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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Analyst
Rank 129 121 126
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 22 26 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.98% 1.04% 0.79%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.03% 1.08% 0.83%
Number of salaries quoted 14 24 17
Average salary £42,250 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.71% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £20,650 £29,600
10% offered a salary of more than £49,250 £42,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +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
2141 2403 2518
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 95.07% 96.35% 95.27%
Number of salaries quoted 1746 1922 2109
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 £26,500 £26,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
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 24 April 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 24 April 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
(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
Hitchin - 6 - -
Rickmansworth - 3 £47,500 -
Welwyn Garden City -11 2 - - 1
Hemel Hempstead -24 2 £47,500 +126.19% 5
Royston - 1 £35,000 -
Test Analyst
East of England

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 23 (60.53%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (52.63%) Retail
2 20 (52.63%) Software Testing
3 16 (42.11%) ISTQB
3 16 (42.11%) MS Excel
4 14 (36.84%) Finance
4 14 (36.84%) Banking
5 13 (34.21%) Validation
5 13 (34.21%) SQL
5 13 (34.21%) ISEB
6 12 (31.58%) QA
6 12 (31.58%) Analytical Skills
7 11 (28.95%) User Acceptance Testing
7 11 (28.95%) Scrum
8 10 (26.32%) Automated Testing
8 10 (26.32%) Windows
8 10 (26.32%) Microsoft
8 10 (26.32%) Manual Testing
8 10 (26.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 9 (23.68%) SQL Server
10 8 (21.05%) System Testing
10 8 (21.05%) Continuous Improvement
11 7 (18.42%) HP Quality Center
11 7 (18.42%) Selenium
11 7 (18.42%) Knowledge Management
11 7 (18.42%) T-SQL
11 7 (18.42%) Telecoms
11 7 (18.42%) Retail Banking
12 6 (15.79%) Linux
13 5 (13.16%) QuickTest Pro

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

Applications
1 16 (42.11%) MS Excel
2 4 (10.53%) MS Office
3 1 (2.63%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (23.68%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.26%) Relational Database
2 2 (5.26%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (18.42%) Selenium
2 5 (13.16%) QuickTest Pro
2 5 (13.16%) JIRA
3 3 (7.89%) Subversion
4 2 (5.26%) Bugzilla
4 2 (5.26%) TestLink
General
1 20 (52.63%) Retail
2 14 (36.84%) Banking
2 14 (36.84%) Finance
3 7 (18.42%) Telecoms
3 7 (18.42%) Retail Banking
4 1 (2.63%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.63%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (2.63%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.89%) Web Services
2 2 (5.26%) XML
2 2 (5.26%) .NET
3 1 (2.63%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (31.58%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (7.89%) Physics
3 2 (5.26%) Computer Science
3 2 (5.26%) Mathematics
4 1 (2.63%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.63%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 10 (26.32%) Windows
2 6 (15.79%) Linux
3 4 (10.53%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (60.53%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (52.63%) Software Testing
3 13 (34.21%) Validation
4 11 (28.95%) Scrum
4 11 (28.95%) User Acceptance Testing
5 10 (26.32%) Manual Testing
5 10 (26.32%) Automated Testing
6 8 (21.05%) System Testing
6 8 (21.05%) Continuous Improvement
7 7 (18.42%) Knowledge Management
8 5 (13.16%) Project Management
8 5 (13.16%) Regression Testing
8 5 (13.16%) Time Management
8 5 (13.16%) Mentoring
9 4 (10.53%) Functional Testing
9 4 (10.53%) Test Automation
9 4 (10.53%) Test Scripting
10 3 (7.89%) E-Commerce
11 2 (5.26%) Test Management
11 2 (5.26%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 13 (34.21%) SQL
2 7 (18.42%) T-SQL
3 3 (7.89%) Ruby
4 2 (5.26%) C#
4 2 (5.26%) C++
4 2 (5.26%) Java
Qualifications
1 16 (42.11%) ISTQB
2 13 (34.21%) ISEB
3 10 (26.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 5 (13.16%) Degree
5 1 (2.63%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.63%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (31.58%) QA
Systems Management
1 7 (18.42%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (26.32%) Microsoft
2 4 (10.53%) Oracle
3 2 (5.26%) IBM
4 1 (2.63%) Cisco
4 1 (2.63%) Verint
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30k-35k + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Hemel Hempstead
iKonnect
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £18,000 to £25,000 per annum + Good Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Talent International
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Twenty Recruitment Group
Salary: From £18,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £32,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Sogeti
Posted: 11 days ago