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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Analyst
Rank 183 187 201
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +14
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 325 305 296
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.56% 1.37% 1.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.64% 1.45% 1.42%
Number of salaries quoted 290 230 240
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +10.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,100 £25,000 £25,450
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
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
19802 21077 20877
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 95.06% 94.76% 95.14%
Number of salaries quoted 16016 16715 17405
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
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 27 March 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 27 March 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
(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
Surrey +32 99 £39,250 -17.36% 15
Berkshire -26 66 £42,500 +13.33% 8
Hampshire +17 56 £34,000 +11.47% 7
Buckinghamshire +1 24 £30,000 -7.69% 3
East Sussex -21 22 £40,000 +33.33% 1
West Sussex +10 20 £30,000 -42.30% 1
Kent +19 19 £42,500 +107.31% 4
Oxfordshire +8 12 £32,500 +1.56% 1
Middlesex +12 8 £31,500 -
Test Analyst
England

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

1 346 (52.99%) ISEB
2 269 (41.19%) ISTQB
3 262 (40.12%) Agile Software Development
4 232 (35.53%) SQL
5 205 (31.39%) Finance
6 186 (28.48%) Selenium
7 180 (27.57%) Test Scripting
8 172 (26.34%) QA
9 158 (24.20%) HP Quality Center
10 151 (23.12%) Software Testing
11 144 (22.05%) Test Automation
12 129 (19.75%) Java
13 124 (18.99%) QuickTest Pro
14 117 (17.92%) User Acceptance Testing
15 113 (17.30%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 103 (15.77%) Test Management
16 103 (15.77%) WebDriver
17 99 (15.16%) HP
18 95 (14.55%) Scrum
19 94 (14.40%) Automation Testing
20 87 (13.32%) C#
21 86 (13.17%) Microsoft
22 83 (12.71%) Regression Testing
22 83 (12.71%) Manual Testing
23 82 (12.56%) Automated Testing
24 71 (10.87%) XML
25 70 (10.72%) Waterfall
26 68 (10.41%) Oracle
27 66 (10.11%) Analytical Skills
28 64 (9.80%) Degree

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

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 10 (1.53%) SharePoint
2 8 (1.23%) BizTalk Server
3 6 (0.92%) Confluence
3 6 (0.92%) IIS
4 5 (0.77%) SharePoint 2010
4 5 (0.77%) SharePoint 2013
5 4 (0.61%) Elasticsearch
6 3 (0.46%) SharePoint Server
6 3 (0.46%) Tomcat
6 3 (0.46%) MS Exchange
7 2 (0.31%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.15%) Lync
8 1 (0.15%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 55 (8.42%) MS Excel
2 30 (4.59%) MS Office
3 16 (2.45%) MS Project
4 2 (0.31%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.31%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 10 (1.53%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.31%) JDE OneWorld
3 1 (0.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.07%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (1.23%) Internet
2 7 (1.07%) LAN
3 6 (0.92%) WAN
3 6 (0.92%) DNS
3 6 (0.92%) HTTPS
4 5 (0.77%) HTTP
5 4 (0.61%) Firewall
5 4 (0.61%) Wireshark
6 3 (0.46%) 3GPP
7 2 (0.31%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (0.31%) Wireless
7 2 (0.31%) SSH
7 2 (0.31%) LTE
7 2 (0.31%) 4G
7 2 (0.31%) MVNO
8 1 (0.15%) Unified Communications
8 1 (0.15%) GPRS
8 1 (0.15%) IP Telephony
8 1 (0.15%) HSPA
8 1 (0.15%) GGSN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (4.75%) SQL Server
2 26 (3.98%) Oracle Database
3 9 (1.38%) MySQL
4 8 (1.23%) MongoDB
5 7 (1.07%) NoSQL
6 6 (0.92%) Big Data
7 5 (0.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (0.46%) MS Access
9 2 (0.31%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (0.31%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (0.31%) Relational Database
9 2 (0.31%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (0.31%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.15%) SAP Data Services
10 1 (0.15%) DB2
10 1 (0.15%) Data Mining
10 1 (0.15%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (0.15%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 186 (28.48%) Selenium
2 124 (18.99%) QuickTest Pro
3 103 (15.77%) WebDriver
4 44 (6.74%) Visual Studio
4 44 (6.74%) JIRA
5 43 (6.58%) Team Foundation Server
6 39 (5.97%) LoadRunner
7 38 (5.82%) Eclipse
8 33 (5.05%) TestDirector
8 33 (5.05%) Cucumber
9 28 (4.29%) SoapUI
10 26 (3.98%) TestNG
11 25 (3.83%) IntelliJ
12 22 (3.37%) SpecFlow
13 15 (2.30%) Jenkins
14 14 (2.14%) Firebug
15 13 (1.99%) WinRunner
16 12 (1.84%) Subversion
17 11 (1.68%) JUnit
17 11 (1.68%) Git (software)
General
1 205 (31.39%) Finance
2 39 (5.97%) Banking
3 37 (5.67%) Telecoms
4 26 (3.98%) Retail
5 21 (3.22%) Aerospace
6 9 (1.38%) Legal
6 9 (1.38%) Marketing
7 6 (0.92%) Billing
8 5 (0.77%) Investment Banking
8 5 (0.77%) Financial Institution
9 4 (0.61%) Military
9 4 (0.61%) Manufacturing
10 3 (0.46%) Advertising
11 2 (0.31%) Local Government
12 1 (0.15%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.15%) Front Office
12 1 (0.15%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (10.87%) XML
2 59 (9.04%) HTML
3 50 (7.66%) .NET
4 35 (5.36%) Web Services
5 22 (3.37%) CSS
6 19 (2.91%) SOAP
7 10 (1.53%) Gherkin
8 9 (1.38%) Ajax
9 8 (1.23%) JSON
10 6 (0.92%) Middleware
10 6 (0.92%) WinForms
11 5 (0.77%) WPF
11 5 (0.77%) Silverlight
11 5 (0.77%) HTML5
12 3 (0.46%) AngularJS
12 3 (0.46%) WCF
12 3 (0.46%) ASP.NET
13 2 (0.31%) ActiveMQ
13 2 (0.31%) XSL
13 2 (0.31%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 66 (10.11%) Analytical Skills
2 26 (3.98%) Computer Science
3 25 (3.83%) AS400
4 22 (3.37%) iSeries
5 20 (3.06%) Client/Server
6 12 (1.84%) Open Source
7 10 (1.53%) Management Information System
7 10 (1.53%) N-Tier
8 6 (0.92%) Statistics
8 6 (0.92%) Hedge funds
9 5 (0.77%) Mobile App
9 5 (0.77%) Mathematics
10 3 (0.46%) Physics
10 3 (0.46%) PACS
10 3 (0.46%) Replication
10 3 (0.46%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (0.46%) User Experience
11 2 (0.31%) Mobile Banking
11 2 (0.31%) New Media
11 2 (0.31%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 52 (7.96%) Windows
2 42 (6.43%) UNIX
3 15 (2.30%) Linux
4 9 (1.38%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (0.92%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (0.61%) Windows 7
7 3 (0.46%) Apple iOS
7 3 (0.46%) Windows XP
7 3 (0.46%) AIX
7 3 (0.46%) Solaris
8 2 (0.31%) CentOS
8 2 (0.31%) Windows 8
8 2 (0.31%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.15%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 262 (40.12%) Agile Software Development
2 180 (27.57%) Test Scripting
3 151 (23.12%) Software Testing
4 144 (22.05%) Test Automation
5 117 (17.92%) User Acceptance Testing
6 103 (15.77%) Test Management
7 95 (14.55%) Scrum
8 94 (14.40%) Automation Testing
9 83 (12.71%) Manual Testing
9 83 (12.71%) Regression Testing
10 82 (12.56%) Automated Testing
11 70 (10.72%) Waterfall
12 56 (8.58%) System Testing
13 52 (7.96%) Mentoring
14 51 (7.81%) Test Strategy
15 49 (7.50%) Test Planning
16 48 (7.35%) TDD
17 40 (6.13%) BDD
18 38 (5.82%) Continuous Improvement
19 35 (5.36%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 232 (35.53%) SQL
2 129 (19.75%) Java
3 87 (13.32%) C#
4 22 (3.37%) Python
5 15 (2.30%) Perl
6 13 (1.99%) VBScript
7 12 (1.84%) VB
7 12 (1.84%) JavaScript
8 11 (1.68%) Ruby
9 7 (1.07%) VB.NET
9 7 (1.07%) PHP
10 6 (0.92%) C++
10 6 (0.92%) C
11 5 (0.77%) T-SQL
12 4 (0.61%) PL/SQL
12 4 (0.61%) VBA
13 2 (0.31%) Lua
13 2 (0.31%) Groovy
14 1 (0.15%) Bash Shell
14 1 (0.15%) R
Qualifications
1 346 (52.99%) ISEB
2 269 (41.19%) ISTQB
3 113 (17.30%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 64 (9.80%) Degree
5 49 (7.50%) Security Cleared
6 39 (5.97%) SC Cleared
7 4 (0.61%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 3 (0.46%) APMP
8 3 (0.46%) ISEB Practitioner
9 2 (0.31%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 172 (26.34%) QA
2 3 (0.46%) HL7
2 3 (0.46%) DICOM
3 2 (0.31%) GAMP
System Software
1 8 (1.23%) Active Directory
2 7 (1.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.46%) Hyper-V
3 3 (0.46%) vSphere
4 1 (0.15%) MetaFrame
4 1 (0.15%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 158 (24.20%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (0.46%) Control-M
3 2 (0.31%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (0.31%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (0.31%) Netcool
3 2 (0.31%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 1 (0.15%) Puppet
Vendors
1 99 (15.16%) HP
2 86 (13.17%) Microsoft
3 68 (10.41%) Oracle
4 12 (1.84%) IBM
5 7 (1.07%) VMware
6 4 (0.61%) Capita
7 3 (0.46%) Red Hat
7 3 (0.46%) Cisco
7 3 (0.46%) Citrix
8 2 (0.31%) Veritas
8 2 (0.31%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (0.31%) McAfee
8 2 (0.31%) Charles River
8 2 (0.31%) Fujitsu
8 2 (0.31%) Atlassian
8 2 (0.31%) Panasonic
8 2 (0.31%) Mitel
9 1 (0.15%) Telerik
9 1 (0.15%) Twitter
9 1 (0.15%) EMC
West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £25000 Per Annum + great benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
Quindell Resourcing Limited
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Open University
Salary: From £25,513 to £30,434 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Edge Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Great bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 3 days ago
Hungerford, Berkshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £26000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus = Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 Per Annum
Posted: 4 days ago
South East
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £45,000 + outstanding package
Posted: 4 days ago
Godalming, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000 - 35,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £18,000 to £22,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Farnham, Surrey
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £38,000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £26000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
West Malling, Kent
Rark Solutions
Salary: Excellent benefits package
Posted: 6 days ago
West Malling, Kent
Rark Solutions
Salary: Excellent benefits package
Posted: 6 days ago
South East
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £35K-£55K
Posted: 6 days ago
Epsom, Surrey
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + bonus + extensive package
Posted: 6 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Reed Business Information Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago