The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the South East region.

Location
3 months to
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Analyst
Rank 130 194 160
Rank change year-on-year
+64 -34
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 438 290 361
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.93% 1.30% 1.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.04% 1.37% 1.62%
Number of salaries quoted 382 238 287
Average salary £37,500 £33,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.63% -12.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,450 £24,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £33,500 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
Job Titles Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
21497 21228 22267
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.74% 95.00% 95.46%
Number of salaries quoted 17327 17581 19021
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -1.29%
Test Analyst
England

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 11 July 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 11 July 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 +43 123 £38,000 +8.57% 10
Surrey +51 103 £41,500 +3.75% 6
Hampshire +17 72 £35,000 -7.89% 15
East Sussex -4 46 £37,500 +13.63% 1
Buckinghamshire +1 30 £32,500 +18.18% 5
Kent +10 25 £35,000 +16.66% 2
Oxfordshire -4 22 £30,000 +9.09% 3
West Sussex -13 18 £33,750 +10.65% 1
Middlesex +11 3 £31,500 -42.72%
Sussex +8 1 £32,500 -
Test Analyst
England

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 11 July 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.

1 341 (43.16%) ISEB
2 267 (33.80%) QA
3 254 (32.15%) Software Testing
4 250 (31.65%) Test Scripting
5 239 (30.25%) SQL
6 236 (29.87%) Finance
7 235 (29.75%) Selenium
8 193 (24.43%) Agile Software Development
9 191 (24.18%) HP Quality Center
10 181 (22.91%) .NET
11 172 (21.77%) ISTQB
12 160 (20.25%) Test Automation
13 156 (19.75%) C#
14 147 (18.61%) Manual Testing
15 137 (17.34%) Automated Testing
16 128 (16.20%) Java
17 127 (16.08%) Degree
18 126 (15.95%) QuickTest Pro
19 105 (13.29%) User Acceptance Testing
20 102 (12.91%) HP
21 100 (12.66%) Scrum
22 96 (12.15%) Microsoft
23 88 (11.14%) Test Strategy
24 84 (10.63%) Automation Testing
25 77 (9.75%) Visual Studio
25 77 (9.75%) XML
26 71 (8.99%) Telecoms
27 68 (8.61%) Retail
28 66 (8.35%) TestDirector
29 65 (8.23%) Windows

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

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 11 (1.39%) SharePoint
2 9 (1.14%) SharePoint Server
2 9 (1.14%) WebSphere
3 8 (1.01%) IIS
4 7 (0.89%) ColdFusion
4 7 (0.89%) BizTalk Server
5 4 (0.51%) CMS
5 4 (0.51%) Lotus Domino
6 2 (0.25%) MS Exchange
6 2 (0.25%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.13%) ArcGIS
7 1 (0.13%) Drupal
Applications
1 42 (5.32%) MS Excel
2 14 (1.77%) MS Office
3 5 (0.63%) MS Project
4 2 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.13%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 25 (3.16%) JDE OneWorld
2 2 (0.25%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.13%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 23 (2.91%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 30 (3.80%) LTE
1 30 (3.80%) 4G
2 21 (2.66%) Internet
3 15 (1.90%) TCP/IP
4 14 (1.77%) DNS
5 12 (1.52%) Firewall
6 11 (1.39%) 3G
7 10 (1.27%) HTTP
8 9 (1.14%) LDAP
8 9 (1.14%) SMS
8 9 (1.14%) SS7
8 9 (1.14%) ISUP
8 9 (1.14%) INAP
8 9 (1.14%) Wireshark
9 3 (0.38%) FTP
9 3 (0.38%) HTTPS
10 2 (0.25%) Network Security
11 1 (0.13%) IPsec
11 1 (0.13%) 2G
11 1 (0.13%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (7.09%) SQL Server
2 13 (1.65%) Oracle ODI
3 11 (1.39%) MySQL
4 10 (1.27%) DB2
5 9 (1.14%) Oracle Database
6 6 (0.76%) Relational Database
7 4 (0.51%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (0.25%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (0.25%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (0.25%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (0.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.13%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 235 (29.75%) Selenium
2 126 (15.95%) QuickTest Pro
3 77 (9.75%) Visual Studio
4 66 (8.35%) TestDirector
5 64 (8.10%) WebDriver
6 41 (5.19%) WinRunner
7 37 (4.68%) LoadRunner
8 32 (4.05%) TestComplete
9 30 (3.80%) JMeter
9 30 (3.80%) JIRA
10 29 (3.67%) Team Foundation Server
11 26 (3.29%) NUnit
11 26 (3.29%) JUnit
12 21 (2.66%) TestNG
13 20 (2.53%) Ranorex
14 19 (2.41%) Selenium IDE
15 16 (2.03%) Cucumber
16 14 (1.77%) SoapUI
17 13 (1.65%) eggPlant
18 10 (1.27%) SpecFlow
General
1 236 (29.87%) Finance
2 71 (8.99%) Telecoms
3 68 (8.61%) Retail
4 38 (4.81%) Billing
5 9 (1.14%) Marketing
5 9 (1.14%) Banking
5 9 (1.14%) Legal
6 3 (0.38%) Manufacturing
6 3 (0.38%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.13%) Front Office
7 1 (0.13%) Back Office
7 1 (0.13%) Automotive
7 1 (0.13%) Publishing
7 1 (0.13%) Local Government
7 1 (0.13%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 181 (22.91%) .NET
2 77 (9.75%) XML
3 48 (6.08%) Web Services
4 41 (5.19%) .NET Framework
5 36 (4.56%) HTML
6 33 (4.18%) SOAP
7 26 (3.29%) CSS
8 16 (2.03%) ASP.NET
9 11 (1.39%) Middleware
10 10 (1.27%) CGI
11 9 (1.14%) Rendezvous
12 7 (0.89%) jQuery
13 6 (0.76%) WCF
13 6 (0.76%) GWT
13 6 (0.76%) WSDL
13 6 (0.76%) XSD
14 4 (0.51%) JSON
14 4 (0.51%) Ajax
14 4 (0.51%) LINQ
14 4 (0.51%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 60 (7.59%) Mathematics
2 48 (6.08%) Computer Science
3 31 (3.92%) Client/Server
4 24 (3.04%) Mobile App
5 12 (1.52%) Mainframe
6 11 (1.39%) Chip and PIN
7 9 (1.14%) IVR
8 6 (0.76%) Management Information System
8 6 (0.76%) iSeries
9 5 (0.63%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 4 (0.51%) EPoS
10 4 (0.51%) AS400
10 4 (0.51%) FMCG
11 3 (0.38%) Chemistry
11 3 (0.38%) Open Source
11 3 (0.38%) iPad
11 3 (0.38%) EMV
11 3 (0.38%) Statistics
11 3 (0.38%) EFT
11 3 (0.38%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 65 (8.23%) Windows
2 29 (3.67%) UNIX
3 24 (3.04%) Linux
4 11 (1.39%) Windows XP
5 10 (1.27%) Solaris
6 9 (1.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 8 (1.01%) Windows Server 2003
8 7 (0.89%) Windows 7
9 5 (0.63%) Apple iOS
10 4 (0.51%) Mac OS
11 3 (0.38%) Windows Vista
11 3 (0.38%) Windows 2000
12 1 (0.13%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 254 (32.15%) Software Testing
2 250 (31.65%) Test Scripting
3 193 (24.43%) Agile Software Development
4 160 (20.25%) Test Automation
5 147 (18.61%) Manual Testing
6 137 (17.34%) Automated Testing
7 105 (13.29%) User Acceptance Testing
8 100 (12.66%) Scrum
9 88 (11.14%) Test Strategy
10 84 (10.63%) Automation Testing
11 49 (6.20%) System Testing
12 45 (5.70%) Regression Testing
13 44 (5.57%) Performance Testing
14 42 (5.32%) OO
15 35 (4.43%) Test Management
15 35 (4.43%) BDD
16 32 (4.05%) V-Model
17 29 (3.67%) Web Testing
17 29 (3.67%) Waterfall
18 28 (3.54%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 239 (30.25%) SQL
2 156 (19.75%) C#
3 128 (16.20%) Java
4 51 (6.46%) VBScript
5 41 (5.19%) JavaScript
6 37 (4.68%) C++
7 29 (3.67%) VB
8 24 (3.04%) Perl
9 15 (1.90%) PHP
10 13 (1.65%) C
11 10 (1.27%) T-SQL
12 9 (1.14%) Python
12 9 (1.14%) VB.NET
12 9 (1.14%) Delphi
13 7 (0.89%) XPath
14 6 (0.76%) Ruby
15 1 (0.13%) COBOL
15 1 (0.13%) VC++
15 1 (0.13%) Shell Script
15 1 (0.13%) VB6
Qualifications
1 341 (43.16%) ISEB
2 172 (21.77%) ISTQB
3 127 (16.08%) Degree
4 65 (8.23%) Security Cleared
5 45 (5.70%) SC Cleared
6 7 (0.89%) DV Cleared
7 3 (0.38%) PhD
8 2 (0.25%) CISSP
8 2 (0.25%) CISM
9 1 (0.13%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 267 (33.80%) QA
2 1 (0.13%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 9 (1.14%) NFS
1 9 (1.14%) Active Directory
1 9 (1.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.25%) vSphere
3 1 (0.13%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 191 (24.18%) HP Quality Center
2 13 (1.65%) Tivoli
3 7 (0.89%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 6 (0.76%) Netcool
5 2 (0.25%) BMC PATROL
6 1 (0.13%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.13%) Puppet
6 1 (0.13%) Vagrant
6 1 (0.13%) nmon
Vendors
1 102 (12.91%) HP
2 96 (12.15%) Microsoft
3 37 (4.68%) Oracle
4 17 (2.15%) VMware
5 13 (1.65%) IBM
6 12 (1.52%) Citrix
7 9 (1.14%) Red Hat
7 9 (1.14%) TIBCO
8 6 (0.76%) Redknee
9 5 (0.63%) Fujitsu
10 2 (0.25%) JD Edwards
10 2 (0.25%) Veritas
10 2 (0.25%) SAP
10 2 (0.25%) BT
11 1 (0.13%) JBoss
11 1 (0.13%) F5
11 1 (0.13%) Northgate
11 1 (0.13%) Capita
11 1 (0.13%) McAfee
11 1 (0.13%) ESRI
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 28,000 - 38,000
Posted: 19 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Fareham, Hampshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £23000 - £27000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Artemis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum `+ Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Sutton, Surrey
Reed Business Information Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + 29 days + Share Ops + Pension + mo
Posted: Yesterday
Buckinghamshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £35000 - £43000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Fusion Recruitment Solutions
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £28000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £28000
Posted: 2 days ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
ComputAppoint
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Sogeti
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
ARM Technology
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Berkshire
Zetman
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Ordnance Survey
Salary: £32,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
Yoh Company
Salary: £35000 - £65000 per annum + Car, pension, bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Hampshire
Initi8 Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £55000 Per Annum Comprehensive beneifts package
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
The People Network
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + Flexible Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago