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 30 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Analyst
Rank 65 90 85
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 20 16 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 2.05% 1.45% 1.96%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.09% 1.50% 1.98%
Number of salaries quoted 20 16 21
Median salary £35,000 £33,750 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.70% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £36,750 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £34,000 £33,500 £33,000
% change year-on-year
+1.49% +1.51%
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
955 1070 1109
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 98.05% 96.75% 98.84%
Number of salaries quoted 845 946 957
Median salary £38,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.33% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
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
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 30 July 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 - 13 £31,000 -
West Malling +1 1 £35,000 -
Test Analyst
South East

Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 60 (86.96%) User Acceptance Testing
2 54 (78.26%) Test Strategy
2 54 (78.26%) System Integration Testing
3 52 (75.36%) Test Scripting
4 50 (72.46%) Regression Testing
5 48 (69.57%) Finance
6 45 (65.22%) Integration Testing
7 44 (63.77%) Smoke Testing
8 35 (50.72%) ISEB
9 29 (42.03%) SDLC
10 28 (40.58%) ISTQB
11 17 (24.64%) AS400
12 16 (23.19%) SQL
13 10 (14.49%) System Testing
14 8 (11.59%) Manual Testing
14 8 (11.59%) Agile Software Development
14 8 (11.59%) HTML
14 8 (11.59%) Java
14 8 (11.59%) XML
15 6 (8.70%) Automated Testing
16 5 (7.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
17 4 (5.80%) Analytical Skills
17 4 (5.80%) Banking
17 4 (5.80%) MS Office
18 3 (4.35%) Selenium
18 3 (4.35%) Test Automation
18 3 (4.35%) Waterfall
19 2 (2.90%) Non-Functional Testing
19 2 (2.90%) Automation Testing
19 2 (2.90%) HP Quality Center

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:

Applications
1 4 (5.80%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.45%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (4.35%) Selenium
2 2 (2.90%) TestComplete
3 1 (1.45%) HP UFT
3 1 (1.45%) Jasmine
3 1 (1.45%) JMeter
General
1 48 (69.57%) Finance
2 4 (5.80%) Banking
3 2 (2.90%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (11.59%) HTML
1 8 (11.59%) XML
2 1 (1.45%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 17 (24.64%) AS400
2 4 (5.80%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (86.96%) User Acceptance Testing
2 54 (78.26%) System Integration Testing
2 54 (78.26%) Test Strategy
3 52 (75.36%) Test Scripting
4 50 (72.46%) Regression Testing
5 45 (65.22%) Integration Testing
6 44 (63.77%) Smoke Testing
7 29 (42.03%) SDLC
8 10 (14.49%) System Testing
9 8 (11.59%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (11.59%) Manual Testing
10 6 (8.70%) Automated Testing
11 3 (4.35%) Test Automation
11 3 (4.35%) Waterfall
12 2 (2.90%) Automation Testing
12 2 (2.90%) Capacity Planning
12 2 (2.90%) Non-Functional Testing
12 2 (2.90%) Software Testing
13 1 (1.45%) Performance Testing
13 1 (1.45%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 16 (23.19%) SQL
2 8 (11.59%) Java
3 2 (2.90%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.45%) C#
4 1 (1.45%) RPG
4 1 (1.45%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 35 (50.72%) ISEB
2 28 (40.58%) ISTQB
3 5 (7.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.45%) Degree
4 1 (1.45%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.90%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (2.90%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (2.90%) HP
1 2 (2.90%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.45%) Oracle