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 2 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Analyst
Rank 36 54 66
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +12
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 29 6 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 5.11% 1.28% 1.09%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.30% 1.32% 1.12%
Number of salaries quoted 29 6 7
Median salary £35,000 £37,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%
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
547 456 624
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 96.30% 97.23% 96.89%
Number of salaries quoted 467 386 473
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 £28,000 £29,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £65,000 £60,750
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 2 December 2016.

Test Analyst Salary Histogram in Watford

Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 2 December 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 31 (81.58%) Finance
1 31 (81.58%) Java
2 30 (78.95%) SQL
3 24 (63.16%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (60.53%) Selenium
5 21 (55.26%) Scrum
5 21 (55.26%) HP UFT
5 21 (55.26%) Python
6 19 (50.00%) Unix
6 19 (50.00%) QA
6 19 (50.00%) Functional Testing
7 18 (47.37%) HP
8 17 (44.74%) Oracle
8 17 (44.74%) Automation Testing
9 13 (34.21%) Cucumber
9 13 (34.21%) Linux
10 12 (31.58%) C#
10 12 (31.58%) LoadRunner
10 12 (31.58%) Shell Script
10 12 (31.58%) Analytical Skills
11 11 (28.95%) Non-Functional Testing
11 11 (28.95%) Test Automation
11 11 (28.95%) WebLogic
12 10 (26.32%) Test Scripting
13 9 (23.68%) Manual Testing
13 9 (23.68%) AWK
13 9 (23.68%) Perl
14 8 (21.05%) Performance Testing
14 8 (21.05%) Regression Testing
14 8 (21.05%) Automated Testing

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 (28.95%) WebLogic
2 3 (7.89%) Confluence
3 2 (5.26%) Tomcat
3 2 (5.26%) WebSphere
4 1 (2.63%) MQSeries
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (21.05%) Oracle Database
2 2 (5.26%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (2.63%) DB2
3 1 (2.63%) DbVisualizer
Development Applications
1 23 (60.53%) Selenium
2 21 (55.26%) HP UFT
3 13 (34.21%) Cucumber
4 12 (31.58%) LoadRunner
5 8 (21.05%) WebDriver
6 6 (15.79%) JIRA
7 4 (10.53%) SoapUI
8 2 (5.26%) Git (software)
8 2 (5.26%) JUnit
8 2 (5.26%) Maven
9 1 (2.63%) Toad
9 1 (2.63%) Zephyr
General
1 31 (81.58%) Finance
2 3 (7.89%) Banking
3 1 (2.63%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.26%) Gherkin
1 2 (5.26%) Hibernate
1 2 (5.26%) REST
1 2 (5.26%) RESTful
1 2 (5.26%) SOAP
1 2 (5.26%) Spring
2 1 (2.63%) Flash
2 1 (2.63%) HTML
2 1 (2.63%) J2EE
2 1 (2.63%) Middleware
2 1 (2.63%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (31.58%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (7.89%) Data Integration
3 1 (2.63%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 19 (50.00%) Unix
2 13 (34.21%) Linux
3 1 (2.63%) Android
3 1 (2.63%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (63.16%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (55.26%) Scrum
3 19 (50.00%) Functional Testing
4 17 (44.74%) Automation Testing
5 11 (28.95%) Non-Functional Testing
5 11 (28.95%) Test Automation
6 10 (26.32%) Test Scripting
7 9 (23.68%) Manual Testing
8 8 (21.05%) Automated Testing
8 8 (21.05%) Performance Testing
8 8 (21.05%) Regression Testing
9 6 (15.79%) Agile Testing
10 5 (13.16%) BDD
10 5 (13.16%) Security Testing
10 5 (13.16%) Test Management
11 3 (7.89%) Data Modelling
11 3 (7.89%) Exploratory Testing
11 3 (7.89%) Kanban
11 3 (7.89%) Smoke Testing
11 3 (7.89%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 31 (81.58%) Java
2 30 (78.95%) SQL
3 21 (55.26%) Python
4 12 (31.58%) C#
4 12 (31.58%) Shell Script
5 9 (23.68%) AWK
5 9 (23.68%) Perl
6 6 (15.79%) PL/SQL
7 3 (7.89%) Ruby
7 3 (7.89%) VB
8 1 (2.63%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (50.00%) QA
2 1 (2.63%) SDET
Vendors
1 18 (47.37%) HP
2 17 (44.74%) Oracle
3 3 (7.89%) Atlassian
4 2 (5.26%) IBM
4 2 (5.26%) Sun
Watford, Hertfordshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35,000 + Benefits + Bonuses
Posted: 9 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
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Salary: From £32,000 to £35,000 per annum Excellent Bonus & Benefits Package
Posted: 3 days ago