The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 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 Kent region.

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Analyst
Rank 73 84 62
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -22
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 24 9 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 2.17% 0.86% 1.97%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.21% 0.89% 2.09%
Number of salaries quoted 23 6 13
Average salary £35,000 £30,000 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -22.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,250 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £40,000 £41,000
UK excluding London average salary £33,500 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
Job Titles Category
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1085 1013 765
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 97.92% 96.57% 94.21%
Number of salaries quoted 937 862 673
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £24,750 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £51,250 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Test Analyst
South East

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 22 July 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 22 July 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 - 8 £65,000 - 1
Dover - 5 £27,000 -
Canterbury - 2 £26,500 -
Maidstone -14 1 £36,000 +20.00%
Longfield - 1 £35,000 -
Test Analyst
South East

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 36 (75.00%) ISEB
2 25 (52.08%) Test Scripting
3 24 (50.00%) Software Testing
4 23 (47.92%) SQL
5 22 (45.83%) ISTQB
5 22 (45.83%) QA
6 16 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
7 15 (31.25%) User Acceptance Testing
8 12 (25.00%) Test Automation
9 11 (22.92%) Manual Testing
9 11 (22.92%) HP Quality Center
9 11 (22.92%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 10 (20.83%) XML
10 10 (20.83%) LoadRunner
10 10 (20.83%) Finance
10 10 (20.83%) System Testing
11 9 (18.75%) HP
12 8 (16.67%) E-Commerce
12 8 (16.67%) Automated Testing
13 7 (14.58%) Java
13 7 (14.58%) JavaScript
13 7 (14.58%) V-Model
14 6 (12.50%) TestDirector
14 6 (12.50%) QuickTest Pro
14 6 (12.50%) Degree
14 6 (12.50%) JIRA
15 5 (10.42%) UNIX
15 5 (10.42%) Internet
16 4 (8.33%) VBScript
16 4 (8.33%) Windows

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 (4.17%) MS Office
1 2 (4.17%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (4.17%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.42%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.25%) MySQL
2 1 (2.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 10 (20.83%) LoadRunner
2 6 (12.50%) JIRA
2 6 (12.50%) TestDirector
2 6 (12.50%) QuickTest Pro
3 3 (6.25%) Selenium
3 3 (6.25%) Firebug
3 3 (6.25%) Fiddler
4 1 (2.08%) SoapUI
4 1 (2.08%) Ranorex
General
1 10 (20.83%) Finance
2 1 (2.08%) Legal
2 1 (2.08%) Marketing
2 1 (2.08%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (20.83%) XML
2 3 (6.25%) jQuery
2 3 (6.25%) .NET
2 3 (6.25%) CSS
3 1 (2.08%) SOAP
3 1 (2.08%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.08%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.08%) Mainframe
1 1 (2.08%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 5 (10.42%) UNIX
2 4 (8.33%) Windows
3 3 (6.25%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (52.08%) Test Scripting
2 24 (50.00%) Software Testing
3 16 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (31.25%) User Acceptance Testing
5 12 (25.00%) Test Automation
6 11 (22.92%) Manual Testing
7 10 (20.83%) System Testing
8 8 (16.67%) Automated Testing
8 8 (16.67%) E-Commerce
9 7 (14.58%) V-Model
10 4 (8.33%) ETL
11 2 (4.17%) ERP
11 2 (4.17%) Resource Management
12 1 (2.08%) Release Management
12 1 (2.08%) Logistics
12 1 (2.08%) Configuration Management
12 1 (2.08%) Workflow
12 1 (2.08%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (47.92%) SQL
2 7 (14.58%) Java
2 7 (14.58%) JavaScript
3 4 (8.33%) VBScript
4 3 (6.25%) PHP
5 2 (4.17%) T-SQL
5 2 (4.17%) C#
6 1 (2.08%) VB
6 1 (2.08%) VB6
Qualifications
1 36 (75.00%) ISEB
2 22 (45.83%) ISTQB
3 11 (22.92%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 6 (12.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (45.83%) QA
Systems Management
1 11 (22.92%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (18.75%) HP
2 2 (4.17%) SAP
2 2 (4.17%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.17%) JD Edwards
3 1 (2.08%) Citrix
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