The table below looks at the statistics for the Test Analyst role in IT jobs advertised for the Northampton 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 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Analyst
Rank 50 49 48
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 22 22 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 3.57% 3.53% 1.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.67% 3.70% 1.60%
Number of salaries quoted 21 22 6
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +0.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £22,700 £26,469
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £40,000 £32,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £32,250
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +5.42%
Test Analyst
Northamptonshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Northampton 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
Northampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
599 595 374
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 97.08% 95.51% 93.73%
Number of salaries quoted 516 545 329
Average salary £42,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £26,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Test Analyst in the job title across the Northampton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Test Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

Test Analyst
Salary Trend in Northampton

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

Test Analyst Salary Trend in Northampton

Test Analyst
Salary Histogram in Northampton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Analyst across the Northampton region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015.

Test Analyst Salary Histogram in Northampton

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT jobs across the Northampton 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 24 (72.73%) Windows
2 18 (54.55%) Active Directory
2 18 (54.55%) Windows 7
3 17 (51.52%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (51.52%) Service Delivery
4 13 (39.39%) ITIL
4 13 (39.39%) User Acceptance Testing
4 13 (39.39%) Root Cause Analysis
5 11 (33.33%) DHCP
5 11 (33.33%) DNS
6 10 (30.30%) Automated Testing
6 10 (30.30%) Analytical Skills
6 10 (30.30%) Manual Testing
7 9 (27.27%) Test Scripting
8 8 (24.24%) SQL Server
9 7 (21.21%) SQL
9 7 (21.21%) Test Management
10 6 (18.18%) Unit Testing
10 6 (18.18%) Degree
10 6 (18.18%) QA
10 6 (18.18%) .NET
10 6 (18.18%) C#
10 6 (18.18%) Microsoft
11 5 (15.15%) MS Excel
12 4 (12.12%) Automation Testing
12 4 (12.12%) Cucumber
12 4 (12.12%) BDD
13 3 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
14 2 (6.06%) ISEB
14 2 (6.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT jobs across the Northampton 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 5 (15.15%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 11 (33.33%) DHCP
1 11 (33.33%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (24.24%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (6.06%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (6.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 4 (12.12%) Cucumber
General
1 1 (3.03%) Finance
1 1 (3.03%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (18.18%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 10 (30.30%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 24 (72.73%) Windows
2 18 (54.55%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (51.52%) Agile Software Development
1 17 (51.52%) Service Delivery
2 13 (39.39%) ITIL
2 13 (39.39%) User Acceptance Testing
2 13 (39.39%) Root Cause Analysis
3 10 (30.30%) Automated Testing
3 10 (30.30%) Manual Testing
4 9 (27.27%) Test Scripting
5 7 (21.21%) Test Management
6 6 (18.18%) Unit Testing
7 4 (12.12%) Automation Testing
7 4 (12.12%) BDD
8 3 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (6.06%) ERP
9 2 (6.06%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (6.06%) Test Strategy
10 1 (3.03%) Data Migration
10 1 (3.03%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 1 (3.03%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 7 (21.21%) SQL
2 6 (18.18%) C#
Qualifications
1 6 (18.18%) Degree
2 2 (6.06%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (18.18%) QA
System Software
1 18 (54.55%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (3.03%) SCCM
1 1 (3.03%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (18.18%) Microsoft
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