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 30 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Analyst
Rank 82 78 72
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 18 29 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 1.42% 2.18% 1.83%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.51% 2.29% 1.89%
Number of salaries quoted 15 22 19
Average salary £37,500 £33,000 £28,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.63% +17.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,400 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £40,000 £43,000
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £35,000 £32,000
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +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
1192 1269 1007
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 94.15% 95.41% 96.83%
Number of salaries quoted 929 1081 864
Average salary £38,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.58% +6.25%
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 30 June 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 30 June 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 +1 13 £43,750 -
Test Analyst
East of England

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 32 (66.67%) Finance
1 32 (66.67%) QA
2 22 (45.83%) Test Scripting
3 18 (37.50%) HP Quality Center
3 18 (37.50%) ISTQB
3 18 (37.50%) HP
4 17 (35.42%) E-Commerce
4 17 (35.42%) SoapUI
4 17 (35.42%) Software Delivery
5 15 (31.25%) SDLC
6 13 (27.08%) SOAP
6 13 (27.08%) Middleware
7 11 (22.92%) Test Automation
7 11 (22.92%) XMLSpy
7 11 (22.92%) ISEB
8 10 (20.83%) HP UFT
8 10 (20.83%) Agile Software Development
9 9 (18.75%) Waterfall
9 9 (18.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 9 (18.75%) SQL
10 7 (14.58%) Oracle
10 7 (14.58%) AS400
10 7 (14.58%) Wealth Management
11 6 (12.50%) Selenium
11 6 (12.50%) Banking
11 6 (12.50%) ETL
12 5 (10.42%) SAP
12 5 (10.42%) BusinessObjects
12 5 (10.42%) Business Intelligence
12 5 (10.42%) Business Objects

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 (2.08%) JBoss
Applications
1 3 (6.25%) MS Office
1 3 (6.25%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.08%) VisionPLUS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.42%) Data Warehouse
1 5 (10.42%) BusinessObjects
1 5 (10.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (2.08%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 17 (35.42%) SoapUI
2 11 (22.92%) XMLSpy
3 10 (20.83%) HP UFT
4 6 (12.50%) Selenium
5 4 (8.33%) JIRA
5 4 (8.33%) LoadRunner
6 3 (6.25%) TestDirector
6 3 (6.25%) Rational Functional Tester
7 2 (4.17%) WebDriver
7 2 (4.17%) MSTest
8 1 (2.08%) JProfiler
8 1 (2.08%) Hudson
8 1 (2.08%) Redmine
8 1 (2.08%) Zephyr
8 1 (2.08%) DbUnit
8 1 (2.08%) TeamCity
8 1 (2.08%) FitNesse
8 1 (2.08%) Ant
8 1 (2.08%) JUnit
8 1 (2.08%) Rational Rose
General
1 32 (66.67%) Finance
2 6 (12.50%) Banking
3 4 (8.33%) Telecoms
4 2 (4.17%) Games
5 1 (2.08%) Retail
5 1 (2.08%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (27.08%) SOAP
1 13 (27.08%) Middleware
2 4 (8.33%) XML
3 1 (2.08%) Swing
3 1 (2.08%) Web Services
3 1 (2.08%) Ajax
3 1 (2.08%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.58%) AS400
2 3 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.08%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.08%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (10.42%) Windows
2 2 (4.17%) Android
2 2 (4.17%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.08%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (45.83%) Test Scripting
2 17 (35.42%) E-Commerce
2 17 (35.42%) Software Delivery
3 15 (31.25%) SDLC
4 11 (22.92%) Test Automation
5 10 (20.83%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (18.75%) Waterfall
7 7 (14.58%) Wealth Management
8 6 (12.50%) ETL
9 5 (10.42%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (10.42%) Performance Testing
9 5 (10.42%) Automation Testing
10 4 (8.33%) Manual Testing
11 3 (6.25%) Test Strategy
11 3 (6.25%) Test Planning
12 2 (4.17%) Web Testing
12 2 (4.17%) Functional Testing
12 2 (4.17%) BDD
12 2 (4.17%) Software Testing
12 2 (4.17%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (18.75%) SQL
2 1 (2.08%) VBA
2 1 (2.08%) Python
2 1 (2.08%) C
2 1 (2.08%) C++
2 1 (2.08%) Java
2 1 (2.08%) Perl
Qualifications
1 18 (37.50%) ISTQB
2 11 (22.92%) ISEB
3 9 (18.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (2.08%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (66.67%) QA
2 1 (2.08%) SLA
Systems Management
1 18 (37.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 18 (37.50%) HP
2 7 (14.58%) Oracle
3 5 (10.42%) Business Objects
3 5 (10.42%) SAP
4 4 (8.33%) IBM
5 3 (6.25%) Microsoft
6 1 (2.08%) Citrix
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