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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Analyst
Rank 43 51 -
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 11 9 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 2.71% 1.94% -
As % of the Job Titles category 2.78% 1.99% -
Number of salaries quoted 8 8 0
Average salary £33,250 £30,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.83% -
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
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
395 453 362
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 97.29% 97.63% 97.57%
Number of salaries quoted 311 396 331
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £23,000 £24,600
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 17 (68.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (40.00%) V-Model
3 9 (36.00%) Automated Testing
4 8 (32.00%) HP UFT
4 8 (32.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 8 (32.00%) Integration Testing
5 7 (28.00%) QA
5 7 (28.00%) System Integration Testing
5 7 (28.00%) SDLC
5 7 (28.00%) ISEB
5 7 (28.00%) Regression Testing
5 7 (28.00%) SAP
6 6 (24.00%) .NET
6 6 (24.00%) Windows
6 6 (24.00%) Scrum
6 6 (24.00%) TDD
6 6 (24.00%) Waterfall
6 6 (24.00%) Selenium
6 6 (24.00%) Test Scripting
7 5 (20.00%) NUnit
7 5 (20.00%) ISTQB
7 5 (20.00%) SQL
8 4 (16.00%) ASP.NET
8 4 (16.00%) Software Testing
8 4 (16.00%) Manual Testing
8 4 (16.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
8 4 (16.00%) ASP.NET MVC
8 4 (16.00%) SaaS
8 4 (16.00%) Black-Box Testing
9 3 (12.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

Cloud Services
1 4 (16.00%) SaaS
2 1 (4.00%) Google Drive
Development Applications
1 8 (32.00%) HP UFT
2 6 (24.00%) Selenium
3 5 (20.00%) NUnit
4 2 (8.00%) TestPartner
5 1 (4.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (4.00%) FogBugz
5 1 (4.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (12.00%) Retail
2 2 (8.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (24.00%) .NET
2 4 (16.00%) ASP.NET
2 4 (16.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 4 (16.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
3 2 (8.00%) XML
Operating Systems
1 6 (24.00%) Windows
2 2 (8.00%) Windows XP
2 2 (8.00%) Windows Vista
2 2 (8.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (68.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (40.00%) V-Model
3 9 (36.00%) Automated Testing
4 8 (32.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 8 (32.00%) Integration Testing
5 7 (28.00%) Regression Testing
5 7 (28.00%) System Integration Testing
5 7 (28.00%) SDLC
6 6 (24.00%) Waterfall
6 6 (24.00%) Scrum
6 6 (24.00%) TDD
6 6 (24.00%) Test Scripting
7 4 (16.00%) Manual Testing
7 4 (16.00%) Software Testing
7 4 (16.00%) Black-Box Testing
8 2 (8.00%) UML
8 2 (8.00%) Automation Testing
8 2 (8.00%) Use Case
8 2 (8.00%) Business Analysis
8 2 (8.00%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (28.00%) ISEB
2 5 (20.00%) ISTQB
3 3 (12.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (8.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (28.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (28.00%) SAP
2 1 (4.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.00%) HP
2 1 (4.00%) Google