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 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Analyst
Rank 137 113 97
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -16
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 14 18 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.59% 0.96% 2.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.63% 0.99% 2.53%
Number of salaries quoted 11 14 61
Average salary £28,500 £33,250 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% -16.87%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £19,650 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £41,750 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £33,750 £31,500 £31,500
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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
2236 1814 2923
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 94.59% 96.95% 95.46%
Number of salaries quoted 1827 1402 2502
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 £24,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 18 December 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 18 December 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 -23 5 £35,000 +6.06% 2
Welwyn Garden City -12 3 - -
Stevenage - 3 £28,500 -
Hemel Hempstead - 2 £25,000 - 1
Royston - 1 £45,000 -
Test Analyst
East of England

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 21 (55.26%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (50.00%) SQL
3 17 (44.74%) QA
4 15 (39.47%) Software Testing
5 14 (36.84%) Oracle
5 14 (36.84%) Finance
6 13 (34.21%) Windows
6 13 (34.21%) HP Quality Center
7 12 (31.58%) Test Scripting
7 12 (31.58%) MS Excel
7 12 (31.58%) UNIX
7 12 (31.58%) ISEB
8 11 (28.95%) Shell Script
8 11 (28.95%) Microsoft
9 10 (26.32%) Validation
10 9 (23.68%) Banking
10 9 (23.68%) Java
11 8 (21.05%) HP
11 8 (21.05%) Degree
11 8 (21.05%) Relational Database
12 7 (18.42%) Selenium
12 7 (18.42%) User Acceptance Testing
12 7 (18.42%) Linux
12 7 (18.42%) Management Information System
13 6 (15.79%) Quality Management
13 6 (15.79%) SQL Server
13 6 (15.79%) J2EE
13 6 (15.79%) Data Validation
13 6 (15.79%) Automated Testing
13 6 (15.79%) Root Cause Analysis

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 12 (31.58%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.26%) MS Visio
2 2 (5.26%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (5.26%) RiskWrite
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.63%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.89%) ATM
2 2 (5.26%) LAN
2 2 (5.26%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (21.05%) Relational Database
2 6 (15.79%) SQL Server
3 3 (7.89%) Data Mining
4 2 (5.26%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (5.26%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 7 (18.42%) Selenium
2 5 (13.16%) Subversion
3 3 (7.89%) JIRA
3 3 (7.89%) Oracle Forms
4 2 (5.26%) QuickTest Pro
4 2 (5.26%) JMeter
4 2 (5.26%) Visual Studio
5 1 (2.63%) WebDriver
5 1 (2.63%) Cucumber
5 1 (2.63%) RubyMine
5 1 (2.63%) Calabash
General
1 14 (36.84%) Finance
2 9 (23.68%) Banking
3 3 (7.89%) Retail
3 3 (7.89%) Retail Banking
3 3 (7.89%) Telecoms
4 2 (5.26%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (15.79%) J2EE
2 5 (13.16%) .NET
3 2 (5.26%) HTML
3 2 (5.26%) ASP.NET
3 2 (5.26%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (18.42%) Management Information System
2 3 (7.89%) EFT
3 2 (5.26%) Computer Science
3 2 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.63%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 13 (34.21%) Windows
2 12 (31.58%) UNIX
3 7 (18.42%) Linux
4 3 (7.89%) Windows 7
5 2 (5.26%) Windows XP
6 1 (2.63%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (55.26%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (39.47%) Software Testing
3 12 (31.58%) Test Scripting
4 10 (26.32%) Validation
5 7 (18.42%) User Acceptance Testing
6 6 (15.79%) Automated Testing
6 6 (15.79%) Quality Management
6 6 (15.79%) Data Validation
6 6 (15.79%) Root Cause Analysis
7 5 (13.16%) Manual Testing
7 5 (13.16%) Regression Testing
7 5 (13.16%) Scrum
7 5 (13.16%) TDD
8 4 (10.53%) Knowledge Management
8 4 (10.53%) Integration Testing
8 4 (10.53%) Web Testing
8 4 (10.53%) Test Automation
8 4 (10.53%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (10.53%) Test Strategy
9 3 (7.89%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 19 (50.00%) SQL
2 11 (28.95%) Shell Script
3 9 (23.68%) Java
4 5 (13.16%) C#
5 4 (10.53%) T-SQL
6 3 (7.89%) C++
7 2 (5.26%) JavaScript
7 2 (5.26%) Perl
8 1 (2.63%) Ruby
8 1 (2.63%) C
Qualifications
1 12 (31.58%) ISEB
2 8 (21.05%) Degree
3 5 (13.16%) ISTQB
4 3 (7.89%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (2.63%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (44.74%) QA
System Software
1 4 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (5.26%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 13 (34.21%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (36.84%) Oracle
2 11 (28.95%) Microsoft
3 8 (21.05%) HP
4 5 (13.16%) VMware
5 3 (7.89%) IBM
6 1 (2.63%) Citrix
6 1 (2.63%) Apple
Watford
People Source
Salary: £38000 - £42000 per annum + pension, health care, 25 days
Posted: 3 hours ago
Hemel Hempstead
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £22000 - £28000 per annum + competitive Package
Posted: 8 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + pension, 25 day holiday
Posted: 6 days ago