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 29 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Analyst
Rank 223 226 216
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -10
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 1479 1603 1760
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.51% 1.46% 1.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.56% 1.51% 1.52%
Number of salaries quoted 1306 1390 1419
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £48,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £33,375 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
-4.64% +2.94%

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
94567 105846 115549
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.29% 96.48% 96.49%
Number of salaries quoted 79566 86840 94644
Median salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £69,000 £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 29 May 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 29 May 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 +8 1377 £35,000 - 177
London +48 421 £42,500 -3.95% 42
South East -7 255 £35,000 -7.89% 24
Yorkshire +1 196 £32,500 -2.98% 26
East of England +60 132 £37,500 +7.14% 18
West Midlands +39 124 £32,500 -13.33% 19
West Yorkshire +1 116 £35,000 - 15
North West -2 108 £30,000 -7.69% 20
Leeds +38 82 £35,000 +7.69% 13
South West -50 78 £35,000 +9.37% 17
City of London +25 74 £40,000 -5.88% 11
Manchester +7 69 £30,000 -17.80% 15
Surrey -50 65 £35,000 -12.50% 5
North Yorkshire +15 56 £32,000 +7.98% 6
Wales +35 54 £31,000 +6.42% 3
South Wales +24 48 £30,500 +4.70% 3
East Midlands -21 48 £30,000 -14.28% 9
Hertfordshire +44 43 £39,250 +20.76% 2
Kent +26 41 £35,000 +15.70% 1
Hampshire -1 40 £32,000 -1.53% 5
Suffolk +24 39 £33,000 -1.49% 8
York +21 38 £31,500 +14.54% 4
Bradford +5 38 £35,000 -12.50% 2
Birmingham -6 36 £37,500 -6.25% 6
Scotland -54 36 £27,250 -22.14% 9
Ipswich +38 35 £33,250 -0.74% 8
Cardiff +26 32 £30,500 +1.66% 2
Bristol -20 30 £32,500 +4.83% 7
Cheshire +28 28 £32,500 +8.33% 3
Buckinghamshire +28 27 £35,000 +16.66% 2

Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 1616 (51.86%) Agile Software Development
2 1131 (36.30%) QA
3 1120 (35.94%) SQL
4 1083 (34.76%) Selenium
5 1050 (33.70%) ISEB
6 1002 (32.16%) Test Scripting
7 982 (31.51%) Finance
8 921 (29.56%) ISTQB
9 799 (25.64%) Software Testing
10 711 (22.82%) User Acceptance Testing
11 679 (21.79%) Manual Testing
12 591 (18.97%) Test Automation
13 572 (18.36%) Java
14 559 (17.94%) Automation Testing
15 550 (17.65%) Automated Testing
16 511 (16.40%) Regression Testing
17 493 (15.82%) Functional Testing
18 489 (15.69%) SDLC
19 462 (14.83%) C#
20 460 (14.76%) Microsoft
21 441 (14.15%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
22 434 (13.93%) Scrum
23 431 (13.83%) JIRA
24 405 (13.00%) .NET
25 361 (11.59%) Test Strategy
26 359 (11.52%) BDD
27 344 (11.04%) WebDriver
28 343 (11.01%) Degree
29 330 (10.59%) HP UFT
30 326 (10.46%) 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 41 (1.32%) SharePoint
2 22 (0.71%) Confluence
3 19 (0.61%) CMS
4 17 (0.55%) SAS
5 16 (0.51%) IIS
5 16 (0.51%) Node.js
6 11 (0.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 10 (0.32%) BizTalk Server
8 9 (0.29%) Apache
9 8 (0.26%) Sitecore CMS
9 8 (0.26%) WebSphere
10 7 (0.22%) Drupal
11 6 (0.19%) ColdFusion
11 6 (0.19%) Umbraco
12 4 (0.13%) MQSeries
12 4 (0.13%) WebLogic
13 2 (0.064%) Apache Solr
13 2 (0.064%) Elasticsearch
13 2 (0.064%) SharePoint 2013
14 1 (0.032%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 244 (7.83%) MS Excel
2 153 (4.91%) MS Office
3 29 (0.93%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (0.13%) MS Project
5 3 (0.096%) Mingle
5 3 (0.096%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.032%) Maya
Business Applications
1 25 (0.80%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (0.39%) Markit EDM
3 11 (0.35%) CSG Singleview
3 11 (0.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 9 (0.29%) Oracle Financials
5 7 (0.22%) Dynamics AX
6 6 (0.19%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 6 (0.19%) PeopleSoft CRM
7 5 (0.16%) Dynamics NAV
7 5 (0.16%) Payment Gateway
8 3 (0.096%) Oracle EBS
8 3 (0.096%) SAP CO
8 3 (0.096%) SAP FI
8 3 (0.096%) SAP FI/CO
9 2 (0.064%) Oracle BPM
9 2 (0.064%) Oracle EBS R12
9 2 (0.064%) Primavera
9 2 (0.064%) SAP CRM
9 2 (0.064%) SAP IS-U
9 2 (0.064%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 23 (0.74%) SaaS
2 12 (0.39%) PaaS
3 11 (0.35%) GitHub
4 9 (0.29%) Amazon AWS
5 7 (0.22%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (0.13%) Microsoft Azure
7 2 (0.064%) Google Drive
7 2 (0.064%) Office 365
8 1 (0.032%) Google Analytics
8 1 (0.032%) IaaS
8 1 (0.032%) MailChimp
8 1 (0.032%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 30 (0.96%) Internet
2 13 (0.42%) VoIP
3 12 (0.39%) SSH
3 12 (0.39%) Telnet
4 11 (0.35%) TCP/IP
5 10 (0.32%) LAN
6 8 (0.26%) 4G
6 8 (0.26%) PuTTY
7 7 (0.22%) Broadband
7 7 (0.22%) WAN
8 5 (0.16%) 3G
8 5 (0.16%) DHCP
8 5 (0.16%) DNS
8 5 (0.16%) HTTP
9 4 (0.13%) 2G
9 4 (0.13%) Firewall
9 4 (0.13%) ISUP
9 4 (0.13%) SCCP
9 4 (0.13%) SS7
9 4 (0.13%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 280 (8.99%) SQL Server
2 63 (2.02%) Oracle Database
3 60 (1.93%) Relational Database
4 45 (1.44%) Data Warehouse
5 38 (1.22%) MySQL
6 37 (1.19%) Big Data
7 33 (1.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 25 (0.80%) SQL Server 2008
9 22 (0.71%) SQL Server 2012
10 20 (0.64%) Data Mining
10 20 (0.64%) PostgreSQL
11 17 (0.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 12 (0.39%) MongoDB
13 11 (0.35%) Oracle Reports
14 9 (0.29%) NoSQL
15 6 (0.19%) DB2
15 6 (0.19%) Oracle Database 11g
15 6 (0.19%) RDBMS
16 5 (0.16%) BusinessObjects
16 5 (0.16%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 1083 (34.76%) Selenium
2 431 (13.83%) JIRA
3 344 (11.04%) WebDriver
4 330 (10.59%) HP UFT
5 325 (10.43%) Cucumber
6 266 (8.54%) Team Foundation Server
7 240 (7.70%) SoapUI
8 154 (4.94%) Jenkins
9 135 (4.33%) SpecFlow
10 132 (4.24%) JMeter
11 114 (3.66%) LoadRunner
12 97 (3.11%) Visual Studio
13 87 (2.79%) Git (software)
14 70 (2.25%) NUnit
15 62 (1.99%) Appium
16 58 (1.86%) JUnit
17 38 (1.22%) Bugzilla
18 35 (1.12%) Selenium IDE
18 35 (1.12%) Subversion
19 33 (1.06%) ClearQuest
General
1 982 (31.51%) Finance
2 209 (6.71%) Banking
3 181 (5.81%) Retail
4 101 (3.24%) Telecoms
5 82 (2.63%) Law
6 65 (2.09%) Games
7 59 (1.89%) Advertising
8 58 (1.86%) Marketing
9 32 (1.03%) Front Office
10 28 (0.90%) Investment Banking
10 28 (0.90%) Legal
11 27 (0.87%) Manufacturing
11 27 (0.87%) Retail Banking
12 22 (0.71%) Billing
13 18 (0.58%) Financial Institution
14 13 (0.42%) Electronics
15 12 (0.39%) Automotive
15 12 (0.39%) Back Office
15 12 (0.39%) Local Government
16 5 (0.16%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 405 (13.00%) .NET
2 208 (6.68%) XML
3 185 (5.94%) SOAP
4 147 (4.72%) Web Services
5 118 (3.79%) HTML
6 78 (2.50%) Gherkin
7 60 (1.93%) ASP.NET
8 52 (1.67%) REST
9 47 (1.51%) CSS
10 34 (1.09%) J2EE
10 34 (1.09%) RESTful
11 32 (1.03%) .NET Framework
12 28 (0.90%) JSON
13 24 (0.77%) ASP.NET Web API
14 19 (0.61%) ASP.NET MVC
14 19 (0.61%) Middleware
15 18 (0.58%) ASP.NET MVC 4
15 18 (0.58%) WCF
15 18 (0.58%) XBRL
16 13 (0.42%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 286 (9.18%) Analytical Skills
2 146 (4.69%) Computer Science
3 93 (2.98%) Mobile App
4 58 (1.86%) Mathematics
5 38 (1.22%) Client/Server
6 30 (0.96%) User Experience
7 29 (0.93%) Fintech
8 26 (0.83%) iPad
9 24 (0.77%) AS400
10 21 (0.67%) EPoS
11 20 (0.64%) Enterprise Software
12 17 (0.55%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 16 (0.51%) Data Integration
13 16 (0.51%) Derivative
14 15 (0.48%) Replication
15 11 (0.35%) iSeries
15 11 (0.35%) Management Information System
15 11 (0.35%) Mobile Banking
16 10 (0.32%) Physics
17 9 (0.29%) Psychology
Operating Systems
1 286 (9.18%) Unix
2 225 (7.22%) Windows
3 168 (5.39%) Linux
4 49 (1.57%) Android
5 48 (1.54%) Apple iOS
6 22 (0.71%) Windows Server 2012
7 20 (0.64%) Windows 7
8 19 (0.61%) Windows Server 2008
9 18 (0.58%) Windows Server
10 15 (0.48%) Windows 10
11 13 (0.42%) Kali Linux
11 13 (0.42%) Solaris
12 12 (0.39%) Windows 8
13 9 (0.29%) Mac OS X
13 9 (0.29%) Windows Server 2003
14 4 (0.13%) VMS
14 4 (0.13%) Windows NT
15 3 (0.096%) CentOS
16 2 (0.064%) Windows Phone
17 1 (0.032%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1616 (51.86%) Agile Software Development
2 1002 (32.16%) Test Scripting
3 799 (25.64%) Software Testing
4 711 (22.82%) User Acceptance Testing
5 679 (21.79%) Manual Testing
6 591 (18.97%) Test Automation
7 559 (17.94%) Automation Testing
8 550 (17.65%) Automated Testing
9 511 (16.40%) Regression Testing
10 493 (15.82%) Functional Testing
11 489 (15.69%) SDLC
12 434 (13.93%) Scrum
13 361 (11.59%) Test Strategy
14 359 (11.52%) BDD
15 317 (10.17%) Waterfall
16 287 (9.21%) Non-Functional Testing
17 277 (8.89%) Defect Management
18 274 (8.79%) System Integration Testing
19 251 (8.06%) Integration Testing
20 241 (7.73%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1120 (35.94%) SQL
2 572 (18.36%) Java
3 462 (14.83%) C#
4 131 (4.20%) Ruby
5 115 (3.69%) JavaScript
6 103 (3.31%) Python
7 74 (2.37%) Shell Script
8 66 (2.12%) PL/SQL
9 58 (1.86%) VB
10 51 (1.64%) VB.NET
11 49 (1.57%) C++
12 47 (1.51%) C
13 42 (1.35%) Perl
14 35 (1.12%) PHP
14 35 (1.12%) T-SQL
15 34 (1.09%) VBScript
16 29 (0.93%) Bash Shell
17 12 (0.39%) Scala
18 11 (0.35%) Groovy
19 6 (0.19%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1050 (33.70%) ISEB
2 921 (29.56%) ISTQB
3 441 (14.15%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 343 (11.01%) Degree
5 102 (3.27%) Security Cleared
6 45 (1.44%) SC Cleared
7 40 (1.28%) DV Cleared
8 24 (0.77%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 11 (0.35%) ISEB Practitioner
10 10 (0.32%) HND
11 8 (0.26%) HP ASE
12 3 (0.096%) CISSP
13 2 (0.064%) BC Cleared
13 2 (0.064%) CEH
13 2 (0.064%) OSCP
14 1 (0.032%) HNC
14 1 (0.032%) HP AIS
14 1 (0.032%) ITIL Certification
14 1 (0.032%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 1 (0.032%) NVQ Level 4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1131 (36.30%) QA
2 14 (0.45%) SDET
3 8 (0.26%) SLA
4 5 (0.16%) SEPA
5 4 (0.13%) FATCA
5 4 (0.13%) Solvency II
6 2 (0.064%) Basel II
6 2 (0.064%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.064%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.032%) 21 CFR Part 11
7 1 (0.032%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.032%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.032%) WCAG
System Software
1 10 (0.32%) Active Directory
2 9 (0.29%) Hyper-V
3 5 (0.16%) vSphere
4 4 (0.13%) Docker
4 4 (0.13%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.032%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 326 (10.46%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (0.19%) CA Wily
3 5 (0.16%) Nagios
3 5 (0.16%) SCCM
4 3 (0.096%) CA Service Virtualization
5 2 (0.064%) DameWare
5 2 (0.064%) ServiceCenter
6 1 (0.032%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 1 (0.032%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 460 (14.76%) Microsoft
2 288 (9.24%) HP
3 267 (8.57%) Oracle
4 84 (2.70%) SAP
5 45 (1.44%) IBM
6 19 (0.61%) Red Hat
7 14 (0.45%) WorldPay
8 12 (0.39%) Citrix
8 12 (0.39%) PeopleSoft
9 11 (0.35%) Atlassian
9 11 (0.35%) MKS
9 11 (0.35%) Sitecore
9 11 (0.35%) TOWER Software
10 10 (0.32%) Murex
11 9 (0.29%) CA
11 9 (0.29%) Informatica
11 9 (0.29%) VMware
12 7 (0.22%) Borland
12 7 (0.22%) Sybase
13 6 (0.19%) Cognizant
York, North Yorkshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Ipswich, Suffolk
Sanderson
Salary: £27000.00 - £33800.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £43000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Ipswich, Suffolk
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £33800.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Colston Consulting
Salary: Open ended
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
University of Nottingham
Salary: £28,982 - 37,768 per year + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Wigan, Lancashire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £20k - 28k per year
Posted: Yesterday
West Lothian
Search Consultancy
Salary: £25000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £0 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum DOE
Posted: Yesterday
Thirsk, North Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £36000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Ipswich, Suffolk
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £27000 - £32000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Interact Consulting
Salary: 28-32k
Posted: Yesterday
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £32000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Chorley, Lancashire
Roqit
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £28,000 to £35,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Leicestershire
IT Retail People Ltd
Salary: Unspecified Excellent Package
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
CPS Group UK
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Barton-Upon-Humber, South Humberside
Kalpa Resource
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Hull, North Humberside
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Lockheed Martin
Posted: 5 days ago