The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Lancashire region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Analyst
Rank 47 50 56
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 9 10 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 1.92% 2.05% 2.04%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.99% 2.18% 2.16%
Number of salaries quoted 8 10 12
Average salary £25,500 £26,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.77% -11.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £18,350 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £34,900 £32,550 £48,000
UK excluding London average salary £33,500 £32,500 £31,250
% change year-on-year
+3.07% +4.00%
Job Titles Category
Lancashire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
453 458 602
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 96.79% 93.85% 94.51%
Number of salaries quoted 374 403 552
Average salary £35,000 £33,500 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.47% +6.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £22,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%
Test Analyst
North West

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 16 April 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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Preston -9 2 £23,500 -18.96%
Lancaster - 2 £33,000 -
Burnley - 2 £21,500 -
Chorley -2 1 £25,500 -3.77%
Test Analyst
North West

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 16 (72.73%) ISEB
2 12 (54.55%) User Acceptance Testing
3 10 (45.45%) .NET
4 9 (40.91%) Automated Testing
4 9 (40.91%) Manual Testing
5 8 (36.36%) Migration
6 7 (31.82%) SQL
7 6 (27.27%) Java
7 6 (27.27%) ISTQB
7 6 (27.27%) Selenium
8 5 (22.73%) QA
8 5 (22.73%) E-Commerce
9 4 (18.18%) SQL Server
9 4 (18.18%) Test Scripting
9 4 (18.18%) HP Quality Center
10 3 (13.64%) Mingle
10 3 (13.64%) Data Migration
10 3 (13.64%) Team Foundation Server
10 3 (13.64%) Integration Testing
10 3 (13.64%) Use Case
10 3 (13.64%) Test Strategy
10 3 (13.64%) Functional Testing
10 3 (13.64%) Black-Box Testing
10 3 (13.64%) CRM
10 3 (13.64%) Regression Testing
10 3 (13.64%) Finance
10 3 (13.64%) Publishing
10 3 (13.64%) ERP
10 3 (13.64%) Business Intelligence
10 3 (13.64%) HP

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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.

Applications
1 3 (13.64%) Mingle
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (18.18%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (27.27%) Selenium
2 3 (13.64%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (9.09%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (4.55%) SoapUI
General
1 3 (13.64%) Finance
1 3 (13.64%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (45.45%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (54.55%) User Acceptance Testing
2 9 (40.91%) Automated Testing
2 9 (40.91%) Manual Testing
3 8 (36.36%) Migration
4 5 (22.73%) E-Commerce
5 4 (18.18%) Test Scripting
6 3 (13.64%) Data Migration
6 3 (13.64%) Integration Testing
6 3 (13.64%) Use Case
6 3 (13.64%) Test Strategy
6 3 (13.64%) Functional Testing
6 3 (13.64%) Black-Box Testing
6 3 (13.64%) CRM
6 3 (13.64%) Regression Testing
6 3 (13.64%) ERP
6 3 (13.64%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (13.64%) Software Testing
6 3 (13.64%) Scrum
7 2 (9.09%) Business Analysis
7 2 (9.09%) B2C
Programming Languages
1 7 (31.82%) SQL
2 6 (27.27%) Java
Qualifications
1 16 (72.73%) ISEB
2 6 (27.27%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (22.73%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (18.18%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (13.64%) HP
2 2 (9.09%) Oracle