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 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Analyst
Rank 195 227 195
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -32
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 1633 1319 1624
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.55% 1.27% 1.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.63% 1.34% 1.57%
Number of salaries quoted 1337 1014 1426
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,800 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%

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
100150 98294 103682
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.81% 94.57% 95.15%
Number of salaries quoted 83451 79476 89033
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 23 January 2015 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 23 January 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
England +38 1492 £35,000 - 206
London -23 391 £42,000 -1.17% 70
South East +29 340 £37,250 +3.47% 32
Yorkshire +37 266 £32,500 +4.83% 30
North West +9 145 £30,000 +3.44% 23
West Yorkshire +3 133 £35,000 +11.11% 17
Berkshire +61 121 £40,000 +6.66% 10
South West +52 118 £31,000 -3.12% 19
City of London +32 107 £41,500 -6.74% 30
Manchester +6 97 £33,500 +11.66% 13
Leeds +4 94 £35,000 +7.69% 11
East of England +5 92 £35,000 +7.69% 11
West Midlands +4 88 £32,500 +8.33% 10
North Yorkshire +59 85 £30,000 -14.28% 5
Surrey -5 77 £37,500 -3.84% 4
Reading +35 70 £42,500 +13.33% 3
Scotland +22 57 £35,000 - 10
South Yorkshire +20 48 £32,500 +30.00% 8
Hampshire -5 46 £35,000 +40.00% 6
Bristol +39 43 £31,000 -4.61% 7
South Wales -10 43 £30,375 +10.45% 3
Wales -23 43 £30,375 +9.45% 3
York +41 41 £30,000 -14.28% 3
East Midlands +20 38 £34,000 +23.63% 5
Harrogate +29 36 £30,000 -11.76% 2
Birmingham +12 36 £32,500 +1.56% 4
Sheffield +4 33 £27,500 +10.00% 4
Buckinghamshire +9 32 £35,000 +7.69% 3
Southampton +32 30 £35,000 +16.66% 1
Cambridgeshire +19 30 £40,000 +11.11% 3

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 1476 (44.26%) Agile Software Development
2 1254 (37.60%) ISEB
3 1200 (35.98%) QA
4 1068 (32.02%) SQL
5 1036 (31.06%) Finance
6 995 (29.84%) Test Scripting
7 930 (27.89%) Software Testing
8 848 (25.43%) Selenium
9 790 (23.69%) ISTQB
10 701 (21.02%) Manual Testing
11 559 (16.76%) HP Quality Center
12 557 (16.70%) Automated Testing
13 542 (16.25%) User Acceptance Testing
14 516 (15.47%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 501 (15.02%) Test Automation
16 470 (14.09%) Scrum
17 451 (13.52%) Java
18 438 (13.13%) HP
19 415 (12.44%) Regression Testing
20 404 (12.11%) Automation Testing
21 400 (11.99%) Microsoft
22 386 (11.57%) QuickTest Pro
23 385 (11.54%) Test Management
24 366 (10.97%) .NET
25 342 (10.25%) Test Strategy
26 341 (10.22%) C#
27 334 (10.01%) Degree
28 326 (9.78%) Retail
28 326 (9.78%) WebDriver
29 313 (9.39%) JIRA

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 44 (1.32%) SharePoint
2 36 (1.08%) Confluence
3 25 (0.75%) IIS
4 18 (0.54%) WebSphere
5 15 (0.45%) SharePoint Server
6 12 (0.36%) MS Exchange
7 11 (0.33%) WebLogic
8 10 (0.30%) BizTalk Server
9 9 (0.27%) Apache
10 8 (0.24%) Tomcat
11 5 (0.15%) Node.js
11 5 (0.15%) WorkSite
