The table below looks at the statistics for the Test Analyst role in IT jobs advertised for the Leeds 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 5 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Analyst
Rank 93 55 47
Rank change year-on-year
-38 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 78 155 132
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 2.27% 4.17% 4.85%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.34% 4.31% 5.02%
Number of salaries quoted 64 117 95
Average salary £34,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.85% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,150 £26,100 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £36,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Test Analyst
West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Leeds 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
Leeds
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3335 3600 2628
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 97.12% 96.90% 96.48%
Number of salaries quoted 2635 2911 2139
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Test Analyst in the job title across the Leeds region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Test Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Test Analyst
Salary Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Test Analyst across the Leeds region.

Test Analyst Salary Trend in Leeds

Test Analyst
Salary Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Analyst across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 5 May 2015.

Test Analyst Salary Histogram in Leeds

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT jobs across the Leeds 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.

1 101 (57.39%) Agile Software Development
2 88 (50.00%) ISEB
3 77 (43.75%) SQL
4 74 (42.05%) Software Testing
5 71 (40.34%) Test Scripting
6 68 (38.64%) QA
7 60 (34.09%) Automated Testing
8 51 (28.98%) Test Automation
9 48 (27.27%) ISTQB
10 39 (22.16%) Java
11 38 (21.59%) Selenium
12 32 (18.18%) Regression Testing
13 30 (17.05%) Microsoft
13 30 (17.05%) Test Management
13 30 (17.05%) Manual Testing
14 29 (16.48%) Agile Testing
14 29 (16.48%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 28 (15.91%) .NET
16 25 (14.20%) Automation Testing
17 24 (13.64%) UNIX
17 24 (13.64%) Performance Testing
18 22 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
19 21 (11.93%) Integration Testing
19 21 (11.93%) JUnit
20 20 (11.36%) MS Excel
20 20 (11.36%) Functional Testing
20 20 (11.36%) Non-Functional Testing
21 19 (10.80%) Configuration Management
21 19 (10.80%) Compatibility Testing
21 19 (10.80%) Unit Testing

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT jobs across the Leeds 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 20 (11.36%) MS Excel
2 6 (3.41%) MS Office
3 1 (0.57%) MS Project
3 1 (0.57%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (3.41%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.57%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (4.55%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.84%) Relational Database
3 3 (1.70%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.57%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.57%) Apache Hive
4 1 (0.57%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.57%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.57%) Big Data
4 1 (0.57%) Impala
4 1 (0.57%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 38 (21.59%) Selenium
2 21 (11.93%) JUnit
3 19 (10.80%) NUnit
4 15 (8.52%) Team Foundation Server
5 14 (7.95%) Cucumber
6 12 (6.82%) WebDriver
7 5 (2.84%) QuickTest Pro
8 4 (2.27%) JIRA
9 3 (1.70%) FitNesse
9 3 (1.70%) Visual Studio
10 2 (1.14%) JMeter
10 2 (1.14%) SoapUI
10 2 (1.14%) Selenium IDE
11 1 (0.57%) Jenkins
11 1 (0.57%) Sahi
11 1 (0.57%) LoadRunner
11 1 (0.57%) Firebug
11 1 (0.57%) WATIR
General
1 15 (8.52%) Finance
2 6 (3.41%) Retail
3 4 (2.27%) Banking
4 3 (1.70%) Retail Banking
5 2 (1.14%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (15.91%) .NET
2 17 (9.66%) .NET Framework
3 12 (6.82%) SOAP
4 3 (1.70%) Web Services
4 3 (1.70%) XML
4 3 (1.70%) HTML
5 1 (0.57%) RESTful
5 1 (0.57%) DOM
5 1 (0.57%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.57%) CSS
5 1 (0.57%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (2.27%) User Experience
1 4 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (1.14%) Mobile Banking
2 2 (1.14%) Open Source
3 1 (0.57%) Social Media
3 1 (0.57%) W3C
3 1 (0.57%) IVR
3 1 (0.57%) Computer Science
3 1 (0.57%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 24 (13.64%) UNIX
2 1 (0.57%) Windows
2 1 (0.57%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (57.39%) Agile Software Development
2 74 (42.05%) Software Testing
3 71 (40.34%) Test Scripting
4 60 (34.09%) Automated Testing
5 51 (28.98%) Test Automation
6 32 (18.18%) Regression Testing
7 30 (17.05%) Test Management
7 30 (17.05%) Manual Testing
8 29 (16.48%) Agile Testing
9 25 (14.20%) Automation Testing
10 24 (13.64%) Performance Testing
11 22 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
12 21 (11.93%) Integration Testing
13 20 (11.36%) Functional Testing
13 20 (11.36%) Non-Functional Testing
14 19 (10.80%) Unit Testing
14 19 (10.80%) Compatibility Testing
14 19 (10.80%) Configuration Management
15 18 (10.23%) Service Delivery
15 18 (10.23%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 77 (43.75%) SQL
2 39 (22.16%) Java
3 16 (9.09%) C#
4 4 (2.27%) Python
5 2 (1.14%) Ruby
5 2 (1.14%) C++
5 2 (1.14%) VB.NET
6 1 (0.57%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.57%) PHP
6 1 (0.57%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.57%) Scala
Qualifications
1 88 (50.00%) ISEB
2 48 (27.27%) ISTQB
3 29 (16.48%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 9 (5.11%) Degree
5 2 (1.14%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 68 (38.64%) QA
Systems Management
1 12 (6.82%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 30 (17.05%) Microsoft
2 16 (9.09%) Oracle
3 12 (6.82%) HP
4 2 (1.14%) Citrix
5 1 (0.57%) Avaya
5 1 (0.57%) Facebook
5 1 (0.57%) Twitter
5 1 (0.57%) Cloudera
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