The table below looks at the statistics for the Business Test Analyst role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Business Test Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Test Analyst
Rank 893 865 866
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Test Analyst 6 8 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.005% 0.008% 0.020%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.005% 0.008% 0.021%
Number of salaries quoted 5 8 18
Average salary £17,500 £40,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-56.25% -15.78%
UK excluding London average salary £17,500 £40,000 £31,000
% change year-on-year
-56.25% +29.03%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
109894 100240 111143
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.42% 94.24% 95.13%
Number of salaries quoted 88890 83088 94915
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Business Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Business Test Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Business Test Analyst
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Business Test Analyst within the UK.

Business Test Analyst Salary Trend in the UK

Business Test Analyst
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Business Test Analyst over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 within the UK.

Business Test Analyst Salary Histogram in the UK

Business Test Analyst
Top 7 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Business Test Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 29 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff - 4 £17,500 -
South Wales - 4 £17,500 -
Wales - 4 £17,500 -
England -41 2 £35,000 -12.50% 1
London -2 1 - -
West Yorkshire - 1 £35,000 - 1
Yorkshire - 1 £35,000 - 1

Business Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Business 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 Business Test Analyst in their job title.

1 18 (54.55%) Microsoft
2 16 (48.48%) QA
3 14 (42.42%) SQL
4 11 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
4 11 (33.33%) ISTQB
5 10 (30.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 10 (30.30%) Business Analysis
5 10 (30.30%) Business Intelligence
6 9 (27.27%) Finance
6 9 (27.27%) Data Warehouse
7 8 (24.24%) ETL
7 8 (24.24%) Oracle
7 8 (24.24%) Software Testing
7 8 (24.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 8 (24.24%) Banking
7 8 (24.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 8 (24.24%) Analytics
8 7 (21.21%) Open Source
8 7 (21.21%) Data Mapping
8 7 (21.21%) Performance Testing
8 7 (21.21%) MDX
8 7 (21.21%) Hitachi
8 7 (21.21%) SAP
8 7 (21.21%) Data Modelling
9 6 (18.18%) Regression Testing
9 6 (18.18%) Manual Testing
10 5 (15.15%) Test Scripting
10 5 (15.15%) Project Management
11 4 (12.12%) Agile Software Development
11 4 (12.12%) Marketing

Business Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Business 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 Business Test Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 4 (12.12%) MS Office
2 2 (6.06%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (9.09%) HiPortfolio
1 3 (9.09%) Markit EDM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.06%) SMS
1 2 (6.06%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (30.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 9 (27.27%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (24.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 8 (24.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (9.09%) SQL Server
5 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (3.03%) Oracle Database
5 1 (3.03%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 1 (3.03%) JIRA
1 1 (3.03%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 9 (27.27%) Finance
2 8 (24.24%) Banking
3 4 (12.12%) Marketing
4 1 (3.03%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (21.21%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 7 (21.21%) Open Source
2 4 (12.12%) SWIFT
3 1 (3.03%) Mobile Banking
3 1 (3.03%) Fixed Income
3 1 (3.03%) Credit Derivative
3 1 (3.03%) Derivative
3 1 (3.03%) Online Banking
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 10 (30.30%) Business Analysis
2 10 (30.30%) Business Intelligence
3 8 (24.24%) ETL
3 8 (24.24%) Software Testing
3 8 (24.24%) Analytics
4 7 (21.21%) Data Mapping
4 7 (21.21%) Performance Testing
4 7 (21.21%) Data Modelling
5 6 (18.18%) Regression Testing
5 6 (18.18%) Manual Testing
6 5 (15.15%) Project Management
6 5 (15.15%) Test Scripting
7 4 (12.12%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (12.12%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (12.12%) User Stories
8 3 (9.09%) Investment Management
8 3 (9.09%) Asset Management
8 3 (9.09%) Fund Management
9 2 (6.06%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (42.42%) SQL
2 4 (12.12%) Java
3 2 (6.06%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (33.33%) ISTQB
2 4 (12.12%) Degree
3 3 (9.09%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (48.48%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (9.09%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 18 (54.55%) Microsoft
2 8 (24.24%) Oracle
3 7 (21.21%) SAP
3 7 (21.21%) Hitachi
4 3 (9.09%) Charles River
4 3 (9.09%) Sophis
4 3 (9.09%) SimCorp
4 3 (9.09%) thinkFolio