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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Analyst
Rank 48 55 67
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +12
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 9 10 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 1.98% 1.66% 0.82%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.06% 1.77% 0.85%
Number of salaries quoted 5 9 5
Average salary £25,000 £30,000 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% -6.25%
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
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
437 566 591
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 96.04% 94.18% 96.89%
Number of salaries quoted 339 461 514
Average salary £37,500 £38,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.31% +1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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
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 28 August 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +10 7 £27,500 -8.33% 2
Wallasey - 1 £25,000 -
Wirral - 1 £25,000 - 1
Test Analyst
North West

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 23 (85.19%) SQL
2 19 (70.37%) ISEB
2 19 (70.37%) ISTQB
3 14 (51.85%) Microsoft
4 13 (48.15%) SQL Server
4 13 (48.15%) Test Scripting
5 12 (44.44%) ETL
6 10 (37.04%) Finance
6 10 (37.04%) Data Integration
6 10 (37.04%) Test Planning
7 9 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 9 (33.33%) Automated Testing
7 9 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
8 7 (25.93%) Test Management
8 7 (25.93%) Replication
8 7 (25.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 7 (25.93%) Test Automation
9 6 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
9 6 (22.22%) Manual Testing
9 6 (22.22%) Selenium
9 6 (22.22%) Linux
9 6 (22.22%) MS Excel
9 6 (22.22%) XML
9 6 (22.22%) UNIX
10 5 (18.52%) .NET
10 5 (18.52%) QA
10 5 (18.52%) Validation
11 4 (14.81%) Banking
11 4 (14.81%) Microsoft Analysis Services

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (11.11%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.70%) WebSphere
2 1 (3.70%) Liferay
Applications
1 6 (22.22%) MS Excel
2 3 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (11.11%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.70%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (48.15%) SQL Server
2 9 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (25.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (14.81%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 4 (14.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (7.41%) Relational Database
6 1 (3.70%) MySQL
6 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (3.70%) RDBMS
6 1 (3.70%) DB2
Development Applications
1 6 (22.22%) Selenium
2 3 (11.11%) Rational Functional Tester
2 3 (11.11%) SoapUI
2 3 (11.11%) HP UFT
2 3 (11.11%) SilkTest
3 2 (7.41%) Bugzilla
3 2 (7.41%) MSTest
4 1 (3.70%) JMeter
General
1 10 (37.04%) Finance
2 4 (14.81%) Banking
3 2 (7.41%) Retail
4 1 (3.70%) Retail Banking
4 1 (3.70%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (22.22%) XML
2 5 (18.52%) .NET
3 4 (14.81%) SOAP
3 4 (14.81%) Web Services
3 4 (14.81%) HTML
4 3 (11.11%) XBRL
5 1 (3.70%) Middleware
5 1 (3.70%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 10 (37.04%) Data Integration
2 7 (25.93%) Replication
3 1 (3.70%) APACS
3 1 (3.70%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.70%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 6 (22.22%) UNIX
1 6 (22.22%) Linux
2 1 (3.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (48.15%) Test Scripting
2 12 (44.44%) ETL
3 10 (37.04%) Test Planning
4 9 (33.33%) Automated Testing
5 7 (25.93%) Test Automation
5 7 (25.93%) Test Management
6 6 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (22.22%) Manual Testing
6 6 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
7 5 (18.52%) Validation
8 4 (14.81%) Waterfall
8 4 (14.81%) Test Strategy
8 4 (14.81%) Functional Testing
9 3 (11.11%) Software Architecture
9 3 (11.11%) Operational Acceptance Testing
9 3 (11.11%) System Integration Testing
9 3 (11.11%) SOA
9 3 (11.11%) Integration Testing
9 3 (11.11%) Wealth Management
9 3 (11.11%) Risk Analysis
Programming Languages
1 23 (85.19%) SQL
2 4 (14.81%) Java
3 3 (11.11%) VB.NET
4 2 (7.41%) C#
4 2 (7.41%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (70.37%) ISEB
1 19 (70.37%) ISTQB
2 9 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (18.52%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (51.85%) Microsoft
2 4 (14.81%) Oracle
3 3 (11.11%) SAP
4 1 (3.70%) Sybase
4 1 (3.70%) HP
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