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 20 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Analyst
Rank 88 68 88
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +20
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 17 29 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.25% 2.21% 1.88%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.31% 2.40% 1.94%
Number of salaries quoted 15 25 22
Average salary £28,000 £32,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,400 £24,960
10% offered a salary of more than £31,200 £36,500 £38,900
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
1296 1209 1184
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 95.15% 92.22% 96.73%
Number of salaries quoted 994 964 1057
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £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 20 April 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 22 (61.11%) Test Scripting
2 18 (50.00%) Finance
3 15 (41.67%) ISEB
4 14 (38.89%) Degree
5 13 (36.11%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (30.56%) Microsoft
7 10 (27.78%) Automated Testing
7 10 (27.78%) QA
8 8 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
8 8 (22.22%) SQL
9 7 (19.44%) ISTQB
9 7 (19.44%) Team Foundation Server
10 6 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
10 6 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 6 (16.67%) Test Planning
10 6 (16.67%) Integration Testing
10 6 (16.67%) Logistics
10 6 (16.67%) SQL Server
10 6 (16.67%) HP
10 6 (16.67%) QuickTest Pro
11 5 (13.89%) LoadRunner
11 5 (13.89%) IBM
11 5 (13.89%) Project Management
11 5 (13.89%) Validation
11 5 (13.89%) Financial Institution
11 5 (13.89%) Visual Studio
11 5 (13.89%) Supply Chain Management
11 5 (13.89%) Business Analysis
11 5 (13.89%) Banking
11 5 (13.89%) Asset Management

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 20 April 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 (8.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.78%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 3 (8.33%) MS Access
3 2 (5.56%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 7 (19.44%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (16.67%) QuickTest Pro
3 5 (13.89%) LoadRunner
3 5 (13.89%) Rational DOORS
3 5 (13.89%) Visual Studio
4 2 (5.56%) Selenium
4 2 (5.56%) Visual Studio Team System
5 1 (2.78%) JIRA
5 1 (2.78%) SoapUI
5 1 (2.78%) WebDriver
General
1 18 (50.00%) Finance
2 5 (13.89%) Banking
2 5 (13.89%) Financial Institution
3 4 (11.11%) Legal
3 4 (11.11%) Military
4 3 (8.33%) Marketing
5 1 (2.78%) Retail
5 1 (2.78%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.56%) Middleware
2 1 (2.78%) .NET Framework
2 1 (2.78%) .NET
2 1 (2.78%) SOAP
2 1 (2.78%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.89%) Hedge funds
2 3 (8.33%) Computer Science
3 2 (5.56%) N-Tier
3 2 (5.56%) Mobile Banking
4 1 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (61.11%) Test Scripting
2 13 (36.11%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (27.78%) Automated Testing
4 8 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
5 6 (16.67%) Integration Testing
5 6 (16.67%) Logistics
5 6 (16.67%) Test Planning
6 5 (13.89%) Supply Chain Management
6 5 (13.89%) Asset Management
6 5 (13.89%) Business Analysis
6 5 (13.89%) Project Management
6 5 (13.89%) Validation
6 5 (13.89%) Manual Testing
6 5 (13.89%) V-Model
7 4 (11.11%) Test Automation
7 4 (11.11%) System Testing
7 4 (11.11%) Regression Testing
7 4 (11.11%) Supplier Management
7 4 (11.11%) Software Testing
7 4 (11.11%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 8 (22.22%) SQL
2 1 (2.78%) Java
Qualifications
1 15 (41.67%) ISEB
2 14 (38.89%) Degree
3 7 (19.44%) ISTQB
4 6 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (27.78%) QA
System Software
1 3 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (30.56%) Microsoft
2 6 (16.67%) HP
3 5 (13.89%) IBM
4 3 (8.33%) VMware
5 2 (5.56%) Oracle