The table below looks at the statistics for the Test Analyst role in IT jobs advertised for the Watford 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 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Analyst
Rank 57 60 56
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 18 11 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 3.13% 2.06% 0.81%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.24% 2.10% 0.86%
Number of salaries quoted 18 11 3
Average salary £43,750 £35,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% +16.66%
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Test Analyst
Hertfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Watford 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
Watford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
555 525 347
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 96.35% 98.50% 93.28%
Number of salaries quoted 453 379 265
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £57,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

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

Test Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

Test Analyst
Salary Trend in Watford

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

Test Analyst Salary Trend in Watford

Test Analyst
Salary Histogram in Watford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Analyst across the Watford region over the 3 months to 3 September 2015.

Test Analyst Salary Histogram in Watford

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT jobs across the Watford 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 17 (94.44%) SQL
1 17 (94.44%) HP Quality Center
2 13 (72.22%) UNIX
3 11 (61.11%) Java
3 11 (61.11%) PL/SQL
3 11 (61.11%) HP UFT
4 10 (55.56%) Regression Testing
4 10 (55.56%) QA
5 8 (44.44%) Toad
6 7 (38.89%) MS Office
6 7 (38.89%) JIRA
6 7 (38.89%) Scrum
6 7 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (38.89%) SSH
6 7 (38.89%) Telnet
6 7 (38.89%) HP
6 7 (38.89%) Manual Testing
6 7 (38.89%) PuTTY
7 6 (33.33%) Finance
7 6 (33.33%) Automated Testing
7 6 (33.33%) Microsoft
7 6 (33.33%) MS Excel
8 5 (27.78%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (27.78%) Data Modelling
8 5 (27.78%) ETL
8 5 (27.78%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (27.78%) IBM
8 5 (27.78%) Oracle
8 5 (27.78%) Software Testing
8 5 (27.78%) Project Management

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT jobs across the Watford 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 (22.22%) WebLogic
Applications
1 7 (38.89%) MS Office
2 6 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (38.89%) Telnet
1 7 (38.89%) SSH
1 7 (38.89%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (27.78%) Data Warehouse
1 5 (27.78%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 11 (61.11%) HP UFT
2 8 (44.44%) Toad
3 7 (38.89%) JIRA
4 5 (27.78%) Cucumber
5 4 (22.22%) ClearQuest
6 2 (11.11%) SoapUI
General
1 6 (33.33%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.11%) HTML
1 2 (11.11%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) Data Integration
2 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 13 (72.22%) UNIX
2 2 (11.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (55.56%) Regression Testing
2 7 (38.89%) Scrum
2 7 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (38.89%) Manual Testing
3 6 (33.33%) Automated Testing
4 5 (27.78%) Software Testing
4 5 (27.78%) Data Modelling
4 5 (27.78%) ETL
4 5 (27.78%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (27.78%) Project Management
4 5 (27.78%) Time Management
5 4 (22.22%) Test Scripting
5 4 (22.22%) Non-Functional Testing
5 4 (22.22%) Release Management
6 2 (11.11%) V-Model
6 2 (11.11%) Waterfall
7 1 (5.56%) Functional Testing
7 1 (5.56%) SDLC
7 1 (5.56%) E-Commerce
7 1 (5.56%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (94.44%) SQL
2 11 (61.11%) Java
2 11 (61.11%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) ISEB
1 2 (11.11%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (55.56%) QA
Systems Management
1 17 (94.44%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (38.89%) HP
2 6 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 5 (27.78%) Oracle
3 5 (27.78%) IBM
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