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

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Analyst
Rank 98 100 87
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -13
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 16 10 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.98% 0.70% 1.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.03% 0.73% 1.71%
Number of salaries quoted 13 9 28
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £23,100 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,500 £50,000 £36,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%
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
1558 1371 1637
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 95.47% 96.62% 95.17%
Number of salaries quoted 1244 1161 1411
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £25,700
10% offered a salary of more than £56,400 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 January 2015.

Test Analyst Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 25 (65.79%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (60.53%) Selenium
3 19 (50.00%) Manual Testing
4 18 (47.37%) Test Scripting
5 16 (42.11%) Automated Testing
6 14 (36.84%) TDD
6 14 (36.84%) Degree
6 14 (36.84%) JIRA
6 14 (36.84%) BDD
7 13 (34.21%) ISEB
7 13 (34.21%) Java
7 13 (34.21%) SQL
8 12 (31.58%) User Stories
9 11 (28.95%) Regression Testing
9 11 (28.95%) QA
10 10 (26.32%) ISTQB
10 10 (26.32%) Test Automation
10 10 (26.32%) .NET
11 9 (23.68%) XML
11 9 (23.68%) HTML
11 9 (23.68%) Software Testing
11 9 (23.68%) Open Source
12 8 (21.05%) TestNG
12 8 (21.05%) Scrum
12 8 (21.05%) UNIX
12 8 (21.05%) JUnit
13 7 (18.42%) JavaScript
13 7 (18.42%) C#
13 7 (18.42%) Microsoft
13 7 (18.42%) Continuous Integration

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 (13.16%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (13.16%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.89%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 23 (60.53%) Selenium
2 14 (36.84%) JIRA
3 8 (21.05%) TestNG
3 8 (21.05%) JUnit
4 7 (18.42%) WebDriver
5 3 (7.89%) WinRunner
5 3 (7.89%) QARun
6 2 (5.26%) JMeter
6 2 (5.26%) Hudson
6 2 (5.26%) Jenkins
7 1 (2.63%) PHPUnit
7 1 (2.63%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 5 (13.16%) Finance
2 4 (10.53%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (26.32%) .NET
2 9 (23.68%) XML
2 9 (23.68%) HTML
3 6 (15.79%) CSS
4 3 (7.89%) Managed Extensibility Framework
4 3 (7.89%) WinForms
4 3 (7.89%) WCF
4 3 (7.89%) WPF
5 2 (5.26%) RESTful
5 2 (5.26%) SOAP
5 2 (5.26%) Web Services
6 1 (2.63%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 9 (23.68%) Open Source
2 6 (15.79%) Mobile App
2 6 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (13.16%) Computer Science
4 3 (7.89%) User Experience
4 3 (7.89%) Mathematics
5 2 (5.26%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 8 (21.05%) UNIX
2 3 (7.89%) Apple iOS
2 3 (7.89%) Windows
2 3 (7.89%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (65.79%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (50.00%) Manual Testing
3 18 (47.37%) Test Scripting
4 16 (42.11%) Automated Testing
5 14 (36.84%) TDD
5 14 (36.84%) BDD
6 12 (31.58%) User Stories
7 11 (28.95%) Regression Testing
8 10 (26.32%) Test Automation
9 9 (23.68%) Software Testing
10 8 (21.05%) Scrum
11 7 (18.42%) Continuous Integration
11 7 (18.42%) Software Engineering
12 6 (15.79%) Web Testing
13 4 (10.53%) User Acceptance Testing
13 4 (10.53%) Performance Testing
13 4 (10.53%) OO
13 4 (10.53%) Test Strategy
13 4 (10.53%) Web Application Development
13 4 (10.53%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 13 (34.21%) Java
1 13 (34.21%) SQL
2 7 (18.42%) JavaScript
2 7 (18.42%) C#
3 3 (7.89%) Delphi
3 3 (7.89%) VB
3 3 (7.89%) VB.NET
4 1 (2.63%) Python
4 1 (2.63%) PHP
4 1 (2.63%) Scala
Qualifications
1 14 (36.84%) Degree
2 13 (34.21%) ISEB
3 10 (26.32%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (28.95%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (18.42%) Microsoft
2 3 (7.89%) Oracle
3 1 (2.63%) HP
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