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 27 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Analyst
Rank 96 94 67
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -27
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 13 12 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 1.10% 0.97% 1.91%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.15% 1.01% 1.98%
Number of salaries quoted 13 11 15
Average salary £42,500 £32,500 £39,743
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.76% -18.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,000 £32,000
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -
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
1133 1186 757
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 96.10% 95.41% 96.43%
Number of salaries quoted 1005 1052 665
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £26,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,240
% change year-on-year
- +4.60%

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 27 November 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 27 November 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
(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
Maidstone - 4 £45,000 -
Dartford - 1 £37,500 -
Folkestone - 1 £20,500 -
Test Analyst
South East

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 17 (54.84%) User Acceptance Testing
2 13 (41.94%) Software Testing
2 13 (41.94%) Finance
3 11 (35.48%) SQL
3 11 (35.48%) QA
3 11 (35.48%) Automation Testing
4 10 (32.26%) Selenium
5 9 (29.03%) Test Automation
5 9 (29.03%) Java
5 9 (29.03%) Microsoft
6 8 (25.81%) HTML
6 8 (25.81%) Oracle
6 8 (25.81%) MS Office
6 8 (25.81%) Web Services
6 8 (25.81%) XML
6 8 (25.81%) System Testing
7 7 (22.58%) Manual Testing
7 7 (22.58%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (19.35%) Internet
8 6 (19.35%) ISEB
9 5 (16.13%) LoadRunner
9 5 (16.13%) HP
9 5 (16.13%) E-Commerce
9 5 (16.13%) V-Model
9 5 (16.13%) HP Quality Center
10 4 (12.90%) Analytical Skills
10 4 (12.90%) ETL
10 4 (12.90%) QuickTest Pro
10 4 (12.90%) Legal
11 3 (9.68%) Test Scripting

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 8 (25.81%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 6 (19.35%) Internet
Development Applications
1 10 (32.26%) Selenium
2 5 (16.13%) LoadRunner
3 4 (12.90%) QuickTest Pro
4 2 (6.45%) WebDriver
5 1 (3.23%) TestDirector
5 1 (3.23%) JIRA
General
1 13 (41.94%) Finance
2 4 (12.90%) Legal
3 1 (3.23%) Publishing
3 1 (3.23%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (25.81%) HTML
1 8 (25.81%) Web Services
1 8 (25.81%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.90%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.23%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (54.84%) User Acceptance Testing
2 13 (41.94%) Software Testing
3 11 (35.48%) Automation Testing
4 9 (29.03%) Test Automation
5 8 (25.81%) System Testing
6 7 (22.58%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (22.58%) Manual Testing
7 5 (16.13%) E-Commerce
7 5 (16.13%) V-Model
8 4 (12.90%) ETL
9 3 (9.68%) Test Scripting
10 2 (6.45%) Functional Testing
10 2 (6.45%) Test Planning
10 2 (6.45%) Regression Testing
11 1 (3.23%) Stakeholder Management
11 1 (3.23%) Asset Management
11 1 (3.23%) Automated Testing
11 1 (3.23%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (35.48%) SQL
2 9 (29.03%) Java
3 1 (3.23%) PHP
3 1 (3.23%) Python
3 1 (3.23%) Ruby
3 1 (3.23%) C#
Qualifications
1 6 (19.35%) ISEB
2 1 (3.23%) ISTQB
2 1 (3.23%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (35.48%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (16.13%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (29.03%) Microsoft
2 8 (25.81%) Oracle
3 5 (16.13%) HP
4 1 (3.23%) Charles River
West Malling, Kent
Rark Solutions
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Canterbury, Kent CT1 1QU
Canterbury Christ Church University
Salary: £34,233 to £36,309 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago