The table below looks at the statistics for the Test Analyst role in IT jobs advertised for the City of London 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 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Analyst
Rank 210 192 148
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -44
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 108 143 206
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.96% 1.20% 1.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.03% 1.29% 1.73%
Number of salaries quoted 88 127 194
Average salary £42,500 £50,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.00% +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £34,200 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
Test Analyst
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 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
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
10440 11106 11887
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 93.14% 93.20% 94.07%
Number of salaries quoted 8854 9715 10915
Average salary £52,500 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.54% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £77,500 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

Test Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Test Analyst
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

Test Analyst Salary Trend in the City of London

Test Analyst
Salary Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Analyst across the City of London region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014.

Test Analyst Salary Histogram in the City of London

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the City of London 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.

1 123 (44.09%) SQL
2 112 (40.14%) Finance
3 110 (39.43%) QA
4 103 (36.92%) Agile Software Development
5 82 (29.39%) Selenium
6 80 (28.67%) Test Scripting
7 70 (25.09%) Manual Testing
8 54 (19.35%) User Acceptance Testing
9 53 (19.00%) Degree
10 52 (18.64%) ISEB
11 49 (17.56%) Banking
12 48 (17.20%) Automation Testing
13 47 (16.85%) Regression Testing
14 45 (16.13%) Java
14 45 (16.13%) ISTQB
15 44 (15.77%) Test Automation
16 42 (15.05%) QuickTest Pro
17 36 (12.90%) Automated Testing
17 36 (12.90%) Computer Science
18 35 (12.54%) HP Quality Center
19 34 (12.19%) HP
20 33 (11.83%) Investment Banking
21 32 (11.47%) Software Testing
21 32 (11.47%) C#
21 32 (11.47%) Scrum
22 31 (11.11%) Web Services
23 30 (10.75%) SQL Server
24 29 (10.39%) Equities
25 27 (9.68%) Performance Testing
26 26 (9.32%) Asset Management

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the City of London 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 (2.51%) Confluence
2 6 (2.15%) WebSphere
3 5 (1.79%) Documentum
4 1 (0.36%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.36%) Adobe CQ
4 1 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.36%) WorkSite
4 1 (0.36%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (2.15%) MS Office
2 4 (1.43%) MS Excel
3 2 (0.72%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.36%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 16 (5.73%) Sentinel
2 10 (3.58%) LatentZero
3 4 (1.43%) Magento
4 3 (1.08%) Oracle ERP
5 2 (0.72%) Oracle Financials
5 2 (0.72%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.72%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.72%) Eagle PACE
5 2 (0.72%) Markit EDM
6 1 (0.36%) SAP FI/CO
6 1 (0.36%) SAP CO
6 1 (0.36%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.36%) SimCorp Dimension
6 1 (0.36%) Oracle CRM
6 1 (0.36%) Endur
6 1 (0.36%) SAP FI
Communications & Networking
1 9 (3.23%) LAN
2 4 (1.43%) Internet
3 3 (1.08%) HTTP
4 1 (0.36%) ZigBee
4 1 (0.36%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (10.75%) SQL Server
2 24 (8.60%) Relational Database
3 16 (5.73%) RDBMS
4 8 (2.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (2.51%) SQL Server 2008
6 6 (2.15%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (1.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (1.43%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (1.08%) Oracle Database
9 3 (1.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 2 (0.72%) Oracle Reports
10 2 (0.72%) DataStage
11 1 (0.36%) Oracle ODI
11 1 (0.36%) SQL Server 2012
11 1 (0.36%) MongoDB
11 1 (0.36%) NoSQL
11 1 (0.36%) BusinessObjects XI
11 1 (0.36%) BODI
11 1 (0.36%) SQL Server 2005
11 1 (0.36%) DB2
Development Applications
1 82 (29.39%) Selenium
2 42 (15.05%) QuickTest Pro
3 24 (8.60%) WebDriver
4 22 (7.89%) JIRA
5 17 (6.09%) Cucumber
6 13 (4.66%) FitNesse
6 13 (4.66%) JMeter
7 12 (4.30%) Git (software)
8 10 (3.58%) LoadRunner
9 9 (3.23%) SoapUI
9 9 (3.23%) JUnit
10 8 (2.87%) Visual Studio
10 8 (2.87%) WATIR
11 7 (2.51%) Team Foundation Server
12 6 (2.15%) SpecFlow
12 6 (2.15%) Jenkins
13 5 (1.79%) LoadUI
13 5 (1.79%) Ranorex
13 5 (1.79%) FindBugs
13 5 (1.79%) Subversion
General
1 112 (40.14%) Finance
2 49 (17.56%) Banking
3 33 (11.83%) Investment Banking
4 13 (4.66%) Telecoms
4 13 (4.66%) Law
5 11 (3.94%) Marketing
6 10 (3.58%) Retail
7 8 (2.87%) Front Office
8 6 (2.15%) Back Office
8 6 (2.15%) Legal
8 6 (2.15%) Billing
9 5 (1.79%) Financial Institution
9 5 (1.79%) Games
10 2 (0.72%) Advertising
10 2 (0.72%) Retail Banking
10 2 (0.72%) Arabic Language
11 1 (0.36%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.36%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (11.11%) Web Services
2 21 (7.53%) .NET
3 10 (3.58%) CSS
3 10 (3.58%) HTML
4 8 (2.87%) RESTful
5 7 (2.51%) XML
6 6 (2.15%) ASP.NET
6 6 (2.15%) REST
7 5 (1.79%) ASP.NET MVC
7 5 (1.79%) Ajax
7 5 (1.79%) Middleware
8 4 (1.43%) JMS
8 4 (1.43%) SOAP
8 4 (1.43%) WCF
8 4 (1.43%) .NET Framework
8 4 (1.43%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 3 (1.08%) jQuery
9 3 (1.08%) JDBC
9 3 (1.08%) JSP
9 3 (1.08%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 36 (12.90%) Computer Science
2 29 (10.39%) Equities
3 25 (8.96%) Derivative
3 25 (8.96%) Analytical Skills
4 23 (8.24%) Fixed Income
5 7 (2.51%) Statistics
5 7 (2.51%) Management Information System
5 7 (2.51%) Client/Server
6 5 (1.79%) Mobile App
6 5 (1.79%) User Experience
6 5 (1.79%) Mathematics
6 5 (1.79%) AS400
7 3 (1.08%) Open Source
7 3 (1.08%) Physics
7 3 (1.08%) Credit Derivative
8 2 (0.72%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 2 (0.72%) Blackberry
9 1 (0.36%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.36%) Social Media
9 1 (0.36%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 23 (8.24%) UNIX
1 23 (8.24%) Windows
2 6 (2.15%) Linux
2 6 (2.15%) Windows 7
3 5 (1.79%) Apple iOS
4 4 (1.43%) Android
5 2 (0.72%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.36%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 103 (36.92%) Agile Software Development
2 80 (28.67%) Test Scripting
3 70 (25.09%) Manual Testing
4 54 (19.35%) User Acceptance Testing
5 48 (17.20%) Automation Testing
6 47 (16.85%) Regression Testing
7 44 (15.77%) Test Automation
8 36 (12.90%) Automated Testing
9 32 (11.47%) Software Testing
9 32 (11.47%) Scrum
10 27 (9.68%) Performance Testing
11 26 (9.32%) Asset Management
12 25 (8.96%) Investment Management
13 22 (7.89%) TDD
13 22 (7.89%) Test Strategy
14 20 (7.17%) BDD
15 16 (5.73%) Continuous Improvement
15 16 (5.73%) Integration Testing
16 14 (5.02%) Volume Testing
17 13 (4.66%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 123 (44.09%) SQL
2 45 (16.13%) Java
3 32 (11.47%) C#
4 13 (4.66%) JavaScript
5 7 (2.51%) Python
6 6 (2.15%) VB
7 5 (1.79%) C++
8 4 (1.43%) VBA
8 4 (1.43%) PowerShell
9 3 (1.08%) VBScript
10 2 (0.72%) PHP
10 2 (0.72%) Ruby
11 1 (0.36%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.36%) C
Qualifications
1 53 (19.00%) Degree
2 52 (18.64%) ISEB
3 45 (16.13%) ISTQB
4 16 (5.73%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (1.08%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 2 (0.72%) HND
7 1 (0.36%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.36%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 110 (39.43%) QA
2 1 (0.36%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.36%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 35 (12.54%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.72%) SCCM
3 1 (0.36%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 34 (12.19%) HP
2 25 (8.96%) Citrix
3 18 (6.45%) Microsoft
3 18 (6.45%) thinkFolio
4 16 (5.73%) StatPro
4 16 (5.73%) Salesforce.com
4 16 (5.73%) webMethods
4 16 (5.73%) Oracle
5 11 (3.94%) Altiris
5 11 (3.94%) Charles River
5 11 (3.94%) SAP
6 7 (2.51%) IBM
7 5 (1.79%) T-Plan
7 5 (1.79%) Cognos
8 3 (1.08%) Maxymiser
9 2 (0.72%) Siebel
9 2 (0.72%) Informatica
9 2 (0.72%) MicroStrategy
9 2 (0.72%) Atlassian
9 2 (0.72%) hybris
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