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 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Analyst
Rank 58 53 63
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 26 8 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 3.32% 1.73% 1.66%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.45% 1.77% 1.73%
Number of salaries quoted 25 8 11
Average salary £27,500 £25,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,800 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,000
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
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
754 451 637
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 96.42% 97.41% 96.08%
Number of salaries quoted 655 382 566
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,850 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £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 21 November 2014.

Test Analyst Salary Histogram in Sheffield

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, 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 36 (92.31%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (51.28%) Software Testing
2 20 (51.28%) Test Planning
3 19 (48.72%) QA
4 18 (46.15%) Manual Testing
5 17 (43.59%) SQL
6 14 (35.90%) Integration Testing
7 11 (28.21%) JUnit
7 11 (28.21%) Java
7 11 (28.21%) ISEB
7 11 (28.21%) JIRA
7 11 (28.21%) Automated Testing
8 10 (25.64%) Git (software)
9 9 (23.08%) WATIR
9 9 (23.08%) Subversion
9 9 (23.08%) Ruby
9 9 (23.08%) Mentoring
10 8 (20.51%) HP Quality Center
10 8 (20.51%) Selenium
10 8 (20.51%) FitNesse
10 8 (20.51%) Banking
10 8 (20.51%) Retail
10 8 (20.51%) Retail Banking
10 8 (20.51%) QuickTest Pro
10 8 (20.51%) Risk Assessment
10 8 (20.51%) Finance
11 5 (12.82%) HP
11 5 (12.82%) Visual Studio
12 4 (10.26%) Load Testing
12 4 (10.26%) User Experience

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, 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 1 (2.56%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (2.56%) MS Office
1 1 (2.56%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Dynamics CRM
Development Applications
1 11 (28.21%) JUnit
1 11 (28.21%) JIRA
2 10 (25.64%) Git (software)
3 9 (23.08%) Subversion
3 9 (23.08%) WATIR
4 8 (20.51%) Selenium
4 8 (20.51%) FitNesse
4 8 (20.51%) QuickTest Pro
5 5 (12.82%) Visual Studio
6 3 (7.69%) Cucumber
7 2 (5.13%) SoapUI
7 2 (5.13%) LoadRunner
7 2 (5.13%) JMeter
8 1 (2.56%) Eclipse
8 1 (2.56%) TestNG
8 1 (2.56%) Jenkins
8 1 (2.56%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (20.51%) Finance
1 8 (20.51%) Banking
1 8 (20.51%) Retail
1 8 (20.51%) Retail Banking
2 1 (2.56%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.69%) LAMP
1 3 (7.69%) Gherkin
2 2 (5.13%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.26%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.69%) Linux
2 2 (5.13%) Windows
3 1 (2.56%) UNIX
3 1 (2.56%) Ubuntu
3 1 (2.56%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (92.31%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (51.28%) Software Testing
2 20 (51.28%) Test Planning
3 18 (46.15%) Manual Testing
4 14 (35.90%) Integration Testing
5 11 (28.21%) Automated Testing
6 9 (23.08%) Mentoring
7 8 (20.51%) Risk Assessment
8 4 (10.26%) Load Testing
9 3 (7.69%) Web Testing
9 3 (7.69%) Test Scripting
10 2 (5.13%) Test Automation
10 2 (5.13%) Automation Testing
10 2 (5.13%) Scrum
10 2 (5.13%) Validation
10 2 (5.13%) User Acceptance Testing
10 2 (5.13%) Usability Testing
11 1 (2.56%) Performance Testing
11 1 (2.56%) Compatibility Testing
11 1 (2.56%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 17 (43.59%) SQL
2 11 (28.21%) Java
3 9 (23.08%) Ruby
4 1 (2.56%) Bash Shell
4 1 (2.56%) C#
Qualifications
1 11 (28.21%) ISEB
2 2 (5.13%) ISTQB
3 1 (2.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (48.72%) QA
Systems Management
1 8 (20.51%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (12.82%) HP
2 2 (5.13%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.56%) Atlassian