The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Cambridge region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Analyst
Rank 94 118 111
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 29 4 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.61% 0.24% 0.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.70% 0.26% 0.62%
Number of salaries quoted 19 4 11
Average salary £32,500 £29,750 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.24% -18.49%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £25,156 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £32,200 £38,000
UK excluding London average salary £33,150 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+2.00% -
Job Titles Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1703 1548 1772
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 94.35% 93.14% 96.57%
Number of salaries quoted 1356 1360 1533
Average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Test Analyst
Cambridgeshire

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 1 August 2014.

Test Analyst Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 (66.67%) QA
2 20 (47.62%) Software Testing
3 18 (42.86%) TDD
3 18 (42.86%) Test Scripting
3 18 (42.86%) ISEB
3 18 (42.86%) Internet
4 17 (40.48%) SQL
4 17 (40.48%) Selenium
4 17 (40.48%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (38.10%) Scrum
5 16 (38.10%) Java
6 15 (35.71%) JIRA
7 14 (33.33%) HTML
8 13 (30.95%) Test Automation
9 12 (28.57%) Automated Testing
10 10 (23.81%) Degree
10 10 (23.81%) C#
10 10 (23.81%) .NET
10 10 (23.81%) Finance
10 10 (23.81%) BDD
10 10 (23.81%) Manual Testing
11 9 (21.43%) User Acceptance Testing
12 8 (19.05%) JavaScript
12 8 (19.05%) MS Office
12 8 (19.05%) CSS
12 8 (19.05%) XML
12 8 (19.05%) UNIX
13 7 (16.67%) Web Testing
13 7 (16.67%) ISTQB
14 6 (14.29%) Compatibility Testing

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 (19.05%) MS Office
2 1 (2.38%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (9.52%) JDE OneWorld
Communications & Networking
1 18 (42.86%) Internet
2 6 (14.29%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.38%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 17 (40.48%) Selenium
2 15 (35.71%) JIRA
3 6 (14.29%) QuickTest Pro
4 4 (9.52%) WebDriver
5 2 (4.76%) JUnit
5 2 (4.76%) TestNG
General
1 10 (23.81%) Finance
2 2 (4.76%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (33.33%) HTML
2 10 (23.81%) .NET
3 8 (19.05%) CSS
3 8 (19.05%) XML
4 5 (11.90%) Web Services
5 2 (4.76%) .NET Framework
5 2 (4.76%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.52%) iPad
1 4 (9.52%) iPhone
2 2 (4.76%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 8 (19.05%) UNIX
2 5 (11.90%) Linux
3 4 (9.52%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (47.62%) Software Testing
2 18 (42.86%) TDD
2 18 (42.86%) Test Scripting
3 17 (40.48%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (38.10%) Scrum
5 13 (30.95%) Test Automation
6 12 (28.57%) Automated Testing
7 10 (23.81%) BDD
7 10 (23.81%) Manual Testing
8 9 (21.43%) User Acceptance Testing
9 7 (16.67%) Web Testing
10 6 (14.29%) Compatibility Testing
10 6 (14.29%) Agile Testing
11 4 (9.52%) Performance Testing
11 4 (9.52%) Continuous Integration
11 4 (9.52%) OO
12 3 (7.14%) Test Strategy
12 3 (7.14%) User Stories
12 3 (7.14%) Regression Testing
13 2 (4.76%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (40.48%) SQL
2 16 (38.10%) Java
3 10 (23.81%) C#
4 8 (19.05%) JavaScript
5 6 (14.29%) Python
6 5 (11.90%) Perl
6 5 (11.90%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 18 (42.86%) ISEB
2 10 (23.81%) Degree
3 7 (16.67%) ISTQB
4 6 (14.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (66.67%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 5 (11.90%) Oracle
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