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

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Analyst
Rank 67 77 84
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 14 6 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 1.59% 0.85% 0.73%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.63% 0.88% 0.75%
Number of salaries quoted 12 6 3
Average salary £30,000 £28,250 £24,350
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.19% +16.01%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,050 £26,875 £22,350
10% offered a salary of more than £39,500 £30,000 £30,870
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
859 679 805
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 97.50% 96.72% 97.93%
Number of salaries quoted 746 612 682
Average salary £39,000 £37,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% +10.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £47,500 £50,000
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 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 22 August 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 22 August 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 - 10 £30,000 -
Ashby-de-la-Zouch +1 1 - -
Loughborough - 1 £30,000 -
Test Analyst
East Midlands

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 (48.15%) ISEB
2 12 (44.44%) QA
3 10 (37.04%) SQL
4 9 (33.33%) Automated Testing
4 9 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
5 8 (29.63%) Test Scripting
6 7 (25.93%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 6 (22.22%) Windows
8 5 (18.52%) Regression Testing
8 5 (18.52%) System Testing
8 5 (18.52%) Web Usability
8 5 (18.52%) Selenium
8 5 (18.52%) Software Testing
9 4 (14.81%) Integration Testing
9 4 (14.81%) Test Strategy
9 4 (14.81%) Finance
9 4 (14.81%) Java
9 4 (14.81%) Microsoft
9 4 (14.81%) Web Services
10 3 (11.11%) SQL Server
10 3 (11.11%) Windows XP
10 3 (11.11%) HP
10 3 (11.11%) TestDirector
10 3 (11.11%) QuickTest Pro
10 3 (11.11%) C
10 3 (11.11%) VBScript
10 3 (11.11%) VB
10 3 (11.11%) .NET
10 3 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (11.11%) TestPartner

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 2 (7.41%) Apache
1 2 (7.41%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (7.41%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (3.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.41%) Firewall
1 2 (7.41%) Wireless
1 2 (7.41%) VoIP
1 2 (7.41%) VPN
2 1 (3.70%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.41%) MySQL
3 1 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 5 (18.52%) Selenium
2 3 (11.11%) TestDirector
2 3 (11.11%) QuickTest Pro
2 3 (11.11%) TestPartner
2 3 (11.11%) JIRA
3 2 (7.41%) Toad
3 2 (7.41%) Visual Studio
4 1 (3.70%) WebDriver
4 1 (3.70%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (14.81%) Finance
2 3 (11.11%) Advertising
3 1 (3.70%) Electronics
3 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.70%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.70%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (14.81%) Web Services
2 3 (11.11%) .NET
3 2 (7.41%) HTML
3 2 (7.41%) XML
4 1 (3.70%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.41%) Open Source
2 1 (3.70%) DTV
2 1 (3.70%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 6 (22.22%) Windows
2 3 (11.11%) Windows XP
2 3 (11.11%) Windows 7
2 3 (11.11%) Windows Vista
3 2 (7.41%) Solaris
3 2 (7.41%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (33.33%) Automated Testing
1 9 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 8 (29.63%) Test Scripting
3 5 (18.52%) Regression Testing
3 5 (18.52%) System Testing
3 5 (18.52%) Web Usability
3 5 (18.52%) Software Testing
4 4 (14.81%) Integration Testing
4 4 (14.81%) Test Strategy
5 3 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (11.11%) Scrum
5 3 (11.11%) Test Management
5 3 (11.11%) Test Automation
6 2 (7.41%) Business Analysis
6 2 (7.41%) Information Management
6 2 (7.41%) Web Testing
6 2 (7.41%) Security Testing
6 2 (7.41%) User Stories
6 2 (7.41%) Automation Testing
6 2 (7.41%) Ethical Hacking
Programming Languages
1 10 (37.04%) SQL
2 4 (14.81%) Java
3 3 (11.11%) C
3 3 (11.11%) VBScript
3 3 (11.11%) VB
4 2 (7.41%) Objective-C
4 2 (7.41%) PHP
5 1 (3.70%) C#
5 1 (3.70%) C++
5 1 (3.70%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 13 (48.15%) ISEB
2 7 (25.93%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (11.11%) ISTQB
4 2 (7.41%) CISMP
4 2 (7.41%) GPEN
4 2 (7.41%) OSCP
4 2 (7.41%) GIAC
4 2 (7.41%) CEH
4 2 (7.41%) CISSP
5 1 (3.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (44.44%) QA
2 2 (7.41%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 3 (11.11%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (14.81%) Microsoft
2 3 (11.11%) HP
3 2 (7.41%) VMware
3 2 (7.41%) Oracle
3 2 (7.41%) JBoss
3 2 (7.41%) SAP
Leicestershire
Ampersand Consulting
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