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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Analyst
Rank 65 47 36
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -11
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 20 25 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 2.12% 3.85% 5.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.29% 4.03% 5.40%
Number of salaries quoted 17 25 40
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,700 £29,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,000 £34,550
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £32,500 £31,000
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +4.83%
Job Titles Category
Northamptonshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
874 620 815
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 92.68% 95.53% 98.07%
Number of salaries quoted 757 515 747
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £21,250 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,325 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +0.85%
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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Northampton -14 17 £32,500 -5.79% 2
Test Analyst
East Midlands

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 18 (64.29%) ISEB
2 13 (46.43%) Test Scripting
3 8 (28.57%) QA
4 7 (25.00%) Windows
4 7 (25.00%) Project Management
4 7 (25.00%) SQL
5 6 (21.43%) User Acceptance Testing
5 6 (21.43%) Manual Testing
6 5 (17.86%) Test Management
6 5 (17.86%) Black-Box Testing
6 5 (17.86%) Relational Database
6 5 (17.86%) Automated Testing
7 4 (14.29%) Selenium
7 4 (14.29%) Java
7 4 (14.29%) SQL Server
7 4 (14.29%) Risk Management
7 4 (14.29%) Finance
8 3 (10.71%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (10.71%) Web Services
8 3 (10.71%) XML
8 3 (10.71%) UNIX
8 3 (10.71%) HTML
8 3 (10.71%) Oracle
8 3 (10.71%) Mainframe
8 3 (10.71%) QuickTest Pro
8 3 (10.71%) Control-M
8 3 (10.71%) Test Automation
9 2 (7.14%) HP Quality Center
9 2 (7.14%) ISTQB
9 2 (7.14%) Automation Testing

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 (7.14%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.57%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (17.86%) Relational Database
2 4 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (14.29%) Selenium
2 3 (10.71%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (3.57%) Bugzilla
3 1 (3.57%) JIRA
3 1 (3.57%) Cucumber
General
1 4 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (3.57%) Retail
2 1 (3.57%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.71%) Web Services
1 3 (10.71%) XML
1 3 (10.71%) HTML
2 1 (3.57%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.71%) Mainframe
2 1 (3.57%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 7 (25.00%) Windows
2 3 (10.71%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (46.43%) Test Scripting
2 7 (25.00%) Project Management
3 6 (21.43%) User Acceptance Testing
3 6 (21.43%) Manual Testing
4 5 (17.86%) Test Management
4 5 (17.86%) Black-Box Testing
4 5 (17.86%) Automated Testing
5 4 (14.29%) Risk Management
6 3 (10.71%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (10.71%) Test Automation
7 2 (7.14%) Automation Testing
7 2 (7.14%) Logistics
7 2 (7.14%) Regression Testing
7 2 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (7.14%) Scrum
8 1 (3.57%) TDD
8 1 (3.57%) E-Commerce
8 1 (3.57%) Fault Management
8 1 (3.57%) Integration Testing
8 1 (3.57%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (25.00%) SQL
2 4 (14.29%) Java
3 1 (3.57%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 18 (64.29%) ISEB
2 2 (7.14%) ISTQB
3 1 (3.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (28.57%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (10.71%) Control-M
2 2 (7.14%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (10.71%) Oracle
2 1 (3.57%) HP
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