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 28 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Analyst
Rank 79 83 89
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 17 24 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 1.56% 2.12% 0.85%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.65% 2.17% 0.88%
Number of salaries quoted 17 23 6
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,100 £27,000 £25,250
10% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £65,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £33,500 £33,250 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+0.75% +2.30%
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
1030 1108 1027
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 94.58% 97.88% 96.80%
Number of salaries quoted 916 954 877
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
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
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 28 July 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
Tunbridge Wells -22 7 £35,500 -45.38% 1
Maidstone +6 3 £35,000 -2.77%
Dover -1 3 £26,500 -1.85%
West Malling - 2 £35,000 -
Canterbury -8 1 £27,500 +3.77%
Test Analyst
South East

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 25 (62.50%) SQL
2 19 (47.50%) Java
3 17 (42.50%) MS Office
3 17 (42.50%) Software Testing
3 17 (42.50%) Test Scripting
4 16 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 15 (37.50%) SDLC
6 14 (35.00%) HTML
7 13 (32.50%) Selenium
8 12 (30.00%) System Testing
8 12 (30.00%) Test Automation
8 12 (30.00%) Automation Testing
8 12 (30.00%) System Integration Testing
8 12 (30.00%) XML
8 12 (30.00%) Microsoft
8 12 (30.00%) ISEB
9 11 (27.50%) Oracle
10 10 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
11 9 (22.50%) ISTQB
11 9 (22.50%) Finance
11 9 (22.50%) V-Model
11 9 (22.50%) QA
12 8 (20.00%) Automated Testing
12 8 (20.00%) Web Services
13 7 (17.50%) HP
13 7 (17.50%) LoadRunner
13 7 (17.50%) MS Excel
13 7 (17.50%) WebDriver
14 5 (12.50%) TestDirector
14 5 (12.50%) UNIX

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 17 (42.50%) MS Office
2 7 (17.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (5.00%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (5.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 3 (7.50%) MySQL
1 3 (7.50%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (2.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 13 (32.50%) Selenium
2 7 (17.50%) LoadRunner
2 7 (17.50%) WebDriver
3 5 (12.50%) TestDirector
3 5 (12.50%) JIRA
4 4 (10.00%) HP UFT
5 3 (7.50%) Eclipse
6 1 (2.50%) JMeter
6 1 (2.50%) Visual Studio
6 1 (2.50%) TestComplete
General
1 9 (22.50%) Finance
2 2 (5.00%) Marketing
2 2 (5.00%) Manufacturing
2 2 (5.00%) Electronics
2 2 (5.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.50%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (35.00%) HTML
2 12 (30.00%) XML
3 8 (20.00%) Web Services
4 5 (12.50%) .NET
5 3 (7.50%) WinForms
5 3 (7.50%) Silverlight
6 1 (2.50%) ASP.NET
6 1 (2.50%) CSS
6 1 (2.50%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.00%) DTV
2 1 (2.50%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (12.50%) UNIX
2 3 (7.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (42.50%) Software Testing
1 17 (42.50%) Test Scripting
2 16 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 15 (37.50%) SDLC
4 12 (30.00%) System Testing
4 12 (30.00%) Test Automation
4 12 (30.00%) Automation Testing
4 12 (30.00%) System Integration Testing
5 10 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (22.50%) V-Model
7 8 (20.00%) Automated Testing
8 5 (12.50%) Test Strategy
9 4 (10.00%) Performance Testing
9 4 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
10 3 (7.50%) E-Commerce
10 3 (7.50%) Manual Testing
11 2 (5.00%) Resource Management
11 2 (5.00%) Digital Marketing
11 2 (5.00%) Mentoring
11 2 (5.00%) Agile Testing
Programming Languages
1 25 (62.50%) SQL
2 19 (47.50%) Java
3 3 (7.50%) T-SQL
4 1 (2.50%) VBScript
4 1 (2.50%) VB
4 1 (2.50%) C#
4 1 (2.50%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 12 (30.00%) ISEB
2 9 (22.50%) ISTQB
3 4 (10.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (5.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (22.50%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 11 (27.50%) Oracle
3 7 (17.50%) HP
4 2 (5.00%) JD Edwards
4 2 (5.00%) SAP
5 1 (2.50%) VMware
Tunbridge Wells
Pearson Whiffin
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus, Private Medical, Pension
Posted: 6 days ago