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

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Analyst
Rank 57 53 44
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -9
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 15 19 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 2.26% 2.91% 2.94%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.31% 3.01% 3.05%
Number of salaries quoted 15 19 10
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £31,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% +12.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £22,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £35,000 £33,650
UK excluding London average salary £33,500 £33,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+1.51% +1.53%
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
650 632 328
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 97.89% 96.64% 96.47%
Number of salaries quoted 585 592 308
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £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 3 August 2015.

Test Analyst Salary Histogram in Northampton

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 25 (67.57%) Windows
2 18 (48.65%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (43.24%) Windows 7
3 16 (43.24%) Active Directory
4 15 (40.54%) Service Delivery
4 15 (40.54%) User Acceptance Testing
5 14 (37.84%) Test Scripting
6 12 (32.43%) SQL
6 12 (32.43%) SQL Server
7 11 (29.73%) ITIL
7 11 (29.73%) Manual Testing
7 11 (29.73%) Root Cause Analysis
8 10 (27.03%) QA
8 10 (27.03%) Automated Testing
9 9 (24.32%) DHCP
9 9 (24.32%) DNS
10 8 (21.62%) Microsoft
10 8 (21.62%) .NET
10 8 (21.62%) C#
10 8 (21.62%) Unit Testing
10 8 (21.62%) Analytical Skills
10 8 (21.62%) Degree
11 7 (18.92%) Test Management
12 5 (13.51%) BDD
12 5 (13.51%) Automation Testing
12 5 (13.51%) MS Excel
12 5 (13.51%) ISEB
13 4 (10.81%) Data Warehouse
13 4 (10.81%) ERP
13 4 (10.81%) Business Intelligence

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 (13.51%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 9 (24.32%) DHCP
1 9 (24.32%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (32.43%) SQL Server
2 4 (10.81%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (10.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (10.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 2 (5.41%) Selenium
1 2 (5.41%) Cucumber
2 1 (2.70%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (2.70%) Finance
1 1 (2.70%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (21.62%) .NET
2 2 (5.41%) GWT
3 1 (2.70%) HTML
3 1 (2.70%) Web Services
3 1 (2.70%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (21.62%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 25 (67.57%) Windows
2 16 (43.24%) Windows 7
3 3 (8.11%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (48.65%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (40.54%) Service Delivery
2 15 (40.54%) User Acceptance Testing
3 14 (37.84%) Test Scripting
4 11 (29.73%) Manual Testing
4 11 (29.73%) ITIL
4 11 (29.73%) Root Cause Analysis
5 10 (27.03%) Automated Testing
6 8 (21.62%) Unit Testing
7 7 (18.92%) Test Management
8 5 (13.51%) BDD
8 5 (13.51%) Automation Testing
9 4 (10.81%) Test Strategy
9 4 (10.81%) ERP
9 4 (10.81%) Business Intelligence
10 3 (8.11%) Stakeholder Management
11 2 (5.41%) Scrum
12 1 (2.70%) TDD
12 1 (2.70%) Migration
12 1 (2.70%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 12 (32.43%) SQL
2 8 (21.62%) C#
3 3 (8.11%) Java
Qualifications
1 8 (21.62%) Degree
2 5 (13.51%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (27.03%) QA
System Software
1 16 (43.24%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (5.41%) SCCM
2 1 (2.70%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (21.62%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.70%) Oracle