The table below looks at the statistics for the Test Analyst role in IT jobs advertised for the Kent 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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Analyst
Rank 82 86 61
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -25
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 18 9 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 1.76% 0.82% 2.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.81% 0.84% 2.18%
Number of salaries quoted 16 5 14
Average salary £27,000 £26,500 £39,872
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.88% -33.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £24,400 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £29,000 £41,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
Test Analyst
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Kent 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
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
995 1075 779
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 97.17% 97.82% 96.89%
Number of salaries quoted 831 924 689
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,750 £24,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

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

Test Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

Test Analyst
Salary Trend in Kent

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

Test Analyst Salary Trend in Kent

Test Analyst
Salary Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Analyst across the Kent region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

Test Analyst Salary Histogram in Kent

Test Analyst
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Analyst within the Kent region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tunbridge Wells - 6 £65,000 -
Dover - 5 £27,000 -
Test Analyst
South East

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Kent 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 27 (62.79%) ISEB
2 20 (46.51%) Software Testing
3 19 (44.19%) SQL
4 17 (39.53%) Test Scripting
5 16 (37.21%) QA
5 16 (37.21%) User Acceptance Testing
6 15 (34.88%) Finance
7 14 (32.56%) ISTQB
8 12 (27.91%) Agile Software Development
8 12 (27.91%) Test Automation
9 11 (25.58%) HP Quality Center
9 11 (25.58%) Manual Testing
10 10 (23.26%) System Testing
10 10 (23.26%) LoadRunner
11 9 (20.93%) HP
12 8 (18.60%) E-Commerce
12 8 (18.60%) Automated Testing
13 7 (16.28%) V-Model
13 7 (16.28%) Java
14 6 (13.95%) XML
14 6 (13.95%) TestDirector
14 6 (13.95%) QuickTest Pro
14 6 (13.95%) Degree
14 6 (13.95%) JIRA
14 6 (13.95%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 5 (11.63%) Internet
15 5 (11.63%) UNIX
15 5 (11.63%) JavaScript
16 4 (9.30%) VBScript
16 4 (9.30%) ETL

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Kent 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 (4.65%) MS Office
1 2 (4.65%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (4.65%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.63%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.33%) MySQL
1 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 10 (23.26%) LoadRunner
2 6 (13.95%) JIRA
2 6 (13.95%) TestDirector
2 6 (13.95%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (2.33%) Selenium
3 1 (2.33%) Firebug
3 1 (2.33%) Fiddler
3 1 (2.33%) SoapUI
3 1 (2.33%) Ranorex
General
1 15 (34.88%) Finance
2 1 (2.33%) Legal
2 1 (2.33%) Marketing
2 1 (2.33%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (13.95%) XML
2 3 (6.98%) .NET
3 1 (2.33%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.33%) CSS
3 1 (2.33%) SOAP
3 1 (2.33%) WinForms
3 1 (2.33%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.33%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 5 (11.63%) UNIX
2 2 (4.65%) Windows
3 1 (2.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (46.51%) Software Testing
2 17 (39.53%) Test Scripting
3 16 (37.21%) User Acceptance Testing
4 12 (27.91%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (27.91%) Test Automation
5 11 (25.58%) Manual Testing
6 10 (23.26%) System Testing
7 8 (18.60%) E-Commerce
7 8 (18.60%) Automated Testing
8 7 (16.28%) V-Model
9 4 (9.30%) ETL
10 3 (6.98%) Regression Testing
11 2 (4.65%) ERP
11 2 (4.65%) Resource Management
12 1 (2.33%) Release Management
12 1 (2.33%) Test Management
12 1 (2.33%) Configuration Management
12 1 (2.33%) Workflow
12 1 (2.33%) Stakeholder Management
12 1 (2.33%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (44.19%) SQL
2 7 (16.28%) Java
3 5 (11.63%) JavaScript
4 4 (9.30%) VBScript
5 2 (4.65%) C#
5 2 (4.65%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.33%) PHP
6 1 (2.33%) VB
6 1 (2.33%) VB6
Qualifications
1 27 (62.79%) ISEB
2 14 (32.56%) ISTQB
3 6 (13.95%) Degree
3 6 (13.95%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (37.21%) QA
Systems Management
1 11 (25.58%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (20.93%) HP
2 2 (4.65%) SAP
2 2 (4.65%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.65%) JD Edwards
3 1 (2.33%) Charles River
3 1 (2.33%) Citrix
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