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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Analyst
Rank 36 64 48
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -16
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 24 6 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 4.27% 1.16% 3.02%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.40% 1.20% 3.04%
Number of salaries quoted 21 6 13
Average salary £48,000 £37,500 £20,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.00% +82.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £36,250 £19,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £37,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
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
546 502 427
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 97.15% 96.91% 99.07%
Number of salaries quoted 484 367 324
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +18.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 12 February 2016.

Test Analyst Salary Histogram in Watford

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 33 (91.67%) SQL
2 32 (88.89%) Unix
3 28 (77.78%) Java
4 22 (61.11%) QA
4 22 (61.11%) HP Quality Center
5 21 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
6 18 (50.00%) Oracle
7 17 (47.22%) HP UFT
7 17 (47.22%) Finance
8 16 (44.44%) Regression Testing
8 16 (44.44%) Software Testing
8 16 (44.44%) PL/SQL
8 16 (44.44%) Functional Testing
9 13 (36.11%) Oracle Database
9 13 (36.11%) JIRA
9 13 (36.11%) HP
9 13 (36.11%) Shell Script
10 12 (33.33%) Manual Testing
11 11 (30.56%) Test Scripting
11 11 (30.56%) Automated Testing
11 11 (30.56%) IBM
11 11 (30.56%) Toad
11 11 (30.56%) MS Office
12 10 (27.78%) MS Excel
12 10 (27.78%) Microsoft
12 10 (27.78%) Scrum
13 9 (25.00%) Telnet
13 9 (25.00%) Cucumber
13 9 (25.00%) SSH
13 9 (25.00%) PuTTY

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 1 (2.78%) MQSeries
1 1 (2.78%) WebSphere
Applications
1 11 (30.56%) MS Office
2 10 (27.78%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.78%) BASE24
Communications & Networking
1 9 (25.00%) PuTTY
1 9 (25.00%) SSH
1 9 (25.00%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (36.11%) Oracle Database
2 5 (13.89%) Relational Database
3 3 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.78%) DB2
4 1 (2.78%) DbVisualizer
4 1 (2.78%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 17 (47.22%) HP UFT
2 13 (36.11%) JIRA
3 11 (30.56%) Toad
4 9 (25.00%) Cucumber
5 7 (19.44%) LoadRunner
6 6 (16.67%) ClearQuest
6 6 (16.67%) Selenium
7 2 (5.56%) SoapUI
General
1 17 (47.22%) Finance
2 4 (11.11%) Retail
3 2 (5.56%) Banking
3 2 (5.56%) Marketing
3 2 (5.56%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (16.67%) J2EE
2 3 (8.33%) HTML
2 3 (8.33%) XML
3 1 (2.78%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.67%) Data Integration
2 3 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.78%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 32 (88.89%) Unix
2 5 (13.89%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (44.44%) Functional Testing
2 16 (44.44%) Regression Testing
2 16 (44.44%) Software Testing
3 12 (33.33%) Manual Testing
4 11 (30.56%) Automated Testing
4 11 (30.56%) Test Scripting
5 10 (27.78%) Scrum
6 8 (22.22%) Data Modelling
6 8 (22.22%) System Testing
6 8 (22.22%) Waterfall
7 7 (19.44%) Project Management
8 6 (16.67%) Non-Functional Testing
8 6 (16.67%) Release Management
8 6 (16.67%) Test Management
9 5 (13.89%) Data Validation
9 5 (13.89%) E-Commerce
9 5 (13.89%) Quality Management
9 5 (13.89%) Test Automation
9 5 (13.89%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 33 (91.67%) SQL
2 28 (77.78%) Java
3 16 (44.44%) PL/SQL
4 13 (36.11%) Shell Script
5 1 (2.78%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (11.11%) ISEB
1 4 (11.11%) ISTQB
2 3 (8.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (61.11%) QA
Systems Management
1 22 (61.11%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.78%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (2.78%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 18 (50.00%) Oracle
2 13 (36.11%) HP
3 11 (30.56%) IBM
4 10 (27.78%) Microsoft
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