The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Ipswich region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Analyst
Rank 28 42 53
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +11
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 13 10 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 5.65% 3.07% 0.82%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.73% 3.15% 0.82%
Number of salaries quoted 12 9 2
Average salary £40,000 £32,500 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% +18.18%
UK excluding London average salary £33,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Job Titles Category
Ipswich
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
227 317 365
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 98.70% 97.24% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 198 289 319
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Test Analyst
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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 30 July 2014.

Test Analyst Salary Histogram in Ipswich

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 16 (66.67%) SQL
2 15 (62.50%) Test Scripting
3 10 (41.67%) QA
4 8 (33.33%) Software Testing
4 8 (33.33%) Test Strategy
5 7 (29.17%) Java
6 6 (25.00%) C#
7 5 (20.83%) E-Commerce
7 5 (20.83%) Selenium
7 5 (20.83%) Test Automation
7 5 (20.83%) Test Management
8 4 (16.67%) PL/SQL
8 4 (16.67%) Time Management
8 4 (16.67%) JIRA
8 4 (16.67%) Content Management
8 4 (16.67%) Automated Testing
8 4 (16.67%) Microsoft
8 4 (16.67%) Mobile App
9 3 (12.50%) Agile Testing
9 3 (12.50%) Oracle
9 3 (12.50%) Marketing
10 2 (8.33%) Degree
10 2 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
10 2 (8.33%) Manual Testing
10 2 (8.33%) Digital Marketing
10 2 (8.33%) ISEB
10 2 (8.33%) Windows
10 2 (8.33%) MS Excel
10 2 (8.33%) Bugzilla
10 2 (8.33%) Automation Testing

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 (8.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.17%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Oracle CRM
1 1 (4.17%) Magento
Development Applications
1 5 (20.83%) Selenium
2 4 (16.67%) JIRA
3 2 (8.33%) Bugzilla
3 2 (8.33%) LoadUI
4 1 (4.17%) JMeter
4 1 (4.17%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (4.17%) SoapUI
General
1 3 (12.50%) Marketing
2 1 (4.17%) Games
2 1 (4.17%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.17%) .NET
1 1 (4.17%) SOAP
1 1 (4.17%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.67%) Mobile App
2 1 (4.17%) Online Games
2 1 (4.17%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.33%) Windows
2 1 (4.17%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (62.50%) Test Scripting
2 8 (33.33%) Software Testing
2 8 (33.33%) Test Strategy
3 5 (20.83%) E-Commerce
3 5 (20.83%) Test Automation
3 5 (20.83%) Test Management
4 4 (16.67%) Time Management
4 4 (16.67%) Content Management
4 4 (16.67%) Automated Testing
5 3 (12.50%) Agile Testing
6 2 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (8.33%) Manual Testing
6 2 (8.33%) Digital Marketing
6 2 (8.33%) Automation Testing
7 1 (4.17%) CRM
7 1 (4.17%) OO
7 1 (4.17%) Load Testing
7 1 (4.17%) Security Testing
7 1 (4.17%) Data Protection
7 1 (4.17%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 16 (66.67%) SQL
2 7 (29.17%) Java
3 6 (25.00%) C#
4 4 (16.67%) PL/SQL
5 1 (4.17%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (8.33%) Degree
1 2 (8.33%) ISEB
2 1 (4.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (4.17%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (41.67%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (12.50%) Oracle
3 1 (4.17%) JD Edwards
3 1 (4.17%) SAP