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 31 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Analyst
Rank 45 55 46
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -9
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 31 3 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 4.25% 0.68% 3.71%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.53% 0.72% 3.81%
Number of salaries quoted 29 3 17
Average salary £35,000 £44,000 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.45% +54.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,200 £39,200 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £44,800 £33,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
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
684 415 446
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 93.83% 94.32% 97.38%
Number of salaries quoted 651 369 428
Average salary £37,500 £39,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.84% +5.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £23,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
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 31 October 2014.

Test Analyst Salary Histogram in Northampton

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, 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 29 (58.00%) QA
2 26 (52.00%) ISTQB
3 20 (40.00%) Test Management
3 20 (40.00%) V-Model
4 19 (38.00%) ISEB
5 18 (36.00%) Project Management
5 18 (36.00%) SQL
6 17 (34.00%) Test Scripting
7 15 (30.00%) Waterfall
8 14 (28.00%) Business Process Mapping
8 14 (28.00%) HTML
8 14 (28.00%) XML
8 14 (28.00%) Microsoft
9 11 (22.00%) .NET
9 11 (22.00%) Agile Software Development
10 10 (20.00%) SQL Server
10 10 (20.00%) Windows
10 10 (20.00%) Software Testing
11 9 (18.00%) E-Commerce
11 9 (18.00%) Java
11 9 (18.00%) Degree
12 7 (14.00%) ASP.NET
12 7 (14.00%) CSS
12 7 (14.00%) Compatibility Testing
12 7 (14.00%) Manual Testing
12 7 (14.00%) Enterprise Software
13 6 (12.00%) Test Automation
13 6 (12.00%) HP Quality Center
13 6 (12.00%) Web Services
13 6 (12.00%) Oracle

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, 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 2 (4.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (8.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.00%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 6 (12.00%) Firebug
1 6 (12.00%) Fiddler
2 4 (8.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (6.00%) Selenium
4 1 (2.00%) WebDriver
4 1 (2.00%) Cucumber
4 1 (2.00%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (2.00%) Visual Studio
4 1 (2.00%) Subversion
4 1 (2.00%) JIRA
General
1 5 (10.00%) Retail
2 2 (4.00%) Finance
2 2 (4.00%) Law
3 1 (2.00%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (28.00%) HTML
1 14 (28.00%) XML
2 11 (22.00%) .NET
3 7 (14.00%) ASP.NET
3 7 (14.00%) CSS
4 6 (12.00%) Web Services
4 6 (12.00%) XHTML
5 1 (2.00%) Ajax
5 1 (2.00%) .NET Framework
5 1 (2.00%) Velocity
5 1 (2.00%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.00%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (12.00%) N-Tier
3 5 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.00%) Chip and PIN
5 1 (2.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 10 (20.00%) Windows
2 6 (12.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (40.00%) Test Management
1 20 (40.00%) V-Model
2 18 (36.00%) Project Management
3 17 (34.00%) Test Scripting
4 15 (30.00%) Waterfall
5 14 (28.00%) Business Process Mapping
6 11 (22.00%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (20.00%) Software Testing
8 9 (18.00%) E-Commerce
9 7 (14.00%) Compatibility Testing
9 7 (14.00%) Manual Testing
10 6 (12.00%) Test Automation
10 6 (12.00%) Validation
10 6 (12.00%) User Acceptance Testing
10 6 (12.00%) TDD
11 5 (10.00%) Automated Testing
12 3 (6.00%) Requirements Analysis
12 3 (6.00%) Regression Testing
12 3 (6.00%) Integration Testing
12 3 (6.00%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 18 (36.00%) SQL
2 9 (18.00%) Java
3 2 (4.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 26 (52.00%) ISTQB
2 19 (38.00%) ISEB
3 9 (18.00%) Degree
4 4 (8.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (6.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (58.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (12.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (28.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (12.00%) Oracle
Northampton
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago