Period
to 25 July 2017

The median annual salary for a Test Analyst was £32,250 in advertised job vacancies in Kent during the 6 months to 25 July 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Test Analyst
South East > Kent
6 months to
25 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 99 77 106
Rank change year-on-year -22 +29 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 24 73 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 1.70% 3.52% 1.84%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.73% 3.59% 1.90%
Number of salaries quoted 22 72 36
Kent median annual salary £32,250 £35,000 £35,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.86% -0.71% +6.02%
10th Percentile £26,775 £28,100 £21,750
90th Percentile £47,875 £43,750 £43,750
South East median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +7.14% -6.67% -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Kent. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Kent
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1386 2036 1997
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Kent 98.09% 98.31% 96.75%
Number of salaries quoted 1184 1781 1781
Kent median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% +3.90% -3.75%
10th Percentile £23,750 £22,750 £22,500
90th Percentile £58,375 £61,250 £58,750
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27% +3.53%

Test Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

Job postings that featured Test Analyst in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Kent.

Job vacancy trend for Test Analyst 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 in Kent.

Salary trend for Test Analyst in Kent

Test Analyst
Salary Histogram in Kent

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Test Analyst in Kent over the 6 months to 25 July 2017.

Salary histogram for Test Analyst 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 6 months to 25 July 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chatham -6 6 £39,750 +8.16%
Tunbridge Wells +4 2 £29,250 +10.38%
West Malling +1 2 £31,500 +2.44%
Maidstone -1 2 £29,000 -9.38%
Dartford - 1 - -
Test Analyst
South East

Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 21 (87.50%) Test Automation
2 15 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (58.33%) Manual Testing
4 12 (50.00%) Test Strategy
5 10 (41.67%) Test Scripting
6 9 (37.50%) Software Testing
7 8 (33.33%) ISEB
7 8 (33.33%) HP UFT
7 8 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
8 7 (29.17%) Selenium
8 7 (29.17%) Regression Testing
8 7 (29.17%) Finance
8 7 (29.17%) SDLC
9 6 (25.00%) System Integration Testing
9 6 (25.00%) HP
9 6 (25.00%) Performance Testing
9 6 (25.00%) System Testing
10 5 (20.83%) WebDriver
10 5 (20.83%) C#
10 5 (20.83%) SQL
10 5 (20.83%) Scenario Testing
11 4 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 4 (16.67%) Process Improvement
11 4 (16.67%) Java
11 4 (16.67%) Scrum
11 4 (16.67%) Test Management
12 3 (12.50%) Integration Testing
12 3 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
12 3 (12.50%) QA
12 3 (12.50%) ISTQB

Test Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (33.33%) HP UFT
2 7 (29.17%) Selenium
3 5 (20.83%) WebDriver
4 2 (8.33%) JIRA
4 2 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (4.17%) Cucumber
5 1 (4.17%) JIRA Agile
5 1 (4.17%) SoapUI
5 1 (4.17%) SpecFlow
5 1 (4.17%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (29.17%) Finance
2 2 (8.33%) Back Office
3 1 (4.17%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.33%) .NET
2 1 (4.17%) .NET Framework
2 1 (4.17%) AngularJS
2 1 (4.17%) HTML
2 1 (4.17%) HTML5
2 1 (4.17%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.17%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.17%) Android
1 1 (4.17%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (87.50%) Test Automation
2 15 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (58.33%) Manual Testing
4 12 (50.00%) Test Strategy
5 10 (41.67%) Test Scripting
6 9 (37.50%) Software Testing
7 7 (29.17%) Regression Testing
7 7 (29.17%) SDLC
8 6 (25.00%) Performance Testing
8 6 (25.00%) System Integration Testing
8 6 (25.00%) System Testing
9 5 (20.83%) Scenario Testing
10 4 (16.67%) Process Improvement
10 4 (16.67%) Scrum
10 4 (16.67%) Test Management
11 3 (12.50%) Functional Testing
11 3 (12.50%) Integration Testing
11 3 (12.50%) Line Management
11 3 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
11 3 (12.50%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 5 (20.83%) C#
1 5 (20.83%) SQL
2 4 (16.67%) Java
3 3 (12.50%) VB
3 3 (12.50%) VBScript
4 1 (4.17%) C
4 1 (4.17%) C++
4 1 (4.17%) PHP
Qualifications
1 8 (33.33%) ISEB
2 4 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (12.50%) ISTQB
4 2 (8.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.50%) QA
Systems Management
1 8 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (25.00%) HP
2 2 (8.33%) Microsoft