The table below looks at the statistics for the Test Analyst role in IT jobs advertised for the Luton 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 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Analyst
Rank 34 44 46
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 3 1 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 1.21% 0.33% 3.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.28% 0.35% 3.62%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 15
Average salary £35,000 - £27,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%
Test Analyst
Bedfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Luton 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
Luton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
235 283 525
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 95.14% 94.65% 95.98%
Number of salaries quoted 182 262 483
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

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

Test Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

Test Analyst
Salary Trend in Luton

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

Test Analyst Salary Trend in Luton

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Luton 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 10 (76.92%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (76.92%) SQL Server
2 9 (69.23%) Marketing
3 8 (61.54%) Automated Testing
3 8 (61.54%) Ruby
3 8 (61.54%) Web Development
3 8 (61.54%) JIRA
3 8 (61.54%) WATIR
3 8 (61.54%) HP Quality Center
3 8 (61.54%) ASP.NET MVC
3 8 (61.54%) Software Architecture
3 8 (61.54%) .NET
3 8 (61.54%) ASP.NET
3 8 (61.54%) Windows
3 8 (61.54%) Scrum
3 8 (61.54%) MVC
3 8 (61.54%) Cucumber
3 8 (61.54%) BDD
3 8 (61.54%) Test Planning
4 4 (30.77%) QA
5 3 (23.08%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (23.08%) SQL
6 2 (15.38%) IIS
6 2 (15.38%) MS Office
6 2 (15.38%) JBoss
6 2 (15.38%) Apache
6 2 (15.38%) Tomcat
6 2 (15.38%) SharePoint
6 2 (15.38%) ISEB
6 2 (15.38%) JMeter

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Luton 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 (15.38%) IIS
1 2 (15.38%) JBoss
1 2 (15.38%) Apache
1 2 (15.38%) Tomcat
1 2 (15.38%) SharePoint
1 2 (15.38%) Liferay
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (76.92%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (61.54%) JIRA
1 8 (61.54%) WATIR
1 8 (61.54%) Cucumber
2 2 (15.38%) JMeter
2 2 (15.38%) Selenium
General
1 9 (69.23%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (61.54%) ASP.NET MVC
1 8 (61.54%) .NET
1 8 (61.54%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (61.54%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (76.92%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (61.54%) Automated Testing
2 8 (61.54%) Web Development
2 8 (61.54%) Software Architecture
2 8 (61.54%) Scrum
2 8 (61.54%) MVC
2 8 (61.54%) BDD
2 8 (61.54%) Test Planning
3 3 (23.08%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (15.38%) Service Delivery
4 2 (15.38%) Test Management
4 2 (15.38%) Test Scripting
4 2 (15.38%) Performance Management
4 2 (15.38%) Waterfall
4 2 (15.38%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (61.54%) Ruby
2 3 (23.08%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) ISEB
1 2 (15.38%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (30.77%) QA
Systems Management
1 8 (61.54%) HP Quality Center