The table below looks at the statistics for the Test Analyst role in IT jobs advertised for the Leicestershire 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 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Analyst
Rank 72 88 63
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -25
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 10 5 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 1.29% 0.62% 1.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.32% 0.65% 1.17%
Number of salaries quoted 9 5 3
Average salary £35,000 £30,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% +9.09%
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
Test Analyst
East Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Leicestershire 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
Leicestershire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
757 775 597
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 97.93% 96.27% 98.19%
Number of salaries quoted 613 696 513
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,250 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £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 Leicestershire

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

Test Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

Test Analyst
Salary Trend in Leicestershire

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

Test Analyst Salary Trend in Leicestershire

Test Analyst
Salary Histogram in Leicestershire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Analyst across the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 30 October 2014.

Test Analyst Salary Histogram in Leicestershire

Test Analyst
Job Locations in Leicestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Analyst within the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 30 October 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leicester +31 7 £38,500 -9.41%
Ashby-de-la-Zouch 0 1 - -
Loughborough - 1 £30,000 -
Test Analyst
East Midlands

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT jobs across the Leicestershire 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 13 (54.17%) Automated Testing
2 11 (45.83%) QA
3 6 (25.00%) Manual Testing
3 6 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (25.00%) ISEB
4 5 (20.83%) Microsoft
4 5 (20.83%) SAP
4 5 (20.83%) Web Services
4 5 (20.83%) Software Testing
4 5 (20.83%) Test Scripting
4 5 (20.83%) Web Usability
5 4 (16.67%) Retail
5 4 (16.67%) SQL
5 4 (16.67%) Windows
6 3 (12.50%) MS Excel
6 3 (12.50%) Logistics
6 3 (12.50%) Advertising
6 3 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (12.50%) System Testing
6 3 (12.50%) Selenium
6 3 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (12.50%) Web Testing
6 3 (12.50%) Automation Testing
6 3 (12.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (8.33%) HP Quality Center
7 2 (8.33%) Waterfall
7 2 (8.33%) Mentoring
7 2 (8.33%) Time Management
7 2 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (8.33%) V-Model

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT jobs across the Leicestershire 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 (4.17%) JBoss
1 1 (4.17%) Apache
1 1 (4.17%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (12.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (4.17%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (4.17%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.17%) MySQL
1 1 (4.17%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (12.50%) Selenium
2 2 (8.33%) JIRA
2 2 (8.33%) Visual Studio
3 1 (4.17%) Toad
3 1 (4.17%) TestDirector
3 1 (4.17%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (4.17%) TestPartner
3 1 (4.17%) WebDriver
General
1 4 (16.67%) Retail
2 3 (12.50%) Advertising
3 1 (4.17%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (20.83%) Web Services
2 2 (8.33%) .NET
3 1 (4.17%) HTML
3 1 (4.17%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.33%) Client/Server
2 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (16.67%) Windows
2 1 (4.17%) Solaris
2 1 (4.17%) Linux
2 1 (4.17%) Windows XP
2 1 (4.17%) Windows Vista
2 1 (4.17%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (54.17%) Automated Testing
2 6 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (25.00%) Manual Testing
3 5 (20.83%) Test Scripting
3 5 (20.83%) Web Usability
3 5 (20.83%) Software Testing
4 3 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (12.50%) Web Testing
4 3 (12.50%) Logistics
4 3 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (12.50%) System Testing
4 3 (12.50%) Automation Testing
5 2 (8.33%) Mentoring
5 2 (8.33%) Time Management
5 2 (8.33%) V-Model
5 2 (8.33%) Waterfall
5 2 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (8.33%) Scrum
5 2 (8.33%) CRM
5 2 (8.33%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 4 (16.67%) SQL
2 2 (8.33%) C
2 2 (8.33%) C#
2 2 (8.33%) C++
3 1 (4.17%) Java
3 1 (4.17%) VBScript
3 1 (4.17%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (25.00%) ISEB
2 3 (12.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (8.33%) ISTQB
4 1 (4.17%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (45.83%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (8.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (20.83%) SAP
1 5 (20.83%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.33%) HP
3 1 (4.17%) VMware
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle