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 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Analyst
Rank 89 107 119
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +12
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 45 42 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 2.23% 1.76% 1.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.30% 1.82% 1.17%
Number of salaries quoted 41 38 24
Median salary £37,500 £42,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +30.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £34,400 £24,800
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £51,500 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £34,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
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
1957 2304 2222
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 97.07% 96.44% 97.41%
Number of salaries quoted 1671 1997 1837
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,800 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 September 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 September 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 -4 12 £50,000 +28.20% 2
Welwyn Garden City +9 9 £37,500 -
Stevenage +4 2 £32,500 -
Bishop's Stortford - 2 £33,750 -
Royston -10 1 - -
Test Analyst
East of England

Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 September 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 48 (58.54%) HP
2 47 (57.32%) SQL
3 42 (51.22%) Agile Software Development
4 37 (45.12%) Test Scripting
5 36 (43.90%) Selenium
6 31 (37.80%) Java
7 30 (36.59%) Finance
8 28 (34.15%) HP UFT
9 25 (30.49%) QA
10 24 (29.27%) ISEB
10 24 (29.27%) Regression Testing
11 21 (25.61%) User Acceptance Testing
12 20 (24.39%) Waterfall
13 19 (23.17%) Automated Testing
13 19 (23.17%) LoadRunner
13 19 (23.17%) Automation Testing
14 18 (21.95%) Oracle
14 18 (21.95%) JIRA
15 17 (20.73%) Non-Functional Testing
15 17 (20.73%) Test Automation
16 16 (19.51%) Test Management
16 16 (19.51%) Cucumber
16 16 (19.51%) Unix
16 16 (19.51%) Functional Testing
17 15 (18.29%) HP Quality Center
18 14 (17.07%) BDD
18 14 (17.07%) Retail
19 13 (15.85%) WebLogic
19 13 (15.85%) SOAP
19 13 (15.85%) Shell Script

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 13 (15.85%) WebLogic
2 4 (4.88%) WebSphere
3 3 (3.66%) MQSeries
4 1 (1.22%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 12 (14.63%) MS Excel
2 6 (7.32%) MS Office
3 2 (2.44%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.32%) ATM
2 1 (1.22%) PuTTY
2 1 (1.22%) SSH
2 1 (1.22%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (13.41%) Oracle Database
2 5 (6.10%) Oracle Database 10g
2 5 (6.10%) SQL Server
3 4 (4.88%) Data Mining
4 3 (3.66%) Big Data
4 3 (3.66%) DB2
4 3 (3.66%) DbVisualizer
4 3 (3.66%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 36 (43.90%) Selenium
2 28 (34.15%) HP UFT
3 19 (23.17%) LoadRunner
4 18 (21.95%) JIRA
5 16 (19.51%) Cucumber
6 10 (12.20%) SoapUI
6 10 (12.20%) WebDriver
7 5 (6.10%) JMeter
8 3 (3.66%) ClearQuest
9 2 (2.44%) Subversion
9 2 (2.44%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (2.44%) WATIR
10 1 (1.22%) FitNesse
10 1 (1.22%) Toad
General
1 30 (36.59%) Finance
2 14 (17.07%) Retail
3 11 (13.41%) Banking
4 3 (3.66%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.44%) Retail Banking
6 1 (1.22%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.22%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (15.85%) SOAP
2 12 (14.63%) REST
3 6 (7.32%) J2EE
4 4 (4.88%) HTML
4 4 (4.88%) Web Services
4 4 (4.88%) XML
5 3 (3.66%) Flash
5 3 (3.66%) Gherkin
6 1 (1.22%) Middleware
6 1 (1.22%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.76%) EPoS
2 6 (7.32%) Data Integration
3 4 (4.88%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.44%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 16 (19.51%) Unix
2 4 (4.88%) Windows
3 2 (2.44%) Android
3 2 (2.44%) Apple iOS
3 2 (2.44%) Linux
3 2 (2.44%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (51.22%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (45.12%) Test Scripting
3 24 (29.27%) Regression Testing
4 21 (25.61%) User Acceptance Testing
5 20 (24.39%) Waterfall
6 19 (23.17%) Automated Testing
6 19 (23.17%) Automation Testing
7 17 (20.73%) Non-Functional Testing
7 17 (20.73%) Test Automation
8 16 (19.51%) Functional Testing
8 16 (19.51%) Test Management
9 14 (17.07%) BDD
10 12 (14.63%) Performance Testing
11 9 (10.98%) API Testing
11 9 (10.98%) Scrum
11 9 (10.98%) Test Strategy
12 8 (9.76%) Continuous Improvement
12 8 (9.76%) E-Commerce
12 8 (9.76%) Load Testing
12 8 (9.76%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 47 (57.32%) SQL
2 31 (37.80%) Java
3 13 (15.85%) Shell Script
4 10 (12.20%) AWK
4 10 (12.20%) Perl
4 10 (12.20%) Python
4 10 (12.20%) VB
5 7 (8.54%) JavaScript
6 6 (7.32%) PL/SQL
7 2 (2.44%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 24 (29.27%) ISEB
2 7 (8.54%) ISTQB
3 6 (7.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (30.49%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.44%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 15 (18.29%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 48 (58.54%) HP
2 18 (21.95%) Oracle
3 12 (14.63%) Microsoft
4 10 (12.20%) IBM
5 6 (7.32%) NCR
6 5 (6.10%) Sun
7 2 (2.44%) Rally
7 2 (2.44%) VMware
8 1 (1.22%) SAP
Watford, Hertfordshire
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum + benefits and bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Borehamwood
Hamilton Fraser
Salary: £35,000 - £40,000 per year
Posted: 5 days ago