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 1 August 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Analyst
Rank 123 98 107
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +9
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 27 34 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.09% 1.61% 1.75%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.13% 1.71% 1.82%
Number of salaries quoted 21 22 36
Average salary £35,000 £42,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.64% +3.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,200 £30,000 £28,250
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £49,750 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £33,150 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+2.00% -
Job Titles Category
Hertfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2383 1994 2584
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 96.09% 94.28% 96.31%
Number of salaries quoted 1983 1585 2068
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £23,937 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
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 1 August 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 1 August 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
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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 -12 10 £35,000 +16.66%
Welwyn Garden City - 4 £37,500 -
Hitchin -5 3 - -
St Albans -1 2 £33,750 - 1
Hemel Hempstead - 1 £25,500 -
Test Analyst
East of England

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 35 (64.81%) SQL
2 26 (48.15%) ISTQB
3 25 (46.30%) QA
4 23 (42.59%) Software Testing
5 20 (37.04%) Test Scripting
6 18 (33.33%) Finance
6 18 (33.33%) UNIX
7 17 (31.48%) ISEB
8 16 (29.63%) Oracle
9 13 (24.07%) Test Strategy
9 13 (24.07%) Selenium
9 13 (24.07%) Shell Script
10 12 (22.22%) SQL Server
10 12 (22.22%) Java
10 12 (22.22%) Degree
10 12 (22.22%) Banking
11 11 (20.37%) HP Quality Center
12 10 (18.52%) User Acceptance Testing
12 10 (18.52%) Automated Testing
12 10 (18.52%) E-Commerce
12 10 (18.52%) QuickTest Pro
12 10 (18.52%) Microsoft
13 9 (16.67%) Scrum
14 8 (14.81%) EFT
14 8 (14.81%) Data Mining
14 8 (14.81%) ATM
14 8 (14.81%) Oracle Forms
14 8 (14.81%) T-SQL
14 8 (14.81%) Validation
14 8 (14.81%) Agile Software Development

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 (1.85%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.85%) MS Project
2 1 (1.85%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.85%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 2 (3.70%) RiskWrite
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.85%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 8 (14.81%) ATM
2 2 (3.70%) LAN
3 1 (1.85%) Broadband
3 1 (1.85%) GPRS
3 1 (1.85%) GSM
3 1 (1.85%) Packet Switching
3 1 (1.85%) SMS
3 1 (1.85%) UMTS
3 1 (1.85%) WLAN
3 1 (1.85%) SAN
3 1 (1.85%) 4G
3 1 (1.85%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 8 (14.81%) Data Mining
3 4 (7.41%) Relational Database
4 3 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.85%) OLAP
5 1 (1.85%) Star Schema
5 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.85%) PerformancePoint
5 1 (1.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 13 (24.07%) Selenium
2 10 (18.52%) QuickTest Pro
3 8 (14.81%) Oracle Forms
4 6 (11.11%) JIRA
5 2 (3.70%) Cucumber
5 2 (3.70%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.85%) RubyMine
6 1 (1.85%) Calabash
General
1 18 (33.33%) Finance
2 12 (22.22%) Banking
3 3 (5.56%) Retail
4 2 (3.70%) Investment Banking
4 2 (3.70%) Retail Banking
4 2 (3.70%) Corporate Banking
4 2 (3.70%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.85%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (11.11%) .NET
2 3 (5.56%) J2EE
3 2 (3.70%) GWT
4 1 (1.85%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.85%) CSS
4 1 (1.85%) HTML
4 1 (1.85%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.81%) EFT
2 6 (11.11%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.70%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.85%) Fixed Income
4 1 (1.85%) EPoS
4 1 (1.85%) Derivative
4 1 (1.85%) Equities
4 1 (1.85%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.85%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 18 (33.33%) UNIX
2 7 (12.96%) Linux
2 7 (12.96%) Windows
3 1 (1.85%) Solaris
3 1 (1.85%) Windows XP
3 1 (1.85%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (42.59%) Software Testing
2 20 (37.04%) Test Scripting
3 13 (24.07%) Test Strategy
4 10 (18.52%) User Acceptance Testing
4 10 (18.52%) Automated Testing
4 10 (18.52%) E-Commerce
5 9 (16.67%) Scrum
6 8 (14.81%) Validation
6 8 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (14.81%) Usability Testing
7 5 (9.26%) Manual Testing
7 5 (9.26%) Continuous Improvement
7 5 (9.26%) Test Automation
8 4 (7.41%) Integration Testing
8 4 (7.41%) Web Testing
8 4 (7.41%) Test Management
8 4 (7.41%) Regression Testing
8 4 (7.41%) Automation Testing
9 3 (5.56%) Root Cause Analysis
9 3 (5.56%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 35 (64.81%) SQL
2 13 (24.07%) Shell Script
3 12 (22.22%) Java
4 8 (14.81%) T-SQL
5 6 (11.11%) C#
6 4 (7.41%) VB
7 3 (5.56%) VB6
8 2 (3.70%) Perl
9 1 (1.85%) C
9 1 (1.85%) VBScript
9 1 (1.85%) C++
9 1 (1.85%) JavaScript
9 1 (1.85%) Python
9 1 (1.85%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 26 (48.15%) ISTQB
2 17 (31.48%) ISEB
3 12 (22.22%) Degree
4 6 (11.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (5.56%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (46.30%) QA
2 1 (1.85%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.85%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 11 (20.37%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 16 (29.63%) Oracle
2 10 (18.52%) Microsoft
3 3 (5.56%) HP
3 3 (5.56%) Google
4 2 (3.70%) Ab Initio
5 1 (1.85%) VMware
5 1 (1.85%) Cisco
5 1 (1.85%) IBM
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