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

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Analyst
Rank 174 197 198
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 335 253 290
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.61% 1.25% 1.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.69% 1.33% 1.37%
Number of salaries quoted 280 188 257
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +16.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £47,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £34,500 £32,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+7.81% +6.66%
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
19836 19086 21216
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 95.60% 94.67% 95.25%
Number of salaries quoted 16177 15276 18448
Average salary £41,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.35% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £58,000 £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 26 January 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 26 January 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 +59 121 £40,000 +6.66% 9
Surrey +3 72 £37,500 -3.84% 5
Hampshire -7 46 £35,000 +40.00% 8
Buckinghamshire +7 33 £35,000 +5.26% 3
East Sussex -2 26 £40,000 +48.14% 2
West Sussex -2 16 £35,000 -30.00% 2
Kent -1 12 £42,500 +30.76% 6
Middlesex - 4 £31,500 -
Oxfordshire -16 3 £22,500 -47.05% 1
Test Analyst
England

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 26 January 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.

1 378 (51.71%) ISEB
2 264 (36.11%) Agile Software Development
3 261 (35.70%) ISTQB
4 256 (35.02%) Finance
4 256 (35.02%) SQL
5 206 (28.18%) HP Quality Center
6 192 (26.27%) Software Testing
7 188 (25.72%) QA
8 183 (25.03%) Selenium
9 180 (24.62%) Test Scripting
10 146 (19.97%) QuickTest Pro
11 140 (19.15%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 133 (18.19%) HP
13 132 (18.06%) Test Automation
14 123 (16.83%) Manual Testing
15 117 (16.01%) Test Management
16 109 (14.91%) User Acceptance Testing
17 102 (13.95%) Scrum
18 101 (13.82%) Automation Testing
19 89 (12.18%) Regression Testing
19 89 (12.18%) Java
20 84 (11.49%) Automated Testing
21 83 (11.35%) Microsoft
22 82 (11.22%) WebDriver
23 78 (10.67%) Test Planning
24 76 (10.40%) Security Cleared
25 74 (10.12%) C#
26 71 (9.71%) XML
26 71 (9.71%) Windows
27 68 (9.30%) SC Cleared

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

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 15 (2.05%) SharePoint Server
2 12 (1.64%) MS Exchange
3 9 (1.23%) BizTalk Server
3 9 (1.23%) Confluence
3 9 (1.23%) SharePoint
4 4 (0.55%) SharePoint 2010
4 4 (0.55%) SharePoint 2013
4 4 (0.55%) IIS
5 2 (0.27%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.14%) WebSphere
Applications
1 40 (5.47%) MS Excel
2 24 (3.28%) MS Office
3 18 (2.46%) MS Project
4 2 (0.27%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.27%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 12 (1.64%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (0.96%) JDE OneWorld
3 1 (0.14%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 11 (1.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (1.50%) Internet
2 8 (1.09%) DNS
3 7 (0.96%) HTTP
3 7 (0.96%) LAN
3 7 (0.96%) WAN
4 6 (0.82%) Wireshark
5 5 (0.68%) HTTPS
6 4 (0.55%) TCP/IP
6 4 (0.55%) SMS
7 3 (0.41%) LDAP
7 3 (0.41%) ISUP
7 3 (0.41%) INAP
7 3 (0.41%) Firewall
7 3 (0.41%) SS7
7 3 (0.41%) LTE
7 3 (0.41%) 4G
7 3 (0.41%) MVNO
8 2 (0.27%) 3GPP
9 1 (0.14%) UMTS
9 1 (0.14%) GPRS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (5.06%) Oracle Database
2 25 (3.42%) SQL Server
3 13 (1.78%) NoSQL
4 10 (1.37%) Oracle Reports
5 7 (0.96%) MarkLogic
6 5 (0.68%) MySQL
6 5 (0.68%) MongoDB
7 4 (0.55%) SAP BW
7 4 (0.55%) DataStage
7 4 (0.55%) SQLPlus
8 3 (0.41%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (0.41%) Relational Database
9 2 (0.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (0.27%) Hadoop
9 2 (0.27%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.14%) Data Mining
10 1 (0.14%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 183 (25.03%) Selenium
2 146 (19.97%) QuickTest Pro
3 82 (11.22%) WebDriver
4 58 (7.93%) JIRA
5 51 (6.98%) Cucumber
6 50 (6.84%) Team Foundation Server
6 50 (6.84%) Visual Studio
6 50 (6.84%) TestDirector
7 35 (4.79%) SoapUI
8 34 (4.65%) LoadRunner
9 27 (3.69%) SpecFlow
10 23 (3.15%) Git (software)
11 22 (3.01%) Eclipse
12 15 (2.05%) WinRunner
12 15 (2.05%) Selenium IDE
13 14 (1.92%) TestNG
14 13 (1.78%) TeamCity
15 11 (1.50%) JUnit
15 11 (1.50%) IntelliJ
15 11 (1.50%) ClearQuest
General
1 256 (35.02%) Finance
2 58 (7.93%) Telecoms
3 39 (5.34%) Banking
4 38 (5.20%) Retail
5 23 (3.15%) Aerospace
6 14 (1.92%) Billing
7 12 (1.64%) Legal
8 7 (0.96%) Military
8 7 (0.96%) Marketing
9 5 (0.68%) Financial Institution
10 4 (0.55%) Investment Banking
11 3 (0.41%) Front Office
11 3 (0.41%) Manufacturing
11 3 (0.41%) Advertising
12 2 (0.27%) Local Government
13 1 (0.14%) Retail Banking
13 1 (0.14%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (9.71%) XML
2 55 (7.52%) .NET
3 43 (5.88%) Web Services
4 41 (5.61%) HTML
5 36 (4.92%) SOAP
6 16 (2.19%) CSS
7 11 (1.50%) XSD
7 11 (1.50%) WSDL
7 11 (1.50%) Gherkin
8 7 (0.96%) REST
8 7 (0.96%) Ajax
8 7 (0.96%) ASP.NET
9 5 (0.68%) Middleware
10 4 (0.55%) FIX Protocol
11 3 (0.41%) JSON
11 3 (0.41%) WPF
11 3 (0.41%) Rendezvous
12 2 (0.27%) WinForms
12 2 (0.27%) ActiveMQ
12 2 (0.27%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 58 (7.93%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (3.01%) Mobile App
2 22 (3.01%) Computer Science
3 19 (2.60%) AS400
4 16 (2.19%) iSeries
5 12 (1.64%) Clustering
6 11 (1.50%) Client/Server
7 9 (1.23%) Management Information System
8 8 (1.09%) Open Source
9 6 (0.82%) N-Tier
10 5 (0.68%) Replication
10 5 (0.68%) Statistics
10 5 (0.68%) Mathematics
10 5 (0.68%) Hedge funds
11 4 (0.55%) SWIFT
12 3 (0.41%) User Experience
12 3 (0.41%) Physics
12 3 (0.41%) IVR
12 3 (0.41%) PACS
13 2 (0.27%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 71 (9.71%) Windows
2 47 (6.43%) UNIX
3 19 (2.60%) Windows Server 2003
4 18 (2.46%) Linux
4 18 (2.46%) Windows XP
5 8 (1.09%) Solaris
6 7 (0.96%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (0.68%) Windows 7
7 5 (0.68%) AIX
8 3 (0.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.27%) CentOS
9 2 (0.27%) Apple iOS
9 2 (0.27%) Windows 8
9 2 (0.27%) Android
10 1 (0.14%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.14%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 264 (36.11%) Agile Software Development
2 192 (26.27%) Software Testing
3 180 (24.62%) Test Scripting
4 132 (18.06%) Test Automation
5 123 (16.83%) Manual Testing
6 117 (16.01%) Test Management
7 109 (14.91%) User Acceptance Testing
8 102 (13.95%) Scrum
9 101 (13.82%) Automation Testing
10 89 (12.18%) Regression Testing
11 84 (11.49%) Automated Testing
12 78 (10.67%) Test Planning
13 59 (8.07%) System Testing
14 58 (7.93%) Waterfall
15 57 (7.80%) Test Strategy
16 48 (6.57%) Performance Testing
17 46 (6.29%) TDD
18 41 (5.61%) Continuous Improvement
19 37 (5.06%) BDD
19 37 (5.06%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 256 (35.02%) SQL
2 89 (12.18%) Java
3 74 (10.12%) C#
4 41 (5.61%) Python
5 28 (3.83%) Perl
6 26 (3.56%) VBScript
7 21 (2.87%) JavaScript
8 14 (1.92%) VB.NET
9 12 (1.64%) Ruby
9 12 (1.64%) PHP
10 10 (1.37%) VB
11 6 (0.82%) XPath
11 6 (0.82%) C++
12 4 (0.55%) VBA
12 4 (0.55%) C
13 2 (0.27%) Lua
13 2 (0.27%) Groovy
13 2 (0.27%) T-SQL
14 1 (0.14%) PL/SQL
14 1 (0.14%) R
Qualifications
1 378 (51.71%) ISEB
2 261 (35.70%) ISTQB
3 140 (19.15%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 76 (10.40%) Security Cleared
5 68 (9.30%) SC Cleared
6 67 (9.17%) Degree
7 4 (0.55%) ISEB Practitioner
7 4 (0.55%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 2 (0.27%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 188 (25.72%) QA
2 8 (1.09%) GAMP
3 3 (0.41%) HL7
3 3 (0.41%) DICOM
4 2 (0.27%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (0.96%) Active Directory
2 5 (0.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.41%) NFS
4 1 (0.14%) KVM
4 1 (0.14%) MetaFrame
4 1 (0.14%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 206 (28.18%) HP Quality Center
2 12 (1.64%) McAfee ePO
2 12 (1.64%) Netcool
2 12 (1.64%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 5 (0.68%) Control-M
4 1 (0.14%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 133 (18.19%) HP
2 83 (11.35%) Microsoft
3 67 (9.17%) Oracle
4 17 (2.33%) Citrix
5 12 (1.64%) Veritas
5 12 (1.64%) McAfee
6 10 (1.37%) IBM
7 5 (0.68%) Red Hat
7 5 (0.68%) VMware
8 4 (0.55%) SAP
9 3 (0.41%) TIBCO
9 3 (0.41%) Charles River
9 3 (0.41%) Redknee
9 3 (0.41%) Capita
10 2 (0.27%) Fujitsu
10 2 (0.27%) Atlassian
10 2 (0.27%) Cisco
11 1 (0.14%) Panasonic
11 1 (0.14%) Twitter
11 1 (0.14%) Mitel
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Hudson IT
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 4 hours ago
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Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
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Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + bonus + extensive package
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Brighton
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Salary: £37000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + excellent benefits
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Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum BONUS, 25 days holiday, Pension, Pri
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Salary: to £28,000
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Salary: Competitive Salary plus Generous Benefits Package
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Salary: £20000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £400 per day
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Salary: 35,000
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