The table below looks at the statistics for the Test Analyst role in IT jobs advertised for the Oxford 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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Analyst
Rank 78 65 83
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +18
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 2 8 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 0.27% 1.01% 0.79%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 1.02% 0.85%
Number of salaries quoted 2 4 8
Average salary £21,750 £28,750 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-24.34% -39.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,150 £25,000 £41,050
10% offered a salary of more than £22,350 £41,250 £48,250
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%
Test Analyst
Oxfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Oxford 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
Oxford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
706 781 939
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 96.45% 98.74% 92.15%
Number of salaries quoted 588 649 852
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,750 £28,500 £31,350
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Test Analyst in the job title across the Oxford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Test Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

Test Analyst
Salary Trend in Oxford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Test Analyst across the Oxford region.

Test Analyst Salary Trend in Oxford

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Oxford 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 3 (60.00%) Selenium
2 2 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (40.00%) User Stories
2 2 (40.00%) Internet
2 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (40.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (40.00%) Manual Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Java
2 2 (40.00%) Automated Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Software Testing
2 2 (40.00%) ISTQB
2 2 (40.00%) ISEB
2 2 (40.00%) JIRA
3 1 (20.00%) QA
3 1 (20.00%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (20.00%) Chip and PIN
3 1 (20.00%) Degree
3 1 (20.00%) Perl
3 1 (20.00%) Python
3 1 (20.00%) HP
3 1 (20.00%) Workflow
3 1 (20.00%) VMware
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) Retail
3 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (20.00%) Cucumber
3 1 (20.00%) BDD
3 1 (20.00%) Functional Testing

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Oxford 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) Internet
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Selenium
2 2 (40.00%) JIRA
3 1 (20.00%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (20.00%) Cucumber
General
1 1 (20.00%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (20.00%) Chip and PIN
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 2 (40.00%) User Stories
1 2 (40.00%) Test Scripting
1 2 (40.00%) Manual Testing
1 2 (40.00%) Automated Testing
1 2 (40.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Workflow
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (20.00%) BDD
2 1 (20.00%) Functional Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Automation Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Usability Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) Perl
2 1 (20.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) ISTQB
1 2 (40.00%) ISEB
2 1 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (20.00%) KVM
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) HP
1 1 (20.00%) VMware