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 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Analyst
Rank 222 221 211
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -10
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 1590 1642 1773
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.54% 1.48% 1.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.60% 1.54% 1.54%
Number of salaries quoted 1421 1399 1420
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £48,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £34,500 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
-1.42% +2.94%

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
99438 106716 115504
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.25% 96.46% 96.40%
Number of salaries quoted 83514 87039 93609
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 30 April 2016 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 30 April 2016. 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 1464 £36,250 +3.57% 185
London +17 415 £43,000 -3.37% 58
South East +12 291 £35,000 -9.09% 20
Yorkshire -10 210 £35,000 - 34
East of England +37 137 £37,500 +7.14% 12
West Midlands +44 135 £34,000 -2.85% 14
West Yorkshire +10 130 £35,000 - 19
North West -4 121 £32,500 +0.77% 22
Leeds +25 104 £35,000 - 13
South West -33 87 £35,000 +7.69% 13
City of London +14 82 £40,000 -8.04% 14
Manchester +5 81 £32,500 -1.51% 18
Surrey -5 80 £35,000 -12.50% 5
Wales +32 65 £31,000 +6.42% 3
North Yorkshire +4 65 £32,500 +8.33% 11
South Wales +29 56 £30,500 +4.70% 3
Hertfordshire +43 52 £40,000 +14.28% 3
Kent +18 49 £35,000 -12.50%
York +12 49 £32,000 +16.36% 6
East Midlands -29 48 £27,500 -21.42% 7
Birmingham -5 44 £37,500 +7.14% 4
Hampshire -10 44 £32,500 - 4
Scotland -38 41 £32,000 -8.57% 16
Cardiff +21 40 £30,500 +4.70% 2
Bristol -8 38 £31,250 -3.84% 5
Suffolk +18 34 £33,000 -1.49% 4
Bradford +4 33 £35,500 -11.25% 5
Cheshire +16 31 £32,500 +8.33% 4
Ipswich +17 30 £33,250 -0.74% 4
West Sussex +4 30 £35,000 +16.66% 1

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 1589 (50.88%) Agile Software Development
2 1166 (37.34%) QA
3 1097 (35.13%) ISEB
4 1074 (34.39%) Selenium
5 1073 (34.36%) SQL
6 992 (31.76%) Test Scripting
7 945 (30.26%) Finance
8 921 (29.49%) ISTQB
9 807 (25.84%) Software Testing
10 730 (23.37%) User Acceptance Testing
11 680 (21.77%) Manual Testing
12 604 (19.34%) Test Automation
13 563 (18.03%) Java
14 548 (17.55%) Automation Testing
15 547 (17.52%) Automated Testing
16 504 (16.14%) Functional Testing
17 481 (15.40%) Regression Testing
18 469 (15.02%) SDLC
19 455 (14.57%) C#
20 442 (14.15%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
21 440 (14.09%) JIRA
22 433 (13.86%) Microsoft
23 423 (13.54%) Scrum
24 408 (13.06%) .NET
25 364 (11.66%) BDD
26 347 (11.11%) Test Strategy
27 339 (10.85%) Degree
28 336 (10.76%) WebDriver
29 326 (10.44%) HP UFT
30 324 (10.37%) HP Quality Center

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 (1.38%) SharePoint
2 20 (0.64%) CMS
2 20 (0.64%) SAS
3 19 (0.61%) Confluence
4 15 (0.48%) IIS
5 14 (0.45%) Node.js
6 13 (0.42%) BizTalk Server
7 12 (0.38%) ColdFusion
8 10 (0.32%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 9 (0.29%) Apache
9 9 (0.29%) Sitecore CMS
10 7 (0.22%) Drupal
11 6 (0.19%) WebSphere
12 5 (0.16%) WebLogic
13 4 (0.13%) Umbraco
14 3 (0.096%) MQSeries
15 2 (0.064%) Elasticsearch
15 2 (0.064%) Mule
15 2 (0.064%) SharePoint 2013
16 1 (0.032%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 256 (8.20%) MS Excel
2 132 (4.23%) MS Office
3 28 (0.90%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (0.13%) MS Project
5 3 (0.096%) Mingle
5 3 (0.096%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.032%) Maya
Business Applications
1 16 (0.51%) Markit EDM
2 14 (0.45%) Dynamics CRM
3 13 (0.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 9 (0.29%) Oracle Financials
5 7 (0.22%) Dynamics AX
6 6 (0.19%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 6 (0.19%) Payment Gateway
7 4 (0.13%) Dynamics NAV
8 3 (0.096%) SAP FI
9 2 (0.064%) Oracle BPM
9 2 (0.064%) Oracle Cash Management
9 2 (0.064%) Primavera
9 2 (0.064%) SAP CO
9 2 (0.064%) SAP FI/CO
9 2 (0.064%) Summit
10 1 (0.032%) FLEXCUBE
10 1 (0.032%) Magento
10 1 (0.032%) Maximo
10 1 (0.032%) Oracle General Ledger
10 1 (0.032%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 20 (0.64%) SaaS
2 13 (0.42%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (0.38%) PaaS
4 10 (0.32%) GitHub
5 8 (0.26%) Cloud Computing
6 5 (0.16%) Microsoft Azure
7 1 (0.032%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.032%) Google App Engine
7 1 (0.032%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.032%) IaaS
7 1 (0.032%) MailChimp
7 1 (0.032%) Office 365
7 1 (0.032%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 32 (1.02%) Internet
2 14 (0.45%) SSH
2 14 (0.45%) Telnet
3 11 (0.35%) HTTP
3 11 (0.35%) TCP/IP
3 11 (0.35%) VoIP
4 9 (0.29%) 4G
4 9 (0.29%) LAN
4 9 (0.29%) PuTTY
5 7 (0.22%) Broadband
5 7 (0.22%) DHCP
5 7 (0.22%) DNS
6 6 (0.19%) Firewall
6 6 (0.19%) WAN
7 5 (0.16%) 3G
8 4 (0.13%) 2G
8 4 (0.13%) IPsec
8 4 (0.13%) Wireless
8 4 (0.13%) Wireshark
9 3 (0.096%) SIGTRAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 284 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 63 (2.02%) Relational Database
3 60 (1.92%) Oracle Database
4 50 (1.60%) Data Warehouse
5 39 (1.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 37 (1.18%) Big Data
7 29 (0.93%) MySQL
7 29 (0.93%) SQL Server 2008
8 22 (0.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 20 (0.64%) PostgreSQL
10 16 (0.51%) SQL Server 2012
11 15 (0.48%) Data Mining
12 12 (0.38%) Oracle Reports
13 11 (0.35%) MongoDB
14 9 (0.29%) QlikView
15 8 (0.26%) NoSQL
16 7 (0.22%) RDBMS
17 5 (0.16%) BusinessObjects
17 5 (0.16%) DB2
17 5 (0.16%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 1074 (34.39%) Selenium
2 440 (14.09%) JIRA
3 336 (10.76%) WebDriver
4 326 (10.44%) HP UFT
5 322 (10.31%) Cucumber
6 266 (8.52%) Team Foundation Server
7 214 (6.85%) SoapUI
8 153 (4.90%) Jenkins
9 130 (4.16%) SpecFlow
10 125 (4.00%) JMeter
11 109 (3.49%) Visual Studio
12 93 (2.98%) LoadRunner
13 90 (2.88%) Git (software)
14 66 (2.11%) NUnit
15 61 (1.95%) Appium
16 58 (1.86%) JUnit
17 40 (1.28%) Bugzilla
17 40 (1.28%) WATIR
18 36 (1.15%) Selenium IDE
18 36 (1.15%) Subversion
General
1 945 (30.26%) Finance
2 192 (6.15%) Banking
3 190 (6.08%) Retail
4 103 (3.30%) Telecoms
5 91 (2.91%) Law
6 68 (2.18%) Games
7 57 (1.83%) Advertising
8 55 (1.76%) Marketing
9 37 (1.18%) Front Office
10 32 (1.02%) Investment Banking
11 31 (0.99%) Retail Banking
12 30 (0.96%) Legal
13 20 (0.64%) Financial Institution
13 20 (0.64%) Manufacturing
14 17 (0.54%) Electronics
15 15 (0.48%) Back Office
16 11 (0.35%) Automotive
17 10 (0.32%) Local Government
18 8 (0.26%) Corporate Banking
19 7 (0.22%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 408 (13.06%) .NET
2 196 (6.28%) XML
3 179 (5.73%) SOAP
4 153 (4.90%) Web Services
5 118 (3.78%) HTML
6 96 (3.07%) Gherkin
7 59 (1.89%) ASP.NET
8 57 (1.83%) CSS
9 53 (1.70%) REST
10 32 (1.02%) JSON
11 31 (0.99%) J2EE
11 31 (0.99%) RESTful
12 28 (0.90%) .NET Framework
13 25 (0.80%) ASP.NET Web API
14 22 (0.70%) ASP.NET MVC
15 18 (0.58%) ASP.NET MVC 4
15 18 (0.58%) Middleware
15 18 (0.58%) WCF
16 15 (0.48%) XBRL
17 13 (0.42%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 282 (9.03%) Analytical Skills
2 143 (4.58%) Computer Science
3 94 (3.01%) Mobile App
4 60 (1.92%) Mathematics
5 37 (1.18%) Client/Server
6 29 (0.93%) User Experience
7 27 (0.86%) AS400
8 24 (0.77%) Derivative
8 24 (0.77%) Fintech
8 24 (0.77%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 24 (0.77%) iPad
9 22 (0.70%) Enterprise Software
9 22 (0.70%) Replication
10 20 (0.64%) EPoS
11 16 (0.51%) iSeries
12 15 (0.48%) Management Information System
13 14 (0.45%) Equities
14 13 (0.42%) Data Integration
15 12 (0.38%) Fixed Income
16 11 (0.35%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 240 (7.68%) Unix
2 218 (6.98%) Windows
3 161 (5.16%) Linux
4 48 (1.54%) Apple iOS
5 44 (1.41%) Android
6 23 (0.74%) Windows 7
7 21 (0.67%) Windows Server
8 20 (0.64%) Windows Server 2012
9 14 (0.45%) Windows 10
9 14 (0.45%) Windows Server 2008
10 13 (0.42%) Kali Linux
10 13 (0.42%) Solaris
11 11 (0.35%) Windows 8
12 9 (0.29%) Mac OS X
13 5 (0.16%) Windows Server 2003
14 3 (0.096%) VMS
15 1 (0.032%) AIX
15 1 (0.032%) HPUX
15 1 (0.032%) Mac OS
15 1 (0.032%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1589 (50.88%) Agile Software Development
2 992 (31.76%) Test Scripting
3 807 (25.84%) Software Testing
4 730 (23.37%) User Acceptance Testing
5 680 (21.77%) Manual Testing
6 604 (19.34%) Test Automation
7 548 (17.55%) Automation Testing
8 547 (17.52%) Automated Testing
9 504 (16.14%) Functional Testing
10 481 (15.40%) Regression Testing
11 469 (15.02%) SDLC
12 423 (13.54%) Scrum
13 364 (11.66%) BDD
14 347 (11.11%) Test Strategy
15 298 (9.54%) Waterfall
16 268 (8.58%) Defect Management
17 262 (8.39%) System Integration Testing
18 260 (8.33%) Non-Functional Testing
19 238 (7.62%) Integration Testing
20 232 (7.43%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 1073 (34.36%) SQL
2 563 (18.03%) Java
3 455 (14.57%) C#
4 133 (4.26%) Ruby
5 112 (3.59%) JavaScript
6 104 (3.33%) Python
7 62 (1.99%) Shell Script
8 61 (1.95%) PL/SQL
9 51 (1.63%) VB
10 47 (1.50%) C
11 46 (1.47%) Perl
12 43 (1.38%) C++
12 43 (1.38%) PHP
12 43 (1.38%) VB.NET
13 37 (1.18%) T-SQL
14 32 (1.02%) VBScript
15 29 (0.93%) Bash Shell
16 11 (0.35%) Groovy
16 11 (0.35%) Scala
17 6 (0.19%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1097 (35.13%) ISEB
2 921 (29.49%) ISTQB
3 442 (14.15%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 339 (10.85%) Degree
5 105 (3.36%) Security Cleared
6 48 (1.54%) SC Cleared
7 36 (1.15%) DV Cleared
8 21 (0.67%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 17 (0.54%) ISEB Practitioner
10 12 (0.38%) HND
11 5 (0.16%) HP ASE
11 5 (0.16%) PMI Certification
12 3 (0.096%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 2 (0.064%) CEH
13 2 (0.064%) CISSP
13 2 (0.064%) OSCP
14 1 (0.032%) HP AIS
14 1 (0.032%) ITIL Certification
14 1 (0.032%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 1 (0.032%) NVQ Level 4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1166 (37.34%) QA
2 11 (0.35%) SDET
3 10 (0.32%) SLA
4 4 (0.13%) Solvency II
5 2 (0.064%) Basel II
5 2 (0.064%) FATCA
5 2 (0.064%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.032%) 21 CFR Part 11
6 1 (0.032%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.032%) SEPA
6 1 (0.032%) WAI
6 1 (0.032%) WCAG
System Software
1 12 (0.38%) Active Directory
2 9 (0.29%) Hyper-V
3 7 (0.22%) vSphere
4 6 (0.19%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.032%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 324 (10.37%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (0.22%) SCCM
3 6 (0.19%) CA Wily
4 3 (0.096%) HP SiteScope
5 2 (0.064%) DameWare
5 2 (0.064%) ServiceCenter
6 1 (0.032%) Graphite
6 1 (0.032%) Nagios
6 1 (0.032%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 433 (13.86%) Microsoft
2 277 (8.87%) HP
3 252 (8.07%) Oracle
4 85 (2.72%) SAP
5 46 (1.47%) IBM
6 17 (0.54%) Red Hat
7 16 (0.51%) WorldPay
8 13 (0.42%) Capita
9 12 (0.38%) MKS
9 12 (0.38%) Sitecore
9 12 (0.38%) TOWER Software
9 12 (0.38%) VMware
10 11 (0.35%) Citrix
11 10 (0.32%) Murex
12 9 (0.29%) Atlassian
13 8 (0.26%) Informatica
14 7 (0.22%) ATG
14 7 (0.22%) Sybase
15 6 (0.19%) AppDynamics
15 6 (0.19%) CA
Watford, Hertfordshire
SPS Resourcing
Salary: From £38,000 to £40,000 per annum Excellent Bonus & Benefits Package
Posted: 3 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
SPS Resourcing
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum Excellent Bonus & Benefits Package
Posted: 3 hours ago
Brierley Hill, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
West Lothian
Search Consultancy
Posted: 19 hours ago
York, North Yorkshire
CoreCom Consulting
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
York, North Yorkshire
CoreCom Consulting
Salary: £25000 - £39000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
West Yorkshire
CoreCom Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Search Consultancy
Salary: Excellent benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Auburn Rose
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Taunton, Somerset
Edge Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £30309 - £34157 per annum + Flexitime, Pension & More
Posted: 20 hours ago
West London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum + Excellent Benefits and Bonus
Posted: 20 hours ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Metaskil
Salary: From £36,000 to £42,000 per annum upto £42k plus bens
Posted: 20 hours ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Integrity IT Solutions
Salary: 30,000-40,000 +bonus +benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Hargreaves Lansdown
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 20 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 21 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Bluetownonline
Salary: £30000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Integrity IT Solutions
Salary: + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Leicestershire
IT Retail People Ltd
Salary: Unspecified Excellent Package
Posted: Yesterday
Walton-On-Thames, Surrey
Client Server
Salary: £20k to £35k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Warwickshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hainton Recruitment
Salary: £25500 - £35500 per annum + 34 Days Holiday + Generous Pension
Posted: Yesterday
Thirsk, North Yorkshire
Hainton Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
York, North Yorkshire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £38000 per annum + Strong benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Twenty Recruitment Group
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Banbury, Oxfordshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Car Allowance
Posted: Yesterday