The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Milton Keynes region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Analyst
Rank 81 69 62
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 16 19 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.37% 1.69% 3.09%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.45% 1.74% 3.24%
Number of salaries quoted 15 16 23
Average salary £32,500 £27,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.18% -21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £33,000 £44,000
UK excluding London average salary £33,150 £32,500 £33,000
% change year-on-year
+2.00% -1.51%
Job Titles Category
Milton Keynes
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1101 1091 925
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 94.10% 97.24% 95.26%
Number of salaries quoted 834 901 750
Average salary £39,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Test Analyst
Buckinghamshire

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 25 July 2014.

Test Analyst Salary Histogram in Milton Keynes

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 32 (71.11%) ISEB
2 20 (44.44%) Manual Testing
3 18 (40.00%) QA
3 18 (40.00%) SQL
4 15 (33.33%) .NET
4 15 (33.33%) Automated Testing
5 14 (31.11%) ISTQB
5 14 (31.11%) Test Scripting
6 13 (28.89%) Software Testing
6 13 (28.89%) Agile Software Development
7 12 (26.67%) SQL Server
8 11 (24.44%) HTML
8 11 (24.44%) Windows
9 10 (22.22%) C#
9 10 (22.22%) Selenium
10 9 (20.00%) Microsoft
10 9 (20.00%) Visual Studio
10 9 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 7 (15.56%) Oracle
11 7 (15.56%) XML
11 7 (15.56%) Web Testing
12 6 (13.33%) UNIX
12 6 (13.33%) Web Services
12 6 (13.33%) Java
12 6 (13.33%) Scrum
12 6 (13.33%) Mobile App
13 5 (11.11%) Functional Testing
13 5 (11.11%) QuickTest Pro
13 5 (11.11%) T-SQL
13 5 (11.11%) Unit Testing

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (8.89%) Lotus Domino
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.22%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (26.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (2.22%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (22.22%) Selenium
2 9 (20.00%) Visual Studio
3 5 (11.11%) QuickTest Pro
4 2 (4.44%) QARun
4 2 (4.44%) WinRunner
4 2 (4.44%) Visual Studio Team System
4 2 (4.44%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (2.22%) WebDriver
General
1 5 (11.11%) Retail
2 1 (2.22%) Retail Banking
2 1 (2.22%) Finance
2 1 (2.22%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (33.33%) .NET
2 11 (24.44%) HTML
3 7 (15.56%) XML
4 6 (13.33%) Web Services
5 4 (8.89%) CSS
6 2 (4.44%) SOAP
7 1 (2.22%) ASP.NET
7 1 (2.22%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.33%) Mobile App
2 4 (8.89%) EPoS
2 4 (8.89%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.22%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 11 (24.44%) Windows
2 6 (13.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (44.44%) Manual Testing
2 15 (33.33%) Automated Testing
3 14 (31.11%) Test Scripting
4 13 (28.89%) Software Testing
4 13 (28.89%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (15.56%) Web Testing
6 6 (13.33%) Scrum
7 5 (11.11%) Unit Testing
7 5 (11.11%) Functional Testing
8 4 (8.89%) V-Model
9 3 (6.67%) Change Control
9 3 (6.67%) Stress Testing
9 3 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
10 2 (4.44%) Integration Testing
10 2 (4.44%) Test Automation
11 1 (2.22%) Automation Testing
11 1 (2.22%) Test Management
11 1 (2.22%) System Testing
11 1 (2.22%) Performance Testing
11 1 (2.22%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (40.00%) SQL
2 10 (22.22%) C#
3 6 (13.33%) Java
4 5 (11.11%) T-SQL
5 4 (8.89%) VB
5 4 (8.89%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 32 (71.11%) ISEB
2 14 (31.11%) ISTQB
3 9 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (8.89%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (40.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.44%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.22%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (15.56%) Oracle
3 2 (4.44%) VMware