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 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Analyst
Rank 74 68 89
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +21
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 19 23 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.78% 2.19% 1.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.91% 2.40% 1.43%
Number of salaries quoted 14 18 9
Average salary £38,000 £32,250 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.82% -7.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,800 £32,000 £28,800
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £38,250 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%
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
994 958 1116
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 93.16% 91.41% 96.46%
Number of salaries quoted 794 808 991
Average salary £39,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £57,500
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 23 January 2015.

Test Analyst Salary Histogram in Milton Keynes

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 19 (51.35%) SQL
1 19 (51.35%) Finance
1 19 (51.35%) Test Scripting
2 15 (40.54%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (40.54%) ISEB
3 13 (35.14%) Automated Testing
4 10 (27.03%) ISTQB
4 10 (27.03%) Microsoft
5 9 (24.32%) Degree
5 9 (24.32%) QA
6 8 (21.62%) Team Foundation Server
6 8 (21.62%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 8 (21.62%) Test Planning
6 8 (21.62%) Business Analysis
6 8 (21.62%) Asset Management
6 8 (21.62%) Logistics
6 8 (21.62%) Supply Chain Management
6 8 (21.62%) Validation
6 8 (21.62%) QuickTest Pro
6 8 (21.62%) Visual Studio
7 7 (18.92%) Legal
7 7 (18.92%) Military
7 7 (18.92%) Supplier Management
7 7 (18.92%) System Testing
8 6 (16.22%) HP Quality Center
8 6 (16.22%) HP
9 5 (13.51%) IBM
9 5 (13.51%) LoadRunner
9 5 (13.51%) Financial Institution
9 5 (13.51%) Regression Testing

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 2 (5.41%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.70%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (21.62%) Team Foundation Server
1 8 (21.62%) QuickTest Pro
1 8 (21.62%) Visual Studio
2 5 (13.51%) LoadRunner
2 5 (13.51%) Rational DOORS
3 4 (10.81%) Selenium
4 3 (8.11%) JIRA
4 3 (8.11%) MSTest
5 2 (5.41%) Visual Studio Team System
5 2 (5.41%) JMeter
6 1 (2.70%) JUnit
6 1 (2.70%) WebDriver
6 1 (2.70%) TestNG
General
1 19 (51.35%) Finance
2 7 (18.92%) Legal
2 7 (18.92%) Military
3 5 (13.51%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.70%) Banking
4 1 (2.70%) Retail
4 1 (2.70%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (13.51%) .NET
2 4 (10.81%) HTML
2 4 (10.81%) XML
3 3 (8.11%) Web Services
3 3 (8.11%) ASP.NET
4 1 (2.70%) Middleware
4 1 (2.70%) CSS
4 1 (2.70%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.51%) Hedge funds
2 4 (10.81%) Mobile App
2 4 (10.81%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.81%) UNIX
2 3 (8.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (51.35%) Test Scripting
2 15 (40.54%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (35.14%) Automated Testing
4 8 (21.62%) Test Planning
4 8 (21.62%) Business Analysis
4 8 (21.62%) Asset Management
4 8 (21.62%) Logistics
4 8 (21.62%) Supply Chain Management
4 8 (21.62%) Validation
5 7 (18.92%) Supplier Management
5 7 (18.92%) System Testing
6 5 (13.51%) Regression Testing
6 5 (13.51%) Software Testing
6 5 (13.51%) Test Management
6 5 (13.51%) Manual Testing
7 4 (10.81%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (10.81%) Integration Testing
8 3 (8.11%) Scrum
8 3 (8.11%) TDD
8 3 (8.11%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 19 (51.35%) SQL
2 5 (13.51%) Java
3 3 (8.11%) C#
4 2 (5.41%) VBScript
5 1 (2.70%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 15 (40.54%) ISEB
2 10 (27.03%) ISTQB
3 9 (24.32%) Degree
4 8 (21.62%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (24.32%) QA
System Software
1 3 (8.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (16.22%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (27.03%) Microsoft
2 6 (16.22%) HP
3 5 (13.51%) IBM
4 4 (10.81%) Oracle
5 3 (8.11%) VMware