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 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Analyst
Rank 155 193 179
Rank change year-on-year
+38 -14
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 391 293 317
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.79% 1.36% 1.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.89% 1.43% 1.47%
Number of salaries quoted 309 251 287
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £28,200 £25,300
10% offered a salary of more than £46,400 £46,500 £45,000
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
20681 20439 21619
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.71% 94.99% 95.52%
Number of salaries quoted 16315 16841 18500
Average salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £62,500
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 20 October 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 20 October 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
(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
Berkshire +57 135 £37,500 -6.25% 9
Surrey +28 118 £35,000 - 12
Hampshire +13 43 £32,500 -15.58% 9
East Sussex -18 33 £37,500 +17.18% 3
Buckinghamshire +10 25 £37,500 +15.38% 6
Kent +8 14 £37,500 +20.00%
West Sussex -14 9 £38,500 +26.22%
Middlesex 0 7 £31,500 -42.72%
Oxfordshire +3 6 £25,500 -36.25% 3
Test Analyst
England

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 20 October 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.

1 331 (40.97%) ISEB
2 327 (40.47%) Agile Software Development
3 290 (35.89%) SQL
4 270 (33.42%) Finance
5 247 (30.57%) Software Testing
6 229 (28.34%) Selenium
7 228 (28.22%) HP Quality Center
8 222 (27.48%) Test Scripting
9 214 (26.49%) QA
10 197 (24.38%) Manual Testing
11 186 (23.02%) ISTQB
12 179 (22.15%) QuickTest Pro
13 125 (15.47%) HP
14 122 (15.10%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 117 (14.48%) Test Automation
16 114 (14.11%) Automated Testing
17 112 (13.86%) User Acceptance Testing
18 106 (13.12%) Automation Testing
19 105 (13.00%) Scrum
20 103 (12.75%) Degree
21 102 (12.62%) .NET
21 102 (12.62%) XML
22 97 (12.00%) Microsoft
23 96 (11.88%) Security Cleared
24 95 (11.76%) Java
25 93 (11.51%) Windows
26 92 (11.39%) C#
27 90 (11.14%) SC Cleared
28 86 (10.64%) Test Management
29 85 (10.52%) Test Planning

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

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 23 (2.85%) SharePoint Server
2 16 (1.98%) BizTalk Server
3 15 (1.86%) SharePoint
4 14 (1.73%) MS Exchange
5 7 (0.87%) ColdFusion
5 7 (0.87%) WebSphere
6 5 (0.62%) Confluence
6 5 (0.62%) IIS
7 4 (0.50%) SharePoint 2010
7 4 (0.50%) SharePoint 2013
8 3 (0.37%) Lotus Domino
9 2 (0.25%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.12%) JBoss
10 1 (0.12%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 38 (4.70%) MS Excel
2 18 (2.23%) MS Office
3 7 (0.87%) MS Project
4 2 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.12%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 11 (1.36%) JDE OneWorld
2 7 (0.87%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.25%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.12%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 7 (0.87%) SaaS
2 6 (0.74%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.12%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (1.61%) TCP/IP
1 13 (1.61%) Wireshark
2 12 (1.49%) DNS
3 11 (1.36%) SS7
3 11 (1.36%) ISUP
3 11 (1.36%) INAP
3 11 (1.36%) SMS
3 11 (1.36%) LDAP
3 11 (1.36%) HTTP
4 9 (1.11%) Internet
5 8 (0.99%) Firewall
6 5 (0.62%) LTE
6 5 (0.62%) 4G
7 3 (0.37%) HTTPS
7 3 (0.37%) FTP
8 2 (0.25%) 3G
9 1 (0.12%) 802.15
9 1 (0.12%) Unified Communications
9 1 (0.12%) ZigBee
9 1 (0.12%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (6.56%) SQL Server
2 26 (3.22%) Oracle Database
3 9 (1.11%) NoSQL
3 9 (1.11%) Oracle Reports
4 8 (0.99%) MySQL
5 7 (0.87%) MarkLogic
6 5 (0.62%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (0.50%) SQLPlus
7 4 (0.50%) SAP BW
7 4 (0.50%) DataStage
8 3 (0.37%) SQL Server 2000
8 3 (0.37%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (0.37%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (0.25%) Oracle ODI
9 2 (0.25%) Oracle Database 10g
9 2 (0.25%) DB2
10 1 (0.12%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.12%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.12%) Relational Database
10 1 (0.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 229 (28.34%) Selenium
2 179 (22.15%) QuickTest Pro
3 73 (9.03%) WebDriver
4 62 (7.67%) TestDirector
5 57 (7.05%) Team Foundation Server
6 56 (6.93%) Visual Studio
7 51 (6.31%) JIRA
8 45 (5.57%) Cucumber
9 36 (4.46%) SoapUI
10 34 (4.21%) Selenium IDE
11 33 (4.08%) LoadRunner
12 32 (3.96%) WinRunner
13 30 (3.71%) JUnit
14 26 (3.22%) TestNG
15 21 (2.60%) JMeter
16 19 (2.35%) SpecFlow
17 16 (1.98%) Git (software)
18 15 (1.86%) TestComplete
18 15 (1.86%) FitNesse
19 14 (1.73%) Subversion
General
1 270 (33.42%) Finance
2 74 (9.16%) Telecoms
3 53 (6.56%) Retail
4 21 (2.60%) Billing
5 17 (2.10%) Banking
6 11 (1.36%) Marketing
7 10 (1.24%) Legal
8 6 (0.74%) Aerospace
9 4 (0.50%) Front Office
9 4 (0.50%) Military
10 3 (0.37%) Manufacturing
10 3 (0.37%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.25%) Publishing
11 2 (0.25%) Investment Banking
11 2 (0.25%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 102 (12.62%) .NET
1 102 (12.62%) XML
2 63 (7.80%) Web Services
3 54 (6.68%) SOAP
4 49 (6.06%) HTML
5 27 (3.34%) CSS
6 21 (2.60%) XSD
6 21 (2.60%) WSDL
7 14 (1.73%) ASP.NET
8 13 (1.61%) .NET Framework
9 11 (1.36%) Rendezvous
10 10 (1.24%) REST
11 8 (0.99%) Gherkin
11 8 (0.99%) Middleware
12 6 (0.74%) GWT
13 5 (0.62%) WCF
14 4 (0.50%) LINQ
14 4 (0.50%) jQuery
14 4 (0.50%) JSON
14 4 (0.50%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 43 (5.32%) Analytical Skills
2 38 (4.70%) Mobile App
3 34 (4.21%) Computer Science
4 25 (3.09%) Mathematics
5 17 (2.10%) Client/Server
6 14 (1.73%) Clustering
7 11 (1.36%) IVR
8 7 (0.87%) Chip and PIN
9 5 (0.62%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 5 (0.62%) iPad
9 5 (0.62%) SWIFT
10 4 (0.50%) FMCG
10 4 (0.50%) Replication
10 4 (0.50%) Open Source
10 4 (0.50%) N-Tier
10 4 (0.50%) Management Information System
11 3 (0.37%) EPoS
11 3 (0.37%) Physics
11 3 (0.37%) Chemistry
11 3 (0.37%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 93 (11.51%) Windows
2 40 (4.95%) UNIX
3 38 (4.70%) Linux
4 28 (3.47%) Windows XP
5 19 (2.35%) Windows Server 2003
6 15 (1.86%) Solaris
7 11 (1.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (0.62%) Apple iOS
9 4 (0.50%) Mac OS
9 4 (0.50%) AIX
10 3 (0.37%) Windows 7
10 3 (0.37%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.12%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.12%) Android
11 1 (0.12%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 327 (40.47%) Agile Software Development
2 247 (30.57%) Software Testing
3 222 (27.48%) Test Scripting
4 197 (24.38%) Manual Testing
5 117 (14.48%) Test Automation
6 114 (14.11%) Automated Testing
7 112 (13.86%) User Acceptance Testing
8 106 (13.12%) Automation Testing
9 105 (13.00%) Scrum
10 86 (10.64%) Test Management
11 85 (10.52%) Test Planning
12 80 (9.90%) Regression Testing
13 63 (7.80%) Performance Testing
14 59 (7.30%) Test Strategy
15 58 (7.18%) System Testing
16 52 (6.44%) Continuous Integration
17 42 (5.20%) Waterfall
18 39 (4.83%) Web Testing
19 37 (4.58%) Integration Testing
20 32 (3.96%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 290 (35.89%) SQL
2 95 (11.76%) Java
3 92 (11.39%) C#
4 57 (7.05%) VBScript
5 40 (4.95%) JavaScript
6 35 (4.33%) Python
7 34 (4.21%) Perl
8 23 (2.85%) PHP
9 22 (2.72%) VB
10 18 (2.23%) VB.NET
11 15 (1.86%) C++
11 15 (1.86%) XPath
12 8 (0.99%) C
13 5 (0.62%) T-SQL
14 3 (0.37%) Ruby
15 1 (0.12%) VB6
15 1 (0.12%) VBA
15 1 (0.12%) Delphi
15 1 (0.12%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 331 (40.97%) ISEB
2 186 (23.02%) ISTQB
3 122 (15.10%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 103 (12.75%) Degree
5 96 (11.88%) Security Cleared
6 90 (11.14%) SC Cleared
7 7 (0.87%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 3 (0.37%) PhD
9 2 (0.25%) DV Cleared
9 2 (0.25%) CISSP
9 2 (0.25%) CISM
10 1 (0.12%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 214 (26.49%) QA
2 8 (0.99%) GAMP
3 2 (0.25%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.25%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (1.36%) NFS
2 9 (1.11%) Active Directory
3 5 (0.62%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.25%) vSphere
5 1 (0.12%) KVM
5 1 (0.12%) XenApp
5 1 (0.12%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 228 (28.22%) HP Quality Center
2 18 (2.23%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 17 (2.10%) Netcool
4 13 (1.61%) McAfee ePO
5 4 (0.50%) Control-M
6 2 (0.25%) Puppet
6 2 (0.25%) Vagrant
6 2 (0.25%) Tivoli
6 2 (0.25%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 125 (15.47%) HP
2 97 (12.00%) Microsoft
3 54 (6.68%) Oracle
4 27 (3.34%) Citrix
5 14 (1.73%) Veritas
6 13 (1.61%) McAfee
7 11 (1.36%) VMware
7 11 (1.36%) TIBCO
7 11 (1.36%) Red Hat
8 7 (0.87%) IBM
8 7 (0.87%) Redknee
9 6 (0.74%) SAP
10 4 (0.50%) Fujitsu
11 2 (0.25%) JD Edwards
11 2 (0.25%) Capita
11 2 (0.25%) Charles River
12 1 (0.12%) ESRI
12 1 (0.12%) Telerik
12 1 (0.12%) Northgate
12 1 (0.12%) Cisco
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Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum X2 Annual Bonuses, Pension, Healthca
Posted: 2 hours ago
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Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Hampshire
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Salary: £275 - £350 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
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Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
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Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
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Salary: £40000 Per Annum + 10% On target Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: Competitive
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Salary: £20k - 30k per year
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Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
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Salary: 30,000
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: From £40,000 to £65,000 per annum plus outstanding package
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus, pension, Healthcare
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Berkshire
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Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
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Salary: £22000.00 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: Up to £20,000 per annum
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + DOE
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Guildford, Surrey
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Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
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