The table below looks at the statistics for the Test Analyst role in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridgeshire 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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Analyst
Rank 106 119 85
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -34
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 37 14 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 1.47% 0.65% 2.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.55% 0.68% 2.55%
Number of salaries quoted 29 14 55
Average salary £37,500 £32,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -10.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £23,500 £25,600
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £39,250 £49,500
UK excluding London average salary £33,625 £31,500 £31,500
% change year-on-year
+6.74% -
Test Analyst
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cambridgeshire 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
Cambridgeshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2391 2070 2668
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 94.96% 96.55% 94.48%
Number of salaries quoted 1929 1656 2286
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £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 Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Test Analyst in the job title across the Cambridgeshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Test Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

Test Analyst
Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Test Analyst across the Cambridgeshire region.

Test Analyst Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

Test Analyst
Salary Histogram in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Analyst across the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

Test Analyst Salary Histogram in Cambridgeshire

Test Analyst
Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Analyst within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge +6 22 £35,000 +7.69% 1
Peterborough -3 2 £38,500 +28.33% 1
Test Analyst
East of England

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 37 (61.67%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (48.33%) Test Scripting
3 27 (45.00%) Selenium
4 26 (43.33%) Automated Testing
5 24 (40.00%) Manual Testing
6 22 (36.67%) Regression Testing
7 20 (33.33%) Scrum
7 20 (33.33%) JIRA
8 19 (31.67%) TDD
8 19 (31.67%) SQL
8 19 (31.67%) Degree
9 18 (30.00%) .NET
9 18 (30.00%) Java
9 18 (30.00%) BDD
10 17 (28.33%) QA
10 17 (28.33%) ISEB
10 17 (28.33%) ISTQB
11 16 (26.67%) C#
11 16 (26.67%) QuickTest Pro
12 15 (25.00%) User Stories
12 15 (25.00%) Software Testing
13 14 (23.33%) HP
13 14 (23.33%) HTML
13 14 (23.33%) Finance
14 13 (21.67%) XML
15 12 (20.00%) UNIX
15 12 (20.00%) Test Strategy
16 11 (18.33%) Test Automation
16 11 (18.33%) JavaScript
16 11 (18.33%) Open Source

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 (13.33%) MS Office
2 1 (1.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 9 (15.00%) Internet
2 1 (1.67%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 27 (45.00%) Selenium
2 20 (33.33%) JIRA
3 16 (26.67%) QuickTest Pro
4 11 (18.33%) JUnit
4 11 (18.33%) TestNG
5 9 (15.00%) WebDriver
6 5 (8.33%) LoadRunner
6 5 (8.33%) Rational DOORS
7 2 (3.33%) Hudson
7 2 (3.33%) Jenkins
7 2 (3.33%) QARun
7 2 (3.33%) JMeter
7 2 (3.33%) WinRunner
8 1 (1.67%) PHPUnit
General
1 14 (23.33%) Finance
2 5 (8.33%) Legal
2 5 (8.33%) Military
3 1 (1.67%) Back Office
3 1 (1.67%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (30.00%) .NET
2 14 (23.33%) HTML
3 13 (21.67%) XML
4 10 (16.67%) CSS
5 3 (5.00%) Web Services
6 2 (3.33%) WinForms
6 2 (3.33%) WCF
6 2 (3.33%) WPF
6 2 (3.33%) Managed Extensibility Framework
7 1 (1.67%) RESTful
7 1 (1.67%) JSON
7 1 (1.67%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (18.33%) Open Source
2 6 (10.00%) Mobile App
3 5 (8.33%) Computer Science
3 5 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (5.00%) User Experience
4 3 (5.00%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.67%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 12 (20.00%) UNIX
2 3 (5.00%) Android
2 3 (5.00%) Apple iOS
3 2 (3.33%) Windows
3 2 (3.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (61.67%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (48.33%) Test Scripting
3 26 (43.33%) Automated Testing
4 24 (40.00%) Manual Testing
5 22 (36.67%) Regression Testing
6 20 (33.33%) Scrum
7 19 (31.67%) TDD
8 18 (30.00%) BDD
9 15 (25.00%) User Stories
9 15 (25.00%) Software Testing
10 12 (20.00%) Test Strategy
11 11 (18.33%) Test Automation
12 9 (15.00%) Continuous Integration
13 8 (13.33%) Web Testing
14 7 (11.67%) Software Engineering
15 6 (10.00%) Performance Testing
16 5 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
16 5 (8.33%) Business Analysis
16 5 (8.33%) Supplier Management
16 5 (8.33%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (31.67%) SQL
2 18 (30.00%) Java
3 16 (26.67%) C#
4 11 (18.33%) JavaScript
5 3 (5.00%) Delphi
5 3 (5.00%) Python
6 2 (3.33%) Ruby
6 2 (3.33%) VB
6 2 (3.33%) VB.NET
6 2 (3.33%) Perl
7 1 (1.67%) PHP
7 1 (1.67%) Scala
Qualifications
1 19 (31.67%) Degree
2 17 (28.33%) ISEB
2 17 (28.33%) ISTQB
3 6 (10.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (28.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (10.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (23.33%) HP
2 9 (15.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (8.33%) IBM
4 4 (6.67%) Oracle