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 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Analyst
Rank 70 60 70
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 23 20 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 1.82% 2.11% 1.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.91% 2.21% 1.56%
Number of salaries quoted 7 5 13
Average salary £36,000 £27,500 £28,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.90% -1.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £25,100 £22,100
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,500 £43,000
UK excluding London average salary £34,500 £32,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+7.81% +6.66%
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
1205 906 836
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 95.56% 95.77% 96.20%
Number of salaries quoted 955 696 732
Average salary £42,500 £43,000 £40,375
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.16% +6.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
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
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 26 January 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 26 January 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
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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 -14 10 £36,000 - 1
Colchester +5 2 £32,500 +38.29%
Test Analyst
East of England

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 26 (53.06%) SQL
2 22 (44.90%) QA
3 21 (42.86%) Selenium
3 21 (42.86%) HP
3 21 (42.86%) Test Scripting
4 17 (34.69%) HP Quality Center
4 17 (34.69%) AS400
5 16 (32.65%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (32.65%) Manual Testing
6 15 (30.61%) Test Planning
6 15 (30.61%) Finance
6 15 (30.61%) MS Excel
7 14 (28.57%) Microsoft
7 14 (28.57%) Automation Testing
8 13 (26.53%) JMeter
9 12 (24.49%) Scrum
9 12 (24.49%) Test Automation
10 11 (22.45%) Automated Testing
11 10 (20.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 10 (20.41%) ETL
11 10 (20.41%) Business Intelligence
11 10 (20.41%) BusinessObjects
11 10 (20.41%) Oracle
11 10 (20.41%) Business Objects
11 10 (20.41%) SAP
12 9 (18.37%) TestDirector
12 9 (18.37%) SoapUI
13 8 (16.33%) System Testing
13 8 (16.33%) ISEB
13 8 (16.33%) ISTQB

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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.

Applications
1 15 (30.61%) MS Excel
2 5 (10.20%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (6.12%) AWD
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (20.41%) BusinessObjects
1 10 (20.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (6.12%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.04%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 21 (42.86%) Selenium
2 13 (26.53%) JMeter
3 9 (18.37%) TestDirector
3 9 (18.37%) SoapUI
4 6 (12.24%) QuickTest Pro
5 3 (6.12%) LoadRunner
5 3 (6.12%) XMLSpy
6 2 (4.08%) WebDriver
7 1 (2.04%) Cucumber
7 1 (2.04%) JIRA
General
1 15 (30.61%) Finance
2 1 (2.04%) Banking
2 1 (2.04%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.20%) SOAP
2 4 (8.16%) XML
3 3 (6.12%) Middleware
3 3 (6.12%) HTML
3 3 (6.12%) CSS
4 1 (2.04%) .NET
4 1 (2.04%) ASP.NET
4 1 (2.04%) Ajax
4 1 (2.04%) WCF
4 1 (2.04%) jQuery
4 1 (2.04%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 17 (34.69%) AS400
2 3 (6.12%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.04%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.04%) Windows
1 1 (2.04%) Android
1 1 (2.04%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (42.86%) Test Scripting
2 16 (32.65%) Manual Testing
2 16 (32.65%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (30.61%) Test Planning
4 14 (28.57%) Automation Testing
5 12 (24.49%) Test Automation
5 12 (24.49%) Scrum
6 11 (22.45%) Automated Testing
7 10 (20.41%) ETL
7 10 (20.41%) Business Intelligence
8 8 (16.33%) Software Testing
8 8 (16.33%) Performance Testing
8 8 (16.33%) System Testing
9 6 (12.24%) Validation
10 5 (10.20%) E-Commerce
11 4 (8.16%) Regression Testing
11 4 (8.16%) Continuous Improvement
12 3 (6.12%) Mentoring
13 2 (4.08%) Waterfall
13 2 (4.08%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 26 (53.06%) SQL
2 2 (4.08%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.04%) C#
Qualifications
1 8 (16.33%) ISEB
1 8 (16.33%) ISTQB
2 6 (12.24%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (44.90%) QA
Systems Management
1 17 (34.69%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 21 (42.86%) HP
2 14 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 10 (20.41%) Oracle
3 10 (20.41%) Business Objects
3 10 (20.41%) SAP
4 1 (2.04%) Citrix
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