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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Analyst
Rank 196 202 180
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -22
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 1748 1527 1915
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.53% 1.43% 1.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.62% 1.52% 1.74%
Number of salaries quoted 1389 1266 1613
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500

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
108127 100585 110257
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.45% 94.27% 95.15%
Number of salaries quoted 87510 83697 93999
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 19 September 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 19 September 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
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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 +12 1587 £35,000 - 158
London -41 446 £45,000 - 40
South East +30 409 £35,000 - 37
Yorkshire +31 217 £32,500 -4.41% 21
West Yorkshire +10 169 £32,500 -4.41% 15
North West -9 148 £30,000 - 13
Berkshire +37 135 £40,000 +14.28% 10
Leeds +7 132 £32,500 -4.41% 12
South West -13 127 £32,500 +3.17% 17
City of London -17 116 £41,500 -16.16% 21
Surrey +36 106 £32,500 -7.14% 11
East of England +7 94 £32,500 +1.56% 15
Reading +6 90 £37,500 - 4
West Midlands -40 81 £32,500 +4.83% 5
Scotland +3 74 £35,000 -6.66% 9
Wales +25 68 £30,000 +0.84% 10
Cheshire +22 68 £30,000 +5.26% 4
East Midlands +37 66 £30,000 -6.25% 6
South Wales +30 62 £30,000 - 6
Manchester -9 62 £31,500 +5.00% 7
Hampshire +20 58 £32,000 -16.88% 6
Cardiff +22 43 £30,000 -7.69% 2
East Sussex -17 41 £37,500 +19.04% 3
Brighton -6 40 £37,500 +19.04% 3
Edinburgh 0 31 £35,000 -5.40% 2
Wiltshire +20 30 £35,875 -10.31% 3
North Yorkshire +4 30 £30,000 -7.69% 4
Northamptonshire -1 30 £32,500 -24.41% 2
Somerset -11 30 £30,000 - 1
Buckinghamshire +18 29 £35,000 +9.37% 4

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 1571 (43.74%) Agile Software Development
2 1280 (35.63%) QA
3 1135 (31.60%) ISEB
4 1119 (31.15%) SQL
5 1073 (29.87%) Test Scripting
6 1023 (28.48%) Finance
7 999 (27.81%) Selenium
8 932 (25.95%) Software Testing
9 736 (20.49%) Manual Testing
10 633 (17.62%) ISTQB
11 623 (17.34%) HP Quality Center
12 593 (16.51%) Automated Testing
13 573 (15.95%) User Acceptance Testing
14 534 (14.87%) Java
15 496 (13.81%) QuickTest Pro
16 483 (13.45%) Test Automation
17 449 (12.50%) Scrum
18 445 (12.39%) .NET
19 431 (12.00%) Automation Testing
20 427 (11.89%) Microsoft
21 417 (11.61%) Degree
22 408 (11.36%) HP
23 397 (11.05%) C#
24 396 (11.02%) Regression Testing
25 370 (10.30%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
26 358 (9.97%) Test Strategy
27 341 (9.49%) Windows
28 320 (8.91%) SQL Server
29 313 (8.71%) WebDriver
30 292 (8.13%) Performance Testing

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 40 (1.11%) Confluence
2 28 (0.78%) WebSphere
3 24 (0.67%) IIS
4 23 (0.64%) SharePoint
5 17 (0.47%) WorkSite
5 17 (0.47%) BizTalk Server
5 17 (0.47%) SharePoint Server
6 12 (0.33%) CMS
7 11 (0.31%) Apache
8 9 (0.25%) MS Exchange
9 8 (0.22%) Tomcat
10 7 (0.19%) ColdFusion
11 6 (0.17%) WebLogic
11 6 (0.17%) WordPress
12 5 (0.14%) Documentum
13 4 (0.11%) SAS
13 4 (0.11%) Lotus Domino
13 4 (0.11%) Drupal
14 3 (0.084%) Sitecore CMS
14 3 (0.084%) Liferay
Applications
1 221 (6.15%) MS Excel
2 128 (3.56%) MS Office
3 19 (0.53%) MS PowerPoint
4 12 (0.33%) MS Project
5 5 (0.14%) MS Visio
5 5 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.028%) RoboHelp
Business Applications
1 42 (1.17%) JDE OneWorld
2 23 (0.64%) Sentinel
3 15 (0.42%) SAP FI
3 15 (0.42%) SAP FI/CO
3 15 (0.42%) SAP CO
4 10 (0.28%) Dynamics CRM
5 9 (0.25%) Markit EDM
5 9 (0.25%) Oracle Financials
5 9 (0.25%) LatentZero
6 8 (0.22%) Oracle EBS
7 7 (0.19%) Dynamics NAV
8 6 (0.17%) Magento
8 6 (0.17%) Oracle ERP
9 5 (0.14%) Dynamics AX
10 4 (0.11%) AWD
10 4 (0.11%) SimCorp Dimension
11 3 (0.084%) HiPortfolio
11 3 (0.084%) Sophis RISQUE
11 3 (0.084%) VisionPLUS
11 3 (0.084%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 27 (0.75%) SaaS
2 14 (0.39%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (0.14%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (0.11%) GitHub
5 2 (0.056%) Basecamp
5 2 (0.056%) Office 365
6 1 (0.028%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 69 (1.92%) Internet
2 61 (1.70%) HTTP
3 38 (1.06%) TCP/IP
4 21 (0.58%) LAN
5 17 (0.47%) SMS
5 17 (0.47%) DNS
5 17 (0.47%) 3G
6 14 (0.39%) SS7
6 14 (0.39%) Wireshark
7 13 (0.36%) ISUP
7 13 (0.36%) INAP
7 13 (0.36%) LDAP
8 12 (0.33%) FTP
9 11 (0.31%) Firewall
9 11 (0.31%) LTE
10 10 (0.28%) 4G
11 8 (0.22%) ATM
12 7 (0.19%) WAN
13 6 (0.17%) HTTPS
14 3 (0.084%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 320 (8.91%) SQL Server
2 82 (2.28%) Relational Database
3 65 (1.81%) Data Warehouse
4 57 (1.59%) Oracle Database
5 42 (1.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 34 (0.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 26 (0.72%) RDBMS
8 25 (0.70%) MySQL
9 24 (0.67%) Oracle Reports
9 24 (0.67%) SQL Server 2008
10 20 (0.56%) Oracle ODI
11 19 (0.53%) DB2
12 18 (0.50%) NoSQL
13 15 (0.42%) DataStage
14 14 (0.39%) Big Data
15 13 (0.36%) SQL Server 2005
16 12 (0.33%) PostgreSQL
17 11 (0.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 11 (0.31%) Data Mining
18 9 (0.25%) MarkLogic
Development Applications
1 999 (27.81%) Selenium
2 496 (13.81%) QuickTest Pro
3 313 (8.71%) WebDriver
4 271 (7.54%) JIRA
5 255 (7.10%) Cucumber
6 195 (5.43%) Team Foundation Server
7 164 (4.57%) Visual Studio
8 151 (4.20%) SoapUI
9 137 (3.81%) LoadRunner
10 113 (3.15%) FitNesse
11 112 (3.12%) SpecFlow
12 108 (3.01%) JMeter
13 101 (2.81%) JUnit
14 97 (2.70%) TestDirector
15 67 (1.87%) Git (software)
15 67 (1.87%) Jenkins
16 57 (1.59%) Selenium IDE
17 47 (1.31%) WinRunner
18 41 (1.14%) TestNG
19 39 (1.09%) TestComplete
General
1 1023 (28.48%) Finance
2 262 (7.29%) Retail
3 217 (6.04%) Banking
4 150 (4.18%) Telecoms
5 81 (2.26%) Law
6 67 (1.87%) Marketing
7 51 (1.42%) Investment Banking
8 45 (1.25%) Legal
9 39 (1.09%) Publishing
9 39 (1.09%) Billing
10 35 (0.97%) Retail Banking
11 31 (0.86%) Games
12 25 (0.70%) Back Office
13 23 (0.64%) Front Office
13 23 (0.64%) Advertising
14 15 (0.42%) Manufacturing
15 9 (0.25%) Financial Institution
16 7 (0.19%) Aerospace
17 5 (0.14%) Automotive
17 5 (0.14%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 445 (12.39%) .NET
2 291 (8.10%) XML
3 262 (7.29%) Web Services
4 222 (6.18%) SOAP
5 178 (4.96%) HTML
6 109 (3.03%) CSS
7 80 (2.23%) REST
8 63 (1.75%) XSD
9 61 (1.70%) WSDL
10 60 (1.67%) .NET Framework
11 59 (1.64%) ASP.NET
12 48 (1.34%) Gherkin
13 38 (1.06%) Middleware
14 26 (0.72%) RESTful
15 21 (0.58%) jQuery
16 18 (0.50%) JMS
17 17 (0.47%) WCF
18 16 (0.45%) CGI
18 16 (0.45%) Ajax
18 16 (0.45%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 277 (7.71%) Analytical Skills
2 151 (4.20%) Computer Science
3 128 (3.56%) Mobile App
4 73 (2.03%) Open Source
5 70 (1.95%) Mathematics
6 65 (1.81%) Derivative
7 47 (1.31%) Client/Server
8 46 (1.28%) Management Information System
9 44 (1.22%) User Experience
10 41 (1.14%) Equities
11 36 (1.00%) Mainframe
12 33 (0.92%) Fixed Income
12 33 (0.92%) Enterprise Software
13 26 (0.72%) AS400
14 24 (0.67%) Statistics
15 19 (0.53%) Blackberry
16 16 (0.45%) iPhone
17 14 (0.39%) IVR
18 13 (0.36%) iPad
19 12 (0.33%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 341 (9.49%) Windows
2 185 (5.15%) UNIX
3 149 (4.15%) Linux
4 68 (1.89%) Android
4 68 (1.89%) Apple iOS
5 53 (1.48%) Windows 7
6 34 (0.95%) Windows XP
7 27 (0.75%) Windows Server 2003
8 19 (0.53%) Windows Server 2008
8 19 (0.53%) Solaris
9 15 (0.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 8 (0.22%) Windows Server 2012
11 7 (0.19%) Mac OS
12 6 (0.17%) Windows 8
13 5 (0.14%) Windows Vista
14 4 (0.11%) Windows 2000
15 3 (0.084%) AIX
15 3 (0.084%) Ubuntu
16 2 (0.056%) Mac OS X
16 2 (0.056%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 1571 (43.74%) Agile Software Development
2 1073 (29.87%) Test Scripting
3 932 (25.95%) Software Testing
4 736 (20.49%) Manual Testing
5 593 (16.51%) Automated Testing
6 573 (15.95%) User Acceptance Testing
7 483 (13.45%) Test Automation
8 449 (12.50%) Scrum
9 431 (12.00%) Automation Testing
10 396 (11.02%) Regression Testing
11 358 (9.97%) Test Strategy
12 292 (8.13%) Performance Testing
13 291 (8.10%) Test Management
14 287 (7.99%) Test Planning
15 239 (6.65%) TDD
16 236 (6.57%) E-Commerce
16 236 (6.57%) BDD
17 225 (6.26%) System Testing
18 202 (5.62%) Integration Testing
19 169 (4.70%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1119 (31.15%) SQL
2 534 (14.87%) Java
3 397 (11.05%) C#
4 193 (5.37%) JavaScript
5 108 (3.01%) VBScript
6 104 (2.90%) Python
7 84 (2.34%) VB
8 82 (2.28%) C++
9 80 (2.23%) Ruby
10 70 (1.95%) Perl
11 61 (1.70%) PHP
12 54 (1.50%) C
13 48 (1.34%) Groovy
14 41 (1.14%) T-SQL
15 27 (0.75%) VB.NET
16 23 (0.64%) Shell Script
17 18 (0.50%) XPath
18 12 (0.33%) Bash Shell
18 12 (0.33%) VBA
19 7 (0.19%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1135 (31.60%) ISEB
2 633 (17.62%) ISTQB
3 417 (11.61%) Degree
4 370 (10.30%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 159 (4.43%) Security Cleared
6 105 (2.92%) SC Cleared
7 18 (0.50%) DV Cleared
8 16 (0.45%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 6 (0.17%) CISSP
10 5 (0.14%) CSQA
11 4 (0.11%) HND
11 4 (0.11%) PhD
11 4 (0.11%) PMI Certification
11 4 (0.11%) MBA
12 2 (0.056%) GIAC
12 2 (0.056%) ISEB Practitioner
12 2 (0.056%) CEH
12 2 (0.056%) CISMP
12 2 (0.056%) CISM
12 2 (0.056%) GPEN
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1280 (35.63%) QA
2 12 (0.33%) SLA
3 10 (0.28%) HL7
4 7 (0.19%) GAAP
4 7 (0.19%) ISO 9001
5 5 (0.14%) GAMP
6 4 (0.11%) Solvency II
7 3 (0.084%) WAI
8 2 (0.056%) PCI DSS
9 1 (0.028%) FATCA
9 1 (0.028%) Dodd-Frank
9 1 (0.028%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 18 (0.50%) Active Directory
2 14 (0.39%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (0.39%) VirtualBox
3 13 (0.36%) NFS
4 2 (0.056%) vSphere
5 1 (0.028%) KVM
5 1 (0.028%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.028%) XenApp
5 1 (0.028%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 623 (17.34%) HP Quality Center
2 23 (0.64%) SCCM
3 19 (0.53%) Tivoli
4 13 (0.36%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 12 (0.33%) Netcool
6 7 (0.19%) McAfee ePO
7 5 (0.14%) Puppet
8 3 (0.084%) Opscode Chef
8 3 (0.084%) Ansible
9 2 (0.056%) nmon
9 2 (0.056%) Vagrant
9 2 (0.056%) CORE IMPACT
9 2 (0.056%) BMC PATROL
9 2 (0.056%) Control-M
9 2 (0.056%) Nessus
10 1 (0.028%) HP SiteScope
10 1 (0.028%) CA LISA
Vendors
1 427 (11.89%) Microsoft
2 408 (11.36%) HP
3 201 (5.60%) Oracle
4 63 (1.75%) SAP
4 63 (1.75%) Citrix
5 50 (1.39%) IBM
6 28 (0.78%) thinkFolio
7 27 (0.75%) VMware
7 27 (0.75%) Cognos
8 26 (0.72%) Salesforce.com
8 26 (0.72%) Altiris
9 23 (0.64%) webMethods
9 23 (0.64%) StatPro
10 22 (0.61%) Charles River
11 20 (0.56%) Capita
12 19 (0.53%) T-Plan
13 17 (0.47%) Informatica
13 17 (0.47%) Interwoven
14 15 (0.42%) Red Hat
15 14 (0.39%) Atlassian
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Cambridgeshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £55000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Employee Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £36000.00 per annum + Pension
Posted: 3 hours ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £24k - 26k per year
Posted: 3 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Derby, Derbyshire
X4 Group
Salary: £25k - 40k per year
Posted: 3 hours ago
Sutton, Surrey
Reed Business Information Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + 29 days + Share Ops + Pension + mo
Posted: 3 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
X4 Group
Salary: £25k - 35k per year
Posted: 4 hours ago
York, North Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Excellent Salary + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Intapeople
Salary: £40000 to £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Central London / West End
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000 Per Annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £18,000 to £20,000 per annum plus additional benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 Per Annum + 10% On target Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Berkshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 9 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
set2recruit
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £35,000 to £65,000 per annum plus outstanding package
Posted: 12 hours ago