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

Location
3 months to
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Analyst
Rank 90 96 116
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +20
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 16 30 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.15% 1.63% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.21% 1.73% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 9 20 4
Average salary £36,000 £32,500 £29,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.76% +9.24%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,800 £19,000 £25,156
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £32,200
UK excluding London average salary £33,500 £33,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+1.51% +1.53%
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
1323 1734 1571
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 95.11% 94.34% 93.51%
Number of salaries quoted 1116 1373 1380
Average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £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 £38,500
% 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 5 August 2015.

Test Analyst Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 5 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 19 (79.17%) Selenium
2 17 (70.83%) Java
3 14 (58.33%) Finance
3 14 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (54.17%) Software Testing
5 12 (50.00%) JIRA
5 12 (50.00%) Test Automation
6 11 (45.83%) BDD
6 11 (45.83%) Manual Testing
6 11 (45.83%) TDD
6 11 (45.83%) WorldPay
7 10 (41.67%) Agile Testing
7 10 (41.67%) SQL
8 9 (37.50%) UNIX
8 9 (37.50%) Scrum
8 9 (37.50%) Test Scripting
9 8 (33.33%) Automated Testing
9 8 (33.33%) ISEB
9 8 (33.33%) XML
9 8 (33.33%) HTML
10 7 (29.17%) MS Office
10 7 (29.17%) Regression Testing
11 6 (25.00%) Python
12 5 (20.83%) HP UFT
12 5 (20.83%) Degree
12 5 (20.83%) QA
12 5 (20.83%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 3 (12.50%) .NET
13 3 (12.50%) ISTQB
13 3 (12.50%) Automation Testing

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 5 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 7 (29.17%) MS Office
2 1 (4.17%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.17%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 19 (79.17%) Selenium
2 12 (50.00%) JIRA
3 5 (20.83%) HP UFT
4 2 (8.33%) JMeter
4 2 (8.33%) WebDriver
4 2 (8.33%) Appium
5 1 (4.17%) Hudson
5 1 (4.17%) Selenium IDE
5 1 (4.17%) TestNG
5 1 (4.17%) JUnit
General
1 14 (58.33%) Finance
2 2 (8.33%) Manufacturing
2 2 (8.33%) Electronics
3 1 (4.17%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (33.33%) HTML
1 8 (33.33%) XML
2 3 (12.50%) .NET
3 1 (4.17%) CSS
3 1 (4.17%) SOAP
3 1 (4.17%) Web Services
3 1 (4.17%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.50%) Mobile App
2 1 (4.17%) Mobile Payment
2 1 (4.17%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 9 (37.50%) UNIX
2 2 (8.33%) Linux
2 2 (8.33%) Android
3 1 (4.17%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (54.17%) Software Testing
3 12 (50.00%) Test Automation
4 11 (45.83%) TDD
4 11 (45.83%) BDD
4 11 (45.83%) Manual Testing
5 10 (41.67%) Agile Testing
6 9 (37.50%) Test Scripting
6 9 (37.50%) Scrum
7 8 (33.33%) Automated Testing
8 7 (29.17%) Regression Testing
9 3 (12.50%) User Stories
9 3 (12.50%) Automation Testing
10 2 (8.33%) Test Planning
10 2 (8.33%) Requirements Analysis
10 2 (8.33%) Performance Testing
10 2 (8.33%) Web Testing
10 2 (8.33%) Test Strategy
11 1 (4.17%) Continuous Integration
11 1 (4.17%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 17 (70.83%) Java
2 10 (41.67%) SQL
3 6 (25.00%) Python
4 1 (4.17%) JavaScript
4 1 (4.17%) C#
Qualifications
1 8 (33.33%) ISEB
2 5 (20.83%) Degree
2 5 (20.83%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (12.50%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (20.83%) QA
Vendors
1 11 (45.83%) WorldPay
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