrum
8 50 (31.45%) Microsoft
8 50 (31.45%) Java
9 49 (30.82%) Test Scripting
10 44 (27.67%) MS Excel
11 43 (27.04%) JIRA
12 42 (26.42%) Automated Testing
13 41 (25.79%) Manual Testing
14 35 (22.01%) Automation Testing
15 33 (20.75%) Functional Testing
15 33 (20.75%) Software Testing
15 33 (20.75%) Unix
16 30 (18.87%) MS Visio
16 30 (18.87%) Python
17 29 (18.24%) HP UFT
17 29 (18.24%) HP
17 29 (18.24%) Banking
18 27 (16.98%) WebDriver
19 25 (15.72%) Regression Testing
20 22 (13.84%) BDD
21 21 (13.21%) Performance Testing
21 21 (13.21%) TDD

Test Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 16 (10.06%) WebLogic
2 6 (3.77%) Confluence
3 5 (3.14%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.63%) WebSphere
Applications
1 44 (27.67%) MS Excel
2 30 (18.87%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 17 (10.69%) Postilion
2 7 (4.40%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.63%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (10.69%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (7.55%) Oracle Database
2 7 (4.40%) SQL Server
3 5 (3.14%) MySQL
3 5 (3.14%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (1.26%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 91 (57.23%) Selenium
2 43 (27.04%) JIRA
3 29 (18.24%) HP UFT
4 27 (16.98%) WebDriver
5 19 (11.95%) LoadRunner
6 15 (9.43%) Cucumber
7 6 (3.77%) JMeter
8 5 (3.14%) Git (software)
8 5 (3.14%) JUnit
8 5 (3.14%) Maven
8 5 (3.14%) SoapUI
9 3 (1.89%) SpecFlow
10 2 (1.26%) Appium
10 2 (1.26%) ClearQuest
10 2 (1.26%) TestRail
11 1 (0.63%) Subversion
11 1 (0.63%) Team Foundation Server
11 1 (0.63%) Toad
11 1 (0.63%) WATIR
11 1 (0.63%) Zephyr
General
1 76 (47.80%) Finance
2 29 (18.24%) Banking
3 7 (4.40%) Back Office
4 3 (1.89%) Retail
5 2 (1.26%) Retail Banking
5 2 (1.26%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (6.29%) Gherkin
2 5 (3.14%) Hibernate
2 5 (3.14%) REST
2 5 (3.14%) RESTful
2 5 (3.14%) SOAP
2 5 (3.14%) Spring
2 5 (3.14%) Web Services
3 2 (1.26%) Middleware
4 1 (0.63%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 21 (13.21%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (2.52%) Data Integration
3 2 (1.26%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.63%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 33 (20.75%) Unix
2 19 (11.95%) Linux
3 3 (1.89%) Windows
4 2 (1.26%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (47.80%) Agile Software Development
2 67 (42.14%) User Acceptance Testing
3 50 (31.45%) Scrum
4 49 (30.82%) Test Scripting
5 42 (26.42%) Automated Testing
6 41 (25.79%) Manual Testing
7 35 (22.01%) Automation Testing
8 33 (20.75%) Functional Testing
8 33 (20.75%) Software Testing
9 25 (15.72%) Regression Testing
10 22 (13.84%) BDD
11 21 (13.21%) Non-Functional Testing
11 21 (13.21%) Performance Testing
11 21 (13.21%) TDD
12 19 (11.95%) Test Strategy
13 17 (10.69%) Risk Analysis
13 17 (10.69%) Test Automation
14 8 (5.03%) Integration Testing
14 8 (5.03%) Unit Testing
15 7 (4.40%) Stress Testing
Programming Languages
1 82 (51.57%) SQL
2 50 (31.45%) Java
3 30 (18.87%) Python
4 21 (13.21%) C#
5 18 (11.32%) Shell Script
6 12 (7.55%) AWK
6 12 (7.55%) Perl
7 7 (4.40%) PL/SQL
8 3 (1.89%) Ruby
9 2 (1.26%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.63%) PHP
10 1 (0.63%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.63%) VB
Qualifications
1 78 (49.06%) ISEB
2 63 (39.62%) ISTQB
3 17 (10.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 8 (5.03%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 59 (37.11%) QA
2 1 (0.63%) SDET
System Software
1 1 (0.63%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (3.14%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 50 (31.45%) Microsoft
2 29 (18.24%) HP
3 21 (13.21%) Oracle
4 17 (10.69%) NCR
5 6 (3.77%) Atlassian
6 5 (3.14%) Sun
7 2 (1.26%) SAP
8 1 (0.63%) CA Agile Central
8 1 (0.63%) IBM
8 1 (0.63%) VMware
Harpenden, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Potters Bar, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £30000.00 - £36000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
SPS Resourcing
Salary: From £35,000 to £42,000 per annum Including Excellent Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Hoddesdon, Hertfordshire
X4 Group
Salary: £30k - 40k per year
Posted: 6 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bonuses + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago