The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Essex region.

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Analyst
Rank 63 76 87
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +11
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 30 15 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 2.52% 1.39% 0.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.64% 1.44% 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 26 15 5
Average salary £32,500 £37,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,700 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £36,750 £44,000 £40,500
UK excluding London average salary £33,500 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
Job Titles Category
Essex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1137 1041 1157
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 95.39% 96.30% 97.88%
Number of salaries quoted 979 881 1000
Average salary £40,000 £41,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.61% +18.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £28,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Test Analyst
East of England

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 July 2014.

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 July 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
Southend-on-Sea - 11 £28,500 - 1
Chelmsford - 6 £34,000 -
Brentwood - 3 - -
Basildon +8 2 £42,000 -1.17%
Test Analyst
East of England

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 26 (47.27%) SQL
2 20 (36.36%) Test Automation
3 16 (29.09%) Finance
4 15 (27.27%) Software Testing
4 15 (27.27%) Performance Testing
5 14 (25.45%) ISEB
5 14 (25.45%) QuickTest Pro
6 12 (21.82%) ISTQB
6 12 (21.82%) HP Quality Center
6 12 (21.82%) Web Testing
7 10 (18.18%) Automated Testing
7 10 (18.18%) Automation Testing
8 9 (16.36%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 9 (16.36%) QA
8 9 (16.36%) Test Scripting
8 9 (16.36%) Microsoft
9 7 (12.73%) HP
9 7 (12.73%) Python
9 7 (12.73%) Windows
9 7 (12.73%) Retail
9 7 (12.73%) JIRA
9 7 (12.73%) Test Strategy
10 6 (10.91%) Waterfall
10 6 (10.91%) Degree
10 6 (10.91%) Linux
10 6 (10.91%) VBScript
10 6 (10.91%) VB
10 6 (10.91%) MS Excel
10 6 (10.91%) Perl
10 6 (10.91%) SLA

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 6 (10.91%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.64%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (7.27%) JDE OneWorld
2 3 (5.45%) VisionPLUS
3 2 (3.64%) AWD
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.64%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.82%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (1.82%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 14 (25.45%) QuickTest Pro
2 7 (12.73%) JIRA
3 5 (9.09%) Selenium
4 4 (7.27%) TestDirector
General
1 16 (29.09%) Finance
2 7 (12.73%) Retail
3 5 (9.09%) Banking
4 1 (1.82%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.82%) International Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.45%) SOAP
1 3 (5.45%) XML
2 2 (3.64%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.27%) AS400
2 1 (1.82%) Client/Server
2 1 (1.82%) Computer Science
2 1 (1.82%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 7 (12.73%) Windows
2 6 (10.91%) Linux
3 1 (1.82%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.82%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (36.36%) Test Automation
2 15 (27.27%) Software Testing
2 15 (27.27%) Performance Testing
3 12 (21.82%) Web Testing
4 10 (18.18%) Automated Testing
4 10 (18.18%) Automation Testing
5 9 (16.36%) Test Scripting
6 7 (12.73%) Test Strategy
7 6 (10.91%) Waterfall
8 4 (7.27%) Analytics
8 4 (7.27%) Data Migration
8 4 (7.27%) Manual Testing
8 4 (7.27%) System Testing
8 4 (7.27%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (7.27%) Migration
9 3 (5.45%) B2B
9 3 (5.45%) B2C
9 3 (5.45%) E-Commerce
9 3 (5.45%) Programme Management
9 3 (5.45%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 26 (47.27%) SQL
2 7 (12.73%) Python
3 6 (10.91%) VBScript
3 6 (10.91%) VB
3 6 (10.91%) Perl
4 5 (9.09%) Java
5 4 (7.27%) C#
6 2 (3.64%) VBA
Qualifications
1 14 (25.45%) ISEB
2 12 (21.82%) ISTQB
3 9 (16.36%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 6 (10.91%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (16.36%) QA
2 6 (10.91%) SLA
Systems Management
1 12 (21.82%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (16.36%) Microsoft
2 7 (12.73%) HP
3 6 (10.91%) IBM
4 1 (1.82%) Oracle
4 1 (1.82%) Business Objects
4 1 (1.82%) SAP
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