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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Analyst
Rank 41 61 55
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 35 15 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 4.57% 2.04% 0.78%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.72% 2.10% 0.82%
Number of salaries quoted 32 12 4
Average salary £32,500 £27,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.18% -8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £25,750
10% offered a salary of more than £37,250 £34,750 £79,750
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
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
741 713 490
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 96.74% 96.74% 95.52%
Number of salaries quoted 633 601 414
Average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £57,500 £47,500
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 17 April 2015.

Test Analyst Salary Histogram in Sheffield

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 57 (83.82%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (44.12%) ISEB
3 29 (42.65%) Software Testing
4 26 (38.24%) Test Scripting
5 24 (35.29%) User Acceptance Testing
6 20 (29.41%) Integration Testing
7 19 (27.94%) E-Commerce
8 18 (26.47%) QA
8 18 (26.47%) Test Planning
9 14 (20.59%) Web Testing
9 14 (20.59%) Scrum
10 12 (17.65%) Automated Testing
11 11 (16.18%) SQL
11 11 (16.18%) Waterfall
12 10 (14.71%) User Experience
12 10 (14.71%) Manual Testing
13 9 (13.24%) UML
13 9 (13.24%) Windows
13 9 (13.24%) V-Model
14 8 (11.76%) HP Quality Center
14 8 (11.76%) JIRA
14 8 (11.76%) ISTQB
15 7 (10.29%) Load Testing
15 7 (10.29%) Java
16 6 (8.82%) HP
16 6 (8.82%) Regression Testing
16 6 (8.82%) JUnit
16 6 (8.82%) Visual Studio
17 5 (7.35%) Cucumber
17 5 (7.35%) Git (software)

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 (5.88%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (1.47%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.47%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.47%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.94%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.47%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (11.76%) JIRA
2 6 (8.82%) JUnit
2 6 (8.82%) Visual Studio
3 5 (7.35%) WATIR
3 5 (7.35%) Git (software)
3 5 (7.35%) Cucumber
3 5 (7.35%) Subversion
4 4 (5.88%) QuickTest Pro
5 3 (4.41%) Selenium
6 2 (2.94%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (2.94%) LoadRunner
6 2 (2.94%) JMeter
6 2 (2.94%) SoapUI
7 1 (1.47%) WebDriver
General
1 4 (5.88%) Legal
2 1 (1.47%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.88%) Gherkin
2 2 (2.94%) SOAP
2 2 (2.94%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (14.71%) User Experience
2 1 (1.47%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.47%) Client/Server
2 1 (1.47%) Computer Science
2 1 (1.47%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 9 (13.24%) Windows
2 1 (1.47%) Linux
2 1 (1.47%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (1.47%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (83.82%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (42.65%) Software Testing
3 26 (38.24%) Test Scripting
4 24 (35.29%) User Acceptance Testing
5 20 (29.41%) Integration Testing
6 19 (27.94%) E-Commerce
7 18 (26.47%) Test Planning
8 14 (20.59%) Scrum
8 14 (20.59%) Web Testing
9 12 (17.65%) Automated Testing
10 11 (16.18%) Waterfall
11 10 (14.71%) Manual Testing
12 9 (13.24%) V-Model
12 9 (13.24%) UML
13 7 (10.29%) Load Testing
14 6 (8.82%) Regression Testing
15 5 (7.35%) Performance Testing
15 5 (7.35%) Automation Testing
16 4 (5.88%) Mentoring
16 4 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 11 (16.18%) SQL
2 7 (10.29%) Java
3 5 (7.35%) Ruby
4 4 (5.88%) C#
5 1 (1.47%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 30 (44.12%) ISEB
2 8 (11.76%) ISTQB
3 3 (4.41%) Degree
4 2 (2.94%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (26.47%) QA
Systems Management
1 8 (11.76%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (8.82%) HP
2 4 (5.88%) ATG
2 4 (5.88%) Microsoft
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