The first table below looks at the demand for the Test Analyst role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Analyst
Rank 189 204 169
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -35
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 1788 1498 1913
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.53% 1.38% 1.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.62% 1.46% 1.71%
Number of salaries quoted 1460 1243 1609
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £26,483 £26,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £33,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
110395 102332 111722
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.39% 94.24% 95.14%
Number of salaries quoted 90051 84654 95699
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -

Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Test Analyst in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Test Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Test Analyst
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Test Analyst within the UK.

Test Analyst Salary Trend in the UK

Test Analyst
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Analyst over the 3 months to 31 July 2014 within the UK.

Test Analyst Salary Histogram in the UK

Test Analyst
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 31 July 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
England +19 1647 £35,750 +2.14% 177
London -13 557 £45,000 - 62
South East +48 416 £37,500 +11.94% 34
Yorkshire +21 163 £33,000 +4.76% 17
City of London +4 149 £45,000 -10.00% 20
West Yorkshire +6 132 £35,000 +6.06% 13
Berkshire +42 123 £40,000 +14.28% 10
North West +19 123 £30,000 -3.22% 13
South West +5 121 £32,500 -7.14% 20
East of England +12 119 £32,500 +8.33% 8
Leeds -1 111 £35,000 +4.47% 9
Surrey +28 93 £40,000 +14.28% 5
Wales +27 92 £30,000 -7.69% 4
West Midlands -20 84 £33,500 +11.66% 7
South Wales +15 81 £30,000 -10.44% 3
Reading +26 75 £37,500 +3.44% 3
East Midlands +23 74 £30,000 -4.00% 9
Hampshire +14 67 £33,000 -14.28% 10
Manchester +18 56 £30,750 +2.50% 4
Cardiff +19 55 £30,000 -4.76% 3
Cheshire -10 45 £30,000 -9.09% 3
East Sussex -6 42 £37,500 +22.95% 1
Scotland -28 40 £32,500 -27.77% 9
Bristol +2 37 £31,250 -10.71% 6
Brighton -8 37 £37,500 +22.95% 1
Birmingham -5 32 £33,500 +11.66% 5
Cambridgeshire +22 30 £32,500 +8.33% 3
Essex +14 30 £32,500 -14.47% 1
Cambridge +26 29 £32,500 +9.24% 2
Buckinghamshire -1 29 £31,250 +15.74% 7

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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 1381 (38.74%) QA
2 1155 (32.40%) ISEB
3 1118 (31.36%) Test Scripting
4 1117 (31.33%) SQL
5 1023 (28.70%) Selenium
6 973 (27.29%) Finance
7 921 (25.83%) Software Testing
8 892 (25.02%) Agile Software Development
9 651 (18.26%) ISTQB
10 630 (17.67%) Automated Testing
11 585 (16.41%) User Acceptance Testing
12 574 (16.10%) Manual Testing
13 567 (15.90%) HP Quality Center
14 566 (15.88%) Java
15 564 (15.82%) Test Automation
16 497 (13.94%) .NET
17 482 (13.52%) QuickTest Pro
18 448 (12.57%) Degree
19 442 (12.40%) Scrum
20 441 (12.37%) Automation Testing
21 439 (12.31%) Microsoft
22 438 (12.29%) C#
23 373 (10.46%) Test Strategy
24 362 (10.15%) HP
25 343 (9.62%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
26 332 (9.31%) SQL Server
27 321 (9.00%) Windows
28 295 (8.27%) WebDriver
29 294 (8.25%) Regression Testing
30 282 (7.91%) XML

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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 43 (1.21%) Confluence
2 30 (0.84%) WebSphere
3 26 (0.73%) IIS
4 23 (0.65%) CMS
5 18 (0.50%) SharePoint
6 17 (0.48%) WorkSite
7 12 (0.34%) BizTalk Server
8 9 (0.25%) WordPress
8 9 (0.25%) SharePoint Server
8 9 (0.25%) ColdFusion
9 8 (0.22%) Apache
10 5 (0.14%) WebLogic
10 5 (0.14%) Tomcat
10 5 (0.14%) Documentum
11 4 (0.11%) MS Exchange
11 4 (0.11%) Lotus Domino
11 4 (0.11%) Drupal
12 3 (0.084%) Sitecore CMS
12 3 (0.084%) SAS
13 2 (0.056%) Liferay
Applications
1 224 (6.28%) MS Excel
2 130 (3.65%) MS Office
3 16 (0.45%) MS PowerPoint
4 12 (0.34%) MS Project
5 7 (0.20%) MS Visio
6 6 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.084%) RoboHelp
8 1 (0.028%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 53 (1.49%) JDE OneWorld
2 20 (0.56%) Sentinel
3 19 (0.53%) SAP CO
3 19 (0.53%) SAP FI/CO
3 19 (0.53%) SAP FI
4 15 (0.42%) Magento
4 15 (0.42%) Oracle EBS
5 11 (0.31%) Dynamics CRM
6 8 (0.22%) Dynamics NAV
6 8 (0.22%) SimCorp Dimension
7 7 (0.20%) LatentZero
8 6 (0.17%) Markit EDM
9 5 (0.14%) Dynamics AX
9 5 (0.14%) Oracle CRM
10 3 (0.084%) Eagle PACE
10 3 (0.084%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 3 (0.084%) VisionPLUS
10 3 (0.084%) HiPortfolio
11 2 (0.056%) Oracle Financials
11 2 (0.056%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 25 (0.70%) Microsoft Azure
2 20 (0.56%) SaaS
3 4 (0.11%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.056%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.056%) Office 365
4 2 (0.056%) Basecamp
5 1 (0.028%) GitHub
5 1 (0.028%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 68 (1.91%) Internet
2 52 (1.46%) HTTP
3 38 (1.07%) TCP/IP
4 29 (0.81%) LTE
5 27 (0.76%) 4G
6 19 (0.53%) DNS
6 19 (0.53%) 3G
7 17 (0.48%) LAN
7 17 (0.48%) SMS
8 15 (0.42%) Firewall
9 13 (0.36%) FTP
10 12 (0.34%) SS7
10 12 (0.34%) Wireshark
11 11 (0.31%) LDAP
11 11 (0.31%) ISUP
11 11 (0.31%) INAP
12 8 (0.22%) ATM
13 7 (0.20%) HTTPS
14 3 (0.084%) GSM
14 3 (0.084%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 332 (9.31%) SQL Server
2 84 (2.36%) Relational Database
3 69 (1.94%) Data Warehouse
4 45 (1.26%) Oracle Database
5 36 (1.01%) MySQL
6 35 (0.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 31 (0.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 31 (0.87%) SQL Server 2008
8 25 (0.70%) DB2
9 24 (0.67%) SQL Server 2005
10 23 (0.65%) RDBMS
11 21 (0.59%) Oracle ODI
11 21 (0.59%) Oracle Reports
12 14 (0.39%) PostgreSQL
12 14 (0.39%) Big Data
13 13 (0.36%) SQL Server 2012
13 13 (0.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 12 (0.34%) Data Mining
15 10 (0.28%) NoSQL
16 9 (0.25%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 1023 (28.70%) Selenium
2 482 (13.52%) QuickTest Pro
3 295 (8.27%) WebDriver
4 249 (6.98%) JIRA
5 234 (6.56%) Cucumber
6 186 (5.22%) Visual Studio
7 176 (4.94%) Team Foundation Server
8 152 (4.26%) SoapUI
9 142 (3.98%) LoadRunner
10 123 (3.45%) FitNesse
11 107 (3.00%) JMeter
12 100 (2.81%) JUnit
13 98 (2.75%) SpecFlow
14 93 (2.61%) TestDirector
15 92 (2.58%) Jenkins
16 67 (1.88%) WinRunner
17 61 (1.71%) TestComplete
18 52 (1.46%) NUnit
19 51 (1.43%) Git (software)
20 44 (1.23%) TestNG
General
1 973 (27.29%) Finance
2 235 (6.59%) Retail
3 218 (6.12%) Banking
4 148 (4.15%) Telecoms
5 80 (2.24%) Law
6 69 (1.94%) Investment Banking
7 62 (1.74%) Marketing
8 54 (1.51%) Publishing
9 49 (1.37%) Legal
10 46 (1.29%) Billing
11 29 (0.81%) Games
12 22 (0.62%) Advertising
13 21 (0.59%) Back Office
13 21 (0.59%) Retail Banking
14 18 (0.50%) Front Office
15 17 (0.48%) Manufacturing
16 14 (0.39%) Financial Institution
17 5 (0.14%) Pharmaceutical
18 4 (0.11%) Automotive
18 4 (0.11%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 497 (13.94%) .NET
2 282 (7.91%) XML
3 276 (7.74%) Web Services
4 206 (5.78%) SOAP
5 186 (5.22%) HTML
6 114 (3.20%) CSS
7 92 (2.58%) REST
8 66 (1.85%) .NET Framework
9 56 (1.57%) XSD
9 56 (1.57%) WSDL
10 54 (1.51%) ASP.NET
11 48 (1.35%) Middleware
12 36 (1.01%) Gherkin
13 29 (0.81%) RESTful
14 25 (0.70%) Ajax
15 23 (0.65%) jQuery
16 19 (0.53%) JSON
17 18 (0.50%) CGI
17 18 (0.50%) JMS
18 17 (0.48%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 176 (4.94%) Computer Science
2 150 (4.21%) Mobile App
3 90 (2.52%) Mathematics
4 75 (2.10%) Open Source
5 69 (1.94%) Client/Server
6 64 (1.80%) Derivative
7 43 (1.21%) Enterprise Software
8 42 (1.18%) AS400
9 40 (1.12%) Mainframe
9 40 (1.12%) Equities
10 39 (1.09%) Management Information System
11 32 (0.90%) Fixed Income
12 30 (0.84%) Blackberry
13 23 (0.65%) Statistics
14 22 (0.62%) iPhone
15 19 (0.53%) iPad
16 18 (0.50%) IVR
17 15 (0.42%) SWIFT
17 15 (0.42%) iSeries
18 14 (0.39%) Spread Betting
Operating Systems
1 321 (9.00%) Windows
2 169 (4.74%) UNIX
3 158 (4.43%) Linux
4 100 (2.81%) Apple iOS
5 97 (2.72%) Android
6 50 (1.40%) Windows 7
7 27 (0.76%) Windows XP
8 24 (0.67%) Windows Server 2003
9 19 (0.53%) Solaris
10 18 (0.50%) Windows Server 2008
11 14 (0.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 11 (0.31%) Windows Server 2012
13 10 (0.28%) Windows Vista
13 10 (0.28%) Windows 8
14 8 (0.22%) Mac OS
15 5 (0.14%) Windows 2000
16 3 (0.084%) Ubuntu
17 2 (0.056%) Mac OS X
17 2 (0.056%) AIX
17 2 (0.056%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 1118 (31.36%) Test Scripting
2 921 (25.83%) Software Testing
3 892 (25.02%) Agile Software Development
4 630 (17.67%) Automated Testing
5 585 (16.41%) User Acceptance Testing
6 574 (16.10%) Manual Testing
7 564 (15.82%) Test Automation
8 442 (12.40%) Scrum
9 441 (12.37%) Automation Testing
10 373 (10.46%) Test Strategy
11 294 (8.25%) Regression Testing
12 260 (7.29%) Performance Testing
13 251 (7.04%) Test Management
14 240 (6.73%) E-Commerce
14 240 (6.73%) BDD
15 239 (6.70%) TDD
16 236 (6.62%) System Testing
17 191 (5.36%) Integration Testing
18 176 (4.94%) Project Management
19 170 (4.77%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 1117 (31.33%) SQL
2 566 (15.88%) Java
3 438 (12.29%) C#
4 214 (6.00%) JavaScript
5 120 (3.37%) VBScript
6 112 (3.14%) VB
7 99 (2.78%) C++
8 92 (2.58%) Ruby
9 87 (2.44%) Python
10 79 (2.22%) PHP
11 62 (1.74%) Perl
12 57 (1.60%) C
13 47 (1.32%) Groovy
14 40 (1.12%) T-SQL
15 24 (0.67%) Shell Script
16 16 (0.45%) VB.NET
16 16 (0.45%) XPath
17 15 (0.42%) Bash Shell
18 8 (0.22%) VBA
18 8 (0.22%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 1155 (32.40%) ISEB
2 651 (18.26%) ISTQB
3 448 (12.57%) Degree
4 343 (9.62%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 120 (3.37%) Security Cleared
6 69 (1.94%) SC Cleared
7 20 (0.56%) DV Cleared
8 19 (0.53%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 9 (0.25%) HND
10 6 (0.17%) CISSP
10 6 (0.17%) ISEB Practitioner
11 5 (0.14%) CSQA
12 4 (0.11%) PMI Certification
12 4 (0.11%) PhD
12 4 (0.11%) MBA
13 2 (0.056%) CISM
13 2 (0.056%) GIAC
13 2 (0.056%) CISMP
13 2 (0.056%) CEH
13 2 (0.056%) GPEN
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1381 (38.74%) QA
2 12 (0.34%) SLA
3 10 (0.28%) ISO 9001
4 5 (0.14%) HL7
5 4 (0.11%) ISO 9000
6 3 (0.084%) WAI
7 2 (0.056%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.056%) FATCA
8 1 (0.028%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 17 (0.48%) VMware Infrastructure
1 17 (0.48%) Active Directory
2 11 (0.31%) VirtualBox
2 11 (0.31%) NFS
3 6 (0.17%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.056%) Terminal Services
4 2 (0.056%) ISA Server
4 2 (0.056%) vSphere
5 1 (0.028%) XenApp
5 1 (0.028%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 567 (15.90%) HP Quality Center
2 21 (0.59%) Tivoli
3 20 (0.56%) SCCM
4 7 (0.20%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 6 (0.17%) Netcool
6 5 (0.14%) Control-M
7 4 (0.11%) Puppet
8 3 (0.084%) nmon
9 2 (0.056%) BMC PATROL
9 2 (0.056%) OpenView
9 2 (0.056%) HP SiteScope
9 2 (0.056%) Ansible
9 2 (0.056%) Opscode Chef
9 2 (0.056%) Vagrant
9 2 (0.056%) CA LISA
10 1 (0.028%) SCOM
10 1 (0.028%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 439 (12.31%) Microsoft
2 362 (10.15%) HP
3 219 (6.14%) Oracle
4 66 (1.85%) SAP
5 65 (1.82%) Citrix
6 61 (1.71%) IBM
7 30 (0.84%) VMware
8 26 (0.73%) thinkFolio
9 25 (0.70%) Charles River
9 25 (0.70%) Salesforce.com
10 21 (0.59%) Atlassian
10 21 (0.59%) Altiris
11 20 (0.56%) StatPro
11 20 (0.56%) Cognos
12 19 (0.53%) webMethods
13 17 (0.48%) Interwoven
14 16 (0.45%) T-Plan
15 14 (0.39%) Informatica
16 13 (0.36%) Capita
16 13 (0.36%) Red Hat
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Leading Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 5 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Neg. dependant on exp.
Posted: 7 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £30000 - £36000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Fusion Recruitment Solutions
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
TEKsystems
Salary: £25000 - £44000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridgeshire
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £32,000 to £35,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Zetman
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Taunton, Somerset
ComputerWorld Personnel Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare, Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Teddington, Middlesex
Lewis Paige
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Premier Group Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Yes
Posted: Yesterday
Essex
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30k - 35k per year
Posted: Yesterday
London
Spencer Rose
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago