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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Analyst
Rank 86 89 106
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +17
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 18 30 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.29% 1.65% 0.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.37% 1.75% 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 12 25 6
Average salary £37,500 £32,500 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% +18.18%
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+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
1318 1715 1480
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 94.62% 94.49% 94.03%
Number of salaries quoted 1155 1334 1294
Average salary £43,000 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.87% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £26,000 £28,850
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £56,450 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 28 August 2015.

Test Analyst Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 20 (71.43%) Selenium
2 18 (64.29%) Java
3 16 (57.14%) Finance
3 16 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (53.57%) Software Testing
5 13 (46.43%) TDD
5 13 (46.43%) Test Automation
6 12 (42.86%) BDD
6 12 (42.86%) WorldPay
6 12 (42.86%) JIRA
6 12 (42.86%) Manual Testing
6 12 (42.86%) SQL
7 11 (39.29%) Agile Testing
8 10 (35.71%) HTML
8 10 (35.71%) UNIX
8 10 (35.71%) Scrum
9 9 (32.14%) XML
9 9 (32.14%) Test Scripting
10 8 (28.57%) Automated Testing
10 8 (28.57%) MS Office
10 8 (28.57%) Python
10 8 (28.57%) ISEB
11 7 (25.00%) Regression Testing
11 7 (25.00%) Degree
12 6 (21.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 6 (21.43%) QA
12 6 (21.43%) HP UFT
13 4 (14.29%) Mobile App
13 4 (14.29%) Automation Testing
14 3 (10.71%) WebDriver

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 8 (28.57%) MS Office
2 1 (3.57%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.57%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.14%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.57%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 20 (71.43%) Selenium
2 12 (42.86%) JIRA
3 6 (21.43%) HP UFT
4 3 (10.71%) WebDriver
5 2 (7.14%) JUnit
5 2 (7.14%) Appium
6 1 (3.57%) jMock
6 1 (3.57%) TestNG
6 1 (3.57%) JMeter
6 1 (3.57%) Mockito
6 1 (3.57%) Hudson
6 1 (3.57%) Selenium IDE
General
1 16 (57.14%) Finance
2 3 (10.71%) Electronics
3 2 (7.14%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.57%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (35.71%) HTML
2 9 (32.14%) XML
3 3 (10.71%) .NET
4 2 (7.14%) CSS
5 1 (3.57%) SOAP
5 1 (3.57%) Web Services
5 1 (3.57%) J2EE
5 1 (3.57%) Hibernate
5 1 (3.57%) Spring
5 1 (3.57%) Spring MVC
5 1 (3.57%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.29%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.57%) Mobile Payment
2 1 (3.57%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 10 (35.71%) UNIX
2 3 (10.71%) Linux
3 2 (7.14%) Android
4 1 (3.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (53.57%) Software Testing
3 13 (46.43%) TDD
3 13 (46.43%) Test Automation
4 12 (42.86%) BDD
4 12 (42.86%) Manual Testing
5 11 (39.29%) Agile Testing
6 10 (35.71%) Scrum
7 9 (32.14%) Test Scripting
8 8 (28.57%) Automated Testing
9 7 (25.00%) Regression Testing
10 4 (14.29%) Automation Testing
11 3 (10.71%) Test Planning
11 3 (10.71%) Requirements Analysis
12 2 (7.14%) Test Strategy
12 2 (7.14%) Open Source
12 2 (7.14%) User Stories
13 1 (3.57%) Mobile Application Development
13 1 (3.57%) Web Application Development
13 1 (3.57%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 18 (64.29%) Java
2 12 (42.86%) SQL
3 8 (28.57%) Python
4 2 (7.14%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.57%) C#
Qualifications
1 8 (28.57%) ISEB
2 7 (25.00%) Degree
3 6 (21.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (7.14%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (21.43%) QA
Vendors
1 12 (42.86%) WorldPay
2 1 (3.57%) Microsoft
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