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 20 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Analyst
Rank 57 64 57
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 35 2 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 3.42% 0.34% 2.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.72% 0.35% 2.80%
Number of salaries quoted 34 2 18
Average salary £35,000 £33,750 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.70% +22.72%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,800 £30,350 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,150 £33,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,000
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
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
941 566 642
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 91.89% 96.26% 96.11%
Number of salaries quoted 885 499 602
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% +2.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £22,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,000 £59,800
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 20 November 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 20 November 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 +9 30 £35,000 -7.89% 1
Test Analyst
East Midlands

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 35 (57.38%) QA
2 25 (40.98%) ISTQB
3 23 (37.70%) ISEB
3 23 (37.70%) Test Management
4 22 (36.07%) Project Management
5 21 (34.43%) V-Model
6 19 (31.15%) SQL
7 18 (29.51%) Test Scripting
8 17 (27.87%) Waterfall
9 15 (24.59%) Agile Software Development
10 14 (22.95%) HTML
10 14 (22.95%) XML
10 14 (22.95%) Software Testing
11 13 (21.31%) Microsoft
12 12 (19.67%) .NET
12 12 (19.67%) Business Process Mapping
13 11 (18.03%) Manual Testing
14 10 (16.39%) SQL Server
14 10 (16.39%) Windows
14 10 (16.39%) Retail
15 9 (14.75%) Degree
15 9 (14.75%) E-Commerce
15 9 (14.75%) Java
16 7 (11.48%) ASP.NET
16 7 (11.48%) CSS
16 7 (11.48%) Compatibility Testing
16 7 (11.48%) HP Quality Center
16 7 (11.48%) Enterprise Software
17 6 (9.84%) Analytical Skills
17 6 (9.84%) Test Automation

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 (3.28%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (16.39%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.56%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (9.84%) Firebug
1 6 (9.84%) Fiddler
2 4 (6.56%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (6.56%) Selenium
3 1 (1.64%) WebDriver
3 1 (1.64%) Cucumber
3 1 (1.64%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.64%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (1.64%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.64%) Subversion
3 1 (1.64%) JIRA
General
1 10 (16.39%) Retail
2 6 (9.84%) Finance
2 6 (9.84%) Law
3 3 (4.92%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (22.95%) HTML
1 14 (22.95%) XML
2 12 (19.67%) .NET
3 7 (11.48%) ASP.NET
3 7 (11.48%) CSS
4 6 (9.84%) Web Services
4 6 (9.84%) XHTML
5 1 (1.64%) WinForms
5 1 (1.64%) Ajax
5 1 (1.64%) .NET Framework
5 1 (1.64%) RESTful
5 1 (1.64%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.48%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (9.84%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (9.84%) N-Tier
3 2 (3.28%) Chip and PIN
4 1 (1.64%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 10 (16.39%) Windows
2 6 (9.84%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (37.70%) Test Management
2 22 (36.07%) Project Management
3 21 (34.43%) V-Model
4 18 (29.51%) Test Scripting
5 17 (27.87%) Waterfall
6 15 (24.59%) Agile Software Development
7 14 (22.95%) Software Testing
8 12 (19.67%) Business Process Mapping
9 11 (18.03%) Manual Testing
10 9 (14.75%) E-Commerce
11 7 (11.48%) Compatibility Testing
12 6 (9.84%) Automated Testing
12 6 (9.84%) TDD
12 6 (9.84%) Risk Management
12 6 (9.84%) Validation
12 6 (9.84%) Test Automation
13 5 (8.20%) Logistics
14 4 (6.56%) User Acceptance Testing
15 3 (4.92%) Integration Testing
15 3 (4.92%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 19 (31.15%) SQL
2 9 (14.75%) Java
3 2 (3.28%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.64%) C#
Qualifications
1 25 (40.98%) ISTQB
2 23 (37.70%) ISEB
3 9 (14.75%) Degree
4 3 (4.92%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (4.92%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (57.38%) QA
Systems Management
1 7 (11.48%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (21.31%) Microsoft
2 6 (9.84%) Oracle
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Crimson Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Northamptonshire
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + Bonus & Package
Posted: 14 days ago