The table below looks at the statistics 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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Analyst
Rank 185 196 175
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -21
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 1793 1562 1872
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.53% 1.44% 1.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.62% 1.52% 1.68%
Number of salaries quoted 1445 1291 1582
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,100 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
110590 102435 111475
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.41% 94.25% 95.13%
Number of salaries quoted 89418 84946 95316
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 £26,450 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 22 August 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 22 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
England +4 1639 £35,000 - 188
London -20 496 £45,000 - 57
South East +32 409 £37,375 +11.56% 45
Yorkshire +20 189 £32,000 -1.53% 24
West Yorkshire +14 153 £32,500 -4.41% 16
North West +12 142 £30,000 -3.22% 14
South West -5 136 £32,500 -4.41% 20
Berkshire +25 130 £40,000 +14.28% 11
City of London -17 130 £45,000 -9.09% 23
Leeds +16 128 £33,000 -2.94% 10
East of England +24 112 £32,500 - 10
Surrey +30 92 £35,000 - 8
West Midlands -26 89 £33,500 +6.34% 7
Reading +13 85 £37,500 +7.14% 5
Wales +30 81 £30,000 - 6
South Wales +26 75 £30,000 -7.69% 5
East Midlands +23 71 £30,000 -4.00% 9
Hampshire +10 65 £33,000 -14.28% 11
Manchester +12 63 £32,500 +8.33% 6
Cheshire +1 60 £30,000 -8.39% 5
Scotland -21 58 £35,000 -17.64% 6
Cardiff +33 55 £30,000 -20.00% 4
East Sussex -9 38 £37,500 +23.96% 1
Brighton -13 36 £37,500 +25.00% 1
Essex +19 32 £32,500 -18.75%
Bristol -9 30 £33,150 +20.54% 3
Cambridge +23 29 £32,500 +16.07% 2
Cambridgeshire +14 29 £32,500 +8.33% 2
Buckinghamshire +9 29 £31,250 +16.82% 6
Edinburgh +3 29 £35,000 +16.66% 5

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 1317 (37.14%) QA
2 1138 (32.09%) ISEB
3 1118 (31.53%) SQL
4 1062 (29.95%) Test Scripting
5 1017 (28.68%) Selenium
6 984 (27.75%) Finance
7 919 (25.92%) Software Testing
8 887 (25.01%) Agile Software Development
9 631 (17.79%) ISTQB
10 612 (17.26%) Automated Testing
11 589 (16.61%) Manual Testing
12 579 (16.33%) HP Quality Center
13 577 (16.27%) User Acceptance Testing
14 554 (15.62%) Java
15 507 (14.30%) Test Automation
16 488 (13.76%) QuickTest Pro
17 462 (13.03%) .NET
18 440 (12.41%) Automation Testing
19 437 (12.32%) Scrum
20 432 (12.18%) Degree
21 427 (12.04%) Microsoft
22 420 (11.84%) Regression Testing
23 404 (11.39%) C#
24 371 (10.46%) HP
25 361 (10.18%) Test Strategy
26 354 (9.98%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
27 325 (9.17%) Windows
28 318 (8.97%) SQL Server
29 305 (8.60%) WebDriver
30 284 (8.01%) XML

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 40 (1.13%) Confluence
2 31 (0.87%) WebSphere
3 23 (0.65%) IIS
4 20 (0.56%) SharePoint
5 17 (0.48%) CMS
6 16 (0.45%) WorkSite
7 15 (0.42%) BizTalk Server
8 12 (0.34%) SharePoint Server
9 8 (0.23%) ColdFusion
10 7 (0.20%) Apache
10 7 (0.20%) WordPress
11 6 (0.17%) WebLogic
11 6 (0.17%) Tomcat
11 6 (0.17%) MS Exchange
12 5 (0.14%) Documentum
12 5 (0.14%) Drupal
13 4 (0.11%) Lotus Domino
13 4 (0.11%) SAS
14 3 (0.085%) Lync
14 3 (0.085%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 220 (6.20%) MS Excel
2 131 (3.69%) MS Office
3 16 (0.45%) MS PowerPoint
4 11 (0.31%) MS Project
5 7 (0.20%) MS Visio
6 5 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.085%) RoboHelp
8 1 (0.028%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 46 (1.30%) JDE OneWorld
2 19 (0.54%) SAP CO
2 19 (0.54%) SAP FI/CO
2 19 (0.54%) SAP FI
3 18 (0.51%) Sentinel
4 12 (0.34%) Magento
5 9 (0.25%) Dynamics CRM
6 8 (0.23%) Dynamics NAV
7 7 (0.20%) LatentZero
7 7 (0.20%) Oracle EBS
8 6 (0.17%) Markit EDM
9 5 (0.14%) Dynamics AX
9 5 (0.14%) SimCorp Dimension
10 4 (0.11%) Oracle Financials
11 3 (0.085%) SAP Oil and Gas
11 3 (0.085%) VisionPLUS
11 3 (0.085%) Oracle CRM
11 3 (0.085%) HiPortfolio
11 3 (0.085%) AWD
11 3 (0.085%) Eagle PACE
Cloud Services
1 21 (0.59%) SaaS
2 20 (0.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (0.14%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (0.085%) GitHub
5 2 (0.056%) Basecamp
5 2 (0.056%) Office 365
6 1 (0.028%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 71 (2.00%) Internet
2 59 (1.66%) HTTP
3 38 (1.07%) TCP/IP
4 20 (0.56%) LAN
5 19 (0.54%) SMS
5 19 (0.54%) 3G
5 19 (0.54%) LTE
6 18 (0.51%) DNS
7 17 (0.48%) 4G
8 14 (0.39%) SS7
8 14 (0.39%) Wireshark
9 13 (0.37%) FTP
9 13 (0.37%) LDAP
9 13 (0.37%) ISUP
9 13 (0.37%) INAP
10 12 (0.34%) Firewall
11 8 (0.23%) ATM
12 7 (0.20%) HTTPS
13 6 (0.17%) WAN
14 3 (0.085%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 318 (8.97%) SQL Server
2 81 (2.28%) Relational Database
3 66 (1.86%) Data Warehouse
4 53 (1.49%) Oracle Database
5 35 (0.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 34 (0.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 26 (0.73%) MySQL
8 25 (0.71%) DB2
8 25 (0.71%) SQL Server 2008
9 21 (0.59%) Oracle ODI
10 20 (0.56%) RDBMS
11 19 (0.54%) SQL Server 2005
11 19 (0.54%) Oracle Reports
12 15 (0.42%) Big Data
13 14 (0.39%) NoSQL
14 13 (0.37%) PostgreSQL
14 13 (0.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 13 (0.37%) SQL Server 2012
15 11 (0.31%) Data Mining
16 10 (0.28%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 1017 (28.68%) Selenium
2 488 (13.76%) QuickTest Pro
3 305 (8.60%) WebDriver
4 263 (7.42%) JIRA
5 237 (6.68%) Cucumber
6 184 (5.19%) Visual Studio
7 176 (4.96%) Team Foundation Server
8 140 (3.95%) SoapUI
9 138 (3.89%) LoadRunner
10 114 (3.21%) FitNesse
11 104 (2.93%) JMeter
12 102 (2.88%) JUnit
13 93 (2.62%) TestDirector
13 93 (2.62%) SpecFlow
14 81 (2.28%) Jenkins
15 55 (1.55%) TestComplete
15 55 (1.55%) WinRunner
16 53 (1.49%) Git (software)
17 51 (1.44%) Selenium IDE
18 45 (1.27%) NUnit
General
1 984 (27.75%) Finance
2 239 (6.74%) Retail
3 213 (6.01%) Banking
4 147 (4.15%) Telecoms
5 79 (2.23%) Law
6 67 (1.89%) Marketing
7 64 (1.80%) Investment Banking
8 48 (1.35%) Publishing
9 42 (1.18%) Billing
9 42 (1.18%) Legal
10 29 (0.82%) Games
10 29 (0.82%) Retail Banking
11 25 (0.71%) Back Office
12 20 (0.56%) Front Office
13 19 (0.54%) Advertising
14 17 (0.48%) Manufacturing
15 12 (0.34%) Financial Institution
16 5 (0.14%) Automotive
16 5 (0.14%) Pharmaceutical
17 4 (0.11%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 462 (13.03%) .NET
2 284 (8.01%) XML
3 266 (7.50%) Web Services
4 216 (6.09%) SOAP
5 188 (5.30%) HTML
6 109 (3.07%) CSS
7 82 (2.31%) REST
8 63 (1.78%) .NET Framework
9 62 (1.75%) XSD
10 61 (1.72%) WSDL
11 51 (1.44%) ASP.NET
12 43 (1.21%) Middleware
13 39 (1.10%) Gherkin
14 31 (0.87%) RESTful
15 21 (0.59%) jQuery
16 20 (0.56%) Ajax
17 18 (0.51%) CGI
17 18 (0.51%) JMS
18 17 (0.48%) JSON
18 17 (0.48%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 157 (4.43%) Computer Science
2 132 (3.72%) Mobile App
3 80 (2.26%) Mathematics
4 77 (2.17%) Open Source
5 67 (1.89%) Derivative
6 59 (1.66%) Client/Server
7 42 (1.18%) Management Information System
8 41 (1.16%) AS400
8 41 (1.16%) Mainframe
9 38 (1.07%) Equities
10 33 (0.93%) Enterprise Software
11 31 (0.87%) Fixed Income
12 23 (0.65%) Blackberry
13 22 (0.62%) Statistics
14 17 (0.48%) IVR
14 17 (0.48%) iPhone
15 14 (0.39%) SWIFT
15 14 (0.39%) iPad
16 13 (0.37%) iSeries
17 12 (0.34%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 325 (9.17%) Windows
2 183 (5.16%) UNIX
3 150 (4.23%) Linux
4 82 (2.31%) Apple iOS
5 79 (2.23%) Android
6 52 (1.47%) Windows 7
7 29 (0.82%) Windows XP
8 23 (0.65%) Windows Server 2003
9 21 (0.59%) Solaris
10 18 (0.51%) Windows Server 2008
11 15 (0.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 9 (0.25%) Windows Server 2012
13 7 (0.20%) Windows Vista
13 7 (0.20%) Mac OS
14 6 (0.17%) Windows 8
15 4 (0.11%) Windows 2000
16 3 (0.085%) Ubuntu
16 3 (0.085%) AIX
17 2 (0.056%) Windows Phone
17 2 (0.056%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 1062 (29.95%) Test Scripting
2 919 (25.92%) Software Testing
3 887 (25.01%) Agile Software Development
4 612 (17.26%) Automated Testing
5 589 (16.61%) Manual Testing
6 577 (16.27%) User Acceptance Testing
7 507 (14.30%) Test Automation
8 440 (12.41%) Automation Testing
9 437 (12.32%) Scrum
10 420 (11.84%) Regression Testing
11 361 (10.18%) Test Strategy
12 273 (7.70%) Test Management
13 268 (7.56%) Performance Testing
14 239 (6.74%) E-Commerce
15 235 (6.63%) TDD
16 231 (6.51%) BDD
17 230 (6.49%) System Testing
18 199 (5.61%) Integration Testing
19 178 (5.02%) Project Management
20 160 (4.51%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 1118 (31.53%) SQL
2 554 (15.62%) Java
3 404 (11.39%) C#
4 206 (5.81%) JavaScript
5 114 (3.21%) VBScript
6 98 (2.76%) Python
7 95 (2.68%) VB
8 91 (2.57%) C++
9 89 (2.51%) Ruby
10 68 (1.92%) Perl
11 64 (1.80%) PHP
12 57 (1.61%) C
13 42 (1.18%) Groovy
14 40 (1.13%) T-SQL
15 23 (0.65%) Shell Script
16 21 (0.59%) VB.NET
17 16 (0.45%) XPath
18 13 (0.37%) Bash Shell
19 9 (0.25%) VBA
20 7 (0.20%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1138 (32.09%) ISEB
2 631 (17.79%) ISTQB
3 432 (12.18%) Degree
4 354 (9.98%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 136 (3.84%) Security Cleared
6 87 (2.45%) SC Cleared
7 18 (0.51%) DV Cleared
8 14 (0.39%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 7 (0.20%) HND
10 6 (0.17%) CISSP
11 5 (0.14%) CSQA
12 4 (0.11%) PhD
12 4 (0.11%) PMI Certification
12 4 (0.11%) MBA
13 3 (0.085%) ISEB Practitioner
14 2 (0.056%) GPEN
14 2 (0.056%) OSCP
14 2 (0.056%) CISM
14 2 (0.056%) GIAC
14 2 (0.056%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1317 (37.14%) QA
2 13 (0.37%) SLA
3 9 (0.25%) ISO 9001
4 7 (0.20%) HL7
5 4 (0.11%) ISO 9000
6 3 (0.085%) WAI
7 2 (0.056%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.056%) GAMP
7 2 (0.056%) GAAP
8 1 (0.028%) Solvency II
8 1 (0.028%) Dodd-Frank
8 1 (0.028%) FATCA
System Software
1 18 (0.51%) Active Directory
2 16 (0.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (0.37%) NFS
3 13 (0.37%) VirtualBox
4 4 (0.11%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.056%) vSphere
5 2 (0.056%) ISA Server
6 1 (0.028%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.028%) XenApp
6 1 (0.028%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.028%) KVM
Systems Management
1 579 (16.33%) HP Quality Center
2 23 (0.65%) SCCM
3 21 (0.59%) Tivoli
4 9 (0.25%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 8 (0.23%) Netcool
6 6 (0.17%) Control-M
7 5 (0.14%) Puppet
8 3 (0.085%) McAfee ePO
8 3 (0.085%) Opscode Chef
8 3 (0.085%) nmon
8 3 (0.085%) Ansible
9 2 (0.056%) HP SiteScope
9 2 (0.056%) Vagrant
9 2 (0.056%) CA LISA
9 2 (0.056%) BMC PATROL
10 1 (0.028%) OpenView
10 1 (0.028%) SCOM
Vendors
1 427 (12.04%) Microsoft
2 371 (10.46%) HP
3 201 (5.67%) Oracle
4 65 (1.83%) SAP
5 63 (1.78%) Citrix
6 53 (1.49%) IBM
7 29 (0.82%) VMware
8 25 (0.71%) Altiris
8 25 (0.71%) Charles River
9 24 (0.68%) thinkFolio
10 23 (0.65%) Salesforce.com
11 21 (0.59%) Cognos
12 18 (0.51%) T-Plan
12 18 (0.51%) StatPro
12 18 (0.51%) webMethods
13 16 (0.45%) Interwoven
14 15 (0.42%) Red Hat
14 15 (0.42%) Atlassian
15 13 (0.37%) Capita
15 13 (0.37%) TIBCO
Sidcup, Kent
BEConsultancy
Salary: Depending on experience
Posted: 2 hours ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £23000 Per Annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 Per Annum + 10% On target Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
University of Bournemouth
Salary: From £31,644 to £36,661 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Northamptonshire
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Salary: £35000 Per Annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Gloucestershire
ISL
Salary: £30000.00 - £44000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
Bluetownonline
Salary: £40k - 45k per year
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000 Per Annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Resource Management
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Cheshire
Sanderson
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £18,000 to £20,000 per annum plus additional benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Sutton, Surrey
Reed Business Information Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + 29 days + Share Ops + Pension + mo
Posted: 7 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £37,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
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ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £30000.00 - £38000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Devon
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Salary: £40000 to £43000 per annum - plus 10% bonus + benefits
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London
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Salary: From £30,000 to £42,000 per annum + Bonus + Extensive Benefits
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Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum + 12% bonus
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