The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Analyst
Rank 199 214 177
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -37
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 1751 1478 1914
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.47% 1.34% 1.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.56% 1.41% 1.62%
Number of salaries quoted 1405 1194 1642
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,450 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £32,500 £31,000
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +4.83%
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
112468 104615 118208
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.52% 94.70% 94.82%
Number of salaries quoted 91225 86993 101313
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -

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 24 April 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 24 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England +16 1624 £35,000 - 104
London -23 581 £42,500 - 32
South East +30 376 £36,000 +14.28% 20
Yorkshire +13 259 £33,000 -5.71% 14
West Yorkshire +9 213 £33,750 -3.57% 8
Leeds -16 156 £35,000 - 5
City of London -10 143 £43,000 -4.44% 10
Berkshire +61 103 £36,500 +4.28% 6
East of England -24 101 £35,000 +7.69% 5
North West +11 90 £30,000 +9.09% 7
Surrey +51 88 £47,500 +11.76% 2
South West +7 81 £36,700 +16.50% 11
West Midlands +34 78 £30,000 -7.69% 4
Scotland +20 60 £36,000 -19.10% 8
Manchester +18 58 £30,000 +3.44% 3
East Midlands +9 58 £34,200 +5.23% 8
Hampshire -16 56 £33,500 +9.83% 7
Reading +30 54 £38,250 +9.28% 2
Bristol +16 44 £36,250 -9.37% 4
Wales 0 44 £29,500 -20.27% 6
Halifax +18 41 £30,000 -7.69% 2
South Wales +10 40 £29,500 -15.71% 6
Buckinghamshire 0 37 £33,500 +11.66% 1
Birmingham +21 36 £30,000 -7.69% 2
East Sussex +5 34 £32,000 +10.34%
Edinburgh -10 34 £35,500 -20.22% 1
Cardiff +23 30 £30,000 -14.28% 4
Brighton +1 30 £32,000 +10.34%
Milton Keynes +10 28 £32,000 +6.66% 1
Hertfordshire +12 26 £35,000 +7.69% 2

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 1240 (40.39%) QA
2 1212 (39.48%) ISEB
3 990 (32.25%) SQL
4 983 (32.02%) Test Scripting
5 931 (30.33%) Finance
6 855 (27.85%) Software Testing
7 845 (27.52%) Selenium
8 790 (25.73%) Agile Software Development
9 621 (20.23%) ISTQB
10 570 (18.57%) Automated Testing
11 555 (18.08%) User Acceptance Testing
12 546 (17.79%) Test Automation
13 515 (16.78%) HP Quality Center
14 472 (15.37%) Java
15 456 (14.85%) .NET
16 448 (14.59%) Manual Testing
17 427 (13.91%) Degree
18 391 (12.74%) C#
19 387 (12.61%) Scrum
20 382 (12.44%) Microsoft
21 373 (12.15%) QuickTest Pro
22 365 (11.89%) Test Strategy
23 341 (11.11%) Automation Testing
24 312 (10.16%) HP
25 301 (9.80%) SQL Server
26 289 (9.41%) Regression Testing
27 286 (9.32%) XML
28 276 (8.99%) Test Management
29 259 (8.44%) Windows
30 249 (8.11%) Oracle

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 33 (1.07%) IIS
2 29 (0.94%) Confluence
3 24 (0.78%) WebSphere
3 24 (0.78%) SharePoint
4 17 (0.55%) CMS
5 7 (0.23%) WorkSite
5 7 (0.23%) SharePoint Server
6 6 (0.20%) Apache
6 6 (0.20%) WebLogic
7 5 (0.16%) MQSeries
8 4 (0.13%) ColdFusion
8 4 (0.13%) SAS
8 4 (0.13%) WordPress
9 3 (0.098%) TWiki
9 3 (0.098%) OpenEdge
9 3 (0.098%) Documentum
