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 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Analyst
Rank 204 191 211
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +20
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 293 332 263
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.52% 1.61% 1.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.58% 1.66% 1.34%
Number of salaries quoted 274 291 193
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +1.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,900 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
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
18573 19957 19610
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 96.41% 97.08% 96.51%
Number of salaries quoted 15921 16306 15518
Average salary £44,000 £40,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.64% -4.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 14 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Analyst within the South East region over the 3 months to 14 February 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
(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 +32 100 £37,500 - 11
Kent +37 51 £35,000 -17.64%
Hampshire -3 33 £32,500 -7.14% 8
Berkshire -66 29 £40,000 -5.88% 10
West Sussex -2 24 £32,500 -7.14% 2
Oxfordshire +9 21 £34,000 +41.66% 10
Buckinghamshire -11 19 £34,000 -1.44% 1
East Sussex -2 14 £35,000 -12.50%
Sussex - 1 £37,500 -
Test Analyst
England

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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.

1 251 (40.81%) Agile Software Development
2 234 (38.05%) Selenium
3 207 (33.66%) ISEB
4 201 (32.68%) QA
5 190 (30.89%) Finance
6 173 (28.13%) ISTQB
7 163 (26.50%) Software Testing
7 163 (26.50%) Automated Testing
8 161 (26.18%) Test Scripting
9 158 (25.69%) SQL
10 148 (24.07%) Manual Testing
11 144 (23.41%) User Acceptance Testing
12 116 (18.86%) SDLC
13 114 (18.54%) Regression Testing
14 112 (18.21%) Test Automation
15 106 (17.24%) Scrum
16 98 (15.93%) Automation Testing
17 97 (15.77%) C#
18 94 (15.28%) Java
19 92 (14.96%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
20 89 (14.47%) Functional Testing
21 87 (14.15%) Test Strategy
21 87 (14.15%) .NET
22 82 (13.33%) HP UFT
23 81 (13.17%) HP Quality Center
23 81 (13.17%) JIRA
24 77 (12.52%) Microsoft
25 67 (10.89%) SQL Server
26 66 (10.73%) WebDriver
27 65 (10.57%) HP

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

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 20 (3.25%) ColdFusion
2 3 (0.49%) Apache
2 3 (0.49%) IIS
2 3 (0.49%) SharePoint
3 2 (0.33%) Confluence
3 2 (0.33%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.16%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (0.16%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 49 (7.97%) MS Excel
2 23 (3.74%) MS Office
3 4 (0.65%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 10 (1.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 9 (1.46%) Oracle Financials
3 6 (0.98%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (0.49%) Payment Gateway
5 1 (0.16%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 17 (2.76%) SaaS
2 1 (0.16%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.16%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.14%) Internet
2 5 (0.81%) 4G
2 5 (0.81%) HTTP
2 5 (0.81%) VoIP
3 4 (0.65%) 3G
3 4 (0.65%) Firewall
3 4 (0.65%) SMS
3 4 (0.65%) Wireshark
4 3 (0.49%) 2G
4 3 (0.49%) GPRS
4 3 (0.49%) GSM
4 3 (0.49%) SAN
4 3 (0.49%) SNMP
4 3 (0.49%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.33%) ATM
5 2 (0.33%) Ethernet
5 2 (0.33%) IPsec
5 2 (0.33%) SDH
5 2 (0.33%) SSH
5 2 (0.33%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (10.89%) SQL Server
2 16 (2.60%) MySQL
3 8 (1.30%) MongoDB
3 8 (1.30%) NoSQL
4 6 (0.98%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (0.81%) Big Data
5 5 (0.81%) Oracle Database
5 5 (0.81%) Oracle Reports
5 5 (0.81%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (0.65%) SQL Server 2014
7 3 (0.49%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (0.49%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.16%) DB2
8 1 (0.16%) Oracle Database 12c
8 1 (0.16%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 234 (38.05%) Selenium
2 82 (13.33%) HP UFT
3 81 (13.17%) JIRA
4 66 (10.73%) WebDriver
5 44 (7.15%) Cucumber
6 42 (6.83%) Team Foundation Server
7 33 (5.37%) Visual Studio
8 29 (4.72%) JUnit
9 28 (4.55%) Jenkins
9 28 (4.55%) SoapUI
10 25 (4.07%) JProfiler
11 20 (3.25%) JMeter
12 17 (2.76%) LoadRunner
12 17 (2.76%) Maven
13 13 (2.11%) SpecFlow
14 12 (1.95%) TestComplete
15 11 (1.79%) VSS/SourceSafe
16 10 (1.63%) Eclipse
16 10 (1.63%) NUnit
17 7 (1.14%) WebLOAD
General
1 190 (30.89%) Finance
2 35 (5.69%) Telecoms
3 32 (5.20%) Banking
4 19 (3.09%) Retail
5 18 (2.93%) Games
6 13 (2.11%) Automotive
6 13 (2.11%) Electronics
6 13 (2.11%) Marketing
7 11 (1.79%) Manufacturing
8 5 (0.81%) Law
9 3 (0.49%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.33%) Advertising
10 2 (0.33%) Back Office
10 2 (0.33%) Publishing
10 2 (0.33%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.16%) Front Office
11 1 (0.16%) Legal
11 1 (0.16%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.16%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 87 (14.15%) .NET
2 56 (9.11%) XML
3 37 (6.02%) HTML
4 28 (4.55%) SOAP
5 25 (4.07%) ASP.NET
5 25 (4.07%) Web Services
6 20 (3.25%) Gherkin
7 14 (2.28%) ASP.NET MVC
7 14 (2.28%) CSS
8 10 (1.63%) JSON
8 10 (1.63%) Middleware
9 8 (1.30%) RESTful
10 7 (1.14%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 6 (0.98%) J2EE
12 5 (0.81%) Ajax
12 5 (0.81%) AngularJS
12 5 (0.81%) ASP.NET Web API
12 5 (0.81%) KnockoutJS
12 5 (0.81%) React
12 5 (0.81%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 42 (6.83%) Mathematics
2 35 (5.69%) Analytical Skills
3 32 (5.20%) Computer Science
4 20 (3.25%) Client/Server
5 19 (3.09%) AS400
6 15 (2.44%) iSeries
7 9 (1.46%) Mobile App
8 5 (0.81%) Mainframe
9 4 (0.65%) Driving Licence
9 4 (0.65%) N-Tier
9 4 (0.65%) User Experience
9 4 (0.65%) Wiki
10 2 (0.33%) Data Integration
10 2 (0.33%) Digital Media
10 2 (0.33%) FMCG
10 2 (0.33%) Management Information System
10 2 (0.33%) Mobile Banking
11 1 (0.16%) Blackberry
11 1 (0.16%) Chip and PIN
11 1 (0.16%) iDTV
Operating Systems
1 30 (4.88%) Windows
2 29 (4.72%) Unix
3 28 (4.55%) Linux
4 5 (0.81%) Windows Server
5 4 (0.65%) Apple iOS
5 4 (0.65%) Windows 7
6 3 (0.49%) Android
6 3 (0.49%) Solaris
6 3 (0.49%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (0.49%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (0.33%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.16%) BlackBerry OS
8 1 (0.16%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.16%) Windows 2000
8 1 (0.16%) Windows NT
8 1 (0.16%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 251 (40.81%) Agile Software Development
2 163 (26.50%) Automated Testing
2 163 (26.50%) Software Testing
3 161 (26.18%) Test Scripting
4 148 (24.07%) Manual Testing
5 144 (23.41%) User Acceptance Testing
6 116 (18.86%) SDLC
7 114 (18.54%) Regression Testing
8 112 (18.21%) Test Automation
9 106 (17.24%) Scrum
10 98 (15.93%) Automation Testing
11 89 (14.47%) Functional Testing
12 87 (14.15%) Test Strategy
13 58 (9.43%) Waterfall
14 52 (8.46%) System Integration Testing
15 49 (7.97%) Non-Functional Testing
15 49 (7.97%) Test Management
16 46 (7.48%) Mentoring
17 45 (7.32%) BDD
18 44 (7.15%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 158 (25.69%) SQL
2 97 (15.77%) C#
3 94 (15.28%) Java
4 34 (5.53%) PHP
5 33 (5.37%) JavaScript
6 27 (4.39%) Shell Script
7 25 (4.07%) Python
8 16 (2.60%) C
8 16 (2.60%) PL/SQL
9 14 (2.28%) Perl
9 14 (2.28%) Ruby
10 12 (1.95%) C++
11 10 (1.63%) VB
12 3 (0.49%) Bash Shell
12 3 (0.49%) Groovy
12 3 (0.49%) VBScript
13 1 (0.16%) ActionScript
13 1 (0.16%) PowerShell
13 1 (0.16%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.16%) VBA
Qualifications
1 207 (33.66%) ISEB
2 173 (28.13%) ISTQB
3 92 (14.96%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 50 (8.13%) Degree
5 27 (4.39%) Security Cleared
6 8 (1.30%) SC Cleared
7 4 (0.65%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 2 (0.33%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 201 (32.68%) QA
2 1 (0.16%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.16%) SDET
2 1 (0.16%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (0.65%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 81 (13.17%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (0.65%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 77 (12.52%) Microsoft
2 65 (10.57%) HP
3 50 (8.13%) Oracle
4 12 (1.95%) SAP
4 12 (1.95%) TOWER Software
5 11 (1.79%) MKS
6 4 (0.65%) AppDynamics
6 4 (0.65%) CA
6 4 (0.65%) Citrix
6 4 (0.65%) Dynatrace
6 4 (0.65%) IBM
7 2 (0.33%) PeopleSoft
7 2 (0.33%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.16%) Cisco
8 1 (0.16%) Remedy
8 1 (0.16%) Symbian
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Royal Mail Group
Salary: Excellent Salary & Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Chichester, West Sussex
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £15000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Surrey
Oscar
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Computer People
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Banbury, Oxfordshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £25000.00 - £28000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Banbury, Oxfordshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxfordshire
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum, Benefits Great benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 Per Annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Banbury, Oxfordshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £18000.00 - £23000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Banbury, Oxfordshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £38000.00 per annum + car allowance
Posted: 5 days ago
Richmond, Surrey
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £18,000 to £20,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Hassocks, West Sussex
Friday Media Group
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Surrey
TRG
Salary: 20000-30000 Per Month plus bonus and benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits + Training
Posted: 6 days ago
Walton-On-Thames, Surrey
Client Server
Salary: £20k to £35k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxfordshire
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + Great Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxfordshire
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Great Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Banbury, Oxfordshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Banbury, Oxfordshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Epsom, Surrey
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + package including bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Walton-On-Thames
Client Server
Salary: £20k to £35k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Fareham
Spectrum IT
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Redhill
Interquest - IQ Public Sector
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + benefits and bonus
Posted: 9 days ago