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

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Analyst
Rank 84 84 77
Rank change year-on-year
0 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 26 16 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.79% 1.38% 1.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.91% 1.47% 1.59%
Number of salaries quoted 25 15 14
Average salary £30,000 £32,500 £26,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.69% +21.49%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £33,200
UK excluding London average salary £33,500 £33,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+1.51% +1.53%
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
1361 1090 1072
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 93.54% 94.21% 97.28%
Number of salaries quoted 1144 834 886
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £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 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 30 July 2015.

Test Analyst Salary Histogram in Milton Keynes

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, 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 24 (55.81%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (46.51%) User Acceptance Testing
3 17 (39.53%) Test Scripting
4 15 (34.88%) ISEB
4 15 (34.88%) Finance
5 12 (27.91%) System Integration Testing
6 10 (23.26%) Scrum
6 10 (23.26%) Software Testing
7 9 (20.93%) Banking
7 9 (20.93%) Degree
7 9 (20.93%) SQL
7 9 (20.93%) SDLC
8 8 (18.60%) Test Strategy
8 8 (18.60%) Team Foundation Server
8 8 (18.60%) Regression Testing
8 8 (18.60%) QA
9 7 (16.28%) Retail
9 7 (16.28%) ISTQB
9 7 (16.28%) HP Quality Center
9 7 (16.28%) Manual Testing
9 7 (16.28%) SQL Server
10 6 (13.95%) Microsoft
10 6 (13.95%) HP
10 6 (13.95%) Business Transformation
11 5 (11.63%) Mentoring
11 5 (11.63%) HP UFT
11 5 (11.63%) Project Management
11 5 (11.63%) Stakeholder Management
11 5 (11.63%) MS Excel
11 5 (11.63%) Test Management

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, 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.

Applications
1 5 (11.63%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (16.28%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.98%) MS Access
3 2 (4.65%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (4.65%) Big Data
4 1 (2.33%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 8 (18.60%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (11.63%) HP UFT
2 5 (11.63%) Selenium
3 1 (2.33%) JIRA
3 1 (2.33%) SoapUI
3 1 (2.33%) eggPlant
General
1 15 (34.88%) Finance
2 9 (20.93%) Banking
3 7 (16.28%) Retail
4 3 (6.98%) Marketing
5 2 (4.65%) Retail Banking
5 2 (4.65%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.98%) Middleware
2 2 (4.65%) HTML
3 1 (2.33%) CSS
3 1 (2.33%) SOAP
3 1 (2.33%) Web Services
3 1 (2.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.98%) Computer Science
2 2 (4.65%) Data Integration
2 2 (4.65%) Mobile Banking
2 2 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.33%) UNIX
1 1 (2.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (55.81%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (46.51%) User Acceptance Testing
3 17 (39.53%) Test Scripting
4 12 (27.91%) System Integration Testing
5 10 (23.26%) Scrum
5 10 (23.26%) Software Testing
6 9 (20.93%) SDLC
7 8 (18.60%) Regression Testing
7 8 (18.60%) Test Strategy
8 7 (16.28%) Manual Testing
9 6 (13.95%) Business Transformation
10 5 (11.63%) Mentoring
10 5 (11.63%) Test Management
10 5 (11.63%) V-Model
10 5 (11.63%) Stakeholder Management
10 5 (11.63%) Project Management
11 4 (9.30%) ITIL
11 4 (9.30%) Test Automation
11 4 (9.30%) System Testing
11 4 (9.30%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (20.93%) SQL
2 2 (4.65%) PL/SQL
2 2 (4.65%) Java
2 2 (4.65%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.33%) Perl
Qualifications
1 15 (34.88%) ISEB
2 9 (20.93%) Degree
3 7 (16.28%) ISTQB
4 4 (9.30%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (4.65%) Security Cleared
6 1 (2.33%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (18.60%) QA
2 2 (4.65%) SLA
Systems Management
1 7 (16.28%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (13.95%) Microsoft
1 6 (13.95%) HP
2 4 (9.30%) Oracle