The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the England region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Analyst
Rank 193 216 170
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -46
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 1622 1327 1808
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.49% 1.30% 1.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.58% 1.38% 1.71%
Number of salaries quoted 1319 1124 1535
Average salary £35,875 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,950 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £33,500 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
Job Titles Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
102606 96024 105994
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.40% 94.24% 95.26%
Number of salaries quoted 84657 80426 91603
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Test Analyst
UK

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 23 July 2014.

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 23 July 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
(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 -7 551 £45,000 - 71
South East +42 418 £37,500 +13.63% 43
Yorkshire +15 157 £33,250 +9.01% 23
North West +29 121 £31,000 +1.63% 13
East of England -4 118 £32,500 +8.33% 7
South West +2 108 £32,500 -7.14% 29
West Midlands -11 87 £33,500 +11.66% 9
East Midlands +28 72 £30,000 - 7
North East +1 15 £34,500 +25.45% 2
Midlands - 4 £37,500 -
Test Analyst
UK

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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 1338 (40.94%) QA
2 1093 (33.45%) ISEB
3 1059 (32.41%) SQL
4 1032 (31.58%) Test Scripting
5 966 (29.56%) Selenium
6 884 (27.05%) Finance
7 878 (26.87%) Software Testing
8 835 (25.55%) Agile Software Development
9 582 (17.81%) ISTQB
10 577 (17.66%) Automated Testing
11 559 (17.11%) Manual Testing
12 553 (16.92%) HP Quality Center
13 549 (16.80%) User Acceptance Testing
14 545 (16.68%) Test Automation
15 525 (16.06%) Java
16 493 (15.09%) .NET
17 462 (14.14%) QuickTest Pro
18 420 (12.85%) C#
19 419 (12.82%) Automation Testing
20 418 (12.79%) Degree
21 409 (12.52%) Microsoft
22 405 (12.39%) Scrum
23 344 (10.53%) HP
24 333 (10.19%) Test Strategy
25 329 (10.07%) SQL Server
26 328 (10.04%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
27 302 (9.24%) Windows
28 283 (8.66%) WebDriver
29 282 (8.63%) Regression Testing
30 273 (8.35%) XML

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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 38 (1.16%) Confluence
2 23 (0.70%) IIS
3 22 (0.67%) CMS
4 20 (0.61%) SharePoint
5 18 (0.55%) WebSphere
6 16 (0.49%) WorkSite
7 11 (0.34%) BizTalk Server
8 10 (0.31%) ColdFusion
9 9 (0.28%) Apache
9 9 (0.28%) WordPress
9 9 (0.28%) SharePoint Server
10 6 (0.18%) Tomcat
11 5 (0.15%) Documentum
11 5 (0.15%) WebLogic
12 4 (0.12%) SAS
12 4 (0.12%) MS Exchange
12 4 (0.12%) Lotus Domino
13 3 (0.092%) Drupal
14 2 (0.061%) Node.js
14 2 (0.061%) WinCC
Applications
1 206 (6.30%) MS Excel
2 127 (3.89%) MS Office
3 13 (0.40%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (0.21%) MS Project
4 7 (0.21%) MS Visio
5 6 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (0.092%) RoboHelp
7 1 (0.031%) Mingle
7 1 (0.031%) PowerPivot
7 1 (0.031%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 56 (1.71%) JDE OneWorld
2 21 (0.64%) Sentinel
3 19 (0.58%) SAP FI/CO
3 19 (0.58%) SAP CO
3 19 (0.58%) SAP FI
4 16 (0.49%) Magento
5 13 (0.40%) Oracle EBS
6 12 (0.37%) Dynamics CRM
7 8 (0.24%) Dynamics NAV
7 8 (0.24%) SimCorp Dimension
7 8 (0.24%) LatentZero
8 7 (0.21%) Markit EDM
9 5 (0.15%) Oracle CRM
10 4 (0.12%) HiPortfolio
10 4 (0.12%) Dynamics AX
11 3 (0.092%) Eagle PACE
11 3 (0.092%) RiskWrite
11 3 (0.092%) VisionPLUS
11 3 (0.092%) SAP Oil and Gas
12 2 (0.061%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 26 (0.80%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (0.46%) SaaS
3 2 (0.061%) Office 365
3 2 (0.061%) Basecamp
3 2 (0.061%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.031%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.031%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 77 (2.36%) Internet
2 47 (1.44%) HTTP
3 37 (1.13%) TCP/IP
4 31 (0.95%) LTE
5 30 (0.92%) 4G
6 18 (0.55%) 3G
7 17 (0.52%) DNS
8 15 (0.46%) Firewall
8 15 (0.46%) SMS
9 14 (0.43%) LAN
10 10 (0.31%) SS7
10 10 (0.31%) Wireshark
11 9 (0.28%) INAP
11 9 (0.28%) ISUP
11 9 (0.28%) FTP
11 9 (0.28%) LDAP
12 7 (0.21%) ATM
13 6 (0.18%) HTTPS
14 3 (0.092%) GSM
15 2 (0.061%) GPRS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 329 (10.07%) SQL Server
2 84 (2.57%) Relational Database
3 68 (2.08%) Data Warehouse
4 39 (1.19%) MySQL
5 35 (1.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 33 (1.01%) Oracle Database
7 29 (0.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 28 (0.86%) SQL Server 2008
9 25 (0.76%) DB2
10 22 (0.67%) RDBMS
11 21 (0.64%) SQL Server 2005
11 21 (0.64%) Oracle ODI
12 19 (0.58%) Oracle Reports
13 14 (0.43%) PostgreSQL
13 14 (0.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 14 (0.43%) Big Data
14 11 (0.34%) Data Mining
15 10 (0.31%) SQL Server 2012
16 9 (0.28%) DataStage
17 8 (0.24%) IBM InfoSphere
Development Applications
1 966 (29.56%) Selenium
2 462 (14.14%) QuickTest Pro
3 283 (8.66%) WebDriver
4 215 (6.58%) JIRA
5 208 (6.36%) Cucumber
6 169 (5.17%) Team Foundation Server
7 165 (5.05%) Visual Studio
8 129 (3.95%) SoapUI
9 124 (3.79%) LoadRunner
10 117 (3.58%) FitNesse
11 104 (3.18%) JMeter
12 92 (2.82%) TestDirector
13 90 (2.75%) SpecFlow
14 81 (2.48%) Jenkins
15 73 (2.23%) JUnit
16 68 (2.08%) WinRunner
17 63 (1.93%) TestComplete
18 54 (1.65%) NUnit
19 42 (1.29%) TestNG
20 41 (1.25%) Git (software)
General
1 884 (27.05%) Finance
2 234 (7.16%) Retail
3 203 (6.21%) Banking
4 134 (4.10%) Telecoms
5 73 (2.23%) Law
6 67 (2.05%) Investment Banking
7 56 (1.71%) Marketing
7 56 (1.71%) Publishing
8 47 (1.44%) Billing
9 45 (1.38%) Legal
10 28 (0.86%) Games
11 17 (0.52%) Manufacturing
11 17 (0.52%) Back Office
12 16 (0.49%) Front Office
12 16 (0.49%) Retail Banking
13 15 (0.46%) Advertising
14 14 (0.43%) Financial Institution
15 6 (0.18%) Pharmaceutical
16 4 (0.12%) Electronics
17 3 (0.092%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 493 (15.09%) .NET
2 273 (8.35%) XML
3 253 (7.74%) Web Services
4 195 (5.97%) SOAP
5 178 (5.45%) HTML
6 108 (3.30%) CSS
7 89 (2.72%) REST
8 69 (2.11%) .NET Framework
9 54 (1.65%) ASP.NET
10 53 (1.62%) WSDL
11 52 (1.59%) XSD
12 39 (1.19%) Middleware
13 32 (0.98%) Gherkin
14 28 (0.86%) RESTful
15 25 (0.76%) Ajax
16 23 (0.70%) jQuery
17 18 (0.55%) CGI
18 17 (0.52%) JMS
18 17 (0.52%) JSON
18 17 (0.52%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 174 (5.32%) Computer Science
2 132 (4.04%) Mobile App
3 91 (2.78%) Mathematics
4 71 (2.17%) Open Source
5 67 (2.05%) Client/Server
6 59 (1.81%) Derivative
7 44 (1.35%) AS400
8 43 (1.32%) Mainframe
9 37 (1.13%) Equities
10 35 (1.07%) Management Information System
11 34 (1.04%) Enterprise Software
12 31 (0.95%) Blackberry
13 30 (0.92%) Fixed Income
14 22 (0.67%) iPhone
15 19 (0.58%) iPad
16 18 (0.55%) Statistics
17 17 (0.52%) IVR
18 16 (0.49%) SWIFT
18 16 (0.49%) iSeries
19 15 (0.46%) Spread Betting
Operating Systems
1 302 (9.24%) Windows
2 157 (4.80%) UNIX
3 150 (4.59%) Linux
4 95 (2.91%) Apple iOS
5 91 (2.78%) Android
6 45 (1.38%) Windows 7
7 21 (0.64%) Windows Server 2003
7 21 (0.64%) Windows XP
8 18 (0.55%) Solaris
9 12 (0.37%) Windows Server 2008
9 12 (0.37%) Windows Vista
10 11 (0.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 9 (0.28%) Mac OS
12 7 (0.21%) Windows Server 2012
13 6 (0.18%) Windows 8
14 5 (0.15%) Windows 2000
15 3 (0.092%) Windows Phone
16 2 (0.061%) Mac OS X
16 2 (0.061%) AIX
16 2 (0.061%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 1032 (31.58%) Test Scripting
2 878 (26.87%) Software Testing
3 835 (25.55%) Agile Software Development
4 577 (17.66%) Automated Testing
5 559 (17.11%) Manual Testing
6 549 (16.80%) User Acceptance Testing
7 545 (16.68%) Test Automation
8 419 (12.82%) Automation Testing
9 405 (12.39%) Scrum
10 333 (10.19%) Test Strategy
11 282 (8.63%) Regression Testing
12 240 (7.34%) E-Commerce
13 238 (7.28%) Performance Testing
14 221 (6.76%) Test Management
15 217 (6.64%) TDD
16 215 (6.58%) BDD
17 207 (6.33%) System Testing
18 189 (5.78%) Integration Testing
19 171 (5.23%) Project Management
20 163 (4.99%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 1059 (32.41%) SQL
2 525 (16.06%) Java
3 420 (12.85%) C#
4 193 (5.91%) JavaScript
5 114 (3.49%) VB
6 113 (3.46%) VBScript
7 99 (3.03%) C++
8 90 (2.75%) Ruby
9 86 (2.63%) Python
10 78 (2.39%) PHP
11 56 (1.71%) Perl
12 53 (1.62%) C
13 40 (1.22%) T-SQL
14 24 (0.73%) Groovy
15 22 (0.67%) Shell Script
16 19 (0.58%) VB.NET
17 13 (0.40%) XPath
18 11 (0.34%) Bash Shell
18 11 (0.34%) Delphi
19 9 (0.28%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1093 (33.45%) ISEB
2 582 (17.81%) ISTQB
3 418 (12.79%) Degree
4 328 (10.04%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 113 (3.46%) Security Cleared
6 63 (1.93%) SC Cleared
7 22 (0.67%) DV Cleared
8 18 (0.55%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 9 (0.28%) HND
10 6 (0.18%) CISSP
10 6 (0.18%) ISEB Practitioner
11 5 (0.15%) CSQA
12 4 (0.12%) PhD
12 4 (0.12%) PMI Certification
12 4 (0.12%) MBA
13 2 (0.061%) GIAC
13 2 (0.061%) CISM
13 2 (0.061%) CEH
13 2 (0.061%) CISMP
13 2 (0.061%) HP ASE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1338 (40.94%) QA
2 9 (0.28%) SLA
3 5 (0.15%) ISO 9001
3 5 (0.15%) HL7
4 4 (0.12%) ISO 9000
5 3 (0.092%) WAI
6 2 (0.061%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.061%) FATCA
7 1 (0.031%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 17 (0.52%) Active Directory
2 15 (0.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (0.28%) NFS
4 7 (0.21%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.061%) Terminal Services
5 2 (0.061%) ISA Server
5 2 (0.061%) vSphere
6 1 (0.031%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.031%) XenApp
6 1 (0.031%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 553 (16.92%) HP Quality Center
2 21 (0.64%) Tivoli
3 17 (0.52%) SCCM
4 7 (0.21%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 6 (0.18%) Netcool
6 5 (0.15%) Control-M
7 4 (0.12%) Puppet
8 3 (0.092%) nmon
9 2 (0.061%) Ansible
9 2 (0.061%) HP SiteScope
9 2 (0.061%) Vagrant
9 2 (0.061%) Opscode Chef
9 2 (0.061%) BMC PATROL
10 1 (0.031%) OpenView
10 1 (0.031%) SCOM
10 1 (0.031%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 409 (12.52%) Microsoft
2 344 (10.53%) HP
3 197 (6.03%) Oracle
4 66 (2.02%) SAP
5 63 (1.93%) Citrix
6 55 (1.68%) IBM
7 29 (0.89%) VMware
8 28 (0.86%) thinkFolio
9 26 (0.80%) Salesforce.com
10 24 (0.73%) Charles River
11 21 (0.64%) StatPro
12 20 (0.61%) webMethods
12 20 (0.61%) Atlassian
13 18 (0.55%) Altiris
13 18 (0.55%) Cognos
14 16 (0.49%) Interwoven
15 13 (0.40%) Informatica
16 12 (0.37%) SimCorp
17 11 (0.34%) Capita
17 11 (0.34%) Hitachi
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Fusion Recruitment Solutions
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Sutton, Surrey
Energon Technology
Salary: From £45,000 to £52,000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £37000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £37000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
X4 Group
Salary: £30k per year
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
FIRST POINT IT RESOURCING
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Cambridgeshire
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £32,000 to £35,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
York, North Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £27000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Sage UK Limited
Salary: benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
East Riding
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
FIRST POINT IT RESOURCING
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Northamptonshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 9 hours ago
Cheshire
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Wiltshire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £28000 - £34000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Sutton, Surrey
Reed Business Information Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £52,000 per annum + 29 days + Share Ops + Pension + mo
Posted: 11 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Yodel
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 12 hours ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
FIRST POINT IT RESOURCING
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Package
Posted: Yesterday
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Type Agency
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + bonus + comprehensive benefits package
Posted: Yesterday