The table below looks at the statistics for the Test Analyst role in IT jobs advertised for the England 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 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Analyst
Rank 219 208 240
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +32
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 1386 1624 1245
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.41% 1.47% 1.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.49% 1.55% 1.29%
Number of salaries quoted 1217 1303 1055
Average salary £35,000 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £32,250
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +5.42%
Test Analyst
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the England 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
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
93153 104532 96855
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.64% 94.61% 94.63%
Number of salaries quoted 77472 86582 81511
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Test Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in England

Test Analyst
Salary Trend in England

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

Test Analyst Salary Trend in England

Test Analyst
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Analyst across the England region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015.

Test Analyst Salary Histogram in England

Test Analyst
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Analyst within the England region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015. 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
London -70 363 £44,500 +4.70% 50
South East -49 298 £38,000 +4.10% 31
Yorkshire +22 218 £34,000 - 24
South West +49 138 £32,000 -8.57% 22
North West +45 124 £32,500 +8.33% 20
East of England +16 91 £34,250 +5.38% 12
East Midlands +13 81 £35,000 +2.33% 12
West Midlands -9 62 £37,500 +19.04% 5
North East -6 10 £31,250 +21.35% 2
Midlands -6 2 £37,750 -5.62%
Test Analyst
UK

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT jobs across the England 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 1436 (48.32%) Agile Software Development
2 1143 (38.46%) QA
3 1071 (36.04%) ISEB
4 983 (33.08%) Finance
5 970 (32.64%) SQL
6 948 (31.90%) Test Scripting
7 846 (28.47%) Selenium
8 771 (25.94%) ISTQB
9 691 (23.25%) Software Testing
10 556 (18.71%) User Acceptance Testing
11 538 (18.10%) Java
11 538 (18.10%) Test Automation
12 514 (17.29%) Automated Testing
13 487 (16.39%) Manual Testing
14 430 (14.47%) Scrum
15 393 (13.22%) C#
16 361 (12.15%) Degree
17 357 (12.01%) WebDriver
18 356 (11.98%) Regression Testing
19 352 (11.84%) QuickTest Pro
20 341 (11.47%) Microsoft
20 341 (11.47%) Automation Testing
21 339 (11.41%) SDLC
22 329 (11.07%) .NET
23 319 (10.73%) HP Quality Center
24 307 (10.33%) Test Strategy
25 302 (10.16%) Test Management
26 299 (10.06%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
27 282 (9.49%) HP
28 275 (9.25%) Banking

