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

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Analyst
Rank 46 49 38
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -11
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 16 10 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 3.40% 2.92% 2.96%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.44% 3.04% 3.03%
Number of salaries quoted 16 7 9
Average salary £33,500 £30,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.66% -7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,900 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £35,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
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
465 329 297
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 98.73% 96.20% 97.70%
Number of salaries quoted 407 244 273
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £24,250
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 27 April 2015.

Test Analyst Salary Histogram in Ipswich

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 16 (57.14%) QA
2 15 (53.57%) Microsoft
3 12 (42.86%) SQL
4 11 (39.29%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (25.00%) Automated Testing
5 7 (25.00%) Software Testing
5 7 (25.00%) ISTQB
5 7 (25.00%) Finance
5 7 (25.00%) ISEB
5 7 (25.00%) Manual Testing
5 7 (25.00%) Test Planning
6 6 (21.43%) Team Foundation Server
6 6 (21.43%) SoapUI
6 6 (21.43%) Selenium
6 6 (21.43%) Risk Analysis
6 6 (21.43%) JIRA
6 6 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (21.43%) C#
6 6 (21.43%) JavaScript
6 6 (21.43%) MS Office
6 6 (21.43%) Bugzilla
6 6 (21.43%) Data Analysis
7 5 (17.86%) MS Excel
8 3 (10.71%) E-Commerce
8 3 (10.71%) SQL Server
8 3 (10.71%) Billing
8 3 (10.71%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (10.71%) Mentoring
8 3 (10.71%) Agile Testing
9 2 (7.14%) V-Model

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 6 (21.43%) MS Office
2 5 (17.86%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.14%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.71%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (21.43%) Bugzilla
1 6 (21.43%) JIRA
1 6 (21.43%) Selenium
1 6 (21.43%) Team Foundation Server
1 6 (21.43%) SoapUI
2 1 (3.57%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 7 (25.00%) Finance
2 3 (10.71%) Billing
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.14%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.14%) Windows
1 2 (7.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (39.29%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (25.00%) Automated Testing
2 7 (25.00%) Software Testing
2 7 (25.00%) Manual Testing
2 7 (25.00%) Test Planning
3 6 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (21.43%) Risk Analysis
3 6 (21.43%) Data Analysis
4 3 (10.71%) E-Commerce
4 3 (10.71%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (10.71%) Mentoring
4 3 (10.71%) Agile Testing
5 2 (7.14%) V-Model
5 2 (7.14%) Waterfall
5 2 (7.14%) Test Scripting
5 2 (7.14%) PRINCE2
5 2 (7.14%) DSDM
5 2 (7.14%) Migration
5 2 (7.14%) Content Management
6 1 (3.57%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 12 (42.86%) SQL
2 6 (21.43%) C#
2 6 (21.43%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 7 (25.00%) ISEB
1 7 (25.00%) ISTQB
2 2 (7.14%) Degree
3 1 (3.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (57.14%) QA
Vendors
1 15 (53.57%) Microsoft
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