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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Analyst
Rank 75 86 73
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -13
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 126 76 92
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 3.38% 2.86% 3.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.50% 2.99% 3.45%
Number of salaries quoted 67 71 80
Average salary £33,000 £34,000 £28,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.94% +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £28,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
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
3601 2538 2670
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 96.67% 95.56% 96.42%
Number of salaries quoted 2804 1960 2174
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 20 August 2014.

Test Analyst Salary Histogram in Leeds

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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.

1 116 (42.34%) Agile Software Development
2 114 (41.61%) QA
3 106 (38.69%) ISEB
4 89 (32.48%) Test Scripting
5 77 (28.10%) E-Commerce
6 76 (27.74%) Selenium
7 69 (25.18%) Software Testing
8 67 (24.45%) Test Strategy
9 66 (24.09%) SQL
10 63 (22.99%) SOAP
11 57 (20.80%) Automation Testing
12 54 (19.71%) Project Management
13 53 (19.34%) Automated Testing
13 53 (19.34%) Test Management
14 43 (15.69%) HP Quality Center
15 42 (15.33%) Microsoft
16 41 (14.96%) XML
16 41 (14.96%) User Acceptance Testing
17 39 (14.23%) QuickTest Pro
18 37 (13.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
19 36 (13.14%) Agile Testing
19 36 (13.14%) HP
20 32 (11.68%) Web Services
20 32 (11.68%) .NET
21 31 (11.31%) XSD
21 31 (11.31%) Finance
21 31 (11.31%) Team Foundation Server
22 30 (10.95%) WSDL
23 29 (10.58%) Business Analysis
24 28 (10.22%) Stakeholder Management

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (0.73%) IIS
1 2 (0.73%) WinCC
2 1 (0.36%) Apache
2 1 (0.36%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.36%) Confluence
2 1 (0.36%) Lync
Applications
1 13 (4.74%) MS Excel
2 10 (3.65%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.36%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.19%) HTTP
2 1 (0.36%) LAN
2 1 (0.36%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (6.93%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.09%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.36%) MySQL
3 1 (0.36%) MongoDB
3 1 (0.36%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 76 (27.74%) Selenium
2 39 (14.23%) QuickTest Pro
3 31 (11.31%) Team Foundation Server
4 22 (8.03%) Cucumber
5 18 (6.57%) FitNesse
6 16 (5.84%) LoadRunner
6 16 (5.84%) SpecFlow
7 11 (4.01%) WinRunner
7 11 (4.01%) WebDriver
8 3 (1.09%) SoapUI
8 3 (1.09%) Visual Studio
9 2 (0.73%) Eclipse
9 2 (0.73%) WATIR
10 1 (0.36%) Jenkins
10 1 (0.36%) Ranorex
10 1 (0.36%) JUnit
10 1 (0.36%) JMeter
10 1 (0.36%) JIRA
10 1 (0.36%) TestComplete
10 1 (0.36%) TestNG
General
1 31 (11.31%) Finance
2 8 (2.92%) Marketing
3 3 (1.09%) Games
4 2 (0.73%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.36%) Banking
5 1 (0.36%) Retail
5 1 (0.36%) Legal
5 1 (0.36%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.36%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (22.99%) SOAP
2 41 (14.96%) XML
3 32 (11.68%) Web Services
3 32 (11.68%) .NET
4 31 (11.31%) XSD
5 30 (10.95%) WSDL
6 3 (1.09%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.36%) XML Schema
7 1 (0.36%) ebXML
7 1 (0.36%) LAMP
7 1 (0.36%) XSLT
7 1 (0.36%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (2.19%) Open Source
2 5 (1.82%) IVR
3 2 (0.73%) SCADA
4 1 (0.36%) Chemistry
4 1 (0.36%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.36%) Online Games
4 1 (0.36%) iSeries
4 1 (0.36%) Mobile App
4 1 (0.36%) NHS
4 1 (0.36%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 4 (1.46%) UNIX
1 4 (1.46%) Windows
1 4 (1.46%) Apple iOS
2 2 (0.73%) Windows 7
2 2 (0.73%) Linux
3 1 (0.36%) Ubuntu
3 1 (0.36%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 116 (42.34%) Agile Software Development
2 89 (32.48%) Test Scripting
3 77 (28.10%) E-Commerce
4 69 (25.18%) Software Testing
5 67 (24.45%) Test Strategy
6 57 (20.80%) Automation Testing
7 54 (19.71%) Project Management
8 53 (19.34%) Automated Testing
8 53 (19.34%) Test Management
9 41 (14.96%) User Acceptance Testing
10 36 (13.14%) Agile Testing
11 29 (10.58%) Business Analysis
12 28 (10.22%) Stakeholder Management
13 26 (9.49%) Regression Testing
13 26 (9.49%) Test Automation
14 23 (8.39%) Manual Testing
15 19 (6.93%) Non-Functional Testing
15 19 (6.93%) Usability Testing
16 16 (5.84%) User Stories
17 14 (5.11%) Integration Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 66 (24.09%) SQL
2 16 (5.84%) Java
3 3 (1.09%) C
3 3 (1.09%) C#
4 2 (0.73%) JavaScript
4 2 (0.73%) VB.NET
4 2 (0.73%) Shell Script
5 1 (0.36%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.36%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 106 (38.69%) ISEB
2 37 (13.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 9 (3.28%) ISTQB
4 8 (2.92%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 114 (41.61%) QA
2 5 (1.82%) HL7
Systems Management
1 43 (15.69%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 42 (15.33%) Microsoft
2 36 (13.14%) HP
3 4 (1.46%) Citrix
4 3 (1.09%) Capita
5 1 (0.36%) Atlassian
5 1 (0.36%) Oracle
5 1 (0.36%) IBM
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