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 23 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Analyst
Rank 45 48 55
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 10 4 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 2.88% 1.14% 1.70%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.99% 1.18% 1.76%
Number of salaries quoted 2 4 5
Average salary £41,500 £28,000 £27,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+48.21% +3.70%
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
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
335 338 398
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 96.54% 96.02% 96.60%
Number of salaries quoted 247 312 348
Average salary £41,500 £42,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.35% +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,425 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £57,500
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 23 October 2014, 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 8 (61.54%) .NET
1 8 (61.54%) SQL Server
1 8 (61.54%) ASP.NET
1 8 (61.54%) Windows
1 8 (61.54%) Scrum
1 8 (61.54%) MVC
1 8 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (61.54%) Automated Testing
1 8 (61.54%) Ruby
1 8 (61.54%) Marketing
1 8 (61.54%) WATIR
1 8 (61.54%) Web Development
1 8 (61.54%) JIRA
1 8 (61.54%) ASP.NET MVC
1 8 (61.54%) Software Architecture
1 8 (61.54%) Cucumber
1 8 (61.54%) BDD
1 8 (61.54%) HP Quality Center
1 8 (61.54%) Test Planning
2 4 (30.77%) QA
2 4 (30.77%) Selenium
3 3 (23.08%) Problem Management
3 3 (23.08%) Test Scripting
3 3 (23.08%) Performance Management
3 3 (23.08%) Liferay
3 3 (23.08%) JMeter
3 3 (23.08%) JBoss
3 3 (23.08%) Apache
3 3 (23.08%) Tomcat
3 3 (23.08%) IIS

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, 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 3 (23.08%) Liferay
1 3 (23.08%) JBoss
1 3 (23.08%) Apache
1 3 (23.08%) Tomcat
1 3 (23.08%) IIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (61.54%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (61.54%) WATIR
1 8 (61.54%) JIRA
1 8 (61.54%) Cucumber
2 4 (30.77%) Selenium
3 3 (23.08%) JMeter
4 1 (7.69%) TestNG
4 1 (7.69%) WebDriver
General
1 8 (61.54%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (61.54%) .NET
1 8 (61.54%) ASP.NET
1 8 (61.54%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (61.54%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) Scrum
1 8 (61.54%) MVC
1 8 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (61.54%) Automated Testing
1 8 (61.54%) Web Development
1 8 (61.54%) Software Architecture
1 8 (61.54%) BDD
1 8 (61.54%) Test Planning
2 3 (23.08%) Problem Management
2 3 (23.08%) Test Scripting
2 3 (23.08%) Performance Management
2 3 (23.08%) Service Delivery
3 1 (7.69%) Manual Testing
3 1 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (7.69%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (61.54%) Ruby
2 1 (7.69%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) ISEB
2 1 (7.69%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (30.77%) QA
Systems Management
1 8 (61.54%) HP Quality Center