The table below looks at the statistics for the Test Analyst role in IT jobs advertised for the Oxfordshire 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 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Analyst
Rank 96 94 90
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 15 24 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.99% 1.42% 1.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.03% 1.46% 1.58%
Number of salaries quoted 14 15 24
Average salary £30,000 £35,000 £47,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% -25.53%
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
Test Analyst
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Oxfordshire 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
Oxfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1462 1641 1520
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 96.25% 97.22% 96.45%
Number of salaries quoted 1255 1455 1385
Average salary £38,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Test Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

Test Analyst
Salary Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Test Analyst Salary Trend in Oxfordshire

Test Analyst
Salary Histogram in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Analyst across the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 2014.

Test Analyst Salary Histogram in Oxfordshire

Test Analyst
Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Analyst within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 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
Oxford -8 6 £30,000 +9.09%
Wallingford -4 2 £18,500 -47.14%
Thame - 2 £28,000 -
Banbury - 1 - -
Test Analyst
South East

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 31 (88.57%) Test Scripting
2 22 (62.86%) QuickTest Pro
3 17 (48.57%) Automated Testing
4 13 (37.14%) Performance Testing
4 13 (37.14%) ISEB
4 13 (37.14%) Visual Studio
5 12 (34.29%) WinRunner
5 12 (34.29%) LoadRunner
5 12 (34.29%) JMeter
5 12 (34.29%) eggPlant
6 11 (31.43%) ISTQB
6 11 (31.43%) HP Quality Center
7 10 (28.57%) Usability Testing
8 9 (25.71%) Selenium
8 9 (25.71%) Retail
8 9 (25.71%) Chip and PIN
8 9 (25.71%) Web Testing
9 8 (22.86%) User Acceptance Testing
10 7 (20.00%) HP
11 6 (17.14%) .NET
11 6 (17.14%) QA
12 5 (14.29%) SQL
12 5 (14.29%) Regression Testing
13 4 (11.43%) Bugzilla
13 4 (11.43%) Unit Testing
13 4 (11.43%) JIRA
13 4 (11.43%) Software Testing
14 3 (8.57%) TestDirector
14 3 (8.57%) Windows
15 2 (5.71%) E-Commerce

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the Oxfordshire 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (2.86%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 22 (62.86%) QuickTest Pro
2 13 (37.14%) Visual Studio
3 12 (34.29%) WinRunner
3 12 (34.29%) LoadRunner
3 12 (34.29%) JMeter
3 12 (34.29%) eggPlant
4 9 (25.71%) Selenium
5 4 (11.43%) Bugzilla
5 4 (11.43%) JIRA
6 3 (8.57%) TestDirector
7 2 (5.71%) Cucumber
8 1 (2.86%) Behat
8 1 (2.86%) Selenium IDE
8 1 (2.86%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 9 (25.71%) Retail
2 2 (5.71%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (17.14%) .NET
2 1 (2.86%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (2.86%) XHTML
2 1 (2.86%) ASP.NET
2 1 (2.86%) CSS
2 1 (2.86%) Web Services
2 1 (2.86%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (25.71%) Chip and PIN
2 1 (2.86%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.86%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (88.57%) Test Scripting
2 17 (48.57%) Automated Testing
3 13 (37.14%) Performance Testing
4 10 (28.57%) Usability Testing
5 9 (25.71%) Web Testing
6 8 (22.86%) User Acceptance Testing
7 5 (14.29%) Regression Testing
8 4 (11.43%) Unit Testing
8 4 (11.43%) Software Testing
9 2 (5.71%) E-Commerce
9 2 (5.71%) Manual Testing
9 2 (5.71%) Test Automation
10 1 (2.86%) Continuous Improvement
10 1 (2.86%) Root Cause Analysis
10 1 (2.86%) Automation Testing
10 1 (2.86%) BDD
10 1 (2.86%) Integration Testing
10 1 (2.86%) Use Case
10 1 (2.86%) Project Planning
10 1 (2.86%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 5 (14.29%) SQL
2 1 (2.86%) Python
2 1 (2.86%) C
2 1 (2.86%) C#
2 1 (2.86%) JavaScript
2 1 (2.86%) Perl
Qualifications
1 13 (37.14%) ISEB
2 11 (31.43%) ISTQB
3 1 (2.86%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (17.14%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.86%) KVM
1 1 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (31.43%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (20.00%) HP
2 1 (2.86%) VMware
2 1 (2.86%) Microsoft