The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Watford region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Analyst
Rank 65 53 62
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +9
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 7 4 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 1.20% 1.26% 0.85%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.24% 1.32% 0.87%
Number of salaries quoted 7 4 3
Average salary £40,000 £30,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% +9.09%
UK excluding London average salary £33,500 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
Job Titles Category
Watford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
563 303 343
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 96.74% 95.28% 97.44%
Number of salaries quoted 410 228 234
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Test Analyst
Hertfordshire

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
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 23 July 2014.

Test Analyst Salary Histogram in Watford

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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 16 (88.89%) SQL
2 15 (83.33%) Test Scripting
3 12 (66.67%) QA
4 11 (61.11%) UNIX
5 10 (55.56%) Oracle
6 9 (50.00%) Selenium
6 9 (50.00%) Software Testing
7 8 (44.44%) Finance
8 7 (38.89%) Shell Script
9 6 (33.33%) Java
9 6 (33.33%) Banking
9 6 (33.33%) ISTQB
10 5 (27.78%) EFT
10 5 (27.78%) Degree
10 5 (27.78%) Usability Testing
10 5 (27.78%) Test Strategy
10 5 (27.78%) Oracle Forms
10 5 (27.78%) Data Mining
10 5 (27.78%) ATM
11 4 (22.22%) QuickTest Pro
11 4 (22.22%) Automation Testing
12 3 (16.67%) RiskWrite
12 3 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 3 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
12 3 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
12 3 (16.67%) ISEB
13 2 (11.11%) Linux
13 2 (11.11%) HP
13 2 (11.11%) Scrum
13 2 (11.11%) Perl

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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 (5.56%) MS Project
1 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
1 1 (5.56%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (16.67%) RiskWrite
Communications & Networking
1 5 (27.78%) ATM
2 1 (5.56%) LAN
2 1 (5.56%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (27.78%) Data Mining
2 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (50.00%) Selenium
2 5 (27.78%) Oracle Forms
3 4 (22.22%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 8 (44.44%) Finance
2 6 (33.33%) Banking
3 2 (11.11%) Investment Banking
3 2 (11.11%) Corporate Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.11%) GWT
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) EFT
2 3 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (5.56%) EPoS
3 1 (5.56%) Fixed Income
3 1 (5.56%) Equities
3 1 (5.56%) Derivative
3 1 (5.56%) Mathematics
3 1 (5.56%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 11 (61.11%) UNIX
2 2 (11.11%) Linux
3 1 (5.56%) Windows XP
3 1 (5.56%) Windows 7
3 1 (5.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (83.33%) Test Scripting
2 9 (50.00%) Software Testing
3 5 (27.78%) Usability Testing
3 5 (27.78%) Test Strategy
4 4 (22.22%) Automation Testing
5 2 (11.11%) Waterfall
5 2 (11.11%) Process Improvement
5 2 (11.11%) Scrum
5 2 (11.11%) Automated Testing
6 1 (5.56%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (5.56%) Integration Testing
6 1 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 16 (88.89%) SQL
2 7 (38.89%) Shell Script
3 6 (33.33%) Java
4 2 (11.11%) Perl
Qualifications
1 6 (33.33%) ISTQB
2 5 (27.78%) Degree
3 3 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (16.67%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (66.67%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (55.56%) Oracle
2 2 (11.11%) HP