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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Analyst
Rank 220 208 240
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +32
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 1589 1625 1352
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.57% 1.55% 1.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.63% 1.61% 1.36%
Number of salaries quoted 1386 1340 1040
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,000
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

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
97552 100837 99178
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.12% 96.44% 96.24%
Number of salaries quoted 81926 83590 79842
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 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 5 February 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 5 February 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 -17 1420 £35,000 - 196
London -2 407 £44,400 +5.71% 64
South East -30 283 £35,000 -6.66% 21
Yorkshire -13 206 £34,000 +4.61% 20
West Yorkshire +20 170 £34,000 -2.85% 12
North West +16 151 £32,500 +8.33% 25
Leeds +29 148 £33,000 -5.71% 12
South West -14 111 £32,500 -3.70% 28
East of England +21 110 £37,500 +7.14% 9
West Midlands +13 109 £35,000 +7.69% 16
Surrey +19 95 £38,750 +3.33% 7
City of London +28 88 £45,000 +7.14% 19
Manchester +13 83 £34,000 +1.49% 14
Wales +36 77 £30,500 +4.70% 11
Scotland +1 61 £35,000 - 8
South Wales +20 58 £30,500 +4.70% 10
Kent +43 49 £34,500 -18.82%
Birmingham +7 48 £37,500 +15.38% 9
Hertfordshire +30 47 £42,500 +14.09% 3
Bristol +1 46 £32,500 -7.14% 14
Cardiff +19 45 £30,500 +4.70% 7
Cheshire +31 43 £30,500 +10.90% 4
Edinburgh +20 40 £35,000 -1.40% 3
Gloucestershire +12 38 £40,000 +23.07% 5
Glasgow +13 37 £35,000 +16.66% 4
East Midlands -2 34 £35,750 +3.62% 10
Hampshire -7 32 £32,500 -7.14% 6
Berkshire -72 28 £40,000 -5.88% 3
North Yorkshire -27 27 £32,500 +8.33% 5
York -3 26 £35,000 +16.66% 3

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 February 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 1634 (49.52%) Agile Software Development
2 1291 (39.12%) QA
3 1161 (35.18%) ISEB
4 1063 (32.21%) SQL
5 1061 (32.15%) Selenium
6 1014 (30.73%) Test Scripting
7 945 (28.64%) Finance
7 945 (28.64%) ISTQB
8 799 (24.21%) Software Testing
9 700 (21.21%) User Acceptance Testing
10 670 (20.30%) Manual Testing
11 630 (19.09%) Test Automation
12 587 (17.79%) Automated Testing
13 582 (17.64%) Java
14 539 (16.33%) Functional Testing
15 538 (16.30%) C#
16 481 (14.58%) SDLC
17 463 (14.03%) Automation Testing
18 461 (13.97%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
18 461 (13.97%) Scrum
19 439 (13.30%) .NET
20 433 (13.12%) Regression Testing
21 404 (12.24%) JIRA
22 403 (12.21%) HP Quality Center
23 391 (11.85%) Microsoft
24 341 (10.33%) HP UFT
25 334 (10.12%) SQL Server
26 330 (10.00%) WebDriver
27 319 (9.67%) Degree
28 309 (9.36%) Analytical Skills

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 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 44 (1.33%) SharePoint
2 38 (1.15%) CMS
3 33 (1.00%) BizTalk Server
4 30 (0.91%) SAS
5 22 (0.67%) IIS
6 21 (0.64%) ColdFusion
7 12 (0.36%) Confluence
8 7 (0.21%) Apache
9 6 (0.18%) Sitecore CMS
9 6 (0.18%) Tomcat
10 5 (0.15%) Elasticsearch
10 5 (0.15%) WebLogic
11 4 (0.12%) Mule
11 4 (0.12%) WebSphere
12 3 (0.091%) Drupal
13 2 (0.061%) SharePoint 2010
13 2 (0.061%) SharePoint 2013
14 1 (0.030%) Apache Spark
14 1 (0.030%) Liferay
14 1 (0.030%) Node.js
Applications
1 271 (8.21%) MS Excel
2 115 (3.48%) MS Office
3 29 (0.88%) MS PowerPoint
4 10 (0.30%) MS Project
5 6 (0.18%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.091%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 21 (0.64%) Markit EDM
2 19 (0.58%) Dynamics CRM
3 14 (0.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 12 (0.36%) Oracle EBS
5 9 (0.27%) Oracle Financials
6 7 (0.21%) Oracle Cash Management
6 7 (0.21%) Payment Gateway
7 6 (0.18%) Dynamics AX
8 5 (0.15%) BASE24
8 5 (0.15%) Oracle EBS R12
9 4 (0.12%) Dynamics NAV
9 4 (0.12%) SAP FI
10 3 (0.091%) Oracle General Ledger
11 2 (0.061%) FLEXCUBE
11 2 (0.061%) Oracle BPM
11 2 (0.061%) Summit
11 2 (0.061%) Temenos T24
11 2 (0.061%) VisionPLUS
12 1 (0.030%) Exstream
12 1 (0.030%) SAP CO
Cloud Services
1 36 (1.09%) SaaS
2 22 (0.67%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (0.18%) Cloud Computing
3 6 (0.18%) PaaS
4 5 (0.15%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (0.091%) GitHub
6 2 (0.061%) Google App Engine
6 2 (0.061%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (0.061%) Google Drive
6 2 (0.061%) Trello
7 1 (0.030%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.030%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 39 (1.18%) Internet
2 24 (0.73%) SSH
3 23 (0.70%) Telnet
4 20 (0.61%) DNS
4 20 (0.61%) HTTP
5 19 (0.58%) PuTTY
6 16 (0.48%) DHCP
7 12 (0.36%) TCP/IP
8 8 (0.24%) SNMP
9 7 (0.21%) Firewall
9 7 (0.21%) Wireshark
10 6 (0.18%) LAN
10 6 (0.18%) VoIP
11 5 (0.15%) 4G
11 5 (0.15%) ATM
11 5 (0.15%) HTTPS
12 4 (0.12%) 3G
12 4 (0.12%) Broadband
12 4 (0.12%) FTP
12 4 (0.12%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 334 (10.12%) SQL Server
2 88 (2.67%) Data Warehouse
3 57 (1.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 53 (1.61%) Oracle Database
5 52 (1.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 46 (1.39%) Relational Database
7 35 (1.06%) SQL Server 2008
8 34 (1.03%) Big Data
9 24 (0.73%) QlikView
10 22 (0.67%) MySQL
11 20 (0.61%) Oracle Reports
12 13 (0.39%) BusinessObjects
13 11 (0.33%) NoSQL
14 9 (0.27%) MongoDB
14 9 (0.27%) RDBMS
14 9 (0.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 7 (0.21%) PostgreSQL
15 7 (0.21%) SQL Server 2005
16 6 (0.18%) Data Mining
16 6 (0.18%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 1061 (32.15%) Selenium
2 404 (12.24%) JIRA
3 341 (10.33%) HP UFT
4 330 (10.00%) WebDriver
5 285 (8.64%) Team Foundation Server
6 275 (8.33%) Cucumber
7 184 (5.58%) SoapUI
8 134 (4.06%) Jenkins
9 126 (3.82%) SpecFlow
9 126 (3.82%) Visual Studio
10 116 (3.52%) JMeter
11 81 (2.45%) JUnit
12 71 (2.15%) LoadRunner
13 64 (1.94%) Git (software)
14 59 (1.79%) Bugzilla
15 45 (1.36%) MSTest
16 44 (1.33%) NUnit
17 42 (1.27%) Appium
17 42 (1.27%) Toad
18 39 (1.18%) WATIR
General
1 945 (28.64%) Finance
2 206 (6.24%) Retail
3 201 (6.09%) Banking
4 120 (3.64%) Telecoms
5 114 (3.45%) Law
6 58 (1.76%) Games
7 49 (1.48%) Marketing
8 46 (1.39%) Investment Banking
9 45 (1.36%) Legal
10 41 (1.24%) Advertising
11 35 (1.06%) Retail Banking
12 28 (0.85%) Electronics
13 22 (0.67%) Back Office
14 20 (0.61%) Financial Institution
15 18 (0.55%) Front Office
16 17 (0.52%) Manufacturing
17 14 (0.42%) Automotive
18 12 (0.36%) Publishing
19 11 (0.33%) Corporate Banking
20 9 (0.27%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 439 (13.30%) .NET
2 218 (6.61%) XML
3 199 (6.03%) Web Services
4 179 (5.42%) SOAP
5 146 (4.42%) HTML
6 111 (3.36%) Gherkin
7 97 (2.94%) CSS
8 89 (2.70%) ASP.NET
9 78 (2.36%) REST
10 35 (1.06%) JSON
11 28 (0.85%) ASP.NET MVC
12 26 (0.79%) .NET Framework
13 21 (0.64%) RESTful
14 20 (0.61%) J2EE
14 20 (0.61%) Middleware
15 16 (0.48%) Ajax
15 16 (0.48%) ASP.NET Web API
16 13 (0.39%) AngularJS
17 11 (0.33%) HTML5
17 11 (0.33%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 309 (9.36%) Analytical Skills
2 129 (3.91%) Computer Science
3 121 (3.67%) Mobile App
4 53 (1.61%) Client/Server
5 52 (1.58%) Mathematics
6 35 (1.06%) Management Information System
7 34 (1.03%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 30 (0.91%) AS400
8 30 (0.91%) User Experience
9 26 (0.79%) Derivative
10 24 (0.73%) N-Tier
10 24 (0.73%) PMI
11 20 (0.61%) Fixed Income
12 19 (0.58%) Driving Licence
12 19 (0.58%) iSeries
12 19 (0.58%) Replication
13 17 (0.52%) Enterprise Software
13 17 (0.52%) Equities
14 16 (0.48%) iPad
15 15 (0.45%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 252 (7.64%) Windows
2 199 (6.03%) Unix
3 167 (5.06%) Linux
4 77 (2.33%) Apple iOS
5 63 (1.91%) Android
6 35 (1.06%) Windows 7
7 25 (0.76%) Windows Server
8 16 (0.48%) Windows Server 2012
9 10 (0.30%) Windows Server 2008
10 8 (0.24%) Mac OS X
11 7 (0.21%) Kali Linux
12 4 (0.12%) Solaris
13 3 (0.091%) Windows 10
13 3 (0.091%) Windows 8
13 3 (0.091%) Windows Server 2003
14 2 (0.061%) Mac OS
14 2 (0.061%) Windows Phone
15 1 (0.030%) BlackBerry OS
15 1 (0.030%) Windows 2000
15 1 (0.030%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 1634 (49.52%) Agile Software Development
2 1014 (30.73%) Test Scripting
3 799 (24.21%) Software Testing
4 700 (21.21%) User Acceptance Testing
5 670 (20.30%) Manual Testing
6 630 (19.09%) Test Automation
7 587 (17.79%) Automated Testing
8 539 (16.33%) Functional Testing
9 481 (14.58%) SDLC
10 463 (14.03%) Automation Testing
11 461 (13.97%) Scrum
12 433 (13.12%) Regression Testing
13 307 (9.30%) BDD
13 307 (9.30%) Waterfall
14 292 (8.85%) Test Strategy
15 284 (8.61%) Performance Testing
16 265 (8.03%) Test Management
17 264 (8.00%) Defect Management
18 261 (7.91%) Non-Functional Testing
19 226 (6.85%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 1063 (32.21%) SQL
2 582 (17.64%) Java
3 538 (16.30%) C#
4 171 (5.18%) JavaScript
5 125 (3.79%) Ruby
6 118 (3.58%) Python
7 66 (2.00%) Shell Script
8 62 (1.88%) PL/SQL
9 57 (1.73%) PHP
10 56 (1.70%) C
11 53 (1.61%) VB
12 51 (1.55%) Perl
13 39 (1.18%) T-SQL
14 33 (1.00%) Bash Shell
15 28 (0.85%) C++
16 24 (0.73%) VBScript
17 20 (0.61%) Groovy
18 19 (0.58%) VB.NET
19 12 (0.36%) PowerShell
20 5 (0.15%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 1161 (35.18%) ISEB
2 945 (28.64%) ISTQB
3 461 (13.97%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 319 (9.67%) Degree
5 132 (4.00%) Security Cleared
6 59 (1.79%) SC Cleared
7 39 (1.18%) DV Cleared
8 24 (0.73%) PMI Certification
9 23 (0.70%) ISEB Practitioner
10 13 (0.39%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
11 6 (0.18%) HND
12 4 (0.12%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 3 (0.091%) CSQA
13 3 (0.091%) DBS Check
14 1 (0.030%) HP AIS
14 1 (0.030%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 1 (0.030%) Microsoft Certification
14 1 (0.030%) OCP
14 1 (0.030%) Oracle Certification
