The table below looks at the statistics for the Test Analyst role in IT jobs advertised for the Wigan 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 2 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Analyst
Rank 21 19 29
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 2 1 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wigan 2.78% 2.17% 3.70%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.82% 2.22% 3.85%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 4
Average salary £22,500 £33,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-31.81% +32.00%
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
Test Analyst
Manchester

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Wigan 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
Wigan
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
71 45 104
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wigan 98.61% 97.83% 96.30%
Number of salaries quoted 54 44 103
Average salary £32,500 £37,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.16% +17.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,000 £23,500 £18,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Wigan

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Test Analyst in the job title across the Wigan region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Test Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Wigan

Test Analyst
Salary Trend in Wigan

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Test Analyst across the Wigan region.

Test Analyst Salary Trend in Wigan

Test Analyst
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Wigan

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT jobs across the Wigan 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 4 (80.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 4 (80.00%) Oracle
2 3 (60.00%) Selenium
3 2 (40.00%) .NET
3 2 (40.00%) Manual Testing
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (40.00%) SoapUI
3 2 (40.00%) Automation Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (20.00%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (20.00%) System Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Web Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
4 1 (20.00%) Automated Testing

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Wigan by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT jobs across the Wigan 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Selenium
2 2 (40.00%) SoapUI
3 1 (20.00%) QuickTest Pro
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Manual Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Automation Testing
3 1 (20.00%) System Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Web Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (20.00%) Automated Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Oracle
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft