The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Kent region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Analyst
Rank 89 80 75
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 24 13 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 1.88% 1.07% 1.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.95% 1.15% 1.16%
Number of salaries quoted 14 13 5
Average salary £21,000 £29,000 £40,052
Average salary % change year-on-year
-27.58% -27.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £27,500 £38,521
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £41,000
UK excluding London average salary £33,500 £32,500 £31,250
% change year-on-year
+3.07% +4.00%
Job Titles Category
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1229 1130 775
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 96.02% 92.93% 96.75%
Number of salaries quoted 995 949 685
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £27,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%
Test Analyst
South East

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 16 April 2014.

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 16 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Maidstone -16 13 £21,000 -23.63%
West Malling - 4 £35,000 -
Folkestone - 1 £20,000 -
Test Analyst
South East

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 28 (80.00%) ISEB
2 23 (65.71%) ISTQB
3 20 (57.14%) SQL
4 19 (54.29%) QA
5 17 (48.57%) Software Testing
5 17 (48.57%) Test Scripting
6 16 (45.71%) Agile Software Development
7 12 (34.29%) User Acceptance Testing
8 11 (31.43%) XML
9 8 (22.86%) JavaScript
10 7 (20.00%) Automated Testing
10 7 (20.00%) System Testing
10 7 (20.00%) Test Automation
11 6 (17.14%) Selenium
11 6 (17.14%) Java
12 5 (14.29%) VBScript
12 5 (14.29%) ETL
12 5 (14.29%) Internet
13 3 (8.57%) CSS
13 3 (8.57%) jQuery
13 3 (8.57%) Firebug
13 3 (8.57%) Fiddler
13 3 (8.57%) Windows 7
13 3 (8.57%) HP Quality Center
13 3 (8.57%) Test Strategy
13 3 (8.57%) TestDirector
13 3 (8.57%) Legal
13 3 (8.57%) PHP
13 3 (8.57%) MySQL
13 3 (8.57%) MS Office

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 3 (8.57%) MS Office
2 1 (2.86%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (14.29%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.57%) MySQL
2 1 (2.86%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (17.14%) Selenium
2 3 (8.57%) Firebug
2 3 (8.57%) Fiddler
2 3 (8.57%) TestDirector
3 1 (2.86%) LoadRunner
3 1 (2.86%) JIRA
3 1 (2.86%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.86%) TestComplete
General
1 3 (8.57%) Legal
2 1 (2.86%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (31.43%) XML
2 3 (8.57%) jQuery
2 3 (8.57%) CSS
3 2 (5.71%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.86%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.57%) Windows
1 3 (8.57%) Windows 7
2 1 (2.86%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (48.57%) Software Testing
1 17 (48.57%) Test Scripting
2 16 (45.71%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (34.29%) User Acceptance Testing
4 7 (20.00%) System Testing
4 7 (20.00%) Test Automation
4 7 (20.00%) Automated Testing
5 5 (14.29%) ETL
6 3 (8.57%) Test Strategy
7 2 (5.71%) Scrum
7 2 (5.71%) Penetration Testing
8 1 (2.86%) Regression Testing
8 1 (2.86%) Validation
8 1 (2.86%) DSDM
8 1 (2.86%) E-Commerce
8 1 (2.86%) Waterfall
8 1 (2.86%) Time Management
8 1 (2.86%) V-Model
8 1 (2.86%) Manual Testing
8 1 (2.86%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 20 (57.14%) SQL
2 8 (22.86%) JavaScript
3 6 (17.14%) Java
4 5 (14.29%) VBScript
5 3 (8.57%) PHP
6 2 (5.71%) C#
7 1 (2.86%) C
7 1 (2.86%) VB
Qualifications
1 28 (80.00%) ISEB
2 23 (65.71%) ISTQB
3 2 (5.71%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (54.29%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (8.57%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (2.86%) Microsoft
1 1 (2.86%) HP
1 1 (2.86%) VMware