The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the North West region that had Test Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 4 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Analyst
Rank 157 102 129
Rank change year-on-year
-55 +27
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 106 163 148
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.69% 2.65% 1.98%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.75% 2.76% 2.05%
Number of salaries quoted 94 144 117
Median salary £32,500 £33,750 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.70% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,650 £27,200 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £34,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +3.03%
Test Analyst
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the North West 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
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
6045 5907 7227
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 96.66% 95.91% 96.58%
Number of salaries quoted 5096 4898 6180
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of job ads across the North West region that featured Test Analyst in the job title.

Test Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Test Analyst
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Test Analyst across the North West region.

Test Analyst Salary Trend in the North West

Test Analyst
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Analyst across the North West region over the 3 months to 4 December 2016.

Test Analyst Salary Histogram in the North West

Test Analyst
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Analyst within the North West region over the 3 months to 4 December 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -58 52 £32,500 -4.41% 10
Cheshire +7 33 £34,156 +1.95% 3
Lancashire -8 10 £37,500 +25.00% 4
Merseyside -11 10 £29,750 -8.46% 2
Test Analyst
England

Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 4 December 2016, Test Analyst job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region featuring Test Analyst in the job title.

1 127 (61.06%) Agile Software Development
2 102 (49.04%) Test Scripting
3 84 (40.38%) QA
4 78 (37.50%) SQL
5 77 (37.02%) Software Testing
6 68 (32.69%) Selenium
7 67 (32.21%) ISEB
8 64 (30.77%) ISTQB
9 61 (29.33%) Manual Testing
10 60 (28.85%) User Acceptance Testing
11 57 (27.40%) Finance
12 54 (25.96%) Automated Testing
13 50 (24.04%) Test Automation
14 39 (18.75%) SDLC
15 38 (18.27%) JIRA
16 36 (17.31%) Defect Management
17 34 (16.35%) Regression Testing
18 30 (14.42%) C#
19 29 (13.94%) Scrum
20 28 (13.46%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
21 27 (12.98%) System Testing
22 26 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
22 26 (12.50%) SoapUI
22 26 (12.50%) Automation Testing
23 22 (10.58%) Apple iOS
23 22 (10.58%) Android
23 22 (10.58%) Team Foundation Server
23 22 (10.58%) .NET
24 19 (9.13%) Driving Licence
24 19 (9.13%) iPad

Test Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (1.92%) CICS
2 3 (1.44%) Confluence
3 2 (0.96%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (3.85%) MS Excel
2 7 (3.37%) MS Office
3 1 (0.48%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 2 (0.96%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.96%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.92%) Firewall
1 4 (1.92%) FTP
1 4 (1.92%) HTTP
1 4 (1.92%) TCP/IP
2 2 (0.96%) Internet
3 1 (0.48%) PuTTY
3 1 (0.48%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (3.85%) SQL Server
2 6 (2.88%) Relational Database
3 4 (1.92%) DB2
3 4 (1.92%) MS Access
3 4 (1.92%) RDBMS
4 2 (0.96%) Big Data
4 2 (0.96%) MySQL
4 2 (0.96%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.48%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.48%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 68 (32.69%) Selenium
2 38 (18.27%) JIRA
3 26 (12.50%) SoapUI
4 22 (10.58%) Team Foundation Server
5 18 (8.65%) Cucumber
6 15 (7.21%) HP UFT
6 15 (7.21%) WebDriver
7 12 (5.77%) MSTest
8 11 (5.29%) SpecFlow
9 8 (3.85%) Fiddler
10 6 (2.88%) JMeter
11 4 (1.92%) Appium
11 4 (1.92%) Calabash
11 4 (1.92%) Capybara
11 4 (1.92%) Firebug
11 4 (1.92%) JUnit
11 4 (1.92%) LoadRunner
11 4 (1.92%) The Grinder
11 4 (1.92%) Toad
12 2 (0.96%) JIRA Agile
General
1 57 (27.40%) Finance
2 7 (3.37%) Banking
2 7 (3.37%) Manufacturing
2 7 (3.37%) Retail
3 5 (2.40%) Advertising
3 5 (2.40%) Telecoms
4 4 (1.92%) Marketing
5 3 (1.44%) Billing
6 2 (0.96%) Electronics
6 2 (0.96%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (10.58%) .NET
2 15 (7.21%) SOAP
3 14 (6.73%) Gherkin
4 12 (5.77%) XML
5 10 (4.81%) Web Services
6 4 (1.92%) ISPF
7 3 (1.44%) CSS
7 3 (1.44%) jQuery
7 3 (1.44%) RESTful
8 2 (0.96%) .NET Framework
8 2 (0.96%) HTML
8 2 (0.96%) REST
9 1 (0.48%) AngularJS
9 1 (0.48%) ASP.NET
9 1 (0.48%) CSS3
9 1 (0.48%) HTML5
9 1 (0.48%) Middleware
9 1 (0.48%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 19 (9.13%) Driving Licence
1 19 (9.13%) iPad
2 13 (6.25%) Mobile App
3 8 (3.85%) Mainframe
4 6 (2.88%) Replication
5 5 (2.40%) Management Information System
6 4 (1.92%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (1.92%) Computer Science
6 4 (1.92%) IBM Mainframe
6 4 (1.92%) VSAM
7 3 (1.44%) Fintech
7 3 (1.44%) iSeries
7 3 (1.44%) User Experience
8 1 (0.48%) CESG
8 1 (0.48%) FMCG
8 1 (0.48%) Online Banking
8 1 (0.48%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 22 (10.58%) Android
1 22 (10.58%) Apple iOS
2 16 (7.69%) Windows
3 4 (1.92%) Unix
4 1 (0.48%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 127 (61.06%) Agile Software Development
2 102 (49.04%) Test Scripting
3 77 (37.02%) Software Testing
4 61 (29.33%) Manual Testing
5 60 (28.85%) User Acceptance Testing
6 54 (25.96%) Automated Testing
7 50 (24.04%) Test Automation
8 39 (18.75%) SDLC
9 36 (17.31%) Defect Management
10 34 (16.35%) Regression Testing
11 29 (13.94%) Scrum
12 27 (12.98%) System Testing
13 26 (12.50%) Automation Testing
14 18 (8.65%) Performance Testing
15 17 (8.17%) BDD
15 17 (8.17%) Web Testing
16 14 (6.73%) Functional Testing
16 14 (6.73%) Integration Testing
16 14 (6.73%) Test Strategy
17 13 (6.25%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 78 (37.50%) SQL
2 30 (14.42%) C#
3 12 (5.77%) Java
4 9 (4.33%) JavaScript
5 8 (3.85%) JCL
6 4 (1.92%) COBOL
7 2 (0.96%) PHP
7 2 (0.96%) Python
7 2 (0.96%) Ruby
7 2 (0.96%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.48%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.48%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 67 (32.21%) ISEB
2 64 (30.77%) ISTQB
3 28 (13.46%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 14 (6.73%) Degree
5 2 (0.96%) DBS Check
5 2 (0.96%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.48%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 84 (40.38%) QA
System Software
1 4 (1.92%) RACF
1 4 (1.92%) Time Sharing Option
1 4 (1.92%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 26 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (1.92%) ServiceCenter
2 4 (1.92%) Tivoli
3 2 (0.96%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 19 (9.13%) Microsoft
2 14 (6.73%) Oracle
3 11 (5.29%) HP
4 5 (2.40%) Cognizant
5 4 (1.92%) IBM
6 2 (0.96%) SAP
7 1 (0.48%) Progress
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