The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Test Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 25 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Analyst
Rank 236 214 209
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 1338 1739 1746
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.42% 1.59% 1.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.47% 1.65% 1.59%
Number of salaries quoted 1189 1473 1389
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £25,700
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £51,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £34,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%

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
90823 105550 110058
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.28% 96.22% 96.44%
Number of salaries quoted 76065 87949 88918
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% +1.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured Test Analyst in the job title.

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 25 September 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 25 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -15 1262 £35,000 -2.09% 152
London -22 298 £45,000 - 43
South East +33 289 £35,500 +1.42% 27
Yorkshire +15 183 £35,000 +4.47% 18
West Yorkshire +14 131 £37,500 +7.14% 15
South West -23 119 £34,500 +6.15% 18
North West -25 115 £32,500 - 17
East of England -9 106 £35,000 -6.66% 15
Surrey +22 100 £38,750 -3.12% 6
West Midlands +13 98 £32,500 +4.83% 8
Leeds +50 95 £35,000 - 10
Manchester -32 58 £31,500 -7.35% 10
City of London +37 57 £45,000 -2.70% 9
East Sussex +53 50 £30,000 -14.28% 4
Bradford -9 44 £40,000 +6.66% 3
Brighton +48 43 £30,000 -20.00% 3
East Midlands -30 43 £31,656 -9.55% 4
Hertfordshire +15 42 £37,500 -11.76% 5
Hampshire +14 42 £35,000 +7.69% 4
Birmingham +1 42 £34,715 +11.98% 3
Gloucestershire -12 42 £40,000 +10.34% 2
Suffolk +19 39 £30,000 -20.00% 7
Wales -37 33 £32,250 +2.38% 6
Cheshire +17 32 £31,500 -4.54% 3
Somerset +7 31 £32,500 -13.33% 6
South Wales -31 31 £32,000 +1.58% 6
Buckinghamshire +18 30 £35,000 +13.99% 3
Berkshire +6 29 £42,000 +12.00% 4
Nottinghamshire -11 27 £35,000 - 1
Nottingham -11 27 £35,000 - 1

Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 September 2016, Test Analyst job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring Test Analyst in the job title.

1 1496 (54.56%) Agile Software Development
2 1019 (37.16%) QA
3 982 (35.81%) Selenium
4 952 (34.72%) Test Scripting
5 928 (33.84%) SQL
6 861 (31.40%) ISEB
7 855 (31.18%) Finance
8 760 (27.72%) ISTQB
9 697 (25.42%) Software Testing
10 610 (22.25%) Manual Testing
11 555 (20.24%) User Acceptance Testing
12 542 (19.77%) Test Automation
13 503 (18.34%) Regression Testing
14 500 (18.23%) Java
15 480 (17.51%) Automated Testing
16 464 (16.92%) Automation Testing
17 448 (16.34%) C#
17 448 (16.34%) Scrum
18 435 (15.86%) SDLC
19 422 (15.39%) Microsoft
20 409 (14.92%) JIRA
21 363 (13.24%) .NET
21 363 (13.24%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
22 358 (13.06%) Functional Testing
23 330 (12.04%) BDD
24 316 (11.52%) Cucumber
25 300 (10.94%) Test Strategy
26 297 (10.83%) WebDriver
27 288 (10.50%) Degree
28 277 (10.10%) Non-Functional Testing

Test Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 58 (2.12%) Confluence
2 40 (1.46%) SharePoint
3 18 (0.66%) CMS
4 15 (0.55%) IIS
4 15 (0.55%) WebLogic
5 12 (0.44%) MS Exchange
5 12 (0.44%) Skype for Business
6 11 (0.40%) Drupal
6 11 (0.40%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 9 (0.33%) WordPress
8 8 (0.29%) SAS
9 5 (0.18%) GlassFish
9 5 (0.18%) Sitecore CMS
9 5 (0.18%) Umbraco
9 5 (0.18%) WebSphere
10 4 (0.15%) BizTalk Server
10 4 (0.15%) Xceptor
11 3 (0.11%) CICS
11 3 (0.11%) MQSeries
12 2 (0.073%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 148 (5.40%) MS Excel
2 117 (4.27%) MS Office
3 14 (0.51%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.11%) MS Project
5 2 (0.073%) Maya
5 2 (0.073%) Mingle
5 2 (0.073%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.036%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 36 (1.31%) Dynamics CRM
2 15 (0.55%) CSG Singleview
3 9 (0.33%) Magento
3 9 (0.33%) Shopify
4 7 (0.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 6 (0.22%) PeopleSoft CRM
6 5 (0.18%) Oracle EBS
7 4 (0.15%) FastStats
7 4 (0.15%) Maximo
7 4 (0.15%) SAP CO
7 4 (0.15%) SAP FI
7 4 (0.15%) SAP FI/CO
8 3 (0.11%) SAP CRM
8 3 (0.11%) SAP Payroll
9 2 (0.073%) Cognos Business Intelligence
9 2 (0.073%) Dynamics AX
9 2 (0.073%) Dynamics NAV
9 2 (0.073%) Oracle EBS R12
9 2 (0.073%) SAP ERP
9 2 (0.073%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 16 (0.58%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (0.51%) SaaS
3 9 (0.33%) Basecamp
3 9 (0.33%) GitHub
3 9 (0.33%) Office 365
4 5 (0.18%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (0.15%) Amazon AWS
6 3 (0.11%) Google Apps
6 3 (0.11%) Slack
6 3 (0.11%) SuccessFactors
7 2 (0.073%) Google Drive
8 1 (0.036%) Google Analytics
8 1 (0.036%) iTunes
8 1 (0.036%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 42 (1.53%) HTTP
2 28 (1.02%) HTTPS
3 24 (0.88%) LAN
4 21 (0.77%) WAN
5 20 (0.73%) Internet
6 17 (0.62%) TCP/IP
7 12 (0.44%) 4G
8 9 (0.33%) IP Telephony
8 9 (0.33%) Wireshark
9 8 (0.29%) 2G
9 8 (0.29%) 3G
9 8 (0.29%) Diameter Protocol
9 8 (0.29%) GSM
9 8 (0.29%) ISUP
9 8 (0.29%) LTE
9 8 (0.29%) SCCP
9 8 (0.29%) SIGTRAN
9 8 (0.29%) SS7
9 8 (0.29%) tcpdump
9 8 (0.29%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 205 (7.48%) SQL Server
2 45 (1.64%) MySQL
3 42 (1.53%) Data Warehouse
4 36 (1.31%) Oracle Database
5 26 (0.95%) Relational Database
6 20 (0.73%) Big Data
7 19 (0.69%) SQL Server 2012
8 16 (0.58%) Oracle Reports
9 14 (0.51%) PostgreSQL
9 14 (0.51%) SQL Server 2008
9 14 (0.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 13 (0.47%) Data Mining
11 10 (0.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 6 (0.22%) DB2
12 6 (0.22%) Oracle Database 10g
13 5 (0.18%) MongoDB
14 4 (0.15%) NoSQL
14 4 (0.15%) Oracle Database 11g
15 3 (0.11%) MS Access
15 3 (0.11%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 982 (35.81%) Selenium
2 409 (14.92%) JIRA
3 316 (11.52%) Cucumber
4 297 (10.83%) WebDriver
5 275 (10.03%) Team Foundation Server
6 259 (9.45%) SoapUI
7 226 (8.24%) HP UFT
8 154 (5.62%) JMeter
9 151 (5.51%) LoadRunner
10 147 (5.36%) Jenkins
11 140 (5.11%) SpecFlow
12 95 (3.46%) Visual Studio
13 69 (2.52%) Git (software)
14 57 (2.08%) JUnit
15 56 (2.04%) NUnit
16 48 (1.75%) Appium
17 37 (1.35%) MSTest
17 37 (1.35%) Subversion
18 35 (1.28%) TeamCity
19 32 (1.17%) Selenium IDE
General
1 855 (31.18%) Finance
2 182 (6.64%) Banking
3 129 (4.70%) Retail
4 86 (3.14%) Telecoms
5 59 (2.15%) Games
6 45 (1.64%) Marketing
7 39 (1.42%) Legal
8 33 (1.20%) Billing
9 29 (1.06%) Manufacturing
10 28 (1.02%) Advertising
11 21 (0.77%) Law
12 19 (0.69%) Automotive
12 19 (0.69%) Investment Banking
13 18 (0.66%) Financial Institution
14 16 (0.58%) Back Office
15 13 (0.47%) Pharmaceutical
16 11 (0.40%) Front Office
17 9 (0.33%) Local Government
18 8 (0.29%) Publishing
19 7 (0.26%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 363 (13.24%) .NET
2 165 (6.02%) XML
3 154 (5.62%) HTML
4 152 (5.54%) SOAP
5 141 (5.14%) Web Services
6 86 (3.14%) CSS
6 86 (3.14%) REST
7 69 (2.52%) ASP.NET
8 56 (2.04%) Gherkin
9 32 (1.17%) .NET Framework
10 26 (0.95%) RESTful
11 22 (0.80%) J2EE
11 22 (0.80%) Node.js
12 16 (0.58%) JSON
13 13 (0.47%) JMS
14 12 (0.44%) Ajax
14 12 (0.44%) ASP.NET MVC
14 12 (0.44%) HTML5
15 11 (0.40%) ASP.NET MVC 4
15 11 (0.40%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 210 (7.66%) Analytical Skills
2 110 (4.01%) Computer Science
2 110 (4.01%) Mobile App
3 60 (2.19%) Client/Server
4 42 (1.53%) User Experience
5 36 (1.31%) iPad
6 31 (1.13%) Mathematics
7 21 (0.77%) Driving Licence
8 19 (0.69%) Management Information System
9 18 (0.66%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 17 (0.62%) AS400
11 16 (0.58%) Data Integration
11 16 (0.58%) Fintech
11 16 (0.58%) Online Games
11 16 (0.58%) Replication
12 15 (0.55%) Derivative
12 15 (0.55%) Enterprise Software
13 13 (0.47%) Equities
13 13 (0.47%) Online Banking
14 12 (0.44%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 223 (8.13%) Unix
2 175 (6.38%) Windows
3 106 (3.87%) Linux
4 84 (3.06%) Android
5 83 (3.03%) Apple iOS
6 21 (0.77%) Windows Server 2012
7 20 (0.73%) Windows Server 2008
8 15 (0.55%) Windows Server 2003
9 13 (0.47%) Windows 7
9 13 (0.47%) Windows Server
10 11 (0.40%) CentOS
10 11 (0.40%) Windows NT
11 9 (0.33%) Windows 8
12 7 (0.26%) Mac OS X
12 7 (0.26%) Windows 10
13 6 (0.22%) Solaris
14 5 (0.18%) Kali Linux
15 4 (0.15%) VMS
16 2 (0.073%) AIX
16 2 (0.073%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 1496 (54.56%) Agile Software Development
2 952 (34.72%) Test Scripting
3 697 (25.42%) Software Testing
4 610 (22.25%) Manual Testing
5 555 (20.24%) User Acceptance Testing
6 542 (19.77%) Test Automation
7 503 (18.34%) Regression Testing
8 480 (17.51%) Automated Testing
9 464 (16.92%) Automation Testing
10 448 (16.34%) Scrum
11 435 (15.86%) SDLC
12 358 (13.06%) Functional Testing
13 330 (12.04%) BDD
14 300 (10.94%) Test Strategy
15 277 (10.10%) Non-Functional Testing
16 266 (9.70%) Waterfall
17 264 (9.63%) Defect Management
18 242 (8.83%) Performance Testing
19 237 (8.64%) TDD
20 206 (7.51%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 928 (33.84%) SQL
2 500 (18.23%) Java
3 448 (16.34%) C#
4 131 (4.78%) JavaScript
5 94 (3.43%) Python
6 74 (2.70%) Ruby
7 71 (2.59%) Shell Script
8 56 (2.04%) VB
9 52 (1.90%) C++
10 46 (1.68%) VB.NET
11 35 (1.28%) C
12 34 (1.24%) Perl
13 32 (1.17%) PHP
14 30 (1.09%) PL/SQL
15 27 (0.98%) Bash Shell
16 25 (0.91%) T-SQL
17 19 (0.69%) VBScript
18 15 (0.55%) XPath
19 14 (0.51%) Scala
20 11 (0.40%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 861 (31.40%) ISEB
2 760 (27.72%) ISTQB
3 363 (13.24%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 288 (10.50%) Degree
5 118 (4.30%) Security Cleared
6 66 (2.41%) SC Cleared
7 46 (1.68%) DV Cleared
8 15 (0.55%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 9 (0.33%) HP ASE
10 5 (0.18%) BC Cleared
10 5 (0.18%) PMI Certification
11 3 (0.11%) CISSP
12 2 (0.073%) CEH
12 2 (0.073%) DBS Check
12 2 (0.073%) OSCP
13 1 (0.036%) ISEB Practitioner
13 1 (0.036%) ITIL Certification
13 1 (0.036%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 1 (0.036%) NVQ Level 4
13 1 (0.036%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1019 (37.16%) QA
2 20 (0.73%) SDET
3 7 (0.26%) Data Quality
4 5 (0.18%) SEPA
4 5 (0.18%) SLA
5 3 (0.11%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.11%) Solvency II
6 2 (0.073%) FATCA
7 1 (0.036%) Dodd-Frank
7 1 (0.036%) EMIR
7 1 (0.036%) GAMP
7 1 (0.036%) HL7
7 1 (0.036%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.036%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 17 (0.62%) Hyper-V
2 16 (0.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (0.22%) Virtual Machines
4 4 (0.15%) Docker
4 4 (0.15%) Microsoft App-V
4 4 (0.15%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.036%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 263 (9.59%) HP Quality Center
2 12 (0.44%) SCCM
3 10 (0.36%) HP SiteScope
4 9 (0.33%) SCOM
5 6 (0.22%) CA Service Virtualization
6 4 (0.15%) AirWatch
6 4 (0.15%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 4 (0.15%) Nagios
7 3 (0.11%) ServiceCenter
8 1 (0.036%) Control-M
8 1 (0.036%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 1 (0.036%) Puppet
8 1 (0.036%) SCSM
Vendors
1 422 (15.39%) Microsoft
2 253 (9.23%) HP
3 196 (7.15%) Oracle
4 58 (2.12%) SAP
5 24 (0.88%) Atlassian
6 21 (0.77%) IBM
7 16 (0.58%) PeopleSoft
7 16 (0.58%) VMware
8 13 (0.47%) Rally
8 13 (0.47%) Red Hat
9 11 (0.40%) Citrix
9 11 (0.40%) Cognizant
10 9 (0.33%) Adobe
10 9 (0.33%) Salesforce.com
11 8 (0.29%) Informatica
11 8 (0.29%) Sitecore
12 7 (0.26%) Sun
13 6 (0.22%) Borland
13 6 (0.22%) CA
13 6 (0.22%) Progress
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Erin Associates
Salary: £39000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Newport, Gwent
Resource Management
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
OSM Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum excellent benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £2800 - £3500 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Liverpool, Merseyside
Blue Octopus Recruitment LLP
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40,000 + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reigate, Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £27000 - £32000 per annum + Plus Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
onezeero.
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + pension + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Ipswich, Suffolk
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £15,000 to £30,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
South West London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £30k
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Search Consultancy
Salary: Company Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
JM
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Plymouth, Devon
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + benefits + start up mentality
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Spencer Rose
Salary: From £50,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
West Midlands
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
Spencer Rose
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: £35,000 per annum c£35,000 + 10% Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxfordshire
Shape IT Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Taunton, Somerset
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £27000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bradford, West Yorkshire
CoreCom Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bath, Avon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday