The table below looks at the statistics for the Test Analyst role in IT jobs advertised for the West Sussex 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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Analyst
Rank 95 63 61
Rank change year-on-year
-32 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 16 29 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 1.29% 2.52% 3.09%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.32% 2.59% 3.22%
Number of salaries quoted 16 25 26
Average salary £33,750 £31,000 £35,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.87% -13.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,250 £29,400 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £39,250 £34,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
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 West Sussex 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
West Sussex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1208 1121 1396
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 97.58% 97.22% 96.01%
Number of salaries quoted 1060 988 1176
Average salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £22,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Test Analyst in the job title across the West Sussex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Test Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

Test Analyst
Salary Trend in West Sussex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Test Analyst across the West Sussex region.

Test Analyst Salary Trend in West Sussex

Test Analyst
Salary Histogram in West Sussex

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Analyst across the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014.

Test Analyst Salary Histogram in West Sussex

Test Analyst
Job Locations in West Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Analyst within the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 20 August 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
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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
Crawley -1 5 £32,500 +4.83%
Worthing -12 4 £33,750 +12.50%
Horsham - 4 £38,500 -
Gatwick - 3 £32,500 -
Test Analyst
South East

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the West Sussex 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 15 (44.12%) SQL
1 15 (44.12%) Software Testing
2 13 (38.24%) QA
3 11 (32.35%) ISEB
4 9 (26.47%) SQL Server
4 9 (26.47%) Scrum
4 9 (26.47%) Automated Testing
5 8 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (23.53%) Selenium
6 7 (20.59%) Web Development
6 7 (20.59%) Degree
6 7 (20.59%) ISTQB
6 7 (20.59%) MS Excel
6 7 (20.59%) PHP
6 7 (20.59%) ColdFusion
7 5 (14.71%) Manual Testing
8 4 (11.76%) Test Scripting
8 4 (11.76%) Test Automation
9 3 (8.82%) Finance
9 3 (8.82%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (8.82%) PRINCE2
9 3 (8.82%) User Acceptance Testing
9 3 (8.82%) Test Strategy
9 3 (8.82%) Problem Management
10 2 (5.88%) Front Office
10 2 (5.88%) JIRA
10 2 (5.88%) Computer Science
10 2 (5.88%) Oracle Database
10 2 (5.88%) Integration Testing
10 2 (5.88%) Web Testing

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the West Sussex 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.

Application Platforms
1 7 (20.59%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 7 (20.59%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (26.47%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.88%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 8 (23.53%) Selenium
2 2 (5.88%) JIRA
3 1 (2.94%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 3 (8.82%) Finance
2 2 (5.88%) Front Office
3 1 (2.94%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.88%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.94%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (44.12%) Software Testing
2 9 (26.47%) Scrum
2 9 (26.47%) Automated Testing
3 8 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (20.59%) Web Development
5 5 (14.71%) Manual Testing
6 4 (11.76%) Test Automation
6 4 (11.76%) Test Scripting
7 3 (8.82%) Test Strategy
7 3 (8.82%) Problem Management
7 3 (8.82%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (8.82%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (8.82%) PRINCE2
8 2 (5.88%) Integration Testing
8 2 (5.88%) Web Testing
8 2 (5.88%) Waterfall
9 1 (2.94%) Agile Testing
9 1 (2.94%) Kanban
9 1 (2.94%) Project Planning
9 1 (2.94%) DSDM
Programming Languages
1 15 (44.12%) SQL
2 7 (20.59%) PHP
Qualifications
1 11 (32.35%) ISEB
2 7 (20.59%) ISTQB
2 7 (20.59%) Degree
3 1 (2.94%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (38.24%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (5.88%) Oracle
2 1 (2.94%) Capita