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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Analyst
Rank 209 149 189
Rank change year-on-year
-60 +40
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 277 421 300
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.31% 1.87% 1.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.39% 1.97% 1.47%
Number of salaries quoted 244 346 237
Average salary £35,000 £36,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.10% +4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+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
19999 21359 20410
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.58% 94.84% 95.12%
Number of salaries quoted 16641 16800 16826
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 £60,000 £60,000 £61,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 2 September 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 2 September 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 -1 91 £40,000 +21.21% 11
Hampshire +1 50 £31,000 -4.61% 11
Berkshire -69 48 £37,000 -7.50% 5
Kent +3 23 £35,500 +31.48% 3
Buckinghamshire -18 23 £30,704 -5.52% 2
Oxfordshire +7 16 £28,500 -5.00% 3
West Sussex -4 16 £32,500 -10.34% 1
East Sussex -22 8 £35,000 -6.66% 1
Sussex -1 2 £37,500 +15.38%
Test Analyst
England

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 2 September 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.

1 247 (43.26%) Agile Software Development
2 231 (40.46%) ISEB
3 199 (34.85%) QA
4 197 (34.50%) ISTQB
5 169 (29.60%) SQL
6 162 (28.37%) Finance
7 155 (27.15%) Test Scripting
8 147 (25.74%) Software Testing
9 145 (25.39%) Selenium
10 119 (20.84%) Automated Testing
11 112 (19.61%) User Acceptance Testing
12 101 (17.69%) Automation Testing
13 92 (16.11%) HP
14 89 (15.59%) Java
15 79 (13.84%) HP UFT
16 78 (13.66%) Manual Testing
17 77 (13.49%) Scrum
18 74 (12.96%) Regression Testing
19 72 (12.61%) Test Management
20 71 (12.43%) HP Quality Center
21 69 (12.08%) Test Automation
22 67 (11.73%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
23 66 (11.56%) Degree
23 66 (11.56%) Oracle
24 60 (10.51%) Microsoft
25 56 (9.81%) Waterfall
26 55 (9.63%) SDLC
27 54 (9.46%) Security Cleared
27 54 (9.46%) JIRA
28 53 (9.28%) SQL Server

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

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 (1.40%) SharePoint
1 8 (1.40%) ColdFusion
1 8 (1.40%) SharePoint 2010
1 8 (1.40%) SharePoint 2013
1 8 (1.40%) Elasticsearch
2 5 (0.88%) NetWeaver
2 5 (0.88%) Confluence
3 4 (0.70%) Tomcat
4 2 (0.35%) IIS
4 2 (0.35%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (0.35%) CMS
4 2 (0.35%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.18%) Apache
Applications
1 39 (6.83%) MS Excel
2 27 (4.73%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 11 (1.93%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (1.05%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 5 (0.88%) SAP CRM
4 4 (0.70%) CSG Singleview
4 4 (0.70%) Dynamics AX
5 3 (0.53%) SAP FI
5 3 (0.53%) SAP FI/CO
5 3 (0.53%) SAP CO
6 2 (0.35%) Exstream
6 2 (0.35%) SAP MM
6 2 (0.35%) JDE OneWorld
6 2 (0.35%) SAP HR
6 2 (0.35%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.05%) SaaS
2 4 (0.70%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.35%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.18%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (1.58%) Internet
2 7 (1.23%) SAN
3 6 (1.05%) LAN
3 6 (1.05%) WAN
4 5 (0.88%) HTTP
5 4 (0.70%) Wireless
6 2 (0.35%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.35%) FTP
6 2 (0.35%) WebEx
7 1 (0.18%) 3G
7 1 (0.18%) VPN
7 1 (0.18%) SSH
7 1 (0.18%) Wireshark
7 1 (0.18%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (9.28%) SQL Server
2 15 (2.63%) Big Data
3 11 (1.93%) Oracle Database
4 10 (1.75%) MySQL
5 8 (1.40%) DB2
6 7 (1.23%) Oracle Reports
7 6 (1.05%) SQL Server 2008
8 5 (0.88%) MongoDB
8 5 (0.88%) NoSQL
8 5 (0.88%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (0.53%) Hadoop
9 3 (0.53%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (0.35%) SAP Data Services
10 2 (0.35%) BusinessObjects
11 1 (0.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 1 (0.18%) SQL Server 2005
11 1 (0.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 1 (0.18%) Oracle Database 11g
11 1 (0.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 145 (25.39%) Selenium
2 79 (13.84%) HP UFT
3 54 (9.46%) JIRA
4 50 (8.76%) WebDriver
5 41 (7.18%) LoadRunner
6 28 (4.90%) Visual Studio
6 28 (4.90%) Team Foundation Server
6 28 (4.90%) Cucumber
7 21 (3.68%) Jenkins
8 19 (3.33%) SoapUI
9 17 (2.98%) Maven
10 16 (2.80%) JMeter
11 9 (1.58%) TestDirector
11 9 (1.58%) Zephyr
12 8 (1.40%) JUnit
13 6 (1.05%) WinRunner
13 6 (1.05%) Eclipse
14 5 (0.88%) Subversion
15 4 (0.70%) JProfiler
15 4 (0.70%) Sahi
General
1 162 (28.37%) Finance
2 31 (5.43%) Banking
3 28 (4.90%) Telecoms
4 16 (2.80%) Retail
5 9 (1.58%) Billing
6 8 (1.40%) Manufacturing
6 8 (1.40%) Marketing
7 6 (1.05%) Retail Banking
7 6 (1.05%) Electronics
8 5 (0.88%) Aerospace
8 5 (0.88%) Automotive
9 4 (0.70%) Law
10 2 (0.35%) Back Office
10 2 (0.35%) Games
10 2 (0.35%) Advertising
11 1 (0.18%) Publishing
11 1 (0.18%) General Ledger
11 1 (0.18%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (7.88%) HTML
2 44 (7.71%) XML
3 42 (7.36%) .NET
4 36 (6.30%) Web Services
5 25 (4.38%) Gherkin
6 24 (4.20%) CSS
7 15 (2.63%) SOAP
8 11 (1.93%) J2EE
9 8 (1.40%) REST
10 6 (1.05%) Ajax
11 4 (0.70%) Spring
11 4 (0.70%) ASP.NET
12 3 (0.53%) XSL
12 3 (0.53%) Middleware
12 3 (0.53%) FIX Protocol
13 2 (0.35%) WCF
13 2 (0.35%) WebSphere Message Broker
13 2 (0.35%) RESTful
13 2 (0.35%) ASP.NET MVC
13 2 (0.35%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 37 (6.48%) Client/Server
2 36 (6.30%) Analytical Skills
3 20 (3.50%) AS400
3 20 (3.50%) iSeries
4 11 (1.93%) Mathematics
5 9 (1.58%) Computer Science
6 8 (1.40%) Mobile App
7 6 (1.05%) DTV
8 5 (0.88%) Statistics
9 3 (0.53%) Hedge funds
9 3 (0.53%) SWIFT
9 3 (0.53%) User Experience
10 2 (0.35%) Data Integration
11 1 (0.18%) FMCG
11 1 (0.18%) Management Information System
11 1 (0.18%) N-Tier
11 1 (0.18%) iDTV
11 1 (0.18%) Mobile Banking
11 1 (0.18%) Smart Meter
11 1 (0.18%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 53 (9.28%) UNIX
2 39 (6.83%) Linux
3 36 (6.30%) Windows
4 4 (0.70%) Windows 7
4 4 (0.70%) Apple iOS
5 3 (0.53%) Windows 2000
5 3 (0.53%) Windows Vista
6 2 (0.35%) Android
6 2 (0.35%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.18%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.18%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 247 (43.26%) Agile Software Development
2 155 (27.15%) Test Scripting
3 147 (25.74%) Software Testing
4 119 (20.84%) Automated Testing
5 112 (19.61%) User Acceptance Testing
6 101 (17.69%) Automation Testing
7 78 (13.66%) Manual Testing
8 77 (13.49%) Scrum
9 74 (12.96%) Regression Testing
10 72 (12.61%) Test Management
11 69 (12.08%) Test Automation
12 56 (9.81%) Waterfall
13 55 (9.63%) SDLC
14 52 (9.11%) Mentoring
15 40 (7.01%) System Integration Testing
16 38 (6.65%) Test Strategy
17 35 (6.13%) System Testing
18 34 (5.95%) Performance Testing
19 33 (5.78%) V-Model
19 33 (5.78%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 169 (29.60%) SQL
2 89 (15.59%) Java
3 46 (8.06%) C#
4 33 (5.78%) PL/SQL
5 26 (4.55%) PHP
6 25 (4.38%) JavaScript
7 22 (3.85%) Python
8 16 (2.80%) Shell Script
9 14 (2.45%) C
10 13 (2.28%) Ruby
11 12 (2.10%) VB
12 8 (1.40%) Perl
13 7 (1.23%) VB.NET
14 5 (0.88%) T-SQL
14 5 (0.88%) VBScript
15 3 (0.53%) C++
16 2 (0.35%) COBOL
16 2 (0.35%) ActionScript
17 1 (0.18%) VC++
17 1 (0.18%) VB6
Qualifications
1 231 (40.46%) ISEB
2 197 (34.50%) ISTQB
3 67 (11.73%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 66 (11.56%) Degree
5 54 (9.46%) Security Cleared
6 30 (5.25%) SC Cleared
7 8 (1.40%) DV Cleared
8 6 (1.05%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 2 (0.35%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 199 (34.85%) QA
2 8 (1.40%) SLA
3 3 (0.53%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 16 (2.80%) VMware Infrastructure
1 16 (2.80%) Hyper-V
1 16 (2.80%) vSphere
2 4 (0.70%) Terminal Services
3 3 (0.53%) Firmware
4 1 (0.18%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 71 (12.43%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 92 (16.11%) HP
2 66 (11.56%) Oracle
3 60 (10.51%) Microsoft
4 20 (3.50%) VMware
5 15 (2.63%) SAP
6 11 (1.93%) Citrix
7 7 (1.23%) Capita
8 3 (0.53%) Progress
9 2 (0.35%) IBM
9 2 (0.35%) PeopleSoft
9 2 (0.35%) JD Edwards
9 2 (0.35%) Google
10 1 (0.18%) Remedy
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits + Training
Posted: 4 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £50,000
Posted: 6 hours ago
Ashford, Kent
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Posted: 7 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £34000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum + Bonus, Life Assurance, Pension and Medical C
Posted: 21 hours ago
Surrey
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £50000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
Redhill, Surrey
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £24000 - £30000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reigate, Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 Per Annum + 10% OT Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits + Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £50000.00 - £600000 per annum + company car
Posted: Yesterday
Esher, Surrey
Client Server
Salary: £20k to £30k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 Per Annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £36000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Havant, Hampshire
Stepstone
Salary: Competitive Salary plus Generous Benefits Package
Posted: 5 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Computer People
Salary: £25000.00 - £37000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Interact Consulting
Salary: 35-40k
Posted: 5 days ago
West Malling, Kent
Rark Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £35000 Per Annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Pension (18%), Flex Fund (5%)
Posted: 5 days ago
Wallingford, Oxfordshire
Go Partnership.
Salary: From £32,000 to £35,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago