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 24 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Analyst
Rank 142 170 162
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 110 113 118
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 1.67% 1.48% 1.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.74% 1.52% 1.54%
Number of salaries quoted 98 99 96
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,450
10% offered a salary of more than £53,250 £53,000 £41,500
UK excluding London median salary £34,000 £33,500 £33,500
% change year-on-year
+1.49% -
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
6306 7410 7680
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 95.87% 96.80% 97.09%
Number of salaries quoted 5350 6158 6417
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £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 24 July 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 24 July 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
Suffolk +9 41 £32,500 -2.98% 3
Hertfordshire +8 30 £37,500 -13.79% 2
Bedfordshire - 16 £58,000 - 2
Cambridgeshire -3 13 £37,500 +20.00% 1
Norfolk +1 6 £30,250 +16.34% 3
Essex -3 4 £45,000 +28.57%
Test Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 July 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.

1 136 (56.90%) Agile Software Development
2 118 (49.37%) QA
3 106 (44.35%) SQL
4 100 (41.84%) Test Scripting
5 95 (39.75%) Selenium
6 85 (35.56%) Finance
7 81 (33.89%) Java
8 75 (31.38%) ISEB
9 69 (28.87%) HP
10 63 (26.36%) HP UFT
11 60 (25.10%) JIRA
12 55 (23.01%) ISTQB
12 55 (23.01%) Unix
13 53 (22.18%) HP Quality Center
14 51 (21.34%) Automated Testing
15 48 (20.08%) Test Automation
15 48 (20.08%) Waterfall
16 47 (19.67%) Regression Testing
17 44 (18.41%) Automation Testing
18 41 (17.15%) Software Testing
19 38 (15.90%) Microsoft
19 38 (15.90%) Manual Testing
20 37 (15.48%) Cucumber
20 37 (15.48%) BDD
21 36 (15.06%) Functional Testing
22 35 (14.64%) Non-Functional Testing
23 30 (12.55%) SDLC
24 29 (12.13%) LoadRunner
25 27 (11.30%) Shell Script
25 27 (11.30%) Oracle

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 5 (2.09%) WebSphere
2 4 (1.67%) MQSeries
3 3 (1.26%) Confluence
4 1 (0.42%) JBoss
4 1 (0.42%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.42%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 27 (11.30%) MS Office
2 19 (7.95%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.26%) Office 365
2 1 (0.42%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.09%) SSH
1 5 (2.09%) Telnet
2 2 (0.84%) PuTTY
3 1 (0.42%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (5.86%) Oracle Database
2 8 (3.35%) SQL Server
3 4 (1.67%) Big Data
3 4 (1.67%) Data Mining
3 4 (1.67%) DB2
3 4 (1.67%) DbVisualizer
4 3 (1.26%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 95 (39.75%) Selenium
2 63 (26.36%) HP UFT
3 60 (25.10%) JIRA
4 37 (15.48%) Cucumber
5 29 (12.13%) LoadRunner
6 27 (11.30%) SoapUI
7 23 (9.62%) WebDriver
8 22 (9.21%) ClearQuest
9 15 (6.28%) JMeter
10 6 (2.51%) Toad
11 5 (2.09%) Git (software)
11 5 (2.09%) Jenkins
11 5 (2.09%) JUnit
11 5 (2.09%) SpecFlow
11 5 (2.09%) Team Foundation Server
12 3 (1.26%) Calabash
12 3 (1.26%) Hudson
13 2 (0.84%) Gerrit
13 2 (0.84%) Mercurial
13 2 (0.84%) WATIR
General
1 85 (35.56%) Finance
2 19 (7.95%) Retail
3 16 (6.69%) Games
4 13 (5.44%) Banking
5 3 (1.26%) Retail Banking
5 3 (1.26%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.42%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.42%) French Language
6 1 (0.42%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.42%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (7.11%) SOAP
2 13 (5.44%) REST
3 12 (5.02%) J2EE
4 10 (4.18%) HTML
5 5 (2.09%) XML
6 4 (1.67%) Flash
7 3 (1.26%) .NET
7 3 (1.26%) CSS
7 3 (1.26%) Web Services
8 2 (0.84%) ASP.NET
8 2 (0.84%) Gherkin
9 1 (0.42%) HTML5
9 1 (0.42%) Java EE
9 1 (0.42%) Swing
9 1 (0.42%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 14 (5.86%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (5.44%) Online Games
3 10 (4.18%) EPoS
4 9 (3.77%) Data Integration
5 6 (2.51%) Fintech
6 5 (2.09%) Mobile App
7 4 (1.67%) Computer Science
8 3 (1.26%) Replication
9 2 (0.84%) Mobile Payment
10 1 (0.42%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.42%) Digital Media
10 1 (0.42%) Mathematics
10 1 (0.42%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 55 (23.01%) Unix
2 19 (7.95%) Windows
3 9 (3.77%) Linux
4 6 (2.51%) Android
5 5 (2.09%) Apple iOS
6 3 (1.26%) Mac OS X
7 2 (0.84%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 136 (56.90%) Agile Software Development
2 100 (41.84%) Test Scripting
3 51 (21.34%) Automated Testing
4 48 (20.08%) Test Automation
4 48 (20.08%) Waterfall
5 47 (19.67%) Regression Testing
6 44 (18.41%) Automation Testing
7 41 (17.15%) Software Testing
8 38 (15.90%) Manual Testing
9 37 (15.48%) BDD
10 36 (15.06%) Functional Testing
11 35 (14.64%) Non-Functional Testing
12 30 (12.55%) SDLC
13 27 (11.30%) User Acceptance Testing
14 26 (10.88%) Scrum
14 26 (10.88%) Test Management
15 23 (9.62%) Release Management
16 17 (7.11%) Agile Testing
16 17 (7.11%) Test Planning
17 16 (6.69%) API Testing
Programming Languages
1 106 (44.35%) SQL
2 81 (33.89%) Java
3 27 (11.30%) Shell Script
4 25 (10.46%) C#
5 14 (5.86%) JavaScript
5 14 (5.86%) VB
6 13 (5.44%) PL/SQL
7 9 (3.77%) Python
8 8 (3.35%) C
9 4 (1.67%) Perl
10 3 (1.26%) Ruby
11 2 (0.84%) Bourne shell
11 2 (0.84%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 75 (31.38%) ISEB
2 55 (23.01%) ISTQB
3 20 (8.37%) Degree
4 19 (7.95%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 7 (2.93%) HP ASE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 118 (49.37%) QA
System Software
1 2 (0.84%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 53 (22.18%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.42%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 69 (28.87%) HP
2 38 (15.90%) Microsoft
3 27 (11.30%) Oracle
4 18 (7.53%) IBM
5 3 (1.26%) WorldPay
6 2 (0.84%) Rally
6 2 (0.84%) Sitecore
6 2 (0.84%) VMware
7 1 (0.42%) Atlassian
7 1 (0.42%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.42%) SAP
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