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

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Analyst
Rank 11 25 29
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 15 3 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 14.42% 2.65% 1.68%
As % of the Job Titles category 14.56% 2.80% 1.79%
Number of salaries quoted 15 2 2
Average salary £35,000 £24,500 £28,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+42.85% -14.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,800 £23,700 £28,550
10% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £25,300 £28,950
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
103 107 112
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 99.04% 94.69% 94.12%
Number of salaries quoted 69 92 107
Average salary £35,000 £31,500 £32,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -2.32%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £23,750
10% offered a salary of more than £47,450 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 6 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 (90.48%) Finance
2 17 (80.95%) QA
3 13 (61.90%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (57.14%) Selenium
4 12 (57.14%) QMS
4 12 (57.14%) WebDriver
5 10 (47.62%) Java
6 7 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (28.57%) Test Scripting
8 4 (19.05%) Functional Testing
8 4 (19.05%) ISEB
8 4 (19.05%) Automation Testing
9 3 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
9 3 (14.29%) HP
9 3 (14.29%) JIRA
9 3 (14.29%) Use Case
9 3 (14.29%) MS Excel
9 3 (14.29%) Visual Studio
9 3 (14.29%) Bugzilla
10 2 (9.52%) Manual Testing
10 2 (9.52%) Mobile App
10 2 (9.52%) Mentoring
11 1 (4.76%) Appium
11 1 (4.76%) Calabash
11 1 (4.76%) Apple iOS
11 1 (4.76%) Cucumber
11 1 (4.76%) Android
11 1 (4.76%) iPhone
11 1 (4.76%) Automated Testing
11 1 (4.76%) Ruby

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Preston by Category

For the 6 months to 6 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 (14.29%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 12 (57.14%) Selenium
1 12 (57.14%) WebDriver
2 3 (14.29%) Visual Studio
2 3 (14.29%) Bugzilla
2 3 (14.29%) JIRA
3 1 (4.76%) Cucumber
3 1 (4.76%) Calabash
3 1 (4.76%) Appium
General
1 19 (90.48%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 7 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (9.52%) Mobile App
3 1 (4.76%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.76%) Windows
1 1 (4.76%) Linux
1 1 (4.76%) Android
1 1 (4.76%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (61.90%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (57.14%) QMS
3 6 (28.57%) Test Scripting
4 4 (19.05%) Functional Testing
4 4 (19.05%) Automation Testing
5 3 (14.29%) Use Case
6 2 (9.52%) Mentoring
6 2 (9.52%) Manual Testing
7 1 (4.76%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (47.62%) Java
2 1 (4.76%) Python
2 1 (4.76%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (19.05%) ISEB
2 1 (4.76%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (80.95%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (14.29%) HP
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft
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