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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Analyst
Rank 62 53 56
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 6 14 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 1.16% 3.18% 2.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.21% 3.26% 2.38%
Number of salaries quoted 6 14 10
Average salary £37,500 £42,500 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +9.67%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £31,500
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +3.17%
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
497 430 421
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 96.32% 97.73% 95.46%
Number of salaries quoted 370 327 337
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -3.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 8 (61.54%) Software Testing
2 7 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (46.15%) Banking
3 6 (46.15%) Test Scripting
4 4 (30.77%) Finance
4 4 (30.77%) SQL
5 3 (23.08%) Oracle
5 3 (23.08%) UNIX
5 3 (23.08%) Management Information System
5 3 (23.08%) ISEB
5 3 (23.08%) Shell Script
5 3 (23.08%) Degree
5 3 (23.08%) QA
5 3 (23.08%) Relational Database
5 3 (23.08%) System Testing
6 2 (15.38%) Data Validation
6 2 (15.38%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (15.38%) Selenium
6 2 (15.38%) Integration Testing
6 2 (15.38%) Retail
6 2 (15.38%) E-Commerce
6 2 (15.38%) HP
6 2 (15.38%) Validation
6 2 (15.38%) Quality Management
6 2 (15.38%) Linux
6 2 (15.38%) J2EE
6 2 (15.38%) HTML
6 2 (15.38%) Java
7 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
7 1 (7.69%) Perl

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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.

Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Project
1 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
1 1 (7.69%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) RiskWrite
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) LAN
1 1 (7.69%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) Relational Database
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (7.69%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Selenium
2 1 (7.69%) WebDriver
2 1 (7.69%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (46.15%) Banking
2 4 (30.77%) Finance
3 2 (15.38%) Retail
4 1 (7.69%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) HTML
1 2 (15.38%) J2EE
2 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET
2 1 (7.69%) CSS
2 1 (7.69%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Management Information System
2 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
2 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) UNIX
2 2 (15.38%) Linux
3 1 (7.69%) Windows XP
3 1 (7.69%) Windows 7
3 1 (7.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) Software Testing
2 7 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (46.15%) Test Scripting
4 3 (23.08%) System Testing
5 2 (15.38%) Data Validation
5 2 (15.38%) Validation
5 2 (15.38%) Integration Testing
5 2 (15.38%) E-Commerce
5 2 (15.38%) Quality Management
6 1 (7.69%) Regression Testing
6 1 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (7.69%) Software Engineering
6 1 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (7.69%) Manual Testing
6 1 (7.69%) Test Automation
6 1 (7.69%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 4 (30.77%) SQL
2 3 (23.08%) Shell Script
3 2 (15.38%) Java
4 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
4 1 (7.69%) Perl
4 1 (7.69%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) ISEB
1 3 (23.08%) Degree
2 1 (7.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (7.69%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (23.08%) QA
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) Oracle
2 2 (15.38%) HP
3 1 (7.69%) Citrix
3 1 (7.69%) Microsoft