The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Lancashire region that had Test Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 25 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Analyst
Rank 52 51 48
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 8 16 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 1.89% 3.25% 1.99%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.93% 3.29% 2.09%
Number of salaries quoted 6 16 5
Median salary £31,250 £35,000 £25,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.71% +37.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £40,750
UK excluding London median salary £33,500 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
-4.28% +2.94%
Test Analyst
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Lancashire 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
Lancashire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
415 487 383
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 98.11% 98.78% 95.27%
Number of salaries quoted 346 403 311
Median salary £35,000 £36,000 £33,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £21,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,500 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

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

Test Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

Test Analyst
Salary Trend in Lancashire

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

Test Analyst Salary Trend in Lancashire

Test Analyst
Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Analyst within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 25 May 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
Preston -7 3 £35,000 -
Chorley - 2 £30,000 -
Blackburn - 1 £37,500 - 1
Test Analyst
North West

Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 Lancashire region featuring Test Analyst in the job title.

1 17 (80.95%) Test Scripting
2 15 (71.43%) QA
3 13 (61.90%) ISEB
4 10 (47.62%) Software Testing
5 9 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (42.86%) User Acceptance Testing
6 8 (38.10%) Java
7 7 (33.33%) SQL Server
7 7 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 7 (33.33%) Defect Management
8 6 (28.57%) Functional Testing
8 6 (28.57%) Selenium
8 6 (28.57%) ISTQB
8 6 (28.57%) SQL
8 6 (28.57%) Regression Testing
9 5 (23.81%) Automated Testing
9 5 (23.81%) Workflow
9 5 (23.81%) JIRA
9 5 (23.81%) QA Automation
10 4 (19.05%) WebDriver
10 4 (19.05%) Cucumber
10 4 (19.05%) BDD
10 4 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
10 4 (19.05%) TDD
11 3 (14.29%) Ruby
11 3 (14.29%) JMeter
11 3 (14.29%) HP
11 3 (14.29%) Mercurial
11 3 (14.29%) Gerrit
11 3 (14.29%) Jenkins

Test Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.76%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 6 (28.57%) Selenium
2 5 (23.81%) JIRA
3 4 (19.05%) Cucumber
3 4 (19.05%) WebDriver
4 3 (14.29%) Gerrit
4 3 (14.29%) Git (software)
4 3 (14.29%) Jenkins
4 3 (14.29%) JMeter
4 3 (14.29%) Mercurial
5 1 (4.76%) HP UFT
General
1 1 (4.76%) Back Office
1 1 (4.76%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (9.52%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (80.95%) Test Scripting
2 10 (47.62%) Software Testing
3 9 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (42.86%) User Acceptance Testing
4 7 (33.33%) Defect Management
5 6 (28.57%) Functional Testing
5 6 (28.57%) Regression Testing
6 5 (23.81%) Automated Testing
6 5 (23.81%) QA Automation
6 5 (23.81%) Workflow
7 4 (19.05%) BDD
7 4 (19.05%) TDD
8 3 (14.29%) API Testing
8 3 (14.29%) OWASP
9 2 (9.52%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (9.52%) CRM
9 2 (9.52%) Performance Testing
9 2 (9.52%) Time Management
9 2 (9.52%) Web Development
10 1 (4.76%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 8 (38.10%) Java
2 6 (28.57%) SQL
3 3 (14.29%) Ruby
4 1 (4.76%) C#
4 1 (4.76%) VB
Qualifications
1 13 (61.90%) ISEB
2 7 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 6 (28.57%) ISTQB
4 2 (9.52%) Degree
4 2 (9.52%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (71.43%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (14.29%) HP
2 2 (9.52%) Telerik
Darwen, Lancashire
Search Consultancy
Salary: £30000 - £35000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Blackburn, Lancashire
Search Consultancy
Posted: 5 days ago