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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Analyst
Rank 182 200 203
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 330 269 295
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.53% 1.27% 1.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.60% 1.34% 1.34%
Number of salaries quoted 265 215 263
Average salary £36,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £43,650 £45,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £33,625 £31,500 £31,500
% change year-on-year
+6.74% -
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
20563 20090 21958
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 95.45% 94.87% 95.42%
Number of salaries quoted 16586 16149 19149
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 £38,500
% 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 24 December 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 24 December 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 +67 124 £37,500 -11.76% 3
Surrey +2 84 £35,500 -5.33% 8
Hampshire -4 40 £32,500 +5.69% 6
Buckinghamshire +1 28 £38,000 +11.76% 3
East Sussex -15 27 £37,000 +25.42%
Kent -10 11 £42,500 +30.76%
West Sussex -4 8 £35,000 +7.69%
Middlesex +10 4 £31,500 -42.72%
Oxfordshire -16 1 £21,000 -49.09% 2
Test Analyst
England

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

1 343 (46.79%) ISEB
2 288 (39.29%) Agile Software Development
3 266 (36.29%) SQL
4 262 (35.74%) Finance
5 228 (31.11%) ISTQB
6 211 (28.79%) Software Testing
7 207 (28.24%) HP Quality Center
8 206 (28.10%) Selenium
9 184 (25.10%) Test Scripting
10 179 (24.42%) QA
11 160 (21.83%) QuickTest Pro
12 143 (19.51%) Manual Testing
13 137 (18.69%) HP
14 132 (18.01%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 122 (16.64%) Test Automation
16 117 (15.96%) Test Management
17 104 (14.19%) User Acceptance Testing
18 98 (13.37%) Scrum
19 90 (12.28%) Automation Testing
20 88 (12.01%) Automated Testing
21 87 (11.87%) Microsoft
22 86 (11.73%) Java
23 82 (11.19%) WebDriver
24 81 (11.05%) Regression Testing
24 81 (11.05%) Security Cleared
25 80 (10.91%) Windows
26 79 (10.78%) Test Planning
27 78 (10.64%) XML
28 75 (10.23%) C#
29 73 (9.96%) Degree

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 16 (2.18%) SharePoint Server
2 13 (1.77%) MS Exchange
3 12 (1.64%) BizTalk Server
4 10 (1.36%) SharePoint
5 8 (1.09%) Confluence
6 5 (0.68%) IIS
7 4 (0.55%) SharePoint 2010
7 4 (0.55%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.14%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.14%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.14%) WebSphere
Applications
1 35 (4.77%) MS Excel
2 19 (2.59%) MS Office
3 13 (1.77%) MS Project
4 1 (0.14%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.14%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 11 (1.50%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (1.23%) JDE OneWorld
3 1 (0.14%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 10 (1.36%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (1.36%) Internet
2 9 (1.23%) DNS
3 8 (1.09%) HTTP
4 7 (0.95%) Wireshark
5 6 (0.82%) Firewall
5 6 (0.82%) LAN
5 6 (0.82%) WAN
6 5 (0.68%) TCP/IP
7 4 (0.55%) LDAP
7 4 (0.55%) SMS
7 4 (0.55%) SS7
7 4 (0.55%) ISUP
7 4 (0.55%) INAP
8 3 (0.41%) LTE
8 3 (0.41%) 4G
8 3 (0.41%) MVNO
8 3 (0.41%) FTP
8 3 (0.41%) HTTPS
9 1 (0.14%) IPv6
9 1 (0.14%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (4.91%) Oracle Database
2 31 (4.23%) SQL Server
3 12 (1.64%) NoSQL
4 10 (1.36%) Oracle Reports
5 7 (0.95%) MarkLogic
6 4 (0.55%) MySQL
6 4 (0.55%) SAP BW
6 4 (0.55%) DataStage
6 4 (0.55%) SQLPlus
7 3 (0.41%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (0.41%) MongoDB
7 3 (0.41%) Relational Database
8 2 (0.27%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (0.27%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.14%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.14%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (0.14%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.14%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (0.14%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 206 (28.10%) Selenium
2 160 (21.83%) QuickTest Pro
3 82 (11.19%) WebDriver
4 56 (7.64%) JIRA
5 55 (7.50%) Team Foundation Server
6 52 (7.09%) TestDirector
7 50 (6.82%) Visual Studio
7 50 (6.82%) Cucumber
8 39 (5.32%) SoapUI
9 36 (4.91%) LoadRunner
10 26 (3.55%) SpecFlow
11 21 (2.86%) Selenium IDE
11 21 (2.86%) Git (software)
12 17 (2.32%) WinRunner
13 15 (2.05%) JUnit
13 15 (2.05%) TestNG
14 13 (1.77%) TeamCity
14 13 (1.77%) FitNesse
14 13 (1.77%) Eclipse
15 9 (1.23%) ClearQuest
General
1 262 (35.74%) Finance
2 67 (9.14%) Telecoms
3 40 (5.46%) Retail
4 33 (4.50%) Banking
5 17 (2.32%) Billing
5 17 (2.32%) Aerospace
6 13 (1.77%) Legal
7 8 (1.09%) Military
8 5 (0.68%) Financial Institution
8 5 (0.68%) Manufacturing
9 4 (0.55%) Front Office
9 4 (0.55%) Marketing
10 2 (0.27%) Investment Banking
10 2 (0.27%) Local Government
10 2 (0.27%) Advertising
10 2 (0.27%) Publishing
11 1 (0.14%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (10.64%) XML
2 61 (8.32%) .NET
3 54 (7.37%) Web Services
4 43 (5.87%) SOAP
5 40 (5.46%) HTML
6 19 (2.59%) XSD
6 19 (2.59%) WSDL
7 14 (1.91%) CSS
8 10 (1.36%) Gherkin
9 8 (1.09%) ASP.NET
10 7 (0.95%) Middleware
10 7 (0.95%) REST
11 4 (0.55%) FIX Protocol
11 4 (0.55%) Rendezvous
12 3 (0.41%) Ajax
12 3 (0.41%) .NET Framework
13 2 (0.27%) POSIX
13 2 (0.27%) JSP
14 1 (0.14%) COM
14 1 (0.14%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 52 (7.09%) Analytical Skills
2 26 (3.55%) Mobile App
3 23 (3.14%) Computer Science
4 14 (1.91%) Client/Server
5 13 (1.77%) Clustering
6 8 (1.09%) Management Information System
6 8 (1.09%) Mathematics
7 7 (0.95%) AS400
7 7 (0.95%) Open Source
8 6 (0.82%) Replication
8 6 (0.82%) N-Tier
9 5 (0.68%) Physics
9 5 (0.68%) iSeries
9 5 (0.68%) Hedge funds
10 4 (0.55%) SWIFT
10 4 (0.55%) IVR
10 4 (0.55%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 4 (0.55%) Chip and PIN
11 3 (0.41%) Statistics
11 3 (0.41%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 80 (10.91%) Windows
2 47 (6.41%) UNIX
3 27 (3.68%) Linux
4 20 (2.73%) Windows Server 2003
5 19 (2.59%) Windows XP
6 10 (1.36%) Solaris
7 7 (0.95%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (0.82%) AIX
9 4 (0.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (0.55%) Windows 7
10 3 (0.41%) Apple iOS
10 3 (0.41%) Mac OS
11 2 (0.27%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.14%) CentOS
12 1 (0.14%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.14%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 288 (39.29%) Agile Software Development
2 211 (28.79%) Software Testing
3 184 (25.10%) Test Scripting
4 143 (19.51%) Manual Testing
5 122 (16.64%) Test Automation
6 117 (15.96%) Test Management
7 104 (14.19%) User Acceptance Testing
8 98 (13.37%) Scrum
9 90 (12.28%) Automation Testing
10 88 (12.01%) Automated Testing
11 81 (11.05%) Regression Testing
12 79 (10.78%) Test Planning
13 61 (8.32%) Test Strategy
14 55 (7.50%) Waterfall
14 55 (7.50%) System Testing
15 49 (6.68%) Performance Testing
16 44 (6.00%) Continuous Integration
17 40 (5.46%) TDD
18 34 (4.64%) Web Testing
18 34 (4.64%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 266 (36.29%) SQL
2 86 (11.73%) Java
3 75 (10.23%) C#
4 41 (5.59%) Python
5 34 (4.64%) VBScript
6 27 (3.68%) JavaScript
6 27 (3.68%) Perl
7 15 (2.05%) PHP
8 14 (1.91%) VB.NET
9 11 (1.50%) VB
10 10 (1.36%) XPath
11 9 (1.23%) Ruby
12 6 (0.82%) C++
13 3 (0.41%) VBA
13 3 (0.41%) C
14 2 (0.27%) Lua
15 1 (0.14%) R
15 1 (0.14%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 343 (46.79%) ISEB
2 228 (31.11%) ISTQB
3 132 (18.01%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 81 (11.05%) Security Cleared
5 73 (9.96%) Degree
5 73 (9.96%) SC Cleared
6 6 (0.82%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 4 (0.55%) ISEB Practitioner
8 1 (0.14%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 179 (24.42%) QA
2 8 (1.09%) GAMP
3 2 (0.27%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.27%) SLA
3 2 (0.27%) HL7
3 2 (0.27%) DICOM
System Software
1 6 (0.82%) Active Directory
2 5 (0.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.55%) NFS
4 1 (0.14%) KVM
4 1 (0.14%) MetaFrame
4 1 (0.14%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 207 (28.24%) HP Quality Center
2 13 (1.77%) McAfee ePO
2 13 (1.77%) Netcool
2 13 (1.77%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 6 (0.82%) Control-M
4 2 (0.27%) Puppet
4 2 (0.27%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 137 (18.69%) HP
2 87 (11.87%) Microsoft
3 68 (9.28%) Oracle
4 20 (2.73%) Citrix
5 13 (1.77%) Veritas
5 13 (1.77%) McAfee
6 8 (1.09%) IBM
7 5 (0.68%) Red Hat
7 5 (0.68%) VMware
8 4 (0.55%) Redknee
8 4 (0.55%) TIBCO
8 4 (0.55%) SAP
9 2 (0.27%) Charles River
9 2 (0.27%) Fujitsu
10 1 (0.14%) Atlassian
10 1 (0.14%) Twitter
10 1 (0.14%) Northgate
10 1 (0.14%) Capita
10 1 (0.14%) Cisco
Southampton, Hampshire
ISL
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Interact Consulting
Salary: 33-35k
Posted: 4 days ago
Surrey
LA International
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Proactive Appointments
Salary: Unspecified Up to £35,000 + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Redhill, Surrey
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Surrey
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading
Capita - ITPS
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Slough
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Bens
Posted: 7 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Surrey
set2recruit
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum + Bonus and benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Brimstone Consulting
Posted: 10 days ago
Southampton
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £25000 - £36000 per annum + Incredible benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Ordnance Survey
Posted: 11 days ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £19,000 to £23,000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Southampton
Required IT
Salary: £30-£35K + Bonus + Excellent Bens
Posted: 16 days ago
Hampshire
Omnio Recruitment
Salary: Competitive Salary + Benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
Surrey
TRG
Salary: 45000-50000 Per Annum Benefits
Posted: 23 days ago
Surrey
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 23 days ago