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT jobs across the England 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 43 (1.45%) SharePoint
2 28 (0.94%) IIS
3 16 (0.54%) WebSphere
3 16 (0.54%) WebLogic
4 14 (0.47%) Confluence
5 12 (0.40%) BizTalk Server
6 11 (0.37%) SAS
7 10 (0.34%) CMS
8 8 (0.27%) SharePoint 2013
8 8 (0.27%) SharePoint 2010
9 6 (0.20%) Tomcat
10 4 (0.13%) NetWeaver
10 4 (0.13%) Node.js
10 4 (0.13%) Elasticsearch
11 3 (0.10%) Sitecore CMS
11 3 (0.10%) MTS
11 3 (0.10%) Umbraco
12 2 (0.067%) Apache
13 1 (0.034%) Lync
13 1 (0.034%) JBoss
Applications
1 209 (7.03%) MS Excel
2 99 (3.33%) MS Office
3 18 (0.61%) MS Project
4 15 (0.50%) MS Visio
5 13 (0.44%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.067%) PowerPivot
6 2 (0.067%) Mingle
7 1 (0.034%) RoboHelp
Business Applications
1 16 (0.54%) Oracle EBS
2 13 (0.44%) Oracle Financials
3 10 (0.34%) Dynamics CRM
4 9 (0.30%) Oracle EBS R12
4 9 (0.30%) Oracle General Ledger
4 9 (0.30%) Oracle Payables
4 9 (0.30%) Oracle Receivables
4 9 (0.30%) Oracle Cash Management
4 9 (0.30%) Oracle Assets
5 5 (0.17%) CSG Singleview
5 5 (0.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 4 (0.13%) Dynamics AX
6 4 (0.13%) SAP CRM
7 3 (0.10%) Markit EDM
8 2 (0.067%) Remedy ITSM
8 2 (0.067%) BASE24
9 1 (0.034%) Oracle Retail
9 1 (0.034%) Endur
9 1 (0.034%) JDE OneWorld
9 1 (0.034%) AWD
Cloud Services
1 33 (1.11%) SaaS
2 13 (0.44%) Cloud Computing
3 5 (0.17%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (0.13%) GitHub
5 3 (0.10%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (0.067%) Google Analytics
6 2 (0.067%) Office 365
6 2 (0.067%) Trello
7 1 (0.034%) Google App Engine
7 1 (0.034%) Rackspace Cloud
7 1 (0.034%) Google Drive
7 1 (0.034%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 33 (1.11%) Internet
2 15 (0.50%) Wireless
2 15 (0.50%) DNS
2 15 (0.50%) HTTP
3 14 (0.47%) TCP/IP
4 11 (0.37%) DHCP
5 7 (0.24%) HTTPS
5 7 (0.24%) ATM
6 6 (0.20%) LAN
7 5 (0.17%) WAN
8 3 (0.10%) Firewall
8 3 (0.10%) 3GPP
8 3 (0.10%) Broadband
8 3 (0.10%) SSH
9 2 (0.067%) SMS
9 2 (0.067%) VoIP
9 2 (0.067%) SSL
9 2 (0.067%) Kerberos
9 2 (0.067%) ICMP
9 2 (0.067%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 242 (8.14%) SQL Server
2 105 (3.53%) Data Warehouse
3 62 (2.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 51 (1.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 45 (1.51%) Relational Database
6 42 (1.41%) Big Data
7 39 (1.31%) Oracle Database
8 27 (0.91%) MySQL
9 19 (0.64%) MongoDB
10 18 (0.61%) SQL Server 2008
11 15 (0.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 14 (0.47%) Hadoop
13 13 (0.44%) NoSQL
14 12 (0.40%) Oracle Reports
15 11 (0.37%) DB2
15 11 (0.37%) Oracle Database 11g
16 9 (0.30%) RDBMS
16 9 (0.30%) NonStop SQL
17 7 (0.24%) BusinessObjects
18 6 (0.20%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 846 (28.47%) Selenium
2 357 (12.01%) WebDriver
3 352 (11.84%) QuickTest Pro
4 225 (7.57%) JIRA
5 196 (6.59%) Cucumber
6 175 (5.89%) Team Foundation Server
7 147 (4.95%) Visual Studio
8 127 (4.27%) SoapUI
9 104 (3.50%) SpecFlow
10 97 (3.26%) JUnit
11 78 (2.62%) LoadRunner
12 74 (2.49%) JMeter
13 71 (2.39%) Jenkins
14 54 (1.82%) TestNG
15 39 (1.31%) Firebug
16 38 (1.28%) Eclipse
17 37 (1.24%) TestDirector
17 37 (1.24%) Git (software)
18 36 (1.21%) FitNesse
19 33 (1.11%) NUnit
General
1 983 (33.08%) Finance
2 275 (9.25%) Banking
3 217 (7.30%) Retail
4 96 (3.23%) Telecoms
5 53 (1.78%) Law
6 49 (1.65%) Aerospace
7 38 (1.28%) Investment Banking
8 37 (1.24%) Games
9 34 (1.14%) Legal
10 32 (1.08%) Marketing
11 29 (0.98%) Retail Banking
12 27 (0.91%) Financial Institution
13 25 (0.84%) Billing
14 20 (0.67%) Manufacturing
15 18 (0.61%) Back Office
16 14 (0.47%) Advertising
17 7 (0.24%) Front Office
17 7 (0.24%) Publishing
18 6 (0.20%) Electronics
19 5 (0.17%) Wholesale Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 329 (11.07%) .NET
2 209 (7.03%) XML
3 142 (4.78%) HTML
4 132 (4.44%) Web Services
5 99 (3.33%) SOAP
6 78 (2.62%) CSS
7 47 (1.58%) ASP.NET
8 39 (1.31%) .NET Framework
9 36 (1.21%) Gherkin
10 31 (1.04%) JSON
11 28 (0.94%) REST
12 20 (0.67%) Middleware
13 18 (0.61%) RESTful
14 15 (0.50%) ASP.NET MVC
14 15 (0.50%) WPF
15 14 (0.47%) WinForms
16 13 (0.44%) J2EE
16 13 (0.44%) Ajax
17 12 (0.40%) WCF
17 12 (0.40%) DOM
Miscellaneous
1 274 (9.22%) Analytical Skills
2 95 (3.20%) Computer Science
3 81 (2.73%) Mobile App
4 65 (2.19%) Client/Server
5 47 (1.58%) AS400
6 32 (1.08%) Management Information System
7 30 (1.01%) iSeries
8 27 (0.91%) Data Integration
9 25 (0.84%) User Experience
10 24 (0.81%) Mathematics
11 23 (0.77%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 21 (0.71%) Mobile Banking
13 18 (0.61%) N-Tier
14 17 (0.57%) SWIFT
14 17 (0.57%) Replication
15 16 (0.54%) Equities
15 16 (0.54%) Enterprise Software
16 14 (0.47%) Statistics
17 11 (0.37%) NHS
17 11 (0.37%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 257 (8.65%) Windows
2 139 (4.68%) UNIX
3 118 (3.97%) Linux
4 78 (2.62%) Android
5 73 (2.46%) Apple iOS
6 28 (0.94%) Windows 7
7 5 (0.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (0.17%) Windows Mobile
8 4 (0.13%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (0.13%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (0.10%) Mac OS
9 3 (0.10%) Windows 8
9 3 (0.10%) Windows XP
9 3 (0.10%) Windows Vista
10 2 (0.067%) Debian
10 2 (0.067%) Windows Phone
11 1 (0.034%) CentOS
11 1 (0.034%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1436 (48.32%) Agile Software Development
2 948 (31.90%) Test Scripting
3 691 (23.25%) Software Testing
4 556 (18.71%) User Acceptance Testing
5 538 (18.10%) Test Automation
6 514 (17.29%) Automated Testing
7 487 (16.39%) Manual Testing
8 430 (14.47%) Scrum
9 356 (11.98%) Regression Testing
10 341 (11.47%) Automation Testing
11 339 (11.41%) SDLC
12 307 (10.33%) Test Strategy
13 302 (10.16%) Test Management
14 274 (9.22%) TDD
15 262 (8.82%) Performance Testing
16 257 (8.65%) BDD
17 219 (7.37%) E-Commerce
18 203 (6.83%) Waterfall
19 198 (6.66%) Integration Testing
20 192 (6.46%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 970 (32.64%) SQL
2 538 (18.10%) Java
3 393 (13.22%) C#
4 151 (5.08%) JavaScript
5 92 (3.10%) Ruby
6 84 (2.83%) Python
7 59 (1.99%) T-SQL
8 57 (1.92%) VB
9 47 (1.58%) VBScript
10 46 (1.55%) C
11 41 (1.38%) PHP
12 37 (1.24%) Perl
13 31 (1.04%) C++
14 29 (0.98%) Bash Shell
15 25 (0.84%) PL/SQL
16 23 (0.77%) VB.NET
17 14 (0.47%) Korn
18 12 (0.40%) Shell Script
19 10 (0.34%) PowerShell
20 9 (0.30%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1071 (36.04%) ISEB
2 771 (25.94%) ISTQB
3 361 (12.15%) Degree
4 299 (10.06%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 122 (4.10%) Security Cleared
6 73 (2.46%) SC Cleared
7 23 (0.77%) DV Cleared
8 17 (0.57%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 14 (0.47%) ISEB Practitioner
10 9 (0.30%) HND
11 3 (0.10%) APMP
12 2 (0.067%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
12 2 (0.067%) Six Sigma Black Belt
12 2 (0.067%) Microsoft Certification
12 2 (0.067%) HNC
12 2 (0.067%) Six Sigma Green Belt
13 1 (0.034%) MBA
13 1 (0.034%) CISM
13 1 (0.034%) PMP
13 1 (0.034%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1143 (38.46%) QA
2 14 (0.47%) FATCA
3 3 (0.10%) GAAP
3 3 (0.10%) SLA
3 3 (0.10%) HL7
3 3 (0.10%) DICOM
4 2 (0.067%) WCAG
4 2 (0.067%) WAI
5 1 (0.034%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.034%) 21 CFR Part 11
5 1 (0.034%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 26 (0.87%) Active Directory
1 26 (0.87%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (0.50%) Hyper-V
2 15 (0.50%) vSphere
3 3 (0.10%) Firmware
4 2 (0.067%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (0.034%) Snort
Systems Management
1 319 (10.73%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (0.10%) Tivoli
3 2 (0.067%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (0.034%) Puppet
4 1 (0.034%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.034%) nmon
4 1 (0.034%) SCCM
4 1 (0.034%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 341 (11.47%) Microsoft
2 282 (9.49%) HP
3 247 (8.31%) Oracle
4 37 (1.24%) SAP
5 36 (1.21%) VMware
6 30 (1.01%) IBM
7 17 (0.57%) Business Objects
8 13 (0.44%) WorldPay
9 9 (0.30%) Google
10 8 (0.27%) Capita
10 8 (0.27%) ATG
11 7 (0.24%) Charles River
11 7 (0.24%) Telerik
12 6 (0.20%) Cognizant
12 6 (0.20%) Cisco
12 6 (0.20%) Reuters
12 6 (0.20%) Red Hat
12 6 (0.20%) TSYS
12 6 (0.20%) Sitecore
13 5 (0.17%) Terracotta
Hampshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £30000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 11 hours ago
Surrey
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Greater Manchester
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £36000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Posted: 13 hours ago
Surrey
Hanover IT Recruitment
Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits Package
Posted: 15 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Talent International
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 16 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Sage UK Limited
Posted: 16 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 16 hours ago
Hertfordshire
Volt
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Total Package Value of £59K
Posted: 18 hours ago
Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £70k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
South East London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum £55-65k plus bonus, pension, STL, tr
Posted: 19 hours ago
Sutton, Surrey
Reed Business Information Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum + 29 days + share ops scheme + pensi
Posted: 19 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
South West
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £45,000 + outstanding package
Posted: 20 hours ago
South East
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £45,000 + outstanding package
Posted: 20 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Auburn Rose
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Auburn Rose
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
York, North Yorkshire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday