The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Kent region that had Test Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 23 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
23 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Analyst
Rank 68 82 81
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 18 21 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 1.89% 1.96% 1.66%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.94% 2.02% 1.68%
Number of salaries quoted 18 21 15
Median salary £35,000 £35,500 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.40% +4.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £27,500 £23,100
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £50,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £34,000 £33,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+1.49% +3.07%
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
930 1040 1010
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 97.89% 96.92% 98.44%
Number of salaries quoted 824 926 844
Median salary £38,000 £38,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

The demand trend of job ads across the Kent region that featured Test Analyst in the job title.

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 23 August 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Analyst within the Kent region over the 3 months to 23 August 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chatham - 8 £31,000 -
West Malling +5 3 £35,000 -15.15%
Test Analyst
South East

Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 23 August 2016, Test Analyst job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Kent region featuring Test Analyst in the job title.

1 48 (82.76%) User Acceptance Testing
2 45 (77.59%) Test Strategy
3 44 (75.86%) Test Scripting
4 42 (72.41%) Regression Testing
5 41 (70.69%) Finance
5 41 (70.69%) System Integration Testing
6 35 (60.34%) Smoke Testing
6 35 (60.34%) Integration Testing
7 33 (56.90%) ISEB
8 27 (46.55%) ISTQB
8 27 (46.55%) SDLC
9 18 (31.03%) AS400
10 14 (24.14%) SQL
11 10 (17.24%) System Testing
12 9 (15.52%) XML
13 8 (13.79%) HTML
13 8 (13.79%) Java
13 8 (13.79%) Agile Software Development
14 6 (10.34%) Manual Testing
14 6 (10.34%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 4 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
15 4 (6.90%) Test Automation
15 4 (6.90%) Banking
15 4 (6.90%) MS Office
16 3 (5.17%) HP
16 3 (5.17%) Legal
16 3 (5.17%) QA
16 3 (5.17%) Software Testing
16 3 (5.17%) Automated Testing
16 3 (5.17%) Selenium

Test Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.72%) Xceptor
Applications
1 4 (6.90%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.72%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (5.17%) Selenium
2 2 (3.45%) TestComplete
3 1 (1.72%) HP UFT
3 1 (1.72%) Jasmine
3 1 (1.72%) JMeter
3 1 (1.72%) SoapUI
3 1 (1.72%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 41 (70.69%) Finance
2 4 (6.90%) Banking
3 3 (5.17%) Legal
4 1 (1.72%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (15.52%) XML
2 8 (13.79%) HTML
3 2 (3.45%) .NET
4 1 (1.72%) REST
4 1 (1.72%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 18 (31.03%) AS400
2 4 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (82.76%) User Acceptance Testing
2 45 (77.59%) Test Strategy
3 44 (75.86%) Test Scripting
4 42 (72.41%) Regression Testing
5 41 (70.69%) System Integration Testing
6 35 (60.34%) Integration Testing
6 35 (60.34%) Smoke Testing
7 27 (46.55%) SDLC
8 10 (17.24%) System Testing
9 8 (13.79%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (10.34%) Manual Testing
11 4 (6.90%) Test Automation
12 3 (5.17%) Automated Testing
12 3 (5.17%) Software Testing
13 2 (3.45%) Automation Testing
13 2 (3.45%) Capacity Planning
13 2 (3.45%) Non-Functional Testing
13 2 (3.45%) Performance Testing
13 2 (3.45%) Project Planning
13 2 (3.45%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 14 (24.14%) SQL
2 8 (13.79%) Java
3 2 (3.45%) C#
3 2 (3.45%) JavaScript
3 2 (3.45%) RPG
4 1 (1.72%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 33 (56.90%) ISEB
2 27 (46.55%) ISTQB
3 6 (10.34%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.72%) Degree
4 1 (1.72%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.17%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (3.45%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (5.17%) HP
2 1 (1.72%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.72%) Oracle
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