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 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Analyst
Rank 93 81 65
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -16
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 12 23 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 0.99% 1.78% 2.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.02% 1.85% 2.33%
Number of salaries quoted 11 9 7
Average salary £40,000 £36,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £32,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £54,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,000
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
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
1175 1243 946
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 96.79% 96.36% 96.93%
Number of salaries quoted 885 999 719
Average salary £44,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.25% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 8 February 2016.

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 8 February 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
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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 -5 6 £50,000 +38.88%
Colchester -18 3 £23,000 -23.33%
Test Analyst
East of England

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 25 (71.43%) QA
2 21 (60.00%) Finance
3 20 (57.14%) Test Scripting
4 16 (45.71%) Test Automation
5 14 (40.00%) Software Delivery
5 14 (40.00%) SDLC
6 12 (34.29%) Wealth Management
7 11 (31.43%) Mobile App
8 10 (28.57%) Workflow
8 10 (28.57%) Waterfall
8 10 (28.57%) Straight-Through Processing
9 8 (22.86%) ISTQB
10 7 (20.00%) Selenium
10 7 (20.00%) SoapUI
10 7 (20.00%) HP
10 7 (20.00%) HP UFT
11 6 (17.14%) SOAP
12 5 (14.29%) E-Commerce
12 5 (14.29%) Middleware
12 5 (14.29%) Automated Testing
12 5 (14.29%) Manual Testing
12 5 (14.29%) Software Testing
12 5 (14.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 4 (11.43%) Analytical Skills
13 4 (11.43%) HP Quality Center
13 4 (11.43%) SQL
14 3 (8.57%) ISEB
14 3 (8.57%) Test Strategy
14 3 (8.57%) Degree
14 3 (8.57%) Computer Science

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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.

Development Applications
1 7 (20.00%) HP UFT
1 7 (20.00%) Selenium
1 7 (20.00%) SoapUI
2 2 (5.71%) LoadRunner
2 2 (5.71%) XMLSpy
3 1 (2.86%) JIRA
3 1 (2.86%) TestDirector
3 1 (2.86%) Zephyr
General
1 21 (60.00%) Finance
2 1 (2.86%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (17.14%) SOAP
2 5 (14.29%) Middleware
3 1 (2.86%) Web Services
3 1 (2.86%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (31.43%) Mobile App
2 4 (11.43%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (8.57%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.86%) AS400
4 1 (2.86%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (57.14%) Test Scripting
2 16 (45.71%) Test Automation
3 14 (40.00%) SDLC
3 14 (40.00%) Software Delivery
4 12 (34.29%) Wealth Management
5 10 (28.57%) Straight-Through Processing
5 10 (28.57%) Waterfall
5 10 (28.57%) Workflow
6 5 (14.29%) Automated Testing
6 5 (14.29%) E-Commerce
6 5 (14.29%) Manual Testing
6 5 (14.29%) Software Testing
7 3 (8.57%) Test Strategy
8 2 (5.71%) Defect Management
8 2 (5.71%) Functional Testing
8 2 (5.71%) Performance Testing
8 2 (5.71%) QA Automation
8 2 (5.71%) Test Management
9 1 (2.86%) Defect Tracking
9 1 (2.86%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (11.43%) SQL
2 1 (2.86%) Java
Qualifications
1 8 (22.86%) ISTQB
2 5 (14.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (8.57%) Degree
3 3 (8.57%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (71.43%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (11.43%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (20.00%) HP
2 2 (5.71%) Citrix
3 1 (2.86%) Microsoft