The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Northamptonshire region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Analyst
Rank 59 51 57
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 24 15 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 2.72% 2.30% 1.70%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.81% 2.40% 1.74%
Number of salaries quoted 22 15 10
Average salary £32,500 £31,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.83% -7.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,106 £27,450
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £40,600 £36,100
UK excluding London average salary £33,000 £32,500 £33,000
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -1.51%
Job Titles Category
Northamptonshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
854 626 631
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 96.94% 95.87% 97.68%
Number of salaries quoted 784 555 563
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +1.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Test Analyst
East Midlands

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 July 2014.

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 July 2014. 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
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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 -11 18 £33,750 +8.87% 4
Kettering - 1 £35,000 -
Test Analyst
East Midlands

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 27 (56.25%) ISEB
2 22 (45.83%) Test Scripting
3 21 (43.75%) QA
3 21 (43.75%) Project Management
4 18 (37.50%) Test Management
5 12 (25.00%) Manual Testing
5 12 (25.00%) ISTQB
6 11 (22.92%) User Acceptance Testing
6 11 (22.92%) Windows
7 10 (20.83%) SQL
7 10 (20.83%) Risk Management
7 10 (20.83%) Finance
7 10 (20.83%) Waterfall
7 10 (20.83%) V-Model
8 8 (16.67%) Java
9 7 (14.58%) HTML
9 7 (14.58%) XML
9 7 (14.58%) Automated Testing
9 7 (14.58%) Business Process Mapping
10 6 (12.50%) UNIX
10 6 (12.50%) Oracle
10 6 (12.50%) Web Services
11 5 (10.42%) SQL Server
11 5 (10.42%) Black-Box Testing
11 5 (10.42%) Relational Database
12 4 (8.33%) QuickTest Pro
13 3 (6.25%) Degree
13 3 (6.25%) Regression Testing
13 3 (6.25%) Software Testing
13 3 (6.25%) Marketing

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.42%) SQL Server
1 5 (10.42%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.08%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 4 (8.33%) QuickTest Pro
2 2 (4.17%) Selenium
3 1 (2.08%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (20.83%) Finance
2 3 (6.25%) Marketing
3 1 (2.08%) Retail
3 1 (2.08%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (14.58%) HTML
1 7 (14.58%) XML
2 6 (12.50%) Web Services
3 2 (4.17%) .NET
4 1 (2.08%) Velocity
4 1 (2.08%) .NET Framework
4 1 (2.08%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.25%) Mainframe
2 1 (2.08%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 11 (22.92%) Windows
2 6 (12.50%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (45.83%) Test Scripting
2 21 (43.75%) Project Management
3 18 (37.50%) Test Management
4 12 (25.00%) Manual Testing
5 11 (22.92%) User Acceptance Testing
6 10 (20.83%) Risk Management
6 10 (20.83%) Waterfall
6 10 (20.83%) V-Model
7 7 (14.58%) Automated Testing
7 7 (14.58%) Business Process Mapping
8 5 (10.42%) Black-Box Testing
9 3 (6.25%) Regression Testing
9 3 (6.25%) Software Testing
9 3 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (6.25%) Test Automation
10 2 (4.17%) Automation Testing
10 2 (4.17%) Agile Software Development
11 1 (2.08%) Fault Management
11 1 (2.08%) Test Strategy
11 1 (2.08%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (20.83%) SQL
2 8 (16.67%) Java
3 1 (2.08%) C#
3 1 (2.08%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 27 (56.25%) ISEB
2 12 (25.00%) ISTQB
3 3 (6.25%) Degree
4 1 (2.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (43.75%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (6.25%) Control-M
Vendors
1 6 (12.50%) Oracle
2 2 (4.17%) Microsoft
Northampton, Northamptonshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 Per Annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
IT Connections
Salary: £20,000 to £25,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Northamptonshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
FIRST POINT IT RESOURCING
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Package
Posted: 6 days ago