The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the South East region that had Test Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 19 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Analyst
England / South East
Rank 172 218 188
Rank change year-on-year
+46 -30
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 248 271 337
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.66% 1.39% 1.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.72% 1.43% 1.69%
Number of salaries quoted 236 247 276
Median salary £35,750 £35,000 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.14% -4.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £24,900 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £43,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £34,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -

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
14426 18941 19937
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 96.79% 96.81% 97.14%
Number of salaries quoted 11980 16112 16185
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,250 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of job ads across the South East region that featured Test Analyst in the job title.

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 19 January 2017.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Analyst within the South East region over the 3 months to 19 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Surrey +24 77 £40,000 +6.66% 4
East Sussex +43 41 £31,500 -10.00% 4
Berkshire +53 34 £37,500 -6.25% 4
Hampshire +18 29 £40,000 +14.28% 4
West Sussex +11 26 £37,500 +15.38% 1
Buckinghamshire +20 21 £29,500 -13.23% 2
Kent -15 13 £37,250 +20.16%
Oxfordshire +22 7 £28,000 -11.11% 3
Sussex +3 1 £40,000 +6.66%
Test Analyst
England

Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, Test Analyst job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South East region featuring Test Analyst in the job title.

1 268 (50.85%) Agile Software Development
2 206 (39.09%) ISTQB
3 194 (36.81%) Test Scripting
4 190 (36.05%) Selenium
5 182 (34.54%) ISEB
6 173 (32.83%) QA
7 158 (29.98%) C#
8 143 (27.13%) SQL
8 143 (27.13%) Software Testing
9 131 (24.86%) .NET
10 129 (24.48%) Regression Testing
11 114 (21.63%) Scrum
12 113 (21.44%) Manual Testing
13 109 (20.68%) Finance
14 107 (20.30%) Test Automation
15 105 (19.92%) User Acceptance Testing
16 103 (19.54%) SDLC
17 100 (18.98%) Automated Testing
18 93 (17.65%) Microsoft
19 90 (17.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
20 89 (16.89%) Test Strategy
21 86 (16.32%) SQL Server
22 79 (14.99%) BDD
23 78 (14.80%) Automation Testing
24 72 (13.66%) JIRA
25 70 (13.28%) Team Foundation Server
26 65 (12.33%) WebDriver
27 63 (11.95%) TDD
28 62 (11.76%) Java
29 57 (10.82%) Degree

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 19 (3.61%) Confluence
2 6 (1.14%) BizTalk Server
3 4 (0.76%) CMS
4 2 (0.38%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.19%) Drupal
5 1 (0.19%) IBM Domino
5 1 (0.19%) IIS
5 1 (0.19%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.19%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 44 (8.35%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.57%) MS Office
3 1 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (0.57%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.19%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.19%) Lorenzo
2 1 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 20 (3.80%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.38%) SaaS
3 1 (0.19%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.19%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 13 (2.47%) LAN
1 13 (2.47%) WAN
2 11 (2.09%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 86 (16.32%) SQL Server
2 16 (3.04%) MySQL
3 8 (1.52%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (0.76%) Relational Database
5 3 (0.57%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (0.57%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (0.38%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.19%) Electronic Patient Records
7 1 (0.19%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.19%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 190 (36.05%) Selenium
2 72 (13.66%) JIRA
3 70 (13.28%) Team Foundation Server
4 65 (12.33%) WebDriver
5 54 (10.25%) Visual Studio
6 45 (8.54%) HP UFT
7 43 (8.16%) SoapUI
8 38 (7.21%) Cucumber
9 36 (6.83%) Jenkins
10 34 (6.45%) SpecFlow
11 30 (5.69%) JMeter
12 21 (3.98%) NUnit
13 17 (3.23%) JUnit
14 12 (2.28%) TestNG
15 11 (2.09%) MSTest
15 11 (2.09%) Subversion
16 10 (1.90%) Visual Studio Team System
16 10 (1.90%) VSS/SourceSafe
17 9 (1.71%) Selenium IDE
17 9 (1.71%) TestComplete
General
1 109 (20.68%) Finance
2 12 (2.28%) Banking
3 11 (2.09%) Retail
3 11 (2.09%) Telecoms
4 9 (1.71%) Back Office
5 8 (1.52%) Automotive
5 8 (1.52%) Marketing
6 5 (0.95%) Games
7 2 (0.38%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.19%) Advertising
8 1 (0.19%) Electronics
8 1 (0.19%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.19%) Front Office
8 1 (0.19%) Legal
8 1 (0.19%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 131 (24.86%) .NET
2 35 (6.64%) ASP.NET
3 23 (4.36%) HTML
3 23 (4.36%) XML
4 17 (3.23%) SOAP
5 16 (3.04%) Gherkin
6 11 (2.09%) REST
7 8 (1.52%) CSS
7 8 (1.52%) Web Services
8 7 (1.33%) ASP.NET MVC
9 6 (1.14%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 6 (1.14%) ASP.NET Web API
10 5 (0.95%) WCF
11 4 (0.76%) .NET Framework
12 3 (0.57%) Node.js
12 3 (0.57%) React
12 3 (0.57%) RESTful
13 2 (0.38%) AngularJS
13 2 (0.38%) JSON
13 2 (0.38%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 38 (7.21%) Analytical Skills
2 26 (4.93%) Computer Science
3 17 (3.23%) Client/Server
4 16 (3.04%) Mathematics
5 13 (2.47%) Mobile App
6 11 (2.09%) Management Information System
7 5 (0.95%) Driving Licence
7 5 (0.95%) NHS
8 3 (0.57%) Smartcard
9 2 (0.38%) Biotechnology
9 2 (0.38%) Life Science
9 2 (0.38%) mHealth
9 2 (0.38%) Replication
9 2 (0.38%) User Experience
10 1 (0.19%) Cryptography
10 1 (0.19%) Data Integration
10 1 (0.19%) Physics
10 1 (0.19%) Social Media
10 1 (0.19%) Virtual Team
10 1 (0.19%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 56 (10.63%) Windows
2 13 (2.47%) Unix
3 10 (1.90%) Android
3 10 (1.90%) Apple iOS
4 8 (1.52%) Linux
4 8 (1.52%) Windows 7
5 3 (0.57%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (0.57%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (0.38%) Windows NT
7 1 (0.19%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.19%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 268 (50.85%) Agile Software Development
2 194 (36.81%) Test Scripting
3 143 (27.13%) Software Testing
4 129 (24.48%) Regression Testing
5 114 (21.63%) Scrum
6 113 (21.44%) Manual Testing
7 107 (20.30%) Test Automation
8 105 (19.92%) User Acceptance Testing
9 103 (19.54%) SDLC
10 100 (18.98%) Automated Testing
11 89 (16.89%) Test Strategy
12 79 (14.99%) BDD
13 78 (14.80%) Automation Testing
14 63 (11.95%) TDD
15 54 (10.25%) Integration Testing
16 53 (10.06%) Functional Testing
17 44 (8.35%) Non-Functional Testing
18 43 (8.16%) System Testing
19 42 (7.97%) Waterfall
20 36 (6.83%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 158 (29.98%) C#
2 143 (27.13%) SQL
3 62 (11.76%) Java
4 25 (4.74%) C++
5 23 (4.36%) VB
6 13 (2.47%) JavaScript
7 11 (2.09%) Python
7 11 (2.09%) VBScript
8 10 (1.90%) Groovy
9 9 (1.71%) VB.NET
10 7 (1.33%) PHP
10 7 (1.33%) Ruby
11 3 (0.57%) PL/SQL
11 3 (0.57%) Scala
11 3 (0.57%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.19%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.19%) RPG
Qualifications
1 206 (39.09%) ISTQB
2 182 (34.54%) ISEB
3 90 (17.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 57 (10.82%) Degree
5 11 (2.09%) Security Cleared
6 9 (1.71%) SC Cleared
7 6 (1.14%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 2 (0.38%) BC Cleared
9 1 (0.19%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.19%) ISEB Practitioner
9 1 (0.19%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 173 (32.83%) QA
2 8 (1.52%) SLA
3 2 (0.38%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.19%) GAMP
System Software
1 1 (0.19%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (0.19%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 24 (4.55%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.38%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 93 (17.65%) Microsoft
2 24 (4.55%) Oracle
3 22 (4.17%) HP
4 16 (3.04%) Atlassian
5 4 (0.76%) Capita
6 2 (0.38%) Informatica
6 2 (0.38%) SOASTA, Inc
6 2 (0.38%) TOWER Software
7 1 (0.19%) CA Agile Central
7 1 (0.19%) Facebook
7 1 (0.19%) Google
7 1 (0.19%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.19%) SAP
7 1 (0.19%) Telerik
7 1 (0.19%) VMware
7 1 (0.19%) Xceptor
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £27000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Didcot, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: Up to £32,500 per annum Pension, Gym, Healthcare, Flexi-working
Posted: 23 hours ago
Oxford
Opus Energy
Salary: £25000.0000 - £33000.0000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Clarius Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Jobsite Resourcing Team
Salary: Competitive Salary plus Generous Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
Colston Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Gatwick, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Plus Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + pension + bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
Colston Consulting
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Aldershot, Hampshire
Sanderson
Salary: £30000 - £48000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Hove, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £21000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Plus Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Resource Group
Salary: £26-30K + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Fareham
Spectrum IT
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits + Training
Posted: 14 days ago
Reigate, Surrey
Clearwater People Solutions Ltd
Posted: 14 days ago
Milton Keynes, HC MK14 6FG
White Clarke Group
Salary: £25,000 - £44,000 per year plus Stakeholder pension scheme
Posted: 15 days ago
Surrey
TRG
Salary: 25000-27000 Per Annum
Posted: 15 days ago