The table below looks at the statistics for the Test Analyst role in IT jobs advertised for the Poole 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 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Analyst
Rank 29 - 17
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 11 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Poole 5.56% - 3.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.67% - 3.37%
Number of salaries quoted 11 0 1
Average salary £32,500 - £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
Test Analyst
Dorset

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Poole 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
Poole
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
194 103 89
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Poole 97.98% 99.04% 98.89%
Number of salaries quoted 191 99 64
Average salary £40,000 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £24,000 £25,750
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £40,000 £45,500
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 Poole

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

Test Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Poole

Test Analyst
Salary Trend in Poole

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

Test Analyst Salary Trend in Poole

Test Analyst
Top 12 Related IT Skills in Poole

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the Poole 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 11 (91.67%) Software Testing
2 6 (50.00%) Manual Testing
3 5 (41.67%) SQL
3 5 (41.67%) MS Office
3 5 (41.67%) Windows
3 5 (41.67%) MS Excel
3 5 (41.67%) Cisco
3 5 (41.67%) ISEB
3 5 (41.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (41.67%) ISTQB
3 5 (41.67%) Degree
3 5 (41.67%) Black-Box Testing

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Poole by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the Poole 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 5 (41.67%) MS Office
1 5 (41.67%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 5 (41.67%) Team Foundation Server
Operating Systems
1 5 (41.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (91.67%) Software Testing
2 6 (50.00%) Manual Testing
3 5 (41.67%) Black-Box Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (41.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (41.67%) ISEB
1 5 (41.67%) ISTQB
1 5 (41.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Cisco