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

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Analyst
Rank 51 - 60
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 9 0 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 1.94% - 1.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.99% - 1.34%
Number of salaries quoted 8 0 3
Average salary £30,000 - £24,350
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 - £22,350
10% offered a salary of more than £36,500 - £30,870
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
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
453 368 449
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 97.63% 97.35% 96.98%
Number of salaries quoted 397 335 357
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +4.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £24,600 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £47,000
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 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 27 August 2014.

Test Analyst Salary Histogram in Leicester

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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 11 (50.00%) ISEB
2 9 (40.91%) SQL
2 9 (40.91%) QA
3 8 (36.36%) User Acceptance Testing
4 6 (27.27%) Test Scripting
4 6 (27.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 6 (27.27%) Automated Testing
5 5 (22.73%) Windows
6 4 (18.18%) Java
6 4 (18.18%) Regression Testing
6 4 (18.18%) Finance
6 4 (18.18%) Integration Testing
6 4 (18.18%) System Testing
6 4 (18.18%) Selenium
7 3 (13.64%) Software Testing
7 3 (13.64%) Windows Vista
7 3 (13.64%) Web Usability
7 3 (13.64%) Test Strategy
7 3 (13.64%) Test Automation
7 3 (13.64%) Windows 7
7 3 (13.64%) Scrum
7 3 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (13.64%) TestPartner
7 3 (13.64%) SQL Server
7 3 (13.64%) QuickTest Pro
7 3 (13.64%) Windows XP
7 3 (13.64%) Microsoft
8 2 (9.09%) HP
8 2 (9.09%) CRM
8 2 (9.09%) VoIP

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (9.09%) Apache
1 2 (9.09%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (4.55%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.09%) VoIP
1 2 (9.09%) VPN
1 2 (9.09%) Firewall
1 2 (9.09%) Wireless
2 1 (4.55%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.64%) SQL Server
2 2 (9.09%) MySQL
3 1 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 4 (18.18%) Selenium
2 3 (13.64%) QuickTest Pro
2 3 (13.64%) TestPartner
3 2 (9.09%) JIRA
3 2 (9.09%) Visual Studio
3 2 (9.09%) Toad
3 2 (9.09%) TestDirector
4 1 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (18.18%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.55%) Advertising
2 1 (4.55%) Marketing
2 1 (4.55%) Electronics
2 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.09%) HTML
1 2 (9.09%) .NET
1 2 (9.09%) Web Services
1 2 (9.09%) XML
2 1 (4.55%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) Open Source
2 1 (4.55%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 5 (22.73%) Windows
2 3 (13.64%) Windows XP
2 3 (13.64%) Windows Vista
2 3 (13.64%) Windows 7
3 2 (9.09%) Solaris
3 2 (9.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (36.36%) User Acceptance Testing
2 6 (27.27%) Automated Testing
2 6 (27.27%) Test Scripting
3 4 (18.18%) System Testing
3 4 (18.18%) Integration Testing
3 4 (18.18%) Regression Testing
4 3 (13.64%) Scrum
4 3 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (13.64%) Software Testing
4 3 (13.64%) Web Usability
4 3 (13.64%) Test Automation
4 3 (13.64%) Test Strategy
5 2 (9.09%) User Stories
5 2 (9.09%) Business Analysis
5 2 (9.09%) Test Management
5 2 (9.09%) Security Testing
5 2 (9.09%) Information Management
5 2 (9.09%) Ethical Hacking
5 2 (9.09%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 2 (9.09%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (40.91%) SQL
2 4 (18.18%) Java
3 2 (9.09%) PHP
3 2 (9.09%) C
3 2 (9.09%) VBScript
3 2 (9.09%) VB
3 2 (9.09%) Objective-C
4 1 (4.55%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 11 (50.00%) ISEB
2 6 (27.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (9.09%) CISSP
3 2 (9.09%) GIAC
3 2 (9.09%) CEH
3 2 (9.09%) CISMP
3 2 (9.09%) ISTQB
3 2 (9.09%) GPEN
3 2 (9.09%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (40.91%) QA
2 2 (9.09%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 2 (9.09%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (13.64%) Microsoft
2 2 (9.09%) HP
2 2 (9.09%) VMware
2 2 (9.09%) Oracle
2 2 (9.09%) SAP
2 2 (9.09%) JBoss