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 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Analyst
Rank 51 81 81
Rank change year-on-year
+30 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 41 18 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 4.15% 1.81% 2.06%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.22% 1.87% 2.09%
Number of salaries quoted 40 16 18
Median salary £35,000 £30,250 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+15.70% -13.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £23,750 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £42,500 £38,300
UK excluding London median salary £33,375 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
-4.64% +2.94%
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
972 964 1149
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 98.38% 96.98% 98.54%
Number of salaries quoted 855 875 971
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,000 £24,460
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 May 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 May 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
Chatham - 9 £42,500 -
West Malling -12 6 £27,625 -30.93%
Maidstone +5 1 £32,000 -20.00%
Test Analyst
South East

Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 65 (69.15%) Test Strategy
2 64 (68.09%) User Acceptance Testing
3 63 (67.02%) Finance
4 60 (63.83%) System Integration Testing
5 59 (62.77%) Test Scripting
6 58 (61.70%) Regression Testing
7 50 (53.19%) Integration Testing
8 45 (47.87%) SDLC
9 43 (45.74%) ISEB
10 35 (37.23%) ISTQB
11 26 (27.66%) SQL
12 21 (22.34%) System Testing
13 19 (20.21%) Manual Testing
13 19 (20.21%) Automated Testing
14 14 (14.89%) AS400
14 14 (14.89%) MS Office
15 13 (13.83%) Java
16 12 (12.77%) Banking
16 12 (12.77%) Agile Software Development
16 12 (12.77%) Software Testing
16 12 (12.77%) XML
16 12 (12.77%) HTML
17 10 (10.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
18 9 (9.57%) HP Quality Center
18 9 (9.57%) Microsoft
18 9 (9.57%) HP
19 7 (7.45%) Selenium
19 7 (7.45%) QA
20 6 (6.38%) Capacity Planning
20 6 (6.38%) Line Management

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 14 (14.89%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.26%) MySQL
2 1 (1.06%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (1.06%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (7.45%) Selenium
2 4 (4.26%) TestComplete
3 3 (3.19%) Jasmine
3 3 (3.19%) JMeter
4 1 (1.06%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.06%) HP UFT
General
1 63 (67.02%) Finance
2 12 (12.77%) Banking
3 2 (2.13%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (12.77%) HTML
1 12 (12.77%) XML
2 1 (1.06%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 14 (14.89%) AS400
2 6 (6.38%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.26%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.13%) Linux
1 2 (2.13%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (69.15%) Test Strategy
2 64 (68.09%) User Acceptance Testing
3 60 (63.83%) System Integration Testing
4 59 (62.77%) Test Scripting
5 58 (61.70%) Regression Testing
6 50 (53.19%) Integration Testing
7 45 (47.87%) SDLC
8 21 (22.34%) System Testing
9 19 (20.21%) Automated Testing
9 19 (20.21%) Manual Testing
10 12 (12.77%) Agile Software Development
10 12 (12.77%) Software Testing
11 6 (6.38%) Capacity Planning
11 6 (6.38%) Line Management
12 5 (5.32%) Automation Testing
13 4 (4.26%) Project Planning
14 3 (3.19%) Continuous Improvement
14 3 (3.19%) Functional Testing
14 3 (3.19%) Performance Testing
14 3 (3.19%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 26 (27.66%) SQL
2 13 (13.83%) Java
3 4 (4.26%) C#
3 4 (4.26%) JavaScript
4 2 (2.13%) C++
5 1 (1.06%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 43 (45.74%) ISEB
2 35 (37.23%) ISTQB
3 10 (10.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (3.19%) Degree
5 1 (1.06%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.45%) QA
Systems Management
1 9 (9.57%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (9.57%) HP
1 9 (9.57%) Microsoft
2 4 (4.26%) Oracle