The table below looks at the statistics for the Test Analyst role in IT jobs advertised for the Merseyside 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 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Analyst
Rank 51 63 66
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 12 5 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 1.89% 0.82% 1.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.01% 0.84% 1.31%
Number of salaries quoted 11 5 4
Average salary £30,000 £32,000 £29,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +8.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £32,000 £22,950
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,500 £35,700
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
Test Analyst
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Merseyside 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
Merseyside
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
598 593 613
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 94.32% 97.05% 96.69%
Number of salaries quoted 487 517 565
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

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

Test Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

Test Analyst
Salary Trend in Merseyside

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

Test Analyst Salary Trend in Merseyside

Test Analyst
Salary Histogram in Merseyside

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Analyst across the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 21 August 2014.

Test Analyst Salary Histogram in Merseyside

Test Analyst
Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Analyst within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 21 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Liverpool +4 10 £30,000 -6.25% 1
Birkenhead - 1 - -
Test Analyst
North West

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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 18 (85.71%) ISEB
2 16 (76.19%) Test Scripting
3 9 (42.86%) Software Testing
4 8 (38.10%) Selenium
5 7 (33.33%) HP
5 7 (33.33%) ISTQB
5 7 (33.33%) QA
5 7 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
6 4 (19.05%) .NET
7 3 (14.29%) SQL Server
7 3 (14.29%) UML
7 3 (14.29%) Finance
7 3 (14.29%) Degree
7 3 (14.29%) Use Case
8 2 (9.52%) C#
8 2 (9.52%) Java
8 2 (9.52%) ASP.NET
8 2 (9.52%) Microsoft
8 2 (9.52%) Automated Testing
8 2 (9.52%) Computer Science
8 2 (9.52%) Automation Testing
8 2 (9.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (4.76%) SQL
9 1 (4.76%) VB
9 1 (4.76%) VB.NET
9 1 (4.76%) Windows
9 1 (4.76%) MS Excel
9 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
9 1 (4.76%) Retail

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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.

Applications
1 1 (4.76%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 8 (38.10%) Selenium
General
1 3 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (19.05%) .NET
2 2 (9.52%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.76%) Windows
1 1 (4.76%) Android
1 1 (4.76%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (76.19%) Test Scripting
2 9 (42.86%) Software Testing
3 3 (14.29%) Use Case
3 3 (14.29%) UML
4 2 (9.52%) Automated Testing
4 2 (9.52%) Automation Testing
5 1 (4.76%) Manual Testing
5 1 (4.76%) Test Strategy
5 1 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (4.76%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.52%) C#
1 2 (9.52%) Java
2 1 (4.76%) SQL
2 1 (4.76%) VB
2 1 (4.76%) VB.NET
2 1 (4.76%) VB6
Qualifications
1 18 (85.71%) ISEB
2 7 (33.33%) ISTQB
3 3 (14.29%) Degree
4 2 (9.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (33.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 7 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (33.33%) HP
2 2 (9.52%) Microsoft
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