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 29 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Analyst
Rank 29 20 18
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 1 13 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 1.01% 8.02% 3.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.01% 8.33% 3.54%
Number of salaries quoted 0 13 1
Median salary - £37,500 £23,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +59.57%
UK excluding London median salary £33,500 £34,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-1.47% -2.85%
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
99 156 113
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 100.00% 96.30% 96.58%
Number of salaries quoted 85 114 95
Median salary £32,500 £40,000 £33,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-18.75% +19.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,250 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £53,500 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Preston

For the 6 months to 29 June 2016, 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 7 (100.00%) Test Scripting
2 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (57.14%) Java
3 4 (57.14%) SQL
3 4 (57.14%) ISEB
3 4 (57.14%) ISTQB
3 4 (57.14%) QA
3 4 (57.14%) Functional Testing
3 4 (57.14%) Defect Management
3 4 (57.14%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (42.86%) QA Automation
4 3 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (42.86%) API Testing
4 3 (42.86%) Mercurial
4 3 (42.86%) Jenkins
4 3 (42.86%) Cucumber
4 3 (42.86%) BDD
4 3 (42.86%) Gerrit
4 3 (42.86%) Selenium
4 3 (42.86%) JIRA
4 3 (42.86%) OWASP
4 3 (42.86%) Git (software)
4 3 (42.86%) WebDriver
4 3 (42.86%) TDD
4 3 (42.86%) Automated Testing
4 3 (42.86%) Ruby
4 3 (42.86%) Regression Testing
4 3 (42.86%) JMeter
4 3 (42.86%) Workflow
5 2 (28.57%) CRM

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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Cucumber
1 3 (42.86%) Gerrit
1 3 (42.86%) Git (software)
1 3 (42.86%) Jenkins
1 3 (42.86%) JIRA
1 3 (42.86%) JMeter
1 3 (42.86%) Mercurial
1 3 (42.86%) Selenium
1 3 (42.86%) WebDriver
2 1 (14.29%) HP UFT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Test Scripting
2 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (57.14%) Defect Management
3 4 (57.14%) Functional Testing
3 4 (57.14%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (42.86%) API Testing
4 3 (42.86%) Automated Testing
4 3 (42.86%) BDD
4 3 (42.86%) OWASP
4 3 (42.86%) QA Automation
4 3 (42.86%) Regression Testing
4 3 (42.86%) TDD
4 3 (42.86%) Workflow
5 2 (28.57%) CRM
6 1 (14.29%) Manual Testing
6 1 (14.29%) Software Testing
6 1 (14.29%) Test Automation
6 1 (14.29%) Time Management
6 1 (14.29%) Waterfall
6 1 (14.29%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) Java
1 4 (57.14%) SQL
2 3 (42.86%) Ruby
3 1 (14.29%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) ISEB
1 4 (57.14%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (57.14%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) HP