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

Location
3 months to
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Analyst
Rank 53 53 47
Rank change year-on-year
0 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 20 23 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 3.01% 3.44% 2.84%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.09% 3.57% 2.95%
Number of salaries quoted 20 23 11
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% +12.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £22,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £39,500 £32,500
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £35,000 £32,000
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +9.37%
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
648 645 373
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 97.44% 96.41% 96.38%
Number of salaries quoted 570 599 350
Average salary £42,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £53,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 1 July 2015.

Test Analyst Salary Histogram in Northampton

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 26 (72.22%) Windows
2 19 (52.78%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (52.78%) Active Directory
2 19 (52.78%) Windows 7
3 18 (50.00%) Service Delivery
4 15 (41.67%) User Acceptance Testing
5 14 (38.89%) ITIL
5 14 (38.89%) Root Cause Analysis
6 12 (33.33%) Test Scripting
6 12 (33.33%) DHCP
6 12 (33.33%) DNS
7 11 (30.56%) SQL Server
7 11 (30.56%) Analytical Skills
8 10 (27.78%) Manual Testing
8 10 (27.78%) Automated Testing
9 8 (22.22%) SQL
9 8 (22.22%) Microsoft
10 7 (19.44%) .NET
10 7 (19.44%) C#
10 7 (19.44%) Unit Testing
10 7 (19.44%) Test Management
10 7 (19.44%) Degree
10 7 (19.44%) QA
11 5 (13.89%) MS Excel
12 4 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
12 4 (11.11%) ERP
12 4 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
12 4 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 4 (11.11%) ISEB
12 4 (11.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 (13.89%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 12 (33.33%) DHCP
1 12 (33.33%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (30.56%) SQL Server
2 4 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (11.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 3 (8.33%) Cucumber
General
1 1 (2.78%) Finance
1 1 (2.78%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (19.44%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 11 (30.56%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 26 (72.22%) Windows
2 19 (52.78%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (52.78%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (50.00%) Service Delivery
3 15 (41.67%) User Acceptance Testing
4 14 (38.89%) ITIL
4 14 (38.89%) Root Cause Analysis
5 12 (33.33%) Test Scripting
6 10 (27.78%) Manual Testing
6 10 (27.78%) Automated Testing
7 7 (19.44%) Unit Testing
7 7 (19.44%) Test Management
8 4 (11.11%) ERP
8 4 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (11.11%) Test Strategy
9 3 (8.33%) Automation Testing
9 3 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (8.33%) BDD
10 1 (2.78%) Data Migration
10 1 (2.78%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 1 (2.78%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 8 (22.22%) SQL
2 7 (19.44%) C#
Qualifications
1 7 (19.44%) Degree
2 4 (11.11%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (19.44%) QA
System Software
1 19 (52.78%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (5.56%) SCCM
2 1 (2.78%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (22.22%) Microsoft
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