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 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 200 208 183
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -25
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 1534 1382 1769
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.46% 1.38% 1.61%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.54% 1.46% 1.69%
Number of salaries quoted 1204 1167 1503
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
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
99490 94619 104632
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.45% 94.32% 95.30%
Number of salaries quoted 81521 79375 89786
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £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 1 October 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 1 October 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 -29 432 £45,000 - 36
South East +35 394 £35,000 - 34
Yorkshire +24 216 £32,500 -4.41% 15
North West -19 136 £30,000 +3.44% 15
South West +2 122 £32,500 +5.69% 16
East of England +22 88 £32,500 - 18
West Midlands -43 77 £32,500 +3.17% 6
East Midlands +17 61 £32,000 +1.58% 2
North East -13 13 £34,500 +30.18% 1
Midlands - 6 - -
South Coast - 1 £35,000 -
Test Analyst
UK

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 1451 (44.60%) Agile Software Development
2 1216 (37.38%) QA
3 1038 (31.91%) SQL
4 1025 (31.51%) ISEB
5 978 (30.06%) Test Scripting
6 924 (28.40%) Selenium
7 907 (27.88%) Finance
8 874 (26.87%) Software Testing
9 707 (21.73%) Manual Testing
10 591 (18.17%) HP Quality Center
11 550 (16.91%) ISTQB
12 537 (16.51%) Automated Testing
13 510 (15.68%) User Acceptance Testing
14 461 (14.17%) Java
15 460 (14.14%) QuickTest Pro
16 446 (13.71%) Test Automation
17 405 (12.45%) .NET
17 405 (12.45%) Scrum
18 403 (12.39%) Automation Testing
19 392 (12.05%) Microsoft
20 377 (11.59%) HP
21 374 (11.50%) Degree
22 369 (11.34%) C#
23 364 (11.19%) Regression Testing
24 335 (10.30%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
25 326 (10.02%) Windows
26 301 (9.25%) Test Strategy
27 300 (9.22%) SQL Server
28 295 (9.07%) WebDriver
29 276 (8.48%) Test Planning

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 37 (1.14%) Confluence
2 28 (0.86%) SharePoint
3 22 (0.68%) SharePoint Server
4 18 (0.55%) IIS
5 17 (0.52%) BizTalk Server
6 16 (0.49%) WorkSite
7 14 (0.43%) MS Exchange
8 13 (0.40%) WebSphere
9 12 (0.37%) CMS
10 7 (0.22%) ColdFusion
10 7 (0.22%) Tomcat
10 7 (0.22%) Apache
11 6 (0.18%) WordPress
12 5 (0.15%) Documentum
13 4 (0.12%) Liferay
13 4 (0.12%) Lotus Domino
13 4 (0.12%) Drupal
14 3 (0.092%) SAS
14 3 (0.092%) WebLogic
14 3 (0.092%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 204 (6.27%) MS Excel
2 120 (3.69%) MS Office
3 16 (0.49%) MS PowerPoint
4 8 (0.25%) MS Project
5 5 (0.15%) MS Visio
5 5 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.031%) RoboHelp
6 1 (0.031%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 39 (1.20%) JDE OneWorld
2 22 (0.68%) Sentinel
3 13 (0.40%) Dynamics CRM
3 13 (0.40%) SAP FI/CO
3 13 (0.40%) SAP CO
3 13 (0.40%) SAP FI
4 11 (0.34%) Markit EDM
5 10 (0.31%) LatentZero
6 9 (0.28%) Oracle Financials
7 8 (0.25%) Oracle ERP
8 7 (0.22%) Dynamics NAV
8 7 (0.22%) Oracle EBS
9 5 (0.15%) Dynamics AX
9 5 (0.15%) Sophis RISQUE
9 5 (0.15%) Magento
10 3 (0.092%) AWD
10 3 (0.092%) VisionPLUS
11 2 (0.061%) Servitor
11 2 (0.061%) Eagle PACE
11 2 (0.061%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 26 (0.80%) SaaS
2 14 (0.43%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.092%) GitHub
4 2 (0.061%) Basecamp
4 2 (0.061%) Office 365
5 1 (0.031%) Trello
5 1 (0.031%) Force.com
5 1 (0.031%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 63 (1.94%) Internet
2 57 (1.75%) HTTP
3 37 (1.14%) TCP/IP
4 22 (0.68%) LAN
5 17 (0.52%) DNS
6 16 (0.49%) SMS
7 15 (0.46%) Wireshark
7 15 (0.46%) 3G
8 13 (0.40%) SS7
9 12 (0.37%) ISUP
9 12 (0.37%) INAP
9 12 (0.37%) LDAP
10 11 (0.34%) Firewall
11 8 (0.25%) FTP
12 7 (0.22%) WAN
12 7 (0.22%) ATM
12 7 (0.22%) LTE
12 7 (0.22%) 4G
13 5 (0.15%) HTTPS
14 3 (0.092%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 300 (9.22%) SQL Server
2 72 (2.21%) Relational Database
3 61 (1.88%) Data Warehouse
4 47 (1.44%) Oracle Database
5 43 (1.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 34 (1.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 23 (0.71%) Oracle Reports
7 23 (0.71%) RDBMS
8 22 (0.68%) SQL Server 2008
9 19 (0.58%) MySQL
9 19 (0.58%) Oracle ODI
10 17 (0.52%) DB2
10 17 (0.52%) NoSQL
11 15 (0.46%) DataStage
12 12 (0.37%) Big Data
12 12 (0.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 10 (0.31%) Data Mining
13 10 (0.31%) PostgreSQL
14 8 (0.25%) Cognos Framework Manager
14 8 (0.25%) MarkLogic
Development Applications
1 924 (28.40%) Selenium
2 460 (14.14%) QuickTest Pro
3 295 (9.07%) WebDriver
4 244 (7.50%) JIRA
5 222 (6.82%) Cucumber
6 188 (5.78%) Team Foundation Server
7 149 (4.58%) Visual Studio
8 125 (3.84%) SoapUI
9 118 (3.63%) LoadRunner
9 118 (3.63%) SpecFlow
10 110 (3.38%) JMeter
11 106 (3.26%) FitNesse
12 97 (2.98%) TestDirector
13 75 (2.31%) JUnit
14 65 (2.00%) Git (software)
15 55 (1.69%) Selenium IDE
16 48 (1.48%) WinRunner
17 43 (1.32%) Jenkins
18 42 (1.29%) TestNG
19 39 (1.20%) TestComplete
General
1 907 (27.88%) Finance
2 258 (7.93%) Retail
3 202 (6.21%) Banking
4 125 (3.84%) Telecoms
5 77 (2.37%) Law
6 66 (2.03%) Marketing
7 46 (1.41%) Investment Banking
8 44 (1.35%) Legal
9 35 (1.08%) Billing
10 34 (1.05%) Publishing
11 33 (1.01%) Retail Banking
12 32 (0.98%) Games
13 22 (0.68%) Back Office
14 19 (0.58%) Front Office
15 18 (0.55%) Manufacturing
16 17 (0.52%) Advertising
17 14 (0.43%) Aerospace
18 8 (0.25%) Financial Institution
19 5 (0.15%) Automotive
19 5 (0.15%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 405 (12.45%) .NET
2 271 (8.33%) XML
3 236 (7.25%) Web Services
4 204 (6.27%) SOAP
5 162 (4.98%) HTML
6 102 (3.14%) CSS
7 73 (2.24%) REST
8 61 (1.88%) ASP.NET
8 61 (1.88%) XSD
9 60 (1.84%) WSDL
10 59 (1.81%) .NET Framework
11 46 (1.41%) Gherkin
12 27 (0.83%) Middleware
13 25 (0.77%) RESTful
14 21 (0.65%) jQuery
15 18 (0.55%) JMS
16 17 (0.52%) WCF
17 15 (0.46%) CGI
18 14 (0.43%) Ajax
19 13 (0.40%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 250 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 151 (4.64%) Computer Science
3 111 (3.41%) Mobile App
4 71 (2.18%) Open Source
5 67 (2.06%) Mathematics
6 59 (1.81%) Derivative
7 49 (1.51%) Management Information System
8 47 (1.44%) User Experience
9 44 (1.35%) Client/Server
10 38 (1.17%) Equities
11 36 (1.11%) Mainframe
12 33 (1.01%) Fixed Income
13 21 (0.65%) AS400
14 19 (0.58%) Enterprise Software
15 18 (0.55%) iPhone
15 18 (0.55%) Statistics
16 17 (0.52%) Blackberry
17 13 (0.40%) Clustering
17 13 (0.40%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 13 (0.40%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 326 (10.02%) Windows
2 174 (5.35%) UNIX
3 133 (4.09%) Linux
4 62 (1.91%) Android
5 58 (1.78%) Apple iOS
6 51 (1.57%) Windows 7
7 35 (1.08%) Windows XP
8 28 (0.86%) Windows Server 2003
9 18 (0.55%) Solaris
10 14 (0.43%) Windows Server 2008
10 14 (0.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (0.12%) Windows Server 2012
11 4 (0.12%) Mac OS
11 4 (0.12%) AIX
12 3 (0.092%) Ubuntu
12 3 (0.092%) Mac OS X
12 3 (0.092%) Windows 8
13 2 (0.061%) Windows Phone
13 2 (0.061%) Windows 2000
13 2 (0.061%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 1451 (44.60%) Agile Software Development
2 978 (30.06%) Test Scripting
3 874 (26.87%) Software Testing
4 707 (21.73%) Manual Testing
5 537 (16.51%) Automated Testing
6 510 (15.68%) User Acceptance Testing
7 446 (13.71%) Test Automation
8 405 (12.45%) Scrum
9 403 (12.39%) Automation Testing
10 364 (11.19%) Regression Testing
11 301 (9.25%) Test Strategy
12 276 (8.48%) Test Planning
13 274 (8.42%) Test Management
14 266 (8.18%) Performance Testing
15 224 (6.89%) E-Commerce
16 214 (6.58%) BDD
17 210 (6.46%) TDD
18 188 (5.78%) Integration Testing
19 186 (5.72%) System Testing
20 163 (5.01%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1038 (31.91%) SQL
2 461 (14.17%) Java
3 369 (11.34%) C#
4 169 (5.20%) JavaScript
5 99 (3.04%) Python
6 98 (3.01%) VBScript
7 79 (2.43%) VB
8 77 (2.37%) C++
9 71 (2.18%) Ruby
10 62 (1.91%) Perl
11 54 (1.66%) PHP
12 48 (1.48%) C
13 36 (1.11%) T-SQL
14 25 (0.77%) VB.NET
14 25 (0.77%) Groovy
15 22 (0.68%) Shell Script
16 15 (0.46%) XPath
17 11 (0.34%) VBA
18 7 (0.22%) PL/SQL
18 7 (0.22%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1025 (31.51%) ISEB
2 550 (16.91%) ISTQB
3 374 (11.50%) Degree
4 335 (10.30%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 158 (4.86%) Security Cleared
6 106 (3.26%) SC Cleared
7 20 (0.61%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 17 (0.52%) DV Cleared
9 6 (0.18%) CISSP
10 5 (0.15%) CSQA
11 4 (0.12%) PhD
11 4 (0.12%) PMI Certification
11 4 (0.12%) MBA
12 3 (0.092%) ISEB Practitioner
13 2 (0.061%) GPEN
13 2 (0.061%) OSCP
13 2 (0.061%) HND
13 2 (0.061%) CISM
13 2 (0.061%) CEH
13 2 (0.061%) CISMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1216 (37.38%) QA
2 10 (0.31%) SLA
2 10 (0.31%) HL7
3 7 (0.22%) GAAP
4 6 (0.18%) GAMP
5 3 (0.092%) WAI
5 3 (0.092%) Solvency II
6 2 (0.061%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.061%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.031%) Dodd-Frank
7 1 (0.031%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.031%) FATCA
System Software
1 19 (0.58%) Active Directory
2 13 (0.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (0.37%) NFS
4 2 (0.061%) vSphere
4 2 (0.061%) Firmware
5 1 (0.031%) KVM
5 1 (0.031%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 591 (18.17%) HP Quality Center
2 23 (0.71%) SCCM
3 18 (0.55%) Tivoli
3 18 (0.55%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 17 (0.52%) Netcool
5 12 (0.37%) McAfee ePO
6 5 (0.15%) Puppet
7 3 (0.092%) Control-M
7 3 (0.092%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (0.092%) Ansible
8 2 (0.061%) CORE IMPACT
8 2 (0.061%) Vagrant
8 2 (0.061%) BMC PATROL
8 2 (0.061%) Nessus
9 1 (0.031%) nmon
Vendors
1 392 (12.05%) Microsoft
2 377 (11.59%) HP
3 185 (5.69%) Oracle
4 67 (2.06%) Citrix
5 60 (1.84%) SAP
6 44 (1.35%) IBM
7 26 (0.80%) Cognos
7 26 (0.80%) thinkFolio
7 26 (0.80%) Altiris
8 25 (0.77%) VMware
8 25 (0.77%) Salesforce.com
9 22 (0.68%) webMethods
9 22 (0.68%) StatPro
10 19 (0.58%) Charles River
11 17 (0.52%) Capita
11 17 (0.52%) Informatica
12 16 (0.49%) Interwoven
13 14 (0.43%) Red Hat
13 14 (0.43%) Atlassian
14 13 (0.40%) MicroStrategy
Altrincham, Cheshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Taunton, Somerset
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare, Bonus
Posted: 3 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum 25 days holiday, pension scheme, par
Posted: 4 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Circle Recruitment
Posted: 4 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £20,000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Roc Search
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Crimson Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £37000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £22,000 to £28,000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Employee Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Bedfordshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + package
Posted: 10 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 to £32000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Search Consultancy
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £34,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £27000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum + Good Benefits Package + Bonus
Posted: 13 hours ago
Exeter, Devon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £21000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Bedfordshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £37000 - £44000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday