The table below looks at the statistics for the Test Analyst role in IT jobs advertised for the East of England 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 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Analyst
Rank 165 187 148
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -39
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 89 54 152
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 1.16% 0.77% 1.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.20% 0.80% 1.72%
Number of salaries quoted 71 49 123
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,900 £27,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £43,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
Test Analyst
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 East of England 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
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
7391 6710 8820
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 96.17% 95.76% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 6041 5722 7505
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

Test Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Test Analyst
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

Test Analyst Salary Trend in the East of England

Test Analyst
Salary Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Analyst across the East of England region over the 3 months to 2 October 2014.

Test Analyst Salary Histogram in the East of England

Test Analyst
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Analyst within the East of England region over the 3 months to 2 October 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
Hertfordshire 0 25 £32,500 -27.77% 5
Essex +4 22 £34,250 -11.03% 3
Cambridgeshire +12 18 £33,250 +15.65% 7
Bedfordshire -8 16 £35,750 +10.00% 3
Suffolk +9 8 £35,000 +7.69% 1
Norfolk +7 4 £26,500 -3.63%
Test Analyst
England

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT jobs across the East of England 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 89 (43.20%) SQL
2 83 (40.29%) QA
3 80 (38.83%) Test Scripting
4 77 (37.38%) Agile Software Development
5 57 (27.67%) ISEB
5 57 (27.67%) Software Testing
6 54 (26.21%) Selenium
7 48 (23.30%) Manual Testing
7 48 (23.30%) Automated Testing
8 45 (21.84%) JIRA
9 43 (20.87%) Microsoft
10 35 (16.99%) Java
10 35 (16.99%) Scrum
10 35 (16.99%) User Acceptance Testing
11 33 (16.02%) ISTQB
11 33 (16.02%) Regression Testing
12 32 (15.53%) Degree
12 32 (15.53%) Test Automation
13 31 (15.05%) Analytical Skills
13 31 (15.05%) Finance
14 28 (13.59%) Oracle
14 28 (13.59%) Windows
14 28 (13.59%) Test Strategy
14 28 (13.59%) HP Quality Center
15 26 (12.62%) UNIX
16 25 (12.14%) MS Excel
17 24 (11.65%) .NET
18 23 (11.17%) Web Testing
18 23 (11.17%) Automation Testing
19 22 (10.68%) BDD

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT jobs across the East of England 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (1.94%) IIS
1 4 (1.94%) Apache
1 4 (1.94%) Tomcat
1 4 (1.94%) Liferay
2 1 (0.49%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.49%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 25 (12.14%) MS Excel
2 12 (5.83%) MS Office
3 2 (0.97%) MS Project
3 2 (0.97%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (2.43%) JDE OneWorld
2 3 (1.46%) VisionPLUS
2 3 (1.46%) AWD
3 2 (0.97%) RiskWrite
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.49%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 14 (6.80%) Internet
2 7 (3.40%) ATM
3 3 (1.46%) HTTP
4 2 (0.97%) SAN
4 2 (0.97%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (9.71%) SQL Server
2 7 (3.40%) Data Mining
2 7 (3.40%) Relational Database
3 3 (1.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (1.46%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (0.97%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (0.97%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (0.97%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 54 (26.21%) Selenium
2 45 (21.84%) JIRA
3 17 (8.25%) QuickTest Pro
4 16 (7.77%) JMeter
5 13 (6.31%) Cucumber
6 8 (3.88%) WebDriver
6 8 (3.88%) WATIR
7 7 (3.40%) Oracle Forms
8 5 (2.43%) TestDirector
8 5 (2.43%) Bugzilla
8 5 (2.43%) TestNG
9 4 (1.94%) Team Foundation Server
9 4 (1.94%) SoapUI
9 4 (1.94%) JUnit
10 3 (1.46%) Subversion
10 3 (1.46%) LoadUI
11 2 (0.97%) Visual Studio
12 1 (0.49%) Jenkins
12 1 (0.49%) FogBugz
12 1 (0.49%) RubyMine
General
1 31 (15.05%) Finance
2 12 (5.83%) Banking
3 10 (4.85%) Marketing
4 3 (1.46%) Retail
5 2 (0.97%) Telecoms
5 2 (0.97%) Games
6 1 (0.49%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.49%) Publishing
6 1 (0.49%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.49%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (11.65%) .NET
2 15 (7.28%) HTML
3 11 (5.34%) ASP.NET
4 10 (4.85%) XML
5 9 (4.37%) CSS
6 8 (3.88%) ASP.NET MVC
7 6 (2.91%) Web Services
8 5 (2.43%) J2EE
9 2 (0.97%) SOAP
10 1 (0.49%) WCF
10 1 (0.49%) jQuery
10 1 (0.49%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 31 (15.05%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (4.85%) Mobile App
3 8 (3.88%) User Experience
3 8 (3.88%) Management Information System
4 7 (3.40%) EFT
5 6 (2.91%) AS400
6 5 (2.43%) Computer Science
7 4 (1.94%) iPhone
7 4 (1.94%) Client/Server
7 4 (1.94%) iPad
8 3 (1.46%) Mobile Payment
8 3 (1.46%) Mathematics
9 2 (0.97%) Open Source
9 2 (0.97%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.49%) Physics
10 1 (0.49%) EPoS
10 1 (0.49%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 28 (13.59%) Windows
2 26 (12.62%) UNIX
3 16 (7.77%) Linux
4 7 (3.40%) Android
5 3 (1.46%) Windows 7
6 2 (0.97%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.97%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (38.83%) Test Scripting
2 77 (37.38%) Agile Software Development
3 57 (27.67%) Software Testing
4 48 (23.30%) Manual Testing
4 48 (23.30%) Automated Testing
5 35 (16.99%) Scrum
5 35 (16.99%) User Acceptance Testing
6 33 (16.02%) Regression Testing
7 32 (15.53%) Test Automation
8 28 (13.59%) Test Strategy
9 23 (11.17%) Automation Testing
9 23 (11.17%) Web Testing
10 22 (10.68%) Test Planning
10 22 (10.68%) BDD
11 20 (9.71%) Performance Testing
12 15 (7.28%) TDD
13 14 (6.80%) System Testing
14 12 (5.83%) Validation
15 11 (5.34%) E-Commerce
16 10 (4.85%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 89 (43.20%) SQL
2 35 (16.99%) Java
3 18 (8.74%) C#
4 15 (7.28%) Shell Script
5 14 (6.80%) Ruby
5 14 (6.80%) Perl
6 11 (5.34%) Python
7 8 (3.88%) JavaScript
8 6 (2.91%) PL/SQL
9 5 (2.43%) T-SQL
10 2 (0.97%) VBScript
10 2 (0.97%) VB
10 2 (0.97%) VBA
10 2 (0.97%) Delphi
11 1 (0.49%) C
11 1 (0.49%) C++
11 1 (0.49%) PowerHouse
Qualifications
1 57 (27.67%) ISEB
2 33 (16.02%) ISTQB
3 32 (15.53%) Degree
4 16 (7.77%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (1.46%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 83 (40.29%) QA
2 6 (2.91%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (0.97%) Active Directory
1 2 (0.97%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 28 (13.59%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 43 (20.87%) Microsoft
2 28 (13.59%) Oracle
3 13 (6.31%) HP
4 4 (1.94%) JBoss
4 4 (1.94%) IBM
5 3 (1.46%) Business Objects
5 3 (1.46%) SAP
5 3 (1.46%) VMware
6 2 (0.97%) Ab Initio
7 1 (0.49%) Citrix
7 1 (0.49%) Apple
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