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 30 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Analyst
Rank 151 174 188
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +14
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 400 310 325
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.83% 1.46% 1.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.94% 1.54% 1.50%
Number of salaries quoted 316 254 286
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
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
20643 20108 21704
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.62% 94.97% 95.41%
Number of salaries quoted 16192 16631 18551
Average salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.21% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £58,000 £60,000
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 30 September 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 30 September 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 +27 130 £37,500 - 7
Surrey +35 110 £32,500 -10.95% 10
Hampshire +10 55 £32,000 -16.88% 5
East Sussex -24 38 £37,500 +19.04% 4
Buckinghamshire +22 28 £35,000 +8.52% 2
Kent +3 14 £27,000 +1.88%
West Sussex -20 11 £38,500 +24.19%
Middlesex -2 7 £31,500 -42.72%
Oxfordshire -11 7 £26,000 -33.33% 2
Test Analyst
England

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 September 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.

1 352 (41.17%) Agile Software Development
2 334 (39.06%) ISEB
3 293 (34.27%) SQL
4 280 (32.75%) Finance
5 262 (30.64%) Software Testing
6 245 (28.65%) Test Scripting
7 244 (28.54%) Selenium
8 242 (28.30%) HP Quality Center
9 225 (26.32%) QA
10 209 (24.44%) Manual Testing
11 186 (21.75%) QuickTest Pro
12 178 (20.82%) ISTQB
13 130 (15.20%) Test Automation
13 130 (15.20%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 129 (15.09%) HP
15 128 (14.97%) Automated Testing
16 121 (14.15%) .NET
17 119 (13.92%) User Acceptance Testing
18 114 (13.33%) Degree
19 110 (12.87%) Scrum
20 109 (12.75%) C#
21 108 (12.63%) XML
22 105 (12.28%) Java
23 103 (12.05%) Automation Testing
24 98 (11.46%) Windows
25 95 (11.11%) Security Cleared
26 94 (10.99%) Test Planning
26 94 (10.99%) Microsoft
27 86 (10.06%) SC Cleared
28 78 (9.12%) WebDriver

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

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 22 (2.57%) SharePoint Server
2 16 (1.87%) BizTalk Server
3 13 (1.52%) MS Exchange
4 11 (1.29%) SharePoint
5 7 (0.82%) ColdFusion
5 7 (0.82%) WebSphere
6 5 (0.58%) Confluence
6 5 (0.58%) IIS
7 4 (0.47%) Lotus Domino
8 3 (0.35%) WebLogic
9 2 (0.23%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (0.23%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.12%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 38 (4.44%) MS Excel
2 15 (1.75%) MS Office
3 6 (0.70%) MS Project
4 2 (0.23%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.12%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 14 (1.64%) JDE OneWorld
2 4 (0.47%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.23%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.12%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 10 (1.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (0.82%) SaaS
3 2 (0.23%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (1.75%) TCP/IP
2 13 (1.52%) DNS
2 13 (1.52%) HTTP
2 13 (1.52%) Wireshark
3 12 (1.40%) SS7
3 12 (1.40%) ISUP
3 12 (1.40%) INAP
3 12 (1.40%) LDAP
3 12 (1.40%) SMS
4 11 (1.29%) 3G
5 9 (1.05%) Firewall
5 9 (1.05%) Internet
6 8 (0.94%) 4G
6 8 (0.94%) LTE
7 4 (0.47%) FTP
7 4 (0.47%) HTTPS
8 2 (0.23%) Unified Communications
8 2 (0.23%) Network Security
9 1 (0.12%) MVNO
9 1 (0.12%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (6.78%) SQL Server
2 27 (3.16%) Oracle Database
3 13 (1.52%) Oracle ODI
4 10 (1.17%) DB2
5 9 (1.05%) Oracle Reports
5 9 (1.05%) MySQL
5 9 (1.05%) NoSQL
6 7 (0.82%) MarkLogic
7 5 (0.58%) SQL Server 2008
8 4 (0.47%) SQLPlus
8 4 (0.47%) SAP BW
8 4 (0.47%) DataStage
9 3 (0.35%) SQL Server 2000
9 3 (0.35%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (0.35%) SQL Server 2005
10 2 (0.23%) Oracle Database 10g
11 1 (0.12%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.12%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 1 (0.12%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 244 (28.54%) Selenium
2 186 (21.75%) QuickTest Pro
3 78 (9.12%) WebDriver
4 67 (7.84%) TestDirector
5 66 (7.72%) Visual Studio
6 54 (6.32%) Team Foundation Server
7 52 (6.08%) JIRA
8 42 (4.91%) Cucumber
9 40 (4.68%) LoadRunner
10 37 (4.33%) WinRunner
11 36 (4.21%) Selenium IDE
12 34 (3.98%) SoapUI
13 31 (3.63%) JUnit
14 26 (3.04%) JMeter
14 26 (3.04%) TestNG
15 20 (2.34%) SpecFlow
16 18 (2.11%) TestComplete
17 15 (1.75%) FitNesse
17 15 (1.75%) eggPlant
18 14 (1.64%) Git (software)
General
1 280 (32.75%) Finance
2 75 (8.77%) Telecoms
3 56 (6.55%) Retail
4 24 (2.81%) Billing
5 12 (1.40%) Marketing
6 11 (1.29%) Banking
7 9 (1.05%) Legal
8 4 (0.47%) Military
8 4 (0.47%) Front Office
9 3 (0.35%) Pharmaceutical
9 3 (0.35%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.23%) Publishing
10 2 (0.23%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.12%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.12%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 121 (14.15%) .NET
2 108 (12.63%) XML
3 65 (7.60%) Web Services
4 56 (6.55%) SOAP
5 48 (5.61%) HTML
6 28 (3.27%) CSS
7 21 (2.46%) WSDL
7 21 (2.46%) XSD
8 20 (2.34%) .NET Framework
9 15 (1.75%) ASP.NET
10 12 (1.40%) Rendezvous
11 11 (1.29%) REST
12 10 (1.17%) CGI
13 9 (1.05%) Middleware
14 6 (0.70%) WCF
14 6 (0.70%) GWT
14 6 (0.70%) Gherkin
15 5 (0.58%) jQuery
16 4 (0.47%) Backbone.js
16 4 (0.47%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 47 (5.50%) Analytical Skills
2 41 (4.80%) Computer Science
3 37 (4.33%) Mobile App
4 32 (3.74%) Mathematics
5 19 (2.22%) Client/Server
6 13 (1.52%) Clustering
7 12 (1.40%) IVR
8 10 (1.17%) Mainframe
9 7 (0.82%) Chip and PIN
10 5 (0.58%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 5 (0.58%) iSeries
10 5 (0.58%) iPad
10 5 (0.58%) SWIFT
11 4 (0.47%) FMCG
11 4 (0.47%) EPoS
11 4 (0.47%) N-Tier
11 4 (0.47%) AS400
12 3 (0.35%) Physics
12 3 (0.35%) Chemistry
12 3 (0.35%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 98 (11.46%) Windows
2 41 (4.80%) UNIX
3 38 (4.44%) Linux
4 27 (3.16%) Windows XP
5 19 (2.22%) Windows Server 2003
6 16 (1.87%) Solaris
7 12 (1.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (0.58%) Windows 7
8 5 (0.58%) Apple iOS
9 4 (0.47%) Mac OS
10 3 (0.35%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (0.35%) AIX
11 1 (0.12%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.12%) Windows 2000
11 1 (0.12%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.12%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.12%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 352 (41.17%) Agile Software Development
2 262 (30.64%) Software Testing
3 245 (28.65%) Test Scripting
4 209 (24.44%) Manual Testing
5 130 (15.20%) Test Automation
6 128 (14.97%) Automated Testing
7 119 (13.92%) User Acceptance Testing
8 110 (12.87%) Scrum
9 103 (12.05%) Automation Testing
10 94 (10.99%) Test Planning
11 76 (8.89%) Regression Testing
12 74 (8.65%) Test Management
13 72 (8.42%) Test Strategy
14 64 (7.49%) Performance Testing
15 60 (7.02%) System Testing
16 53 (6.20%) Continuous Integration
17 41 (4.80%) Integration Testing
18 39 (4.56%) Waterfall
19 38 (4.44%) Web Testing
20 33 (3.86%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 293 (34.27%) SQL
2 109 (12.75%) C#
3 105 (12.28%) Java
4 64 (7.49%) VBScript
5 43 (5.03%) JavaScript
6 34 (3.98%) Perl
7 32 (3.74%) Python
8 26 (3.04%) VB
9 22 (2.57%) PHP
10 19 (2.22%) C++
10 19 (2.22%) VB.NET
11 15 (1.75%) XPath
12 14 (1.64%) C
13 7 (0.82%) T-SQL
14 3 (0.35%) Ruby
15 1 (0.12%) Shell Script
15 1 (0.12%) VB6
15 1 (0.12%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 334 (39.06%) ISEB
2 178 (20.82%) ISTQB
3 130 (15.20%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 114 (13.33%) Degree
5 95 (11.11%) Security Cleared
6 86 (10.06%) SC Cleared
7 5 (0.58%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 3 (0.35%) PhD
9 2 (0.23%) DV Cleared
9 2 (0.23%) CISSP
9 2 (0.23%) CISM
10 1 (0.12%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 225 (26.32%) QA
2 6 (0.70%) GAMP
3 2 (0.23%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.23%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (1.40%) NFS
2 10 (1.17%) Active Directory
3 6 (0.70%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.23%) vSphere
5 1 (0.12%) KVM
5 1 (0.12%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 242 (28.30%) HP Quality Center
2 18 (2.11%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 17 (1.99%) Netcool
4 13 (1.52%) Tivoli
5 12 (1.40%) McAfee ePO
6 3 (0.35%) Control-M
7 2 (0.23%) Puppet
7 2 (0.23%) Vagrant
7 2 (0.23%) BMC PATROL
8 1 (0.12%) nmon
Vendors
1 129 (15.09%) HP
2 94 (10.99%) Microsoft
3 61 (7.13%) Oracle
4 27 (3.16%) Citrix
5 13 (1.52%) Veritas
5 13 (1.52%) VMware
6 12 (1.40%) TIBCO
6 12 (1.40%) McAfee
6 12 (1.40%) Red Hat
7 8 (0.94%) IBM
7 8 (0.94%) Redknee
8 6 (0.70%) SAP
9 4 (0.47%) Fujitsu
10 2 (0.23%) Capita
10 2 (0.23%) JD Edwards
10 2 (0.23%) Charles River
11 1 (0.12%) ESRI
11 1 (0.12%) Telerik
11 1 (0.12%) JBoss
11 1 (0.12%) Cisco
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Redhill, Surrey
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 Per Annum + 10% On target Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
set2recruit
Salary: + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 Per Annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Hungerford, Berkshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Brighton
Recruitment Revolution Limited
Salary: £23,000 - £28,000 + Bonus + Pension
Posted: 5 days ago
Redhill, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 40,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 5 days ago
Sutton, Surrey
Energon Global
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £24000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £20,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Owen Jenkins IT
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum Pension & Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Surrey
Interquest - Sand Resources
Salary: £34000 - £44000 per annum + Excellent Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 8 days ago
Sutton, Surrey
Reed Business Information Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + 29 days + Share Ops + Pension + mo
Posted: 11 days ago
Maidenhead
Sovereign Business Resources
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Brighton
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Sogeti
Posted: 15 days ago
Surrey
TRG
Salary: 45000-50000 Per Annum Benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Berkshire
Spectrum IT
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 18 days ago