The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the East of England region that had Test Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 27 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Analyst
Rank 134 183 197
Rank change year-on-year
+49 +14
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 132 94 96
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 2.00% 1.26% 1.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.08% 1.29% 1.17%
Number of salaries quoted 118 80 71
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,100 £24,900 £26,200
10% offered a salary of more than £60,500 £47,500 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £33,500 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
-4.28% +2.94%
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
6335 7292 8228
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 95.93% 97.64% 97.30%
Number of salaries quoted 5335 6001 6841
Median salary £45,000 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.43% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

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 27 May 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Analyst within the East of England region over the 3 months to 27 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire +37 43 £39,250 +21.70% 2
Suffolk +24 39 £33,000 -1.49% 8
Cambridgeshire +7 21 £37,500 +7.14% 5
Bedfordshire +18 19 £60,500 +89.06% 2
Norfolk +18 5 £21,500 -18.09% 1
Essex -5 5 £42,500 +6.25%
Test Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 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 East of England region featuring Test Analyst in the job title.

1 127 (52.92%) Agile Software Development
2 123 (51.25%) QA
3 106 (44.17%) SQL
4 101 (42.08%) Test Scripting
5 92 (38.33%) Selenium
6 91 (37.92%) Java
7 81 (33.75%) Finance
8 69 (28.75%) JIRA
8 69 (28.75%) Unix
9 66 (27.50%) ISEB
10 61 (25.42%) HP
11 60 (25.00%) ISTQB
12 59 (24.58%) HP UFT
13 55 (22.92%) HP Quality Center
14 53 (22.08%) Test Automation
15 50 (20.83%) Software Testing
15 50 (20.83%) Automated Testing
15 50 (20.83%) Functional Testing
16 47 (19.58%) Regression Testing
17 46 (19.17%) Microsoft
17 46 (19.17%) Waterfall
18 42 (17.50%) Manual Testing
18 42 (17.50%) Non-Functional Testing
19 37 (15.42%) Cucumber
20 34 (14.17%) Shell Script
20 34 (14.17%) Oracle
21 33 (13.75%) MS Office
21 33 (13.75%) BDD
22 32 (13.33%) LoadRunner
23 30 (12.50%) Test Management

Test Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England 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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (1.25%) MQSeries
1 3 (1.25%) WebSphere
2 1 (0.42%) Confluence
2 1 (0.42%) JBoss
Applications
1 33 (13.75%) MS Office
2 27 (11.25%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (1.25%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.83%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.33%) SSH
1 8 (3.33%) Telnet
2 4 (1.67%) PuTTY
3 3 (1.25%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (9.17%) Oracle Database
2 6 (2.50%) Relational Database
2 6 (2.50%) SQL Server
3 4 (1.67%) Big Data
4 3 (1.25%) Data Mining
4 3 (1.25%) DB2
4 3 (1.25%) DbVisualizer
Development Applications
1 92 (38.33%) Selenium
2 69 (28.75%) JIRA
3 59 (24.58%) HP UFT
4 37 (15.42%) Cucumber
5 32 (13.33%) LoadRunner
6 24 (10.00%) ClearQuest
7 21 (8.75%) SoapUI
8 18 (7.50%) WebDriver
9 13 (5.42%) JMeter
10 9 (3.75%) Toad
11 5 (2.08%) Hudson
11 5 (2.08%) Team Foundation Server
12 4 (1.67%) Jenkins
12 4 (1.67%) SpecFlow
12 4 (1.67%) Visual Studio
13 3 (1.25%) Git (software)
13 3 (1.25%) JUnit
14 2 (0.83%) Calabash
14 2 (0.83%) Gerrit
14 2 (0.83%) Mercurial
General
1 81 (33.75%) Finance
2 24 (10.00%) Retail
3 11 (4.58%) Banking
4 7 (2.92%) Games
5 4 (1.67%) Telecoms
6 2 (0.83%) Electronics
6 2 (0.83%) Marketing
6 2 (0.83%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.42%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (5.42%) J2EE
2 12 (5.00%) SOAP
3 10 (4.17%) REST
4 5 (2.08%) .NET
4 5 (2.08%) HTML
4 5 (2.08%) Web Services
5 3 (1.25%) Flash
5 3 (1.25%) XML
6 2 (0.83%) ASP.NET
6 2 (0.83%) Gherkin
7 1 (0.42%) CSS
7 1 (0.42%) Java EE
7 1 (0.42%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 19 (7.92%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (5.00%) Data Integration
3 11 (4.58%) EPoS
4 9 (3.75%) Fintech
5 6 (2.50%) Mobile App
5 6 (2.50%) Online Games
6 5 (2.08%) Replication
7 3 (1.25%) Statistics
8 2 (0.83%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.42%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 69 (28.75%) Unix
2 14 (5.83%) Linux
3 13 (5.42%) Windows
4 6 (2.50%) Android
5 4 (1.67%) Mac OS X
6 3 (1.25%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.42%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 127 (52.92%) Agile Software Development
2 101 (42.08%) Test Scripting
3 53 (22.08%) Test Automation
4 50 (20.83%) Automated Testing
4 50 (20.83%) Functional Testing
4 50 (20.83%) Software Testing
5 47 (19.58%) Regression Testing
6 46 (19.17%) Waterfall
7 42 (17.50%) Manual Testing
7 42 (17.50%) Non-Functional Testing
8 33 (13.75%) BDD
9 30 (12.50%) Test Management
10 28 (11.67%) Automation Testing
11 27 (11.25%) Scrum
12 25 (10.42%) Release Management
13 22 (9.17%) SDLC
14 20 (8.33%) System Testing
14 20 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
15 19 (7.92%) Test Planning
16 17 (7.08%) Agile Testing
Programming Languages
1 106 (44.17%) SQL
2 91 (37.92%) Java
3 34 (14.17%) Shell Script
4 21 (8.75%) PL/SQL
5 13 (5.42%) C#
6 11 (4.58%) Python
7 10 (4.17%) VB
8 8 (3.33%) C
8 8 (3.33%) JavaScript
9 4 (1.67%) Perl
9 4 (1.67%) Ruby
10 3 (1.25%) Bourne shell
11 1 (0.42%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.42%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 66 (27.50%) ISEB
2 60 (25.00%) ISTQB
3 24 (10.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 19 (7.92%) Degree
5 6 (2.50%) HP ASE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 123 (51.25%) QA
Systems Management
1 55 (22.92%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.42%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 61 (25.42%) HP
2 46 (19.17%) Microsoft
3 34 (14.17%) Oracle
4 23 (9.58%) IBM
5 6 (2.50%) WorldPay
6 2 (0.83%) Sitecore
7 1 (0.42%) Atlassian
7 1 (0.42%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.42%) SAP
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