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 27 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Analyst
Rank 105 114 123
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +9
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 10 13 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.67% 0.73% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.69% 0.77% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 5 12 5
Average salary £35,000 £36,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.10% +7.35%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
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
1450 1696 1884
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 97.12% 95.12% 96.07%
Number of salaries quoted 1218 1469 1648
Average salary £44,750 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.87% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £52,500 £52,500
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 27 April 2015.

Test Analyst Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 18 (72.00%) Selenium
2 15 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (52.00%) Test Scripting
4 12 (48.00%) Java
5 10 (40.00%) Scrum
6 9 (36.00%) Finance
6 9 (36.00%) ISEB
6 9 (36.00%) Manual Testing
7 8 (32.00%) Test Automation
7 8 (32.00%) Automated Testing
8 7 (28.00%) TDD
8 7 (28.00%) JIRA
8 7 (28.00%) QA
8 7 (28.00%) BDD
8 7 (28.00%) .NET
9 6 (24.00%) SQL
9 6 (24.00%) XML
9 6 (24.00%) HTML
9 6 (24.00%) Software Testing
9 6 (24.00%) ISTQB
9 6 (24.00%) Degree
10 5 (20.00%) Telecoms
10 5 (20.00%) UNIX
10 5 (20.00%) MS Office
10 5 (20.00%) C#
10 5 (20.00%) User Stories
10 5 (20.00%) WorldPay
11 4 (16.00%) Analytical Skills
11 4 (16.00%) Mobile App
11 4 (16.00%) Test Strategy

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 5 (20.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 18 (72.00%) Selenium
2 7 (28.00%) JIRA
3 4 (16.00%) QuickTest Pro
4 3 (12.00%) WinRunner
4 3 (12.00%) QARun
5 2 (8.00%) JUnit
5 2 (8.00%) JMeter
5 2 (8.00%) TestNG
5 2 (8.00%) WebDriver
6 1 (4.00%) PHPUnit
General
1 9 (36.00%) Finance
2 5 (20.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (8.00%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (28.00%) .NET
2 6 (24.00%) XML
2 6 (24.00%) HTML
3 3 (12.00%) WinForms
3 3 (12.00%) SOAP
3 3 (12.00%) Web Services
3 3 (12.00%) WCF
3 3 (12.00%) WPF
3 3 (12.00%) RESTful
3 3 (12.00%) Managed Extensibility Framework
4 2 (8.00%) CSS
5 1 (4.00%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.00%) Open Source
1 4 (16.00%) Mobile App
1 4 (16.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (12.00%) Mobile Payment
3 2 (8.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (4.00%) Mathematics
4 1 (4.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (20.00%) UNIX
2 3 (12.00%) Windows
2 3 (12.00%) Android
2 3 (12.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (52.00%) Test Scripting
3 10 (40.00%) Scrum
4 9 (36.00%) Manual Testing
5 8 (32.00%) Test Automation
5 8 (32.00%) Automated Testing
6 7 (28.00%) TDD
6 7 (28.00%) BDD
7 6 (24.00%) Software Testing
8 5 (20.00%) User Stories
9 4 (16.00%) Test Strategy
9 4 (16.00%) Regression Testing
10 3 (12.00%) Software Engineering
10 3 (12.00%) Agile Testing
11 2 (8.00%) Web Application Development
11 2 (8.00%) Performance Testing
11 2 (8.00%) Web Testing
11 2 (8.00%) Continuous Integration
11 2 (8.00%) E-Commerce
11 2 (8.00%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 12 (48.00%) Java
2 6 (24.00%) SQL
3 5 (20.00%) C#
4 3 (12.00%) JavaScript
4 3 (12.00%) VB
4 3 (12.00%) VB.NET
5 1 (4.00%) Python
5 1 (4.00%) PHP
5 1 (4.00%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 9 (36.00%) ISEB
2 6 (24.00%) ISTQB
2 6 (24.00%) Degree
3 3 (12.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (28.00%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (20.00%) WorldPay
2 2 (8.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.00%) HP
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