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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Analyst
Rank 46 - 61
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 10 0 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 2.12% - 2.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.20% - 2.30%
Number of salaries quoted 10 0 12
Average salary £32,500 - £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,250 - £31,600
10% offered a salary of more than £32,750 - £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%
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
455 555 565
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 96.60% 97.54% 97.75%
Number of salaries quoted 392 489 492
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 30 January 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 £32,500 - 4
Test Analyst
North West

Test Analyst
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 11 (57.89%) SQL
2 10 (52.63%) ISEB
3 9 (47.37%) HP Quality Center
3 9 (47.37%) ISTQB
3 9 (47.37%) QA
4 7 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (31.58%) HP
6 5 (26.32%) SQL Server
6 5 (26.32%) Windows
6 5 (26.32%) Linux
6 5 (26.32%) Test Management
6 5 (26.32%) Relational Database
7 4 (21.05%) Test Scripting
7 4 (21.05%) Selenium
7 4 (21.05%) Java
7 4 (21.05%) Finance
8 3 (15.79%) C#
8 3 (15.79%) C++
8 3 (15.79%) Automated Testing
8 3 (15.79%) Software Testing
8 3 (15.79%) Manual Testing
9 2 (10.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 2 (10.53%) ITIL
9 2 (10.53%) HNC
10 1 (5.26%) User Acceptance Testing

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (26.32%) SQL Server
1 5 (26.32%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (21.05%) Selenium
General
1 4 (21.05%) Finance
Operating Systems
1 5 (26.32%) Windows
1 5 (26.32%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (26.32%) Test Management
3 4 (21.05%) Test Scripting
4 3 (15.79%) Automated Testing
4 3 (15.79%) Software Testing
4 3 (15.79%) Manual Testing
5 2 (10.53%) ITIL
6 1 (5.26%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (57.89%) SQL
2 4 (21.05%) Java
3 3 (15.79%) C#
3 3 (15.79%) C++
Qualifications
1 10 (52.63%) ISEB
2 9 (47.37%) ISTQB
3 2 (10.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (10.53%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (47.37%) QA
Systems Management
1 9 (47.37%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (31.58%) HP
Liverpool, Merseyside
CoreCom Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Technology Sourcing Limited
Salary: From £22,000 to £31,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Shop Direct
Salary: £33000 - £46000 per annum + benefits, pension, negotiable
Posted: 15 days ago