11 5 (0.15%) JBoss
11 5 (0.15%) CMS
12 4 (0.12%) SharePoint 2010
12 4 (0.12%) SharePoint 2013
13 3 (0.090%) Liferay
13 3 (0.090%) GlassFish
14 2 (0.060%) Drupal
14 2 (0.060%) WordPress
Applications
1 218 (6.54%) MS Excel
2 107 (3.21%) MS Office
3 22 (0.66%) MS Project
4 13 (0.39%) MS PowerPoint
5 8 (0.24%) Mingle
6 4 (0.12%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.030%) RoboHelp
Business Applications
1 30 (0.90%) Oracle Financials
2 24 (0.72%) Dynamics CRM
3 19 (0.57%) Oracle EBS
4 14 (0.42%) Sentinel
4 14 (0.42%) Markit EDM
5 13 (0.39%) Oracle EBS R12
6 12 (0.36%) Oracle General Ledger
6 12 (0.36%) Oracle Payables
6 12 (0.36%) Oracle Receivables
6 12 (0.36%) Oracle Cash Management
6 12 (0.36%) Oracle Assets
7 11 (0.33%) JDE OneWorld
8 8 (0.24%) Oracle ERP
9 7 (0.21%) LatentZero
10 6 (0.18%) Sophis RISQUE
11 4 (0.12%) Oracle Retail
12 3 (0.090%) AWD
13 2 (0.060%) Dynamics AX
13 2 (0.060%) Remedy ITSM
13 2 (0.060%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 29 (0.87%) SaaS
2 14 (0.42%) Cloud Computing
3 7 (0.21%) GitHub
4 4 (0.12%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (0.12%) PaaS
4 4 (0.12%) Trello
5 2 (0.060%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (0.060%) Force.com
5 2 (0.060%) Office 365
5 2 (0.060%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 44 (1.32%) HTTP
2 37 (1.11%) Internet
3 18 (0.54%) TCP/IP
4 16 (0.48%) LAN
5 14 (0.42%) DNS
6 12 (0.36%) WAN
7 7 (0.21%) Wireshark
8 6 (0.18%) Firewall
9 5 (0.15%) SMS
9 5 (0.15%) HTTPS
10 4 (0.12%) ISUP
10 4 (0.12%) INAP
10 4 (0.12%) SS7
10 4 (0.12%) LDAP
11 3 (0.090%) 4G
11 3 (0.090%) MVNO
11 3 (0.090%) LTE
11 3 (0.090%) 3GPP
11 3 (0.090%) FTP
12 2 (0.060%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 241 (7.23%) SQL Server
2 75 (2.25%) Relational Database
3 63 (1.89%) Oracle Database
4 55 (1.65%) Data Warehouse
5 52 (1.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 30 (0.90%) SQL Server 2008
6 30 (0.90%) NoSQL
6 30 (0.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 22 (0.66%) MySQL
8 19 (0.57%) Big Data
9 18 (0.54%) Oracle Reports
9 18 (0.54%) RDBMS
10 17 (0.51%) MongoDB
11 14 (0.42%) QlikView
11 14 (0.42%) MarkLogic
12 9 (0.27%) Hadoop
12 9 (0.27%) BusinessObjects
13 8 (0.24%) DataStage
13 8 (0.24%) BusinessObjects XI
14 6 (0.18%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 848 (25.43%) Selenium
2 386 (11.57%) QuickTest Pro
3 326 (9.78%) WebDriver
4 313 (9.39%) JIRA
5 220 (6.60%) Cucumber
6 204 (6.12%) Team Foundation Server
7 170 (5.10%) Visual Studio
8 146 (4.38%) SoapUI
9 129 (3.87%) SpecFlow
10 95 (2.85%) LoadRunner
11 93 (2.79%) Git (software)
12 83 (2.49%) JMeter
13 80 (2.40%) JUnit
14 68 (2.04%) TestDirector
15 58 (1.74%) FitNesse
16 48 (1.44%) TeamCity
17 45 (1.35%) Jenkins
18 43 (1.29%) Subversion
19 42 (1.26%) eggPlant
20 37 (1.11%) Selenium IDE
General
1 1036 (31.06%) Finance
2 326 (9.78%) Retail
3 276 (8.28%) Banking
4 116 (3.48%) Telecoms
5 97 (2.91%) Aerospace
6 49 (1.47%) Marketing
7 41 (1.23%) Retail Banking
8 39 (1.17%) Legal
9 38 (1.14%) Law
10 26 (0.78%) Billing
11 25 (0.75%) Investment Banking
12 24 (0.72%) Advertising
13 22 (0.66%) Games
14 18 (0.54%) Back Office
15 17 (0.51%) Manufacturing
16 16 (0.48%) Military
17 12 (0.36%) Front Office
18 10 (0.30%) Publishing
18 10 (0.30%) Pharmaceutical
19 8 (0.24%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 366 (10.97%) .NET
2 225 (6.75%) XML
3 182 (5.46%) Web Services
4 142 (4.26%) SOAP
5 129 (3.87%) HTML
6 74 (2.22%) CSS
7 59 (1.77%) .NET Framework
8 56 (1.68%) ASP.NET
9 54 (1.62%) Gherkin
10 36 (1.08%) XSD
11 35 (1.05%) WSDL
12 34 (1.02%) REST
13 17 (0.51%) JSON
13 17 (0.51%) WinForms
14 16 (0.48%) RESTful
15 15 (0.45%) Middleware
16 12 (0.36%) Ajax
16 12 (0.36%) ASP.NET MVC
17 11 (0.33%) FIX Protocol
18 10 (0.30%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 254 (7.62%) Analytical Skills
2 96 (2.88%) Computer Science
3 92 (2.76%) Mobile App
4 70 (2.10%) Open Source
5 63 (1.89%) Management Information System
6 36 (1.08%) Mathematics
6 36 (1.08%) AS400
7 34 (1.02%) User Experience
8 25 (0.75%) Statistics
9 24 (0.72%) Client/Server
9 24 (0.72%) Enterprise Software
10 22 (0.66%) N-Tier
10 22 (0.66%) iPhone
11 21 (0.63%) Derivative
12 18 (0.54%) Fixed Income
13 16 (0.48%) iSeries
13 16 (0.48%) iPad
14 15 (0.45%) Replication
14 15 (0.45%) Equities
15 14 (0.42%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 293 (8.79%) Windows
2 192 (5.76%) UNIX
3 111 (3.33%) Linux
4 73 (2.19%) Android
5 60 (1.80%) Apple iOS
6 28 (0.84%) Windows 7
7 27 (0.81%) Windows Server 2003
8 25 (0.75%) Windows XP
9 15 (0.45%) Windows Server 2008
10 13 (0.39%) Mac OS
11 9 (0.27%) Solaris
12 5 (0.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 5 (0.15%) AIX
13 3 (0.090%) Windows Server 2012
14 2 (0.060%) Mac OS X
14 2 (0.060%) CentOS
14 2 (0.060%) Windows 8
15 1 (0.030%) Ubuntu
15 1 (0.030%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 1476 (44.26%) Agile Software Development
2 995 (29.84%) Test Scripting
3 930 (27.89%) Software Testing
4 701 (21.02%) Manual Testing
5 557 (16.70%) Automated Testing
6 542 (16.25%) User Acceptance Testing
7 501 (15.02%) Test Automation
8 470 (14.09%) Scrum
9 415 (12.44%) Regression Testing
10 404 (12.11%) Automation Testing
11 385 (11.54%) Test Management
12 342 (10.25%) Test Strategy
13 311 (9.33%) Performance Testing
14 274 (8.22%) BDD
14 274 (8.22%) Test Planning
15 273 (8.19%) TDD
16 213 (6.39%) Integration Testing
17 209 (6.27%) System Testing
18 197 (5.91%) E-Commerce
19 174 (5.22%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1068 (32.02%) SQL
2 451 (13.52%) Java
3 341 (10.22%) C#
4 140 (4.20%) JavaScript
5 93 (2.79%) Python
6 86 (2.58%) Ruby
7 53 (1.59%) VBScript
8 50 (1.50%) Perl
9 46 (1.38%) C++
9 46 (1.38%) T-SQL
10 44 (1.32%) VB
11 41 (1.23%) C
12 32 (0.96%) PHP
13 28 (0.84%) VB.NET
14 27 (0.81%) Groovy
15 15 (0.45%) PL/SQL
15 15 (0.45%) Shell Script
16 12 (0.36%) VBA
17 9 (0.27%) Bash Shell
17 9 (0.27%) XPath
Qualifications
1 1254 (37.60%) ISEB
2 790 (23.69%) ISTQB
3 516 (15.47%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 334 (10.01%) Degree
5 166 (4.98%) Security Cleared
6 123 (3.69%) SC Cleared
7 31 (0.93%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 14 (0.42%) ISEB Practitioner
9 10 (0.30%) HND
10 5 (0.15%) DV Cleared
11 4 (0.12%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
11 4 (0.12%) Six Sigma Black Belt
11 4 (0.12%) Six Sigma Green Belt
12 2 (0.060%) HNC
12 2 (0.060%) APMP
13 1 (0.030%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1200 (35.98%) QA
2 11 (0.33%) GAAP
3 8 (0.24%) GAMP
3 8 (0.24%) HL7
4 4 (0.12%) FATCA
4 4 (0.12%) Solvency II
5 3 (0.090%) DICOM
6 2 (0.060%) SLA
6 2 (0.060%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.060%) Data Quality
System Software
1 18 (0.54%) Active Directory
2 17 (0.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.12%) NFS
4 3 (0.090%) VirtualBox
5 2 (0.060%) Firmware
5 2 (0.060%) VMware Workstation
5 2 (0.060%) vSphere
6 1 (0.030%) KVM
6 1 (0.030%) Snort
6 1 (0.030%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 559 (16.76%) HP Quality Center
2 12 (0.36%) Netcool
2 12 (0.36%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 12 (0.36%) McAfee ePO
3 5 (0.15%) SCCM
3 5 (0.15%) Control-M
4 3 (0.090%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.060%) Nessus
5 2 (0.060%) CORE IMPACT
5 2 (0.060%) CA LISA
6 1 (0.030%) Ansible
6 1 (0.030%) Puppet
6 1 (0.030%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (0.030%) Nagios
Vendors
1 438 (13.13%) HP
2 400 (11.99%) Microsoft
3 218 (6.54%) Oracle
4 38 (1.14%) IBM
5 36 (1.08%) SAP
6 24 (0.72%) Citrix
7 22 (0.66%) VMware
8 18 (0.54%) Salesforce.com
8 18 (0.54%) Business Objects
9 15 (0.45%) Capita
10 14 (0.42%) webMethods
10 14 (0.42%) StatPro
10 14 (0.42%) thinkFolio
11 13 (0.39%) Informatica
11 13 (0.39%) ATG
12 12 (0.36%) Veritas
12 12 (0.36%) McAfee
12 12 (0.36%) Atlassian
13 10 (0.30%) Google
14 9 (0.27%) Cognos
Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 Per Annum + 10% OT Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bolton, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + + 10% bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Ipswich, Suffolk
Pure Resourcing Solutions
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
AMsource Technology
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
South Yorkshire
AMsource Technology
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bolton, Lancashire
AMsource Technology
Salary: £18000 - £27000 per annum + pension, parking, cycle to work
Posted: Yesterday
Wembley, Middlesex
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Isle of Man
Logic Engagements Ltd
Salary: £35k - £40k per annum + Benefits + 20% Maximum Tax
Posted: Yesterday
Winchester, Hampshire
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum BONUS, 25 days holiday, Pension, Pri
Posted: Yesterday
East London
Logic Engagements Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Doncaster, South Yorkshire
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: Yesterday
Tonbridge, Kent
IT Connections
Salary: to £28,000
Posted: Yesterday
Isle of Man
Logic Engagements Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits + 20% Maximum Tax
Posted: Yesterday
York, North Yorkshire
Candour Solutions
Salary: Salary DOE plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucestershire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £37000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Halifax, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Ipswich, Suffolk
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30k per year
Posted: Yesterday