The table below looks at the statistics for the Test Analyst role in IT jobs advertised for the Ipswich 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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Analyst
Rank 41 44 47
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 12 6 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 3.51% 2.11% 3.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.60% 2.21% 3.29%
Number of salaries quoted 9 5 10
Average salary £27,500 £22,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.22% -30.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,800 £22,500 £22,450
10% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £34,600 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £31,500
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +3.17%
Test Analyst
Suffolk

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Ipswich 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
Ipswich
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
333 271 304
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 97.37% 95.09% 98.38%
Number of salaries quoted 267 203 269
Average salary £32,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.75% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,050 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Test Analyst in the job title across the Ipswich region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Test Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

Test Analyst
Salary Trend in Ipswich

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Test Analyst across the Ipswich region.

Test Analyst Salary Trend in Ipswich

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Ipswich 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 13 (50.00%) QA
2 12 (46.15%) Microsoft
3 11 (42.31%) JIRA
4 10 (38.46%) Automated Testing
4 10 (38.46%) Manual Testing
5 9 (34.62%) Software Testing
5 9 (34.62%) SoapUI
5 9 (34.62%) Bugzilla
6 8 (30.77%) ISEB
6 8 (30.77%) MS Office
7 6 (23.08%) SQL
7 6 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (19.23%) MS Excel
9 3 (11.54%) SQL Server
9 3 (11.54%) PRINCE2
9 3 (11.54%) Billing
9 3 (11.54%) ISTQB
9 3 (11.54%) DSDM
9 3 (11.54%) Selenium
9 3 (11.54%) User Acceptance Testing
9 3 (11.54%) Test Management
9 3 (11.54%) Test Scripting
9 3 (11.54%) V-Model
9 3 (11.54%) Waterfall
10 2 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
10 2 (7.69%) Root Cause Analysis
10 2 (7.69%) Content Management
10 2 (7.69%) PL/SQL
10 2 (7.69%) JMeter
10 2 (7.69%) Games

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Ipswich 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 8 (30.77%) MS Office
2 5 (19.23%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.85%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.54%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.85%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 11 (42.31%) JIRA
2 9 (34.62%) SoapUI
2 9 (34.62%) Bugzilla
3 3 (11.54%) Selenium
4 2 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (7.69%) JMeter
5 1 (3.85%) QuickTest Pro
5 1 (3.85%) LoadUI
5 1 (3.85%) WebDriver
General
1 3 (11.54%) Billing
2 2 (7.69%) Finance
2 2 (7.69%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.85%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.85%) Computer Science
1 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.85%) Windows
1 1 (3.85%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (38.46%) Automated Testing
1 10 (38.46%) Manual Testing
2 9 (34.62%) Software Testing
3 6 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (11.54%) PRINCE2
4 3 (11.54%) DSDM
4 3 (11.54%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (11.54%) Test Management
4 3 (11.54%) Test Scripting
4 3 (11.54%) V-Model
4 3 (11.54%) Waterfall
5 2 (7.69%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (7.69%) Content Management
5 2 (7.69%) Migration
6 1 (3.85%) Use Case
6 1 (3.85%) Regression Testing
6 1 (3.85%) Workflow
6 1 (3.85%) Agile Testing
6 1 (3.85%) Test Planning
6 1 (3.85%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (23.08%) SQL
2 2 (7.69%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (30.77%) ISEB
2 3 (11.54%) ISTQB
3 1 (3.85%) Degree
3 1 (3.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (50.00%) QA
Vendors
1 12 (46.15%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.85%) Oracle
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