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

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Analyst
Rank 178 191 201
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 343 274 265
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.66% 1.30% 1.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.74% 1.38% 1.30%
Number of salaries quoted 301 200 226
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £26,050
10% offered a salary of more than £44,500 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £31,500
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +3.17%
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
19734 19921 20359
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 95.26% 94.67% 95.09%
Number of salaries quoted 16101 15760 17290
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 £25,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 March 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 March 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
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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 +21 95 £42,500 +13.33% 7
Surrey +17 88 £37,500 -11.76% 10
Hampshire +7 56 £34,000 +19.29% 4
East Sussex -8 29 £40,000 +36.75% 1
Buckinghamshire +9 25 £32,500 -4.41% 1
West Sussex +9 21 £35,000 -32.69% 2
Kent +12 19 £42,500 +102.38% 1
Oxfordshire -1 6 £44,000 +37.50% 1
Middlesex - 5 £31,500 -
Test Analyst
England

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 2 March 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.

1 368 (53.57%) ISEB
2 278 (40.47%) ISTQB
3 258 (37.55%) Agile Software Development
4 243 (35.37%) SQL
5 218 (31.73%) Finance
6 184 (26.78%) Test Scripting
7 182 (26.49%) Selenium
7 182 (26.49%) HP Quality Center
8 176 (25.62%) QA
9 156 (22.71%) Software Testing
10 148 (21.54%) Test Automation
11 131 (19.07%) QuickTest Pro
12 124 (18.05%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 120 (17.47%) Java
14 110 (16.01%) Manual Testing
15 109 (15.87%) User Acceptance Testing
15 109 (15.87%) Test Management
16 108 (15.72%) HP
17 100 (14.56%) Scrum
17 100 (14.56%) WebDriver
18 95 (13.83%) Automation Testing
19 87 (12.66%) Automated Testing
20 85 (12.37%) C#
21 81 (11.79%) Regression Testing
22 79 (11.50%) Microsoft
23 69 (10.04%) Waterfall
24 67 (9.75%) Windows
25 66 (9.61%) XML
26 65 (9.46%) Security Cleared
27 64 (9.32%) Oracle

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

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 12 (1.75%) SharePoint Server
2 11 (1.60%) MS Exchange
3 9 (1.31%) SharePoint
4 8 (1.16%) BizTalk Server
5 7 (1.02%) Confluence
6 5 (0.73%) IIS
7 4 (0.58%) SharePoint 2010
7 4 (0.58%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (0.29%) WebSphere
8 2 (0.29%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.15%) Lync
Applications
1 46 (6.70%) MS Excel
2 29 (4.22%) MS Office
3 17 (2.47%) MS Project
4 2 (0.29%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.29%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 12 (1.75%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.58%) JDE OneWorld
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.02%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.02%) LAN
1 7 (1.02%) Internet
2 6 (0.87%) DNS
2 6 (0.87%) HTTPS
2 6 (0.87%) WAN
3 5 (0.73%) HTTP
4 4 (0.58%) Firewall
4 4 (0.58%) Wireshark
5 3 (0.44%) LTE
5 3 (0.44%) 4G
5 3 (0.44%) MVNO
5 3 (0.44%) 3GPP
6 2 (0.29%) Unified Communications
6 2 (0.29%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (0.15%) HSPA
7 1 (0.15%) GGSN
7 1 (0.15%) ZigBee
7 1 (0.15%) GPRS
7 1 (0.15%) UMTS
7 1 (0.15%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (4.22%) Oracle Database
2 26 (3.78%) SQL Server
3 9 (1.31%) NoSQL
4 6 (0.87%) MySQL
4 6 (0.87%) MongoDB
4 6 (0.87%) Oracle Reports
5 5 (0.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (0.58%) MarkLogic
7 3 (0.44%) SAP BW
7 3 (0.44%) DataStage
7 3 (0.44%) SQLPlus
7 3 (0.44%) MS Access
8 2 (0.29%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (0.29%) Hadoop
8 2 (0.29%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.15%) Data Mining
9 1 (0.15%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.15%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 182 (26.49%) Selenium
2 131 (19.07%) QuickTest Pro
3 100 (14.56%) WebDriver
4 46 (6.70%) TestDirector
4 46 (6.70%) JIRA
5 43 (6.26%) Cucumber
6 39 (5.68%) Visual Studio
7 38 (5.53%) Team Foundation Server
8 35 (5.09%) Eclipse
8 35 (5.09%) LoadRunner
9 31 (4.51%) SoapUI
10 29 (4.22%) SpecFlow
11 23 (3.35%) TestNG
12 22 (3.20%) IntelliJ
13 17 (2.47%) WinRunner
13 17 (2.47%) Git (software)
14 11 (1.60%) Firebug
14 11 (1.60%) JUnit
14 11 (1.60%) Subversion
14 11 (1.60%) Jenkins
General
1 218 (31.73%) Finance
2 44 (6.40%) Telecoms
3 39 (5.68%) Banking
4 31 (4.51%) Retail
5 23 (3.35%) Aerospace
6 11 (1.60%) Legal
7 10 (1.46%) Marketing
8 8 (1.16%) Billing
9 6 (0.87%) Military
10 5 (0.73%) Financial Institution
10 5 (0.73%) Investment Banking
11 3 (0.44%) Manufacturing
11 3 (0.44%) Advertising
12 2 (0.29%) Front Office
12 2 (0.29%) Local Government
13 1 (0.15%) Retail Banking
13 1 (0.15%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (9.61%) XML
2 54 (7.86%) HTML
3 47 (6.84%) .NET
4 37 (5.39%) Web Services
5 21 (3.06%) CSS
6 19 (2.77%) SOAP
7 9 (1.31%) Ajax
7 9 (1.31%) Gherkin
8 7 (1.02%) JSON
9 6 (0.87%) WinForms
10 5 (0.73%) Middleware
10 5 (0.73%) WPF
10 5 (0.73%) Silverlight
11 4 (0.58%) HTML5
11 4 (0.58%) REST
12 3 (0.44%) WCF
12 3 (0.44%) ASP.NET
13 2 (0.29%) XSL
13 2 (0.29%) POSIX
13 2 (0.29%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 56 (8.15%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (3.93%) Computer Science
3 24 (3.49%) AS400
4 21 (3.06%) iSeries
5 16 (2.33%) Client/Server
6 10 (1.46%) Clustering
6 10 (1.46%) Open Source
6 10 (1.46%) Management Information System
7 9 (1.31%) Mobile App
7 9 (1.31%) N-Tier
8 5 (0.73%) Statistics
8 5 (0.73%) Mathematics
8 5 (0.73%) Hedge funds
9 4 (0.58%) Replication
10 3 (0.44%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 3 (0.44%) Physics
10 3 (0.44%) PACS
10 3 (0.44%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (0.44%) User Experience
11 2 (0.29%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 67 (9.75%) Windows
2 39 (5.68%) UNIX
3 17 (2.47%) Windows Server 2003
4 14 (2.04%) Windows XP
5 13 (1.89%) Linux
6 6 (0.87%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (0.58%) Windows 7
7 4 (0.58%) AIX
7 4 (0.58%) Solaris
8 2 (0.29%) Android
8 2 (0.29%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.29%) Windows 8
8 2 (0.29%) CentOS
9 1 (0.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.15%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.15%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 258 (37.55%) Agile Software Development
2 184 (26.78%) Test Scripting
3 156 (22.71%) Software Testing
4 148 (21.54%) Test Automation
5 110 (16.01%) Manual Testing
6 109 (15.87%) Test Management
6 109 (15.87%) User Acceptance Testing
7 100 (14.56%) Scrum
8 95 (13.83%) Automation Testing
9 87 (12.66%) Automated Testing
10 81 (11.79%) Regression Testing
11 69 (10.04%) Waterfall
12 57 (8.30%) Test Planning
13 53 (7.71%) System Testing
14 49 (7.13%) Test Strategy
14 49 (7.13%) TDD
15 48 (6.99%) Mentoring
16 42 (6.11%) BDD
17 41 (5.97%) Continuous Improvement
18 36 (5.24%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 243 (35.37%) SQL
2 120 (17.47%) Java
3 85 (12.37%) C#
4 31 (4.51%) Python
5 21 (3.06%) VBScript
6 20 (2.91%) Perl
7 17 (2.47%) JavaScript
8 13 (1.89%) Ruby
9 12 (1.75%) VB
10 11 (1.60%) PHP
11 10 (1.46%) VB.NET
12 8 (1.16%) C++
13 6 (0.87%) C
14 5 (0.73%) T-SQL
15 4 (0.58%) VBA
16 2 (0.29%) Lua
16 2 (0.29%) Groovy
17 1 (0.15%) Bash Shell
17 1 (0.15%) R
17 1 (0.15%) VC++
Qualifications
1 368 (53.57%) ISEB
2 278 (40.47%) ISTQB
3 124 (18.05%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 65 (9.46%) Security Cleared
5 63 (9.17%) Degree
6 54 (7.86%) SC Cleared
7 12 (1.75%) VCP4
8 4 (0.58%) ISEB Practitioner
8 4 (0.58%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 3 (0.44%) APMP
10 2 (0.29%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 176 (25.62%) QA
2 6 (0.87%) GAMP
3 3 (0.44%) HL7
3 3 (0.44%) DICOM
System Software
1 7 (1.02%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.15%) MetaFrame
3 1 (0.15%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 182 (26.49%) HP Quality Center
2 10 (1.46%) McAfee ePO
2 10 (1.46%) Netcool
2 10 (1.46%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 4 (0.58%) Control-M
4 2 (0.29%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (0.15%) Puppet
Vendors
1 108 (15.72%) HP
2 79 (11.50%) Microsoft
3 64 (9.32%) Oracle
4 12 (1.75%) IBM
5 11 (1.60%) Citrix
6 10 (1.46%) Veritas
6 10 (1.46%) McAfee
7 4 (0.58%) VMware
8 3 (0.44%) Capita
8 3 (0.44%) Red Hat
8 3 (0.44%) SAP
8 3 (0.44%) Cisco
9 2 (0.29%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (0.29%) Fujitsu
9 2 (0.29%) Atlassian
9 2 (0.29%) Panasonic
9 2 (0.29%) Charles River
9 2 (0.29%) Mitel
10 1 (0.15%) EMC
10 1 (0.15%) Twitter
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