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 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Analyst
Rank 80 80 86
Rank change year-on-year
0 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 22 18 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 2.03% 1.78% 0.82%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.14% 1.83% 0.84%
Number of salaries quoted 22 16 5
Average salary £35,500 £27,000 £26,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+31.48% +1.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,600 £20,500 £24,400
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £65,000 £29,000
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
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
1028 985 1072
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 94.75% 97.33% 97.90%
Number of salaries quoted 926 823 921
Average salary £39,750 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.62% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,750 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £57,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 31 August 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 31 August 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
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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
Tunbridge Wells -28 5 £36,000 -44.61%
West Malling - 4 £41,250 - 1
Dover -1 3 £26,500 -1.85%
Maidstone - 3 £35,000 -
Test Analyst
South East

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 17 (43.59%) User Acceptance Testing
2 16 (41.03%) Test Scripting
2 16 (41.03%) SQL
3 15 (38.46%) Finance
4 13 (33.33%) Software Testing
4 13 (33.33%) ISEB
4 13 (33.33%) SDLC
5 12 (30.77%) Java
5 12 (30.77%) MS Office
6 11 (28.21%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (28.21%) Selenium
7 10 (25.64%) V-Model
7 10 (25.64%) ISTQB
8 9 (23.08%) Automated Testing
8 9 (23.08%) HP
8 9 (23.08%) Test Automation
9 8 (20.51%) QA
9 8 (20.51%) HTML
10 7 (17.95%) XML
10 7 (17.95%) LoadRunner
10 7 (17.95%) System Integration Testing
10 7 (17.95%) Automation Testing
10 7 (17.95%) HP Quality Center
10 7 (17.95%) System Testing
11 6 (15.38%) WebDriver
11 6 (15.38%) Test Strategy
11 6 (15.38%) Business Analysis
11 6 (15.38%) MS Excel
11 6 (15.38%) Oracle
12 5 (12.82%) UNIX

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 12 (30.77%) MS Office
2 6 (15.38%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (5.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 2 (5.13%) Dynamics AX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.69%) MySQL
1 3 (7.69%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 11 (28.21%) Selenium
2 7 (17.95%) LoadRunner
3 6 (15.38%) WebDriver
4 5 (12.82%) JIRA
4 5 (12.82%) TestDirector
5 4 (10.26%) HP UFT
6 3 (7.69%) Eclipse
7 1 (2.56%) JMeter
General
1 15 (38.46%) Finance
2 2 (5.13%) Manufacturing
2 2 (5.13%) Advertising
2 2 (5.13%) Electronics
2 2 (5.13%) Telecoms
2 2 (5.13%) Marketing
3 1 (2.56%) Publishing
3 1 (2.56%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (20.51%) HTML
2 7 (17.95%) XML
3 3 (7.69%) Web Services
4 2 (5.13%) .NET
5 1 (2.56%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.13%) DTV
1 2 (5.13%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (12.82%) UNIX
2 2 (5.13%) Android
2 2 (5.13%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (43.59%) User Acceptance Testing
2 16 (41.03%) Test Scripting
3 13 (33.33%) Software Testing
3 13 (33.33%) SDLC
4 11 (28.21%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (25.64%) V-Model
6 9 (23.08%) Test Automation
6 9 (23.08%) Automated Testing
7 7 (17.95%) System Testing
7 7 (17.95%) Automation Testing
7 7 (17.95%) System Integration Testing
8 6 (15.38%) Test Strategy
8 6 (15.38%) Business Analysis
9 4 (10.26%) Performance Testing
10 3 (7.69%) E-Commerce
10 3 (7.69%) Mentoring
11 2 (5.13%) API Testing
11 2 (5.13%) Agile Testing
11 2 (5.13%) ERP
11 2 (5.13%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 16 (41.03%) SQL
2 12 (30.77%) Java
3 2 (5.13%) ActionScript
4 1 (2.56%) Python
4 1 (2.56%) Ruby
4 1 (2.56%) PHP
4 1 (2.56%) C#
Qualifications
1 13 (33.33%) ISEB
2 10 (25.64%) ISTQB
3 4 (10.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (2.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (20.51%) QA
2 5 (12.82%) SLA
Systems Management
1 7 (17.95%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (23.08%) HP
2 6 (15.38%) Oracle
3 5 (12.82%) Microsoft
4 2 (5.13%) SAP
4 2 (5.13%) JD Edwards
West Malling, Kent
Rark Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £35000 Per Annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Kent
RBW Consulting
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago