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 27 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Analyst
Hertfordshire / Watford
Rank 37 35 65
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +30
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 25 28 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 4.72% 4.70% 1.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.02% 4.85% 1.18%
Number of salaries quoted 25 25 6
Median salary £35,000 £48,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-27.08% +28.00%
UK excluding London median salary £34,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-1.42% -

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
498 577 507
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 93.96% 96.81% 98.26%
Number of salaries quoted 406 510 376
Median salary £48,750 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £32,500 £27,305
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 27 February 2017.

Test Analyst Salary Histogram in Watford

Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 49 (92.45%) Java
2 46 (86.79%) Finance
3 43 (81.13%) Agile Software Development
4 39 (73.58%) Unix
5 38 (71.70%) Selenium
6 33 (62.26%) SQL
6 33 (62.26%) Scrum
7 32 (60.38%) HP UFT
8 31 (58.49%) Python
9 29 (54.72%) QA
10 28 (52.83%) Functional Testing
11 26 (49.06%) Automation Testing
11 26 (49.06%) Linux
12 25 (47.17%) C#
13 21 (39.62%) JIRA
14 20 (37.74%) Test Scripting
14 20 (37.74%) Regression Testing
14 20 (37.74%) Cucumber
15 19 (35.85%) Shell Script
15 19 (35.85%) WebDriver
16 18 (33.96%) Test Automation
16 18 (33.96%) HP
17 16 (30.19%) Automated Testing
17 16 (30.19%) BDD
17 16 (30.19%) Non-Functional Testing
18 15 (28.30%) TDD
19 14 (26.42%) Analytical Skills
20 13 (24.53%) Manual Testing
20 13 (24.53%) Oracle
20 13 (24.53%) LoadRunner

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 11 (20.75%) Confluence
2 10 (18.87%) Tomcat
2 10 (18.87%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.89%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (13.21%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 38 (71.70%) Selenium
2 32 (60.38%) HP UFT
3 21 (39.62%) JIRA
4 20 (37.74%) Cucumber
5 19 (35.85%) WebDriver
6 13 (24.53%) LoadRunner
7 10 (18.87%) Git (software)
7 10 (18.87%) JUnit
7 10 (18.87%) Maven
7 10 (18.87%) SoapUI
8 4 (7.55%) ClearQuest
9 3 (5.66%) JBehave
10 1 (1.89%) Toad
10 1 (1.89%) Zephyr
General
1 46 (86.79%) Finance
2 1 (1.89%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (18.87%) Gherkin
1 10 (18.87%) Hibernate
1 10 (18.87%) RESTful
1 10 (18.87%) Spring
2 1 (1.89%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 14 (26.42%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 39 (73.58%) Unix
2 26 (49.06%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (81.13%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (62.26%) Scrum
3 28 (52.83%) Functional Testing
4 26 (49.06%) Automation Testing
5 20 (37.74%) Regression Testing
5 20 (37.74%) Test Scripting
6 18 (33.96%) Test Automation
7 16 (30.19%) Automated Testing
7 16 (30.19%) BDD
7 16 (30.19%) Non-Functional Testing
8 15 (28.30%) TDD
9 13 (24.53%) Manual Testing
10 12 (22.64%) Continuous Integration
11 11 (20.75%) Kanban
11 11 (20.75%) System Integration Testing
12 10 (18.87%) Continuous Delivery
12 10 (18.87%) Integration Testing
12 10 (18.87%) Software Testing
13 9 (16.98%) Agile Testing
14 7 (13.21%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 49 (92.45%) Java
2 33 (62.26%) SQL
3 31 (58.49%) Python
4 25 (47.17%) C#
5 19 (35.85%) Shell Script
6 7 (13.21%) PL/SQL
7 6 (11.32%) AWK
7 6 (11.32%) Perl
8 3 (5.66%) Ruby
9 1 (1.89%) VB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (54.72%) QA
2 1 (1.89%) SDET
Systems Management
1 4 (7.55%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 18 (33.96%) HP
2 13 (24.53%) Oracle
3 11 (20.75%) Atlassian
4 1 (1.89%) IBM
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