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 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Analyst
Rank 39 50 50
Rank change year-on-year
+11 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 11 15 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 3.12% 2.82% 2.75%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.33% 2.87% 2.76%
Number of salaries quoted 11 15 8
Average salary £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,500 £33,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,000
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
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
330 522 434
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 93.48% 98.31% 99.31%
Number of salaries quoted 273 456 374
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £55,000 £50,206
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 8 February 2016.

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 8 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Preston +7 9 £37,500 +7.14%
Test Analyst
North West

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 21 (75.00%) Test Scripting
2 18 (64.29%) QA
2 18 (64.29%) ISEB
3 16 (57.14%) Software Testing
4 13 (46.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 11 (39.29%) Defect Management
6 10 (35.71%) SQL Server
6 10 (35.71%) User Acceptance Testing
7 9 (32.14%) Functional Testing
8 8 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (25.00%) ISTQB
9 7 (25.00%) Java
9 7 (25.00%) SQL
9 7 (25.00%) JIRA
10 6 (21.43%) Automated Testing
11 5 (17.86%) Regression Testing
11 5 (17.86%) Workflow
11 5 (17.86%) Selenium
11 5 (17.86%) QA Automation
12 4 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
12 4 (14.29%) Telerik
12 4 (14.29%) Web Development
12 4 (14.29%) Degree
12 4 (14.29%) Computer Science
12 4 (14.29%) Test Management
12 4 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
12 4 (14.29%) Time Management
12 4 (14.29%) HP
12 4 (14.29%) HND
13 3 (10.71%) SDLC

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (35.71%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (25.00%) JIRA
2 5 (17.86%) Selenium
3 2 (7.14%) Bugzilla
3 2 (7.14%) WebDriver
4 1 (3.57%) Cucumber
4 1 (3.57%) Gerrit
4 1 (3.57%) Git (software)
4 1 (3.57%) Jenkins
4 1 (3.57%) JMeter
4 1 (3.57%) Mercurial
General
1 2 (7.14%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.14%) .NET
1 2 (7.14%) JTA
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (14.29%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (75.00%) Test Scripting
2 16 (57.14%) Software Testing
3 11 (39.29%) Defect Management
4 10 (35.71%) User Acceptance Testing
5 9 (32.14%) Functional Testing
6 8 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (21.43%) Automated Testing
8 5 (17.86%) QA Automation
8 5 (17.86%) Regression Testing
8 5 (17.86%) Workflow
9 4 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
9 4 (14.29%) Test Management
9 4 (14.29%) Time Management
9 4 (14.29%) Web Development
10 3 (10.71%) SDLC
11 2 (7.14%) Change Control
11 2 (7.14%) Line Management
11 2 (7.14%) Test Automation
11 2 (7.14%) Test Planning
11 2 (7.14%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 7 (25.00%) Java
1 7 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (3.57%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 18 (64.29%) ISEB
2 13 (46.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 7 (25.00%) ISTQB
4 4 (14.29%) Degree
4 4 (14.29%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (64.29%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (7.14%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (14.29%) HP
1 4 (14.29%) Telerik
2 2 (7.14%) IBM
3 1 (3.57%) Oracle
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