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 1 March 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
1 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Analyst
South East / Kent
Rank 66 52 85
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +33
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 16 52 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 1.94% 4.60% 1.81%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.00% 4.71% 1.87%
Number of salaries quoted 15 50 18
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -17.64%
UK excluding London median salary £34,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-1.42% -

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
802 1103 965
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 97.21% 97.61% 97.08%
Number of salaries quoted 629 953 876
Median salary £37,500 £38,500 £38,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.59% -0.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

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 1 March 2017.

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 1 March 2017. 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 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 7 £42,000 -1.17%
West Malling +1 4 £28,000 +16.66%
Test Analyst
South East

Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 1 March 2017, 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 18 (56.25%) Finance
2 16 (50.00%) Test Strategy
3 15 (46.88%) Test Scripting
4 14 (43.75%) Regression Testing
4 14 (43.75%) ISEB
5 13 (40.63%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (40.63%) ISTQB
6 12 (37.50%) Automation Testing
7 11 (34.38%) Software Testing
8 10 (31.25%) Process Improvement
8 10 (31.25%) QA
8 10 (31.25%) System Testing
9 9 (28.13%) Manual Testing
9 9 (28.13%) SDLC
10 8 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
10 8 (25.00%) Banking
10 8 (25.00%) HP UFT
10 8 (25.00%) SQL
11 6 (18.75%) Selenium
11 6 (18.75%) User Stories
11 6 (18.75%) HP
12 5 (15.63%) HP Quality Center
12 5 (15.63%) System Integration Testing
13 4 (12.50%) WebDriver
13 4 (12.50%) Functional Testing
13 4 (12.50%) Java
14 3 (9.38%) VBScript
14 3 (9.38%) VB
14 3 (9.38%) Automated Testing
14 3 (9.38%) Scrum

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 1 (3.13%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.13%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.25%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.25%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (25.00%) HP UFT
2 6 (18.75%) Selenium
3 4 (12.50%) WebDriver
4 2 (6.25%) JIRA
5 1 (3.13%) Cucumber
5 1 (3.13%) Toad
General
1 18 (56.25%) Finance
2 8 (25.00%) Banking
3 1 (3.13%) Marketing
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 15 (46.88%) Test Scripting
3 14 (43.75%) Regression Testing
4 13 (40.63%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (37.50%) Automation Testing
6 11 (34.38%) Software Testing
7 10 (31.25%) Process Improvement
7 10 (31.25%) System Testing
8 9 (28.13%) Manual Testing
8 9 (28.13%) SDLC
9 8 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
10 6 (18.75%) User Stories
11 5 (15.63%) System Integration Testing
12 4 (12.50%) Functional Testing
13 3 (9.38%) Automated Testing
13 3 (9.38%) BDD
13 3 (9.38%) Line Management
13 3 (9.38%) Scrum
14 2 (6.25%) Business Analysis
14 2 (6.25%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (25.00%) SQL
2 4 (12.50%) Java
3 3 (9.38%) VB
3 3 (9.38%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 14 (43.75%) ISEB
2 13 (40.63%) ISTQB
3 1 (3.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (31.25%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (15.63%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (18.75%) HP
2 1 (3.13%) Telerik