The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Luton region that had Test Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 25 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Analyst
Rank 38 42 49
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 3 3 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 1.10% 1.07% 2.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.13% 1.10% 2.52%
Number of salaries quoted 3 3 2
Median salary £42,000 £33,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+27.27% -20.48%
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £34,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
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
265 272 397
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 97.43% 97.14% 99.00%
Number of salaries quoted 219 235 294
Median salary £52,500 £44,500 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+17.97% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £87,500 £60,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

The demand trend of job ads across the Luton region that featured Test Analyst in the job title.

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
Salary Histogram in Luton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Analyst across the Luton region over the 3 months to 25 September 2016.

Test Analyst Salary Histogram in Luton

Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 25 September 2016, Test Analyst job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Luton region featuring Test Analyst in the job title.

1 14 (93.33%) SQL
2 12 (80.00%) MS Office
3 10 (66.67%) HP
3 10 (66.67%) Finance
3 10 (66.67%) Test Scripting
4 9 (60.00%) Non-Functional Testing
4 9 (60.00%) LoadRunner
4 9 (60.00%) Java
5 8 (53.33%) Unix
5 8 (53.33%) Shell Script
5 8 (53.33%) HP UFT
5 8 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (53.33%) HP Quality Center
5 8 (53.33%) SoapUI
5 8 (53.33%) Selenium
5 8 (53.33%) Release Management
6 7 (46.67%) Degree
6 7 (46.67%) JIRA
6 7 (46.67%) Waterfall
6 7 (46.67%) HP ASE
6 7 (46.67%) ISTQB
6 7 (46.67%) JMeter
6 7 (46.67%) Software Testing
6 7 (46.67%) ClearQuest
6 7 (46.67%) Microsoft
7 5 (33.33%) SQL Server
7 5 (33.33%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
7 5 (33.33%) Office 365
7 5 (33.33%) QA
8 4 (26.67%) Root Cause Analysis

Test Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.67%) WebLogic
Applications
1 12 (80.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (33.33%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 9 (60.00%) LoadRunner
2 8 (53.33%) HP UFT
2 8 (53.33%) Selenium
2 8 (53.33%) SoapUI
3 7 (46.67%) ClearQuest
3 7 (46.67%) JIRA
3 7 (46.67%) JMeter
General
1 10 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Banking
2 1 (6.67%) Retail
2 1 (6.67%) Retail Banking
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 8 (53.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (66.67%) Test Scripting
2 9 (60.00%) Non-Functional Testing
3 8 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (53.33%) Release Management
4 7 (46.67%) Software Testing
4 7 (46.67%) Waterfall
5 5 (33.33%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
6 4 (26.67%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (6.67%) Defect Management
7 1 (6.67%) Functional Testing
7 1 (6.67%) Performance Testing
7 1 (6.67%) Regression Testing
7 1 (6.67%) Test Planning
7 1 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (93.33%) SQL
2 9 (60.00%) Java
3 8 (53.33%) Shell Script
4 1 (6.67%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (46.67%) Degree
1 7 (46.67%) HP ASE
1 7 (46.67%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (33.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 8 (53.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (66.67%) HP
2 7 (46.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (6.67%) Oracle
3 1 (6.67%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (6.67%) Sun