The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Hertfordshire region.

Location
3 months to
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Analyst
Rank 130 98 113
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +15
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 21 37 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.83% 1.66% 1.66%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.88% 1.77% 1.73%
Number of salaries quoted 16 23 33
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
UK excluding London average salary £33,500 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
Job Titles Category
Hertfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2400 2094 2425
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 95.39% 94.15% 96.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1984 1653 1960
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -3.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £58,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -1.29%
Test Analyst
East of England

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 11 July 2014.

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 11 July 2014. 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 -15 7 £40,000 +33.33%
Welwyn Garden City - 4 £37,500 -
Hitchin -7 3 - - 1
St Albans -1 2 £33,750 - 1
Hemel Hempstead -5 1 £25,500 -12.06% 1
Test Analyst
East of England

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, 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 34 (66.67%) SQL
2 26 (50.98%) ISTQB
3 23 (45.10%) QA
4 19 (37.25%) Test Scripting
4 19 (37.25%) Software Testing
5 17 (33.33%) Finance
5 17 (33.33%) ISEB
6 16 (31.37%) Selenium
7 13 (25.49%) Oracle
7 13 (25.49%) UNIX
8 12 (23.53%) SQL Server
8 12 (23.53%) Test Strategy
9 10 (19.61%) QuickTest Pro
9 10 (19.61%) Java
9 10 (19.61%) E-Commerce
9 10 (19.61%) Banking
9 10 (19.61%) Automated Testing
9 10 (19.61%) HP Quality Center
10 9 (17.65%) User Acceptance Testing
10 9 (17.65%) Degree
11 8 (15.69%) Shell Script
11 8 (15.69%) Microsoft
11 8 (15.69%) Scrum
12 7 (13.73%) EFT
12 7 (13.73%) T-SQL
13 6 (11.76%) Windows
13 6 (11.76%) Oracle Forms
13 6 (11.76%) Data Mining
13 6 (11.76%) ATM
13 6 (11.76%) Usability Testing

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, 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 (1.96%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (9.80%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.96%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.96%) PowerPivot
2 1 (1.96%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (7.84%) RiskWrite
Communications & Networking
1 6 (11.76%) ATM
2 2 (3.92%) LAN
3 1 (1.96%) Packet Switching
3 1 (1.96%) SMS
3 1 (1.96%) UMTS
3 1 (1.96%) WLAN
3 1 (1.96%) SAN
3 1 (1.96%) LTE
3 1 (1.96%) 4G
3 1 (1.96%) Broadband
3 1 (1.96%) GPRS
3 1 (1.96%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (23.53%) SQL Server
2 6 (11.76%) Data Mining
3 3 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.96%) OLAP
4 1 (1.96%) Star Schema
4 1 (1.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.96%) PerformancePoint
4 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.96%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 16 (31.37%) Selenium
2 10 (19.61%) QuickTest Pro
3 6 (11.76%) Oracle Forms
4 5 (9.80%) JIRA
5 1 (1.96%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.96%) Cucumber
General
1 17 (33.33%) Finance
2 10 (19.61%) Banking
3 4 (7.84%) Retail
4 3 (5.88%) Investment Banking
5 2 (3.92%) Retail Banking
5 2 (3.92%) Corporate Banking
5 2 (3.92%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.96%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.80%) .NET
2 2 (3.92%) GWT
3 1 (1.96%) XML
3 1 (1.96%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 7 (13.73%) EFT
2 4 (7.84%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (5.88%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.92%) Fixed Income
4 2 (3.92%) Equities
4 2 (3.92%) Derivative
4 2 (3.92%) EPoS
5 1 (1.96%) Mobile Payment
5 1 (1.96%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.96%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 13 (25.49%) UNIX
2 6 (11.76%) Windows
3 4 (7.84%) Linux
4 1 (1.96%) Windows XP
4 1 (1.96%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.96%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (37.25%) Software Testing
1 19 (37.25%) Test Scripting
2 12 (23.53%) Test Strategy
3 10 (19.61%) Automated Testing
3 10 (19.61%) E-Commerce
4 9 (17.65%) User Acceptance Testing
5 8 (15.69%) Scrum
6 6 (11.76%) Usability Testing
6 6 (11.76%) Manual Testing
6 6 (11.76%) Test Automation
7 5 (9.80%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (7.84%) Validation
8 4 (7.84%) Regression Testing
8 4 (7.84%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (7.84%) System Testing
8 4 (7.84%) Integration Testing
8 4 (7.84%) Web Testing
8 4 (7.84%) Test Management
8 4 (7.84%) Automation Testing
9 3 (5.88%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 34 (66.67%) SQL
2 10 (19.61%) Java
3 8 (15.69%) Shell Script
4 7 (13.73%) T-SQL
5 5 (9.80%) C#
6 4 (7.84%) VB
7 3 (5.88%) VB6
8 2 (3.92%) Perl
9 1 (1.96%) C++
9 1 (1.96%) Python
9 1 (1.96%) VBScript
9 1 (1.96%) C
Qualifications
1 26 (50.98%) ISTQB
2 17 (33.33%) ISEB
3 9 (17.65%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (45.10%) QA
2 1 (1.96%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.96%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 10 (19.61%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (25.49%) Oracle
2 8 (15.69%) Microsoft
3 3 (5.88%) HP
3 3 (5.88%) Google
4 2 (3.92%) Ab Initio
5 1 (1.96%) VMware
5 1 (1.96%) Cisco
5 1 (1.96%) IBM
Hertfordshire
Certes Computing Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + great benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30k-35k + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Hitchin Lecthworth Baldock Stevenage
Questor Resourcing
Salary: to circa £30k + good benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Hemel Hempstead
Huxley Associates
Salary: £23000 - £28000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits, Pension
Posted: 17 days ago