9 3 (0.098%) Tomcat
9 3 (0.098%) BizTalk Server
10 2 (0.065%) Lotus Domino
10 2 (0.065%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 175 (5.70%) MS Excel
2 111 (3.62%) MS Office
3 14 (0.46%) MS PowerPoint
4 9 (0.29%) MS Project
5 8 (0.26%) Mingle
6 5 (0.16%) MS Visio
7 3 (0.098%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.098%) RoboHelp
8 1 (0.033%) PowerPivot
8 1 (0.033%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 49 (1.60%) JDE OneWorld
2 29 (0.94%) Magento
3 17 (0.55%) Oracle EBS
4 14 (0.46%) Sentinel
5 12 (0.39%) SimCorp Dimension
6 10 (0.33%) SAP FI
6 10 (0.33%) SAP CO
6 10 (0.33%) SAP FI/CO
6 10 (0.33%) Oracle CRM
7 8 (0.26%) LatentZero
7 8 (0.26%) Markit EDM
8 7 (0.23%) Dynamics CRM
8 7 (0.23%) Dynamics AX
8 7 (0.23%) SAP HR
9 6 (0.20%) Dynamics NAV
10 5 (0.16%) HiPortfolio
11 4 (0.13%) RiskWrite
12 3 (0.098%) AWD
12 3 (0.098%) Eagle PACE
12 3 (0.098%) Oracle Assets
Cloud Services
1 27 (0.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (0.33%) SaaS
3 4 (0.13%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.065%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.033%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.033%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 69 (2.25%) Internet
2 45 (1.47%) LTE
2 45 (1.47%) 4G
3 24 (0.78%) TCP/IP
4 21 (0.68%) HTTP
5 19 (0.62%) 3G
6 9 (0.29%) Firewall
6 9 (0.29%) DNS
7 6 (0.20%) FTP
8 5 (0.16%) SMS
9 4 (0.13%) SS7
9 4 (0.13%) ATM
9 4 (0.13%) HTTPS
9 4 (0.13%) Wireshark
10 3 (0.098%) 2G
10 3 (0.098%) SSL
10 3 (0.098%) Broadband
10 3 (0.098%) GSM
10 3 (0.098%) UMTS
10 3 (0.098%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 301 (9.80%) SQL Server
2 81 (2.64%) Relational Database
3 67 (2.18%) Data Warehouse
4 63 (2.05%) Oracle Database
5 51 (1.66%) MySQL
6 40 (1.30%) SQL Server 2008
7 39 (1.27%) SQL Server 2005
8 31 (1.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 24 (0.78%) RDBMS
9 24 (0.78%) DB2
10 23 (0.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 20 (0.65%) Oracle Reports
12 18 (0.59%) Oracle ODI
13 14 (0.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 13 (0.42%) Big Data
15 11 (0.36%) Oracle Database 11g
15 11 (0.36%) Oracle Database 10g
16 10 (0.33%) PostgreSQL
16 10 (0.33%) SQL Server 2012
17 9 (0.29%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 845 (27.52%) Selenium
2 373 (12.15%) QuickTest Pro
3 228 (7.43%) WebDriver
4 199 (6.48%) JIRA
5 173 (5.64%) Cucumber
6 147 (4.79%) Visual Studio
7 136 (4.43%) Team Foundation Server
8 120 (3.91%) SoapUI
9 116 (3.78%) FitNesse
10 113 (3.68%) Jenkins
11 101 (3.29%) TestDirector
12 86 (2.80%) LoadRunner
13 75 (2.44%) JMeter
14 74 (2.41%) WinRunner
15 71 (2.31%) SpecFlow
16 61 (1.99%) TestComplete
16 61 (1.99%) Hudson
17 43 (1.40%) Maven
17 43 (1.40%) JUnit
18 41 (1.34%) NUnit
General
1 931 (30.33%) Finance
2 245 (7.98%) Banking
3 230 (7.49%) Retail
4 124 (4.04%) Telecoms
5 95 (3.09%) Investment Banking
6 63 (2.05%) Law
7 46 (1.50%) Billing
7 46 (1.50%) Publishing
8 45 (1.47%) Marketing
9 44 (1.43%) Games
10 35 (1.14%) Legal
11 27 (0.88%) Financial Institution
12 26 (0.85%) Back Office
13 17 (0.55%) Advertising
14 11 (0.36%) Front Office
15 10 (0.33%) Pharmaceutical
16 9 (0.29%) Retail Banking
16 9 (0.29%) Electronics
17 6 (0.20%) Manufacturing
18 4 (0.13%) Corporate Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 456 (14.85%) .NET
2 286 (9.32%) XML
3 241 (7.85%) Web Services
4 182 (5.93%) SOAP
5 145 (4.72%) HTML
6 85 (2.77%) CSS
7 58 (1.89%) REST
8 52 (1.69%) .NET Framework
9 50 (1.63%) ASP.NET
10 49 (1.60%) XSD
11 47 (1.53%) WSDL
12 33 (1.07%) Middleware
13 26 (0.85%) Ajax
14 23 (0.75%) JSON
15 22 (0.72%) Gherkin
16 17 (0.55%) J2EE
17 16 (0.52%) XSLT
18 15 (0.49%) CGI
19 14 (0.46%) RESTful
20 12 (0.39%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 144 (4.69%) Computer Science
2 138 (4.50%) Mobile App
3 106 (3.45%) Mathematics
4 67 (2.18%) Client/Server
5 61 (1.99%) Open Source
6 56 (1.82%) AS400
6 56 (1.82%) Enterprise Software
7 52 (1.69%) Mainframe
8 48 (1.56%) Derivative
9 39 (1.27%) Management Information System
10 36 (1.17%) Blackberry
11 28 (0.91%) Fixed Income
12 27 (0.88%) Equities
13 20 (0.65%) Statistics
13 20 (0.65%) SWIFT
14 19 (0.62%) iPhone
14 19 (0.62%) Replication
15 18 (0.59%) Digital Media
16 15 (0.49%) iSeries
17 13 (0.42%) Spread Betting
Operating Systems
1 259 (8.44%) Windows
2 152 (4.95%) UNIX
3 124 (4.04%) Linux
4 87 (2.83%) Android
5 86 (2.80%) Apple iOS
6 40 (1.30%) Windows 7
7 30 (0.98%) Windows XP
8 29 (0.94%) Windows Server 2003
9 26 (0.85%) Windows Server 2012
10 22 (0.72%) Windows Vista
11 17 (0.55%) Windows Server 2008
12 16 (0.52%) Windows 8
13 12 (0.39%) Mac OS
14 10 (0.33%) Solaris
15 8 (0.26%) Windows 2000
16 4 (0.13%) Windows Phone
16 4 (0.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 1 (0.033%) Oracle Linux
17 1 (0.033%) AIX
17 1 (0.033%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 983 (32.02%) Test Scripting
2 855 (27.85%) Software Testing
3 790 (25.73%) Agile Software Development
4 570 (18.57%) Automated Testing
5 555 (18.08%) User Acceptance Testing
6 546 (17.79%) Test Automation
7 448 (14.59%) Manual Testing
8 387 (12.61%) Scrum
9 365 (11.89%) Test Strategy
10 341 (11.11%) Automation Testing
11 289 (9.41%) Regression Testing
12 276 (8.99%) Test Management
13 230 (7.49%) Performance Testing
14 214 (6.97%) System Testing
15 208 (6.78%) E-Commerce
16 198 (6.45%) BDD
17 180 (5.86%) TDD
18 173 (5.64%) Integration Testing
19 148 (4.82%) Waterfall
20 147 (4.79%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 990 (32.25%) SQL
2 472 (15.37%) Java
3 391 (12.74%) C#
4 142 (4.63%) JavaScript
5 111 (3.62%) VB
6 91 (2.96%) VBScript
7 88 (2.87%) Ruby
8 74 (2.41%) C++
9 71 (2.31%) PHP
10 55 (1.79%) Python
11 46 (1.50%) Perl
11 46 (1.50%) Groovy
12 41 (1.34%) C
13 28 (0.91%) Shell Script
13 28 (0.91%) T-SQL
14 18 (0.59%) VB.NET
15 15 (0.49%) Bash Shell
15 15 (0.49%) Delphi
16 14 (0.46%) PowerShell
17 13 (0.42%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 1212 (39.48%) ISEB
2 621 (20.23%) ISTQB
3 427 (13.91%) Degree
4 84 (2.74%) Security Cleared
5 55 (1.79%) SC Cleared
6 27 (0.88%) HND
7 12 (0.39%) ISEB Practitioner
7 12 (0.39%) DV Cleared
8 3 (0.098%) HP AIS
8 3 (0.098%) HP ASE
9 2 (0.065%) CISSP
9 2 (0.065%) CISMP
9 2 (0.065%) CEH
9 2 (0.065%) GIAC
9 2 (0.065%) GPEN
9 2 (0.065%) OSCP
10 1 (0.033%) AAT
10 1 (0.033%) PhD
10 1 (0.033%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.033%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1240 (40.39%) QA
2 4 (0.13%) ISO 9000
3 3 (0.098%) ISO 8583
