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 17 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Analyst
Hertfordshire / Watford
Rank 31 45 68
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +23
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 29 15 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 5.64% 2.87% 0.97%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.99% 2.93% 1.00%
Number of salaries quoted 29 15 5
Median salary £35,000 £48,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-27.08% +28.00%
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £34,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -

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
484 512 498
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 94.16% 98.08% 96.32%
Number of salaries quoted 399 456 359
Median salary £50,000 £48,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £34,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 17 January 2017.

Test Analyst Salary Histogram in Watford

Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, 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 42 (91.30%) Java
2 41 (89.13%) Finance
3 36 (78.26%) SQL
4 31 (67.39%) Agile Software Development
5 30 (65.22%) Unix
6 28 (60.87%) Scrum
6 28 (60.87%) Selenium
7 27 (58.70%) Python
8 25 (54.35%) HP UFT
9 24 (52.17%) QA
9 24 (52.17%) Functional Testing
10 21 (45.65%) Automation Testing
10 21 (45.65%) HP
11 19 (41.30%) Linux
12 18 (39.13%) Oracle
12 18 (39.13%) C#
13 16 (34.78%) LoadRunner
13 16 (34.78%) Non-Functional Testing
14 15 (32.61%) Cucumber
14 15 (32.61%) Shell Script
15 14 (30.43%) Analytical Skills
16 13 (28.26%) Test Scripting
16 13 (28.26%) Test Automation
16 13 (28.26%) WebLogic
17 11 (23.91%) Automated Testing
18 10 (21.74%) Manual Testing
18 10 (21.74%) Regression Testing
19 9 (19.57%) AWK
19 9 (19.57%) Perl
19 9 (19.57%) JIRA

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 13 (28.26%) WebLogic
2 6 (13.04%) Confluence
3 5 (10.87%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.17%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (19.57%) Oracle Database
2 2 (4.35%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 28 (60.87%) Selenium
2 25 (54.35%) HP UFT
3 16 (34.78%) LoadRunner
4 15 (32.61%) Cucumber
5 9 (19.57%) JIRA
5 9 (19.57%) WebDriver
6 5 (10.87%) Git (software)
6 5 (10.87%) JUnit
6 5 (10.87%) Maven
6 5 (10.87%) SoapUI
7 2 (4.35%) ClearQuest
8 1 (2.17%) Toad
8 1 (2.17%) Zephyr
General
1 41 (89.13%) Finance
2 1 (2.17%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.87%) Gherkin
1 5 (10.87%) Hibernate
1 5 (10.87%) RESTful
1 5 (10.87%) Spring
2 1 (2.17%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 14 (30.43%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (8.70%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 30 (65.22%) Unix
2 19 (41.30%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (67.39%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (60.87%) Scrum
3 24 (52.17%) Functional Testing
4 21 (45.65%) Automation Testing
5 16 (34.78%) Non-Functional Testing
6 13 (28.26%) Test Automation
6 13 (28.26%) Test Scripting
7 11 (23.91%) Automated Testing
8 10 (21.74%) Manual Testing
8 10 (21.74%) Regression Testing
9 8 (17.39%) Performance Testing
10 7 (15.22%) Agile Testing
11 6 (13.04%) BDD
11 6 (13.04%) Kanban
11 6 (13.04%) System Integration Testing
12 5 (10.87%) Continuous Integration
12 5 (10.87%) Integration Testing
12 5 (10.87%) Security Testing
12 5 (10.87%) Software Testing
12 5 (10.87%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 42 (91.30%) Java
2 36 (78.26%) SQL
3 27 (58.70%) Python
4 18 (39.13%) C#
5 15 (32.61%) Shell Script
6 9 (19.57%) AWK
6 9 (19.57%) Perl
7 7 (15.22%) PL/SQL
8 3 (6.52%) Ruby
9 1 (2.17%) VB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (52.17%) QA
2 1 (2.17%) SDET
Systems Management
1 2 (4.35%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 21 (45.65%) HP
2 18 (39.13%) Oracle
3 6 (13.04%) Atlassian
4 2 (4.35%) Sun
5 1 (2.17%) IBM
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