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 6 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Analyst
Rank 34 - 64
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 28 0 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 5.42% - 1.91%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.58% - 1.95%
Number of salaries quoted 25 0 11
Median salary £40,000 - £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 - £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 - £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £34,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +2.94%
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
502 533 563
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 97.10% 99.63% 97.74%
Number of salaries quoted 420 406 454
Median salary £45,000 £46,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.17% +15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £61,500
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 6 May 2016.

Test Analyst Salary Histogram in Watford

Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 41 (85.42%) SQL
2 36 (75.00%) Unix
3 34 (70.83%) Java
4 33 (68.75%) Agile Software Development
5 27 (56.25%) QA
5 27 (56.25%) Test Scripting
6 24 (50.00%) Finance
7 22 (45.83%) HP
8 21 (43.75%) HP UFT
8 21 (43.75%) HP Quality Center
9 20 (41.67%) Shell Script
9 20 (41.67%) Oracle
10 19 (39.58%) JIRA
10 19 (39.58%) Functional Testing
11 17 (35.42%) Waterfall
11 17 (35.42%) Regression Testing
12 16 (33.33%) Selenium
12 16 (33.33%) Cucumber
13 15 (31.25%) Test Management
13 15 (31.25%) Test Automation
14 14 (29.17%) Oracle Database
14 14 (29.17%) Software Testing
14 14 (29.17%) PL/SQL
14 14 (29.17%) LoadRunner
14 14 (29.17%) IBM
15 12 (25.00%) Microsoft
15 12 (25.00%) MS Excel
15 12 (25.00%) ClearQuest
15 12 (25.00%) MS Office
15 12 (25.00%) Release Management

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 2 (4.17%) MQSeries
1 2 (4.17%) WebSphere
Applications
1 12 (25.00%) MS Excel
1 12 (25.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.33%) PuTTY
1 4 (8.33%) SSH
1 4 (8.33%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (29.17%) Oracle Database
2 6 (12.50%) Relational Database
3 2 (4.17%) DB2
3 2 (4.17%) DbVisualizer
4 1 (2.08%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 21 (43.75%) HP UFT
2 19 (39.58%) JIRA
3 16 (33.33%) Cucumber
3 16 (33.33%) Selenium
4 14 (29.17%) LoadRunner
5 12 (25.00%) ClearQuest
6 5 (10.42%) SoapUI
6 5 (10.42%) WebDriver
7 4 (8.33%) Toad
General
1 24 (50.00%) Finance
2 9 (18.75%) Retail
3 8 (16.67%) Banking
4 2 (4.17%) Marketing
4 2 (4.17%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (16.67%) J2EE
2 5 (10.42%) REST
2 5 (10.42%) SOAP
3 2 (4.17%) Flash
3 2 (4.17%) HTML
3 2 (4.17%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (16.67%) Data Integration
2 5 (10.42%) EPoS
3 2 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.08%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 36 (75.00%) Unix
2 5 (10.42%) Linux
3 1 (2.08%) Android
3 1 (2.08%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (68.75%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (56.25%) Test Scripting
3 19 (39.58%) Functional Testing
4 17 (35.42%) Regression Testing
4 17 (35.42%) Waterfall
5 15 (31.25%) Test Automation
5 15 (31.25%) Test Management
6 14 (29.17%) Software Testing
7 12 (25.00%) Automated Testing
7 12 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
7 12 (25.00%) Release Management
8 10 (20.83%) Data Modelling
8 10 (20.83%) Scrum
8 10 (20.83%) System Testing
9 7 (14.58%) Manual Testing
10 6 (12.50%) Agile Testing
10 6 (12.50%) Automation Testing
10 6 (12.50%) Data Validation
10 6 (12.50%) Quality Management
10 6 (12.50%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 41 (85.42%) SQL
2 34 (70.83%) Java
3 20 (41.67%) Shell Script
4 14 (29.17%) PL/SQL
5 5 (10.42%) VB
6 2 (4.17%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (10.42%) ISEB
2 4 (8.33%) Degree
3 3 (6.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (4.17%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (56.25%) QA
Systems Management
1 21 (43.75%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 22 (45.83%) HP
2 20 (41.67%) Oracle
3 14 (29.17%) IBM
4 12 (25.00%) Microsoft
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Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum Excellent Bonus & Benefits Package
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Salary: Excellent salary and benefits
Posted: 22 days ago