The table below looks at the statistics for the Test Analyst role in IT jobs advertised for the Salford 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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Analyst
Rank 18 20 21
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 3 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Salford 3.85% 1.25% 3.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.17% 1.32% 3.33%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 2
Average salary £30,000 - £28,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
Test Analyst
Manchester

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Salford 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
Salford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
72 76 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Salford 92.31% 95.00% 95.24%
Number of salaries quoted 57 56 57
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £31,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,000 £50,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,800 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+0.50% +3.37%

Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Salford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Test Analyst in the job title across the Salford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Test Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Salford

Test Analyst
Salary Trend in Salford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Test Analyst across the Salford region.

Test Analyst Salary Trend in Salford

Test Analyst
Top 8 Related IT Skills in Salford

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs across the Salford 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 (66.67%) JUnit
2 1 (33.33%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 1 (33.33%) System Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Data Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Salford by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs across the Salford 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) JUnit
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Migration
1 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
1 1 (33.33%) System Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Data Migration
1 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy