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 24 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Analyst
North West / Lancashire
Rank 45 37 47
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 14 13 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 3.16% 3.69% 2.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.20% 3.90% 2.66%
Number of salaries quoted 10 13 13
Median salary £27,500 £30,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-8.33% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,750 £27,200 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £36,250 £39,500 £37,500
UK excluding London median salary £34,312 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-1.96% -

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
437 333 489
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 98.65% 94.60% 98.59%
Number of salaries quoted 399 285 431
Median salary £33,000 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.71% -
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £52,500 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

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
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 24 February 2017.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Analyst within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 24 February 2017. 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 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 -15 6 £28,000 -20.00% 1
Chorley - 3 £24,750 - 2
Rossendale - 2 - -
Nelson - 1 £35,000 -
Skelmersdale - 1 - -
Test Analyst
North West

Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, 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 14 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (59.09%) QA
2 13 (59.09%) SQL
3 12 (54.55%) Test Scripting
4 9 (40.91%) User Acceptance Testing
4 9 (40.91%) ISEB
5 8 (36.36%) Selenium
5 8 (36.36%) JIRA
5 8 (36.36%) Manual Testing
5 8 (36.36%) Automation Testing
6 7 (31.82%) SDLC
6 7 (31.82%) ISTQB
6 7 (31.82%) Regression Testing
7 6 (27.27%) Automated Testing
7 6 (27.27%) Customer Requirements
7 6 (27.27%) Cucumber
7 6 (27.27%) BDD
8 5 (22.73%) Finance
8 5 (22.73%) Manufacturing
8 5 (22.73%) Oracle
9 4 (18.18%) SQL Server
9 4 (18.18%) Fiddler
9 4 (18.18%) Capybara
9 4 (18.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 4 (18.18%) Calabash
10 3 (13.64%) Test Automation
10 3 (13.64%) HP Quality Center
10 3 (13.64%) Software Testing
10 3 (13.64%) Retail
10 3 (13.64%) Validation

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:

Applications
1 2 (9.09%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (9.09%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.09%) HTTP
1 2 (9.09%) Internet
2 1 (4.55%) FTP
2 1 (4.55%) HTTPS
2 1 (4.55%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 2 (9.09%) RDBMS
2 2 (9.09%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (4.55%) DB2
Development Applications
1 8 (36.36%) JIRA
1 8 (36.36%) Selenium
2 6 (27.27%) Cucumber
3 4 (18.18%) Calabash
3 4 (18.18%) Capybara
3 4 (18.18%) Fiddler
4 2 (9.09%) SpecFlow
4 2 (9.09%) WebDriver
5 1 (4.55%) LoadRunner
5 1 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (22.73%) Finance
1 5 (22.73%) Manufacturing
2 3 (13.64%) Retail
3 2 (9.09%) Electronics
3 2 (9.09%) Marketing
3 2 (9.09%) Telecoms
4 1 (4.55%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) .NET
1 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET
1 1 (4.55%) SOAP
1 1 (4.55%) Web Services
1 1 (4.55%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (9.09%) Computer Science
1 2 (9.09%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.55%) Unix
1 1 (4.55%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (54.55%) Test Scripting
3 9 (40.91%) User Acceptance Testing
4 8 (36.36%) Automation Testing
4 8 (36.36%) Manual Testing
5 7 (31.82%) Regression Testing
5 7 (31.82%) SDLC
6 6 (27.27%) Automated Testing
6 6 (27.27%) BDD
6 6 (27.27%) Customer Requirements
7 3 (13.64%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (13.64%) Software Testing
7 3 (13.64%) Test Automation
7 3 (13.64%) Validation
8 2 (9.09%) Agile Testing
8 2 (9.09%) Digital Marketing
8 2 (9.09%) Performance Testing
8 2 (9.09%) Programme Management
8 2 (9.09%) Smoke Testing
8 2 (9.09%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (59.09%) SQL
2 1 (4.55%) C
2 1 (4.55%) C#
2 1 (4.55%) Java
2 1 (4.55%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (40.91%) ISEB
2 7 (31.82%) ISTQB
3 4 (18.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (9.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (59.09%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (13.64%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (22.73%) Oracle
2 3 (13.64%) HP
3 2 (9.09%) Microsoft
3 2 (9.09%) SAP
4 1 (4.55%) TOWER Software
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