The table below looks at the statistics for the Test Analyst role in IT jobs advertised for the South East 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 30 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Analyst
Rank 198 142 210
Rank change year-on-year
-56 +68
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 307 452 279
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.45% 1.93% 1.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.52% 2.03% 1.31%
Number of salaries quoted 274 391 229
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £46,600
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £35,000 £32,000
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +9.37%
Test Analyst
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the South East 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
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
20230 22212 21356
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 95.25% 94.88% 95.15%
Number of salaries quoted 16513 18046 17678
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Test Analyst in the job title across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Test Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Test Analyst
Salary Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Test Analyst across the South East region.

Test Analyst Salary Trend in the South East

Test Analyst
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Analyst across the South East region over the 3 months to 30 June 2015.

Test Analyst Salary Histogram in the South East

Test Analyst
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Analyst within the South East region over the 3 months to 30 June 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
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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
Surrey +36 130 £40,000 -5.88% 12
Hampshire -6 55 £31,000 -17.33% 5
Berkshire -69 50 £37,500 - 7
Buckinghamshire -12 20 £31,250 -3.84% 6
Kent +2 19 £30,000 -14.28% 1
West Sussex -5 11 £25,000 -23.07% 5
East Sussex -9 10 £30,000 -20.00% 1
Oxfordshire -5 9 £28,500 -5.00% 3
Middlesex +9 2 - -
Test Analyst
England

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT jobs across the South East 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.

1 293 (46.58%) ISEB
2 273 (43.40%) Agile Software Development
3 246 (39.11%) ISTQB
4 194 (30.84%) SQL
5 193 (30.68%) QA
6 188 (29.89%) Test Scripting
7 176 (27.98%) Finance
8 167 (26.55%) Selenium
9 143 (22.73%) Software Testing
10 133 (21.14%) Java
11 124 (19.71%) Automation Testing
12 117 (18.60%) Automated Testing
13 110 (17.49%) User Acceptance Testing
14 108 (17.17%) Test Automation
15 101 (16.06%) HP UFT
16 92 (14.63%) HP Quality Center
17 88 (13.99%) HP
18 86 (13.67%) Regression Testing
18 86 (13.67%) Scrum
19 85 (13.51%) WebDriver
20 84 (13.35%) Manual Testing
20 84 (13.35%) Test Management
21 80 (12.72%) Degree
22 78 (12.40%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
23 75 (11.92%) Waterfall
24 73 (11.61%) XML
25 72 (11.45%) Microsoft
26 68 (10.81%) SDLC
27 66 (10.49%) C#
28 63 (10.02%) HTML

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT jobs across the South East 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 8 (1.27%) SharePoint
1 8 (1.27%) BizTalk Server
1 8 (1.27%) SharePoint 2010
1 8 (1.27%) SharePoint 2013
2 7 (1.11%) Elasticsearch
3 6 (0.95%) Confluence
4 5 (0.79%) NetWeaver
5 4 (0.64%) WebSphere
5 4 (0.64%) Tomcat
6 2 (0.32%) IIS
7 1 (0.16%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.16%) ColdFusion
7 1 (0.16%) CMS
7 1 (0.16%) Lync
Applications
1 47 (7.47%) MS Excel
2 30 (4.77%) MS Office
3 5 (0.79%) MS Project
4 1 (0.16%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.16%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (1.11%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (0.95%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 5 (0.79%) SAP CRM
4 4 (0.64%) CSG Singleview
5 3 (0.48%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.16%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.16%) JDE OneWorld
6 1 (0.16%) Exstream
Cloud Services
1 6 (0.95%) SaaS
2 2 (0.32%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 8 (1.27%) SAN
2 5 (0.79%) Internet
2 5 (0.79%) HTTP
3 4 (0.64%) LAN
3 4 (0.64%) Wireless
3 4 (0.64%) HTTPS
4 3 (0.48%) WAN
4 3 (0.48%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.32%) SSH
5 2 (0.32%) WebEx
6 1 (0.16%) Diameter Protocol
6 1 (0.16%) IP Telephony
6 1 (0.16%) Wireshark
6 1 (0.16%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (0.16%) Unified Communications
6 1 (0.16%) SS7
6 1 (0.16%) Firewall
6 1 (0.16%) VPN
6 1 (0.16%) DNS
6 1 (0.16%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (8.11%) SQL Server
2 13 (2.07%) Big Data
3 9 (1.43%) Oracle Database
4 8 (1.27%) MySQL
5 7 (1.11%) MongoDB
5 7 (1.11%) DB2
6 6 (0.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 6 (0.95%) NoSQL
7 5 (0.79%) SQL Server 2008
8 4 (0.64%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (0.48%) MS Access
9 3 (0.48%) Hadoop
10 2 (0.32%) SAP Data Services
11 1 (0.16%) Data Mining
11 1 (0.16%) SQL Server 2005
11 1 (0.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 1 (0.16%) Oracle Database 11g
11 1 (0.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 167 (26.55%) Selenium
2 101 (16.06%) HP UFT
3 85 (13.51%) WebDriver
4 47 (7.47%) JIRA
5 42 (6.68%) Team Foundation Server
6 41 (6.52%) LoadRunner
7 32 (5.09%) Visual Studio
8 29 (4.61%) Cucumber
9 24 (3.82%) Eclipse
10 23 (3.66%) Jenkins
11 20 (3.18%) SoapUI
11 20 (3.18%) JMeter
12 19 (3.02%) IntelliJ
12 19 (3.02%) TestNG
13 16 (2.54%) TestDirector
14 15 (2.38%) Maven
15 14 (2.23%) SpecFlow
16 13 (2.07%) Firebug
17 10 (1.59%) JUnit
17 10 (1.59%) Subversion
General
1 176 (27.98%) Finance
2 32 (5.09%) Telecoms
3 31 (4.93%) Banking
4 15 (2.38%) Retail
5 13 (2.07%) Marketing
6 9 (1.43%) Billing
6 9 (1.43%) Aerospace
7 6 (0.95%) Electronics
7 6 (0.95%) Manufacturing
8 4 (0.64%) Investment Banking
9 2 (0.32%) Retail Banking
9 2 (0.32%) Games
9 2 (0.32%) Automotive
9 2 (0.32%) Law
10 1 (0.16%) Advertising
10 1 (0.16%) Front Office
10 1 (0.16%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (11.61%) XML
2 63 (10.02%) HTML
3 54 (8.59%) .NET
4 41 (6.52%) Web Services
5 30 (4.77%) CSS
6 15 (2.38%) Gherkin
7 14 (2.23%) SOAP
8 11 (1.75%) J2EE
9 8 (1.27%) JSON
10 6 (0.95%) WinForms
10 6 (0.95%) Ajax
11 5 (0.79%) ASP.NET
11 5 (0.79%) Silverlight
11 5 (0.79%) HTML5
12 4 (0.64%) REST
12 4 (0.64%) WPF
12 4 (0.64%) Spring
13 3 (0.48%) FIX Protocol
13 3 (0.48%) AngularJS
14 2 (0.32%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 39 (6.20%) Analytical Skills
2 38 (6.04%) Client/Server
3 32 (5.09%) AS400
4 31 (4.93%) iSeries
5 18 (2.86%) Computer Science
6 7 (1.11%) Statistics
7 6 (0.95%) DTV
7 6 (0.95%) N-Tier
8 5 (0.79%) Mathematics
9 4 (0.64%) Management Information System
9 4 (0.64%) Mobile App
10 3 (0.48%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (0.48%) User Experience
10 3 (0.48%) Hedge funds
10 3 (0.48%) SWIFT
11 2 (0.32%) New Media
11 2 (0.32%) Data Integration
11 2 (0.32%) Fixed Income
11 2 (0.32%) Derivative
11 2 (0.32%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 43 (6.84%) UNIX
2 40 (6.36%) Windows
3 30 (4.77%) Linux
4 2 (0.32%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.16%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.16%) Android
5 1 (0.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.16%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 273 (43.40%) Agile Software Development
2 188 (29.89%) Test Scripting
3 143 (22.73%) Software Testing
4 124 (19.71%) Automation Testing
5 117 (18.60%) Automated Testing
6 110 (17.49%) User Acceptance Testing
7 108 (17.17%) Test Automation
8 86 (13.67%) Scrum
8 86 (13.67%) Regression Testing
9 84 (13.35%) Manual Testing
9 84 (13.35%) Test Management
10 75 (11.92%) Waterfall
11 68 (10.81%) SDLC
12 60 (9.54%) Mentoring
13 45 (7.15%) System Integration Testing
14 44 (7.00%) TDD
15 43 (6.84%) V-Model
16 41 (6.52%) Line Management
17 40 (6.36%) Test Planning
17 40 (6.36%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 194 (30.84%) SQL
2 133 (21.14%) Java
3 66 (10.49%) C#
4 25 (3.97%) PL/SQL
5 23 (3.66%) Python
6 20 (3.18%) VB
7 17 (2.70%) PHP
8 16 (2.54%) JavaScript
9 12 (1.91%) C
9 12 (1.91%) VBScript
10 10 (1.59%) Perl
11 9 (1.43%) VB.NET
11 9 (1.43%) Ruby
12 7 (1.11%) Shell Script
12 7 (1.11%) T-SQL
13 6 (0.95%) C++
14 2 (0.32%) Groovy
15 1 (0.16%) PowerShell
15 1 (0.16%) Bash Shell
15 1 (0.16%) VB6
Qualifications
1 293 (46.58%) ISEB
2 246 (39.11%) ISTQB
3 80 (12.72%) Degree
4 78 (12.40%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 51 (8.11%) Security Cleared
6 34 (5.41%) SC Cleared
7 6 (0.95%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 5 (0.79%) DV Cleared
9 3 (0.48%) APMP
10 1 (0.16%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 193 (30.68%) QA
2 1 (0.16%) HL7
2 1 (0.16%) DICOM
System Software
1 17 (2.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (2.54%) Hyper-V
2 16 (2.54%) vSphere
3 4 (0.64%) Terminal Services
4 3 (0.48%) Firmware
5 2 (0.32%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 92 (14.63%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.16%) Puppet
2 1 (0.16%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 88 (13.99%) HP
2 72 (11.45%) Microsoft
3 58 (9.22%) Oracle
4 21 (3.34%) VMware
5 12 (1.91%) SAP
6 11 (1.75%) Citrix
7 10 (1.59%) Capita
8 6 (0.95%) IBM
9 3 (0.48%) Progress
10 2 (0.32%) Cisco
10 2 (0.32%) Google
10 2 (0.32%) JD Edwards
10 2 (0.32%) Salesforce.com
10 2 (0.32%) Charles River
11 1 (0.16%) Red Hat
11 1 (0.16%) Panasonic
11 1 (0.16%) Mitel
11 1 (0.16%) Telerik
11 1 (0.16%) EMC
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Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
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Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
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Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum
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Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum + Life Assurance, Pension and Medical Cover
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Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
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Salary: £28000 - £37000 per annum
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Salary: £25500 - £30400 per annum
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