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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Analyst
Rank 86 82 81
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 16 21 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.31% 1.67% 2.04%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.39% 1.82% 2.10%
Number of salaries quoted 14 19 22
Average salary £29,000 £32,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.37% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,300 £24,090
10% offered a salary of more than £31,400 £38,500 £38,900
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
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
1152 1155 1096
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 94.27% 91.59% 97.08%
Number of salaries quoted 876 918 992
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £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 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 23 (62.16%) Test Scripting
2 18 (48.65%) Finance
3 16 (43.24%) ISEB
4 14 (37.84%) Degree
5 12 (32.43%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (29.73%) Microsoft
6 11 (29.73%) QA
7 10 (27.03%) Automated Testing
8 9 (24.32%) SQL
9 8 (21.62%) ISTQB
9 8 (21.62%) User Acceptance Testing
10 7 (18.92%) Team Foundation Server
10 7 (18.92%) HP Quality Center
11 6 (16.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 6 (16.22%) Test Planning
11 6 (16.22%) Logistics
11 6 (16.22%) SQL Server
11 6 (16.22%) HP
11 6 (16.22%) QuickTest Pro
12 5 (13.51%) LoadRunner
12 5 (13.51%) IBM
12 5 (13.51%) Project Management
12 5 (13.51%) Visual Studio
12 5 (13.51%) Supply Chain Management
12 5 (13.51%) Business Analysis
12 5 (13.51%) Banking
12 5 (13.51%) Asset Management
12 5 (13.51%) Financial Institution
12 5 (13.51%) Validation
12 5 (13.51%) Rational DOORS

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 3 (8.11%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.70%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (16.22%) SQL Server
2 3 (8.11%) MS Access
3 2 (5.41%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 7 (18.92%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (16.22%) QuickTest Pro
3 5 (13.51%) LoadRunner
3 5 (13.51%) Visual Studio
3 5 (13.51%) Rational DOORS
4 3 (8.11%) Selenium
5 2 (5.41%) Visual Studio Team System
5 2 (5.41%) JIRA
6 1 (2.70%) JUnit
6 1 (2.70%) TestNG
6 1 (2.70%) WebDriver
6 1 (2.70%) SoapUI
General
1 18 (48.65%) Finance
2 5 (13.51%) Banking
2 5 (13.51%) Financial Institution
3 4 (10.81%) Legal
3 4 (10.81%) Military
4 3 (8.11%) Marketing
5 1 (2.70%) Retail
5 1 (2.70%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.41%) Middleware
2 1 (2.70%) .NET Framework
2 1 (2.70%) HTML
2 1 (2.70%) .NET
2 1 (2.70%) CSS
2 1 (2.70%) SOAP
2 1 (2.70%) Web Services
2 1 (2.70%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.51%) Hedge funds
2 3 (8.11%) Computer Science
3 2 (5.41%) N-Tier
3 2 (5.41%) Mobile Banking
4 1 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.70%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (62.16%) Test Scripting
2 12 (32.43%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (27.03%) Automated Testing
4 8 (21.62%) User Acceptance Testing
5 6 (16.22%) Logistics
5 6 (16.22%) Test Planning
6 5 (13.51%) Supply Chain Management
6 5 (13.51%) Validation
6 5 (13.51%) Asset Management
6 5 (13.51%) Business Analysis
6 5 (13.51%) Project Management
6 5 (13.51%) Integration Testing
6 5 (13.51%) Manual Testing
6 5 (13.51%) V-Model
7 4 (10.81%) Test Automation
7 4 (10.81%) Regression Testing
7 4 (10.81%) Supplier Management
7 4 (10.81%) Software Testing
7 4 (10.81%) Test Strategy
8 3 (8.11%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (24.32%) SQL
2 2 (5.41%) Java
3 1 (2.70%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 16 (43.24%) ISEB
2 14 (37.84%) Degree
3 8 (21.62%) ISTQB
4 6 (16.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (29.73%) QA
System Software
1 3 (8.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (18.92%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (29.73%) Microsoft
2 6 (16.22%) HP
3 5 (13.51%) IBM
4 3 (8.11%) VMware
5 2 (5.41%) Oracle
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