The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Merseyside region that had Test Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 23 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Analyst
North West / Merseyside
Rank 60 42 54
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +12
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 12 18 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 1.98% 3.44% 1.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.09% 3.55% 1.33%
Number of salaries quoted 10 16 5
Median salary £32,500 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.69%
UK excluding London median salary £34,715 £34,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+2.10% -

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
573 507 450
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 94.71% 96.94% 97.40%
Number of salaries quoted 464 395 380
Median salary £37,500 £36,018 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.11% -5.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £63,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

The demand trend of job ads across the Merseyside region that featured Test Analyst in the job title.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Analyst within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 23 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Liverpool -12 11 £32,500 -7.14% 1
Test Analyst
North West

Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, Test Analyst job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Merseyside region featuring Test Analyst in the job title.

1 11 (61.11%) QA
2 10 (55.56%) ISEB
3 9 (50.00%) Selenium
4 8 (44.44%) ISTQB
5 7 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (38.89%) Manual Testing
6 6 (33.33%) SoapUI
6 6 (33.33%) SQL
7 5 (27.78%) Gherkin
7 5 (27.78%) Test Scripting
7 5 (27.78%) Cucumber
7 5 (27.78%) SDLC
8 4 (22.22%) API Testing
8 4 (22.22%) Test Automation
8 4 (22.22%) V-Model
8 4 (22.22%) Software Testing
8 4 (22.22%) Waterfall
8 4 (22.22%) Automated Testing
9 3 (16.67%) Functional Testing
9 3 (16.67%) System Testing
9 3 (16.67%) Automation Testing
9 3 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 2 (11.11%) Relational Database
10 2 (11.11%) Software Delivery
10 2 (11.11%) Requirements Analysis
10 2 (11.11%) Marketing
10 2 (11.11%) Security Testing
10 2 (11.11%) .NET
10 2 (11.11%) Java
10 2 (11.11%) Advertising

Test Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.56%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) HipChat
1 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
1 1 (5.56%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (50.00%) Selenium
2 6 (33.33%) SoapUI
3 5 (27.78%) Cucumber
4 1 (5.56%) Jenkins
4 1 (5.56%) JIRA
4 1 (5.56%) WebDriver
4 1 (5.56%) Zephyr
General
1 2 (11.11%) Advertising
1 2 (11.11%) Marketing
2 1 (5.56%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (27.78%) Gherkin
2 2 (11.11%) .NET
3 1 (5.56%) Middleware
3 1 (5.56%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (5.56%) SOAP
3 1 (5.56%) Web Services
3 1 (5.56%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (38.89%) Manual Testing
2 5 (27.78%) SDLC
2 5 (27.78%) Test Scripting
3 4 (22.22%) API Testing
3 4 (22.22%) Automated Testing
3 4 (22.22%) Software Testing
3 4 (22.22%) Test Automation
3 4 (22.22%) V-Model
3 4 (22.22%) Waterfall
4 3 (16.67%) Automation Testing
4 3 (16.67%) Functional Testing
4 3 (16.67%) System Testing
5 2 (11.11%) Requirements Analysis
5 2 (11.11%) Scrum
5 2 (11.11%) Security Testing
5 2 (11.11%) Software Delivery
6 1 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (5.56%) E-Commerce
6 1 (5.56%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (33.33%) SQL
2 2 (11.11%) Java
3 1 (5.56%) C#
3 1 (5.56%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.56%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (55.56%) ISEB
2 8 (44.44%) ISTQB
3 3 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (61.11%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle
Liverpool, Merseyside
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Southport, Merseyside
The Change Partners Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago