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 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Analyst
Rank 213 196 214
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +18
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 1521 1641 1364
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.47% 1.53% 1.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.56% 1.62% 1.46%
Number of salaries quoted 1316 1308 1142
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
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
97370 101347 93701
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.19% 94.49% 94.25%
Number of salaries quoted 81930 82728 78452
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 31 August 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 31 August 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 -20 412 £45,000 - 33
South East -48 272 £35,000 -4.76% 31
Yorkshire +10 211 £32,500 - 22
North West +15 156 £32,500 +8.33% 25
South West -3 150 £32,500 - 12
East of England +28 138 £36,000 +10.76% 18
East Midlands +8 86 £34,000 +13.33% 9
West Midlands -25 79 £32,500 -2.98% 12
North East +3 23 £35,000 +1.44% 1
Test Analyst
UK

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 1438 (49.47%) Agile Software Development
2 1206 (41.49%) QA
3 920 (31.65%) Finance
4 900 (30.96%) Selenium
5 899 (30.93%) SQL
6 870 (29.93%) ISEB
7 825 (28.38%) Test Scripting
8 699 (24.05%) ISTQB
9 595 (20.47%) Software Testing
10 572 (19.68%) User Acceptance Testing
11 524 (18.03%) Java
12 492 (16.92%) Automated Testing
13 480 (16.51%) Test Automation
14 472 (16.24%) C#
15 454 (15.62%) Manual Testing
16 444 (15.27%) Scrum
17 374 (12.87%) Automation Testing
18 355 (12.21%) Degree
19 346 (11.90%) Regression Testing
20 330 (11.35%) HP UFT
21 326 (11.21%) WebDriver
22 322 (11.08%) Microsoft
23 312 (10.73%) .NET
23 312 (10.73%) SDLC
24 285 (9.80%) Analytical Skills
25 275 (9.46%) BDD
26 273 (9.39%) SQL Server
27 264 (9.08%) Windows
27 264 (9.08%) HP Quality Center
28 262 (9.01%) JIRA

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 53 (1.82%) SharePoint
2 29 (1.00%) IIS
3 16 (0.55%) CMS
4 12 (0.41%) WebSphere
4 12 (0.41%) WebLogic
4 12 (0.41%) BizTalk Server
5 10 (0.34%) SAS
5 10 (0.34%) Confluence
6 9 (0.31%) SharePoint 2010
6 9 (0.31%) Elasticsearch
7 8 (0.28%) SharePoint 2013
7 8 (0.28%) ColdFusion
7 8 (0.28%) Tomcat
8 6 (0.21%) NetWeaver
9 3 (0.10%) Apache
9 3 (0.10%) MTS
9 3 (0.10%) Node.js
9 3 (0.10%) Sitecore CMS
9 3 (0.10%) Umbraco
10 1 (0.034%) Mule
Applications
1 187 (6.43%) MS Excel
2 107 (3.68%) MS Office
3 15 (0.52%) MS PowerPoint
4 12 (0.41%) FastStats
5 7 (0.24%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.069%) MS Project
6 2 (0.069%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 10 (0.34%) Oracle EBS
2 9 (0.31%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (0.31%) Dynamics AX
3 8 (0.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 6 (0.21%) SAP CRM
5 5 (0.17%) CSG Singleview
5 5 (0.17%) Markit EDM
6 4 (0.14%) SAP FI/CO
6 4 (0.14%) SAP CO
6 4 (0.14%) SAP FI
7 3 (0.10%) SAP MM
7 3 (0.10%) BASE24
7 3 (0.10%) SAP HR
7 3 (0.10%) SAP SD
8 2 (0.069%) Primavera
8 2 (0.069%) Teamcenter
8 2 (0.069%) JDE OneWorld
8 2 (0.069%) Exstream
9 1 (0.034%) Sophis RISQUE
9 1 (0.034%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 38 (1.31%) SaaS
2 13 (0.45%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (0.24%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (0.21%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (0.17%) Google Drive
6 4 (0.14%) GitHub
7 2 (0.069%) Trello
7 2 (0.069%) Google Analytics
8 1 (0.034%) Rackspace Cloud
8 1 (0.034%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.034%) Google App Engine
8 1 (0.034%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 40 (1.38%) Internet
2 19 (0.65%) Wireless
3 15 (0.52%) HTTP
4 12 (0.41%) DNS
4 12 (0.41%) SSH
5 10 (0.34%) Telnet
5 10 (0.34%) PuTTY
6 9 (0.31%) DHCP
7 8 (0.28%) LAN
7 8 (0.28%) TCP/IP
8 7 (0.24%) SAN
8 7 (0.24%) WAN
9 6 (0.21%) ATM
10 4 (0.14%) FTP
11 3 (0.10%) Broadband
12 2 (0.069%) SMS
12 2 (0.069%) Kerberos
12 2 (0.069%) VPN
12 2 (0.069%) HTTPS
12 2 (0.069%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 273 (9.39%) SQL Server
2 115 (3.96%) Data Warehouse
3 83 (2.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 61 (2.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 46 (1.58%) Big Data
6 38 (1.31%) Oracle Database
7 33 (1.14%) Relational Database
7 33 (1.14%) SQL Server 2008
8 26 (0.89%) MySQL
9 19 (0.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 18 (0.62%) Oracle Reports
11 17 (0.58%) SQL Server 2012
12 14 (0.48%) BusinessObjects
13 12 (0.41%) MongoDB
14 10 (0.34%) NoSQL
14 10 (0.34%) Hadoop
14 10 (0.34%) Oracle Database 11g
14 10 (0.34%) DB2
15 8 (0.28%) RDBMS
16 7 (0.24%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 900 (30.96%) Selenium
2 330 (11.35%) HP UFT
3 326 (11.21%) WebDriver
4 262 (9.01%) JIRA
5 193 (6.64%) Cucumber
6 180 (6.19%) Team Foundation Server
7 127 (4.37%) Visual Studio
8 121 (4.16%) SoapUI
9 107 (3.68%) SpecFlow
10 79 (2.72%) JUnit
11 73 (2.51%) LoadRunner
12 72 (2.48%) Jenkins
13 62 (2.13%) JMeter
14 43 (1.48%) FitNesse
15 38 (1.31%) Subversion
16 37 (1.27%) Bugzilla
17 31 (1.07%) NUnit
17 31 (1.07%) TestNG
17 31 (1.07%) TeamCity
18 27 (0.93%) Maven
General
1 920 (31.65%) Finance
2 210 (7.22%) Banking
3 156 (5.37%) Retail
4 113 (3.89%) Telecoms
5 85 (2.92%) Law
6 54 (1.86%) Games
7 47 (1.62%) Marketing
8 34 (1.17%) Legal
9 33 (1.14%) Investment Banking
10 32 (1.10%) Financial Institution
11 28 (0.96%) Retail Banking
12 24 (0.83%) Back Office
13 19 (0.65%) Billing
14 17 (0.58%) Manufacturing
15 12 (0.41%) Advertising
15 12 (0.41%) Electronics
16 7 (0.24%) Front Office
16 7 (0.24%) Aerospace
17 6 (0.21%) Publishing
17 6 (0.21%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 312 (10.73%) .NET
2 207 (7.12%) XML
3 145 (4.99%) Web Services
4 144 (4.95%) HTML
5 128 (4.40%) SOAP
6 88 (3.03%) CSS
7 66 (2.27%) Gherkin
8 61 (2.10%) ASP.NET
9 56 (1.93%) REST
10 32 (1.10%) .NET Framework
11 25 (0.86%) RESTful
12 18 (0.62%) FIX Protocol
12 18 (0.62%) Middleware
13 14 (0.48%) ASP.NET MVC
14 13 (0.45%) Ajax
14 13 (0.45%) J2EE
15 12 (0.41%) Spring
15 12 (0.41%) JSON
16 9 (0.31%) WPF
16 9 (0.31%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 285 (9.80%) Analytical Skills
2 99 (3.41%) Computer Science
3 90 (3.10%) Mobile App
4 70 (2.41%) Client/Server
5 40 (1.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 32 (1.10%) AS400
7 31 (1.07%) User Experience
8 30 (1.03%) Data Integration
8 30 (1.03%) Equities
9 26 (0.89%) Mathematics
10 25 (0.86%) iSeries
11 16 (0.55%) Derivative
11 16 (0.55%) Management Information System
12 14 (0.48%) SWIFT
13 13 (0.45%) IVR
13 13 (0.45%) Replication
14 12 (0.41%) Online Games
15 11 (0.38%) Fixed Income
16 10 (0.34%) N-Tier
16 10 (0.34%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 264 (9.08%) Windows
2 187 (6.43%) UNIX
3 150 (5.16%) Linux
4 77 (2.65%) Apple iOS
5 76 (2.61%) Android
6 30 (1.03%) Windows 7
7 9 (0.31%) Windows Vista
8 7 (0.24%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (0.24%) Windows Mobile
9 6 (0.21%) Windows XP
9 6 (0.21%) Mac OS X
10 4 (0.14%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (0.14%) CentOS
11 3 (0.10%) Windows 8
11 3 (0.10%) Windows 2000
11 3 (0.10%) Windows Server 2008
12 2 (0.069%) Windows Phone
12 2 (0.069%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (0.069%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1438 (49.47%) Agile Software Development
2 825 (28.38%) Test Scripting
3 595 (20.47%) Software Testing
4 572 (19.68%) User Acceptance Testing
5 492 (16.92%) Automated Testing
6 480 (16.51%) Test Automation
7 454 (15.62%) Manual Testing
8 444 (15.27%) Scrum
9 374 (12.87%) Automation Testing
10 346 (11.90%) Regression Testing
11 312 (10.73%) SDLC
12 275 (9.46%) BDD
13 236 (8.12%) Test Management
14 230 (7.91%) Test Strategy
15 219 (7.53%) Performance Testing
16 215 (7.40%) Waterfall
17 212 (7.29%) TDD
18 180 (6.19%) E-Commerce
19 172 (5.92%) Mentoring
20 170 (5.85%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 899 (30.93%) SQL
2 524 (18.03%) Java
3 472 (16.24%) C#
4 172 (5.92%) JavaScript
5 101 (3.47%) Python
6 89 (3.06%) Ruby
7 76 (2.61%) T-SQL
8 58 (2.00%) C
8 58 (2.00%) PHP
9 55 (1.89%) PL/SQL
10 50 (1.72%) VB
11 47 (1.62%) VBScript
12 39 (1.34%) C++
13 37 (1.27%) Perl
14 27 (0.93%) Shell Script
14 27 (0.93%) Bash Shell
15 21 (0.72%) VB.NET
16 12 (0.41%) Korn
17 11 (0.38%) ActionScript
18 9 (0.31%) Lua
Qualifications
1 870 (29.93%) ISEB
2 699 (24.05%) ISTQB
3 355 (12.21%) Degree
4 254 (8.74%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 139 (4.78%) Security Cleared
6 71 (2.44%) SC Cleared
7 27 (0.93%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 26 (0.89%) DV Cleared
9 11 (0.38%) ISEB Practitioner
10 10 (0.34%) PMI Certification
11 2 (0.069%) Microsoft Certification
11 2 (0.069%) MOS
11 2 (0.069%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 1 (0.034%) PMP
12 1 (0.034%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1206 (41.49%) QA
2 11 (0.38%) SLA
3 8 (0.28%) FATCA
4 5 (0.17%) WAI
5 4 (0.14%) MiFID
5 4 (0.14%) ISO 9001
5 4 (0.14%) EMIR
5 4 (0.14%) Dodd-Frank
5 4 (0.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.069%) WCAG
7 1 (0.034%) 21 CFR Part 11
7 1 (0.034%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 30 (1.03%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (0.55%) Hyper-V
2 16 (0.55%) vSphere
2 16 (0.55%) Active Directory
3 4 (0.14%) Terminal Services
4 3 (0.10%) Firmware
5 2 (0.069%) zsh
5 2 (0.069%) HDFS
6 1 (0.034%) VirtualBox
6 1 (0.034%) Docker
Systems Management
1 264 (9.08%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (0.17%) Tivoli
2 5 (0.17%) SCCM
3 3 (0.10%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (0.10%) Puppet
4 2 (0.069%) Business Desktop Deployment
5 1 (0.034%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (0.034%) Nessus
5 1 (0.034%) Vagrant
5 1 (0.034%) CORE IMPACT
Vendors
1 322 (11.08%) Microsoft
2 230 (7.91%) HP
3 223 (7.67%) Oracle
4 60 (2.06%) SAP
5 45 (1.55%) VMware
6 26 (0.89%) IBM
7 18 (0.62%) WorldPay
8 17 (0.58%) Google
9 16 (0.55%) Capita
10 12 (0.41%) Telerik
10 12 (0.41%) Citrix
11 9 (0.31%) Cognizant
12 7 (0.24%) Sitecore
12 7 (0.24%) Terracotta
12 7 (0.24%) Tableau
13 6 (0.21%) hybris
13 6 (0.21%) Red Hat
13 6 (0.21%) Cognos
14 5 (0.17%) Cisco
14 5 (0.17%) BT
Esher, Surrey
Client Server
Salary: £20k to £30k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Gloucestershire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £33000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
SPS Resourcing
Salary: From £42,000 to £45,000 per annum Excellent Bonus & Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
SPS Resourcing
Salary: From £33,000 to £35,000 per annum Excellent Bonus & Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 Per Annum
Posted: 3 days ago
South Yorkshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 Per Annum £35,000 + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £36000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Havant, Hampshire
Stepstone
Salary: Competitive Salary plus Generous Benefits Package
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Computer People
Salary: £25000.00 - £37000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Norwich, Norfolk
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £25k - 35k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Burnley, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £16000 - £18000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Interact Consulting
Salary: 35-40k
Posted: 3 days ago
West Yorkshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum, Benefits Benifts
Posted: 3 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £34000 per annum + £ neg+bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: From £15,000 to £18,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
X4 Group
Salary: £30k - 40k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: Market Salary
Posted: 3 days ago