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 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Analyst
Rank 28 22 20
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 2 7 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 1.29% 5.00% 3.74%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.37% 5.07% 3.88%
Number of salaries quoted 1 7 4
Average salary £37,500 £31,500 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.04% +14.54%
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
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
146 138 103
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 94.19% 98.57% 96.26%
Number of salaries quoted 109 123 89
Average salary £31,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.42% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £20,400 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £42,500 £55,000
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 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 23 Related IT Skills in Preston

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 2 (33.33%) JIRA
1 2 (33.33%) Test Scripting
1 2 (33.33%) Regression Testing
1 2 (33.33%) Automated Testing
1 2 (33.33%) ISEB
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Bugzilla
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (16.67%) Document Management
2 1 (16.67%) Mainframe
2 1 (16.67%) Process Management
2 1 (16.67%) Java
2 1 (16.67%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) .NET
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) Web Services
2 1 (16.67%) Python
2 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Workflow
2 1 (16.67%) Manual Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Mobile App
2 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Software

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Preston by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) JIRA
2 1 (16.67%) Bugzilla
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) .NET
1 1 (16.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Mainframe
1 1 (16.67%) Mobile App
1 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Test Scripting
1 2 (33.33%) Regression Testing
1 2 (33.33%) Automated Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Document Management
2 1 (16.67%) Process Management
2 1 (16.67%) Workflow
2 1 (16.67%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) Java
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
1 1 (16.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) ISEB
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
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Salary: £30000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago