The table below looks at the statistics for the Test Analyst role in IT jobs advertised for the Stockport 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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Analyst
Rank 37 36 37
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 10 2 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stockport 4.17% 1.09% 2.03%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.42% 1.11% 2.04%
Number of salaries quoted 9 2 4
Average salary £33,500 £27,500 £25,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.81% +7.84%
UK excluding London average salary £33,625 £31,500 £31,500
% change year-on-year
+6.74% -
Test Analyst
Manchester

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Stockport 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
Stockport
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
226 180 196
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stockport 94.17% 97.83% 99.49%
Number of salaries quoted 199 167 194
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £45,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Stockport

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

Test Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Stockport

Test Analyst
Salary Trend in Stockport

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

Test Analyst Salary Trend in Stockport

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stockport

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Stockport 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 12 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
1 12 (80.00%) BDD
1 12 (80.00%) .NET
1 12 (80.00%) SpecFlow
2 11 (73.33%) Selenium
2 11 (73.33%) WebDriver
3 9 (60.00%) .NET Framework
3 9 (60.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 8 (53.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (53.33%) Automation Testing
5 5 (33.33%) TDD
6 4 (26.67%) Compatibility Testing
6 4 (26.67%) SQL
6 4 (26.67%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (26.67%) System Testing
6 4 (26.67%) Jenkins
6 4 (26.67%) Hudson
6 4 (26.67%) SoapUI
6 4 (26.67%) TeamCity
6 4 (26.67%) Web Services
6 4 (26.67%) ISEB
6 4 (26.67%) QA
7 3 (20.00%) Waterfall
7 3 (20.00%) ISTQB
7 3 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 3 (20.00%) XML
7 3 (20.00%) V-Model
7 3 (20.00%) FTP
7 3 (20.00%) Software Testing
8 1 (6.67%) Integration Testing

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Stockport by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Stockport 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 3 (20.00%) FTP
Development Applications
1 12 (80.00%) SpecFlow
2 11 (73.33%) Selenium
2 11 (73.33%) WebDriver
3 4 (26.67%) Hudson
3 4 (26.67%) SoapUI
3 4 (26.67%) TeamCity
3 4 (26.67%) Jenkins
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (80.00%) .NET
2 9 (60.00%) .NET Framework
3 4 (26.67%) Web Services
4 3 (20.00%) XML
5 1 (6.67%) SOAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
1 12 (80.00%) BDD
2 9 (60.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 8 (53.33%) Automation Testing
3 8 (53.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (33.33%) TDD
5 4 (26.67%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (26.67%) System Testing
5 4 (26.67%) Compatibility Testing
6 3 (20.00%) Software Testing
6 3 (20.00%) Waterfall
6 3 (20.00%) V-Model
7 1 (6.67%) Test Automation
7 1 (6.67%) Automated Testing
7 1 (6.67%) Regression Testing
7 1 (6.67%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (26.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) ISEB
2 3 (20.00%) ISTQB
2 3 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (26.67%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (6.67%) Capita