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 26 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Analyst
Rank 76 72 78
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 13 28 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 1.47% 2.66% 1.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.50% 2.73% 1.57%
Number of salaries quoted 13 27 14
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £27,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +29.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,400 £27,500 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,500 £50,000 £63,500
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £34,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +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
868 1026 956
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 98.41% 97.44% 97.95%
Number of salaries quoted 769 942 786
Median salary £38,000 £38,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.29% -3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,112 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 26 September 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 26 September 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
West Malling +3 4 £35,000 -
Chatham - 4 £42,500 -
Test Analyst
South East

Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 35 (81.40%) Finance
2 34 (79.07%) Test Scripting
3 33 (76.74%) User Acceptance Testing
4 32 (74.42%) Regression Testing
4 32 (74.42%) Test Strategy
5 28 (65.12%) System Integration Testing
6 26 (60.47%) Smoke Testing
6 26 (60.47%) ISEB
6 26 (60.47%) Integration Testing
7 20 (46.51%) ISTQB
8 17 (39.53%) SDLC
9 15 (34.88%) AS400
10 7 (16.28%) System Testing
11 6 (13.95%) Agile Software Development
11 6 (13.95%) SQL
12 4 (9.30%) XML
12 4 (9.30%) Automation Testing
12 4 (9.30%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 3 (6.98%) QA
13 3 (6.98%) Manual Testing
13 3 (6.98%) Test Automation
13 3 (6.98%) HTML
13 3 (6.98%) Java
13 3 (6.98%) Banking
13 3 (6.98%) Software Testing
14 2 (4.65%) Legal
14 2 (4.65%) HP
14 2 (4.65%) RPG
14 2 (4.65%) .NET
14 2 (4.65%) MS Office

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 (2.33%) Xceptor
Applications
1 2 (4.65%) MS Office
Development Applications
1 2 (4.65%) Selenium
2 1 (2.33%) SoapUI
2 1 (2.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.33%) Toad
General
1 35 (81.40%) Finance
2 3 (6.98%) Banking
3 2 (4.65%) Legal
4 1 (2.33%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.30%) XML
2 3 (6.98%) HTML
3 2 (4.65%) .NET
4 1 (2.33%) REST
4 1 (2.33%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 15 (34.88%) AS400
2 1 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.33%) Data Integration
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (79.07%) Test Scripting
2 33 (76.74%) User Acceptance Testing
3 32 (74.42%) Regression Testing
3 32 (74.42%) Test Strategy
4 28 (65.12%) System Integration Testing
5 26 (60.47%) Integration Testing
5 26 (60.47%) Smoke Testing
6 17 (39.53%) SDLC
7 7 (16.28%) System Testing
8 6 (13.95%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (9.30%) Automation Testing
10 3 (6.98%) Manual Testing
10 3 (6.98%) Software Testing
10 3 (6.98%) Test Automation
11 2 (4.65%) Capacity Planning
11 2 (4.65%) Continuous Improvement
11 2 (4.65%) Defect Management
11 2 (4.65%) Line Management
11 2 (4.65%) Project Planning
12 1 (2.33%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 6 (13.95%) SQL
2 3 (6.98%) Java
3 2 (4.65%) RPG
4 1 (2.33%) C#
Qualifications
1 26 (60.47%) ISEB
2 20 (46.51%) ISTQB
3 4 (9.30%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.98%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (4.65%) HP