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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Analyst
Rank 48 84 53
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -31
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 6 1 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 1.58% 0.17% 1.82%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.60% 0.18% 1.84%
Number of salaries quoted 6 1 3
Average salary £34,500 £42,500 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.82% +54.54%
UK excluding London average salary £33,625 £31,500 £31,500
% change year-on-year
+6.74% -
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
375 558 326
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 98.94% 97.55% 99.09%
Number of salaries quoted 330 479 300
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +5.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,500 £25,310
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £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 19 December 2014.

Test Analyst Salary Histogram in Leicester

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 8 (57.14%) Automated Testing
2 5 (35.71%) Manual Testing
2 5 (35.71%) SAP
3 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (21.43%) Logistics
4 3 (21.43%) Software Testing
4 3 (21.43%) Waterfall
4 3 (21.43%) ISEB
4 3 (21.43%) QA
4 3 (21.43%) Retail
5 2 (14.29%) Test Scripting
5 2 (14.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (14.29%) V-Model
5 2 (14.29%) Web Usability
5 2 (14.29%) SQL
5 2 (14.29%) Automation Testing
6 1 (7.14%) Test Planning
6 1 (7.14%) Mentoring
6 1 (7.14%) Windows
6 1 (7.14%) Windows XP
6 1 (7.14%) Windows Vista
6 1 (7.14%) Windows 7
6 1 (7.14%) C#
6 1 (7.14%) Java
6 1 (7.14%) Intranet
6 1 (7.14%) Degree
6 1 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (7.14%) Security Testing
6 1 (7.14%) Integration Testing

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) Intranet
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (7.14%) TestPartner
1 1 (7.14%) Selenium
General
1 3 (21.43%) Retail
2 1 (7.14%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Advertising
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Client/Server
1 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Windows
1 1 (7.14%) Windows XP
1 1 (7.14%) Windows Vista
1 1 (7.14%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) Automated Testing
2 5 (35.71%) Manual Testing
3 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (21.43%) Logistics
4 3 (21.43%) Software Testing
4 3 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (21.43%) Waterfall
5 2 (14.29%) Automation Testing
5 2 (14.29%) Test Scripting
5 2 (14.29%) V-Model
5 2 (14.29%) Web Usability
6 1 (7.14%) System Testing
6 1 (7.14%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 1 (7.14%) Penetration Testing
6 1 (7.14%) Scrum
6 1 (7.14%) ERP
6 1 (7.14%) Risk Management
6 1 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (7.14%) Security Testing
6 1 (7.14%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) SQL
2 1 (7.14%) C#
2 1 (7.14%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) ISEB
2 2 (14.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (7.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (21.43%) QA
2 1 (7.14%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) SAP
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft