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 2 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
2 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Analyst
Rank 236 222 202
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -20
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 1383 1625 1846
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.42% 1.47% 1.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.47% 1.52% 1.59%
Number of salaries quoted 1205 1424 1497
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £49,400 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £34,000 £34,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- -2.85%

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
93892 106630 115839
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.40% 96.47% 96.51%
Number of salaries quoted 79151 87900 94737
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
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 median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 2 July 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 2 July 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 -10 1297 £35,890 +2.54% 149
London +22 384 £42,500 -2.29% 41
South East -16 250 £35,000 -6.66% 22
Yorkshire +7 188 £32,500 -3.70% 21
West Midlands +33 119 £33,500 -0.74% 15
West Yorkshire +17 118 £33,500 -4.28% 16
East of England +44 117 £37,500 +7.14% 9
North West -6 91 £30,000 -13.66% 20
South West -16 89 £35,000 +12.90% 12
Leeds +40 80 £32,500 -2.62% 15
Manchester -4 60 £30,000 -14.89% 15
Surrey -39 56 £37,500 -6.25% 3
City of London -20 55 £42,500 - 8
East Midlands -24 47 £31,250 -6.01% 6
Suffolk +22 44 £32,500 -2.98% 2
North Yorkshire +23 42 £32,000 +6.66% 1
Bradford +13 42 £35,000 -12.50%
Hampshire -7 42 £32,500 +4.83% 6
Wales +4 39 £30,500 -2.15% 8
Birmingham +3 39 £37,500 - 7
Hertfordshire +37 37 £38,000 -11.62% 3
South Wales +7 36 £30,500 -2.15% 8
Ipswich +36 35 £33,500 -
Scotland -61 34 £34,000 -2.85% 11
East Sussex +29 33 £45,000 +50.00% 1
Buckinghamshire +38 31 £35,000 +12.00% 3
Gloucestershire +2 31 £45,000 +30.43% 5
Bristol -4 31 £32,500 +8.33% 4
Berkshire -14 31 £40,000 +6.66% 6
Kent +26 28 £35,000 +16.66% 1

Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 1543 (51.47%) Agile Software Development
2 1096 (36.56%) QA
3 1075 (35.86%) SQL
4 1050 (35.02%) Selenium
5 983 (32.79%) ISEB
6 981 (32.72%) Finance
7 980 (32.69%) Test Scripting
8 864 (28.82%) ISTQB
9 754 (25.15%) Software Testing
10 672 (22.41%) User Acceptance Testing
11 658 (21.95%) Manual Testing
12 564 (18.81%) Automation Testing
13 559 (18.65%) Java
14 555 (18.51%) Test Automation
15 542 (18.08%) Automated Testing
16 499 (16.64%) Regression Testing
17 481 (16.04%) Functional Testing
18 469 (15.64%) Microsoft
19 465 (15.51%) SDLC
20 450 (15.01%) C#
21 444 (14.81%) Scrum
22 425 (14.18%) JIRA
23 396 (13.21%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
24 391 (13.04%) .NET
25 366 (12.21%) Test Strategy
26 354 (11.81%) Degree
27 340 (11.34%) BDD
28 317 (10.57%) Cucumber
29 316 (10.54%) WebDriver
30 302 (10.07%) HP Quality Center

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 39 (1.30%) SharePoint
2 31 (1.03%) Confluence
3 18 (0.60%) IIS
4 13 (0.43%) CMS
5 12 (0.40%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 10 (0.33%) SAS
7 8 (0.27%) Apache
8 7 (0.23%) Drupal
8 7 (0.23%) WebSphere
9 6 (0.20%) Sitecore CMS
9 6 (0.20%) Umbraco
10 5 (0.17%) BizTalk Server
10 5 (0.17%) WebLogic
11 4 (0.13%) ColdFusion
11 4 (0.13%) MQSeries
11 4 (0.13%) MS Exchange
11 4 (0.13%) Skype for Business
12 2 (0.067%) Apache Solr
13 1 (0.033%) Oracle Service Bus
13 1 (0.033%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 212 (7.07%) MS Excel
2 143 (4.77%) MS Office
3 26 (0.87%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (0.13%) MS Project
4 4 (0.13%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.10%) Mingle
6 2 (0.067%) Maya
Business Applications
1 28 (0.93%) Dynamics CRM
2 13 (0.43%) CSG Singleview
3 10 (0.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 8 (0.27%) Markit EDM
5 7 (0.23%) Dynamics AX
6 6 (0.20%) Oracle Financials
6 6 (0.20%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 6 (0.20%) PeopleSoft CRM
7 5 (0.17%) Oracle EBS
8 4 (0.13%) Payment Gateway
9 3 (0.10%) Maximo
9 3 (0.10%) SAP CO
9 3 (0.10%) SAP FI
9 3 (0.10%) SAP FI/CO
9 3 (0.10%) SAP Payroll
10 2 (0.067%) Dynamics NAV
10 2 (0.067%) Oracle BPM
10 2 (0.067%) Oracle EBS R12
10 2 (0.067%) Primavera
10 2 (0.067%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 23 (0.77%) SaaS
2 11 (0.37%) GitHub
3 9 (0.30%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (0.30%) PaaS
4 8 (0.27%) Cloud Computing
5 6 (0.20%) Microsoft Azure
6 4 (0.13%) Office 365
7 3 (0.10%) SuccessFactors
8 2 (0.067%) Google Drive
9 1 (0.033%) Google Analytics
9 1 (0.033%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 25 (0.83%) Internet
2 15 (0.50%) 4G
3 14 (0.47%) TCP/IP
3 14 (0.47%) VoIP
4 12 (0.40%) LAN
5 11 (0.37%) SSH
5 11 (0.37%) Telnet
6 10 (0.33%) HTTP
7 9 (0.30%) WAN
8 8 (0.27%) 3G
8 8 (0.27%) PuTTY
9 7 (0.23%) 2G
9 7 (0.23%) Diameter Protocol
9 7 (0.23%) ISUP
9 7 (0.23%) LTE
9 7 (0.23%) SCCP
9 7 (0.23%) SS7
9 7 (0.23%) tcpdump
9 7 (0.23%) UMTS
9 7 (0.23%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 269 (8.97%) SQL Server
2 52 (1.73%) Oracle Database
3 51 (1.70%) Relational Database
4 45 (1.50%) MySQL
5 36 (1.20%) Data Warehouse
6 35 (1.17%) Big Data
7 27 (0.90%) SQL Server 2012
8 22 (0.73%) SQL Server 2008
9 21 (0.70%) Data Mining
10 20 (0.67%) PostgreSQL
10 20 (0.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 13 (0.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 12 (0.40%) MongoDB
13 9 (0.30%) NoSQL
13 9 (0.30%) Oracle Reports
14 6 (0.20%) Oracle Database 11g
14 6 (0.20%) RDBMS
15 5 (0.17%) SQL Server 2014
16 4 (0.13%) DB2
16 4 (0.13%) DbVisualizer
Development Applications
1 1050 (35.02%) Selenium
2 425 (14.18%) JIRA
3 317 (10.57%) Cucumber
4 316 (10.54%) WebDriver
5 300 (10.01%) HP UFT
6 255 (8.51%) Team Foundation Server
7 250 (8.34%) SoapUI
8 152 (5.07%) Jenkins
9 145 (4.84%) JMeter
10 134 (4.47%) SpecFlow
11 128 (4.27%) LoadRunner
12 91 (3.04%) Visual Studio
13 83 (2.77%) Git (software)
14 70 (2.33%) NUnit
15 58 (1.93%) JUnit
16 55 (1.83%) Appium
17 34 (1.13%) Selenium IDE
18 33 (1.10%) Bugzilla
19 29 (0.97%) ClearQuest
19 29 (0.97%) Subversion
General
1 981 (32.72%) Finance
2 196 (6.54%) Banking
3 150 (5.00%) Retail
4 89 (2.97%) Telecoms
5 67 (2.23%) Games
6 62 (2.07%) Law
7 57 (1.90%) Marketing
8 55 (1.83%) Advertising
9 34 (1.13%) Legal
10 30 (1.00%) Front Office
11 27 (0.90%) Billing
12 26 (0.87%) Manufacturing
13 23 (0.77%) Investment Banking
14 20 (0.67%) Retail Banking
15 18 (0.60%) Financial Institution
16 14 (0.47%) Back Office
17 13 (0.43%) Automotive
17 13 (0.43%) Local Government
18 10 (0.33%) Electronics
19 6 (0.20%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 391 (13.04%) .NET
2 208 (6.94%) XML
3 182 (6.07%) SOAP
4 142 (4.74%) Web Services
5 124 (4.14%) HTML
6 72 (2.40%) Gherkin
7 64 (2.13%) ASP.NET
8 59 (1.97%) REST
9 52 (1.73%) CSS
10 36 (1.20%) RESTful
11 35 (1.17%) J2EE
12 30 (1.00%) .NET Framework
13 27 (0.90%) JSON
14 22 (0.73%) ASP.NET Web API
15 19 (0.63%) ASP.NET MVC
15 19 (0.63%) XBRL
16 18 (0.60%) ASP.NET MVC 4
16 18 (0.60%) WCF
17 17 (0.57%) Node.js
18 14 (0.47%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 267 (8.91%) Analytical Skills
2 143 (4.77%) Computer Science
3 93 (3.10%) Mobile App
4 53 (1.77%) Mathematics
5 39 (1.30%) Client/Server
6 35 (1.17%) User Experience
7 26 (0.87%) iPad
8 25 (0.83%) AS400
9 24 (0.80%) Fintech
10 19 (0.63%) Enterprise Software
10 19 (0.63%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 16 (0.53%) Data Integration
12 15 (0.50%) Derivative
12 15 (0.50%) EPoS
12 15 (0.50%) Online Games
13 13 (0.43%) Replication
13 13 (0.43%) Smart Meter
14 11 (0.37%) Management Information System
15 10 (0.33%) Physics
15 10 (0.33%) Spread Betting
Operating Systems
1 280 (9.34%) Unix
2 222 (7.40%) Windows
3 160 (5.34%) Linux
4 57 (1.90%) Android
5 55 (1.83%) Apple iOS
6 27 (0.90%) Windows Server 2012
7 22 (0.73%) Windows Server 2008
8 18 (0.60%) Windows Server
9 17 (0.57%) Windows 7
10 15 (0.50%) Windows 10
11 13 (0.43%) Solaris
11 13 (0.43%) Windows 8
12 12 (0.40%) Kali Linux
13 11 (0.37%) Windows Server 2003
14 9 (0.30%) Mac OS X
15 8 (0.27%) Windows NT
16 5 (0.17%) CentOS
17 4 (0.13%) VMS
18 2 (0.067%) AIX
18 2 (0.067%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 1543 (51.47%) Agile Software Development
2 980 (32.69%) Test Scripting
3 754 (25.15%) Software Testing
4 672 (22.41%) User Acceptance Testing
5 658 (21.95%) Manual Testing
6 564 (18.81%) Automation Testing
7 555 (18.51%) Test Automation
8 542 (18.08%) Automated Testing
9 499 (16.64%) Regression Testing
10 481 (16.04%) Functional Testing
11 465 (15.51%) SDLC
12 444 (14.81%) Scrum
13 366 (12.21%) Test Strategy
14 340 (11.34%) BDD
15 295 (9.84%) Waterfall
16 287 (9.57%) Non-Functional Testing
17 283 (9.44%) System Integration Testing
18 276 (9.21%) Defect Management
19 261 (8.71%) Integration Testing
20 236 (7.87%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1075 (35.86%) SQL
2 559 (18.65%) Java
3 450 (15.01%) C#
4 128 (4.27%) JavaScript
5 116 (3.87%) Ruby
6 107 (3.57%) Python
7 72 (2.40%) Shell Script
8 62 (2.07%) VB
9 56 (1.87%) VB.NET
10 52 (1.73%) C++
11 48 (1.60%) PL/SQL
12 43 (1.43%) C
13 40 (1.33%) Perl
13 40 (1.33%) PHP
14 37 (1.23%) VBScript
15 36 (1.20%) T-SQL
16 32 (1.07%) Bash Shell
17 12 (0.40%) Scala
18 9 (0.30%) XPath
19 8 (0.27%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 983 (32.79%) ISEB
2 864 (28.82%) ISTQB
3 396 (13.21%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 354 (11.81%) Degree
5 111 (3.70%) Security Cleared
6 51 (1.70%) SC Cleared
7 43 (1.43%) DV Cleared
8 23 (0.77%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 9 (0.30%) HP ASE
10 8 (0.27%) HND
11 7 (0.23%) ISEB Practitioner
12 3 (0.10%) BC Cleared
12 3 (0.10%) CISSP
13 2 (0.067%) CEH
13 2 (0.067%) OSCP
13 2 (0.067%) PMI Certification
14 1 (0.033%) CISA
14 1 (0.033%) HNC
14 1 (0.033%) ITIL Certification
14 1 (0.033%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1096 (36.56%) QA
2 20 (0.67%) SDET
3 7 (0.23%) SLA
4 6 (0.20%) Data Quality
5 5 (0.17%) SEPA
6 4 (0.13%) Solvency II
7 3 (0.10%) FATCA
8 2 (0.067%) Basel II
8 2 (0.067%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.033%) Dodd-Frank
9 1 (0.033%) EMIR
9 1 (0.033%) HL7
9 1 (0.033%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 1 (0.033%) PCI DSS
9 1 (0.033%) WCAG
System Software
1 13 (0.43%) Hyper-V
1 13 (0.43%) Virtual Machines
2 7 (0.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.13%) Docker
4 3 (0.10%) Active Directory
4 3 (0.10%) vSphere
5 1 (0.033%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (0.033%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.033%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 302 (10.07%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (0.20%) CA Service Virtualization
2 6 (0.20%) CA Wily
3 5 (0.17%) Nagios
3 5 (0.17%) SCCM
4 4 (0.13%) HP SiteScope
5 3 (0.10%) SCOM
6 1 (0.033%) AirWatch
6 1 (0.033%) Control-M
6 1 (0.033%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 1 (0.033%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 1 (0.033%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 469 (15.64%) Microsoft
2 288 (9.61%) HP
3 248 (8.27%) Oracle
4 74 (2.47%) SAP
5 39 (1.30%) IBM
6 19 (0.63%) Red Hat
7 14 (0.47%) Atlassian
8 13 (0.43%) Citrix
8 13 (0.43%) PeopleSoft
9 12 (0.40%) CA
10 10 (0.33%) VMware
10 10 (0.33%) WorldPay
11 9 (0.30%) Informatica
11 9 (0.30%) Sitecore
12 8 (0.27%) Borland
12 8 (0.27%) MKS
12 8 (0.27%) TOWER Software
13 7 (0.23%) Cognizant
13 7 (0.23%) Murex
13 7 (0.23%) Rally
North West
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000 per annum + Travel, Pension, Bonus and more
Posted: 19 hours ago
West London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + DOE
Posted: 19 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Search Consultancy
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
West London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + benefits & bonuses
Posted: 19 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £competitive
Posted: 20 hours ago
Leicestershire
IT Retail People Ltd
Salary: Unspecified Excellent Package
Posted: 21 hours ago
Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £29000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
2i Resourcing
Salary: From £30,000 to £32,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Net Talent
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Ecellent Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 23 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Ecellent Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 23 hours ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £70k to £85k + benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
BARCLAY ANDERSON LIMITED
Salary: Up to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Lockheed Martin
Posted: 3 days ago
Norfolk
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £22000.00 - £24000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
East Midlands
EMBS Ltd
Salary: Up to £45k + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Hull, North Humberside
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £45000 - £60000 + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Lancaster, Lancashire
I4 Recruitment
Salary: £28k - 30k per year + benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
York, North Yorkshire
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £22,000 to £35,000 per annum , DOE.
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Suffolk
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
West Malling, Kent
Rark Solutions
Salary: £28000 - £33500 Per Annum
Posted: 2 days ago