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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Analyst
Rank 92 57 83
Rank change year-on-year
-35 +26
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 18 36 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.25% 2.98% 1.70%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.31% 3.19% 1.76%
Number of salaries quoted 15 31 19
Average salary £30,000 £32,500 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.69% +4.83%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £35,000 £39,200
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
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
1369 1129 1253
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 94.94% 93.38% 96.91%
Number of salaries quoted 1080 896 1055
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 22 May 2015.

Test Analyst Salary Histogram in Milton Keynes

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 18 (56.25%) Test Scripting
2 13 (40.63%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (34.38%) Finance
3 11 (34.38%) ISEB
4 10 (31.25%) Banking
4 10 (31.25%) Degree
5 7 (21.88%) SQL
5 7 (21.88%) Test Automation
5 7 (21.88%) User Acceptance Testing
6 6 (18.75%) SQL Server
6 6 (18.75%) Microsoft
6 6 (18.75%) QA
6 6 (18.75%) Retail
7 5 (15.63%) Project Management
7 5 (15.63%) V-Model
7 5 (15.63%) Team Foundation Server
7 5 (15.63%) Test Strategy
8 4 (12.50%) Integration Testing
8 4 (12.50%) Manual Testing
8 4 (12.50%) Software Testing
8 4 (12.50%) Incident Management
9 3 (9.38%) ISTQB
9 3 (9.38%) Retail Banking
9 3 (9.38%) Marketing
9 3 (9.38%) Selenium
9 3 (9.38%) Computer Science
9 3 (9.38%) Automated Testing
9 3 (9.38%) Scrum
9 3 (9.38%) Regression Testing
9 3 (9.38%) HP

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (9.38%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.25%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (18.75%) SQL Server
2 3 (9.38%) MS Access
3 2 (6.25%) Big Data
3 2 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 5 (15.63%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (9.38%) Selenium
2 3 (9.38%) QuickTest Pro
3 2 (6.25%) Visual Studio
4 1 (3.13%) JIRA
4 1 (3.13%) LoadRunner
4 1 (3.13%) Visual Studio Team System
4 1 (3.13%) WebDriver
4 1 (3.13%) eggPlant
4 1 (3.13%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (3.13%) SoapUI
General
1 11 (34.38%) Finance
2 10 (31.25%) Banking
3 6 (18.75%) Retail
4 3 (9.38%) Retail Banking
4 3 (9.38%) Marketing
5 1 (3.13%) Military
5 1 (3.13%) Financial Institution
5 1 (3.13%) Automotive
5 1 (3.13%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.25%) Middleware
2 1 (3.13%) .NET Framework
2 1 (3.13%) .NET
2 1 (3.13%) SOAP
2 1 (3.13%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.38%) Computer Science
2 2 (6.25%) Mobile Banking
2 2 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.25%) Data Integration
3 1 (3.13%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.13%) Hedge funds
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (56.25%) Test Scripting
2 13 (40.63%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (21.88%) Test Automation
3 7 (21.88%) User Acceptance Testing
4 5 (15.63%) Project Management
4 5 (15.63%) V-Model
4 5 (15.63%) Test Strategy
5 4 (12.50%) Integration Testing
5 4 (12.50%) Manual Testing
5 4 (12.50%) Software Testing
5 4 (12.50%) Incident Management
6 3 (9.38%) Automated Testing
6 3 (9.38%) Scrum
6 3 (9.38%) Regression Testing
7 2 (6.25%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 2 (6.25%) Waterfall
7 2 (6.25%) Business Transformation
7 2 (6.25%) Test Planning
7 2 (6.25%) System Testing
7 2 (6.25%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (21.88%) SQL
2 2 (6.25%) Java
2 2 (6.25%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (34.38%) ISEB
2 10 (31.25%) Degree
3 3 (9.38%) ISTQB
4 2 (6.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (18.75%) QA
System Software
1 2 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (9.38%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (18.75%) Microsoft
2 3 (9.38%) HP
3 2 (6.25%) Oracle
3 2 (6.25%) VMware
4 1 (3.13%) IBM
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
The Open University
Salary: From £25,513 to £30,434 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, UK
Boeing
Salary: Competitive salary
Posted: 11 days ago