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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Analyst
Rank 199 149 200
Rank change year-on-year
-50 +51
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 292 413 290
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.41% 1.82% 1.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.48% 1.92% 1.38%
Number of salaries quoted 264 352 233
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +11.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,150 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £33,500 £33,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+1.51% +1.53%
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
19689 21521 20964
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.94% 95.02% 95.07%
Number of salaries quoted 16229 17194 17286
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 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 31 July 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 31 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
Surrey +29 116 £40,000 - 11
Hampshire -13 48 £30,000 -11.76% 8
Berkshire -66 45 £35,000 -11.39% 6
Buckinghamshire +8 33 £30,000 - 1
Kent +3 16 £33,750 -6.89% 4
Oxfordshire +7 13 £27,000 -10.00% 3
East Sussex -2 11 £31,000 -17.33%
West Sussex -7 7 £35,000 - 1
Sussex -3 2 £37,500 +15.38%
Test Analyst
England

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 267 (44.65%) Agile Software Development
2 252 (42.14%) ISEB
3 217 (36.29%) ISTQB
4 191 (31.94%) QA
5 183 (30.60%) SQL
6 173 (28.93%) Test Scripting
7 170 (28.43%) Finance
8 156 (26.09%) Selenium
9 146 (24.41%) Software Testing
10 120 (20.07%) User Acceptance Testing
11 117 (19.57%) Java
12 114 (19.06%) Automated Testing
13 109 (18.23%) Automation Testing
14 93 (15.55%) HP UFT
15 87 (14.55%) HP
16 86 (14.38%) Test Automation
17 83 (13.88%) Manual Testing
17 83 (13.88%) Scrum
18 82 (13.71%) HP Quality Center
19 81 (13.55%) Test Management
20 79 (13.21%) Regression Testing
21 76 (12.71%) Degree
22 69 (11.54%) Microsoft
22 69 (11.54%) WebDriver
22 69 (11.54%) Waterfall
23 67 (11.20%) XML
23 67 (11.20%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
24 65 (10.87%) SDLC
25 63 (10.54%) Oracle
26 62 (10.37%) HTML

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 9 (1.51%) Elasticsearch
2 8 (1.34%) SharePoint 2010
2 8 (1.34%) SharePoint 2013
2 8 (1.34%) SharePoint
3 6 (1.00%) BizTalk Server
4 5 (0.84%) NetWeaver
4 5 (0.84%) Confluence
5 4 (0.67%) Tomcat
6 3 (0.50%) WebSphere
7 2 (0.33%) IIS
8 1 (0.17%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.17%) ColdFusion
8 1 (0.17%) CMS
8 1 (0.17%) Lync
Applications
1 43 (7.19%) MS Excel
2 33 (5.52%) MS Office
3 1 (0.17%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 7 (1.17%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (1.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 5 (0.84%) SAP CRM
4 4 (0.67%) CSG Singleview
4 4 (0.67%) Dynamics AX
5 3 (0.50%) SAP FI
5 3 (0.50%) SAP FI/CO
5 3 (0.50%) SAP CO
6 2 (0.33%) SAP MM
6 2 (0.33%) JDE OneWorld
6 2 (0.33%) SAP HR
6 2 (0.33%) SAP SD
7 1 (0.17%) Exstream
Cloud Services
1 5 (0.84%) SaaS
2 3 (0.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.33%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 8 (1.34%) SAN
1 8 (1.34%) Internet
2 6 (1.00%) HTTP
3 5 (0.84%) LAN
4 4 (0.67%) WAN
4 4 (0.67%) Wireless
5 3 (0.50%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.33%) VPN
6 2 (0.33%) SSH
6 2 (0.33%) Wireshark
6 2 (0.33%) WebEx
6 2 (0.33%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.17%) Diameter Protocol
7 1 (0.17%) IP Telephony
7 1 (0.17%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (0.17%) Unified Communications
7 1 (0.17%) SS7
7 1 (0.17%) Firewall
7 1 (0.17%) DNS
7 1 (0.17%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (9.20%) SQL Server
2 16 (2.68%) Big Data
3 10 (1.67%) MySQL
4 9 (1.51%) Oracle Database
5 7 (1.17%) DB2
6 6 (1.00%) MongoDB
7 5 (0.84%) NoSQL
7 5 (0.84%) SQL Server 2008
8 4 (0.67%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (0.50%) Oracle Reports
9 3 (0.50%) MS Access
9 3 (0.50%) Hadoop
9 3 (0.50%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (0.33%) SAP Data Services
10 2 (0.33%) BusinessObjects
10 2 (0.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 1 (0.17%) SQL Server 2005
11 1 (0.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 1 (0.17%) Oracle Database 11g
11 1 (0.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 156 (26.09%) Selenium
2 93 (15.55%) HP UFT
3 69 (11.54%) WebDriver
4 48 (8.03%) JIRA
5 40 (6.69%) LoadRunner
6 36 (6.02%) Team Foundation Server
7 29 (4.85%) Visual Studio
8 25 (4.18%) Cucumber
9 22 (3.68%) SoapUI
9 22 (3.68%) Jenkins
10 20 (3.34%) JMeter
11 18 (3.01%) Maven
12 16 (2.68%) Eclipse
13 14 (2.34%) TestDirector
14 12 (2.01%) IntelliJ
14 12 (2.01%) TestNG
14 12 (2.01%) Firebug
15 10 (1.67%) Zephyr
16 9 (1.51%) Subversion
17 8 (1.34%) WinRunner
General
1 170 (28.43%) Finance
2 28 (4.68%) Telecoms
2 28 (4.68%) Banking
3 14 (2.34%) Retail
4 11 (1.84%) Marketing
5 9 (1.51%) Billing
6 7 (1.17%) Manufacturing
7 6 (1.00%) Electronics
8 5 (0.84%) Aerospace
9 4 (0.67%) Retail Banking
10 3 (0.50%) Law
11 2 (0.33%) Games
11 2 (0.33%) Automotive
11 2 (0.33%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (11.20%) XML
2 62 (10.37%) HTML
3 48 (8.03%) .NET
4 40 (6.69%) Web Services
5 28 (4.68%) CSS
6 18 (3.01%) Gherkin
7 15 (2.51%) SOAP
8 11 (1.84%) J2EE
9 7 (1.17%) Ajax
9 7 (1.17%) REST
10 5 (0.84%) JSON
11 4 (0.67%) Spring
12 3 (0.50%) XSL
12 3 (0.50%) Middleware
12 3 (0.50%) ASP.NET
12 3 (0.50%) FIX Protocol
12 3 (0.50%) AngularJS
12 3 (0.50%) HTML5
13 2 (0.33%) RESTful
13 2 (0.33%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 40 (6.69%) Analytical Skills
2 37 (6.19%) Client/Server
3 25 (4.18%) AS400
3 25 (4.18%) iSeries
4 14 (2.34%) Computer Science
5 8 (1.34%) Mathematics
6 6 (1.00%) DTV
6 6 (1.00%) N-Tier
7 5 (0.84%) Statistics
7 5 (0.84%) Mobile App
8 3 (0.50%) User Experience
8 3 (0.50%) Hedge funds
8 3 (0.50%) SWIFT
9 2 (0.33%) Data Integration
9 2 (0.33%) Management Information System
9 2 (0.33%) Mobile Banking
10 1 (0.17%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.17%) Performance Metrics
10 1 (0.17%) Fixed Income
10 1 (0.17%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 49 (8.19%) UNIX
2 40 (6.69%) Windows
2 40 (6.69%) Linux
3 1 (0.17%) Windows 2000
3 1 (0.17%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (0.17%) Windows Vista
3 1 (0.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (0.17%) Mac OS
3 1 (0.17%) Windows 7
3 1 (0.17%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 267 (44.65%) Agile Software Development
2 173 (28.93%) Test Scripting
3 146 (24.41%) Software Testing
4 120 (20.07%) User Acceptance Testing
5 114 (19.06%) Automated Testing
6 109 (18.23%) Automation Testing
7 86 (14.38%) Test Automation
8 83 (13.88%) Manual Testing
8 83 (13.88%) Scrum
9 81 (13.55%) Test Management
10 79 (13.21%) Regression Testing
11 69 (11.54%) Waterfall
12 65 (10.87%) SDLC
13 53 (8.86%) Mentoring
14 49 (8.19%) System Integration Testing
15 41 (6.86%) Test Strategy
15 41 (6.86%) V-Model
16 40 (6.69%) System Testing
17 37 (6.19%) Integration Testing
17 37 (6.19%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 183 (30.60%) SQL
2 117 (19.57%) Java
3 56 (9.36%) C#
4 29 (4.85%) PL/SQL
5 23 (3.85%) JavaScript
6 22 (3.68%) Python
7 18 (3.01%) PHP
8 16 (2.68%) VB
9 13 (2.17%) C
10 11 (1.84%) Shell Script
10 11 (1.84%) VBScript
11 10 (1.67%) Perl
12 9 (1.51%) VB.NET
13 8 (1.34%) Ruby
14 6 (1.00%) T-SQL
15 5 (0.84%) C++
16 1 (0.17%) COBOL
16 1 (0.17%) Delphi
16 1 (0.17%) VC++
16 1 (0.17%) VB6
Qualifications
1 252 (42.14%) ISEB
2 217 (36.29%) ISTQB
3 76 (12.71%) Degree
4 67 (11.20%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 57 (9.53%) Security Cleared
6 32 (5.35%) SC Cleared
7 9 (1.51%) DV Cleared
8 6 (1.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 1 (0.17%) APMP
9 1 (0.17%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 191 (31.94%) QA
2 3 (0.50%) SLA
3 1 (0.17%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 17 (2.84%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (2.68%) Hyper-V
2 16 (2.68%) vSphere
3 4 (0.67%) Terminal Services
4 3 (0.50%) Firmware
5 2 (0.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 82 (13.71%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.17%) Puppet
2 1 (0.17%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 87 (14.55%) HP
2 69 (11.54%) Microsoft
3 63 (10.54%) Oracle
4 21 (3.51%) VMware
5 15 (2.51%) SAP
6 11 (1.84%) Citrix
7 8 (1.34%) Capita
8 4 (0.67%) IBM
9 3 (0.50%) Progress
10 2 (0.33%) Cisco
10 2 (0.33%) Google
10 2 (0.33%) JD Edwards
10 2 (0.33%) Salesforce.com
11 1 (0.17%) Charles River
11 1 (0.17%) Red Hat
11 1 (0.17%) Panasonic
11 1 (0.17%) Mitel
11 1 (0.17%) Telerik
11 1 (0.17%) EMC
Crawley, West Sussex
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: From £18,000 to £26,000 per annum + Benefits + Training
Posted: 2 hours ago
Kent
Proactive Appointments
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Surrey
Ashdown IT
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + pension
Posted: Yesterday
West Malling, Kent
Rark Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £50000 Per Annum Excellent benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
West Malling, Kent
Dupen Recruitment Services
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + good range of benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
X4 Group
Salary: £20k - 45k per year + Company Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bracknell, Berkshire
83Zero
Salary: From £38,000 to £38,000 per annum £38,000 + bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reigate, Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 Per Annum + 10% OT Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Epsom, Surrey
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + bonus + extensive package
Posted: 2 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £45,000 + outstanding package
Posted: 3 days ago
Thame, Oxfordshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £30000 - £42500 per annum + Top benefits and prospects
Posted: 3 days ago
Ringwood, Hampshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £70,000 + outstanding package
Posted: 3 days ago
Amersham, Buckinghamshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £70,000 + outstanding package
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Tiro Partners
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £34000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
PMC retail
Salary: Competitive Basic + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 6 days ago
Sutton, Surrey
Reed Business Information Ltd
Salary: £40,000 to £45,000 pa + 29 days + share ops scheme + pension + more!
Posted: 8 days ago
Richmond, Surrey
Notonthehighstreet.com
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 9 days ago