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 12 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Analyst
Rank 151 174 180
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 404 310 339
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.82% 1.47% 1.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.93% 1.55% 1.58%
Number of salaries quoted 325 245 294
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,400 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £47,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
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
20938 19996 21520
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.57% 95.06% 95.32%
Number of salaries quoted 16391 16521 18415
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £58,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +2.59%

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 12 September 2014.

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 12 September 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
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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
Berkshire +30 135 £40,000 +14.28% 7
Surrey +29 99 £32,500 -7.14% 11
Hampshire +11 57 £32,250 -16.23% 7
East Sussex -9 43 £37,500 +19.04% 3
Buckinghamshire +6 29 £35,000 +9.37% 4
Kent +3 15 £27,000 +1.88%
West Sussex -23 12 £38,000 +22.58%
Oxfordshire -11 9 £30,000 -14.28% 1
Middlesex +5 8 £31,500 -42.72%
Test Analyst
England

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 12 September 2014, 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.

1 363 (41.44%) Agile Software Development
2 351 (40.07%) ISEB
3 289 (32.99%) SQL
4 280 (31.96%) Finance
5 273 (31.16%) Software Testing
6 259 (29.57%) Selenium
7 253 (28.88%) Test Scripting
8 240 (27.40%) QA
9 237 (27.05%) HP Quality Center
10 211 (24.09%) Manual Testing
11 191 (21.80%) ISTQB
12 185 (21.12%) QuickTest Pro
13 139 (15.87%) Automated Testing
14 138 (15.75%) .NET
15 134 (15.30%) Test Automation
15 134 (15.30%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 132 (15.07%) HP
17 124 (14.16%) User Acceptance Testing
18 123 (14.04%) Degree
19 122 (13.93%) C#
20 116 (13.24%) Java
21 114 (13.01%) XML
22 108 (12.33%) Scrum
23 105 (11.99%) Microsoft
24 103 (11.76%) Automation Testing
25 97 (11.07%) Test Planning
26 92 (10.50%) Windows
27 88 (10.05%) Security Cleared
28 81 (9.25%) Telecoms
29 78 (8.90%) Regression Testing

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

For the 6 months to 12 September 2014, 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 16 (1.83%) BizTalk Server
2 15 (1.71%) SharePoint Server
3 9 (1.03%) SharePoint
4 7 (0.80%) ColdFusion
4 7 (0.80%) WebSphere
5 6 (0.68%) MS Exchange
6 4 (0.46%) IIS
6 4 (0.46%) Lotus Domino
7 3 (0.34%) WebLogic
7 3 (0.34%) Confluence
8 1 (0.11%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 39 (4.45%) MS Excel
2 14 (1.60%) MS Office
3 6 (0.68%) MS Project
4 2 (0.23%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.11%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 18 (2.05%) JDE OneWorld
2 2 (0.23%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.11%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.11%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 12 (1.37%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (0.68%) SaaS
3 2 (0.23%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (1.83%) TCP/IP
2 14 (1.60%) DNS
2 14 (1.60%) HTTP
3 13 (1.48%) SS7
3 13 (1.48%) ISUP
3 13 (1.48%) INAP
3 13 (1.48%) LDAP
3 13 (1.48%) SMS
3 13 (1.48%) Wireshark
4 12 (1.37%) LTE
4 12 (1.37%) 4G
5 11 (1.26%) 3G
6 9 (1.03%) Firewall
7 8 (0.91%) Internet
8 4 (0.46%) FTP
8 4 (0.46%) HTTPS
9 2 (0.23%) Unified Communications
9 2 (0.23%) Network Security
10 1 (0.11%) MVNO
10 1 (0.11%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (7.08%) SQL Server
2 23 (2.63%) Oracle Database
3 13 (1.48%) Oracle ODI
4 10 (1.14%) DB2
5 9 (1.03%) MySQL
6 6 (0.68%) Oracle Reports
6 6 (0.68%) NoSQL
7 5 (0.57%) SQL Server 2008
8 4 (0.46%) SQLPlus
8 4 (0.46%) MarkLogic
8 4 (0.46%) SAP BW
8 4 (0.46%) DataStage
9 3 (0.34%) SQL Server 2000
9 3 (0.34%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (0.34%) SQL Server 2005
10 2 (0.23%) Relational Database
10 2 (0.23%) Oracle Database 10g
11 1 (0.11%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.11%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 259 (29.57%) Selenium
2 185 (21.12%) QuickTest Pro
3 78 (8.90%) WebDriver
4 73 (8.33%) Visual Studio
5 64 (7.31%) TestDirector
6 55 (6.28%) JIRA
7 51 (5.82%) Team Foundation Server
8 43 (4.91%) LoadRunner
9 39 (4.45%) Cucumber
10 36 (4.11%) Selenium IDE
11 34 (3.88%) WinRunner
12 31 (3.54%) JUnit
13 30 (3.42%) SoapUI
14 28 (3.20%) JMeter
15 26 (2.97%) TestNG
16 19 (2.17%) TestComplete
17 17 (1.94%) SpecFlow
17 17 (1.94%) eggPlant
18 16 (1.83%) FitNesse
18 16 (1.83%) NUnit
General
1 280 (31.96%) Finance
2 81 (9.25%) Telecoms
3 63 (7.19%) Retail
4 28 (3.20%) Billing
5 11 (1.26%) Marketing
6 9 (1.03%) Banking
6 9 (1.03%) Legal
7 4 (0.46%) Front Office
7 4 (0.46%) Military
8 3 (0.34%) Pharmaceutical
8 3 (0.34%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.23%) Publishing
10 1 (0.11%) Back Office
10 1 (0.11%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.11%) Local Government
10 1 (0.11%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 138 (15.75%) .NET
2 114 (13.01%) XML
3 66 (7.53%) Web Services
4 57 (6.51%) SOAP
5 51 (5.82%) HTML
6 30 (3.42%) CSS
7 25 (2.85%) .NET Framework
8 21 (2.40%) WSDL
8 21 (2.40%) XSD
9 16 (1.83%) ASP.NET
10 13 (1.48%) Rendezvous
11 10 (1.14%) CGI
12 9 (1.03%) Middleware
13 8 (0.91%) REST
14 6 (0.68%) GWT
14 6 (0.68%) Gherkin
14 6 (0.68%) WCF
15 5 (0.57%) jQuery
16 4 (0.46%) Backbone.js
16 4 (0.46%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 51 (5.82%) Analytical Skills
2 43 (4.91%) Computer Science
3 39 (4.45%) Mobile App
4 36 (4.11%) Mathematics
5 21 (2.40%) Client/Server
6 13 (1.48%) IVR
7 10 (1.14%) Mainframe
8 9 (1.03%) Chip and PIN
9 6 (0.68%) Clustering
9 6 (0.68%) SWIFT
9 6 (0.68%) iSeries
10 5 (0.57%) iPad
11 4 (0.46%) EPoS
11 4 (0.46%) FMCG
11 4 (0.46%) N-Tier
11 4 (0.46%) AS400
12 3 (0.34%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 3 (0.34%) Life Science
12 3 (0.34%) Physics
12 3 (0.34%) Chemistry
Operating Systems
1 92 (10.50%) Windows
2 41 (4.68%) UNIX
3 39 (4.45%) Linux
4 18 (2.05%) Windows XP
5 16 (1.83%) Solaris
6 13 (1.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 12 (1.37%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (0.57%) Windows 7
8 5 (0.57%) Apple iOS
9 4 (0.46%) Mac OS
10 3 (0.34%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (0.23%) Windows 2000
11 2 (0.23%) Windows Vista
11 2 (0.23%) AIX
12 1 (0.11%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 363 (41.44%) Agile Software Development
2 273 (31.16%) Software Testing
3 253 (28.88%) Test Scripting
4 211 (24.09%) Manual Testing
5 139 (15.87%) Automated Testing
6 134 (15.30%) Test Automation
7 124 (14.16%) User Acceptance Testing
8 108 (12.33%) Scrum
9 103 (11.76%) Automation Testing
10 97 (11.07%) Test Planning
11 78 (8.90%) Regression Testing
12 75 (8.56%) Test Strategy
13 67 (7.65%) Test Management
14 60 (6.85%) Performance Testing
15 59 (6.74%) System Testing
16 50 (5.71%) Continuous Integration
17 40 (4.57%) Web Testing
18 39 (4.45%) Integration Testing
19 36 (4.11%) BDD
20 35 (4.00%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 289 (32.99%) SQL
2 122 (13.93%) C#
3 116 (13.24%) Java
4 64 (7.31%) VBScript
5 46 (5.25%) JavaScript
6 33 (3.77%) Perl
7 29 (3.31%) Python
8 28 (3.20%) VB
9 22 (2.51%) PHP
10 21 (2.40%) C++
11 17 (1.94%) VB.NET
12 15 (1.71%) XPath
13 14 (1.60%) C
14 9 (1.03%) T-SQL
15 4 (0.46%) Ruby
16 1 (0.11%) Shell Script
16 1 (0.11%) VB6
16 1 (0.11%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 351 (40.07%) ISEB
2 191 (21.80%) ISTQB
3 134 (15.30%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 123 (14.04%) Degree
5 88 (10.05%) Security Cleared
6 75 (8.56%) SC Cleared
7 4 (0.46%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 3 (0.34%) DV Cleared
8 3 (0.34%) PhD
9 2 (0.23%) CISSP
9 2 (0.23%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 240 (27.40%) QA
2 4 (0.46%) GAMP
3 2 (0.23%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.23%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (1.48%) NFS
2 10 (1.14%) Active Directory
3 8 (0.91%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.23%) vSphere
5 1 (0.11%) KVM
5 1 (0.11%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 237 (27.05%) HP Quality Center
2 13 (1.48%) Tivoli
3 11 (1.26%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 10 (1.14%) Netcool
5 5 (0.57%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (0.23%) Puppet
6 2 (0.23%) Vagrant
6 2 (0.23%) BMC PATROL
6 2 (0.23%) Control-M
7 1 (0.11%) nmon
Vendors
1 132 (15.07%) HP
2 105 (11.99%) Microsoft
3 58 (6.62%) Oracle
4 21 (2.40%) Citrix
5 16 (1.83%) VMware
6 13 (1.48%) Red Hat
6 13 (1.48%) TIBCO
7 10 (1.14%) Redknee
8 8 (0.91%) IBM
9 6 (0.68%) Veritas
9 6 (0.68%) SAP
10 5 (0.57%) McAfee
11 4 (0.46%) Fujitsu
12 2 (0.23%) Capita
12 2 (0.23%) Charles River
12 2 (0.23%) JD Edwards
13 1 (0.11%) Telerik
13 1 (0.11%) ESRI
13 1 (0.11%) JBoss
13 1 (0.11%) Cisco
Surrey
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 per annum + Bonus+Benefits+Package
Posted: 6 hours ago
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: From £22,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 Per Annum + 10% On target Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Hungerford, Berkshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Reigate, Surrey
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £40,000 per annum + Benefits + 20% Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
set2recruit
Salary: + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Fusion Recruitment Solutions
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Andover, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Surrey
Nakama
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Sanderson
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Sutton, Surrey
Reed Business Information Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum + 29 days + share ops scheme + pensi
Posted: 5 days ago
Surrey
Harrington Starr
Posted: 6 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Sutton, Surrey
Reed Business Information Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + 29 days + Share Ops + Pension + mo
Posted: 23 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Totaljobs Group.
Salary: Competitive Salary + 29 Days Holiday & Group Pension Scheme
Posted: 23 days ago
Havant, Hampshire
SSE
Salary: From £29,803 to £38,095 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: 25 days ago