The table below looks at the statistics for the Test Analyst role in IT jobs advertised for the Northamptonshire 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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Analyst
Rank 66 58 50
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 16 30 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 1.71% 3.25% 2.77%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.75% 3.36% 2.89%
Number of salaries quoted 15 27 18
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,500 £22,186
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £35,000 £44,300
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Test Analyst
East Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Northamptonshire 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
Northamptonshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
915 892 622
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 97.86% 96.64% 95.69%
Number of salaries quoted 824 803 557
Average salary £40,000 £36,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Test Analyst in the job title across the Northamptonshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Test Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

Test Analyst
Salary Trend in Northamptonshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Test Analyst across the Northamptonshire region.

Test Analyst Salary Trend in Northamptonshire

Test Analyst
Salary Histogram in Northamptonshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Analyst across the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Test Analyst Salary Histogram in Northamptonshire

Test Analyst
Job Locations in Northamptonshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Analyst within the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northampton -15 12 £33,500 -4.28% 1
Towcester - 1 - - 1
Test Analyst
East Midlands

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Northamptonshire 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 24 (54.55%) Windows
2 22 (50.00%) Test Scripting
3 19 (43.18%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (38.64%) Degree
5 15 (34.09%) Windows 7
5 15 (34.09%) User Acceptance Testing
5 15 (34.09%) Active Directory
6 13 (29.55%) Service Delivery
7 12 (27.27%) SQL
7 12 (27.27%) SQL Server
8 11 (25.00%) ITIL
8 11 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
9 10 (22.73%) Manual Testing
9 10 (22.73%) QA
10 9 (20.45%) Automated Testing
10 9 (20.45%) DHCP
10 9 (20.45%) DNS
10 9 (20.45%) Microsoft
11 8 (18.18%) .NET
11 8 (18.18%) C#
11 8 (18.18%) Unit Testing
12 7 (15.91%) Analytical Skills
13 6 (13.64%) Test Management
14 5 (11.36%) SCCM
14 5 (11.36%) MS Excel
14 5 (11.36%) ISEB
15 4 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
15 4 (9.09%) ERP
15 4 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
15 4 (9.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Northamptonshire 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 (11.36%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 9 (20.45%) DHCP
1 9 (20.45%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (27.27%) SQL Server
2 4 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (9.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 2 (4.55%) Selenium
2 1 (2.27%) WebDriver
2 1 (2.27%) Cucumber
General
1 1 (2.27%) Finance
1 1 (2.27%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (18.18%) .NET
2 2 (4.55%) GWT
3 1 (2.27%) HTML
3 1 (2.27%) Web Services
3 1 (2.27%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.91%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 24 (54.55%) Windows
2 15 (34.09%) Windows 7
3 3 (6.82%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 19 (43.18%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (34.09%) User Acceptance Testing
4 13 (29.55%) Service Delivery
5 11 (25.00%) ITIL
5 11 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
6 10 (22.73%) Manual Testing
7 9 (20.45%) Automated Testing
8 8 (18.18%) Unit Testing
9 6 (13.64%) Test Management
10 4 (9.09%) BDD
10 4 (9.09%) Test Strategy
10 4 (9.09%) ERP
10 4 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
10 4 (9.09%) Automation Testing
11 3 (6.82%) Stakeholder Management
12 2 (4.55%) Scrum
13 1 (2.27%) TDD
13 1 (2.27%) Workflow
13 1 (2.27%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 12 (27.27%) SQL
2 8 (18.18%) C#
3 3 (6.82%) Java
Qualifications
1 17 (38.64%) Degree
2 5 (11.36%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (22.73%) QA
System Software
1 15 (34.09%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (11.36%) SCCM
2 1 (2.27%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (20.45%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.27%) Oracle
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £34000 per annum + £ neg+bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Towcester, Northamptonshire
Interact Consulting
Salary: 35-40k
Posted: 2 days ago