14 1 (0.030%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1291 (39.12%) QA
2 17 (0.52%) SDET
3 15 (0.45%) SLA
4 3 (0.091%) 21 CFR Part 11
4 3 (0.091%) HL7
5 2 (0.061%) Basel II
5 2 (0.061%) FATCA
5 2 (0.061%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.061%) SEPA
5 2 (0.061%) WAI
6 1 (0.030%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.030%) ISO 8583
6 1 (0.030%) ISO 9000
6 1 (0.030%) ISO/IEC 7816
System Software
1 24 (0.73%) Active Directory
2 10 (0.30%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (0.30%) vSphere
3 3 (0.091%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.061%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 403 (12.21%) HP Quality Center
2 16 (0.48%) SCCM
3 5 (0.15%) HP SiteScope
3 5 (0.15%) Tivoli
4 3 (0.091%) CA Wily
5 2 (0.061%) DameWare
5 2 (0.061%) Graphite
5 2 (0.061%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.061%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 2 (0.061%) Puppet
5 2 (0.061%) Rundeck
5 2 (0.061%) Salt
5 2 (0.061%) ServiceCenter
6 1 (0.030%) Nagios
Vendors
1 391 (11.85%) Microsoft
2 293 (8.88%) HP
3 248 (7.52%) Oracle
4 87 (2.64%) SAP
5 34 (1.03%) IBM
6 21 (0.64%) VMware
7 19 (0.58%) WorldPay
8 16 (0.48%) Citrix
9 14 (0.42%) Capita
10 12 (0.36%) Sybase
11 10 (0.30%) BT
11 10 (0.30%) TOWER Software
12 9 (0.27%) MKS
12 9 (0.27%) Remedy
13 8 (0.24%) ATG
14 7 (0.21%) Atlassian
14 7 (0.21%) Google
14 7 (0.21%) Sitecore
14 7 (0.21%) Telerik
15 6 (0.18%) PeopleSoft
Liverpool, Merseyside
Connected IT
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum + 10% BONUS
Posted: Yesterday
Crawley, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
West Sussex
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leicester, Leicestershire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Midlands
Robert Walters
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucestershire
set2recruit
Salary: From £32,000 to £45,000 per annum + bonus/pension
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Integrity IT Solutions
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum + bonus + benefits + free parking
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
NCC Group
Salary: Competitive salary with additional NCC Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Middlesbrough, Cleveland
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £22000.00 - £36000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Lancashire
DCS Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + superb benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: Plus excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Chichester, West Sussex
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £15000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Redditch, Worcestershire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £22000 - £28000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £30k to £45k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
First Point
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
ISL
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
ISL
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Jambo Ltd
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
X4 Group
Salary: £28k - 35k per month
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £48000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol Area
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago