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 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Analyst
Rank 34 66 51
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -15
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 27 5 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 5.48% 0.77% 1.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.87% 0.80% 1.53%
Number of salaries quoted 27 3 6
Average salary £31,500 £25,000 £24,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.00% +2.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £23,000 £19,750
10% offered a salary of more than £36,400 £25,000 £27,750
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +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
460 624 458
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 93.31% 95.71% 96.83%
Number of salaries quoted 341 544 383
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,789 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 1 May 2015.

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 1 May 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 +33 25 £31,500 +26.00% 1
Test Analyst
North West

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 34 (91.89%) SQL
2 28 (75.68%) ISTQB
3 27 (72.97%) ISEB
4 18 (48.65%) Finance
4 18 (48.65%) SQL Server
5 14 (37.84%) Data Warehouse
6 13 (35.14%) ETL
6 13 (35.14%) Microsoft
6 13 (35.14%) Test Scripting
7 12 (32.43%) Data Integration
8 11 (29.73%) Test Planning
8 11 (29.73%) Test Management
9 10 (27.03%) HP Quality Center
9 10 (27.03%) Agile Software Development
10 8 (21.62%) Validation
10 8 (21.62%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 8 (21.62%) QA
10 8 (21.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 7 (18.92%) Replication
12 6 (16.22%) Test Automation
12 6 (16.22%) Relational Database
13 5 (13.51%) MSTest
13 5 (13.51%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 5 (13.51%) User Acceptance Testing
13 5 (13.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 5 (13.51%) HP
14 4 (10.81%) Manual Testing
14 4 (10.81%) Test Strategy
14 4 (10.81%) Software Delivery
15 3 (8.11%) Automated Testing

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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.

Applications
1 3 (8.11%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.70%) SSH
1 1 (2.70%) HTTP
1 1 (2.70%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (48.65%) SQL Server
2 14 (37.84%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (21.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (16.22%) Relational Database
5 5 (13.51%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 5 (13.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 5 (13.51%) MSTest
2 1 (2.70%) Selenium
2 1 (2.70%) SoapUI
General
1 18 (48.65%) Finance
2 1 (2.70%) Retail
2 1 (2.70%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.41%) .NET
1 2 (5.41%) XML
2 1 (2.70%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 12 (32.43%) Data Integration
2 7 (18.92%) Replication
3 1 (2.70%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.70%) Windows
1 1 (2.70%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (35.14%) ETL
1 13 (35.14%) Test Scripting
2 11 (29.73%) Test Planning
2 11 (29.73%) Test Management
3 10 (27.03%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (21.62%) Validation
5 6 (16.22%) Test Automation
6 5 (13.51%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (10.81%) Manual Testing
7 4 (10.81%) Test Strategy
7 4 (10.81%) Software Delivery
8 3 (8.11%) Automated Testing
8 3 (8.11%) Software Testing
9 2 (5.41%) ITIL
10 1 (2.70%) System Testing
10 1 (2.70%) Performance Testing
10 1 (2.70%) Integration Testing
10 1 (2.70%) V-Model
10 1 (2.70%) Functional Testing
10 1 (2.70%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 34 (91.89%) SQL
2 2 (5.41%) C#
3 1 (2.70%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 28 (75.68%) ISTQB
2 27 (72.97%) ISEB
3 8 (21.62%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (5.41%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (21.62%) QA
Systems Management
1 10 (27.03%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (35.14%) Microsoft
2 5 (13.51%) HP
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