The table below looks at the statistics for the Test Analyst role in IT jobs advertised for the Leicester 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 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Analyst
Rank 49 79 57
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -22
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 2 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 0.52% 0.18% 0.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.53% 0.19% 0.57%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 2
Average salary £41,250 £22,500 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+83.33% -18.18%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%
Test Analyst
Leicestershire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Leicester 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
Leicester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
380 528 349
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 99.22% 96.70% 98.87%
Number of salaries quoted 323 443 333
Average salary £41,000 £38,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.89% +8.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £23,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

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

Test Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

Test Analyst
Salary Trend in Leicester

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

Test Analyst Salary Trend in Leicester

Test Analyst
Salary Histogram in Leicester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Analyst across the Leicester region over the 3 months to 28 January 2015.

Test Analyst Salary Histogram in Leicester

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT jobs across the Leicester 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 6 (60.00%) Automated Testing
2 5 (50.00%) SAP
2 5 (50.00%) Manual Testing
3 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (30.00%) Software Testing
4 3 (30.00%) Retail
4 3 (30.00%) Logistics
4 3 (30.00%) ISEB
4 3 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (30.00%) Waterfall
5 2 (20.00%) Automation Testing
5 2 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (20.00%) V-Model
6 1 (10.00%) Security Testing
6 1 (10.00%) Integration Testing
6 1 (10.00%) Degree
6 1 (10.00%) Windows Vista
6 1 (10.00%) TestPartner
6 1 (10.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 1 (10.00%) Penetration Testing
6 1 (10.00%) Scrum
6 1 (10.00%) Risk Management
6 1 (10.00%) QuickTest Pro
6 1 (10.00%) C#
6 1 (10.00%) Java
6 1 (10.00%) SQL
6 1 (10.00%) Windows
6 1 (10.00%) Client/Server
6 1 (10.00%) Windows XP
6 1 (10.00%) Windows 7

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT jobs across the Leicester 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.

Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (10.00%) TestPartner
General
1 3 (30.00%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
1 1 (10.00%) Windows XP
1 1 (10.00%) Windows Vista
1 1 (10.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Automated Testing
2 5 (50.00%) Manual Testing
3 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (30.00%) Software Testing
4 3 (30.00%) Logistics
4 3 (30.00%) Waterfall
5 2 (20.00%) Automation Testing
5 2 (20.00%) V-Model
6 1 (10.00%) Risk Management
6 1 (10.00%) System Testing
6 1 (10.00%) Security Testing
6 1 (10.00%) Integration Testing
6 1 (10.00%) Scrum
6 1 (10.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 1 (10.00%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) C#
1 1 (10.00%) Java
1 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) ISEB
2 2 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (10.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) SAP