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 15 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Analyst
Rank 36 39 47
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 4 6 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 1.70% 1.97% 1.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.72% 2.01% 1.20%
Number of salaries quoted 3 6 4
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £28,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +13.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £30,000 £25,750
10% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £35,000 £30,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
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
232 299 415
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 98.72% 98.36% 99.52%
Number of salaries quoted 203 280 375
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +2.59%

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
Salary Histogram in Ipswich

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Analyst across the Ipswich region over the 3 months to 15 September 2014.

Test Analyst Salary Histogram in Ipswich

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, 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 15 (65.22%) Test Scripting
2 14 (60.87%) SQL
3 10 (43.48%) QA
4 8 (34.78%) Software Testing
4 8 (34.78%) Test Strategy
5 6 (26.09%) JIRA
6 5 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (21.74%) C#
6 5 (21.74%) Java
6 5 (21.74%) PL/SQL
6 5 (21.74%) Microsoft
6 5 (21.74%) Selenium
6 5 (21.74%) Test Management
6 5 (21.74%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (17.39%) Mobile App
7 4 (17.39%) Time Management
7 4 (17.39%) E-Commerce
7 4 (17.39%) Content Management
8 3 (13.04%) Automated Testing
8 3 (13.04%) Bugzilla
8 3 (13.04%) Agile Testing
9 2 (8.70%) Automation Testing
9 2 (8.70%) LoadUI
9 2 (8.70%) Manual Testing
9 2 (8.70%) SoapUI
9 2 (8.70%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (8.70%) Test Automation
9 2 (8.70%) Marketing
9 2 (8.70%) Digital Marketing
9 2 (8.70%) Games

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, 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 2 (8.70%) MS Office
1 2 (8.70%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 6 (26.09%) JIRA
2 5 (21.74%) Selenium
3 3 (13.04%) Bugzilla
4 2 (8.70%) JMeter
4 2 (8.70%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (8.70%) SoapUI
4 2 (8.70%) LoadUI
5 1 (4.35%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 2 (8.70%) Games
1 2 (8.70%) Marketing
2 1 (4.35%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (21.74%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (17.39%) Mobile App
3 1 (4.35%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (4.35%) Online Games
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (65.22%) Test Scripting
2 8 (34.78%) Test Strategy
2 8 (34.78%) Software Testing
3 5 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (21.74%) Test Management
4 4 (17.39%) E-Commerce
4 4 (17.39%) Content Management
4 4 (17.39%) Time Management
5 3 (13.04%) Agile Testing
5 3 (13.04%) Automated Testing
6 2 (8.70%) Digital Marketing
6 2 (8.70%) Automation Testing
6 2 (8.70%) Test Automation
6 2 (8.70%) Manual Testing
7 1 (4.35%) Data Protection
7 1 (4.35%) Load Testing
7 1 (4.35%) Security Testing
7 1 (4.35%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 14 (60.87%) SQL
2 5 (21.74%) C#
2 5 (21.74%) Java
2 5 (21.74%) PL/SQL
3 1 (4.35%) PowerHouse
Qualifications
1 2 (8.70%) Degree
2 1 (4.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (4.35%) HND
2 1 (4.35%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (43.48%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (21.74%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle
Ipswich, Suffolk
Connectus
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
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Salary: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago