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 31 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Analyst
Rank 59 71 48
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -23
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 20 12 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 2.52% 1.35% 4.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.65% 1.46% 4.39%
Number of salaries quoted 19 8 25
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £29,050 £29,700
10% offered a salary of more than £36,100 £40,000 £37,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
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
754 820 570
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 95.08% 92.45% 95.96%
Number of salaries quoted 669 713 478
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £24,500 £21,250
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £50,000
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
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 31 March 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
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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 +8 16 £35,000 +7.69% 1
Test Analyst
East Midlands

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 19 (39.58%) Windows
2 18 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (33.33%) Active Directory
4 15 (31.25%) Windows 7
5 14 (29.17%) Service Delivery
6 12 (25.00%) ISTQB
7 11 (22.92%) QA
7 11 (22.92%) Test Management
7 11 (22.92%) ITIL
8 10 (20.83%) SQL
8 10 (20.83%) Test Scripting
8 10 (20.83%) Software Testing
8 10 (20.83%) Root Cause Analysis
9 9 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
9 9 (18.75%) DHCP
9 9 (18.75%) DNS
9 9 (18.75%) Microsoft
10 8 (16.67%) ISEB
10 8 (16.67%) E-Commerce
10 8 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
10 8 (16.67%) V-Model
10 8 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
11 7 (14.58%) Manual Testing
11 7 (14.58%) Automated Testing
11 7 (14.58%) Retail
11 7 (14.58%) .NET
12 6 (12.50%) SQL Server
12 6 (12.50%) Degree
13 4 (8.33%) Logistics
13 4 (8.33%) Compatibility Testing

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 2 (4.17%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 9 (18.75%) DHCP
1 9 (18.75%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 4 (8.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
1 4 (8.33%) Cucumber
2 3 (6.25%) Firebug
2 3 (6.25%) Fiddler
3 2 (4.17%) Selenium
4 1 (2.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (2.08%) Subversion
4 1 (2.08%) JIRA
4 1 (2.08%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.08%) WebDriver
General
1 7 (14.58%) Retail
2 3 (6.25%) Law
3 1 (2.08%) Banking
3 1 (2.08%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (14.58%) .NET
2 4 (8.33%) HTML
2 4 (8.33%) CSS
2 4 (8.33%) XML
3 3 (6.25%) XHTML
3 3 (6.25%) ASP.NET
4 1 (2.08%) WinForms
4 1 (2.08%) Ajax
4 1 (2.08%) RESTful
4 1 (2.08%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 9 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (6.25%) N-Tier
3 3 (6.25%) Chip and PIN
Operating Systems
1 19 (39.58%) Windows
2 15 (31.25%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (29.17%) Service Delivery
3 11 (22.92%) ITIL
3 11 (22.92%) Test Management
4 10 (20.83%) Test Scripting
4 10 (20.83%) Root Cause Analysis
4 10 (20.83%) Software Testing
5 8 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
5 8 (16.67%) E-Commerce
5 8 (16.67%) V-Model
6 7 (14.58%) Manual Testing
6 7 (14.58%) Automated Testing
7 4 (8.33%) Web Testing
7 4 (8.33%) Automation Testing
7 4 (8.33%) Waterfall
7 4 (8.33%) BDD
7 4 (8.33%) Software Delivery
7 4 (8.33%) Project Management
7 4 (8.33%) Compatibility Testing
7 4 (8.33%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 10 (20.83%) SQL
2 1 (2.08%) Java
2 1 (2.08%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 12 (25.00%) ISTQB
2 8 (16.67%) ISEB
3 6 (12.50%) Degree
4 3 (6.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (6.25%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (22.92%) QA
System Software
1 16 (33.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (18.75%) Microsoft
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