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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Analyst
Rank 79 84 71
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -13
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 21 20 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 1.72% 1.43% 1.70%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.82% 1.49% 1.74%
Number of salaries quoted 21 12 17
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £28,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +42.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £31,000
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
1156 1345 977
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 94.91% 96.28% 97.60%
Number of salaries quoted 934 1125 845
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +16.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £65,000
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 22 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 22 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 +3 17 £43,500 +8.75% 1
Basildon - 1 £45,000 -
Test Analyst
East of England

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 22 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 22 (43.14%) HP
4 21 (41.18%) SoapUI
5 20 (39.22%) Test Scripting
6 19 (37.25%) HP Quality Center
6 19 (37.25%) E-Commerce
7 18 (35.29%) Software Delivery
7 18 (35.29%) ISTQB
8 15 (29.41%) SOAP
9 13 (25.49%) SQL
9 13 (25.49%) Middleware
10 12 (23.53%) QuickTest Pro
10 12 (23.53%) XMLSpy
11 11 (21.57%) Test Automation
11 11 (21.57%) ISEB
12 10 (19.61%) AS400
12 10 (19.61%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 10 (19.61%) Selenium
13 9 (17.65%) Waterfall
13 9 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
14 7 (13.73%) Automation Testing
14 7 (13.73%) Wealth Management
15 6 (11.76%) Manual Testing
15 6 (11.76%) Oracle
15 6 (11.76%) XML
16 5 (9.80%) MS Excel
16 5 (9.80%) ETL
16 5 (9.80%) Business Intelligence
16 5 (9.80%) Business Objects

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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 5 (9.80%) MS Excel
1 5 (9.80%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.96%) VisionPLUS
1 1 (1.96%) AWD
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.80%) BusinessObjects
1 5 (9.80%) Data Warehouse
1 5 (9.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (1.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (1.96%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 21 (41.18%) SoapUI
2 12 (23.53%) QuickTest Pro
2 12 (23.53%) XMLSpy
3 10 (19.61%) Selenium
4 4 (7.84%) LoadRunner
5 3 (5.88%) TestDirector
5 3 (5.88%) Rational Functional Tester
5 3 (5.88%) WebDriver
6 2 (3.92%) MSTest
6 2 (3.92%) JIRA
7 1 (1.96%) Ant
7 1 (1.96%) JUnit
7 1 (1.96%) Rational Rose
7 1 (1.96%) NUnit
7 1 (1.96%) JMeter
7 1 (1.96%) ArgoUML
7 1 (1.96%) Maven
7 1 (1.96%) Cactus
7 1 (1.96%) FitNesse
7 1 (1.96%) Hudson
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 10 (19.61%) 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 4 (7.84%) Windows
2 1 (1.96%) Linux
2 1 (1.96%) Android
2 1 (1.96%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (39.22%) 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
5 9 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (13.73%) Automation Testing
6 7 (13.73%) Wealth Management
7 6 (11.76%) Manual Testing
8 5 (9.80%) ETL
8 5 (9.80%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (9.80%) Performance Testing
9 3 (5.88%) Test Planning
9 3 (5.88%) Test Strategy
10 2 (3.92%) Web Testing
10 2 (3.92%) Functional Testing
10 2 (3.92%) BDD
10 2 (3.92%) Stakeholder Management
11 1 (1.96%) OOP
11 1 (1.96%) OO
Programming Languages
1 13 (25.49%) 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 18 (35.29%) ISTQB
2 11 (21.57%) ISEB
3 10 (19.61%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.96%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (64.71%) QA
2 1 (1.96%) SLA
Systems Management
1 19 (37.25%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 22 (43.14%) HP
2 6 (11.76%) Oracle
3 5 (9.80%) Business Objects
3 5 (9.80%) SAP
3 5 (9.80%) Microsoft
4 4 (7.84%) IBM
5 1 (1.96%) Citrix
Essex
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £24k
Posted: 2 days ago
Brentwood, Essex
IFDS
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Colchester, Essex
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + (Dep on Exp) + full benefits
Posted: 5 days ago