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 3 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Analyst
Rank 33 63 47
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -16
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 42 11 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 5.92% 1.60% 2.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.03% 1.67% 2.56%
Number of salaries quoted 40 11 14
Average salary £31,000 £27,500 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.72% -5.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £23,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £42,200
UK excluding London average salary £33,500 £33,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+1.51% +1.53%
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
697 657 546
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 98.17% 95.63% 96.64%
Number of salaries quoted 628 573 479
Average salary £39,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.42% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
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
Salary Histogram in Sheffield

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Analyst across the Sheffield region over the 3 months to 3 August 2015.

Test Analyst Salary Histogram in Sheffield

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 52 (74.29%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (38.57%) Test Scripting
3 21 (30.00%) Web Testing
3 21 (30.00%) ISEB
4 18 (25.71%) User Acceptance Testing
5 16 (22.86%) Software Testing
5 16 (22.86%) SDLC
6 14 (20.00%) Test Planning
6 14 (20.00%) Test Management
6 14 (20.00%) Regression Testing
6 14 (20.00%) SQL
7 13 (18.57%) Windows
7 13 (18.57%) HP Quality Center
7 13 (18.57%) Functional Testing
7 13 (18.57%) Cucumber
8 12 (17.14%) JIRA
8 12 (17.14%) HP UFT
9 11 (15.71%) Degree
9 11 (15.71%) Manual Testing
9 11 (15.71%) Gherkin
9 11 (15.71%) Mentoring
10 10 (14.29%) Scrum
10 10 (14.29%) Finance
10 10 (14.29%) Legal
10 10 (14.29%) HP
10 10 (14.29%) Visual Studio
11 9 (12.86%) Load Testing
11 9 (12.86%) QA
12 8 (11.43%) ISTQB
13 7 (10.00%) Selenium

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.86%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.43%) MySQL
1 1 (1.43%) Big Data
1 1 (1.43%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 13 (18.57%) Cucumber
2 12 (17.14%) HP UFT
2 12 (17.14%) JIRA
3 10 (14.29%) Visual Studio
4 7 (10.00%) Selenium
5 2 (2.86%) LoadRunner
5 2 (2.86%) JMeter
6 1 (1.43%) WebDriver
General
1 10 (14.29%) Finance
1 10 (14.29%) Legal
2 2 (2.86%) Retail
3 1 (1.43%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (15.71%) Gherkin
2 4 (5.71%) Web Services
3 1 (1.43%) XML
3 1 (1.43%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (1.43%) Client/Server
1 1 (1.43%) Computer Science
1 1 (1.43%) Digital Media
1 1 (1.43%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 13 (18.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (74.29%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (38.57%) Test Scripting
3 21 (30.00%) Web Testing
4 18 (25.71%) User Acceptance Testing
5 16 (22.86%) Software Testing
5 16 (22.86%) SDLC
6 14 (20.00%) Test Planning
6 14 (20.00%) Regression Testing
6 14 (20.00%) Test Management
7 13 (18.57%) Functional Testing
8 11 (15.71%) Manual Testing
8 11 (15.71%) Mentoring
9 10 (14.29%) Scrum
10 9 (12.86%) Load Testing
11 7 (10.00%) E-Commerce
11 7 (10.00%) BDD
12 6 (8.57%) TDD
12 6 (8.57%) Security Testing
12 6 (8.57%) Integration Testing
13 5 (7.14%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (1.43%) C#
2 1 (1.43%) Java
Qualifications
1 21 (30.00%) ISEB
2 11 (15.71%) Degree
3 8 (11.43%) ISTQB
4 2 (2.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (12.86%) QA
Systems Management
1 13 (18.57%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (14.29%) HP
2 2 (2.86%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.43%) SAP
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