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 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Analyst
Rank 191 203 177
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -26
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 1646 1393 1785
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.50% 1.39% 1.61%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.59% 1.47% 1.69%
Number of salaries quoted 1327 1164 1527
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £26,500 £26,000
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
103237 94545 105384
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.38% 94.22% 95.26%
Number of salaries quoted 84342 79126 90809
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 21 August 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 21 August 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 -23 506 £45,000 - 56
South East +30 404 £37,500 +9.48% 42
Yorkshire +19 190 £32,000 -4.47% 25
North West +17 145 £30,000 -3.22% 13
South West -14 136 £32,500 -4.41% 16
East of England +6 111 £32,500 - 11
West Midlands -23 88 £33,500 +6.34% 8
East Midlands +24 75 £30,000 -4.76% 7
North East +3 16 £34,500 +27.77% 2
Midlands - 3 £35,000 -
Test Analyst
UK

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 1289 (39.39%) QA
2 1076 (32.89%) SQL
3 1059 (32.37%) ISEB
4 988 (30.20%) Test Scripting
5 974 (29.77%) Selenium
6 881 (26.93%) Finance
7 874 (26.71%) Software Testing
8 844 (25.79%) Agile Software Development
9 577 (17.63%) Manual Testing
10 562 (17.18%) Automated Testing
10 562 (17.18%) ISTQB
11 553 (16.90%) HP Quality Center
12 523 (15.98%) User Acceptance Testing
13 503 (15.37%) Java
14 493 (15.07%) Test Automation
15 474 (14.49%) QuickTest Pro
16 450 (13.75%) .NET
17 426 (13.02%) Automation Testing
18 405 (12.38%) Scrum
19 401 (12.26%) Microsoft
20 398 (12.16%) Regression Testing
21 396 (12.10%) Degree
22 387 (11.83%) C#
23 339 (10.36%) HP
24 329 (10.06%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
25 320 (9.78%) Windows
26 314 (9.60%) Test Strategy
27 313 (9.57%) SQL Server
28 294 (8.99%) WebDriver
29 273 (8.34%) XML

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 39 (1.19%) Confluence
2 20 (0.61%) IIS
3 19 (0.58%) SharePoint
4 17 (0.52%) CMS
5 16 (0.49%) WebSphere
5 16 (0.49%) WorkSite
6 15 (0.46%) BizTalk Server
7 11 (0.34%) SharePoint Server
8 8 (0.24%) ColdFusion
9 7 (0.21%) WordPress
10 6 (0.18%) MS Exchange
11 5 (0.15%) Documentum
11 5 (0.15%) Apache
11 5 (0.15%) Tomcat
11 5 (0.15%) WebLogic
11 5 (0.15%) Drupal
12 4 (0.12%) Lotus Domino
12 4 (0.12%) SAS
13 3 (0.092%) Sitecore CMS
13 3 (0.092%) Lync
Applications
1 205 (6.27%) MS Excel
2 126 (3.85%) MS Office
3 12 (0.37%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (0.21%) MS Project
5 6 (0.18%) MS Visio
6 5 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.092%) RoboHelp
8 1 (0.031%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 48 (1.47%) JDE OneWorld
2 19 (0.58%) SAP FI
2 19 (0.58%) SAP FI/CO
2 19 (0.58%) SAP CO
3 18 (0.55%) Sentinel
4 13 (0.40%) Magento
5 9 (0.28%) Dynamics CRM
6 8 (0.24%) Dynamics NAV
7 7 (0.21%) LatentZero
8 6 (0.18%) Oracle EBS
8 6 (0.18%) Markit EDM
9 5 (0.15%) SimCorp Dimension
9 5 (0.15%) Dynamics AX
10 4 (0.12%) Oracle CRM
10 4 (0.12%) Oracle Financials
11 3 (0.092%) HiPortfolio
11 3 (0.092%) AWD
11 3 (0.092%) VisionPLUS
11 3 (0.092%) SAP Oil and Gas
11 3 (0.092%) Eagle PACE
Cloud Services
1 21 (0.64%) Microsoft Azure
2 19 (0.58%) SaaS
3 3 (0.092%) GitHub
4 2 (0.061%) Basecamp
4 2 (0.061%) Office 365
5 1 (0.031%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.031%) Trello
5 1 (0.031%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 69 (2.11%) Internet
2 57 (1.74%) HTTP
3 38 (1.16%) TCP/IP
4 20 (0.61%) LAN
4 20 (0.61%) LTE
5 19 (0.58%) 4G
5 19 (0.58%) SMS
6 18 (0.55%) 3G
6 18 (0.55%) DNS
7 14 (0.43%) SS7
7 14 (0.43%) Wireshark
8 13 (0.40%) ISUP
8 13 (0.40%) INAP
8 13 (0.40%) LDAP
9 12 (0.37%) Firewall
10 10 (0.31%) FTP
11 8 (0.24%) ATM
12 7 (0.21%) HTTPS
13 6 (0.18%) WAN
14 3 (0.092%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 313 (9.57%) SQL Server
2 78 (2.38%) Relational Database
3 64 (1.96%) Data Warehouse
4 43 (1.31%) Oracle Database
5 35 (1.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 34 (1.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 25 (0.76%) DB2
8 24 (0.73%) MySQL
8 24 (0.73%) SQL Server 2008
9 21 (0.64%) Oracle ODI
10 19 (0.58%) RDBMS
11 18 (0.55%) Oracle Reports
11 18 (0.55%) SQL Server 2005
12 15 (0.46%) Big Data
13 13 (0.40%) PostgreSQL
13 13 (0.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 13 (0.40%) NoSQL
14 11 (0.34%) Data Mining
14 11 (0.34%) SQL Server 2012
15 9 (0.28%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 974 (29.77%) Selenium
2 474 (14.49%) QuickTest Pro
3 294 (8.99%) WebDriver
4 238 (7.27%) JIRA
5 222 (6.78%) Cucumber
6 169 (5.17%) Team Foundation Server
7 167 (5.10%) Visual Studio
8 122 (3.73%) LoadRunner
8 122 (3.73%) SoapUI
9 112 (3.42%) FitNesse
10 103 (3.15%) JMeter
11 94 (2.87%) TestDirector
12 89 (2.72%) SpecFlow
13 79 (2.41%) JUnit
14 70 (2.14%) Jenkins
15 55 (1.68%) WinRunner
16 54 (1.65%) TestComplete
17 51 (1.56%) Git (software)
18 49 (1.50%) Selenium IDE
19 45 (1.38%) NUnit
General
1 881 (26.93%) Finance
2 231 (7.06%) Retail
3 189 (5.78%) Banking
4 134 (4.10%) Telecoms
5 78 (2.38%) Law
6 64 (1.96%) Marketing
7 60 (1.83%) Investment Banking
8 50 (1.53%) Publishing
9 44 (1.34%) Billing
10 41 (1.25%) Legal
11 29 (0.89%) Games
12 26 (0.79%) Retail Banking
13 21 (0.64%) Back Office
14 20 (0.61%) Front Office
15 17 (0.52%) Manufacturing
16 15 (0.46%) Advertising
17 12 (0.37%) Financial Institution
18 5 (0.15%) Pharmaceutical
18 5 (0.15%) Automotive
19 4 (0.12%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 450 (13.75%) .NET
2 273 (8.34%) XML
3 252 (7.70%) Web Services
4 207 (6.33%) SOAP
5 181 (5.53%) HTML
6 106 (3.24%) CSS
7 81 (2.48%) REST
8 62 (1.89%) XSD
8 62 (1.89%) .NET Framework
9 61 (1.86%) WSDL
10 51 (1.56%) ASP.NET
11 40 (1.22%) Gherkin
12 35 (1.07%) Middleware
13 29 (0.89%) RESTful
14 22 (0.67%) jQuery
15 20 (0.61%) Ajax
16 18 (0.55%) CGI
16 18 (0.55%) JMS
17 17 (0.52%) WCF
18 15 (0.46%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 158 (4.83%) Computer Science
2 120 (3.67%) Mobile App
3 79 (2.41%) Mathematics
4 77 (2.35%) Open Source
5 65 (1.99%) Derivative
6 58 (1.77%) Client/Server
7 40 (1.22%) Mainframe
7 40 (1.22%) Management Information System
7 40 (1.22%) AS400
8 38 (1.16%) Equities
9 31 (0.95%) Fixed Income
10 24 (0.73%) Blackberry
11 23 (0.70%) Enterprise Software
12 17 (0.52%) iPhone
12 17 (0.52%) IVR
13 16 (0.49%) Statistics
14 14 (0.43%) iPad
15 12 (0.37%) SWIFT
15 12 (0.37%) New Media
15 12 (0.37%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 320 (9.78%) Windows
2 173 (5.29%) UNIX
3 142 (4.34%) Linux
4 77 (2.35%) Apple iOS
5 73 (2.23%) Android
6 52 (1.59%) Windows 7
7 24 (0.73%) Windows XP
8 20 (0.61%) Solaris
8 20 (0.61%) Windows Server 2003
9 15 (0.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 14 (0.43%) Windows Server 2008
11 7 (0.21%) Windows Vista
12 5 (0.15%) Windows Server 2012
12 5 (0.15%) Mac OS
13 4 (0.12%) Windows 2000
14 3 (0.092%) Ubuntu
15 2 (0.061%) Mac OS X
15 2 (0.061%) AIX
15 2 (0.061%) Windows Phone
15 2 (0.061%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 988 (30.20%) Test Scripting
2 874 (26.71%) Software Testing
3 844 (25.79%) Agile Software Development
4 577 (17.63%) Manual Testing
5 562 (17.18%) Automated Testing
6 523 (15.98%) User Acceptance Testing
7 493 (15.07%) Test Automation
8 426 (13.02%) Automation Testing
9 405 (12.38%) Scrum
10 398 (12.16%) Regression Testing
11 314 (9.60%) Test Strategy
12 251 (7.67%) Test Management
13 241 (7.37%) E-Commerce
14 237 (7.24%) Performance Testing
15 216 (6.60%) TDD
16 211 (6.45%) BDD
17 207 (6.33%) System Testing
18 190 (5.81%) Integration Testing
19 177 (5.41%) Project Management
20 155 (4.74%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 1076 (32.89%) SQL
2 503 (15.37%) Java
3 387 (11.83%) C#
4 188 (5.75%) JavaScript
5 108 (3.30%) VBScript
6 99 (3.03%) Python
7 97 (2.96%) VB
8 91 (2.78%) Ruby
9 86 (2.63%) C++
10 66 (2.02%) PHP
11 63 (1.93%) Perl
12 52 (1.59%) C
13 41 (1.25%) T-SQL
14 23 (0.70%) Shell Script
15 22 (0.67%) Groovy
16 19 (0.58%) VB.NET
17 14 (0.43%) XPath
18 9 (0.28%) Bash Shell
18 9 (0.28%) VBA
19 7 (0.21%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1059 (32.37%) ISEB
2 562 (17.18%) ISTQB
3 396 (12.10%) Degree
4 329 (10.06%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 128 (3.91%) Security Cleared
6 81 (2.48%) SC Cleared
7 18 (0.55%) DV Cleared
8 14 (0.43%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 6 (0.18%) CISSP
9 6 (0.18%) HND
10 5 (0.15%) CSQA
11 4 (0.12%) PhD
11 4 (0.12%) MBA
11 4 (0.12%) PMI Certification
12 3 (0.092%) ISEB Practitioner
13 2 (0.061%) CEH
13 2 (0.061%) CISMP
13 2 (0.061%) CISM
13 2 (0.061%) GIAC
13 2 (0.061%) GPEN
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1289 (39.39%) QA
2 11 (0.34%) SLA
3 7 (0.21%) HL7
4 4 (0.12%) ISO 9000
4 4 (0.12%) ISO 9001
5 3 (0.092%) WAI
6 2 (0.061%) GAMP
6 2 (0.061%) GAAP
6 2 (0.061%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.031%) FATCA
7 1 (0.031%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 18 (0.55%) Active Directory
2 15 (0.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (0.40%) NFS
4 5 (0.15%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.061%) ISA Server
5 2 (0.061%) vSphere
6 1 (0.031%) KVM
6 1 (0.031%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.031%) XenApp
6 1 (0.031%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 553 (16.90%) HP Quality Center
2 23 (0.70%) SCCM
3 21 (0.64%) Tivoli
4 9 (0.28%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 8 (0.24%) Netcool
6 5 (0.15%) Control-M
6 5 (0.15%) Puppet
7 3 (0.092%) McAfee ePO
7 3 (0.092%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (0.092%) nmon
7 3 (0.092%) Ansible
8 2 (0.061%) HP SiteScope
8 2 (0.061%) Vagrant
8 2 (0.061%) BMC PATROL
9 1 (0.031%) OpenView
9 1 (0.031%) SCOM
Vendors
1 401 (12.26%) Microsoft
2 339 (10.36%) HP
3 191 (5.84%) Oracle
4 63 (1.93%) SAP
4 63 (1.93%) Citrix
5 49 (1.50%) IBM
6 28 (0.86%) VMware
7 24 (0.73%) Altiris
7 24 (0.73%) thinkFolio
8 23 (0.70%) Salesforce.com
9 22 (0.67%) Charles River
10 20 (0.61%) Cognos
11 18 (0.55%) webMethods
11 18 (0.55%) StatPro
12 16 (0.49%) Interwoven
13 15 (0.46%) Red Hat
13 15 (0.46%) Atlassian
14 13 (0.40%) Capita
14 13 (0.40%) TIBCO
15 12 (0.37%) Informatica
London
Networking People
Salary: full corporate benefits package
Posted: 53 minutes ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Slough, Berkshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £30000 - £44000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Berkshire
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + share options
Posted: 1 hour ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Net Talent
Posted: 2 hours ago
Surrey
set2recruit
Salary: £45000 Per Annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
set2recruit
Salary: £40000 Per Annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Spring Technology
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Excellent
Posted: 3 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30k - 35k per year
Posted: 4 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30k - 40k per year
Posted: 4 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 15 hours ago
Northamptonshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Spencer Rose
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Premier Group Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
York, North Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £27000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Gosport, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: Market Rates
Posted: 20 hours ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Havant, Hampshire
SSE
Salary: From £29,803 to £38,095 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago