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

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Analyst
Rank 173 184 146
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -38
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 94 66 144
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 1.26% 0.92% 1.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.31% 0.97% 1.63%
Number of salaries quoted 74 59 122
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £34,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,400 £27,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £42,500 £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
7201 6824 8831
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 96.30% 95.49% 96.75%
Number of salaries quoted 5885 5870 7509
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 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 17 September 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 17 September 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
Essex +18 24 £32,750 -18.12% 2
Hertfordshire +3 24 £32,500 +1.56% 5
Cambridgeshire +7 22 £32,500 +12.43% 2
Bedfordshire -3 17 £30,000 -4.00% 1
Suffolk +10 7 £36,250 +11.53% 1
Norfolk +9 4 £29,000 +16.00% 1
Test Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 85 (42.08%) SQL
2 80 (39.60%) QA
3 75 (37.13%) Test Scripting
4 69 (34.16%) Agile Software Development
5 59 (29.21%) Software Testing
6 57 (28.22%) ISEB
7 48 (23.76%) Selenium
8 47 (23.27%) Automated Testing
9 45 (22.28%) Manual Testing
10 43 (21.29%) JIRA
11 40 (19.80%) Microsoft
12 36 (17.82%) Finance
13 34 (16.83%) User Acceptance Testing
14 33 (16.34%) Java
14 33 (16.34%) Regression Testing
14 33 (16.34%) ISTQB
15 32 (15.84%) Scrum
16 29 (14.36%) Degree
16 29 (14.36%) Test Automation
16 29 (14.36%) HP Quality Center
17 28 (13.86%) Test Strategy
18 27 (13.37%) Oracle
19 26 (12.87%) Windows
19 26 (12.87%) Analytical Skills
20 25 (12.38%) UNIX
21 24 (11.88%) Web Testing
22 22 (10.89%) MS Excel
22 22 (10.89%) Test Planning
23 21 (10.40%) .NET
23 21 (10.40%) BDD

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

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 3 (1.49%) IIS
1 3 (1.49%) Apache
1 3 (1.49%) Tomcat
1 3 (1.49%) Liferay
2 1 (0.50%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.50%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 22 (10.89%) MS Excel
2 12 (5.94%) MS Office
3 1 (0.50%) MS Project
3 1 (0.50%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (3.96%) JDE OneWorld
2 4 (1.98%) AWD
3 3 (1.49%) VisionPLUS
4 2 (0.99%) RiskWrite
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.50%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 14 (6.93%) Internet
2 8 (3.96%) ATM
3 3 (1.49%) HTTP
4 1 (0.50%) SAN
4 1 (0.50%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (9.90%) SQL Server
2 8 (3.96%) Data Mining
3 6 (2.97%) Relational Database
4 2 (0.99%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (0.99%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (0.99%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (0.99%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (0.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 48 (23.76%) Selenium
2 43 (21.29%) JIRA
3 19 (9.41%) QuickTest Pro
4 13 (6.44%) Cucumber
5 12 (5.94%) JMeter
6 8 (3.96%) Oracle Forms
6 8 (3.96%) WATIR
7 7 (3.47%) WebDriver
8 5 (2.48%) TestDirector
9 4 (1.98%) Bugzilla
9 4 (1.98%) TestNG
10 3 (1.49%) Team Foundation Server
10 3 (1.49%) SoapUI
10 3 (1.49%) JUnit
10 3 (1.49%) LoadUI
11 2 (0.99%) Subversion
12 1 (0.50%) Visual Studio
12 1 (0.50%) Jenkins
12 1 (0.50%) FogBugz
12 1 (0.50%) RubyMine
General
1 36 (17.82%) Finance
2 12 (5.94%) Banking
3 10 (4.95%) Marketing
4 7 (3.47%) Retail
5 2 (0.99%) Retail Banking
5 2 (0.99%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.50%) Back Office
6 1 (0.50%) Publishing
6 1 (0.50%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (10.40%) .NET
2 13 (6.44%) HTML
3 10 (4.95%) ASP.NET
4 9 (4.46%) XML
5 8 (3.96%) ASP.NET MVC
6 7 (3.47%) CSS
7 6 (2.97%) Web Services
8 4 (1.98%) J2EE
9 2 (0.99%) SOAP
10 1 (0.50%) WCF
10 1 (0.50%) jQuery
10 1 (0.50%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 26 (12.87%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (4.46%) Mobile App
3 8 (3.96%) EFT
4 7 (3.47%) Management Information System
5 6 (2.97%) AS400
5 6 (2.97%) User Experience
6 4 (1.98%) iPad
6 4 (1.98%) Client/Server
6 4 (1.98%) iPhone
7 3 (1.49%) Mobile Payment
8 2 (0.99%) Computer Science
8 2 (0.99%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (0.99%) Open Source
9 1 (0.50%) EPoS
9 1 (0.50%) Replication
9 1 (0.50%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.50%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 26 (12.87%) Windows
2 25 (12.38%) UNIX
3 15 (7.43%) Linux
4 7 (3.47%) Android
5 2 (0.99%) Windows 7
5 2 (0.99%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.50%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (37.13%) Test Scripting
2 69 (34.16%) Agile Software Development
3 59 (29.21%) Software Testing
4 47 (23.27%) Automated Testing
5 45 (22.28%) Manual Testing
6 34 (16.83%) User Acceptance Testing
7 33 (16.34%) Regression Testing
8 32 (15.84%) Scrum
9 29 (14.36%) Test Automation
10 28 (13.86%) Test Strategy
11 24 (11.88%) Web Testing
12 22 (10.89%) Test Planning
13 21 (10.40%) Automation Testing
13 21 (10.40%) BDD
14 20 (9.90%) Performance Testing
15 14 (6.93%) System Testing
15 14 (6.93%) TDD
16 11 (5.45%) E-Commerce
17 10 (4.95%) Validation
17 10 (4.95%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 85 (42.08%) SQL
2 33 (16.34%) Java
3 15 (7.43%) C#
3 15 (7.43%) Shell Script
4 14 (6.93%) Ruby
4 14 (6.93%) Perl
5 11 (5.45%) Python
6 6 (2.97%) PL/SQL
6 6 (2.97%) JavaScript
7 5 (2.48%) T-SQL
8 2 (0.99%) VBScript
8 2 (0.99%) VB
8 2 (0.99%) VBA
9 1 (0.50%) C++
9 1 (0.50%) C
9 1 (0.50%) PowerHouse
Qualifications
1 57 (28.22%) ISEB
2 33 (16.34%) ISTQB
3 29 (14.36%) Degree
4 19 (9.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (1.49%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 80 (39.60%) QA
2 6 (2.97%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.50%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 29 (14.36%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 40 (19.80%) Microsoft
2 27 (13.37%) Oracle
3 10 (4.95%) HP
4 5 (2.48%) IBM
5 3 (1.49%) JBoss
6 2 (0.99%) Business Objects
6 2 (0.99%) SAP
6 2 (0.99%) Ab Initio
6 2 (0.99%) VMware
7 1 (0.50%) Apple
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Watford
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Cambridgeshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £55000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Norwich, Norfolk
I4 Recruitment
Salary: £25k - 30k per year + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Essex
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30k - 35k per year
Posted: 5 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Hertfordshire
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Salary: £23000.00 - £26000.00 per annum
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