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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Analyst
Rank 83 87 45
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -42
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 96 88 148
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 2.78% 2.70% 5.03%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.85% 2.82% 5.21%
Number of salaries quoted 95 75 112
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £27,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £35,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%
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
3366 3125 2843
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 97.40% 96.04% 96.70%
Number of salaries quoted 2734 2429 2417
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 30 January 2015.

Test Analyst Salary Histogram in Leeds

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 139 (61.78%) Agile Software Development
2 105 (46.67%) ISEB
3 100 (44.44%) QA
4 84 (37.33%) Software Testing
5 75 (33.33%) Test Scripting
6 64 (28.44%) SQL
7 58 (25.78%) Selenium
7 58 (25.78%) Automation Testing
8 52 (23.11%) Automated Testing
9 49 (21.78%) Manual Testing
9 49 (21.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 48 (21.33%) Regression Testing
11 38 (16.89%) ISTQB
12 37 (16.44%) Test Automation
13 35 (15.56%) Java
14 33 (14.67%) Finance
15 32 (14.22%) Agile Testing
16 29 (12.89%) Microsoft
17 28 (12.44%) .NET
17 28 (12.44%) Test Management
18 27 (12.00%) SOAP
18 27 (12.00%) E-Commerce
19 26 (11.56%) Test Strategy
20 24 (10.67%) Non-Functional Testing
21 23 (10.22%) Functional Testing
22 21 (9.33%) WebDriver
23 19 (8.44%) QuickTest Pro
23 19 (8.44%) Test Planning
24 18 (8.00%) UNIX
24 18 (8.00%) Integration Testing

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (0.44%) Lync
1 1 (0.44%) IIS
1 1 (0.44%) SharePoint
Applications
1 12 (5.33%) MS Excel
2 6 (2.67%) MS Office
3 1 (0.44%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.44%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (1.78%) Oracle ERP
1 4 (1.78%) JDE OneWorld
Communications & Networking
1 11 (4.89%) HTTP
2 1 (0.44%) VoIP
2 1 (0.44%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (2.67%) MongoDB
1 6 (2.67%) NoSQL
2 5 (2.22%) Relational Database
3 4 (1.78%) MySQL
4 3 (1.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 58 (25.78%) Selenium
2 21 (9.33%) WebDriver
3 19 (8.44%) QuickTest Pro
4 16 (7.11%) JUnit
5 14 (6.22%) Team Foundation Server
6 13 (5.78%) NUnit
7 12 (5.33%) FitNesse
8 9 (4.00%) Cucumber
9 6 (2.67%) LoadRunner
9 6 (2.67%) JIRA
10 4 (1.78%) Visual Studio
11 3 (1.33%) SpecFlow
11 3 (1.33%) JMeter
12 1 (0.44%) eggPlant
12 1 (0.44%) Selenium IDE
12 1 (0.44%) SoapUI
12 1 (0.44%) Eclipse
General
1 33 (14.67%) Finance
2 12 (5.33%) Retail
3 5 (2.22%) Banking
4 4 (1.78%) Retail Banking
5 3 (1.33%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (12.44%) .NET
2 27 (12.00%) SOAP
3 18 (8.00%) .NET Framework
4 12 (5.33%) XML
5 9 (4.00%) Web Services
6 7 (3.11%) XSD
6 7 (3.11%) WSDL
7 2 (0.89%) ASP.NET
8 1 (0.44%) CSS
8 1 (0.44%) HTML
8 1 (0.44%) ebXML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (7.11%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (2.22%) Algorithms
3 4 (1.78%) Computer Science
3 4 (1.78%) User Experience
4 3 (1.33%) Open Source
5 1 (0.44%) N-Tier
5 1 (0.44%) IVR
5 1 (0.44%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 18 (8.00%) UNIX
2 2 (0.89%) Windows
3 1 (0.44%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (0.44%) Windows 7
3 1 (0.44%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 139 (61.78%) Agile Software Development
2 84 (37.33%) Software Testing
3 75 (33.33%) Test Scripting
4 58 (25.78%) Automation Testing
5 52 (23.11%) Automated Testing
6 49 (21.78%) Manual Testing
7 48 (21.33%) Regression Testing
8 37 (16.44%) Test Automation
9 32 (14.22%) Agile Testing
10 28 (12.44%) Test Management
11 27 (12.00%) E-Commerce
12 26 (11.56%) Test Strategy
13 24 (10.67%) Non-Functional Testing
14 23 (10.22%) Functional Testing
15 19 (8.44%) Test Planning
16 18 (8.00%) Integration Testing
17 17 (7.56%) TDD
18 16 (7.11%) Compatibility Testing
19 15 (6.67%) Performance Testing
20 14 (6.22%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 64 (28.44%) SQL
2 35 (15.56%) Java
3 5 (2.22%) VB.NET
4 3 (1.33%) C#
5 2 (0.89%) C
6 1 (0.44%) C++
6 1 (0.44%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 105 (46.67%) ISEB
2 49 (21.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 38 (16.89%) ISTQB
4 14 (6.22%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 100 (44.44%) QA
2 5 (2.22%) HL7
Systems Management
1 17 (7.56%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 29 (12.89%) Microsoft
2 15 (6.67%) Oracle
2 15 (6.67%) HP
3 1 (0.44%) Citrix
3 1 (0.44%) Avaya
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