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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Analyst
Rank 8 32 23
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -9
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 15 2 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 19.74% 1.36% 2.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 19.74% 1.44% 2.41%
Number of salaries quoted 15 2 2
Average salary £35,000 £23,500 £30,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+48.93% -22.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,400 £21,900 £28,900
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £25,100 £32,100
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
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
76 139 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 100.00% 94.56% 91.21%
Number of salaries quoted 63 125 80
Average salary £35,000 £34,000 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £27,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £42,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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
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 27 March 2015.

Test Analyst Salary Histogram in Preston

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Preston

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 14 (82.35%) Finance
2 12 (70.59%) QA
3 10 (58.82%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (47.06%) Selenium
4 8 (47.06%) QMS
4 8 (47.06%) WebDriver
5 6 (35.29%) Java
5 6 (35.29%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (29.41%) Test Scripting
7 3 (17.65%) Use Case
7 3 (17.65%) Bugzilla
7 3 (17.65%) JIRA
7 3 (17.65%) MS Excel
7 3 (17.65%) Visual Studio
7 3 (17.65%) HP
7 3 (17.65%) ISEB
7 3 (17.65%) HP Quality Center
7 3 (17.65%) Functional Testing
8 2 (11.76%) Mobile App
8 2 (11.76%) Mentoring
9 1 (5.88%) WinForms
9 1 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
9 1 (5.88%) Web Testing
9 1 (5.88%) Test Management
9 1 (5.88%) Manual Testing
9 1 (5.88%) Android
9 1 (5.88%) iPhone
9 1 (5.88%) Cucumber
9 1 (5.88%) Apple iOS
9 1 (5.88%) CMS

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Preston by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.88%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (17.65%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 8 (47.06%) Selenium
1 8 (47.06%) WebDriver
2 3 (17.65%) Visual Studio
2 3 (17.65%) Bugzilla
2 3 (17.65%) JIRA
3 1 (5.88%) Cucumber
3 1 (5.88%) Calabash
3 1 (5.88%) Appium
General
1 14 (82.35%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 6 (35.29%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (11.76%) Mobile App
3 1 (5.88%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Windows
1 1 (5.88%) Linux
1 1 (5.88%) Android
1 1 (5.88%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (58.82%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (47.06%) QMS
3 5 (29.41%) Test Scripting
4 3 (17.65%) Functional Testing
4 3 (17.65%) Use Case
5 2 (11.76%) Mentoring
6 1 (5.88%) Manual Testing
6 1 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (5.88%) Web Testing
6 1 (5.88%) Test Management
6 1 (5.88%) Content Management
6 1 (5.88%) Automated Testing
6 1 (5.88%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (35.29%) Java
2 1 (5.88%) SQL
2 1 (5.88%) Python
2 1 (5.88%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (70.59%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (17.65%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (17.65%) HP
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft