The table below looks at the statistics for the Test Analyst role in IT jobs advertised for the Sheffield 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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Analyst
Rank 45 49 -
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 31 22 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 4.35% 3.28% -
As % of the Job Titles category 4.49% 3.35% -
Number of salaries quoted 29 13 0
Average salary £27,500 £25,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%
Test Analyst
South Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Sheffield 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
Sheffield
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
690 657 508
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 96.77% 97.91% 93.90%
Number of salaries quoted 592 547 477
Average salary £35,000 £35,750 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.09% +2.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

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

Test Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

Test Analyst
Salary Trend in Sheffield

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

Test Analyst Salary Trend in Sheffield

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Sheffield 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 48 (92.31%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (51.92%) Software Testing
3 21 (40.38%) Test Planning
4 20 (38.46%) QA
5 18 (34.62%) Integration Testing
5 18 (34.62%) ISEB
6 17 (32.69%) Manual Testing
7 16 (30.77%) SQL
8 13 (25.00%) JIRA
8 13 (25.00%) Test Scripting
9 12 (23.08%) HP Quality Center
9 12 (23.08%) User Acceptance Testing
10 11 (21.15%) Automated Testing
10 11 (21.15%) E-Commerce
11 10 (19.23%) JUnit
11 10 (19.23%) Java
11 10 (19.23%) User Experience
12 9 (17.31%) Git (software)
12 9 (17.31%) Subversion
12 9 (17.31%) Ruby
12 9 (17.31%) WATIR
13 7 (13.46%) FitNesse
13 7 (13.46%) Banking
13 7 (13.46%) Retail
13 7 (13.46%) Retail Banking
13 7 (13.46%) Risk Assessment
13 7 (13.46%) Finance
13 7 (13.46%) Waterfall
13 7 (13.46%) Mentoring
14 6 (11.54%) V-Model

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Sheffield 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 4 (7.69%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (1.92%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.92%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.85%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 13 (25.00%) JIRA
2 10 (19.23%) JUnit
3 9 (17.31%) Git (software)
3 9 (17.31%) Subversion
3 9 (17.31%) WATIR
4 7 (13.46%) FitNesse
5 6 (11.54%) Visual Studio
6 4 (7.69%) QuickTest Pro
7 3 (5.77%) Cucumber
8 2 (3.85%) Selenium
8 2 (3.85%) LoadRunner
8 2 (3.85%) JMeter
8 2 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (3.85%) SoapUI
General
1 7 (13.46%) Banking
1 7 (13.46%) Retail
1 7 (13.46%) Retail Banking
1 7 (13.46%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.77%) Gherkin
2 2 (3.85%) SOAP
3 1 (1.92%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (19.23%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.92%) Windows Server 2012
1 1 (1.92%) UNIX
1 1 (1.92%) Windows
1 1 (1.92%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (92.31%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (51.92%) Software Testing
3 21 (40.38%) Test Planning
4 18 (34.62%) Integration Testing
5 17 (32.69%) Manual Testing
6 13 (25.00%) Test Scripting
7 12 (23.08%) User Acceptance Testing
8 11 (21.15%) Automated Testing
8 11 (21.15%) E-Commerce
9 7 (13.46%) Risk Assessment
9 7 (13.46%) Waterfall
9 7 (13.46%) Mentoring
10 6 (11.54%) V-Model
10 6 (11.54%) UML
10 6 (11.54%) Scrum
11 4 (7.69%) Load Testing
11 4 (7.69%) Automation Testing
12 3 (5.77%) Web Testing
13 2 (3.85%) Usability Testing
13 2 (3.85%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (30.77%) SQL
2 10 (19.23%) Java
3 9 (17.31%) Ruby
4 3 (5.77%) C#
5 1 (1.92%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 18 (34.62%) ISEB
2 2 (3.85%) Degree
3 1 (1.92%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (1.92%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (38.46%) QA
Systems Management
1 12 (23.08%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (7.69%) HP
1 4 (7.69%) ATG
2 3 (5.77%) Microsoft
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
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Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Sheffield
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Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent benifits
Posted: 10 days ago
Sheffield
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Salary: £32000 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago