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 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Analyst
Rank 79 93 61
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -32
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 18 16 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 1.88% 1.41% 1.75%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.97% 1.49% 1.86%
Number of salaries quoted 18 10 14
Average salary £42,500 £20,500 £28,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+107.31% -27.43%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £31,500
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +3.17%
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
913 1075 753
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 95.60% 95.05% 94.24%
Number of salaries quoted 834 884 636
Average salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.61% +2.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £65,000 £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 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 5 March 2015.

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 5 March 2015. 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
West Malling +11 3 £42,500 +21.42%
Tonbridge - 2 £28,000 -
Test Analyst
South East

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, 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 25 (83.33%) SQL
2 21 (70.00%) Java
3 20 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 20 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
4 19 (63.33%) Automation Testing
4 19 (63.33%) HTML
5 18 (60.00%) MS Office
5 18 (60.00%) Software Testing
6 17 (56.67%) System Testing
6 17 (56.67%) Test Automation
6 17 (56.67%) Oracle
6 17 (56.67%) Web Services
6 17 (56.67%) XML
7 13 (43.33%) Selenium
8 9 (30.00%) QA
9 8 (26.67%) Test Scripting
10 5 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 5 (16.67%) Silverlight
10 5 (16.67%) Windows
10 5 (16.67%) T-SQL
10 5 (16.67%) .NET
10 5 (16.67%) WinForms
11 4 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
11 4 (13.33%) Legal
11 4 (13.33%) ETL
11 4 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
12 3 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
12 3 (10.00%) MS Excel
12 3 (10.00%) Finance
12 3 (10.00%) Automated Testing

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, 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 18 (60.00%) MS Office
2 3 (10.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (3.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 13 (43.33%) Selenium
2 3 (10.00%) WebDriver
3 1 (3.33%) Visual Studio
3 1 (3.33%) TestComplete
General
1 4 (13.33%) Legal
2 3 (10.00%) Finance
3 1 (3.33%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (63.33%) HTML
2 17 (56.67%) Web Services
2 17 (56.67%) XML
3 5 (16.67%) Silverlight
3 5 (16.67%) .NET
3 5 (16.67%) WinForms
4 2 (6.67%) HTML5
4 2 (6.67%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.67%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 5 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 19 (63.33%) Automation Testing
3 18 (60.00%) Software Testing
4 17 (56.67%) System Testing
4 17 (56.67%) Test Automation
5 8 (26.67%) Test Scripting
6 4 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (13.33%) ETL
7 3 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (10.00%) Automated Testing
8 2 (6.67%) Functional Testing
8 2 (6.67%) Test Planning
8 2 (6.67%) Manual Testing
8 2 (6.67%) Regression Testing
9 1 (3.33%) DSDM
9 1 (3.33%) TDD
9 1 (3.33%) Web Testing
9 1 (3.33%) Time Management
9 1 (3.33%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 25 (83.33%) SQL
2 21 (70.00%) Java
3 5 (16.67%) T-SQL
4 2 (6.67%) C#
5 1 (3.33%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.33%) PHP
5 1 (3.33%) VBScript
5 1 (3.33%) VB
5 1 (3.33%) Python
5 1 (3.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (6.67%) VCP4
1 2 (6.67%) Degree
2 1 (3.33%) ISEB
2 1 (3.33%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (30.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 20 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 17 (56.67%) Oracle
3 1 (3.33%) VMware
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