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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Analyst
Rank 152 182 178
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 413 297 336
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.83% 1.40% 1.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.93% 1.47% 1.55%
Number of salaries quoted 340 234 282
Average salary £36,500 £35,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.28% -1.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,500 £26,300
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
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
21364 20207 21704
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.69% 95.09% 95.41%
Number of salaries quoted 16816 16650 18526
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 +30 129 £40,000 +14.28% 15
Surrey +26 95 £32,750 -6.42% 7
Hampshire +13 66 £32,750 -14.93% 7
East Sussex -13 41 £37,500 +22.95% 3
Buckinghamshire +8 32 £32,500 +20.37% 4
Kent +4 18 £27,000 +1.88% 1
Oxfordshire -10 15 £30,000 -14.28%
West Sussex -15 13 £35,000 +12.90% 1
Middlesex +4 7 £31,500 -40.00% 1
Sussex +3 1 £32,500 +4.00%
Test Analyst
England

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

1 348 (41.13%) ISEB
2 280 (33.10%) SQL
3 275 (32.51%) Finance
4 269 (31.80%) Software Testing
5 257 (30.38%) Selenium
6 239 (28.25%) Test Scripting
7 237 (28.01%) QA
8 224 (26.48%) HP Quality Center
9 195 (23.05%) Agile Software Development
10 186 (21.99%) ISTQB
11 174 (20.57%) Manual Testing
12 172 (20.33%) QuickTest Pro
13 150 (17.73%) .NET
14 137 (16.19%) Automated Testing
15 135 (15.96%) Test Automation
16 134 (15.84%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
17 129 (15.25%) C#
18 125 (14.78%) Degree
19 123 (14.54%) HP
20 119 (14.07%) User Acceptance Testing
21 118 (13.95%) Java
22 111 (13.12%) XML
23 108 (12.77%) Microsoft
24 105 (12.41%) Scrum
25 98 (11.58%) Automation Testing
26 88 (10.40%) Windows
27 80 (9.46%) Security Cleared
28 79 (9.34%) Visual Studio
29 78 (9.22%) Telecoms
30 76 (8.98%) Test Strategy

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 15 (1.77%) BizTalk Server
2 14 (1.65%) SharePoint Server
3 9 (1.06%) SharePoint
4 7 (0.83%) ColdFusion
4 7 (0.83%) WebSphere
5 5 (0.59%) MS Exchange
6 4 (0.47%) IIS
6 4 (0.47%) Lotus Domino
7 3 (0.35%) WebLogic
8 2 (0.24%) Confluence
9 1 (0.12%) Drupal
9 1 (0.12%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 40 (4.73%) MS Excel
2 13 (1.54%) MS Office
3 5 (0.59%) MS Project
4 2 (0.24%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.12%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 20 (2.36%) JDE OneWorld
2 2 (0.24%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.12%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.12%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 15 (1.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (0.47%) SaaS
3 2 (0.24%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (1.89%) TCP/IP
2 15 (1.77%) LTE
2 15 (1.77%) 4G
3 14 (1.65%) DNS
3 14 (1.65%) HTTP
4 13 (1.54%) SS7
4 13 (1.54%) ISUP
4 13 (1.54%) INAP
4 13 (1.54%) LDAP
4 13 (1.54%) SMS
4 13 (1.54%) Wireshark
5 11 (1.30%) 3G
6 9 (1.06%) Firewall
7 7 (0.83%) Internet
8 4 (0.47%) FTP
8 4 (0.47%) HTTPS
9 2 (0.24%) Network Security
10 1 (0.12%) Unified Communications
10 1 (0.12%) IPv4
10 1 (0.12%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (7.33%) SQL Server
2 20 (2.36%) Oracle Database
3 13 (1.54%) Oracle ODI
4 10 (1.18%) DB2
5 9 (1.06%) MySQL
6 6 (0.71%) SQL Server 2008
7 5 (0.59%) NoSQL
8 4 (0.47%) Oracle Reports
9 3 (0.35%) SQL Server 2000
9 3 (0.35%) MarkLogic
9 3 (0.35%) SQL Server 2005
9 3 (0.35%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (0.24%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (0.24%) SQLPlus
10 2 (0.24%) Oracle Database 10g
10 2 (0.24%) SAP BW
10 2 (0.24%) DataStage
10 2 (0.24%) Relational Database
11 1 (0.12%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 257 (30.38%) Selenium
2 172 (20.33%) QuickTest Pro
3 79 (9.34%) Visual Studio
4 74 (8.75%) WebDriver
5 62 (7.33%) TestDirector
6 50 (5.91%) Team Foundation Server
6 50 (5.91%) JIRA
7 41 (4.85%) LoadRunner
8 36 (4.26%) WinRunner
9 34 (4.02%) Cucumber
9 34 (4.02%) Selenium IDE
10 31 (3.66%) JUnit
11 28 (3.31%) JMeter
12 26 (3.07%) TestNG
12 26 (3.07%) SoapUI
13 22 (2.60%) TestComplete
14 17 (2.01%) NUnit
15 14 (1.65%) FitNesse
15 14 (1.65%) SpecFlow
15 14 (1.65%) eggPlant
General
1 275 (32.51%) Finance
2 78 (9.22%) Telecoms
3 64 (7.57%) Retail
4 30 (3.55%) Billing
5 10 (1.18%) Marketing
6 8 (0.95%) Banking
6 8 (0.95%) Legal
7 3 (0.35%) Manufacturing
7 3 (0.35%) Military
7 3 (0.35%) Pharmaceutical
7 3 (0.35%) Front Office
8 1 (0.12%) Back Office
8 1 (0.12%) Publishing
8 1 (0.12%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.12%) Local Government
8 1 (0.12%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 150 (17.73%) .NET
2 111 (13.12%) XML
3 67 (7.92%) Web Services
4 54 (6.38%) SOAP
5 49 (5.79%) HTML
6 31 (3.66%) CSS
7 29 (3.43%) .NET Framework
8 20 (2.36%) WSDL
8 20 (2.36%) XSD
9 17 (2.01%) ASP.NET
10 13 (1.54%) Rendezvous
11 10 (1.18%) CGI
12 9 (1.06%) Middleware
13 7 (0.83%) REST
14 6 (0.71%) GWT
14 6 (0.71%) WCF
15 5 (0.59%) jQuery
16 4 (0.47%) Backbone.js
16 4 (0.47%) Gherkin
16 4 (0.47%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 46 (5.44%) Computer Science
2 41 (4.85%) Mathematics
3 37 (4.37%) Mobile App
4 24 (2.84%) Client/Server
5 13 (1.54%) IVR
6 10 (1.18%) Mainframe
7 9 (1.06%) Chip and PIN
8 6 (0.71%) iSeries
8 6 (0.71%) SWIFT
9 5 (0.59%) Clustering
10 4 (0.47%) EPoS
10 4 (0.47%) N-Tier
10 4 (0.47%) AS400
10 4 (0.47%) FMCG
10 4 (0.47%) iPad
11 3 (0.35%) Open Source
11 3 (0.35%) Management Information System
11 3 (0.35%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 3 (0.35%) Physics
11 3 (0.35%) Chemistry
Operating Systems
1 88 (10.40%) Windows
2 43 (5.08%) UNIX
3 37 (4.37%) Linux
4 17 (2.01%) Windows XP
5 16 (1.89%) Solaris
6 13 (1.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 11 (1.30%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (0.71%) Apple iOS
9 5 (0.59%) Mac OS
9 5 (0.59%) Windows 7
10 3 (0.35%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (0.24%) Windows Vista
11 2 (0.24%) Windows 2000
11 2 (0.24%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 269 (31.80%) Software Testing
2 239 (28.25%) Test Scripting
3 195 (23.05%) Agile Software Development
4 174 (20.57%) Manual Testing
5 137 (16.19%) Automated Testing
6 135 (15.96%) Test Automation
7 119 (14.07%) User Acceptance Testing
8 105 (12.41%) Scrum
9 98 (11.58%) Automation Testing
10 76 (8.98%) Test Strategy
11 71 (8.39%) Regression Testing
12 58 (6.86%) Test Management
13 56 (6.62%) System Testing
14 53 (6.26%) Performance Testing
15 44 (5.20%) Continuous Integration
16 37 (4.37%) Integration Testing
17 36 (4.26%) Web Testing
18 33 (3.90%) V-Model
18 33 (3.90%) BDD
19 30 (3.55%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 280 (33.10%) SQL
2 129 (15.25%) C#
3 118 (13.95%) Java
4 60 (7.09%) VBScript
5 46 (5.44%) JavaScript
6 30 (3.55%) Perl
7 29 (3.43%) VB
8 23 (2.72%) C++
9 21 (2.48%) Python
10 18 (2.13%) PHP
11 15 (1.77%) VB.NET
12 14 (1.65%) XPath
13 13 (1.54%) C
14 10 (1.18%) T-SQL
15 3 (0.35%) Ruby
16 2 (0.24%) Delphi
17 1 (0.12%) Shell Script
17 1 (0.12%) VB6
Qualifications
1 348 (41.13%) ISEB
2 186 (21.99%) ISTQB
3 134 (15.84%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 125 (14.78%) Degree
5 80 (9.46%) Security Cleared
6 67 (7.92%) SC Cleared
7 4 (0.47%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 3 (0.35%) DV Cleared
8 3 (0.35%) PhD
9 2 (0.24%) CISSP
9 2 (0.24%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 237 (28.01%) QA
2 2 (0.24%) GAMP
2 2 (0.24%) ISO 9001
2 2 (0.24%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (1.54%) NFS
2 10 (1.18%) Active Directory
3 9 (1.06%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.24%) vSphere
5 1 (0.12%) KVM
5 1 (0.12%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 224 (26.48%) HP Quality Center
2 13 (1.54%) Tivoli
3 10 (1.18%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 9 (1.06%) Netcool
5 4 (0.47%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (0.24%) Puppet
6 2 (0.24%) Vagrant
6 2 (0.24%) BMC PATROL
6 2 (0.24%) Control-M
7 1 (0.12%) nmon
Vendors
1 123 (14.54%) HP
2 108 (12.77%) Microsoft
3 55 (6.50%) Oracle
4 20 (2.36%) Citrix
5 17 (2.01%) VMware
6 13 (1.54%) TIBCO
6 13 (1.54%) Red Hat
7 10 (1.18%) Redknee
8 8 (0.95%) IBM
9 5 (0.59%) Veritas
10 4 (0.47%) SAP
10 4 (0.47%) McAfee
10 4 (0.47%) Fujitsu
11 2 (0.24%) Capita
11 2 (0.24%) Charles River
11 2 (0.24%) JD Edwards
12 1 (0.12%) JBoss
12 1 (0.12%) ESRI
12 1 (0.12%) Northgate
12 1 (0.12%) Telerik
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £23000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 Per Annum + 10% On target Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Slough, Berkshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £30000 - £44000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £28,000 to £30,000 per annum + Great Bonus and Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Redhill, Surrey
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + share options
Posted: 2 days ago
Gatwick, West Sussex
Gold Group
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
The People Network
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 3 days ago
Hampshire
LA International
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Fusion Recruitment Solutions
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Zetman
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
NSK International Consultants Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 to £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago