The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Preston region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Analyst
Rank 28 26 31
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 2 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 1.49% 1.94% 0.68%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.59% 2.11% 0.84%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 1
Average salary £23,500 £28,750 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.26% -4.16%
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £32,500 £31,000
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +4.83%
Job Titles Category
Preston
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
126 95 119
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 94.03% 92.23% 81.51%
Number of salaries quoted 111 93 114
Average salary £34,000 £32,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £23,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £41,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,325 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +0.85%
Test Analyst
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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 13 Related IT Skills in Preston

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 6 (100.00%) ISEB
2 5 (83.33%) Automated Testing
3 4 (66.67%) Java
3 4 (66.67%) SQL
3 4 (66.67%) .NET
3 4 (66.67%) Manual Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Regression Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Finance
4 1 (16.67%) Migration
4 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting
4 1 (16.67%) Software Testing
4 1 (16.67%) ISTQB

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Preston by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Automated Testing
2 4 (66.67%) Manual Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Regression Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Migration
3 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting
3 1 (16.67%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) Java
1 4 (66.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) ISEB
2 1 (16.67%) ISTQB