The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Preston region that had Test Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 17 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Analyst
Lancashire / Preston
Rank 26 14 31
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +17
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 5 9 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 3.79% 12.16% 2.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.94% 12.50% 2.17%
Number of salaries quoted 5 9 3
Median salary £35,000 £28,000 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% +12.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,600 £26,200 £24,200
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £40,000 £35,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £34,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -

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
127 72 138
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 96.21% 97.30% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 117 67 123
Median salary £32,500 £35,000 £32,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% +9.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,496 £27,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £42,500 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Preston

The demand trend of job ads across the Preston region that featured Test Analyst in the job title.

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 17 January 2017.

Test Analyst Salary Histogram in Preston

Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Preston

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, Test Analyst job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Preston region featuring Test Analyst in the job title.

1 5 (83.33%) Regression Testing
1 5 (83.33%) SQL
2 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (50.00%) ISTQB
3 3 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (50.00%) ISEB
3 3 (50.00%) SDLC
4 2 (33.33%) Driving Licence
4 2 (33.33%) QA
4 2 (33.33%) Selenium
4 2 (33.33%) Test Automation
4 2 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (33.33%) WebDriver
4 2 (33.33%) Cucumber
4 2 (33.33%) SpecFlow
4 2 (33.33%) Agile Testing
4 2 (33.33%) Automation Testing
4 2 (33.33%) Relational Database
4 2 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (33.33%) HP
4 2 (33.33%) Oracle
4 2 (33.33%) RDBMS
4 2 (33.33%) Test Scripting
4 2 (33.33%) Manual Testing
4 2 (33.33%) JIRA
5 1 (16.67%) Web Development
5 1 (16.67%) Degree
5 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
5 1 (16.67%) Software Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Time Management

Test Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Preston by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) RDBMS
1 2 (33.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Cucumber
1 2 (33.33%) JIRA
1 2 (33.33%) Selenium
1 2 (33.33%) SpecFlow
1 2 (33.33%) WebDriver
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Driving Licence
2 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Regression Testing
2 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (50.00%) SDLC
3 3 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (33.33%) Agile Testing
4 2 (33.33%) Automation Testing
4 2 (33.33%) Manual Testing
4 2 (33.33%) Test Automation
4 2 (33.33%) Test Scripting
5 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (16.67%) Defect Management
5 1 (16.67%) Smoke Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Software Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Time Management
5 1 (16.67%) Validation
5 1 (16.67%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) ISEB
1 3 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 2 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (16.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) HP
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft