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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Analyst
Rank 204 164 195
Rank change year-on-year
-40 +31
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 294 378 309
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.37% 1.60% 1.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.44% 1.69% 1.42%
Number of salaries quoted 259 302 237
Average salary £38,500 £36,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.94% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,200 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
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
20356 22430 21702
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.96% 94.77% 95.11%
Number of salaries quoted 16382 17934 17955
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 £65,000 £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 24 April 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 24 April 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 +22 101 £40,000 -15.78% 16
Hampshire -8 53 £32,500 -2.98% 8
Berkshire -58 45 £45,000 +23.28% 6
Kent +14 21 £40,000 +90.47% 3
Buckinghamshire -21 20 £30,000 -11.76% 1
West Sussex +10 18 £30,000 -25.00% 4
East Sussex -33 18 £40,000 +25.00%
Oxfordshire +7 11 £32,500 +4.83% 5
Middlesex +14 8 - -
Test Analyst
England

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 319 (50.32%) ISEB
2 260 (41.01%) Agile Software Development
3 250 (39.43%) ISTQB
4 220 (34.70%) SQL
5 193 (30.44%) Test Scripting
6 189 (29.81%) Finance
7 182 (28.71%) Selenium
8 175 (27.60%) QA
9 140 (22.08%) HP Quality Center
10 139 (21.92%) Test Automation
11 137 (21.61%) Java
12 136 (21.45%) Software Testing
13 117 (18.45%) QuickTest Pro
14 112 (17.67%) User Acceptance Testing
15 106 (16.72%) WebDriver
16 101 (15.93%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 101 (15.93%) HP
17 95 (14.98%) Automation Testing
17 95 (14.98%) Test Management
18 87 (13.72%) C#
19 84 (13.25%) Regression Testing
19 84 (13.25%) Automated Testing
20 82 (12.93%) Scrum
21 78 (12.30%) Microsoft
22 74 (11.67%) Waterfall
23 72 (11.36%) Manual Testing
24 69 (10.88%) XML
25 65 (10.25%) Degree
26 60 (9.46%) Mentoring
27 59 (9.31%) Analytical Skills

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 10 (1.58%) SharePoint
2 8 (1.26%) SharePoint 2010
2 8 (1.26%) SharePoint 2013
3 7 (1.10%) Confluence
3 7 (1.10%) BizTalk Server
4 5 (0.79%) IIS
5 4 (0.63%) Tomcat
5 4 (0.63%) Elasticsearch
6 3 (0.47%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.16%) Lync
7 1 (0.16%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.16%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 53 (8.36%) MS Excel
2 29 (4.57%) MS Office
3 14 (2.21%) MS Project
4 2 (0.32%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.32%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (0.79%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.32%) JDE OneWorld
4 1 (0.16%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.10%) SaaS
2 1 (0.16%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 9 (1.42%) LAN
2 8 (1.26%) WAN
2 8 (1.26%) Internet
3 6 (0.95%) HTTPS
4 5 (0.79%) HTTP
4 5 (0.79%) DNS
5 4 (0.63%) Firewall
6 2 (0.32%) SSH
6 2 (0.32%) Wireshark
6 2 (0.32%) 3GPP
6 2 (0.32%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (0.32%) LTE
6 2 (0.32%) 4G
6 2 (0.32%) MVNO
6 2 (0.32%) WebEx
7 1 (0.16%) Unified Communications
7 1 (0.16%) VoIP
7 1 (0.16%) SMS
7 1 (0.16%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.16%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (5.52%) SQL Server
2 17 (2.68%) Oracle Database
3 10 (1.58%) MySQL
4 9 (1.42%) MongoDB
4 9 (1.42%) Big Data
5 8 (1.26%) NoSQL
6 5 (0.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (0.63%) DB2
7 4 (0.63%) Hadoop
8 3 (0.47%) MS Access
8 3 (0.47%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (0.32%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (0.32%) SAP Data Services
10 1 (0.16%) Relational Database
10 1 (0.16%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (0.16%) Oracle Database 11g
10 1 (0.16%) Data Mining
10 1 (0.16%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 182 (28.71%) Selenium
2 117 (18.45%) QuickTest Pro
3 106 (16.72%) WebDriver
4 48 (7.57%) Visual Studio
5 44 (6.94%) Team Foundation Server
6 43 (6.78%) JIRA
6 43 (6.78%) LoadRunner
7 35 (5.52%) Eclipse
8 30 (4.73%) Cucumber
9 27 (4.26%) TestDirector
10 25 (3.94%) IntelliJ
10 25 (3.94%) TestNG
10 25 (3.94%) SoapUI
11 23 (3.63%) SpecFlow
12 15 (2.37%) Jenkins
13 14 (2.21%) Firebug
14 12 (1.89%) JMeter
15 11 (1.74%) JUnit
15 11 (1.74%) WinRunner
15 11 (1.74%) Subversion
General
1 189 (29.81%) Finance
2 37 (5.84%) Telecoms
3 33 (5.21%) Banking
4 20 (3.15%) Retail
5 15 (2.37%) Aerospace
6 10 (1.58%) Marketing
7 7 (1.10%) Billing
8 6 (0.95%) Manufacturing
9 5 (0.79%) Financial Institution
10 4 (0.63%) Legal
10 4 (0.63%) Investment Banking
10 4 (0.63%) Military
11 3 (0.47%) Advertising
11 3 (0.47%) Electronics
12 1 (0.16%) Front Office
12 1 (0.16%) Games
12 1 (0.16%) Local Government
12 1 (0.16%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (10.88%) XML
2 58 (9.15%) HTML
3 53 (8.36%) .NET
4 33 (5.21%) Web Services
5 21 (3.31%) CSS
6 16 (2.52%) SOAP
7 9 (1.42%) Ajax
8 8 (1.26%) JSON
8 8 (1.26%) Gherkin
9 6 (0.95%) WinForms
10 5 (0.79%) Middleware
10 5 (0.79%) WPF
10 5 (0.79%) Silverlight
10 5 (0.79%) HTML5
11 4 (0.63%) J2EE
12 3 (0.47%) ASP.NET
12 3 (0.47%) WCF
12 3 (0.47%) AngularJS
13 2 (0.32%) RabbitMQ
13 2 (0.32%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 59 (9.31%) Analytical Skills
2 26 (4.10%) Client/Server
3 24 (3.79%) Computer Science
4 23 (3.63%) AS400
5 22 (3.47%) iSeries
6 10 (1.58%) Open Source
6 10 (1.58%) N-Tier
7 8 (1.26%) Management Information System
7 8 (1.26%) Hedge funds
8 6 (0.95%) Statistics
8 6 (0.95%) Mathematics
9 3 (0.47%) Physics
9 3 (0.47%) PACS
9 3 (0.47%) DTV
9 3 (0.47%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (0.32%) Mobile Banking
10 2 (0.32%) User Experience
10 2 (0.32%) New Media
10 2 (0.32%) Mobile App
10 2 (0.32%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 42 (6.62%) UNIX
2 41 (6.47%) Windows
3 18 (2.84%) Linux
4 6 (0.95%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (0.95%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (0.47%) Windows 7
6 2 (0.32%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.32%) CentOS
6 2 (0.32%) AIX
6 2 (0.32%) Solaris
7 1 (0.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.16%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.16%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.16%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 260 (41.01%) Agile Software Development
2 193 (30.44%) Test Scripting
3 139 (21.92%) Test Automation
4 136 (21.45%) Software Testing
5 112 (17.67%) User Acceptance Testing
6 95 (14.98%) Test Management
6 95 (14.98%) Automation Testing
7 84 (13.25%) Automated Testing
7 84 (13.25%) Regression Testing
8 82 (12.93%) Scrum
9 74 (11.67%) Waterfall
10 72 (11.36%) Manual Testing
11 60 (9.46%) Mentoring
12 51 (8.04%) Test Strategy
13 50 (7.89%) System Testing
14 46 (7.26%) Test Planning
14 46 (7.26%) TDD
15 39 (6.15%) BDD
16 38 (5.99%) Integration Testing
17 37 (5.84%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 220 (34.70%) SQL
2 137 (21.61%) Java
3 87 (13.72%) C#
4 14 (2.21%) Python
4 14 (2.21%) VB
5 11 (1.74%) JavaScript
5 11 (1.74%) Ruby
6 10 (1.58%) VBScript
6 10 (1.58%) PL/SQL
7 9 (1.42%) C
7 9 (1.42%) Perl
7 9 (1.42%) PHP
7 9 (1.42%) VB.NET
8 6 (0.95%) C++
9 5 (0.79%) T-SQL
10 3 (0.47%) Shell Script
10 3 (0.47%) VBA
11 2 (0.32%) Lua
11 2 (0.32%) Groovy
12 1 (0.16%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 319 (50.32%) ISEB
2 250 (39.43%) ISTQB
3 101 (15.93%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 65 (10.25%) Degree
5 43 (6.78%) Security Cleared
6 30 (4.73%) SC Cleared
7 4 (0.63%) DV Cleared
8 3 (0.47%) APMP
8 3 (0.47%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 2 (0.32%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 175 (27.60%) QA
2 3 (0.47%) HL7
2 3 (0.47%) DICOM
System Software
1 14 (2.21%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (1.58%) Hyper-V
2 10 (1.58%) vSphere
3 8 (1.26%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 140 (22.08%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.32%) Control-M
2 2 (0.32%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (0.16%) Puppet
Vendors
1 101 (15.93%) HP
2 78 (12.30%) Microsoft
3 56 (8.83%) Oracle
4 14 (2.21%) VMware
5 13 (2.05%) IBM
6 5 (0.79%) Capita
7 3 (0.47%) Cisco
7 3 (0.47%) SAP
7 3 (0.47%) Red Hat
8 2 (0.32%) Progress
8 2 (0.32%) Atlassian
8 2 (0.32%) Panasonic
8 2 (0.32%) Mitel
8 2 (0.32%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (0.32%) Charles River
9 1 (0.16%) Telerik
9 1 (0.16%) Twitter
9 1 (0.16%) Google
9 1 (0.16%) Fujitsu
9 1 (0.16%) JD Edwards
West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £25000 Per Annum + great benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reigate, Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 Per Annum + 10% OT Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: respectable benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Davanti Solutions
Salary: From £35,000 to £38,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
E-synergy Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
Kent
Stott & May
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Berkshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + great benefits package
Posted: 3 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Jagger Talent
Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum Flexible on Salary and Level
Posted: 3 days ago
Surrey
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum, Benefits Pension, Life Cover, Private Medic
Posted: 3 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Dover, Kent
X4 Group
Salary: £20k - 30k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 45,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
ISL
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £18,000 to £22,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £23000 - £27000 per annum + 36 days holiday, pension and more
Posted: 4 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Sogeti
Salary: Competitive Salary + Flexible Benefits Package
Posted: 4 days ago