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 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Analyst
Rank 37 39 42
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 1 4 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 0.45% 1.34% 0.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.50% 1.37% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 0
Average salary £70,000 £35,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+100.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
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
202 292 299
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 90.58% 97.66% 97.08%
Number of salaries quoted 168 216 275
Average salary £45,000 £40,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -4.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 11 February 2016, 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 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 2 (50.00%) MS Office
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) ISEB
2 2 (50.00%) HP UFT
2 2 (50.00%) QA
2 2 (50.00%) Manual Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Waterfall
2 2 (50.00%) Functional Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (25.00%) PuTTY
3 1 (25.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 1 (25.00%) SoapUI
3 1 (25.00%) V-Model
3 1 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (25.00%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (25.00%) Selenium
3 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Web Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Telnet
3 1 (25.00%) WebLogic
3 1 (25.00%) HTML
3 1 (25.00%) Java
3 1 (25.00%) XML
3 1 (25.00%) Unix
3 1 (25.00%) Linux
3 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (25.00%) CRM
3 1 (25.00%) SharePoint

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (25.00%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (25.00%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Office
2 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) PuTTY
1 1 (25.00%) SSH
1 1 (25.00%) Telnet
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) HP UFT
2 1 (25.00%) JIRA
2 1 (25.00%) JMeter
2 1 (25.00%) Selenium
2 1 (25.00%) SoapUI
2 1 (25.00%) Toad
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) HTML
1 1 (25.00%) XML
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
1 1 (25.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Functional Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Manual Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (25.00%) Automated Testing
3 1 (25.00%) CRM
3 1 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Scrum
3 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (25.00%) V-Model
3 1 (25.00%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) ISEB
1 2 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) HP
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft