The table below looks at the statistics for the Test Analyst role in IT jobs advertised for the Lancashire 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 22 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Analyst
Rank 50 49 37
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -12
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 12 13 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 2.40% 2.68% 4.06%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.45% 2.74% 4.23%
Number of salaries quoted 12 10 15
Average salary £27,750 £25,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.82% -15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £19,000 £16,500
10% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,400 £33,100
UK excluding London average salary £33,750 £31,750 £31,500
% change year-on-year
+6.29% +0.79%
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
489 475 426
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 97.60% 97.94% 96.16%
Number of salaries quoted 426 398 375
Average salary £32,500 £34,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.41% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £23,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

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

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
Salary Histogram in Lancashire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Analyst across the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 22 December 2014.

Test Analyst Salary Histogram in Lancashire

Test Analyst
Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Analyst within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 22 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
Chorley +6 3 £25,000 -6.54%
Preston -12 2 £26,250 +0.96% 1
Test Analyst
North West

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT jobs across the Lancashire 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 12 (75.00%) ISEB
2 7 (43.75%) SQL
2 7 (43.75%) Software Testing
3 5 (31.25%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (25.00%) HP
4 4 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
4 4 (25.00%) Functional Testing
5 3 (18.75%) Java
5 3 (18.75%) Finance
5 3 (18.75%) .NET
5 3 (18.75%) ISTQB
6 2 (12.50%) Computer Science
6 2 (12.50%) QA
6 2 (12.50%) Oracle
6 2 (12.50%) Python
6 2 (12.50%) IBM
6 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
6 2 (12.50%) Regression Testing
6 2 (12.50%) Automation Testing
6 2 (12.50%) Test Scripting
6 2 (12.50%) Manual Testing
6 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (6.25%) Mentoring
7 1 (6.25%) Mobile App
7 1 (6.25%) CMS
7 1 (6.25%) Mainframe
7 1 (6.25%) EDI
7 1 (6.25%) Web Services
7 1 (6.25%) DSDM

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT jobs across the Lancashire 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.25%) CMS
General
1 3 (18.75%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (18.75%) .NET
2 1 (6.25%) Web Services
2 1 (6.25%) EDI
2 1 (6.25%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Computer Science
1 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.25%) Mainframe
2 1 (6.25%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) Software Testing
2 5 (31.25%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (25.00%) Functional Testing
4 2 (12.50%) Automation Testing
4 2 (12.50%) Test Scripting
4 2 (12.50%) Manual Testing
4 2 (12.50%) Regression Testing
5 1 (6.25%) DSDM
5 1 (6.25%) Content Management
5 1 (6.25%) Web Testing
5 1 (6.25%) Test Management
5 1 (6.25%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 7 (43.75%) SQL
2 3 (18.75%) Java
3 2 (12.50%) Python
Qualifications
1 12 (75.00%) ISEB
2 3 (18.75%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) HP
2 2 (12.50%) Oracle
2 2 (12.50%) IBM
2 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
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