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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Analyst
Rank 106 118 114
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 45 24 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.86% 1.03% 1.00%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.97% 1.06% 1.05%
Number of salaries quoted 40 19 19
Average salary £43,500 £35,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+24.28% -5.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £24,900 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £40,000 £45,300
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
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
2286 2258 1904
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 94.62% 96.95% 95.10%
Number of salaries quoted 1971 1860 1547
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,350 £26,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,950 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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
Watford -4 16 £43,750 +25.00% 1
Rickmansworth - 6 £43,500 -
Hemel Hempstead +10 5 £50,000 +96.07%
Welwyn Garden City 0 3 - -
Royston - 3 £42,500 -
Hitchin +11 2 - -
Borehamwood - 1 £27,500 -
Test Analyst
East of England

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 38 (55.88%) SQL
2 35 (51.47%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (45.59%) QA
3 31 (45.59%) HP Quality Center
4 30 (44.12%) Software Testing
4 30 (44.12%) ISEB
5 28 (41.18%) Finance
6 24 (35.29%) HP UFT
6 24 (35.29%) Microsoft
6 24 (35.29%) ISTQB
6 24 (35.29%) Manual Testing
7 22 (32.35%) Analytical Skills
8 21 (30.88%) UNIX
8 21 (30.88%) MS Excel
9 20 (29.41%) Scrum
10 19 (27.94%) Regression Testing
10 19 (27.94%) User Acceptance Testing
10 19 (27.94%) Automated Testing
11 16 (23.53%) MS Office
11 16 (23.53%) Java
12 15 (22.06%) JIRA
13 14 (20.59%) Retail
13 14 (20.59%) Validation
14 13 (19.12%) PL/SQL
14 13 (19.12%) HP
15 12 (17.65%) Test Scripting
15 12 (17.65%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 11 (16.18%) Mentoring
16 11 (16.18%) Time Management
16 11 (16.18%) Selenium

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 7 (10.29%) WebLogic
Applications
1 21 (30.88%) MS Excel
2 16 (23.53%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (4.41%) BASE24
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.82%) Telnet
1 6 (8.82%) SSH
1 6 (8.82%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (11.76%) SQL Server
1 8 (11.76%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (8.82%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 24 (35.29%) HP UFT
2 15 (22.06%) JIRA
3 11 (16.18%) Selenium
4 10 (14.71%) Toad
5 6 (8.82%) Cucumber
5 6 (8.82%) ClearQuest
6 4 (5.88%) SoapUI
6 4 (5.88%) Subversion
7 2 (2.94%) JMeter
7 2 (2.94%) LabVIEW
General
1 28 (41.18%) Finance
2 14 (20.59%) Retail
3 8 (11.76%) Banking
4 6 (8.82%) Telecoms
4 6 (8.82%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.47%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.88%) Web Services
2 2 (2.94%) XML
2 2 (2.94%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 22 (32.35%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (11.76%) IVR
2 8 (11.76%) Data Integration
3 3 (4.41%) iPhone
3 3 (4.41%) iPad
4 2 (2.94%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.94%) Spread Betting
4 2 (2.94%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (1.47%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 21 (30.88%) UNIX
2 7 (10.29%) Windows
2 7 (10.29%) Linux
3 3 (4.41%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (51.47%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (44.12%) Software Testing
3 24 (35.29%) Manual Testing
4 20 (29.41%) Scrum
5 19 (27.94%) Automated Testing
5 19 (27.94%) Regression Testing
5 19 (27.94%) User Acceptance Testing
6 14 (20.59%) Validation
7 12 (17.65%) Test Scripting
8 11 (16.18%) Time Management
8 11 (16.18%) Mentoring
9 10 (14.71%) SDLC
9 10 (14.71%) System Testing
9 10 (14.71%) Project Management
10 8 (11.76%) Data Modelling
10 8 (11.76%) ETL
10 8 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
10 8 (11.76%) Test Strategy
11 7 (10.29%) Non-Functional Testing
11 7 (10.29%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 38 (55.88%) SQL
2 16 (23.53%) Java
3 13 (19.12%) PL/SQL
4 7 (10.29%) T-SQL
5 4 (5.88%) Ruby
6 2 (2.94%) C
6 2 (2.94%) C++
Qualifications
1 30 (44.12%) ISEB
2 24 (35.29%) ISTQB
3 12 (17.65%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 8 (11.76%) SC Cleared
4 8 (11.76%) Security Cleared
5 7 (10.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (45.59%) QA
Systems Management
1 31 (45.59%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (2.94%) Tivoli
3 1 (1.47%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 24 (35.29%) Microsoft
2 13 (19.12%) HP
3 6 (8.82%) Oracle
4 5 (7.35%) IBM
5 4 (5.88%) Verint
5 4 (5.88%) Cisco
6 2 (2.94%) Atlassian
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