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 23 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Analyst
Rank 55 54 61
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 22 15 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 2.59% 2.30% 1.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.67% 2.40% 1.58%
Number of salaries quoted 19 15 9
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 £27,400
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,200 £36,200
UK excluding London average salary £33,500 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
Job Titles Category
Northamptonshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
825 625 632
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 96.94% 95.71% 97.38%
Number of salaries quoted 764 555 567
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £23,500
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 23 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 23 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 -13 16 £33,750 +8.00% 2
Kettering - 1 £35,000 -
Test Analyst
East Midlands

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 23 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 26 (59.09%) ISEB
2 22 (50.00%) Test Scripting
3 19 (43.18%) Project Management
4 18 (40.91%) QA
5 16 (36.36%) Test Management
6 11 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 11 (25.00%) Manual Testing
6 11 (25.00%) ISTQB
6 11 (25.00%) Windows
7 10 (22.73%) SQL
8 9 (20.45%) Risk Management
8 9 (20.45%) Finance
9 8 (18.18%) Java
9 8 (18.18%) V-Model
9 8 (18.18%) Waterfall
10 7 (15.91%) Automated Testing
10 7 (15.91%) HTML
10 7 (15.91%) XML
11 6 (13.64%) UNIX
11 6 (13.64%) Oracle
11 6 (13.64%) Web Services
11 6 (13.64%) Business Process Mapping
12 5 (11.36%) Black-Box Testing
12 5 (11.36%) Relational Database
12 5 (11.36%) SQL Server
13 4 (9.09%) QuickTest Pro
14 3 (6.82%) Test Automation
14 3 (6.82%) Degree
14 3 (6.82%) Regression Testing
14 3 (6.82%) Stakeholder Management

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 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 (11.36%) SQL Server
1 5 (11.36%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.27%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 4 (9.09%) QuickTest Pro
2 2 (4.55%) Selenium
3 1 (2.27%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (20.45%) Finance
2 2 (4.55%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (15.91%) HTML
1 7 (15.91%) XML
2 6 (13.64%) Web Services
3 2 (4.55%) .NET
4 1 (2.27%) ASP.NET
4 1 (2.27%) .NET Framework
4 1 (2.27%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.82%) Mainframe
2 1 (2.27%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 11 (25.00%) Windows
2 6 (13.64%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 19 (43.18%) Project Management
3 16 (36.36%) Test Management
4 11 (25.00%) Manual Testing
4 11 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 9 (20.45%) Risk Management
6 8 (18.18%) V-Model
6 8 (18.18%) Waterfall
7 7 (15.91%) Automated Testing
8 6 (13.64%) Business Process Mapping
9 5 (11.36%) Black-Box Testing
10 3 (6.82%) Test Automation
10 3 (6.82%) Stakeholder Management
10 3 (6.82%) Regression Testing
11 2 (4.55%) Agile Software Development
11 2 (4.55%) Software Testing
11 2 (4.55%) Automation Testing
12 1 (2.27%) MSF
12 1 (2.27%) Test Strategy
12 1 (2.27%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (22.73%) SQL
2 8 (18.18%) Java
3 1 (2.27%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.27%) C#
Qualifications
1 26 (59.09%) ISEB
2 11 (25.00%) ISTQB
3 3 (6.82%) Degree
4 1 (2.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (40.91%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (6.82%) Control-M
Vendors
1 6 (13.64%) Oracle
2 2 (4.55%) Microsoft
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