The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Hertfordshire region that had Test Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 27 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Analyst
Rank 106 117 129
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +12
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 31 42 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.54% 1.71% 0.88%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.60% 1.77% 0.91%
Number of salaries quoted 28 39 17
Median salary £37,500 £43,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-13.79% +8.75%
UK excluding London median salary £34,000 £33,500 £33,500
% change year-on-year
+1.49% -
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
1938 2377 2412
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 96.23% 96.94% 96.91%
Number of salaries quoted 1647 1980 2006
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Hertfordshire region that featured Test Analyst in the job title.

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 27 July 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Analyst within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 27 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Watford +25 11 £42,500 -5.55%
Welwyn Garden City +5 6 £37,500 -
Bishop's Stortford - 2 £33,750 -
Stevenage - 2 £32,500 -
Hitchin - 1 £28,500 -
Test Analyst
East of England

Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 July 2016, Test Analyst job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Hertfordshire region featuring Test Analyst in the job title.

1 53 (63.86%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (61.45%) SQL
3 48 (57.83%) HP
4 45 (54.22%) Selenium
5 40 (48.19%) HP UFT
6 39 (46.99%) Test Scripting
7 36 (43.37%) Finance
8 35 (42.17%) QA
9 32 (38.55%) Java
10 28 (33.73%) Unix
11 27 (32.53%) JIRA
11 27 (32.53%) Functional Testing
12 26 (31.33%) Waterfall
12 26 (31.33%) Test Automation
12 26 (31.33%) HP Quality Center
12 26 (31.33%) Cucumber
12 26 (31.33%) Regression Testing
13 24 (28.92%) Test Management
14 21 (25.30%) ISEB
15 20 (24.10%) User Acceptance Testing
16 19 (22.89%) Microsoft
16 19 (22.89%) Automation Testing
17 18 (21.69%) Retail
18 17 (20.48%) Automated Testing
18 17 (20.48%) IBM
18 17 (20.48%) MS Excel
19 16 (19.28%) BDD
20 15 (18.07%) Oracle
20 15 (18.07%) MS Office
21 14 (16.87%) SOAP

Test Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (6.02%) WebSphere
2 4 (4.82%) MQSeries
3 1 (1.20%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.20%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 17 (20.48%) MS Excel
2 15 (18.07%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.20%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.82%) SSH
1 4 (4.82%) Telnet
2 2 (2.41%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (14.46%) Oracle Database
2 4 (4.82%) Big Data
2 4 (4.82%) Data Mining
2 4 (4.82%) DB2
2 4 (4.82%) DbVisualizer
3 2 (2.41%) Relational Database
3 2 (2.41%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 45 (54.22%) Selenium
2 40 (48.19%) HP UFT
3 27 (32.53%) JIRA
4 26 (31.33%) Cucumber
5 14 (16.87%) SoapUI
5 14 (16.87%) WebDriver
6 13 (15.66%) LoadRunner
7 8 (9.64%) ClearQuest
8 5 (6.02%) Toad
9 2 (2.41%) JMeter
9 2 (2.41%) Subversion
9 2 (2.41%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (2.41%) WATIR
10 1 (1.20%) FitNesse
General
1 36 (43.37%) Finance
2 18 (21.69%) Retail
3 12 (14.46%) Banking
4 3 (3.61%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.41%) Retail Banking
6 1 (1.20%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.20%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (16.87%) SOAP
2 13 (15.66%) REST
3 11 (13.25%) J2EE
4 5 (6.02%) HTML
4 5 (6.02%) XML
5 4 (4.82%) Flash
6 3 (3.61%) Web Services
7 1 (1.20%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.05%) EPoS
2 9 (10.84%) Data Integration
3 7 (8.43%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.41%) Mobile Payment
5 1 (1.20%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 28 (33.73%) Unix
2 4 (4.82%) Windows
3 2 (2.41%) Android
3 2 (2.41%) Apple iOS
3 2 (2.41%) Linux
3 2 (2.41%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (63.86%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (46.99%) Test Scripting
3 27 (32.53%) Functional Testing
4 26 (31.33%) Regression Testing
4 26 (31.33%) Test Automation
4 26 (31.33%) Waterfall
5 24 (28.92%) Test Management
6 20 (24.10%) User Acceptance Testing
7 19 (22.89%) Automation Testing
8 17 (20.48%) Automated Testing
9 16 (19.28%) BDD
10 13 (15.66%) API Testing
10 13 (15.66%) Exploratory Testing
11 12 (14.46%) Scrum
12 10 (12.05%) E-Commerce
12 10 (12.05%) Software Testing
13 9 (10.84%) Continuous Improvement
13 9 (10.84%) Data Modelling
13 9 (10.84%) Non-Functional Testing
13 9 (10.84%) Smoke Testing
Programming Languages
1 51 (61.45%) SQL
2 32 (38.55%) Java
3 14 (16.87%) VB
4 10 (12.05%) PL/SQL
4 10 (12.05%) Shell Script
5 8 (9.64%) JavaScript
6 2 (2.41%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (25.30%) ISEB
2 12 (14.46%) ISTQB
3 11 (13.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (2.41%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (42.17%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.41%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 26 (31.33%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.20%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 48 (57.83%) HP
2 19 (22.89%) Microsoft
3 17 (20.48%) IBM
4 15 (18.07%) Oracle
5 2 (2.41%) Rally
5 2 (2.41%) VMware
6 1 (1.20%) Atlassian
6 1 (1.20%) SAP