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 15 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Analyst
Rank 93 105 121
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +16
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 23 7 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.30% 0.45% 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.36% 0.48% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 19 7 6
Average salary £32,500 £27,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.18% -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
1687 1470 1907
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 95.10% 95.02% 96.12%
Number of salaries quoted 1303 1289 1691
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +2.59%

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 15 September 2014.

Test Analyst Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 15 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 28 (63.64%) QA
2 24 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (52.27%) ISEB
4 22 (50.00%) Software Testing
4 22 (50.00%) Manual Testing
5 19 (43.18%) Selenium
5 19 (43.18%) JIRA
6 18 (40.91%) Test Scripting
6 18 (40.91%) Automated Testing
7 16 (36.36%) SQL
8 15 (34.09%) Internet
9 14 (31.82%) TDD
10 13 (29.55%) Degree
10 13 (29.55%) Regression Testing
10 13 (29.55%) Java
11 12 (27.27%) HTML
11 12 (27.27%) User Acceptance Testing
12 11 (25.00%) Scrum
12 11 (25.00%) Web Testing
13 10 (22.73%) BDD
13 10 (22.73%) ISTQB
14 9 (20.45%) Microsoft
15 8 (18.18%) XML
15 8 (18.18%) .NET
15 8 (18.18%) Oracle
15 8 (18.18%) UNIX
15 8 (18.18%) Test Automation
16 7 (15.91%) Performance Testing
16 7 (15.91%) MS Office
16 7 (15.91%) Finance

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 15 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 (15.91%) MS Office
2 1 (2.27%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (9.09%) JDE OneWorld
Communications & Networking
1 15 (34.09%) Internet
2 4 (9.09%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.27%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 19 (43.18%) JIRA
1 19 (43.18%) Selenium
2 5 (11.36%) QuickTest Pro
3 3 (6.82%) JUnit
3 3 (6.82%) TestNG
3 3 (6.82%) WebDriver
4 2 (4.55%) JMeter
5 1 (2.27%) Hudson
5 1 (2.27%) Jenkins
General
1 7 (15.91%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (27.27%) HTML
2 8 (18.18%) .NET
2 8 (18.18%) XML
3 6 (13.64%) CSS
4 5 (11.36%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.09%) iPhone
1 4 (9.09%) iPad
2 2 (4.55%) Open Source
3 1 (2.27%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (18.18%) UNIX
2 5 (11.36%) Linux
3 4 (9.09%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 22 (50.00%) Manual Testing
3 18 (40.91%) Test Scripting
3 18 (40.91%) Automated Testing
4 14 (31.82%) TDD
5 13 (29.55%) Regression Testing
6 12 (27.27%) User Acceptance Testing
7 11 (25.00%) Scrum
7 11 (25.00%) Web Testing
8 10 (22.73%) BDD
9 8 (18.18%) Test Automation
10 7 (15.91%) Performance Testing
10 7 (15.91%) User Stories
11 5 (11.36%) Agile Testing
11 5 (11.36%) Continuous Integration
12 4 (9.09%) Compatibility Testing
13 2 (4.55%) Automation Testing
14 1 (2.27%) Integration Testing
14 1 (2.27%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (36.36%) SQL
2 13 (29.55%) Java
3 6 (13.64%) JavaScript
4 5 (11.36%) Perl
4 5 (11.36%) Python
4 5 (11.36%) Ruby
4 5 (11.36%) C#
Qualifications
1 23 (52.27%) ISEB
2 13 (29.55%) Degree
3 10 (22.73%) ISTQB
4 5 (11.36%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (63.64%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (20.45%) Microsoft
2 8 (18.18%) Oracle