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 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Analyst
Rank 117 121 83
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -38
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 25 10 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.06% 0.50% 2.66%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.11% 0.53% 2.75%
Number of salaries quoted 23 7 63
Average salary £32,500 £33,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.51% -22.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,900 £28,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £45,600 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
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
2262 1889 3017
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 95.64% 95.26% 96.70%
Number of salaries quoted 1878 1556 2420
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 £25,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £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 20 October 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 20 October 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 0 13 £35,000 +6.06%
Stevenage +15 7 £28,500 -5.00%
Welwyn Garden City +3 1 - -
St Albans - 1 £32,500 -
Test Analyst
East of England

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 25 (53.19%) SQL
2 23 (48.94%) QA
3 19 (40.43%) Software Testing
3 19 (40.43%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (36.17%) Finance
5 16 (34.04%) ISEB
5 16 (34.04%) Test Scripting
6 15 (31.91%) UNIX
7 14 (29.79%) Oracle
7 14 (29.79%) Shell Script
7 14 (29.79%) HP Quality Center
8 13 (27.66%) Windows
9 12 (25.53%) Microsoft
9 12 (25.53%) ISTQB
10 11 (23.40%) User Acceptance Testing
10 11 (23.40%) MS Excel
10 11 (23.40%) Validation
11 10 (21.28%) Degree
12 9 (19.15%) Selenium
12 9 (19.15%) Banking
12 9 (19.15%) Management Information System
12 9 (19.15%) HP
13 8 (17.02%) Java
13 8 (17.02%) Test Strategy
13 8 (17.02%) Relational Database
14 7 (14.89%) Root Cause Analysis
14 7 (14.89%) Regression Testing
14 7 (14.89%) SQL Server
15 6 (12.77%) Linux
15 6 (12.77%) J2EE

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 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.

Applications
1 11 (23.40%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.26%) MS Visio
2 2 (4.26%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (4.26%) RiskWrite
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.13%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.64%) ATM
2 2 (4.26%) LAN
2 2 (4.26%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (17.02%) Relational Database
2 7 (14.89%) SQL Server
3 5 (10.64%) Data Mining
4 2 (4.26%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (4.26%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (4.26%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 9 (19.15%) Selenium
2 5 (10.64%) Oracle Forms
2 5 (10.64%) Subversion
3 4 (8.51%) JIRA
4 3 (6.38%) QuickTest Pro
5 2 (4.26%) JMeter
5 2 (4.26%) Cucumber
5 2 (4.26%) Visual Studio
6 1 (2.13%) RubyMine
6 1 (2.13%) Calabash
6 1 (2.13%) WebDriver
General
1 17 (36.17%) Finance
2 9 (19.15%) Banking
3 2 (4.26%) Retail
3 2 (4.26%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.13%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (2.13%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (12.77%) J2EE
2 3 (6.38%) .NET
3 2 (4.26%) HTML
3 2 (4.26%) ASP.NET
3 2 (4.26%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 9 (19.15%) Management Information System
2 5 (10.64%) EFT
3 2 (4.26%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.26%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.13%) EPoS
4 1 (2.13%) Mathematics
4 1 (2.13%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 15 (31.91%) UNIX
2 13 (27.66%) Windows
3 6 (12.77%) Linux
4 3 (6.38%) Windows 7
5 2 (4.26%) Windows XP
6 1 (2.13%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (40.43%) Agile Software Development
1 19 (40.43%) Software Testing
2 16 (34.04%) Test Scripting
3 11 (23.40%) User Acceptance Testing
3 11 (23.40%) Validation
4 8 (17.02%) Test Strategy
5 7 (14.89%) Root Cause Analysis
5 7 (14.89%) Regression Testing
6 6 (12.77%) Quality Management
6 6 (12.77%) Data Validation
7 5 (10.64%) Manual Testing
7 5 (10.64%) System Testing
7 5 (10.64%) Usability Testing
7 5 (10.64%) Automated Testing
8 4 (8.51%) Integration Testing
8 4 (8.51%) Web Testing
8 4 (8.51%) Scrum
8 4 (8.51%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (6.38%) Knowledge Management
9 3 (6.38%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 25 (53.19%) SQL
2 14 (29.79%) Shell Script
3 8 (17.02%) Java
4 5 (10.64%) T-SQL
5 3 (6.38%) Perl
5 3 (6.38%) C#
6 2 (4.26%) JavaScript
7 1 (2.13%) C++
7 1 (2.13%) C
7 1 (2.13%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 16 (34.04%) ISEB
2 12 (25.53%) ISTQB
3 10 (21.28%) Degree
4 5 (10.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (6.38%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (48.94%) QA
System Software
1 4 (8.51%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (4.26%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 14 (29.79%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (29.79%) Oracle
2 12 (25.53%) Microsoft
3 9 (19.15%) HP
4 5 (10.64%) VMware
5 2 (4.26%) Ab Initio
6 1 (2.13%) IBM
6 1 (2.13%) Citrix
6 1 (2.13%) Apple
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