The table below looks at the statistics for the Test Analyst role in IT jobs advertised for the York 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 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Analyst
Rank 22 62 37
Rank change year-on-year
+40 -25
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 39 9 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in York 9.22% 1.71% 6.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.51% 1.81% 6.41%
Number of salaries quoted 23 9 26
Average salary £30,000 £35,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £33,700 £24,250
10% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £32,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%
Test Analyst
North Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the York 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
York
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
410 497 437
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in York 96.93% 94.49% 97.76%
Number of salaries quoted 313 321 324
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,950 £26,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in York

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

Test Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in York

Test Analyst
Salary Trend in York

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

Test Analyst Salary Trend in York

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in York

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT jobs across the York 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 49 (76.56%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (64.06%) QA
3 39 (60.94%) Selenium
4 37 (57.81%) Microsoft
4 37 (57.81%) Test Planning
5 36 (56.25%) Test Management
6 34 (53.13%) JIRA
7 31 (48.44%) Team Foundation Server
7 31 (48.44%) HP
7 31 (48.44%) QuickTest Pro
7 31 (48.44%) HP Quality Center
8 29 (45.31%) MS Excel
9 28 (43.75%) ISEB
10 27 (42.19%) Test Automation
10 27 (42.19%) Software Testing
11 26 (40.63%) Performance Testing
12 24 (37.50%) Business Analysis
12 24 (37.50%) TDD
12 24 (37.50%) Management Information System
12 24 (37.50%) JMeter
12 24 (37.50%) Usability Testing
12 24 (37.50%) Test Strategy
12 24 (37.50%) eggPlant
13 14 (21.88%) SQL Server
14 13 (20.31%) SQL
14 13 (20.31%) SOAP
14 13 (20.31%) Web Services
14 13 (20.31%) XML
14 13 (20.31%) XSD
14 13 (20.31%) WSDL

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in York by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT jobs across the York 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 29 (45.31%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.13%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.56%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.56%) MS Project
3 1 (1.56%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.13%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (21.88%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 39 (60.94%) Selenium
2 34 (53.13%) JIRA
3 31 (48.44%) Team Foundation Server
3 31 (48.44%) QuickTest Pro
4 24 (37.50%) JMeter
4 24 (37.50%) eggPlant
5 8 (12.50%) Firebug
5 8 (12.50%) SpecFlow
6 7 (10.94%) Cucumber
6 7 (10.94%) FitNesse
7 5 (7.81%) Bugzilla
8 4 (6.25%) Visual Studio
8 4 (6.25%) WebDriver
9 1 (1.56%) MSTest
9 1 (1.56%) SoapUI
General
1 3 (4.69%) Retail
2 2 (3.13%) Military
3 1 (1.56%) Finance
3 1 (1.56%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.56%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (20.31%) SOAP
1 13 (20.31%) Web Services
1 13 (20.31%) XML
1 13 (20.31%) XSD
1 13 (20.31%) WSDL
2 10 (15.63%) HTML
3 9 (14.06%) CSS
4 8 (12.50%) DOM
5 1 (1.56%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (1.56%) .NET
5 1 (1.56%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 24 (37.50%) Management Information System
2 6 (9.38%) Mobile App
2 6 (9.38%) Open Source
3 5 (7.81%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.13%) W3C
5 1 (1.56%) N-Tier
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (76.56%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (57.81%) Test Planning
3 36 (56.25%) Test Management
4 27 (42.19%) Test Automation
4 27 (42.19%) Software Testing
5 26 (40.63%) Performance Testing
6 24 (37.50%) Business Analysis
6 24 (37.50%) TDD
6 24 (37.50%) Usability Testing
6 24 (37.50%) Test Strategy
7 8 (12.50%) Test Scripting
8 6 (9.38%) Security Testing
8 6 (9.38%) Unit Testing
8 6 (9.38%) Non-Functional Testing
8 6 (9.38%) User Stories
9 5 (7.81%) Automated Testing
10 4 (6.25%) Manual Testing
11 2 (3.13%) Web Development
12 1 (1.56%) Automation Testing
12 1 (1.56%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (20.31%) SQL
2 10 (15.63%) JavaScript
3 2 (3.13%) C#
4 1 (1.56%) Java
4 1 (1.56%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 28 (43.75%) ISEB
2 12 (18.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 6 (9.38%) ISTQB
4 3 (4.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (64.06%) QA
Systems Management
1 31 (48.44%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 37 (57.81%) Microsoft
2 31 (48.44%) HP
3 2 (3.13%) Oracle
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