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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Analyst
Rank 55 64 56
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 40 6 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 3.86% 0.99% 2.75%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.10% 1.05% 2.82%
Number of salaries quoted 38 6 18
Average salary £33,750 £41,000 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.68% +43.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,050 £33,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £44,500 £33,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
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
975 574 638
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 94.20% 94.88% 97.55%
Number of salaries quoted 899 517 600
Average salary £37,500 £38,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.59% +4.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £22,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £52,500 £55,000
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 24 October 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 24 October 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
(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 33 £35,000 -20.45% 1
Test Analyst
East Midlands

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 37 (58.73%) QA
2 26 (41.27%) ISTQB
2 26 (41.27%) ISEB
2 26 (41.27%) Test Management
3 25 (39.68%) Project Management
4 23 (36.51%) Test Scripting
5 20 (31.75%) V-Model
6 19 (30.16%) SQL
7 16 (25.40%) Waterfall
8 15 (23.81%) HTML
8 15 (23.81%) XML
9 14 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
9 14 (22.22%) Business Process Mapping
10 13 (20.63%) Software Testing
11 12 (19.05%) Microsoft
12 11 (17.46%) .NET
13 10 (15.87%) Java
13 10 (15.87%) Windows
13 10 (15.87%) Manual Testing
14 9 (14.29%) SQL Server
14 9 (14.29%) Degree
14 9 (14.29%) Retail
15 8 (12.70%) E-Commerce
15 8 (12.70%) Risk Management
15 8 (12.70%) Finance
15 8 (12.70%) User Acceptance Testing
15 8 (12.70%) Analytical Skills
16 7 (11.11%) Compatibility Testing
16 7 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
16 7 (11.11%) UNIX

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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.

Applications
1 2 (3.17%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.76%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.59%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 6 (9.52%) Firebug
1 6 (9.52%) Fiddler
2 4 (6.35%) Selenium
3 3 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.59%) WebDriver
4 1 (1.59%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.59%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.59%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (1.59%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.59%) Subversion
4 1 (1.59%) JIRA
General
1 9 (14.29%) Retail
2 8 (12.70%) Finance
3 5 (7.94%) Law
4 3 (4.76%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (23.81%) XML
1 15 (23.81%) HTML
2 11 (17.46%) .NET
3 7 (11.11%) ASP.NET
3 7 (11.11%) CSS
3 7 (11.11%) Web Services
4 6 (9.52%) XHTML
5 1 (1.59%) WinForms
5 1 (1.59%) Ajax
5 1 (1.59%) .NET Framework
5 1 (1.59%) Velocity
5 1 (1.59%) RESTful
5 1 (1.59%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.70%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (9.52%) N-Tier
4 2 (3.17%) Chip and PIN
5 1 (1.59%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 10 (15.87%) Windows
2 7 (11.11%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (41.27%) Test Management
2 25 (39.68%) Project Management
3 23 (36.51%) Test Scripting
4 20 (31.75%) V-Model
5 16 (25.40%) Waterfall
6 14 (22.22%) Business Process Mapping
6 14 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
7 13 (20.63%) Software Testing
8 10 (15.87%) Manual Testing
9 8 (12.70%) User Acceptance Testing
9 8 (12.70%) Risk Management
9 8 (12.70%) E-Commerce
10 7 (11.11%) Compatibility Testing
11 6 (9.52%) Validation
11 6 (9.52%) TDD
11 6 (9.52%) Test Automation
12 5 (7.94%) Automated Testing
13 3 (4.76%) Regression Testing
13 3 (4.76%) Web Testing
13 3 (4.76%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 19 (30.16%) SQL
2 10 (15.87%) Java
3 2 (3.17%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.59%) C#
Qualifications
1 26 (41.27%) ISEB
1 26 (41.27%) ISTQB
2 9 (14.29%) Degree
3 3 (4.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (3.17%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (58.73%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (7.94%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (19.05%) Microsoft
2 7 (11.11%) Oracle
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