The table below looks at the statistics for the Test Analyst role in IT jobs advertised for the Milton Keynes 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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Analyst
Rank 81 72 71
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 20 18 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.88% 1.73% 1.87%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.97% 1.84% 1.99%
Number of salaries quoted 18 14 15
Average salary £34,500 £34,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £28,300 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £37,353 £40,000 £41,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,000
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
Test Analyst
Buckinghamshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Milton Keynes 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
Milton Keynes
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1016 980 1006
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 95.67% 94.14% 94.11%
Number of salaries quoted 868 773 815
Average salary £42,500 £39,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.97% -2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,408 £26,250
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Test Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

Test Analyst
Salary Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Test Analyst Salary Trend in Milton Keynes

Test Analyst
Salary Histogram in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Analyst across the Milton Keynes region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

Test Analyst Salary Histogram in Milton Keynes

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 26 (70.27%) ISEB
2 22 (59.46%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (43.24%) Finance
4 13 (35.14%) Test Scripting
4 13 (35.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 13 (35.14%) ISTQB
5 11 (29.73%) Software Testing
5 11 (29.73%) Automation Testing
5 11 (29.73%) Selenium
6 10 (27.03%) Manual Testing
6 10 (27.03%) SQL
7 9 (24.32%) Java
8 8 (21.62%) HP UFT
8 8 (21.62%) Regression Testing
9 7 (18.92%) E-Commerce
9 7 (18.92%) Web Testing
9 7 (18.92%) HP Quality Center
9 7 (18.92%) Agile Testing
9 7 (18.92%) Test Strategy
10 6 (16.22%) User Acceptance Testing
10 6 (16.22%) Web Development
10 6 (16.22%) Eclipse
10 6 (16.22%) IntelliJ
10 6 (16.22%) J2EE
10 6 (16.22%) Automated Testing
11 5 (13.51%) Oracle
11 5 (13.51%) Microsoft
11 5 (13.51%) Team Foundation Server
11 5 (13.51%) Functional Testing
12 4 (10.81%) QA

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Milton Keynes 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.81%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.41%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.70%) Big Data
3 1 (2.70%) DB2
3 1 (2.70%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (2.70%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (2.70%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 11 (29.73%) Selenium
2 8 (21.62%) HP UFT
3 6 (16.22%) Eclipse
3 6 (16.22%) IntelliJ
4 5 (13.51%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (8.11%) JIRA
6 2 (5.41%) JMeter
6 2 (5.41%) SoapUI
6 2 (5.41%) Visual Studio
7 1 (2.70%) LoadRunner
7 1 (2.70%) WebDriver
General
1 16 (43.24%) Finance
2 3 (8.11%) Automotive
3 2 (5.41%) Banking
3 2 (5.41%) Marketing
4 1 (2.70%) Electronics
4 1 (2.70%) Front Office
4 1 (2.70%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.70%) Retail
4 1 (2.70%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (16.22%) J2EE
2 4 (10.81%) .NET
3 3 (8.11%) HTML
3 3 (8.11%) XML
4 2 (5.41%) Web Services
4 2 (5.41%) XML Messaging
5 1 (2.70%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.11%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.41%) Mainframe
2 2 (5.41%) Mobile Banking
3 1 (2.70%) Data Integration
3 1 (2.70%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.11%) Unix
1 3 (8.11%) Windows
2 1 (2.70%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (59.46%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (35.14%) Test Scripting
3 11 (29.73%) Automation Testing
3 11 (29.73%) Software Testing
4 10 (27.03%) Manual Testing
5 8 (21.62%) Regression Testing
6 7 (18.92%) Agile Testing
6 7 (18.92%) E-Commerce
6 7 (18.92%) Test Strategy
6 7 (18.92%) Web Testing
7 6 (16.22%) Automated Testing
7 6 (16.22%) User Acceptance Testing
7 6 (16.22%) Web Development
8 5 (13.51%) Functional Testing
9 3 (8.11%) SDLC
9 3 (8.11%) System Integration Testing
9 3 (8.11%) Test Automation
9 3 (8.11%) Waterfall
10 2 (5.41%) Integration Testing
10 2 (5.41%) Load Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (27.03%) SQL
2 9 (24.32%) Java
3 2 (5.41%) C#
4 1 (2.70%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.70%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 26 (70.27%) ISEB
2 13 (35.14%) ISTQB
2 13 (35.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (2.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.81%) QA
Systems Management
1 7 (18.92%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (13.51%) Microsoft
1 5 (13.51%) Oracle
2 3 (8.11%) HP
2 3 (8.11%) SAP
3 1 (2.70%) Citrix
3 1 (2.70%) IBM