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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Analyst
Rank 50 47 46
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 16 8 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 3.25% 1.99% 2.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.29% 2.11% 2.39%
Number of salaries quoted 16 5 11
Average salary £35,000 £25,500 £26,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+37.25% -3.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £22,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £40,750 £29,000
UK excluding London average 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
486 380 460
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 98.58% 94.53% 93.88%
Number of salaries quoted 402 309 409
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £23,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £52,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 22 May 2015.

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 22 May 2015. 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 +4 12 £35,000 +42.85% 2
Test Analyst
North West

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 22 (75.86%) QA
2 19 (65.52%) Finance
3 15 (51.72%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (51.72%) Selenium
3 15 (51.72%) WebDriver
4 14 (48.28%) Java
5 13 (44.83%) QMS
6 10 (34.48%) ISEB
7 8 (27.59%) Test Scripting
8 7 (24.14%) Analytical Skills
9 6 (20.69%) Functional Testing
9 6 (20.69%) HP
10 5 (17.24%) HP Quality Center
10 5 (17.24%) Automation Testing
11 4 (13.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 4 (13.79%) User Acceptance Testing
11 4 (13.79%) Software Testing
12 3 (10.34%) JIRA
12 3 (10.34%) Bugzilla
12 3 (10.34%) SQL
12 3 (10.34%) MS Excel
12 3 (10.34%) SQL Server
12 3 (10.34%) Visual Studio
12 3 (10.34%) Use Case
12 3 (10.34%) Manual Testing
13 2 (6.90%) Mentoring
13 2 (6.90%) C#
14 1 (3.45%) ISTQB
14 1 (3.45%) Business Desktop Deployment
14 1 (3.45%) Project Planning

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.45%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (10.34%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.45%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.45%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.34%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.45%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 15 (51.72%) Selenium
1 15 (51.72%) WebDriver
2 3 (10.34%) JIRA
2 3 (10.34%) Bugzilla
2 3 (10.34%) Visual Studio
3 1 (3.45%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (3.45%) Appium
3 1 (3.45%) Calabash
3 1 (3.45%) Cucumber
3 1 (3.45%) SoapUI
3 1 (3.45%) Git (software)
General
1 19 (65.52%) Finance
2 1 (3.45%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.45%) ActiveMQ
1 1 (3.45%) XML
1 1 (3.45%) Reactive Extensions
1 1 (3.45%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 7 (24.14%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.45%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.45%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.45%) Windows
1 1 (3.45%) Linux
1 1 (3.45%) Apple iOS
1 1 (3.45%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (51.72%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (44.83%) QMS
3 8 (27.59%) Test Scripting
4 6 (20.69%) Functional Testing
5 5 (17.24%) Automation Testing
6 4 (13.79%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (13.79%) Software Testing
7 3 (10.34%) Use Case
7 3 (10.34%) Manual Testing
8 2 (6.90%) Mentoring
9 1 (3.45%) Project Planning
9 1 (3.45%) Automated Testing
9 1 (3.45%) TDD
9 1 (3.45%) Regression Testing
9 1 (3.45%) Configuration Management
9 1 (3.45%) Continuous Integration
9 1 (3.45%) Change Control
9 1 (3.45%) Performance Testing
9 1 (3.45%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 14 (48.28%) Java
2 3 (10.34%) SQL
3 2 (6.90%) C#
4 1 (3.45%) Ruby
4 1 (3.45%) Python
Qualifications
1 10 (34.48%) ISEB
2 4 (13.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (3.45%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (75.86%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (17.24%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (3.45%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 6 (20.69%) HP
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle
Preston, Lancashire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Leyland, Lancashire
Cegedimrx
Salary: From £36,000 to £45,000 per annum depending on experience
Posted: 10 days ago
Preston
Interquest - IQ Public Sector
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 25 days ago