The table below looks at the statistics for the Test Analyst role in IT jobs advertised for the Essex 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 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Analyst
Rank 69 86 62
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -24
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 30 24 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 2.27% 1.70% 2.09%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.37% 1.78% 2.15%
Number of salaries quoted 29 14 19
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £28,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +42.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,200 £29,150 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £32,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
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 Essex 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
Essex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1266 1350 931
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 95.76% 95.88% 97.49%
Number of salaries quoted 1032 1105 822
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

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

Test Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

Test Analyst
Salary Trend in Essex

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

Test Analyst Salary Trend in Essex

Test Analyst
Salary Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Analyst across the Essex region over the 3 months to 1 May 2015.

Test Analyst Salary Histogram in Essex

Test Analyst
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Analyst within the Essex region over the 3 months to 1 May 2015. 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
Brentwood +7 21 £40,000 - 2
Chelmsford -5 2 £32,500 -23.52%
Colchester -6 1 £32,500 -
Basildon - 1 £45,000 -
Test Analyst
East of England

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT jobs across the Essex 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 34 (66.67%) Finance
2 33 (64.71%) QA
3 23 (45.10%) HP
4 21 (41.18%) Test Scripting
4 21 (41.18%) SoapUI
5 20 (39.22%) HP Quality Center
6 19 (37.25%) E-Commerce
7 18 (35.29%) Software Delivery
8 17 (33.33%) ISTQB
9 15 (29.41%) SOAP
10 14 (27.45%) SQL
11 13 (25.49%) Middleware
12 12 (23.53%) QuickTest Pro
12 12 (23.53%) XMLSpy
13 11 (21.57%) AS400
13 11 (21.57%) Test Automation
14 10 (19.61%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 10 (19.61%) ISEB
15 9 (17.65%) Waterfall
15 9 (17.65%) Selenium
16 8 (15.69%) Agile Software Development
17 7 (13.73%) Oracle
17 7 (13.73%) Wealth Management
17 7 (13.73%) Automation Testing
18 6 (11.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 6 (11.76%) Manual Testing
18 6 (11.76%) SAP
18 6 (11.76%) Business Objects
18 6 (11.76%) MS Excel
18 6 (11.76%) ETL

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT jobs across the Essex 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 1 (1.96%) JBoss
Applications
1 6 (11.76%) MS Excel
2 5 (9.80%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.96%) VisionPLUS
1 1 (1.96%) AWD
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (11.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 6 (11.76%) BusinessObjects
2 5 (9.80%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.96%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 21 (41.18%) SoapUI
2 12 (23.53%) QuickTest Pro
2 12 (23.53%) XMLSpy
3 9 (17.65%) Selenium
4 4 (7.84%) TestDirector
4 4 (7.84%) LoadRunner
5 3 (5.88%) Rational Functional Tester
5 3 (5.88%) WebDriver
6 2 (3.92%) MSTest
7 1 (1.96%) ArgoUML
7 1 (1.96%) NUnit
7 1 (1.96%) JMeter
7 1 (1.96%) Ant
7 1 (1.96%) JUnit
7 1 (1.96%) Rational Rose
7 1 (1.96%) JIRA
7 1 (1.96%) Maven
7 1 (1.96%) Cactus
7 1 (1.96%) TeamCity
7 1 (1.96%) FitNesse
General
1 34 (66.67%) Finance
2 5 (9.80%) Banking
3 4 (7.84%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.92%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (29.41%) SOAP
2 13 (25.49%) Middleware
3 6 (11.76%) XML
4 2 (3.92%) CSS
4 2 (3.92%) HTML
5 1 (1.96%) Web Services
5 1 (1.96%) Swing
5 1 (1.96%) Java EE
5 1 (1.96%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 11 (21.57%) AS400
2 2 (3.92%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.96%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.96%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.96%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.88%) Windows
2 1 (1.96%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (41.18%) Test Scripting
2 19 (37.25%) E-Commerce
3 18 (35.29%) Software Delivery
4 11 (21.57%) Test Automation
5 9 (17.65%) Waterfall
6 8 (15.69%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (13.73%) Wealth Management
7 7 (13.73%) Automation Testing
8 6 (11.76%) Manual Testing
8 6 (11.76%) ETL
8 6 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (9.80%) Performance Testing
10 3 (5.88%) Test Strategy
10 3 (5.88%) Test Planning
11 2 (3.92%) BDD
11 2 (3.92%) Functional Testing
11 2 (3.92%) Web Testing
11 2 (3.92%) Stakeholder Management
12 1 (1.96%) Programme Management
12 1 (1.96%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 14 (27.45%) SQL
2 2 (3.92%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.96%) Java
3 1 (1.96%) C
3 1 (1.96%) C++
3 1 (1.96%) Perl
3 1 (1.96%) Python
Qualifications
1 17 (33.33%) ISTQB
2 10 (19.61%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 10 (19.61%) ISEB
3 1 (1.96%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (64.71%) QA
2 1 (1.96%) SLA
Systems Management
1 20 (39.22%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 23 (45.10%) HP
2 7 (13.73%) Oracle
3 6 (11.76%) SAP
3 6 (11.76%) Business Objects
3 6 (11.76%) Microsoft
4 4 (7.84%) IBM
5 1 (1.96%) Citrix
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