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 29 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Analyst
Rank 96 97 117
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +20
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 13 24 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.90% 1.36% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.94% 1.44% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 4 15 3
Average salary £35,500 £32,500 £28,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.23% +16.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,800 £27,500 £24,750
10% offered a salary of more than £37,050 £45,000 £30,800
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%
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
1381 1663 1599
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 95.24% 94.11% 94.45%
Number of salaries quoted 1167 1375 1445
Average salary £43,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,097
% change year-on-year
- +4.99%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 29 June 2015, 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 16 (80.00%) Selenium
2 13 (65.00%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (65.00%) Java
3 11 (55.00%) Finance
3 11 (55.00%) Test Scripting
3 11 (55.00%) Test Automation
4 10 (50.00%) JIRA
5 9 (45.00%) Software Testing
6 8 (40.00%) Manual Testing
6 8 (40.00%) BDD
6 8 (40.00%) TDD
6 8 (40.00%) Scrum
6 8 (40.00%) WorldPay
7 7 (35.00%) ISEB
7 7 (35.00%) HTML
7 7 (35.00%) XML
7 7 (35.00%) Agile Testing
8 6 (30.00%) Automated Testing
8 6 (30.00%) UNIX
8 6 (30.00%) MS Office
8 6 (30.00%) SQL
9 5 (25.00%) Regression Testing
9 5 (25.00%) QA
10 4 (20.00%) User Stories
10 4 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 4 (20.00%) Telecoms
10 4 (20.00%) HP UFT
11 3 (15.00%) JMeter
11 3 (15.00%) .NET
11 3 (15.00%) ISTQB

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 29 June 2015, 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 6 (30.00%) MS Office
2 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 16 (80.00%) Selenium
2 10 (50.00%) JIRA
3 4 (20.00%) HP UFT
4 3 (15.00%) JMeter
5 2 (10.00%) WebDriver
6 1 (5.00%) Hudson
6 1 (5.00%) Selenium IDE
6 1 (5.00%) JUnit
6 1 (5.00%) WinRunner
6 1 (5.00%) QARun
6 1 (5.00%) TestNG
General
1 11 (55.00%) Finance
2 4 (20.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (10.00%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (35.00%) HTML
1 7 (35.00%) XML
2 3 (15.00%) .NET
3 2 (10.00%) SOAP
3 2 (10.00%) Web Services
3 2 (10.00%) RESTful
4 1 (5.00%) Managed Extensibility Framework
4 1 (5.00%) CSS
4 1 (5.00%) WinForms
4 1 (5.00%) WCF
4 1 (5.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Mobile Payment
2 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.00%) Replication
2 1 (5.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 6 (30.00%) UNIX
2 2 (10.00%) Windows
3 1 (5.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (65.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (55.00%) Test Scripting
2 11 (55.00%) Test Automation
3 9 (45.00%) Software Testing
4 8 (40.00%) TDD
4 8 (40.00%) BDD
4 8 (40.00%) Scrum
4 8 (40.00%) Manual Testing
5 7 (35.00%) Agile Testing
6 6 (30.00%) Automated Testing
7 5 (25.00%) Regression Testing
8 4 (20.00%) User Stories
9 3 (15.00%) Performance Testing
9 3 (15.00%) Web Testing
10 2 (10.00%) E-Commerce
10 2 (10.00%) Test Strategy
10 2 (10.00%) Automation Testing
10 2 (10.00%) Test Planning
10 2 (10.00%) SDLC
11 1 (5.00%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 13 (65.00%) Java
2 6 (30.00%) SQL
3 1 (5.00%) VB
3 1 (5.00%) VB.NET
3 1 (5.00%) Python
3 1 (5.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 7 (35.00%) ISEB
2 4 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (15.00%) ISTQB
3 3 (15.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (25.00%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (40.00%) WorldPay
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £40k + benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: upto £35,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 28k-30k + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago