The table below looks at the statistics for the Test Analyst role in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridge 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 30 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Analyst
Rank 96 108 118
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 22 7 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.23% 0.45% 0.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.28% 0.47% 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 20 7 8
Average salary £33,250 £27,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.90% -47.61%
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
Test Analyst
Cambridgeshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cambridge 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
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1715 1493 1975
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 95.54% 95.58% 96.11%
Number of salaries quoted 1329 1284 1747
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,902 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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

Test Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Test Analyst
Salary Trend in Cambridge

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

Test Analyst Salary Trend in Cambridge

Test Analyst
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Analyst across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 30 September 2014.

Test Analyst Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridge 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 27 (58.70%) QA
2 25 (54.35%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (47.83%) Software Testing
3 22 (47.83%) ISEB
4 21 (45.65%) Manual Testing
5 19 (41.30%) SQL
5 19 (41.30%) Selenium
5 19 (41.30%) JIRA
6 18 (39.13%) Test Scripting
7 17 (36.96%) Automated Testing
8 15 (32.61%) Degree
8 15 (32.61%) Regression Testing
9 14 (30.43%) Internet
9 14 (30.43%) Java
9 14 (30.43%) TDD
10 12 (26.09%) User Acceptance Testing
10 12 (26.09%) HTML
11 11 (23.91%) BDD
12 10 (21.74%) .NET
12 10 (21.74%) Web Testing
12 10 (21.74%) Scrum
13 9 (19.57%) ISTQB
13 9 (19.57%) XML
13 9 (19.57%) Microsoft
13 9 (19.57%) UNIX
13 9 (19.57%) User Stories
14 8 (17.39%) Test Automation
14 8 (17.39%) Oracle
15 7 (15.22%) C#
15 7 (15.22%) MS Office

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridge 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 7 (15.22%) MS Office
2 1 (2.17%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (8.70%) JDE OneWorld
Communications & Networking
1 14 (30.43%) Internet
2 3 (6.52%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.17%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 19 (41.30%) JIRA
1 19 (41.30%) Selenium
2 5 (10.87%) QuickTest Pro
3 4 (8.70%) JUnit
3 4 (8.70%) TestNG
4 3 (6.52%) WebDriver
5 2 (4.35%) JMeter
6 1 (2.17%) Hudson
6 1 (2.17%) Jenkins
General
1 7 (15.22%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (26.09%) HTML
2 10 (21.74%) .NET
3 9 (19.57%) XML
4 6 (13.04%) CSS
5 5 (10.87%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.70%) iPhone
1 4 (8.70%) iPad
2 3 (6.52%) User Experience
3 2 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.35%) Open Source
3 2 (4.35%) Mathematics
3 2 (4.35%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 9 (19.57%) UNIX
2 5 (10.87%) Linux
3 4 (8.70%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (54.35%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (47.83%) Software Testing
3 21 (45.65%) Manual Testing
4 18 (39.13%) Test Scripting
5 17 (36.96%) Automated Testing
6 15 (32.61%) Regression Testing
7 14 (30.43%) TDD
8 12 (26.09%) User Acceptance Testing
9 11 (23.91%) BDD
10 10 (21.74%) Web Testing
10 10 (21.74%) Scrum
11 9 (19.57%) User Stories
12 8 (17.39%) Test Automation
13 7 (15.22%) Performance Testing
14 5 (10.87%) Continuous Integration
14 5 (10.87%) Agile Testing
15 3 (6.52%) Compatibility Testing
16 2 (4.35%) OO
16 2 (4.35%) Software Engineering
16 2 (4.35%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 19 (41.30%) SQL
2 14 (30.43%) Java
3 7 (15.22%) C#
4 6 (13.04%) JavaScript
5 5 (10.87%) Perl
5 5 (10.87%) Python
5 5 (10.87%) Ruby
6 2 (4.35%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 22 (47.83%) ISEB
2 15 (32.61%) Degree
3 9 (19.57%) ISTQB
4 5 (10.87%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (58.70%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (19.57%) Microsoft
2 8 (17.39%) Oracle
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