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 29 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Analyst
Rank 49 46 60
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +14
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 12 19 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 2.48% 3.60% 2.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.57% 3.71% 2.49%
Number of salaries quoted 11 19 13
Median salary £50,000 £39,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+28.20% +11.42%
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £34,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +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
467 512 523
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 96.49% 96.97% 98.87%
Number of salaries quoted 388 421 380
Median salary £52,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £57,500 £61,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,091 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.22% -

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 29 September 2016.

Test Analyst Salary Histogram in Watford

Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 27 (81.82%) HP
2 23 (69.70%) SQL
3 18 (54.55%) Java
4 16 (48.48%) Test Scripting
5 15 (45.45%) Finance
5 15 (45.45%) LoadRunner
6 12 (36.36%) Oracle
6 12 (36.36%) Non-Functional Testing
7 11 (33.33%) HP UFT
7 11 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
8 10 (30.30%) Retail
8 10 (30.30%) Shell Script
8 10 (30.30%) HP Quality Center
9 9 (27.27%) WebLogic
9 9 (27.27%) Unix
9 9 (27.27%) Automated Testing
10 8 (24.24%) Regression Testing
10 8 (24.24%) Test Management
10 8 (24.24%) Test Automation
10 8 (24.24%) JIRA
10 8 (24.24%) QA
10 8 (24.24%) Selenium
10 8 (24.24%) Performance Testing
10 8 (24.24%) Functional Testing
10 8 (24.24%) Waterfall
10 8 (24.24%) Cucumber
11 7 (21.21%) User Acceptance Testing
11 7 (21.21%) AWK
11 7 (21.21%) Perl
11 7 (21.21%) EPoS

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 9 (27.27%) WebLogic
2 3 (9.09%) MQSeries
2 3 (9.09%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (9.09%) MS Excel
1 3 (9.09%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (15.15%) Oracle Database
2 3 (9.09%) DB2
2 3 (9.09%) DbVisualizer
3 2 (6.06%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 15 (45.45%) LoadRunner
2 11 (33.33%) HP UFT
3 8 (24.24%) Cucumber
3 8 (24.24%) JIRA
3 8 (24.24%) Selenium
4 5 (15.15%) SoapUI
4 5 (15.15%) WebDriver
5 3 (9.09%) ClearQuest
General
1 15 (45.45%) Finance
2 10 (30.30%) Retail
3 6 (18.18%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (15.15%) REST
1 5 (15.15%) SOAP
2 3 (9.09%) Flash
2 3 (9.09%) HTML
2 3 (9.09%) J2EE
2 3 (9.09%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (21.21%) EPoS
2 3 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (9.09%) Data Integration
3 2 (6.06%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 9 (27.27%) Unix
2 2 (6.06%) Android
2 2 (6.06%) Apple iOS
2 2 (6.06%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (48.48%) Test Scripting
2 12 (36.36%) Non-Functional Testing
3 11 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (27.27%) Automated Testing
5 8 (24.24%) Functional Testing
5 8 (24.24%) Performance Testing
5 8 (24.24%) Regression Testing
5 8 (24.24%) Test Automation
5 8 (24.24%) Test Management
5 8 (24.24%) Waterfall
6 7 (21.21%) User Acceptance Testing
7 6 (18.18%) Agile Testing
7 6 (18.18%) Automation Testing
7 6 (18.18%) Continuous Improvement
8 5 (15.15%) API Testing
8 5 (15.15%) BDD
8 5 (15.15%) Release Management
8 5 (15.15%) Volume Testing
9 3 (9.09%) Security Testing
9 3 (9.09%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 23 (69.70%) SQL
2 18 (54.55%) Java
3 10 (30.30%) Shell Script
4 7 (21.21%) AWK
4 7 (21.21%) Perl
4 7 (21.21%) Python
5 5 (15.15%) VB
6 3 (9.09%) JavaScript
6 3 (9.09%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (21.21%) ISEB
2 5 (15.15%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (6.06%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (24.24%) QA
Systems Management
1 10 (30.30%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 27 (81.82%) HP
2 12 (36.36%) Oracle
3 6 (18.18%) IBM
4 3 (9.09%) Microsoft
5 2 (6.06%) Sun
Watford, Hertfordshire
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Salary: From £35,000 to £42,000 per annum Excellent Bonus & Benefits Package
Posted: 1 hour ago
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Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum + benefits and bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
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