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 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Analyst
Rank 51 92 95
Rank change year-on-year
+41 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 48 17 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 4.45% 1.61% 1.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.59% 1.66% 1.38%
Number of salaries quoted 46 17 11
Average salary £34,750 £42,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.23% +41.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £42,500 £32,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,000
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
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
1046 1024 1086
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 97.03% 96.88% 97.05%
Number of salaries quoted 926 928 921
Average salary £38,500 £40,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.75% -3.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 8 February 2016.

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 8 February 2016. 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
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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
Chatham - 12 £42,500 -
Dartford - 2 £25,500 -
West Malling -14 1 £24,000 -41.81%
Maidstone - 1 - -
Tunbridge Wells - 1 - -
Test Analyst
South East

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 53 (63.10%) Finance
2 40 (47.62%) Test Scripting
3 39 (46.43%) SDLC
4 38 (45.24%) Test Strategy
5 29 (34.52%) Regression Testing
5 29 (34.52%) ISEB
6 28 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
7 24 (28.57%) System Integration Testing
8 23 (27.38%) Automated Testing
9 22 (26.19%) ISTQB
9 22 (26.19%) SQL
9 22 (26.19%) Integration Testing
10 19 (22.62%) Agile Software Development
11 18 (21.43%) QA
12 15 (17.86%) Software Testing
13 14 (16.67%) Line Management
14 13 (15.48%) Manual Testing
14 13 (15.48%) System Testing
14 13 (15.48%) MS Office
15 11 (13.10%) Banking
15 11 (13.10%) Selenium
15 11 (13.10%) Microsoft
16 10 (11.90%) HP
16 10 (11.90%) HP Quality Center
17 9 (10.71%) Test Automation
17 9 (10.71%) Functional Testing
17 9 (10.71%) HTML
18 8 (9.52%) Java
18 8 (9.52%) Project Management
18 8 (9.52%) Use Case

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 13 (15.48%) MS Office
2 5 (5.95%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.76%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.57%) MySQL
3 1 (1.19%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 11 (13.10%) Selenium
2 4 (4.76%) JMeter
2 4 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (4.76%) WebDriver
3 2 (2.38%) Eclipse
3 2 (2.38%) Jasmine
3 2 (2.38%) TestComplete
4 1 (1.19%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.19%) SpecFlow
General
1 53 (63.10%) Finance
2 11 (13.10%) Banking
3 2 (2.38%) Advertising
4 1 (1.19%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (10.71%) HTML
2 6 (7.14%) XML
3 3 (3.57%) .NET
3 3 (3.57%) CSS
3 3 (3.57%) DOM
4 1 (1.19%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.95%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.76%) AS400
2 4 (4.76%) Mathematics
3 2 (2.38%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.38%) Android
1 2 (2.38%) Apple iOS
1 2 (2.38%) Linux
1 2 (2.38%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (47.62%) Test Scripting
2 39 (46.43%) SDLC
3 38 (45.24%) Test Strategy
4 29 (34.52%) Regression Testing
5 28 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
6 24 (28.57%) System Integration Testing
7 23 (27.38%) Automated Testing
8 22 (26.19%) Integration Testing
9 19 (22.62%) Agile Software Development
10 15 (17.86%) Software Testing
11 14 (16.67%) Line Management
12 13 (15.48%) Manual Testing
12 13 (15.48%) System Testing
13 9 (10.71%) Functional Testing
13 9 (10.71%) Test Automation
14 8 (9.52%) Project Management
14 8 (9.52%) Use Case
15 6 (7.14%) Capacity Planning
16 5 (5.95%) Automation Testing
17 4 (4.76%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 22 (26.19%) SQL
2 8 (9.52%) Java
3 7 (8.33%) C#
4 2 (2.38%) ActionScript
4 2 (2.38%) C++
4 2 (2.38%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.19%) PHP
5 1 (1.19%) Python
5 1 (1.19%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 29 (34.52%) ISEB
2 22 (26.19%) ISTQB
3 7 (8.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (3.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (21.43%) QA
2 1 (1.19%) SDET
2 1 (1.19%) SLA
Systems Management
1 10 (11.90%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (13.10%) Microsoft
2 10 (11.90%) HP
3 3 (3.57%) Oracle