3 3 (0.098%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.065%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.065%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.033%) FATCA
5 1 (0.033%) Dodd-Frank
5 1 (0.033%) WAI
5 1 (0.033%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (0.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (0.65%) Hyper-V
3 17 (0.55%) Active Directory
4 3 (0.098%) NFS
4 3 (0.098%) Terminal Services
5 2 (0.065%) ISA Server
5 2 (0.065%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (0.065%) XenDesktop
5 2 (0.065%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 515 (16.78%) HP Quality Center
2 19 (0.62%) Tivoli
3 5 (0.16%) CA Endevor
4 4 (0.13%) Control-M
5 3 (0.098%) CA LISA
5 3 (0.098%) nmon
5 3 (0.098%) Netcool
5 3 (0.098%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 2 (0.065%) OpenView
6 2 (0.065%) HP SiteScope
6 2 (0.065%) SCOM
7 1 (0.033%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (0.033%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 382 (12.44%) Microsoft
2 312 (10.16%) HP
3 249 (8.11%) Oracle
4 63 (2.05%) SAP
5 47 (1.53%) IBM
6 38 (1.24%) Citrix
7 34 (1.11%) VMware
8 26 (0.85%) Charles River
9 24 (0.78%) thinkFolio
10 21 (0.68%) Capita
11 19 (0.62%) Salesforce.com
12 17 (0.55%) SimCorp
13 16 (0.52%) JD Edwards
14 14 (0.46%) StatPro
15 13 (0.42%) Atlassian
15 13 (0.42%) webMethods
16 12 (0.39%) Informatica
17 9 (0.29%) Telerik
18 8 (0.26%) Siebel
18 8 (0.26%) JBoss
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Acorn
Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
CoreCom Consulting
Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits & Training
Posted: 5 hours ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Cwmbran, Gwent
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 to £34000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Berkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £30 - £32 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £24000 - £30000 per annum + Pension / Medical / FlexiTime
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Hatstand Limited
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Somerset
People Source Consulting
Salary: £20000 - £27000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Negotiable upon Application
Posted: 7 hours ago
Essex
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £24k - 28k per year
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
House of Fraser
Posted: 8 hours ago
York, North Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £24,000 to £25,000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 11 hours ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £24000.00 - £28000.00 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
CoreCom Consulting
Salary: £20000 - £26000 per annum + pension, life insurance
Posted: 13 hours ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Office for National Statistics
Salary: £25,587 - £31,336 (plus benefits and pension)
Posted: 13 hours ago
Newport, Gwent
Office for National Statistics
Salary: £25,587 to £31,336 (plus benefits and pension)
Posted: 13 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
CoreCom Consulting
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 to £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday