The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Watford region that had Test Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 24 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Analyst
Rank 45 73 69
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 11 7 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 2.36% 1.26% 1.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.42% 1.28% 1.23%
Number of salaries quoted 9 7 7
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,200 £35,000 £27,300
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £41,000
UK excluding London median salary £34,000 £33,500 £33,500
% change year-on-year
+1.49% -
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
455 549 567
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 97.43% 99.10% 97.09%
Number of salaries quoted 396 412 414
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

The demand trend of job ads across the Watford region that featured Test Analyst in the job title.

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 24 July 2016.

Test Analyst Salary Histogram in Watford

Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 24 July 2016, Test Analyst job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Watford region featuring Test Analyst in the job title.

1 30 (71.43%) SQL
2 27 (64.29%) Test Scripting
3 26 (61.90%) HP
4 24 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
5 22 (52.38%) Java
5 22 (52.38%) Unix
6 18 (42.86%) HP UFT
6 18 (42.86%) Finance
6 18 (42.86%) QA
6 18 (42.86%) HP Quality Center
7 16 (38.10%) Waterfall
7 16 (38.10%) JIRA
8 14 (33.33%) Selenium
8 14 (33.33%) Cucumber
8 14 (33.33%) Functional Testing
9 13 (30.95%) Test Management
9 13 (30.95%) Test Automation
9 13 (30.95%) Retail
10 12 (28.57%) Automated Testing
10 12 (28.57%) Regression Testing
10 12 (28.57%) LoadRunner
11 11 (26.19%) Shell Script
12 10 (23.81%) IBM
12 10 (23.81%) Oracle
13 9 (21.43%) Banking
13 9 (21.43%) EPoS
13 9 (21.43%) ISEB
13 9 (21.43%) Agile Testing
13 9 (21.43%) Automation Testing
14 8 (19.05%) API Testing

Test Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (9.52%) MQSeries
1 4 (9.52%) WebSphere
Applications
1 8 (19.05%) MS Excel
1 8 (19.05%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.38%) PuTTY
1 1 (2.38%) SSH
1 1 (2.38%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (14.29%) Oracle Database
2 4 (9.52%) DB2
2 4 (9.52%) DbVisualizer
3 3 (7.14%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.38%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 18 (42.86%) HP UFT
2 16 (38.10%) JIRA
3 14 (33.33%) Cucumber
3 14 (33.33%) Selenium
4 12 (28.57%) LoadRunner
5 8 (19.05%) ClearQuest
5 8 (19.05%) SoapUI
5 8 (19.05%) WebDriver
6 1 (2.38%) Toad
General
1 18 (42.86%) Finance
2 13 (30.95%) Retail
3 9 (21.43%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (19.05%) J2EE
1 8 (19.05%) REST
1 8 (19.05%) SOAP
2 4 (9.52%) Flash
2 4 (9.52%) HTML
2 4 (9.52%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (21.43%) EPoS
2 5 (11.90%) Data Integration
3 4 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.76%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 22 (52.38%) Unix
2 3 (7.14%) Linux
3 2 (4.76%) Android
3 2 (4.76%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (64.29%) Test Scripting
2 24 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (38.10%) Waterfall
4 14 (33.33%) Functional Testing
5 13 (30.95%) Test Automation
5 13 (30.95%) Test Management
6 12 (28.57%) Automated Testing
6 12 (28.57%) Regression Testing
7 9 (21.43%) Agile Testing
7 9 (21.43%) Automation Testing
8 8 (19.05%) API Testing
8 8 (19.05%) BDD
8 8 (19.05%) Non-Functional Testing
8 8 (19.05%) Release Management
8 8 (19.05%) User Acceptance Testing
9 7 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
9 7 (16.67%) System Testing
10 6 (14.29%) Volume Testing
11 5 (11.90%) Scrum
11 5 (11.90%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 30 (71.43%) SQL
2 22 (52.38%) Java
3 11 (26.19%) Shell Script
4 8 (19.05%) VB
5 6 (14.29%) PL/SQL
6 4 (9.52%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 9 (21.43%) ISEB
2 6 (14.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (7.14%) Degree
3 3 (7.14%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (42.86%) QA
Systems Management
1 18 (42.86%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 26 (61.90%) HP
2 10 (23.81%) IBM
2 10 (23.81%) Oracle
3 8 (19.05%) Microsoft