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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Analyst
Rank 94 106 122
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +16
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 27 6 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.50% 0.38% 0.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.58% 0.40% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 22 6 7
Average salary £32,750 £27,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.09% -24.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £30,250 £52,500
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
1708 1488 1866
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 94.57% 93.88% 96.19%
Number of salaries quoted 1327 1305 1644
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 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 2 September 2014.

Test Analyst Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 2 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 23 (52.27%) ISEB
3 22 (50.00%) Software Testing
4 21 (47.73%) Manual Testing
5 20 (45.45%) Selenium
5 20 (45.45%) JIRA
6 18 (40.91%) Test Scripting
6 18 (40.91%) Agile Software Development
7 17 (38.64%) Automated Testing
8 16 (36.36%) Internet
8 16 (36.36%) SQL
9 15 (34.09%) TDD
10 14 (31.82%) Java
11 13 (29.55%) HTML
12 12 (27.27%) Regression Testing
12 12 (27.27%) Scrum
12 12 (27.27%) Degree
13 11 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
13 11 (25.00%) Web Testing
13 11 (25.00%) BDD
14 10 (22.73%) ISTQB
15 9 (20.45%) Test Automation
15 9 (20.45%) XML
15 9 (20.45%) UNIX
16 8 (18.18%) MS Office
16 8 (18.18%) Finance
16 8 (18.18%) Microsoft
17 7 (15.91%) .NET
17 7 (15.91%) Oracle
17 7 (15.91%) Performance Testing

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 2 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 8 (18.18%) MS Office
2 1 (2.27%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (9.09%) JDE OneWorld
Communications & Networking
1 16 (36.36%) Internet
2 4 (9.09%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.27%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 20 (45.45%) JIRA
1 20 (45.45%) Selenium
2 6 (13.64%) 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 8 (18.18%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (29.55%) HTML
2 9 (20.45%) XML
3 7 (15.91%) .NET
4 6 (13.64%) CSS
5 5 (11.36%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.09%) iPhone
1 4 (9.09%) iPad
2 2 (4.55%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 9 (20.45%) UNIX
2 5 (11.36%) Linux
3 4 (9.09%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 21 (47.73%) Manual Testing
3 18 (40.91%) Test Scripting
3 18 (40.91%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (38.64%) Automated Testing
5 15 (34.09%) TDD
6 12 (27.27%) Regression Testing
6 12 (27.27%) Scrum
7 11 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 11 (25.00%) BDD
7 11 (25.00%) Web Testing
8 9 (20.45%) Test Automation
9 7 (15.91%) Performance Testing
9 7 (15.91%) User Stories
10 6 (13.64%) 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 14 (31.82%) 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 12 (27.27%) Degree
3 10 (22.73%) ISTQB
4 6 (13.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (63.64%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 7 (15.91%) Oracle
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + including benefits
Posted: 6 days ago