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 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 63 59 55
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 6 3 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 1.02% 0.52% 0.61%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.06% 0.55% 0.63%
Number of salaries quoted 5 3 3
Average salary £35,000 £50,000 £47,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.00% +6.38%
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,000
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
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
564 541 474
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 95.76% 94.58% 96.34%
Number of salaries quoted 446 457 437
Average salary £45,500 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £65,000
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 21 November 2014, 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 15 (71.43%) Telecoms
2 11 (52.38%) Mobile App
3 7 (33.33%) Wireshark
3 7 (33.33%) Java
3 7 (33.33%) Perl
3 7 (33.33%) XML
3 7 (33.33%) DNS
4 6 (28.57%) HTTP
4 6 (28.57%) NFS
4 6 (28.57%) TCP/IP
4 6 (28.57%) SMS
4 6 (28.57%) ISEB
4 6 (28.57%) Red Hat
4 6 (28.57%) SS7
4 6 (28.57%) ISUP
4 6 (28.57%) INAP
4 6 (28.57%) UNIX
4 6 (28.57%) Solaris
4 6 (28.57%) Linux
4 6 (28.57%) LDAP
4 6 (28.57%) SOAP
4 6 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
4 6 (28.57%) Software Testing
4 6 (28.57%) TIBCO
4 6 (28.57%) Rendezvous
4 6 (28.57%) IVR
4 6 (28.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 6 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (23.81%) Functional Testing

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, 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 7 (33.33%) DNS
1 7 (33.33%) Wireshark
2 6 (28.57%) SS7
2 6 (28.57%) ISUP
2 6 (28.57%) INAP
2 6 (28.57%) SMS
2 6 (28.57%) LDAP
2 6 (28.57%) HTTP
2 6 (28.57%) TCP/IP
3 1 (4.76%) GPRS
3 1 (4.76%) 3GPP
3 1 (4.76%) UMTS
3 1 (4.76%) FTP
3 1 (4.76%) Wireless
3 1 (4.76%) ZigBee
3 1 (4.76%) HSPA
3 1 (4.76%) IPv6
3 1 (4.76%) 802.15
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) MySQL
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (19.05%) Selenium
2 2 (9.52%) WebDriver
2 2 (9.52%) Selenium IDE
3 1 (4.76%) SoapUI
3 1 (4.76%) JUnit
3 1 (4.76%) Visual Studio
3 1 (4.76%) NUnit
3 1 (4.76%) JIRA
General
1 15 (71.43%) Telecoms
2 5 (23.81%) Billing
3 3 (14.29%) Finance
4 2 (9.52%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (33.33%) XML
2 6 (28.57%) Rendezvous
2 6 (28.57%) SOAP
3 2 (9.52%) .NET
4 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 11 (52.38%) Mobile App
2 6 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (28.57%) IVR
3 1 (4.76%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.76%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 6 (28.57%) UNIX
1 6 (28.57%) Solaris
1 6 (28.57%) Linux
1 6 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (28.57%) Software Testing
1 6 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
2 5 (23.81%) Functional Testing
3 4 (19.05%) Waterfall
3 4 (19.05%) Test Scripting
3 4 (19.05%) Manual Testing
3 4 (19.05%) V-Model
3 4 (19.05%) Logistics
4 3 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (9.52%) Test Strategy
5 2 (9.52%) Automated Testing
5 2 (9.52%) CRM
6 1 (4.76%) MVC
6 1 (4.76%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (4.76%) Scrum
6 1 (4.76%) Web Development
6 1 (4.76%) Test Automation
6 1 (4.76%) Performance Testing
6 1 (4.76%) Load Testing
6 1 (4.76%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (33.33%) Java
1 7 (33.33%) Perl
2 4 (19.05%) SQL
3 2 (9.52%) C#
4 1 (4.76%) T-SQL
4 1 (4.76%) PHP
4 1 (4.76%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (28.57%) ISEB
1 6 (28.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (9.52%) Degree
System Software
1 6 (28.57%) NFS
2 1 (4.76%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (28.57%) Red Hat
1 6 (28.57%) TIBCO
2 4 (19.05%) Redknee
2 4 (19.05%) Citrix
3 1 (4.76%) HP