The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Cambridge region that had Test Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 1 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Analyst
Rank 87 106 116
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 21 10 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.52% 0.67% 0.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.58% 0.68% 0.74%
Number of salaries quoted 18 5 11
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,100 £27,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £35,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £34,500 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
-1.42% +2.94%
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
1333 1475 1767
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 96.32% 98.27% 97.84%
Number of salaries quoted 1086 1242 1515
Median salary £45,000 £44,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.12% +11.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

The demand trend of job ads across the Cambridge region that featured Test Analyst in the job title.

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, Test Analyst job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cambridge region featuring Test Analyst in the job title.

1 21 (53.85%) QA
2 18 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (43.59%) Java
4 16 (41.03%) Selenium
4 16 (41.03%) Manual Testing
5 14 (35.90%) Software Testing
6 13 (33.33%) Test Scripting
6 13 (33.33%) Scrum
7 11 (28.21%) Unix
7 11 (28.21%) Python
8 10 (25.64%) Regression Testing
8 10 (25.64%) Automated Testing
9 9 (23.08%) Test Automation
9 9 (23.08%) Agile Testing
10 8 (20.51%) BDD
10 8 (20.51%) Fintech
11 7 (17.95%) Degree
11 7 (17.95%) TDD
11 7 (17.95%) Requirements Analysis
11 7 (17.95%) Finance
11 7 (17.95%) Linux
11 7 (17.95%) SQL
11 7 (17.95%) Functional Testing
11 7 (17.95%) Non-Functional Testing
11 7 (17.95%) WorldPay
12 6 (15.38%) User Stories
12 6 (15.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 6 (15.38%) Oracle
12 6 (15.38%) C
12 6 (15.38%) JIRA

Test Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 1 (2.56%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (5.13%) Dynamics NAV
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.56%) Firewall
Development Applications
1 16 (41.03%) Selenium
2 6 (15.38%) JIRA
3 5 (12.82%) Hudson
4 4 (10.26%) WebDriver
5 3 (7.69%) Cucumber
5 3 (7.69%) JMeter
6 1 (2.56%) Appium
6 1 (2.56%) HP UFT
6 1 (2.56%) NUnit
6 1 (2.56%) Selenium IDE
6 1 (2.56%) SpecFlow
General
1 7 (17.95%) Finance
2 4 (10.26%) Electronics
3 1 (2.56%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.56%) Gherkin
1 1 (2.56%) HTML
1 1 (2.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (20.51%) Fintech
2 5 (12.82%) Replication
3 1 (2.56%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 11 (28.21%) Unix
2 7 (17.95%) Linux
3 5 (12.82%) Windows
4 4 (10.26%) Mac OS X
5 1 (2.56%) Android
5 1 (2.56%) Apple iOS
5 1 (2.56%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (41.03%) Manual Testing
3 14 (35.90%) Software Testing
4 13 (33.33%) Scrum
4 13 (33.33%) Test Scripting
5 10 (25.64%) Automated Testing
5 10 (25.64%) Regression Testing
6 9 (23.08%) Agile Testing
6 9 (23.08%) Test Automation
7 8 (20.51%) BDD
8 7 (17.95%) Functional Testing
8 7 (17.95%) Non-Functional Testing
8 7 (17.95%) Requirements Analysis
8 7 (17.95%) TDD
9 6 (15.38%) Integration Testing
9 6 (15.38%) User Stories
10 5 (12.82%) Automation Testing
10 5 (12.82%) Performance Testing
10 5 (12.82%) Web Testing
11 4 (10.26%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (43.59%) Java
2 11 (28.21%) Python
3 7 (17.95%) SQL
4 6 (15.38%) C
5 2 (5.13%) C#
6 1 (2.56%) Perl
Qualifications
1 7 (17.95%) Degree
2 6 (15.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 5 (12.82%) ISTQB
4 4 (10.26%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (53.85%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (17.95%) WorldPay
2 6 (15.38%) Oracle
3 2 (5.13%) Microsoft
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago