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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Analyst
Rank 17 21 29
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 12 4 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 10.34% 3.81% 0.83%
As % of the Job Titles category 10.53% 3.96% 0.87%
Number of salaries quoted 12 2 1
Average salary £35,000 £24,500 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+42.85% -15.51%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
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
114 101 115
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 98.28% 96.19% 95.83%
Number of salaries quoted 75 88 107
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,350 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,700 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Preston

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 19 (86.36%) Finance
2 18 (81.82%) QA
3 15 (68.18%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (63.64%) Selenium
4 14 (63.64%) WebDriver
5 13 (59.09%) QMS
6 12 (54.55%) Java
7 7 (31.82%) Analytical Skills
8 6 (27.27%) Test Scripting
9 5 (22.73%) Automation Testing
10 4 (18.18%) Functional Testing
10 4 (18.18%) ISEB
11 3 (13.64%) MS Excel
11 3 (13.64%) HP
11 3 (13.64%) Visual Studio
11 3 (13.64%) Bugzilla
11 3 (13.64%) JIRA
11 3 (13.64%) Use Case
11 3 (13.64%) HP Quality Center
12 2 (9.09%) Mentoring
12 2 (9.09%) Manual Testing
13 1 (4.55%) Automated Testing
13 1 (4.55%) Ruby
13 1 (4.55%) ISTQB
13 1 (4.55%) Windows
13 1 (4.55%) Linux
13 1 (4.55%) Python
13 1 (4.55%) C#
13 1 (4.55%) User Acceptance Testing
13 1 (4.55%) Mobile App

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Preston by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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.

Applications
1 3 (13.64%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 14 (63.64%) Selenium
1 14 (63.64%) WebDriver
2 3 (13.64%) Visual Studio
2 3 (13.64%) Bugzilla
2 3 (13.64%) JIRA
3 1 (4.55%) Cucumber
3 1 (4.55%) Appium
3 1 (4.55%) Calabash
General
1 19 (86.36%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 7 (31.82%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.55%) Mobile App
2 1 (4.55%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.55%) Windows
1 1 (4.55%) Linux
1 1 (4.55%) Apple iOS
1 1 (4.55%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (68.18%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (59.09%) QMS
3 6 (27.27%) Test Scripting
4 5 (22.73%) Automation Testing
5 4 (18.18%) Functional Testing
6 3 (13.64%) Use Case
7 2 (9.09%) Mentoring
7 2 (9.09%) Manual Testing
8 1 (4.55%) Automated Testing
8 1 (4.55%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (54.55%) Java
2 1 (4.55%) Ruby
2 1 (4.55%) Python
2 1 (4.55%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (18.18%) ISEB
2 1 (4.55%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (81.82%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (13.64%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (13.64%) HP
Preston, Lancashire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Salary: £22000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Preston
Interquest - IQ Public Sector
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 24 days ago