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 27 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Analyst
Rank 64 62 47
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -15
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 24 22 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 2.66% 2.36% 3.82%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.77% 2.53% 4.01%
Number of salaries quoted 23 20 25
Average salary £34,000 £33,750 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.74% +3.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £24,300 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £40,250 £37,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +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
865 868 624
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 95.90% 93.13% 95.41%
Number of salaries quoted 752 760 520
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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
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 27 April 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 22 £35,000 +7.69% 1
Test Analyst
East Midlands

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 23 (58.97%) Windows
2 19 (48.72%) Active Directory
3 18 (46.15%) Windows 7
4 17 (43.59%) Service Delivery
5 15 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (33.33%) ITIL
7 12 (30.77%) Root Cause Analysis
8 11 (28.21%) Manual Testing
9 10 (25.64%) Test Management
9 10 (25.64%) DHCP
9 10 (25.64%) DNS
9 10 (25.64%) User Acceptance Testing
10 9 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
11 8 (20.51%) Automated Testing
12 7 (17.95%) Test Scripting
13 5 (12.82%) V-Model
13 5 (12.82%) ISTQB
13 5 (12.82%) QA
13 5 (12.82%) Microsoft
13 5 (12.82%) SQL
14 4 (10.26%) .NET
14 4 (10.26%) SQL Server
14 4 (10.26%) MS Excel
14 4 (10.26%) Stakeholder Management
14 4 (10.26%) Degree
14 4 (10.26%) Logistics
14 4 (10.26%) HP Quality Center
14 4 (10.26%) Waterfall
14 4 (10.26%) Cucumber
14 4 (10.26%) BDD

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 4 (10.26%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 10 (25.64%) DHCP
1 10 (25.64%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.26%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.56%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (10.26%) Cucumber
2 1 (2.56%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (5.13%) Retail
2 1 (2.56%) Finance
2 1 (2.56%) Law
2 1 (2.56%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.26%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.56%) Chip and PIN
Operating Systems
1 23 (58.97%) Windows
2 18 (46.15%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (43.59%) Service Delivery
2 15 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (33.33%) ITIL
4 12 (30.77%) Root Cause Analysis
5 11 (28.21%) Manual Testing
6 10 (25.64%) User Acceptance Testing
6 10 (25.64%) Test Management
7 8 (20.51%) Automated Testing
8 7 (17.95%) Test Scripting
9 5 (12.82%) V-Model
10 4 (10.26%) Automation Testing
10 4 (10.26%) Waterfall
10 4 (10.26%) BDD
10 4 (10.26%) Software Delivery
10 4 (10.26%) Logistics
10 4 (10.26%) Stakeholder Management
11 3 (7.69%) Project Management
11 3 (7.69%) Unit Testing
11 3 (7.69%) Software Testing
12 2 (5.13%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 5 (12.82%) SQL
2 3 (7.69%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (12.82%) ISTQB
2 4 (10.26%) Degree
3 3 (7.69%) ISEB
4 1 (2.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (2.56%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (12.82%) QA
System Software
1 19 (48.72%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (10.26%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (12.82%) Microsoft
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