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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Analyst
Rank 76 77 78
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 27 17 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 1.91% 1.57% 0.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.01% 1.65% 0.70%
Number of salaries quoted 11 8 6
Average salary £38,500 £32,500 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.46% -2.98%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £23,200 £22,250
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £38,850 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £33,625 £31,500 £31,500
% change year-on-year
+6.74% -
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
1343 1033 852
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 95.05% 95.12% 97.71%
Number of salaries quoted 1072 783 741
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,367 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £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 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
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 19 December 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
Colchester +18 10 £38,500 +63.82%
Brentwood -21 5 £42,500 - 1
Test Analyst
East of England

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 28 (56.00%) SQL
2 21 (42.00%) Test Scripting
3 19 (38.00%) Selenium
4 18 (36.00%) QA
5 16 (32.00%) Automation Testing
6 15 (30.00%) Manual Testing
6 15 (30.00%) MS Excel
7 14 (28.00%) Microsoft
7 14 (28.00%) Automated Testing
7 14 (28.00%) Test Planning
8 13 (26.00%) Test Automation
8 13 (26.00%) JMeter
8 13 (26.00%) Agile Software Development
9 12 (24.00%) HP
9 12 (24.00%) AS400
10 11 (22.00%) Scrum
11 10 (20.00%) Performance Testing
11 10 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
12 9 (18.00%) System Testing
13 8 (16.00%) Software Testing
13 8 (16.00%) TestDirector
13 8 (16.00%) Finance
14 7 (14.00%) ETL
14 7 (14.00%) Business Intelligence
14 7 (14.00%) Oracle
14 7 (14.00%) Business Objects
14 7 (14.00%) SAP
14 7 (14.00%) BusinessObjects
14 7 (14.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 6 (12.00%) Web Testing

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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.

Applications
1 15 (30.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (8.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (6.00%) AWD
2 1 (2.00%) VisionPLUS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (14.00%) BusinessObjects
1 7 (14.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (4.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 19 (38.00%) Selenium
2 13 (26.00%) JMeter
3 8 (16.00%) TestDirector
4 5 (10.00%) SoapUI
5 4 (8.00%) QuickTest Pro
5 4 (8.00%) JIRA
6 2 (4.00%) XMLSpy
7 1 (2.00%) WebDriver
7 1 (2.00%) Cucumber
General
1 8 (16.00%) Finance
2 1 (2.00%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.00%) SOAP
2 2 (4.00%) XML
2 2 (4.00%) Middleware
2 2 (4.00%) HTML
2 2 (4.00%) CSS
3 1 (2.00%) .NET
3 1 (2.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.00%) WCF
3 1 (2.00%) jQuery
3 1 (2.00%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 12 (24.00%) AS400
2 4 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.00%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.00%) Windows
2 3 (6.00%) Linux
3 1 (2.00%) Android
3 1 (2.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (42.00%) Test Scripting
2 16 (32.00%) Automation Testing
3 15 (30.00%) Manual Testing
4 14 (28.00%) Test Planning
4 14 (28.00%) Automated Testing
5 13 (26.00%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (26.00%) Test Automation
6 11 (22.00%) Scrum
7 10 (20.00%) Performance Testing
8 9 (18.00%) System Testing
9 8 (16.00%) Software Testing
10 7 (14.00%) ETL
10 7 (14.00%) Business Intelligence
11 6 (12.00%) Validation
11 6 (12.00%) Web Testing
12 4 (8.00%) Continuous Improvement
12 4 (8.00%) Regression Testing
13 3 (6.00%) E-Commerce
13 3 (6.00%) Logistics
13 3 (6.00%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 28 (56.00%) SQL
2 3 (6.00%) Python
2 3 (6.00%) Perl
3 1 (2.00%) C#
3 1 (2.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (8.00%) ISEB
1 4 (8.00%) ISTQB
2 3 (6.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (2.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (36.00%) QA
2 3 (6.00%) SLA
Systems Management
1 10 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (28.00%) Microsoft
2 12 (24.00%) HP
3 7 (14.00%) Oracle
3 7 (14.00%) Business Objects
3 7 (14.00%) SAP
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