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 28 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Analyst
Rank 172 196 196
Rank change year-on-year
+24 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 346 285 315
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.55% 1.29% 1.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.63% 1.36% 1.44%
Number of salaries quoted 267 242 283
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £48,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,250 £32,000
% change year-on-year
+0.77% +0.78%
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
21184 20928 21951
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 95.16% 94.85% 95.68%
Number of salaries quoted 16953 17021 19047
Average salary £41,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.52% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £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 28 November 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 28 November 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 +75 128 £36,500 -8.75% 4
Surrey +7 99 £35,000 -6.66% 12
Hampshire +4 35 £32,500 +0.77% 5
Buckinghamshire +4 27 £40,000 +23.07% 4
East Sussex -23 26 £35,000 +11.11% 2
Kent -3 13 £42,500 +30.76%
West Sussex -1 9 £37,500 +15.38% 1
Middlesex +1 4 £31,500 -42.72%
Oxfordshire -23 1 £21,000 -50.58% 1
Test Analyst
England

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 November 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.

1 316 (42.13%) ISEB
2 289 (38.53%) Agile Software Development
3 264 (35.20%) SQL
4 263 (35.07%) Finance
5 220 (29.33%) Software Testing
6 212 (28.27%) Selenium
7 209 (27.87%) HP Quality Center
8 200 (26.67%) ISTQB
9 189 (25.20%) Test Scripting
10 183 (24.40%) QA
11 168 (22.40%) Manual Testing
12 156 (20.80%) QuickTest Pro
13 131 (17.47%) HP
14 123 (16.40%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 107 (14.27%) User Acceptance Testing
16 106 (14.13%) Test Management
17 101 (13.47%) Automation Testing
18 98 (13.07%) Test Automation
19 94 (12.53%) Security Cleared
19 94 (12.53%) Scrum
20 93 (12.40%) Automated Testing
21 91 (12.13%) Windows
22 87 (11.60%) XML
22 87 (11.60%) Microsoft
23 85 (11.33%) SC Cleared
24 83 (11.07%) Test Planning
24 83 (11.07%) Regression Testing
25 82 (10.93%) Java
26 78 (10.40%) C#
26 78 (10.40%) Degree

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

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 17 (2.27%) BizTalk Server
2 16 (2.13%) SharePoint Server
3 13 (1.73%) MS Exchange
4 11 (1.47%) SharePoint
5 6 (0.80%) IIS
5 6 (0.80%) Confluence
6 4 (0.53%) SharePoint 2010
6 4 (0.53%) SharePoint 2013
7 3 (0.40%) WebSphere
8 2 (0.27%) ColdFusion
8 2 (0.27%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.13%) JBoss
9 1 (0.13%) Tomcat
Applications
1 34 (4.53%) MS Excel
2 17 (2.27%) MS Office
3 10 (1.33%) MS Project
4 1 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (1.20%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (1.07%) JDE OneWorld
3 1 (0.13%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.07%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (1.47%) Firewall
2 10 (1.33%) DNS
2 10 (1.33%) Internet
3 9 (1.20%) HTTP
4 8 (1.07%) Wireshark
5 7 (0.93%) TCP/IP
6 6 (0.80%) LAN
6 6 (0.80%) WAN
7 5 (0.67%) LDAP
7 5 (0.67%) SMS
7 5 (0.67%) SS7
7 5 (0.67%) ISUP
7 5 (0.67%) INAP
8 3 (0.40%) FTP
9 2 (0.27%) LTE
9 2 (0.27%) 4G
9 2 (0.27%) MVNO
10 1 (0.13%) Unified Communications
10 1 (0.13%) Wireless
10 1 (0.13%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (4.80%) SQL Server
2 33 (4.40%) Oracle Database
3 10 (1.33%) NoSQL
3 10 (1.33%) Oracle Reports
4 7 (0.93%) MarkLogic
5 5 (0.67%) MySQL
6 4 (0.53%) SAP BW
6 4 (0.53%) DataStage
6 4 (0.53%) SQLPlus
7 3 (0.40%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (0.40%) Relational Database
7 3 (0.40%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (0.27%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (0.27%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (0.13%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.13%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.13%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (0.13%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.13%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 212 (28.27%) Selenium
2 156 (20.80%) QuickTest Pro
3 71 (9.47%) WebDriver
4 55 (7.33%) Team Foundation Server
5 54 (7.20%) TestDirector
6 52 (6.93%) JIRA
7 51 (6.80%) Visual Studio
8 44 (5.87%) Cucumber
9 39 (5.20%) LoadRunner
10 38 (5.07%) SoapUI
11 23 (3.07%) Selenium IDE
12 21 (2.80%) SpecFlow
13 20 (2.67%) JUnit
14 19 (2.53%) WinRunner
15 18 (2.40%) Git (software)
15 18 (2.40%) TestNG
16 15 (2.00%) FitNesse
17 13 (1.73%) TeamCity
17 13 (1.73%) NUnit
17 13 (1.73%) Subversion
General
1 263 (35.07%) Finance
2 67 (8.93%) Telecoms
3 42 (5.60%) Retail
4 28 (3.73%) Banking
5 17 (2.27%) Billing
6 14 (1.87%) Aerospace
7 13 (1.73%) Legal
8 8 (1.07%) Military
9 7 (0.93%) Marketing
10 6 (0.80%) Manufacturing
11 5 (0.67%) Financial Institution
12 4 (0.53%) Front Office
13 2 (0.27%) Publishing
13 2 (0.27%) Investment Banking
13 2 (0.27%) Local Government
14 1 (0.13%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 87 (11.60%) XML
2 65 (8.67%) .NET
3 60 (8.00%) Web Services
4 46 (6.13%) HTML
5 45 (6.00%) SOAP
6 21 (2.80%) XSD
6 21 (2.80%) WSDL
7 20 (2.67%) CSS
8 9 (1.20%) Gherkin
9 8 (1.07%) ASP.NET
10 7 (0.93%) REST
11 6 (0.80%) Middleware
12 5 (0.67%) Rendezvous
12 5 (0.67%) .NET Framework
13 4 (0.53%) FIX Protocol
13 4 (0.53%) GWT
14 3 (0.40%) jQuery
14 3 (0.40%) WCF
14 3 (0.40%) LINQ
14 3 (0.40%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 40 (5.33%) Analytical Skills
2 30 (4.00%) Mobile App
3 22 (2.93%) Computer Science
4 13 (1.73%) Clustering
5 12 (1.60%) Mathematics
6 11 (1.47%) Client/Server
7 8 (1.07%) Management Information System
7 8 (1.07%) Open Source
8 6 (0.80%) Replication
9 5 (0.67%) Hedge funds
9 5 (0.67%) IVR
9 5 (0.67%) Chip and PIN
10 4 (0.53%) N-Tier
10 4 (0.53%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 4 (0.53%) Physics
10 4 (0.53%) iPad
10 4 (0.53%) SWIFT
11 3 (0.40%) User Experience
11 3 (0.40%) FMCG
11 3 (0.40%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 91 (12.13%) Windows
2 50 (6.67%) UNIX
3 34 (4.53%) Linux
4 21 (2.80%) Windows XP
4 21 (2.80%) Windows Server 2003
5 11 (1.47%) Solaris
6 7 (0.93%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (0.80%) Apple iOS
7 6 (0.80%) AIX
8 5 (0.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (0.67%) Mac OS
9 4 (0.53%) Windows 7
10 2 (0.27%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.13%) CentOS
11 1 (0.13%) Android
11 1 (0.13%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 289 (38.53%) Agile Software Development
2 220 (29.33%) Software Testing
3 189 (25.20%) Test Scripting
4 168 (22.40%) Manual Testing
5 107 (14.27%) User Acceptance Testing
6 106 (14.13%) Test Management
7 101 (13.47%) Automation Testing
8 98 (13.07%) Test Automation
9 94 (12.53%) Scrum
10 93 (12.40%) Automated Testing
11 83 (11.07%) Regression Testing
11 83 (11.07%) Test Planning
12 53 (7.07%) Test Strategy
12 53 (7.07%) Waterfall
13 52 (6.93%) Performance Testing
14 51 (6.80%) System Testing
15 47 (6.27%) Continuous Integration
16 34 (4.53%) Web Testing
16 34 (4.53%) TDD
17 33 (4.40%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 264 (35.20%) SQL
2 82 (10.93%) Java
3 78 (10.40%) C#
4 42 (5.60%) Python
5 40 (5.33%) VBScript
6 35 (4.67%) JavaScript
7 30 (4.00%) Perl
8 18 (2.40%) PHP
9 15 (2.00%) VB.NET
9 15 (2.00%) XPath
10 10 (1.33%) VB
10 10 (1.33%) C++
11 6 (0.80%) Ruby
11 6 (0.80%) C
12 2 (0.27%) Lua
12 2 (0.27%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.13%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.13%) VBA
Qualifications
1 316 (42.13%) ISEB
2 200 (26.67%) ISTQB
3 123 (16.40%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 94 (12.53%) Security Cleared
5 85 (11.33%) SC Cleared
6 78 (10.40%) Degree
7 6 (0.80%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 2 (0.27%) DV Cleared
8 2 (0.27%) CISSP
8 2 (0.27%) CISM
8 2 (0.27%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 183 (24.40%) QA
2 8 (1.07%) GAMP
3 2 (0.27%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.27%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (0.93%) Active Directory
2 5 (0.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (0.67%) NFS
3 2 (0.27%) vSphere
4 1 (0.13%) KVM
4 1 (0.13%) MetaFrame
4 1 (0.13%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 209 (27.87%) HP Quality Center
2 13 (1.73%) McAfee ePO
2 13 (1.73%) Netcool
2 13 (1.73%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 6 (0.80%) Control-M
4 2 (0.27%) Puppet
4 2 (0.27%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 131 (17.47%) HP
2 87 (11.60%) Microsoft
3 63 (8.40%) Oracle
4 20 (2.67%) Citrix
5 13 (1.73%) Veritas
5 13 (1.73%) McAfee
6 8 (1.07%) IBM
7 7 (0.93%) VMware
8 6 (0.80%) Red Hat
9 5 (0.67%) TIBCO
10 4 (0.53%) SAP
10 4 (0.53%) Redknee
11 2 (0.27%) Charles River
11 2 (0.27%) Fujitsu
12 1 (0.13%) Atlassian
12 1 (0.13%) Northgate
12 1 (0.13%) Capita
12 1 (0.13%) Cisco
Haywards Heath, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 Per Annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 Per Annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Gold Group
Salary: Market rates depending
Posted: 16 hours ago
High Wycombe
First Recruitment Group
Salary: £0 - £35,000 per year
Posted: 19 hours ago
Surrey
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £30000 - £31000 per annum + Benefits+Package!
Posted: Yesterday
Farnham, Surrey
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reading
Capita - ITPS
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reading
Capita - ITPS
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45000-55000
Posted: 2 days ago
Redhill, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £40,000 to £65,000 per annum plus outstanding package
Posted: 3 days ago
Berkshire
Zetman
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Reigate, Surrey
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 to £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Posted: 4 days ago
Redhill
Interquest - Sand Resources
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Brimstone Consulting
Posted: 9 days ago
Southampton
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Southampton
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
Surrey
TRG
Salary: 45000-50000 Per Annum Benefits
Posted: 23 days ago
Southampton
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago