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 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Analyst
Rank 217 200 238
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +38
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 1460 1676 1251
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.43% 1.52% 1.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.51% 1.61% 1.29%
Number of salaries quoted 1294 1351 1065
Average salary £35,000 £36,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.10% +4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,700 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £35,000 £32,250
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +8.52%
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
96432 103854 97223
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.46% 94.47% 94.53%
Number of salaries quoted 80542 85900 81828
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 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 7 July 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 7 July 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 -58 400 £44,000 +1.14% 68
South East -52 308 £36,000 -4.00% 36
Yorkshire +30 222 £33,500 -1.47% 24
South West +15 144 £30,000 -7.69% 18
North West +17 115 £34,000 +4.61% 24
East of England -5 105 £35,000 +7.69% 14
East Midlands +6 82 £32,500 - 11
West Midlands -29 68 £33,750 +0.74% 9
North East -4 17 £35,500 +26.78% 5
Midlands -15 2 £37,750 +0.66% 1
Test Analyst
UK

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 1509 (48.90%) Agile Software Development
2 1224 (39.66%) QA
3 1045 (33.86%) ISEB
4 1006 (32.60%) Finance
5 979 (31.72%) SQL
6 947 (30.69%) Test Scripting
7 911 (29.52%) Selenium
8 806 (26.12%) ISTQB
9 669 (21.68%) Software Testing
10 601 (19.48%) User Acceptance Testing
11 580 (18.79%) Java
12 547 (17.73%) Test Automation
13 541 (17.53%) Automated Testing
14 518 (16.79%) Manual Testing
15 442 (14.32%) Scrum
16 438 (14.19%) C#
17 409 (13.25%) Degree
18 384 (12.44%) Automation Testing
19 376 (12.18%) WebDriver
20 372 (12.05%) Regression Testing
21 357 (11.57%) HP UFT
22 348 (11.28%) SDLC
23 342 (11.08%) Microsoft
24 332 (10.76%) .NET
25 298 (9.66%) Analytical Skills
26 295 (9.56%) HP Quality Center
27 288 (9.33%) Test Strategy
28 286 (9.27%) Windows
29 285 (9.24%) Test Management
30 278 (9.01%) SQL Server

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 45 (1.46%) SharePoint
2 32 (1.04%) IIS
3 16 (0.52%) Confluence
4 15 (0.49%) WebLogic
4 15 (0.49%) WebSphere
5 12 (0.39%) BizTalk Server
6 11 (0.36%) SAS
7 10 (0.32%) CMS
8 8 (0.26%) SharePoint 2010
8 8 (0.26%) SharePoint 2013
8 8 (0.26%) Elasticsearch
9 7 (0.23%) Tomcat
10 6 (0.19%) NetWeaver
11 5 (0.16%) Node.js
12 3 (0.097%) Apache
12 3 (0.097%) MTS
12 3 (0.097%) Umbraco
12 3 (0.097%) Sitecore CMS
13 1 (0.032%) nginx
13 1 (0.032%) GlassFish
Applications
1 199 (6.45%) MS Excel
2 106 (3.43%) MS Office
3 13 (0.42%) MS Visio
4 12 (0.39%) MS Project
4 12 (0.39%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.065%) FastStats
5 2 (0.065%) Mingle
5 2 (0.065%) PowerPivot
6 1 (0.032%) RoboHelp
Business Applications
1 17 (0.55%) Oracle EBS
2 8 (0.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 8 (0.26%) Dynamics CRM
3 6 (0.19%) SAP CRM
4 5 (0.16%) Dynamics AX
4 5 (0.16%) Oracle General Ledger
4 5 (0.16%) Oracle EBS R12
4 5 (0.16%) Oracle Financials
4 5 (0.16%) CSG Singleview
4 5 (0.16%) Oracle Payables
4 5 (0.16%) Oracle Receivables
4 5 (0.16%) Oracle Cash Management
4 5 (0.16%) Oracle Assets
5 2 (0.065%) Markit EDM
5 2 (0.065%) BASE24
6 1 (0.032%) SAP FI/CO
6 1 (0.032%) SAP CO
6 1 (0.032%) Sophis RISQUE
6 1 (0.032%) VisionPLUS
6 1 (0.032%) Exstream
Cloud Services
1 35 (1.13%) SaaS
2 13 (0.42%) Cloud Computing
3 8 (0.26%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (0.19%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (0.13%) GitHub
6 2 (0.065%) Trello
6 2 (0.065%) Office 365
6 2 (0.065%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.032%) Rackspace Cloud
7 1 (0.032%) Google App Engine
7 1 (0.032%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.032%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.032%) Google Drive
Communications & Networking
1 33 (1.07%) Internet
2 19 (0.62%) HTTP
3 16 (0.52%) Wireless
4 15 (0.49%) DNS
5 12 (0.39%) DHCP
6 11 (0.36%) TCP/IP
7 8 (0.26%) SAN
8 7 (0.23%) ATM
9 6 (0.19%) HTTPS
10 5 (0.16%) LAN
11 4 (0.13%) WAN
11 4 (0.13%) Firewall
12 3 (0.097%) SSH
12 3 (0.097%) Broadband
12 3 (0.097%) VPN
13 2 (0.065%) Kerberos
13 2 (0.065%) SSL
13 2 (0.065%) SMS
13 2 (0.065%) VoIP
13 2 (0.065%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 278 (9.01%) SQL Server
2 122 (3.95%) Data Warehouse
3 72 (2.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 59 (1.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 45 (1.46%) Relational Database
6 44 (1.43%) Big Data
7 39 (1.26%) Oracle Database
8 29 (0.94%) MySQL
9 24 (0.78%) SQL Server 2008
10 20 (0.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 18 (0.58%) MongoDB
12 14 (0.45%) Oracle Reports
13 13 (0.42%) NoSQL
14 12 (0.39%) Oracle Database 11g
15 11 (0.36%) DB2
16 10 (0.32%) RDBMS
16 10 (0.32%) Hadoop
17 7 (0.23%) BusinessObjects
17 7 (0.23%) Neo4j
17 7 (0.23%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 911 (29.52%) Selenium
2 376 (12.18%) WebDriver
3 357 (11.57%) HP UFT
4 252 (8.17%) JIRA
5 221 (7.16%) Cucumber
6 166 (5.38%) Team Foundation Server
7 134 (4.34%) Visual Studio
8 122 (3.95%) SoapUI
9 100 (3.24%) JUnit
9 100 (3.24%) SpecFlow
10 85 (2.75%) LoadRunner
11 83 (2.69%) Jenkins
12 82 (2.66%) JMeter
13 49 (1.59%) TestNG
14 43 (1.39%) Subversion
15 42 (1.36%) FitNesse
16 38 (1.23%) Git (software)
17 35 (1.13%) Firebug
17 35 (1.13%) TeamCity
18 34 (1.10%) NUnit
General
1 1006 (32.60%) Finance
2 247 (8.00%) Banking
3 170 (5.51%) Retail
4 94 (3.05%) Telecoms
5 63 (2.04%) Law
6 48 (1.56%) Games
7 40 (1.30%) Investment Banking
8 39 (1.26%) Marketing
9 28 (0.91%) Legal
9 28 (0.91%) Financial Institution
10 25 (0.81%) Billing
10 25 (0.81%) Retail Banking
11 21 (0.68%) Manufacturing
12 17 (0.55%) Back Office
13 14 (0.45%) Aerospace
14 13 (0.42%) Advertising
15 9 (0.29%) Electronics
15 9 (0.29%) Front Office
16 7 (0.23%) Publishing
17 5 (0.16%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 332 (10.76%) .NET
2 227 (7.36%) XML
3 153 (4.96%) HTML
4 134 (4.34%) Web Services
5 109 (3.53%) SOAP
6 90 (2.92%) CSS
7 61 (1.98%) ASP.NET
8 43 (1.39%) Gherkin
9 37 (1.20%) REST
10 32 (1.04%) .NET Framework
11 28 (0.91%) JSON
12 24 (0.78%) RESTful
13 17 (0.55%) ASP.NET MVC
13 17 (0.55%) FIX Protocol
13 17 (0.55%) Middleware
14 13 (0.42%) Ajax
14 13 (0.42%) J2EE
15 12 (0.39%) Java EE
15 12 (0.39%) WinForms
15 12 (0.39%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 298 (9.66%) Analytical Skills
2 114 (3.69%) Computer Science
3 86 (2.79%) Mobile App
4 72 (2.33%) Client/Server
5 48 (1.56%) AS400
6 32 (1.04%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 32 (1.04%) iSeries
7 31 (1.00%) Data Integration
8 27 (0.87%) User Experience
9 26 (0.84%) Management Information System
10 25 (0.81%) Mathematics
11 24 (0.78%) Equities
12 17 (0.55%) Derivative
12 17 (0.55%) N-Tier
12 17 (0.55%) SWIFT
13 16 (0.52%) Replication
13 16 (0.52%) Statistics
14 15 (0.49%) Mobile Banking
15 12 (0.39%) Enterprise Software
15 12 (0.39%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 286 (9.27%) Windows
2 157 (5.09%) UNIX
3 129 (4.18%) Linux
4 75 (2.43%) Android
5 71 (2.30%) Apple iOS
6 28 (0.91%) Windows 7
7 7 (0.23%) Windows Mobile
7 7 (0.23%) Windows Vista
7 7 (0.23%) Windows XP
8 5 (0.16%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (0.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (0.13%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (0.097%) Windows 8
10 3 (0.097%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (0.065%) CentOS
11 2 (0.065%) Debian
11 2 (0.065%) Windows Phone
12 1 (0.032%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1509 (48.90%) Agile Software Development
2 947 (30.69%) Test Scripting
3 669 (21.68%) Software Testing
4 601 (19.48%) User Acceptance Testing
5 547 (17.73%) Test Automation
6 541 (17.53%) Automated Testing
7 518 (16.79%) Manual Testing
8 442 (14.32%) Scrum
9 384 (12.44%) Automation Testing
10 372 (12.05%) Regression Testing
11 348 (11.28%) SDLC
12 288 (9.33%) Test Strategy
13 285 (9.24%) Test Management
14 270 (8.75%) BDD
15 264 (8.55%) TDD
16 254 (8.23%) Performance Testing
17 225 (7.29%) Waterfall
18 214 (6.93%) E-Commerce
19 196 (6.35%) Integration Testing
20 183 (5.93%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 979 (31.72%) SQL
2 580 (18.79%) Java
3 438 (14.19%) C#
4 175 (5.67%) JavaScript
5 104 (3.37%) Ruby
6 94 (3.05%) Python
7 75 (2.43%) T-SQL
8 65 (2.11%) VB
9 52 (1.69%) PHP
9 52 (1.69%) VBScript
9 52 (1.69%) C
10 39 (1.26%) C++
11 35 (1.13%) PL/SQL
12 34 (1.10%) Perl
13 30 (0.97%) Bash Shell
14 20 (0.65%) VB.NET
15 15 (0.49%) Shell Script
16 14 (0.45%) Korn
17 10 (0.32%) Lua
18 9 (0.29%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 1045 (33.86%) ISEB
2 806 (26.12%) ISTQB
3 409 (13.25%) Degree
4 275 (8.91%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 143 (4.63%) Security Cleared
6 83 (2.69%) SC Cleared
7 26 (0.84%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 23 (0.75%) DV Cleared
9 13 (0.42%) ISEB Practitioner
10 5 (0.16%) HND
11 3 (0.097%) APMP
12 2 (0.065%) Six Sigma Green Belt
12 2 (0.065%) PMI Certification
12 2 (0.065%) Microsoft Certification
12 2 (0.065%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
12 2 (0.065%) Six Sigma Black Belt
13 1 (0.032%) PMP
13 1 (0.032%) HNC
13 1 (0.032%) CISM
13 1 (0.032%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1224 (39.66%) QA
2 14 (0.45%) FATCA
3 4 (0.13%) EMIR
3 4 (0.13%) Dodd-Frank
3 4 (0.13%) MiFID
3 4 (0.13%) SLA
3 4 (0.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (0.097%) WAI
5 2 (0.065%) WCAG
6 1 (0.032%) 21 CFR Part 11
6 1 (0.032%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.032%) HL7
6 1 (0.032%) DICOM
6 1 (0.032%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 29 (0.94%) VMware Infrastructure
2 26 (0.84%) Active Directory
3 16 (0.52%) Hyper-V
3 16 (0.52%) vSphere
4 4 (0.13%) Terminal Services
5 3 (0.097%) Firmware
6 1 (0.032%) Snort
6 1 (0.032%) VirtualBox
6 1 (0.032%) Docker
6 1 (0.032%) zsh
6 1 (0.032%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 295 (9.56%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (0.097%) Puppet
2 3 (0.097%) Tivoli
3 2 (0.065%) Business Desktop Deployment
3 2 (0.065%) SCCM
3 2 (0.065%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.032%) nmon
4 1 (0.032%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (0.032%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 342 (11.08%) Microsoft
2 264 (8.55%) Oracle
3 248 (8.04%) HP
4 52 (1.69%) SAP
5 42 (1.36%) VMware
6 24 (0.78%) IBM
7 18 (0.58%) Business Objects
7 18 (0.58%) WorldPay
8 16 (0.52%) Capita
9 15 (0.49%) Citrix
10 14 (0.45%) Google
11 8 (0.26%) Telerik
12 7 (0.23%) Red Hat
12 7 (0.23%) Charles River
12 7 (0.23%) Terracotta
12 7 (0.23%) Tableau
13 6 (0.19%) Sitecore
13 6 (0.19%) TSYS
13 6 (0.19%) Cognizant
13 6 (0.19%) Cisco
Slough, Berkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Posted: 9 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
set2recruit
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £30k to £40k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Goole, North Humberside
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Benefits package
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Networking People
Posted: 11 hours ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £40000 per annum + £ neg+bens
Posted: 11 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Accenture
Posted: 14 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £30000 - £32000 Per Annum Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
TD Group
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum Plus Package (Car Scheme, Pension, B
Posted: 15 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Nottinghamshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £36000 per annum + flexible working hours
Posted: 16 hours ago
Exmouth, Devon
Experis Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Richmond, Surrey
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Fantastic Training + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + Package
Posted: 18 hours ago
Bedfordshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
West Yorkshire
X4 Group
Salary: £30k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Northampton, Northamptonshire
X4 Group
Salary: £30k - 35k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Oxfordshire
Premier IT
Salary: £17000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday