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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Analyst
Rank 49 - 48
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 6 0 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 1.49% - 1.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.59% - 1.42%
Number of salaries quoted 6 0 6
Average salary £32,000 - £30,500
90% offered a salary of more than £30,750 - £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £33,500 - £40,000
UK excluding London average 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
377 401 422
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 93.78% 92.18% 94.83%
Number of salaries quoted 273 358 339
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £32,500 £24,750
10% offered a salary of more than £59,250 £60,000 £67,500
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 25 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 9 (100.00%) SQL
2 6 (66.67%) ISTQB
2 6 (66.67%) QA
2 6 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 6 (66.67%) ISEB
2 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (55.56%) .NET
3 5 (55.56%) C#
4 4 (44.44%) HTML
4 4 (44.44%) JavaScript
4 4 (44.44%) ASP.NET
4 4 (44.44%) CSS
5 3 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (22.22%) Test Management
6 2 (22.22%) Waterfall
6 2 (22.22%) Office 365
6 2 (22.22%) MS Office
6 2 (22.22%) SharePoint
7 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
7 1 (11.11%) VB.NET
7 1 (11.11%) Automated Testing
7 1 (11.11%) Software Testing
7 1 (11.11%) Test Strategy
7 1 (11.11%) Marketing
7 1 (11.11%) Test Scripting

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 (22.22%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (66.67%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (11.11%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (55.56%) .NET
2 4 (44.44%) ASP.NET
2 4 (44.44%) CSS
2 4 (44.44%) HTML
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Test Management
3 2 (22.22%) Waterfall
4 1 (11.11%) Test Strategy
4 1 (11.11%) Test Scripting
4 1 (11.11%) Automated Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) SQL
2 5 (55.56%) C#
3 4 (44.44%) JavaScript
4 1 (11.11%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 6 (66.67%) ISEB
1 6 (66.67%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (66.67%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft