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 28 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Analyst
Rank 146 137 157
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +20
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 90 120 103
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.61% 1.90% 1.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.65% 1.96% 1.53%
Number of salaries quoted 83 99 90
Median salary £30,000 £34,500 £32,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
-13.04% +6.97%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,600 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £35,780 £40,000 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £33,500 £34,073 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-1.68% -2.64%
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
5470 6116 6747
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 97.63% 96.77% 96.93%
Number of salaries quoted 4639 4988 5438
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +9.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 28 June 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 28 June 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 +5 59 £29,000 -18.88% 16
Cheshire +37 24 £32,500 +3.17% 1
Merseyside -6 2 £27,500 -11.29% 2
Lancashire -10 2 £37,500 - 1
Test Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 June 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.

1 129 (56.58%) Agile Software Development
2 85 (37.28%) Test Scripting
3 76 (33.33%) ISTQB
4 74 (32.46%) Software Testing
5 73 (32.02%) Selenium
6 68 (29.82%) ISEB
7 63 (27.63%) QA
8 62 (27.19%) Finance
8 62 (27.19%) SQL
9 61 (26.75%) User Acceptance Testing
10 44 (19.30%) Manual Testing
10 44 (19.30%) SDLC
10 44 (19.30%) Automated Testing
11 43 (18.86%) Test Automation
12 41 (17.98%) Scrum
13 39 (17.11%) Java
14 33 (14.47%) Defect Management
15 30 (13.16%) Analytical Skills
15 30 (13.16%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 30 (13.16%) C#
16 28 (12.28%) Degree
17 27 (11.84%) Functional Testing
17 27 (11.84%) JIRA
18 25 (10.96%) Retail
19 24 (10.53%) Regression Testing
19 24 (10.53%) Automation Testing
19 24 (10.53%) System Testing
19 24 (10.53%) WebDriver
20 23 (10.09%) Cucumber
20 23 (10.09%) BDD

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 2 (0.88%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (0.88%) Umbraco
2 1 (0.44%) CMS
2 1 (0.44%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 10 (4.39%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.44%) Maya
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.75%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.44%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.32%) Relational Database
3 2 (0.88%) Azure SQL Database
3 2 (0.88%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (0.88%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (0.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (0.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.44%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.44%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 73 (32.02%) Selenium
2 27 (11.84%) JIRA
3 24 (10.53%) WebDriver
4 23 (10.09%) Cucumber
5 19 (8.33%) SoapUI
6 12 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
7 8 (3.51%) JMeter
8 7 (3.07%) HP UFT
9 6 (2.63%) Jenkins
10 5 (2.19%) Appium
10 5 (2.19%) Bugzilla
10 5 (2.19%) MSTest
11 4 (1.75%) Git (software)
12 3 (1.32%) Gerrit
12 3 (1.32%) Mercurial
12 3 (1.32%) TeamCity
12 3 (1.32%) TestPartner
13 2 (0.88%) Fiddler
13 2 (0.88%) Firebug
14 1 (0.44%) Selenium IDE
General
1 62 (27.19%) Finance
2 25 (10.96%) Retail
3 9 (3.95%) Banking
4 8 (3.51%) Games
5 7 (3.07%) Local Government
6 6 (2.63%) Advertising
7 5 (2.19%) Retail Banking
8 3 (1.32%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.44%) Back Office
9 1 (0.44%) Legal
9 1 (0.44%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (7.02%) .NET
2 15 (6.58%) SOAP
3 14 (6.14%) XML
4 9 (3.95%) Web Services
5 7 (3.07%) CSS
6 6 (2.63%) HTML
7 4 (1.75%) Gherkin
7 4 (1.75%) JSON
8 3 (1.32%) RESTful
9 2 (0.88%) HTML5
10 1 (0.44%) ASP.NET
10 1 (0.44%) jQuery
10 1 (0.44%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 30 (13.16%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (6.14%) Mobile App
3 12 (5.26%) Computer Science
4 9 (3.95%) iPad
5 7 (3.07%) Economics
5 7 (3.07%) Mathematics
5 7 (3.07%) Physics
5 7 (3.07%) Psychology
6 5 (2.19%) User Experience
7 4 (1.75%) EPoS
7 4 (1.75%) FMCG
8 3 (1.32%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (1.32%) Online Games
8 3 (1.32%) W3C
9 2 (0.88%) Blackberry
9 2 (0.88%) NHS
9 2 (0.88%) PMI
10 1 (0.44%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 1 (0.44%) Mainframe
10 1 (0.44%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 18 (7.89%) Android
1 18 (7.89%) Apple iOS
2 14 (6.14%) Windows
3 4 (1.75%) Unix
4 3 (1.32%) Linux
4 3 (1.32%) Windows 10
4 3 (1.32%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (0.88%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.44%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 129 (56.58%) Agile Software Development
2 85 (37.28%) Test Scripting
3 74 (32.46%) Software Testing
4 61 (26.75%) User Acceptance Testing
5 44 (19.30%) Automated Testing
5 44 (19.30%) Manual Testing
5 44 (19.30%) SDLC
6 43 (18.86%) Test Automation
7 41 (17.98%) Scrum
8 33 (14.47%) Defect Management
9 27 (11.84%) Functional Testing
10 24 (10.53%) Automation Testing
10 24 (10.53%) Regression Testing
10 24 (10.53%) System Testing
11 23 (10.09%) BDD
12 22 (9.65%) Performance Testing
13 21 (9.21%) Non-Functional Testing
13 21 (9.21%) Waterfall
14 20 (8.77%) TDD
15 15 (6.58%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 62 (27.19%) SQL
2 39 (17.11%) Java
3 30 (13.16%) C#
4 12 (5.26%) JavaScript
5 8 (3.51%) Ruby
6 2 (0.88%) PHP
6 2 (0.88%) Python
6 2 (0.88%) VB
6 2 (0.88%) VBScript
7 1 (0.44%) Perl
7 1 (0.44%) RPG
Qualifications
1 76 (33.33%) ISTQB
2 68 (29.82%) ISEB
3 30 (13.16%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 28 (12.28%) Degree
5 8 (3.51%) HND
6 2 (0.88%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.44%) HNC
7 1 (0.44%) NVQ Level 4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 63 (27.63%) QA
2 1 (0.44%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.44%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (0.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 14 (6.14%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 16 (7.02%) Microsoft
2 13 (5.70%) Oracle
3 5 (2.19%) HP
4 2 (0.88%) VMware
5 1 (0.44%) Alterian
5 1 (0.44%) Capita
5 1 (0.44%) EPiServer
5 1 (0.44%) hybris
5 1 (0.44%) Sitecore
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Salary: Up to £38,380 plus benefits
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