The table below looks at the statistics for the Test Analyst role in IT jobs advertised for the Preston 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 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Analyst
Rank 14 21 29
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 9 9 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 12.33% 7.14% 3.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 12.68% 7.14% 3.15%
Number of salaries quoted 9 9 3
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £26,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +32.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,200 £24,800 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,500 £31,300
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,000
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
Test Analyst
Lancashire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Preston 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
Preston
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
71 126 127
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 97.26% 100.00% 99.22%
Number of salaries quoted 62 112 118
Average salary £37,250 £31,250 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.20% -10.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,200 £22,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £57,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Preston

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

Test Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Preston

Test Analyst
Salary Trend in Preston

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

Test Analyst Salary Trend in Preston

Test Analyst
Salary Histogram in Preston

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Analyst across the Preston region over the 3 months to 8 February 2016.

Test Analyst Salary Histogram in Preston

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Preston

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs across the Preston 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 10 (71.43%) User Acceptance Testing
1 10 (71.43%) Test Scripting
2 9 (64.29%) Defect Management
2 9 (64.29%) QA
3 7 (50.00%) JIRA
3 7 (50.00%) ISTQB
3 7 (50.00%) ISEB
3 7 (50.00%) Java
3 7 (50.00%) Functional Testing
4 6 (42.86%) SQL
4 6 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (42.86%) Automated Testing
5 5 (35.71%) Software Testing
5 5 (35.71%) Regression Testing
5 5 (35.71%) Workflow
5 5 (35.71%) QA Automation
5 5 (35.71%) Selenium
6 4 (28.57%) Time Management
6 4 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (28.57%) HND
6 4 (28.57%) HP
6 4 (28.57%) Telerik
6 4 (28.57%) Web Development
6 4 (28.57%) Degree
6 4 (28.57%) Computer Science
7 2 (14.29%) IBM
7 2 (14.29%) .NET
7 2 (14.29%) Finance
7 2 (14.29%) Bugzilla

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Preston by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs across the Preston 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.

Development Applications
1 7 (50.00%) JIRA
2 5 (35.71%) Selenium
3 2 (14.29%) Bugzilla
3 2 (14.29%) WebDriver
4 1 (7.14%) Cucumber
4 1 (7.14%) Gerrit
4 1 (7.14%) Git (software)
4 1 (7.14%) Jenkins
4 1 (7.14%) JMeter
4 1 (7.14%) Mercurial
General
1 2 (14.29%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (28.57%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (71.43%) Test Scripting
1 10 (71.43%) User Acceptance Testing
2 9 (64.29%) Defect Management
3 7 (50.00%) Functional Testing
4 6 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (42.86%) Automated Testing
5 5 (35.71%) QA Automation
5 5 (35.71%) Regression Testing
5 5 (35.71%) Software Testing
5 5 (35.71%) Workflow
6 4 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (28.57%) Time Management
6 4 (28.57%) Web Development
7 2 (14.29%) Test Management
8 1 (7.14%) API Testing
8 1 (7.14%) OWASP
8 1 (7.14%) Performance Testing
8 1 (7.14%) SDLC
8 1 (7.14%) System Testing
8 1 (7.14%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (50.00%) Java
2 6 (42.86%) SQL
3 1 (7.14%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 7 (50.00%) ISEB
1 7 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 4 (28.57%) Degree
2 4 (28.57%) HND
3 2 (14.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (64.29%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) HP
1 4 (28.57%) Telerik
2 2 (14.29%) IBM