The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the South East region that had Test Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 27 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Analyst
Rank 227 214 155
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -59
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 258 287 427
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.39% 1.39% 1.86%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.44% 1.43% 1.93%
Number of salaries quoted 227 257 360
Median salary £35,000 £38,000 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-7.89% +4.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,350 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,250 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £33,500 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
-4.28% +2.94%
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
17914 20006 22145
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 96.80% 97.06% 96.45%
Number of salaries quoted 15178 16149 17916
Median salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of job ads across the South East region that featured Test Analyst in the job title.

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 27 May 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Analyst within the South East region over the 3 months to 27 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Surrey -38 66 £35,000 -12.50% 5
Kent +26 41 £35,000 +15.70% 1
Hampshire +5 41 £32,000 -1.53% 5
Buckinghamshire +33 27 £35,000 +7.69% 1
West Sussex +8 24 £36,250 +45.00%
East Sussex +28 22 £37,500 +2.20% 1
Berkshire -17 20 £38,000 -13.63% 5
Oxfordshire -3 19 £37,500 +31.57% 2
Test Analyst
England

Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 May 2016, Test Analyst job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South East region featuring Test Analyst in the job title.

1 212 (37.79%) Agile Software Development
2 207 (36.90%) ISEB
3 195 (34.76%) User Acceptance Testing
4 193 (34.40%) Software Testing
5 189 (33.69%) ISTQB
6 188 (33.51%) Selenium
7 184 (32.80%) QA
8 183 (32.62%) Regression Testing
9 175 (31.19%) Finance
10 169 (30.12%) SQL
11 162 (28.88%) Test Scripting
12 147 (26.20%) Manual Testing
13 130 (23.17%) Automated Testing
14 127 (22.64%) Test Strategy
15 114 (20.32%) Automation Testing
16 110 (19.61%) JIRA
17 102 (18.18%) SDLC
18 95 (16.93%) C#
19 94 (16.76%) Test Automation
20 87 (15.51%) Integration Testing
20 87 (15.51%) System Integration Testing
21 86 (15.33%) Functional Testing
22 77 (13.73%) .NET
22 77 (13.73%) Scrum
23 76 (13.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
24 72 (12.83%) Java
25 71 (12.66%) Microsoft
26 69 (12.30%) HP Quality Center
27 67 (11.94%) XML
28 61 (10.87%) WebDriver

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 8 (1.43%) Node.js
2 6 (1.07%) ColdFusion
3 4 (0.71%) Confluence
3 4 (0.71%) SharePoint
4 3 (0.53%) IIS
5 1 (0.18%) Apache Solr
5 1 (0.18%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.18%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.18%) Tomcat
Applications
1 25 (4.46%) MS Excel
2 24 (4.28%) MS Office
3 3 (0.53%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (1.60%) Oracle Financials
2 8 (1.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (0.53%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.36%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.36%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (0.36%) SAP CRM
4 2 (0.36%) SAP IS-U
5 1 (0.18%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.18%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 12 (2.14%) SaaS
2 1 (0.18%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 13 (2.32%) VoIP
2 8 (1.43%) 4G
3 5 (0.89%) 3G
4 4 (0.71%) 2G
4 4 (0.71%) Diameter Protocol
4 4 (0.71%) GSM
4 4 (0.71%) ISUP
4 4 (0.71%) LTE
4 4 (0.71%) SCCP
4 4 (0.71%) SIGTRAN
4 4 (0.71%) SS7
4 4 (0.71%) tcpdump
4 4 (0.71%) UMTS
4 4 (0.71%) Wireshark
5 3 (0.53%) 802.15
5 3 (0.53%) HTTP
5 3 (0.53%) IPsec
5 3 (0.53%) Wireless
6 2 (0.36%) ZigBee
7 1 (0.18%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (8.73%) SQL Server
2 34 (6.06%) MySQL
3 18 (3.21%) PostgreSQL
4 9 (1.60%) MongoDB
4 9 (1.60%) Oracle Database
5 8 (1.43%) NoSQL
5 8 (1.43%) Relational Database
6 5 (0.89%) Oracle Reports
7 3 (0.53%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (0.36%) Big Data
8 2 (0.36%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.18%) Data Mining
9 1 (0.18%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (0.18%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.18%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.18%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 188 (33.51%) Selenium
2 110 (19.61%) JIRA
3 61 (10.87%) WebDriver
4 53 (9.45%) HP UFT
5 48 (8.56%) Team Foundation Server
6 31 (5.53%) JMeter
7 28 (4.99%) Jenkins
8 27 (4.81%) SoapUI
9 25 (4.46%) Cucumber
10 24 (4.28%) Visual Studio
11 21 (3.74%) NUnit
12 18 (3.21%) SpecFlow
13 16 (2.85%) JUnit
14 15 (2.67%) Maven
15 12 (2.14%) Git (software)
16 11 (1.96%) Bugzilla
16 11 (1.96%) NeoLoad
16 11 (1.96%) VSS/SourceSafe
17 10 (1.78%) LoadRunner
17 10 (1.78%) WebLOAD
General
1 175 (31.19%) Finance
2 40 (7.13%) Telecoms
3 30 (5.35%) Banking
4 21 (3.74%) Games
5 17 (3.03%) Retail
6 16 (2.85%) Marketing
7 12 (2.14%) Automotive
8 8 (1.43%) Electronics
8 8 (1.43%) Manufacturing
9 3 (0.53%) Law
9 3 (0.53%) Legal
10 2 (0.36%) Back Office
10 2 (0.36%) Billing
11 1 (0.18%) Advertising
11 1 (0.18%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.18%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.18%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.18%) Publishing
11 1 (0.18%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 77 (13.73%) .NET
2 67 (11.94%) XML
3 32 (5.70%) HTML
4 23 (4.10%) ASP.NET
5 20 (3.57%) SOAP
6 19 (3.39%) ASP.NET MVC
7 18 (3.21%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 16 (2.85%) ASP.NET Web API
8 16 (2.85%) WCF
9 12 (2.14%) Web Services
10 11 (1.96%) Middleware
11 10 (1.78%) CSS
12 9 (1.60%) JSON
13 8 (1.43%) RESTful
14 5 (0.89%) Ajax
14 5 (0.89%) AngularJS
14 5 (0.89%) KnockoutJS
14 5 (0.89%) React
15 4 (0.71%) Gherkin
15 4 (0.71%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 32 (5.70%) Analytical Skills
2 28 (4.99%) Mathematics
3 27 (4.81%) Computer Science
4 23 (4.10%) AS400
5 9 (1.60%) iSeries
6 8 (1.43%) Mobile App
7 6 (1.07%) N-Tier
8 5 (0.89%) Client/Server
8 5 (0.89%) Wiki
9 4 (0.71%) Driving Licence
9 4 (0.71%) Replication
9 4 (0.71%) User Experience
10 3 (0.53%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (0.53%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 3 (0.53%) IVR
10 3 (0.53%) PKI
10 3 (0.53%) Smart Meter
11 2 (0.36%) FMCG
11 2 (0.36%) iPad
12 1 (0.18%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 56 (9.98%) Windows
2 38 (6.77%) Unix
3 31 (5.53%) Linux
4 9 (1.60%) Solaris
5 5 (0.89%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (0.89%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (0.71%) Windows NT
7 3 (0.53%) Android
7 3 (0.53%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.18%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (0.18%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.18%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 212 (37.79%) Agile Software Development
2 195 (34.76%) User Acceptance Testing
3 193 (34.40%) Software Testing
4 183 (32.62%) Regression Testing
5 162 (28.88%) Test Scripting
6 147 (26.20%) Manual Testing
7 130 (23.17%) Automated Testing
8 127 (22.64%) Test Strategy
9 114 (20.32%) Automation Testing
10 102 (18.18%) SDLC
11 94 (16.76%) Test Automation
12 87 (15.51%) Integration Testing
12 87 (15.51%) System Integration Testing
13 86 (15.33%) Functional Testing
14 77 (13.73%) Scrum
15 54 (9.63%) BDD
16 49 (8.73%) Waterfall
17 45 (8.02%) Performance Testing
18 42 (7.49%) TDD
19 40 (7.13%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 169 (30.12%) SQL
2 95 (16.93%) C#
3 72 (12.83%) Java
4 36 (6.42%) JavaScript
5 29 (5.17%) Python
6 25 (4.46%) Perl
7 24 (4.28%) C++
8 22 (3.92%) C
9 18 (3.21%) PHP
10 17 (3.03%) Ruby
11 16 (2.85%) PL/SQL
12 8 (1.43%) T-SQL
13 7 (1.25%) Scala
14 6 (1.07%) Groovy
15 5 (0.89%) Shell Script
16 4 (0.71%) Bash Shell
16 4 (0.71%) VB
16 4 (0.71%) VBScript
17 1 (0.18%) VB.NET
17 1 (0.18%) VC++
Qualifications
1 207 (36.90%) ISEB
2 189 (33.69%) ISTQB
3 76 (13.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 55 (9.80%) Degree
5 29 (5.17%) Security Cleared
6 9 (1.60%) SC Cleared
7 2 (0.36%) BC Cleared
7 2 (0.36%) CEH
7 2 (0.36%) CISSP
7 2 (0.36%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 2 (0.36%) OSCP
8 1 (0.18%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.18%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 184 (32.80%) QA
System Software
1 9 (1.60%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.18%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 69 (12.30%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (1.07%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 71 (12.66%) Microsoft
2 52 (9.27%) HP
3 48 (8.56%) Oracle
4 11 (1.96%) MKS
4 11 (1.96%) TOWER Software
5 10 (1.78%) SAP
6 9 (1.60%) Red Hat
7 6 (1.07%) AppDynamics
7 6 (1.07%) CA
7 6 (1.07%) Dynatrace
7 6 (1.07%) IBM
8 4 (0.71%) Atlassian
9 3 (0.53%) Rally
10 2 (0.36%) Cognizant
10 2 (0.36%) Demandware
11 1 (0.18%) Citrix
11 1 (0.18%) CODA
11 1 (0.18%) Telerik
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