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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Analyst
Rank 58 59 49
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -10
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 25 25 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 2.82% 2.82% 2.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.88% 2.90% 2.59%
Number of salaries quoted 24 23 16
Average salary £30,000 £32,500 £31,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.69% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,500 £22,133
10% offered a salary of more than £39,250 £35,000 £43,500
UK excluding London average salary £33,500 £33,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+1.51% +1.53%
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
868 861 618
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 97.97% 97.29% 95.81%
Number of salaries quoted 772 790 546
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £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 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 31 July 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 31 July 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 -3 17 £32,500 -7.14%
Towcester - 1 - -
Test Analyst
East Midlands

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 28 (57.14%) Windows
2 22 (44.90%) Test Scripting
3 20 (40.82%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (38.78%) Windows 7
4 19 (38.78%) Active Directory
5 18 (36.73%) Service Delivery
6 17 (34.69%) Degree
7 16 (32.65%) User Acceptance Testing
8 12 (24.49%) Root Cause Analysis
8 12 (24.49%) SQL
8 12 (24.49%) SQL Server
8 12 (24.49%) ITIL
9 11 (22.45%) Manual Testing
10 10 (20.41%) QA
10 10 (20.41%) Automated Testing
10 10 (20.41%) DHCP
10 10 (20.41%) DNS
11 9 (18.37%) Microsoft
11 9 (18.37%) Test Management
11 9 (18.37%) Analytical Skills
12 8 (16.33%) Unit Testing
12 8 (16.33%) .NET
12 8 (16.33%) C#
13 5 (10.20%) MS Excel
13 5 (10.20%) ISEB
13 5 (10.20%) Automation Testing
13 5 (10.20%) BDD
14 4 (8.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 4 (8.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 4 (8.16%) Data Warehouse

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (10.20%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 10 (20.41%) DHCP
1 10 (20.41%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (24.49%) SQL Server
2 4 (8.16%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (8.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (8.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 2 (4.08%) Selenium
1 2 (4.08%) Cucumber
2 1 (2.04%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (2.04%) Finance
1 1 (2.04%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (16.33%) .NET
2 2 (4.08%) GWT
3 1 (2.04%) HTML
3 1 (2.04%) Web Services
3 1 (2.04%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (18.37%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 28 (57.14%) Windows
2 19 (38.78%) Windows 7
3 3 (6.12%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (44.90%) Test Scripting
2 20 (40.82%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (36.73%) Service Delivery
4 16 (32.65%) User Acceptance Testing
5 12 (24.49%) ITIL
5 12 (24.49%) Root Cause Analysis
6 11 (22.45%) Manual Testing
7 10 (20.41%) Automated Testing
8 9 (18.37%) Test Management
9 8 (16.33%) Unit Testing
10 5 (10.20%) Automation Testing
10 5 (10.20%) BDD
11 4 (8.16%) Test Strategy
11 4 (8.16%) ERP
11 4 (8.16%) Business Intelligence
12 3 (6.12%) Stakeholder Management
13 2 (4.08%) Scrum
14 1 (2.04%) TDD
14 1 (2.04%) Workflow
14 1 (2.04%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 12 (24.49%) SQL
2 8 (16.33%) C#
3 3 (6.12%) Java
Qualifications
1 17 (34.69%) Degree
2 5 (10.20%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (20.41%) QA
System Software
1 19 (38.78%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (4.08%) SCCM
2 1 (2.04%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (18.37%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.04%) Oracle