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 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Analyst
Rank 95 97 63
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -34
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 12 11 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 1.10% 0.98% 1.85%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.14% 1.03% 1.90%
Number of salaries quoted 12 8 13
Average salary £42,500 £32,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.76% +8.33%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%
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
1055 1066 686
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 96.35% 94.76% 97.58%
Number of salaries quoted 953 927 591
Average salary £41,500 £42,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.35% +3.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,250 £24,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £57,500
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 23 January 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 23 January 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 +5 1 £42,500 +26.86%
Tonbridge - 1 £28,000 - 1
Test Analyst
South East

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 21 (77.78%) User Acceptance Testing
2 16 (59.26%) SQL
3 15 (55.56%) Automation Testing
4 14 (51.85%) Microsoft
5 13 (48.15%) HTML
5 13 (48.15%) Java
6 12 (44.44%) Web Services
6 12 (44.44%) XML
6 12 (44.44%) Oracle
6 12 (44.44%) MS Office
6 12 (44.44%) Software Testing
6 12 (44.44%) System Testing
6 12 (44.44%) Test Automation
7 11 (40.74%) Selenium
8 7 (25.93%) Finance
9 6 (22.22%) Internet
10 5 (18.52%) QA
11 4 (14.81%) Analytical Skills
11 4 (14.81%) ETL
11 4 (14.81%) Legal
12 3 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
12 3 (11.11%) Test Scripting
13 2 (7.41%) Silverlight
13 2 (7.41%) Functional Testing
13 2 (7.41%) Test Planning
13 2 (7.41%) WebDriver
13 2 (7.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 2 (7.41%) Automated Testing
13 2 (7.41%) WinForms
13 2 (7.41%) Regression Testing

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 (44.44%) MS Office
2 1 (3.70%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (22.22%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 11 (40.74%) Selenium
2 2 (7.41%) WebDriver
General
1 7 (25.93%) Finance
2 4 (14.81%) Legal
3 1 (3.70%) Publishing
3 1 (3.70%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (48.15%) HTML
2 12 (44.44%) Web Services
2 12 (44.44%) XML
3 2 (7.41%) Silverlight
3 2 (7.41%) WinForms
3 2 (7.41%) .NET
4 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET
4 1 (3.70%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.81%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.70%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.41%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (77.78%) User Acceptance Testing
2 15 (55.56%) Automation Testing
3 12 (44.44%) Software Testing
3 12 (44.44%) System Testing
3 12 (44.44%) Test Automation
4 4 (14.81%) ETL
5 3 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (11.11%) Test Scripting
6 2 (7.41%) Functional Testing
6 2 (7.41%) Test Planning
6 2 (7.41%) Automated Testing
6 2 (7.41%) Regression Testing
7 1 (3.70%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (3.70%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (3.70%) Asset Management
7 1 (3.70%) Manual Testing
7 1 (3.70%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (59.26%) SQL
2 13 (48.15%) Java
3 2 (7.41%) T-SQL
4 1 (3.70%) PHP
4 1 (3.70%) Python
4 1 (3.70%) C#
4 1 (3.70%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (3.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (18.52%) QA
Vendors
1 14 (51.85%) Microsoft
2 12 (44.44%) Oracle
3 1 (3.70%) Charles River
Tonbridge, Kent
IT Connections
Salary: to £28,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Kent
Volt
Salary: £34000 - £35000 per annum + Great pension, holidays, package
Posted: 9 days ago