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 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Analyst
Rank 95 128 113
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -15
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 51 15 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 2.32% 0.75% 1.09%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.38% 0.77% 1.12%
Number of salaries quoted 41 9 21
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £34,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £39,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
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
2140 1938 1966
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 97.23% 96.75% 97.47%
Number of salaries quoted 1825 1551 1488
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 14 February 2016.

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 14 February 2016. 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 +29 24 £48,000 +28.00% 4
Hitchin +14 5 - -
Royston +4 2 £42,500 -5.55%
Hemel Hempstead - 2 £28,500 - 1
Welwyn Garden City +10 1 - -
Rickmansworth - 1 - -
Stevenage - 1 £40,000 - 1
Test Analyst
East of England

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 48 (64.00%) SQL
2 45 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 42 (56.00%) QA
4 34 (45.33%) Java
4 34 (45.33%) Unix
5 31 (41.33%) Finance
5 31 (41.33%) HP Quality Center
6 27 (36.00%) Functional Testing
7 24 (32.00%) ISEB
7 24 (32.00%) Software Testing
7 24 (32.00%) ISTQB
8 22 (29.33%) Manual Testing
8 22 (29.33%) HP UFT
9 21 (28.00%) Oracle
9 21 (28.00%) JIRA
10 20 (26.67%) Selenium
10 20 (26.67%) Regression Testing
11 19 (25.33%) Microsoft
12 18 (24.00%) HP
12 18 (24.00%) Retail
13 17 (22.67%) Validation
14 16 (21.33%) Scrum
14 16 (21.33%) MS Office
14 16 (21.33%) PL/SQL
14 16 (21.33%) MS Excel
14 16 (21.33%) Waterfall
14 16 (21.33%) Oracle Database
14 16 (21.33%) Analytical Skills
15 15 (20.00%) Toad
15 15 (20.00%) Automated Testing

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 1 (1.33%) MQSeries
1 1 (1.33%) WebSphere
Applications
1 16 (21.33%) MS Excel
1 16 (21.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.67%) BASE24
Communications & Networking
1 12 (16.00%) SSH
1 12 (16.00%) Telnet
2 9 (12.00%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (21.33%) Oracle Database
2 5 (6.67%) Relational Database
3 4 (5.33%) SQL Server
4 3 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.33%) DB2
5 1 (1.33%) DbVisualizer
Development Applications
1 22 (29.33%) HP UFT
2 21 (28.00%) JIRA
3 20 (26.67%) Selenium
4 15 (20.00%) Toad
5 11 (14.67%) Cucumber
5 11 (14.67%) LoadRunner
6 6 (8.00%) ClearQuest
7 4 (5.33%) Subversion
8 3 (4.00%) JMeter
9 2 (2.67%) Jenkins
9 2 (2.67%) SoapUI
9 2 (2.67%) TestNG
10 1 (1.33%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (1.33%) WATIR
General
1 31 (41.33%) Finance
2 18 (24.00%) Retail
3 7 (9.33%) Telecoms
4 5 (6.67%) Banking
5 3 (4.00%) Retail Banking
6 2 (2.67%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (9.33%) Web Services
2 6 (8.00%) J2EE
3 4 (5.33%) XML
4 3 (4.00%) HTML
5 1 (1.33%) FIX Protocol
5 1 (1.33%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 16 (21.33%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (8.00%) Data Integration
3 3 (4.00%) Statistics
4 2 (2.67%) EPoS
4 2 (2.67%) IVR
5 1 (1.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 34 (45.33%) Unix
2 5 (6.67%) Linux
3 4 (5.33%) Windows
4 3 (4.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (36.00%) Functional Testing
3 24 (32.00%) Software Testing
4 22 (29.33%) Manual Testing
5 20 (26.67%) Regression Testing
6 17 (22.67%) Validation
7 16 (21.33%) Scrum
7 16 (21.33%) Waterfall
8 15 (20.00%) Automated Testing
9 14 (18.67%) Test Scripting
10 13 (17.33%) Test Automation
11 11 (14.67%) Non-Functional Testing
11 11 (14.67%) Project Management
12 10 (13.33%) Test Management
12 10 (13.33%) Test Planning
13 9 (12.00%) System Testing
14 8 (10.67%) Data Modelling
14 8 (10.67%) Data Security
14 8 (10.67%) Integration Testing
15 6 (8.00%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 48 (64.00%) SQL
2 34 (45.33%) Java
3 16 (21.33%) PL/SQL
4 13 (17.33%) Shell Script
5 3 (4.00%) Ruby
5 3 (4.00%) T-SQL
6 2 (2.67%) Bash Shell
6 2 (2.67%) C#
7 1 (1.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 24 (32.00%) ISEB
1 24 (32.00%) ISTQB
2 8 (10.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 4 (5.33%) Degree
4 2 (2.67%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (56.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 31 (41.33%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (4.00%) Tivoli
3 1 (1.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 21 (28.00%) Oracle
2 19 (25.33%) Microsoft
3 18 (24.00%) HP
4 14 (18.67%) IBM
5 2 (2.67%) Atlassian
5 2 (2.67%) Cisco
5 2 (2.67%) Verint
6 1 (1.33%) Rally
6 1 (1.33%) VMware
Watford, Hertfordshire
Dupen Recruitment Services
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bupa+Pension,etc.
Posted: 2 days ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Quant Capital
Salary: From £30,000 to £43,000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Oscar
Salary: £20000 - £23000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Watford
Quant Capital
Salary: £35,000 - £40,000 per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
SPS Resourcing
Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum Excellent Bonus & Benefits Package
Posted: 3 days ago