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 3 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Analyst
Rank 46 43 54
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +11
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 12 18 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 2.96% 3.97% 1.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.02% 4.03% 1.63%
Number of salaries quoted 11 18 6
Median salary £30,000 £35,000 £25,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% +37.25%
UK excluding London median salary £34,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +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
398 447 430
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 98.27% 98.68% 96.85%
Number of salaries quoted 340 380 354
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £55,000 £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 3 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 5 £37,500 +7.14%
Chorley - 2 £30,000 -
Test Analyst
North West

Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 3 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 20 (86.96%) Test Scripting
2 19 (82.61%) QA
3 14 (60.87%) ISEB
4 13 (56.52%) User Acceptance Testing
5 12 (52.17%) Software Testing
6 11 (47.83%) Defect Management
7 10 (43.48%) Agile Software Development
8 9 (39.13%) Java
9 8 (34.78%) Regression Testing
10 7 (30.43%) Workflow
10 7 (30.43%) SQL
10 7 (30.43%) SQL Server
10 7 (30.43%) Automated Testing
10 7 (30.43%) ISTQB
10 7 (30.43%) JIRA
10 7 (30.43%) Selenium
10 7 (30.43%) QA Automation
10 7 (30.43%) Functional Testing
10 7 (30.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 6 (26.09%) Analytical Skills
12 4 (17.39%) Time Management
12 4 (17.39%) WebDriver
12 4 (17.39%) Continuous Improvement
12 4 (17.39%) Computer Science
12 4 (17.39%) Web Development
12 4 (17.39%) Degree
12 4 (17.39%) Telerik
12 4 (17.39%) HND
12 4 (17.39%) HP
13 3 (13.04%) JMeter

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 (30.43%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (30.43%) JIRA
1 7 (30.43%) Selenium
2 4 (17.39%) WebDriver
3 3 (13.04%) Cucumber
3 3 (13.04%) Gerrit
3 3 (13.04%) Git (software)
3 3 (13.04%) Jenkins
3 3 (13.04%) JMeter
3 3 (13.04%) Mercurial
General
1 1 (4.35%) Back Office
1 1 (4.35%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.70%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (26.09%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (17.39%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (86.96%) Test Scripting
2 13 (56.52%) User Acceptance Testing
3 12 (52.17%) Software Testing
4 11 (47.83%) Defect Management
5 10 (43.48%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (34.78%) Regression Testing
7 7 (30.43%) Automated Testing
7 7 (30.43%) Functional Testing
7 7 (30.43%) QA Automation
7 7 (30.43%) Workflow
8 4 (17.39%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (17.39%) Time Management
8 4 (17.39%) Web Development
9 3 (13.04%) API Testing
9 3 (13.04%) BDD
9 3 (13.04%) OWASP
9 3 (13.04%) TDD
10 2 (8.70%) CRM
10 2 (8.70%) Performance Testing
11 1 (4.35%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (39.13%) Java
2 7 (30.43%) SQL
3 3 (13.04%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 14 (60.87%) ISEB
2 7 (30.43%) ISTQB
2 7 (30.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 4 (17.39%) Degree
3 4 (17.39%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (82.61%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (17.39%) HP
1 4 (17.39%) Telerik