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 28 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Analyst
Rank 50 50 65
Rank change year-on-year
0 +15
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 6 14 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 1.43% 2.69% 0.82%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.46% 2.92% 0.83%
Number of salaries quoted 6 10 2
Median salary £35,000 £30,000 £28,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% +7.14%
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £34,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
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
410 480 481
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 97.85% 92.13% 98.97%
Number of salaries quoted 387 384 406
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,600 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 28 September 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
Chorley +1 3 £35,000 -
Preston -7 1 £35,000 +20.68%
Test Analyst
North West

Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 6 (75.00%) Test Scripting
2 5 (62.50%) SQL
3 4 (50.00%) ISEB
3 4 (50.00%) Manual Testing
3 4 (50.00%) QA
3 4 (50.00%) Automation Testing
4 3 (37.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (37.50%) Software Testing
4 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
4 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (25.00%) JIRA
5 2 (25.00%) Automated Testing
5 2 (25.00%) Selenium
5 2 (25.00%) HP
5 2 (25.00%) Waterfall
5 2 (25.00%) Cucumber
5 2 (25.00%) BDD
6 1 (12.50%) Functional Testing
6 1 (12.50%) Capybara
6 1 (12.50%) Calabash
6 1 (12.50%) Keyword-Driven Testing
6 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
6 1 (12.50%) Fiddler
6 1 (12.50%) Test Automation
6 1 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (12.50%) WebDriver
6 1 (12.50%) ISTQB
6 1 (12.50%) TDD
6 1 (12.50%) Retail
6 1 (12.50%) Regression Testing

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 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (12.50%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Cucumber
1 2 (25.00%) JIRA
1 2 (25.00%) Selenium
2 1 (12.50%) Calabash
2 1 (12.50%) Capybara
2 1 (12.50%) Fiddler
2 1 (12.50%) HP UFT
2 1 (12.50%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing
1 1 (12.50%) Retail
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Test Scripting
2 4 (50.00%) Automation Testing
2 4 (50.00%) Manual Testing
3 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (37.50%) Software Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Automated Testing
4 2 (25.00%) BDD
4 2 (25.00%) Waterfall
5 1 (12.50%) Functional Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Keyword-Driven Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
5 1 (12.50%) Regression Testing
5 1 (12.50%) TDD
5 1 (12.50%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) C#
2 1 (12.50%) Java
2 1 (12.50%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) ISEB
2 3 (37.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (12.50%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (50.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) HP
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