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

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Analyst
Rank 49 54 40
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -14
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 22 16 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 3.57% 2.52% 4.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.72% 2.68% 4.50%
Number of salaries quoted 21 14 17
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -5.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £23,100 £29,600
10% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £40,000 £37,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
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
591 597 378
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 95.79% 94.16% 94.74%
Number of salaries quoted 522 517 328
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £24,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 19 (47.50%) Windows
2 16 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (37.50%) Active Directory
3 15 (37.50%) Windows 7
4 14 (35.00%) Service Delivery
5 12 (30.00%) ITIL
5 12 (30.00%) Root Cause Analysis
6 10 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
6 10 (25.00%) DHCP
6 10 (25.00%) DNS
6 10 (25.00%) Manual Testing
7 9 (22.50%) ISTQB
7 9 (22.50%) User Acceptance Testing
7 9 (22.50%) Microsoft
8 8 (20.00%) SQL
8 8 (20.00%) QA
8 8 (20.00%) Automated Testing
8 8 (20.00%) Test Management
9 7 (17.50%) Test Scripting
9 7 (17.50%) V-Model
9 7 (17.50%) Software Testing
10 6 (15.00%) HP Quality Center
10 6 (15.00%) .NET
10 6 (15.00%) SQL Server
10 6 (15.00%) E-Commerce
11 5 (12.50%) ISEB
11 5 (12.50%) Degree
11 5 (12.50%) Automation Testing
12 4 (10.00%) Software Delivery
12 4 (10.00%) Waterfall

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 4 (10.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 10 (25.00%) DHCP
1 10 (25.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (15.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.50%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (10.00%) Cucumber
2 3 (7.50%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (5.00%) Firebug
3 2 (5.00%) Fiddler
General
1 3 (7.50%) Retail
2 1 (2.50%) Finance
2 1 (2.50%) Law
2 1 (2.50%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (15.00%) .NET
2 2 (5.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (5.00%) CSS
2 2 (5.00%) XML
2 2 (5.00%) XHTML
2 2 (5.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.00%) N-Tier
2 2 (5.00%) Chip and PIN
2 2 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 19 (47.50%) Windows
2 15 (37.50%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (35.00%) Service Delivery
3 12 (30.00%) ITIL
3 12 (30.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 10 (25.00%) Manual Testing
5 9 (22.50%) User Acceptance Testing
6 8 (20.00%) Automated Testing
6 8 (20.00%) Test Management
7 7 (17.50%) Test Scripting
7 7 (17.50%) V-Model
7 7 (17.50%) Software Testing
8 6 (15.00%) E-Commerce
9 5 (12.50%) Automation Testing
10 4 (10.00%) Software Delivery
10 4 (10.00%) Waterfall
10 4 (10.00%) BDD
10 4 (10.00%) Logistics
11 3 (7.50%) Stakeholder Management
11 3 (7.50%) Integration Testing
12 2 (5.00%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (20.00%) SQL
2 2 (5.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 9 (22.50%) ISTQB
2 5 (12.50%) Degree
2 5 (12.50%) ISEB
3 3 (7.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (5.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (20.00%) QA
System Software
1 15 (37.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (15.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (22.50%) Microsoft
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