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

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Analyst
Rank 41 29 44
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +15
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 15 15 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 3.59% 6.38% 3.05%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.76% 6.47% 3.13%
Number of salaries quoted 15 14 9
Average salary £37,500 £36,250 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +11.53%
UK excluding London average salary £33,500 £33,250 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+0.75% +2.30%
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
399 232 319
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 95.45% 98.72% 97.26%
Number of salaries quoted 362 204 291
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £55,000
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
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 28 July 2015.

Test Analyst Salary Histogram in Ipswich

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 20 (64.52%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (58.06%) QA
3 17 (54.84%) Selenium
3 17 (54.84%) SQL
4 13 (41.94%) C#
5 11 (35.48%) Windows
5 11 (35.48%) Microsoft
6 10 (32.26%) Test Automation
7 9 (29.03%) Java
8 8 (25.81%) ISEB
9 7 (22.58%) JavaScript
9 7 (22.58%) Finance
9 7 (22.58%) Data Analysis
9 7 (22.58%) Team Foundation Server
9 7 (22.58%) Agile Testing
9 7 (22.58%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (22.58%) ISTQB
9 7 (22.58%) Test Planning
10 6 (19.35%) Mentoring
10 6 (19.35%) SDLC
10 6 (19.35%) Calabash
10 6 (19.35%) Software Testing
10 6 (19.35%) JIRA
10 6 (19.35%) Risk Analysis
10 6 (19.35%) Online Games
10 6 (19.35%) Cucumber
10 6 (19.35%) BDD
10 6 (19.35%) Apple iOS
10 6 (19.35%) SoapUI
10 6 (19.35%) Android

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 (19.35%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.45%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.23%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 17 (54.84%) Selenium
2 7 (22.58%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (19.35%) Calabash
3 6 (19.35%) JIRA
3 6 (19.35%) Cucumber
3 6 (19.35%) SoapUI
3 6 (19.35%) Bugzilla
3 6 (19.35%) JUnit
4 3 (9.68%) VisiBroker
General
1 7 (22.58%) Finance
2 6 (19.35%) Games
3 2 (6.45%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.68%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (19.35%) Online Games
1 6 (19.35%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 11 (35.48%) Windows
2 6 (19.35%) Apple iOS
2 6 (19.35%) Android
3 3 (9.68%) UNIX
4 2 (6.45%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (64.52%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (32.26%) Test Automation
3 7 (22.58%) Data Analysis
3 7 (22.58%) Agile Testing
3 7 (22.58%) Continuous Integration
3 7 (22.58%) Test Planning
4 6 (19.35%) Mentoring
4 6 (19.35%) SDLC
4 6 (19.35%) Software Testing
4 6 (19.35%) Risk Analysis
4 6 (19.35%) BDD
4 6 (19.35%) Performance Testing
4 6 (19.35%) E-Commerce
5 3 (9.68%) Test Management
5 3 (9.68%) Test Strategy
5 3 (9.68%) Manual Testing
5 3 (9.68%) Time Management
6 2 (6.45%) Financial Modelling
6 2 (6.45%) Risk Analytics
6 2 (6.45%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 17 (54.84%) SQL
2 13 (41.94%) C#
3 9 (29.03%) Java
4 7 (22.58%) JavaScript
5 6 (19.35%) Python
Qualifications
1 8 (25.81%) ISEB
2 7 (22.58%) ISTQB
3 3 (9.68%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (58.06%) QA
System Software
1 3 (9.68%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 11 (35.48%) Microsoft
2 3 (9.68%) VMware