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 3 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Analyst
Rank 51 52 38
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -14
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 11 10 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 2.10% 1.78% 5.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.23% 1.88% 5.64%
Number of salaries quoted 11 6 16
Average salary £35,000 £23,000 £34,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+52.17% -33.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £19,750 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £33,750 £37,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £31,500
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +3.17%
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
493 532 337
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 94.26% 94.83% 97.68%
Number of salaries quoted 451 468 308
Average salary £38,500 £36,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.94% -4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,000 £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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 14 (34.15%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (31.71%) ISTQB
3 12 (29.27%) SQL
3 12 (29.27%) Windows
4 11 (26.83%) Microsoft
4 11 (26.83%) ISEB
4 11 (26.83%) QA
4 11 (26.83%) Test Scripting
5 10 (24.39%) E-Commerce
6 9 (21.95%) Software Testing
7 8 (19.51%) Manual Testing
7 8 (19.51%) V-Model
7 8 (19.51%) User Acceptance Testing
7 8 (19.51%) .NET
7 8 (19.51%) SQL Server
7 8 (19.51%) Active Directory
7 8 (19.51%) Service Delivery
7 8 (19.51%) Windows 7
7 8 (19.51%) HP Quality Center
8 7 (17.07%) Analytical Skills
8 7 (17.07%) HTML
8 7 (17.07%) XML
8 7 (17.07%) Automated Testing
8 7 (17.07%) Degree
9 6 (14.63%) Retail
9 6 (14.63%) Compatibility Testing
9 6 (14.63%) ITIL
9 6 (14.63%) DHCP
9 6 (14.63%) DNS
9 6 (14.63%) CSS

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 1 (2.44%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (14.63%) DHCP
1 6 (14.63%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (19.51%) SQL Server
2 4 (9.76%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (12.20%) Firebug
1 5 (12.20%) Fiddler
2 4 (9.76%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (9.76%) Cucumber
3 3 (7.32%) Selenium
4 1 (2.44%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.44%) WebDriver
4 1 (2.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (2.44%) Subversion
4 1 (2.44%) JIRA
General
1 6 (14.63%) Retail
2 2 (4.88%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (19.51%) .NET
2 7 (17.07%) XML
2 7 (17.07%) HTML
3 6 (14.63%) CSS
4 5 (12.20%) ASP.NET
4 5 (12.20%) XHTML
5 1 (2.44%) Ajax
5 1 (2.44%) RESTful
5 1 (2.44%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.07%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (14.63%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (12.20%) N-Tier
4 3 (7.32%) Chip and PIN
Operating Systems
1 12 (29.27%) Windows
2 8 (19.51%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.44%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (34.15%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (26.83%) Test Scripting
3 10 (24.39%) E-Commerce
4 9 (21.95%) Software Testing
5 8 (19.51%) User Acceptance Testing
5 8 (19.51%) Service Delivery
5 8 (19.51%) Manual Testing
5 8 (19.51%) V-Model
6 7 (17.07%) Automated Testing
7 6 (14.63%) Compatibility Testing
7 6 (14.63%) ITIL
7 6 (14.63%) Root Cause Analysis
7 6 (14.63%) Test Management
8 5 (12.20%) Automation Testing
8 5 (12.20%) Test Automation
8 5 (12.20%) Validation
8 5 (12.20%) TDD
9 4 (9.76%) Logistics
9 4 (9.76%) Project Management
9 4 (9.76%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (29.27%) SQL
2 3 (7.32%) Java
3 1 (2.44%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 13 (31.71%) ISTQB
2 11 (26.83%) ISEB
3 7 (17.07%) Degree
4 3 (7.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (7.32%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 1 (2.44%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (26.83%) QA
System Software
1 8 (19.51%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (19.51%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (26.83%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.44%) Oracle
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £42000 per annum + bens
Posted: 6 days ago