The table below looks at the statistics for the Test Analyst role in IT jobs advertised for the Slough 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 61 - 65
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 10 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 1.56% - 0.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.70% - 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 10 0 2
Average salary £42,500 - £29,500
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 - £25,100
10% offered a salary of more than £42,750 - £33,900
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%
Test Analyst
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Slough 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
Slough
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
587 583 554
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 91.58% 97.82% 94.70%
Number of salaries quoted 479 505 465
Average salary £50,000 £46,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.52% +3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £28,750 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

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

Test Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

Test Analyst
Salary Trend in Slough

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

Test Analyst Salary Trend in Slough

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Slough 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 8 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (37.50%) TDD
2 6 (37.50%) Automated Testing
2 6 (37.50%) Ruby
2 6 (37.50%) QA
2 6 (37.50%) Selenium
2 6 (37.50%) WebDriver
2 6 (37.50%) Git (software)
2 6 (37.50%) Telecoms
2 6 (37.50%) E-Commerce
3 5 (31.25%) Mobile App
3 5 (31.25%) Waterfall
3 5 (31.25%) V-Model
4 4 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (25.00%) Logistics
4 4 (25.00%) Wireshark
4 4 (25.00%) DNS
4 4 (25.00%) ISEB
5 3 (18.75%) Citrix
5 3 (18.75%) Red Hat
5 3 (18.75%) SS7
5 3 (18.75%) ISUP
5 3 (18.75%) INAP
5 3 (18.75%) IVR
5 3 (18.75%) TIBCO
5 3 (18.75%) Rendezvous
5 3 (18.75%) HTTP
5 3 (18.75%) NFS
5 3 (18.75%) TCP/IP
5 3 (18.75%) Java

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Slough 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 4 (25.00%) Wireshark
1 4 (25.00%) DNS
2 3 (18.75%) SS7
2 3 (18.75%) ISUP
2 3 (18.75%) INAP
2 3 (18.75%) HTTP
2 3 (18.75%) TCP/IP
2 3 (18.75%) SMS
2 3 (18.75%) LDAP
3 1 (6.25%) ZigBee
3 1 (6.25%) HSPA
3 1 (6.25%) GPRS
3 1 (6.25%) 3GPP
3 1 (6.25%) UMTS
3 1 (6.25%) IPv6
3 1 (6.25%) 802.15
3 1 (6.25%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 6 (37.50%) Selenium
1 6 (37.50%) WebDriver
1 6 (37.50%) Git (software)
General
1 6 (37.50%) Telecoms
2 2 (12.50%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (18.75%) Rendezvous
1 3 (18.75%) SOAP
1 3 (18.75%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) Mobile App
2 3 (18.75%) IVR
2 3 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (6.25%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 3 (18.75%) UNIX
1 3 (18.75%) Solaris
1 3 (18.75%) Linux
1 3 (18.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (37.50%) TDD
2 6 (37.50%) Automated Testing
2 6 (37.50%) E-Commerce
3 5 (31.25%) Waterfall
3 5 (31.25%) V-Model
4 4 (25.00%) Logistics
5 3 (18.75%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (18.75%) Software Testing
5 3 (18.75%) Manual Testing
5 3 (18.75%) Functional Testing
6 2 (12.50%) Test Scripting
7 1 (6.25%) Security Testing
7 1 (6.25%) Integration Testing
7 1 (6.25%) Test Management
7 1 (6.25%) Data Migration
7 1 (6.25%) ETL
7 1 (6.25%) Regression Testing
7 1 (6.25%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 6 (37.50%) Ruby
2 3 (18.75%) Java
2 3 (18.75%) Perl
3 1 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 4 (25.00%) ISEB
2 1 (6.25%) ISTQB
2 1 (6.25%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (37.50%) QA
System Software
1 3 (18.75%) NFS
2 1 (6.25%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (18.75%) Citrix
1 3 (18.75%) Red Hat
1 3 (18.75%) TIBCO
1 3 (18.75%) Redknee
2 1 (6.25%) HP