The table below looks at the statistics for the Test Analyst role in IT jobs advertised for the High Wycombe 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 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Analyst
Rank 32 32 40
Rank change year-on-year
0 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 7 7 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in High Wycombe 2.56% 2.71% 0.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.60% 2.90% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 7 7 1
Average salary £35,000 £36,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.77% -24.21%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%
Test Analyst
Buckinghamshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the High Wycombe 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
High Wycombe
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
269 241 232
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in High Wycombe 98.53% 93.41% 96.27%
Number of salaries quoted 243 186 213
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £50,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in High Wycombe

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Test Analyst in the job title across the High Wycombe region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Test Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in High Wycombe

Test Analyst
Salary Trend in High Wycombe

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Test Analyst across the High Wycombe region.

Test Analyst Salary Trend in High Wycombe

Test Analyst
Salary Histogram in High Wycombe

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Analyst across the High Wycombe region over the 3 months to 28 January 2015.

Test Analyst Salary Histogram in High Wycombe

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in High Wycombe

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT jobs across the High Wycombe 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 9 (81.82%) User Acceptance Testing
2 8 (72.73%) Test Management
2 8 (72.73%) Regression Testing
3 7 (63.64%) QA
4 6 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (45.45%) Automated Testing
5 5 (45.45%) ISTQB
5 5 (45.45%) Finance
5 5 (45.45%) SQL
5 5 (45.45%) Oracle
5 5 (45.45%) MS Excel
5 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
5 5 (45.45%) ISEB
5 5 (45.45%) QuickTest Pro
5 5 (45.45%) Integration Testing
5 5 (45.45%) Oracle Database
6 4 (36.36%) VBScript
6 4 (36.36%) Project Management
7 3 (27.27%) Degree
7 3 (27.27%) Software Engineering
7 3 (27.27%) Business Analysis
7 3 (27.27%) C#
7 3 (27.27%) PACS
7 3 (27.27%) PRINCE2
7 3 (27.27%) CRM
7 3 (27.27%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (27.27%) Test Strategy
7 3 (27.27%) Test Automation
7 3 (27.27%) Test Scripting
7 3 (27.27%) Dynamics CRM

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in High Wycombe by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT jobs across the High Wycombe 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 5 (45.45%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (45.45%) Oracle Database
2 1 (9.09%) Relational Database
2 1 (9.09%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 5 (45.45%) QuickTest Pro
2 2 (18.18%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (9.09%) Visual Studio
3 1 (9.09%) Selenium
General
1 5 (45.45%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) WPF
2 1 (9.09%) .NET
2 1 (9.09%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) PACS
2 2 (18.18%) NHS
2 2 (18.18%) Computer Science
3 1 (9.09%) Physics
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (81.82%) User Acceptance Testing
2 8 (72.73%) Regression Testing
2 8 (72.73%) Test Management
3 6 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (45.45%) Automated Testing
4 5 (45.45%) Integration Testing
5 4 (36.36%) Project Management
6 3 (27.27%) PRINCE2
6 3 (27.27%) CRM
6 3 (27.27%) Software Engineering
6 3 (27.27%) Business Analysis
6 3 (27.27%) Test Scripting
6 3 (27.27%) Test Automation
6 3 (27.27%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (27.27%) Test Strategy
7 2 (18.18%) Software Testing
7 2 (18.18%) Use Case
7 2 (18.18%) Scrum
8 1 (9.09%) Migration
8 1 (9.09%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) SQL
2 4 (36.36%) VBScript
3 3 (27.27%) C#
4 1 (9.09%) VB
4 1 (9.09%) R
Qualifications
1 5 (45.45%) ISEB
1 5 (45.45%) ISTQB
2 3 (27.27%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (63.64%) QA
2 3 (27.27%) HL7
2 3 (27.27%) DICOM
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) Oracle
1 5 (45.45%) Microsoft